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The /g/ Wiki:
http://wiki.installgentoo.com/

/g/ is for the discussion of technology and related topics.
/g/ is NOT your personal tech support team or personal consumer review site.

For tech support/issues with computers:
https://startpage.com/ or https://duckduckgo.com (i.e., fucking google it)
https://stackexchange.com/
http://www.logicalincrements.com/

You can also search the catalog for a specific term by using:
https://boards.4chan.org/g/searchword

Always check the catalog before creating a thread:

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Poll time:
Do you own a Raspberry Pi?
What do you use it for? Mail server? HTPC? NAS? Emulator box?
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mumble server
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>>47600510

Pretty much all of them. Though I think it might be possible for you to use a HTTPS proxy of some sort.
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>>47600385
Is it easy to be found by a search engine? What would one hypothetically search for to find such a board?
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>>47600636
I'd called ayy(4 letters after the 4 in the title of this website). I haven't seen it on any crawlers/engines but you're welcome to search for it.
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>>47600565
How hard would using an HTTPS proxy be? Also if this isn't a good option what are other general good things to do with a RP?

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Old Thread: >>47572456

Not sure what private trackers are all about?
Check out the wiki: https://wiki.installgentoo.com/index.php/Private_trackers

What.CD Interview Notes: http://pastebin.com/dWBU7ZXs (embed)
\ https://www.whatinterviewprep.com/

If you ask for invites in here, people will report you and staff watch these threads. Several accounts have already been lost due to stupidity in these threads. Don't risk your account for an anon
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first for mutracker

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>Apple boss: We have a human right to privacy

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/apple/11441265/Terrorists-should-be-eliminated-says-Apples-Tim-Cook.html

>“Apple has a very straightforward business model," he said. “We make money if you buy one of these [pointing at an iPhone]. That’s our product. You [the consumer] are not our product. We design our products such that we keep a very minimal level of information on our customers.”

>“We don’t make money selling your information to somebody else. We don’t think you want that. We don’t want to do that. It’s not in our values system to do that. Could we make a lot of money doing that? Of course. But life isn’t about money, life is about doing the right thing. This has been a core value of our company for a long time.”

>“Some companies are not transparent that the connection of these data points produces five other things that you didn’t know that you gave up. It becomes a gigantic trove of data.”

>“We are not a treasure trove of data. It is a cop-out to say: choose between privacy or security. There is no reason why customers should have to select one. There is no reason not to have both.”

>“If they are really honest, they know that withholding encryption will penalise good people, not put a barrier up for bad people. There is no trade-off. It fundamentally doesn’t work. There has to be other solutions.”

And then...

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>>47600366

> IOS 6 "hack" from 4 years ago allows you to see user contacts from lock screen
> mfw this has been fixed 4 years ago
> mfw you are shilling 4 year old bug in a 2015 thread

you just failed in life anon
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>>47600446
It's says iOS 8 you dingtard
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>>47600462
>fell for some 13yr old kids' YouTube video bait
It's iOS 6, hell it even looks completely different (except the thumbnail) and iOS 8 wasn't released in 2013, duh.
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>>47600492
> yfw this has been there 4 years ago
> yfw it's still there and nothing has changed
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N5jCKFoQUkU
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>>47596818
>muh privacy
>doesn't provide fully transparent code base to support that they are not selling or collecting your data
Are you mentally retarded or a shill? Anyone with half a brain would see the marketing ploy behind this privacy bullshit Apple is spewing

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What monospace font does /g/ use for programming?
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>>47598473
Menlo > *

it's really the best. I tried half a dozen fonts over the past 6 months and stuck with Menlo.
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>>47598473
source code pro
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dejavu mono
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Wingdings
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I tried a lot but always return to Terminus. Yes I use Arch. Yes I use a tiling wm. Fuck you.

/dpt/ Daily Programming Thread

Old one is 300+

itt:
computer science,
programming,
software engineering,
reverse engineering.

http://repl.it/
http://ideone.com/
http://melpon.org/wandbox/
http://www.tutorialspoint.com/codingground.htm
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>>47599651
sure let's install it on my dog
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>>47600661
All the tutorials I've found for SDL were C++.
Where's the C-only tutorials? pls.
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>>47600236
> a dot in the end.
That segfaults for the same reason as before: %[a-z] doesn't match the dot, so it scans nothing, leaving the stream position unchanged. So it keeps scanning nothing (but you copy word into text[var++] whether it scans anything or not).

One possibility is to alternate between scanning %[^a-z] (a sequence of anything other than a-z) and %[a-z].

Try
while((scanf("%*[^a-z]%[a-z]",word)) !=  EOF)


> also the program should work with letter like á à é
Then you'll need to add those to the set. And you'll need to ensure that you're using the correct locale so that the input is interpreted correctly.

Try
setlocale(LC_CTYPE, "");


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>>47600646
I don't think the ways to do that are standard in SQL, it depends on what you are using.
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>>47600646
that's not SQL, you want to parse that into a scripting language and truncate it to two lines

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Now that I got tenure I can start making some higher-end purchases without regret.

Is a Dyson worth it? Are they really higher performance than other vacuums?

Or should I get a high-end bagged vacuum?
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Don't you guys have the vacuum holes around the house
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>>47598924
sanitaire
My system got one and loves it
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OP here. I just picked up the Dyson Cinetic canister vac.

I just did three bedrooms and the performance is surprisingly good. Look at all this shit in the canister. Man it feels good to know that all this dust is going straight into the trash.
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>>47600664
They have good suction but are over engineered to the point that they are hard to use and can break easily. They have way too many features and all cumbersome to use. Since they are so packed with technology they weigh a ton compared to the simpler ones.
I would never recommend dyson because as long as you are cleaning and maintaining your vacuum, you will never loose suction. Do not buy Shark vacuums either, they have the worst build quality. Simple is always best.
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>>47600664
Also I should mention, I vacuum my house every week.

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If javascript is so horrible, how come no one made a good substitute yet?
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you are now posting in a bait thread.
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If sand niggers are so bad why has no one exterminated them yet?

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You have $10 in Amazon credit, but you can only spend it on something /g/ related.

What do you buy?
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>>47599938

op here, here's all the assorted shit that's in my cart.

it's my birthday on the 23rd and i'm treating myself to a bunch of little crap instead of one big gift.
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http://slickdeals.net/f/6987814-dedicated-thread-amazon-warehouse-deals-discussion-awd-limited-no-off-topic-discussion?page=553
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>>47598813
Cool memepost!, liked, favorited, suscribed and shared on facebook :))
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Anal beads obviously.
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>>47600012
>no dragon dildo in the shopping cart
This is why we can't have nice things.

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>Backblaze, the cloud backup provider, pulled almost 5,000 3TB drives out of service after the annual failure rate reached a startling 47 percent

>Backblaze found that Seagate 4TB drives are fine, with a 2.6 percent AFR as of the end of 2014, and over 17,000 4TB Seagate drives purchased.

Model affected: ST3000DM001
This HDD is also included in Expansion 3TB Desktop External Hard Drive (Model STBV3000100).

http://www.zdnet.com/article/backblaze-pulls-a-seagate-drive-out-of-service/
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>>47600355
I'd also like to add that my original HDD was a 250GB relic, and when I switched over to the 1TB seagate in my old PC I made two partitions - a 256GB system which the old HDD copied over to and a 700GB "storage" partition. My drive is likely constantly, constantly swapping back and forth between the two (they're also formatted differently to optimize performance).

If my seagate can handle this type of shit I'm very surprised that one company can report almost half of theirs having failures.
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What's a typical hour count for drives to start failing? I leave my desktop on 24/7 to seed because I don't really give a fuck, my oldest drive has 38000 hours of uptime with 1200 times powering on.
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I swear the failure rate of hard drives is going up just as a plan to make people buy multiple to mirror their data (or buy cloud storage). I sure as fuck don't feel comfortable anymore having my shit I wouldn't want to lose on one drive.

And yeah I'm talking about my best blowjobs filmed with my cellphone.
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>>47591537
I have that exact external drive
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>>47600485
It varies. For the most part, spin-up count causes more issues from my experience. Pretty sure the last two drives I had fail were at 80000hr with over 3000 spin ups.
Curiously, they were both the same model and they both failed within 2 days of each other.

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Is anyone else sick of how exponentially invasive the internet has become in the past 5 years

-email services require your phone number
-youtube accounts want your "real name"
-Facebook peddles your info to advertisers
-Smart TVs record your conversations in your living room.
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>>47600582
So, isn't a option for everyone, right?
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>>47600625
I think it's an option for most. For people who cannot figure out learning a new OS, no it's not an option, but they probably wouldn't be bothered by Windows or OS X.
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>>47600466
I would take a picture of my badge but that's against the law, and I have no desire to be punished because some guy on 4chan thinks I'm lying. I mean, I can understand why you would think so, but tons of people work for the NSA, just look at the parking lot outside of the HQ at Ft. Meade Odds are some of us will go on /g/, and I've seen others on here.
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>>47593440
>email services require your phone number
yahoo doesn't
>youtube accounts want your "real name"
and some nigerian prince wants money from me
what now?
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>>47600691
Then really you can't say that's an option.
By that logic even Windows or OSX can't be options.

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Dive watch edition

Last thread archived >>47568369
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>>47600585
$150 for 10 years of service translates to $15 per year. Seems pretty disposable to me, but then again I'm not poor.
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>>47600612
Orient watches
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>>47600612
Cheapo Seikos are manufactured by hand but the manufacturing is outsourced to Malaysia.
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>>47600612
Why do you think the Sistem 51 is a technological achievement? Because it's fully automated. Other watches require human involvement.
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>>47600709
When did I ever mention the Sistem 51?

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If you can't be bothered to:
>search it
>lurk moar
>git gud

Then this thread is for you!
Post your simple/stupid questions here, ONCE.
DO NOT BUMP THE THREAD, You are NOT entitled to an answer.

Please read the sticky before posting >>39894014
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Chanu stop working for anybody else?
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Okay guys, im probably going to send you all into a fit of rage because i'm not very knowledgeable in this sort of area (I make clothes, not computers)

(this isn't a "help me make a pc" thread, I just wanted to ask a few questions related to upgrading a computer.

This computer was given to me as a gift around 2013 time, and after messing around with GTAV I feel it is high time to upgrade it. Here are my questions, most of which I expect to be embarrassingly dumb:

What components decide how much RAM I have? 4GB I hear is not that impressive.

What components would I have to change to support a better graphics card and why? I highly doubt I could just straight up buy a GTX Titan X and stick it in there and have it work fine.

Additionally, what components here are not up to scratch? What would YOU change, and why?
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>>47600679
plenty but if you wanna shortcut around all the bullshit, just install kodi and follow any of the setup guides on youtube
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How good is using 2 GTX 970s in SLI?
Could I use a 4k monitor or 2 with 60 FPS on games that support 4k?
How would it compare to GTX 980s?

I got the GTX 970 before the scandal and I haven't really read much of what the issue was.
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Cracked the screen on my S4 leaving two impact points but the LCD is fine. I can ignore the cracks when the screen is on but how long is my phone gonna last? There are some scratches starting to stretch perpendicularly to the cracks.

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Tech things which are unbelivable

>2014
>Google Docs still doesn't support anything than single page-centered view

>what year is it even
>Windows still can't preview .gifs
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>>47600562
it would be much much faster?
and requires much less ressources?
and not a huge blob upon blob of complexity begging to be exploited?
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>>47599785
>2015
>No sound on webm's outside /gif/
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>>47600198
I know. Google endorses Linux, so it's shit.
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>>47599999
check'd
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>>47600357
Preferable to a malfunctioning shared drive.

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Continuing from >>47583777
(thread archived)
We made some progress in the last thread and there were a lot of good suggestions. I feel as if this one looks the best so far. If you have suggestions, or your own edits, post them below.
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Should we specify that it only applies for bottled water because richfags think it is different from other water?
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>>47600255
All it ever took
For a /g/entle mole
Mired, stuck in it's nook
A humble hole
To open his heart with verse completely sublime
And so sing out in secret longing
Oh Aeon, fatherly Time, whence and why
Now came this springing of it's soul?
Why from one not belonging
A /lit/tle brook inspired this wish for sinful thronging
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Really, what's the point? Right now anyone who can afford one of these can probably also afford to buy another one after it dies when they get it wet. So all you are doing is increasing Apple's sales numbers and making Louis Rossmann very happy.
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>>47600685
not everyone who buys one can afford it. also, the iwave produced many sensible chuckles.
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>>47600685
At this point, who cares about their sales numbers? They're going to make a shitload of money anyway. The way I see it: these are targeted towards the dumbest of the dumb, those who probably shouldn't have gadgets like these anyway. A fool and his money are soon parted, as they say.


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