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The /g/ Wiki:

/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)

You can also search the catalog for a specific term by using:

Always check the catalog before creating a thread:

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What the fuck, why is there no /sqt/? Edition

Post your questions here that:
- Don't deserve its own thread
- You're too lazy to do a lot of research
- You should probably feel bad about asking (we don't judge[yes we do])

Take 5 seconds to google if it's really simple

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I messed up with the settings and it fixed itself somehow.. I'm not ever touching anything else of this again now.
Please help me answer to my dubs.

Wedding photography is stressful, but you do make quite the big buck
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> Anon, any idea how to do X?
> Sure, try this
> I don't want to do it that way
> Well you could try this
> That's too simple anon, what is some software I could use that's not super expensive?
> Well, you could use software Y
> I said I don't want to do it that way

so now my to-do list is

-autoboot sddm
-fix steam (X Error of failed request: BadWindow (invalid Window parameter))
-fix kde forgetting display options
-fix sddm using wrong display options

Most of these I already know how, but can anyone help me with the steam problem?
My old graphicscard broke today so i need a new one. I want a good mid price range card so should i buy a gtx 960 or a r9 380?

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There is no reason to use the Windows operating system in 2015. If your employer is forcing you to use proprietary software, you should seek an alternative or find a new job; they are oppressing your individual freedoms.

>Inferior default filesystem
NTFS is objectively garbage. NTFS relies on an MFT (Along with a copy of it) to store ALL your file metadata for the entire disk, so if these structures get corrupted then your data is top tier fucked. There are more reasons why NTFS is crap, but if that alone isn't enough to deter you from using NTFS, then you're an idiot.
>Fisher-Price UI
Metro. Enough said.
>NSA kernel backdoors
Proven by the Snowden documents.
>Botnet elements (other)
Telemetry, phoning home to M$

Face it, Windows is nothing but proprietary malware.

Further reading:

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Until I can play play all my video games natively on Linux, I will sadly still have to dual-boot Windows...
Why choose one OS only, i have to use windows at work (and i don't like it) and when i am at home i use GNU/Linux to do everything

I wish all the software that i have to use in windows could run flawlessly on GNU/Linux but in the meantime, i have to work
What about gamers
>There is no reason to use the Windows operating system in 2015.
A radical standpoint, I look forward to listening to a smart /g/ member-
>proprietary software
Oh jeez. Just another autist.
>skim post
>muh filesystem is his first and foremost point
>trying to appeal to nonexistant audience of people who've suffered a corrupt filesystem
>trying to appeal to nonexistant audience of people who've suffered a corrupt filesystem
Good thing every Windows installation I've ever had has always ended in a corrupt filesystem, eh? CHKDSK does nothing.

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Why isn't fun allowed here anymore?
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>Why isn't fun allowed here anymore?
There was never any fun allowed here in the first place.
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because many fucking anime shills from /a/ don't get their place
Too much reddit.
The same shit gets posted over and over again because of these shits, and everyone gets tired of everything.
Because nivida and or AMD are too busy getting BTFO and being put on SUICIDE WATCH

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Some days ago I buy a WD Caviar Black 2TB HDD and today came. Pic related HDD

Is this a legit WD drive?

Seller was saying it's a WD2003FZEX OEM drive, but I've investigated a lot and i can't say yes or no

What do you think, /g/?
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No WD logo anywhere, obviously fake shit. Its not even branded.
what does smartctl say?

Do your tests match up with the one in the review?
I only make one with 1GiB, i'll do some more
It's not a legit WD m8. Sorry to break it to you.

a desktop thread is fine too
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Thanks man
The style reminds me of this but I can't confirm if it's the same artist
Actually, posting traps rather than loli would be gay.
Because it makes normies like you mad.
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>people don't change to w10 because botnet telemetry
>botnet features added to w7-8
Clever guys
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what the fuck is that image
Filthy Frank's new persona. He has gone full circle insane.
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Just regular melonpan

This person exists.
>thinking there's a difference between a "tv" and a monitor
A TV monitor is literally just a monitor with a TV tuner in it.

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>tfw running Windows 10 while having nothing to hide
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exactly, so back to reddit with you where you can circlejerk with all your "such a nerd xD" friends, they will happily join you as you go for a swim in the botnet latrine
>tfw too dumb to know that it doesn't matter what he thinks is nothing to hide
Well that's true, I have nothing important to say.
You come to a known antijew website. You honestly think you arent being watched?
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summer is just a myth. you get idiots all year round.

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Old thread: >>50025832

Not sure what private trackers are all about?

Check out the wiki and update it yourself if you want more instead of complaining like a fucking faggot. https://wiki.installgentoo.com/index.php/Private_trackers

How to get into private trackers (and survive): http://pastebin.com/ecGRiQhk

What.CD Interview Notes: http://pastebin.com/Wgz6T7ta
Interview questions (they're different every time):

Use >>>/g/ptg as a link to find the /ptg/ thread.

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But it's open by interview to redditors only.
No, closed. Only recruitment threads from other private trackers.
>Why do ledditors desperately try to advertise their shitty site and tracker here?

Because I'm laughing at the fact that we claim to be superior to redditors yet reddit has a sizable private tracker with invite forums that get them into top private trackers and 4chan does not.
No it isn't, interviews are closed because they're over the user limit. The only way to get in is through another tracker or an invite from their TM class.
How the fuck do I get into some vidya trackers? I had a bcg account like a week before they went down the last time.

Post your GPU history.

>GTX 460
>HD 7750
>R9 280

Waiting for Pic Related
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First build was just a few months ago. I got a GTX 960

Runs everything fine, works great.
except async compute
9800 Pro
GTX 960
>Geforce 9300GS
>Geforce 210
>GTX 550Ti
>HD 7950
ebin may-may bro

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What the fuck is this shit?
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>temporary internet files
i don't know what your point is anon
unless filename is related in which case carry on
still not that great, imo
But better than the "pretty-colors" shit they have now. iPhones now look more feminine than most boxes of pads and tampons do
That subliminal "Google" is nice.
I wish I could get away with this level of laziness and blandness in 3D modeling.

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What's your favorite free gif maker, /g/?
ffmpeg or gimp

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Sup /g/,

I'm looking to buy my first tablet.
As for the use-case, I'm planning to do web-browsing, watching movies (including anime) and maybe emulate PSP (PPSSPP) but that's not as important as the other two.

So do you think that an ipad (mini or air?) would be best suited for this?
Or something different like a Sony Z3 Compact Tablet, or even a Microsoft Surface?
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Just get a cheap pos because you will stop using it if you already have a phone and a computer
Why do you think so? Yes, I have a phone/computer, but I'd like to use the tablet just for the time after work on the couch, as it's just not comfy enough on the chair in front of the pc.
hook computer up to tv, get a wireless mouse and keyboard, profit?

Snugglin' up with muh comfy tablet on the ol sofa with a hearty fire going and some warm cocoa is a meme. You have to either hold the tablet the whole time or have some goofy stand that just places it out of reach anyways.
I've been all over, so strongly consider my advice when I say this.

Get an iPad Air 2. Just do it. There isn't a better tablet in existence, and certainly not for $500-600.

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I'm sure most of you think new google logo looks like shit.
So instead of shitposting lets try to redesign that G and send our new logo to google.
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just google my shit up



Google shill detected, Fucking off back to >>>/reddit/
>using the duckduckgo botnet
if you're into botnets, you might as well use jewgle

>le fight club immitation series meme

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Unity doesn't suck
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Then why don't you hang on /v/ the windows board instead of being an annoyance on /g/ the Stallman board?
Arch is a meme distro for people who have too much free time and no work to do.
Arch is stable
He thinks "commie" is a bad thing; he clearly belongs on /pol/
That's not an unpopular opinion, its the truth.
All Americans think communism is evil because its been rammed down their throat and the communist party is illegal.
The US should just allow the communists to run like in Canada, it means they're allowed to be the joke party that nobody votes for.

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