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The /g/ Wiki:
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/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, use /wsr/ - Worksafe Requests or one of the following:
https://startpage.com/ or https://duckduckgo.com (i.e., fucking google it)
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What's the best way to control multiple workstations with a single set of peripherals?

I'd prefer a mechanical solution if possible like a 3 position switch etc.

Can somebody help me out and at least point me in the right direction?
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>>66808958
spbp
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>>66808518
THIS IS FUCKING 4CHAN /g/ NOT FUCKING GOOGLE OR YAHOO ANSWERS FUCK YOU NORMAL FAGGOT SUMMER BITCH REEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE
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>>66808518
are you really this retarded anon
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ssh
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>>66808518
I assume you're being honest with your question, OP. I'm nice that way. You don't have many options.

1. PS/2 and VGA. Hope you have VGA. And PS/2.
2. USB and VGA. Hope you have VGA.
3. Spend as much money as you have, there's a chunk of Chink hardware that will do it. More or less.

Your 3-position switch dream died with RS-232. I can send you Chicago II-V on vinyl if you'll post your Paypal account to /g/.

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Does anyone has experience with UPS and their switch to batteries times?

I am choosing between CyberPower one and APC.
CyberPower is cheaper and has faster switch to batteries time (like 4 ms if not mistaken) but I will not be able to get new batteries for it in my country.
APC one is more expensive, I can get extra bateries, but with much slower switch time (~12ms I think).
Now my PSU has hold on time of around 20ms so APC will be fast enough. But how does external hdds react to such slow switch times? Anyone has any idea? ANYONE?

Also general UPS discussion.
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The real question is. How much to spend on it if all you're going to use it on is your PC
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>>66809334
the only thing you get from spending more is longer runtime
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>>66809414
What about activation time
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>>66809435
Not a problem unless you buy absolute chinkshit, but at that point you'd be more worried about housefires.
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>>66809123
Thanks

>>66809131
Yah, that comment doesn't explicitly mention external hdds. And since (from what I have read online) there are cases where (cheap)PSUs has not long enough hold on times for APC to switch in time I am afraid cheap hdd power briks will have even shorter hold on times.

>>66809321
Switch times are not irrelevant. read my ansver to >>66809131

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>came from humble upbringing in South Africa
>disrupts aerospace, transportation, oil, and energy monopolies
>dedicates his life's work and wealth to take us to Mars
>takes a firm stance against pedophilia
>wants to hold the media accountable

If you don't see Elon Musk as a force for good, you're on the wrong Thai spelunking forum.
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> Elon I want to suck your cock

Stop posting on here Elon. You can't suck your own cock like this, or you'll break your neck.
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Musk is an absolute retard ruining its reputation by being a gigantic autist on twitter. So much for the hero of humanity.
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>>66809241
>humble upbringing
KEK

Let me guess, just like Bill Gates?

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BIG PHONE edition

If requesting purchasing advice, please provide your country and what carrier you will be using it with, along with wanted features, budget and size.

Good resources:
>Reviews, specs, comparisons
http://www.gsmarena.com
http://www.phonearena.com
http://www.kimovil.com

>Frequency checker
http://willmyphonework.net
http://frequencycheck.com

>Chinkphone news

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>>66808565
>you can smuggle shit into a prison so being in a prison is preferable
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>work at a wireless carrier as a salesperson
>almost say "chinkphone" at work because I'm so used to seeing it in this thread
>catch myself just in time, recover it into "chi-chinese phones"

You guys are gonna get me fired fml
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>>66808977
>have to choose between nice prisons or shanty towns
>choose the shanty town cause then I'll have my freedumbz
>turns out all shanty towns secretly have the same shitty governer
>he's slowly turning all the towns into mini prisons anyway
>have to keep moving from town to town hoping they don't implement the governor's laws
>turns it guvna was keeping tabs on me this whole time
>knew where I would move even before I did
>he's always watching
>always
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any decent ROMs for Note 8?
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>>66809434
check out Ridunmi ROM, always gets recommended here

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iToddlers are canceling their order..., how do we into thermal stuffz?

No seriously, what the heck is causing all the throttling issues? Bad thermal paste? shitty thermal fans? shitty heatsinks?
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>>66809019
I don't think Linus did a Macbook with liquid metal.
Snazzy did though, and it worked out well.
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>>66804957
>intel sells a power hungry chip
>apple buys the power hungry chip and stuffed it into a laptop that can't cool it
>it's intel's fault
I don't like Intel, but come on. The only way they could possibly be at fault here is if they falsely advertised the heat output and even then Apple should have tested it when they were coming up with the design. If I stick a desktop i9 in a laptop and it overheats is that Intel's fault too, or is the fact that it's a desktop part enough to suggest I was an idiot for using it in that way? Where do you draw the line?
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>>66805496
Being high on LSD means you have cool friends and happy lifestyle. I would kill to have that kind of life where I do drugs and have cool friends.
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>Apple fans

Wow Microsoft and Google is on full force now.
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>>66804887
more like over 2 decades

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Anyone able to help diagnose my PC? I tried installing a new HDD, set it up, connected ATA and power and no start up. Removed said harddrive, checked all connections still no start up. Tested the PSU with paperclip jumper, PSU is fine. I'm really hoping i didnt static discharge it (no anti static strap) but i touched PSU 30 secs every time working on it. Set up is
-Asus Maximus III Extreme Mobo
-Intel i7 870
-GTX 1050Ti
-6Gb 1333mhz RAM
-2tb harddrive space prior
-Generic Rocketfish CPU cooler
-Antec Dark fleet case

Any helps appreciated thanks
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>>66809438
It did work before, ran fine; and completed the PSU circuit with paper clip but nothing more sophisticated
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>>66809399
probably under your graphics card
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>>>/wsr/
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>>66809214

You can tell someone has no idea what they're doing when before they do literally anything else in terms of trouble shooting, they test their PSU with a paperclip like they read on techcrunch. Also your 24pin power connector isnt plugged in. youtube video you watched didnt include that?
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>>66809465
plug your phone in, faggot

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Casio_F-91W

Is this the /g/ watch?

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Why don't you have cable /g/?
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>>66809183
boomers and x'ers could literally spend their entire youth up into their mid 20s doing drugs, partying, and other hippie shit and still manage to somehow get great jobs and buy a house and shit meanwhile today, even if you do literally everything right there are still like 50/50 odds you end up a failure.
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>>66809254
>>66809300
>>66809309
>>66809383
Don't blame the society for you short comings. I'm a fucking millennial too, and I've succeeded in all that as well + I have access to a lot higher standard of living than was even possible back then. The difference is that I don't spend my time complaining in the street.
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>>66809183
What is it with you people and your victim complex
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>>66809451
Or you were in the 50% that got lucky you privileged fuck.
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>>66809451
I will be petitioning my government to give me some fraction of your income.

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anyone works at any FAANG company?

What's the corporate culture and day-to-day life like?
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>>66809212
It's not about the tech they're making, it's about their potential for growth.

Facebook's user base grows as the number of people online grows, and global access to the internet is skyrocketing. Their ability to monetize users increases the more they have. They own the social media platform your grandma uses to like recipes, and the one your cousin uses to share pictures of the sunset with a filter over them. The number of people joining this culture is only growing.

Apple creates highly desirable consumer devices, and there is a massively growing consumer class in China and other developing countries that want luxury goods like iPhones.

Amazon is cornering a virtual monopoly on online retail, comprising 49% of the US retail market. You might think they don't have much more room to grow then, but consider this - online commerce only accounts for about a tenth of all retail spending in the US. As brick and mortar dies, Amazon ascends, and this isn't even considering international marketplaces.

Netflix is similar to Apple, they deliver a product that middle class consumers want, and the global middle class is booming, so they have massive growth potential overseas.

Google is essentially the gateway to the internet for 99% of people and their advertising business accounts for almost 40% of all online ad spending in the US. (Facebook isn't far behind!) They also run the site everyone uses to watch videos, and about a billion other things. The more people who engage with the internet, the more money they have to make.

This is all a story about the growing global middle class and their access to internet. That, coupled with a friendly regulatory environment that doesn't know the meaning of the word "trust", is what's bringing these companies unprecedented growth.


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>>66808906
Good or not, they are better than any alternative in the long run, as proven again and again and again
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>>66809163
>cd..
>cd..
>ls
>cd kode
>cd..
>pwd
>cd ..
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>>66809319
Seen microsoft's stock lately?
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>>66809319
Good analysis but if you've paid any attention to what you're saying, Microsoft will continue selling licenses etc to all those developing countries that are now opening their own industries
Also, it seems that they (along with almost everyone else in that field) are shifting to AI so they can conquer an extremely new market with shitloads of potential

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I guess I will tripfag edition.

--> Quick Questions Quick Replies <--
>Why would I want a NAS/Homeserver?
If you ask why then you don't need it.

>I want a NAS/HTPC/Plex what should I get?
RPi3 or Odroid XU4/HC1. Odroid upper models has USB 3 and USB bus separated from the Ethernet one.

>B-But muh ARM
Then check the onboard x86 like J4105B-ITX, J4205B-ITX or J4205-ITX. All of them have SATA and USB 3.

>What's the best [software] for doing [ask]?
Specify you question and elaborate. If you want help put something from your side.


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>>66808412
>netgear also shitbox
Well what would you recommend then?
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>>66809379
Did you not read my post?
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>>66809143
I guess you preload the content relevant to you to a large HDD prior to using it, or something?
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>>66809392
Just the (you)
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>>66809458
>>66808412
>Look at HP ProCurve 5800s. They have 24/48 GbE with optional PoE and 4/8 10GbE ports and can be had for about $150
there you go tard

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Real Programmers Edition.

Previous thread: >>66794894

What are you working on, /g/?
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>>66809279
keywords make things easier to disambiguate, thus making them easier to parse.
if you want a different way to do OO
check out nim
https://nim-lang.org/docs/tut1.html#introduction
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>>66809279
Depends on the language. In C++, it is an operator that allocates an object on the heap and returns a pointer to it.
In C# and Java, it is used the same 'creating an object' with a slight difference in semantics 'invoking a constructor' is what new does in these languages.
Swift afaik doesn't require new but it gets confusing sometimes because it looks like a normal function call but it is still decent compared to the number of ways you can initialize objects and arrays in C++.
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>>66809380
My point is that "new" could very well be infered when you call a constructor. But then
>sometimes because it looks like a normal function
Assuming all classes start with upper case, it's not confunsing, but you're right, if some retard don't follow any convention to differentiate functions from classes, "new" would help making it more legible.
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>>66802961
>winforms
>decades old windows/shit theme
>shit design
Fuck it I am going to waste some time rewriting your crap in wpf.
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>>66809279
If it's c++ (which I guess it isn't since you would then use MyClass *object = new MyClass()) then this will also place the object on the heap instead of the stack.

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Let's make an operating system from scratch. Completely from scratch, kernel and all. We are smart (some of us at least) and we know how to program (some of us at least), why not?
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>>66794632
you'll c
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>>66794316
Where is the repo?
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1. Make everything text based so it can be read by humans.

Thanks Thompson and Ritchie for figuring this out when computers were hammered out of pure carbon by midget pixies.
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>>66794772
>>we
>>us
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>>66808740
There is already node-os by the way

>Assemble a part list
https://pcpartpicker.com/
>Learn how to build a PC
Search youtube for a build guide for your socket
>How to install Win7 on new CPUs
https://pastebin.com/TUZvnmy1

Want help?
>State the budget & CURRENCY for your build
>List your uses - e.g. Gaming, Video Editing, VM Work
>For monitors, include purpose (e.g. photo editing, gaming) and graphics card pairing (if applicable)
>Don't use Speccy, you retard. Use HWinfo, SIV, etc.

Overclocking
>Use PBO on Ryzen. Legacy overclocking is defunct on Ryzen 2#00X CPUs. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FC3fsVk9Sss

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>>66809221
arma 3 is always that one exception of a game which rapes the cpu more than it looks like it should. the visuals aren't even all that compared to some other games but it really hammers the cpu. luckily i gave up with arma (arma 2) back when dayz mod died and i have no interest in going back to it. everything else i play runs silky smooth on this nearly 5 year old processor.

i'm looking forward to playing upcoming games like bf5, mhw, sekiro, hitman 2, metro exodus, dmc 5, gears 5 etc on it. i think it'll last me till the end of 2019.
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>>66808056
>OC'd 8600k beats 8700 in games though
They used to say the same thing about 2500k vs 2600, and 3690k vs 3770.
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>>66809295
Arma's problem is that it's very simulation-intensive, yeah. My 1080 could run laps around it but my 4690 couldn't crunch the game logic fast enough. It's also essentially not multithreaded which has fucked over a number of AMD-buying friends in the past.
Overall A3 didn't run too badly on my old CPU but it really chugged whenever any kind of action was happening. Better than on my old 2xxx or whatever i5 dual core before it, that's for damn sure. Was a goddamn slideshow on that.
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Build me a better PC than this for the price

Processor
Intel® Core™ i5 8400

Memory
8GB, DDR4, 2400MHz; up to 32GB

Hard Drive
1TB 7200RPM 6Gb/s

Video Card
NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1060 with 3GB GDDR5

700$

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hey there, i've recently started to build parts for my new pc and i wanted to see if i could get any suggestions on what i should do to improve on what i got going on. mainly I want to play games perfectly fine at 1440p, playing around with VR, and to be able to content creating in general such as live streaming editing and archiving footage (for a large hard drive.) https://pcpartpicker.com/list/LCbGxG

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>Not sure what private trackers are all about?
The mission of /ptg/ is to promote the highest possible standards of tracker service by providing members with opportunities for professional development, by recognizing technical competence through examinations and by advancing the interests of its members.

>Have a question?
- FAQ https://pastebin.com/thLgSkNE
- WIKI https://wiki.installgentoo.com/index.php/Private_trackers
- PYRAMID https://i.imgur.com/Xb6bazc.jpg
- INVITE FORUMS https://imgur.com/a/jmAJNyN
- RANKING TIPS https://pastebin.com/qviqpzQK
- TRACKER LIST https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1zYZ2107xOZwQ37AjLTc5A4dUJl0ilg8oMrZyA0BGvc0/edit#gid=1357476050
- TEN CURRY COMMANDMENTS https://pastebin.com/raw/dBbdE73M
- TEN NEON COMMANDMENTS https://pastebin.com/raw/Ud2pGYaE

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


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>>66809237
this
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>>66809308
second chances in life is very rare
it's even rare when you're in this shithole
now cry me a river, sunny boy
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>>66809405
>second chances in life is
*are
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>>66809405
Oh please I couldn't care if you disabled forums,chat or invites.
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>>66809405
I barley talk to people on other trackers



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