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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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1. Country
2. Are people in your country good with technology?
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1. Any
2. No
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>>47234611
>that feel when
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1.any cunt tree
2.most of the people don't understand technology
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1. Portugal
2. All the smart people left, only old people stayed. No.
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>>47234595
>>47234729
where are the tech-educated moving to ?

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Aussie here.. Building my first gaming PC and bought a hardly used Radeon R9 280X for $260.. Is that a good price and also keep getting told I should of bought a 290 but I don't have much more cash to spend. Can someone tell me if it will still be a good GPU?
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>>47234532
He's probably an aussie.
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>>47234455
>tfw i spent $150 buying a 7970
>not even living in burgerland and in a 3rd world shithole
they are practically the same OP and u couldve saved money
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>>47234455
ITT
People who don't understand how much people in AU/NZ pay for tech
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>>47234455
Its a fine GPU, I bought the gigabyte one brand new about a month ago for 200$ when the prices tanked.
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>>47234742

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Windows pros and cons?
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>>47232502
>pros
-you can see outside if you have no curtains
>cons
-others can see inside your home if you have curtains
-if a window is too small, it can't be used as a door

that's what i could think of mostly atm
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>>47234679
>-others can see inside your home if you have curtains
if you have no curtains

also if windows get dirty and sun shines on them they look disgusting
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>>47234679
/thread
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>pros
* Hardware Support due to hardware companies writing drivers for windows 1st/exclusively
* DirectX, so huge amount of compatible games
* All in all very easy to understand for newbs
> cons
* No software manager, software will never be completely removed once installed, there will ALWAYS be leftovers
* VC Redistributables are required for most programs in different versions today, so your systems gets bloated with that shit
* not customizable (changing wallpaper doesn't count)
* shitty registry system that can slow down your system once it gets too bloated
* windows file management causes fragmentation of hard drive and will slow down your system or waste space
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The only good thing about windows are the games. Then again, that's the only thing that matters. So yeah, windows it is.

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>2015
>still using public trackers for all your torrenting needs
>seeding for free to a bunch of dirty 3rd worlders and Communist loser leeches
>being a public tracker Communist faggot instead of a proud, right-wing private tracker user that understands the concept of private property and that quality can only be obtained via private means.

Are you torrenting the way you're supposed to, /g/?

Have you noticed that you never want to use public trackers ever again after using private ones?

Communist public plebs, stay out of this thread. You wouldn't last a single day on a private tracker anyway.

(Warning: snitches are watching this thread closely and people have already lost their accounts for inviting in these threads)
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reminder:
http://212.47.238.41/owncloud/
user: guest
password: guest
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A better question would be;

Why don't you own a seedbox, /g/?
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>>47234624
How does one upload to it? can you use scp to transfer files into it from a seedbox?
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>>47234433
on all these except
>landof
>ehtracker
>32pages
coz don't know what they are

also not on
>waffles
its shit
>myspleen
no interest in 90s cartoons
>comicbt
I enraged the recruiter on what and he tried to get me banned even though I'm TorrentMaster


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>>47234667
haven't set that up
just use webdav:
http://linux.die.net/man/8/mount.davfs

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> recently got employed as /prog/
> employer wants me to install a bunch of proprietary software

what do, /g/?
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>>47231416

Option 1: Be a big fat freetard crybaby and attempt Option 3 of >>47231649

This will most likely end with you either proceeding to Option 2, or being fired.

Option 2: You sack the fuck up like a grown up, and install it the stuff they want you to install, so you can play nicely with the other programmers you'll be working with.

To soften the blow of Option 2, it may be worth your while to either setup another environment, or maybe even a whole nother machine, that has all the tools you need for work.
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Buy another laptop to install that muh non freedom software.
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>>47232641
This. Always good to have multiple computers.
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>>47231959
Microsoft change the end user licence in a way that allows them to basically hold the rights to your conversation, i.e. saving the contents.

In my matter, this opens the door to corporate espionage, which seriously is no joke.
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>>47234733
>in my matter
in my opinion

Apple won.
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>>47234568
>Apple first to push for USB 2.0
>APPLE DOES IT AGAIN!
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>>47234671
>wireless is the future and apple took a pretty huge step towards it.

None of their USB-C dongles are wireless...wtf are you talking about.
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>>47234687
yeah because it's just not possible right now. well, it is possible but even too expensive for apple shills.

like I said the generation after next. so by 2017/18
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>>47229370
the only need for more processing power is gayming
>2015
>games
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>>47228852
The human eye can't see beyond 1 usb 3.1 port anyways.

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/g/ do i look like richard stallman
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>>47234416
>>>/pol/
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>>47233064
>1427521319768338447549.jpg
yeah it's totally you
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>>47234416
>>47234442

i still don't understand why /pol/ kiddos assume we're all goyim. if we're spouting jewish propaganda can't we at least know what we're doing and just be labelled jews instead?
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>>47234013

>Wallowing

I revel in it
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>>47234230
2/10

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What is your favorite CMS for blogging?
If you prefer static site generator, which one is your favorite?

Thanks /g/
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Ghost bloog software
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Wrote my own. Sufficient for my needs.
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Anchor
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SharePoint

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>>47233955
just force yourself to write everything in LaTeX for a week. Then you either go back to a reasonable way for writing documents, or you become a LaTeX pro
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>>47233955
/sci/ here, grab the not so short introduction to linux. It seems long but most of the material is just examples of what rendered text looks like and several of the chapters deal with special stuff you don't actually need to cover (like making your own latex packages).

You should know ahead of time though that while latex is great for typesetting text/math it's not so great at doing anything with diagrams (unless you're okay with just embedding images). For that lots of people use either specific latex packages (just google for these as you need them, eg. parse trees) or they use Tikz. Tikz is this whole other thing that lets you use latex to code images, the manual for Tikz is huge and it takes a long time to learn. For now I would recommend you avoid any Tikz stuff and if you are in a situation where you need to typeset something with diagrams then either find a package or don't use Latex.
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>>47233955

dont forget you can do everying you want in Microsoft Equation editor, and import it into word. works for masters degrees.
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>>47233955
I'd recommend using vim's latex-suite, which comes with a tutorial as well. It's really intuitive if you ask me, provided you have nothing against vim in general of course.

I'd also suggest you looking over templates as well. I actually used this one

http://www.latextemplates.com/template/masters-doctoral-thesis

for my bachelor thesis. Though the document is probably unneccessarily complex if you just want to write something small, it does explain stuff like making a bibliography, a table of contents, including graphics etc.

In short:
vim-latexsuite
jabref for your citations

I am not a robot.
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>>47234539

pstricks can help with figures as well. actually some programms (inkscape, qtiplot) offer the possibility to save images in a LaTeX-with-certain-package-formats

On a scale of 10 to 10, how excited is everyone else for R9 390X?
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>>47231417
4/10. it's nice to have a HBM card, but I'll stick with my 290X for a next couple of years.
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>>47234599
Paid 700e for my 295x2 I'm sticking.
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>>47231417
GTX 980Ti/GTX 990 excited
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0/10
because i use a laptop
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>>47234703
This will be nice. They havent done a 2gpu1pcb shit since 690 and seem to do it a lot less then AMD lately in general, though the 7990 did take forever.

I would set my eyes on a 980 ti instead of the 980 if it comes along by the time Im saved up

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ok ive deleted all existing partitions, formatted HD, fresh install of win 7.

disabled (permanently so says bios)
computrace and lojack

anything else i should do before i start using this thing?

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>>47231035
>browsing 10+ different sites to get all programs instead of just 1 download
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only concern was laptop being located by previous employer :|

Captcha: "I am a robot"
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>>47230860
Install Chapeau
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>>47230860
Clear your sram, also did you delete the partitions inside your primary, lol, or the actual drive.
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>>47230860
>fresh install of win 7

yeah u dun goofd

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>pic related
>having the most emoticons in your status
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>>47234367
I paid someone 10$ to print out 2 pictures for me, and then I traded them to a friend for a PS1 game.
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>>47233962
> supported for the next 5 years, atleast
> nostalgia
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>>47231254
>>47231274
>>47233856

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G1z3CjMrLqI
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>>47234668
Supporting something for 5 years is a hell lot better than 6 months.

Oh, did I say "6 months"? Pardon me, obviously I meant six weeks. Update immediately, or no support at all. What? Your server can't be rebooted at least once a day? Well then, it's not Not Our Problem (TM), gramps.
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>>47234717
Server? Windows 7? What are you even talking about

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>Ctrl + F + guts
>No guts thread.


Guts Thread
Feel free to rate.


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I'm trying to come up with a SFF form factor that isn't overpriced out the ass.
It seems that the ncase m1 had the layout spot on, with minor variations possible.
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>>47234244
How do you expect it to be cheaper?

Honestly NCASE should try to make some deals with retailers or Lian Li so they can make a larger production run instead of doing these small batches. I get they wanted to make modifications but the changes were so miner it wasn't really worth it.
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>>47234306
>How do you expect it to be cheaper?
By not using Lian li. Those fuckers are horribly expensive even for their own cases.
I wonder if Jonsbo would do something like this.
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I kind of want a new case but in the same token, I don't want GPU sag. hmmm. All "meme" nonsense aside, how is theCorsair air 540? I'm interested merely because there is so much room behind the motherboard, I can mount a full size 120mm fan to blow on the socket. 4.8 ghz clocks make the socket awfully toasty and my current HAF xb case really has like no room for one.
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>>47234473
Is that a Jonsbo W2BK?

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What's the oldest computer in your house /g/? Is it older than this TRS-80 of mine?
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1999-2000 IBM ThinkPad. No idea what to do with it
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>>47233612
Type 'CLOADM' and press play on the tape (be sure it is rewound all the way first). If you get an error, try 'CLOAD' instead (once again, making sure to rewind the tape first).

What you should see is a blinking letter at the upper left of the screen (think it is the letter 'F') followed by name of the program being loaded. When it is done loading, the cursor will return. Then type EXEC to start. If you used CLOAD instead of CLOADM, type RUN to start.

Tape drives are slow so it might take a couple of minutes to load.
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>>47233414
I have a Sega SC3000. Mid 80s from memory. So no, not older than your TRS80.
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The computers in my house are relatively modern. I've got an Amiga 500 at my parents house though.
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>>47233414
commodore 64
also have by commodore:
vic 20
3 amiga 500's
amiga 600


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