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Is it safe to delete the google playstore I have no need to install any apps anymore, I dont like the app is there an alternative that will update my apps?
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Yes, ok, yes

- F-Droid - is FOSS, basically the Android FOSS community
- Aptoide and similar - are usually proprietary, Aptoide is Source Avaiable IIRC. Pretty much the Android software cracking community

Choose wisely, idealistic software freedom, or a bunch of crackers
>like a lineageOS based ROM focused on privacy
Or you could just flash LineageOS since it doesn't include GApps by default.
you sould
Can you name one ROM that focuses on privacy? What features does it have?

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For anyone who has a job programming

1) What is the most stressful part of being a computer programmer?
2) What do people think you do vs what you actually do?
3) How do you deal with the stress of your job?
4) How did you get your foot in the door of the world of programming?
5) Who are the hardest people to deal with in your job?
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1. Dealing with legacy code.
2. I don't know. It doesn't matter. I get work done, and my manager is chill.
3. Rant to coworkers, shitpost on company HipChat.
4. Friend referred me. I have a degree, but referrals are always the strongest factor.
5. Girls?
>Getting the job in the first place. Interviewing and preparing for interviews is a fucking pain in the ass for multiple reasons.
What country is this?

Isn't there a severe shortage of software developers? Here in Portugal they're so desperate they'll take anyone in as long as he knows the basics.
>I actually found university was 10x more stressful.
Fucking this. I'm never going back.
My quality of life improved bounds after getting out of uni.
>1) What is the most stressful part of being a computer programmer?
Dealing with other people's code, it's hard to tell when minor changes will snowball into huge refactoring jobs
>2) What do people think you do vs what you actually do?
I don't update coffee to fit standards I write sed/awk scripts to do it.
>3) How do you deal with the stress of your job?
By separating work and home life. Also good food
>4) How did you get your foot in the door of the world of programming?
I knew a guy
>5) Who are the hardest people to deal with in your job?
People whom are retarded but you don't out rank
Seems like the lot of you work for consulting firms. That fucking sucks.

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/mkg/ - 65-66% edition

>Learn to touch type:
>Buyer's template:
>Where to Buy:
>Use the buyer's template
>Keyset wiki
http://keypuller.com (https://web.archive.org/web/20161101152119/http://keypuller.com/)

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what's the problem ? I can use whichever and don't have preference for either, just wanna buy the better board since I won't be getting a new one for a good 5 years.
Looks nice. I like the subdued colors. Very clean.

I have a Cherry MX-Board 3.0 with Red Switches.
Of course anon, now that you have bought it people will mention all the lubing and silencing mods you have to do to get the true authentic topre experience.
dumbest spacebar in the world
I have one and can confirm it does work in BIOS

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I need a simple brute force program that would help me find someone's phone number via facebook.
When you type the phone number in facebook search bar,it automatically shows profile that it's connected to.
I know 5 digits,and miss 5 more,therefor there are 100000 possible combinations.
Any suggestions on how to go about this?
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you are a creep
Normal people just ask for a girl's number.

What if he used a delay?
I might have missread that but if you need 5 numbers that are 0 to 9 thats 9765625 combinations. which means that you practially need to query that much search requests.
Assuming that you wont get flaged as a bot (which you will) you have a network delay.
assuming that the delay is about 0.3 seconds ( dont know the true number) that means that
The search would take 2929687.5 seconds which is 813.80 hours which is about 33 days.
Seems like a feasable task, but if you want to use a delay which would be in the order of seconds that becomes less feasable.
with a 5 second delay the time needed becomes 565.14 days. Still feasable if you are really determined but then agian i assume that 5 second delay is not enough considering the fact that they flag you in accordance to the number of queries per days not seconds. At which point it becomes unfeasable.
>9765625 combinations
how did you came up with that number?

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daily reminder that edge is the best browser for windows 10.

>useful features

it would be able to play webms if Hiroshima would update to vp9
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>no webms
So you're admitting that lightweight isn't a selling point? Cuz it isn't
edge is actually a great piece of software technology but it came too late.
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>more RAM usage than Chrome with 20 tabs open
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I had about 7 tabs open. three were videos

here it is with three tabs and a video

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Let's ripping boys

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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/SLdgTiuc
WIKI https://wiki.installgentoo.com/index.php/Private_trackers

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

Remember the following:
>Staff occasionally read these generals and have posted here before.

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oh hai /mark/
Utorrent 2.2.1
2 slow better luck next time
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Why do all the new torrents on Redacted™ have more seeders than snatches?
why did bakabt go fully private?

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>please do the needful
>for the same
Upon reading I automatically assumed it is some pajeet phrase. Searched, and indeed it is. Oh man, 4chan made me a judgemental bitch :(

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>I’ve seen the specs of Vega RX. It needs a damn lot of power



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>970 was the most common card on the steam hardware survey for years.

Steam survey is voluntary and only among Steam users. The market is quite a bit larger than just that.
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>being a actual shitskin
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>what did he mean by this

Dear /g/

I am an engineering undergraduate who managed to get into an internship at a good software firm. I have the programming skills and know-how in order to succeed there, but as an engineer by education, I feel like I'm missing a certain level of polish and "etiquette".

What are skills and habits that set a professional software engineer apart from an amateur one. ( version control, development franeworks etc?)

I want to use this information to prepare myself. Thanks!
This in no way answers your question.
But why is Haskell on that image twice while others aren't? Fuck that triggers me.
95% of programmers are sloppy as fuck

They get away with it because management has no clue what they are doing and just sees pretty looking number and coding jargon.
>others weren't
Scala makes two appearances.

My DeathAdder just started double clicking by itself. It's been about a year so it's out of warranty. Anybody have any replacement recommendations?

Also, general hardware thread.
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Logitech G302 and 303 are fantastic. The shape can be polarizing though, you'll either love it or hate it.
Logitech G403 Prodigy, literally the best mouse.

Then I'll just swap it before it gets discontinued?
I need to get a new mouse. Anything similiar to this badboy I had like 10 years ago?
It's Microsoft IntelliMouse Explorer 2.0 I belive.
Thinking about buying a finalmouse scream 1 second edition
any thoughts?

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>Assemble your parts list
>How to assemble a PC, select components & more (kind of outdated)

If you want help:
>State the budget for your build (and country if not the USA).
>List games/software you use often, as well as your monitor resolution + refresh rate.
>Clarify your goal for build improvements: lower price or improved specs?

>G4560 - Budget builds (<$500)
>R5 1400 - if you can't afford better or specifically need 8 threads but not a very powerful CPU
>R5 1500x - All you really need for 60fps with power to spare; Don’t get an i5.
>R5 1600 - Best value for higher fps gaming / mixed usage; Get a 1600x if you don't OC

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>One that supports higher than 2133 ram speeds, b250s support 2400 which is comfy

Do any of the h110 support 2400? Or am I stuck with b250s? Strapped on cash here.

Davao futurebright enterprises, famalam.
would ryzen bottleneck a gtx 1080(not ti)?

What GPU should I get? 1080p, no VR, 60 Hertz. I generally turn off shit like anti-aliasing, sometimes texture resolution and stuff. I tend to find that a lot of performance is spent on literally fucking nothing. I just want a good cost effective GPU that you would want to buy.
>a good cost effective GPU that you would want to buy.
My personal choice would be the RX 570 then because it's real good value (the best) and still is powerful enough to run the vast majority of 1080p games maxed, though you're gonna have a hard time finding it in stocks
Alternative would be a 1060 3GB but it's not as cheap and has less VRAM. Lower than that and none of the GPU are really good value;
Are the GPU prices/availability just fucked forever? Do you think they'll be somewhat fixed by Cyber Monday?

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>Watching old school tech dying out.
>Nu-tech replacing it.

Is there a worse feeling, /g/?
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>new is bad because it's not old
>old is good because it's old
i hate people who do this
fuck off shill id rather use a fax machine i own then use some gmail app that mines data
not him but
>fax machine

not sure if tinfoil grandpa or bait
if you think old tech is better than new tech your brain and personality are officially old and you will gradually lose relevance to the rest of the world. technology always gets better brainlet that's what makes it technology
I think it's a way to hate yourself. My mother used to clean my desk so there was nothing on it and I couldn't find shit.

The useful sfuff floats to the surface.

one of my fans has started vibrating like mad today
what the fuck can i do?
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>started vibrating like mad
Perfect time to insert it into your ass.
Replace it.
If you want silent, Noctua.

If you want fast, Sunon.
If it's a stand fan, make sure it's not standing on the cable. Check if there's any cover plates that's loose or anything. Also disassemble the fan and see if you tighten the blades properly. The old fans in my village do almost all the time. Still works.
Tell him to fuck off home already.

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What's the best Linux distro for videogames?
Looking for a Windows (visual) experience, minus all the bloatware thereof.
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No, the DE on Mint is Cinnamon. XFCE is installed by default on Xubuntu but is available from any installation.
>muddy graphics
Have I been lied to?
because my GPU is GCN 1.0 card which doesnt support proprietary drivers in latest distros, and had to install open source drivers which lack graphical features.
>Not a bad idea, but Vulkan and the open source AMD drivers are removing the performance gap between Windows gaming and Linux gaming.
Plus Windows 10 no longer really natively supports older win32 software and runs it through a compatibility layer similar to Wine.
In some ways Windows 10's compatibility layer is better than Wine, mainly when it comes to D3D11 support, but Wine is already better for older software and catching up on D3D11 fairly quickly.
We'll probably see a situation like what happened with Microsoft's DOS compatibility layer back in the day where everyone just started using DOSbox and eventually Microsoft dropped their shit.

Of course you might find like I did that even with only playing Linux native games you'll have a backlog you can't hope to clear.

It isn't, but GNU/Linux based OSes are.

For AMD hardware Windows just isn't a good idea anymore. You're stuck with no support for Ryzen on 7, and no options other than the official graphics drivers which are slow and buggy.
Luckily the Linux-exclusive open source drivers for AMD hardware are much faster, more stable, and even have features like native D3D9 support for playing legacy Windows games.

>One of the better games for GNU/Linux. Really exposes just how piss-poor the official AMD drivers are compared to the Linux-exclusive open source drivers.

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are you getting a one plus 5, anon? aren't you part of the revolution?
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No, I already have a OnePlus 3. I'm set for the next 5 years.
nah, it's 500€
Still on mine, noticeably slower now. Only 16gb for tings though, not ideal
nah I'm fine with my s6 edge plus
I've got to say that this was the most anticlimactic launch I have ever seen. I mean it ranks right up there with the Blackberry Storm. IPhone killer indeed!

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