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WATCH OUT! THERE'S A HACKER ON THIS BOA-
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>>59592099
pcmcia type of guy too
kewl
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>>59592099

is that the blue wizard from magicka?

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Business student here
Should i learn a programming language or two for work/my CV? Would it realistically help me get a job as e.g. a software developer, or at least get a job involving working with software?

Pic unrelated
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>mk3

Pigfat
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>>59592704

If you want to work in IT get ITIL certification. No need to learn programming. And dont go into Software Development.

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>buying from nvidia
>buying botnet
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>>59591945
>buying anything today
>buying botnet

Hello boyos. I live in a shitty third world country and soon I'm gonna leave to a less shitty one where I'll continue my GD studies. I'm gonna need a laptop because a lot of the classes require one, it'd be hard to transport a desktop by plane and buying new pieces where I'm going isn't an option as pretty much every tech is expensive as fuck there.

I have this one in mind (Asus K555uq) and it comes with a i7-6500u, 12 GB RAM DDR3L, 1tb HDD and an GeForce 940mx. It costs around 850 USD when converted from COP. Local buy because buying from Amazon or Newegg isn't an option either (shipping is too expensive even by courier)

Is it a good laptop? Is that a fair price? Would it be good for design and 3D?can I play modern games? (I don't care for ultra 1080p, med - high is good for me)

>inb4 "check the wiki"
Already did, couldn't find any of the recommended models here

>inb4 "Google some benchmarks"
The most I find are from the same series but with different specs (8 ram, 930mx, i5 and such)

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>try to set up vstfpd server on raspberry Pi in have lying around
>cannot upload files to USB drive because wrong permissions
>cannot change permissions
>cannot change owner

Remind me again why Linux is fucking useful?
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>>59592454
Alright good to know I will use that next time. I am mainly a programmer so my unix skills are mostly on a need to know basis.
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>>59591178
>predefined mount point in fstab
you realize that you can define ownership in fstab, right?

id in terminal will list relevant uid and gid (in my case 1000) that you can add to your fstab mount options, as uid=1000,gid=1000,etc,etc

it may be the case that you'll need to add another user id and change the ownership to that user. If I remember correctly, the raspbian server I set up set the ownership of everything I did to root, which caused some problems for any software that wasn't running as root.

right now you're complaining that a board and OS tailored for makers and computer education has a learning curve. either fuck off or learn to ask for help without being a cunt about it
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>>59590499
Don't worry, friend! Your 4chan pals are here to help!

The problem your seeing is caused by your USB drive being formatted as FAT32 aka VFAT.

FAT32 is the lowest common denominator of file systems. It's simple and dumb, with almost no metadata.

The benefit of using FAT32 is that all operating systems can read the files. The downside is that no extended functionality like permissions and ownership is supported, and a secure default is chosen instead.

Sadly, this secure default was more restricted than you wanted! Your two choices are:

1. Use a more advanced file system, like ext4. This will allow proper access control, but no cross-platform mounting.

2. Use a less restricted default. You can do this with the mount command, specifically
-o uid=youruser,gid=yourgroup,umask=yourmask
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>>59590499
>Something isn't useful because I'm too retarded to use it
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hi, is this the angry linux thread?

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Is it too much to ask a portable device with a Linux based operating system that can play video and has a qwerty keyboard under $100?

I know about the PocketCHIP, and It's almost perfect except that it looks so ungodly nerd. Know about something that I can actually take out-doors?
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>>59589498
>To add apps you have to edit a JSON file
Holy shit it's true http://blog.nextthing.co/play-minecraft-on-your-c-h-i-p-pocketc-h-i-p/
>Modify the Pocket Home configuration file to display the Minecraft icon and launch the game.
>sudo nano /usr/share/pocket-home/config.json
Couldn't this be automatic if they just read the launchers in /usr/share/applications?

>and if it isnt one of their shitty bundled apps, every time you hit the home key and then try to switch back to the app, it will launch a new instance of it.
That sucks
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>>59578095
My fear is that by the time we see how good it is the price will jump by 200$ (like they said the plan to).
Seriously considering pre purchasing it.
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>>59590141
Thanks for the info anon
I don't like pre-buying so if that happens then I'll just get a GPD WIN after the GPD pocket is ship. But that's if I can't build me a zero terminal.
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>>59591263
I assume we'll see the spike in prices around June, which is when they ship the products.
I hope they'll release a few for reviewers and such so we'll have more info before that.
Another interesting point to consider is that if they intend to raise the price by 50% when they launch, it could mean they anticipate the demand will meet this price.
But I'm speculating here
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>>59576459
>>59579513
Is the C.H.I.P faster than the Zero?

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Post specs. I'll start.
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Feels good to be back on Linux again.

>>59588400
>cherry blossom wallpaper
What patrician taste.
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>>59588001
what should I upgrade first? CPU or GPU?
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>>59592590
cpu
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>>59588001

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Previous thread: >>59580873

Welcome to /fglt/ - Friendly GNU/Linux Thread.
Users of all levels are welcome to ask questions about GNU/Linux and share their experiences.

*** Please be civil, notice the "Friendly" in every Friendly GNU/Linux Thread ***

Before asking for help, please check our list of resources.

If you would like to try out GNU/Linux you can do one of the following:
0) Install a GNU/Linux distribution of your choice in a Virtual Machine.
1) Use a live image and to boot directly into the GNU/Linux distribution without installing anything.
2) Dual boot the GNU/Linux distribution of your choice along with Windows or macOS.
3) Go balls deep and replace everything with GNU/Linux.


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>>59592128
nice blogpost, faggot
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>>59592128
What's the problem? Maybe the /fglt/ support team can help. :3
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>>59592258
>friendly gnu/linux thread
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redpill me on flatpak
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>>59590554
Make sure the partition it's on is mounted. Try lsblk, and if you have an unmounted <1GB partition, mount it (
sudo mount /dev/sdxy /some/empty/directory
) and see if it's there.

You can also try
sudo updatedb && locate syslinux.cfg
to search for it.

>>59592128
xrdb -merge ~/.Xresources
to reload your config (assuming that's where your config is.

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>I am skeptical of the claim that voluntarily pedophilia harms children. The arguments that it causes harm seem to be based on cases which aren't voluntary, which are then stretched by parents who are horrified by the idea that their little baby is maturing.
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>>59592045

>stretched by parents

I see what he did there..
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>>59592458
>the disproportionately powerful group of Christian voters

Except that's not fucking true at all.
It's just the state pushing to reduce teen pregnancy costs and eventual welfare and all that.
If it were due to Christians, the most religious areas of the country would have the higher age of consent laws, and it's for the most part the exact opposite.
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>>59592577
>And the coercion made by parents is different,
Mentally abusing your child is allowed, plenty of people get fucked up because their parents were dicks, for example extremely religious parents who's main parenting tactic is to scare the kids into doing what they think is appropriate behaviour.

>pedophilia in itself might not be bad, but when there is a relation, in bad contexts for the children, in a bad spirit kinda, putting the child in situations he might not need to be in at this age.
The point of Stallman is that he is sceptical of the claim about the harm to the child. Rape is of course bad, and having sexual intercourse with a toddler will of course do some serious physical damage. I just think modern pedophilia laws are the result of an irrational fear and needs revisiting.

It's not like having consensual sex with a 13 year old was significantly less severe in 1970 than it is today, but the penalty today is anywhere from several years to several decades in prison whereas back then it was essentially a slap on the wrist and a couple of months in prison or community service.
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>>59592603
>It's just the state pushing to reduce teen pregnancy costs and eventual welfare and all that.
Trying to prevent teen pregnancy through law and threats of severe jailtime is a result of Christian voters.

>If it were due to Christians, the most religious areas of the country would have the higher age of consent laws, and it's for the most part the exact opposite.
Oh wow, Christians are hypocrites and bigots, who could have known?!

Mormons obviously think that marrying at age 13 is okay, but non-marital sex is bad and damaging.
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>>59592457
pedophile is someone who targets prepubescence age

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>spatry is in rehab again
well I guess we won't see any new linux distributions for another year
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>>59591933
Fuuuuuck. Not again.

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>friends start playing computer games online again
>Hey anon, want to play?
>meh my wallet is all the way on the other side of the room
>not to mention my computer is pretty old
>try downloading the game anyway
>shit is shit even on lowest settings
>barely even playable
>want to build a gaming computer now
>read endless articles
>watch endless youtube videos
>scroll through endless lists on parts sites
>justify $2000 price tag to myself somehow
>about to pull the trigger and buy all the parts
>decide to watch some game trailers to get me hyped
>realize I hate games

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>>59591386
faggot
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>>59591410
>>59591437
>>59591492
Heh.
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>>59591502
>Jews
Are better than you. Why does this make you mad goy?
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>>59591502
It really should say Iraq.
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>>59583745
Obviously. Unless you have a little farm in your courtyard you need to buy food. It's impossible to be happy when you are starving.

So buying shit will make you happy so to speak.

hey guys, whats the deal with the galaxy s8s cuved edge?
tell me why it is a bad idea!
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>touchwizz
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>>59591489
don't trust those people, they disagree to anything that is less than 10 yo anyway.
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>>59592426
>yo?
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>>59592261
it will probably get aosp like s7 did anyway
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>>59592633
year old :^)

Educate me please.

I'm getting 16 GB of RAM. Two 8 GB sticks. The sticks I have chose come in two forms for same price.

1. Single-Rank. 1Rx8. Based on eight 1G chips per module.

2. Dual-Rank. 2Rx8. Based on sixteen 512M chips per module.

Which is best?
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The ranks cannot be accessed simultaneously as they share the same data path.

so single rank?
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>>59592403

This is /g/
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>>59592412
no
buy in pairs of 2 for dual channel.
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>>59592463

Rank. Not channel.
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>>59592403
Do you even realize how stupid you are? Or is your stupidity too great for you to be able to tell? Either way, I'm sorry for your condition.

>>59592379
Single rank is faster and easier to access, but the difference isn't enough to justify spending notably more.

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Perfect phone doesn't exis-
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>>59586245
>2017
>needing to plug in your headphones
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>>59587749
>can't use with one hand
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>>59591417
first learn english and then kys mohammed.
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>>59591006
>plastic shit
yea, no thanks.
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>>59592152
>bluetooth "sound quality"
>with added bass
wow
o
w

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>hates windows 10 botnet and telemetry
>has android phone
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>>59589602
> not using a custom rom without gapps but with F-Droid and Yalp Store
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>>59590625
>affects nobody
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>>59591049

>>59589888
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>>59590253
>still a version behind
iPhones don't have this issue
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>>59592504
Yes they do.



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