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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, use /wsr/ - Worksafe Requests or one of the following:
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 or by clicking on [Search]

Always check the catalog before creating a thread:

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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
http://www.gizchina.com
http://www.gizmochina.com

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h e l p
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>>56799269
i have a oneplus x and its getting so bad. frequent crashes and reboots and all my apps cannot stay within memory. fucking ridiculous
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OK guys, HTC 10 or Iphone 7? Dubs decide, ordering today!
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bumping this >>56794447
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>>56799340
If you care about audio? HTC 10 my man, it's worth more than the pricetag of the 7 unless you LOVE iOS

What is the best alternative to VLC?
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VLC
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>>56794915
Faggot, please.
Anime - MPV
Other shit - VLC
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>>56794915
whatever that stupid purple thing is that /g/ shills the fuck out of everyday. I guess.
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>>56794915
I use SMPlayer with mpv as the back end. I'm pretty happy with it.
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>>56794915
the previous version of VLC

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>Zen is STILL using PGA
lmao JUST fuck my shit up
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>>56799169
Bending a pin back is free.
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>>56797606
>No Equivalent
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>>56799226
I have fixed lga 1150 socket once, pretty damn hard work. Haven't unbent them super fine, the PC started and posted though I didn't give a damn.
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>people arguing over fucking contacts

Who gives a shit where the pins are
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>>56799226
>>56799231
>>56799239
I can't believe I got so many people with this low level bait.

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Tell me your computer-crime stories, /g/! Did you get caught? Did you get away with it? Let us know.
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>>56799145
is getting caught part of anyones master plan?
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>>56799167
of course
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>>56799145
Got a copywright fine for torrenting call of jaurez back in 2007 from a private law firm. £30 for the game and £500 for all leeches I seeded like 30kb of data too. Sent a letter back acting like I dont know what torrenting was. Was never chased up. Months later the firm gets shut down as its owner was getting bomb threats and courts said they were out for easy money. People got letters from them for downloading gay porn and their familys opened them.
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I got caught fucking OP's mom over a game of call of booty. My punishment was chicken tendies for dinner
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>>56799289
>People got letters from them for downloading gay porn and their familys opened them.
kek

Any unifags here? Starting soon and wondering if this kind of set up is often allowed in lectures; although I doubt most normies would even think about it. But why buy a chromebook or memepad if you're only use it to take notes, if a smartphone and a cheap bluetooth keyboard can do the job? I'm just worried most teachers would not allow it because they hate students playing with smartphones
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>>56799266
>The screens are distracting
Nobody cares, you're not 12 faggot.
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>>56799266
>have a phone with competent auto brightness
>set quiet hours based on your schedule
Do people really not use their phone like literal smartphones??
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>>56799311
No, normies don't have a fucking clue how to use anything. Tbh only people with crippling autism should be allowed into STEM
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>>56798950
Implying you aren't paying normie girls in dinner and gifts before sex

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canu name these apps? lets have competition! who can answer as many wins
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>>56794677
>CoreTemp
>uPlay
>putty
>FRAPS
>muh gaems
>Missing item
>Vivaldi
>File explorer
>???
>missing program
>MSI Memeburner
>PIA, use OpenVPN you fag
>FlashGet
>An eye

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That uplay shit, fraps, vivaldi, msi afterburner, down there you have epsxe, pcsx2, ppsspp, dolphin, Lightroom, Handbrake
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>>56794677
>botnet
>botnet
>botnet
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>>56794677
Should've put in a screencapping program you retard.
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>>56794677
why did you censor some of them? are there porn apps i should know about?

>Headphone purchase advice
http://pastebin.com/fYZLW7Ub

>/g/ wiki headphone FAQ
https://wiki.installgentoo.com/index.php?title=Headphones

>Last thread
>>56766643
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At what price point can I get it all: good bass, and clarity on mids and highs with no compromise or muddiness?
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>>56799168
You can probably get that at around the $300-400 price mark with a compromise on comfort due to weight with magnaplanars alike the HE400S.
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>>56799168
Under $100. MDR-V6 or MDR-7506 is the cheapest that will do what you want.
>>56799233
HE-400S sound like ass, dunno why the audio press likes them so much, the measurements are nothing special too.
>>56798993
Motherboard model?
>>56790330
SE215?
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>>56799287
>HE-400S sound like ass
>If you don't like a sugg-
Oh.
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>Budget
$350-400
>Location
Japan
>Source
PC mostly, sometime from my AK100II
>Preferred type of headphone
Fullsize one
>Open or closed
Either works fine
>Comfort level
Much needed because i'll be using it daily when i'm working on my comp
>Preferred tonal balance
Preffered neutral sound
>Past headphones

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Hey /g/ I'm trying downgrade Windows 10 to 7 I have the boot/recovery disk for 7 but when I boot it though Legacy and get it going , when it choose custom install it says it can't be installed on any of the partition disks, there's an option to format them but Idk if that's what I should do to make it work and I can't find anything online that's what time trying to do just pointless simple shit, please help
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>>56797428
Windows 10 fucks up the drive so you can't install a win 7 or a Linux on the partition, even after wiping.

Try formatting the partition while changing the file system, like 2 formats - 1 to fat32, another one back to NTFS. If works in most cases. If doesn't work low-level format the whole drive. Then it's guaranteed to work.
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I just installed Arch as a meme. What do i do now?

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Old thread: >>56790078

What are you working on, /g/?
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I need a break from web shit, does anyone know a quick and fun C book?
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>>56799234
Why are you writing it in C?
Was this a design choice or you just like the language?
And how does writing web stuff in C compare to things like Java or Python?
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>>56799320
>fun C
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>>56797672
and then that C programmer is dropped into C++ land (because there are no C jobs anymore), calls a function in the "do something" space that throws an exception and he ends up never getting to fclose(fp) and now has a resource leak.

when will the C meme end?
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>>56799320
K&R, alternatively Expert C.

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>>56770671

>New to /ptg/? Have an inquiry? Consult the wiki or the PDF before asking redundant questions
https://wiki.installgentoo.com/index.php/Private_trackers
http://a.pomf.cat/ameuju.pdf

>If you have a question check Google and if you can't find an adequate answer, ask here.

>What.CD interview info:
https://www.whatinterviewprep.com/ and the wiki

>Various tracker IRCs and sites open for signup:
http://pastebin.com/dD3cqWKc (embed) (embed) (embed) (embed)

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

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>>56799238
Wild Child?
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>>56799222
Yes, what are you having trouble understanding?
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>>56799251
If it's the one with emma roberts then yes.
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lmao dis nikkuh savage af b
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>>56799201
It's extremely easy to keep your head above water at AB. You're starting at one of the most generous trackers on the scene.

All 1080p torrents are freeleech, meaning they don't count against your ratio. Snatch a bunch of those for shows you've always wanted to watch and leave them seeding. You'll get a steady trickle of upload. Once every month or so the freeleech pool fills up with user donations and the entire site becomes freeleech for 48 hours. That's when you'll get a lot of your upload. Download popular old series that never got a BD release, like Monster and Rurouni Kenshin. Download VNs and 720p releases of long-running shows to save yourself some HDD space.

You can effectively keep an infinite ratio if you're patient.

Do you immediately lose all respect and dismiss any tech related opinions from someone when you notice they're an Appletard?
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>ACMT certified
>work at school
>appletards galore
>they will have their parents pay any price to fix it
>macbook covered in hookah water and hookah puck flakes
>girl literally spilled milk saturating her logicboard and destroying her phone and computer
>kids bring their parents because they blame me for the expensive repair
>get told by hundreds macbooks are advertised as impenetrable bunkers and made to sustain drops

Hook line and sinker everybody
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Yes I hate macfags so much, yesterday one came up to me with his stupid macbook bag and started to say something so I screeched as loudly as I could while pummeling my head with alternating hands to drown him out until he left. Fucking macfags
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Yes, but I also loose respect for people who blindly hate apple too. There are just tons of people who don't know shit who hate it just because they've been told to by some guy on Reddit or some shit.
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Of course not.
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>>56798879
>permanently engraving corporate logos and ceos onto your body
No wonder so many people are in debt over stupid purchases.

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>tfw fell for the DDR4 RAM meme
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>tfw fell for the 16GiB of RAM meme
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>>56798198
http://www.anandtech.com/show/9483/intel-skylake-review-6700k-6600k-ddr4-ddr3-ipc-6th-generation/7
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>tfw fell for the 32GiB of RAM meme
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>>56796682
You changed it, but you're still getting banned. Enjoy!
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>>56798313
shut up faggot, nobody gave you permission to speak

Hey /g/ I need to buy a laptop for my university classes. It will serve as my main machine so it has to be at least decently powerful. The main things In looking for are portability, battery life and a touchscreen would be a plus. Right now I'm choosing between a MacBook pro or surface pro but I heard bad things about them so I'm not sure now.


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