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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:
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help /g/
I need a new phone but I can't find anything that suits my wants.
I need a phone that is not 5.1 inches large. I like 5.0 or 4.7 inches
if possible vanilla version of latest android
micro sd a must
don't care about battery, if removable its a plus
3GB of RAM
latest / snappy processor.
at least 32GB of internal storage
Decent Camera

Do any android phones match this criteria? I don't want to buy a shitsung s6 and pay a grand for 128gb storage and have a phablet in in my pocket...I'm waiting for the Z4 Compact but not sure if its coming to the states; if anyone has anything better to suggest, it'd be greatly appreciated.
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>xperia z3c
>not good camera

Keep spreading FUD.
OP here, thanks anon for the suggestions; I am stuck with kit kat right now so I am ready to move to 5.1 lolipop. I want at least 3gb of ram and a sd card and a good camera
Well then I'm afraid the LG G3 or G4 are your only options, even though they're over 5 Inches.
There's no smallish phones with that specs.
The z3c has 2GB of ram, sd card and good camera though.

For more ram, you only have the z3, or the lg g3 or something.
>want an HTC M8
>my carrier doesn't have it anymore, just the inferior M9

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This is so stupid. Fuck Google.

Also I hate how the internet is getting worse all the time.
Nowadays you can't even get a decent email provider that doesn't treat you like a retard and/or requires a fucking phone number.
make your own?

Help me /g/, I cant decide between 24 CRF or 28 CRF for a ripping a big ass DVD collection.

The collection in mind is MAD TV seasons 1 and 2, both totaling around 30 hours. My goal is to collect all seasons and archive them in a 64GB microsd to watch them on my Note 3 later. Pretty old show but I really liked the clips on youtube.

Anyway, I did 5 test encodes of random 10 minute clips (all with 80 kbps vorbis audio) and found out that on average 28 QRF = ~22MB/10 min and 24 QRF = ~37MB/10minutes. So since there are 321 episodes of around 45 mintues, 28 QRF would give me around 31GB for all 12 seasons and 24 QRF would give me around 54GB for all 12 seasons.

God dam, now that all that math is done all that is left is quality. I don't want a placebo 100-300GB archive but I don't want too see too many artifacts either. Maybe you all have more experience in video encoding.

>Is 28 QRF something you would use to encode a dvd collection or is the quality so appalling that you would only use 24 QRF or below?
I ask this because I can't bring myself to decide on either one.
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>a smoother colour transition in 10bit colour would look identical to the same transition in 8bit colour because it's not possible for your eyes to actually see the difference.

You are retarded. You are speaking about color gamut and not bit depth.
Low bit depths at wide gamuts will produce visible color banding.
just read the actual thread. We're talking about codecs here and not 10-bit monitors. 10-bit video codecs are retarded when you're just using 8-bit monitors anyways and especially if the source is 8-bit.
What difference does 10-bit video make if the monitor your watching it on is 8-bit? You'll get the banding no matter what.
10 bit encoding is nothing to do with the output depth. As I've mentioned previously, it refers to the internal depth and acts as a means of reducing rounding errors that would occur when using only 8 bits for calculations.
When comparing older vs new codec you cannot expect to have same quality at same fps.
So encoding x265 at 50fps vs x264 at 50fps will yield better quality for x264.
You should be ready to sacrify performance for a new codec.

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Alright let's see all of your favorite programming languages.
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I wanted to make fun of you but realized that the world is headed this way. Within 10 years, the vast majority of paid software engineers will have only ever used javascript.

Such a horror.
Call me pleb, but I really like to write Ruby.

BTW I'm currently looking for job and only shit in my country is Java and PHP and I really don't wanna get back to PHP from Rails, so I've been thinking about Java.

I've had few courses in school with Java and I've made few little programs for myself in C#, but I don't know how much junior java developer should know... about Java.
fn add(a: i32) -> Box<Fn(i32) -> i32> {

Nice meme.
Why doesn't Rust use a : like Pascal and ML do? Why does it need both Fn and -> instead of i32 -> i32 or Fn(i32) i32?
Why does an expression-based language have C-like syntax if some braces aren't even blocks?
Why do you need Box and move when a modern compiler can figure this out? It's the 2010s not the 1970s.
It's because Rust doesn't curry.
a -> b -> c
really means
a -> (b -> c)
. The
Fn(a, b) -> c
shows that Fn(...) is the arguments tot he function, although not sure why it isn't just
(a, b) -> c
like ML does for tuple arguments. The -> between is just retarded but it is basically mixing the type into the declaration more than ML would do. I do agree with what you have to say though, it is a terribly designed language.
im still just using c++11
Haven't needed any 14 features yet

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Why haven't you pledged yet, /g/?

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The act of wrapping a belt around your wang is going to take some getting used to.

>The realization that eye movements performed in dreams may affect the dreamer's physical eyes provided a way to prove that actions agreed upon during waking life could be recalled and performed once lucid in a dream. The first evidence of this type was produced in the late 1970s by British parapsychologist Keith Hearne. A volunteer named Alan Worsley used eye movements to signal the onset of lucidity, which were recorded by a polysomnograph machine.

3 seconds in google
Seems cool...
I'm not sure how you'd manage the earbuds, though. It feels like they could easy get tangled if you move around a lot in your sleep.
Also, I am something of a fatty, with much of the shaft hidden in the fat deposits in the mons pubis when flaccid, so how wide is the belt?
If it's more than an inch or so, I might have trouble fitting it under the ridge and it might slip off in my sleep.
>Also, I am something of a fatty, with much of the shaft hidden in the fat deposits in the mons pubis when flaccid
Holy shit, please just kill yourself
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>I am something of a fatty, with much of the shaft hidden in the fat deposits in the mons pubis when flaccid,

I had this cool idea of tabbing windows in M$ Windows.

Why is this not a thing yet? Found out that you can already do this in GNU/Linux.

Or is there a program already?

I never used WinAPI. Would it be hard to program something like this?

I need this so bad to get my life together. Please help.
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it means that it works great

can you set multiple tabs ?
Hey ... open up visual studio and load up your project. Then do it again. DO IT!
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It would be pretty useless if you couldn't have multiple tabs.
Windows is shit, don't waste your time.
How can you do it in Linux?
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Unfortunately, Visual Studio is a WPF application, so it seems it can't remove the title bars.

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old thread >>48100647

what are you working on /g/?
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If you can't deal with politics in the sandbox you're in now, you're going to have a hell of a time when you get out into the real world, sonny boy.

What you turn in matters less than how well you do it, and you need to quit wasting precious time. Pick something relevant to the class and get to work on it. Come back to /dpt/ when you have substantive questions, and you'll get help. In the meantime, quit shitposting.
/g/ can help you on your group project anon, ik ill try to

quads dont lie
It starts on that board in the pic. Each circle has an arrow. The starting amount of either color is predetermined for each, but not the directions of the arrows. You're green and start on the top left, computer starts on bottom right as red.

You click on your own cells and they rotate clockwise. The goal is to eliminate the enemies' cells by absorbing them. When a cell rotates it infects whichever cell it points to, and if that one points to another it also infects it, so on and so forth until the chain breaks. If there's a cell that's 'pointing' (not being pointed to) to an infected one, it becomes infected as well.

It's a lot more complicated to explain than actually playing it.
That sounds fun. What exactly are you having problems with? The actual GUI, or representing the state of the board in code?
I'll try it out then, be back in a few minutes


>Card launches next week.

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Five dollar and happy ending.
Not everyone is retarded enough to buy a shitty CPU either
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This graph is shit
I have a r9 290 and im geting a solid
55 fps average
45 low
60 high
Why the fuck did you take a camera picture of your monitor?
did anyone other than >>48109278 bother checking the source?
try that, then try shitposting some more

/p/ edition

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should be
Just bought this for $150.

Did I do well?
No jumping date, minute and hour hands are nearly indistinguishable, text on day and month isn't arched around the center. What kind of POS watch is this?
Does it work? Is it real? If so, then yes, that's a good price if the watch is in decent condition.
Also, here's my Poljot De Luxe that arrived today - Needs a leather NATO though.

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>tfw windows will never look this good
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Pantheon has nothing special going for it. Plus eOS is an old unstable piece of crap.
Ubuntu MATE + Eleven profile + some Zuki theme = eOS deprecated
>werks on my machine
Excuse me, it's spelled EOs. I won't let you misrepresent my brand, asshole.
Check em

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Fedora 22 Final status is Go, release on May 26, 2015

Most obvious one:

Beware RPMFusion isn't ready yet:
They are still busy with their git/koji transition, so wouldn't expect a resolution soon.
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>from the screenfetches I see. fedora seems more "bloated" than mint.
Package count has nothing to do with bloat. Fedora has a much more modular methodology towards packaging. LaTeX is an easy example. Ubuntu bundle a shit load of texlive components into texlive-*-extra packages, while Fedora un-bundles as much as humanly possible. If you want texlive-harvard, you install texlive-harvard. Not texlive-bibtex-extra.

Like, most people don't realize the chromium tarball is 2GB, and includes pretty much every library it uses because Google forked whenever they needed something. Debian? Oh yeah sure wrap that shit up with a bow we'll just put it in one package. Fedora? Fuck that noise - we aren't packaging 30 chromium-specific libraries or shipping a monolithic package that has its own fucking sqlite fork.

I did. All the posts are dated 5+ years and concerning the old 2.6 versions. People also suggested the exact same solution (using the actual new, LTS kernel) and it makes sense.

Either way, this is obviously not an issue for thousands of people, all who keep using it without any problems. Luckily, there are other distributions and you can use those if this is really bothering you that much. But suggesting that this is a "critical bug", which should prevent someone from using the distribution is just ridiculous.
The particular weird ass bug that I have is not being able to display anything at all.. which is a shame, since I quite like Gnome 3 and gnome shell
>On the other hand, it also forces you to think, so you learn a bit about the OS here and there.
that's not really an argument.
most people learn by reading a textbook with clear explanations, not c&p random things from the internet.
nor do you really learn about the OS, because there's no such thing as for Linux, but you learn mostly gentoo.
you will utterly fail your RHCA test (you know some real Linux cert for real jobs) if you only know gentoo.
It's all matter of your preference, like with everything tbh
From my experience (if you disregard the package count available from the repos, which is considerably lower than ubuntu's) fedora seems to be as seamless as ubuntu, while being much more secure.
It also doesn't introduce distro specific bugs like debian/ubuntu, but their devs try to push all their fixes upstream (and i consider this good approach).

What i don't like is the build system.
Compared to building .debs, building .rpms is a lot more hassle.

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Post your battlestation /g/ents
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All of the artwork and yellow box on your walls are obviously fake.

What are you even trying to do here
you dont have to like anime to post here
but you shouldnt make a shit load of posts on how much you hate anime when its a large part of a lot of the boards here
i mean you dont go to a police station and start talking about how much you hate cops and then get mad when they want you to leave and start saying that you were here to use the bathroom and that they should deal with it since some people dont come here for the police
what audio setup do you have there?
i was going to move in with my brother and some friends and try to make a setup like this
but then one of the friends knocked up his girlfriend so the plan fell through and now i have to stay with my mom
a damn shame we were about the sign a lease on an entire house for fuckin pennies
Thanks brah, still a WiP.

The pc isn't that impressive, old i5, couple of ssds, 8gig ram, r9 280x.

Dell ips screen and a very old 19" I removed the matte film on to get it glossy. That converted me onto glossy screens but it's so rare.

The thing under the keyboard, logitech k810, is just a bambu/string "table cloth", most designer stores has them.

Bought some new shit at ikea so an update should be coming any day.

Hello everyone i was wondering what would be the best tool/language to upload videos to websites like sisters to youtube?
I want to automate the process any suggestions ?
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I thought those were deal fried puppies at first
I never knew /G/ had such a chicken craving RN
lol this.

thought some crazy chinese guy had fried some live dogs on his grill
I also assumed Asian had done it
>chinese name and website
They probably got fried for real shortly after the pic

Is this laptop worth anything?

like i need to buy a budget laptop and thats my max?

should i get that?
Will it blend?

Does your language only have ? at the end?
I find it pretty annoying to read it?
I think the laptop is not your priority?
I think you need to assess why you need a laptop?
Also figure out what you are going to use it for?
I'm starting to like this?
being this much of a newfag, end yourself /g/ is not your techsupport do research on you own and acutaly learn something

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