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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:
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Always check the catalog before creating a thread:

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Okay so I need to get the data from the old HDD on my computer, yada yada yada.

But this thing is behaving really strange. Everytime I connect it to my computer all three partitions show up but only one can be opened. If I try to open the main one the status bar just lingers towards the end. Many times windows freezes up or the screen becomes completely green with the exception of one chrome window.

If I connect it to another computer only one of the two drivers install and the partitions don't show up at all

In Testdisk it gets stuck on please wait while it's supposed to load the drives, same thing in EaseUS Data Recovery. Recuva or Crystal Disk Info won't even open up if it's connected. They open up immediately after I disconnected though.

And somehow Crystal Disk Info got the info of the drive when it opened up even after I removed it. What's even more weird is that it's not even a failed drive, it should be loading up (pic in next post)

What the fuck is going on?
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>>46763842
its dead. no amount of "messing around with it" will get your stuff back. the other alternative is to send it to a pro data recovery shop (expensive but if you data is that important)

btw did you even try that hdd regen program (yeah its a pay program but there are cracks for it)
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>>46763879
Which one?

As I was saying here
>>46763693

Would you be able to help me with the process I listed? Even if it doesn't work if you help me through the entire process I will pay you
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>>46763693
>>46763842
$30 to show you how to recover data? LOL. If the information is that valuable to you, where are the backups? If you have no backups (bad anon) then pay up for professional data recovery solutions. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO RECOVER THE DATA YOURSELF as it might make the situation even worse.
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>>46763932
I really don't have the money to pay for the professionals and by the time I got it the drive would probably be completely ded.

I swear I will pay you, if it's as easy as you say then why not just take the offer?
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>>46763842
If it's really important to you, then you should go take it and go to an expert in order to recover your data.
It should cost you around 100 euros.

Asking from someone on g to "guide" you through skype is extremely stupid. They don't give a shit whether you save your data or not.

There are many data recovery programs on the internet, but once again, if your data is important to you (and yes, memories (photos/videos) is important), I would suggest you to stop experimenting with the disk and take it to an expert, as they other anon suggested above.

I hope that after this, will you will buy an external drive and use it as backup for your data.

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>i have v6.3 and v6.3a
>also have v7.1 and 7.1a

Which one do you consider the safest, that is "before pic related"
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https://truecrypt.ch/downloads/
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>OP here...

i just wanna dump business stuff on hidden volume, no nsa please
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Isn't that just Sourceforge? They bundle malware with their installers.

so, /g/, what browser for win7?
your sticky doesn't say anything really about it
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I used FF. Eventually switched to IE.
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>>46763217
this

I still use FF on leenoocks tho
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>>46762762
Try StrokesPlus, it's lightweight program for mouse gestures not only for IE
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>>46762599
this not to mention with unsigned extensions being banned on mozilla you can bet im staying with pale moon
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>>46763840
>2015
>using placebo moon
Enjoy your incompatible addons, no Youtube 60FPS, slower performance and no new features.

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How do you stay productive, /g/?

Pic not related.
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Caffeine, other people around me being productive (pair programming is so draining but holy shit so much gets done), and, if I'm really not into what I'm doing or just very tired or something, using a time boxing technique like Pomodoro can really help.
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>>46757676
Every time my boss asks me for an estimate, I multiply it by 2x before I give it to him.
And then he multiplies it by 1.5x before telling the client how much service hours it will cost.
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i'll let you know once i've figured it out
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>>46758447

Fugg i do the same u nigger. Ony 1 meal per day. Life is short, why waste time on eating.
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>>46762012
>Say no to TV
>Say yes to Reading a Book

Is this going to be a good browser?
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Trident engine with Chrome addons?

Fuck yea i'm excite
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>>46763732
I disagree.. It loads pages pretty fast but it still doesn't have that "buttery smooth" feeling that chrome has. When spartan comes out for real though with extensions I'll probably switch
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Is micro$ kyoAni of /g/?
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I'm expecting decent things from Cortana-enabled browsing and I'm not even a decent fan of halo (but I did play the games because my older brother wanted to co-op). The name and everything just seems good and the general windows 10 is exactly what windows 8 should have been to begin with. I'm expecting huge things from Microshaft this year otherwise it's a permanent switch to linux from me.
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>>46763257
> HTML support still shit as fuck to keep devs using .NET GUI apps
Can you elaborate? What do you mean?

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In light of all the recent µBlock shilling, it'd be nice to have a thread on any and all downsides (if any) of µBlock.
If you are currently using, or have used, µBlock - post your bad experiences here.

I'm probably not alone in being curious of it but would like some objective reviews before taking a shot at it.
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>>46763925
>implying
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>This add-on has not been reviewed by Mozilla.

for what reason
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My only complaint is I have to manually update it and it has a lot of fucking updates making this a constant thing, especially with my update fetish.
I could automate this with a script but meh.
Frankly a small problem in the grand scheme of things, it has blown adblock out of the water and I've replaced it on all my systems with this.
Performance has improved in firefox somewhat, which is amazing considering how fucked up firefox is getting with every update.
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I did let /g/ shill me into Ublock. I think adblock + and adblock edge got the job done better. Ever since I started using Ublock I am getting very small ads on youtube videos and I did see one pop up on a random website.

I am fully willing to admit it might be that I just haven't configured it properly. Also I think I am still on the first release. Does this thing auto update?
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>>46763648
>and its lack of switching to Australus is reason enough to use it.

Except there's an extension that does the same thing...

Fuck you and Placebo Moon.

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>>46761734
All dat CAT
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>>46762894
Until its cool again after 30 years.
Except the 80's. The 80's will never be cool "again" because they were never cool in the first place. Hell even the first bits of the 90's were pretty much sleeping off the last bits of the bad hangover from the 70's that was the 80's.
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>>46763685
80s were cool in the late 00's late 10's though. It's all about the 90's now, what the fuck you talking about?
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>>46761734
I remember watching this shit just to see the videogames she played, I found them fun as fuck.

I realy miss this show, it's still one of my all time GOTY, but then it started to shit up with puberty and MUH ROMANCE.
Just give me random topics and fights with her Brother and I'm ok.
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>>46762894
Shut up 2000 born.

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I feel dizzy when watching 60fps videos.

Anybody else feel this way too? I don't get the hype for it. It doesn't feel natural
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>>46763045
My point here; >>46762965 (You)
is that it doesn't matter what the frame rate is, if you have functioning eyeballs, you will still see it.
I am not really invested in this whole debate. I don't play vidya. I am more interested in the world ending than I am in ignoring it.
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There was a "pc master race" guy who did a blind test with 144hrz vs 60hrz monitors, and most people couldn't tell the difference.
Can the Average Gamer See More than 60Hz??? NCIX Tech Tips: http://youtu.be/yWEpIwNDeCA
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>>46762989
>>46763045
The human eye maxes out at about 20000fps in my testing, using a strobing LED as test signal. However, about 1000fps is probably enough for all natural motion.
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>>46763948
Invalid test, framerate was below refresh rate.
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>>46763948
did you watch it?
if so you would see that indeed you can tell, everytime if its a 144 or 60
that "average gamer" was just some slacker who couldnt tell his asshole from his elbow but Linus could tell every time.

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What are you working on, /g/?

Discuss
>languages
>frameworks
>ideas
>current work
>any other stuff related to webdev
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>>46761968


Where are you learning React? So little shit about them out there so far. Are there any proper courses up yet?
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Uh nothing special compared to you masters.

Good friend runs a music blog (Wordpress). Now every post has its own audio player for each audio attachment.

He wants to have just one standalone player which continues playing while browsing the site. So just a bit of Ajax. Also wants Soundcloud links to be playable in this player...

Just started and was stuck for a LONG time.

Guys... is programming for me? Sometimes I don't think it is because I could be stuck at the most simplest problem ever. (I'm a noob, I need to start somewhere)
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>>46762744
>>46762714
Not the one who asked, but if anyone could give us a good intro to backend with command line... would be great.

I am familiar with it, I've been using Unix on my laptop for a while now.

I think I'll get a new hard drive for my pc so I can try Gentoo lel.
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>>46763899

facebook.github.io/react

welcome to the latest technology. Welcome to a framework only neckbeards and plebs won't take the time to learn. Welcome to the future. Welcome, my friend.
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>>46763982
shiet thats it? only the getting started/tutorial and docs to read?

I'll get through that pretty quick, i need some assistance taking it to the next level

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ITT;

judge people based on VMs
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>mfw the title bar of my programs are gone
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>>46763886
>judging software based on their website
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76 VMs, 47-49 concurrently running. There are some ebian instances, most are gantoo lunigs. Running HyperV on wendys server 2012.
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>>46763859
Gnome boxes
Arch Linoox
Herbstluftwm
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How the fuck do they even sell ESXi without releasing any source?
Isn't it based on linux?

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http://www.redditblog.com/2015/02/announcing-winners-of-reddit-donate.html

>8. Free Software Foundation

What has /g/ ever done for the FSF except send inane emails to the creator?
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>>46763311
heck, threads related to windows and mac, let alone related windows and apple, even exist here. they should only be about beheading microsoft, apple or anyone else related to proprietary software development or usage, otherwise those threads should be classified as haram here.
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>>46763425
10% of their revenue goes to charity
Each charity gets $82,000~
There are 10 charities
10 * $82,000 = $820,000
$820,000 / 10% = $8,200,000
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>>46763283
>9. Freedom From Religion Foundation
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>>46763425
>>46763415
Retards detected.
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>>46763311
>never heard of the stepping stone theory.

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>2015
>he still hasn't switched away from the brutally slow Adblock Plus to the lean and mean uBlock master race!

For the uninitiated, here is everything you need to know about uBlock and why it is the future of browser-based blocking

https://github.com/gorhill/uBlock

Adblock Plus is officially kill. uBlock is all that matters now.

Say no to the Adblock Plus shills that will attack this thread. Say yes to real grassroots, open-source, independent blocking with uBlock!
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>>46751223
>>but newfags on /g/ are autists

No
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>>46753242
It's like you don't read anything and want people to spoonfeed you.
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So good
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>>46753242

hogs less ram, has better UI
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>>46762331
Better working UI, but not better looking.

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Last thread:
>>46753446

If you can't be bothered to:
>search it
>lurk moar
>git gud

Then this thread is for you!
Post your simple/stupid questions here, ONCE.
You are NOT entitled to an answer.

Redirect or ignore anybody asking stupid questions outside this thread by
Using
>>>/g/sqt



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>>46763890
Thanks a bunch. I didn't know that.
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Are Programming Audio-books worth it? I have a part-time job that allows me to listen to audio only.
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My firefox is going all fucked up, sometimes when I click to open the menu it pops up for a second then closes but the icon is still pushed in like it's open (pic related). When I try to open it again it only shows the customize, ? and (') [close firefox] options.

Closing and reopening firefox fixes it but it's fucking annoying.
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>>46763594
Nekopara works under wine perfectly fine.
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cherry blue okay for gaming Y/N

Firefox 36.0 released a stable version of youtube 60fps!
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>can't set default zoom level for all sites without using an addon
into the trash it goes
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>>46762677
>your browser doesn't support h.264
wot
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>>46762677
http://www.ghacks.net/2014/07/25/enable-mse-h2-64-support-youtube-firefox-right-now/
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>>46761928
personally I'm more excited for project silk with its long time goal to achieve stable 60fps with vsync all the time while browsing.

Here you can see that atm no matter which browser you use stable 60 fps are a dream:
http://www.vsynctester.com/
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>>46763018
that is blatantly wrong.


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