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Three whole clicks!!! Is this the price we pay for diversity!?
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>>61507914
Why the hell does "Sign in to Sync" get top spot in that menu?
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Can you still do ricing with new engine?
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>>61508669
Yes. Looks at OP screenshot, there's a customize button in the menu.
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There's a separate bookmarks menu button dumbfag.

My only complaint is the lack of a history menu
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>>61508404
/thread
op kys

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I'm unsure if /g/ is the right place to ask but 4chan's been solving my problems for years and I don't exactly have a lot of other options, so here I am.

Getting to the point, my parents are getting on in years and none of us have very good memories, so there's been a lot of them forgetting things, not taking their meds, ignoring their alarms and so on, and I'm not able to take care of them 24/7. It's especially a hassle since my parents get embarrassed when it's me having to call them up and remind them of everything.

Recently my dad switched his TV service to a new company and as a bonus they gave him a free device with what I think is Amazon Alexa on it, but he had a hard time getting it to work and wound up just leaving it turned off. This gave me an idea though: years ago I got my mom a PDA to help her keep track of her medicine schedule, but she never used it and wound up losing it. She doesn't keep track of things on her phone either since it's too much of a hassle. But if I found a virtual assistant for one or both of them to help them take notes and set reminders and alarms, it could help them keep things in order.

So /g/, which of the virtual assistants on the market are probably the best to look into for them?
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Flash CM and Google Assistant on the cheapest Android tablet you can find. Or pirate Windows 10 and use Cortana.
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>>61506836
you need something like the amazon echo
I don't know if it has all this capability since I've never used it but, you want something that's always on, always listening and able to speak up with reminders and shit.
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>>61507413
How effective is Google Assistant? And why pirate Windows 10 instead of looking into buying it legitimately?

>>61507545
That does sound like what I'm looking for, and some research indicates it works with Alexa, something they already have (albeit that they don't use).
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As someone who has been through what you're trying to do (helping parents with technology)... From your description of your parents condition, it may be too late to introduce an automated reminder assistant. They would need to learn how to use the system. Even if you have a great system, they may not have the ability to EASILY interact with a disembodied verbal helper who doesn't understand basic rules of English. I applaud the attempt and wish you success.
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>>61506826
PS: Google Home already seem to have a more flexible verbal interface than Alexa. Google "google home vs alexa" and see what recent comparisons are saying. Alexa definitely has Google Home beat if all you want is a verbal shopping assistant. For almost every other use, Google Home wins easily.

Should I use Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Lubuntu, or Xubuntu?
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>>61509063
gentoo
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>>61509063
First time using Ubuntu? Use regular Ubuntu so you get the stock experience, then switch over if you don't like it.
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>>61509118
Debian has the same desktop environment (GNOME 3) as Fedora. I think OP would be more familiar with Debian more because Ubuntu is based off of Debian, and both use the Deb packaging system.
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>>61509156
Just like Debian, you can install Fedora with any desktop environment.

https://spins.fedoraproject.org/
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>>61509063
Tough question OP, but I've got help

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r2LBXjgte4E

AYYMD IN CHARGE OF ANYTHING

Hi /g/

I'm a programmer at a software company that is full of H1-B visa holders who write bad code, but manage to look productive because they write a lot of it and make frequent check-ins, etcetera. Basically they splatter something in there that works, and if they have to fix it several times, well, they look heroic for all the commits they make.

I recieved a bad performace review that basically said that I write very high-quality code, but not enough of it. They even referred to defect tracking and source control metrics as evidence. What are some sneaky things I can do during the next period before the review that improve my game (and it is a game at this point), but take advantage of the gap in quality (and have fun in the process)?

I was thinking of:

- Watching every commit they make, finding the problems myself, and then fixing them before they do.
- Making a truckload of individual commits for the tiny refactorings I would normally make while completing a feature, commenting on what was wrong with the code in the commit notes.
- Coming up with at least one thing to email the manager about every weekend to make it look like I'm thinking about this project all weekend.
- Asking for their tickets during stand-up meetings.
- Sending an email status report every day.
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>>61507110

I actually don't want a "good" performance review so much as a "not bad" performance review.
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>>61507131
It doesn't matter what you do, they're not going to be happy and pointing out glaring architectural errors will only result in more work for you, since you're be in charge of undoing all that shit code.
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tough call OP, whatever you do it seems the wrong choice.

I would personally imitate the H1-B visa holders and do whatever they do.

Also, next time vote for conservative politicians who don't outsource your job opportunities
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>>61507184

Conservatives fuck you over just as well. Trump is a little bit of an exception because he's a pseudo-nationalist and has to at least act like one sometimes.
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>>61507146

There's an ulterior motive here: I don't want a satisfying career there - all I want is enough money to keep going through grad school so I can get a satisfying career later.

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Post the best looking stuff.
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>>61485964

That game was scary. Never completed it.
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>>61493395
There's a webshop when they have a mint and in the orifginal packing Nokia phone like this in stock
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>>61507134
No sorry it looks older. It's something called an N90
Still has that double articulation though
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>>61508348
>posting my image

On average, self driving car technology is faced with a lot of challenges such as more than 5 million crashes take place annually and 22 percent of them are weather-related, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) reports.
http://www.thetelegraff.com/self-driving-car-technology/
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>>61508918
This but unironically.
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All they have to do is be better than people.
The ability to independently control each wheel at nanosecond reaction times is far beyond what people are capable of and as such, computers will actually have less trouble with extreme weather.
Not to mention the patience to just GO FUCKING SLOWER

GO SLOWER YOU STUPID CUNTS
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>>61507529
Cars won't get addicted to playing fucking Candy Crush on the road. They also won't need to look at what retarded shit their Facebook "friends" posted every 5 seconds.
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>>61508949
Go slower and keep more space.
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>>61508949
Not to mention each car can report patches of black ice and deep puddles to prevent losing control. Just being able to share hazard data will make things far easier to prevent.

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I have a small problem, I am able to switch on the majic flashing info box without a map I am now the IT guy for the rest of the workers in the hive mind.
where do i start with internet security, password protection etc is there a book?
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>>61508618
You're saying that you became the unofficial IT guy at your company?

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What's the fidget spinner of linux distros and programming languages?
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>>61507567
arch
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>>61507567
Literally Ubuntu. The logo even had the bearings in it.
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Ubuntu; Python
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>linux distros
Arch Linux

>programming languages
Haskell

Both offer something entirely pointless to the user to spend hours and hours fiddling with in order to accomplish nothing except feeling accomplished.

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So I'm currently using Cox internet with 100 Mb/s speeds with decent latency and usually have no issues with the speed I do receive. However, I'm concerned that some of the video streaming going on in my house is maxing my bandwidth even with my router's QoS profile set up.

The prospect of newer and faster internet is very appealing to me. I'm interested in getting the Century Link 1Gb/s fiber that's available in my Las Vegas neighborhood for like 15 dollars more, but I see tons of shit reviews for Century Link. Granted, the bad reviews are probably over their shit-tier 40Mb/s and under internet that would probably deserve those reviews. Does anyone have Century Link fiber service and can recommend it? I'm just hesitant since Century Link always seemed like a shittier B-service for poor people and now they offer a gigabit connection, which is supposed to be a quality thing now.
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>>61508056
Yeah, I live just off of horse and fort apache.
>but I'd still get cox for tv.
I don't have TV, so it's just internet for me. Since you seem to be local I'm paying 70 for Cox internet and the gigabit pre taxes is 85 without their "modem" rental fee (which is just a wifi gigabit router with PPoE and VLAN tagging).
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>>61508255
>I don't have TV, so it's just internet for me.
I read that centurylinks modem is shit tier if you bundle tv, so it would've been good to separate services if you needed that.
>Since you seem to be local I'm paying 70 for Cox internet and the gigabit pre taxes is 85 without their "modem" rental fee (which is just a wifi gigabit router with PPoE and VLAN tagging).
Ask about the data cap before you make the switch. Gigabit sounds awesome for $85+ unless it has some retardedly low data cap.
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>>61508650
>Ask about the data cap
Supposedly it doesn't apply to gigabit customers, since Century Link just encourages you to use a higher tier plan if you go over and the gigabit plan is the highest. Also Cox now has 1TB data caps for Vegas, too.
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>>61508801
>Supposedly it doesn't apply to gigabit customers
gigabit+no caps for $85. Fuck yea I'd switch.
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>>61508868
Well I guess it's time for me to shop for a new router that supports VLAN tagging. Any suggestions for high end wifi-ac routers?

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>ancient tech
>$50

Why are firewire cards so expensive?
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Sells for $10 on Amazon India desu
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>newegg price: $25
You're holding it wrong.
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>>61507957
The chip alone is $10 in singles from Avnet.
>nice fuses btw
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>>61507957
That's because PCI-SIG would rather have US Customs and Border Protection seize devices that aren't certified through them as counterfeit to shit up the war on actual counterfeit stuff.
You can bet your ass they were foaming at the mouth at the possibility to do this with the RX 480 at launch when it sipped more power than allowable through the PCIe slot.
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>>61508798
>tfw in the UK

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Are Xeons good or just a meme? I'm building a new PC that will run many processes at once and I'm thinking why not buy 2 Xeon E5 2670s ?
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>>61505613
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my cpu work well as desktop
CPU: Intel Xeon L5408 (4) @ 1.600GHz
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>>61507830
Holy shit
Reeeeeeeeeeeee
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>>61506600
I haven't used their stuff in 5 years because installers came bundled with like 3 layers of aggressive adware. That and ccleaner has done more harm than good for the PC landscape.
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>>61505613
>intel
>good at anything
Not anymore.

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Reminder that you can't escape the botnet. Your choice of hardware, operating system, web browser or anything else is completely irrelevant.
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>>61507455
Is kolibri os a botnet?
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>>61507455
The only way to escape the botnet is to go off the grid.
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>>61508782
facial recognition on security cameras.

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>/g/ tells me to invest in AMD
>spend my savings on zen processors and am4 motherboards
>price still isn't higher than when I bought them

Have I been meme'd?
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>>61507722
Insert them into you're moms vagina
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>>61507722
hoarding cunt
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should have bought G4560 CPUs instead
prices have doubled
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>>61507722
kek

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What services are you running?

Did you fall for the smb/samba meme? NFS is truly better

What are you running on pfsense/your router?
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>>61506522
10M or 10m anon
10M is nothing to complain about
if its 10m you can still do one stream just fine with transcoding
dynamic ip is easy to get around with dynamic dns service
https://github.com/pboehm/ddns here is one to host your own, with demo site you can use easily

hetzner have shit peering
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>>61506730
i really should finish my posts

hetzner has shit peering and kimsufis 100mbit gets to be kinda slow
soyoustart is best imo but hetzner is fine most of the time
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>>61506745
Sorry, it's really 10m
I don't really want to use anything cloud, so I guess I'll get some large HDDs and get something running next month. I have an old xeon x3450 lying around.
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>>61499575
have you looked at sonarr/radarr instead of couchpotato/sickrage? for me they have been a lot less hassle and more accurate/efficient with picking media and handling errors/failures.
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>>61507189
can't say i blame you for that



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