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>update ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04
>restart
>ugly as hell greeter
>wtf is this shit
>login
>left click does not work
>No more global menu. autistic titlebar
>ugly as hell icons
>have 2 click extra to do simple things like connect to wifi
>cant find logout and suspend. have to click extra buttons
>leaches out battery
>ui ugly and unresponsive, unintuitive as hell. the gdm greeter makes me vomit
why would anyone put this in their distro? What should I do now?
might as well install kali lanax or some meme distro. What is left of Ubuntu now?
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>>66034560
>What is left of Ubuntu now?
still the most popular linux distro for programming. any project that supports linux has been tested on ubuntu and has instructions for it. i still use their packages, on my laptop i have mint because the 18.04 update broke cinnamon, and on my desktop i just didn't update from 17.10.

cinnamon is still my favorite DE and i use it on ubuntu. it crashes once in a while and the themes are a little bit fucked up because the cinnamon ubuntu packages aren't maintained like the real ones on mint. i would just use mint but have had annoyances trying to compile and install stuff meant for ubuntu because some of their packages/default configs are different i guess.

budgie was the other DE that looked promising but ubuntu budgie was abysmal last time i tried it. i crashed it within like 10 seconds of installing by opening a settings menu and clicking on something. it worked well on solus but i don't want to be forced to use solus packages and default config
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>>66034560
Stay on 16.04.4, wait for 18.04.1.
Do not upgrade, perform a fresh install.
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>>66034560
*buntu is moving towards an IPO anyway
which means anyone still using it can enjoy frog in warming water style , ever increasing botnet from here on out

tl;dr switch to anything else (debian)
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>>66034560
Just install a DE that isn't completely terrible, like Mate or Cinnamon. Problem solved.
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>>66034560
Wait for unity 8 :)

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>be me
>computer science major
>professor asks me to do a proof by induction
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>>66034584
You don't have to show F(1)
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>>66032894
I did this in precalcculus
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Guys C final tomorrow and my pajeet professor said I can have two cheat sheets. I NEED a good grade, he makes us write programs on paper, one of those.
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>>66035203
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>>66035207
last one

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What is the best back end language for a newfag who only knows front end to learn?
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>>66035045
PHP.
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node.js

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What are you working on today, /g/?
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>>66035085
O_EXCL instructs this to fail with the error code EEXIST if pathname exists. So the process that succeeds in opening the file can safely write to it.
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C is retarded.
How C-nile will defend this?
int(*foo(int(*)(int, int(*)(int)), int))(int, int)
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I just got this book irl for C#. Could I still use it as a reference/ learning material in this day and age? Is the tech still applicable?

http://www.wrox.com/WileyCDA/WroxTitle/Professional-C-2005-with-NET-3-0.productCd-0470124725.html
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>>66034923
too many fucking brackets, the attempt at hierarchy is cute

>>66034955
too much white space in the brackets

>>66035164
not enough space


please read a book on code formatting or consider suicide.
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>>66035164
meanwhile in Rust
fn(fn(int, fn(int) -> int) -> int, int) -> fn(int, int) -> int

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Anyone here ever feel "phantom vibrations" from your phone?

I get them at work most often, it's weird feeling like you got a text when you didn't.
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>>66033654
I'd get that for awhile especially when a gf was texting me constantly. It kind of goes away if you get texted/calls less, or turn off vibe.

Shows you the complexity of the subconscious, fascinating.
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>>66035134
this
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>>66033654
its the nsa sending you silent mms messages containing 0day exploits
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>>66034744
Literal autism
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Ive read about this, turns out our brain recieves shitload of stimuli form the outside world and as we grow it learns to not pay attention to some weak vibrations, such as muscles twitching and shit like that. When we receive a lot of text messages brain again notices stuff that looks like phone vibrations

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why hasnt vr taken off like smartphones did?
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>>66032790
I don't actually own a set yet, but I'm debating whither to build a gaming pc that could do VR or taking a (short)trip to Tokyo, got enough saved for one or the other right now.
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>>66032883
Demo it at a store or get the Gear VR or something if you have a Samsung phone, or google cardboard if you have something else. You often find them cheap on ebay
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>>66029150
It's a dumb gimmick that requires getting out of my chair, so it's at best an infrequent casual source of entertainment. It fails in this regard in many ways due to the high price of entry and complexity of configuring the 3D space with cameras, giving yourself an adequate length of cable, and wearing the cumbersome headset.

For enthusiasts the current gen of headsets have less than desired display resolutions and no original titles for it have play times longer than 12 hours or mechanics more complex than what a toddler can comprehend.

I think high resolution headsets have a lot of potential, but so long as developers keep pairing them with motion controls, they will never advance.
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it's getting a following I use it often desu it is definitely THE FUTURE

>>>/vg/215477024
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>>66032346
Weebs >>>/a/

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Updated windows 10 and this shit happened. After startup and login I get an error message about system 32, which I will post next. Does anyone have experience with this bullshit?
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>>66035076
>month of May is the 0.6 part of a year
pajeets are worthless
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>>66035128
IM FUCKING WHITE AUSTRALIAN U GOOK
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>>66034439
Install Linux you faggot.
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>>66034759
It's in the settings gear, reset windows.
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>>66034439
no clean install!!!!
just can't find wallpaper.
just go back in and change wall paper to default, then put back in image you want with different name.

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Why aren't you use Alpine Linux anon?

>non bloat repos
>no systemd
>blazing fast package manager
>kernel is patched with an unofficial port of grsecurity/PaX
>no GNU bloat
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>>66024973
and yet there was a time were people needed that shit for dubious reasons. the extra code does little to nothing to the binary's size anyhow.
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>>66033291
This guy uses alpine
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>>66023144
so the short version of cat cant do this:
echo hello | cat
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how do I install steam on alpine?
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>>66034714
get a ps4 retard

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Is the whole $79k a year average for programmers a meme? Somehow I have a hard time believing it with how flooded the field is, here and elsewhere.
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>>66033643
OP is not talking about tech hubs, I think, and 79k is pretty decent for an *average* programmer in the rest of the US.
>>66032911
It's not a meme right now, but I think it will be. If you are a stundent in school right now you might be the last generation of programmers to get such a generous compensation. Programming is getting commoditized -- in 20 years it will be almost a blue collar job.
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100k/yr here, 4 years experience, low cost city east coast. I work with lots of technologies but mainly backend Java. I work for a startup in the west coast.

79k might be average if you work front end. That includes mobile and desktop app dev. Maybe those guys bring the average down.
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>>66032911
>Is the whole $79k a year average for programmers a meme? Somehow I have a hard time believing it with how flooded the field is, here and elsewhere.
$79k average in the US is very low, unless you're talking entry level only.
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it's $79k where a 1-bedroom apartment costs $3000/mo, but that still gives you plenty for investing
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>>66033748
Old money corporations whose bottom line is the shareholder-not the employee.

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You vape, bro?
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>>66035102
You can't smoke indoors anymore because of a hit job compaign demonizing smoking from leftist fags who think inhaling someone's second hand smoke will give them wrinkles and shorten their lives.
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>>66033840
fffkkkggg hate vapers.
cloud is fffkkgg huge, goes everywhere, worse than ciggies
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>>66035127
>>66035127
>hit job compaign demonizing smoking

wut?
dude, my man, ffkkgg everyone hates smokers, Rightious or Leftytards
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>>66035202
No, political correctness and liberals are making smoking less "publicly acceptable", hence the rise of vapefags.
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>>66033840
Juul cause I fucking love nicotine and propylene glycol

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Which laptop do you have? Are you satisfied with it? What OS is it running? Is there any laptop you would love to buy in the future?

I'm still using my old Asus S56CM currently. I bought it 7 or 8 years ago, I can't remember well. It had decent specs then (i7 3550U, 8 GB RAM, 700 GB HDD + 20 GB SSD, Nvidia GT 635 M) then it died when I upgraded to Windows 10 from Windows 8.1, but I was able to revive it after installing Xubuntu on it. It's a good laptop but it's heavy and big, so I'm looking for a lighter and smaller laptop to run Xubuntu on, which I can carry around easily. I'm torn between an Acer Swift 3 (14" , 256 GB SSD, 8 GB RAM, full HD LCD screen, i3 7130U) for 599€ and a Lenovo Thinkpad 13 (13,3" , 180 GB SSD, 4GB, full HD IPS screen, i3 7100U) for 580-700€ (price has been fluctuating a lot recently). The Thinkpad has inferior specs, but it's lighter, smaller and arguably more robust, also Linux could work better on it, since a few Acer users have reported some bugs and issues when running Linux.
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>ctrl + f "gentoo"
>no matches
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>>66030434
/g/ appreciates older laptops.
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>laptop
HP elitebook 1020 g1
>specs
Core-M 5Y71, 8gb ram, 250gb ssd, 12" full hd ips, about 1.3kg, metal body
>OS
W10
>satisfied
Great when it works, currently in repair for broken motherboard. Can't go back to shitty tn screens after this 12" fhd ips one.
>future laptop
Some thinkpad, elitebook or so
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>>66029298
>laptop
Lenovo Ideapad 100s
>specs
Atom processor, 2gb ram, 1366x768 resolution, 32gb hdd
>OS
Ubuntu with cinnamon desktop. Ubuntu was the only linux I could get on it because of the fucking 32 bit bootloader but 64 bit processor
>satisfaction
Meh. It gets work done and got me through university, but for the $200 I spent I could have probably got an old used thinkpad.
>future laptop
Probably a dell xps 13 once I get a better job. I'll probably switch to Manjaro.
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>laptop
acer E5-473G
>specs
i5 5200u cpu, nvidia geforce 940m gpu, 1tb 5400rpm drive(with samsung evo 250gb m.2 ssd as system storage, mine had a secret m.2 slot inside), 16gb dual channel 1600mhz ddr3l ram(2x8gb, also fell for the meme), 1366x768 screen
>operating system
debotnetified windows 10 education(friend lent me a legit key so cant say no to that)and ubuntu and win7 on vm
>satisfied
idk, i mean i got it for 130 dollars second hand(excluding the upgrades) and it werks so maybe
>future laptop
probably thinkpad for productivity-wise or something similar

i also have a chinktop(a clevo one) but eh not gonna deal with it

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Almost June Edition:

For equipment recommendations, post your budget, listening preference (near/far), room size, music tastes, and state (if in the US), or your online vendor of choice.

When making outlandish claims like "all amplifiers are the same", please post pic of your gear first.
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>>66031794
>https://uturnaudio.com/pages/turntables
good reviews overall
not too expensive
nice webms on website
but vinyl has serious drawbacks
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>>66034188
>has serious drawbacks
One of those drawbacks being that you need rather expensive turntables otherwise you'll get complete shit.
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IN THE HALLS OF THE MOUNTAIN KING
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>>66034204
no matter the turntable, there will still be pops, cracks and warp
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>>66032677
>That guy should try lifting those subs around.

>330 pounds (150 kg)

>"fiber optic is the future"
>the cables are literally made by those fucking light up toys your dad used to buy you at disneyland or knotts
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>>66032610
But what's weird is that most of us don't have it even though those things are cheap as fuck
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>>66032610
>literally
They're made a little different but same basic concept

pslc.
ws/macrog/fiberopt/of.htm
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>>66032610
>which one is faster? speed of light or electrons flowing in copper wire
gee i wonder
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>>66032640
Sorry, I meant
> f*ber optic
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>>66032646
>>66033546
/thread

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>>66009573

>Free beginner resources to get started
Get a good understanding of HTML, CSS and JavaScript.
https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Learn - a good introduction (independent of your browser choice)
https://www.freecodecamp.com
https://www.codecademy.com
https://hackr.io

>Further resources
https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web - excellent documentation for HTML, CSS & JS
https://github.com/kamranahmedse/developer-roadmap - Frontend+Backend learner-path suggestions
https://youtu.be/Zftx68K-1D4 [Embed] [Embed] [Embed] [Embed] - Web Development in 2018


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how do I leave webshit
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>>66034916
dont use mysqli. use pdo.
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>>66034916
ssssiss is only binding 7 parameters, you have 8. But also switch to PDO if you can, it's much nicer to use.
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>>66035120
>>66035142
okay ill rewrite it to pdo
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>>66031887
it's nginx easier than apache? i usually try to install apache + php manually but i'm having some problems to make it work with laravel, should i try nginx? (windows 7)

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BST!
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My setup in progress, looking into buying a new desk.
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>>66033140
good point, i was mainly into it for the headrest, besides that i think the other one with the pleather looks a bit better built. They both have about the same reviews which is why this has been a tricky choice for me.
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>>66034874
What is the point of having 2 tablets, a laptop, a mac, a switch, and a PC all on the same desk
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>>66034481
this is beautiful, probably one of the only setups ive seen that picked an interesting aesthetic and stuck to it tastefully. Noice job
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>>66034215
Clean your room



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