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What can you do with Linux?
I'm unironically consodering of switching over. Should I?
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> I recently build a gaming PC
> ironically install macos as hackintosh (stable)
> but future is dark
> want to CLI with all drivers can used like in my Mac
> main work ssh to phone to working on root file system
> suggest me Linux distro which don't have drivers issue as well as systemd
> specs
i7-8700k 5ghz oc
Gtx 1070 8gb
32 GB ram
Asus motherboard
128 GB ssd is free
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>>66034047
Actually I'm a 19 year old boomer and I only use the word unironically ironically also I have decent understanding of commadn lines
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>>66035077
>I only use the word unironically ironically
ironically, I only use unironically unironically.
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>>66034047
>>66035088
This, but ironically.
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>>66032229
>I'm unironically consodering of switching over. Should I?
Yes.

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Cypherpunk Manifesto >>https://www.activism.net/cypherpunk/manifesto.html

◘ Cyberpunk Manifesto >>http://project.cyberpunk.ru/idb/cyberpunk_manifesto.html

∆ Hacker Manifesto >>http://phrack.org/issues/7/3.html

± Guerilla Open Access Manifesto >>https://archive.org/stream/GuerillaOpenAccessManifesto/Goamjuly2008_djvu.txt

▓ Fables, realities, prophecies and mythology of a community:

░ What is cyberpunk >>https://pastebin.com/hHN5cBXB

▀ The importance of a cyberpunk mindset applied to a cybersecurity skillset.: >https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pcSlowAhvUk

● Cyberpunk directory: >https://pastebin.com/VAWNxkxH

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What's your opinion about China and its government? Dictatorship, mass surveilance, centralization, gathering people's DNA data, destroying nature.. Dystopia that we seek is right over their, /g/uys?
I don't think this is not just a problem of China. I don't care what happened inside the Great firewall. But they will be huge engine for making suck world.
Like what, someone is possible to say "We are fighting with terrorism. Surveillance is the best weapon for terrorism. China is perfect for national security. Let's imitate China." or "Chink techs are growing high as they gathers user data illegally. We should delete 'don't be evil' on our CoC either". Their backdoors are problem in themselves. Beware of dystopia of Xi
So what do you think about it? How would you react to this situation? Or could hacktivists make something against? thanks
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>>66032817
>year is 2047
>RC has overthrown SWIFTNet and controls world finance
>dystopian russian/chinese cyberpunk future started decades ago
>silicon valley has been hollowed out and is a derelict wasteland akin to late 20th century detroit
>fart sniffing SV meatspace burgeoisie have been devastated economically
>they are now scattered across east asia chasing the New Century Dream
>"i used to have a blue check on twitter!" the former upper middle class suburbanite from palo alto cries
>as he shills his outdated skill set to po chang in a subtier recruitment center on the outskirts of shanghai
>his 30 years of experience in javascript web development are as useful as a rust belters 30 years of experience on a ford assembly line
>as a result he takes unstable freelance smart contracts doing gray market tasks that upper middle class chinese teenages cant be caught doing, as it will negatively affect their social credit score
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>>66032817
>China
It is a pressure boiler even the central government fears will burst. That is the reason for the truly massive surveillance. Essentially they use tech to remain in power but still fear a collapse. As the former East Block shows even an iron grip cannot stop people from seeking freedom. A collapse would be very, very ugly.
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>>66030365
IMO we shouldnt. More people just waters everything down.
>>66032817
Its a faulty system. From what I know most of the censorshit methods aside from the great firewall are mostly useless. Police only do their jobs when gov't officials are around, data the gov't doesn't want spread still gets spread through proxies and WeChat. Its a corrupt government for sure but it seems slow and somewhat inept, although if there were major ways hackers could circumvent this shit its either already been done or is being done. I can't see the populous changing anything and since most of its efforts are so worthless I can't see other governments wanting to emulate it or doing so with success
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>>66034692
China is unpleasant enough that Chinese want to leave:
https://econ.st/2KGBMqb
>Why many rich Chinese don’t live in China

China has also lost its lustre as a preferred place for expats. The pollution is simply out of control. We get a lot of verbiage about cleaning up but then again this is one of the most corrupt countries on this planet.

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>out-innovated by MATE
>about to be killed by LXQt
>made useless by KDE
>about to be outpaced by Budgie-qt
>completely outclassed byy Cinnamon
>lacking features that other DEs take for granted like flashing taskbar icons, native samba sharing, no config per file directory, shitty thumbnail sizes, shit window support when changing themes, screen tearing, excess services being used, and overall a shitty look from the year 2000

When is /g/ going to realize that Xfeces only became popular because Gnome 3 came out and there was no lightweight alternative in 2011?

Now that we have KDE Plasma, Budgie, MATE, LXQt, Cinnamon
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>>66035028
On my computer Xfce uses 200 MiB of ram. Kde uses somewhere between 400-500. Xubuntu != Xfce, and the countless daemons and processes running in the background of Ubuntu are not part of the Xfce desktop.
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>>66032213
I FUCKING HATE XFCE SO MUCH
I HATE IT
IT IS SO FUCKING GENERIC DISGUSTING AND UGLY

I FUCKING HATE HOW EVERYTHING IS SHITTY BLURRY ANTI ALIASED BUBBLY GARBAGE

WHY CAN'T I JUST HAVE A DESKTOP ENVIRONMENT WITH NONE OF THIS OSX FRILL SHIT AND WHY IS XFCE EVERYWHERE

WHY CANT I HAVE A DESKTOP ENVIRONMENT THAT LOOKS LIKE WINDOWS 3.1, 95 OR OS/2 OR JUST ANYTHING THAT IS CRISP AND CLEAN LOOKING. WHY DO UNIX DESKTOP ENVIRONMENTS ALWAYS LOOK SO SHITTY? IS IT ONLY XFCE?
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>>66034999
XFCE uses more resources than KDE
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>>66035125
Dude just make your own. You can code right?
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>>66035132
Good argument faggot

I'm looking for a cheap keyboard that
1. has 104 keys
2. is easy to clean
3. is easy to clean
can anyone help me with this?
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Get touchscreen monitor
Set it on your desk
Open Windows full-size digital touch keyboard

There you go
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>>66033163
This but unironically.
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10 dollar logitech keyboard from target
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Try logitech k310
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>>66032954
Niger get any 10€ keyboard from the store, and then just throw it away when it gets dirty

P.s. I've often played the true neutral in d'n'd, and the motherfucker in the pic definitely ain't one

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This thread is about the appreciation of watches, as well as the micro-engineering and materials engineering that are required to make a fine watch, clock, or other timepiece.

>Required viewing for new people
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dUZFxMTEss0 [Open] [Embed]

>Used watch guide:
https://pastebin.com/f44aJKy2

>Watch essentials 102:
https://pastebin.com/Rc77hhXV

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>>66034879
Wait wrong file
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>>66034702
I don't really care as long as its automatic and sapphire
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>>66034908
You're not going to get Sapphire for under $100 but you can easily get hardlex
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>>66034871
Indeed, I wish they'd use screw pins, or even cotter pins.
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>>66034884
Damn nice, my chink lens is supposed to be 18x but it's nowhere near that quality. I'm planning to upgrade to S9 ( S10 if it's out by then) next year, then I'll know for sure if I need a better lens as well.

Does anyone here actually know what it takes to work at Amazon, fb, Google and other big tech companies? What is it that they look for skill wise? And is it even possible to get a job with them if you don't go to an elite school for CS? Obviously they are willing to pay top dollar for good programmers.
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It's a lot easier if you're fresh out of college or still in college and going for an internship - if you're not, then the interview will generally be more difficult.

Must-have:
>A good knowledge of the common data structures and algorithms
>Understanding of big-o notation and an ability to work out the time and space complexities of an algorithm
>Knowledge of various ways to attack problems
>Ability to program in multiple programming languages

You should try to practice programming challenges. Start by implementing some well-known data structures and algorithms in your spare time so you understand them well. And practice explaining your thought process as you code (this is harder than it seems).

The general interview process is pretty similar for all these companies:
>Send in application online
>Get contacted to arrange a remote interview
>Have an interview over the phone or via voip/google hangouts/amazon chime/etc while you code in a live document editor
>They'll generally describe a function they want you to write, and you have to work through the problem explaining your thought process along the way, and writing code - you will probably be expected to tell them the runtime efficiency of your algorithm and may be asked to make it more efficient

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I got in by being an intern. (Had no other work experience) I think this is the easiest way if you can prove yourself with your work. Otherwise you will need a strong resume and be good at interviewing.
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>>66034949
Do you have experience working for a big tech company? This is probably the most detailed explanation of the hiring process I've seen pretty much anywhere
>>66034953
The problem I have is that I'm gonna be almost 30 by the time I have my bachelor's in CS, so I'm pretty much playing catch up at this point. My hope is to build a solid resume by banging out projects left and right but I'm still unsure of what actual good companies want to see from applicants. What school did you go too and what kind of work did you have on your resume at that point?
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>>66035027
>Do you have experience working for a big tech company? This is probably the most detailed explanation of the hiring process I've seen pretty much anywhere
No, but I did an in-person interview at one last week and I own a copy of 'Cracking the Coding Interview' (would recommend btw).
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be a satanist

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If you're looking for purchase advice, state your budget and requirements (e.g. size and performance).
Don't buy anything OTHER THAN IBM/Lenovo ThinkPad T, X, and W/P Series if you want the Real Business Experience™

>Other business laptops are welcome in /tpg/ (Dell Latitude/Precision, HP EliteBook/ZBook).

Libreboot-compatible models:
>T60, X60(s; t); X200(s; t), T400(s)/500; W500.
Modern models:
>X220/X230 - 12", 768p, cheap and light
>T420/T430 - 14", 900p, widely available, socketed CPU, both Coreboot-compatible (Ivy Bridge CPU support on T420); Old keyboard swap on *30 series
>T520/530; W520/530 - 15", 1080p, DTR, 32GB RAM on quadcore models, USB 3.0
>T440p/540p; W540/1 - Last Thinkpads with socketed processors, easily replaceable trackpad (W541 doesn't need trackpad replacement)
>P-Series - 15'' + 17'', 4K display, up to 64GB of RAM, Xeon CPU option. Expensive.


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>tfw outbid by $5 at the last second for a t450 in great condition
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>>66034996
What's the difference between backlit and thinklight?
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>>66035043
backlit is when the light comes under the keys, thinklight is just an LED on the top side of the bezel (near the webcam), pointing at the keyboard, in theory, it works great, but after a few years of use the keyboard starts to shine and reflects more light which is annoying, the problem with backlit is that it comes with the chiclet keyboards only.
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>>66035086
thanks! And I assume I look on ebay/ali express for this shit?
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>>66035114
Ye, "x230 japanese" on ali gives good results.

>start using Linux Mint as my main desktop OS and main laptop OS
>couple years alter, move on to Xubuntu on both machines
>use Manjaro on my laptop for a few months
>try Debian for a few months on it
>move on to Ubuntu MATE on both machines
>ultimately go back to Linux Mint again

Is there a distro you keep coming back to?
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>>66033920
yes,arch.
Fucking bloat ass
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I still install Windows 7 and Ubuntu Mate on all my computers. Tried Windows 10 and Arch... never again.
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>>66033920
Ubuntu MATE or Linux Mint. Even installed Gentoo for fun then went back to Linux Mint cause I realized I'd rather do work on my computer tinker with it needlessly.
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>>66033920
Debian GNU/Linux
comfy and just works
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>>66034120
Winfag with baby's first Linux.
Found the contrarian.

/mkg/ - CUTE Edition!

>Buyer's template:
http://pastebin.com/33S1gVkG
>Where to Buy:
http://pastebin.com/8Yku80VL
>FAQs:
http://pastebin.com/M5w7QtKp
>Use the buyer's template
http://pastebin.com/33S1gVkG
>Group Buys
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1nl3D0wIqf3tU43bu0mc0LSkxeh2CxGrchr_OViEjZ4c/htmlview
https://www.massdrop.com/
>Keyboard wiki
https://deskthority.net/wiki/Main_Page

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>>66034341
You're thinking too much into it m8. I just find the ergodox more comfortable to type on than a regular staggered board.
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Where can I get custom keycaps that have Japanese characters on it too. I want to have blacklit on the characters too.
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>>66034746
Maxkeyboard
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>>66029550
78% master race reporting in.

Get on my level.
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>>66034852
Do I have upload my "artwork" i.e. Japanese characters?

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>>66034950
>>Today's world demands it. I literally will not always know that I need to buy something that many days before. Rarely if at all.
Really? Because I get along in today's world just fine without prime. I rarely if at all find myself in a situation where I need something that urgently. Maybe you should step back and ask yourself whether you really need it, or if you're just making excuses.
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>>66027892
I only buy from aliexpress. Amazon prices are too expensive.
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>>66034773
>>66034791
Can you two idiots shut up or tell me how to get rich
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>>66035070
>only buy from aliexpress
This is nightmare mode my man. Truly you are some type of demon sent from hell to spread the seed of satab
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>>66033093
>They flat out lie about 2 day shipping, and swtich the delivery time after you place the order.

This happens but rarely for me. I just assume one of their workers had a seizure and died from being worked 16 hours a day to get me my lube and fleshlight knock-offs and hair loss cream.

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WHY DOES W10 NEED 28GB OF SYSTEM FILES? HOW MUCH FUCKING BOTNET CAN YOU FIT ON THIS GARBAGE OS????
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I'm on a 32 GB flash storage thing :(
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>>66034199
>>66034199
>Running system off a flash drive
How mad are you?
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>>66033758
>>66033986
Damn and I thought my install was on the slimmer end. Reveal your secrets please.
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>>66029168
why does it need 14GB?
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I don't know why it needs this much space. I have a 256GB SSD. Every GB counts for me.

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https://www.reddit.com/r/tifu/comments/8kvias/tifu_by_getting_google_to_ban_our_entire_company/

I hope you don't do anything stupid with your linked account. It would be a shame if anything would happen to it, would it?
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>>66025844
Don't worry, these anons live in the basement and thing a tower in the closet is sufficient for corporate infrastructure, never mind that Google's datacenters are much more reliable in the long term.
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>le goog is commie meme
>epic 1984 reference
>reddit link
Holy fuck
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>>66029369
Sóy
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>>66025331
If they did that, I guess I would just have to resub to all my youtube stuff. That's all I use google for.

I mean, what else would anybody use it for? >Gmail? Proton or Tutanota
>Search: DDG, Startpage, Searx, Qwant, etc
>Google+? Lol, no.
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>>66034762
Reddit replaced all the old forums where this kind of thing used to happen in the past. The internet is just reddit and a few other sites now.

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Why is Linux font rendering so undeniably superior, /g/? I can't boot back to into Windows anymore.
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>>66034672
fucking idiot. if you're rendering was actually good it would look BETTER when you zoom in.
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>>66034518
So that means that every computer in the world displays a totally different image no matter what, WTF

DPI doesn't matter, only pixels do.
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>>66033312
I don't understand what the picture is trying to mean/compare. Can you explain?
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>>66033082
I conspicuously masturbate to anime ass
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>>66034850
That the op has the font size set to higher than default, thus it can't be used to compare how "good" font rendering is to other OSes.

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Who old tech here? I've been using a Smith Corona PWP 6000 Plus typewriter from 1993 to type out important papers without distraction
I'm liking the linear switches, though I think the neighbours want to kill me when I hit print. Still gotta see if the floppy drive works

Post some of the oldest tech you have that you still use here
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>>66034171
Literally why?
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>>66022008
>old tech
>general
Why can't we have nice retro threads anymore? Nowadays they have to be shitty generals full of shitposts.
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>>66034675
Your post is the first shitpost in the thread. Why does a single word trigger you?
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>>66034656
Comfy feels
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>>66034779
>anon complains about shitposts that this thread is full with
>responded with a shitpost

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I want to run shell scripts from the chrome omnibar. how can I do so?



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