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Is it the best operating system?
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Mac OS is the most powerful operating system in the world.
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>>60632447
How old are you kid
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>>60632463
/thread

>>60632551
*gayest
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>>60632411

No, it's just a wicked BSD userland, Mach microkernel merger that comes tailored to overpriced hardware in an aluminum designer unibody. It once was nice but got worse every new revision. Now you cannot repair that shit and it's designed to break after one or two years.
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>>60632411

Can you still get a 3D dock like OS X Snow Leopard in current Mac OS?

I hate this gaussian blur meme design that they have been going with recently

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Hi there,
I'm tired of being a neet playing videogames and doing nothing all day, so i've figured i might as well put all this free time for something useful.

I want to learn about computer technology, coding, operating systems, anything IT in general i guess. The problem is, I don't know where to start learning about these topics, without having to go to school. Keep in mind, i know as much as an 70 year old woman about these things, so i want to start with the basics.

How did you guys gain the knowledge you have about technology?

What are the best websites/books on how to learn about these things?
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https://g.sicp.me/books/
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>>60632549

Look up Derek Banas tutorials on youtube. Start with C/C++ and move to Java. He explains fast so remember to pause at will and even google out what the lines do. Take notes on paper (yes, on fucking paper!).

Thats it. Best advice you ever got.
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start by learning C++

Best way to learn

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>graduated with a compsci degree
>offered 80k starting
>don't know how to program at all
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>>60632267
if you're not getting past interviews, then you're issue is presentation. What are you wearing? Did you shave or style your hair? Do you make eye contact? Do you hesitate to answer questions? What questions are you asking? Did you do any research on the company and position?

there's a lot of things that are taken into account, those are just some that I look at. Only other thing I would suggest is asking what recommendations they'd make after interviewing you; find out what you did wrong or right and apply it to next time (for me, that question alone shows initiative and willingness to learn and cooperate, which is a huge plus).
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>tfw college junior with no internships or any experience on resume
>can't get an internship without experience
HELP
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>>60632267
>I have no clue what I'm doing wrong with interviews.

They probably received tons of applicants.
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>>60632550
I did a recorded video interview and have done a lot of phone interviews.

I shave, shower, brush my teeth, comb, and put product in my hair every time.

Never hesitate on question answering. I ask what an average day is like, how they've handled emergency situations in the past, and what they do for lunch. I usually research companies while writing cover letters to them.
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>>60632603
I know this feel anon, but if its through education they dont care too much about experience, so try to get some down during your education years. maybe job fairs at your place. the only things I could find here are things that arent in my field at all though, even though hire rate is supposed to be 'over 90%' on this study

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20170526 edition
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9hDKfBKuXjI [Embed] [Embed] [Embed]

>This season's Advent of Code:
https://adventofcode.com/2016/

>Discord
https://discord.gg/wdg
OR
https://discord.gg/0qLTzz5potDFXfdT
(they're the same)

>IRC Channel
#/g/wdg @ irc.rizon.net
Web client: https://www.rizon.net/chat

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>>60632147
>self-assessment
yeah I feel you. I suspect I might be more than "fine" but depression and self-esteem issues prevent me from giving myself more credit thus rendering my self-assessment shit :^)

>>60632631
does the file have .php extension? is it being served by a server with php enabled?
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I have been using Meteor.js and it seems pretty easy so far, it's still convoluted due to the weaknesses JavaScript has however.
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>>60632631
Try:
 <h1><?= "Hello PHP-7" ?> </h1> 

Or something like that, it's been a long time since last I used php...
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>>60632680
forgot semicolon...
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>>60632660
Thanks mang, I forgot to enable php in apache.

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Is this the best non-open source music player?
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MusicBee is to VLC as foobar is to MPV. I.e out of the box the former is superior because it comes with a shit load of features but with time and patience foobar becomes better (it can do everything MusicBee can but better.)

The auto tag by album is a godsend for people with 'OCD'
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What the fuck is wrong with you people?
A music player is for playing music, not looking at.

You just install foobar, point it at some albums, minimize it and forget what music player you are using.
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>>60631605
Nah, just download every decoder, download Column UI and you are set.
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>>60631605
What the fuck am I reading
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>>60631969
you mean MPC. mpv works better out of the box than vlc

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ITT: Cringiest Linux distros.
I'll start
>Viperr
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>>60623145
arch fedora ubuntu
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>>60623584
>>60623504
Was a joke. The system was full of malwares.
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Fucking Hannah Montana Linux
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>>60623145
everything except for gentoo
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>>60623296
Kali is the only distro for real men.

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I'm trying to get into IT because marketing/sales is fucking terrible and I can't get into it.

I'm done with my A+ 220-901 exam and expected to take my 902 around Labor Day.

My question is, how fucked am I getting into IT without any experience other than fixing people's computers in high school?

Am I destined to be stuck in marketing/sales for forever?
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>>60632096
yeah, I took the A+ because I was required to do so by my first job repairing computers at Canadian Best Buy (Future Shop) by the end of my probation.

It was hilariously out of date and totally irrelevant. I barely passed because it was memorization of shit like DOS era IRQs and Pentium 2 voltages in like 2006. but fortunately I got it before they made the certificate actually expire. Not that it ever mattered.

You can get a call center tech support job if you show basic understanding of like DHCP, DNS and walking people through their desktops to renew their IPs or whatever.

A+ is a certificate you advertise to your customers, not for hiring purposes.
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>>60632096
>>60632175
Don't listen to this guy, certificates are a meme. People argue that there are "good ones" but when it really comes down to it HR doesn't know the difference between them and the actual technical people are interested in what you know and your experience.

I mean it really depends how you wanna do your career, it's hard to just be "good enough" in IT. You need to constantly learn and evolve, having certificates don't really help with that.

The one area of certificates that might be good at Network Engineering specific: Cisco, etc.
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>>60632174
Alright, that I figured. I wouldn't want a call center because I have Crohn's and I can't sit down on the phone for hours and not get up. Help Desk is fine, however.

>>60632175
Understood. Are HDI certs worth it?

>>60632226
Well it's no different now. It expires every 3 years but usually after 3 years if you're still in Help Desk, the cert doesn't matter because you have 2-3 years of experience.

>>60632269
I understand that you have to learn/evolve in the field. Technology changes all the time. HR mainly just looks to see if you match up. The actual interview is when you get interviewed by your supervisor.

Cisco has a lot of value in general. Every company uses something that they make.
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>>60632536
>I can't sit down
Sitting down is pretty important in most IT roles. Have you tried a standing desk? A lot of offices will provide for ergonomic accessories like that.
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>>60632566
I actually own one at the moment. I own a Jarvis Standing desk from Fully and it's really nice.

My current job doesn't give me that option unfortunately. Call centers are usually in some small cubicle farm or in an open-cubicle farm if you know what I mean. Standing desks would be hard to come by sadly.

Ok /g/ I installed this shit. Now what?
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>>60631985
you didn't install it. it's a live session, nice try
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>>60632496
If it's a VM how does it have a battery?
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>>60632524
virtualbox passes through it my guy. It can represent actual battery, btw that res is not on any screen since the normal res is 1366x768
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Load up TempleOS and start streaming.
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>>60632216
arch linux is for babies
Install slackware idiot

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>launch application or open a folder
>wait
>hear HDD wake up
>wait
>finally fucking loads
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>>60625878
>4 drive RAID
>staggered spin up
>have to wait for 4 drives to spin up one at a time to access my meme folder
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>>60625878
They've disabled all kinds of caching for hdds in 10. One more reason not use it.
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>boot up computer
>hangs at splash for a minute
>disconnect hdd
>it boots
I'm really getting tired of this shit
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>>60629205
a computer isn't fully off until disconnected from mains and the cr2032 removed
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>>60631892
no programs
i run linux on the nas so i must compile programs and their updates and it is slow

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HAHAHAHAHHAHAH

> Where are this site's visitors located?
>United States 22.4%
>China 12.3%
>India 8.7%

> Which sites did people visit immediately before this site?
>1. google.com
>2. google.co.in

http://www.alexa.com/siteinfo/blacked.com
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>>60632495
Chinks masturbate to the downfall of whitey.
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>>60632526
Gee, so "polite" on the outside, so devilish on the inside.
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The production quality for blacked is amazing though, the way they use the lightning as well just blows you away.
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>>60632544
The Chinese are not polite. You're thinking of the Japanese.
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>>60632607
Oh wait, that's right. Chinks also poo in the streets, don't they. (and subways, and anywhere else they can get away with it)

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Previous thread: >>60616130

Not sure what private trackers are all about?
>The mission of /ptg/ is to promote the highest possible standards of tracker service by providing members with opportunities for professional development, by recognizing technical competence through examinations and by advancing the interests of its members.

Have a question?
>FAQ https://pastebin.com/cmRuC68N (embed)
>WIKI https://wiki.installgentoo.com/index.php/Private_trackers
>IRC #opentrackers.org irc.opentrackers.org

Use >>>/g/ptg as a link to find the /ptg/ thread.

Remember the following:
>Staff occasionally read these generals and have posted here before.
>Staff may pretend to be normal users asking for invites and when you invite them, they ban you for inviting strangers

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>>60631977
I left discord because alienhippy was in the channel I frequented. I wont be anywhere losers hang out
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>>60632277
Call the cops idgaf

>>60632291
https://redacted.ch/torrents.php?id=5892&torrentid=467362#torrent467362
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>>60632313
>wont be anywhere losers hang out
>posts in /ptg/
sure thing bubba
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>>60632313
AlienHippy, forever a retard.

Any tips for making Windows 10 comfier?
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>>60630694
replace it with a proper os like emacs
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>>60630762
came here to post this
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>>60631860
>reverting probably the only actual improvement over the previous versions
Top lel.
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>>60630762
Funny and original post
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>>60631962
>get rid of telemetry
>everything stops working
Only the Chinese are safe since they get the telemetry free variant. The Chinese government is super autistic over who may spy on the Chinese.

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This language is compiled and as fast as C while being as simple and elegant as Ruby in its syntax. There is no excuse to use dated inferior languages such as C(++) etcetera. This is really all one needs. https://crystal-lang.org
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>>60631900
That list lacks quite a few options.
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Another perfect langauge that fixes every problem C++ has? Okay, I'm sure this will be the one.
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Literally who
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Is this the rust thread?

Also
>ruby
>elegant
ISHYGDDT
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>>60632568
>ruby
>not elegant
It's as good as dynamic anything languages get. Basically the Python for grown ups.

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Everyday carry, bitches.
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>>60632143
>disposable construction knife
What the fuck is that? Is that some European thing? Hahahahaha
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>>60632189
>he actually wants to damage his personal knife by doing construction work with it
this is how you spot a coddled baby
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>>60632208
I have a knife for work and a knife for not working, are you not allowed to have more than one knife in Europe? Lmao
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>everyday carry

if you say this in real life, you are probably a huge faggot
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>>60632567
the less things you carry the more empty and boring your life is.

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Hey /g/! Ultimate ears wonderboom (in pic related) for 80,5 dollars or boom 2 for 126,5 dollars. Which should I go for?
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I bought some mini speakers that were supposed to use vibrations to transfer the sound but it just turned out they weren't real and I had been putting them in my butt as suppositories so they were actually just pieces of Lego I bought and that's all.
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O
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>>60625752
this
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>>60627080
no it's from Illuminati of course!
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>>60625439
why does this kind of thread get so many comments but if i start a bt speaker appreciation thread, no one is even bothering..

dear OP. the wonderboom is pretty decent for their performance and ruggidnes. i dunno about the pricetag in U.S though but they surely aren't the worst option if you plan to use them on hiking and stuff like that



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