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Anonymous Board owner 05/09/2018 (Wed) 22:40:59 [Preview] No. 12705 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
Welcome to /tech/, a technology board. This board is for general discussion of technology.

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All rules and policies are open for discussion in this thread.

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Anonymous 02/19/2019 (Tue) 19:41:20 [Preview] No.13207 del
Hello. Who have archive of old threads?
2017 and older

Anonymous 02/19/2019 (Tue) 20:53:08 [Preview] No.13208 del

This, for myself, shows the great migration experiment has ended. I view my participation on Endchan largely though the lens of the Infinity Next failure, and the attempts find a better solution. In time, Endchan suffered its own catastrophes along with more in 8chan-land.

While Endchan remains active, it appears we've reached an over saturation of
traditional legacy boards across the whole of the internet. Still, had a few good threads here for the time I spent.

Maybe Adolph'll pick her up and plop her down somewhere in alt-naziland? Could be fun.

Good good luck BO, and thanks for the show.

Anonymous 02/22/2019 (Fri) 06:13:44 [Preview] No.13210 del
Too bad that the users of this board were never that good with technology. They were years above typical people, but far from a unified knowledge base seen in only a few individuals across the planet...

Intel/AMD CPUs were hit with Meltdown and Spectre, and Intel already had the Management Engine inside of it.
Some things with TOR and other projects happened, a coordinated attack on multiple imageboards (Be lucky that I am telling you this, it was largely undetected) that resulted in lainchan, mewch, and other getting hit hard.


Anonymous 02/22/2019 (Fri) 06:35:11 [Preview] No.13211 del
While I'm not familiar with the board, after a quick skim I see you did a good job. I also found threads with potential, wish Endchan would have a few more posters. I hope someone with good intentions takes over your place.
Have a nice one, dude.

Anonymous 03/13/2019 (Wed) 00:07:17 [Preview] No.13222 del
Anybody has any idea what is this about?

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Discord is shit Anonymous 10/22/2018 (Mon) 02:28:19 [Preview] No. 12909 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
Is there a Libre version of Discord that isn't so shit? It needs stuff like this:
>voice chat
>text chat
>Youtube and image embeds in text chat
>Free Software (Libre)
>you can host it on your own server
>you can make bots for it
>uses actual good encryption
>has a web interface and mobile app
>you don't have to have a mobile phone to register an account
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Anonymous 04/10/2019 (Wed) 02:20:03 [Preview] No.13267 del
Wire isn't federated though, right?


Anonymous 04/12/2019 (Fri) 00:10:18 [Preview] No.13269 del

Anonymous 04/18/2019 (Thu) 05:52:35 [Preview] No.13287 del
>Teamspeak is proprietary.
There's mumble for that.

Anonymous 04/18/2019 (Thu) 17:46:13 [Preview] No.13288 del
IP leaks ain't fun. Use Matrix

Anonymous 04/18/2019 (Thu) 18:39:32 [Preview] No.13289 del
>no ip leaks
lmao i have bad news for you my dude, matrix.org got pwnd af

Torpedo bullying Anonymous 04/17/2019 (Wed) 20:58:44 [Preview] No. 13276 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
So, the shit BO of 8ch's /tech/ has finally joined the plague of faggots bullying Tor. When will it end, anons? When are we going to just make our own meshnet already?

Anonymous 04/17/2019 (Wed) 21:12:17 [Preview] No.13277 del
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Forgot my image, fuck.

Anonymous 04/17/2019 (Wed) 21:25:49 [Preview] No.13278 del
To much anonymity
We can't have that on a board that is dedicated to shill for the jews

Pigchan is much like Cuckchan, expect mandatory registration for posting there.

Anonymous 04/18/2019 (Thu) 00:16:18 [Preview] No.13279 del
And there's always people like this defending it. Why? Is it sour grapes because they're too retarded to download TBB?

Anonymous 04/18/2019 (Thu) 00:29:03 [Preview] No.13281 del
what does that have to do with tor?

Anonymous 04/18/2019 (Thu) 05:31:32 [Preview] No.13286 del
Some faggot "spammed" /tech/ with that last night. Supposedly he did it from Tor and BO's solution was to IP ban all Tor users.

Wouldn't even call it spamming, all he did was necro like a dozen threads.

Warning All Microsoft Users: You May Need To Switch To Linux or an Other Alternative OS Soon... READ WHY Anonymous 04/10/2018 (Tue) 16:00:02 [Preview] No. 12580 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]

"Microsoft have changed their terms of service so that they can monitor any of your personal content, including the files on your PC, while using their products or services and if they deem it offensive they can take that content and their products/services away from you and ban you! If you happen to have an Xbox or have bought PC games from the Microsoft Store and are logged into your Microsoft account on any device while committing your "crime" you can be banned from Xbox Live and have all your downloaded games and any credit that's still in your account taken away!

But it gets worse. This applies to all Microsoft products and services. So therefore Windows itself! I think I have already been a victim, probably due to posting here, as recently my Windows 10 key was revoked out of the blue. I contacted Microsoft and they told me my key was no longer valid but outright refused to tell me why. So I had to buy Windows 10 again. I didn't buy it direct from them of course. Please post if this has happened to you very recently too.

I'm pretty scared about what's coming. They want us off the internet and I think this is how they're going to get many people. They're going to just shutdown our Windows on the basis of us breaking their new terms of service. What if ISPs are next?"

OP comment:

First off, no one should be using Windows 10. If you like Windows get an older one like Windows 2000, Vista or XP and make sure you turn OFF all automatic updates in the settings. Make sure you do not leave it online 24/7 either (leaving the OS online when not in use makes it much more vulnerable). There are also programs out there you can install that will completely remove all auto-updates for Windows if you are too lazy to change the settings.

If you want to switch to Linux you can install "Wine" and run Windows executives right from your Linux OS. Depending on which OS you partition (such as Q4OS) this will mimick an older version of Windows. Q4OS is what I recommend because you can install Wine and the OS replicates Windows XP, looking almost exactly the same!

Second, which is VERY important, users should be using a private VPN service in this day and age. No reason not to. Get off your lazy ass, buy a cheap private VPN (these can cost as low as $30 PER YEAR), and shield yourself by encrypting your communications and spoofing your IPs. Its easy and even us boomers can learn how to do it, I did.

Third: always have physical offline backups of any of your important files (this includes ISOs of the OS you use, software you may use and any media or other files you deem valuable).

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Anonymous 04/04/2019 (Thu) 18:43:42 [Preview] No.13262 del
There are some actions which can only be completed on windows (Unless you are willing to spend many hours porting software over to linux.). Don't be a faggot and use separate computers, a Linux machine and a Windows machine (Or just separate hard drives, but DON'T use multiple OSes on a single drive, windows WILL see that.)

Anonymous 04/07/2019 (Sun) 02:37:22 [Preview] No.13263 del
Might be a good idea to not install the Windows OS on bare metal and instead, only use it inside virtual machines. It's likely Windows fingerprints the system hardware so putting it in a metaphorical condom might help keep the actual hardware safe. This should also help prevent it from contaminating any sort of firmware on the machine, although it's not a guarantee.

Anonymous 04/07/2019 (Sun) 02:46:50 [Preview] No.13264 del
Also remember, glow niggers like to cast wide nets when buying/developing exploits, so using obscure stuff that normies do use might help you. This won't help you if you're a high value target, for whatever reason, in which case they will allocate as many resources as possible to get you. If that's the case, then you shouldn't even be on any sort of computer.

Anonymous 04/07/2019 (Sun) 02:54:31 [Preview] No.13265 del
Many of those virus scanners include functionality that checks the hash result of each scanned file against a database of file hashes, so that could be used to identify specific files. For example, if you downloaded one of the NZ shooting videos and have it stored on your drive, in an unaltered state.

Anonymous 04/18/2019 (Thu) 04:53:26 [Preview] No.13285 del
>There are some actions which can only be completed on windows (Unless you are willing to spend many hours porting software over to linux.)
What are you doing that requires Wangblows only? After Effects or something?

Why are you still running systemd? Anonymous 10/24/2018 (Wed) 07:43:56 [Preview] No. 12921 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
Serious question, not sure what else to add.
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SystemDeezNuts BenBoi 12/29/2018 (Sat) 10:25:39 [Preview] No.13055 del

I am a Fedora user and Fedora is top kek. So I guess I'd have to get used to using systemd not that I really ever used an init system ever, until recently getting into to adminning stuff.

Anonymous 12/29/2018 (Sat) 21:04:16 [Preview] No.13069 del
I only used systemd for a very short time, when I installed Armbian on a board I got to move away from the x86 disaster. Well it was less than a month later before a systemd bug was causing problems (some daemons wouldn't start). Armbian didn't address the bug and simply waited for their upstream (Ubuntu) to take care of it. Apparently those guys didn't care about fixing it quickly because allegedly it only affected ARM systems. So I immediately installed Devuan, and that was the end of all that. I never even looked back to see if they finally fixed the bug.
Anyway my other computers were all running OpenBSD, long before systemd even existed. I would have used it here except they don't have good 32-bit ARM support. NetBSD runs okay, but video has no acceleration whatsoever, so Firefox is laggy to the point of 1-2 second delays between hitting arrow key or clicking mouse and it actually doing the action. Which is strange because I also tried some emulators (NES and Amiga) that work pretty damn good with the exact same Xorg driver.

Anonymous 12/30/2018 (Sun) 05:20:10 [Preview] No.13074 del
Arrest this man for the crime of making stable and well maintained software!

Anonymous 03/06/2019 (Wed) 14:21:41 [Preview] No.13217 del
I'm not using systemd and don't intend to, if an opportunity continues to exists to do so. This whole ordeal just demonstrates how much sway Redhat has over the direction of Linux/GNU distros. It can do this because of the development projects it controls.

The ultimate goal is to unify most of the userland amongst the different distributions to the point where there won't be much difference between them and then let redundant distros burn out and have those developers roll into other projects.

There may still be a few holdouts that don't use it, but as long as Redhat and Debian/Ubuntu use it, that will eventually push out non-conformists by creating an ever increasing workload in-order to un-systemd projects that establish hard dependencies to it.

At that point, the remaining non-systemd crowd may make the jump to a different UNIXy OS or just learn to love Lennart's systemd.

If you look at the big picture, this may actually not be a bad thing because it will position Linux for the "not Windows" crowd, where as folks who actually like traditional Unix, will jump over to one of the other options.

Anonymous 04/18/2019 (Thu) 04:32:35 [Preview] No.13284 del
I'm not. I've been using Void Linux, with runit, as a daily driver for ~3 years now. Haven't had any issues with it so far.

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Intel SUCKS Anonymous 04/04/2019 (Thu) 15:47:49 [Preview] No. 13257 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
How about:

>Intel ME/HAP Inclusion
>So many bugs even a sewage worker would be surprised
>Aggressive marketing on Intel® Core™ Products™
>Using toothpaste instead of actual solder for the heat spreader
>CEO GTFOd' after Spectre/Meltdown/Portsmash fiasco
>Crappy as fuck x86 architecture bloated to hell riddled with bugs
>FDIV, F00F, and other catastrophes that "Wouldn't affect the average user"
>and later taking money from employees after they had to replace the fucked CPUs

If they were smart, they would start over, start with a simple pipeline with absolutely nothing else, and then adding the branch prediction, dynamic execution, and other accelerative features later, but they are in a bad spot, because while AMD, ARM, and other manufacturers are speeding ahead, Intel has just lost one of its tires and is slowing down.

Wat do?
Support more transparent manufacturers. AMD is far better than intel, but has its own problems(PSP, Etc.), while ARM/SPARC/POWER CPUs seem to be some of the most stable, but this is just speculation (Highly likely to be better than intel, though.) RISC-V/FPGA designs could also prove to be useful.
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Anonymous 04/13/2019 (Sat) 18:48:14 [Preview] No.13272 del
Which chan is in the first picture?
While the information is likely correct, the person seems like a LARPing edgelord. The only way to really confirm that the person is authentic would be some sort of technical detail that hasn't already been discovered by security researchers on the other side of the curtain.

If this person were to actually do that, it would become obvious as to who is leaking information (through compartmentalization).

Anonymous 04/14/2019 (Sun) 23:26:15 [Preview] No.13274 del
Definitely an edgelord. It would be one thing to say ME has backdoor vulnerabilities (which it does) and leave it at that, but he outs himself by naming a few obscure privacy focused operating systems.

THe post is equvalent to "GIVE UP GOYIM THERE IS NO WHERE TO HIDE". 8ch/tech/ is filled with posts like this on a daily basis.

Anonymous 04/15/2019 (Mon) 13:40:49 [Preview] No.13275 del
4ch, /g/

Its nothing that wasn't already confirmed by more reputable sources like Semiaccurate. Definitely a LARP and someone who bothered capping it.

Anonymous 04/18/2019 (Thu) 04:19:57 [Preview] No.13283 del
I think I would make a distinction(addition?) and say that x86_64 sucks but yes you're right OP, Intel can go die.
I am curious to know if any anons have had success with other ISAs/architectures, specifically a "libre" ARM SBC or a POWER9 system(raptor computing?). It would be nice to relegate my x86_64 system to just a few "performance intensive" tasks.

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Amazon Ring Anonymous 01/11/2019 (Fri) 03:27:32 [Preview] No. 13092 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
If you own one of these... well, lol.


Apparently the maker thought that adding encryption would make the company less valuable. Annnd of course it's outsourced. Ring customer's video from inside and outside of their homes goes to some Ukrainian company. Maybe they're padding their revenue by running some amateur Ring porn sites on the side.
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Anonymous 01/16/2019 (Wed) 20:30:39 [Preview] No.13121 del
Internet of shit. But seriously though, Ring is a useful innovation that lets you pretend to answer the door and pretend the house isn't vacant when you are 50 mile aways at a restaurant.

Anonymous 02/16/2019 (Sat) 19:38:08 [Preview] No.13198 del
Amazon owns Ring, and there's a great editorial out that wrecks them for not putting their 2nd HQ in NYC. The cat is out of the bag, and tech companies care about nothing but themselves, just like any other business.


Anonymous 04/14/2019 (Sun) 19:25:51 [Preview] No.13273 del
>a folder on Amazon’s S3 cloud storage service that contained every video created by every Ring camera around the world

And the press handler is a guy called Shamir?

Anonymous 04/18/2019 (Thu) 00:28:08 [Preview] No.13280 del
Honestly, at this point there's a whole market segment of brainless cattle that eats this shit up. This isn't for people like us. If I was the company I'd do the exact same. If people are giving their data away, might as well take it.

Do you guys think though that there's a market for DIY security camera kits? With cheap single board computers and cameras these days, you could easily make an almost plug-and-play package that uses fully open source software to record video, process, even do fancy image recognition, put it on your own machine or optionally provide a passworded web UI that only you have access to. You could actually make it cheaper than these shitty electronic doorbells. The only issue is that security wise, you should store the video off-site so that burglars can't steal it, which is pretty trivial but you can offer your own VPS solution and zero-configuration setup script for the retards.

Anonymous 04/18/2019 (Thu) 04:16:38 [Preview] No.13282 del
Some video codec characteristics are such that it wouldn't be too hard to perform some limited encryption (that is, not having to fully encrypt every bit in the whole video) to render the video useless if stolen, but still allow for passworded viewing or fast export.

Marketing will probably be harder than product development. There are so many of these things now. A DIY niche might be easier to target than something in a glossy retail box though.

Good, little known software Anonymous 03/27/2019 (Wed) 10:33:51 [Preview] No. 13242 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
ITT: recommend nice, little known software.
My picks would be minimodem and mgod.
Minimodem is a little program that can convert text to/from an audio representation (think dialup tones). Also paired with a mic and speakers, it makes for a pretty retarded way to exchange files wirelessly.
mgod is a tiny gopher server with all the features you could need (executables, automatic file listings, separate http proxy, etc). Written in pure C, I'm yet to find a thing that doesn't compile it.

Anonymous 03/27/2019 (Wed) 17:00:31 [Preview] No.13243 del
That Minimodem is kind of interesting. Reminds me of the news about some bot/malware using a similar technique to communicate, but at audio frequencies outside the range humans can detect. Cellphones are good for that purpose ;-D

Anonymous 03/31/2019 (Sun) 16:34:08 [Preview] No.13248 del
SayIt, it's an Android app to read and speak text documents.

Anonymous 04/01/2019 (Mon) 17:00:00 [Preview] No.13250 del
Talking about android apps, the Tricorder app from F-Droid is really neat.
It's just a prop, but it looks nice and can do stuff like read from mic or grav sensors and display it with a graph, there's also something with gps and cameras. Pretty cool.

Anonymous 04/03/2019 (Wed) 20:14:38 [Preview] No.13256 del
Midnight Commander is a pretty featureful and mature file manager that never gets any love :(
Also gallery-dl is a great tool for downloading all of the hentai you want.

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Anonymous 12/28/2018 (Fri) 00:28:45 [Preview] No. 13050 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
step aside lynxchan fans there's a new "imageboard engine" in town that doesn't suck shit like your abomination does.


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Anonymous 03/23/2019 (Sat) 19:13:03 [Preview] No.13235 del
now it looks like cunt

with or without js

Anonymous 03/25/2019 (Mon) 05:07:12 [Preview] No.13240 del
Looks fine to me. If a board has an onion address and I can post without enabling javascript, I'll check it out.

Anonymous 03/26/2019 (Tue) 00:47:54 [Preview] No.13241 del
No onion address (nobody had asked for it yet), but you can post without JS enabled. I'll play around with setting up an onion address over the weekend or so, hang tight.

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I see endchan as s6424n4x4bsmqs27.onion so when peeps post clearnet addresses I'm always like "Whaaah? Oh yeah..."

Anonymous 04/11/2019 (Thu) 05:19:46 [Preview] No.13268 del
How about this way? Just added theme support.