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Samsung and Linux by CharlotteClayforth.xsl - Tue, 07 Feb 2017 20:23:28 EST ID:mb2Ul3ij No.120554 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I want to put Linux on a samsung phone and still receive telephone and sms calls.
Is it possible?
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NathanielFurringstit.dll - Tue, 07 Feb 2017 23:36:16 EST ID:PUbnWT1r No.120559 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Tbh I don't think it's worth it. Even if it's possible. I've installed Linux on my Lenovo tablet once. It worked but wasn't worth the effort. And that was a tablet with no SIM slot.
If you use the internet google is pretty much already up in your ass, so you're not gonna avoid shit. what are your reasons?
IanChenningwater.qif - Wed, 08 Feb 2017 13:44:03 EST ID:bSDpvMmi No.120562 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I have an LG tablet I want to try it on.
See how it works.
GeorgeDrindertet.bfc - Fri, 17 Feb 2017 15:23:02 EST ID:0L5Zz6N7 No.120602 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Any answers?
BasilGibblechot.raw - Sat, 18 Feb 2017 04:42:52 EST ID:sJXntp5k No.120604 Ignore Report Quick Reply
you should be looking into android modding forums there's a whole community for this shit. It's been years since I've kept up to date though. idk what the scene is like or which sites know what.
JamesGreenshit.ffo - Sat, 18 Feb 2017 16:38:22 EST ID:7F/QA+Tm No.120605 Ignore Report Quick Reply
My cheeky response would be: It already runs Linux (no srsly it has a linux kernel)

That said just install this:

I've even used this with a bluetooth keyboard and a tablet as a makeshift laptop replacement for programming.

wp-admin by AugustusDuckbury.ico - Mon, 13 Feb 2017 07:37:31 EST ID:TaiFR2gU No.120590 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Sup ya'll, I'm not sure how many of you are website designers or have ever dealt with wordpress.. I'm having trouble understanding /wp-admin and why the URL can't be changed easily. Seems like a security flaw to me! Anyone successfully changed it/protected it/whatever?

tld;dr wordpress admin login is bait.

picture unrelated
AugustusBlottingchedge.dot - Tue, 14 Feb 2017 17:42:38 EST ID:BhKn+qO0 No.120593 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I don't know WP, but sticking HTTP authentication on it should be sufficient.
AlbertChommlemere.gif - Thu, 16 Feb 2017 18:38:03 EST ID:QpAXEJ+W No.120595 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Install iThemes Security. It gives you the option to change the login slug and prevent access to the default ones (wp-admin and wp-login.php), plus a ton of other useful features.

You can also do this yourself by hooking template_redirect (or some higher-priority action, but this one usually works) and overriding WordPress's default behavior for those URLs.

>Seems like a security flaw to me!
Yep. WordPress isn't hard to secure, but out of the box it's weak as hell.

How do sites detect adblock? by breakabond - Wed, 08 Feb 2017 04:03:04 EST ID:fVWGPSRj No.120560 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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If you can figure that out, then you can start to spoof it being off, rather than having to actually disable your ad blocker.
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breakabond - Wed, 08 Feb 2017 15:46:34 EST ID:fVWGPSRj No.120563 Ignore Report Quick Reply
What I mean is, there's these pages that will totally disable their content when they detect that you have an ad blocker. So its not a simple html block I can delete and access the content.
HughFuckingbanks.lgo - Wed, 08 Feb 2017 17:03:35 EST ID:Pz4wNt2s No.120564 Ignore Report Quick Reply
One way is that in the ad javacript they set a value like;
var notBlocked = true;

And then they test if notBlocked is true, and if it's not, then they don't display the content. From what I understand there are various ways, and there's not a generic way for every site.
IanBezzlepore.mdb - Sun, 12 Feb 2017 04:03:14 EST ID:2AqX6NCU No.120584 Ignore Report Quick Reply
sounds like you'd benefit from look into anti-adblock killer by REEK.
JarvisCerringhudge.html - Sun, 12 Feb 2017 05:52:53 EST ID:7F/QA+Tm No.120585 Ignore Report Quick Reply
It is always another javascript that searches the DOM of the page for ads, it's essentially the same technique adblockers use to detect them.

This works because the adblocker isn't configured most of the time to block the anti-adblock scripts themselves. A special anti-anti adblock is unnecessary if the adblocker has a rule to block the anti-adblock itself.

The difference though is that anti-adblock scripts are often served from the webhost of the site itself rather than a third party which makes it harder to find them.

Anti-adblock killer by reek isn't maintained properly so it doesn't work for any current anti-adblock scripts.
breakabond - Sun, 12 Feb 2017 06:57:36 EST ID:fVWGPSRj No.120588 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>anti-adblock killer by REEK.
It probably works but damn, a lot of setup.
I'll wait till they convert it to an addon/extension.

Potentiometer by breakabond - Thu, 09 Feb 2017 23:45:42 EST ID:fVWGPSRj No.120571 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I'm trying to read the circuit board, and which marking seems more likely:


If it is the former, then what does the B mean?
JarvisCerringhudge.html - Sun, 12 Feb 2017 06:08:43 EST ID:7F/QA+Tm No.120586 Ignore Report Quick Reply
50K is a common value for potentiometers. So that's what it probably is. The letter can depend on the manufacturer.
I'm unaware of any convention, other properties that matter are linear/logarithmic and the tolerance of the total resistance (usually 10% or 20%).
breakabond - Sun, 12 Feb 2017 06:38:28 EST ID:fVWGPSRj No.120587 Ignore Report Quick Reply
THanks. I think I found it.


I Want To: by MartinChembledale.psd - Sat, 11 Feb 2017 00:09:29 EST ID:+Xmcn279 No.120576 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Save functioning websites to my own local archive.
Similar to the Wayback Machine.
I used to do this in 2007 on Windows.
How would I do this today?

I know how to save webpages as pdf and as files but there used to be a program that would save whole webpages or whatever parts you wanted as an archive on your computer.
JamesLightwell.api - Sat, 11 Feb 2017 07:32:28 EST ID:Pz4wNt2s No.120578 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Took you longer to write this post than it did to search it ya dummy.
NicholasHunderwill.mpp - Sat, 11 Feb 2017 15:51:53 EST ID:QNNhNDYd No.120580 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Couldn't find on Yandex.
FannyDemmerdock.clp - Sat, 11 Feb 2017 19:39:21 EST ID:Pz4wNt2s No.120581 Ignore Report Quick Reply
EugeneSnodstone.cpl - Sun, 12 Feb 2017 02:18:49 EST ID:IrIoYaxk No.120582 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Thank you.

fu rainmeter by BeatriceHimmlelick.gif - Mon, 16 Jan 2017 14:50:53 EST ID:yxyp4mch No.120437 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Did rainmeter morph into something else?
The site is down and has been for 400 days according to isitdown.

Basically the network plugin that shows my IP and data u/d uses a website to fetch the IP data. I'm wondering if there is a way to avoid using a website?
The format is that it wants a URL. So I figure a local html could work, but I'm noob as fuck on coding. How do I get my IP resolved with HTML?
Any ideas?

And last resort, concede the failure and use a site to ping for the IP. What's a good non cancer site to use for that purpose?
Something official like EFF.org or something? Basically the most ethical, or one you'd like to support
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AugustusGablingkudge.uue - Tue, 17 Jan 2017 23:01:07 EST ID:xz1Qq1T5 No.120445 Ignore Report Quick Reply
If you can see all those stupid ricer-meters on your desktop, you're not actually working on your computer.
OliverSaddlebury.tar - Wed, 18 Jan 2017 04:46:09 EST ID:27wcUwO6 No.120446 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Rainmeter is fucking stupid. It might look appealing to some, but if you care about your computer SO MUCH that you want every kind of data presented to you at all times from CPU usage to GPU fan speed, why the fuck would you use a resource hogging skinning-windowsXP-to-resemble-Vista kinda program on it that runs 24/7.
Rainmeter is pretentious bullshit tbh. You don't care about your RAM usage. You don't even care about how cold it is outside.
Last time I looked at this fucking program I was literally 13 years old, and I didn't even want it back then. Just look at this thread. Look at all the nonsense. The ignorance. The fact OP is literally unable to visit a website on the internet. Like OP. Literally just stop for a moment and think. What do I use my computer for? Do I really use it the way it would be the most effective for me to do so? Do I really know anything about my very computer or just look at shiny graphs after I bought a prebuilt Dell at Walmart?
AugustusDartwater.prn - Wed, 18 Jan 2017 05:23:22 EST ID:E8lJOGQX No.120448 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Lot of assumptions there.
You know OP if it's just the info you want, sysinternals makes a program that scans and embeds it into your wallpaper. Forget the name though...
LydiaChudgelock.cmf - Fri, 20 Jan 2017 21:35:17 EST ID:27wcUwO6 No.120453 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Ignore the salt, it's for added effect. I just think it's a ridiculous application and bloat AF.
EmmaBullerwit.icm - Fri, 10 Feb 2017 17:59:31 EST ID:VxBG5jMX No.120575 Ignore Report Quick Reply
yea but I solved it with a bat script >>120438

And their site was fucking down I swear. The forums didn't work either, I had to use google cache to get into them.

Anyway, it solved itself much better using a small bat file.

Artificial Scarcity by Scrooge McDuck - Tue, 07 Feb 2017 19:21:16 EST ID:TyIxLXHx No.120553 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Why do Communications companies charge more for higher data allowances and highter rates of data-flow, aside from the point that "they can"?
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ShitDarrywane.svg - Thu, 09 Feb 2017 18:03:33 EST ID:7F/QA+Tm No.120567 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Because traffic isn't free.
Consumer ISPs also get charged by datacenter ISPs for backbone access unless they provide their own infrastructure, which isn't the case in most cases.
datacenter ISPs get charged by Carrier ISPs operating the fiberoptic networks between datacenters.

That said, this isn't the whole story, mobile ISPs still are using an old business model where they sell flatrates as a premium model and local monopolies with home cable providers make things worse.

Want a solution, join a community network initiative. You'll still pay a membership fee, but the network is as good as you're making it.
GrahamHumblechore.sys - Thu, 09 Feb 2017 18:22:44 EST ID:662RmNu9 No.120569 Ignore Report Quick Reply
put it fully to test. your phone, let others use it as a gateway,.
OP - Thu, 09 Feb 2017 22:26:37 EST ID:TyIxLXHx No.120570 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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I am intrigued. Sounds worthwhile. It's not like money is the issue for me personally, so a membership fee isnt the issue.

How would I go about joining a community network initiative?

Here, Verizon and Comcast are virtually the only corporations operating.
FuckingSackleture.ani - Fri, 10 Feb 2017 03:15:23 EST ID:7F/QA+Tm No.120573 Ignore Report Quick Reply

There might be several others that are not listed here.
Usually you're asked to go to a introduction meeting, and fill out an application form.
After you've joined they rent you wifi measurement equipment which you will use on the roof of your building to determine the dbi of your neighbors in the initiative.
If you're having success with that you can set up a wifi router with a modified firmware on the roof, (most initiatives offer you tutoring for that) which in term is connected to a regular router in your home.
FuckingSackleture.ani - Fri, 10 Feb 2017 03:43:25 EST ID:7F/QA+Tm No.120574 Ignore Report Quick Reply

If it's not on there also try asking at one of these:

Cheapest webhosting? by AngusPockridge.pub - Wed, 08 Feb 2017 21:03:58 EST ID:Xide5xnm No.120566 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I don't know shit about websites. I want to make my own and start a blog. What is the cheapest web-hosting I can get? Is it possible to get it for free?
GrahamHumblechore.sys - Thu, 09 Feb 2017 18:11:42 EST ID:662RmNu9 No.120568 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Build one on your computer, there are free programs, like apache, depends on what what you are trying to use as a base of what you are trying to accomplish. I built a website on a home computer in moments. As as it was, it looked somewhat professional.

So intend it to do what yo intend it to. You can run it home or a say 'free'
host. As well, paid services can do a simple blog site as well.

Do look up free servers blog? surely others would give their
breakabond - Thu, 09 Feb 2017 23:49:04 EST ID:fVWGPSRj No.120572 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Yeah it seems very vulnerable, but start by getting a simple apache http server up.
Then use dyndns (I think?) to get an ugly, yet free, domain name to your IP.

Dell UP3218K 8K UHD Monitor by AlbertHibberpatch.gif - Sat, 04 Feb 2017 17:11:42 EST ID:7F/QA+Tm No.120527 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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$ 5,000

When do you guys think there will be an affordable version of 8K UHD displays available? IIRC the time it took for UHD to become affordable was something in the range of ~1.5 years.
The panel they are using is pretty much the non-plus ultra in regards to color gamut and dynamic range (for IPS).
I hope some other manufacturer would pick up the panel and sell it at a quarter of this price or Dell making a single connection "light" version of this display.
I wouldn't really care about perceptually unnoticeable lossy data compression in the interface if it means it's affordable.
NicholasDarthood.mar - Mon, 06 Feb 2017 16:26:08 EST ID:ufggPaTN No.120547 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I dunno dude. At some point, increasing resolution makes it look shittier in my opinion. 4k looks kinda ugly to me and I regret buying a 4k TV now. I can only imagine the next step up.

It is like far too crisp, it hurts to watch and gives me a headache if I use it more than 1-2 hours. Which I guess isn't a bad thing...
SimonNindlestatch.gid - Mon, 06 Feb 2017 16:36:54 EST ID:WQpsFk20 No.120548 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Re-reading comments like this will be fun 10 years from now.
PollyNabberham.lnk - Tue, 07 Feb 2017 12:01:12 EST ID:7F/QA+Tm No.120551 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I think this largely depends on the GUI elements and if they are scale-able.
I can't imagine you've ever had problems with a smartphone or a tablet. OK you might argue that these aren't used for extended periods too.

That said I haven't upgraded my desktop in years and using a crappy 24" FHD monitor which is far harder to concentrate on than my 13" laptop with a QHD+ screen.

The real joy of these high resolution monitors is that fonts aren't distorted by cleartype any more, with consistent gaps between letters and the typeset is displayed the way it was intended by the font designer, not by some algorithm.
I know you can turn font hinting off, but for low resolution displays below 200dpi it only makes things worse.

It's also up to the GUI developers since it's ridiculous that icons are normally originally drawn in a vector based program yet exported as a bitmap.

what the shit was that... by HannahDigglechodge.bat - Sun, 05 Feb 2017 06:53:50 EST ID:LKItYu2K No.120536 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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am using a mac os sierra version10.12.3 (16D32)

i visited a linked in page and something got downloaded to my download folder out of fucking nowhere....this isn't malware right? its a text document named


what in the motherfuck.....
EdwardFicklegold.pol - Sun, 05 Feb 2017 15:36:54 EST ID:5LA+HatB No.120537 Ignore Report Quick Reply
your computer is gonna catch on fire in
EmmaFerrylatch.shtml - Mon, 06 Feb 2017 19:42:16 EST ID:QEd1ZHXS No.120549 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Interesting, doesn't mac has a way back machine?
ElizaDullershit.pm4 - Mon, 06 Feb 2017 19:46:14 EST ID:WQpsFk20 No.120550 Ignore Report Quick Reply
omg, honestly he's not gonna have any problems, its just some random cached shit or something, or hecan just fucking delete the file

hard drive technologies by ShittingBlullystock.msg - Tue, 31 Jan 2017 09:53:42 EST ID:xnfWibyl No.120507 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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How can I find out if a hard drive I bought is helium filled and/or has shingled magnetic recording?
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PhoebePonderford.cpl - Thu, 02 Feb 2017 19:50:53 EST ID:U1Bs7arT No.120518 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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This is OP reporting back. I wrote tech support for both companies and here's a summary.

Seagate only makes 1 helium drive (as of now), and it's the 10 TB enterprise
Shingled magnetic recording is used in Seagate drives 6 TB or up, but they don't list it in the product manuals anymore, because the current version performs as well as previous technologies.

Western Digital doesn't plan to implement shingled magnetic recording on drives < 4TB.
Helium is mainly for larger Western Digital drives above 6TB.

that is, if anyone cares (most of you probably don't). this is a bump-free post
SamuelNanningnotch.pak - Sat, 04 Feb 2017 17:15:17 EST ID:Z5ZQdKFV No.120528 Ignore Report Quick Reply
seagate is garbage, always been
WDs eco drives are garbage, always been
Look it up if you don't believe me, there are stats
I think it'd be more important to look at that first than this bullshit
AlbertHibberpatch.gif - Sat, 04 Feb 2017 17:23:29 EST ID:7F/QA+Tm No.120529 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I'd even say that at this point you're are insane if you buy drives to store any data you'd like to keep that aren't rated for continuous operation.
ArchieSollerway.xsl - Sat, 04 Feb 2017 21:25:46 EST ID:Pz4wNt2s No.120534 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Here's some stats for HDD reliability
JohnPittdale.css - Sun, 05 Feb 2017 05:44:48 EST ID:7F/QA+Tm No.120535 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Cool statistics.
In case anybody missed it: These are annual failure modes, meaning that for typical desktop use even a 5% rate would be disastrous over a typical timespan of 7 years:
It would have 30% failure rate over that time period (1-0.95^7)

Locking Down Computer (paaswords etc) by DorisFimmleludge.php - Fri, 27 Jan 2017 23:20:38 EST ID:fVWGPSRj No.120482 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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My computer's now in a public place so tell me what methods I'm missing to prevent access:

  1. Windows (i know...) password > 14 char (to prevent ophcrack)
  2. BIOS password and prevent booting off removable media (going to be a pain to re-enable always)
  3. ... I guess that's all I got.
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JackSomblehack.rpm - Sat, 28 Jan 2017 05:06:12 EST ID:JJd/AwRf No.120488 Ignore Report Quick Reply
D0 not set a passphrase in BIOS. It is not needed. It serves no usable purpose. It can make your entire computer unusable if it becomes corrupted or if you forget your passphrase.

Bios password is generally a mistake to use.

Third party (open source) can encrypt your entire drive.
JackSomblehack.rpm - Sat, 28 Jan 2017 05:28:55 EST ID:JJd/AwRf No.120489 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Hundreds? Maybe. Duh if so.

In older computers especially desktops, simply pulling the round CMOS battery, powered off of course, may re-seat the cmos to factory state by pulling it out for like ten minutes. But you mean a laptop of course.

Laptps, if you set a pass to the bios, to boot. It could very well cost a hund bucks ot more..

There is generally a persistent chip in most (even 2007 piece of crap) laptops that keep
CMOS altered (password) in a separate chip.

There are universal codes, passphrases, especially from that era, that is used by their tech. To unlock the accidental bios passphrases. Today, if you set a bios passphrase, you are asking for an unworkable system. To fix this A simple cJnfU7v%v costs $$$$

Never set a BIOS pass, it again serves no purpose, There are free (open source)
programs that you can encrypt your system in a far reliable manner.
JarvisLightforth.o - Sat, 28 Jan 2017 10:17:56 EST ID:27wcUwO6 No.120490 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>bios password is a mistake to use
why? you can say that about every kind of password then. if you forget it you cant get in. duh.
It serves a purpose cause you have to enter it every time you boot, so it prevents people booting your computer who don't know the password. You can also just reflash the bios or remove the battery to reset it. So I don't see why would a bios pw be such a horrible idea.
NicholasTillinghall.icm - Mon, 30 Jan 2017 17:48:51 EST ID:Y09HqO+d No.120505 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Most newer computers laptops especially have a separate chips that holds info, hard to tell what it does some say privacy, etc, what is written to it. It is encrypted information.

On these computers the bios information isn't really stored there, it is nota bios chip. However passphrases are if enabled and used. Bios flashing will flash the BIOS, not this 'special' chip. SO re-flashing the BIOS will re-flash the bios, the passphrase will remain intact.

Hazards of re-flashing to begin with, flashing updating BIOS just as easily could fail. Wrong file, corrupt file, momentary power loss, static. Could render a computer unusable in a flash. Not likely but it is known because it happens.

Options; look on the internet for a default manufacturers passphrase reset, older computers were as generic as say dell1234, newer ones will be difficult to find one that works.

If you have proof it is your machine, like basic warranty info, etc, generally you can call the manufacturers support and get a reset passphrase to reset or turn off your bios passphrase. I believe some 'may' charge a fee for a factory default passphrase.
Others will say take it to an authorized service tech. Or send it to them for repair under warranty.

Option, is shorting the jumpers, laptops to get there may be like a puzzle. Others may be easy and have a clearly marked reset label next to the jumpers, this will work. You have to have machine powered up to actually 'short' the jumpers.

In all, never setting bios is likely best.
JennyFuckingshit.fla - Sat, 04 Feb 2017 21:13:37 EST ID:6Hf1zL9A No.120533 Ignore Report Quick Reply

That's all you have to do to reset a BIOS password, just remove and replace the mobo battery.

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