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police state a-coming?

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- Tue, 28 Mar 2017 20:23:44 EST ipbqzh4D No.120809
File: 1490747024325.png -(63496B / 62.01KB, 1025x941) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. police state a-coming?
http://money.cnn.com/2017/03/28/technology/house-internet-privacy-repeal/index.html
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DavidMinkinwell.psd - Fri, 18 Oct 2019 20:10:26 EST u3zeVki/ No.122536 Reply
>>122533
The US as I understand has the ability to monitor all incoming and outgoing telephone calls to and from the US. It should not be mass surveillance, but rather targeted in good faith to legitimate targets.
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WalterBlessleman.ds - Sun, 20 Oct 2019 02:30:25 EST saszV5+L No.122537 Reply
police state already here
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CorneliusNabbleshaw.xml - Wed, 23 Oct 2019 04:11:12 EST g5wawLiT No.122545 Reply
>>122537
In reality it's the people. People who hate arab entities, that chop peoples hands off for stealing. Yet say, we should chop the hands off thieves in the US. We already have a justice system. why screw it up any more than the part that are screwed up.

The comes worse than Bush, Trump. Who serves no logical purpose in government. And people still feed off that. Who on the republican side is planning to run against trump, nobody, while Democrats have a list of people to research and make actual decisions. Like Bush said this would be much easier if it were a dictatorship. trump demands 'loyalty.' Right wingers are just plain shit in politics. Even the ones that speak against him, because they brought him and the country where it is at today. I do not feel sorry for people that helped lead us here. The make America great again. Trump said, the world hates America. Bush said the world will buy America.

It's ok though, if they say and do what they do because their 'cult-like' followers don't question themselves their party or in reality even question Democrats.

Modestocomputerino

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- Mon, 24 Apr 2017 18:55:17 EST 2MAc9K/k No.120937
File: 1493074517625.jpg -(28010B / 27.35KB, 960x960) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. Modestocomputerino
Last time I was around a good computer was when Nvidia released the 290GTX and it's time I made myself a good station. In my extended absence, I didn't focus on parts, hype, and etcetera - thus, I've fallen behind.

The PC I'm trying to build is intended for streaming, gaming, rendering, and recording while keeping a low temperature. I am not trying to go all out either and I'm trying to be around the price of 2k. I can go higher or lower, just don't want to if it's avoidable.

I was thinking of having a SSD hub station or something like divided drives for separate programs to write on so the CPU doesn't have to look through a 1TB C drive while accessing DLLs.

Don't want to be extravagant, just a modest build that can do gaming on a game like Black Desert Online or Rainbow Six Siege, while recording and streaming that can also do great while rendering.

And if you guys got any tips for coolant, show me the way. Trying to get a clear view in today's market... So many people trying to shove things in my face. Feels like I'm an altar boy.
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DavidPuckleduck.avi - Mon, 24 Apr 2017 19:31:19 EST aE3PAVME No.120938 Reply
If you don't want to think too hard you can just copy someone else's build: https://pcpartpicker.com/guide/

If you want to be analytical, start with your core component performance requirements. Most people just look at a few benchmarks, pick out the few things they know they want, and then just buy whatever is on sale. Unless you're pushing up against some constraint, don't overthink it.

USB cords

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- Wed, 25 Sep 2019 18:37:10 EST 4UXBUuaP No.122504
File: 1569451030411.jpg -(173704B / 169.63KB, 2560x2560) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. USB cords
Why are these flimsy pieces of shit still the universal standard?
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HenryChollerwet.vm - Thu, 26 Sep 2019 11:46:21 EST iVlLvQYS No.122507 Reply
The USB-A connector was originally designed to be reversible but that feature has been removed prior to the release of the standard as a cost cutting measure.
Now we have a non-reversible connector in a reversible housing.

We just have to wait for another decade or so before it's finally gone and USB-C is ambiguous.
Why are there new devices with USB-A & micro USB-B?
Cost, there is still a lot of stock of these connectors in warehouses and they are cheaper than a USB-C connector, and you can get away with leaving out the cable since every consumer has a shit-ton of them.

Interestingly I don't own a single USB-C to USB-C cable, yet.
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NellCriddlelon.clp - Tue, 01 Oct 2019 02:43:42 EST S3QT9+5f No.122510 Reply
>>122506
I have never seen one fail. They are kind of universal. USB ports and all.
3.0, they are not going away and I do not see much replacing these.

The connections I have never seen fail.

Power supplies for laptops, the connections I have seen fail quite a lot.
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CharlesPommerwater.bin - Thu, 10 Oct 2019 02:22:18 EST a0dg57Ob No.122523 Reply
>>122507
I do agree about the USB B thing though. It was standard as the device connector for AGES.

Then we started having devices too thin to put them on, and that shit gave way to USB-A to USB-A cables.

Also despite USB-B 3.x being by FAR the sturdiest connector I haven't seen it on a goddamn thing.

USB-C is a pretty necessary thing though, because micro USB-B 3.1 was UTTER DOGSHIT.

VPN

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- Sat, 31 Aug 2019 00:41:00 EST 9PJn3wUx No.122430
File: 1567226460868.gif -(29908B / 29.21KB, 600x600) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. VPN
Do you use a VPN? Any recommendations?
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IanSunderwat.lnk - Sun, 06 Oct 2019 02:57:40 EST 9PJn3wUx No.122519 Reply
So I decided on torguard because i could get it for the same price as surfshark. After paying and downloading, I read the "term of service" and it pissed me off. It says things like:

You agree to abide by all applicable federal, state and local laws and
regulations in connection with the use of TorGuard.net's services. You
also agree that you or any other user(s) provided with access to your
account will NOT engage in the following:
  • Uploading, Transmitting, possessing, receiving, transporting, or
    distributing any copyrighted, trademark, or patented content which
    you do not own or lack written consent or a license from the
    copyright owner;

And

The Client fully understands that TorGuard.net reserves the right in
its discretion to enforce any breaches of this agreement. Failure to
understand and comply with the present Terms of Services
Subscriber understands that TorGuard.net reserves the right in its
sole discretion to enforce breaches of this Agreement. Failure to
comply with the present Terms of Service will results in a material
breach of this Agreement, and may result in one or more of these
possible following actions:

  • Issuance of a warning;
  • Immediate, temporary, or permanent termination of access to
    TorGuard.net with no refund;
  • Legal actions against you for reimbursement of any costs incurred
    via indemnity resulting from a breach;
  • Independent legal action by TorGuard.net as a result of a breach; or
  • Disclosure of such information to law enforcement authorities as
    deemed reasonably necessary.
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EugeneDepperdug.cmf - Sun, 06 Oct 2019 19:23:21 EST 1O/aBEYf No.122520 Reply
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>>122508
Tunnelbear has a free trial so you can try it for yourself.
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PhineasNickleman.cgi - Tue, 08 Oct 2019 00:30:25 EST 3BEsUXCR No.122521 Reply
>>122519
One I might mention says 60gig a month cap. But not monitored. riiighhht
I have work downloads that almost reaches that within a day or two.

Nord has been pretty decent. No issues,except they advertise all over the place. The terms of service are pretty liberal, but, a few minor things to consider. The software had generally screwed with other things. It leveled out eventually. They added rpm in downloads. Didn't get
a chance to check that out. Pure vpn, sounds pretty bad, like really
bad, as mentioning the 60 gig a month.

Reality, a vpn is pretty cheap to actually run. The service as a whole is a different story.

One needs a service that they can se the servers that are connected and can connect to individually. Not just, a button you press to connect to their best server, one for p2p, one for 'privacy.' Your should be able to see what server ip you are connected connecting to.

Windows 10 bullshit

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- Thu, 16 Mar 2017 23:26:39 EST +seF01DQ No.120774
File: 1489721199453.jpg -(4274133B / 4.08MB, 4032x3024) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. Windows 10 bullshit
Someone please halp. I have a HP ultrabook running windows 10 and I keep getting fucked when I try to turn it on. It was just working fine.

Pic related
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LillianCundledutch.lab - Thu, 03 Oct 2019 05:46:46 EST PZTSqT8m No.122516 Reply
>>122515
Can you post some more Linux Tech TipsTM videos? I like them but don't know where to find them.

Wtf is apple's problem

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- Sat, 21 Sep 2019 23:24:48 EST 9Znw1RXP No.122489
File: 1569122688566.jpg -(1090842B / 1.04MB, 1840x3264) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. Wtf is apple's problem
just got a new ipad yestorday. asked me yo set up and i set up the finger Print lock. it shows that i set up a passcode that i have no memory of doing. man wtf! how do u access my new Ipad without knowing my passcode. I never connected it to my computer yet nor dl any apps so i can erase everything and factory reset if that what i need to do! WTF DO I DO! THIS IS SUCH A INCONVIENCE I JUST GOT THIS YESTORDAY WTF AHH!
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KLEZ.fml !!cEQLOiCj - Thu, 03 Oct 2019 11:42:07 EST zwV4b3zR No.122517 Reply
>>122489
Just stick your thumb/penis on the fingerprint sensor when it asks for the passcode. Whichever you registered.

Force Quitting

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- Tue, 24 Sep 2019 02:34:56 EST 9TTGjmaN No.122497
File: 1569306896058.jpg -(563591B / 550.38KB, 1816x1912) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. Force Quitting
Why is Windows' force quite so shit when compared to Linux? (Maybe Mac too? Never used one)

Seriously, with windows, you tell it to end the fucking process like 10,000 times before it actually does anything. With Linux, just use killall, kill, xkill, whatever you want, and *bloop* it's gone. What makes the processes for killing an unresponsive application so different?

pic unrelated
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ReubenFusslelutch.phtml - Tue, 24 Sep 2019 13:26:10 EST iVlLvQYS No.122500 Reply
>>122499
Yes, I suppose it's better than having the system crash.
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James Randi - Wed, 25 Sep 2019 04:25:13 EST kl6lsgVm No.122502 Reply
>>122497
I not as keyed in on how other OS work. But for windows i know it's because it's trying to gracefully close shit behind the scenes and close all dependant programs.
Where as Ubuntu just ends it with out trying to end supporting programs.

WHAT BAOFENGS SHOULD I BUY BEFORE THE FCC BANS THEM?

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- Sat, 21 Sep 2019 09:53:37 EST puVSWkoH No.122486
File: 1569074017411.jpg -(1132330B / 1.08MB, 2580x1460) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. WHAT BAOFENGS SHOULD I BUY BEFORE THE FCC BANS THEM?
STORY: Buy A Baofeng While You Still Can? FCC Scowls At Unauthorized Frequency Transmitters
https://hackaday.com/2018/09/25/buy-a-baofeng-while-you-still-can-fcc-scowls-at-unauthorized-frequency-transmitters/

FCC Document: https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-18-980A1.pdf

I don't know anything about ham radios or shortwave radios, but I wanna get in, while the getting is still good. WHAT DO GAIS??????????
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AngusMedgechirk.dat - Sat, 21 Sep 2019 09:54:19 EST puVSWkoH No.122487 Reply
>>122486
Forgot to mention, they're supposed to be banning them AT THE END OF THE MONTH.
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MartinGrandham.shtml - Sat, 21 Sep 2019 17:23:35 EST PZTSqT8m No.122488 Reply
These kinds of import restrictions are aimed at bulk shipments. They can't screen the tidal wave of parcels from Asia so the unit you buy off of Banggood will probably arrive. Also they're all shit so buy whatever.

Tech Funnies

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- Sat, 23 Mar 2019 20:35:01 EST kpSkMKGS No.122218
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IT show level laughs...
Contribute your own if you wish.
http://bash.org/?latest
https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/03/15/on-call/
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NicholasSupperchag.pwl - Sat, 07 Sep 2019 22:37:22 EST Qx3lfgFz No.122459 Reply
>>122458
Tried looking in a used goods / second hand shop?
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IsabellaPugglekurk.xif - Sun, 08 Sep 2019 07:02:49 EST PZTSqT8m No.122460 Reply
>>122458
There are millions of old Microsoft optical mice. They're okay. They stopped making mice with PS/2 controllers like 15 years ago so you won't find anything much better.

Software Recommendations and stuff

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- Mon, 17 Jun 2019 12:34:11 EST Qx3lfgFz No.122311
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Figured maybe we could use a non-techsupport thread on here.

Have any programs you enjoy working with and couldn't live without?
Want to share your standard program for some purpose you don't see enough love for?
Maybe just have a resource or neat skin?
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OliverDreckletuck.dao - Fri, 16 Aug 2019 12:17:58 EST i32fjn0z No.122415 Reply
>>122414
II am usually kinda 'boring' when it comes to custimizing fun stuff,, but I think I will try it.
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Sourcery - Tue, 10 Sep 2019 17:33:07 EST Qx3lfgFz No.122465 Reply
No idea if it's "safe" or who really made it (use at your own risk, no AV I've scanned it with have found anything though), but a very speedy text editor written in MASM, 20kb large:
http://www.movsd.com/topgun.htm
Pretty cool that it opens faster than built-in microsoft notepad.
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ArchieParringville.cbl - Fri, 20 Sep 2019 03:38:05 EST Qx3lfgFz No.122480 Reply
https://qutebrowser.org/
Keyboard driven browser.
Really nice, used to be on VimFX so was heartbroken when it got killed by firefox changing how their addon system works.
Nice to know it won't get pulled out from under you (as long as the project suvives) as it's the main thing of the browser, not an addon.

How do I install tar.bz2 files?

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- Thu, 19 Sep 2019 23:59:31 EST dAkamRov No.122477
File: 1568951971341.jpg -(1722659B / 1.64MB, 1920x1080) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. How do I install tar.bz2 files?
I am new to Linux so I got Manjaro KDE however I can't seem to figure out how to install tar.bz2 files. I extracted it and now what do I do? Any advice helps!
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ArchieParringville.cbl - Fri, 20 Sep 2019 02:01:07 EST Qx3lfgFz No.122478 Reply
Well tar.bz2 is just an archive, so we won't know what's actually inside without you telling us.
Some are just the actual program inside, or if you downloaded the source you'll will have to compile it. The basic steps are just to (pwd must be inside the folder)
./configure
make
make install

Will work in a pinch, but it might not be set up the way you want, it's just the standard build. When you build from source there might be options you'd want to disable/enable. Just compiling without knowing shouldn't be standard procedure.
Also doing it that way won't actually make a "package" that is installed, won't be listed with the rest of installed packages. Probably are tools to make a package as the build process, but they are distribution-particular so no idea what it'd be under Manjaro.

Best option would be to keep to things available through your package manager as much as possible unless you reallly need a newer version or program that isn't on there.

Also if you're gonna into Linux it'd probably be a good idea to get into the habit of actually googling things first, both cause stuff like this has already been asked by every other beginner, and you won't have to wait around for answers.
"install tar.bz2 manjaro" on google gets you loads of different variations of the same answer.

Have a practice run by figuring out how you make a package from source under Manjaro.

Empornium acc, new ip

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- Wed, 11 Sep 2019 01:20:06 EST AQEBklib No.122467
File: 1568179206619.jpg -(3895B / 3.80KB, 195x195) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. Empornium acc, new ip
My empornium account got banned due to 8 years ago having another account that I stopped using. My homie have an invite however, but will I be able to use it on the same ip, as long as they dont check it manually. Or is it automatic to not be able to sign up then / be banned due to having the same ip as the banned account?

and I'm not a miquito leecher Ok fwiw. I seed a lot boy


using protection

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- Mon, 15 Apr 2019 07:39:52 EST zs9cOSiL No.122239
File: 1555328392221.png -(354718B / 346.40KB, 588x507) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. using protection
what all do i need to keep my identity as obscured as possible online? Ive been tryna not to jump into this stupid. if i :
>factory reset my computer
>edit my device's MAC address
>use socks
>use hide.me
>keep vpn shit running constantly if its online
>never log into anything attatched to my real identity on the device
is that enough?
is it still unsafe to use my own wifi/ethernet with all that?

my device is a macbook air
i know i will have to create a new apple ID to set it up when i reset it, any advice on the best method of doing so? should i just create a new hotmail acc thru a vpn?

i also have a old iphone 4 (never registered to me) i was gonna use in conjunction with it and just buy a burner SIM for after clearing it out with phoneclean and jailbreaking it. But im worried that even the burner SIM is a bad idea to have linked to the macbook air in any way cos it will still still be location specific. should i make a tertiary apple ID for the phone if i want to use it too? i was hoping to avoid doing so cos it would make everything more difficult than if i could just link them.

i have a handful of other windows computers i can use if i need but i don't wanna doom them to a life of secrecy

this is babby's first post so im sorry its prob been made 100 times
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NellNillyfet.tmp - Fri, 02 Aug 2019 22:44:51 EST LPfm3OYR No.122395 Reply
>>122394
I think you can on mac computers, but routers, some will allow you to do that. If you get anthers mac address by coincidence if may cause some issues. Use an old router and change the mac a bit using that mac address. I guess ne could use hardware mac addresses just as well.
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NellSiffingsadging.hlp - Wed, 07 Aug 2019 06:19:52 EST 0NLuJEWU No.122402 Reply
>>122395
On a mac, one would change a MAC address if browsing, whatever, wireless.
On a home router, internet, it would make little difference. Some travel with routers, where they could change the MAC on these. Not much more complicated.

Compliments to a router ot basic internet connection is, dnscrypt or other dns encryption. Otherwise you have your dns queries in the US for how long, 3 years was the law. Reality, why have your ISP, hold a DNS request for a period of time,
when you are just browsing recipes, sports, etc. Actually, ISPS, servers seem to get overloaded and slow to resolve ip addresses. Maybe because they have to store DNS queries by law, by default.
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FrederickSagglehug.gif - Sat, 07 Sep 2019 19:04:28 EST eh+02X+q No.122454 Reply
A sysadmin friend I know says Pokemon Go has banned some accounts because of GPS co-ordinate hacking. When you "teleport" too much, it gets suspicious. I guess that means anything software can be hacked with enough effort.

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