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Discord Now Fully Linked With 420chan IRC

New PC

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- Sat, 15 Apr 2017 03:57:15 EST +Xmcn279 No.120915
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I'm building a new PC.
It's purpose is gaming.
Actually it's secondary purpose is gaming.
It's primary purpose is digital illustration.
But my classmates all said Adobe CC sucks.
So I thought okay F(uck) that.
I need to buy Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop CS6.
However I can't find it.
I want them and I don't want to pirate them.
So what do I do?
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SidneyClasslesare.rdo - Sun, 04 Aug 2019 16:19:53 EST cx1fPFO5 No.122400 Reply
>What's wrong with gimp & inkscape?

For literally anyone who knows or wants to learn photoshop hotkeys, GIMP's equivalents are unbelievable gutter trash.

Which was something I didn't realize until I was pretty adept at Blender. The lack of a coherent hotkey system cripples GIMP.
ThomasDudgestet.dic - Tue, 06 Aug 2019 08:18:17 EST iVlLvQYS No.122401 Reply
I see. I'm an occasional user of image editing software at best and never needed hotkeys. But I get that someone who does that alot needs hotkeys.
But then you ought to get money or some other kind of compensation for what you're doing imho.
RebeccaCrenningway.raw - Thu, 08 Aug 2019 16:08:03 EST UuvWeODc No.122403 Reply
"never needed hotkeys"

Everyone needs hotkeys.
Personally the big downside to all the time I've spent using GIMP is that it was all time I could have been learning photoshop hotkeys.
And knowing photoshop hotkeys is a solid component of an actually valuable trade-skill.

Maybe there are hotkey wizards with GIMP, but the road to get there is certainly not as smooth or easy as PS.

Personally if I just had a quicksearch button like 3D software has to relatively quickly load up an obscure filter or function buried in the third layer of menus it would be tremendous.

I actually do use the hotkeys for simple functions like selecting common tools and swapping FG/BG. But the other half of functions I commonly use I have no fucking idea how to get there as there are no direct hotkeys for them.

So the process of getting to them is basically right-clicking and then hitting a complicated Tekken combo to get to "resize canvas" or whatever.

Dumb question

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- Fri, 02 Aug 2019 23:37:33 EST bc4Dl+A6 No.122397
File: 1564803453437.jpg -(93636B / 91.44KB, 800x450) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. Dumb question
I have a DvI-I cord from my monitor with male connectors that works fine on my old comp but the motherboard on my new computer has a male connector for Dvi-I.
Wat do?
NellNillyfet.tmp - Sat, 03 Aug 2019 00:14:40 EST LPfm3OYR No.122398 Reply
ebay, thrift stores often have odd different connector cords
KLEZ.fml !!cEQLOiCj - Fri, 09 Aug 2019 13:52:21 EST zwV4b3zR No.122404 Reply
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You're basically saying the DVI-I cable is M2F, which doesn't make sense. A Molex connector would look like that but not a DVI cable.
You're probably trying to connect a DVI-I cable to a DVI-D port.

VNC Proxy

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- Thu, 07 Mar 2019 14:57:08 EST 7hgJAujr No.122189
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I'm at work on a linux machine.

I installed the distro myself on my work laptop. I'm cool with IT and they know about it.

So I don't think there's any company sniffing stuff on my laptop.

Now, my laptop has a VNC connection with my home computer.

I'm actually at work right now typing this from my home computer.

Can my company somehow log all this?

Or is it that my company only sees VNC noise without knowing what I'm actually doing?
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IanDuttingsit.lnk - Thu, 14 Mar 2019 18:31:17 EST nSO+g/z/ No.122200 Reply
>have a job where u get to work in an office
>doing computer stuff
>have the freedom to install w/e u want on company laptop
>slacks off at work

on behalf of all software developers stuck working in kitchens / labour jobs, FUCK you op. get back to work.
HughTillingwater.htm - Fri, 02 Aug 2019 05:30:40 EST AAYQOno/ No.122392 Reply
I know nothing about, or have not used a VNC, but you should be able to alter setting to use port 80 or port 443. Those are usually open. If a different port is
set by default for your VNC, which is likely, any port can be used for any service
if you can tell it to. Or use a helper-program, etc, to help make that happen.

looking for unbiased opinion

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- Thu, 01 Aug 2019 18:23:27 EST GS7dMUef No.122387
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Anyone use a password vault program taht they can recommend?

Looking for simple and secure, nothing fancy at all.

Yes, I can google, but those lists are all paid shill lists.


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- Sat, 16 Mar 2019 00:35:19 EST UxGRnPhJ No.122203
File: 1552710919745.jpg -(132953B / 129.84KB, 640x808) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. ISPs
ISP has problems?
Build your own!
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JamesBrookham.psd - Sat, 23 Mar 2019 20:31:31 EST kpSkMKGS No.122217 Reply
It's simpler than that. USAians can't seem to work together but see themselves as "hot shot rebels". It's like the wild west never ended.
AugustusGrimridge.css - Sun, 24 Mar 2019 00:32:11 EST QCg+IScO No.122221 Reply
Cool video. Used to work with a guy, well we would talk, he had his own ISP he started; for many years. Best game in town. For a small dependable ISP.

A company not to name, he wanted to move on to other things, so he sold it. He signed papers, had no legal representation, (which he should have) but kinda a trustworthy person. They used their powers to not only take his business for nothing in return, but he owed the corporation tens of thousands in the end.

Seems windows 10 had similiar issues, https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/209208-windows-10s-new-wifi-sense-shares-your-wifi-password-with-facebook-outlook-and-skype-contacts.
I stick with win7 pro.
10 is too busy. Reinstall a fresh 10 by default, discard most if not all manufacturer built in 'helper software.' Like stuff that you can contact say Dell for tech support. Automatic manufacturer software updates. Just keep things to windows 10, and favorite software.
When reinstalling, do things manually. Let me choose my own settings. Then keep
digging. Again, it has too much going on. I turn off cortana, or whatever right away.
JarvisGooddale.deb - Thu, 01 Aug 2019 05:53:59 EST 5KmAxBpq No.122384 Reply
Win 7 support to end in 2020. I hate microsoft.

On topic, the world needs more dependable small ISPs. Big ISPs seem to not care at all.

Sandisk SSD shit.

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- Mon, 24 Jun 2019 19:07:21 EST qMugolV4 No.122319
File: 1561417641084.jpg -(18159B / 17.73KB, 500x349) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. Sandisk SSD shit.
My Sandisk SSDPlus 240GB trash plastic has gone to shit after just 7 months of use. I can still boot into Windows7 on an ancient PC but it is excruciatingly slow. I can still copy files at much slower speeds than originally but I managed to back up my data to a USB stick. What tf is going on, anyone has experience with these stupid SSDs? I had a WD Caviar Black HDD that lasted me for 7 years in a PC that was hit numerous times. I thought SSDs are supposed to be even more resilient because they have no moving parts. I'm so pissed. Is there anyway to make this SSD work again or should I should I backup everything and take a hammer to it? It basically freezes for one or two literal minutes at a time and then starts working again and so on. I tried that weird method of letting it on while in BIOS with only power plug connected to the SSD but obviously that didn't work. Could this be because of multiple power outages and hard resets this computer has experienced in the last months while ON?

Also we need to bring back lead based solder immediately.
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JennyBrezzlepot.dot - Sat, 20 Jul 2019 04:01:11 EST +tjz3aaz No.122377 Reply
>I got a large enough sample to say that WD sucks.
>Which is leaving the PC always on and filling the HDDs to the brim.

Always on doesn't necessarilly mean failure. Aside from ssds I have had HDs
working for years nearly 24/7. And still do work correctly. Yes one needs a bit of space for left, for whatever purposes. They kinda do that anyway.
PhineasClemblelot.log - Wed, 24 Jul 2019 20:48:16 EST 3s8wh/be No.122379 Reply
I find the arguments against WD interesting, because I've only ever had WD hard drives since my first PC that wasn't a family PC, 15 years ago. None of my hard drives have failed to date! All 4 are still strong, even though I spend so much time downloading games, anime, music, ect.
Personal experiences mean so little though!
WilliamDrullerfuck.pm - Thu, 25 Jul 2019 04:43:25 EST AIHcleTp No.122380 Reply
Some drive manufacturers have put out versions that just plain fail.

Too many variables of how and why a hd may be deemed the point of failure.

A HD may come with windows installed from whatever computer manufacturer that fail consistently.

But the drive may be fine. I find that repair partitions/drives fail to restore the system and people and computer manufacturers may blame the hard drive.

I think the added software;

The diagnostics, 'keep you system and drivers updated, contact help center, etc, software is often the failure.

I just zero out drives that have these extras. These installed helper applications and extras are basically useless IMO. And as well are the point of failure of the operating system. I have done many systems
that the software often has common theme. I have asked, does this have a restore partition, yes, but it
didn't work. Trial version of whatever, anti-virus, yea.

So if in warranty, the HD is replaced, zeroed out, called refurbished and working correctly. Then often gets moved to computer chain stores as 'refurbished and you can get a good drive for a lot less $$.

Plus a warranty. Unless stated otherwise.

External drives, just wipe the drive along with whatever that is on the drive. It's a hard drive.

Computer manufacturers drives with the restore partitions and extras. I say just wipe the drive by default. Reinstall windows. Install drivers enough to get windows connected to the internet if needed. Get whatever updates and wanted optional drivers updates through windows update, and you should have a reliable
stable working system.

older stuffs

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- Thu, 04 Jul 2019 03:15:16 EST 58NuDERj No.122334
File: 1562224516801.jpg -(108792B / 106.24KB, 1100x739) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. older stuffs
socks2http jbn anonymous remailer jap proxy chains mail2news hamster stunnel JonDo mixmaster Riot Anonymous Remailer w3 mixmaster Andre Bacard Mixminion alt2600 Pseudo-Anonymous fakemail quicksilver enthusiastici.org
Paranoia Remailer usenet of course/mail2news google groups Deja News
proxy hunter port12345 free cable tv monitoring cops drug deals trunking pirate radio 2600frequency capncrunch cereal boxes

Add on if you like.
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SidneyGeshnedging.icl - Wed, 10 Jul 2019 02:04:06 EST WcG+z847 No.122361 Reply
Jap proxy server, obvious was obvious.

Crowds was a proxy like-service, that was intended, to make users anonymous through users' base.
Like the more users, the more difficulty to target individual users. hence 'crowds'.
MatildaFallyfitch.eml - Wed, 10 Jul 2019 23:28:47 EST u3zeVki/ No.122369 Reply

If one were to scan for proxy servers, like proxy-hunter one would scan IP blocks. For ftp services, usenet services, whatever.

Open services, sometimes people leave these services open to test server load. Kind of a brilliant idea, to see how things work and fail. Security checks. Load balancing I would guess.

People get mad that their server they are working on, gets slammed. Well, that is the test.
One can make any port use any service. Around 56,000 port?s

In the US, port 80 is generally unencrypted web servers. As well, port 443 is almost always encrypted. SSL/TLS.
Many countries use port 3128 for web services..

Just messing around with ideas.

Check Disk Health / Failing Disk

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- Fri, 05 Jul 2019 13:58:42 EST G7qaw+oi No.122342
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Ive formatted and repurposed a rig from work that was otherwise to be recycled. Windows 7 would not boot so I formatted and put Win 10 on it. My plan was to wait for purchasing a license. For some odd reason, the machine would shut itself off and ask me to add a drive to boot from.

Taking the drive card out of the slot and reinserting would fix the issue for a couple of hours. Unexpected_Store_Exception

I've looked up how to approcah this scenario, and there were too many approaches. Its a decent machine otherwise, that I've got for free. I gotta wonder if its worth the labor to determine the issue. I feel like my first approach should be diagnosing the health my disk drives, how about does this go? Thanks ; O
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NicholasFuckingwater.uue - Sun, 07 Jul 2019 00:39:50 EST g5wawLiT No.122347 Reply
This is kind of difficult to explain and understand. There are very many fix it programs and
scenarios. That generally are time consuming and may not work after all is said and tried.

I don't even know the half of it really. But, Have never failed to get things working.
If the hard drive is good, everything should work in the end.

If you mean by wiping do you mean simply deleting older partitions while installing?
Then formatting? That may or will not cut it at this point.

(The filesystems simply may be corrupt. Windows 7 would use NTFS filesystem, linux would use
ext4 filesystem. Windows 10 may seem like it would fix these issues, but,)

The good part it seems, is it rebooting and asking to add a drive to boot from. That would likely be windows 10
asking for that. Or as easy linux.

So, if one merely deleted partitions and formatted. It should be fixable with how it is complaining about creating a new partition.
NicholasFuckingwater.uue - Sun, 07 Jul 2019 01:47:41 EST g5wawLiT No.122348 Reply
Easier fix, dig into bios and look for efi option, disable that save and exit. You cannot harm anything. Easy as well is reset BIOS to original configuration, or factory default and save. That would be to the far right in bios settings. Do check option to 'other than' efi/uefi if it is present and simply save and exit that way.

Use the disk wipe method, wipe the drive for a few minutes. This would fix wipe a corrupt bios and effectively remove directions to corrupt partitions/filesystems. NTFS windows ext4 is linux.

Then simply go through the motions of installing windows 7. Create a 501431 windows partition,
50 or so gigs. 50,000 mb. This will create windows on a drive. Then save the rest of the space for future use. That should make an E: drive.

In future installs, windows 7 goes first win 10 next then linux. Or simple 7 the ten or win 7 then linux.
It can be done any way you like but earlier versions of windows first, then linux makes things a lot
NicholasFuckingwater.uue - Sun, 07 Jul 2019 02:05:35 EST g5wawLiT No.122349 Reply
An easy option is create windows 7 make it like say 56434 gigs, and you can run windows 10, linux 'within windows 7' at the same time.

Called a virtual machine. You can remove any install by simply deleting it. You need to have enough space to install on, so your E: drive is where you would like to install your VM to. Windows linux.

Power Bank for monitor

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- Sat, 29 Jun 2019 12:26:26 EST zxMMLqc2 No.122325
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Is a Power Bank with power outlet sufficient to supply computer monitor which draws about 30W?`how long does a fully charged average power bank last if it would be used for supplying power to a monitor and not charging phones n shit?

Whats the difference of a regular power outlet compared to a power bank battery in terms of electrical waves/radiation being emitted. The battery should emitt less of those "waves" riGht?
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WilliamChallerkack.rdo - Wed, 03 Jul 2019 04:04:37 EST 8urRpkYA No.122333 Reply
I'll give your cousin $1,000 if she can reliably sense whether a something is turned on by EM waves alone. Let's make it happen.
BeatriceBiffingshit.avi - Thu, 04 Jul 2019 10:43:06 EST AyiRf54w No.122335 Reply
>Whats the difference of a regular power outlet compared to a power bank battery in terms of electrical waves/radiation being emitted. The battery should emitt less of those "waves" riGht?

Nope, It probably uses harsher square waves.

Besides, outside of young cunts who can still hear high frequency whine, this sensitivity is not a real thing.

Also most computer monitors now draw straight DC from a brick.
EmmaGrimfoot.fla - Fri, 05 Jul 2019 19:54:35 EST iVlLvQYS No.122343 Reply
Suspected a crank but tried to steer it in another direction, oh well.
OP: Read this

This probably won't help to convince anybody who firmly believes in crank stuff but there also is a crank solution for that:
Google "Orgone Sticker"

Everybody else: Don't give me shit about potentially encouraging people into new-age woo. If you have to deal with people like that personally it does more harm than good to try to convince them of anything. But this kind of acknowledgement shuts them up about it when they are near you.

5 beeps of death

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- Sat, 29 Jun 2019 23:10:33 EST zELoe2Ul No.122326
File: 1561864233819.jpg -(126356B / 123.39KB, 350x300) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. 5 beeps of death
installing new computer today
attached psu, mobo, cpu and ram together with no other components
i boot and get 5 error beeps
i check what they mean on the ami bios site
replace cpu or faulty psu/mobo
any ideas on how to figure out which one it is?
-mobo: gigabyte d360m ds3h LGA1151
-cpu: i5-9400f
-ram: two sticks of 8gb ddr4 2400mhz
-psu: 450watt evga bt 80 plus
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WilliamSnodford.xml - Tue, 02 Jul 2019 07:56:16 EST Qx3lfgFz No.122332 Reply
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I put OPs parts through a PSU calculator, doesn't seem like it.
DavidDrogglesat.cmf - Wed, 24 Jul 2019 19:31:05 EST 3s8wh/be No.122378 Reply
Did you try taking out the CPU and blowing into the pins before plugging it back in?

Gnu/Linux general

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- Tue, 07 May 2019 04:06:28 EST XJxlasDc No.122264
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Let's have a general about everything Gnu/Linux.

Questions, advice, bragging? It all goes here.
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ArchieSammerstatch.js - Sat, 08 Jun 2019 04:22:22 EST Md4N4rlZ No.122307 Reply
No reason to stop here. A GNU is not a water buffalo
RebeccaNunningbanks.bfc - Sat, 22 Jun 2019 09:42:13 EST Qwf+u44l No.122317 Reply
It is an essential part of the OS. Without GNU tools, there is no init system. Without an init system, you just have a kernel. Go learn things
PollyNuzzleway.ani - Wed, 26 Jun 2019 01:13:19 EST O6exj/fH No.122324 Reply
I do not buy that. Tools are to make an operating function like one intends.

In the end, a cmos. One could run an operating system , from less than one MB from a floppy disk. I assume. Even 64 kilobytes. A simple chip.

Even our, or the US uses floppies to control our defenses with. I think it is difficult but fail-safe.

Essentially cmos, or a chip, is actually a functional operation system in its-self. It has all the information to build an operating system from. If that is the intention. As well, a simple
simple code, could build a chip.

You are program it to do something simple, and direct how you would like it to do.

My cat vomited on my case

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- Sun, 23 Jun 2019 01:23:20 EST 3W9dgz00 No.122318
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My cat vomited on top of my chassis. How the fuck did he know that was valuable to me?
PollyNuzzleway.ani - Wed, 26 Jun 2019 00:50:34 EST O6exj/fH No.122323 Reply
Could have been something else. That is the cats job.

Surveillance Hard Drives

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- Fri, 07 Jun 2019 19:06:33 EST ffTW6jF5 No.122301
File: 1559948793167.jpg -(18837B / 18.40KB, 350x350) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. Surveillance Hard Drives
Apologies if this is a dumb question, but are there reasons for someone to buy a surveillance hard drive, aside from like, surveillance purposes?

I've done a little reading and it's not really clear to me. My partner just bought one and I'm a little nervous that he's going to use it to spy on me. I'm just wondering if there are other, plausible reasons he would purchase that particular type of hard drive.

He does a lot of gaming. He has described his set-up as having some sort of a mirror system to protect against data loss in case one hard drive goes down. His computer is running pretty much 24/7.

Each thing that I've read mentions something about surveillance video storage. I will ask him directly the next time I see him, but I just want to know if I'm over-reacting before I do. I had a previous partner record me without my knowing so just seeing the word "surveillance" in this context makes me nervous.

Pic is what he bought. Thanks for any info.
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ArchieSammerstatch.js - Sat, 08 Jun 2019 04:16:14 EST Md4N4rlZ No.122304 Reply
>but are there reasons for someone to buy a surveillance hard drive,

There is not any realistic 'decent' hard drives meant for watching peoples activity.

As person said, things, names may have meanings that may seem, troublesome.

'surveillance' may seem sound distressful. But it surely in its-self of the product is benign.
There are hard drives that contain pre-installed software. This would be one.

If he has a better plan, he would simply wipe the per-installed software, and install what he likes.
A simple example, people game, and are serious, people game for years and
get to levels that take months years, and if their HD goes out, all that effort is
gone. So simply mirroring their drive, they have a backup.

That is what this Hd seems to do. (which one could spend less, to do the same thing.)

Reality, some people sell their achievements in online gaming for thousands of dollars.


Some software will try to secure online gaming, the 'Surveillance, aspect' I assume is software an the hard-drive, pre-installed; trying to keep peoples online gaming data intact if things go south. A backup.

Gamers are kinda, not weird, but generally know their stuff. It is kinda a different world in computing.
ArchieSammerstatch.js - Sat, 08 Jun 2019 04:20:22 EST Md4N4rlZ No.122305 Reply
wondering if firmware, is on the Hard drive?

Seems if the contentious activity, so the hard drives would be not identical. In comparison to just a random hard drive picked up. Like this, I have gotten WD external or whatever hard drives. The first thing I would do is wipe their default
JarvisDillerworth.rm - Sat, 08 Jun 2019 13:33:07 EST 7YUsqe2H No.122308 Reply
If they're cheaper than the NAS hard drives buy them and use them in your NAS.
The main difference is gonna be amount of cache and caching behavior.

The surveillance HDs are optimized for constant writing over reading or random access.

Firefox add-ons now must be signed for secuirty

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- Sat, 04 May 2019 03:45:26 EST SDMyHh4P No.122256
File: 1556955926125.jpg -(121377B / 118.53KB, 1042x889) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. Firefox add-ons now must be signed for secuirty
...and none of the add-ons work till they do

>Starting in Firefox version 57, only extensions built using WebExtensions APIs will work. Not sure if your add-ons are affected? See Firefox add-on technology is modernizing and these Frequently Asked Questions for details.

Then this happened. May be unrelated
>Due to a certificate issue, add-ons are not working and will fail to install. We are currently working on this issue and you can track updates at https://discourse.mozilla.org/t/certificate-issue-causing-add-ons-to-be-disabled-or-fail-to-install/39047/
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HannahCrovingtid.qif - Wed, 22 May 2019 03:48:25 EST XJxlasDc No.122286 Reply
Not to forget you could just disable the need for signatures, but enjoy your shady chinese browser i guess.
ArchieBundale.xcf - Fri, 24 May 2019 03:55:13 EST 8L4e9IEe No.122291 Reply
They did this because too many addons could be a potential security risk, having them signed helps ensure the stability and security of the program and your system. Every now and then most programs go off or reinvent themselves
where not everybody likes it of have issues that were not there before.

Firefox is likely the most observed browser in it's code, looking for
issues, improvements; Some not popular as well, than any other

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