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Anonymous 12/25/2020 (Fri) 06:04:07 No. 2054 [Reply]
MERRY CHRISTMAS FROM /co/! >>>/co/7744

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/t/ for the Infinity Winter Cup 2020! Anonymous 11/23/2020 (Mon) 13:24:29 No. 1838 [Reply]
Hey there, /t/! We're in the process of organizing a new edition of The Infinity Cup or /icup/ for short, a virtual soccer tournament pitching various boards and imageboards against each other, and we're trying to find out if any of the boards that previously joined us wanted to reserve a spot in the final tournament. Since your team was already present in previous iterations, we already have both your roster, your kits and logos, so the only thing we ask of you if you want to join is the following: 1) Making sure your team has the correct number of medals (1 Gold, 1 Silver and 2 Bronze), which you can see from the wiki page; http://infinitycup.shoutwiki.com/wiki//tech/ 2) Making a thread over at https://anon.cafe/icup/ with your team's pledge, you just need to make a new thread telling us that your board wants in on the cup. Optionally) Assign player cards, roles and special strategies to your players, which can be referenced from the following wiki articles: http://infinitycup.shoutwiki.com/wiki/Player_Cards http://infinitycup.shoutwiki.com/wiki/Rules http://infinitycup.shoutwiki.com/wiki/Team_Strategies Optionally2) Change roster names and/or give us 3D models to use for your team, or new kits or whatever contribution you'd like. I hope to see you guys on the pitch!
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>>2020 Down works for me. Can see her braid that way.
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>>2021 Done!
>>2030 Awesome work. Thanks!

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Vaxcoin new ETH token Anonymous 12/15/2020 (Tue) 22:05:38 No. 2013 [Reply]
>Whitepaper https://vaxcoin.medium.com/vaxcoin-blockchain-to-avoid-censorship-175d5a954c7b Not even sure this is the right place to post about it, but I found this. It looks interesting, and most importantly, not a scam. PLUS, they have some covid19 spread data that looks kinda juicy. Take a look at it if you're in the mood
One letter off of Vagcoin. I don't expect it to show up on Coinbase.

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/sci/ thread Anonymous 08/31/2020 (Mon) 12:24:01 No. 1202 [Reply]
As 8chan is lacking a specific science board beyond computer science, here is a thread for all general STEM subjects - with a focus on hard sciences. So anon, what are you working on? Still studying, or learning without an institution? Any news items or innovations in your field?
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>>1367 Nice, maybe I'll give it some traffic some time soon.
>>1375 Done, come at a look at >>>/sci/.
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Aricebo fell apart completely. Dish is completely shattered and all three towers, and the sensors, are down. Total loss. The worst part? It's had no funding for years, the US probably won't rebuild it, and the closest thing to a replacement is a Chinese one that isn't even as good. This would be the perfect excuse to fund a replacement. https://archive.is/B539k

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The Pinephone Anonymous 05/18/2020 (Mon) 09:17:14 No. 114 [Reply] [Last]
>what is the Pinephone It's an open hardware phone that runs specialized Linux distros with touch friendly DEs, you can also just install arch and dwm on it if you're insane. >muh privacy The phone has hardware switches that allow you to physically disconnect privacy infringing peripherals. >muh repairability Pine64 sells all spare parts for the phone, display module is 30$ for example. Battery is the same as a Samsung j700 and extremely cheap. >muh touch screen Pine64 is developing two keyboard cases. One is a clamshell PDA style, and the other is a slide out kb like the n900. They integrate directly into the phone since they will replace the backplate. >muh peripherals It has a 3.5mm headphone jack, which doubles as a UART port. It also has a set of pogo pins on the back that exposes an I2C bus. Charging is done through USB-C which also doubles as display out and OTG. >muh shady company Pin64 is not a company as such. It's a community run project where an entrepreneur from HK supplies hardware, and the community gets to buy it at very low cost and do whatever they want. They donate much of their earnings to open source projects, and use the rest to develop new devices. >full specs and more info https://www.pine64.org/pinephone/ >wiki

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>>686 It is still unusable in many ways. Sometimes basics like Wifi won't work and software, while evolving still needs time to mature.
>>1794 It has since died. It was running Android 5.
>ARM >open hardware

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Anonymous 11/12/2020 (Thu) 21:40:06 No. 1776 [Reply]
is this a next level legal strat for dealing with copyright? https://youtu.be/lVY1oNb58G0?t=94

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Anonymous 06/29/2020 (Mon) 06:58:39 No. 529 [Reply]
Archive.org may be going down soon. There's a lot of stuff in there, since this includes the wayback machine too. What would be the most essential stuff to keep from it? Personally I know some old PC games that have become abandonware and are impossible to find (at least the demos) linger there. I'm sure anon knows about another important thing.
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4 months later and it's still online...
>>1739 >installing triggerwarnings 87%
>>1739 That's good, because archiving it is impossible for one person or group. It probably won't go down suddenly, but at least everyone's had time to save their favorites.

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Windows XP/Server 2003/NT 5.1's source code LEAKED Anonymous 09/24/2020 (Thu) 22:54:14 No. 1405 [Reply] [Last]
So apparently the source code of Windows NT 5.1 AKA the shit used on XP and Server 2003 was leaked by the same fag who stole 2 terabytes of stuff from Nintendo two years ago, and it was uploaded by the same Discord circlejerk that has been leaking random stuff from Nintendo (>>>/v/69748). Here's the original (now defunct) thread on 4/v/: https://arch.b4k.co/v/thread/525864626/ And the MEGA link posted there: https://mega.nz/file/PdhxBSZD#w-O3C-BAMwE4E02qPn_fSdTivILcE8hzk9PeyoXg7wU Archived /g/ threads because they seem to be the only fucking place on internet talking about this: https://archive.rebeccablacktech.com/g/thread/77879263/ https://archive.rebeccablacktech.com/g/thread/77874231/ (at least they have some interesting screenshots and links) Bonus: A collection of past Microsoft leaks Magnet link: magnet:?xt=urn:btih:cec41d87d329822ea9b05c4f6c0dff7d29514d59&dn=Microsoft%20leaked%20source%20code%20archive%5F2020-09-20 Torrent: anonfiles.com/Ffn8u2Yaoa/Microsoft_leaked_source_code_archive_2020-09-24_torrent Limetorrents: https://www.limetorrents.info/Microsoft-leaked-source-code-archive%202020-09-24-torrent-15247398.html
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>>1695 >I wish the source code for every Windows version but 8 and 10 would leak. <t. winbloat 8/10 user
>>1723 yeah that's kind of sad because if we had 7 now it would be really useful. And by the XP DE I mean pretty much all of it, not just a skin if that makes sense. Obviously I don't really know how all this stuff works though, but having for example the XP Control Panel would be really neat. not just a skin but its own package. XPDE or something haha
>>1723 >There's lots of WinXP skins for xfce that are plenty good. The only one that's even close to perfect is Chicago 95, all of the others have weird idiosyncrasies here and there that detract from them, and there's no gtk2 theme that can be easily ported between desktop environments that perfectly replicates the look and feel.

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Spedata reupload ? Anonymous 11/05/2020 (Thu) 19:18:24 No. 1753 [Reply]
Hello Where I can download SPEData.zip ? The torrent is dead. Can someone reupload it ?

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20GB Intel leak Anonymous 08/06/2020 (Thu) 23:49:03 No. 884 [Reply]
Some internal stuff from Intel leaked recently, with the leaker mentioning more to come. Contents of this leak (according to the leaker): >Intel ME Bringup guides + (flash) tooling + samples for various platforms >Kabylake (Purley Platform) BIOS Reference Code and Sample Code + Initialization code (some of it as exported git repos with full history) >Intel CEFDK (Consumer Electronics Firmware Development Kit (Bootloader stuff)) SOURCES >Silicon / FSP source code packages for various platforms >Various Intel Development and Debugging Tools >Simics Simulation for Rocket Lake S and potentially other platforms >Various roadmaps and other documents >Binaries for Camera drivers Intel made for SpaceX >Schematics, Docs, Tools + Firmware for the unreleased Tiger Lake platform >(very horrible) Kabylake FDK training videos >Intel Trace Hub + decoder files for various Intel ME versions >Elkhart Lake Silicon Reference and Platform Sample Code >Some Verilog stuff for various Xeon Platforms, unsure what it is exactly. >Debug BIOS/TXE builds for various Platforms >Bootguard SDK (encrypted zip) >Intel Snowridge / Snowfish Process Simulator ADK

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>p2p >one click hosters (give money goy so you can download this file click captcha wait for countdown IP block etc) >direct download (click on link, get download, either HTTP or FTP) 3 different things. in early 2000s lots of nigs would put the warez on hacked servers and then users can download them from the websites with quality speed.
>>895 names seem boring but dling anyway I like the sound of BIOS reference code for historical purposes.
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Flatpak and Friends Anonymous 06/10/2020 (Wed) 10:02:59 No. 413 [Reply]
What's your opinion on the concept of these newfangled package managers having sandboxing, enabling backwards compatibility and having a one-build-fits-all-distros mentality? Is it bloat, or the right way to go about solving such problems? Personally, I use Flatpak to handle games, so my system doesn't actually have any 32 bit libraries installed by my distro's package manager, anything 32 bit's managed entirely by Flatpak, separate from everything else. As well as isolating propietary software, since most games are, and Steam too. Since I don't use programs with Qt 5 much, I've decided to get rid of the ones I've installed natively and installed the ones I do need on Flatpak, that way I can get rid of Qt 5 as well.
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>>1322 It's amazing how many issues go away just by using the damn source code. Although while better then most the AUR is still garbage. compared to ebuilds AUR lacks major functionality like: useflags, masks, overlays, sandboxing, compiler options, good dependency resolution across the board. You could probably manage like one or two applications from the AUR but you have to get into a mindset of "what is this pkgbuild going to do to my system?" where you will constantly check what the pkgbuild contains in it's instructions just to make sure it doesn't do something like... replace your running ffmpeg version and all the codecs it contains with a git pulled version making anything with audio from official repos unusable. **this happened once and i hated every second of trying to fix it* Overlays are so much better.
>>1324 This might be acceptable for desktop use. I ran into some dependency issues trying to create a very specific development environment. And god help you if you need packages built for anything but x86_64. I just about ragequit life when I found out the version packaged for the arch/release I needed was the only one suffering from a critical bug, but Debian's maintainers decided it "wasn't a security concern", so they refused to just package any of the versions that had been released in the last few years. It ended up just being easier to rewrite a couple files so the parsing bug didn't cause it to fail, but I got lucky the tags it was failing on were non-essential. Still, this is all a huge pain in the ass, even on personal desktops. Like >>1325 said >Overlays are so much better The issue of dependencies has practically been solved by Gentoo (and to a lesser degree, Arch) but we've still got these really popular distributions run by faggots who insists "no, really, you need this release cycle for stability". All their bullshit has ever done is make me do something rash to try shoving a square peg in the round hole they gave me, which is very much unstable. Conversely, I've never fucked an Arch or Gentoo install. At least, not for package management reasons. I'm willing to accept that fucking an install is my fault, but I think Debian and Ubuntu deserve partial blame for making the most straightforward solution difficult in the name of holding the hands of newbies who probably won't touch the terminal to begin with.
>>413 Flatpaks are a security problem. If one of the dependencies that's bundled inside the flatpak has a vuln in it, even if it's been patched, then until the flatpak dev updates the flatpak to include the patch for that dependency, it'll be vulnerable. Just use the package manager included with your distro. Learning how to use apt and pacman isn't hard.

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Anonymous 09/20/2020 (Sun) 11:53:54 No. 1374 [Reply]
How are the cool kids making nitric acid at home these days? All the commercial sources are illegal because of McVeigh.
Well, since the chemical formula is HNO3, then you must grab Hydrogen, Oxygen and of course nitrogen out of the air and squeeze them all into a bottle to get nitric acid.

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Linus Tech Tips actually covered TempleOS Anonymous 07/14/2020 (Tue) 04:06:53 No. 650 [Reply]
Now I've fucking seen everything. https://youtu.be/LtlyeDAJR7A
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Think that comment is really from his brother?
>>797 I wrote other anon, so I don't get confused with you. Have I accidentally achieved the opposite?
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>>650 He's still a faggot though.

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Invidious development halting Anonymous 08/01/2020 (Sat) 22:22:29 No. 826 [Reply]
https://omar.yt/posts/stepping-away-from-open-source https://archive.fo/78QBm https://web.archive.org/web/20200801221530/https://omar.yt/posts/stepping-away-from-open-source Starting September 1st, I'm shutting down the user-facing portion of https://invidio.us and stepping away from development. If you have an account on the site, you can export your data here, which will allow you to import everything to another instance or self-host. The API will continue to function until October 1st, to give time for any services relying on it to migrate to other solutions. If you're a patron on Liberapay, I would urge you to switch your donation to iv-org, as that will ensure it goes to the stewards of the project going forward. At the time of this writing, the main Invidious instance has roughly 35,000 users. It's difficult for me to even begin to think of those as actual people, and not just a number. At that level, the amount of feedback I receive, which I would consider rather small in comparison to others I've seen, is overwhelming. It's demoralizing not being able to respond to all of it properly. Even more so when I've received something that deserves an involved response, but I haven't had the time to reply, which counter-intuitively means the best comments are least likely to receive any response. To echo antirez: it's crushing not being able to be "there" for people. Lately, I've felt myself withdraw much more in return. For any project though, especially something that requires maintanence, it's difficult to actually "unplug" and mentally recharge. Turning off notifications has helped, but it's definitely taken its toll. For any project of a certain size, it's more important for the lead to be a manager more than a developer. As an example, it's mostly well-known that Linus Torvalds hardly does any coding anymore. At that point working on a side-project becomes a job, and not one I particularly enjoy. If I had known that I would've ended up in that position on a passion project, I'm curious if I would have made it open-source, or started working on it at all. In either case, I consider myself extremely lucky to have people that can manage the project in future, and can only imagine what it would be like for someone without that luxury. I can't help shake the feeling that somewhere, the software I use is being developed solely by volunteers who would rather quit, but don't have the ability to say "no". This post has been delayed for that very reason, especially when so many people have given so much, and I feel they deserve a proper goodbye. At this point though, I can't find the strength to leave on better terms. I don't want this to read like I somehow feel underappreciated or underpaid. I'm not motivated by praise or money. After working on the same thing for three years, I'm just tired and ready to move on.

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>>1638 The snopyta one suffers from that problem, but I've had good luck with yewtube.
>>1638 Trying the search over and over again sometimes works. And sometimes it doesn't.
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>>847 So that's why youtube-dl so frequently fails to download videos.

Oy vey, throw out your accessories, it's the future! Anonymous 08/29/2020 (Sat) 13:05:15 No. 1178 [Reply]
https://www.usb.org/sites/default/files/2019-09/USB-IF_USB4%20spec%20announcement_FINAL.pdf >USB-C connectors mandated >USB 2.0 backwards compatibility minimum (your 1.1 keyboard is now moot) >b-but now you can tunnel PCI-Express Jesus Christ, even Micro$oft gives somewhat of a fuck about backwards compatibility. Do they really think that we'll send a fuckton of hardware right to trash, just because they feel like changing the connector?
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>technology progresses >retard from /pol/ can't help but throw a fit and whine about jews for the 80th time that morning You may as well bitch and moan that modern graphics cards and monitors dropped VGA support ages ago, and most motherboards don't have serial ports anymore. They're not actually needed. You can cobble together a legacy machine with old hardware if you really, really need support for obsolete hardware.
>>1563 >VGA obsolete literally nothing is obsolete in monitors since the market just is a bunch of retards adding trendy features every day. the one only thing i can think of that's objectively bad is 60Hz LCDs
>>1572 >proving the point immediately Analog is completely obsolete for video, given its vulnerability to noise.

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CloverOS Thread Anonymous 09/29/2020 (Tue) 21:16:05 No. 1458 [Reply]
https://cloveros.ga https://ca.cloveros.ga https://gitgud.io/cloveros/coveros What does /t/ think of CloverOS? I think it is good, but the install scripts are missing full disk encryption and NVMe drive support.
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>>1495 >It should still be done Most people care far, far more about their laptop being stolen that they care about the thief potentially being able to get some of the info inside it. As long as their passwords are encrypted in some way (which is the default on chromium browsers), it's a non issue. Of course things are different for work computers, but for those meme distros aren't even worth considering.
>>1503 the WM is FVWM the GTK theme is Adwaita
It's funny how lots of the problems ITT come from a lack of knowledge on using linux/gentoo instead of direct issues with cloveros. cloveros itself is fine, but i feel it's probably only good for people who actually know what they're doing in the first place. Otherwise you get complaints from people stating theres a problem with cloveros when in reality it's working fine, they just don't understand why. this is generally the problem with aiming at less knowledgeable userbases >>1495 >cloveros fails at multiple monitor look up how to use xrandr. If it's failing to use multimonitor that's an issue with xorg not cloveros (cloveros is literally just a script) >it downloaded the binary but compiled the dependences update your system before installing packages. if a dependency isn't present portage falls back to compiling against the current dependencies in order to prevent breakage. You could probably prevent this fallback by removing --keep-going in the emerge defaults in make.conf

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