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Exploit Development 03/23/2020 (Mon) 06:03:19 No. 587 [Reply] [Last]
Are any other anons into exploit development or vulnerability hunting?
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This is a good thread with nice accessible and, amazingly to me at least, relatively simple to follow guides. I'm not a programmer, I just want to automate some of my job/hobbies, but I just love how cosy this place is for noobs like me reading this stuff. Thanks for making this shit comprehensible, I took one class once because I thought about doing Game Dev and I was confused to shit and no one would explain. They just expected you to sink or swim. The thick accents didn't help either.
>>600 >HTS Damn, that takes me back. I think the last I checked they are still running some oldschool phreaking challenges.
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Where does anon get crackmes to play with? I used to use crackmes.de before it was shut down but none of its mirrors seem to be up anymore. Bonus if it's easy to look for different CPU architectures, I want to try my hands on some ARM.
>>587 Yep, I'm osce/oscp/oswp.... Among other exp I'm not going to mention. Ive found vulns and exploited them at places I've worked.

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systemd? xorg? Comrade 07/02/2020 (Thu) 19:06:07 No. 3056 [Reply] [Last]
I'm no certified Linuggs Eggspert, but I've just continuously heard about systemd and how bad it is over the years from all manner of /g/entoomen, but I still really don't understand it like at all. I essentially "just wanna grill for god's sake" when it comes to using my computer, so I try to stick in the realm of Linux things that just werk. So my question is what's so bad about these things in general I guess? Both for nixlets like myself, as well as for the experts and the whole of Linux? General discussion thread as well for these things.
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>>3064 > doing one thing and doing it well t. system where every utility implements its own idiosyncratic way of handling command line arguments
>>3067 systemd is analogous to a well functioning ML One Party state, and is good
>>3056 >systemd Basically, Linux used to have a bunch of random programs made by random people that did random things that Linux users needed their computers to use. -need to synchronize network time? -need to get an IP address? -need to schedule a program to execute once a week? -need to write system logs somewhere? There are random programs written by random people to do all of that, and they were called by shell scripts that executed them in the original Linux init daemons. What systemd did is, it made a very excellent init daemon that used this trick with sockets that allowed it to start all services at once, making the computer boot really fast. If it had stopped at that, people would have loved it. But instead what it did, is, it started writing replacements for all of these random programs, and bundling them with systemd, and forcing you to use their own homebrewed replacements for all these random programs.

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What laptop brand does /tech/ suggest? First time posting 07/03/2020 (Fri) 16:10:48 No. 3078 [Reply] [Last]
I'm honestly up for any brand, I live in Hong Kong (no I don't support the neolibs that is currently getting ) so I could get some mainland brands as well.
>>3078 I have a Lenovo T450s and its great, Thinkpads have been getting less good as time goes on though Really depends on how much you want to pay and what you want to run, I'm pretty much stuck on Thinkpads because I hate using trackpads and need the trackpoint but I've looked at Huawei and Xiaomi and some of the higher end Huawei devices are really nice with excellent 3:2 screens and good Linux support If you're planning to run Linux and spend a fair bit of money on a quality machine System76 do Linux dedicated laptops that are supposed to be pretty good and they come with Coreboot
>>3079 > If you're planning to run Linux and spend a fair bit of money on a quality machine System76 do Linux dedicated laptops that are supposed to be pretty good and they come with Coreboot The Serval WS looks sick. It's basically just a portable desktop.
You have to tell us what you want out of a laptop. Does it have to be powerful, durable, affordable, large, portable, etc... Laptops are pretty shit these days though, because they are produced more as a fashion accessory than as a tool that needs to be handy and ergonomic.
My intent is to have mostly desk work so a good monitor and RAM is nice. I don't plant to game on it so a dedicated GPU isn't my concern. Budget is <550USD
>>3104 T, W, E or P series thinkpad Check out /tpg/ on 4chan for specifics, T440p is current reigning thiccboi, socketed upgradeable processor, cheap for the machine you get, good expansion options T470 should also be doable with your budget but that generally has a 2c/4t ultrabook processor which is fine irl but isn't as nice as a proper quad core If you don't want a thinkpad a new line of Ryzen mobile processors just came out that are meant to be very good, you could probably get an entry level machine with 4th gen ryzen for that kind of budget, or pick up a higher spec machine 2nd hand

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Tiling windows managers Comrade 04/10/2020 (Fri) 21:01:32 No. 902 [Reply] [Last]
I am having a discussion with my buddy right now about the pros and cons of tiling windows mangers; Why are they superior? Personally with my time spent using i3 I find it incredibly convenient to have all my windows placed and perfectly sized in a way that maximizes my screen real-estate. He says that he can already do that with a normal GUI interface. He also said the keybindings can be confusing, which, ok, I can understand that, but, practice makes perfect in my opinion. What says you /tech/? Are we Tiling master race here at bunkerchan or not?
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the less you have to click and drag shit, the faster you are. rule of thumb for computing.
>>2953 Some tests showed that l33t keyboard users are on average not faster than n00bs who use a mouse. Instead they perceive the speed-up because it is their mind that does more stuff in the same amount of time, since for every action they have to recall exactly which keys to press - whereas a mouse user barely has to think and instead spends the same amount of time just moving the mouse. The benefit of using the keyboard is more in reducing physical movement instead of being faster. But that depends on what you're trying to do. Some things are just way easier with a mouse, even if they take a few milliseconds more.
its been almost 2 months since i switched from kubuntu to arch+i3. I couldn't be happier. it took a couple of days to configure, then maybe a week to get used to it. Now, using a floating desktop paradigm seems extremely inefficient to me. don't get me wrong, i don't feel superior because i use a tiling wm, but after i got used to it, it just feels weird having to always reposition windows with the mouse and minimizing/maximizing them. They do look good, which i do like, but i use it because it's efficient, at least for me. When i tried it, i instantly fell in love with it. the manjaro i3 iso is a good way to get started
Using a floating window manager after a few months of using a tiling window manager is very frustrating. Tiling window managers with good keybinding and window placement are so much supperior but it is hard to explain why. Everyinth just "flows" better, especially with multiple monitors or high resolution display. I personally don't like i3wm much but it is pretty good if you're using the python autotiling script. If i only had one monitor i'd use awesomewm but with multiple monitors i prefer spectrwm, xmonad, and qtile.
I use dwm on Manjaro after switching from i3. I like the suckless philosophy and the way dwm arranges its tiles.

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Revolutionary Fab/ DIY/ Hardware shit Comrade 06/13/2020 (Sat) 01:29:55 No. 2764 [Reply] [Last]
Who's doing lefty tech shit that isn't computer wizardry? 3D printing, open source hardware, electronics, manufacturing, phys sec? Whatcha making? What are some projects you're into? I've been prototyping some mischief doodads - 3D printed throwaway handcuff "keys", slingshots and snips for offending valve-stems/zipties - not that 3D printing is all that useful for -the ppl- but after seeing every idiot with a printed hop on the covid ppe train I wonder if freely available low-cost diy projects might help radicalize the hardware folk. Also been doing actually useful shit like leveraging my access to industrial suppliers to get gloves, respirators and googles out to the secret antifa supersoldiers worldwide
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>>2934 If it is a hobby then it belongs in /hobby/ not in /tech/
>>2934 I mean machinery isn't that inaccessible - "makerspaces" frequently will have some CNC routers now and many metropolitan areas have shops or art collectives where welders, casting, lathes and digital fab tool etc can be accessed with a membership. Hell my local bicycle club has a CNC plasma cutter they built and another friend bought and refurbished a Kuka industrial robot for under a couple grand. Welding, casting and woodworking can all be individual level investments and you hardly need the anarcho-syndicalist revolution to go in on a a knee-mill with a couple friends. Other than like bicycle stuff or making idk parts for other machines I'm not 100% on what is helpful for ~the revolution~ I would love to hear ideas though - there is a CNC mill languishing in a friend's motorcycle shop and I haven't had the motivation to go try and get it running so I can use it.
>>2949 touche
>>2980 Makerspaces took over Hackerspaces and pushed capitalist ideology into what had a sort of revolutionary DIY spirit. I don't really know where I'm going with this in terms of substantial critique, it's just a feeling I've gotten. The same thing like how corporate "Open Source" co-opted and marginalized Free/Libre Software.
>>3047 Very cool and useful story >>2811 What kinds are you thinking because prototyping / low-vol production of PCB stuff is definitely doable. You'd still need to buy components from a conventional supplier (unless you go hard desoldering junk or something) - and most modern devices are all SMD stuff so anything you want to make with your human meat fingers will have to be a lot bulkier. Ideas for hardware things: radios are cool I've heard - making antennas and shit same with mesh networks- idk much about computers other than the one at my house my mom put a couple games on it but it seems like the internet is cool and important and idk yall dual power infrastructure? https://technical.ly/2015/04/06/12-communities-experimenting-mesh-networks/ kinda old article but I've heard of working projects in metro areas Maybe like air conditioning/ power generation? I know a lot of low income areas have poor access to this and it can be an actual health issue when combined with comorbid conditions of poverty

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I have successfully sequenced the programming for the average /pol/ack in python Comrade 06/10/2020 (Wed) 18:17:14 No. 2735 [Reply] [Last]
Heres the code def text(): x = 1 while x == 1 print("nigger") print("chink") print("kike") print("commie") print("goyim") print("jogger")
can someone make a plugin to intelligently hide /pol/ spam
>>2735 def text(): while True: print("nigger") print("chink") print("kike") print("commie") print("goyim") print("jogger")
namespace poltard { class OP { private: int_fast32_t _age; int_fast32_t _iq; int_fast32_t _mental_damage; public: virtual void shitpost(); OP(auto age = 15; auto iq =51; auto _mental_damage = 9000) : _age{age}, _iq{iq}, _mental_damage{mental_damage} {shitpost()} void shitpost() { std::cout [orange][orange] "mah niggerchinkkikecommiegoyimdejewzfeminaziobongoqueenslay" [orange][orange] '\n'; }

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Open Access to ACM Digital Library During Coronavirus Pandemic Comrade 03/31/2020 (Tue) 07:07:15 No. 680 [Reply] [Last]
https://www.acm.org/articles/bulletins/2020/march/dl-access-during-covid-19 > Dear ACM Members: > > As the coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic continues, we at ACM would like to do what we can to help support the computing community. Many computing researchers and practitioners are now working remotely. In addition, teaching and learning have also moved online as more and more campuses close. > > We believe that ACM can help support research, discovery and learning during this time of crisis by opening the ACM Digital Library to all. For the next three months, there will be no fees assessed for accessing or downloading work published by ACM. We hope this will help researchers, practitioners and students maintain access to our publications as well as increasing visibility and awareness of ACM’s journals, proceedings and magazines. Please be sure to inform your colleagues that the ACM DL is now open, and will continue that way through June 30, 2020. > > This global health crisis is a unique challenge that has impacted many ACM members. We would like to express our concern and support for all who are affected by this outbreak. > > Stay well! > > Cherri Pancake > ACM President
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>>3000 I finished getting what I need\want last week. Archived the following conferences in their entirety: CCS, CGO, ICFP, ISCA, ISMM, MICRO, OSDI, PLDI, PLOS, POPL, SDE, SOSP, UIST, VEE.
Anything on there relevant to planning an economy the size of North Korea? (Asking for a friend.)
>>3013 No, its a computer\technology association... Not that it matters, it will be too late for you to look after today.
>>3014 >its a computer\technology association I figured that much from the OP. I don't expect them to have stuff explicitly proposing things for socialism. But if they have stuff on scheduling things in a big company…?
>>3013 They should have linear programming, (mathematics) optimizations, etc.

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Comrade 06/13/2020 (Sat) 02:16:47 No. 2767 [Reply] [Last]
What kind of projects should a brainlet CS student w way too much time on their hands set out on rn?
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>>2767 make a game this >>2769
>>2769 was literally just about to post this. godot is easy as shit to pick up and super powerful for 2d games, there's no excuse for not doing this unless you just don't like vidya. check out this guy's youtube channel if you want to see some of the cool shit that's doable in a one-man game project with this engine: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EsJa0n-u67c
>>2802 I second this motion.
>>2789 >>2789 >What would interest me (no idea why you'd care about that): I'd like to have a tool for people voting how to share things or tasks, like spliddit.org – but as something you can download and run offline (could be just a HTML file without any pictures and with javascript stuff for client-side computation). I can build for you for like 30$
make bunkerchan work with Clover/Kuroba

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/fglt/ - Install BLFS edition Comrade 06/06/2020 (Sat) 04:47:12 No. 2114 [Reply] [Last]
Regular /g/ has this, might as well make one here. Helpful wikis: https://wiki.debian.org/ (Mainly useful for dpkg based distros) https://wiki.archlinux.org/ (Useful even if you don't use arch. Helped me out of a bind more than once.) https://wiki.gentoo.org/ (Helpful even if you don't use gentoo, check the arch wiki first.) Useful commands: man foo - Use this first, can be used to get info on commands, system calls, standard library functions, basically most everything. apropos foo - Searches man pages for a string. Useful if you forgot a command. whatis foo - gives you a short description of a command. foo -h/--help/-? - Generally gives you the options for a command. Some very strange programs may take -h as an option, so start with --help. help foo - Gives you information on a builtin bash command, stuff like alias or bind. I don't know anything else to toss in here, please share resources if you have them.
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>>2956 >20.03 Isn't the version number just "20" for now? AFAIK they start with new major version every 2 years (based on new Ubuntu LTS release), then release improvements every 6 months, incrementing the minor version number (20.1, 20.2, 20.3). Only briefly tried live iso when it was still in beta, and didn't see any improvements. Some changes give the impression that Cinnamon is further moving away from GNOME 2 towards whatever is trendy now among other DEs (flat design, touchscreen UI, MacOS imitation...). That's too bad because Cinnamon's distinction has been that it's a more polished and richer version of the traditional DEs.
>>2957 You're right actually, not sure where I got 20.03 from I've noticed some small improvements, nothing massive but there really isn't much left to be done with Mint that I can really see, other than the standard universal linux improvements everybody wants on every distro The main things I've noticed are some bug fixes, big one for me being random hitching in youtube videos on integrated graphics is gone now as well as the bug that caused the contents of your desktop to be briefly visible before the lock screen loaded when opening the lid of a laptop Apart from that its better power and heat management (think this is the new Kernel more than anything mint specific), Warpinator, which is seriously incredibly satisfying to try and watch it actually work the first time with no fucking about, and some surface polish, the standard file manager is faster feeling now, Package Manager feels less clunky, quick theming options are in the welcome widget now which is tiny but nice and saves a whopping 2 minutes on going into a menu and doing it yourself etc. Why do you think its moving towards touchscreen and mac like elements? It feels essentially like a Windows 7 style DE but linuxed to me, and that's what I wanted and more or less what I think their mission statement actually was, deliver a competent, reliable desktop with minimal bullshit. I've always found context menu style DE's awful with touch, don't understand why anyone would want a small button in the corner of the screen to summon a context menu designed around a kb+m instead of a unity/android style pull out drawer Its very boring, but its more competently boring and useable for the average person than anything else I can think of save maybe Manjaro KDE and that's why I like it, it doesn't feel like a project like some of the other distros do
>>2958 Oh also it automatically sorted out and set sensible mount options for my second drive without me having to do anything at install which is something I've never had another distro do, they either don't touch it or have retarded defaults like not mounting at startup which for the average normal person would basically mean the drive wouldn't exist
I missed it when it came out, was he right, y/n? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cZN5n6C9gM4
>>2967 I tried watching that recently and couldn't finish because he seemed to have nothing important to say. What was the main point? I only remember he kept going on about market share numbers. IMO the 2018 (previous?) version was way better, and much more self-critical about the Linux world from the political standpoint. https://invidio.us/watch?v=TVHcdgrqbHE

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Comrade 05/04/2020 (Mon) 19:31:07 No. 1577 [Reply] [Last]
The enemy uses bots. What do we know about how they work? Is there any literature that would help in writing our own? >>478855
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>>1596 You don't need neural networks for text generation Non-meme ML exists.
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I have experience with writing bots, i can make you imageboard bot for cheap
>>2945 can you write a bot that can fall in love with me?
>>1958 >neural networks >meme literally they are the oldest type of ML invented dude
>>2950 I can write a bot that tells me you to stuff a dildo up your ass. 10 PRINT "Stuff a dildo up your ass" 20 GOTO 10


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