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/Gpx/ Comrade 03/04/2020 (Wed) 11:26:32 No. 350 [Reply] [Last]
Well, lads, we made it. Congrats. After the hard won victory of having tech placed back on the top bar I realized something though. We don't have any banners! In lieu of this, I am creating a thread for the creation of banners && Graphics manipulation in general. This thread, obviously, will revolve around general gimp/photoshop skills, memes and, of course, banners, what-have you. Enjoy!
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>>362 background is a google office on fire
>>370 LOL,YES
>>370 perfection
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here's one

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Comrade 03/03/2020 (Tue) 05:54:37 No. 333 [Reply] [Last]
>>>/gulag/3941 Our local code monkey has put together a development roadmap and RFC thread for bunkerchan The thread on /gulag/ is full of feature requests, so let's look at the code over here see if we can help Where is the gits for the front end? The backend is vanilla lynxchan IIRC https://directory.fsf.org/wiki/LynxChan but for local dev, changes to the front end are preferred, presumably to try and keep the backend on vanilla

Gigachad 08/11/2019 (Sun) 15:47:53 No. 4095 [Reply] [Last]
"Me? Manjaro is the distro of my preferences."
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A point release that only gets point update every two years
its a ubuntu based distro that looks similar to mac os, you should try it
>compiling everything
Did you mean gentoo?
I use Arch, it works pretty well once you set it up all, my only issue right now is that I haven't been able to set up my printer.
>Be Arch >Update once

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Comrade 02/21/2020 (Fri) 12:17:52 No. 145 [Reply] [Last]
They are getting rid of the old youtube. I don't want to use the new mobile flat crap.
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>>151 Can you give soms RSS client recommendations and instructions on how to use it with YouTube and YouTube downloader.
>>145 Try this site, it's a good frontend that can use a different player to download videos in full like old YT rather than streaming it piece-by-piece: https://www.invidio.us
By the way, does anyone know a good way of uploading videos to YT without making a Google account? You can use a dummy email + phone number to make a throaway account, I guess.
>>158 For the last couple months I've been trying to figure out how to make a Google account without a phone number and it's been utterly hopeless. Those fuckers really want you to catalog you in their mass surveillance network.
>>159 It's just to filter spam, they really don't need your number, since they already own your phone.

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Comrade 08/07/2019 (Wed) 22:14:39 No. 2544 [Reply] [Last]
Can anyone give me a good GPU/CPU review site that doesn't do sponsored content? Like 75% of all articles about RTX i have found have been sponsored by Nvidia and it sucks.
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are there any PCs that use an ARM chip?
There are desktop computers with Arm CPUs but they are not aimed at regular users. For example, here is this beast: https://store.avantek.co.uk/avantek-thunderx2-arm-workstation-thunderx2station.html

There are laptops with Arm chips now that run Windows on Arm, but last time I heard about it they couldn't get GNU/Linux on it.

As far as I know, Arm GPUs don't have Free drivers. Do you happen to know about something like that?
>There are desktop computers with Arm CPUs but they are not aimed at regular users.
If you want a arm desktop you should just get a SBC: https://www.fsf.org/resources/hw/single-board-computers

>There are laptops with Arm chips now that run Windows on Arm, but last time I heard about it they couldn't get GNU/Linux on it.
This is incorrect, there are many arm laptops that ship with GNU/Linux natively, many Chromebooks are examples of this, they also ship with coreboot by default making them more free than just about anything else. The ASUS C201 being one that can be librebooted, but requires a external wireless adapter and has a low quality keyboard.

>As far as I know, Arm GPUs don't have Free drivers. Do you happen to know about something like that?
At minimum there are many Mali, Adreno, Videocore, and Vivante GPUs with open source drivers available. There are plenty of options.

If you've got a excess of capital and you're worried about performance you could also get a Raptor system with are based off IBM Power: https://www.raptorcs.com/content/BK1B02/intro.html
I just noticed my FSF link there wasn't to actual SBCs just to SOCs. Just to keep the list reasonable and useful I'll list all those computers with open source hardware, which have CPU/GPU combinations which not only are open source but which don't have any GPL violations, and are capable of running a full desktop system.
All the Cubieboards except for 4 and 5: http://cubieboard.org/model/
https://www.raptorcs.com/content/BK1B02/intro.html (this actually goes further than the others here to have a entirely opensource extremely fast CPU)
>>2544 Look at the steam hardware survey and go for the most commonly used hardware , this way you will get a system with reasonably good compatibility for most games since game developers use this data when they decide what hardware they should support so that they can have the broadest audience. And if a load of people are using a particular CPU or GPU then that means it is probably not complete rubbish. https://store.steampowered.com/hwsurvey/Steam-Hardware-Software-Survey-Welcome-to-Steam

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Just rolled into the shop Comrade 02/05/2020 (Wed) 22:18:22 No. 249 [Reply] [Last]
The white glass is broken and the screen has moisture, is the whole thing destroyed? Otherwise perfectly functional (!). Client is a friend, apparently this happened before he could replace his damaged case. It's a gift so he can't afford to service it. I feel like the parts for this will either be chinkshit or more expensive than a decent Android with a free, open operating system for once. Any advice would be huge.
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It looks like to me you are gonna need a whole new screen ribbon cables and all. Shouldn't be much like you said.

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Bodhi vs Lubuntu? Comrade 02/01/2020 (Sat) 06:20:29 No. 267 [Reply] [Last]
I'm planning on switching from lubuntu to bodhi, however I need to know whether or not bodhi would work just as well as lubuntu for my system Specs: >CPU: Intel Atom CPU Z520 @ 1.333GHz >GPU: Poulsbo >RAM: 2gb It's a really shit acer netbook
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I only ever used Lubuntu for old computers and it works quite well (don't expect to be able to watch video on YouTube at more than 480p though). I've heard nice thing about Bhodi but never tried it.
>>270 >(don't expect to be able to watch video on YouTube at more than 480p though) That'd still be an issue of the hardware tho and not the OS (I've used Lubuntu playing HD clips fine on my laptops with 4GB of RAM).
>>270 I have shitty laptop too but minimal devuan with dwm helps alot
>>271 Yes I know, I was just saying that while Lubuntu can give an 10 years+ computer a new life, it can't do much about resource intensive websites like YouTube (there's always the great program YouTube-dl for that).
>>268 Because I'm buddhist

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kubernetes Comrade 08/11/2019 (Sun) 05:35:58 No. 2530 [Reply] [Last]
can someone for the love of god explain to me what this thing actually does?
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>make every program live in its own folder, store all data and configs there <nah that's boring let's rather mix all programs' file together in a single hierarchy, first it'll require package managers to manage this mess, there will be hundreds of those, and most of them won't be compatible, and later we'll move on to distributing whole package-manager-produced "mixtures" of program files, and we'll call these mixtures "containers" and we'll also create container managers and yes we fucking will overcomplicate them too, and there will literally be jobs devoted entirely to configuring this garbage
>>2540 Containers also enforce process isolation. Yes, this is only necessary because the unix security model is shit and if there was a God GNU/HURD would have killed it in the 90s.
>>2540 fuuuuck. that, plus this insanity >>2536 Docker should've just been a way to configure linux builds, plus a way to vm it locally. What's the point of spinning up a machine only to spin a new machine inside it. Makes no sense. Kubernetes might be useful, but it seems like container software's fetish is BDSM, it likes to torture users with shit documentation, so I wouldn't fucking know. Talking about shit documentation, FUCK aws, especially all that terraforming bullshit. Mix it all together and you get a bullet to your brain. untyped dynamic made-in-two-weeks javascript using 3 libraries which somehow made your node_modules folder be 1.6GB non-deterministic npm builds because fuck you. good luck trying to debug why docker isn't caching your npm build and having to rebuild a huge dependency you don't even use (why does this accent parser library depend on ChartJS???). oof, then find through the billion articles how to deploy a container on aws. There must be a pre built solution or at least a good tutotial, right? no, fuck you. oh but now you need a worker (or you bought into the microservices bullshit). motherfucking good luck making your containers talk. how sure are you about your topology now? are they in the same server or are they in a LAN? how many servers are deployed at the moment? can you ssh in or retrieve logs somehow? fuck kubernetes, don't even want to know what it does.
>aws Don't use proprietary shit.

FLOSS imageboard software Anonymous Comrade 01/24/2020 (Fri) 06:02:22 No. 2525 [Reply] [Last]
https://github.com/8b2eef7c901269e8e9a6ec532d57b6b1/supremereality What do people think of this IB software? it looks like a higher version of whats running on leftypol.org
It looks wrong, I don't like it
>>2528 theres a demo app linked in the readme https://www.supremereality.us/

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XMPP Comrade 01/21/2020 (Tue) 18:00:40 No. 316 [Reply] [Last]
Comrades, I urge you to use and spread XMPP for messaging, wether it’s with your organisation or friends and family. There are many servers you can use at no cost, but installing und operating an own server is really easy for everyone with just a little bit of linux experience. What are the pros of using XMPP, especially when using your own server? •A couple of options for strong end2end encryption, to make sure neither the server operator nor the glowies can read your messages •It’s harder to gather metadata of your communication in a federated network •There are clients for most of the platforms, and even webclients. Most of them respect your privacy and freedom •When your server has the right extension modules, modern messaging features like sending files (including images and voice recordings), push messages, group chats (both anonymously or private), synchronization between your different clients/devices and much more are possible While really clandestine communication shouldn’t happen even in the near of a internet device like a smartphone, it is important to make it as hard as possible for the glowies to gather information about with who or at which times you communicate. The spreading of XMPP can be an important step in doing so.
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>>322 CLI based?
>>317 Mainly because of bloat, but that is just a matter of taste. Luckily, there is no need to decide ultimately, both are good software and bridgeable: https://gitlab.com/uhoreg/matrix-appservice-prosody
>>323 There's matrixcli and weechat-matrix
>>325 Though I would advise usage of the 'Riot' client, as that is the most up-to-date as of now.


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