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Comrade 08/20/2020 (Thu) 22:04:43 No. 4284 [Reply] [Last]
Hi Anons. If you could have root on any porkies machine who would it be? >“Hacking gives the underdog a chance to fight and win.” -PhinPhish
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>>4309 I'm scared of going to prison. Even though I know the chances are slim that I would get caught it was still the fear of it holding me back.
>>4331 A) Know what they can use to detect that you're in their systems B) Know what they can use to link it back to you From these two points you narrow down the chance of being caught. You could hack an old machine, for example, since reconnaissance is the most important part of hacking, and you got access to it all. In case you get caught they wouldn't think it was an insider. But be safe, if you don't master what you are doing, you'll be caught.
>>4331 How do we persuade and/or help you, anon?
>>4331 If you prepare the rootkit beforehand and put it in some kind of simple tool (like an addon for a text editor or something dumb) and then release it anonymously in public, you get plausible deniability for it. So when they ask you "hey, our data got hacked and you unlocked the door when it happened" you can say you just compiled this cool github thing that would've helped your workflow. You might not even get fired for it then, since this shit happens all the time anyways.
>>4410 >>4411 he said that he used to work for the company, he's not going to be able to waltz back in there and get his hands on a company computer. >>4288 half the time, the IT guy actually doesn't know his shit, even in companies with supposedly high security/compliance requirements. speaking from experience.

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Self Study EE: a request Comrade 08/30/2020 (Sun) 08:22:44 No. 4518 [Reply] [Last]
Can you self study the equivalent of a degree in electrical engineering from khan academy, coursera, edx, youtube, free pdfs from libgen? Any EE's here want to comment on this? This is just for knowledge not to be accredited or certified or whatever
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>>4528 this, with the exception of circuits, learn circuits >>4531 you study EE to design entirely new components or to make very complicated systems from existing components, so beyond what you'd want to do at home or whatever
>>4522 >>4518 Khan academy videos: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLSQl0a2vh4HCLqA-rhMi_Z_WnBkD3wUka (really good, highly recommend) Great Scott yt channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/greatscottlab (Does a lot of diy/tutorials) Ben Eater yt channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/BenEater (focuses on building computers from scratch) Analog Wiki: https://wiki.analog.com/university/courses/electronics/text/electronics-toc#electronics_i_and_ii (lots of theory and tutorials) Nandgame: http://www.nandgame.com/# (online game where you build a computer from scratch using logic gates) All About Circuits: https://www.allaboutcircuits.com/textbook/ (online textbooks that are really good at explaining concepts) The Art of Electronics: https://www120.zippyshare.com/d/nHJshtkv/98/The%20Art%20of%20Electronics%203rd%20ed%20%5b2015%5d.pdf (one of the best books on electrical engineering, covers everything from the most basic to advanced) MIT online course: https://ocw.mit.edu/courses/electrical-engineering-and-computer-science/6-002-circuits-and-electronics-spring-2007/ (MIT online course with homework and tests) Practical Electronics for Inventors: http://instrumentacion.qi.fcen.uba.ar/libro/Scherz.pdf (good book explaining analog and digital electronics and circuit analysis)
>>4663 thanks anon
>>4608 >NEETS kek

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Is this good? Comrade 09/15/2020 (Tue) 19:43:10 No. 4743 [Reply] [Last]
I wanted to know if this tablet was good, and i didnt know where to ask. https://consumer.huawei.com/en/tablets/matepad-pro-5g/ I just want something to read theory on comfortably while also having a good screen to watch movies and stuff on.
Specs look quite good and once you get past the dirt cheap tier Chinese engineering is very solid and tends to get you a lot of bang for your buck
>>4744 I watched one video and there was a lot of shit being flung at it, i wasnt sure if it was just apple-tards being apple-tards or what. Thanks for answering my guy

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invidious is shutting down Comrade 08/02/2020 (Sun) 22:12:49 No. 3816 [Reply] [Last]
So the author quits the invidious project, so what now ? It seems that other instances https://instances.invidio.us/ will continue but according to https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=24024230 the hole project is being abandoned. Here's the not from the project author: >Stepping away from open source >Published August 1, 2020, tags: invidious >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.

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>>4719 what makes Albanians so resistant to depression?
>>4720 how can you be depressed with so many beautiful bunkers everywhere?
>>4721 Imagine you're homeless. You're living in albania, you have a gun so you're not really worried about self-defence, because hoxha made guns so plentiful. You end up searching for a place to live, and all of a sudden you happen upon a little dome type bunker in the middle of nowhere. It's not being used, so you decide to live inside it. It keeps the rain off you, holds heat, has bugs for you to eat. The spirit of hoxha smiles upon you.
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>>4720 Nothing, they just have feminist depression.
>>4719 It's not like it's gone. There are other instances than the main one, and they're listed on the main page.

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Brave Comrade 08/23/2020 (Sun) 22:17:48 No. 4386 [Reply] [Last]
https://brave.com Is it a viable Firefox alternative for privacy or just another adware scam?
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>>4399 But what if I am not a massive faggot?
No. Privacy goes beyond just gimmick anti-privacy tools that only make you stand out more - precisely by blocking things in a way that makes you unique. You should instead aim to stand out as little as possible. Tor Browser is best in this because it is specifically restricted in a way that website can't detect every little detail about your OS and browser, it tries to make every user appear as the same person. Not to mention that hiding your IP is the bare minimum (but far from enough).
>>4643 I just wish more sites didn't do deliberate degredation or denial of service to people using tor. I generally take the RMS approach of refusing to use such services but it makes so many things a pain.
>>4650 Some major websites who do that have alternative front-ends that can function also as proxies, e.g. invidious, nitter, bibliogram. In other cases, if I really want to access the website, I use such primitive methods as free web proxies. They work well enough even for posting comments under blog posts or news articles. However most websites don't necessarily even know they're blocking a chunk of their users or audience. That's because they use 3rd party tools that by default block Tor.
>>4386 Ungoogled Chromium or bust. Brave is botnet disguised as a "privacy-oriented" browser.

How to track someone on the internet Њардеџ 09/03/2020 (Thu) 23:08:43 No. 4610 [Reply] [Last]
Hello comrades, here in Serbia there are some right wingers who on social media attack leftist, dox them and over all make our lives worse, and all that on fake accounts. That is why I would like to know how to track them on the internet and dox back. Can you suggest some useful tutorials for that or books?

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Artificial lakes projects Shaytan 08/04/2020 (Tue) 02:11:38 No. 3840 [Reply] [Last]
Does filling basins up with freshwater count as /tech/? I mean it's all there, engineering, math, science, construction, hydroelectricity, irrigation...
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Big basin in turkey
>>4294 Yeah and it's full of plants and animals that already thrive there. Maybe don't obliterate them with a geoengineering project whose consequences you can't fully grasp?
>>3974 Your math is off. 110,000 m3/d is not 110 km3/d. It's only 110 ML, which is enough to grow 22 ha of vegetables or 10 ha of rice for a season.
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>>4295 >Maybe don't obliterate them with a geoengineering project whose consequences you can't fully grasp? I wasn't put in this story to represent pure sanity.
Can mods move this thread to either >>>/hobby/ or >>>/edu/, depending on where it fits best? I think it would be better off on one of them.

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Comrade 09/01/2020 (Tue) 19:49:33 No. 4554 [Reply] [Last]
I need to recover deleted data from a hard drive that was formatted twice. Is it possible?
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>>4572 That is usually due to file system corruption or a crash before sync. Is your hard drive failing? Post the output of the following command (use sudo if not root): # smartctl -a /dev/[drivename]
>>4573 Is there an equivalent for flash drives? I checked SMART on the HDD recently and it was fine. I'll check again tonight. I think that the corruption might have happened during a data transfer to a flash drive. Sorry that I wasn't clearer earlier, I'm kind of in a rush.
>>4575 Depends on the flash drive, but not usually. A failed flash drive usually produces read or write errors, so you can try running badblocks on it after the data is off.
Also, test your RAM.
>>4572 test with foremost and see the result.

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Comrade 07/15/2020 (Wed) 17:40:47 No. 3425 [Reply] [Last]
Can I see your home screen?
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>>3690 Right side
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>>3691 Left side. Had to spam it like this because phoneposting wouldn't allow multiple files
Oh God oh fuck hopping phone images is even better than hopping distros, its like distro hopping but with an actually important device How the fuck do I clean myself from google services? It seems insurmountable, I installed clean lineage with nanodroid so I could spoof the playstore to get some non fdroid apps but I can't get off of gmail and my proper youtube account, it seems insurmountable setting everything back up on non google shit
Slowly deglowing myself,google is almost removed,fb messenger is a bit of a sticking point with my tech illiterate friends though
>>3426 why does the samsung choccy font feel and look so comfy

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How does one screenshot a whole Web page? Comrade 07/04/2020 (Sat) 16:58:05 No. 3100 [Reply] [Last]
I have found a real-life glowpost on 4ch... But I ain't got the energy to crop 99 screen shots..
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>>3100 use firefox
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>>4406 I didn't think this was a YLYL thread.
>>4196 But wasn't the notion of "fake news" invented by MSM themselves in reaction to increasing influence of alternative media on the web? I think Trump is unironically based for turning it around against MSM. The whole Russiagate conspiracy theory is way more insane than most of alt media.
>>4200 curl is the patrician choice
>>3100 Firefox can save a web page as an image. If you just want the page and all its contents in a single file, consider the extension "Save Page WE". https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/save-page-we/ https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/save-page-we/dhhpefjklgkmgeafimnjhojgjamoafof

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