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Desktop thread Comrade 04/06/2017 (Thu) 03:46:55 [Preview] No. 137 [Reply]
Post your desktops. Discuss desktop environments.
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Do you guys realise you're using right-wing technology? Most free software devs are unapologetic Randian libertarians.
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They're still proletarians, and are capable of changing their minds on the basis of their experiences. Once they get dicked over by capital, they can tell what their real interests are when they see them.
But in the spirit of the thread here's my desktop.
I feel that I've downgraded after the meltdown fiasco.

OS: Gentoo
Kernel: x86_64 Linux 4.9.76-gentoo-r1-gnu
Uptime: 15h 10m
Packages: 935
Shell: bash 4.4.12

WM: i3
Adwaita-dark [GTK2]
, Adwaita-dark [GTK3]
Icon Theme: Adwaita
Font: Sans 10
CPU: Intel Core2 Duo CPU P8400 @ 2.267GHz

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Comrade 12/16/2017 (Sat) 19:55:35 [Preview] No. 211 [Reply]
Whats Bunker/tech/'s opinion on bitcoin?

also Is the bubble gunna burst?
alt-shite shit, popular with neo-nazis
i wouldn't touch it with a ten feet pole
It's either a speculative bubble with no added value, or what value it does have comes from exploited labor in the black market (drugs etc). no thanks
Idk guys I made huge money with bitcoin while
working my ass off for almost nothing.

Bitcoin coming from exploited labar like dealing drugs? Wtf dude, it allowed a lot of drug dealer to
actually live little more stress-free and make more money (aka make enough money for the risks it involve).

It allowed some of us to make great things without any gov restriction.
You know a comrade living in a country living a revolution? Wire him some btc for the cause.

Now I have enough money to actually live with enough food and heat AND fight.
I know it sound capitalist as fuck, but guys, how do you want to make thinks happen NOWDAYS without money? As shitty as it sound we need money to start anything.

BTC was the start, now drug dealers switched to monero, I don't care if btc go up again if it's a bubble or anything.
The fact is, I bought some "as if" I needed more anonymous money, and now I have a shitTon of money to give to struggling comrades and to do actions.
My gov doesn't even know I have littleral stacks of money waiting to serve us here.

Don't spit on anything just because some neonazi have some randomly.

So what? Dealing drugs is being self-employed. Now don't get me wrong, I think they should all be legalised and don't have a problem with dealing or using drugs. But attempts to liberate yourself from taxes and surveillance are fundamentally petty-bourgeois: they serve the interests of the small and non-exploiting class of self-employed people, not the interests of the workers as a whole.

Further back from dealers in the supply chain, at some point, are workers who harvest kush or who produce stuff. It's their exploitation I was referring to, not your work. If cryptocurrencies have any added value, it's from the contribution of both your and crucially their labour time.

This is entirely leaving aside the exploitation of other workers like prostitutes, but that's also true with regular currency: exploitation condemns both the light economy and the shadow economy in the same way. Just as there is no ethical consumption under capitalism, there is no ethical production either.

Comrade 04/03/2017 (Mon) 18:07:36 [Preview] No. 133 [Reply]
What do y'all think about the BUGs system employed by Stormfront, (likely influenced and developed by state agents) that they brought "racial awareness" (spammed) /pol/ with? Do you think this could be used to spread class-consciousness, and should it be?
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have you heard of Paul Cockshott? hes a scottish computer scientist who writes about marxist economics and using computers to plan socialism


>implying it wasn't developed by the CIA
*tips tinfoil hat*
Really though, the CIA and porky's intelligence community are extremely involved in numerous activities. If you haven't read about COINTELPRO, or paid attention to the election-rigging and infiltration of the governments of other countries, Voice of America propaganda, or the recent Vault7, the raid of the FBI in 1971, or Snowden, you should. Very few of the documents from leaks and raids get published, and those leaked so far reveal an extreme level of involvement. We could assume that they're just the tip of the iceberg. I'm just trying to say that if the CIA/FBI/NSA/ETC. used stormfront and other shit to build the alt-right it wouldn't be the first time.
Maybe they are prepping the U.S. to become a fascist state. It would be the first time forces in the government conspired to do so

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Need help with MySQL Comrade 08/10/2017 (Thu) 08:34:01 [Preview] No. 189 [Reply]
Hey /tech/, I'm trying to host a lainchan installation on my local network for my Cuban basket weaving foundation, but seem to hit a bit of a brick wall, and was hoping I could get some help.
I have the website itself running on a virtual machine using Ubuntu 16.04 LTSB, all of which works perfect.
The problem comes when I try to connect the MySQL server, I get an error, specifically,
Got error 1 from storage engine
I'm using MySQL 5.7 on Azure Database for MySQL server with a free trial so I can suck free resources from Microsoft
I've created a database and as far as I can tell the database should be using InnoDB, however I'm new to MySQL so perhaps I'm retarded.
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I tried that, but I kept hitting a MySQL error 1.
They do charge, but they give you a trial with $200 free credit. Fuck Microsoft but if I can suck up their resources on my pet project then that's all the better.
looking at Infinity and vichan's install.sql and I see that they use MyISAM.

Try using MariaDB?
What's the difference between MariaDB and MySQL Server?
MariaDB still maintains MyISAM
Oh. Then I'll probably try to migrate it over tomorrow then, thanks Space.

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Comrade 02/26/2016 (Fri) 22:34:45 [Preview] No. 1 [Reply]
desktop thread?

Desktop thread
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>cant post because the file is too big
>Accidentially post without it twice
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someone actually uses this piece of shit

Comrade 06/16/2017 (Fri) 23:43:46 [Preview] No. 186 [Reply]
lynxchan 1.7 tech test

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Comrade 09/09/2016 (Fri) 15:36:38 [Preview] No. 112 [Reply]
>Google’s Clever Plan to Stop Aspiring ISIS Recruits
Now it's ISIS, tomorrow it's us.

oh wait, i see tomorrow it's /pol/
>Google Program to Deradicalize Jihadis Will Be Used for Right-Wing American Extremists Next

we can't stop this, but we can hide our tracks.
learn about privacy and security.
start with steps a), b) and c) here:

then figure out how to use GnuPG, then switch to linux if you haven't already.
ubuntu, manjaro and mint are the worst possible choices, but they're still dimensions better than windows or osx.
better go with any other distro though.
you should verify the gpg signature on the checksum file, and verify the checksum of the .iso

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forgot the headline.
i didn't know we can create threads without a subject.
Is anyone surprised
yeah, this board's owner. mainly posting for him.
this chan's owner*
> manjaro are among the worst possible choices
Is Antergos okay?

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Comrade 04/21/2017 (Fri) 07:06:54 [Preview] No. 163 [Reply]
Hey guys care to answer a survey about programming economic planning software? just getting a feel for what languages, etc. people would use. Thanks

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answered and bumped
gonna close the poll soon, last chance to answer
k the survey is closed now, will be posting results soon.

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Comrade 05/06/2016 (Fri) 19:09:24 [Preview] No. 49 [Reply]
After wasting yesterday evening trying to get UEFI boot working with funtoo on my brother in laws new desktop and eventually giving in and using the MBR, there is emerging the question: Are there any advantages using UEFI boot?
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what are you trying to imply with that image?
Pic wasn't related. I saved it, because I like GNU and LISP and satanic imagery.
It has the pol ((())) meme in it though
You should spend less time at pol. LISP code looks like this:
(define (groessere-quadratsumme x y z)
(define (quadratsumme a b) (+ (* a a) (* b b)))
(cond ((and (< x y) (< x z)) (quadratsumme y z))
((and (< y x) (< y z)) (quadratsumme x z))
((and (< z x) (< z y)) (quadratsumme x y))
((= x y) (cond ((< x z) (quadratsumme x z))
(else (quadratsumme x x))))
((= z y) (cond ((> x z) (quadratsumme x z))
(else (quadratsumme z z))))
Some people say LISP were an acronym for "Lots of irritating superfluuos parentheses". I don't think the parentheses in the image have a connection to pol.
Reposting code like >>>/gulag/633 suggested:

(define (groessere-quadratsumme x y z)
(define (quadratsumme a b) (+ (* a a) (* b b)))
(cond ((and (< x y) (< x z)) (quadratsumme y z))
((and (< y x) (< y z)) (quadratsumme x z))
((and (< z x) (< z y)) (quadratsumme x y))
((= x y) (cond ((< x z) (quadratsumme x z))
(else (quadratsumme x x))))
((= z y) (cond ((> x z) (quadratsumme x z))
(else (quadratsumme z z))))))

By the way, if you wonder what's the matter with LISP and GNU, GNU Emacs, one of first and most important programs of the GNU project is written in a certain LISP dialect, which makes it more extensible. Based on the experiences with that, Guile was created as a LISP interpreter that is easy to include in other software as a extension language. Also, the board of the FSF contains people like Sussman, who has designed Scheme LISP.

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Languages Comrade 04/06/2017 (Thu) 08:59:43 [Preview] No. 143 [Reply]
What programming languages do you guys use? I'm mostly Python, Java, C#, C++. Used to like functional programming but IMO now that regular OO languages have alot of function features like first class functions its not as big a deal to write code in a pure functional language like lisp or haskell, better to write regular python or something and occasionally write some functional-styled code
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I'm a Python and NetLogo programmer for my research work (I LOVE python). I use Clojure, Java, and Javascript for my wacky personal projects.
I only play with python and batch for doing little programs for making my everyday computing easier but I love python, and sometimes try to have fun with it.
C and Lua.
A lot of Go in the last time, but also come C and Haskell and Java for Android. Would love to use Scheme after reading SICP but haven't found a project fit for it.
I use C# a lot (primary language used in my course) and despite some retarded shit, i like it a lot. I dispise javascript though, and generally any language without strong type systems. It can be usefull for some things, but it really hinders productivity and allows me to make too many mistakes. Strongly typed language with abilities to implicitly override it are the best tbh. C# doesnt really offer that either.

The main gripe with C# is the .net framework and lots of the localisation shit. For example, it interprets commas and points differently in numbers based on your locality, which means the code isnt portable to other machines, which is a gigantic flaw in the design.


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