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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?

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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Good idea actually, I've been messing around with my graphing calculator to calculate business shit, like pricing of products to how much will sell, but I bet these equations would be a lot less guess based and easier if money and "le market" wasn't part of it and was only based on supply and need. Someone who knows more about this shit should make a thread to discuss something like that.
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.

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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.

Desktop thread Comrade 04/06/2017 (Thu) 03:46:55 [Preview] No. 137 [Reply]
Post your desktops. Discuss desktop environments.
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Nice stirner. Not a fan of fedora tho
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Process manager is htop, nyancat shit is nyancat, file manager is ranger.
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Well that's fucked. Un-fucked version:
Boring af, but I'm satisfied.


Just stop using any directories

Mac OS clone, 1/10

Comrade 04/20/2017 (Thu) 14:07:36 [Preview] No. 162 [Reply]
What are some good /tech/ approved podcasts? Specifically does anyone know of anything dealing with state/corporate surveillance techniques, hacker culture, infosec, and the like?

Thanks for your time.
Tom O Brien's Podcast "From Alpha to Omega" is good on youtube, however it isn't very tech related more like regular Marxism. Also covers environment, green stuff, culture, etc. Super interesting. Theres also the "Linux Action Show" which can also be found on youtube. Pretty good, mainly focuses on Linux (obv).

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Privacy general Comrade 05/08/2016 (Sun) 16:12:51 [Preview] No. 54 [Reply]
Comrades, we need a thread on privacy. Any decent activist should try ways of staying anonymous on the web and prevent being tracked by governments and corporations.

General tips

* Use free software as much as you can.

* Use GNU/Linux and keep it up-to-date, to be sure that you don't have unpatched security exploits

* Don't use Flash Player, use youtube-dl instead for watching streaming videos online

* Do not use Google, use DuckDuckGo or StartPage instead

* Use a password manager like Keepass or for GNU/Linux users keepassx. Create new passwords for every site that you visit and use a strong password as a master password. A tip for easy remembering of your master password is to use a sentence. "i fucking love cookies and tits!" with extra capital characters etc. is easier to remember than some random characters and long enough to prevent brute force attacks of any kind.

* Use the Tor Browser Bundle if you really want to stay anonymous.

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>How safe will it be to have a server in my house for my personal email and webpage?
>How safe will it be to have a server in my house for my personal email and webpage?
Install gentoo and run all webserver related services on their own user account so if they get hacked the attacker doesn't have root or other access to anything that would let him easily privilege escalate (e.g. graphics card access).

Currently i'm trying to find a secure non-root alternative to courier-imap :/

>However, I don't think somebody will make the effort to crack reasonably encrypted content.
encryption has nothing to do with this.
if you are worried about the content of your emails then you need to pgp encrypt them, but that is unrelated to running your own mail server and unrelated to the mail server's security.
reminder that all emails that aren't pgp encrypted and travel over the internet are read at least the very least by the NSA's AI.
I'm going to buy a new laptop soon. What model should I get if I want privacy? I'm going to install Qubes OS.

What do you guys think of Comodo IceDragon? It's a free Firefox-based browser (so it can have the same add-ons), but it comes with some built-in security features IIRC.

Also, what's a distribution?
Hardware shouldn't matter for privacy purposes, but the company 'System76' has good linux compatible hardware
Except for hardware-level botnet features like uefi and intel mme.
A distro is a compilation of software, which comes mostly as a ready-to-use operating system. The Qubes OS you have chosen is such a distro.


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