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Comrade 04/13/2020 (Mon) 19:31:41 No. 1059 [Reply] [Last]
Give me one reason that pos editor emacs is better than this bad boy right here? you can't
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There was a period when i was learning vim, then i switched to geany and then emacs. Vim isn't good for editing latex, since i am not native english i must frequently switch languages and that made editing in vim a pain, geany is good, but i think if i learn emacs i can do more within less time.
>>1484 Why don't you think vim is good for editing latex? that's what I primarily use it for as a math fag,
>>1485 I can't use the shortcuts (ie. i, u etc) if my keyboard isn't in english and i can't save fast because i have to write in my native language on latex, switching the language every time to save the document is a pain(when i want to save i have to press escape and :w, so it has to be on english keyboard).
>>1486 You could remap shortcuts to translate them to your keyboard layout. Maybe there exists a vim plugin that automates this for you.
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Truly, the Year of the Linux Desktop is finally upon us! Comrade 05/08/2020 (Fri) 00:24:07 No. 1635 [Reply] [Last]
<Between the months of March and April 2020, Windows 7 saw a drop in user market share from 26.23 percent to 25.59 percent. That’s hardly surprising for a 10-year-old, unsupported OS as people finally upgrade to Windows 10. Right? Despite that conventional thinking, Microsoft’s Windows 10 actually experienced a rare drop in market share (down to 56.08 percent in April from its March 2020 share of 57.34 percent). Meanwhile, popular Linux distribution Ubuntu enjoyed an explosive increase. <Canonical's Ubuntu Linux OS saw astonishing gains in marketshare, while WIndows 10 slumped NASEEF FOR JASON EVANGELHO <How explosive? Ubuntu’s overall share of operating system usage ballooned from 0.27% in March to 1.89% in April. To put that in perspective, that’s an increase of 599 percent. <The lift for Canonical’s Ubuntu resulted in Linux usage climbing from 1.36 percent to 2.87 percent. And to frame that up against an interesting Apple data point, NetMarketShare measures macOS Catalina — which also gained user share in April — at 4.15 percent. https://www.forbes.com/sites/jasonevangelho/2020/05/06/windows-10-is-bleeding-users-while-ubuntu-linux-enjoys-an-astonishing-increase/ We did it, reddit!
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>>1900 Better than the competition.
>>1894 It has icecat and ungoogled-chromium.
>>1900 I can't imagine someone unironically using firefox after armagaddon.
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>>1911 Is this moron supposed to be an authority on web browsers or something?

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Telegram Comrade 05/01/2020 (Fri) 01:50:55 No. 1519 [Reply] [Last]
How many of you use this app? It's only moderately spyware, less so than Discord at least. https://spyware.neocities.org/articles/telegram.html Here's a leftist chat I frequent: https://t.me/UAAMeta
>>1519 I do use it some years by now, and I'd join your group anon, but I don't really see myself as as anarchist, sorry...
Why use moderately spyware when not spyware at all exists? Just use Matrix, XMPP, IRC or the thousand other alternatives.
>>1530 >wah why won't people use my autism chat media I also like IRC but it's dying out and I can only really use it for substantive tech talk. Telegram is good for shitposting and it isn't as though I use it to discuss anything I'd care if the gov saw
>>1519 >>1540 Requires phone number. No thanks.
The best thing about Telegram is the publishing feeds ("channels"). Lots of thematic channels with good info and meme/gif streams.

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3 class society Comrade 04/30/2020 (Thu) 01:58:16 No. 1514 [Reply] [Last]
🥇 the people who own the computers 🥈 the people who tell the computers what to do 🥉 the people who are told what to do by the computers
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>>1665 >The only way I see this being a possibility is when we are talking about robots and AI, because a PC is not going to do your agriculture. t. never heard of automation https://www.forbes.com/sites/cognitiveworld/2019/07/05/how-ai-is-transforming-agriculture/#3c82051c4ad1 >>1514 I don't think 3 is an actual class. As 2 (programmers) do receive feedback from their computers. There's only two classes here. Programmers (proletarians) and Shareholders (bourgeois).
>>1723 >t. never heard of automation I literally just said robots and AI, lmao
>>1723 Class 3 absolutely exists and is a rapidly expanding part of the so-called "unskilled" workers.
>>1868 Yes. It's a truly shitty place to be in.

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Comrade 05/21/2020 (Thu) 10:44:39 No. 1887 [Reply] [Last]
I wanted to speed up a video with ffmpeg, did it the https://trac.ffmpeg.org/wiki/How%20to%20speed%20up%20/%20slow%20down%20a%20video way outlined here >ffmpeg -i input.mkv -filter_complex "[0:v]setpts=0.5*PTS[v];[0:a]atempo=2.0[a]" -map "[v]" -map "[a]" output.mkv but after 5 minutes of my graphics card sounding like it was going to explode, and being told it was doing 1000fps, i stopped it. it was only a 3 minute clip. Did something go wrong or did I pussy out?
i'm not aware of ffmpeg being gpu-accelerated, pretty sure it uses just your cpu, at 100% and that usually causes your cpu fan to run at full throttle download this and check the cpu temp and gpu temps while encoding with ffmpeg https://openhardwaremonitor.org/downloads/ as long as your cpu or gpu doesn't reach 70C you should be fine
also if the cpu temp goes past 70C you can limit ffmpeg to encode with just one cpu core with the "-threads 1" option assuming you have a multicore cpu which may reduce the temp at the cost of longer encoding times
>>1888 >'m not aware of ffmpeg being gpu-accelerated https://trac.ffmpeg.org/wiki/HWAccelIntro Did you even look?
>>1893 in your link it says you have to explicitly include a gpu option. it also says in your link that gpu acceleration is still shit quality-to-bitrate: >Hardware encoders typically generate output of significantly lower quality than good software encoders like x264, but are generally faster and do not use much CPU resource. (That is, they require a higher bitrate to make output with the same perceptual quality, or they make output with a lower perceptual quality at the same bitrate.) there's a reason it's disabled by default, retard. you should never use gpu-accelerated encoding unless you're a streamer using obs with a cpu too weak to handle it

How are you getting around news paywalls? Comrade 04/09/2020 (Thu) 04:49:29 No. 860 [Reply] [Last]
I used to go in incognito, but now wapo, NYT, etc, aren't allowing that. How do you do it?
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>>866 Can you do that via manipulating the URL or html code?
>>1642 This. Works like a charm
>>860 Sometimes adding a full stop at the end of the URL works.
>>863 >Some times you can even just stop the webpage download and it will load the text but not the wall. On such sites you also use the "inspect element" tool of your browser to remove the paywall HTML nodes.

Comrade 04/24/2020 (Fri) 16:50:23 No. 1381 [Reply] [Last]
Any e-mail service recommended by comrades? I need a new one.
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>>1397 Just because a service provider has a rule doesn't mean they make any effort whatsoever to enforce it. It just means that they have a rule so if someone tries to sue them because a client blackmailed them, they can say "how can it be our fault when we very clearly said threats were very naughty and bad and not permitted?"
>>1396 You forgot > gets seized by Romanian FBI for hosting a child porn ring
After looking over what you get vs how complicated it is to get it going- Cock.li or Dismail. I use cock which is top notch especially the webmail if you use it but its uptime leaves a lot to be desired. So go for dismail if you use it for things that require stability. And avoid scams like protonmail. Riseup/Disroot require an invitation which is hard to get and like other other craps who do this, they tend to ban or reject your invite for stupid reasons like being anti-trump or shit like that. https://digdeeper.neocities.org/ghost/email.html >>1403 Its german, i think.
I hear people attack protonmail all the time but I never hear then substantiate their claims.
>>1405 It's fine as a throwaway email. Unfortunately it's such a pain to register anonymously since the conditions have to be just right, it's a lottery. Try and move on to something else if it doesn't work. IMO people who are obsessing over email providers are compensating for their lack of good OPSEC. You should never delegate your OPSEC to your email provider, assume they will stab you in the back. The essential question is just if you can use it in such a way to soften their backstabbing, e.g. can you register and use it anonymously over Tor.

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Pirating games on Linux Comrade 05/12/2020 (Tue) 14:46:18 No. 1703 [Reply] [Last]
How hard would it be to pirate games on Linux? There are lots of cracked versions of games for Windows.
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>>1855 BTW, some great games that work even on my 10-year old computer (OpenGL 2.1): - Mark of the Ninja - Celeste - Invisible Inc. - Darkest Dungeon - Eldritch - Gunpoint - Tis-100 - The Dark Mod (open-source Thief clone with fan-made missions: https://www.thedarkmod.com/main/)
>>1856 Skullgirls should work fine as well (even on linux)
>>1856 Where can I download the actual installer for that game instead of some shitty web stub?
>>1874 Which game you're talking about? Rutracker has either installers or compressed archives (.tar.xz) that you just extract. I can post torrent links if you just tell me the name of the game. As for The Dark Mod, you need to download their installer which will download the latest version of the game. https://www.thedarkmod.com/downloads/ The installer will download just a few demo missions. Further missions have to be downloaded individually, either within the game or here: https://www.thedarkmod.com/missions/
>>1881 Thanks, I meant the Dark Mod. At least the downloaded game is portable.

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BSD general - /bsd/ Comrade 05/15/2020 (Fri) 18:17:53 No. 1783 [Reply] [Last]
A general thread for talking about BSD and operating systems related to it, like openBSD and freeBSD
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>>1813 >>1814 https://youtu.be/2oLuJSFZKEs So basically this autism is correct?
>>1814 >>1824 >>1812 While the criticisms ITT are true, the OpenBSD codebase is often much cleaner and simpler than Linux. It also used to have more of an edge on Linux in terms of security and performance. Still better at security in some respects.
>>1825 That's true but only as far as the base system goes aka kernel+libc+coreutils+X11. Their slogan makes clear of that, while also strawmanning the issue. Once you step inside the community repo, the one from where you're getting the real software, it starts shitting the bed worse than Arch. What's the point of bragging that you got 2 remote holes in a long time when the garbage known as firefox has one + a ton of bugs in each major release? From what i see, this fixation on one concept makes you lose the big picture; you do one thing well and totally suck at others, as being the best at everything the first time is the most favorable as being on plus on everything is pretty much detrimental. It affects many OSs and a load of distros as 1 issue is usually enough to make you turn away (at least for me). Just some examples: >Debian has lots of packages and is stable, too bad that package manager is a total letdown in terms of functionality, performance and default configs. If you want to switch, too bad 100 other distros use it. >Better use Arch whose packaging is vastly superior, but whoops you don't even get a fifth of the packages you have on Debian, the rest is on a caveman repository from where you install at "your own risk" with a dirty method, breaking the consistency with pacman. >systemd comes with a rampage and hostages nearly all distros? If you want sysv back, gotta switch to a fork distro that barely manages to stay close to upstream, let alone fix the bugs introduced after the change like Artix with misbehaving AUR packages and Devuan wine32 being broken for months. The centralization of BSD systems kinda helped them with a solid foundation but the lack of popularity hurt them a lot. At least on lunux you get bedrock and you can use multiple distros at the same time with some caveats so you can pick the good stuff from where you want. On OpenBSD if a package is missing, there is no way of using it besides dual-booting or using VMs with another OS, you can't just unpack a tarball. You could at least use the windows build in wine, but unfortunately it doesn't have it because mah security. For example, on FreeBSD, the 25 year old "server suitable" with "top notch network stack" OS you get the shittiest browser selection in relevant OSs still maintained. You get Firefox and Chromium, and spyware like Opera and Iridium whose last release was in early 2018. No Palemoon, no Seamonkey, no Tor browser, 3 cli browsers even. But at least you can use them in wine; nasty and limiting but it works. It's similar to the philosophy of the gnome devs: if i like it everyone else will, if i don't then everyone will reject it just as me. That's how you end up with another crappy fork whose valued time could be used to do a real and meaningful change.
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>cuck license
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Today they launched the new version of OpenBSD, some new cool stuff https://www.openbsd.org/67.html

Making an Image Board Comrade 03/19/2020 (Thu) 16:38:29 No. 533 [Reply] [Last]
I am a retard when it comes to programming and shit, but I was wondering how image boards are made. I tried looking it up on Youtube but found very limited results. Wondering how it's done, and what's needed
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>>577 Why wouldn't you link to the imageboard that is tracked to become the software bunkerchan (this website) runs on? https://github.com/gochan-org/gochan This is the one we need to be the best.
>>1820 Bunkerchan uses lynxchan goon
>>1838 >Why wouldn't you link to the imageboard that is tracked to become the software bunkerchan (this website) runs on? read, nigga.


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