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Do you have a stupid or small tech question? Wanna ask anonymously? Don't wanna make a new thread and get banned? Well look no further, you can ask here.
New Stupid Questions Thread
>>42977470
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I recently bought a Thinkpad x220 to dual-boot Ubuntu and Mavericks
The stock wi-fi card does not work in Mavericks, so I bought a new one
It doesn't match the BIOS whitelist so the laptop won't start

>How do I hack the bios to edit/remove the whitelist?
Otherwise I'm gonna use a USB wi-fi dongle
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In your opinion, what is the best looking case and the best functioning case?
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What does a kernel actually do? Why is Linux better than other kernels?
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>>42985075
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>>42985075

The kernel is the engine of the operating system. Linux isn't better so much as it's more efficient in the way that it manages applications and their supporting files..
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>>42985005
what's a good forum to brag about one's capabilities and broad knowledge, and to find jobs?
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brought my desktop and using off a tv and it will flash a few blue screens every once and a while (running gnome+ubuntu but using awesome) anyone know how to stop this? It never did this when i was using 2x 1440, tv is 55" 1080 samsung
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>>42985050
Best looking? Pic related.
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>>42985140

Careerbuilder. And convert your resume to keywords. I'd post mine but I dont trust these fuckers I will say that I get 2-5 offers a week
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Why and when did Dell start turning their chipsets (CPU Northbridge) 45 degrees?
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Does anyone know what website/business makes high quality near luxury completely custom laptop bags? Google/DDG does nothing at all for me but gives bad results.
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Why Moto /g/?
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whats the nicest looking music player for windows that jest werks straight out of the box? I've been wrestling with foobar for too long today.

I usually have it fullscreen on my second monitor. Don't really care for advanced features but scrolling lyrics would be nice
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How do I into a programming job without a relevant degree?
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Will this laptop serve as a good HTPC for 1080p mkv videos? I don't need the laptop form factor, but since I paid $300, a custom built HTPC would run roughly the same amount (I would assume).

http://www.bestbuy.com/site/toshiba-satellite-15-6-laptop-amd-a8-series-4gb-memory-500gb-hard-drive-jet-black/7046186.p?id=1219248578887&skuId=7046186&cmp=RMX
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>>42985302
winamp.
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>>42985302
Foobar is great after you install a few extensions. I switched from winamp to foobar2000 a few months ago, everything is so organized now
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>>42985348
Learn the basics of programming for the interviews. Knowing the most popular programming languages helps too.
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I'm trying to add Go syntax highlighting to notepad++. I'd like to use the default global highlighting (say one of the themes).

However it seems that user defined languages are special, and are not subject to "global" changes.

Anyone know how to get notepad++ to treat the language the same as any other language?
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If foobar is a botnet, why do you guys use it?
Isn't clementine suppose to be meh?
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>>42985388
Halp.
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>>42985496
Yeah but I do. I guess what I'm asking is...how to come up with a viable resume? You know, baring a relevant degree (and relevant experience in this case)...
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>>42985522
Foobar isnt a botnet, faggots on /g/ are just mad that its better then ncmpcpp+mpd

Clementine is terrible
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>>42985559
Pretty much anything made in the last 4 or 5 years should be able to play 1080p h.264 video. So long as it isn't 10-bit (knock off 2 years). Or h.265/VP9 (a computer 1 or 2 years old).
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What would be a good tiling windows manager for beginers? Also, I'm running arch if that narrows some things down.
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Is Archbang and Majaro basically the same as Arch without the hard install process?
aka reading the entire beginners guide.
Is parabola any better?
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>>42985633
Cool thanks.
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>>42985635
Narrows it down to "anything". Awesome isn't too hard for a beginner.
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>>42985348
teach yourself and make / work on a project that shows you know what your doing. If you have made worth while stuff you can still get a job
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How do I find simple projects to contribute on github? All I find are huge monsters that I don't understand or stuff written in languages I don't know (I'm looking for something in C, C++ or Python). Or do I just write shitty apps myself until I git gud?
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>>42985727
I have stuff but it's all personal projects (~50-1500 LoC). I am adding some of these projects to my portfolio website but I am now questioning if my work is even considered valid experience and how to put it on a resume if it is.
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What is a good /g/ approved adblocker for Android? I've been using abp until now but it's showing my phone down noticeably.
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>>42985190
>Careerbuilder
thanks

>>42985140
btw, I meant remote IT jobs or small programming projects--
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>>42985853
Really depends on what it is, any functioning program potentially could be used on a resume but i would put something small on there.

>>42985887
i always use adaway and i install it from fdroid
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Is it safe to temporarily have a virus on your computer?
I mean if I download some files using torrents and they contain viruses and then just delete them afterwards without ever running any of the files will my PC still have viruses?
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>>42985887
What about a text-based browser?
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>>42985930
If a virus was never executed, then nothing happened. Proving it never executed is a bit harder.
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>>42985930
Download onto a VM?
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>>42985930
do >>42985968 run it on something that can't infect your main file system
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>>42985952
Its as easy as some games in a package I'm downloading and my antivirus is complaining about some of the files, though I am pretty sure there are no actual viruses but I still intend to remove all the files my antivirus is complaining about just to be sure. The pack is 212gb and only a few of the games are getting complaints. My torrent client gets an error whenever my antivirus removes a "threat" and stops downloading so I have temporarily added the destination folder to the exception list in the antivirus while its downloading. I was just wondering if this is safe.
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>>42985968
A Virtual Machine or do you mean something else?
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>>42985930
virus copy themselves to other locations, and some can't even be deleted without the knowhow
I suggest having a different system/partition for playing games
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Is there a way to vector an icon like 4chan's?
e.g. have only the 4 pedals with transparent-background.png
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>>42986089
No, they're not being executed.

A lot of times the AV is being tricked. The file is not downloaded sequentially with bittorrent.

In short, the new data is mixed with old data "deleted" from your hard drive. The antivirus software assumes it's complete and correct (and this can make a perfectly legitimate file look like a virus). It's basically being tricked.

Do not trust it's decision until the file is FULLY downloaded. Also, virustotal.com
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Is the $650 model worth it? I'll mainly be using it for general web browsing, and chinese cartoons. http://shop.lenovo.com/ca/en/laptops/lenovo/z-series/z40/
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I have a laptop and at the corners of the screen it seems like the pixels darken ever so slightly. Is that the backlight not being able to cover those areas? I've never paid attention to that until now. I have got one misbehaving pixel but it's not like that at all.
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>>42986164
inkscape
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>>42986112
Yes VM. Possibly a sandbox.
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Somehow i lost my my sounddrivers and stereo mix.
Did I fuck up too bad?
Should I just reinstall Windows 7?
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>>42986225
It's a combination of the screen layers and the position of the lightsource.

Basically it's a low quality screen.
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>>42986213
Thanks, I can also imagine that some of these games have some sort of crack which sometimes ticks off the antivirus.
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>>42986252
Run checkdisk, check for "surface errors" you may have a hard drive on the way out.
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>>42986252
have you tried a system restore?
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>>42986273
Some might. Rule of thumb is that if the virus found is "generic [random shit]", then it's probably not a virus. If it says "packer"...note that it usually means that it's not familiar with that exe packer (upx is an example of one that is well known).
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>>42985005
Is there a program that allows me to watch youtube videos without killing my CPU thanks to flash?
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>>42986252
try "sfc /scannow"
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>>42986308
flashgot the video, watch in {mpc, mplayer, mpv, vlc}
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>>42986310
>>42986289
Those have never once made anything better for me. To the extent that I feel that system restore is a waste of space. Never had an issue without it.
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>>42986276
This'll be the third one this year ;_;
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>>42986344
but you have an issue right now.
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>>42986354
At least it's just the sound drivers. I'm usually alerted to it when the computer BSoD'd during a boot....My hard drives aim is just too damn perfect.
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>>42986308
enable "click to play" in your browsers, so that flash ads won't display automatically
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>>42986369
I'm not op, btw. I suggested chkdsk.
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>>42986276
Am I on the right track?
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>>42986396
replace /F with /R
Otherwise, yep, thats correct.
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>>42986354
you live in cali or somethin? cause earthquakes is about the only thing I can think of that would cause you to go through a drive every two months
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>>42986396
Also windows all in one repair can sometimes help, its worth a try
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>>42986254
Thanks, that's good news I guess. It's almost 6 years old. That would explain why when I shut the machine down, the monitor abruptly stops with a raw horizontal white line somewhere in the middle. This never happened to me under Windows however, both Win7 and Vista, only loonix.

Is there a way to make linux not turn on and off twice? When I hit the power button, the diodes turn on for a second, the fan whirrs up for a bit and then it shuts down, no backlight, no BIOS, nothing. After 4-5 seconds it starts to boot up normally. Something similar is when I shut down. When it's exiting the DE/WM the monitor shuts off, only to light up again with sort of a frozen screenshot of the last moment of X before issuing the shutdown command. Is this common? So far I've tried only two distros - Mint and Manjaro, and it's the same with both of them.
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when I torrent, all my bandwidth goes through there and I can't get internet on my comp or any other device.

I still can't when I set bandwidth caps.

and it persists after I've finished, and no longer am down or up loading. and shut down the program.

resetting the router cures this.

it happens on all the torrent clients I've tried. utor, azerus, tixati
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>>42986476
set yo shit to use port 5060, it's a voip port so less subject to throttling
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>>42986434
There was one time when an anon was asking around in these threads about a somewhat-new-but-failing hard drive and when I asked him if he had an AV, frequent turning on and off and so on, he said that he runs a full disk scan every night. So yeah.
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Does unzipping, then re-zipping the unzipped file repeatedly result in data loss?
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>>42986454
> When I hit the power button, the diodes turn on for a second, the fan whirrs up for a bit and then it shuts down, no backlight, no BIOS, nothing. After 4-5 seconds it starts to boot up normally.

...diodes...most call them LED's. Though both are technically correct :)
My desktop does that. Though it's only when the power has been cut completely (power outage, or power supply hard switch was flipped).

I don't know at all. ACPI docs might help.
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>>42986538
What does "lossless" mean?
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Whats a good languages for newbies? im learning VB .NET at the moment, but i wanna move to something a little more "serious"
I wanna make programs for windows and i want them to run native (i dont wanna install other shit like .NET or java to get to run my crap)
So... any advice?
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>>42986566
C# is perfect for beginners.
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Just got a moto g, what are some good apps? It's my first android phone. Have Nova launcher and Chanu, but I'm wondering if there's anything good for SMS or contacts, cause the defaults seem to suck.
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>>42986413
Waiting intensifies
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Getting "udev[95]: timeout: killing: '/sbin/modprobe" on a fresh crunchbang install. Have reinstalled multiple times. Advice?
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>>42986608
It'll probably take a few hours. It literally reads every sector on the drive.
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>>42986582
I was thinking of it too, but id still need to install .NET whenever i wanna run it.
...or is there a way to make them run native?
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>>42986616
>Have reinstalled multiple times
why do people still believe their problems will be fixed by reinstalling?
fucking windows culture...
YOU DON'T NEED TO REINSTALL ANYTHING, YOU HAVE TO EITHER FIND A WORKAROUND/SOLUTION BY GOOGLING, ASKING OTHER PEOPLE, OR BY REPORTING THE BUG
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>>42986557
Gotcha, thanks.
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>>42986616
Is it during boot? shutdown? What's your hardware?
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>>42986753
Sorry about being a dick...I just like it when people do at least the minimum of reading beforehand.
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http://forums.mydigitallife.info/threads/24901-Current-release-information
>tfw

so how do I get Daz's Botnet Loader now?
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>>42986738
it was recommended to me in IRC by two people so I went with it. i'm trying to be less of a windowsfag but i can't even get into debian
>>42986758
during boot, after "loading, please wait". graphics card is hd7870, and i got this issue a while ago after installing amd's proprietary drivers and fixed it by reinstalling crunchbang. didn't install the drivers this time though
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>>42986809
TPB
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>>42986818
Can you type anything in the terminal?
If you can
dmesg > output.txt
and paste/upload the contents of that somewhere.
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>>42986809
http://forums.mydigitallife.info/threads/54168-Windows-Loader-Download

Did you even search hard enough on google?

>>42986847
>Botnet and Malware
that's heavy shit mate
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>>42986476
Are you German? I remember someone on Krautchan having your exact same problem
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>>42986476
If you have a backup router you may want to use it.
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My computer keeps shutting down randomly.

at first i thought it might be a problem with memory but i ran like 4 cycles i think they're called? Is there a program to test the entire system and maybe monitor the computer to find out what is causing it? its random, sometimes it goes months without happening and sometimes its 2 days in a row.
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>>42986912
Is your processor getting properly cooled?

possible issues:
cpu too warm
power supply going out
motherboard going out
Main line voltage is terrible or not stable.
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What is the best method to get an activated windows 8 WITH updates? Besides purchasing the real thing.
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>>42986780
Don't worry about it m8, I should have looked around a bit more.
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After installing Cyanogenmod, my phone loses charge quickly. Any way to remedy to? I basically have the stock applications, as I just did it a few days ago.
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>>42986850
nope, I can't type any commands. All I have is GRUB, really
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>>42986557
>>42986753
>>42986780
>>42986938
Woah
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>>42986912
I forgot to say more info, when it crashes it boots to a black screen with "cannot find boot device please add it" when i press the power button on and off it boots fine but its worrying

>>42986935
the computer is only a year and a half old and its been happening since about a year ago. its winter here so i dont think its overheating but i did build it myself so i may have fucked up somehow?

is there a way to test this?
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>>42986940
Uninstall Cyanogenmod.
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>>42987014

Any other ROM you'd recommend in its place?
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>>42986963
The live cds work alright though?

>>42986975
uh...Check your hard drive, and the connections.

If it's a newer processor you can try using the power manager and setting the max processor speed to 99% (with a processor that supports turbo boost 100% turns on turbo boost, at 99% it's just the max without turbo boost). My laptop would randomly shut off due to turbo boost. Install and watch Speedfan.

If it's the latter, then cleaning and reapplying good thermal paste may help.
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>>42986975
It might be the hard drive, it used to happen to my ol' chinkpad
Try checking your hard drive, if you find any bad sectors try to repair it and replace the hard drive (replace it even if you are able to fix them)
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>>42986616
is your bug similar to this?
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/818177 (explanation in comment #93, solution )
I suggest reporting to your distro or upstream and/or changing the layout of your partitions, because it seems to have something to do with that
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>>42987055
newer bug
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/udev/+bug/1092102
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>>42986616
try
acpi=off
in the boot line
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>>42987042
live usb works fine
>>42987055
>>42987084
that's it. i have no other partitions on the hdd im running #! off. i guess i'll make a bug report if the below doesn't work
>>42987110
i've only tried nomodeset, so i'll give that a try right now
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>>42987054
>if you find any bad sectors try to repair it and replace the hard drive (replace it even if you are able to fix them)
any programs you'd recommend to do this?

I remembered some more stuff. sound continues after the freeze and i can still move my mouse.
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>>42987084
as you can see, that one hasn't been fixed, not even looked at...
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>>42987146
to find bad sectors
If on windows
chkdsk c: /R

if on linux...I don't remember the command but 'badblocks'

for copying, use clonezilla. Just read each prompt carefully.
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>>42987153
It may be one of those bugs that get fixed without meaning to. That in fixing another seemingly unrelated bug that this one is fixed.
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is there anyway to prevent hacking over wifi?
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>>42987204
Whitelist?
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>>42987173
I can't see anyone online saying I should backup before running chkdsk. do you know if its safe?
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>>42987204
Such as?

Getting the wifi password.
Getting onto/into your computer while already on a wifi network.
etc.

needs specifics.
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>>42987204
disable WPS (if possible; if not, install openwrt/dd-wrt on it, or buy a different router), use WPA/WPA2 with a long password
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>>42987224
chkdsk is to make sure your disk is alright and the data on the disk is the data that was written. Windows runs it whenever the power is lost to your computer. It's a system level program. So it's not to be feared.
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>>42987227
for example, say i go to a library. I connect to the public wifi. Is there any way to encrypt my data such that a person cannot access my pc/labtop?
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>>42987110
Nope, didn't work. I'll submit a bug report
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>>42987273
use a personal VPN
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>>42987246
nothing.
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Is pomf.se down?
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>>42987273
Firewalls
And limit ip addresses as much as you can for things like filesharing. Use passwords for filesharing.

But really, you are just as capable to be hacked as you are online at your house. But in that case you have the firewall of your router to hopefully protect you too.
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>>42987330
chkdsk c: /R

that /R is important.
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>>42985005
Wanna upgrade from a HD7770.
Wanna get 60+ fps in DayZ, BF4, etc.
What to upgrade to?
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What's the difference between windows manager and desktop environment?
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#include <iostream>
using namespace std;

int main()
{
string word = "hello"
cout << word << endl;
return 0;
}


Why does this work?
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>>42987381
why wouldnt that work.....
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>>42987381
the only reason I see for why it wouldn't is that you're missing a ; at the end of
string word = "hello"
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>>42987362
why repair if theres no errors?
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>>42987392
sorry, I'm wondering why I don't need to include <string>

>>42987400
oh, I forgot, lol
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>>42987419
>sorry, I'm wondering why I don't need to include <string>
where would you need to include that? You've already declared word as a string
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>>42987450
so i don't need #inculde <string> at the top? well then what's the point of even having <string> in c++?
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>>42987407
/R checks for bad sectors

/R Locates bad sectors and recovers readable information (implies /F).
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I gotta turn in my C++ code for school soon, is there like a style guide? I wanna make sure I got the indenting right.
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>>42987339
http://isitup.org/pomf.se
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>>42987466
string is a built in type in c++. Use string for manipulation.
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>>42985005

just finished my first custom build

installed lubuntu and I'm trying to get half life 2 to work. Right now it runs VERY slow, in such a manner where I think that my graphics card isn't working properly. I don't have any other games installed at the moment due to time/bandwidth issues.

updated everything, installed opengl and bumblebee. Any ideas what I should do? It's a new Nvidia 750ti card by the way.

pic unrelated
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>>42987466
basic operator types are all already included when you use c++
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>>42987476
there's many styles.

This is my favorite
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indent_style#Variant:_1TBS
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>>42987495
If you're using open source drivers, the 3d mode may or may not yet be implemented (I don't know, I don't follow it anymore). Try the proprietary drivers.
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>>42987476
If you class didn't specify one don't worry,
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>>42987450
It's a complicated question. Maybe your compiler included it for you. Some compilers don't. It's best practice to explicitly include the headers you are using.
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>>42987584
>It's best practice to explicitly include the headers you are using.
but not for basic object types. Would you #include int?
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>>42987543
At least tell him to indent and be consistent about it. Not something like this

if (something) {
else if (foo) {
/* ect. ect. */
// deeply nested
else if (fubar) {
lIlIlIji++;
}}}}}}}}


Fuck you spam filter.
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>>42987618
>At least tell him to indent and be consistent about it
figured a consistent format was obvious. I either use my default tab or 2-3 spaces for indent
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>>42987539

can I do that through apt-get install nvidia? Or am I going to have to download their binaries and install it manually?
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>>42987604
Std::string is not a basic type. You're clearly wrong. There is no <int> header. You literally have no idea what you are talking about.
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>>42987645
I remember helping a classmate once. He was consistent alright.

No indentation
Non descriptive variable names
No comments
Multiple statements per line

It took 20 minutes to find a bug where 2 adjacent lines needed to be swapped to make it work right.
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Dunno if my question ever got answered because I had personal stuff I had to attend to so I'm going to ask the short version.

How the fuck do I configured Trinity Desktop Environment's tarballs using cmake in Kubuntu 14.04?
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>>42987661
If your distro has them then thats all you'll need to do.
If it doesn't, then I would suggest looking around for a repo that's meant for your distro that has them. It's not terribly fun to install those drivers manually.
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>>42985513
Anyone?
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>>42985152
The problem is you're using Linux.
>muh freedoms
you're free to look at a periodically blue screen.
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>>42987767
I could boot into windows possibly but it doesn't bother me that much an i wont be here that long
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>>42987767
Alternatively shift every speech bubble to the next panel and you've got PulseAudio.
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What brand of laptops does /g/ use?
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>>42985152
graphics driver problem, probably
need more info:
brand and model of the gpu
driver you are using
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>>42987618
That is pretty bad,
I taught myself a bit of code before the class, so I know what code ought to look like from examples.
The link anon posted helped alot though
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>>42987863
I'm running a shitty little hp 2000-2b19wm. It was a gift from my family, so I can't complain much since it is free. I maxed it out on ram though and put an SSD in it. Come this fall semester I'm thinking of splurging the money for a 12 cell battery to make this fucker a little beast.
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>>42987881
np for the link.
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>>42987863
lenovo thinkpad, have a samasung chromebook but never use it anymore
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Why is windows better than Linux?
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>>42987929
cad programs and games
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>>42987929
It's not.
There are FEW pieces of software that 99.99% of people shouldn't care about (Professional image manipulation, video editing and CAD work) that are Windows only, but that actually has nothing to do with the quality of Windows.
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>>42987938
it's funny though.
Professional level CG animation is done with OpenGL.
Professional level CG rendering is done on Linux servers......

But games and cad? Windows.
CG animating itself? Mac or Windows.
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>>42987863

dell
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>>42987863
Business laptops from any but HP.
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>>42987980
It's kind of strange, but you can't really argue that the best cad programs (solidworks) are windows only. I hope soon linux will be included in cad and animation.
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>>42987998
>Orbiting Space Colonies? plan9
We can only hope
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>>42988027
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>>42987379
i'll bite. if you're still here...
A window manager, as the name implies, manages the windows of your open programs. It may have a few options & configs, but most are very basic, therefore very lightweight.
A DE will include a window manager, but also includes software to handle basic, typical tasks. For example, a DE will usually have an office suite (typically Libre Office), a browser, file manager, music & video player, text editor, programs to manage network & wifi, and little things like keyboard shortcuts (using things like brightness/volume shortcuts on a laptop, for example) in short, what you expect a modern desktop system to have.

WM's don't include any of that. So typically on most lighter distros, you have to add all of that stuff manually. And in a lot of cases you'll have to install your own network manager, wifi especially can be a bitch, and if you don't have another working computer nearby you might be fucked.
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>>42987863
Lenovo and an Apple macbook which i use to make apps for iOS
Im happy with both of them
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How do i fix these black borders in GTK3 applications as you can see on the Transmission settings window?

I'm on Debian Testing with xcompmgr and fluxbox.
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>>42988082
Woops forgot my image.
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>>42987863
Old Thinkpads. I have a UXGA T60p with SSD, works real nice for an 8 year old machine. With Linux running, anyway...
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I need some cables mini hdmi to hdmi & hdmi, im getting the cheapest i can get.

Enhanced Bass Hi-Fi Noise Isolating Earphones, anyone have problems with them?

I'm also putting a AMD XFX R7900 into my system & i only have a 300w psu. What kind of psu should i get?
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>>42988175
1. monoprice
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>>42988188
yeah those are the earphones.

also here are my specs for my psu question.>>42988175
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Why are bootstrap's built-in javascript functionalities so shit and finnicky?

No, but seriously, where can a nigga learn LaTeX?
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i have read that i shouldnt be defragging my SSD because its unnecessary and will most likely shorten the life of the SSD, but is there something else i can do to help it run a little bit more efficiently like defragging does for HDDs?
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>>42987686
No-one knows?
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>>42988215
I should've added a picture
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>>42988234
google "TRIM command"
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if the motherboard says this but the ram stick is DDR3-2133
does it matter in speed or will it run at 2133 ?
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>>42988235
https://www.trinitydesktop.org/wiki/bin/view/Documentation/UbuntuBinaryInstallation
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>>42988234
run a benchmark and compare with other owners of the same model. you may be missing things like TRIM, AHCI, or SATAIII
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>>42988259
It will automatically underclock to an appropriate speed.
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>>42988262
Are you trolling or were you born that fucking retarded? I need to upgrade to 14.04 and there are no repositories for it forcing me to use the tarballs and their instructions mention using cmake but don't show really any clear instruction on compiling their tarballs with cmake.
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>>42988277
so should i get an appropriate motherboard that supports that speed?
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>>42988299
Maybe you should google how to install compile from a tarball with cmake, faggot.

>>42988305
It's up to you, I've never been one to care a whole lot about RAM clock speed.
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>>42988277
or is there no speed difference between 1600 and 2133
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>>42987482
Is this it?
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>>42988322
>help thread
>tells disgruntled person to google instead of actually helping

Fucking NEETS.

Sorry >>42988299
Wish I could help you man but I don't know either.
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>>42986219
>http://shop.lenovo.com/ca/en/laptops/lenovo/z-series/z40/
You would be better off with a used T410/20.
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>>42988359
>ask a question
>respond to someone trying to help with vitriol
>expectation of good grace
Yeah, nah, maybe if he didn't use stupid shit he wouldn't run into those problems.

>Trinity DE
>for any reason
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>>42988251
>>42988265
word, thanks
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>>42988359
guys being a dick, not really surprising that hes not getting help
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>>42988396
No you weren't trying to help, you were just being a dumb ass and posting a link without even reading that anon's post. Anon obviously stated
>How the fuck do I configured Trinity Desktop Environment's tarballs using cmake in Kubuntu 14.04?
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So on 4chanX, how can I style these hover elements? I can't figure out how to select them in "Inspect Element" so I could figure out what CSS selectors to use.

In this case I'm looking to style that orange border and the white border on the quote hovering and highlighting.
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When will I ever feel like I know what I'm doing?

Last semester in BS MIS program, A+/MCP/CCNA, 5 years general technician experience. Currently "IT Director" at a medical company and I don't know how to do 90% of the things I should (set up AD, VPN, etc). I end up outsourcing projects to other consultants and can't get anything done due to nurses constantly bothering me to do menial tasks like set up printers or email accounts on their phone.
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>>42988421
So he's a dick cause he seems a little frustrated and some one acted like a moron posting a link with no correlation to his question? Exactly how does that work?
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>>42988504
>>42988446
>samefagging this hard
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>>42988514
How is it samefagging if I am replying to two different people?
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>>42988514
Get out.
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>>42988534
Because you're the guy who asked the question.
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>>42988543
Actually I'm not. Just some one who sort of reasons with the disgruntled Anon.
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>>42988452
Does anyone know just a quick answer? I don't want my question to be washed away by a could of idiots arguing over some samefag bullshit
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how many laptops are out there that have WWAN functionality?
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What's the best way to use git in windows
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Would it be possible to wipe the default OS of an ipod touch, and install a Linux distro?
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>>42989016
yes
next question
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>>42988966
http://git-scm.com/download/win

>>42989016
Yes, but it's a fucking terrible idea.
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Does anyone want Castle Crashers?

First person to post their Steam URL gets Castle Crashers.
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>>42989054
http://steamcommunity.com/id/damkus1
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>>42989059
without 1
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>>42989059
>http://steamcommunity.com/id/damkus1
Does not work.
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>>42989072
>>42989079
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>>42989072
Ok, friend request sent.
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>>42989031
Is there anything particularly worthwhile to do with an itouch?
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>>42989095
fondle it.
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Anyone have any experience with webscraping.
Right now when I wget a webpage I want I am having problems with security certificates. Also any guides on what I want to be using to write a webscraper in C/C++.
I have never written a code that does anything over the internet so this is babby steps.
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>>42986940
if you have a nexus device Franco kernel will fix that. Although you'll have to be on some other ROM that's not cyanogen.
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>>42988868
help
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>>42989054
>>42989079
gr8
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>>42989122
Seriously though, nothing?
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>>42989193
From what I can tell from android land, the apple app store has better games. Play some. Or Emulate some. Use it to learn a language, or read a book. A portable video player. Hook it up to a tv if you can and use it as a media center of sorts. Or...use it for music.
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>>42989129
>wget
$ wget --help | grep check
--no-check-certificate don't validate the server's certificate.
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Firefox isn't using my GTK theme properly for the active tab, it works fine everywhere else on the interface though, including other tabs
how do I fix it
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Half the videos on YouTube are coming up as errors. I looked this up, and the only relevant result mentioned something about Frontier FIOS, and switching a DNS to Jewgle's to solve the problem.

Now, Frontier isn't my ISP, so does anyone know what's going on? And does anyone else smell a rat, seeing as how YouTube is owned by Google?
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>>42989420
don't be a fag, clear your DNS cache
if that doesn't work, switch to google dns, shit's free
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>>42989478
>if that doesn't work, switch to google dns
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>>42989532
What exactly is wrong with Google's DNS?
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>>42989573
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>>42989573
Google obviously logs the pages you visit, in order to do targeted advertising and to give data to the NSA.
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>>42989584
>>42989585
What DNS service do you use that doesn't do that already though?
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Need a distro for this thing that's really stable and user friendly, supports at least the touchscreen.

What should I use?
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>>42985005
How do I recolor black color in LXTerminal on Arch/Openbox?
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>>42989695
> really stable and user friendly
ubuntu
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>>42989727
right click on it?
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>>42989766
Holy shit I feel retarded.
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>>42989780
That's why this thread exists
:^)
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Here's the problem. I want good temps but it needs to be quiet too.

You'd think "just put AF140 fans everywhere besides the CPU Cooler" but some people say smaller fans aren't nosier (forgot why, think it was something like they can spin at lower rpms while still getting good temps or something)

and 'apparently' you 'need' fans with high static pressure if you want to pass air through the dust filters and mash grills and onto the components.

and how does my push/pull config look?
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>>42989811
it's the larger fans that are quieter because they can be used at lower RPMs while still maintaining a decent flow rate
configuration looks fine, though corsair is fucking expensive
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I have two monitors, a Dell and an LG. They are in my bedroom, and so they need to be turned off when I sleep. Unfortunately, the LG uses capacitive buttons and the magnets in the speaker next to them seem to cause them to go haywire when I try to use them. If I don't try to use them it's not a problem, but whenever I touch one of them they start to press themselves randomly until I move my speakers. So, I need to turn my monitor off from the command line. In my old apartment I used
 xset s activate 
and it would turn the LG off, but the Dell would show the "check inputs" message instead of going into power saving mode. Not a problem, since the buttons work on that one. In my new apartment, though, the monitors have been switched around left to right, and now the Dell goes into power saving mode and the LG shows the "check inputs" message. So, I have to move my speakers off of my desk every morning before I turn my monitor on. I may look into shielding the speakers somehow, but for now my question is this: How can I put multiple monitors into standby/power saving mode from the command line?
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My ikea desk is bending, thinking of building a new one, what should I make it out of?
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>>42989908
chromoly steel
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>>42989908
Wood
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What books should I read to learn how to use Linux?

I've been working my way through "The Linux Command line by William E. Shotts, and "Linux All In One For Dummies, 4th Edition". What other books should I read?
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>>42989908
Cinderblocks.
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>>42989922
What kind of wood?
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>>42989923
download CBT nuggets LPIC1 and 2

Learn that and eventually pass tests for official certificate, congrats, you know lInux
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>>42989937
Wood from trees
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>>42989845
what about static pressure?
I didn't I'd need it in a case like this but idk
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>>42989943
What species of tree?
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>>42989937
>>42989957
You should probably ask >>>/diy/ about what kind of wood to build your desk out of, as wood is not really technology.
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My university has a 3d printer free to use, are there any neat shit I should print? I only have to pay for the plastic or whatever
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>>42989996
A dildo
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>>42989996
look for section on TPB called physibles, a lot of shit there
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Any good free antivirus for Windows?
Would be good if it didn't waste lots of RAM.
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Hi /g/uys, stupid question here:

I am developing a website and can I count with fact, that 99% of users use browser that supports JavaScript? I have registration system where some parts are verified by JS, so without it you can't register.
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Ok. I would just like to know. What is the best music player for Windows 8.1?

I've been using MusicBee for a while, but I seriously don't like its interface that much. Too much stuff. I just need a program that can scrobble, has explorer context menu (I play folders from my Music folder) function, and is lightweight. Should I try out Foobar?

While we're at it, what about for movies? I've been using PotPlayer so far.
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>>42990040
does your site have php? you can verify using that

if they dont have javascript tell them they need it and you'll be fine
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>>42990038
pls respond
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>>42989884
tried running
xset dpms force off

?
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>>42990057
Yes, it is built by PHP and JS. I want to use JS, because php doesn't support events and I want inputs to by verified in real time, not after submitting.
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>>42990072
You should do both for people browsing without JavaScript enabled or in case it malfunctions and to prevent malicious POSTs.
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How does python compare to ruby?
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>>42990062
Yes. Exactly the same behavior as xset s activate. One monitor goes into a power saving mode, one doesn't.
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>>42990060
fuck i dont know malwarebytes?

>>42990072
javascript should be ok unless people have disabled it with an extension.
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what are some good rotating monitors?

I have pic related and I'm looking to possibly upgrade to one with a greater viewing angle and a higher resolution (hopefully a 16:10)
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>>42990094
Don't ask for shopping advice without posting a budget.
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>>42990094
Dell and HP's business line monitors are good with that kind of thing.

Alternatively you could just get a VESA mount, pretty much all monitors have standard VESA mounts on them.
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>>42990086
When JavaScript is disabled, clicking the Submit button won't do anything, so it isn't unsafe.
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>>42990114
bad design

the form should submit to the same page, with errors being printed by php and filling values with the post values. then if no errors submit to database
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http://nz.pcpartpicker.com/p/Lpbwyc


Please rate for me guys, looking for a hobby computer in the mid-range area. Some casual gaymen, Gentoo/Arch install

All feedback appreciated
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>>42990114
That's not true. You can post to the server manually, bypassing JavaScript, and your validation will not take place.
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>>42990099
budget is not an issue atm because I don't plan on buying it immediately

>>42990111
>vesa mounts

maybe, I've seen a few before but I'm not well versed in them in terms of which brands are good which are bad, what features I should look for etc
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>>42990126
>>42990134
Now I add <noscript> so on every page an error will appear when Javascript isn't enabled. If it's true what you say, is there a way I can block the whole regform from showing when JavaScript isn't enabled?
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>>42990172
there probably is but if i can find out what page the form is being submitted to i can just post stuff there and have it added to your database.

do error checking in php before you submit. even if javascript is on, its client side and can be altered
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>>42990172
No, <noscript> only hides the content, it's still available.

The exploit would go something like:
>browse page with javascript enabled
>determine where form POST's to when submitted
>telnet to web server on port 80, manually POST arbitrary unvalidated data (this would be scripted)

You NEED to do server side validation in additional to client side validation.
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>>42990195
>>42990194
Oh fuck, you are right. But it will be really pain in ass doing whole verification with all that regexs etc again.
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>>42990268
http://pastebin.com/QGe9xPm1

i had to do this for a university assignment, i got perfect marks but still check through it
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what's /g/ 's opinion on chromebooks

I got one as a gift (acer c720), it's great for web browsing and google docs, it's super light and compact, and it's power efficient as fuck, but I cant do that much else with it.
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>>42990268
Of course we're right! I know this is /g/ but my #1 rule for learning anything (whether you're experienced as fuck or new) is always be willing to accept criticism/feedback. You seemed quite sure of yourself that we were wrong but very clearly new, so humble yourself, IMO. :)

It is a pain, yeah, and you can skimp if you need to i.e., only do validation of fields that could be a security risk server side and enforce things that are nice to haves like phone numbers client side. Unfortunately there's all kinds of weird and wonderful browser bugs that could result in your client side validation being skipped, so I wouldn't recommend it.
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>>42990299
I know, it's a bad thing and I'll try act better next time

I wrote on paper all inputs and all their verifications and it looks like it will be easier than with jQuery, because on server-side you know that client can't change data after control.
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>>42989751
Ok, something that supports the touchscreen in more ways than as a mouse, and is not slow as molasses?
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>>42990133
>gaymen, Gentoo/Arch
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>>42986738
Not the same poster but that doesn't always work. Reinstalling is usually the solution. Also, CHECK YOUR CAPS LOCK
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Software to monitor internet activity from devices connected to it? Or a pwnbox 2 alternative?
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>>42990833
How do I get regex to only select

"boards.chan.org/*/threads/*"

where "*" is a wildcard?

basically I just want to select main board pages and not the threads within the boards.
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>>42990951
connected to the network that is.
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>>42990960
didin't mean to quote
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What is the best distro to give a second youth to a 5 years old netbook?
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>>42991092
Crunchbang
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How do I gain root in adb?

I can access everything a normal adb shell can, except /data
>>
Are ATI/AMD drivers really that bad these days?

From what I've read in its current state they're fine for windows, and fine for Linux as long as you're card is fairly recent. Plus the open drivers are supposed to be quite good for simple stuff. Not as good as nvidia overall but close.

So are they shit or not.
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why does javascript suck dick?
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>>42991092
Probably Arch + Openbox, Crunchbang if you're a noob.
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>>42991162
Forgot, on 4.1.2
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New thread - >>42991180
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>>42991168
tried jQuery?
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>>42991205
Wrong link, sorry - >>42991202
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>>42991167
The free drivers are better for older cards pre-SI series. Non-free ones don't even work on my HD7970.
I'm experiencing lots of microstuttering and other glitches, especially while watching chinese cartoons. 3D acceleration is nearly non-existent, even with Mesa 10.1 and later.
There's still support for KMS, which is state-of-the-art.
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>>42991167
In the proprietary arena, Nvidia beats AMD by a noticeable margin. However, AMD is much better for open-source drivers, and those are starting to perform better than their proprietary ones in a select few benchmarks. It's feasible that in a year or 2 years or so, AMD will recommend using the open-source drivers if you're on Linux.
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>>42991233
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html#Open
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/open-source-misses-the-point.html

We call them "free/libre drivers"
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>>42991233

Got it, I also understand that the open drivers seem to be easier to install and are more stable correct? It seems like in windows it's pretty much the same, slight nvidia edge depending on the card.
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I want to start using latex on windows. Which compiler does /g/ recommend? Can you embed vector images into latex? If yes, what format, emf, wmfor svg?
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>>42991213
thinking about it.
is it just javascript with less dick sucking?
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>>42990133
Found a better build for you, that maintains the same CPU and GPU, is about $100 cheaper, smaller case, Gold rated power supply, 2TB HDD, better performing SSD. higher clocked ram that's probably a little better (if you don't like the heatsinks it's got a black PCB and RAM heatsinks are like $3

http://nz.pcpartpicker.com/p/2QDJgs
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>>42991316
basically, I just followed the New boston tutorials on it.
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>>42990133
Alternatively here's the same build, costs the same, but uses the pentium anniversary processor and a decent liquid cooler for MUH OVERCLOCKING to get the most out of games, the liquid cooler may be a little overkill though.

http://nz.pcpartpicker.com/p/7wc4YJ
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>>42989884
Can't you just rearrange your setup and move the speakers away from your monitors? Like mounting them or something?
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Any dns hosting that provides dnssec for .ch tld and large txt records?

WIth namecheap for registration and hosting, but it limits dkim to 1024b and no dnssec.
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Hi guys I've just recently switched back over to WIndows for thesis writing purposes.
I've also purchased a new desktop.
I have 2 monitors. One is running through the GFX card DVI and I have another monitor that only has a VGA port. I want to dual-monitor, however, my desktop does not recognise the second monitor at all when I plug it in through the mobo's VGA.

Can anyone please help? I really need to get started on my dissertation.
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>>42992719

Make sure the onboard video is enabled in bios
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