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Post your stupid questions here, and google them first to be courteous.

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I want to back up the files on my hard drive so I can put the hard drive in a new PC and I have an external hard drive, can I just partition the external hard drive and move the files to it using cloning software or is there a better way to do it?
Is using a VM a good way to ease into using linux? I want to dualboot but the last time I tried that I fucked up and couldn't access my windows install in GRUB.
D-daddy? E-edward?

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What's your answer to this?
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What the fuck is this autistic nigger hieroglyphics graph?
>happy users spend about 20min in the Settings app while unhappy ones spend about 70
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>representing data with emojis

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Best hierarchy edition.

Previous >>62438867
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epic meme op
>Few butthurt members trying to bring down HDB
>Doxxing and posting memes in every thread

Stop all this motherfuckers. If HDB went down, you know what you will loose.
Other than a few internals I have no idea if anything worthwhile actually comes out of HDB

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What's with the current state of virtualization in 2017?

Qemu is so slow and VirtualBox is bloated and requires admin rights.
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kvm for linux, bhyve for bsd, xhyve for os x, windows users kill yourselves
>Qemu is so slow
>VirtualBox is bloated and requires admin rights.
>uses software rendering like a fag
>Qemu is so slow

>VirtualBox is bloated
>requires admin rights
not on Loonix

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mfw using comfy windows.

>no xorg configs
>no kernel configs
>no dependencies
>no GRUB

just a comfy film/music/gaming/4chan machine
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>no grub
this is not a good thing
>no freedom
>no safety
>no privacy
>no freedom
Freedom to do what, exactly?
>no safety
From? Viruses?
>no privacy
Your isp knows what you browse

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We've done the microwave charging and the water-proof stuff, but make way for:

Kinetic Power Charging.

We have to do this shit, this'll go viral

inb4 cnn reports
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You need to go back.
That's a shit idea try again.

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#/csg/ on rizon

>Discord link

>Chink Shit Randomiser

>Chink Shit Wiki

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• Kingdian owning anon checks in after a full year of use with Benchmarks made regularly >>62430160
• Anon benches the KingSpec 256gb m.2 SSD he got for his x250 >>62430282
• Anon gets a hex tool screwdriver >>62443502
• Xiaomi fan site gives Meizu M6 Note positive review >>62444087
• Anon got a controller shell for his PS4 controller >>2444106
• Anon receives handwritten note wishing him a happy life from this watch strap seller on eBay >>62445475
• Anon gets a new case for his Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 Global and a trollface pouch to put it in >>62445717
• Anon shows off his new AR5B195 component for a hackintosh build >>62451041

Previous thread >>62442835
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chinks aren't people, file a dispute if you can get away with it
What's a good phone for $99? Please no underpowered SD425.

Lets get a homescreen thread going on
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Don't have an Android anymore but here's an old one (since iOS is boring)
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if you want help:
>Assemble parts list
>State the budget for your build (and country if not USA)
>List games/software you use often, as well as your monitor resolution + refresh rate
>Clarify your goal for build improvements: lower price or improved specs?
How to assemble a PC, select components & more (outdated)

No i5 unless discounted
>G4560 - poverty-tier builds
>R3 1200 - Budget builds (<$500)
>R5 1400 - If you need multithreading
>R5 1600 - Best value for higher fps gaming / mixed usage
>R7/Used Xeon/Threadripper - Compute/Multitask/VM/mixed use, not for just gaming

Coin miners have driven price up and stock down, waiting to buy a GPU might be wiser
>Integrated CPU Graphics - Desktop stuff and very light games
>GTX 1050(Ti) - Lower end budget cards, drop settings on newer games, RX560 beaten by both
>RX570 - [email protected]~hz maxed, running most maxed older games at 100~Hz
>RX580 and GTX1060 6GB - [email protected] maxed, [email protected] at lower settings; RX580 better in newer games
>GTX 1070 or Vega 56 - [email protected] /[email protected] at high
>GTX 1080 - [email protected] / [email protected] maxed, [email protected] in a few games; Probably the highest end card you need for 1080p/1440p
>GTX 1080Ti - [email protected] and [email protected] maxed/high in many games

>Check your Mobo QVL before buying any RAM
>Ryzen CPUs benefits a lot from high speed RAM, 3200 MHz is ideal

Always consider an SSD. Try buying a large SSD for what you'd pay for your SSD+HDD combined, and add a HDD later
NVMe SSDs aren't for a faster OS boot, they're for productivity/scratch disk/VMs. NVMe and M.2 are not the same thing, M.2 is a form factor
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First for my new computer didn't bring me happiness
So reposting my question for the new thread. I'll try to make it smaller.

Got some money coming my way, want to upgrade my computer. Goal is to be able to play at 1080p for the next good while at ultra. Found out I don't really need to upgrade my 3570k to do that so saved some money in a way.

This is making me consider splurging a little bit, I was going to go with the 6gb 1060 as it meets my goals fairly well, but considering I'll be saving in a way not having to buy the cpu/mobo I was planning on needing to buy I'm wondering if the 1070 might be ok to get. The 130 dollar or so price difference isn't nothing to me, but if it gets me even more longevity at 1080p and gives me the option to further upgrade later if I end up with more money I could try to go for 1440p eventually. It might be worth it, was hoping for some thoughts from those who know more than I.
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i dont want this to be me

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GoySync is actually pretty nice. Pretty sure it's not worth the tax, but nice.
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It's worth it. Otherwise you would have to use AMD.
Lol true
Sorta but then FS2 offers the same fucking thing without fucking goytax.

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What do you like of 2000-2007 internet, /g/?
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Less retards overall.
It was truly the golden age of the internet.

web 2.0 was the beginning of the end
shit in different ways

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BIOS splash image edition

IRC: #/tpg/ on irc.rizon.net

Previous thread:
>>62409903 (Cross-thread)
If you're looking for purchase advice, READ THE BUYERS GUIDE FIRST. Then post, stating budget and requirements (e.g. size and performance).
>Don't buy anything OTHER THAN P, T, X, and W SERIES if you want the Real Business Experience™

Recommended IBM models:
X60, X61, T60, T61, 860, Transnote, PC110

Recommended old models:
X200, W500

Recommended modern models:
X220 - 12", 768x1366, cheap and light
T420 - normal size, 14", 900x1600
T520 - 15", 1080p, Quadcore-CPUs
W520 - desktop replacement, 15", USB 3.0

Last good models:
X230 - 12", USB 3.0, IPS option avaiable, classic keyboard installable
T440p - 14", last ThinkPad to have replacable CPUs, 1080p IPS displays avaiable
Why ThinkPad?
>Used machines are plentiful and cheap.
>Excellent keyboards - tactile feel and quiet.
>Great durability: chassis uses a magnesium rollcage for structural integrity, with high quality plastic body panels.
>Utilitarian design: e.g. indicator LEDs, 7 row keyboard layout on older models.
>Docking stations that easily turns your laptop into a desktop.
>Easy to repair, upgrade and maintain thanks to readily available service manuals for every model. Spare parts are easy and cheap to obtain.
>The best trackpoint (that red thing in the middle of the keyboard). Great for those who type a lot or hate swiping their fingers all over a touchpad.
>Excellent GNU/Linux & *BSD support.
Used ThinkPad Buyers Guide:

New guides by xsauc:

ThinkWiki - Info on ThinkPads and running GNU/Linux on them:

ThinkPad service guides w/ tutorial videos:

ThinkPad wallpaper collection:

ThinkPad BIOS splash screen collection (new, pls contribute):
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First for anime Thinkpads
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Second for anime ThinkPads
How can I boost the audio on my refurbished x220? I know it's a laptop and shouldn't expect much, but the sound is abysmal. Easily the worst of any laptop I've owned in recent years.

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>PM'd you the fix
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>know fix to issue
>need to register and make x amount of posts before I can post in that subforum.
What kind of retarded problems are these

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Top notch? Or worst ever?

Why is no one discussing the fact that Apple has pulled off the impossible yet again by creating an OLED screen that mitigates every known drawback to OLED while preserving its advantages? Instead you guys are spazzing out the aesthetics. I thought this was a technology board.
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Apple didn't fabricate that screen, they had some other manufacturer produce it for them.
the display is made by Samsung, isn't it?
They sure did hon. Now go back to sleep or no more chicken tendies for you!

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I'll start
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fucking kek
>One of my 32 cores is over 50% use

to be quite honest with you family this is still better that ads.

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