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Welcome to the /flt/ - Friendly Linux Thread!

Users of all levels are welcome to ask questions about Linux and share their experiences.

*** Please be civil, notice the "Friendly" in every Friendly Linux Thread ***

Before asking for help, please check our list of resources. If you would like to try out Linux you can do one of the following:
0 - Install a Linux distribution of your choice in a Virtual Machine.
1 - Use a live image and to boot directly into the Linux distribution without installing anything.
2 - Dual boot the Linux distribution of your choice along with Windows or macOS.
3 - Go balls deep and replace everything with Linux.

Resources:
Your friendly neighborhood search engine.
Your friendly /g/ board on 4chan
$ man %command%
$ info %command%
$ help %command%
$ %command% -h
$ %command% --help

Don't know what to look for?
$ apropos %something%

Check the Wikis (most troubleshoots work for all distros):
https://wiki.archlinux.org
https://wiki.gentoo.org (a GNU/Linux distro's wiki)

/g/'s Wiki on GNU/Linux:
https://wiki.installgentoo.com/index.php/Category:Linux

What distro should I choose?
https://wiki.installgentoo.com/index.php/Babbies_First_Linux

What are some cool programs?
https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/list_of_applications
https://directory.fsf.org/wiki/Main_Page (EXTREMIST SITE)

What are some cool terminal commands?
http://www.commandlinefu.com/
http://bropages.org/

Where can I learn the command line?
http://mywiki.wooledge.org/BashGuide
http://www.grymoire.com/Unix/

For when you want FOSS alternatives, here's how to break out of the botnet.

https://prism-break.org/en/categories/gnu-linux

/t/'s Linux Games: >>>/t/769497
/t/'s Linux Videos: >>>/t/713097
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Looking for something I can install that is both new Linux user friendly and extremely lightweight.

Something that I can throw on my moms PC from 15 years ago but also use as a daily on my netbook from '13
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>>61846151

lubuntu was my first lightweight distro of choice

AMD wins again!

Source: https://www.cpubenchmark.net/high_end_cpus.html
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>>61845294
DELET
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ANODA SHOA
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>>61845294
I CAN'T TAKE THIS ANYMOOOOORE

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ITS OVER INTEL LOST AHAHAHAHAHA
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>AMD first on pissmark
It's over
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>>61845280
REEEEEEEELEEEEETTTTTEEEEEEE
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>>61845320
Just wait for them to (((fix))) this.

Reminder that conservatives killed Alan Turning, and would've killed him sooner if given the chance. Imagine how many would-be innovators never left their mark because conservatism got in the way.
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Think how futuristic society would be if Germany won. woah
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>>61845121
>>>/pol/

No one cares faggot
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>>61845145
Albert Einstein was exiled by the Nazis. They probably would've killed him too. You're proving my point, anon.

>buy iphone 7
>breaks, have insurance
>get new one
>setting it up
>try to do icloud backup
>ok, sending verification code to phone which is literally bricked.com
>no other possible way to receive this verification code (itunes, email, other phone number)
What did apple mean by this?
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>>61845110
Give it back Jamal
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>>61845110
>broke his phone within months of buying
You babby how
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>>61845116
Was at a pool in vegas and dropped it in. Waterproof up to 10 feet for up to 30 minutes, they said. Literally instantly bricked. Shitposting aside what should I do now? Kms? Just make a new apple id and lose nearly a year of memories?

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ITT: Tech celebs/journalists/developers/entrepreneurs who deserve a career threatening and/or potentially life threatening injury.
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>>61845109
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>>61845109
>>ITT people hate on others for doing something they can't.

Also there is nothing wrong with systemd and you have other options available if you really want muh unix philosophy.
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>fake email
>DUDE I'M SCARED
fuck off german scum

Rate my setup pls
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>>61845049
>windows 10 basic
>glossy screen
>torrent client with ads
>cooling the palm rest
>is that on a bench?

2/10 figure out where the cpu heatsink actually is in your laptop
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>>61845107
Um it's Enterprise and I am cooling the heatsink
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>>61845049
>k'nex
you know the rules, come back when you're older son.

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Gee, thanks windows.
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>>>/v/
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>pubg
>windows 10
good little sheep
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>>61844972

no

Hi /g/ should i buy a Kindle reader? are they worth it?
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>>61844846
You can install GNU/Linux Debian on it.
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>>61844860
ok thats kinda good, im probably going to use it as a reader rather than a nix tablet
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>>61844846

> Do you like to read?
> Do you like the idea of having a device the size of a TV guide with essentially unlimited reading material contained within it?
> Do you have $140?

If the answer to all of these questions is "Yes", than grab a Paperwhite and go nuts.

They're the best reading experience you will ever get outside of a paper book.

Any of you guys got any home automation devices, such as lights, door locks, switches etc?
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no. I don't want the botnet to lock me out of my house.
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>>61844769
>Iot
lol enjoy ransomware shutting down your access to your own house
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>>61844769
Why would I want to setup surveillance camera at my own apt?

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If you want help:
>Assemble your parts list
https://pcpartpicker.com/
>State the budget for your build (and country if not the 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 (kind of outdated)
https://wiki.installgentoo.com/index.php?title=Build_a_PC

CPUs:
No i5 unless discounted
>R3 1200 - Budget builds (<$500)
>R3 1300x - Good stop-gap between the 1500x and the 1200, only get a 1400 if you absolutely need multithreading
>R5 1500x - Good but up to 1600 if you can
>R5 1600 - Best value for higher fps gaming / mixed usage; 1600x if you want higher stock clocks
>i7 7700k - Only for 144hz
>R7/Used Xeon/Threadripper - Compute/Multitask/VM/mixed use; Not for just gaming

GPUs:
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 - [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

RAM:
>Check your Mobo QVL before buying any RAM
>Ryzen CPUs benefits a lot from high speed RAM

General:
ALWAYS LOOK AT PRODUCT REVIEWS!
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.
The Ryzen lineup comes with surprisingly good stock coolers. consider using them over any <$30 cooler.
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Noctua dude here from previous thread, any tips before I take this cpu cooler off again to reapply this paste?

This is gonna be a pain in the ass because my motherboard is already in the case
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Is there any difference in performance or thermals between the ITX and non-ITX models of the RX560? The MSI RX560 ITX 4GB is way cheaper than the non ITX models at my local store
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when the fuck is this mining craze going to die down?
should I just start mining with this instead of gaming?

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>7 repositories
>5 are university assignments (cringe)
>1 is my dotfiles
>the other one is a shitty Python notifier I made

Just kill me.
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>>61844649
this thread is a suppository

shove it up ur a$$
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>>61844649
You're still better off than 99% of /g/.
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If you're going for your fist job out of college, having university assignments as most of your repos is fine

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http://www.theborneopost.com/2017/08/10/mozilla-and-fact-checker-engine-join-fight-on-fake-news/
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Whatever happened to just making a good product and not shoving your goddamn politics in everyone's face?
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>>61844634
Everyone knows Mozilla is worse at this point don't they?
Hell Brave Browser was created by Eich after he was forced out from Mozilla over his political views.
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>>61844634
Mozilla firefox uses google analytics in one of their addons page on their own website.

USE
WATERFOX
(Brave and other forks work aswell.)

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Is he worse than Hitler?
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Your revolution is over, Mr. Lebowski. Condolences. The bums lost. My advice is to do what your parents did; get a job, sir. The bums will always lose. Do you hear me, Lebowski?
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>>61844567
>Get a job
>>I have a job. It doesn't pay enough
>get a job

This was an actual conversation with a Republican politician
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>>61844588
Whose? The lady in the Michael Moore documentary?

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>Be 2017
>All of a sudden moar corez™ are important
>Most buyers will not spend $999 on a CPU

AMD btfo as always
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>>61844435
low effort bait
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OP is actually right. Most people on this board can't even afford an i5, let alone a threadripper.
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>>61844435
>2012
>You can choose 4 core or 8 core
>it performs exactly the same in multithreading but the 4 core stomps the 8 core in single

>2017
>You can go with the 6 core or the FUCKING 16 CORE
>Stomps the 6 core in multithreading and price/ performance
>Marginally less single threading

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