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Putin's given us the boot! Read about it here: https://zzzchan.xyz/news.html#66208b6a8fca3aefee4bf211

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Anon, why aren't you using SimpleX on your LineageOS phone yet?
- just werks
- no phone number needed
- profile is on the phone and not on servers
- chat, voice calls, video calls, file transfer
- has servers, so you send stuff to people who are not online
- you can host your own servers if you want to
- has an a
- FOSS and on F-Droid
- has desktop application
I already moved my relatives to it.

SimpleX and Session are the only messengers that don't tie all your data to a phone number and my prepaid card is video verified with me and my government issued ID card and charged up using my bank account.

I had some doubts regarding Session:
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>Nigger, if I wanted to send messages from desktop to desktop there is plenty of desktop software
Yes if you want to send messages to yourself there are plenty of options. If you want to send messages to a real human being then you need to use whatever stuff they are using. So knowing how to use normie stuff like signal in a secure way is actually important.
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>talking to normies
>real human being
Are they? There is no secure way to talk to them. You are asking how to eat shit in a clean way. Normies are the attack vector. If anything that means you are compromised by them already by bending the knee on your software choice.
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1. Signal isn't normie stuff, so you might as well use a better app
2. Whatsapp is off the table
3. I made multiple real human beings use what I use (SimpleX) because I am the real human being and you are the NPC. (see picture for reference)

Then why are you shilling signal which is known for its mobile app, retard?
Yes. Their phones may have all kinds of aids but the very least you can do is use open source clients and servers for chatting with them.
Further having no ID and using open source software is precisely what keeps the aids with them and away from me.
>Are they? There is no secure way to talk to them. You are asking how to eat shit in a clean way. Normies are the attack vector. If anything that means you are compromised by them already by bending the knee on your software choice.
Don't let software autism and schizo threat modelling be the reason you're still a virgin.

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 Discuss alternative OSes that are not Linux, Windows or Mac OSX. 
Also post your criticism of UNIX, Windows and Fag OSX design ITT.
If you want to discuss GNU/Linux distros, there is already a thread for it: >>>/tech/530
The package manager thread can be also useful: >>>/tech/4739

Some hastily written notes...
* everyone thinks UNIX (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tc4ROCJYbm0) is still the state-of-art. Ignorants praise Windows, not knowing it's originally a dumbed down clone of VMS that has some patches ported from OS/2 (https://www.itprotoday.com/compute-engines/windows-nt-and-vms-rest-story). Some say that Windows is also still mainly a single-user system that emulates a multi-user system. I think we are living Higurashi tier time loop when it comes to operating systems...
 (and CPUs: X86 is relic from the times of Vaxen. ARM, PowerPC/Power ISA, MIPS, RISC-V are more modern and better. Even modern X86 CPUs converts CISC to RISC in the microcode!)
* Plan9 (9front? Also, see plan9port and 9base), BeOS (Haiku) and TempleOS were the last innovative operating systems that I know of. Even the OSDev people imitate UNIX.
* It's awful that a misbehaving device driver can take down the whole system. Microkernels (e.g. MINIX, GNU Hurd, seL4) or muh """hybrid kernels""" (e.g. DragonFly BSD, Haiku, ReactOS I don't know if modern Windows has a hybrid kernel.) should be the norm. MINIX is incidentally perhaps the most used OS because ((( Intel ME ))) uses it as a basis for the CIAware that runs on our fucken CPUs!
* Nearly all criticism of UNIX is historic stuff: The UNIX-HATERS Handbook (https://web.mit.edu/~simsong/www/ugh.pdf a joke), Multicians (https://www.multicians.org/) and LispM (http://fare.tunes.org/LispM.html) users...
* Worse is better or do the right thing? https://www.dreamsongs.com/RiseOfWorseIsBetter.html & https://www.dreamsongs.com/WorseIsBetter.html
* Some modern UNIX-related innovations: 9p, DTrace, Solaris Zones & FreeBSD Jails, Nix & Guix...

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You are going to get familiar with Blender, not the OS. I'd pick the OS with the latest version of Blender.
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no way WeoK is not from the Major League Baseball
Ahh, I see. Well, if you're going to make any serious investment in using Blender after this gig or whatever, you owe to yourself to use v3.6 (or even 4.0). Blender has really moved into the big leagues of DCC post-v2.8, and the experience is dramatically better today.

I'm pretty sure he's saying his H/W won't support it.
So I found a bug in NetBSD and I'd like to fix it myself, but I'm having trouble with their lack of documentation. I did some more research and asked around and... it seems NetBSD doesn't have any documentation explaining how to compile only a part of the system.
It has documentation explaining how to build the kernel, the entire userland, how to update it from source instead of binaries, and things of the sort, but nowhere does it say how to compile only dkctl or any other command.

Apparently, you're expected to compile the entire thing. Now I have to do this shit on a Pentium 4 because that's where I run NetBSD. Of course, I can cross compile it on a different machine, but that just complicates things further. This comes after I found out the wiki can only be modified by NetBSD developers earlier which prevented me from fixing some typos, grammar, and incorrect information I found.

NetBSD can be quite asinine. This development process wastes a lot of developer time and I'm sure it shies away potential contributors like it's doing here. 

There's more nonsense like this in other places of the system too: for instance, NetBSD doesn't have anything like OpenBSD's syspatch, FreeBSD's freebsd-update, or the Linux approach where there's no base system and whatever you'd call a "base" gets updated by the package manager. This means that NetBSD binary releases accumulate unpatched security vulnerabilities that they expect you to fix by compiling the system yourself. This i
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>This means that NetBSD binary releases accumulate unpatched security vulnerabilities that they expect you to fix by compiling the system yourself. This is made worse by the fact that NetBSD seldom has binary releases, the current 9.3 came out over a year ago, and the website lists plenty of security vulnerabilities that have been fixed in the source code, but that haven't made their way to any binary release.
I've been looking into NetBSD and was curious about this as well, I think how it works is that you have three branches: RELEASE, CURRENT and STABLE. RELEASE is a frozen point in time that doesn't get changes (which is presently 9.3), CURRENT is the latest development version and STABLE is where improvements and fixes are made to the current RELEASE branch (which will potentially become 9.4 in the future). My understanding is that if you update from the 9 STABLE branch you will get all the bug and security fixes for 9.3 in binary form.

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This whole post is probably going to read like a giant advertisement for Yandex.  So, I apologize in advance for sounding so shill.

I was comparing search engines not by how botnet they are like people on /tech/ usually do, but by how "Basically Google with a VPN" the search results were, and I noticed how on...let's say "politically divisive" topics...Yandex gave me COMPLETELY different results.  I also noticed how likely I was to get ONLY major corpos as the results.  Like Google/Bing/Brave/DDG/etc. would all repeat the same Mockingbird media corpo links and tend to keep the narrative pretty tight, but Yandex would give me none of that.  I just wanted to share some of these:

Google results for "school shooting SSRIs":
"The Misperception of Antidepressants and Mass Shootings"
Almost every result is a major corpo
USA Today
Business Insider
LA Times
The Hill
No counter opinion

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Is that not just dead internet theory? Endless bots serving to create narratives out of thin air? How do we even counteract something like that other than giving up on the internet entirely?
This sounds like it's more adaptive and also targets problematic users for shadowbanning. So like instead of having a bunch of fact-checkers running a counter-narrative and at the same time pumping them up in search engines, they just straight up eliminate the opposing side altogether before they can communicate and replace them with kosher bots (so that the social media doesn't become eerily silent).
>How do we even counteract something like that
One thing is proof of work. Make it easy to post at a human pace but sending 1000 posts per second becomes computationally expensive. Another thing is reputation systems. Everyone has a public-private key and software to filter out posts signed by known bot keys or only show posts signed by keys you trust or trusted by keys you trust. With zero knowledge proofs you can also do this in a way that nobody can enumerate all your posts and attribute them to your key.
> How do we even counteract something like that other than giving up on the internet entirely?
Not sure, maybe isolated intranets that vet users or something. I think Tor/i2p/freenet may become the only kind of option soon.
>giving up on the internet entirely
>implying there is anything on the internet worth not giving up on
Think about why does a person uses the internet. Roughly speaking it is to exchange information. Information including news, political views, memes, private messages, etc. Where do they come from? Who compose the majority of the other end of any information exchange?
Assume that bots and AIs are not already flooding the Internet, that is to say most other users are humans. Most humans are normalfags. Since the Internet getting popular, most places gone to shit because of normalfags. One reason normalfags turn everything to shit because they are inherently more socialized, which means they are more affected by social norms and peer pressure. Even without AI, the ((( media ))) has been pumping normalfags full of degeneration, niggerloving and other literal faggot crap. The so-called culture war.
But there was never any war, it is just replacement of any resemblance of anything nice into jewish bullshit. The game was rigged from the start. It is similar to white replacement, free-thinkers and based individuals are being drown out by the sheer number of normalfags, with more and more newfags (migrants) invading from all parts of the Internet. The September that never ended.
As for the stragglers, we are ge
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Ptychographic X-ray laminography: No trade secret or hardware trojan can hide

Every cell transmitter, phone and computer must be inspected. Silicon Trojans must perish.

Freedom for all is encroached when a few cyber terrorists can freely CONSPIRE to use microwave weapons and silicon trojans. While you are distracted with THEORY, they spread the PRACTICE: surveillance, theft, sabotage and murder.

Havana Syndrome is the result of hacked cell transmitters being used as a microwave weapon. Civilians are victimized daily, children included.

“Havana Syndrome: Are You Next? Electromagnetic Terrorism and Cognitive Warfare” at "hxxps://areyounext.help".

The future of privacy/security is clothing made of metallized fabric to block microwave imaging (enables theft of inner speech by observing minuscule throat/face muscle movements) and block directed energy attacks.

#BadBIOS #Havana Syndrome #Conspiracy Practice #Freedom #Faraday Cage #Firmware Vulnerability #Electromagnetic Surveillance

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>>5750 (OP) 
boy would i like to see that camera get BLACKED
Re: video surveillance


Or make Bookmarks, and export KMZ file


>take apart 50 microwaves
>make a shield out of the material
>boom, no more microwave weapon threat
>The human body could theoretically have gotten used to the bombardment of such signals over time.
I like how you jump to the conclusion that the human body must have "got used to it or something" rather than admitting it was obviously never dangerous to begin with.
>>5750 (OP) 
=:) try running faster.

happy valentines.

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Repost of the Julay /tech/ sticky with some minor edits: https://archive.vn/znAXT
Beginner Info
If you would like to try out GNU/Linux because of https://itvision.altervista.org/why-windows-10-sucks.html, you can do one of the following:
0) Install a GNU/Linux distribution of your choice in a Virtual Machine (preferably using KVM or Oracle VirtualBox for newfriends).
1) Use a live image and to boot directly into the GNU/Linux distribution without installing anything (keep in mind that the performance of live distros might be very different than from distro that was booted from your HDD, as most distros are loaded in RAM and don't include the proprietary drivers for NVIDIA GPUs or up-to-date Mesa libraries in their isos).
2) Dual boot the GNU/Linux distribution of your choice along with Windows (make sure to install Windows first, as it can "replace" GRUB or other UNIX bootloaders, and troubleshooting of Windows replacing your bootloader of choice might be painful for people that just started learning about the Linux kernel)
3) Go balls deep and replace everything with GNU/Linux (you really shouldn't do this, if you don't know what you're putting yourself into, see: https://itvision.altervista.org/why.linux.is.not.ready.for.the.desktop.current.html).

Use your web browser and search engine of choice. Good comparison between them is hosted here:
If not sure which browser to choose, just use the Tor Browser Bundle:
or paste these commands to your terminal emulator of choice (please make sure to first learn what they're exactly doing):
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> 3. Arch Linux

they do like systemDicks
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>All modern software...
Not to sound like a boomer but I remember seeing this comic at least 15 years ago.

>they do like systemDicks
They were the fucking first in line to suck redhat cock. Even fedora hesitated for a few released before switching systemd.
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This guy has levelled up since I last saw him.

I suppose Linux was significantly worse 15-20 years ago and Win/Mac hadn't completely turned into dumpster fires yet. Updates did actually add features back then.
Not if he's (hopefully) keeping his router up to date
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>routers are magic shields so i don't have to update my os
Why do people post on /tech/ boards when they don't know anything about tech.

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What is even a good email provider to use anymore?
>inb4 selfhost your email
most info taken from: https://digdeeper.neocities.org/ghost/email.html
probably incomplete quick list, but you could read the dippity dopper article for more information

<gmail, yahoo, etc.
>big corpo trash
>sells data to 3rd party advertisers
>Shady metadata policy (retained for an indefinite amount of time)
>URLs in onion hidden service site point to the clearnet (information is from 2019, cannot reconfirm as the hidden service never loads as of the time writing this)
>Account creation verification blocks some email domains from being used to verify the account (Riseup and possibly cock.li domains for example)
>Doesn't allow usage of your own PGP keys and forces their private keys generated on their servers instead through a JS web interface, many backdoors
>Requires to use their stupid bridge thing for mail clients, possible backdoor
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<use tor + burner phone to sign up to gmail
>google doesn't know where I live
<use tor + burner phone to sign up to ISP email
>ISP knows where I live because they're my fucking ISP
sage because this is a dumb conversation
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The point is google will know who you are as soon as you actually start using the email account for typical email purposes. All it takes is for them to find one link to your real identity, and you're no longer the super spook you're larping as.
Akshully tried it a couple of weeks ago.  Gmail requires an email address for "security" (ha ha ha ha) as part of the account setup.  And it does NOT work with Protonmail or any of the disposable "10 minute email' sites I tried.  I spent a couple hours trying to make a secure-ish Gmail account that would only be accessed through a virtual machine and TOR a couple of weeks ago and could not get past that point.


>ISP knows

Yup.  See also, "supercookies."  If you don't know, it's every scrap of personally identifiable information plus very complete information about your hardware and software, the patterns of what websites you use and when, and everything else you can imagine, that your ISP keeps on their servers.  They are not accessible to you.  They sell it all to advertisers.  This is illegal, and Verizon got a wrist-slap fine from the FCC, one that amounted to about a month's worth of the revenue from it, over the practice in 2016.  The news story was buried and the word "supercookies" has been very carefully kept out of the news since then to keep the normies from thinking about it.  Additionally, and you've probably already guessed this, all the "supercookies" your ISP has about you are available free of charge to the glowbois.  No warrant is required.  All they have to do is ask.

>B- b- b- but I'll just use TOR for everything!

The NSA owns over 70% of TOR nodes.  The glowbois built TOR in the first place.  It's not for you.  TOR is for the use of "dissidents" (read:  CIA assets) in Iran and China.  For them TOR is a tool they use to do their jobs.  For you TOR is a honeypot.  It was never anything else.

>"I'll just take my laptop to McDonald's and use the free Wi-fi!  And I'll use the free Wi-Fi at a different location every day!"

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<Tor is not spelled "TOR". Only the first letter is capitalized. In fact, we can usually spot people who haven't read any of our website (and have instead learned everything they know about Tor from news articles) by the fact that they spell it wrong.

>Akshully tried it a couple of weeks ago.
Because you're so smart if you can't figure it out then it must be impossible.

>If you don't know, it's every scrap of personally identifiable information plus very complete information about your hardware and software, the patterns of what websites you use and when, and everything else you can imagine, that your ISP keeps on their servers.
What do you think TLS is. Replace ISP with cloudflare or some other CDN then you're closer to something that actually exists.

>B- b- b- but I'll just use TOR for everything!
<we can usually spot people who haven't read any of our website (and have instead learned everything they know about Tor from news articles) by the fact that they spell it wrong.

>reddit spacing
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>What do you think TLS is. Replace ISP with cloudflare or some other CDN then you're closer to something that actually exists.
You can go to a site like amiunique.org to see how much information can be found out through your browser. Your ISP doesn't see any of that information though unless they are injecting malicious javascript into non-https pages. But most of the web is https only now.

Content distribution networks like cloudflare are the real threat because that's where your https connection terminates and they actually do inject tons of javascript into your html pages for "bot detection".

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> Made using 100% free software
> 3D Animated movie
> One guy rigged models, wrote story, voiced half of the characters, composed music
> Took 3 years
> Out since October
> In total has less than 300 views
> Sends an email to Free Software Foundation. They don't promote it.

Why isn't Moria's race more popular?

TOR: http://ttauyzmy4kbm5yxpujpnahy7uxwnb32hh3dja7uda64vefpkomf3s4yd.onion/films/Moria's_Race.md?
Odysee (LBRY): https://odysee.com/@blenderdumbass:f/moria-s-race:5
Peertube: https://peer.madiator.cloud/w/vmPmME5XPWNc8uXSMe1xCk
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The rendering is good but the models and textures aren't. It's like garten of banban, not uncanny valley.
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>Rendered on CPU to avoid proprietary GPU drivers
Someone buy this guy an AMD card
>>12318 (OP) 
I can't watch it because it's a bobble head poo talking with music that's too loud.
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Turn on the subtitles, the voice acting is horrible.
The biggest pitfall is the animation, which is expected considering it was made by a young and inexperienced 3D artist.

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>Getting Started

>Video Resources
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I've always wanted to reverse engineer older games to port them to modern OSs, this thread will come in handy when I finally make that leap.
Anyone ITT tried that?
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No, but I have seen a few games de-compiled for that purpose. I think a few people did it for Mario 64 and now you can run it natively on linux.
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Mario 64 has been fully decompiled and ported to other OSs, I did compile it and run it natively on my Linux machine. Zelda OoT has also been fully decompiled but was not ported to other OSs, perhaps there's potential for a project there...
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Have you seen the Banjo Kazooie decompilation project?

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BitChan has been updated to v0.10.0 and is looking for people to try it out. It's a decentralized imageboard that runs on top of BitMessage. You can create and completely control your own public or private board, globally moderate as an owner, add admins who can also globally moderate, moderate your own instance locally as a user, upload literally anything with size limits theoretically up to 100gb. Uploads can be sent purely over BitMessage or you can choose to use a hosting service. Uploads that use hosting are subjected to heavy duty protection: every file is zipped, encrypted/password protected, the zip's header is removed and random chunks of the file are removed before being uploaded. The removed parts are hidden in the PGP encrypted message that's sent over BitMessage. Once the upload is received the zip is put back together again, decrypted, unzipped and displayed in the thread. 100% of BitChan traffic happens over tor. Private boards prevent posting from all but explicitly added IDs. The permitted ID list can be edited by the owner at any point to include new IDs or restrict old ones. On public boards any ID can post until it is banned, but because of how BitMessage works, you can always just make another ID. Communications on every board are PGP encrypted. This means that even if someone somehow guessed the board name on BitMessage (basically impossible for reasons I won't go into here), they would be unable to read anything without also having the BitChan PGP symme
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>This release incorporates several changes that are incompatible with the previous version. Therefore, it is recommended to do a clean install.
The version number doesn't reflect that though, are you using semver?
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Does anybody use the software?
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>are you using semver

Yes and the public kiosk is only a portion of the communication that happens over bitchan. I run the software locally and have access to boards that don't appear on the kiosk mentioned on the github.
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You should: https://semver.org/
this shit should have use i2p for in-between bitchan instances messaging and message routing.

afaik, bitmessage's message routing stuff sucks ass, offers no untraceability.

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Just so you can be careful, this idea has fallen into my brain lately, and I think it's kind of smart.
Internet swindlers, especially beginners, have a problem with the domain. For example, you find suspicious sites that have a strange name domain and not as usual, so the victims ignore it.
What if someone had a kind of conversation with these nowadays zoomers who interested with " Darknet Bullshit" and gave himve a onion site to try on for exemple Facebook on Tor " facebookwkhpilnemxj7asaniu7vnjjbiltxjqhye3mhbshg7kx5tfyd.onion " and tell him that you can login in Facebook while using tor and shit, or you can do any site that pretending " Green Machines, Gore sites".
.Onion domains is too tall and cant be detected or suspicious specially for those kids around.
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>>12238 (OP) 
Anyone using onion should be aware about the risks. This isn't a particular new idea
>privacy-conscious technology board devolves into grifting and scamming 

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