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/tech/ - Technology Anonymous 01/03/2016 (Sun) 17:52:28 [Preview] No. 125 [Reply]
Welcome to /tech/, a technology board. This board is for discussion of technology, both software and hardware.

Wiki: https://wiki.installgentoo.com/
IRC: #/tech/, #InfinityNow and #endchan on irc.rizon.net - https://qchat.rizon.net/

NSFW files are only allowed if they are spoilered. Tech support, consumer advice and desktop/ricing threads are all allowed for now.

All rules and policies are open for discussion in this thread.

You can view the logs in a less annoying way at https://8ch.tech/endlog/tech.html (available for all boards).

Related boards:
>>>/cyber/ - Cyberpunk & Science Fiction
>>>/lv/ - Libre Vidya
>>>/markov/ - bot hell
>>>/os/ - Online Security
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Anonymous 02/07/2017 (Tue) 02:06:08 [Preview] No. 7953 del
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Proposing this picture as the sticky.

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Anonymous 02/07/2017 (Tue) 17:24:08 [Preview] No. 7966 del

These please ring

Anonymous 02/07/2017 (Tue) 17:30:17 [Preview] No. 7967 del
I added /cyber/. I can't change the image.

Anonymous 02/13/2017 (Mon) 08:51:08 [Preview] No. 8015 del
i r8 10/10

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DIBOARD Anonymous 03/23/2017 (Thu) 16:34:31 [Preview] No. 8203 [Reply]

Anonymous 03/25/2017 (Sat) 23:27:14 [Preview] No. 8204 del
nntpchan does do that architecture too.
there is a segment of the network that is off in it's own island, we pull posts from them but they don't back.

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Webm thread Anonymous 05/23/2016 (Mon) 23:08:37 [Preview] No. 3991 [Reply]
Post your /tech/ related webms
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Anonymous 02/23/2017 (Thu) 18:11:33 [Preview] No. 8094 del


but thy have to slum for work like all editors and end up cutting dome fag pr0n eventually, oh the horror stories I hear from career editors. Is video or audio engineering really even an actual job that people get paid for? Wow, that's awesome I guess. But the suffering of editing other people's worst video work, is painful, so, maybe pain taken, factors into this equation? We can assume faggoty means weak and petty and not an allusion to sexual prefs.

Anonymous 02/23/2017 (Thu) 19:13:06 [Preview] No. 8095 del
That is being over dramatic. You would not be surprised how little some of these musicians know about technology. If you can quickly compliment thee clients desired sound then you are acting as that artists foundation and can control that artist completely for that en-devour. is the artistic intent that they pay you to captain. That is the feeling of power. Now when someone wants you to do something that is artistically bankrupt a lot of these guys fill it in with their kikeling virtue memeing.Disrupting that dynamic by whatever means necessary is the pleasure that is received.

Anonymous 02/23/2017 (Thu) 19:19:34 [Preview] No. 8096 del

Hmm, not webm related but that was some good stuff. but

> kikeling virtue memeing.

WTF either you are a kike or you have virtue. I don't buy into recent faggy terms or chanisms, like virtue signal etc, means jack shit to me.

This is kinda fitting tho that we have a cross spectrum thread on tech board about webms and windows versus unix old farts, music engineer versus musician, heh, reminds me of that skrillex song with some dude talking about how no one is a musician if you can't play guitar. I mean, I am bout as good at guitar as I am at nixy stuff, but still, can I play along, yes, can I set up a BF2 server yes. Can I make and upload a webm? Hmm only just recently, thanks to some germans.

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Anonymous 03/19/2017 (Sun) 19:15:24 [Preview] No. 8202 del
Background music song?

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New Imageboard Concept in Early Planning Stages Anonymous 03/07/2017 (Tue) 02:37:24 [Preview] No. 8160 [Reply]
PROMISEDCHAN (name liable to future change)
There is a new imageboard-software concept in the works. Addressing the problem of powerful moderating positions being compromised and shitting up the board against the will of board communities and their established board culture.
(See: 8/b/, 8/pol/, etc.)
>Nothing that isn't spam or illegal is deleted, ever. You can subscribe to different moderation teams (and bots) to have the shit filtered to your liking. There would be a default moderation team for each board but the default would change if the majority changed the moderators they subscribed to.

>To keep normies from freaking the fuck out a default profile of moderation subscriptions will be applied by default, the default moderation will be decided by an impartial algorithm that takes in to account the modoration most users in a board choose, weighting the chooses by activity.

Unfortunately there is a shortage of skilled /tech/anons who are willing to assist in the planning and development of this new imageboard concept, which is holding back development.

If you're interested in assisting in the development of this new imageboard concept, please go to
If the link is broken, try checking the catalog on
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Anonymous 03/08/2017 (Wed) 14:22:19 [Preview] No. 8173 del
compromised chan

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Anonymous 03/08/2017 (Wed) 20:10:55 [Preview] No. 8175 del
Nicely done

Anonymous 03/17/2017 (Fri) 03:36:19 [Preview] No. 8198 del

Love the font in your image. Makes me want to buy a lowrider and join MS-13 and say "vato" and "ese" a lot.

Anonymous 03/18/2017 (Sat) 14:45:53 [Preview] No. 8201 del
Yes and how do you respond to claims that PROMISED chan is actually a comPROMISED chan?

Weird spam Anonymous 03/18/2017 (Sat) 09:58:07 [Preview] No. 8200 [Reply]

Has anyone actually tried to follow these links other than me? It's fucking bizarre. It's very obvious spam links. I expected it would lead to a download with an exe, but it's always just more links. I guess they make money off the ads, but it all seems randomly generated by some sort of bot. It's not even a convincing trick that it should lead to something. What the fuck is this stuff and why is it posted here?

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Yes, I'm a retard Anonymous 03/10/2017 (Fri) 16:18:06 [Preview] No. 8179 [Reply]
I'm starting to think pgp might be compromised since assange stopped using it around the same time he says he received all the cia leaks.

Anonymous 03/11/2017 (Sat) 01:37:21 [Preview] No. 8180 del
I don't think PGP itself can be compromised, since it's a process. His PGP key could be compromised. Only a CA can be compromised and there are several to choose from

Anonymous 03/14/2017 (Tue) 01:23:30 [Preview] No. 8192 del
>Thinking that Assange is still alive and not killed by the government.

https://youtube.com/watch?v=ohmajJTcpNk [Embed]

Anonymous 03/14/2017 (Tue) 14:14:29 [Preview] No. 8194 del
>implying I already don't know about all that shit

Anonymous 03/17/2017 (Fri) 04:01:13 [Preview] No. 8199 del



>I don't think PGP itself can be compromised, since it's a process.

You managed to cram a lot of retardation into a very short post. It's actually kind of impressive.

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Reuters thinks hackers hack in machine code Anonymous 03/12/2017 (Sun) 20:06:15 [Preview] No. 8185 [Reply]

Anonymous 03/13/2017 (Mon) 16:32:14 [Preview] No. 8189 del
>glowing green hands

Anonymous 03/13/2017 (Mon) 16:58:54 [Preview] No. 8190 del
haha, only just noticed

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IRC MADNESS Anonymous 03/12/2017 (Sun) 13:35:18 [Preview] No. 8181 [Reply]

irc server with no names just anon

also on tor: irc://allyour4nert7pkh.onion/overchan

server source code: https://github.com/majestrate/urc.py/

>tfw tech ircs are dead af

Anonymous 03/12/2017 (Sun) 16:48:48 [Preview] No. 8182 del
I've installed tor from the repos, read the whole man page, configured it. I'm getting connection refused on every god damn shit and I didn't even change the default port.

Anonymous 03/12/2017 (Sun) 17:52:03 [Preview] No. 8183 del
what are you talking about?

Anonymous 03/12/2017 (Sun) 18:33:55 [Preview] No. 8184 del
How about no.

Anonymous 03/16/2017 (Thu) 20:11:07 [Preview] No. 8196 del

DIY, Modular, Open source Laptop Anonymous 01/03/2017 (Tue) 09:21:19 [Preview] No. 7768 [Reply]
Laptop form factor open source hardware design, built from off the shelf components for DIY, modular, open source computing.

CPU, RAM, graphics: 1x single board computer
FSB, ports: 2x powered USB hub
Battery: 1x USB powerbank, >5000 mAh, >2A
Input: 1x USB keyboard
Input: 1x USB trackpad
Storage: 1x USB flash drive
Network: 1x USB WiFi dongle
Audio: 1x USB sound card/headset
Display: 1x USB powered HDMI monitor
Case: 3D printed or DIY glued wooden case

-Completely modular, customizable, upgradeable and repairable
-User serviceable by all users
-Universal, modular battery and charger. Can swap battery when depleted

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Anonymous 01/17/2017 (Tue) 08:58:36 [Preview] No. 7860 del
Specifications for >>7814
CPU: 1 Ghz A31S ARM Cortex-A7 Quad-Core
GPU: PowerVR SGX544MP2
Display: M155 GAEMS 15.5" LED TN LCD, 1366 x 768
Network: 10/100/1000 Ethernet, WiFi 802.11b/g/n
Battery length: 5 hours (10000 mAh @ 10 W)
Ports: 7x USB 2.0, 2x 3.5mm Audio output, 1x 3.5mm Audio input, 1x HDMI
Weight: <2 kg
Dimensions: 38cm x 24cm x 3cm (folded)
Total cost: $254.99

>I am typing this very post in shitty Chinese board based chromebook so what are you trying to prove?

If you used the linked chipset, then with nonfree wireless and video drivers?

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Anonymous 02/06/2017 (Mon) 05:09:29 [Preview] No. 7941 del
The following posts will describe each component in detail, starting with the USB powerbank.

There are several good reasons to use a USB powerbank to power the DIY laptop. One is that it integrates both the charge controller and power supply into the battery. Another is that it is cheap and easy to replace. The last is that it contains enough energy to power a laptop for several hours.

10000 mAh is sufficient for 2.5 hours of operation at 20 W, which is the maximum power drawn by a 10 W SBC, 10 W display and peripherals. 20000 mAh is sufficient for 5 hours, 40000 mAh for 10 hours and so on. If the average power use is closer to 10 W, the operation time is doubled.

Most powerbanks can provide the 5V 2A required by single board computers. A few more can provide another 5V 1A output, or even 5V 2A. This second output can be used to power a 5V 2A display.

For reference: Limefuel BLAST L150X 15000mAh 4x5V/2.1A (5V/4.2A max) w/passthrough ($35.99)

If one powerbank does not provide enough power, then multiple powerbanks can be used. One powerbank can be connected to the SBC, another to the display and so on. They can be charged simultaneously from a single USB cable by using a USB female to 2x micro USB male splitter, or USB Y cable.

Also choose a USB powerbank with passthrough charging. This feature allows recharging the powerbank while drawing power from it. This feature is needed to continue using the laptop while it is charging.

Charging USB powerbanks is very easy. USB AC adapters and USB cables are cheap and easy to find. Any USB port can be used for charging if needed. USB powerbanks are also very easy to charge off the grid by solar panel, handcrank generator or thermoelectric generator. Any source of 5V will charge a powerbank, even if only 100 mA.

The most important feature of a USB powerbank is that it can be charged separately from the laptop. This allows swapping discharged powerbanks for charged ones, which instantly recharges the DIY laptop. The discharged powerbank can then be recharged by any USB charger.

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Anonymous 03/13/2017 (Mon) 06:22:51 [Preview] No. 8186 del
Display: 1x USB powered HDMI monitor

No computer actually needs a video display, as blind computer users demonstrate, but having one is much better than not.

The easiest and most reliable display for the DIY Modular Open Source Laptop would a USB powered portable HDMI monitor. This is the only option that is plug and play in both power and video cable, with no driver installation needed. Just connect the HDMI cable to the SBC and the USB cable to the 5V 2A USB powerbank.

For reference:
GAEMS M155 Performance Gaming Monitor 15.5" LED TN LCD, 1366 x 768 ($169.99)
GeChic 1503H 15.6" IPS 1080p Portable Monitor ($349.99)
GeChic 1002 10.1" Portable Touchscreen Monitor IPS 1280x800 ($245.99)
Elecrow HDMI Display Monitor 5 Inch 800x480 TFT ($38)

The next best option is a 12V portable LCD monitor. These are commonly available as security camera monitors, photography field monitors, portable TVs, LCD panels for SBCs. These will need either a 12V 1A power supply or 5V 3A to 12V 1A DC to DC converter ($5), both of which can be provided by USB Type C powerbanks. An HDMI to VGA or HDMI to AV converter ($5) may be needed if the monitor has no HDMI input.

Another option would be to use a LVDS controller board ($30) with a laptop LCD panel (>$70) and 5V 3A to 12V 1A DC to DC converter. This is the cheapest and most flexible option, but is significantly more complicated than the previous options and may need soldering.

The last option would be to make a DIY display. With enough soldering and programming, it could be possible to create seven segment character displays from LED arrays.

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Anonymous 03/14/2017 (Tue) 02:44:26 [Preview] No. 8193 del
>I am also trying to port openbsd to it on spare time
Tell me how that goes. From what I know, armv7 on OpenBSD has no Xenocara support.. which is a shame. Would love to see a fully-featured OpenBSD C201.

Anonymous 03/16/2017 (Thu) 14:00:13 [Preview] No. 8195 del
>Tfw you were born just in the right time to see PERSONAL MICROCOMPUTING come back

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weechat irc network passwords from pass Anonymous 03/09/2017 (Thu) 13:25:06 [Preview] No. 8176 [Reply]
Is there any way I can set up weechat so it picks it's secure passphrase from pass ? With mutt I just pipe the commands in the config file but it doesn't seem to work.

Anonymous 03/13/2017 (Mon) 15:23:20 [Preview] No. 8187 del
I'm going to respond to my own shit.
Weechat has an option to take the sec password from a file or a environment variable.I currently have an alias for weechat started with that specific environment variable.

Anonymous 03/13/2017 (Mon) 16:31:58 [Preview] No. 8188 del
That might not be as secure as you think it is, you can see the environmental variables of other processes. try running:
ps e

Anonymous 03/13/2017 (Mon) 19:19:49 [Preview] No. 8191 del
I know but there isn't any other way.