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Anonymous OS Anonymous 10/18/2019 (Fri) 06:21:16 No. 328 [Reply]
What is the best os to run to keep anonymity on tor? Im looking at Devuan or OpenBSD right now, but am open to other options.

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Baofeng Radios Anonymous 10/02/2019 (Wed) 00:35:45 No. 210 [Reply]
With all the paranoia throughout SOME tech forums about Baofeng radios being banned in the US, there is an alternative...
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>>313
neat. see attachment.
any recommended good resources on encoding/decoding methods in the audio spectrum?
Any downside to blasting FRS/GMRS with 4 watts? Is it going to screw up bubble pack walkies?
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>>318

Well, it's not legal to transmit more than 0.5w/2w without a license, see pic for details. It won't break anything on the recieving equipment, and will give you more range. If some ranger confiscates your radio and reads out the settings/measures EIRP in a cage they can tell you're above the power limits you can get in trouble. In practice, I don't think you would be tracked down for this alone - they'd need to localize you first so they could run a rough calculation on your power rating distance reading & received power to back out your power at the antenna.
So basically don't scream "COCKS COCKS COCKS" to give a ham janny a reason to go after you in the first place and you should be fine.
>>319
Thanks. I have a mix of Baofengs and Motorola Talkabouts so I was wondering how they would handle it.
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>>317
Way cool, thanks.

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Anonymous 10/03/2019 (Thu) 14:42:57 No. 223 [Reply]
>have a bunch of old HP and compaq laptops that are dead
>have an empty pizza box
>idea.png
this is literally what xfce was made for
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>>223
you can make speakers out of cardboard boxes btw

Cardboard Box Speaker Set
>Parts needed
~ $4 aliexpress amp
~ $4 12v 1a (5.5X2.1) power supply
~ $0.5 speaker wire
~ $2 (8 + 8) correct size nuts and bolts
~ $8-10+ pair of 4 inch, full range drivers with 4-bolt mounting flange (see pic)
~ $0* - some cardboard boxes that come with your order or you already have
~ $0-1 - appropriately sized fender washers ( can make out of old credit cards)

>Tools needed:
Wire strippers
Soldering iron
Box Cutter knife

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I've thought of or done things like this before but at this point it almost just seems cheaper and more efficient to actually buy something manufactured (even used if you like)

I like seeing DIY stuff though so have a bump OP

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Electronics thread /hover/ 09/28/2019 (Sat) 13:46:30 No. 172 [Reply]
I like this technology board and so decided to make a thread for electronics on here
For gadgets, circuits, hacking and diy stuff
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>>172
good thread.
today's digits brought to you by TLV172 op-amp
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>>178
I needed to find 10k pullup resistors for the switches
I have now found them and connected them properly
It works to light the LED when the button is pressed
Nice
Bump
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>>173
A very good start.
Check out VHDL sometime.
Also don't fail to learn about analog electronics (ie design your own amplifiers from discrete components) it is a lost art these days, yet a necessary one to interface the world. Enjoy Laplace transforms and DTFT will come easily.
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>>173
>wristcomputer
>no SMD packages
wut?

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Ubuntu Server Anonymous 09/27/2019 (Fri) 02:04:29 No. 164 [Reply]
It keeps hanging on
[ ****] A start job is running for Wait for Network to be Configured (12s / no limit)
I'm installing the gui right now, but I'm sure I will fuck it up and not be able to get it to boot to the gui...lel
fuck it
old laptop
fucking around
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>>179
ARM processors......
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>>211
Yeah, specifically Cortex-A53 and A7 based SoCs. Those ones don't do speculative execution.
>>214
>openbsd
>>215
not an argument. what's the problem with openbsd?
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>>214

Theo has always been pretty based and still cucks for no one:
> It is pretty easy to see why people
> might misunderstand our approach
> of just getting shit done.
> ...
> I'm mentioning this to highlight the
> false pattern of believing "democracy
> is a required component" in a world
> where people forget the most
> dominant models in all industries are a
>mix of fascism, monarchies, or well ... plutocracy.
https://marc.info/?l=openbsd-misc&m=156372718315747&w=2

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Anonymous 10/04/2019 (Fri) 15:38:55 No. 230 [Reply]
what do you think of nixos and guixsd ?
i don't think about any package manager that's not portage, or i guess apt if i absolutely needed a binary package manager

what's the point?
It's gonna get alot more software off the ground. It's like docker without the security layer.

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/tpg/ - 16chan edition Anonymous 09/25/2019 (Wed) 14:55:29 No. 142 [Reply]
First one on 16ch!
Don't buy anything OTHER THAN IBM/Lenovo ThinkPad T, X, and W/P Series if you want the Real Business Experience™ >Other business laptops are welcome in /tpg/ (Dell Latitude/Precision, HP EliteBook/ZBook). Why ThinkPad?
>Used machines are plentiful and cheap
>Excellent keyboards
>Great durability (excl L and E series)
>Utilitarian design
>Docking stations that easily turns your laptop into a desktop
>Most models are easy to repair, upgrade & maintain thanks to readily available service manuals for every model and spare parts are easy & cheap to obtain
>The best TrackPoint™, easier to use when typing
>Good for Hackintoshing Libreboot-compatible models: >T60 (check lcd), X60(s/t); X200(s/t. -s requires soldering), T400(s)/500; W500 Models before *40 series can be Corebooted
Modern models:
>X220/X230 - 12", 768p, cheap
>T420/T430 - 14", 900p, widely available for a good price, socketed CPU (Ivy Bridge CPU support on T420); Quad Core Compatible >T520/530; W520/530 - 15", 1080p, DTR, 32GB RAM on quadcore models, USB 3.0 >T440s - best price/performance ultra portable >T440p/540p; W540/1 - Last Thinkpads with socketed processors, easily replaceable trackpad (W541 doesn't need trackpad replacement) Chink Upgraded models: >X210 - X200/X201, i5 8250u quadcore >X62 - X61, i5 5250u >T70 - T60, i7 7700 hq IPS displays, USB 3.0, m.2 x4, miniDP https://forum.51nb.com/forum.php?mod=forumdisplay&fid=117 >ThinkWiki - Info on ThinkPads & running GNU/Linux on them: https://www.thinkwiki.org/wiki/ThinkWiki >BIOS logo booru: http://biosimage.booru.org
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>>208
Only you can decide how much your time and effort are worth.
>>142
my T40 thinkpad will no longer recognize USB devices, but only for booting. A while ago, one day it stopped being able to boot from my USB drives which it used to be able to use. What's worse, the CD drive is broken so I have no way of booting it from anything. Luckily it hasn't needed to, but I'm pretty sure it must be a hardware issue.

am I going to have to replace the motherboard soon?
What's the cheapest thinkpad that can support either
>1 monitor at 4k/60 or
>3 or 4 monitors at 1080/60?
Not counting the built in LCD panel.
>>264
I'm pretty sure a T460 can do 4K output. Check for yourself obviously.
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>>208
Take the meme pill and preorder lmao system76 new line of laptops that come with coreboot.

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Media Creation Software Thread Anonymous 09/23/2019 (Mon) 18:06:55 No. 114 [Reply]
This thread is for discussion of free software that allows one to create and modify cultural works in all their forms.
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>>261
>any info on text-to-speech
I'm not quite sure what you're asking, the above post has the example commands for installing espeak then using it on ubuntu. Run all those commands in a terminal window. I.E. type

sudo apt-get install espeak

at a terminal prompt to install the espeak application, then you can make .wav files with by simply typing

espeak -w voice-output-file.wav "this is an example for extreme brainlets"

The above command will create a file named "voice-output-file.wav" in whatever directory you are currently in. By default it will put the file into your ~ folder, also known as the "home" directory. Navigate to the home directory with your file manager and you will find the wav file. You can change the filename above to whatever you like, and also the text inside the quotes to make it say what you want. Typing "man espeak" and "espeak --voices" will give you more info for customization.

Now that you have your wav file, you can either compress it to mp3 using Audacity or FFmpeg, or use the wav file directly in Kdenlive when making webm memes. For illustration purposes, I converted the above file to mp3 with Audacity so I can post it here. See attachment.
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>>262
>I'm not quite sure what you're asking
More like a overview like of the entire industry like what are all the TTS or digital voices? What are some interesting good TTS voices?

> terminal window
cool. Only like everything in the command line its great for automation(make it speak anything that is posted in a thread automatically) and not so good for humans.

>The above command will create a file named
Nice I simply use Balabolka and press the "turn into MP3 button" (under wine it saves in WAV) its faster for reading stuff and quickly making a file.

>eSpeak
What are the voices in it? How to change a voice?

>ubuntu
Sorry I don't use spyware infested distros (Ubuntu sends your info to amazon) I use Mint it literally is ubuntu - all the spyware.

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>>260
>espeak --voices
espeak --voices

Pty Language Age/Gender VoiceName File Other Languages
5 af M afrikaans other/af
5 an M aragonese europe/an
5 bg - bulgarian europe/bg
5 bs M bosnian europe/bs
5 ca M catalan europe/ca
5 cs M czech europe/cs
5 cy M welsh europe/cy
5 da M danish europe/da
5 de M german de
5 el M greek europe/el
5 en M default default
2 en-gb M english en (en-uk 2)(en 2)

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>>270
>5 af M afrikaans other/af
Why are africans in eSpeek?
>>261
More Wine! Emulator!

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Anonymous 09/09/2019 (Mon) 23:26:40 No. 14 [Reply]
if only the mascot werent some furry shit!!
>>14
post moar
if only OP wasn't a weeaboo faggot
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Furries run the internet doncha know

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Anonymous 09/30/2019 (Mon) 14:28:07 No. 199 [Reply]
Hello lads, I'm looking for a new VPN provider, I'm currently using ExpressVPN.
Any recoms?
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>>200
No even medium sized ones to my knowledge, sometimes a vpn will have a new server come up but it gets quickly banned. I know some VPS's are also banned, but not sure since I havent tried going through one for half chan in quite a few years.
>>199
airvpn is comfy. I do not 100% trust them given their support of groups like riseup, but their system seems capable of not having to. Less than great payment options as well (good luck using a prepaid card for instance).
>>199
don't bother with NordVPN, every server is now banned on 4chins and it's owned by Tesonet, a Lithuanian datamining company.
Ivacy is dirt cheap
>>199
Just use SocksCap64
>>199
at least a third of vpn services are owned by some big chinese parent company, they're a fucking meme

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