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Any e-mail service recommended by comrades? I need a new one.
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Just because a service provider has a rule doesn't mean they make any effort whatsoever to enforce it. It just means that they have a rule so if someone tries to sue them because a client blackmailed them, they can say "how can it be our fault when we very clearly said threats were very naughty and bad and not permitted?"


You forgot
> gets seized by Romanian FBI for hosting a child porn ring


After looking over what you get vs how complicated it is to get it going- Cock.li or Dismail.
I use cock which is top notch especially the webmail if you use it but its uptime leaves a lot to be desired. So go for dismail if you use it for things that require stability. And avoid scams like protonmail.

Riseup/Disroot require an invitation which is hard to get and like other other craps who do this, they tend to ban or reject your invite for stupid reasons like being anti-trump or shit like that.


Its german, i think.


I hear people attack protonmail all the time but I never hear then substantiate their claims.


It's fine as a throwaway email. Unfortunately it's such a pain to register anonymously since the conditions have to be just right, it's a lottery. Try and move on to something else if it doesn't work.

IMO people who are obsessing over email providers are compensating for their lack of good OPSEC. You should never delegate your OPSEC to your email provider, assume they will stab you in the back. The essential question is just if you can use it in such a way to soften their backstabbing, e.g. can you register and use it anonymously over Tor.

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Give me one reason that pos editor emacs is better than this bad boy right here?

you can't
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I use arch, it doesn't break when you update lel


There was a period when i was learning vim, then i switched to geany and then emacs. Vim isn't good for editing latex, since i am not native english i must frequently switch languages and that made editing in vim a pain, geany is good, but i think if i learn emacs i can do more within less time.


Why don't you think vim is good for editing latex? that's what I primarily use it for as a math fag,


I can't use the shortcuts (ie. i, u etc) if my keyboard isn't in english and i can't save fast because i have to write in my native language on latex, switching the language every time to save the document is a pain(when i want to save i have to press escape and :w, so it has to be on english keyboard).


You could remap shortcuts to translate them to your keyboard layout. Maybe there exists a vim plugin that automates this for you.

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I used to go in incognito, but now wapo, NYT, etc, aren't allowing that. How do you do it?
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Can you do that via manipulating the URL or html code?



This. Works like a charm


Sometimes adding a full stop at the end of the URL works.


>Some times you can even just stop the webpage download and it will load the text but not the wall.
On such sites you also use the "inspect element" tool of your browser to remove the paywall HTML nodes.

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A general thread for talking about BSD and operating systems related to it, like openBSD and freeBSD
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So basically this autism is correct?


While the criticisms ITT are true, the OpenBSD codebase is often much cleaner and simpler than Linux.
It also used to have more of an edge on Linux in terms of security and performance. Still better at security in some respects.


That's true but only as far as the base system goes aka kernel+libc+coreutils+X11. Their slogan makes clear of that, while also strawmanning the issue.

Once you step inside the community repo, the one from where you're getting the real software, it starts shitting the bed worse than Arch. What's the point of bragging that you got 2 remote holes in a long time when the garbage known as firefox has one + a ton of bugs in each major release? From what i see, this fixation on one concept makes you lose the big picture; you do one thing well and totally suck at others, as being the best at everything the first time is the most favorable as being on plus on everything is pretty much detrimental. It affects many OSs and a load of distros as 1 issue is usually enough to make you turn away (at least for me). Just some examples:

>Debian has lots of packages and is stable, too bad that package manager is a total letdown in terms of functionality, performance and default configs. If you want to switch, too bad 100 other distros use it.

>Better use Arch whose packaging is vastly superior, but whoops you don't even get a fifth of the packages you have on Debian, the rest is on a caveman repository from where you install at "your own risk" with a dirty method, breaking the consistency with pacman.
>systemd comes with a rampage and hostages nearly all distros? If you want sysv back, gotta switch to a fork distro that barely manages to stay close to upstream, let alone fix the bugs introduced after the change like Artix with misbehaving AUR packages and Devuan wine32 being broken for months.

The centralization of BSD systems kinda helped them with a solid foundation but the lack of popularity hurt them a lot. At least on lunux you get bedrock and you can use multiple distros at the same time with some caveats so you can pick the good stuff from where you want. On OpenBSD if a package is missing, there is no way of using it besides dual-booting or using VMs with another OS, you can't just unpack a tarball. You could at least use the windows build in wine, but unfortunately it doesn't have it because mah security. For example, on FreeBSD, the 25 year old "server suitable" with "top notch network stack" OS you get the shittiest browser selection in relevant Post too long. Click here to view the full text.


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>cuck license


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Today they launched the new version of OpenBSD, some new cool stuff


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Living in the second great depression is fun. Assuming I don't get the Rona making money for Wendy's I'm looking to give away little an uncompensated freshman year coding labor. Get some of that "job experience" or wherever. Any advice on what kinda place to hit up?


maybe try to look for some 2 yr it diploma

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I am a retard when it comes to programming and shit, but I was wondering how image boards are made. I tried looking it up on Youtube but found very limited results. Wondering how it's done, and what's needed
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Why wouldn't you link to the imageboard that is tracked to become the software bunkerchan (this website) runs on?


This is the one we need to be the best.




Bunkerchan uses lynxchan goon


>Why wouldn't you link to the imageboard that is tracked to become the software bunkerchan (this website) runs on?
read, nigga.

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We should all consider running LibreMesh on old routers with Yggdrasil. Even if we don't pay much attention to them after the fact, every little bit helps. Essentially what this would do is give us an alternative to corporate, expensive, and capitalist internet we have today. I have strong expectations from /leftypol/.



If i understood correctly then it runs over the users internet connection, which means that it uses enemy controlled infrastructure, which isn't good.


By default yes, but you can easily change that by following the guide. It basically tells you how to set it up so it runs completely separate from our Internet, with end-to-end encryption.

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bros wtf does this mean. am i safe?


Pretty sure that's the update that gives DNS-over-HTTPS (DoH) – via Cloudflare. (DNS-over-TLS, or DoT, is another thing, but you should read a bit about it too since it's worth getting).

[b]Luckily there are alternatives to Cloudflare[/b]:

If you use a VPN they may in some cases already have provided you DoT DNS by default for some time.


it's better than whatever DNS you previously had as default. for one, pirate bay is no longer blocked.

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Do not terminate internet connections and other communication services

Here is a plea to keep Internet services on in these times where we rely on online communications.
Please do NOT terminate anyone's Internet or hosting service for pre-corona reasons such as 'we want money'.

Right now we are facing a pandemic of proportions nobody alive has ever seen. Act responsibly and accordingly: do not shut anything down. Please!

To illustrate, in the Netherlands we are in lockdown, because of the COVID-19 hazard: you are expected to *only* leave your house if it is absolutely critical, such as to pick up food from the food distribution centers, to get meds, to go work in a hospital, etc.

At the same time we have no idea where everyone is and who is using what Interconnect to do what vital work. Maybe I'm fixing some important BGP thingy via my neighbour's wifi? Maybe she didn't pay her bills? Should she be cut off? Maybe next to her someone was freeloading on that same wifi to look up medical data? Why risk collateral damage by cutting anyone off?

The *safest* thing to do right now is to not terminate anyone's access to information (be it connectivity, storage, compute, whatever).

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Rank-And-File Healthcare Workers Call for National Day of Action
A national network of rank-and-file activists is organizing a National Day of Action on Tax Day, April 15. We reproduce their list of demands and their call to action.

A national network of rank-and-file activists from New York State Nurses Association, Michigan Nurses Association, Pennsylvania Association of Staff Nurses and Allied Professionals (PASNAP), Service Employees 1021, National Nurses United Chicago, and other nurse unions is organizing a National Day of Action on Tax Day, April 15.

Health care workers are encouraged to participate by taking on the actions below—or come up with your own ideas. Be creative! Other unions should contact local nurses unions to see how you can help.

Please let us know your plans by contacting Chris Brooks at [email protected] Share your action, before and after, on social media with the hashtag #THESYSTEMISBROKEN.

We are health care workers on the front lines of the pandemic. Please support our National Day of Action on Tax Day, April 15, to tell the world that #TheSystemIsBroken and demand that we reorganize the U.S. health care system to prioritize the interests of patients over those of billionaires and corporations.

Our private, for-profit health care system has left us with a deep scarcity of resources and properly trained health care workers. We are not heroes and we did not enlist to die in our jobs due to government inaction and corporate greed. The pandemic has clearly exposed why critical infrastructure, including our country’s health care, cannot be left to the market.
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We demand that every health care worker be provided the PPE they need to keep themselves, their families, and their patients safe: #PPEoverProfits. Using the Defense Production Act, we can use our country’s manufacturing capacity to make gowns, N-95 masks, and ventilators. It is not enough for some private companies to voluntarily begin manufacturing the resources we need. We need the government to mandate that companies begin producing them and that we produce a surplus not only for the United States but for all the other countries that face a scarcity.

We need coordination of resources, not competition. Hospital systems and states should not be in competition with one another for supplies. Nobody should be afraid of not getting the care they need because of where they live or because their hospital is not at the front of the line for ventilators. We need a system for distributing PPE and other supplies based on need rather than who has the deepest pockets or favorable political connections. We know that the disease strikes particular regions before others. For example, New York City is hit hard now. Rather than states stockpiling resources and waiting their turn, those resources should be sent to where they are needed. It is essential that frontline workers and their unions be at the table with state and federal government officials to ensure that resources are distributed to the hospitals and areas that need it most, when they need it.

We demand mandatory safe staffing in every hospital. Health care workers are being assigned far more high-acuity patients than they can safely care for. Health care workers at Detroit’s Sinai-Grace Hospital, for example, have sometimes had as few as two nurses caring for 26 patients on 10 ventilators. These courageous workers staged a work stoppage on April 6 to alert the public to the dire situation. Frontline workers should be running the staffing offices and determining the staffing levels appropriate in our workplaces.

We must train nurses now. Due to lack of PPE and a big drop in lucrative elective procedures, many hospitals across the country are laying off nurses and other staff at the exact moment we should be training them and preparing them to provide critical care to highly infectious patients. Nurses cannot be expected to give critical care without proper trainiPost too long. Click here to view the full text.


>As the new coronavirus took root across America, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention sent states tainted test kits in early February that were themselves seeded with the virus, federal officials have confirmed.

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Hello everyone, I am politely requesting some help from /tech/'s denizens to help me troubleshoot my Democracy 3 mod from several years. Unfortunately I have basically forgotten how to use the modding tools anymore and do not really know how to fix the problem, so I was looking for some advice.

Would any of you be interested in helping me out?



This is the mod BTW, I have people who say it is working and people who say it isn't, so yeah idk.


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I am not going to work for free on a proprietary extension of a proprietary software. If porky wants my labour he is going to have to pay for it.


Harsh bro, I didn't make any money off the mod either.


Whoa, neat. I've used this mod before. I've used it recently as well and seems to work fine for me.

Nice mod, I rate 10/10


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Awww, thanks!

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