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/twg/ - Tech Workers General

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"breaks in prod, but works on my machine" Edition

Thread for those of us who actually work in tech to tell workplace stories, complain about coworkers and management, share advice on how to progress in careers, and discuss the technologies we use at our cagies.

>Getting Started
Want a tech job, but have no degree, skills, or experience? Read these before ruining this thread with basic questions:
Come back once you have informed questions about interviewing, salary negotiation, etc...

>Interview Prep

>Resume Stuff

>Salary Stuff

>How to Respond to Recruiter Spam


>IRC Channel
#/g/twg on Rizon (web client)

Please suggest more links to add to the lists

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What went so wrong with windows?

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/psg/ - Privacy & Security General

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"Arguing that you don't care about the right to privacy because you have nothing to hide is no different than saying you don't care about free speech because you have nothing to say."
--Edward Snowden

>Recommended operating systems
General purpose: Fedora, K/L/Xubuntu, Arch Linux
Privacy focused: Whonix, Tails, Qubes OS

>Recommended mobile operating systems
Android based: GrapheneOS, CalyxOS, LineageOS/DivestOS
Linux based: PureOS, postmarketOS

>Recommended browsers
Chromium based: Brave, Bromite, ungoogled-chromium
Firefox based: Firefox (w/user.js), IceCat, LibreWolf, Mull, Tor Browser

>Browser tests

>Advanced content blocking

>Recommended search engines
Brave Search, DuckDuckGo, SearX, Startpage

>Privacy oriented DNS

>Privacy oriented email
Disroot, ProtonMail, Tutanota,, StartMail, RiseUp (invite only)

>Recommended instant messengers
Signal, Briar

>YouTube front end

>Proprietary firmware replacement


>Advanced Linux resources
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If you do not make first contact with aliens you are not a fastman.

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Why is Mint so fucking comfy?
I always come back to it after distro hopping for a while. It's like Windows XP on steroids, it just werks, it looks beautiful, the forums are helpful, and it's 11 times faster than Windows 11 on my machine (5600X, 16Gb, RX6800, B550). Even many emulators and games work better on it than Windows.
Only thing that comes close is Zorin tbqh, everything else is fucking retarded, from KDE which crashes and has a million fucking bugs, to everything Gnome that works like a retardo version of Android.

For everyone who is not fully autistic, Mint is the best desktop OS by far.
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when will women be obsolete?
2030? 2040?
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>takes your shit general-purpose framework
>makes it easier while retaining functionality

so why does /g/ still despise it?
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/fwt/ - Friendly Windows Thread

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Shamiko Edition

Users of all levels are welcome.
Share Windows tools, utilities, tips & tricks.

>How do I activate Windows?
HWID mimics OEM activation to generate a permanent legitimate license.
(Does not work on VL editions, avoid VL editions unless you enjoy having to deal with KMS breaking)

>>Which version should I install?
Comes preinstalled with bloatware apps like games, music, news, weather, etc.
Comes with basic system apps.
Comes with Win32 system apps, no MS Store, no feature updates, security updates only.
If you need MS Store, run this in cmd: wsreset -i
There are no compatibility differences between different Windows versions.

LTSC (VL) gets 5 years support (KMS only).
IoT LTSC gets 10 years support (HWID only).

>Do I even need IoT LTSC?
W10 Home/Pro/Edu/WS/Ent editions are all EoL in 10/2025 (2027 for LTSC) whereas IoT LTSC will be supported until 2032.

>How do I activate Office?
Installs a tiny KMS server emulator on your PC for activation. Not ideal as KMS trips AV sometimes and deactivates, but it's the only choice for Office. Alternatively, just use MS Office online through your browser since it's completley free. As a last resort, you can try Open/Libre Office and set it to save as Office file formats only.

>Where can I get the ISOs?
>Where do I get Office?
>Can I change edition post-install?
Read the paste:
>Is Optimize-Offline worth it?
>Should I debloat?
Only if you understand everything that you're going to be intentionally breaking.
If something doesn't work later, you probably broke it with some debloat memescript.

>Installation for retards:

>Is Windows 11 good?
>Should I upgrade?
Not yet.

>B-b-b-but muh Windows 7!

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/pcbg/ - PC Building General

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Post build list or current specs including MONITOR:
Provide specific use cases (e.g. video editing, competitive gaming, streaming etc.) and your country.

New CPU and GPU generations later this year

HTPC(4K60)/Web Browsing: i3 10105
Budget Gaming: i3 12100/F > R5 5500
Gaming: R5 5600/X, i5 12400/F+cooler
Multicore: R9 5900X/5950X, i7 12700/F
Best Gaming: R7 5800X3D
k CPUs are not recommended

Budget 1080p: Used GTX 1060/1070, RX 470/580
1080p: RX 6600/XT
1440p: RX 6700 XT, RTX 3060ti
2160p: RX 6800 XT, RTX 3080, RX 6900 XT

Minimum: 2x 8GB DDR4 3200CL16/3600CL18
Recommended: 4x 8GB DDR4 3600CL16 (any rank) or 2x dual-rank 16GB DDR4 3600CL16


Silver+ from Seasonic, Superflower, Corsair, EVGA (aim for 75% of total PC power)
Take into account transient spikes when sizing your PSU to your GPU, especially with Nvidia


AM4 B550/X570 - CPU-less BIOS flash feature advisable if pairing with Zen 3


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