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Can someone please explain this shit to me?
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I mean… these are features your computer already does…


true, but it's nice to have it baked into this


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ok mate. I tried it (Lutris).

I have to give it to you, it's pretty neat. I like that i can just look up the game on their website, click a button, and have all the dependencies and settings installed.

I just need to learn how to get the games I already own into the library manger.


Didn't work for me. Installed a game but it wouldn't show up in my library. Might have to try again when it's more mature. Right now native Loonix and "just works" in wine games are doing what I need.


Oh yeah, same thing happened for me on the first installed game. The library was blank, so I closed it and restarted it. After that, they started showing up as they installed. Weird bug I guess.

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Did some cleaning. This is how I legitimately labeled my floppies. I hope something good is on it.

What old tech do you have?
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Nes carts are the best because they feel like a hybrid of a floppy and a traditional cartridge


and are dependable. The batteries in them are still going strong.


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>What old tech do you have?
I have what I believe to be a 80386-based computer. The previous owner said it was part of a very small production run and that that particular machine was likely to be the last of its type in existence - so much so that revealing its brand might theoretically be enough to dox me.
I also have a huge stack of floppy disks with random crap on them. Perhaps one day I'll get around to installing some old linux on that computer.


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Thats pretty neat
Does it look anything like this?


It looks pretty similar to that. It has two floppy drives, one of which is the "standard" size and another larger one. It has a big-ass hard drive inside, I'm not sure whether it is IDE or not I need to check next time I look at it.
On the back there is a port for a serial terminal, and I've got the terminal for it. It has a parallel port for a mouse, and some weird ass round port (not PS/2) for keyboard.
I need to actually find a keyboard for it before I can even consider starting it up.

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Microsoft is hosting Build, and they're talking about a whole bunch of stuff including their public AI APIs, and whats next for windows, including linux? If nothing, they do seem to be trying to bring you botnet in new and exciting ways.


www.microsoft.com/cognitive-services/ (you need an account for this of course

heres the keynote

Also buy Microsoft stock :^)
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Remember that twitter bot that got shut down some time ago, because of the nazi spamming? They now made the core behind that AI open source, Microsoft really is making efforts to push this open source movement.




MyCroft isn't a Microsoft product. Tay didn't use the MyCroft AI, as they had entirely different purposes. The MyCroft AI, from what I was reading, is for the MyCroft household product (mostly), and not intended for a chatbot AI. (If I'm wrong, correct me)

It seems that Tay was based on something similar to Xiaoice, another Microsoft project.

Of course, it could theoretically be possible to actually turn the MyCroft core into a chatbot. Since it is extensible, and open source, I could see someone using the current software (with the inflection parser, especially), to make a chatbot. However, this probably wouldn't be a text-to-text chatbot, but a voice-driven chatbot. It'd be very interesting if someone does actually create this, and I'd be very willing to try it out.


Why the fuck do people need to be trained how to use office software? it's the easiest shit in the world. How do you use libreoffice? You type, that's it. Anyone who can't figure that shit out on their own is a moron

It seriously pisses me off when I hear people complaining about some word update. It's literally letters in a box you retard


You can't do that to open source though. Open source is an idea, not a standard, and there's tons of different popular open source licenses

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Redirector extension settings for having your browser go to Hooktube version of a video when you click on a YouTube link.

Bypasses ads, allows downloading of videos, and strips out all the google tracking.
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Does that help bypass videos that aren't available in your area or are blocked by governments?

Asking for a friend.


no, i don't think so. I think google does ip range blocks for "Not available in your area" type messages, so you'd probably have to use a vpn of sorts. Doesn't hurt to try it though, so if you try it, let us know because I'm honestly not 100% on this.


To further clarify how this wouldn't work, the reason hooktube works, or worked rather, is because it used it's servers as a median. Since it's servers were US-based, you were counted as a US viewer. Using mpv+youtube-dl wouldn't have this same effect (I think), because you'd be accessing it with your normal IP.


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>it used its servers as a median
This is not true. Hooktube simply linked the jewglevideo server to the viewer, so the viewer could get the video directly from jewgle. Having to relay all the video content would quickly cause hooktube to run out of bandwidth.


This is correct. Hooktube simply had it's own client, that played the video directly from video.google.com

Since you were accessing the video directly, there was no middle man web client to check if you were allowed to view it.

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Ran a benchmark using the Unigine Valley software.

Download here and post results - https://benchmark.unigine.com/valley

As you can see I was running it in Ultra mode at 2560x1440 with 8x Anti-Aliasing.


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Lmoa get fucked


you didn't even try to use the same settings as op.

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Fuck you, pussies, I got a cat!



One day you will discover the dancing VirtuaGirl for your desktop.


and then bonzi buddy. later, x2 cameras will come to you. then all your base will belong to us

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Meet the hambone bass, some wacky concoction my professor gave me from college, strung it up and put a real bone but on it (last nights rib dinner) sounds terrible but fun to play, whatcha think?


I need a video of you playing it before I make an assessment.

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It only took 6 years, but GIMP 2.10 has been released! Comes with more formats, metadata, themes, MyPaint brush support, rotating canvases, and much more.

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Splash image sold me. Seriously though, gimp is great. I'm not an artist so I don't know if its missing some power user features, but its good enough for me to make my shit posts.



Will be interesting to see if they improved start-up time on hard disks. I won't be able to test it because I use an SSD and GIMP starts instantly, but I remember it taking forever on the HDD.


i've only ever used it on an HDD and never had this issue, it starts instantly for me on all my compooters.


>its good enough for me to make my shit posts.
This is actually the only reason I have it.


>Its good enough for me to make my shitposts
Ha! Yeah right. only if you actually know how to use it. Chekmate, atheists.


This is for those of you who ask about this form factor every so often. I hope enough people join so that he makes beige ones.

The X500 Pro is the final product in a line of computer cases designed a few years back (the X500 Plus and later the Evo with a mechanical keyboard) as a tribute to the computers of the '80s and '90s (Commodore, Atari, Sinclair etc…). It's a wedge styled computer case with built-in, full size mechanical keyboard.



That's pretty cool. The keyboard will outlive the usability of the machine. Not sure about the angle of the keyboard though.

I remember havign to reach behind the Commodore to turn it on and off.


The keyboard it comes with is a budget Ducky one. Even though Cherry MX is advertised with the rating of millions of operations, key chatter is bound to develop sooner or later. So the case will probably outlive everything else. You can just replace the Ducky keyboard with another one. As for the keyboard angle, you could use keycaps with a different profile because Cherry MX stems!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PVUeDakND1I shows the hidden power button on the back corner.


The chassis that I originally opened this thread with is dead so I ended up finding a substitute in the Checkmate A1500 which has the pizza box form factor. It's for Amiga fans but can fit mITX/mATX with a full-size reference blower-style graphics card. There'll also be risers so you can slide your keyboard under it when not in use.



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Lel, this looks like one or those standalone word processors they used to give because I was too ADD for a real computer and would fuck around wuth Clippy for 45 minutes.


Isolated vocal and instrument tracks thread


John Entwistle wasnt called "Ox" and "Thunderfinger" for nothing

“I just wanted to be louder than anyone else,” he once said. “I really got irritated when people could turn up their guitar amps and play louder than me.”

Starts around 1:15


Tom Hamilton is extremely underated



That David Lee Roth one is pretty awesome. Sounds like a cartoon version of getting kicked in the nuts.


Randy Rhoads on Flying High again
notice all the double tracking, with a different track on each ear, even on the solos. Theres probably like 6 guitar tracks in there.

Must be cranked to fully appreciate

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