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Ghostler edition.

Previous >>60045312

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Today I was arguing with my friend about the MacBook. I told him it was shit and a waste of money because it only had one port.

He said that the target audience doesn't need more than one port, and if I need more than one port it's not for me and thus I wouldn't be buying it, and that I had no argument.

I was so fucking angry but I couldn't counter him. Can someone help?
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Z U C C
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Raid

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So, any of you guys use a RAID of some short?

I am thinking about setting one up, but I seem to find a lot of people complaining about RAID not being reliable enough for the cost, making most people be better off with manual mirroring in different drives.

Thoughts?
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>Haven't used laptop in a while
>Decide to run pacman -Syu
>Everything goes okay
>When I restart it the screen is just black after it goes through all the boot up stuff and starting display manager and stuff

>Have no idea how to fix
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/dcsvt/ - Daily C security vulnerability thread

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Previously >>60025712

Welcome to /dcsvg/ where we discuss security vulnerabilities caused by stagnant C/C++ which is preventable by default by modern languages and their compilers.

>ITT
Use-after-free vulnerability in fs/crypto/ in the Linux kernel before 4.10.7 allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference) or possibly gain privileges by revoking keyring keys being used for ext4, f2fs, or ubifs encryption, causing cryptographic transform objects to be freed prematurely.


>Exploit summary
This exploit would let an attacker invoke denial of service in Linux. Authentication is NOT required to exploit this vulnerability.

>Caused by
Use after free.
Here’s a simple example of user after free in C, it's a valid C code:
uint8_t* pointer = (uint8_t*) malloc(SIZE);
...
if (err) {
abort = 1;
free(pointer);
}
...
if (abort) {
logError("operation aborted before commit", pointer);
}

>How modern languages tackle this issue:
Like C++, Rust uses the RAII approach everywhere (Resources Acquisition Is Initialization). That means that every variable is deterministically freed when it goes out of scope (= a pair of curly braces). So with “safe” Rust, you NEVER need to worry about freeing memory.
But Rust doesn’t stop there. It goes a crucial step further. It won’t let you access memory that was freed! That’s enforced via the Ownership rules.

In Rust, variables have a property that’s called Ownership.
An owner has the rights to use its data freely. Also, it can lend its data for a limited lifetime (= Borrowing).
Moreover, data can only have a single owner. Thus, the scope of the owner dictates where the data will be freed (via RAII).

TLDR: C == GUARANTEED SECURITY EXPLOITS
>Why does windows has less exploits in comparison
Written in C++, it has RAII
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/G/ Humor

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dumping what i have
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No.60058598 View ViewReplyOriginalReport
Through some heretofore unknown magic, you have just SSHed into your own brain.

What commands do you run?
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Windows 10 Classic Theme

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Even with all the retarded spying and shit, the biggest thing holding me back from 'upgrading' is the fact I can't get anything that looks close to the theme I've been using the past fucking 20 years. Is there any viable way to make Windows 10 look like this? I can't bear the default theme at all; at least with Windows 8 I could use Classic Shell to easily get close to what I want.
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Alright, so I couldn't get anything to show up on my monitor, so I powered my PC down and disconnected the GPU so I could plug the monitor into the mobo. After I did that and tried to power on. The fan came on for a second and it wouldn't power on. I plugged the GPU back in and tried it. Same thing.

What the fuck did I do?