Marxism-Fennekinism

(He/him) Marxist-Leninist and amateur writer. I like cats, foxes, sci-fi, science fantasy, and Pokemon Mystery Dungeon. Message me for my roleplay ideas!

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That or you go back on the return date only to find out they refused to repair it because it won’t boot without a drive so “there was nothing we could do”

(because they totally can’t just insert one of their own boot drives they have on hand, with diagnostic tools and a known good OS installation, you know, like the ones any real IT repair business should be using anyway).




Analysis by NightMind: https://yewtu.be/watch?v=GxjDzG5tQYM
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Evidence for foreign agency Involvement in Shanghai protests emerges
cross-posted from: https://lemmygrad.ml/post/446156 > * Protesters were being instructed by Western media agents that work for RFA, CNN, BBC https://nitter.it/LongLive_ThePpl/status/1596738553807278080 > > * Questionable knowledge of Chinese language and characters https://nitter.it/quanyi_li2/status/1596784472740937728 > > * Agent instructing protest tactics https://nitter.it/zhao_dashuai/status/1596796835724922880 > > * Telegram group instruction :"Look for the director, when you get there" with pictures a foreign white man https://nitter.it/zhao_dashuai/status/1596811455231586304 > > And looks like some arrests of provocateurs are happening https://twitter.com/zhao_dashuai/status/1596810664542359552
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Evidence for foreign agency Involvement in Shanghai protests emerges
cross-posted from: https://lemmygrad.ml/post/446156 > * Protesters were being instructed by Western media agents that work for RFA, CNN, BBC https://nitter.it/LongLive_ThePpl/status/1596738553807278080 > > * Questionable knowledge of Chinese language and characters https://nitter.it/quanyi_li2/status/1596784472740937728 > > * Agent instructing protest tactics https://nitter.it/zhao_dashuai/status/1596796835724922880 > > * Telegram group instruction :"Look for the director, when you get there" with pictures a foreign white man https://nitter.it/zhao_dashuai/status/1596811455231586304 > > And looks like some arrests of provocateurs are happening https://twitter.com/zhao_dashuai/status/1596810664542359552
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Ever notice that “mainstream” (read: US) game review sites give that franchise absolutely glowing reviews when tons of actual players think it sucks? Like, they consistently rate it much higher than many genuinely amazing games despite every iteration being basically the exact same goddamn thing. Not saying that “someone” is paying them off, but…

Moral of the story, review publications are bullshit, always take what regular players think above what “professional critics” think. Actually, this applies without fail for literally every form of art.


Call Of Duty can also be a great name for a pooping simulator game.






What's the best DVD ripping software for Linux and how the hell do you even get it installed?
I'm looking to make a complete backup of my family's DVD and CD libraries by turning them into plain unencrypted media files that can just be played by whatever software. And I *just might* create torrents for some of the ones that don't already have established highly seeded torrents. Except, I've been trying all day on and off get a DVD ripper *with automatic decryption* set up on my machine and can't figure it out. I use Fedora, and none of the ones I read about are on the standard package manager, probably because Fedora doesn't want to get sued. I have tried the source code for the major ones but again, they have next to no official or even unofficial documentation, need dependencies which I can't figure out where to get, or the compile or run crashes with cryptic errors, or errors out when . Web searching has been less than helpful with any of these problems. Has anyone here gotten a decrypting DVD ripper working on Linux? Can you share what steps you took, or what documentation/tutorial you followed? I really don't want to have to use Windows or proprietary software for this, because for the former, it's... Windows, and for the latter, I don't trust it because piracy software can be shady AF.
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Capitalist Infighting! Grab the popcorn!





Honestly, I hadn’t thought of this. I was and still am pretty happy that the Fediverse is getting more and more traction, but this is a very good point. It’s like the digital version of gentrification.

Especially since Twitter’s userbase has a lot of problems and bad tendencies that we absolutely need to nip in the bud if they start showing up here. Same with people migrating to Lemmy from Reddit.






Hmm, sounds like something the West keeps accusing China/Russia/North Korea of. They wouldn’t… Call the kettle black would they?



Part 2: https://yewtu.be/watch?v=kX8F_X-QZ88
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Part 2: https://yewtu.be/watch?v=_2uXqTi42LI
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Five years in prison for first time offense? For copyright infringement?! Jesus Christ dude literal treason by politicians and police murders have lighter sentences even when they’re convicted. What kind of hellhole is the US even?





Download the Tor “expert bundle”, or install it from your package manager, and run the main executable. It will open up a SOCKS-5 proxy on localhost:9050 by default (this can be changed in the torrc file, including accepting connections from anywhere and not just localhost). From there it’s just a matter of getting your application to use the proxy. Tor will automatically resolve onion sites for all connections as if they were regular DNS domains.

The handy thing about using an onion domain is that you don’t have to worry about data leaking outside of Tor, because if it’s not inside the Tor network it just won’t connect. Which is good because many applications, especially proprietary stuff with tracking, tend to be “leaky” and still route stuff outside the proxy even if you explicitly tell it to use the proxy. There is a risk of your onion domain leaking though, if the application tries to search for it using the regular DNS, your ISP and DNS provider will both see it. It won’t resolve of course, but they will know that “someone” tried to access it. If you want to keep the onion address a secret, you can hardcode it to go to 127.0.0.1 in your OS so it never goes out to DNS.

A more failsafe but cumbersome option is to use Whonix. It’s specifically designed to route any and all applications in a designated space to Tor. It does by having two virtual machines, one where you run the applications on, and the other that just handles the proxying, they’re set up so that the application VM’s only way of accessing the internet is through the routing VM, so everything will get Torified. You won’t have mess with proxy settings in your individual applications in that case.


Jesus Christ is this real? I literally can’t tell if this is satire or not.


Some things about almond milk, a good and a bad:

Almond milk could potentially be a net carbon sink depending on the source, because having almonds requires planting an orchard, essentially a form of afforestation. Often, almond plantations are planted to replace previously deforested fields, where they are better for the local environment than those fields, including long term carbon fixation in the form of wood production. Obviously it’s still not as good as a natural forest, it’s still a monoculture, but an orchard is better than something like wheat.

However, most commercial almonds are pollinated by captive bees. They will literally truck in hives of bees to pollinate them. Transporting a hive places a lot of stress on it and many bees die in the process, plus, being forced to work in monocultures of a single species is not great for hive resilience or health. Of course, some orchards do have bees on site and don’t rent them, but even then they’re still captive and have their honey extracted. Plus that’s not information available on the packages at the grocery store. Depending on your definition, almonds might not be vegan. Actually, this is true for most flowering crops, namely other nuts, and fruits. In contrast, most grains are wind pollinated so they’re okay. I think the only way to reconcile this completely is to have wild bees and biodiverse permaculture farming, like what Indigenous populations did before colonialism, but good luck with that in our current capitalistic, money over life economy.


Assuming you’re in the US: Because the government subsidises dairy, you know, with your tax money.

It’s the same reason there’s corn syrup in fucking everything.

In a way, simply existing in the US is not vegan.