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The double sexism of ChatGPT’s flirty “Her” voice
  • I probably should say "IMO".

    They played it on a local radio station here yesterday, and even they were mocking it as "not close".

  • The double sexism of ChatGPT’s flirty “Her” voice
  • I've listened to it, and it sounds nothing like Scarlett does. I had to find a movie with Scarlett in it to compare with, and I can honestly tell you ChatGPT sounds nothing like Natasha in Black Widow.

    (Joke aside, ChatGPT doesn't sound like Scarlett at all).

  • Google to build first subsea fiber-optic cable connecting Africa with Australia
  • Meanwhile, many Australians would like to cut WA off with a chainsaw, and push it back to South Africa with all the S.Africans on it.

  • Reddit brings back its old award system — ‘we messed up’
  • I'm no html type code expert, but I do code a lot in other languages. I used f12 on a browser to look at what was going on, on the reddit sites and I have never seen such spaghetti code and layers upon layers of adjustments. I have no idea what they are using behind the scenes (php/js etc, again not my expertise) but it has to be an absolute shitshow.

    On old old, and old new, I used to use an element picker in uBlock origin etc, to just remove all the bullshit that annoyed me. This actually sped things up! But its not perfect.

    Oh this reminds me, if you are trying to get to new.reddit, for the old-new page, I had to delete all those elements as well, then goto new.reddit fresh and sign in. Then do the element pick again.

  • Reddit brings back its old award system — ‘we messed up’
  • I get lags too. Interestingly (and not relevant to the topic) I can access reddit okay (but it has huge pause on initial load) on Windows with Chrome (or Opera), but reddit fails to load correctly when I am using Linux with Chromium. Tried other browsers too, reddit seems to not like Linux at all (well my install of Linux anyway). I can't even log in successfully.

  • Winamp is going open source, and it feels like the early 2000s again
  • Click on the top right download button, to get the PDF explaining it.

    It'd doesn't look like it will be open source as in github/gitlab open source. It looks like they are asking people to apply to work on it for free, as in source will be made available to those successful applicants. That will probably also mean NDA's etc.

    Or, it will be put on github, but only pull requests Winamp wants will be pulled. But I doubt this, because there would be a ton of forks, and people would remove all shitfuckery (NFTs!).

    They also mentioned they wanted to port it to all platforms, like Linux and fix the Android app so its more like actual PC winamp. This will be quite a task for something written to be purely windows. However the last release had them move the whole project from VS2008 to VS2019 in around 2022.

    I guess we will find out in September.

  • Reddit brings back its old award system — ‘we messed up’
  • It did that initially for me as well, I had to clear the cache and cookies for reddit. Goto new.reddit and login again.

  • Reddit brings back its old award system — ‘we messed up’
  • I'll have to believe you, I don't know what DIGG is! I'll presume its just another media online outlet.

  • Reddit brings back its old award system — ‘we messed up’
  • Have you seen the abomination that is the layout for reddit now?

    Thankfully you can still access the old "new" layout at , and of course still exists too.

    I only go there for a few communities that don't exist here, but that is where we are at, at this point.

  • Port forward to different IP based on destination address
  • You can do this with HAProxy already in opnsense. And yes you can route more than just HTTP. (when you are making the Backend rules, switch from Layer 7, to Layer 4. Only thing is that it will do TCP, but not UDP.

    As you have posted, port forward cannot tell what the domain even is. (and the url alias is not used the way you are thinking).

  • Stop Using Your Face or Thumb to Unlock Your Phone
  • Sucks to be american. Sucks to live in america.

    Why would anyone?

  • YouTube Tests Showing Ads When You Pause a Video, Calls it ''Pause Ads''
  • I found Big Clive is posting here. I'm sold, he is the only reason I use YT, so now I can cut that fucking shit off at the neck.

    And I am going to check out peertube as well.

  • Microsoft Just Released MS-DOS Source Code!
  • Why not release 6.22 and be done? It was the last one before switching to dos 7/8 (as part of windows 9x).

    DOS 5 and 6.x were only released a couple of years later than DOS 4, and DOS 6.22 was declared obsolete by Microsoft on 31 Dec 2001. Still over 30 years ago.

  • Linux Salesman
  • For now, yes. You actually believe that will continue to be that way in 12 - 18 months?

  • Senate passes bill forcing TikTok’s parent company to sell or face ban, sends to Biden for signature. Biden expected to sign on Wed.
  • The kids don't care, they will just use CoCo Fun (most are using both apps anyway).

    The only difference is that with Coco Fun, its America spying on your kids.

  • Discord wants to void your right to sue them in court — but you can opt out of the practice
  • Came to say this. Here in the AU you cannot exclude certain things, this being one of them. They can write it all they like into the TOS, but cannot be enforced. There are many examples, but basically no TOS/Warranty/T&C can exclude or explicitly deny any rights you have or laws that protect you.

    Similar to warranty here. Many companies like to put "limited liability" and 30 day warranty. But in AU, the warranty has to fall within our laws. (for example Samsung saying warranty on a $5000 TV is 2 years. Well in AU if the tv is that expensive, you have the right to claim warranty on manufacturing failure for at least 5 years.) Many items we buy here, have an "Australia only warranty amendment page" stuffed in the box!

  • WTF is up with switches?
  • I was networking AUI, before you were born, numb nuts.

  • WTF is up with switches?
  • Firstly Its not cat 3. I've never seen that in a telephony installation. Its 4 core flat ribbon or just 4 core. Neither are twisted. Secondly, with 2 "pairs" the best you can do is 100mb/s, as in 10MB/s. Thirdly an L3 Switch DOES use the L3 protocol stack - that is where ROUTING and the routing table happens. OSPF, EIGRP, RIPv2, IS-IS, BGP are all LAYER 3 protocols.

    I think you need to go back to school.

    OSPF is a layer 3 protocol. If a layer 2 switch is between the two devices running OSPF, one side may negotiate a speed different from the other side. This can create an asymmetric routing on the link (Router 1 to Router 2 could cost '1' and the return path could cost '10'), which may lead to unintended consequences.

  • WTF is up with switches?
  • I've never seen ADSL (Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line) delivered over anything other than a phone line (Cat nothing, and usually RJ11 or RJ12 termination). That is what it was designed for.

    Both a consumer router, and a L3 switch have a routing table in order to decide how each IP packet will be forwarded through the device. For that to work both a L3 switch and a Router support dynamic routing protocols such as OSPF, RIP etc, or statically configured routes.

    The primary use case for a router is WAN connectivity, as I stated. For almost 99% of cases, including failover/redundancy, router connect the WAN network to the beginning of the internal network.

    And yes, routers do operate at the same OSI layer, as I said, L3. If they didn't they could not have a routing table and decide how traffic is forwarded (remember routers still have multiple LAN ports, whilst unmanaged they still have the ability to decide what goes where.

  • ownCloud becomes part of Kiteworks ownCloud becomes part of Kiteworks - ownCloud

    Kiteworks and ownCloud join forces to underscore its commitment to the DACH market.

    ownCloud becomes part of Kiteworks - ownCloud

    Might be of some interest to those who moved away from ownCloud to Nextcloud.

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    Opnsense 23.7.4 released

    This comes with some fixes to the new openVPN system, and route-gateway was added (a big oversight imo). More updates to wireguard and improvements have been added, and are still ongoing.

    Here are the full patch notes:

    ``` system: correctly set RFC 5424 on remote TLS system logging

    system: remove hasGateways() and write DHCP router option unconditionally

    system: avoid plugin system for gateways monitor status fetch

    system: remove passing unused ifconfig data to Gateways class on static pages

    system: remove passing unused ifconfig data on gateway monitor status fetch

    system: remove the unused "alert interval" option from the gateway configuration

    interfaces: calculate_ipv6_delegation_length() should take advanced and custom dhcp6c into account

    interfaces: teach ifctl to dump all files and its data for an interface

    interfaces: remove dead link/hint in GIF table

    interfaces: avoid duplicating $vfaces array

    interfaces: introduce interfaces_restart_by_device()

    firewall: remove old empty options trick from shaper model

    firewall: update models for clarity

    firmware: update model for clarity

    ipsec: omit conditional authentication properties when not applicable on connections

    ipsec: fix key pair generator for secp256k1 EC and add properer naming to GUI (contributed by Manuel Faux)

    ipsec: allow the use of eap_id = %any in instances

    openvpn: fix certificate list for client export when optional CA specified (contributed by Manuel Faux)

    openvpn: add CARP VHID tracking for client instances

    openvpn: add tun-mtu/fragment/mssfix combo for instances

    openvpn: add "route-gateway" advanced option to CSO

    openvpn: use new File::file_put_contents() wrapper for instances

    openvpn: updated model and clarified "auth" default option

    mvc: remove "non-functional" hints from form input elements

    mvc: uppercase default label in BaseListField is more likely

    ui: add bytes format to standard formatters list

    plugins: os-ddclient 1.16[1]

    plugins: os-frr 1.36[2]

    plugins: os-wireguard 2.1[3]

    plugins: os-tinc 1.7 adds support for "StrictSubnets" variable (contributed by andrewhotlab)

    lang: update translations and add Polish

    src: bring back netmap tun(4) ethernet header emulation (contributed by Sunny Valley Networks)

    src: axgbe: gracefully handle i2c bus failures

    src: bnxt: do not restart on VLAN changes

    src: ice: do not restart on VLAN changes

    src: net: do not overwrite VLAN PCP

    src: net: remove VLAN metadata on PCP / VLAN encapsulation

    src: if_vlan: always default to 802.1

    src: iflib: fix panic during driver reload stress test

    src: iflib: fix white space and reduce some line lengths

    src: ixgbe: define IXGBE_LE32_TO_CPUS

    src: ixgbe: check for fw_recovery

    src: net80211: fail for unicast traffic without unicast key[4]

    src: pcib: allocate the memory BAR with the MSI-X table[5]

    ports: php 8.2.10[6]

    ports: python 3.9.18[7]

    ports: unbound 1.18.0[8] ```

    A way of getting users to join here as well?

    This is an open ended question, it seems we need to encourage people to join here as well as being on their preferred platform (which is not ours to discourage or be derogatory about).

    I still frequent the "that site" because I want to help - but honestly I dont want to help "that site". Not that I am really doing so.

    However, it feels weird if I do have to say "we are also on fede.. blah blah" and lets be honest about this -- its less support, but by more knowledgeable people (??probably I believe so).

    How do we get them (and lets face it, Franco) over here to support OSS.

    I know Franco has paid subscriptions but opnsense is OSS, the community is more than happy to help out if it is not paywalled.

    OPNsense 23.7.3 released

    OPNsense 23.7.2 released

    A seal walks into a bar and asks the bartender for a drink.

    "What would you like?" says the bartender.

    The seal replies, "anything but Canadian Club".

    I'm an agnostic, dyslexic with insomnia.

    I stay up all night wondering if there really is a dog.

    Some people think being a hostage is hard.

    I reckon I could do it with my hands tied behind my back.

    I had sex last night.

    It was so good, even the neighbours had a cigarette!

    I was early for my booking at the restaurant last night

    The manager asked "Do you mind waiting for a bit?" "Not at all" I replied.

    "Good, can you please take these drinks to table 3"

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