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  1. blackneos940

    Having Issues With C# Code Compiling: It Says Unexpected Symbol

    Hey guys! :3 I'm back! :) And yes, I'm healthy, and have not fallen ill.... Though as for my mind, well.... But never mind all that. :D So I've been writing a Program in C#, and it won't Compile, with either mcs or Online. :( First, the Code: // This Program is released under the 2-Clause BSD...
  2. blackneos940 Detects My Adblocker?

    First, let me state this: I have nothing against ads, sponsors, etc.. I also want to support every Site I visit. :) But what worries me is ads that track me, and how it might be the case that scores of third-parties may or may not have their own privacy policies. I trust all of you here. But...
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    Why is there so much flaming between the Linux and BSD communities? :<

    I am part of a number of Linux and BSD groups... :3 I use any OS I wanna', and that of course includes *BSD and Linux. :) So I just don't understand this fanboyism that goes on.... And that's including the arguments for and against GPL v. BSD Licenses. :< Having a preference is fine, but as...
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    Am I Doomed Forever To Only Program With CLI with my Autistic mind?

    Hey guys.... Merry Christmas! :3 Anywho, I'm a bit depressed about something... I tried, and tried, to get pretty good at GTK+, Visual Studio, etc., but it seems that I just can't grasp the idea of UX.... As you know, I have Autism, so we tend to think in certain ways that don't involve certain...
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    Having Trouble With Getting To GDM In Kali Linux And Xorg After Boot

    Hey guys! :3 So, let me preface with this: I installed Kali Linux alongside Ubuntu, Windows 10, and FreeBSD and use rEFInd to manage Booting with them all. :) After I install Kali Linux, I then add a non-root User for regular Web Browsing, and after running apt update; apt upgrade;, everything...
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    Having Trouble Understanding When To Call Classes In C# With Mono and .NET...

    So anywho, this post pertains to Linux, but also to any OS that can run Mono or .NET Framework. It's a basic C# Program I got from a YouTube video teaching C#. :) First, the Code... using static System.Console; namespace Classes { class Animal { //Class Constructors public...
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    What Do You Guys Think Of The BSDs?

    I use every OS out there, as long as it doesn't steal my unborn child (I'm actually still a virgin, giving that 40 year old dude from that movie a run for his money). But, all joking aside, I also use FreeBSD. :) It's a nice OS, but a little more setup is required... UFS is quite impressive too...
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    How Many Of You Guys Use ZFS On Your Server(s)?

    I was just wondering, because ZFS is pretty freakin' cool. :3 But I like UFS2 and EXT4 too. :3 Furthermore, will we ever reach the Data cap that ZFS provides, or even EXT4...? That would be quite a lot of Black Hole pictures. :>
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    What Is The Linux Equivalent Of The Windows NT (NT, 2000, 7, etc.) Registry?

    I'm curious about this one... :3 In my quest to become more Tech-literate, I'm learning about the Windows Registry. :3 Is there some equivalent on Linux? :3 Or is it different across multiple Distros? :) Does Linux even have such a functionality? :) This is just a curious question, but one I...
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    Why Do I Find It So Hard To Integrate Code From Elsewhere?

    Hey guys. :3 It is I, black! :3 Anywho, it seems that despite all my years of trying to understand Programming, I still have a hard time integrating existing Code into a Program I'm writing... :< Take for example this: public static void click(int x, int y) throws AWTException{ Robot bot =...
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    Touchpad Keeps Stops Working While Using Keyboard

    Hey guys!..... :3 How are ya.....? :3 So I fired up Minecraft today, and started a new World..... Everything was going alright until I tried to turn while walking..... :< Oh noes!..... :3 For context, I'm running Lubuntu 19.04, with the Plasma 5 Desktop Environment..... :3...
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    How Do I Compile VLC? I Keep Having Trouble With Qt.

    So I'm back with another conundrum..... :3 I'm trying to compile VLC and make my own version, called VLC Custard, and I took care of everything like xcb and friends..... :3 Now, it's telling me that I need a specific version of Qt, specifically: configure: error: No package 'Qt5Core'...
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    How Do I Backup My Xubuntu (Or Any Linux )Install To An Image File?

    Hellooo..... :3 So I get the general idea..... I can use DD, Brasero, etc., but I wanna' use DD..... :3 The goal is to create an image of Xubuntu on my ASUS X205TA to the Hard Drive on a Server me and a friend have..... That way, we can access Files without turning this Netbook into...
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    Using My Old ASUS X205TA As A Pseudo-Chromebook

    So I tried not using smileys in the question title like I usually do to help people when they search on the Interwebz..... :3 Anywho, if you look the specs up, you'll find that this Laptop is best used with either a BSD Distro, or some Linux Distro..... So I went with Xubuntu..... :3 I...
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    VirtualBox keeps spawning windows every time I open it :<

    So here I have a problem..... As the topic title says, every time I try and open VirtualBox (it's the latest version), VirtualBox keeps spawning more windows, and then closes each one (thank ADMIRAL ACKBAR, as it doesn't cause Linux to choke with too many open windows of a Program!.....) :3...
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    How do Servers like those at and Google seem to always stay Online.....? :3

    So I've been wondering this for a little while now..... When Linux and Windows and the BSDs and HP-UX, etc., get Kernel updates, it seems they need to reboot..... :3 But what about you Rob.....? :3 When you get a Kernel update, do you have to reboot.....? :3 Does Google have to...
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    Help With Getting Laptop Mic To Work :3

    The Laptop in question is an HP 15-bs212wm, and the Mic works fine under Windows..... :\ Anywho, here's the output of lspci: hp-laptop-15-bs212wm description: Notebook product: HP Laptop 15-bs2xx (3TT16UA#ABA) vendor: HP version: Type1ProductConfigId serial: CND815512F...
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    Why Is LZMA Compression So SLOW??..... :<

    I understand that Compression Algorithms check for redundant Data in Files and then compress them to save space on the Disk, but man, using Ark to compress my Virtual Machines from VirtualBox is so painfully SLOW!!..... :( I think I'll go back to playing Need For Speed, while compressing my...
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    Adding ext4 Partition to /etc/fstab File.....? :3

    As the question describes, I wanna add my Kali Linux Partition to Manjaro's fstab File, so that it automounts on Login..... :3 How is this accomplished.....? :3 Good GOD, that Stromboli made me full..... :P Thanks for any help guys..... :3
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    Microsoft To Charge Monthly For Windows 10??? :3

    Hey guys!..... :3 So I heard about this rumor for a while now..... Is it true.....? :3 It would give me an excuse to ditch Windows, and try to get Call Of Duty and The Sims to both work on Linux..... :3