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The Lounge / Re: What have you just eaten or drunk?
Last post by Luxor -
 :coffee:
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The Lounge / Re: For keeps or drop.
Last post by Luxor -
Knife edge.
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Browsers & Technology / Re: Tips for computer builders
Last post by ersi -
It's unclear to me from the post how much of that has to do with Linux.
It's to do with Linux because Linux was the first OS to be installed on the hardware and ended up with the described problems.

Or as one of the comments says: use Gentoo, not Fedora 25 from November of 2016.
Since works for Red Hat and with Red Hat, Gentoo is out of the question. But I assume he knows how to install the newest kernels for Red Hat.

My own (first lengthy) experience with an oldish AMD was about as frustrating. Being a noob, I was unable to figure out the problem and wasted a lot of money changing RAM and the graphics card, which were pointless expenses. The problem affected all Linuxes I tried, but I most definitely wanted Manjaro. Eventually, either Manjaro's kernel updates and modifications fixed the problem (because I complained on the forums too) or some other miracle happened and I am free of freezes now.[1]

My box originally came with Windows, which was probably unaffected (I looked into Windows too briefly to be certain). The end of the article says that Ryzen is not smooth even with Windows. 
Incidentally, when I was having these woes, I noticed that Arch guys had made custom kernels tweaked specifically for that AMD CPU. So I grabbed them and installed them, but it turned out that Manjaro does not play well at all with those kernels. Manjaro and Arch are not too close for all purposes.
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Browsers & Technology / Re: Tips for computer builders
Last post by Frenzie -
It's unclear to me from the post how much of that has to do with Linux. Someone who works at Red Hat is probably sufficiently knowledgeable, but it should be obvious that to use a brand-spanking new CPU you should also use a brand-spanking new kernel and such.[1] Or as one of the comments says: use Gentoo, not Fedora 25 from November of 2016.

My Debian Stretch, for example ­-- that's a no-go.

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$ uname -a
Linux frenzie-desktop 4.9.0-4-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 4.9.51-1 (2017-09-28) x86_64 GNU/Linux

I'm pretty sure you need at least 4.11 for Ryzen. For such purposes you can get 4.12 from stretch-backports.

Or maybe you get that standard in Fedora?
https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=Fedora-Linux-4.12
Although to be fair I would only expect gross inefficiencies, like not throttling up or down. Not crashes.
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Browsers & Technology / Re: Tips for computer builders
Last post by ersi -
Here's another experience of building a PC (with Linux), worth reading in full https://lukas.zapletalovi.com/2017/10/ryzen-and-linux-is-a-disaster-2017.html
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DnD Central / Re: What's Going on in Europe
Last post by Frenzie -
How do Europeans react to this? (I'm of course asking actual Europeans...)
Unfortunately Germany is a little bit more like America now.[1] I echo @krake. How many new bullet holes in the Capitol?
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DnD Central / Re: What's Going on in Europe
Last post by krake -
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A new German law introducing state censorship on social media platforms came into effect on October 1, 2017. ...
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How do Europeans react to this? (I'm of course asking actual Europeans...)

EU action needed: German NetzDG draft threatens freedom of expression


As a brave American, what alternatives would you propose?
To storm The Bundestag or the EU head quarters with assault rifles?

BTW, what's about the erosion of civil rights in the USA (assuming that you did notice any, I wouldn't be surprized at all if you didn't)?
Has any American fired a single shot to sop it?
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The Lounge / Re: This or that?
Last post by Frenzie -
Armenia.

Maigret or Holmes?
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The Lounge / Re: This or that?
Last post by Syav -
Automatic gears.

Visit Armenia or Almeria(in Spain) ?
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The Lounge / Re: True or false?
Last post by Syav -
False.

You have never eaten a pumpkin pie.