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Torilauta (most popular LynxChan instance ever?) Concerned citizen 05/31/2019 (Fri) 15:44:11 Id:ff837f No. 880 [Reply]
Torilauta ("market board") is a Finnish darknet imageboard forked from LynxChan 1.8.0 in November 2017. Stats show nearly 3 million posts, which is quite an accomplishment in less than 2 years especially considering that the population of Finland is only ~5.5 million and posting from abroad is prohibited. The main purpose of Torilauta seems to be selling & buying drugs in F2F (face-to-face) fashion on the streets of major Finland cities (each city having its own subboard).

Any thoughts and feelings? In particular, Stephen do you approve this use of LynxChan? Probably thousands of Finnish kids are addicted to drugs because of the imageboard you have created. Shame on you. Absolute degeneracy.

URL: http://hss33mlbykbsxmug.onion
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Huh. Seems like a lot of lynxchan sites have this problem. Endchan, this site, ect. Could it perhaps be because YOU BREAK FRONT ENDS WITH EVERY UPDATE?
didnt the feds take down that shit
what prob?
Problem of using outdated Lynxchan installations.
Well, if I don't break compatibility I can't move the project forward. I provide predictable compatibility lifespan and standards along with my own front-end implementations that people can use to base themselves on. The only alternative would be to work under contrived circumstances to ensure backward compatibility for extended periods of time, which would set everything back.

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Cat Board owner 01/03/2016 (Sun) 12:07:51 Id:9ca3a6 No. 219 [Reply]

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Cat 05/17/2019 (Fri) 05:54:23 Id:2d3c2e No. 795 [Reply]
woohoo 2.2 coming out in one day! get hyped bitches!
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Which site was that? Because I couldn't reproduce on penumbra's master branch.
i can't rep either, weird
text was 2015 char, it was op
dunno if already mentioned somewhere but one annoying thing is quote links are always added at the end in the post box, instead of where the cursor is
have you seen how 4chanX does it's post preview
feature request

add option to auto spoiler thumbnails of images [and videos?] posted via tor

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LynxChan Installation Tutorial Cat 01/06/2017 (Fri) 01:14:08 Id:e5d5f0 No. 385 [Reply]
This is for debian.

Pre-install: Make sure you've created a user account with sudo rights, and use it for the rest of the tutorial. Do not run lynxchan on the root account.

1. Install nodejs

curl -sL https://deb.nodesource.com/setup_6.x | sudo -E bash -
sudo apt-get install -y nodejs
sudo apt-get install -y build-essential

2. Install Mongodb
sudo apt-key adv --keyserver hkp://keyserver.ubuntu.com:80 --recv EA312927
echo "deb http://repo.mongodb.org/apt/debian wheezy/mongodb-org/3.2 main" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/mongodb-org-3.2.list
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install -y mongodb-org

3. Install imagemagick

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404 error
To get https working on the nginx proxy do I need to do anything special? It gives me unauthorized errors when I try to use certbot.
no, just use the plugin
4. Install ffmpeg
sudo echo deb http://www.deb-multimedia.org testing main non-free \

"-bash: /etc/apt/sources.list: Permission denied"

what did i do wrong
the redirect, try
echo shit | sudo tee -a list

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Cat 06/15/2019 (Sat) 05:52:56 Id:16afd7 No. 961 [Reply]
List of chans currently using LynxChan
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List of chan currently not using LynxChan
libre.land is back
Nvm they're back now: http://libreland.nl
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Nvm they're permanently gone.

Cat 06/14/2019 (Fri) 03:57:23 Id:36a817 No. 952 [Reply]
JS compile into a single file and minify? vichan has this and it's quite useful for reducing requests to the server
People can do that on their front-end. It's something out of the scope of the back-end.
could use gulp (node module) to make it easy. run one command to take all scripts from source folder, concat, minify and output to destination folder.

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Cat 06/08/2019 (Sat) 20:55:12 Id:a6754c No. 928 [Reply]
So why doesn't "Delete posts by IP" automatically delete everything out of media management?
I think the de-duplicator itself is an unnecessary component. Even on sites without one, the file size never gets extremely intensive.
>4chan stats: Active Content: 1108 GB
Currently all the de-duplicator accomplishes is the following:
1) Produce odd filenames instead of standard UNIX timestamp filenames, like 8ch
2) Increase burden and complexity of moderation by adding another layer of shit you have to do just to get files to go away
3) Introduces possibility for administrator to "forget" about illegal content -- Content they deleted or deleted by IP would be retained in media management (and still entirely accessible on server to anyone with the URL, making it possible for a less-than-knowledgeable administrator to become an unknowing CP upload site.)

Should the file de-duplicator be removed entirely? I'd like to get your opinion.
Removing it would simplify moderation and make filenames more recognizable and standard.
You think there are no benefits because you are not looking at the statistics of a site of your own that sees relevant traffic. In my opinion, there is room for improvement when it comes to making moderation more intuitive in relation to file deduplication. But I really don't think it should be removed due to the bandwidth efficiency it brings. kohlchan upload bandwidth usage has been noticeably reduced. And the more popular a site is, the more relevant the download bandwidth efficiency can be observed. About the old filenames, That's just legacy and nostalgia. The effects it has on user experience are negligible in this equation.

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3 feature requests Cat 04/23/2019 (Tue) 22:43:12 Id:bac396 No. 783 [Reply]
Feature request 1: make it possible in the global settings to edit the footer of the chan, just as it is already possible to edit the header. It would only make sense to have both, not just one.
Feature request 2: allow board owner to enable or disable TOR posting on their board, lest the administrator hasn't disabled it globally.
Feature request 3: make it possible to view a user's post history by clicking on their hashed IP, to determine wether a user is legit or a newbie spammer.
>inb4 no no no
I think these are decent requests and handy features that should be basic to any imageboard software.
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For people to identify themselves inside a given thread in a conversation. Trips are NOT for attentionwhores to spread their e-fame across multiple sites.
I had an idea for a feature for Lynxchan that could be pretty cool. On websites with only admin created boards, if a post is off topic you can simply move it to another board but on user created boards, this doesn't work. What if you could set up movement permissions for your board? For instance the technology board could accept threads from the video games board and vice versa, allowing mods to send off topic posts to the correct board. If they act in bad faith and send garbage then they could be taken off the whitelist of boards that are allowed to move threads to your board. It could be especially helpful if you created a /b/ type board which allows basically everything, thus all the offtopic garbage could be moved to /b/ or /trash/ or wherever you like it instead of just being deleted.
Ill think about it.

Cat 05/28/2019 (Tue) 23:43:36 Id:20082b No. 870 [Reply]
Make it so that banning for "1s" "1 minute" "1 hour" or anything outside the standard format doesn't perma ban you for whatever reason, as seen on libre.land /meta/ and /test/
I feel that mods not actually bannind people when they think they were banned would be worse than people having larger bans than intended. One can always appeal. Also, the format is clearly documented.
You're probably right about that.


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