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Server crash. UPDATE: New server ordered

webwit
The server crashed this morning, sometime after 6:00 CET (nightly backup completed). I couldn't ssh into the server even after a restart. I used a rescue system by our hoster which uses PXE…

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New forum software and technical committee

matt3o
Deskthority is unfortunately in need of a substantial software update. We are currently running on an old branch of phpBB and we need to start thinking about updating it. During the years…

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I broke the pm system, maybe?

elecplus
I am on thr iPad, and I replied to a msg from someone. Then I inserted a smiley from the iPad keyboard. It came back with General Error, and several lines of SQL code. This can be reproduced. Hope I…

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Sort forum by when thread was started rather than last post

eddible
Hey all, Does anyone know of a way to change the way the forum threads are sorted? On the marketplace forum, I feel it would make more sense to sort it by when the thread was created as opposed to the…

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[Suggestion] Country flags

Icarium
It's suggestion day. First I thought that it would be nice to immediately see the country of origin of a poster but now that I think about it what I really would like to see is a marketplace filter…

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Mark as unread

ramnes
Would it be possible to have a feature to mark PMs as unread? I often open my PMs but can't answer immediately, and later forget to answer because it is already shown as read on my inbox. :(

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Just an introduction

muon
Hey, just wanted to introduce myself - been meaning to come to this board for a while but never remembered until today. I'm somewhat active on /r/mechanicalkeyboards and Geekhack as well, though I'm…

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Server reboot at midnight CET

webwit
Following a security advisory, later tonight I've to update the system's kernel, after which the server needs a reboot. It took just two minutes on another server where I already did it. If you're…

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switching to kiwi IRC?

matt3o
I know most use a dedicated client, but casual users might be more comfortable with the fancy Kiwi IRC. What do you think if we switch to https://kiwiirc.com/client/irc.freenod… ? Also (old…

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In need for moderators?

matt3o
It has been brought to my attention that we might be in need of some help with the forum moderation. We were recently under a light spam attack and a swifter intervention would have made…

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Linking individual posts

flabbergast
How do you guys figure out a link to an individual post? It happens relatively often to me that I want to link a specific post in a thread. I know that the 'Spy' page does this, but if it's an older…

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Confusing PM time stamps

berserkfan
Hi I know we are scattered over different continents and time zones. More confusingly, probably at least some of us have set our times to certain standard times, and some of us have not. For…

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Deskthority 5th Anniversary
Deskthority 5th Anniversary

matt3o
5th-anniversary-give-away.png Deskthority 5th Anniversary official thread The 29th of January is an important milestone in the…

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'Darkness' theme
'Darkness' theme

LuX
Dunno if I'm blind(ed by the brightness), or there actually is no dark theme for us light sensitive creatures... I took matters in my own hand and…

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Where's tin long?

fract00r
See subject pls tnx

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frequent timeouts

matt3o
Is it just me or the site returns a timeout error every now and then? It is especially frustrating when it happens on "submit" and the message doesn't pass through...

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On making "great finds" private to registered users only

ohaimark
The price equilibrium for new mech stuff settled at a higher point for a few reasons. Sellers are "greedy," but consumers are buying the goods and setting the market price higher. …

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Searching "Threads I started" possible?

CeeSA
I didn't find a possibility to search all threads I started. Did I miss something? If there is no such search, I would like to have this. ;)

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Wallpaper service

copter
DT is full of beautiful pictures from keyboards, switches, keycaps etc. From these pictures some are picked to current header image rotation, which is a very nice feature as I really love these high…

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Convince me to make DT my primary forum -- I'm nervous

ohaimark
"All roads lead to the Deskthority wiki." ~ Or so it seems to me. I've been working to make a name for myself in /r/MechanicalKeyboards and GH because of their relatively large…

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New year resolutions

matt3o
Some of you might already know that starting Jan 13th I took over to 002's role as [deep_voice] Forum Master [/deep_voice]. I'm really glad that 002 gave his availability in staying around,…

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Polls: stop votes from users who registered after poll date

matt3o
This already came out in the past but recent events made the flaws of the current system clear. If feasible I would stop votes from people who registered after the poll thread date. And I would…

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Changing email adress?

ajx
Can we change email adress on DT? I suscribed here with former email which i forgot the pwd and sometimes when others trying to contact me through mail, i cannot know :cry:

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Link to a specific message does not work if ...

vvp
Link to a specific message/post does not work if all of these are valid: ⋅  the topic has more than one page, ⋅  the link was created under different post ordering than the post…

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Exclude threads from the Spy feature.

SL89
I'd really like to see the ability to Hide threads / posts from showing up in the 'spy' function. I usually just let the spy window sit there so i can cherry pick things that are of note to…

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Sorry for my spam message

nocturalowl
Hi all Deskthority Club Member, I'm very sorry for my spam message earlier today. :oops: I was confused with new private message system. :oops: . Please forgive me if i'm disturbing your rest due…

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Topic not showing in marketplace directory

Djuzuh
Hello ! I posted a topic yesterday in the marketplace, but I can't see it in the marketplace subforum nor in the spy. Here is the topic in question: http://deskthority.net/member-to-membe… …

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Portuguese Language Subforum

Muirium
Well, actually, I thought I'd ask right here! Anyone any objections? I've noticed a fair bit of juicy action in DT's curious and frenetic Portuguese thread lately. Could be time to open up a…

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wap?

sth
is there a wap/lofi version of dt?

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Bug report: incorrect spy URL in header of invalid attachment page

scottc
Steps to reproduce: - Open the following URL leading to an invalid attachment: http://deskthority.net/resources/image… - Click the "spy" button - Observe the URL that it links to:…

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Server move Sunday May 24 - Status: Completed

webwit
We'll be moving to a new server next Sunday, May 24. Our SSD has been giving errors, causing server hangups and database table crashes (and possibly unknown file corruptions), and its time…

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Suggesting a Design Change
Suggesting a Design Change

Miko
When I look at a geekhack page, I notice that only a very thin fraction of the page is filled with actual content. I feels like 75% is occupied with…

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PM sql error on unicode character
PM sql error on unicode character

wheybags
Hey, getting the following sql error when trying to send a pm with unicode money bag in it :3 http://i.imgur.com/QIo35Ms…

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Problem with not distinguishing lower and uppercase in usernames!

7bit
First a little true story: Once, a long time ago, I had to delete some files from a machine running MS-Windows. It appeared that a lot of files I wanted to delete started with A . So, I typed: del…

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Subscribing to a Board

E TwentyNine
Are board subscriptions working as intended? As an example, I'm subscribed to the Vendors board in marketplace. What I'd expect that to mean is when a new topic shows up there I get a notice. I…

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Are RSS feeds supposed to work?

E TwentyNine
Setting up a feed via http://deskthority.net/feed.php?f=52 for example, when I first subscribed I got a list, but it seems to update very sporadically. Sometimes I get updates right after…

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