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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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Proposed "Software & Keyboard Layouts" sub-forum
Proposed "Software & Keyboard Layouts" sub-forum

pkamb
Deskthority does not currently have a home for the "software" side of Keyboards. The hardware knowledge is first-class, but Deskthority…

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Privacy policy

Muirium
Deskthority values your privacy, so we don't use any 3rd party trackers or other external scripts. We'll never sell your data. We don't have to or want to. We're a small hobby club which finances…

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About Deskthority

Muirium
<This is a placeholder for a new link in the footer which will be added later.>

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The Deskthority facebook page

Ascaii
Seeing as it has been pretty dead since its creation, I suggest we find a couple of volunteers (3-4) to take over the page as admins and make sure to keep regularly posting content: announcements,…

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SQL error message on Round 5 topic page 191

facetsesame
Hi, I'm getting a SQL error on page 191 of the Round 5 topic in the Marketplace: URL: http://deskthority.net/group-buys-f50/… Is this the correct forum (in the more general sense of the…

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Do we need a new webhosting service?

7bit
Do we need a new webhosting service? http://www.spiegel.de/netzwelt/netzpol… It says that Hetzner gave in and removed content from an Ukrainian website, because Russia wants them to do so.…

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Issues with IRC

bhtooefr
Lately, we've had issues with the signal to noise ratio worsening in IRC, and none of the users that have operator powers are active in the channel any more. (To name names, that's…

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IRC management

Medowy
So, after the last IRC "incident" (this thread is not about it) there was an idea thrown on the table: bring ops back to the channel. Few volunteers were "nominated" by OO2: I…

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[Suggestion] Set down rules for the classifieds.

fossala
99% of classifieds are fine, it would be good though to have some rules to point too.

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Page move via Replace broken?

Daniel Beardsmore
Has search and replace stopped moving pages? It looks like the page move aspect of replace has died. As a test, try this: Cherry MX Grey Green → Hirose Cherry MX Grey Green Cherry MX Pale Yellow…

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Updated forum software in beta

webwit
EDIT: Sunday 1 June 2014: The main forum will be unavailable for a little while, during which the forum software will be updated. See you on the other side of the event horizon! EDIT 2:…

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GH and DK.

Eszett
Why is there a feud between Geekhack forum and Deskthority forum? Can someone explain the background about the relationship?

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Let there be thumbnails
Let there be thumbnails

webwit
http://i.imgur.com/msLr2a9… Let there be thumbnails! The topic overview pages now show thumbnails. Rather like a…

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Tabbed interface for other forums

002
Hello Deskthoritarians, As you may have noticed, webwit has been busy updating the Marketplace forum to use a new tabbed interface which has been received pretty well judging from the replies I see…

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Reorganising marketplace

webwit
The marketplace is our most active subforum, so I'm suggesting to bring some more structure and prominence: Marketplace takes over the blue "Other" forums, "Other"…

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How to subscribe for new topics but not posts?

fyx
I would like to subscribe to a forum, but receive email only for new topics. At the moment I am receiving emails on any new activity (e.g. individual posts).

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Does DT use anything like skimresources?

sth
Apparently Geekhack used to use VigLink and has switched to skimresources. Is deskthority using similar software to make money from external links?

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[Other] the cost of shipping

chanlol
Hi, guys Here I am to ask for help. I wanna to buy keycaps(round 5) for poker ii . Where will the keycaps be sent from? Form US? How much will the cost be from US to China? I'm based in China.

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DT password retrieval?

bobAfettz0
I have managed to misplace my password to my "old" account? The email account associated with the account was deleted (by me :oops: ) Is there any way to have the password, or reactivation…

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deskthority - Donations
deskthority - Donations

webwit
What donations are used for Donations made to deskthority are used to cover hosting and other costs (maybe in the future the members could…

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Tapatalk broken on dt?

mintberryminuscrunch
anyone else having issues using dt with tapatalk since last update?

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Looking for a new keyboard/mouse to alleviate some pain

msangapu
I've been having some pain (mainly in my right arm) where my ulnar nerve goes to sleep. I've started to wear a brace at night which helps quite a bit, but then during the day, the problem arises again…

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Announcement of server move, Sunday 20 October 12:00 UTC

webwit
Deskthority will move to a new server on Sunday, October 20th, at approximately 12:00 UTC. The website at our current host will be put into read-only mode and show a notice, after which a…

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[Suggestion/help to find] Scaling of images in BBCode

damorgue
BBCode specifies this to be the way to scale images, but it doesn't seem work. I can't seem to get it to work at least. Full version: [img width={width} height={height} ...]{url}[/img] Another…

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A possible guest for a future keyboard party

Findecanor
I'm just putting it here as a note, so that I don't lose it... :) At the Deskthority Keyboard Party 2013 last year in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, we talked about maybe having the next party be sited…

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forum spy smaller ?

Vierax
Hi guys, When connecting today I observe that the spy page changed : no more than 11 topics displayed :( Is it a new feature or a bug ? ;) So why this change ? Thx

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[Suggestion] slight performance boost

matt3o
If you are in for a slight performance boost you may try the following. Create the virtual domain: images.deskthority.net (simply i.) and point it to /styles/deskthority_base/theme/images/ (and…

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Vector Deskthority Logo

matt3o
Is it available? (asking it as an official club member :P )

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2 years of deskthority (UPDATE: 3 years of deskthority)

webwit
Today is deskthority's second birthday. Still a young forum! We currently have over 3000 members and nearing 100000 posts and 5000 topics. We have around 2000 "returning" visits…

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fossala

Soarer
Has anyone heard from fossala at all since June? I emailed his paypal address a few days ago, but no reply. He still owes me (and presumably others) IBM/Alps boards from the second round of him…

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Keep getting logged out
Keep getting logged out

kps
I frequently find myself logged out of Deskthority, often when trying to preview and post, but also at other times. Troubleshooting: It seems that DT…

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[Suggestion] Subforum for support/discussion on custom hardware/firmware

bpiphany
Every now and then I receive questions on hardware/firmware issues on my own controllers or Teensy based keyboards. I don't think I am always the best person to answer those.. Having a dedicated…

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Server problems

webwit
There was a problem with our server, it had a bad crash which was visible after contacting hetzner (our hoster) and getting access through a KVM console. On reboot it showed some SSD errors, and some…

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Keyboard Oracle should be made sticky...

Kurk
Quite regularly there are threads posted asking what keyboard to buy. Such questions used to be answered by the Keyboard Oracle or one of its many helpers. I think that the Oracle thread should be…

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Network problems at our hosting provider

webwit
Our hosting provider Hetzner seems to be under attack right now, resulting in unpredictable response times. We were not reachable for 15-30 minutes, and some people still report problems. From their…

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