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[fixed] "Evolution is currently offline due to a network outage."

Evolution is currently offline due to a network outage. Evolution will return to online mode once a network connection is established.If you have this error when updating your system (for example, from Ubuntu 14 to Ubuntu 16), the solution is to run Evolution with this command: evolution --force-online That is usually related to a combination of evolution, dbus, and NetworkManager. With all three installed the idea was that NM would say whether it had a working network or not over dbus. Tools like evolution would ask on dbus about the state of the network and switch to online or offline as networks were hotplugged. This breaks down when the network isn't managed by NM but NM is still running. Such as when /etc/network/interfaces is configured to use ifupdown instead. If NM is running then it won't have any networks under its control and it fails to recognize that the system does actually have a network running outside of its control. It will respond to evolution that …

"The Uncensored Hidden Wiki" fake replica!

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I found out that there is a fake version of "The Uncensored Hidden Wiki". On the fake version some links are changed with fake websites. I suppose they are trying to steal your login credentials. I compared the "Financial services" pages on both wikis and found out that they changed the URL of the "Hidden Answers". However, the fake replica of "Hidden Answers" don't work at the moment. Genuine (supposedly): http://gxamjbnu7uknahng.*****/wiki/index.php/Financial_Services Fake: http://uhwiki36pbooodfj.*****/wiki/index.php/Financial_Services Please note that I do not guarantee which of the above URLs is "genuine" and don't assume that any of them are "safe". Maybe both of them are "fake", I don't know. Here are some examples of differences: Screenshots are from Meld. Visit "The Uncensored Hidden Wiki" or any other *.onion website at your own risk. I do not endorse and do not recommend usin…

Bitcoin price analysis

Every bitcoin sold at the moment is a trader consolidating the current $1250+ price position. In an ideal world we would have a slow decrease in value prior to the ETF decision, and a big redistribution of bitcoin away from people who bought at a much lower price(and are thus happy to sell them in a dropping market) to people who are more likely to hold if it falls and reduce the downwards volatility that has been present in the last couple of months.

Bitcoin conspiracy

What if a few people like Ver or Gavin realized that if Bitcoin ever actually looked like it was going to succeed the banking industry would spend billions of dollars to stamp it out or that rapid adoption could actually be very bad for society and mankind as a whole? In either of these cases, Bitcoin would have to constantly look like it was on the brink of failure even though adoption was increasing. This would serve to slow adoption to a manageable rate as well as keep the corrupt banking and fiat system from bothering to get involved until too late. How would I do this? First, you have to keep the actual conspiracy small otherwise the jig is up. But then how do you get co-conspirators who aren't actually co-conspirators? Make it about something else, a competing client. OK, great. But you really need to stop people from actually wanting the client. How do I do that? Easy, I will make it complete shit and a totally obvious guarantee of failure to anyone technical. Uh oh, they…

Quantum computers are threat to Bitcoin?

What to do if Bitcoin's cryptography seemed like it would be broken in a few years because of quantum computers? Some people said we should upgrade to a quantum proof encryption algorithm but do nothing else, and once the crypto eventually gets broken, anyone with money in non-quantum proof addresses will simply have it stolen, leaving potentially millions of bitcoin in the hands of one thief. Theymos argued that this would be a systemic risk to Bitcoin, and it would be better to give people a few years to send coins to a quantum proof address, and then freeze all unprotected coins assuming they were lost. From the victims perspective this is about the same as having the coins stolen, but it would be far safer for the ecosystem as a whole.

Your money is already just numbers in somebody's computer, the only question you have to ask yourself, whosе computer?

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A lot of people struggle to understand bitcoin, because it's "digital", without recognizing the simple fact that nearly all money today is digital. Virtually all of our money today is just numbers stored in a database on someone else's computer. However, there are important distinctions between having your money represented on a computer owned by a bank or stored on a tens of thousands of computers worldwide in a cryptographically secured peer-to-peer network. Your digital money at a bank can be frozen, stolen, blocked, hacked, and devalued. You cannot do anything with your digital money stored at a bank without permission from the bank that controls it and under the scrutiny and whim of the state. Your funds can be blocked, confiscated and, most certainly, tracked and reported to the government. Your digital funds on the blockchain suffer from none of these issues, with the only legitimate concern being that the value can fluctuate substantially on a …

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