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comment by kleinbl00
kleinbl00  ·  401 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: May 17, 2017

Jesus fucking christ I hate IT. I hate IT people. I hate everyone who says "oh this is so easy you moron what's your fucking problem" and the problem is you need root fucking access to install a fucking bash script to generate fucking hex keys that you then have to install via SSH.


It's fuckin' hilarious. What's that? You've got an off-the-shelf router that supports VPN? Great! Let's get VPN running! Click this checkbox! Download these files! Install Tunnelblick! Drop those files on the icon! Yaay!

What's that? It's not working? well did you check the help file? What help file? Why, the one linked in the log, of course. I mean, they even highlighted it in yellow for you. So what should you do? Follow directions, of course! Build your fucking server certificates, of course! What's that? You can't click on a button in your router to build server certificates? Well, we didn't build your router. But we gave you an easy-rsa button to open terminal.

    easy-rsa installation failed: Unable to secure /Users/xxxxx/Library/Application Support/Tunnelblick/easy-rsa/keys/01.pem because it is owned by root


I mean, I have like four different devices on my network capable of generating a VPN. I have like zero different devices on my network that say "oh by the way you'll need to have mad skillz to make this shit work."

I just. want to be able to fix the phone system. if it goes pearshaped. while I'm a thousand miles away. Meanwhile Google thinks my NAS is a virus and by updating the certificates now my phone's all pissed off. And fuckin' No-ip thinks I'm completely incapable of opening a port, and it's right fuckin' there, you sonofabitch. And you look online and it's a giant sea of people saying "what the fuck do I do" crested with waves of neckbeards saying "RTFM."

This is why we don't invite you to parties.

ThatFanficGuy  ·  400 days ago  ·  link  ·  

    This is why we don't invite you to parties.

Is this often your experience with the IT people?

kleinbl00  ·  400 days ago  ·  link  ·  


ThatFanficGuy  ·  400 days ago  ·  link  ·  

And the good ones? What do they do that others don't?