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Feb 10, 2023 Ahuka
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Summary: We continue our month-long stay in Benson, a town just southeast of Tucson. Series: Travel Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3790 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3790/hpr3790_source.flac We wrap up our stay in Tucson, Arizona and move over to Benson, Arizona, not far from Tucson. Here we will stay for a month. And we don't run out of things to do. This was one of our favorite stops of the trip. In this episode we visit an old west movie set, Saguaro...
Topics: Travel, RV life, Arizona, Tucson
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Jan 27, 2023 Ahuka
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Summary: This episode reports on some updates to the Fediverse that I ran across in May 2022 Series: Social Media Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3780 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3780/hpr3780_source.flac One of the things I love about the Fediverse is that there is constant activity and development. As I mentioned in the previous report on Bookwyrm, it is not unusual to return to an app a few months later and see new features have been added that make it...
Topics: social media, alternative, Fediverse, ActivityPub, Mastodon, Screen readers, WordPress
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Jan 13, 2023 Ahuka
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Summary: We move to Benson, a town just southeast of Tucson, where we will stay for a month. Series: Travel Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3770 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3770/hpr3770_source.flac We wrap up our stay in Ajo, Arizona and move over to Benson, Arizona, not far from Tucson. Here we will stay for a month. And we don't run out of things to do. This was one of our favorite stops of the trip. Links: https://flic.kr/s/aHBqjzKvKF...
Topics: Travel, RV life, Arizona
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Dec 30, 2022 Ahuka
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Summary: This episode looks at a relatively new but promising alternative to Goodreads that is firmly in the Series: Social Media Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3760 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3760/hpr3760_source.flac Federated social media can open up some wonderful possibilities to reimagine some of the social apps we already use and find ways to do them better. In this episode I want to highlight a new contender for a Fediverse application that may be...
Topics: social media, alternative, Fediverse, ActivityPub, Goodreads, library, Bookwyrm
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Dec 16, 2022 Ahuka
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Summary: We move into Southern Arizona, near the Mexican border. Series: Travel Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3750 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3750/hpr3750_source.flac We wrap up our stay in Topock, Arizona and move down to Ajo, Arizona, not far from the Mexican border. Kevin gets a head cold and takes it easy for a few days, but we still manage to get out and see some things. At the end we repair our steps and head off to the Tucson area. Links:...
Topics: Travel, RV life, Arizona
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Dec 2, 2022 Ahuka
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Summary: More on DOS. This time it is using variables in batch files, and nesting batch files. Series: DOS Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3740 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3740/hpr3740_source.flac This final episode of the DOS series continues the look at batch files by first looking at how you can use variables in writing your batch files. Then we look at how batch files can be nested, that is, how one batch file can call another batch file, thus chaining...
Topics: DOS, early PC computing, batch files, variables, nesting
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Nov 18, 2022 Ahuka
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Summary: Hitting our first major stop in Arizona. Series: Travel Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3730 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3730/hpr3730_source.flac We get to our first major stop for a week in Topock, Arizona. From here we can check out places like Oatman, Arizona and Lake Havasu, Arizona. We make a few more mistakes, but learn from them. Links: https://www.palain.com/travel/into-arizona/
Topics: Travel, RV life, Arizona
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Nov 14, 2022 Lurking Prion
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Summary: A short episode about the reaching effects of breaches and forgotten accounts Series: Privacy and Security Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3726 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3726/hpr3726_source.m4a A short episode about the reaching effects of breaches and accounts you may have forgotten about. New Marriot Breach: https://techcrunch.com/2022/07/06/marriott-breach-again/ Privacy Fix: How to Find Old Online Accounts from Consumer Reports:...
Topics: cybersecurity, security, EvilSteve, breach, data reduction, privacy
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Nov 4, 2022 Ahuka
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Summary: More on DOS. This time it is using the ECHO command with batch files. Series: DOS Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3720 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3720/hpr3720_source.flac This continues our look at batch files by demonstrating the use of the ECHO command. This command can be used to display things on the screen, or hide them, as you wish. Links: https://www.ahuka.com/dos-lessons-for-self-study-purposes/dos-lesson-16-practicing-batch-files-with-echo/
Topics: DOS, early PC computing, batch files, ECHO
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Oct 31, 2022 Lurking Prion
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Summary: My journey in to technology Series: How I got into tech Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3716 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3716/hpr3716_source.m4a I share my story about how I got in to technology.
Topics: career, technology
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Oct 21, 2022 Ahuka
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Summary: One more trip change, then on the road Series: Travel Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3710 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3710/hpr3710_source.flac Once again we had to change plans due to some health issues that were not serious but had to be dealt with. But we finally got on the road and started traveling. Links: https://blog.campersinn.com/blog/ultimate-rv-packing-list-for-a-first-time-camper https://www.palain.com/travel/changing-plans-2/
Topics: Travel, trip planning
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Oct 17, 2022 Lurking Prion
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Summary: A philosophical look at the future of technology. Series: Privacy and Security Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3706 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3706/hpr3706_source.m4a Brady and I discuss people and technology; where it was, where we are, and where we are going. Put on your philosophy hats! Podcast Stuff: Robert actually had an Atari 1200 XL: http://oldcomputers.net/atari-1200xl.html Ray Ban Smart Glasses:...
Topics: cybersecurity, security, EvilSteve, socialmedia, technology, philosophy, future
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Oct 14, 2022 binrc
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Summary: I talk about configuring FreeBSD as a desktop OS and give tips for those coming from Linux Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3705 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3705/hpr3705_source.ogg Getting an installer Link to FreeBSD downloads Choose the correct arch for your system. amd64 is probably the one you want if you know nothing about computer architectures. you will have a lot of options: *-bootonly.iso is a netinstall image that is for burning to a CD...
Topic: FreeBSD
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Oct 11, 2022 Dave Morriss
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Summary: From Scotland, another chat between MrX and Dave Morriss Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3702 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3702/hpr3702_source.flac Introduction Hosts: MrX Dave Morriss We recorded this on Monday September 12 th 2022. We have a list of talking points each time and never get through them! Topics discussed Places visited: Lake District, England Loch Lomond, Scotland Stockbridge, Edinburgh Water of Leith, Edinburgh Death of Queen...
Topics: chat, old technology, organiser
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Oct 10, 2022 Paul J
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Summary: The history and future of ReiserFS, its involvement with DARPA, a sordid murder and Kernel politics Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3701 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3701/hpr3701_source.flac ReiserFS – The file system of the future Intro: Welcome to HPR; What I do; How I got in to computing; How I got in to Slackware and discovered ReiserFS A history of ReiserFS: Previous episode; Brief recap; A brief history; Lessons learned and experiences gained;...
Topics: hans reiser, reiserfs, reiser4, reiser5, slackware, linux, intro, darpa, acorn, amiga, commodore
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Oct 7, 2022 Ahuka
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Summary: More on DOS. This time it is Introduction to Batch Files Series: DOS Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3700 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3700/hpr3700_source.flac Batch files are an important topic to mastering DOS, and in this episode we begin exploring them. Batch files in DOS are similar to BASH scripts in Unix/Linux in that they let you run multiple commands from one file. Links:...
Topics: DOS, early PC computing, Batch Files
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Summary: We will dive into our favorite games or others with interesting mechanics. Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3699 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3699/hpr3699_source.ogg Videogames Cruelty Squad on Steam Steam Half-Life Steam Half-Life 2 Steam Deus Ex Steam , GOG Fallout 3 Steam , GOG Slay the Spire Steam , GOG Crypt of the NecroDancer Steam , GOG Spin the bottle Bumpie's party (Nintendo WiiU) website Affordable space adventures (Nintendo WiiU) website Old...
Topics: games, guest, videogames, board games
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Oct 5, 2022 Klaatu
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Summary: Edit oudio as a spectrogram Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3698 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3698/hpr3698_source.flac Here's a view of my voice. The bright spots at the bottom of the image are my voice, and the bright burst at the top is a click caused by saliva. Here's me inhaling. Notice how sparse this is compared to my voice. One thing I fail to mention in the episode is that there are network monitors that render network activity as a...
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Summary: Brady and I discuss Mis-information, Dis-information, and Fake News. Series: Privacy and Security Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3697 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3697/hpr3697_source.m4a Brady and I discuss Mis-information, Dis-information, and Fake News. We discuss what it is, how it is used, and we are all a product and target for all of it. We discuss ways to avoid deception which leads to a philosophical discussion about truth, morals, and...
Topics: cybersecurity, security, EvilSteve, misinformation, disinformation, fakenews
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Sep 30, 2022 binrc
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Summary: Using youtube's channel RSS feeds to watch youtube from the command line Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3695 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3695/hpr3695_source.ogg How I watch youtube with newsboat I find that the youtube web ui is designed to keep users on the site by feeding them an unending stream of information. Bright colors, distracting thumbnails, peanut galleries, etc. I prefer to consume my videos in the same way I consume everything else: via...
Topics: newsboat, RSS, youtube
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Sep 29, 2022 Mechatroniac
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Summary: Organic Synthesis of Human and Machine Occurs Post Cosmic Event Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3694 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3694/hpr3694_source.ogg In the aftermath of the cosmic event that destroyed all computers below a certain die size, more robust machines emerge from the ashes.
Topics: beam, righttorepair, robots, mechatronics, apocalypse
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Summary: Rho`n describes fixing the safety mechanism to his electric mower Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3693 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3693/hpr3693_source.flac Synopsis In this episode, Rho`n fixes the safety mechanism to his Neuton electric mower. Recently the automatic cutoff mechanism was getting finicky. Needing to pull the safety bar back just the correct amount to keep the mower running. Often needing to keep hands on both the left and right sides...
Topics: electric lawnmower, lawnmower, repair
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Sep 27, 2022 Lurking Prion
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Summary: I discuss the issue of what makes a real hacker with my my son Series: Privacy and Security Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3692 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3692/hpr3692_source.m4a In this episode, I discuss the ever prominent question of "What is a real hacker?" in explicitly explicit language. So enjoy the discussion and give me your thoughts. This topic always gets peoples feathers ruffled, so agree, disagree? Leave your thoughts or post...
Topics: cybersecurity, security, EvilSteve, hacking, hacker
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Sep 26, 2022 Klaatu
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Summary: Bash prompts Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3691 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3691/hpr3691_source.flac Here's the snippets I use in my .bashrc file. RED='\033[0;31m' PLAIN='\033[0m' # No Color WHITE='\e[97m' GREEN='\e[0;32m' PURPLE='\e[35;35m' CYAN='\e[36;36m' JAVA_VERSION=`java --version | head -1 | cut -f2 -d' '` IP=$(hostname -I | awk '{print $1;}' ) source /usr/doc/git-2.35.1/contrib/completion/git-prompt.sh PS1='\! [\['$GREEN'\]$(hostname -s)...
Topics: bash, ps1, terminal, linux
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Sep 23, 2022 Ahuka
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Summary: Taking our revised plan to completion Series: Travel Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3690 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3690/hpr3690_source.flac We take our revised objectives from the last episode and flesh out a completed plan that gets us out west and back home again. Links: https://www.palain.com/travel/planning-the-trip/
Topics: Travel, trip planning, full trip
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Sep 22, 2022 monochromec
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Summary: TerminusDB NoSQL database Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3689 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3689/hpr3689_source.mp3 As part of the effort of turning the planet's premier Rust marketing podcast into a full-blown NoSQL show, in this episode Chris hosts some of the key people behind a NoSQL database called TerminusDB (Martin couldn't make it as he was firing, um, re-organising the Inlaw's marketing department once again). Luke (the CEO) and Gavin (CTO)...
Topics: TerminusDB, graph databases, Seshat, Rust, Carbon by Google, Substack
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Sep 21, 2022 Lurking Prion
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Summary: I discuss the value of an Education, certifications, and a positive Social Media presence. Series: Privacy and Security Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3688 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3688/hpr3688_source.m4a I have had a lot of questions over the years about how to proceed with a career, education, and certifications. So, I give my take on these and what they mean relative to my life experiences. Individual mileage may vary. I also discuss the need...
Topics: cybersecurity, security, EvilSteve, socialmedia, education, certifications
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Sep 20, 2022 Honkeymagoo
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Summary: The HPR community comes together to chat Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3687 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3687/hpr3687_source.ogg Hacker Public Radio New Years Eve Show 2021 - 2022 Part 6 https://rsgb.org/main/clubs-training/for-students/foundation/ https://logseq.com/ The End! Thanks To: Mumble Server: Delwin HPR Site/VPS: Joshua Knapp - AnHonestHost.com Streams: Honkeymagoo EtherPad: HonkeyMagoo Shownotes: HPLovecraft Aftershow Swedish new words of...
Topics: HPR, New Years, Talking
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Summary: installing a plan 9 cpu+web server, namespaces to the rescue, web app security models and more Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3686 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3686/hpr3686_source.ogg Followup for HPR3675: Installing a Plan 9 CPU server, Plan 9 web server, clarifications on the path traversal bug, private namespaces to the rescue, web application security models Installing Plan 9 with libvirt [root@localhost]# virt-install -n 9pwn \ --description...
Topics: Plan 9, private namespaces, security, research operating systems
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Sep 16, 2022 Archer72
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Summary: Zoho docs for budgeting Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3685 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3685/hpr3685_source.flac Zoho sheets Zoho Sheets Zoho Android app Zoho Sheets - Android app Places Dropbox.com Box.com Budget sample from LibreOffice
Topics: Budget, spreadsheet, LibreOffice, Android
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Sep 15, 2022 JWP
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Summary: Wake on Lan mother board feature Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3684 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3684/hpr3684_source.mp3 WakeOnLAN (WOL) From wiki.wireshark.org WakeOnLAN is the protocol name given to the so-called Magic Packet technology, developed by AMD and Hewlett Packard for remotely waking up a remote host that may have been automatically powered-down because of its power management features. Although power management allows companies and...
Topics: Wake on Lan, wol
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Sep 14, 2022 Ken Fallon
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Summary: Ken keeps forgetting how to add a favourite to OSMAnd Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3683 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3683/hpr3683_source.wav I keep forgetting how to add a favorite to OSMAnd, so I've recorded this show to remind myself how to do it. Search for a location, either in the Hamburger Menu or clicking the Magnifying glass icon Type in your address and select the place The screen will appear with a Locator Pin On the bottom click Add and...
Topics: OSMAnd, OSM, Open Street Maps, Android
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Sep 13, 2022 Honkeymagoo
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Summary: The HPR community comes together to chat Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3682 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3682/hpr3682_source.ogg Hacker Public Radio New Years Eve Show 2021 - 2022 Part 5 What is a Recliner Chair https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Recliner Shillelagh https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shillelagh Goedendag https://www.military-history.org/feature/medieval/the-goedendag-medieval-weaponry.htm https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goedendag Flail...
Topics: HPR, New Years, Talking
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Sep 12, 2022 BlacKernel
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Summary: In this episode BlacKernel teaches you how to make functions and for loops in rust Series: Programming 101 Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3681 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3681/hpr3681_source.flac In this episode BlacKernel is back! (Although a lot more loopy than I remember being while recording) And teaching you how to make functions, for loops, and match statements in Rust. Points covered in this episode: isize and usize number types in rust fn...
Topics: rust, for loop, for, match, functions, loops, usize, isize, programming, tutorial
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Sep 9, 2022 Ahuka
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Summary: More on DOS. This time it is EDIT Series: DOS Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3680 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3680/hpr3680_source.flac EDIT is a key built-in applet that you can use to edit your AUTOEXEC.BAT and CONFIG.SYS files, which makes it a key addition to your Emergency Boot Disk. Links: https://www.ahuka.com/dos-lessons-for-self-study-purposes/dos-lesson-14-the-edit-applet/
Topics: DOS, early PC computing, EDIT
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Summary: The Ins and Outs of 501(c)s Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3679 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3679/hpr3679_source.mp3 In this episode, Martin and Chris shed more light on the riveting subject of non-profit and not-for-profit organisations especially in the US with a special focus on the all- important topic of tax implications. Warning: Due to the fast-paced and gripping never mind explicit nature of this topic, people with sleeping disabilities or...
Topics: 501(c)3, 501(c)6, non-profits, not-for-profits, Church of Emacs, RMS, Serviettenknödel
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Summary: Brady & I discuss stupid things done by those of us who really should know better. Series: Privacy and Security Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3678 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3678/hpr3678_source.mp3 In this week's episode, I chat with R. Brady Frost about the little plumber vs the gigantic rock. Then we move in to a discussion about the fallacy of stupid users with some great stories of stupid things done by those of us who really should know...
Topics: cybersecurity, security, EvilSteve, users, stupid human tricks, customer service
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Sep 6, 2022 Honkeymagoo
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Summary: The HPR community comes together to chat Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3677 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3677/hpr3677_source.ogg Hacker Public Radio New Years Eve Show 2021 - 2022 Part 4 Star Wars : The Bad Batch https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Star_Wars:_The_Bad_Batch https://www.starwars.com/series/star-wars-the-bad-batch Star Wars Rebels https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Star_Wars_Rebels https://www.starwars.com/series/star-wars-rebels Star Wars - The...
Topics: HPR, New Years, Talking
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Sep 5, 2022 HPR Volunteers
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Summary: HPR Volunteers talk about shows released and comments posted in August 2022 Series: HPR Community News Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3676 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3676/hpr3676_source.wav New hosts Welcome to our new hosts: Stache_AF , Hipernike . Last Month's Shows Id Day Date Title Host 3651 Mon 2022-08-01 HPR Community News for July 2022 HPR Volunteers 3652 Tue 2022-08-02 Registered memory JWP 3653 Wed 2022-08-03 Hello HPR Community Stache_AF...
Topic: Community News
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Sep 2, 2022 binrc
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Summary: I talk about the design of Plan 9 and how I use it Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3675 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3675/hpr3675_source.ogg Plan 9: An exercise in futility It is my right to exercise my futility wherever, whenever, and with whoever I please Some ideas about Plan 9: It's like the uncanny valley of UNIX Cool, but useless Can you sum up plan 9 in layman's terms? It does everything Unix does only less reliably - Ken Thompson If you cannot...
Topics: UNIX, Plan 9
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Sep 1, 2022 Klaatu
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Summary: In today's show klaatu drags us through the mud with his somewhat belated descovery. Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3674 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3674/hpr3674_source.wav MUD From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia A MUD ( originally Multi-User Dungeon, with later variants Multi-User Dimension and Multi-User Domain), is a multiplayer real-time virtual world, usually text-based. MUDs combine elements of role-playing games, hack and slash, player...
Topics: RPG, MUD, TinTin++, WinTin++
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Aug 31, 2022 dnt
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Summary: My experiences recording episodes of HPR Series: Podcasting HowTo Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3673 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3673/hpr3673_source.flac How I've recorded episodes: iPhone 7 with Apple earbuds Zoom H1 Handy Recorder Sennheiser MB Pro 2 with Solocast Google Pixel 3 with the Dolby On app What is the compressor, and how to use it. What is the EQ, and how to use it. Environment, noise and reverberation Warming up, breathing Episodes...
Topic: "sound editing"
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Aug 30, 2022 Honkeymagoo
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Summary: The HPR community comes together to chat Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3672 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3672/hpr3672_source.ogg Hacker Public Radio New Years Eve Show 2021 - 2022 Part 3 WebRTC with RPi Zero - resolution of the ribbon cable camera could be better. Tried without success: uv4l (h264) https://www.linux-projects.org Raspberry Pi Zero https://www.raspberrypi.com/products/raspberry-pi-zero/ ESP 32 Camera...
Topics: HPR, New Years, Talking
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Aug 29, 2022 Claudio Miranda
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Summary: Claudio responds to binrc's episode on BSD for Linux Users and rambles on about other BSD stuff. Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3671 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3671/hpr3671_source.flac My gEeeky Experiment blog posts: Part 1: https://claudiomiranda.wordpress.com/2020/01/04/my-geeeky-experiment-part-1/ Part 2: https://claudiomiranda.wordpress.com/2020/01/12/my-geeeky-experiment-part-2/ Part 3:...
Topics: bsd, openbsd, freebsd, netbsd, binrc, response, unix
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Aug 26, 2022 Ahuka
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Summary: We look at some potential Covid-19 issues and consider alternatives Series: Travel Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3670 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3670/hpr3670_source.flac We continue our look at the planning process as we discard one plan due to Covid-19 and turn to a different plan. And we introduce an RV-specific planning tool called RV Trip Wizard. Links: https://www.rvtripwizard.com/app https://www.palain.com/travel/changing-plans/
Topics: Travel, Google Maps, RV Trip Wizard
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Aug 25, 2022 Hipernike
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Summary: How I was introduced into computers, Linux, robotics, programming, cibersecurity and more... Series: How I got into tech Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3669 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3669/hpr3669_source.ogg Milestones in my Journey Studied Windows office and played online games Electronics Programming with Scratch Studied Javascript with Khan Academy Used Processing Learned Arduino and robotics Programmed with Visual Studio Code Learned Git...
Topics: linux, programming, cibersecurity, robotics, hardware
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Summary: An interview with John Hawley of kernel.org fame Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3668 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3668/hpr3668_source.mp3 In this episode Martin and Chris host John Hawley of kernel.org fame. The discussion centers around Python, the royal British family and other FLOSS topics such as some break-away colonies like the US, version control systems, wireless wikis and containers. Never mind Python. Did I mention Python? :-) And perhaps...
Topics: git, kernel.org, GSoC, Command Line Heroes, Zero Dark Thirty, trace cruncher
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Aug 23, 2022 Honkeymagoo
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Summary: The HPR community comes together to chat Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3667 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3667/hpr3667_source.ogg Hacker Public Radio New Years Eve Show 2021 - 2022 Part 2 Massachusetts MCAS Tests https://www.doe.mass.edu/mcas/ A Level Test mention - http://www.gostudyuk.com/a-levels-and-equivalents/ COVID-19: quarantine, masks, vaccination, testing, etc. Michael Mina @michaelmina_lab https://twitter.com/michaelmina_lab West Virginia...
Topics: HPR, New Years, Talking
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Aug 22, 2022 Lurking Prion
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Summary: I talk about getting into or advancing in cybersecurity & how keyboards could trick malware. Series: Privacy and Security Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3666 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3666/hpr3666_source.m4a In this episode, I talk about getting in to the field of cybersecurity or moving up in the field. I also talk about how keyboards could keep malware from going Boom on your system. Links: Try This One Weird Trick Russian Hackers Hate...
Topics: cybersecurity, security, EvilSteve, malware, career
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Aug 19, 2022 binrc
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Summary: I talk about all of the reasons I love UNIX Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3665 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3665/hpr3665_source.ogg UNIX is sublime Or, "how to use a computer without hating yourself for it in the morning" Or, "Unix is basically a simple operating system . . ." Or, "My weariness and disdain for computers grow with each additional unit of knowledge" Or, "Worse is better" Origins UNIX is not...
Topic: UNIX
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Aug 18, 2022 Some Guy On The Internet
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Summary: You'll need your tin hat for this one. Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3664 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3664/hpr3664_source.flac The Tin Foil Hat often worn in the belief or hope that it shields the brain from threats such as electromagnetic fields, mind control, and mind reading. Proper hat construction video . Also includes the “why” along with the “how”. Proper hat construction music . Just something to keep you focused. FCC Caller ID...
Topics: Tin hat, call spoofing
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Aug 17, 2022 Stache_AF
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Summary: Follow-up episode about how I got into tech Series: How I got into tech Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3663 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3663/hpr3663_source.ogg From deleting command.com in Windows 95 to tinkering with circuitpython, this is a brief introduction of how I got into tech
Topics: tech, personal history, introductions
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Aug 16, 2022 Honkeymagoo
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Summary: The HPR community comes together to chat Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3662 Hacker Public Radio New Years Eve Show 2021 - 2022 Part 1 2021-12-31T10:00:00Z Welcome to the 9th Annual Hacker Public Radio show. It is December the 31st 2021 and the time is 10 hundred hours UTC. We start the show by sending Greetings to Christmas Island/Kiribati and Samoa Kiritimati, Apia. LINT Christmas Island/Kiribati Kiritimati Ken and Honkey talk about setting up streaming Mumble →...
Topics: HPR, New Years, Talking
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Aug 15, 2022 Archer72
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Summary: Study and testing for the ARRL Ham license Series: HAM radio Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3661 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3661/hpr3661_source.flac Study tools HamStudy.org HamStudy.org Offline App Android app link ARRL (American Radio Relay League) ARRL Find an Amateur Radio License Exam Session Pictures Picture of sign on the test day Click the thumbnail to see the full-sized image Picture of Masonic Lodge sign Click the thumbnail to see the...
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Aug 12, 2022 Ahuka
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Summary: We continue our technological archeology to explore the old warhorse, DOS. This time it is BASIC. Series: DOS Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3660 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3660/hpr3660_source.flac BASIC came bundled as a free programming language when you bought DOS, but it is also the language used for two key components, EDIT and HELP. You need BASIC, therefore, to run either of these key applications, such as on your Emergency Boot Disk. Links:...
Topics: DOS, early PC computing, BASIC
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Aug 11, 2022 Rho`n
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Summary: Rho`n describes his approach to developing a static site generator for HPR Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3659 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3659/hpr3659_source.flac Synopsis In this episode, I describe my ongoing attempt to develop a static site generator for the HPR website. As a search through the community mailing list will reveal, the idea for moving the HPR website has been rattling around for a few years. I have been interested in helping out...
Topics: HPR, static site generator, Perl, SQLite, Template Toolkit
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Aug 10, 2022 monochromec
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Summary: An overview of HPRs inner workings and stats based on a ludicrous claim by the Inlaws Series: Linux Inlaws Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3658 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3658/hpr3658_source.mp3 In this episode our two ageing heroes explore the inner workings of a podcast (or podcast hosting platform depending on your perspective) called Hacker Public Radio. Yes, the platform that the Inlaws have been using since the very inception of this rapidly...
Topics: Lies, damned lies, stats, projections, CDNs, Ford, Ferrari, Monsters, Books
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Aug 9, 2022 Some Guy On The Internet
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Summary: How I maintain my Linux Box, Part One. Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3657 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3657/hpr3657_source.flac Creating Backups. This script was trimmed to serve as an example. The three options shown (email, jop, dots) demonstrates, how to list items with case statements: Single item/directory (jop). Multiple items in single directory (dots). Multiple items in multiple directories (email). The text files created after the archive...
Topics: sysadmin, system maintenance, tar, backups
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Aug 8, 2022 norrist
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Summary: Toy projects are a great way to learn a new language, and a project I did just for fun. Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3656 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3656/hpr3656_source.flac Importance of Small toy projects Inspired by https://talkpython.fm/episodes/transcript/327/little-automation-tools-in-python Automating little things hpr3558 :: How I'm learning Haskell The Host talks about learning Haskell and says something like Finishing a small project is...
Topics: python, programming
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Aug 5, 2022 binrc
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Summary: I attempt to explain the wacky and wonderful world of BSD in a Linux friendly way Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3655 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3655/hpr3655_source.ogg UNIX, Linux, and BSD Linux was created by PC users attempting to use mainframe UNIX. BSD was created by mainframe UNIX users attempting to use a PC. BSD is what I like to call a “Pedigree UNIX”, meaning that it is a pure blooded descendant of AT&T UNIX. Although all of the...
Topics: BSD, UNIX, FreeBSD, OpenBSD, NetBSD
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Summary: How much of of site can I make using only the data from the feed? Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3654 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3654/hpr3654_source.flac Make a website using the HPR RSS Feed Welcome to part II of my experiment in how much can be done with the data ion the HPR feed In my previous episode https://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3637 I discussed taking the data from the HPR feed and stuffing the useful bits into a sqlite database....
Topics: python, rss, sqlite
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Aug 3, 2022 Stache_AF
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Summary: Introducing myself to the HPR community Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3653 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3653/hpr3653_source.ogg Long time listener, first time caller...
Topic: Introductions
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Aug 2, 2022 JWP
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Summary: Not to be confused with ECC memory, although memory modules often use both technologies. Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3652 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3652/hpr3652_source.ogg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Registered_memory https://www.futureplus.com/ddr4-3ds-dimms-the-next-big-thing-in-the-data-center/
Topics: R-Dimm, DD4, 3DS
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Aug 1, 2022 HPR Volunteers
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Summary: HPR Volunteers talk about shows released and comments posted in July 2022 Series: HPR Community News Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3651 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3651/hpr3651_source.wav New hosts Welcome to our new hosts: binrc , Celeste . Last Month's Shows Id Day Date Title Host 3630 Fri 2022-07-01 Planning an RV Trip Ahuka 3631 Mon 2022-07-04 HPR Community News for June 2022 HPR Volunteers 3632 Tue 2022-07-05 Intro to web scraping with Python...
Topic: Community News
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Jul 29, 2022 Ahuka
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Summary: Building a plan around major destinations, and using memberships to get discounted stays. Series: Travel Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3650 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3650/hpr3650_source.flac We continue our look at the planning process by looking at how to build a plan around major destinations, and add memberships that give discounted stays like Escapees and Passport America. Links:...
Topics: Travel, trip planning, Google Maps, Escapees, Passport America
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Jul 28, 2022 monochromec
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Summary: The last 20 years in review Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3649 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3649/hpr3649_source.mp3 In this episode, Martin and Chris take a closer look at twenty years of Linux Inlaws history. Why, you may ask, given the fact that this podcast has only been in existence for roughly over two years, are we reviewing this history? The answer - of course - is straight forward: by sheer coincidence our two heroes got hold of a future...
Topics: Time-travel, DeLorean, D-Wave, Hello! Magazine, Calico Labs
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Jul 27, 2022 Ken Fallon
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Summary: Ken brings the DeLorean up to 141.6Kph to address monochromec's comment on stats Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3648 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3648/hpr3648_source.wav Counter Point This show is a counter point to: hpr3649 :: Linux Inlaws S01E61: 20 years in review There are three kinds of lies: Lies, damned lies, and statistics In today's show we discover that Hacker Public Radio is not a Podcast Hosting Platform. Each day your show will be heard...
Topics: statistics, syndication, reality
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Jul 26, 2022 Rho`n
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Summary: Rho`n rambles about some weekend projects Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3647 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3647/hpr3647_source.flac Synopsis In this episode, Rho`n rambles about some recent weekend repair projects. The main focus of this episode is fixing a bent patio table umbrella pole, along with his attempts to fix a punctured basketball. There are some successes, some failures, and some side stories along the way. Intial fix using 1.25"...
Topics: diy, repairs, umbrella, basketball
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Jul 25, 2022 Brian in Ohio
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Summary: a description of a laptop Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3646 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3646/hpr3646_source.flac Image 1 Image 2 Image 3 pi-top the company make educational products using the rasp-pi uk based company 24 million $ funding 3 employees products pitop ceed pitop 2 laptop pitop 3 laptop pitop 4 case+ for rpi4 robot kit, etc my pi-top 3 had a pi-top 2, keyboard was bad, battery was worse ebay purchase pi-top 3, wanted to try new form...
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Jul 22, 2022 Jeroen Baten
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Summary: I set up a small VPN and wrote a blog post about it. This is just an audiorecording of that Series: Networking Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3645 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3645/hpr3645_source.flac The blogpost where I describe how to set up a Wireguard VPN network: https://www.jeroenbaten.nl/the-complete-guide-to-setting-up-a-multi-peer-wireguard-vpn/
Topics: wireguard, linux, vpn
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Jul 21, 2022 Celeste
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Summary: As a first show, I introduce myself and show some repairability tips for 90s pinball machines Series: Hobby Electronics Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3644 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3644/hpr3644_source.ogg After the introduction, as this is my first show, i tell you how i got my current Pinball machine, an "Indiana Jones, the Pinball adventure" from Williams. I suggest tips to anyone trying to repair one, or simply to curious people out...
Topics: first show, pinball, repair, electronics, 90s
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Jul 20, 2022 binrc
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Summary: Rambling about my computing history and tech stack. Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3643 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3643/hpr3643_source.ogg I introduce myself by describing my computing history and tech stack. Disjointed rambling and tangentially related thoughts ensue.
Topics: UNIX, Linux, first show, BSD, Android
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Jul 19, 2022 operat0r
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Summary: We go back ... WAY BACK to golden days of hacking Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3642 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3642/hpr3642_source.ogg Lost interview I never uploaded!
Topics: interviews, hacking, pentesting
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Jul 18, 2022 Archer72
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Summary: I revise previous capture scripts Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3641 Update to HPR 3507 hpr3507 :: USB Turntable fix and sound journey record_capture_wav.sh #!/bin/bash echo "Record name?" read record echo "Which side is this?" read side arecord --device='hw:CARD=CODEC,DEV=0' --rate=96000 --channels=2 --vumeter=stereo --duration=1500 --format=dat --file-type wav $record"_Side_"$side.wav record_capture_flac.sh #!/bin/bash echo "Record...
Topics: audio, capture, vinyl, audacity, mp3splt, arecord, ffmpeg, wav, flac
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Jul 15, 2022 Ahuka
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Summary: We continue with DOS. This time it is mastering the DIR commands Series: DOS Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3640 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3640/hpr3640_source.flac DIR can just be simple list of files and sub-directories, but you can so much more. We can use the information about Wildcards and Attributes to make DIR a kind of search function. Links: https://www.ahuka.com/dos-lessons-for-self-study-purposes/dos-lesson-12-expert-dir-use/
Topics: DOS, early PC computing, directory listing