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Claudio Miranda

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episodes: 7

hpr2661 :: My Music Production Setup

Released on 2018-10-15 under a CC-BY-SA license.

Previous Music Production Setup

Current Music Production Setup

Notable Mentions

hpr2567 :: Son of Hunky Punk

Released on 2018-06-05 under a CC-BY-SA license.

I follow-up on my Frotz episode by covering Son of Hunky Punk, a Z-machine interpreter for Android. I also test my copy of ZORK I to see if it works as well as it did on Frotz.


  • IRC: claudiom (#oggcastplanet on Freenode)
  • E-mail: claudio (at) linuxbasement (dot) com

hpr2473 :: Frotz - A Portable Z-Machine Interpreter

Released on 2018-01-24 under a CC-BY-SA license.

Frotz is an interpreter for Infocom games (like Zork) and other Z-machine games. You can install it via your respective package manager or download the source code from the URLs below.

hpr2334 :: Our Adventure Begins!

Released on 2017-07-13 under a CC-BY-SA license.

In this HPR episode, I discuss the open-sourcing of Colossal Cave Adventure (a text adventure computer game), my childhood exposure to text adventure games, and passing along the text adventure torch to my middle son thanks to the "bsdgames" package.

Opening sound clip taken from "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey." Closing song is "The Free Software Song" performed by Mark Forry, Yvette Osborne, Ron Fox, Steve Finney, Bill Cope, Kip McAtee, Ernie Provencher, Dan Auvil (

IRC: ClaudioM on, #oggcastplanet

hpr1541 :: How I Came To Linux

Released on 2014-06-30 under a CC-BY-SA license.

ClaudioM talks about how he came to Linux beginning with an introduction on how he came to computers and how a simple advertisement for an UNIX book would eventually lead to his love for Linux.

Helpful Links

Mattel Aquarius:

Family Computing:

SEFLIN Freenet:


hpr0722 :: How I Upgraded My PC - Motherboard

Released on 2011-05-09 under a CC-BY-NC-SA license.

In this episode, Claudio recaps episode 1 and covers the what, why, and how of his motherboard purchase.




Hardware Secrets:

hpr0672 :: How I Upgraded My PC - CPU

Released on 2011-03-01 under a CC-BY-NC-SA license.

In this episode, Claudio talks about his current desktop PC and covers the what, why, and how of his new CPU purchase.

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