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We started producing shows as Today with a Techie on 2005-09-19, 16 years, 1 months, 10 days ago. Our shows are produced by listeners like you and can be on any topic that "are of interest to hobbyists". If you listen to HPR then please consider contributing one show a year. If you record your show now it could be released in 14 days.

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Latest Shows

hpr3451 :: Bricklink

Custom 3rd Part Lego Shops

Hosted by operat0r on 2021-10-25 is flagged as Clean and released under a CC-BY-SA license.
Tags: lego.
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  • beware shipping prices
  • always use Instant Checkout
  • be sure to check USA
  • 2-3x the cost of set
  • paying 3-5 people via paypal ....
  • no way to easy share wanted list ...
  • LOST :(
  • 7 missing out of 216 on one shipment

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hpr3450 :: Internal Commands

More on DOS. This time it is Internal Commands.

Hosted by Ahuka on 2021-10-22 is flagged as Clean and released under a CC-BY-SA license.
Tags: DOS, early PC computing, Internal Commands.
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This tutorial looks at DOS Internal Commands, which in some sense are analogous to shell commands in Linux. That means that the command interpreter already has these loaded and ready to go when you boot.

hpr3449 :: Linux Inlaws S01E41: The Halloween Documents

The Halloween Documents

Hosted by monochromec on 2021-10-21 is flagged as Explicit and released under a CC-BY-SA license.
Tags: Microsoft, Google, The Dark Side, Halloween, Transylvania, Carmesine-colored Soy Milk, vegan vampire.
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In this infomercial on Microsoft, our hosts discuss the infamous Halloween documents ('tis the season after all), a set of ancient scrolls dating back more than twenty years and giving an overview of the behemoth's then strategy on open source and how to possibly combat it. But fear not, ye of little faith :-), all is well now as the episode shows also the long way Microsoft has come since then and its adoption (and giving back!) as an enterprise technology.

Plus: How to increase your market cap by using FLOSS. And last but not least: The Dark Side is back by popular demand! With a special episode on the usual Halloween stuff including vampires, Transylvania, politicians, QAnon, Zoom, Teams and other horror topics (Ever wondered what happened to Angela Merkel after she stepped down as Germany's chancelorette in 2021? Then don't miss out on this episode!).


hpr3448 :: Installing GuixSD

Rho`n records installing GuixSD to an external USB drive to be run on a Mac Mini computer

Hosted by Rho`n on 2021-10-20 is flagged as Clean and released under a CC-BY-SA license.
Tags: Guix,GuixSD,installer,install,USB drive,Mac Mini,grub rescue.
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In this episode Rho`n records his adventure in installing GuixSD on an external USB drive which will be run on a Mac Mini computer. After overcoming the initial difficulty of finding a keyboard that would connect wirelessly to the Mac Mini while using the Guix installer and some network difficulties, he describes the installation steps.

Guix has a graphical text based installer. It is reminiscent of the mid to late 90s Debian installers. Even with its old school feel, the installer is very nice. It is well laid out, has good onscreen description for each step of the installation process, and provides ample configuration selections from language, to to key board layout, to desktop and software selection.



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hpr3447 :: BlacKernel's Journey Into Technology: Episode 2

In which BlacKernel struggles to talk about Windows

Hosted by BlacKernel on 2021-10-19 is flagged as Explicit and released under a CC-BY-SA license.
Tags: technology, windows, w*ndows, losedows, introductions, linux, dos.
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Talking Points

  • W*ndows Power User
    • Programmed a few Visual BASIC programs, but was underwhelmed with how BASIC the programming language was
    • Tried installing Python and Ruby to much frustration
    • Tried installing Cygw*n to make Python/Ruby easier to work with
    • Read on the Cygw*n site about something called Linux
    • Started working with C and C++
  • Customizing my deck
    • Tried to customize as much as I could about my W*ndows install
    • Utilized tools to change the boot logo, the start menu, the init scripts, etc.
    • Hit a few snags with problems boot-looping, not loading graphically, etc
    • Tried editing the W*ndows registry and realized that the programs I was using to edit the operating system necessarily break the security and stability of the OS
    • Didn't really know/care about open source, but was getting frustrated that I wasn't able to just reach in to my system's code to fix it.

Show Notes

Important Links:

  • I couldn't really find any of the stuff that I used and, at this point, I'm not super motivated to find them.

Wikipedia Articles:

Contact Me

hpr3446 :: Speech To Text

I talk about converting HPR audio to text and tagging

Hosted by operat0r on 2021-10-18 is flagged as Clean and released under a CC-BY-SA license.
Tags: AI,ML,scripting,audio.
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hpr3445 :: True critical thinking seems to be the key

A response to HPR 3414

Hosted by Dave Morriss on 2021-10-15 is flagged as Explicit and released under a CC-BY-SA license.
Tags: COVID-19,social distancing,masks,aerosol,Vitamin D3,body temperature,vaccines.
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Counter Point

This show is a counter point to: hpr3414 :: Critical Thinking may make You Critical of the Covid Crisis

A response to Critical Thinking may make You Critical of the Covid Crisis

(HPR episode 3414, produced by CoGo and released on 2021-09-02)

Defining terms

  • What is Critical Thinking?
    • The Wikipedia definition begins: "Critical thinking is the analysis of facts to form a judgment."
    • It goes on to say: "The subject is complex, and several different definitions exist, which generally include the rational, skeptical, unbiased analysis, or evaluation of factual evidence."
    • See the references below.

Note the use of the terms fact, factual evidence and unbiased analysis. It is my contention that HPR episode 3414 fails in these regards in several places.

  • What is an "experiment"?
    • Wikipedia’s definition begins: "An experiment is a procedure carried out to support or refute a hypothesis. Experiments provide insight into cause-and-effect by demonstrating what outcome occurs when a particular factor is manipulated."

The term experiment is often used incorrectly in episode 3414. A better term would be observation or anecdote

  • The virus:
    • The virus is a coronavirus. There are many viruses classified in this way.
    • The name of the virus is SARS-CoV-2. The SARS part stands for Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome, the type of disease caused by the virus. CoV signifies that it is a coronavirus and the 2 means it’s the second SARS-type corona virus to have caused problems in the recent past. The other one, just called SARS occurred in 2003.
    • The name of the disease caused by SARS-CoV-2 is COVID-19. The letters COVID define it as a coronavirus disease. The 19 part is because it was first discovered in 2019.

Long notes

Follow this link to read the detailed notes associated with this episode.

Collected references:

  1. Wikipedia article: Critical thinking:
  2. University of Greenwich article. What is critical thinking?:
  3. Wikipedia article: Experiment:
  4. Where does the six-foot guideline for social distancing come from?:
  5. Wikipedia article: Social distancing:
  6. How effective is a mask in preventing COVID‐19 infection?:
  7. Why Masks Work BETTER Than You’d Think:
  8. Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Ventilation and air conditioning:
  9. Ventilation and air conditioning during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic:
  10. False Perception of COVID-19’s Impact on the Homeless:
  11. Vitamin D3 as Potential Treatment Adjuncts for COVID-19:
  12. Graphic Outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome in Hong Kong Special Administrative Region: case report:
  13. Response to - Graphic Outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome in Hong Kong Special Administrative Region: case report:
  14. Childhood Vaccination and the NHS:
  15. COVID-19 false dichotomies and a comprehensive review of the evidence regarding public health, COVID-19 symptomatology, SARS-CoV-2 transmission, mask wearing, and reinfection:
  16. Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccines side effects and safety:
  17. TWiV 802: "Another epitope with Shane Crotty":
  18. UK parliament discussion on 2m rule.
  19. Government minister retracts mask claim.
  20. Nature paper on masks and aerosols.
  21. Our World in Data.
  22. Nature paper on COVID-19 and T cells.
  23. Antibody waning and COVID-19.

hpr3444 :: The Psion series 5mx

A show where I talk about my experiences of the Psion 5mx, a portable computer from the late 90s

Hosted by Nihilazo on 2021-10-14 is flagged as Clean and released under a CC-BY-SA license.
Tags: retro, psion, programming, pdas.
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The psion series 5mx is a portable computer from the late 90s, here's my episode talking about it.

Apologies for talking quickly!

hpr3443 :: Neuton battery replacement

Rho`n describes replacing the battery in his Neuton EM 4.1 electric lawn mower

Hosted by Rho`n on 2021-10-13 is flagged as Clean and released under a CC-BY-SA license.
Tags: electric lawnmower,lawnmower,rechargeable battery.
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Audio Notes

During the audio I repeatedly called it the Neutron mower instead of the Neuton mower. I was too lazy edit those mispronunciations.


After recently reclaiming my Neuton EM 4.1 electric lawn mower from my parents, I needed to replace the battery to make it operational. This mower was purchased in the early 2000s, and replacement batteries for it are no longer available from the manufacturer. Thankfully replacement 12V 10A batteries are available through third parties.

Replacing Parts

I faced two issues with finding replacement parts. The Neuton mowers run at 24V and need batteries that can provide 10 amps of current. They come with a battery case that holds two 12V 10A batteries connected in series. The case holds the batteries and provides a connector and circuitry for a 24V DC charger. When I received the mower back from my parents, it didn't have a battery case with it. While the Neuton website is still online, and looks like you can order some accessories still, they no longer carry replacement battery cases or batteries. I was able to find just the case on EBay. I then found replacement batteries on Amazon.

Installing the batteries in the case is simple. One side of the case has a lid. The lid is held in place by plastic notches on the bottom and two screws at the top. The screws have size 10 star heads. The batteries sit side by side in the case, with their terminals facing the lid. I connected the inner terminals (negative of one battery to positive of the other) with the jumper wire that came with the case. I then connected the outer terminals to the battery case terminal wires, slid the batteries all the way into case, closed, and fastened the lid.


The batteries are currently charging. The red charging light did come on when I plugged in the 24V DC charger, and nothing has exploded yet, so I am optimistic I will be able to use the mower again shortly.


  • Neuton CE5.4 24 volt rechargeable battery CASE ONLY - EBay item
  • Mighty Max Battery 12V 10AH Replaces HE12V127 HGL1012 LCRB1210P NEUTON CE5 POWPS12100 Battery - 2 Pack Brand Product - Amazon item


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hpr3442 :: What is this thing called science

Critical thinking is only part of the equation. Here's the other part.

Hosted by klaatu on 2021-10-12 is flagged as Clean and released under a CC-BY-SA license.
Tags: covid, science, risc-v, cpu.
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Counter Point

This show is a counter point to: hpr3414 :: Critical Thinking may make You Critical of the Covid Crisis

Some time ago, I did some Hacker Public Radio episodes in which I ostensibly demonstrated how to create a PDF with Scribus. Secretly, I was actually demonstrating how unexpected payloads could be embedded into a PDF. Did the PDF I uploaded as part of that episode no longer contain a payload if the listener who downloaded it wasn't aware that the payload existed?

I've been diagnosed by educators as a "life long learner," which as far as I can tell is a buzzword referring to someone who takes pleasure in learning new things. In our world of technology, dear listener, I think this term is just "hacker." And that's appropriate, because this is Hacker Public Radio you're listening to now, and listeners of this show tend to be people who enjoy learning and exploring new ideas, taking apart gadgets to see what makes them tick, reverse engineering code and data to understand how it gets processed, and so on.

The thing about being a hacker or a life-long learner is that there's a lot of stuff out there that wants to be hacked, or learnt. And it turns out that it's just not possible to learn everything. Sometimes, you're out of your depth. It can be tricky to recognize when you're out of your depth, and I think there's a certain learn-able skill to knowing that you don't know something. There's a lot of value to this skill, because when you can recognize you don't have expertise on something, you're able to look around you and find someone who has. That's significant because you can learn from someone with expertise.

In my own humdrum life, before getting a full-time job at a tech company, I was commissioned on several occasions to build out infrastructure for a video game development project, an indie radio station, a few different multimedia projects, and so on. When I took on those roles, I became the resident expert. People turned to me for the authoritative word on what technological solutions should be used. When I told them, they were more or less obligated to listen, because that was the role I'd been hired for. If they were to ask me what a workstation should run, and I said Linux, but they bought a Mac instead, then my role would be unarguably redundant. They could just as easily type the question into a search engine on the Internet, and ignore the result. Or they could roll a die, or whatever.

In those cases, though, it's a question of my opinion compared to someone else's opinion. Both are valid. Because I was the architect, my opinion mattered more to the long-term plan, but if the long-term plan were to change from having a highly-available cluster for fast 3d model rendering to having workstations with a familiar desktop, then my opinion would be less valid.

But there are some areas in life where opinions don't matter. Specifically, that area is science. But what is science, anyway? People talk about science a lot, but it took me a long time, especially as someone who largely came from an artistic background, to comprehend the significance of the term, much less how it worked.

Forget about all the high school classes and pop dietitians and physicists. Science is a framework. It's a set of principles designed to help our human brains hack the world around us in a methodical and precise way. Instead of letting our opinions, which may or may not be relevant, influence conclusions and decisions we make, science looks at the results of controlled input and output. Wait a minute. "Input and output"? Those are words I understand. Those are computer terms!

Yeah it turns out that computers are the product of science, and in fact building computers and programming computers is a form of Computer Science. Those are just words we made up, but they reveal a lot about what we computer hackers do all day. Computers don't understand the influence of opinion, or your force of will, or the power of faith. They just take input and produce output. They do this very reliably.

I don't know whether you've ever tried, but it's really hard to make a computer. Comprehending how a CPU processes rudimentary electrical pulses to transform them into complex instruction sets is mind-bending, at least to me. I've sat down and thought about it critically. I've set up a few experiments, too. There's one you can do with dominoes, believe it or not, that can somewhat help you design a logic circuit. There's a Turing Machine you can build with Magic The Gathering cards. And an electronics kit that'll help you build an 8bit CPU. But even with all of those experiments, the open RISC-V CPU still eludes my comprehension.

And just to be clear: back in 2008 or so, I was hired to stress test a RISC CPU to determine whether it was efficient at rendering massive amounts of video. I designed tests in an attempt to prove that a RISC CPU could not out-perform the latest Intel Core2duo, and could not achieve the goal (RISC is better, what can I say?) So my affinity for RISC is far from just a passing interest. But I can't build a RISC-V or even really explain how a CPU works.

For that, I understand that there are experts. These aren't just people I call experts because they're labeled that way on their shirt pocket. They're experts because they're building the RISC-V, and it works. I met some of them back at OSS Con in 2019. I recognize their expertise, because they're proving their knowledge.

Let's say I approached the RISC-V booth with the preconception that x86 was superior. After all, why would most consumer computers be running x86 if it weren't the best? I might be skeptical if I were told that RISC-V is superior for some tasks. Could they have ulterior motives? Could they have been paid off by Big Silicon to lie about RISC's performance in order to hurt x86's marketshare? Sure, it could happen. And that skepticism is important. It's arguably part of the scientific process. Look at the results of an experiment, replicate the input and ensure that the output is reliably the same.

But you can't be sure until you've duplicated the experiments that make the claim in the first place. Unfortunately, this often requires some pretty controlled environments, and possibly some pretty high end equipment.

The bottom line is that I'm never going to get around to doing that, I'm never going to have access to those resources, and I'm never going to have the understanding I'd need to comprehend all the potential variables involved. In short, I just don't have the expertise. But I'm willing to trust the expertise of a lot of people from all over the world working on this project. I'm going to trust that because they all agree on similar findings, that what they're saying about the design and architecture of their CPU, that there's a high likelihood that their findings are correct.

The same goes, as it turns out, for biological sciences. No matter how many one-off experiments discover that cigarette smoking is beneficial to your health, the wider scientific consensus is that it's harmful. No matter how man "free-thinkers" on the Internet discover that Covid-19 is actually no worse than the common cold, the worldwide scientific community asserts that it's actually harmful, and medical staffs across the globe assert that increased cases of Covid-19 cause bed and healthcare shortages for everyone else. Somebody online may assert that it's an impossibly unified globe-spanning political plot, but that relies on a bunch of untest-able opinions and interpretations of reality that fall well outside any scientific framework.

It seems to me that this line of speculation makes about as much sense as asking whether your computer can really still add numbers accurately. Couldn't it occasionally be lying to you? The device you're using to listen to my voice right now not to scramble what I'm saying and accurately play what I recorded in the first place is based on the same scientific principles used by those in biological sciences. We're feeding data into functions, whether the function is written in code, forged in silicon, or written on paper as a math formula, and we're observing the results. When every expert in their field, across the entire globe, agrees on the output, I think we do too. It's either that, or we'd better all go build our own 8bit circuits out of chickens and batteries and just start to rebuild.

So did the PDF I uploaded as part of the Scribus episode no longer contain a payload if the listener who downloaded it wasn't aware that the payload existed? Obviously not. If the listener lacked the foresight or expertise to investigate the PDF for a hidden file, then they could have posted an episode of their own about how my PDF was completely normal. They'd have been confident in their findings. But you and I know that whatever experiments they might have used to come to the conclusion that Klaatu was NOT a liar was, in the end, insufficient. The payload did exist, but it was just outside this imaginary listener's detection or comprehension.

Critical thinking is important. But at the same time, the scientific framework requires more than just critical thinking, just as building a RISC-V CPU requires more than just being a fan of reduced instruction sets. And solving the Covid-19 crisis takes a lot more than just critical thinking and a couple of backyard "experiments." We're not in the Dark Ages any more, folks. Get vaccinated. Stay safe, and I'll talk to you next time.

Previous five weeks

hpr3441 :: Murphy Work Bench hosted by operat0r

Released: 2021-10-11. Duration: 00:14:02. Flag: Explicit.
Tags: DIY,wood working,hacking.
Operator talks about hitting his head on his work bench

hpr3440 :: Lighten Layer Modes hosted by Ahuka

Released: 2021-10-08. Duration: 00:19:28. Flag: Clean. Series: GIMP.
Tags: GIMP, Layer Modes, Blending Modes, Lighten.
We continue our look at the Layer Modes in GIMP with the Lighten Modes

hpr3439 :: Linux Inlaws S01E40: The One with the BSDs hosted by monochromec

Released: 2021-10-07. Duration: 01:37:14. Flag: Explicit. Series: Linux Inlaws.
Tags: Berkeley Software Distribution, library operating systems, Android, Copyleft, BSD License, Usenet.
The other One Operating System to Rule them all

hpr3438 :: Ten privacy friendly Google search alternatives. hosted by hakerdefo

Released: 2021-10-06. Duration: 00:09:11. Flag: Clean. Series: Privacy and Security.
Tags: searx, whoogle, metager, gigablast,, ecosia, startpage, qwant, brave, duckduckgo.
Google search is monopolistic here are some alternatives

hpr3437 :: The HTML document format hosted by Daniel Persson

Released: 2021-10-05. Duration: 00:06:42. Flag: Clean.
Tags: html, document, css, javascript.
Talking about my favorite document format.

hpr3436 :: HPR Community News for September 2021 hosted by HPR Volunteers

Released: 2021-10-04. Duration: 00:54:28. Flag: Explicit. Series: HPR Community News.
Tags: Community News.
HPR Volunteers talk about shows released and comments posted in September 2021

hpr3435 :: Hacking Stories with Reacted: part 5 hosted by operat0r

Released: 2021-10-01. Duration: 00:17:40. Flag: Explicit.
Tags: hacking,pentesting,red team,hacking stories.
I talk about some old old old pentesting stories from days old!

hpr3434 :: From 0 to K8s in 30 minutes hosted by klaatu

Released: 2021-09-30. Duration: 00:32:18. Flag: Clean. Series: Networking.
Tags: network, kubernetes, cloud.
Build a Kubernetes cluster, run a website, route traffic to website

hpr3433 :: A Squirrels thoughts about RMS hosted by Zen_Floater2

Released: 2021-09-29. Duration: 00:42:45. Flag: Explicit.
Tags: RMS,Pedophilia,BEER.
RMS and the subject of freedom

hpr3432 :: Reading a license: Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike 4.0 International hosted by clacke

Released: 2021-09-28. Duration: 00:32:36. Flag: Clean.
Tags: license, creative commons, recital, reading, legal.
We jump into the future of 2013 and see how content licensing has changed

hpr3431 :: Living in the Terminal hosted by BlacKernel

Released: 2021-09-27. Duration: 00:46:03. Flag: Explicit. Series: Lightweight Apps.
Tags: cli, terminal, nox, linux, technology, tty.
BlacKernel shows you some programs you'll need for living life without X org

hpr3430 :: Booting hosted by Ahuka

Released: 2021-09-24. Duration: 00:12:04. Flag: Clean. Series: DOS.
Tags: DOS, early PC computing, boot process.
We look in detail at how early PCs booted.

hpr3429 :: Linux Inlaws S01E39: Ubuntu and the Community hosted by monochromec

Released: 2021-09-23. Duration: 01:26:47. Flag: Explicit. Series: Linux Inlaws.
Tags: Debian, Ubuntu, IBM, mainframes, snaps, Canonical.
All about your favourite Debian spin and IBM mainframes

hpr3428 :: Bad disk rescue hosted by Andrew Conway

Released: 2021-09-22. Duration: 00:29:54. Flag: Clean.
Tags: linux,disk,windows,virtualbox.
Bad disk rescue - tragedy or happy ending?

hpr3427 :: Ranger for the Win! hosted by b-yeezi

Released: 2021-09-21. Duration: 00:18:16. Flag: Clean.
Tags: ranger,file manager,linux.
In this episode, I go over some typical use cases for the Ranger file manager

hpr3426 :: Rust 101: Episode 0 - What in Tarnishing? hosted by BlacKernel

Released: 2021-09-20. Duration: 00:22:28. Flag: Clean. Series: Programming 101.
Tags: rust, programming, raii, python, c.
BlacKernel teaches you what rust is and how it is different from Python or C.

hpr3425 :: Hacking Stories with Reacted: part 4 hosted by operat0r

Released: 2021-09-17. Duration: 00:17:35. Flag: Clean.
Tags: hacking,pentesting,red team,hacking stories.
I talk about some old old old pentesting stories from days old!

hpr3424 :: Infosec Podcasts Part 6 - Infosec Leadership hosted by Trey

Released: 2021-09-16. Duration: 00:12:01. Flag: Clean. Series: Podcast recommendations.
Tags: infosec, podcasts, security, leadership.
Presenting my favorite information security leadership podcasts

hpr3423 :: "" my "dump.txt" to "" hosted by Some Guy On The Internet

Released: 2021-09-15. Duration: 00:37:58. Flag: Clean.
Tags: Bash Scripting, sed, awk, xargs, markdown, notes.
I upgraded my scripts.

hpr3422 :: Update about Phones and Devices hosted by JWP

Released: 2021-09-14. Duration: 00:22:21. Flag: Clean.
Tags: Android, phone, Linux, Pine64, Smart Watch.
An Update about my New Phone and second one that is coming

hpr3421 :: BlacKernel's Journey Into Technology: Episode 1 hosted by BlacKernel

Released: 2021-09-13. Duration: 00:16:07. Flag: Clean.
Tags: technology, childhood, stories.
Learning about Assembly and Social Engineering before I could read

hpr3420 :: Normal Layer Modes: Erase, Merge, and Split hosted by Ahuka

Released: 2021-09-10. Duration: 00:10:06. Flag: Clean. Series: GIMP.
Tags: GIMP, Layer Modes, Blending Modes.
We continue our look at the Layer Modes in GIMP

hpr3419 :: Linux Inlaws S01E38: Tiny kernels hosted by monochromec

Released: 2021-09-09. Duration: 01:02:28. Flag: Explicit. Series: Linux Inlaws.
Tags: Operating systems, kernels, Usenet wars, Linus Torvalds, Andrew Tanenbaum, Minix, trainspotting.
All you ever wanted to hear and more about micro kernels and other operating system war stories

hpr3418 :: My gEeeky Experiment - Part 2 hosted by Claudio Miranda

Released: 2021-09-08. Duration: 00:10:48. Flag: Clean.
Tags: asus,eeepc,haiku,beos,starmax,bebox,motorola,be.
Claudio talks about how he installed Haiku on an Asus Eee PC 900a received from a friend.

hpr3417 :: Ceph cluster hardware hosted by Daniel Persson

Released: 2021-09-07. Duration: 00:12:09. Flag: Clean.
Tags: ceph, cluster, hardware.
Looking into the hardware behind my ceph cluster

hpr3416 :: HPR Community News for August 2021 hosted by HPR Volunteers

Released: 2021-09-06. Duration: 01:36:05. Flag: Explicit. Series: HPR Community News.
Tags: Community News.
Ken's not available so MrX joins Dave to talk about the shows and comments in August

hpr3415 :: Hacking Stories with Reacted: part 3 hosted by operat0r

Released: 2021-09-03. Duration: 00:13:56. Flag: Explicit.
Tags: hacking,pentesting,red team,hacking stories.
I talk about some old old old pentesting stories from days old!

hpr3414 :: Critical Thinking may make You Critical of the Covid Crisis hosted by CoGo

Released: 2021-09-02. Duration: 00:10:45. Flag: Explicit.
Tags: covid, vitamin D3, masks, viruses, lawyers.
Some Science YOU can observe about covid fallacies, and some preventative medicine.

hpr3413 :: Bash snippet - using coproc with SQLite hosted by Dave Morriss

Released: 2021-09-01. Duration: 00:45:38. Flag: Explicit. Series: Bash Scripting.
Tags: Bash,coproc,subshell,coprocess,pipe,file descriptor.
Sending multiple queries to a running instance of sqlite3

hpr3412 :: Reading a license: Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike 3.0 Unported hosted by clacke

Released: 2021-08-31. Duration: 00:34:58. Flag: Clean.
Tags: license, creative commons, recital, reading, legal.
We are using this license but we didn't publish it on HPR ... until now!

hpr3411 :: Dominion card game hosted by klaatu

Released: 2021-08-30. Duration: 00:27:53. Flag: Clean. Series: Tabletop Gaming.
Tags: card, game.
Klaatu talks about the Dominion card game

hpr3410 :: Operating Systems hosted by Ahuka

Released: 2021-08-27. Duration: 00:13:48. Flag: Clean. Series: DOS.
Tags: DOS, early PC computing, operating systems.
Here we look at what an operating system is, and how they developed historically.

hpr3409 :: Linux Inlaws S01E37: All about Hacker Public Radio hosted by monochromec

Released: 2021-08-26. Duration: 01:35:38. Flag: Explicit. Series: Linux Inlaws.
Tags: HPR, cleaning, janitoring, having a good time, Richard M. Stallman, stats.
An interview with Ken Fallon, Janitor at Hacker Public Radio

hpr3408 :: Composting hosted by Rho`n

Released: 2021-08-25. Duration: 00:05:36. Flag: Clean.
Tags: food,rubbish,landfill,gardening,compost,composting.
Inspired by episode 3157, Rho`n describes his experience of learning to compost

hpr3407 :: Software Freedom Podcast hosted by Ken Fallon

Released: 2021-08-24. Duration: 00:56:47. Flag: Clean. Series: Podcast recommendations.
Tags: FSFE,Podcast,freeculturepodcasts.
A sample episode of the Free Software Foundation Europe Podcast

hpr3406 :: A study of cards in games hosted by klaatu

Released: 2021-08-23. Duration: 00:27:13. Flag: Clean. Series: Tabletop Gaming.
Tags: card, game.
Currency, deterrent, coersion, clutter, rules

hpr3405 :: Hacking Stories with Reacted: part 2 hosted by operat0r

Released: 2021-08-20. Duration: 00:02:32. Flag: Clean.
Tags: hacking,pentesting,red team,hacking stories.
I talk about some old old old pentesting stories from days old!

hpr3404 :: Suse 15.3 Leap hosted by JWP

Released: 2021-08-19. Duration: 00:10:52. Flag: Clean.
Tags: linux, suse, leap, vnc.
A short review of Suse 15.3

hpr3403 :: Forth on microcontrollers hosted by Brian in Ohio

Released: 2021-08-18. Duration: 00:22:21. Flag: Clean.
Tags: programming, history, arduino.
A little more about forth and a couple of chapters in the novel of my life

hpr3402 :: Reading a manifesto: Declaration of Digital Autonomy hosted by clacke

Released: 2021-08-17. Duration: 00:14:37. Flag: Explicit.
Tags: manifesto, community, free software, open source, politics, philosophy, digital autonomy.
Reading and brief commentary and background on Molly DeBlanc's and Karen Sandler's

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