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The Tenth Annual 26 Hour New Years Eve Show

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For those who don’t know, on New Years Eve 2021-12-31 10:00 UTC (5:00 AM EST), we will have a recording going on the HPR Mumble server for anyone to come on and say “Happy New Years” and talk about whatever they want. We will leave the recording going until at least 2022-01-01 12:00 UTC (7:00 AM EST), and keep recording until the conversation stops.
So please stop in. Say “Hi” and maybe join in the conversation with other HPR listeners and contributors. It’s always a good time!!

Welcome to HPR the Community Podcast

We started producing shows as Today with a Techie on 2005-09-19, 16 years, 2 months, 25 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

hpr3484 :: My vim setup with GnuPG

My vim setup with the GnuPG vim plugin

Hosted by Archer72 on 2021-12-09 is flagged as Clean and released under a CC-BY-SA license.
Tags: vim, plugin, lightweight.
Listen in ogg, spx, or mp3 format. Series: Lightweight Apps | Comments (0)

Using the GnuPG vim plugin to edit encrypted files.

From man 1 gpg-agent:

You should always add the following lines to your .bashrc or whatever initialization file is used for all shell invocations:

export GPG_TTY

It is important that this environment variable always reflects the output of the tty command.

.bashrc snippet

  ## GPG Vim
  export GPG_TTY
  export EDITOR=vim

GnuPG folder structure

  [mark@fedora-lt ~]$ tree .vim
  ├── plugin
  │   └── vim-gnupg
  │       ├── autoload
  │       │   └── gnupg.vim
  │       ├── doc
  │       │   └── gnupg.txt
  │       ├── plugin
  │       │   └── gnupg.vim
  │       └──
  └── spell
      ├── en.utf-8.add
      └── en.utf-8.add.spl


set tabstop=2 softtabstop=0 expandtab shiftwidth=2 smarttab textwidth=80
syntax on
autocmd BufRead,BufNewFile   *.log set filetype=logtalk
set spell spelllang=en_us

Generate gpg full key
gpg --full-generate-key

or just a regular one, with less options
gpg --gen-key

Encrypt the file in question, with -r as the recipient
In this case, I used part of the comment as the recipient

Picture 1
Picture 1
Click the thumbnail to see the full-sized image

This is more like it.
gpg -e -r test thisIsMyTestFile.txt

Now test edit the file
vim thisIsMyTestFile.txt.gpg

Picture 2
Picture 2

It is a good idea to shred the original text file

      shred - overwrite a file to hide its contents, and optionally delete it
      -u deallocate and remove file after overwriting
      -v, --verbose, show progress

hpr3483 :: Pinephone64 review

Sigflup got a pinephone and wants to talk about it.

Hosted by sigflup on 2021-12-08 is flagged as Clean and released under a CC-BY-SA license.
Tags: linux,cellphone,pinephone,mobie phone.
Listen in ogg, spx, or mp3 format. Comments (0)

ringtone location: /usr/share/sounds/freedesktop/stereo

Gimp on a cellphone, for obvious reasons.


hpr3482 :: Introduction to Post Apocalyptic Robotics Meta Technology

Building robots from junk parts and tech prepping

Hosted by Mechatroniac on 2021-12-07 is flagged as Explicit and released under a CC-BY-SA license.
Tags: beam,righttorepair,robots,mechatronics.
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Hail to my Loyal Henchmen and fellow SuperVillains, welcome new recruits and greetings to the hackers of HPR.

This is Mechatroniac the mechatronics maniac with the zeroth installment of Robot Warlords of the Apocalypse, where I will talk about post apocalyptic robotics and share my projects, philosophy and future ambitions.

I am doing this podcast contribution for hacker public radio.

After this has aired on HPR I will be adding video and to this presentation which will be uploaded to my channel at: point youtube-dl at it and download them all.

Mechatronics is code, electronics and mechanics working together as a system. I am weak in all 3, but have built mini battlebot style robots completely from scratch, with every chassis part, every motor and wheel, and every circuit that drives them sourced for free from junk like discarded printers, dvds, tvs, computers and UPS.

I am calling this ethos and the resultant aesthetic, Post Apocalyptic Robotics, that is robots that can be built by reclaiming existing post consumer products to create something new.

Currently they are confined to smooth surfaces like battlebot arenas, but more rugged terrain bots are currently also being worked on, and I want to work towards autonomous and swarm robots as well.

The recipes I release here, can be followed by anyone to build their own robots and devices, by simply gathering the required scrap units or similar as described; then disassembling, then finally reassembling into a new meta technological device.

I hope that others will do the same, and come up with their own innovations and new recipes that can be added to our incipient swarms of meta-technological bots as they evolve ever more sophistication.

Welcome to post apocalyptic robotics.

Introduction to Post-Apocalypse Robotics Meta-technology

Tech Prepping, Building a 'battlebot' out of junk

Meteors, asteroids, comets. Cataclysmic solar flares, massive volcanic eruptions and earthquakes triggering massive tsunamis, social unrest, runaway climate change, ransomware and EMPs attacks striking electric grids, deadly viral pandemics, mass hysteria, big boats blocking waterways, obscured malware in a systemd update, management engines at the heart of CPUs providing backdoors to Intel and AMD hardware at root -3 privilege... what could go wrong there?

There are a large number of looming events which could collapse technological society as it is, wiping out most of the internet and shipping and transport and hopefully maybe even the government.

Tech Prepping is more important than food prepping

While most survivalist and prepper types concentrate on stacking cans of beans, seeds, fuel and ammo, the robot prepper will also be hoarding books on pdf, component datasheets, software libraries, breakout boards and every post EOL electronics product they can get their hands on.

In a semi apocalyptic scenario where the trucks stop rolling, a lot of people who save seeds will be able to grow food in their communities, so food won't be such a big deal.

There might even be some that figure out how to make petroleum from wood like mrteslonian channel on youtube.

But a real crux will be analog, digital electronics technology, IT and mechatronics. Those communities with working electronics, mechatronics, and information technology infrastructure, will be at a distinct competitive advantage. They will be able to leverage this in such things as automation of agriculture, from watering schedules to weed pulling along with many other applications that will make the PAR communities ascendant. All else being equal, PAR will be a force multiplier vs hostile neighbours starved of their slaveslabs swiping because facebook no longer exists, or remnants of the tyrannical state coming out of their DUMB bunkers and thinking they still have the right to rule.

It's a good thing then, that we have a boost up to a mechatronic technological society all around us in the electronic consumer devices that although they may be decrepit, soiled and/or dead, nonetheless contain a wealth of component parts -most of which are hardy enough to function for a very long time, components that can be reused in new applications.

It's like there is a supply chain for robot factories all around us. It's not infinite but it is very plentiful at the moment. Sadly, our society is blind to the current and future worth of the technological legacy in our midst and the electronics recycling is electronics destruction.

Meta technology

Antecedents: BEAM, cyberpunk, road warrior

Fellow Travellers/Parallels: Maker, Right to repair, hardware hacking(Valerio De Giampietro - Hardware Hacking Tutorial), CollapseOS

One of this new meta technology's main antecedents is BEAM(Biology Evolution Aesthetics Mechanics) robotics, Mark Tilden's robot projects that eschewed microprocessors in favour of circuits built of discrete components that mimic biological nerves and can react to environmental stimuli. There is a nice archive of BEAM related documents on the solarbotics site.

Mark Tilden even wrote a book called 'Junk Bots', so must have had some of the same ideas I have... but where Mark uses transistors as the nerves and brains, I am using arduino since microprocessors are now very inexpensive.

The use of arduino is the only thing keeping my projects from being completely PAR, but one day wish to have entirely PAR

Thus right to repair and hardware hacking are thus two important aspects to utilizing the processors inside consumer products to run other operating systems for our use. Unless we hoard thousands of atmega328p chips, it will be difficult to find processors that we can use unless they have been liberated via techniques described by Valerio De Giampietro. Reusing processors from printers and other products is a goal for the future, but right now, let's have some fun.

FUN and Education The first arduino PAR battlebot I built - the herald/interceptor; is powered by 5 18650 cells from trashed laptops, powertrain is a custom hybrid relay/MOSFET H-bridge, and it is driven by four electric motors and wheels harvested from PA printers. It has IR remote control and is very fast to the extent that I had to add rubber bumpers to it to keep it and others safe.

I departed somewhat from the PAR ethos, with added front and rear ultrasonic sensors, and an mp3 player powering a tv speaker. Hence, it is the herald/interceptor

I think it has an interesting road warrior cyberpunk aesthetic, with the grey steel, aluminum and black ABS parts, and but for the wheels; star wars for the bolted on look of it

Can we set up PAR tournaments where we can bring our bots and battle it out? Cost is no longer a barrier.

I could see a challenging new sport that is a cross between battlebots and junkyard wars, where contestants would have a set amount of time to build a bot from junk, and then compete in racing or sumo matches.

Obviously you are going to learn a lot building a robot and the best way to learn is by doing.

Alright, now that I have shown some of the important strategic and fun implications of PAR meta technology, by raiding trashed consumer electronics for their components: I hope at the very least that everyone hearing this never again take their post use electronics to one of those recycling centers where all those precious components are destroyed, instead of keeping it in your basement where it belongs. You'd do better taking it to a landfill where perhaps some future wretched mutant can discover and make use of it, than take it to electronics recycling.

Next episode I'll show you how to build your PAR laboratory and give you the ingredients to the herald/interceptor battlebot, but if you're already excited to get started you can order an arduino Uno or nano, or an arduino kit with a bunch of sensors like I did when I got started. You can also start gathering things like printers, tvs, dvds, UPS and other waste, and get a soldering station if you don't already have one.

In the coming episodes I will share the detailed recipe for my first post apocalyptic battlebot style robot I built complete with arduino code, and will show you how to build your own robot for free except for the arduino*. I'll also do email tech support for anyone having problems.

I also want to go further into other tech prepper archiving, in case all or large parts of the internet are no longer accessible, and this may be where you programming specialists might be able to help. They kind of gave me weird looks on the arduino forums when I asked for a way to download all the libraries but was finally able to beg a script that let me download a lot of them, if not all.

Also, all the component datasheets would be handy... it seems it would be prudent to have datasheets on all the components and microprocessors that you possibly can, and to have all the software libraries it would be practical to archive.

I'll also go into more aspects and implications of this exciting meta technology, and I hope you will join me in building post apocalypse robotics and mechatronics fun.

hpr3481 :: HPR Community News for November 2021

HPR Volunteers talk about shows released and comments posted in November 2021

Hosted by HPR Volunteers on 2021-12-06 is flagged as Explicit and released under a CC-BY-SA license.
Tags: Community News.
Listen in ogg, spx, or mp3 format. Series: HPR Community News | Comments (0)

New hosts

Welcome to our new hosts:
one_of_spoons, dnt.

Last Month's Shows

Id Day Date Title Host
3456 Mon 2021-11-01 HPR Community News for October 2021 HPR Volunteers
3457 Tue 2021-11-02 Tables klaatu
3458 Wed 2021-11-03 Living in the Terminal 2: The Obligatory Sequel BlacKernel
3459 Thu 2021-11-04 Linux Inlaws S01E42: The Open Source Initiative monochromec
3460 Fri 2021-11-05 Dodge and Burn Ahuka
3461 Mon 2021-11-08 Changes to HPR Branding HPR Volunteers
3462 Tue 2021-11-09 Metal marbles. one_of_spoons
3463 Wed 2021-11-10 Clonezilla: A backup story Rho`n
3464 Thu 2021-11-11 Being irrational Andrew Conway
3465 Fri 2021-11-12 Walmart Onn 7 inch tablet gen 2 JWP
3466 Mon 2021-11-15 Why HPR has less downloads JWP
3467 Tue 2021-11-16 Protonmail in the terminal dnt
3468 Wed 2021-11-17 Distro upgrade intervals on my Raspberry Pi MrX
3469 Thu 2021-11-18 Linux Inlaws S01E43: The Great Battle or not monochromec
3470 Fri 2021-11-19 External Commands and Emergency Boot Disk Ahuka
3471 Mon 2021-11-22 The Sony Walkman WM-F41 Jon Kulp
3472 Tue 2021-11-23 consuming an AQI API Jezra
3473 Wed 2021-11-24 My journey into Amateur Radio thelovebug
3474 Thu 2021-11-25 H P R and Audio Fun operat0r
3475 Fri 2021-11-26 How I Watch Everything Using Open Source Software minnix
3476 Mon 2021-11-29 My mutt email setup Archer72
3477 Tue 2021-11-30 Picking a Forth Brian in Ohio

Comments this month

These are comments which have been made during the past month, either to shows released during the month or to past shows. There are 20 comments in total.

Past shows

There are 5 comments on 4 previous shows:

  • hpr2169 (2016-11-24) "How I connect to the awesome #oggcastplanet on mobile" by clacke.
    • Comment 2: clacke on 2021-11-06: "NickServ authentication"

  • hpr2672 (2018-10-30) "Porteus" by klaatu.
    • Comment 4: hhskladby on 2021-11-02: "Porteus Modularity"

  • hpr3034 (2020-03-19) "How to bridge Freenode IRC rooms to" by Thaj Sara.
    • Comment 3: clacke on 2021-11-06: ""

  • hpr3454 (2021-10-28) "Engineering Notation" by Ken Fallon.
    • Comment 2: Ken Fallon on 2021-11-02: "suffixes"
    • Comment 3: Trey on 2021-11-04: "Great reminder"

This month's shows

There are 15 comments on 11 of this month's shows:

  • hpr3457 (2021-11-02) "Tables" by klaatu.
    • Comment 1: Jon Kulp on 2021-11-07: "Tables and font sizes"
    • Comment 2: Gumnos on 2021-11-17: "Storing data in recsel format?"

  • hpr3459 (2021-11-04) "Linux Inlaws S01E42: The Open Source Initiative" by monochromec.
    • Comment 1: Oliver on 2021-11-29: "TerminusDB Link"

  • hpr3461 (2021-11-08) "Changes to HPR Branding" by HPR Volunteers.
    • Comment 1: Mike eSpeak Ray on 2021-11-08: "TTS"

  • hpr3464 (2021-11-11) "Being irrational" by Andrew Conway.
    • Comment 1: brian-in-ohio on 2021-11-11: "a serendipitous quote"

  • hpr3465 (2021-11-12) "Walmart Onn 7 inch tablet gen 2" by JWP.
    • Comment 1: PipeManMusic on 2021-11-12: "Real numbers to an off hand comment."

  • hpr3466 (2021-11-15) "Why HPR has less downloads" by JWP.
    • Comment 1: Ken Fallon on 2021-11-15: "On the rise again"

  • hpr3470 (2021-11-19) "External Commands and Emergency Boot Disk" by Ahuka.
    • Comment 1: Trey on 2021-11-19: "Oh what happy memories"
    • Comment 2: Kevin O'Brien on 2021-11-19: "You are most welcome"

  • hpr3471 (2021-11-22) "The Sony Walkman WM-F41" by Jon Kulp.
    • Comment 1: Trey on 2021-11-22: "Capacitors"
    • Comment 2: Keith on 2021-11-23: "They really are great devices"
    • Comment 3: Jon Kulp on 2021-11-23: "Recapping"

  • hpr3472 (2021-11-23) "consuming an AQI API" by Jezra.
    • Comment 1: Kevin O'Brien on 2021-11-27: "I loved the show"

  • hpr3473 (2021-11-24) "My journey into Amateur Radio" by thelovebug.

  • hpr3474 (2021-11-25) "H P R and Audio Fun" by operat0r.
    • Comment 1: Ken Fallon on 2021-11-27: "No please don't add silence to the audio"

Mailing List discussions

Policy decisions surrounding HPR are taken by the community as a whole. This discussion takes place on the Mail List which is open to all HPR listeners and contributors. The discussions are open and available on the HPR server under Mailman.

The threaded discussions this month can be found here:

Events Calendar

With the kind permission of we are linking to The Community Calendar.

Quoting the site:

This is the community event calendar, where we track events of interest to people using and developing Linux and free software. Clicking on individual events will take you to the appropriate web page.

Any other business

In the upload form there is the option to provide shows via a URL. This must be a publicly available URL that is accessible without authentication via command line tools like wget or curl.

Older HPR shows on

This month 115 additional shows in the range 1-870 have been uploaded.

The number of shows left to upload in this range is now: 369.

Tags and Summaries

Hooray! There are now no more shows that need summaries or tags!

See the notes for episode 3456 for a list of all the contributors to this project

hpr3480 :: Darken Layer Modes

More on Layer Modes in GIMP with the Darken Modes

Hosted by Ahuka on 2021-12-03 is flagged as Clean and released under a CC-BY-SA license.
Tags: GIMP, Layer Modes, Blending Modes, Darken Modes.
Listen in ogg, spx, or mp3 format. Series: GIMP | Comments (0)

Layer Modes, sometimes called Blending Modes, allow you to combine layers in a variety of ways. We continue with the Darken Modes, except for Burn, which was covered in the previous tutorial. Darken modes do what they say on the tin, they make things darker, and so they are kind of the inverse of the Lighten Modes. These are the Layer Modes available on the latest (at the time I write this) version of GIMP, 2.10.24. I also take the time to discuss image formats such as JPG, PNG, and RAW.

hpr3479 :: Linux Inlaws S01E49: Version Control Systems and why bother

Version Control Systems and why bother

Hosted by monochromec on 2021-12-02 is flagged as Explicit and released under a CC-BY-SA license.
Tags: Version control systems, git, subversion, mercurial, bazaar, how to buy guns as a minor in NL.
Listen in ogg, spx, or mp3 format. Series: Linux Inlaws | Comments (1)

In this episode our two heroes contemplate the ins and outs of version control systems (VCS) and how to maintain sanity using them. Particular focus is on the newer generation of such as git which enabled large-scale community projects such as the Linux kernel, programming languages like Rust and Python and other shenanigans. Including a crash course on version control systems - you may credits at your local third-level education facility for listening to this episode. Just tell them the Inlaws sent you :-). Plus Martin reveals his favourite Pay TV channel and his gun-buying habits being a minor. Don't miss this episode if you're a minor and want to buy a gun in certain countries (details as part of the episode! :-).


hpr3478 :: Audio Wiring Hack on a Classroom Podium

Listen in while I hack the wiring on our classroom podium for custom audio routing.

Hosted by Jon Kulp on 2021-12-01 is flagged as Clean and released under a CC-BY-SA license.
Tags: audio, wiring, higher education.
Listen in ogg, spx, or mp3 format. Comments (1)

In this episode I take you along for the ride as I hack the wiring in a classroom podium so that I can show musical scores on the Elmo document camera while playing audio through the podium's laptop VGA audio source. Without this hack, the students could either see the score, or they could hear the music, but not both. This simple hack installing two jumper wires allows them to see the score and hear the music at the same time, which is important in my classes. I could already do this by using a PDF music score on my laptop while playing the audio file, but this allows me to use a paper score and audio from my laptop at once. It essentially acts as an audio splitter, sending the audio signal to two channels at once.


hpr3477 :: Picking a Forth

Available forths, old and new

Hosted by Brian in Ohio on 2021-11-30 is flagged as Clean and released under a CC-BY-SA license.
Tags: forth, arduino, history.
Listen in ogg, spx, or mp3 format. Comments (0)

hpr3476 :: My mutt email setup

My humble mutt email setup

Hosted by Archer72 on 2021-11-29 is flagged as Clean and released under a CC-BY-SA license.
Tags: mutt,email, gpg,accessibility .
Listen in ogg, spx, or mp3 format. Series: Lightweight Apps | Comments (0)

  1. Get app password and enter it in a file call pass
    set my_gpass= "MyAppPassword"
  1. Encrypt pass file with 'gpg -e pass'

  2. Shred pass file with 'shred -uv pass', which uses verbose mode

    shred - overwrite a file to hide its contents, and optionally delete it
      -u deallocate and remove file after overwriting
      -v, --verbose, show progress
  1. Use gpg encrypted key to open Gmail

    • in .muttrc source "gpg -d ~/.mutt/pass.gpg |"
  2. Source colors file: Custom color scheme

    ## Custom - Shows a gray line on tagged emails
    color index yellow brightblack "~T ~N | ~T"

Tagged emails
Tagged emails

  1. Source hooks file: Redirect default save path for email sorting
      ## Newsletters - Technology ##
      save-hook '~f' ='Linux'
      save-hook '~f arch-dev-public'  =Newsletters
      save-hook '~f' =Newsletters
      save-hook '~f'|'~b Opencourseware' =Newsletters
      save-hook '~s Linux'|'~s Foundation' ='Newsletters'
      save-hook '~f' =Newsletters
      save-hook '~f' =Newsletters
      save-hook '~f' =Newsletters
      save-hook '~f' =Newsletters
      save-hook '~f' =Newsletters
      save-hook '~f' =Newsletters
      save-hook '~f mark ~s arduino' =Bookmarks/Arduino
      save-hook '~f' =Newsletters/TorProject
      save-hook '~f' =Newsletters/TorProject
      save-hook '~f' =Newsletters.EFFdotOrg
      save-hook '~f' =Newsletters/DIYODE-Magazine
      save-hook '~f' =Newsletters/Circuits

      ## Recipes ##
      save-hook '~f dora ~s Recipe | ~s Recipe | ~B recipe | ~B casserole | ~B bake | ~B "omaha steaks" ' ='dabrat1972/Recipes'
  1. Source aliases file: Frequently used contacts
      alias tags
      alias Dave_Morriss Dave Morriss <>
  • HTML email
    • Install lynx
  • Open URL's
    • Install urlscan
    • Capital 'U' open URL dialog
  • Open pictures
    • Install feh
  • PDF reader
mailcap - metamail capabilities file

         The mailcap file is read by the metamail program to determine how to display non-text at the local site.
  image/*; feh %s; test=test -n "$DISPLAY";
  text/html; lynx -nonumbers -dump %s; copiousoutput; nametemplate=%s.html
  application/pdf; zathura /dev/stdin

More reading

Contact me:

HPR Matrix room:
Oggcastplanet Matrix room:!

Example files:

hpr3475 :: How I Watch Everything Using Open Source Software

Using Libreelec, Kodi, a tuner, and a Raspberry Pi to create a great media center

Hosted by minnix on 2021-11-26 is flagged as Clean and released under a CC-BY-SA license.
Tags: libreelec,kodi,raspberry pi,tvheadend.
Listen in ogg, spx, or mp3 format. Comments (0)

I've been using this setup or one similar for several years now and it has worked out very well.


  • Clearstream TV antenna
  • Coax cable
  • Hauppage WinTV-dual HD USB Dual Tuner
  • Raspberry Pi 4 4GB
  • 1 TB SSD connected via USB 3
  • HDMI cable


  • Libreelec OS
  • Kodi
  • TVheadend server
  • TVheadend client
  • Debrid addon media streamer

Any questions or comments you can reach me at minnix at minnix dot dev

Previous five weeks

hpr3474 :: H P R and Audio Fun hosted by operat0r

Released: 2021-11-25. Duration: 00:11:11. Flag: Explicit.
Tags: audio.
Comments on show and audio processing

hpr3473 :: My journey into Amateur Radio hosted by thelovebug

Released: 2021-11-24. Duration: 00:10:16. Flag: Clean. Series: HAM radio.
Tags: amateur radio, baofeng, rsgb, qso, cq, ham, ham radio, hf.
Dave explains his journey into Amateur Radio, initial setup and successes.

hpr3472 :: consuming an AQI API hosted by Jezra

Released: 2021-11-23. Duration: 00:06:26. Flag: Clean. Series: Programming 101.
Tags: ruby, api, programming.
just because the sky is clear, doesn't mean the air is safe to breathe

hpr3471 :: The Sony Walkman WM-F41 hosted by Jon Kulp

Released: 2021-11-22. Duration: 00:08:51. Flag: Clean.
Tags: audio, vintage audio, cassette tapes, tape players, portable stereos, audio repair.
A quick talk about one of my favorite Legacy Audio devices, a genuine Sony FM/AM cassette Walkman.

hpr3470 :: External Commands and Emergency Boot Disk hosted by Ahuka

Released: 2021-11-19. Duration: 00:16:48. Flag: Clean. Series: DOS.
Tags: DOS, early PC computing, External Commands, Emergency Boot Disk.
More on DOS. This time it is External Commands and Emergency Boot Disk

hpr3469 :: Linux Inlaws S01E43: The Great Battle or not hosted by monochromec

Released: 2021-11-18. Duration: 01:08:58. Flag: Explicit. Series: Linux Inlaws.
Tags: SQL, NoSQL, Grumpy Old Coders, Hipster databases, mainframes, Execution planners.
The Great Battle nor Not

hpr3468 :: Distro upgrade intervals on my Raspberry Pi hosted by MrX

Released: 2021-11-17. Duration: 00:13:06. Flag: Explicit.
Tags: Linux, Distros, Raspberry Pi, Debian.
In this episode I discuss Debian distro upgrade intervals for my raspberry Pi

hpr3467 :: Protonmail in the terminal hosted by dnt

Released: 2021-11-16. Duration: 00:37:42. Flag: Explicit.
Tags: email,protonmail,alot,afew,notmuch,mbsync.
One way of doing Protonmail in the terminal.

hpr3466 :: Why HPR has less downloads hosted by JWP

Released: 2021-11-15. Duration: 00:09:11. Flag: Clean.
Tags: podcasts, dowloads.
A short summary on why podcast listening might be on decline.

hpr3465 :: Walmart Onn 7 inch tablet gen 2 hosted by JWP

Released: 2021-11-12. Duration: 00:14:23. Flag: Clean.
Tags: Walmart, Android Go, Tablet.
Podcast about a new Android go Tablet I purchased

hpr3464 :: Being irrational hosted by Andrew Conway

Released: 2021-11-11. Duration: 00:12:57. Flag: Clean.
Tags: philosophy,mathematics,science,chess,logic,music.
Being irrational is rational.

hpr3463 :: Clonezilla: A backup story hosted by Rho`n

Released: 2021-11-10. Duration: 00:34:06. Flag: Clean.
Tags: Clonezilla,backup,backups,cloning,hard drives.
Rho`n walks through the process of backing up his laptop with Clonezilla

hpr3462 :: Metal marbles. hosted by one_of_spoons

Released: 2021-11-09. Duration: 00:10:18. Flag: Explicit.
Tags: host zen.
Introduction of new host, with reference to semantic playgrounds.

hpr3461 :: Changes to HPR Branding hosted by HPR Volunteers

Released: 2021-11-08. Duration: 00:40:41. Flag: Clean. Series: HPR Community News.
Tags: HPR, Branding, Intro, Outro.
Rho'n, Dave and Ken read the entire email thread related to changing the HPR theme

hpr3460 :: Dodge and Burn hosted by Ahuka

Released: 2021-11-05. Duration: 00:18:27. Flag: Clean. Series: GIMP.
Tags: GIMP, Layer Modes, Blending Modes, Dodge and Burn.
We continue our look at the Layer Modes in GIMP with Dodge and Burn

hpr3459 :: Linux Inlaws S01E42: The Open Source Initiative hosted by monochromec

Released: 2021-11-04. Duration: 01:13:16. Flag: Explicit. Series: Linux Inlaws.
Tags: OSI, RMS, Open Core, the Cat Internet, Luca, Loki, open source licensing.
The Open Source Initiative

hpr3458 :: Living in the Terminal 2: The Obligatory Sequel hosted by BlacKernel

Released: 2021-11-03. Duration: 01:00:48. Flag: Explicit.
Tags: cli, linux, terminal, applications, picks, tired.
A very tired BlacKernel tries to handle feedback from the previous episode

hpr3457 :: Tables hosted by klaatu

Released: 2021-11-02. Duration: 00:37:40. Flag: Clean. Series: Databases.
Tags: data,tables,communication.
How and why I convert tables to lists

hpr3456 :: HPR Community News for October 2021 hosted by HPR Volunteers

Released: 2021-11-01. Duration: 01:20:49. Flag: Explicit. Series: HPR Community News.
Tags: Community News.
HPR Volunteers talk about shows released and comments posted in October 2021

hpr3455 :: Podcast Recommendation: IBM and Quantum computing hosted by Archer72

Released: 2021-10-29. Duration: 00:03:13. Flag: Clean.
Tags: podcast, moore's law, quantum computing, qubits, encryption, cryptography, NIST, Josephson junction.
Highlights of a podcast from Moore's Lobby

hpr3454 :: Engineering Notation hosted by Ken Fallon

Released: 2021-10-28. Duration: 00:12:16. Flag: Clean. Series: HAM radio.
Tags: giga,mega,kilo,milli,micro,nano,pico,SI, International System of Units.
Ken runs through the most common Engineering Notation used in HAM radio.

hpr3453 :: Rust 101: Episode 1 - Hello, World! hosted by BlacKernel

Released: 2021-10-27. Duration: 00:22:28. Flag: Explicit. Series: Programming 101.
Tags: rust, programming, hello world, macros, functions.
In which BlacKernel introduces the cargo tool and goes into detail on the rust hello world program

hpr3452 :: Neuton battery test hosted by Rho`n

Released: 2021-10-26. Duration: 00:05:24. Flag: Clean.
Tags: electric lawnmower,lawnmower,rechargeable battery.
Rho`n describes testing the battery in his Neuton EM 4.1 electric lawn mower

hpr3451 :: Bricklink hosted by operat0r

Released: 2021-10-25. Duration: 00:13:57. Flag: Clean.
Tags: lego.
Custom 3rd Part Lego Shops

hpr3450 :: Internal Commands hosted by Ahuka

Released: 2021-10-22. Duration: 00:12:26. Flag: Clean. Series: DOS.
Tags: DOS, early PC computing, Internal Commands.
More on DOS. This time it is Internal Commands.

hpr3449 :: Linux Inlaws S01E41: The Halloween Documents hosted by monochromec

Released: 2021-10-21. Duration: 01:05:56. Flag: Explicit. Series: Linux Inlaws.
Tags: Microsoft, Google, The Dark Side, Halloween, Transylvania, Carmesine-colored Soy Milk, vegan vampire.
The Halloween Documents

hpr3448 :: Installing GuixSD hosted by Rho`n

Released: 2021-10-20. Duration: 00:44:39. Flag: Clean.
Tags: Guix,GuixSD,installer,install,USB drive,Mac Mini,grub rescue.
Rho`n records installing GuixSD to an external USB drive to be run on a Mac Mini computer

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

Released: 2021-10-19. Duration: 00:20:49. Flag: Explicit.
Tags: technology, windows, w*ndows, losedows, introductions, linux, dos.
In which BlacKernel struggles to talk about Windows

hpr3446 :: Speech To Text hosted by operat0r

Released: 2021-10-18. Duration: 00:22:58. Flag: Clean.
Tags: AI,ML,scripting,audio.
I talk about converting HPR audio to text and tagging

hpr3445 :: True critical thinking seems to be the key hosted by Dave Morriss

Released: 2021-10-15. Duration: 01:12:08. Flag: Explicit. Series: Health and Healthcare.
Tags: COVID-19,social distancing,masks,aerosol,Vitamin D3,body temperature,vaccines.
A response to HPR 3414

hpr3444 :: The Psion series 5mx hosted by Nihilazo

Released: 2021-10-14. Duration: 00:19:38. Flag: Clean.
Tags: retro, psion, programming, pdas.
A show where I talk about my experiences of the Psion 5mx, a portable computer from the late 90s

hpr3443 :: Neuton battery replacement hosted by Rho`n

Released: 2021-10-13. Duration: 00:09:53. Flag: Clean.
Tags: electric lawnmower,lawnmower,rechargeable battery.
Rho`n describes replacing the battery in his Neuton EM 4.1 electric lawn mower

hpr3442 :: What is this thing called science hosted by klaatu

Released: 2021-10-12. Duration: 00:13:10. Flag: Clean.
Tags: covid, science, risc-v, cpu.
Critical thinking is only part of the equation. Here's the other part.

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!

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