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HPR4096: Powers of two
Hosted by Deltaray on 2024-04-15
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HPR4095: Twenty seven years of Linux
Hosted by Deltaray on 2024-04-12
The programs and software I mentioned in this episode: XFCE Monad Gnome Firefox XFCE Terminal KiTTY Cool Retro Term GIMP Gnumeric Thunar Hypnotix Flameshot Mousepad Inkscape pavucontrol (Pulse Audio) pipewire keepassxc Blender FreeCAD SimpleScreenRecorder VirtualBox KVM Rhythmbox Gramps qv4l2 (Webcam control) Godot Krita Arduino IDE nerd-dictation Yoshimi Carla Audacity Rosegarden Hydrogen ...
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HPR4094: One year of Linux
Hosted by Daniel Persson on 2024-04-11
In this episode I go through the pros and cons of running Linux when you switch over from a Windows machine. I'll cover topics like: Speed Simplicity Configuration Games Updates and much more. Links YouTube video ...
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HPR4093: Installing postmarketOS on a PINE64 PinePhone
Hosted by Claudio Miranda on 2024-04-10
Shownotes: postmarketOS website: https://postmarketos.org/ pmOS image download page: https://postmarketos.org/download/ pmOS wiki page for PINE64 PinePhone: https://wiki.postmarketos.org/wiki/PINE64_PinePhone_(pine64-pinephone) JumpDrive: https://github.com/dreemurrs-embedded/Jumpdrive JumpDrive images (does not currently support PinePhone Pro!): https://github.com/dreemurrs-embedded/Jumpdrive/re...
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HPR4092: More man-talk.
Hosted by Some Guy On The Internet on 2024-04-09
More man-talk. Sgoti talks about using bidets and other things. Good heavens! Tags: mens health, bidets, fiber Source: hellotushy: We’re a team of toilet crusaders, fighting for clean bums and reduced global wastefulness. Supporting source: hellotushy: TUSHY Classic 3.0 Source: metamucil: Metamucil is the only leading fiber supplement that contains natural psyllium fiber. Supporting sou...
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HPR4091: Test Driven Development Demo
Hosted by norrist on 2024-04-08
Test Driven Development Demo with PyTest TDD Discussed in hpr4075 Write a new test and run it. It should fail. Write the minimal code that will pass the test Optionally - refactor the code while ensure the tests continue to pass PyTest Framework for writing software tests with python Normally used to test python projects, but could test any software that python can launch return input. if you c...
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HPR4090: Playing Civilization III, Part 1
Hosted by Ahuka on 2024-04-05
This starts our look at the details of playing Civilization III. This was a great advance on Civilization II, and we will see how this happens as we look at the Cities, and at the terrain types on the tiles. Links: https://www.civfanatics.com/ https://civilization.fandom.com/wiki/Apolyton_Civilization_Site https://strategywiki.org/wiki/Sid_Meier%27s_Civilization_III/Terrain https://www.palain.com...
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HPR4089: Modifying a Python script with some help from ChatGPT
Hosted by MrX on 2024-04-04
Below are some links relating to things I discuss in the episode. Note I haven’t included my actual Python code for fear that it would be in breach of the copyright used by HPR as it is based on the output from ChatGPT. If you would like a copy of the code then place contact me via email at mrxathpr@googlemail.com requesting a copy of the code. Related links Wikipedia article about the Rasp...
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HPR4088: Today I Learnt more Bash tips
Hosted by Some Guy On The Internet on 2024-04-03
Today I Learnt more Bash tips Sgoti talks about supplying options to bash scripts Tags: Bash tips, TIL, getopts #!/bin/bash # License: GPL v3 # This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify # it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by # the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or # (at your option) any later version. # # This...
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HPR4087: Getting started with the digiKam photo management software
Hosted by Henrik Hemrin on 2024-04-02
Getting started with the digiKam photo management software. In hpr4071 I talked about my migration from Adobe Photoshop Elements and Lightroom to digiKam. Today I will give you some suggestions to getting started with digiKam, based on my experience and my opinion. You find the digiKam website at https://www.digikam.org/. On the documentation page you find a good and exhaustive documentation. The ...
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Previous Five Weeks


HPR4086: HPR Community News for March 2024
Hosted by HPR Volunteers on 2024-04-01
http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps/hpr4086.ogg

HPR4085: Android User Land Google Assistant GPT
Hosted by operat0r on 2024-03-29
http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps/hpr4085.ogg

HPR4084: Cloud learning
Hosted by Daniel Persson on 2024-03-28
http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps/hpr4084.ogg

HPR4083: Drivecast: Man-talk.
Hosted by Some Guy On The Internet on 2024-03-27
http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps/hpr4083.ogg

HPR4082: No swans at Swanston
Hosted by Dave Morriss on 2024-03-26
http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps/hpr4082.ogg

HPR4081: The Oh No! News.
Hosted by Some Guy On The Internet on 2024-03-25
http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps/hpr4081.ogg

HPR4080: Georgia to South Carolina
Hosted by Ahuka on 2024-03-22
http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps/hpr4080.ogg

HPR4079: The Corresponding Source
Hosted by Ken Fallon on 2024-03-21
http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps/hpr4079.ogg

HPR4078: Learning to read music, part two: pitch
Hosted by enistello on 2024-03-20
http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps/hpr4078.ogg

HPR4077: FFMPEG Series: Joining and Splitting files
Hosted by Mr. Young on 2024-03-19
http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps/hpr4077.ogg

HPR4076: WLED House Lights!
Hosted by operat0r on 2024-03-18
http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps/hpr4076.ogg

HPR4075: Making a Pomodoro Timer
Hosted by norrist on 2024-03-15
http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps/hpr4075.ogg

HPR4074: Jade Empire
Hosted by Daniel Persson on 2024-03-14
http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps/hpr4074.ogg

HPR4073: Is the 1990 documentary "Cyberpunk" worth watching today?
Hosted by Trixter on 2024-03-13
http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps/hpr4073.ogg

HPR4072: Piper text to speech engine
Hosted by Archer72 on 2024-03-12
http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps/hpr4072.ogg

HPR4071: Migration to digiKam as Digital Asset Management (DAM)
Hosted by Henrik Hemrin on 2024-03-11
http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps/hpr4071.ogg

HPR4070: Civilization III
Hosted by Ahuka on 2024-03-08
http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps/hpr4070.ogg

HPR4069: Passwords and Bitwarden news.
Hosted by Some Guy On The Internet on 2024-03-07
http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps/hpr4069.ogg

HPR4068: Replacing a lightbulb in a microwave Oven
Hosted by MrX on 2024-03-06
http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps/hpr4068.ogg

HPR4067: Hacking AI Models to Protect your Livelihood
Hosted by hobs on 2024-03-05
http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps/hpr4067.ogg

HPR4066: HPR Community News for February 2024
Hosted by HPR Volunteers on 2024-03-04
http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps/hpr4066.ogg

HPR4065: Framework 13 (13th gen Intel) review
Hosted by Noodlez on 2024-03-01
http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps/hpr4065.ogg

HPR4064: Large Language Models
Hosted by Daniel Persson on 2024-02-29
http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps/hpr4064.ogg

HPR4063: Re: ChatGPT Output is not compatible with CC-BY-SA
Hosted by dnt on 2024-02-28
http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps/hpr4063.ogg

HPR4062: HPR Music Series? - How will it go for the girl and me?
Hosted by Fred Black on 2024-02-27
http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps/hpr4062.ogg

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