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HPR2456: HPR Community News for December 2017

Hosted by HPR Volunteers on 2018-01-01 00:00:00
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There were no new hosts this month.

Thanks to all HPR contributors in 2017!

@einebiene, Ahuka, Andrew Conway, b-yeezi, Beeza, Bill "NFMZ1" Miller, Bitbox, bjb, BobJonkman, brian, Brian in Ohio, Christopher M. Hobbs, clacke, Claudio Miranda, Clinton Roy, cobra2, Curtis Adkins (CPrompt^), Dave Morriss, Dave Yates, David Whitman, deepgeek, dodddummy, droops, Epicanis, Eric Duhamel, FiftyOneFifty, Frank Bell, fth, Geddes, Hannah, of Terra, of Sol, HPR Volunteers, HPR_AudioBookClub, Ironic Sodium, Jezra, Jon Kulp, Jrullo, JWP, Ken Fallon, klaatu, Knox, laindir, lostnbronx, m1rr0r5h4d35, mattkingusa, mirwi, Mongo, MrX, NYbill, OnlyHalfTheTime, operat0r, Quvmoh, Reg A, Shane Shennan, sigflup, spaceman, Steve Saner, swift110, Thaj Sara, The Alien Brothers Podcast (ABP), TheDUDE, thelovebug, Tony Hughes AKA TonyH1212, Various Hosts, venam, Windigo, Xoke.

Last Month's Shows

Id Day Date Title Host
2435 Fri 2017-12-01 Server Basics 102 klaatu
2436 Mon 2017-12-04 HPR Community News for November 2017 HPR Volunteers
2437 Tue 2017-12-05 Interface Zero Play-through Part 3 klaatu
2438 Wed 2017-12-06 Gnu Awk - Part 8 Dave Morriss
2439 Thu 2017-12-07 Internal Logic of Stories lostnbronx
2440 Fri 2017-12-08 How to save bad beans or the French press cobra2
2441 Mon 2017-12-11 Server Basics 103 klaatu
2442 Tue 2017-12-12 The sound of Woodbrook Quaker Study centre in the Spring Tony Hughes AKA TonyH1212
2443 Wed 2017-12-13 pdmenu Dave Morriss
2444 Thu 2017-12-14 Interface Zero Play-through Part 4 klaatu
2445 Fri 2017-12-15 Information Underground: Backwards Capitalism lostnbronx
2446 Mon 2017-12-18 Git server and git hooks klaatu
2447 Tue 2017-12-19 Server Basics 104 OpenVPN Server klaatu
2448 Wed 2017-12-20 Useful Bash functions - part 3 Dave Morriss
2449 Thu 2017-12-21 Org-mode mobile solution Brian in Ohio
2450 Fri 2017-12-22 Android Audio with viper 4 android and magisk operat0r
2451 Mon 2017-12-25 Server Basics 105 OpenVPN Client klaatu
2452 Tue 2017-12-26 Hydraulic Heavy Scale Project David Whitman
2453 Wed 2017-12-27 The power of GNU Readline - part 2 Dave Morriss
2454 Thu 2017-12-28 The Alien Brothers Podcast - S01E02 - Strictly Hacking The Alien Brothers Podcast (ABP)
2455 Fri 2017-12-29 Interface Zero RPG Part 5 klaatu

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 43 comments in total.

There are 15 comments on 11 previous shows:

  • hpr2163 (2016-11-16) "Gnu Awk - Part 4" by Dave Morriss.
    • Comment 3: Ron Strelecki on 2017-12-09: "GNU AWK, part four"
    • Comment 4: Dave Morriss on 2017-12-10: "Thanks Ron"
    • Comment 5: Ron Strelecki on 2017-12-18: "GNU Awk, part four"

  • hpr2184 (2016-12-15) "Gnu Awk - Part 5" by b-yeezi.
    • Comment 3: ZZ on 2017-12-11: "GNU Awk part 5"
    • Comment 4: Ken Fallon on 2017-12-11: "Re: Audio"

  • hpr2297 (2017-05-23) "More Magnatune Favourites" by Dave Morriss.

  • hpr2314 (2017-06-15) "Bad Caps" by NYbill.

  • hpr2394 (2017-10-05) "The Lost Episode" by NYbill.
    • Comment 4: Ken Fallon on 2017-12-20: "All set but ...."

  • hpr2403 (2017-10-18) "Amateur Radio Round Table #3" by Various Hosts.
    • Comment 1: Ken Fallon on 2017-12-04: "Visualisation of waves"

  • hpr2417 (2017-11-07) "Transmeta Crusoe - Fujitsu-Siemens Futro S210 (ThinClient) - Trouble Shooting and Debian 9 Install" by JWP.
    • Comment 3: busybusy on 2017-12-29: "A Different Time"

  • hpr2420 (2017-11-10) "Netbooks - Keeping an old friend alive" by Beeza.
    • Comment 2: Gumnos on 2017-12-02: "Netbooks and lightweight OSes"

  • hpr2422 (2017-11-14) "Kickstarter Post Mortem" by klaatu.
    • Comment 1: busybusy on 2017-12-29: "Kickstarter Revisited"

  • hpr2431 (2017-11-27) "Information Underground: Local Control" by lostnbronx.
    • Comment 1: Zen_Floater2 on 2017-12-01: "Benevolent Dictator of the Magical Forrest"

  • hpr2432 (2017-11-28) "Living with the Nokia 6 – an update to HPR 2405" by Tony Hughes AKA TonyH1212.
    • Comment 3: Tony Hughes on 2017-12-01: "Reply to RWA re App performance"

There are 28 comments on 13 of this month's shows:

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:


Any other business

Issue Tracker

Josh of AnHonestHost.com has provided HPR with a GitLab repository we use for storing website code and scripts. It includes an issue tracker which we have been using to track some of the recent issues we have been experiencing. We plan to use this more in the future.

See https://gitlab.anhonesthost.com/HPR/HPR_Public_Code/issues.

Hosting for HPR

HPR is hosted by Josh of AnHonestHost.com. We would appreciate it if you could donate to help reduce his costs in funding the hosting.

HPR's shows and audio are also hosted by the Internet Archive (archive.org). They are currently running a funding drive where a generous supporter will match donations 3-to-1. As they say: "Your $5 becomes $20!"

Donations to the Internet Archive would also be appreciated.

HPR shows on the Internet Archive

HPR shows from number 871 up to 2455 are currently available on the Internet Archive as individual "identifiers" in the Archive terminology.

Gradually, earlier shows are being added and the shows for the coming week are added each weekend. The podcast feeds have recently been redirected to download from the copies on archive.org.

In recent months the upload process has been enhanced to make sure that a copy of the notes and all other components of each show (such as pictures, and downloadable files) are available on archive.org as well as on the HPR site. Earlier uploads where this was not the case will be updated in due course.

Static web site

Can anyone recommend static site tools?

Tags and Summaries

Thanks to Xoke for sending in updates in the past month.


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