Welcome to the 11th Annual Hacker Public Radio show. It is December
the 31st 2022 and the time is 10 hundred hours UTC. We start the show by
sending Greetings to Christmas Island/Kiribati and Samoa Kiritimati,
Apia. Chatting with Honkey, Mordancy, Joe, Ken, and others
Discussed: pi hole, podman, RPIs, Pfsense, and netminers new micro
Civilizations around the world have been celebrating the start of
each new year for at least four millennia. Today, most New Year’s
festivities begin on December 31 (New Year’s Eve), the last day of the
Gregorian calendar, and continue into the early hours of January 1 (New
We lead with an alternative point of view, providing bold, smooth
cups of coffee to our people. We find fresh ways to enjoy coffee, and we
foster community along the way. Disrupting the status quo interests us,
so we create edgy, sarcastic content. We live to rebel against blah
beans—and a boring, lackluster life.
FLAC stands for Free Lossless Audio Codec, an audio format similar
to MP3, but lossless, meaning that audio is compressed in FLAC without
any loss in quality. This is similar to how Zip works, except with FLAC
you will get much better compression because it is designed specifically
for audio, and you can play back compressed FLAC files in your favorite
player (or your car or home stereo, see supported devices) just like you
would an MP3 file.
Kubuntu is a free, complete, and open-source alternative to
Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X which contains everything you need to
work, play, or share. Check out the Feature Tour if you would like to
container is a standard unit of software that packages up code and
all its dependencies so the application runs quickly and reliably from
one computing environment to another. A Docker container image is a
lightweight, standalone, executable package of software that includes
everything needed to run an application: code, runtime, system tools,
system libraries and settings.
Snort is the foremost Open Source Intrusion Prevention System (IPS)
in the world. Snort IPS uses a series of rules that help define
malicious network activity and uses those rules to find packets that
match against them and generates alerts for users.
Snort can be deployed inline to stop these packets, as well. Snort
has three primary uses: As a packet sniffer like tcpdump, as a packet
logger — which is useful for network traffic debugging, or it can be
used as a full-blown network intrusion prevention system. Snort can be
downloaded and configured for personal and business use alike.
(Beginners' All-purpose Symbolic Instruction Code) is a family of
general-purpose, high-level programming languages designed for ease of
use. The original version was created by John G. Kemeny and Thomas E.
Kurtz at Dartmouth College in 1963.
is short for Internet Relay Chat. It is a popular chat service still in