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The passing of FiftyOneFifty

It is with deep sadness we announce that another of our hosts and friends Donald Grier, known to us as FiftyOneFifty, has passed away.

FiftyOneFifty's frat brother Randy Hall has written an lovely piece. The team at Linuxlugcast are preparing our own tribute if you want to contribute an audio file you can email Honkeymagoo or join the show.

Our thoughts go out to his friends and family at this difficult time.


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Tony Hughes AKA TonyH1212

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I'm a middle age bloke who enjoys using and talking about computers and open source software. I started using Linux in 2006 and have been using it as my Operating System on all my PC's for the last 7 years. I'm also an avid cook and enjoy creating new vegetarian recipes as I have been a vegetarian for over 26 years.
I have an occasional Blog at: http://tony-hughes.blogspot.co.uk/


email: tonyhughes1958.nospam@nospam.gmail.com
episodes: 52

hpr2899 :: Endeavour OS

Released: 2019-09-12. Duration: 00:01:39. Flag: Clean. Series: general.
Tags: EndeavourOS, Linux, Arch Linux, Distrohopping.
A quick show introducing Endeavour OS

hpr2842 :: What's in my Bag an update to hpr2065

Released: 2019-06-25. Duration: 00:03:45. Flag: Clean. Series: general.
Tags: Linux, PC's, Laptops, Geek Bag.
This is a short update show on what I carry in my Geek Bag

hpr2805 :: My 50th Show

Released: 2019-05-03. Duration: 00:17:44. Flag: Clean. Series: general.
Tags: HPR, Linacityux, podcasting, Audacity.
This is a review of the other 49 shows I've posted in the last 3 years

hpr2786 :: My YouTube Channels

Released: 2019-04-08. Duration: 00:07:03. Flag: Clean. Series: YouTube Subscriptions.
Tags: Linux, Computers, YouTube, Gaming, Electronics, Audacity.
A short show about some of my YouTube channels inspired by Ahuka

hpr2772 :: My applications and software part 3

Released: 2019-03-19. Duration: 00:09:45. Flag: Clean. Series: general.
Tags: Software, applications, utilities.
A short show about the software I use in Linux Mint

hpr2746 :: My software part 2

Released: 2019-02-11. Duration: 00:05:26. Flag: Clean. Series: general.
Tags: Linux Mint 19.1,utilities.
More about the software I use regularly on Linux

hpr2738 :: My Applications

Released: 2019-01-30. Duration: 00:03:49. Flag: Clean. Series: general.
Tags: productivity software.
just a short show on the applications I use on my Linux Mint Box

hpr2735 :: Soffritto

Released: 2019-01-25. Duration: 00:02:18. Flag: Clean. Series: Cooking.
Tags: Food, cookery, how to, food preparation.
A short episode on a common cookery technique

hpr2702 :: Audacity set up and response to episode 2658

Released: 2018-12-11. Duration: 00:01:47. Flag: Clean. Series: general.
Tags: audio,Audacity.
Just a quick response to Ep2658

hpr2663 :: Short review on a 2.5 inch SSD/HDD caddy

Released: 2018-10-17. Duration: 00:03:22. Flag: Clean. Series: What's in My Toolkit.
Tags: Computers, Tool Bag.
Tony reviews a Short review on a 2.5 inch SSD/HDD caddy from ebay

hpr2652 :: Liverpool Makefest 2018 - Interview with Caroline and John

Released: 2018-10-02. Duration: 00:07:20. Flag: Clean. Series: Interviews.
Tags: Liverpool Makefest 2018, computing, young coders, hackers, makers, crafts.
This is the final interview from this years Liverpool Makefest

hpr2646 :: Liverpool Makefest 2018 - Interview with Steve and Gerrard from the Liverpool Astronomical society.

Released: 2018-09-24. Duration: 00:05:55. Flag: Clean. Series: Interviews.
Tags: Liverpool Makefest 2018, Astronomy, History, Science.
In this Episode I talk to Steve and Gerrard from the Liverpool Astronomical society.

hpr2641 :: Liverpool Makefest 2018 - interview with Rachel from the MicroBit Foundation

Released: 2018-09-17. Duration: 00:09:24. Flag: Clean. Series: Interviews.
Tags: Liverpool Makefest 2018, computing, young coders, hackers, makers, crafts, microbit.
This is a short interview recorded at this years Liverpool Makefest with Rachel from MicroBit

hpr2636 :: Liverpool Makefest 2018 - interviews with Noel from JMU FabLab

Released: 2018-09-10. Duration: 00:10:03. Flag: Clean. Series: general.
Tags: Liverpool Makefest 2018, Making, hacking, creativity.
In this episode I talk to Noel Baker from the JMU FabLab.

hpr2632 :: Liverpool Makefest 2018 - interviews with Robert and Carl

Released: 2018-09-04. Duration: 00:06:16. Flag: Clean. Series: Interviews.
Tags: Liverpool Makefest 2018, computing, young coders, hackers, makers, crafts.
In this episode I talk to Robert from Roberts Workshop and Carl from Edgehill University

hpr2626 :: Liverpool Makefest 2018 - interviews with Helen and Chris

Released: 2018-08-27. Duration: 00:08:30. Flag: Clean. Series: Interviews.
Tags: Liverpool Makefest 2018, computing, young coders, hackers, makers, crafts.
Interviews about Manchester Hackspace and Wirral Code Club

hpr2621 :: Liverpool Makefest 2018 - Chan'nel Thomas a.k.a little pink maker

Released: 2018-08-20. Duration: 00:04:53. Flag: Clean. Series: Interviews.
Tags: Liverpool Makefest 2018,Making, hacking, creativity, inventions.
In this episode I talk to Chan'nel Thomas aka little pink maker

hpr2616 :: Liverpool Makefest 2018 - interview with Josh - A.K.A - All About Code

Released: 2018-08-13. Duration: 00:05:10. Flag: Clean. Series: Interviews.
Tags: Liverpool Makefest 2018, EduBlocks, computing, young coders.
An interview with Josh recorded at Liverpool makefest

hpr2612 :: Liverpool Makefest 2018 - interview with Joe aka Concrete Dog

Released: 2018-08-07. Duration: 00:05:53. Flag: Clean. Series: Interviews.
Tags: Liverpool Makefest 2018.
An interview with Joe from Liverpool makefest

hpr2606 :: Liverpool Makefest 2018 - interview with Dan Lynch

Released: 2018-07-30. Duration: 00:08:40. Flag: Clean. Series: Interviews.
Tags: Liverpool Makefest 2018, Dan Lynch, Linux Outlaws, Floss Weekly.
This is an interview with Dan Lynch one of this year's Makefest organisers

hpr2601 :: Liverpool Makerfest 2018

Released: 2018-07-23. Duration: 00:10:34. Flag: Clean. Series: Interviews.
Tags: Liverpool Makefest 2018, EduBlocks.
This is an interview with Chris Dell

hpr2595 :: New laptop bargain?

Released: 2018-07-13. Duration: 00:04:12. Flag: Clean. Series: Hardware upgrades.
Tags: computer auction,laptop.
This is a short show about another trip to the computer auction and one of my purchases

hpr2590 :: Blowing a PC Power Supply

Released: 2018-07-06. Duration: 00:03:49. Flag: Clean. Series: Hardware upgrades.
Tags: Computers, Repair, safety.
Just a short show on how I managed to blow the power supply on my desktop PC

hpr2579 :: Ubuntu 18.04 Mate

Released: 2018-06-21. Duration: 00:10:20. Flag: Clean. Series: Hardware upgrades.
Tags: Linux, Ubuntu.
This is a short show on installing the latest Ubuntu 18.04 onto a laptop and desktop PC

hpr2442 :: The sound of Woodbrook Quaker Study centre in the Spring

Released: 2017-12-12. Duration: 00:15:37. Flag: Clean. Series: Sound Scapes.
Tags: birdsong.
I recorded the sound of bird song at Woodbrook Quaker study Centre in Birmingham UK in April 2017

hpr2432 :: Living with the Nokia 6 – an update to HPR 2405

Released: 2017-11-28. Duration: 00:05:16. Flag: Clean. Series: Hardware upgrades.
Tags: Android, Nokia 6, Phones, New Kit, OnePlus1.
An update to my show on the Nokia 6 phone

hpr2405 :: Nokia 6 Review

Released: 2017-10-20. Duration: 00:11:15. Flag: Clean. Series: Hardware upgrades.
Tags: Android, Nokia 6, Phones, New Kit.
This is a short show about my first thoughts of the Nokia 6

hpr2380 :: Raspbian X86 on P4 Tower

Released: 2017-09-15. Duration: 00:04:08. Flag: Clean. Series: Hardware upgrades.
Tags: Linux, Raspbian x86, Pentium4 hardware..
This is a show on installing Pixel on a Pentium 4 Tower PC

hpr2374 :: How to Make Sauerkraut

Released: 2017-09-07. Duration: 00:09:55. Flag: Clean. Series: Cooking.
Tags: Cooking, Fermenting, Food preserving .
This is a short show on making Sauerkraut

hpr2366 :: Making Bramble Jelly

Released: 2017-08-28. Duration: 00:11:05. Flag: Clean. Series: Cooking.
Tags: Cooking, Jam, Jelly.
This is a show on making Bramble Jelly

hpr2362 :: Raspbian X86 on Lenovo x61s

Released: 2017-08-22. Duration: 00:11:10. Flag: Clean. Series: general.
Tags: Raspbian,X86,Lenovo.
This is another distro review show

hpr2352 :: Liverpool Makefest 2017 Show 5

Released: 2017-08-08. Duration: 00:03:12. Flag: Clean. Series: Interviews.
Tags: Interviews, Making.
A short series of interviews done at the Liverpool Makefest 2017

hpr2346 :: Liverpool Makefest 2017 Show 4

Released: 2017-07-31. Duration: 00:05:15. Flag: Clean. Series: Interviews.
Tags: Interviews, Making.
A short series of interviews done at the Liverpool Makefest 2017

hpr2341 :: Liverpool Makefest 2017 Show 3

Released: 2017-07-24. Duration: 00:06:18. Flag: Clean. Series: Interviews.
Tags: Interviews, Making.
A short series of interviews done at the Liverpool Makefest 2017

hpr2336 :: Liverpool Makefest 2017 Show 2

Released: 2017-07-17. Duration: 00:06:13. Flag: Clean. Series: Interviews.
Tags: Interviews, Making.
A short series of interviews done at the Liverpool Makefest 2017

hpr2331 :: Liverpool Makefest 2017 Show 1

Released: 2017-07-10. Duration: 00:05:09. Flag: Clean. Series: Interviews.
Tags: Interviews, Making.
A short series of interviews done at the Liverpool Makefest 2017

hpr2295 :: MX Linux

Released: 2017-05-19. Duration: 00:08:49. Flag: Clean. Series: Hardware upgrades.
Tags: Linux, Distributions.
Show about my latest Linux Distro find

hpr2286 :: Surviving a Stroke

Released: 2017-05-08. Duration: 00:10:44. Flag: Clean. Series: Health and Healthcare.
Tags: health,stroke,recovery,TIA.
on the 2nd of February I had a stroke, this is my story

hpr2280 :: Lenovo X61s Part 2

Released: 2017-04-28. Duration: 00:08:46. Flag: Clean. Series: Hardware upgrades.
Tags: Lenovo X61s, Linux Lite.
A description of living with the X61s for almost 2 weeks

hpr2271 :: Raspberry Pi Zero W

Released: 2017-04-17. Duration: 00:06:18. Flag: Clean. Series: Hardware upgrades.
Tags: Raspberry Pi,Zero W,single board computer,sbc.
an introduction to the new Pi Zero W from the Raspberry Pi Foundation

hpr2265 :: WattOS on Lenovo X61s

Released: 2017-04-07. Duration: 00:08:08. Flag: Clean. Series: general.
Tags: WattOS,Lenovo X61s.
I talk about installing WattOS on the X61s

hpr2257 :: Watt OS

Released: 2017-03-28. Duration: 00:04:04. Flag: Explicit. Series: Hardware upgrades.
Tags: Linux,OS,OS Watt.
a short show about the Linux distro Watt OS

hpr2157 :: BarCamp Manchester part 3

Released: 2016-11-08. Duration: 00:08:24. Flag: Clean. Series: Interviews.
Tags: BarCamp Manchester.
This is an interview with Alan O'Donohoe which I did at BarCamp Manchester.

hpr2151 :: BarCamp Manchester part 2

Released: 2016-10-31. Duration: 00:09:01. Flag: Clean. Series: Interviews.
Tags: BarCamp Manchester.
An interview with the Organiser and one of the sponsors of the Event

hpr2144 :: An Interview with All About Code at Manchester BarCamp

Released: 2016-10-20. Duration: 00:07:59. Flag: Clean. Series: Interviews.
Tags: BarCamp Manchester,Python,EduPython,EduBlocks,Raspberry Pi.
This is a follow up interview with Josh as he has been busy since I last interviewed him

hpr2101 :: What's on my podcatcher

Released: 2016-08-22. Duration: 00:09:57. Flag: Explicit. Series: Podcast recommendations.
Tags: podcast,podcatcher.
Some of the podcasts I listen to

hpr2097 :: New Toys

Released: 2016-08-16. Duration: 00:09:15. Flag: Clean. Series: Hardware upgrades.
Tags: slide rule,Intel 286,Intel 386,Windows,AOL,modem,Linux Mint,Raspberry Pi.
Story of my PC hardware journey in last 20 years

hpr2087 :: Magazines I read Part 2

Released: 2016-08-02. Duration: 00:03:40. Flag: Clean. Series: general.
Tags: Magazine,food,recipe,sci fi,archaeology,motorcycles,photography.
More of the magazines I read

hpr2076 :: What Magazines I read Part 1

Released: 2016-07-18. Duration: 00:05:00. Flag: Clean. Series: general.
Tags: Magazine, Linux, Computing.
This is a short episode about the Magazines I read that may be of interest to other listeners

hpr2065 :: Whats in My Bag

Released: 2016-07-01. Duration: 00:04:31. Flag: Clean. Series: What's in My Toolkit.
Tags: toolkit,laptop,tablet,netbook,Lenovo,Raspberry Pi,microSD,external HD.
This is a short episode about what I carry in My Geek bag at various times

hpr2056 :: Interview with a young hacker

Released: 2016-06-20. Duration: 00:04:31. Flag: Clean. Series: Interviews.
Tags: interview,maker,makerspace,Blackpool,soldering,electronics,Python,EduPython,Open SUSE.
This is a short interview with a young member of my makerspace and local Raspberry Jam

hpr2051 :: My Linux Journey

Released: 2016-06-13. Duration: 00:11:49. Flag: Clean. Series: How I Found Linux.
Tags: Windows 3.1,Windows 95,Windows 98,Xubuntu,Windows XP,Freespire,Ubuntu,LibreOffice,Linux Mint.
This is a short show where I talk about how I started to use Linux

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