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Dave Yates

Host ID: 77
episodes: 27

0616 - Surfraw | 2010-12-13

Surfraw: Shell Users' Revolutionary Front Rage Against the Web

About Surfraw

Surfraw provides a fast unix command line interface to a variety of popular WWW search engines and other artifacts of power. It reclaims google, altavista, babelfish, dejanews, freshmeat, research index, slashdot and many others from the false-prophet, pox-infested heathen lands of html-forms, placing these wonders where they belong, deep in unix heartland, as god loving extensions to the shell.

0438 - Podcasts I Listen To | 2009-09-05

Dave Yates from the "Lotta Linux Links Linux User Podcast" does a show about all the podcasts he listens to. And, as you'd expect, he provides a LOT of linux links here in the shownotes.

Dave's List of RSS Feeds:

A Lotta Linux Links:

0425 - Daves Quick Tips | 2009-08-18

A couple of quick tips.

0369 - UCLUG May Meeting | 2009-05-29

Upstate Carolina Linux User Group

0347 - Watchmen: the motion comic | 2009-04-29

Watchmen: the motion comic

Watchmen Motion Comic on wikipedia.

Watchmen Motion Comic on IMDB.

Watchmen Comic Movie official website.

0323 - zenity | 2009-03-26


zenity in a bash script example.

0303 - lottanzb, my computers, and a quick movie review | 2009-02-26

lottanzb, my computers, and a quick movie review


deepgeek's newsgroup hpr episode;

my computers; and a boy and his dog.

0280 - Aftershow | 2009-01-26

An unintended, and impromptu, aftershow conversation between kajarii and threethirty, recorded after a call-in episode of the linux user podcast.

0257 - Apps I Installed on my eee pc | 2008-12-24

Apps I installed on my eee pc.

debian eee pc

0236 - UCLUG November 11th Meeting | 2008-11-25

Dr. Richard Hipp D. Richard Hipp, creator of SQLite and CVSTrac

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 License

0219 - Halloween WebDAV howto | 2008-10-31

WebDAV howto

0196 - linux file managers | 2008-09-30

How to plug a tire, linux file managers, world's smallest linux distro, and what's in your bag?



vifm; and


0183 - UCLUG Sepetember meeting | 2008-09-11

UC Lug's September meeting

0172 - fluxbox tabbed windows | 2008-08-27

dave yates discusses fluxbox's tabbed windows feature

0167 - UCLUG august Meeting | 2008-08-20

upstate carolina linux user group august meeting

0148 - LinuxFest | 2008-07-24

Ohio LinuxFest;
Ontario LinuxFest;
Southeast LinuxFest.

0137 - July UCLUG Meeting | 2008-07-10

dave yates as always records his UCLUG meeting

0129 - Panama City Linux User Group Meeting | 2008-06-30

PCLUG meeting notes 0058

0118 - June UCLUG Meeting | 2008-06-12

At the UCLUG: Jas continues his bash shell scripting for newbies tutorial, and Allen Valliencourt of FGPTech.

0107 - Console fonts | 2008-05-28

dave yates talks about Console fonts

0084 - Phone interview with Kajarii: Linux for the blind user | 2008-04-25

linux speakup
RC Syatems
elinks; and

0074 - UCLUG - Linux Gaming | 2008-04-11

Upstate Carolina Linux User Group Meeting

30 minute newbie session: Jas Eckard's bash shell scripting for newbies;

Main topic: Ryan 'Icculus' Gordon speaks about the linux gaming industry.

0065 - Cowon iAudio U3 review | 2008-03-31

Cowon iAudio U3

0052 - UCLUG: Newbie Shell Scripting | 2008-03-12

Upstate Carolina Linux User Group: Jas Eckard gives a talk aimed at newbies on shell scripting.

Upstate carolina Linux User Group

0044 - My desktop, and the apps I use everyday | 2008-02-28

fish protocol;
nuevat3k-glacier fluxbox theme;
tab mix plus;
google notebook;
music player daemon;
gftp; and

0032 - UCLUG - Ken Wehr Presentation | 2008-02-13

Google employee Ken Wehr speaks to the Upstate Carolina Linux Users Group.

0021 - The Festival Speech Synthesis System | 2008-01-28

Dave Yates, and his co-host Lynn, demonstrate the voice synthesis package, Festival. Dave, discusses how he employs Festival, along with other packages to extend its capabilities. Lynn, clears-up a few of the finer points, for Dave.

Howto use alsa output;
HMM-based Speech Synthesis System (HTS) - Release Archive or where to get CMU_US_SLT_ARTIC_HTS voice for festival ver 1.4.3;
Online voice demos;
Yet another online voice demo site;
Linux Gazette article on festival;
Hackosis festival article;
Festival ver 1.4.3 manual;
Article with info on how to change default voice;
Perlbox Voice is an voice enabled application to bring your desktop under your command;
Mini linux tts howto; an older document with some still useful information;
How to Make Your Instant Messenger Talk in Ubuntu Linux;
Another good festival article;
Gentoo forum:Festival tips: more understandable and books to audiobooks;
Festtival MBROLA info; and
MBROLA binary and voices

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