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Your ideas, projects, opinions - podcasted.

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I got started in Linux in 2002, with a set of Mandriva CD's and have enjoyed using variations ever since. Current with Arch Linux for 3+ years.

I can be reached on IRC on Freenode on #oggcastplanet and on Mastodon at

episodes: 14

hpr3195 :: For your Consideration - the ideal Ham Radio setup

Released: 2020-10-30. Duration: 00:57:50. Flag: Clean. Series: Podcast recommendations.
Tags: linux, security, amateur radio.
Introducing a new podcast to me, with a special guest with an interest in amateur radio.

hpr3188 :: Thrift store quick fix

Released: 2020-10-21. Duration: 00:01:07. Flag: Clean. Series: general.
Tags: sewing.
Fixing up a dog coat for the cool weather.

hpr3179 :: MakeMKV to back up media, and a Question

Released: 2020-10-08. Duration: 00:06:44. Flag: Clean. Series: general.
Tags: dvd, blu-ray, backup.
Describing two ways to install MakeMKV DVD/Blu-ray backup program on Fedora 32

hpr3133 :: Quick tip - Using MPV with Youtube links

Released: 2020-08-05. Duration: 00:02:04. Flag: Clean. Series: general.
Tags: Video, media, bash, i3, Gnome3, Xfce.
I give a quick tip on shortcut keys for watching Youtube or other video sites in MPV

hpr3123 :: Arduino controlled Christmas lights

Released: 2020-07-22. Duration: 00:02:50. Flag: Clean. Series: Arduino and related devices.
Tags: Arduino, Christmas, lights, Solid state relays.
Controlling Christmas LED lights with an Arduino

hpr3089 :: For my Entertainment

Released: 2020-06-04. Duration: 00:07:05. Flag: Clean. Series: general.
Tags: Raspberry Pi, Kodi, OSMC, Networking, Slackware, Sarpi Project.
How I have my file server and media center put together

hpr3064 :: How I got started in Electronics

Released: 2020-04-30. Duration: 00:07:07. Flag: Clean. Series: general.
Tags: electronics, soldering, trains, jobs.
How I got started in Electronics and some job stuff

hpr3043 :: How I record for HPR

Released: 2020-04-01. Duration: 00:01:59. Flag: Clean. Series: general.
Tags: recording, bluetooth, android.
The tools I use to record a show for HPR

hpr3037 :: Ambient recording at Union Station

Released: 2020-03-24. Duration: 00:03:25. Flag: Clean. Series: Sound Scapes.
Tags: soundscape, train station.
Ambient recording in the main hall at Union Station, Chicago

hpr3029 :: At Union Station with a train delay

Released: 2020-03-12. Duration: 00:05:47. Flag: Clean. Series: Sound Scapes.
Tags: soundscape, trains.
This is a soundscape while waiting for a train at Union Station.

hpr2953 :: How I got started in Linux

Released: 2019-11-27. Duration: 00:04:36. Flag: Clean. Series: How I Found Linux.
Tags: Linux, FreeBSD, Computers.
How I start in Linux, computing, and Free Software

hpr2662 :: Repairing a motherboard

Released: 2018-10-16. Duration: 00:03:16. Flag: Explicit. Series: general.
Tags: hardware, circuit board, repair.
I repair a motherboard and get a old tower working again.

hpr2549 :: DVD ripping using old hardware

Released: 2018-05-10. Duration: 00:05:14. Flag: Clean. Series: general.
Tags: ripping, movies, hardware, repurpose.
How I put an older machine and a little cash to repurpose it.

hpr1922 :: The case to backup Google email.

Released: 2015-12-15. Duration: 00:00:57. Flag: Clean. Series: general.
Tags: google, email, thunderbird, backup, export.
A quick example of how I imported a backup of Gmail.

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