Category Archives: Podcasts

Note to future self: Klaatu’s podcast on Audacity

The GNU World Order September 23, 2010: Episode 6×01 Could only be improved by making it a video cast.

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HPR: Shot of Hack – Changing the time offset of a series of photos.

The problem: You have a series of photos where the time is offset from the correct time but is still correct in relation to each other.   Here are a few of the times that I’ve needed to do this: … Continue reading

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HPR: A private data cloud

In this months Hacker Public Radio show I talk about setting up a secure ‘private data cloud’ solution where I use rsync over ssh to backup my data to a remote location. Continue reading

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HPR: Bash Loops

I have been thinking about doing a small episode on bash loops for some time after I heard the guys at the The Linux Cranks discussing the topic. Well I found some time to record the show on my way … Continue reading

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HPR – cron

In this months Hacker Public Radio is on cron. First let me list out some good introductions to the topic: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/CronHowto http://unixhelp.ed.ac.uk.CGI/man-cgi?crontab+5 http://unixgeeks.org/security/newbie/unix/cron-1.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cron Virtually the entire show was taken from these links so rather than repeat myself here I … Continue reading

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HPR ep0481 :: Mashpodder

I have been using bashpodder for years as my podcatching client. For those that don’t know bashpodder is a shell script written by Linc Fessenden of the The Linux Link Tech Show and it is a simple sysadmin solution to … Continue reading

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Ready for the Desktop

I’ve been using many different desktop environments over the years. Not only the many desktop’s available under Linux but also the various different iterations of Windows and Apple’s OS. Some allowed me to do my work quickly while others just … Continue reading

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HPR web2speech v 0.2 released

In episode ep0401 :: web2speech of Hacker Public Radio I introduce the world to web2speech. The episode shows how you can pipe standard input to standard output of various programs. It builds on my original idea of a Wikipedia text … Continue reading

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HPR ep0386 :: SSH config file

This episode spawned from some feedback I sent to klatuu from The Bad Apples podcast. I’ve been using my .ssh/config to simplify long or commonly used ssh commands. Say you want to login to your home machine (mymachine.dynamicdns.org) as user … Continue reading

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HPR episode on RTFM Released

In this months Hacker Public Radio episode 340 I discuss the origins of the acronym RTFM. While the use has negative connotations there is merit in downloading and reading manuals all be it for education but also for reference. Any … Continue reading

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