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We started producing shows as Today with a Techie 10 years, 4 months, 4 days ago. Our shows are produced by listeners like you and can be on any topic that "are of interest to Hackers". If you listen to HPR then please consider contributing one show a year. If you record your show now it could be released in 16 days.

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hpr1962 :: HPR New Years Show Episode 2

distros, Wearable, distros, RIP Ian Murdock, Chromebooks, Samsung, WW1, Libre Planet, TTS, and more

Hosted by HPR Volunteers on 2016-02-09 and released under a CC-BY-SA license.
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HPR NEW YEARS EVE SHOW EPISODE: 2


hpr1961 :: HPR New Years Show Episode 1

Education, Podcasts, Trains and Bikes

Hosted by HPR Volunteers on 2016-02-08 and released under a CC-BY-SA license.
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hpr1960 :: FOSDEM 2016 AW Building and more

FreeBSD,Matrix,Brainduino,Butterknife,pyhurdy,Coreboot,OpenEmbedded,PicoTCP,PTXdist,JavaCardPro


Hosted by Ken Fallon on 2016-02-05 and released under a CC-BY-SA license.
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FreeBSD Foundation

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The FreeBSD Foundation is a 501(c)(3), US based, non-profit organization dedicated to supporting and building the FreeBSD Project and community worldwide. The Foundation gratefully accepts donations from individuals and businesses, using them to fund and manage projects, sponsor FreeBSD events, Developer Summits and provide travel grants to FreeBSD developers.
In addition, the Foundation represents the FreeBSD Project in executing contracts, license agreements, copyrights, trademarks, and other legal arrangements which require a recognized legal entity. The FreeBSD Foundation is entirely supported by donations. < The FreeBSD Foundation will support both the development and the popularization of FreeBSD, the world's best open source operating system.

Listen to the interview with Ed Maste, Director of Project Development

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Matrix

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Matrix is an open standard for decentralised persistent communication over IP. It provides simple HTTP APIs and open source reference implementations for securely distributing and persisting JSON over an open federation of servers. Matrix can be used for decentralised group chat, WebRTC signaling, Internet of Things data transfer, and anywhere you need a common data fabric to link together fragmented silos of communication. Our focus is on simplicity and security.

Listen to the interview with Oddvar Lovaas

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Brainduino Open Source Brain Computer Interface

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In the recent years, affordable Brain-Computer Interfaces are becoming more accessible for consumers. Applications range from controlling computers / machines, biofeedback and Quantified Self. At first sight, the current generation of commercial devices seem to be decent in their functionality, and various use cases are suggested. However, neurophysiological signal quality, as well as limitations of software and hardware hackability are among the greatest issues and hurdles towards advancement in user experience. This is why we started to work on Brain-Duino, an open-source brainwave amplifier shield for the Arduino and other microcontrollers. Brain-Duino is a high quality, low noise and affordable EEG / BCI for hackers, makers, researchers, artists and other enthusiasts.

Listen to the interview with Konrad Willi Döring

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Butterknife

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Butterknife is the last missing piece of the puzzle that makes Linux-based desktop OS deployment a breeze. Butterknife complements your Puppet or Salt infrastructure and reduces the time you spend setting up Linux-based desktop machines. Lauri developed Butterknife as part of his MSc thesis at KTH while preparing for deployment of 4000+ dual-boot desktops and laptops of Tallinn Education Board. Butterknife is released under MIT license, feel free to share and improve.

Listen to the interview with Lauri Võsandi

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pyhurdy meta-hurdy yocto project open embedded

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Eine Kliene Eingebettete Musik
(A little embedded music)
Replicating 12th Century Musical Instruments Using Embedded Linux

Listen to the interview with Beth 'pidge' Flanagan

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Coreboot and Flashrom

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coreboot is an extended firmware platform for delivering lightning fast and ultra secure boot experience on modern computers and embedded systems. As an Open Source project it provides auditability and helps regaining control over technology.
flashrom is a utility for identifying, reading, writing, verifying and erasing flash chips. It is designed to flash BIOS/EFI/coreboot/firmware/optionROM images on mainboards, network/graphics/storage controller cards, and various other programmer devices.

Listen to the interview with Carl-Daniel Hailfinger

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OpenEmbedded

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Welcome to OpenEmbedded, the build framework for embedded Linux. OpenEmbedded offers a best-in-class cross-compile environment. It allows developers to create a complete Linux Distribution for embedded systems.

Listen to the interview with Florian Boor

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PicoTCP

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picoTCP is the answer for a size, speed and feature conscious open source TCP/IP stack for embedded devices.
Each component of the stack is deployed in a separate module, allowing the user to select at compile time what needs to be included for any specific platform. This allows you to free up memory and resources, which are often mission-critical for a project.
The provided API's are small, well documented and give you access to the library facilities, both from the applications and from the device drivers. The library facilitates the integration with the surroundings and minimizes the time needed to combine the stack with existing code. The support required to port to a new architecture is reduced to a set of macros defined in a header file specific for the platform.

Listen to the interview with Toon Peters, Embedded Software Engineer at Intelligent Systems Belux by Altran

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PTXdist and Barebox

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What is the best way to build a Linux distribution for an embedded system in a reproducible way, caring about long term maintenance and small footprint? PTXdist is a GPL licensed build system for userlands, started by Pengutronix. It uses the Kconfig configuration system from the Linux kernel. Although PTXdist (without patches) still fits on one disc, a whole root filesystem can be built as easy as "ptxdist go".
barebox is a bootloader designed for embedded systems. It runs on a variety of architectures including x86, ARM, MIPS, PowerPC and others. barebox aims to be a versatile and flexible bootloader, not only for booting embedded Linux systems, but also for initial hardware bringup and development. barebox is highly configurable to be suitable as a full-featured development binary as well as for lean production systems. Just like busybox is the Swiss Army Knife for embedded Linux, barebox is the Swiss Army Knife for bare metal, hence the name.

Listen to the interview with Alexander Aring

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JavaCard Pro

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Java Card OpenPlatform (JCOP) is a smart card operating system for the Java Card platform developed by IBM Zürich Research Laboratory. On 31 January 2006 the development and support responsibilities transferred to the IBM Smart Card Technology team in Böblingen, Germany. Since July 2007 support and development activities for the JCOP operating system on NXP / Philips silicon are serviced by NXP Semiconductors.

Listen to the interview with Martin Paljak

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Knitting

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Listen to the interview with Siobhån Cottell

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Music By Fenster

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Track name : Free Software Song
Performer : Fenster
Recorded date : 2002
Copyright : Copyright (C) 2002, 
Fenster LLC. Verbatim copying of this entire recording is permitted in any medium, 
provided this notice is preserved. 
Performers: 
Paul Robinson (vocals), 
Roman Kravec (guitar), 
Ed D'Angelo (bass), 
Dave Newman (drums), 
Brian Yarbrough (trumpet), 
Tony Moore (trumpet). 

hpr1959 :: FOSDEM 2016 K building level 2

Mozilla,Apache,Jenkins,x doku tiki and MediaWiki,LFS,Perl,Barghest,Coala,Google SOC,Ultimaker


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Mozilla

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At Mozilla, we’re a global community of technologists, thinkers and builders working together to keep the Internet alive and accessible, so people worldwide can be informed contributors and creators of the Web. We believe this act of human collaboration across an open platform is essential to individual growth and our collective future.
Mozilla is a free-software community, created in 1998 by members of Netscape. The Mozilla community uses, develops, spreads and supports Mozilla products, thereby promoting exclusively free software and open standards, with only minor exceptions. The community is supported institutionally by the Mozilla Foundation and its tax-paying subsidiary, the Mozilla Corporation.
Mozilla produces many products such as the Firefox web browser, Thunderbird e-mail client, Firefox Mobile web browser, Firefox OS mobile operating system, Bugzilla bug tracking system and other projects.

Listen to the interview with Francisco Picolini, Community Events Manager

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Apache Software Foundation

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The mission of the Apache Software Foundation (ASF) is to provide software for the public good. We do this by providing services and support for many like-minded software project communities of individuals who choose to join the ASF.

Listen to the interview with Lars Eilebrecht

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Jenkins

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In a nutshell, Jenkins is the leading open source automation server. Built with Java, it provides hundreds of plugins to support building, testing, deploying and automation for virtually any project.
Jenkins is an award-winning, cross-platform, continuous integration and continuous delivery application that increases your productivity. Use Jenkins to build and test your software projects continuously making it easier for developers to integrate changes to the project, and making it easier for users to obtain a fresh build. It also allows you to continuously deliver your software by providing powerful ways to define your build pipelines and integrating with a large number of testing and deployment technologies.

Listen to the interview with Kohsuke Kawaguchi

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XWiki

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XWiki Enterprise is a professional wiki with enterprise features such as Blog, strong rights management, LDAP authentication, PDF export, full skining and more. It also includes an advanced Form and scripting engine making it a development environment for data-based applications. It has powerful extensibility features such as scripting in pages, plugins and a highly modular architecture.
See the full feature list for more: http://enterprise.xwiki.org/xwiki/bin/view/Main/Features.

Listen to the interview with Anca Luca

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DokuWiki

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DokuWiki is a simple to use and highly versatile Open Source wiki software that doesn't require a database. It is loved by users for its clean and readable syntax. The ease of maintenance, backup and integration makes it an administrator's favorite. Built in access controls and authentication connectors make DokuWiki especially useful in the enterprise context and the large number of plugins contributed by its vibrant community allow for a broad range of use cases beyond a traditional wiki.

Listen to the interview with Michael Hamann

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Tiki

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Tiki is the Free / Libre / Open Source Web Application Platform with the most built-in features. Whatever feature you can imagine running in a browser window, chances are Tiki does it.
Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware or simply Tiki, originally known as TikiWiki, is a free and open source Wiki-based content management system and online office suite written primarily in PHP and distributed under the GNU Lesser General Public License (LGPL) license. In addition to enabling websites and portals on the internet and on intranets and extranets, Tiki contains a number of collaboration features allowing it to operate as a Geospatial Content Management System (GeoCMS) and Groupware web application.

Listen to the interview with Jean-Marc Libs

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MediaWiki

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The Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. is a nonprofit charitable organization dedicated to encouraging the growth, development and distribution of free, multilingual, educational content, and to providing the full content of these wiki-based projects to the public free of charge. The Wikimedia Foundation operates some of the largest collaboratively edited reference projects in the world, including Wikipedia, a top-ten internet property.

Listen to the interview with Marius Hoch

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Linux from scratch

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Linux From Scratch (LFS) is a type of a Linux installation and the name of a book written by Gerard Beekmans, among others. The book gives readers instructions on how to build a Linux system from source. The book is available freely from the Linux From Scratch site and is currently in version 7.8.
Linux From Scratch is a way to install a working Linux system by building all components of it manually. This is, naturally, a longer process than installing a pre-compiled Linux distribution. According to the Linux From Scratch site, the advantages to this method are a compact, flexible and secure system and a greater understanding of the internal workings of the Linux-based operating systems.

Listen to the interview with Jean-Philippe Mengual

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Perl

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Powerful, stable, mature, portable
Perl 5 is a highly capable, feature-rich programming language with over 27 years of development. Perl 5 runs on over 100 platforms from portables to mainframes and is suitable for both rapid prototyping and large scale development projects.
"Perl" is a family of languages, "Perl 6" is part of the family, but it is a separate language which has its own development team. Its existence has no significant impact on the continuing development of "Perl 5".

Listen to the interview with Wendy G.A. van Dijk, Mark "shadowcat" Keating, and Curtis "Ovid" Poe

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Barghest

Listen to the interview with Jean-Baptiste Laurent and Kevin Gruber

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Coala

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A Language Independent Code Analysis Application. coala is an application that makes it very easy, writing analysis for any programming language or even arbitrary textual data. It is a useful abstraction that provides a convenient user interface and takes away a lot of common tasks from the algorithm developer, effectively making bare research available for production use.

Listen to the interview with Lasse Schuirmann

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Google Summer of Code

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The Google Summer of Code (GSoC) is an international annual program, first held from May to August 2005, in which Google awards stipends (of US$5,500, as of 2015) to all students who successfully complete a requested free and open-source software coding project during the summer. The program is open to students aged 18 or over – the closely related Google Code-In is intended for students under the age of 18.

Listen to the interview with Mary Radomile

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Ultimaker

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We wanted everyone to be able to enjoy the experience of making. Whether it was a cat dressed as an astronaut or a mechanical masterpiece. We set it as our goal to enable you to make those things. So we built a pioneering device that everyone could use and enjoy. We made it open source so everyone really could pitch in. And we started to grow.

Listen to the interview with Olliver Schinagl

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hpr1958 :: FOSDEM 2016 K building level 1 Group A

Fedora, OpenSuse, illumos, ownCloud, Enlightenment, Tizen, Kolab, KDE, LibreOffice


Hosted by Ken Fallon on 2016-02-03 and released under a CC-BY-SA license.
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Fedora

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The Fedora Project is a partnership of free software community members from around the globe. The Fedora Project builds open source software communities and produces a Linux distribution called "Fedora." The Fedora Project's mission is to lead the advancement of free and open source software and content as a collaborative community.

Listen to the interview with Jiří Eischmann

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OpenSuse

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openSUSE, formerly openSUSE Leap 42.1 and openSUSE Tumbleweed, is a international Linux project with different distributions sponsored by SUSE Linux GmbH and other companies. It is widely used throughout the world, particularly in Germany. The focus of its development is creating usable open-source tools for software developers and system administrators, while providing user-friendly desktops, and a feature-rich server environment.

Listen to the interview with Sarah Julia Kriesch

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This is the home of the illumos project, the open source fork of Sun's OpenSolaris. Launched in 2010, the project enjoys financial and technical support from several key companies which rely on the illumos kernel as the technological foundation for their own products, as well as the backing of a growing developer community.

Listen to the interview with Dan McDonald

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ownCloud

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Access, Sync and Share your data, under your control! ownCloud provides access to your data through a web interface or WebDAV while providing a platform to view, sync and share across devices easily, all under your control. ownCloud's open architecture is extensible via a simple but powerful API for applications and plugins and works with any storage.

Listen to the interview with Jos Poortvliet, Community Manager/ Chief Geek Herder at ownCloud

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Enlightenment

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The original reason Enlightenment exists - The Window Manager. From here everything else spawned. This is really the flagship product, closely followed by EFL itself. The window manager is a lean, fast, modular and very extensible window manager for X11 and Linux. It is classed as a “desktop shell” providing the things you need to operate your desktop (or laptop), but is not a whole application suite. This covers launching applications, managing their windows and doing other system tasks like suspending, reboots, managing files etc.
We are moving towards Wayland as the base display system where Enlightenment is being worked on to become a full Wayland compositor on its own. This of course takes time and has its rough edges along the way, but we are not standing still, and one day will leave X11 behind.
Of course Enlightenment is built on top of EFL, using the libraries we wrote for it to do its UI as well as to run the entire compositor itself. This means that any improvements to EFL turn up in the compositor as well.
Enlightenment also is the Window Manager and Compositor for Tizen due in part to its efficiency and feature-set.

Listen to the interview with Philippe Caseiro

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Tizen

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Tizen is an open and flexible operating system built from the ground up to address the needs of all stakeholders of the mobile and connected device ecosystem, including device manufacturers, mobile operators, application developers and independent software vendors (ISVs). Tizen is developed by a community of developers, under open source governance, and is open to all members who wish to participate.

Listen to the interview with Pawel Wieczorek

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Kolab

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The Kolab Groupware Solution offers Personal Information Management for deployments of any size. It runs on a Rasberry Pi and in clouds spread over multiple data centres. Kolab provides a secure, scalable and reliable collaboration server. Since it is Free Software, it is not only used by large companies and organisation, but also by many individuals who care about being in control of their personal information.
Kolab is a free and open source groupware suite. It consists of the Kolab server and a wide variety of Kolab clients, including KDE PIM-Suite Kontact, Horde Webfrontend, Mozilla Thunderbird and Mozilla Lightning with SyncKolab extension and Microsoft Outlook with proprietary Kolab-Connector PlugIns.

Listen to the interview with Aaron Seigo

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KDE

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The KDE® Community is an international technology team dedicated to creating a free and user-friendly computing experience, offering an advanced graphical desktop, a wide variety of applications for communication, work, education and entertainment and a platform to easily build new applications upon. We have a strong focus on finding innovative solutions to old and new problems, creating a vibrant atmosphere open for experimentation.

Listen to the interview with Jonathan Riddell

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LibreOffice

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LibreOffice is the most widely used free open source office software. It is a community-driven project of The Document Foundation. LibreOffice is developed by professionals and by users, just like you, who believe in the principles of free software and in sharing their work with the world in a non-restrictive way. At the core of these principles is the promise of better-quality, highly-reliable and secure software that gives you greater flexibility at zero cost and no end-user lock-in. LibreOffice works natively with the Open Document Format, but also brings you support for by far the most file types for office-documents. It comes with support for over 80 languages and with a whole amount of other unique features to work with your texts, spreadsheets, presentations, drawings and data.

Listen to the interview with Italo Vignoli, Director Marketing and Communications

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hpr1957 :: FOSDEM 2016 K building level 1 Group B and C

CAcert DRLM Gluster oVirt OpenVZ FSFE ReactOS BAREOS Debian PostgreSQL OpenMandriva Mageia Gentoo


Hosted by Ken Fallon on 2016-02-02 and released under a CC-BY-SA license.
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CAcert

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CAcert.org is a community driven Certificate Authority that issues certificates to the public at large for free. CAcert's goal is to promote awareness and education on computer security through the use of encryption, specifically with the X.509 family of standards. We have compiled a document base (Wiki) that has helpful hints and tips on setting up encryption with common software, and general information about Public Key Infrastructures (PKI). CAcert Inc. is a non-profit association, incorporated in New South Wales, Australia.

Listen to the interview with Reinhard Mutz Organisation Assurer

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DRLM

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DRLM (Disaster Recovery Linux Manager). DRLM is a Centralized Management Open Source solution for small-to-large Disaster Recovery implementations using ReaR. Is an easy-to-use software to manage your growing ReaR infrastructure. Is written in the bash language (like ReaR) and offers all needed tools to efficiently manage your GNU/Linux disaster recovery backups, reducing Disaster Recovery management costs. ReaR is great solution, but when we’re dealing with hundreds of systems, could be complex to manage well all ReaR deployments.
With DRLM you can, easily and centrally, deploy and manage ReaR installations for all your GNU/Linux systems in your DataCenter(s). DRLM is able to manage all required services (TFTP, DHCP-PXE, NFS, …) with no need of manual services configuration. Only with few easy commands, the users will be able to create, modify and delete ReaR clients and networks, providing an easy way to boot and recover your GNU/Linux systems through network with ReaR. Furthermore DRLM acts as a central scheduling system for all ReaR installations. Is able to start rear backups remotely and store the rescue-boot/backup in DR images easily managed by DRLM.
You can easily enable or disable the last or any previous backups to restore any client with a single command line. Currently DRLM supports PXE and NETFS(nfs) OUTPUT/BACKUP methods of ReaR, but the Development of DRLM non stops here, we are working on new 2.0 version with new features to improve performance, usability and more ReaR methods, in order to become, together with ReaR, the reference when talking about Disaster Recovery of GNU/Linux systems.

Listen to the interview with Ruben Carbonell Perez

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Gluster

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GlusterFS is a scalable network filesystem. Using common off-the-shelf hardware, you can create large, distributed storage solutions for media streaming, data analysis, and other data- and bandwidth-intensive tasks. GlusterFS is free and open source software.

Listen to the interview with Niels de Vos, and Humble Devassy Chirammal

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oVirt

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oVirt manages virtual machines, storage and virtualized networks. oVirt is a virtualization platform with an easy-to-use web interface. oVirt is powered by the Open Source you know - KVM on Linux.

Listen to the interview with Yaniv Kaul

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OpenVZ

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OpenVZ is a container-based virtualization for Linux. OpenVZ creates multiple secure, isolated Linux containers (otherwise known as VEs or VPSs) on a single physical server enabling better server utilization and ensuring that applications do not conflict. Each container performs and executes exactly like a stand-alone server; a container can be rebooted independently and have root access, users, IP addresses, memory, processes, files, applications, system libraries and configuration files.
OpenVZ is free open source software, available under GNU GPL.
OpenVZ is the basis of Virtuozzo, a virtualization solution offered by Virtuozzo company. Virtuozzo is optimized for hosters and offers hypervisor (VMs in addition to containers), distributed cloud storage, dedicated support, management tools, and easy installation.

Listen to the interview with Pavel Emelyanov

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Free Software Foundation Europe is a charity that empowers users to control technology. Software is deeply involved in all aspects of our lives; and it is important that this technology empowers rather than restricts us. Free Software gives everybody the rights to use, understand, adapt and share software. These rights help support other fundamental freedoms like freedom of speech, press and privacy.

Listen to the interview with Matthias Kirschner

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ReactOS

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ReactOS® is a free open source operating system based on the best design principles found in the Windows NT® architecture (Windows versions such as Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows Server 2012 are built on Windows NT architecture). Written completely from scratch, ReactOS is not a Linux based system, and shares none of the UNIX architecture. The main goal of the ReactOS® project is to provide an operating system which is binary compatible with Windows. This will allow your Windows® applications and drivers to run as they would on your Windows system. Additionally, the look and feel of the Windows operating system is used, such that people accustomed to the familiar user interface of Windows® would find using ReactOS straightforward. The ultimate goal of ReactOS® is to allow you to use it as alternative to Windows® without the need to change software you are used to.

Listen to the interview with Hermès Bélusca-Maïto

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BAREOS - Backup Archiving Recovery Open Sourced

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Bareos is a 100% open source fork of the backup project from bacula.org. The fork is in development since late 2010, it has a lot of new features. The source has been published on github, licensed AGPLv3.

Listen to the interview with Daniel Neuberger

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Debian

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The Debian Project is an association of individuals who have made common cause to create a free operating system. This operating system that we have created is called Debian. An operating system is the set of basic programs and utilities that make your computer run. At the core of an operating system is the kernel. The kernel is the most fundamental program on the computer and does all the basic housekeeping and lets you start other programs. Debian systems currently use the Linux kernel or the FreeBSD kernel. Linux is a piece of software started by Linus Torvalds and supported by thousands of programmers worldwide. FreeBSD is an operating system including a kernel and other software.

Listen to the interview with Sebastiaan Couwenberg

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PostgreSQL

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PostgreSQL is a powerful, open source object-relational database system. It has more than 15 years of active development and a proven architecture that has earned it a strong reputation for reliability, data integrity, and correctness. It runs on all major operating systems, including Linux, UNIX (AIX, BSD, HP-UX, SGI IRIX, Mac OS X, Solaris, Tru64), and Windows. It is fully ACID compliant, has full support for foreign keys, joins, views, triggers, and stored procedures (in multiple languages). It includes most SQL:2008 data types, including INTEGER, NUMERIC, BOOLEAN, CHAR, VARCHAR, DATE, INTERVAL, and TIMESTAMP. It also supports storage of binary large objects, including pictures, sounds, or video. It has native programming interfaces for C/C++, Java, .Net, Perl, Python, Ruby, Tcl, ODBC, among others, and exceptional documentation.

Listen to the interview with Christoph Berg

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OpenMandriva

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We are a 100% community-driven association that believes in the values of free software & collaboration. We fight to protect these values and promote solutions anyone can use, change and distribute. OpenMandriva believes in creating, improving, promoting and distributing free software in general, and its projects in particular. We also crave for promoting free exchange of knowledge and equality of opportunity in software access and development, as well as in education, science and research. Our products are developed with passion by the community and aim to be flexible in use by all.

OpenMandriva represents the paradigm: from community to community, with passion, fun and dedication.

Listen to the interview with Colin Close, President OpenMandriva

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Mageia

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Mageia is a GNU/Linux-based, Free Software operating system. It is a community project, supported by a nonprofit organisation of elected contributors. Our mission: to build great tools for people.

Listen to the interview with Chris Denice (eatdirt)

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Gentoo

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Gentoo is a free operating system based on either Linux or FreeBSD that can be automatically optimized and customized for just about any application or need. Extreme configurability, performance and a top-notch user and developer community are all hallmarks of the Gentoo experience.
Thanks to a technology called Portage, Gentoo can become an ideal secure server, development workstation, professional desktop, gaming system, embedded solution or something else—whatever you need it to be. Because of its near-unlimited adaptability, we call Gentoo a metadistribution.
Of course, Gentoo is more than just the software it provides. It is a community built around a distribution which is driven by more than 300 developers and thousands of users. The distribution project provides the means for the users to enjoy Gentoo: documentation, infrastructure, release engineering, software porting, quality assurance, security followup, hardening and more.
To advise on and help with Gentoo's global development, a 7-member council is elected on a yearly basis which decides on global issues, policies and advancements in the Gentoo project.

Listen to the interview with Kristian Fiskerstrand

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hpr1956 :: HPR Community News for January 2016

HPR Community News for January 2016

Hosted by HPR Volunteers on 2016-02-01 and released under a CC-BY-SA license.
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1938 Wed 2016-01-06 How I prepare HPR shows Dave Morriss
1939 Thu 2016-01-07 Collating Pages with pdftk Jon Kulp
1940 Fri 2016-01-08 WASHLUG Talk on LastPass Ahuka
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1949 Thu 2016-01-21 The Kindle/Kobo Open Reader (KOReader) Jon Kulp
1950 Fri 2016-01-22 Kdenlive Part 2: Advanced Editing Technique Geddes
1951 Mon 2016-01-25 Some additional Bash tips Dave Morriss
1952 Tue 2016-01-26 Time now Ladies and Gents Ken Fallon
1953 Wed 2016-01-27 An Interview with David Willson of the Software Freedom School David Whitman
1954 Thu 2016-01-28 Grandpa Shows Us How to Turn Custom Pens Jon Kulp
1955 Fri 2016-01-29 Install Open Street Map on a Garmin 60CX David Whitman

Mailing List discussions

Policy decisions surrounding HPR are taken by the community as a whole. This discussion takes place on the Mail List which is open to all HPR listeners and contributors. The discussions are open and available on the Gmane archive.

The main threads this month were:

  1. From: Ken Fallon <ken@...>
    Date: 2016-01-06 12:19:29 +0100
    Subject: Call for shows ... soon.
    Link: http://comments.gmane.org/gmane.network.syndication.podcast.hacker-public-radio/1101
    Messages: 1

  2. From: Ken Fallon <ken@...>
    Date: 2016-01-07 15:16:34 +0100
    Subject: Request to reserve slots for FOSDEM'16 Interviews
    Link: http://comments.gmane.org/gmane.network.syndication.podcast.hacker-public-radio/1102
    Messages: 2

  3. From: Ken Fallon <ken@...>
    Date: 2016-01-09 20:19:25 +0100
    Subject: Upload issue resolved
    Link: http://comments.gmane.org/gmane.network.syndication.podcast.hacker-public-radio/1104
    Messages: 3

  4. From: Dave Morriss <perloid@...>
    Date: 2016-01-09 20:42:36 UTC
    Subject: Mailing list software turned off my subscription
    Link: http://comments.gmane.org/gmane.network.syndication.podcast.hacker-public-radio/1106
    Messages: 1

  5. From: Ken Fallon <ken@...>
    Date: 2016-01-22 12:40:22 +0100
    Subject: FOSDEM Send in your questions
    Link: http://comments.gmane.org/gmane.network.syndication.podcast.hacker-public-radio/1108
    Messages: 2

  6. From: Joshua Knapp <jknapp85@...>
    Date: 2016-01-22 06:58:11 -0800
    Subject: Spam filters do not like mail-lists
    Link: http://comments.gmane.org/gmane.network.syndication.podcast.hacker-public-radio/1109
    Messages: 3

  7. From: Lord Drachenblut <lord.drachenblut@...>
    Date: 2016-01-22 17:17:38 UTC
    Subject: SCALE14X keynote
    Link: http://comments.gmane.org/gmane.network.syndication.podcast.hacker-public-radio/1112
    Messages: 2

  8. From: Nigel Verity <nigelverity@...>
    Date: 2016-01-22 21:48:38 UTC
    Subject: Re: FOSDEM Send in your questions
    Link: http://comments.gmane.org/gmane.network.syndication.podcast.hacker-public-radio/1114
    Messages: 2
Total messages this month: 16

Comments this month

These are comments which have been made during the past month, either to shows released during the month or to past shows.

There are 55 comments:

  • hpr1933 (2015-12-30) "HPR AudioBookClub 11 Street Candles" by HPR_AudioBookClub.
    • Comment 2: David L. Willson on 2016-01-05: "dangit!"

  • hpr1934 (2015-12-31) "Experiencing the Meegopad T-02 Part two" by A Shadowy Figure.
    • Comment 2: Frank on 2015-12-31:"[no title]"
    • Comment 3: Jon Kulp on 2016-01-01: "$2 mic"
    • Comment 4: Dennis on 2016-01-03: "Love the subtle humor..."
    • Comment 5: Elizabeth Chandler on 2016-01-03:"[no title]"
    • Comment 6: Jane V. Blanchard on 2016-01-03:"[no title]"
    • Comment 7: A Shadowy Figure on 2016-01-04: "Suitable for framing "
    • Comment 8: Frank on 2016-01-08:"[no title]"

  • hpr1936 (2016-01-04) "HPR Community News for December 2015" by HPR Volunteers.
    • Comment 1: Frank on 2016-01-06:"[no title]"
    • Comment 2: Kevin O'Brien on 2016-01-07: "Farts"
    • Comment 3: Frank on 2016-01-07:"[no title]"
    • Comment 4: Ken Fallon on 2016-01-07: "Please do so"
    • Comment 5: Dave Morriss on 2016-01-10: "Le Pétomane"

  • hpr1939 (2016-01-07) "Collating Pages with pdftk" by Jon Kulp.
    • Comment 1: Ken Fallon on 2016-01-10: "Thanks"
    • Comment 2: Dave Morriss on 2016-01-10: "Very nice"
    • Comment 3: el Mussol on 2016-01-11: "where is Dave"
    • Comment 4: Dave Morriss on 2016-01-14: "Donkeys"

  • hpr1941 (2016-01-11) "What's in my case" by Dave Morriss.
    • Comment 1: Magnus919 on 2016-01-11: "Chronicles of a Cheap Geezer"
    • Comment 2: Dave Morriss on 2016-01-11: "Thanks"
    • Comment 3: Frank on 2016-01-11:"[no title]"
    • Comment 4: Dave Morriss on 2016-01-12: "What's a duplex check?"
    • Comment 5: Frank on 2016-01-12:"[no title]"
    • Comment 6: Mike Ray on 2016-01-13: "Nostalgia aint what it used to be"
    • Comment 7: Jonas on 2016-01-14: "Great Episode"
    • Comment 8: Dave Morriss on 2016-01-14: "Check vs Cheque"
    • Comment 9: Dave Morriss on 2016-01-14: "Re: Nostalgia"
    • Comment 10: Dave Morriss on 2016-01-14: "Thanks Jonas"
    • Comment 11: Mike Ray on 2016-01-14: "Leftpondian spelling"
    • Comment 12: Dave Morriss on 2016-01-14: "Re: Leftpondian spelling"
    • Comment 13: Mike Ray on 2016-01-14: "Rationalising languages"
    • Comment 14: Jon Kulp on 2016-01-14: "Gotta try one now"
    • Comment 15: Dave Morriss on 2016-01-15: "Language rationalisation"
    • Comment 16: Dave Morriss on 2016-01-15: "Hope you enjoy your fountain pen"
    • Comment 17: Jon Kulp on 2016-01-15: "Umm...probably not"

  • hpr1942 (2016-01-12) "Kobo Touch N-905 E-Reader" by klaatu.
    • Comment 1: Jon Kulp on 2016-01-13: "KOReader uses normal directories"
    • Comment 2: Klaatu on 2016-01-20: "KOReader"

  • hpr1944 (2016-01-14) "sshfs - Secure SHell FileSystem" by FiftyOneFifty.
    • Comment 1: Mike Ray on 2016-01-14: "Using sshfs to mount Pi rootfs on faster machine for cross-compiles"
    • Comment 2: Frank on 2016-01-15:"[no title]"
    • Comment 3: 0xf10e on 2016-01-16:"[no title]"
    • Comment 4: Ken Fallon on 2016-01-18: "no multiple users"
    • Comment 5: Kevin O'Brien on 2016-01-21: "Great show"

  • hpr1946 (2016-01-18) "Wok Cookery" by Dave Morriss.
    • Comment 1: Frank on 2016-01-18:"[no title]"
    • Comment 2: Dave Morriss on 2016-01-18: "String or no string"
    • Comment 3: Frank on 2016-01-18:"[no title]"
    • Comment 4: Mark Waters on 2016-01-19: "Thanks"
    • Comment 5: Dave Morriss on 2016-01-20: "Thanks Mark"
    • Comment 6: Frank on 2016-01-20:"[no title]"
    • Comment 7: Dave Morriss on 2016-01-21: "Banana pepper"

  • hpr1948 (2016-01-20) "Check Your Spelling in Vim" by Frank Bell.
    • Comment 1: b-yeezi on 2016-01-22: "Thanks a lot"
    • Comment 2: Frank on 2016-01-23:"[no title]"

  • hpr1951 (2016-01-25) "Some additional Bash tips" by Dave Morriss.
    • Comment 1: Frank on 2016-01-26:"[no title]"
    • Comment 2: Dave Morriss on 2016-01-27: "Thanks Frank"

  • hpr1952 (2016-01-26) "Time now Ladies and Gents" by Ken Fallon.
    • Comment 1: Dave Morriss on 2016-01-28: "Great show idea"

  • hpr1954 (2016-01-28) "Grandpa Shows Us How to Turn Custom Pens" by Jon Kulp.
    • Comment 1: Dave Morriss on 2016-01-28: "Most interesting and entertaining"
    • Comment 2: Jon Kulp on 2016-01-28: "Acrylic smells"

hpr1955 :: Install Open Street Map on a Garmin 60CX

David Whitman installs an Open Stree Map of Hawaii on a Garmin 60CX. Yipee for Free.


Hosted by David Whitman on 2016-01-29 and released under a CC-BY-SA license.
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  1. First go to this site: http://garmin.openstreetmap.nl/
  2. Then select your map type
  3. Select and download the predefined area or tiles you want. You can download it directly or have the web page build it for you by entering your email address and pushing the button BUILD MY MAP.
    a) If you choose the email option then you get an email that the map is being built and another (later on) that the map is ready.
  4. Unzip the file
  5. Rename the downloaded map to gmapsupp.img
  6. Save your old map (that's on your device) entitled to a different name and then backup
  7. Put the map you unzipped and renamed in its place and make sure it is renamed to 'gmapsupp.img' (omit the single quotes I have used in these show notes)
  8. Use your device and thank OSM

Reasons why I like OSM for use on my Garmin 60CX and Garmin E-trex Vista

OSM maps have more data for my area than the Garmin supplied map World Wide maps are available. See where Peter64, Ken Fallon or even 5150 lives. It's cheaper than buying a commercial map Trails, points and other improvements I put on OSM can be on my map I like the OSM concept and community.

These older GPS's can be purchased for bargain prices. Apparently the suction cup receiver - Garmin Windshield devices can also use OSM maps with other free software.


hpr1954 :: Grandpa Shows Us How to Turn Custom Pens

Live action audio of my dad teaching us how to turn pens on a mini lathe


Hosted by Jon Kulp on 2016-01-28 and released under a CC-BY-SA license.
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Grandpa Shows Us How to Turn Custom Pens on a Lathe

Warning: this show is kind of long, even though I cut out about half of the original raw audio. While my parents were visiting during the holidays, my dad taught me, the wife, and the kids how to turn pens on his mini lathe. We made a few mechanical pencils, a pen and I also made a giant workshop pencil. Click on the image below to look at the gallery of photos on Flickr.

Pen Turning

[my wife's lovely mechanical pencil]

Links

Credits


hpr1953 :: An Interview with David Willson of the Software Freedom School

Starting with an out take, David Whitman talks to David Willson about Software Freedom School.


Hosted by David Whitman on 2016-01-27 and released under a CC-BY-SA license.
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David Whitman interviews David Willson of Software Freedom School