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Audiocasts/Shows: Linux in the Ham Shack, Sliding Politics and PyBites

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  • LHS Episode #297: The Weekender XXXII

    It's time once again for The Weekender. This is our bi-weekly departure into the world of amateur radio contests, open source conventions, special events, listener challenges, hedonism and just plain fun. Thanks for listening and, if you happen to get a chance, feel free to call us or e-mail and send us some feedback. Tell us how we're doing. We'd love to hear from you.

  • Sliding Politics | User Error 72

    Dealing with users who hate change, dumb phones, and different approaches to social media consumption.

    Plus infidelity, the state of the world, and consequences of small decisions.

  • Test and Code: 83: PyBites Code Challenges behind the scenes - Bob Belderbos

    Bob Belderbos and Julian Sequeira started PyBites a few years ago.
    They started doing code challanges along with people around the world and writing about it.

    Then came the codechalleng.es platform, where you can do code challenges in the browser and have your answer checked by pytest tests. But how does it all work?

    Bob joins me today to go behind the scenes and share the tech stack running the PyBites Code Challenges platform.

    We talk about the technology, the testing, and how it went from a cool idea to a working platform.

Audiocasts/Shows: Destination Linux, Linux in the Ham Shack, BSD Now and Ubuntu Podcast

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  • Destination Linux 134 - Xfce 4.14, Ubuntu Snaps, LibreOffice, Linux Journal, NVidia, Huawei, FFmpeg

    Sparky Linux 2019.8, Xfce 4.14, LibreOffice 6.3, FFMPEG 4.2, Phoronix RX5700, Huawei New OpenSource OS, Martin Wimpress on Snaps, Linux Journal Says Goodbye?Again, Nvidia Coming Around? Space Mercs.

  • LHS Episode #296: Sham Shack

    Welcome to the 296th installment of Linux in the Ham Shack. In this episode, the hosts discuss Bill teaching our children (yikes), VHF propagation, the International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend, YOTA, Linux Journal, Huawei, QSSTV and much more. Thank you for downloading and listening to this episode and we hope you all have a wonderful week of amateur radio and open source.

  • Conference Gear Breakdown | BSD Now 311

    NetBSD 9.0 release process has started, xargs, a tale of two spellcheckers, Adapting TriforceAFL for NetBSD, Exploiting a no-name freebsd kernel vulnerability, and more.

  • Ubuntu Podcast from the UK LoCo: S12E19 – Starglider

    This week we’ve been fixing floors and playing with the new portal HTML element. We round up the Ubuntu community news including the release of 18.04.3 with a new hardware enablement stack, better desktop integration for Livepatch and improvements in accessing the latest Nvidia drivers. We also have our favourite picks from the general tech news.

    It’s Season 12 Episode 19 of the Ubuntu Podcast! Alan Pope, Mark Johnson and Stuart Langridge are connected and speaking to your brain.

Audiocasts/Show: GNU World Order, This Week in Linux and More

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  • GNU World Order 13x33
  • Xfce 4.14, FFmpeg, KDE Zero-Day, Linux Journal, NVidia, AMD, LibreOffice | This Week in Linux 78

    On this episode of This Week in Linux, we got a lot of Big Releases from Xfce, FFmpeg and LibreOffice. Nvidia announced something we never expected them to, they have actually started releasing documentation related to their hardware. There were some reports for a Zero-Day Exploit concerning KDE so we’ll take a look at that. In Distro News, Voyager Linux released a new version and we got some interesting news from Ubuntu regarding their usage of ZFS. In the Sad News, The Linux Journal announced they will be shutting their doors again. Later in the show, we’ll check out the new operating system from Huawei, AMD Firmware Updates are rolling out for Linux support and we’ll take a look at an app to display your Android phone on your desktop, scrcpy. All that and much more on Your Weekly Source for Linux GNews!

  • CodeGrades on Podcast.__init__

    CodeGrades was recently on the Podcast.__init__ show where we had lots of fun exploring the links between music and coding education as a way to explain the concepts behind CodeGrades.

  • GNR 87 – Lads on Tour [Ed: Fab from Linux Outlaws]

Videos/Audiocasts/Show: Voyager 10 Debian Buster, Mozilla on 5G and New Python Shows

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  • Voyager 10 Debian Buster Run Through

    In this video, we look at Voyager 10 Debian Buster. Enjoy!

  • IRL (podcast): The 5G Privilege

    ‘5G’ is a new buzzword floating around every corner of the internet. But what exactly is this hyped-up cellular network, often referred to as the next technological evolution in mobile internet communications? Will it really be 100 times faster than what we have now? What will it make possible that has never been possible before? Who will reap the benefits? And, who will get left behind?

    Mike Thelander at Signals Research Group imagines the wild ways 5G might change our lives in the near future. Rhiannon Williams hits the street and takes a new 5G network out for a test drive. Amy France lives in a very rural part of Kansas — she dreams of the day that true, fast internet could come to her farm (but isn’t holding her breath). Larry Irving explains why technology has never been provided equally to everyone, and why he fears 5G will leave too many people out. Shireen Santosham, though, is doing what she can to leverage 5G deployment in order to bridge the digital divide in her city of San Jose.

  • Episode #225: Can subinterpreters free us from Python's GIL?

    Have you heard that Python is not good for writing concurrent asynchronous code? This is generally a misconception. But there is one class of parallel computing that Python is not good at: CPU bound work running the Python layer.

    What's the main problem? It's Python's GIL or Global Interpreter Lock of course. Yet, the fix for this restriction may have been hiding inside CPython since version 1.5: subinterpreters.

  • Podcast.__init__: Learning To Program In Python With CodeGrades

    With the increasing role of software in our world there has been an accompanying focus on teaching people to program. There are numerous approaches that have been attempted to achieve this goal with varying levels of success. Nicholas Tollervey has begun a new effort that blends the approach adopted by musicians and martial artists that uses a series of grades to provide recognition for the achievements of students. In this episode he explains how he has structured the study groups, syllabus, and evaluations to help learners build projects based on their interests and guide their own education while incorporating useful skills that are necessary for a career in software. If you are interested in learning to program, teach others, or act as a mentor then give this a listen and then get in touch with Nicholas to help make this endeavor a success.

  • Your Guide to the Python Print Function

    If you’re like most Python users, including me, then you probably started your Python journey by learning about print(). It helped you write your very own hello world one-liner. You can use it to display formatted messages onto the screen and perhaps find some bugs. But if you think that’s all there is to know about Python’s print() function, then you’re missing out on a lot!

    Keep reading to take full advantage of this seemingly boring and unappreciated little function. This tutorial will get you up to speed with using Python print() effectively. However, prepare for a deep dive as you go through the sections. You may be surprised how much print() has to offer!

Audiocasts/Shows: Python Bytes, Bad Voltage, Choose Linux, BSD Now

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Audiocasts/Video: Manjaro 18.1.0 RC6 GNOME, GNU and Linux Action News

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Audiocasts/Shows: SUSE, LHS and Ubuntu Podcast

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  • How To Pronounce: SUSE

    00:08 = Pronunciation
    00:14 = Brief History of SUSE
    00:30 = Meaning of Original Acronym
    00:44 = Acronym vs Initialism
    01:26 = SUSE relation to openSUSE
    01:44 = Why I Made This Series
    02:25 = SUSE, Yes Please Parody Outro

  • Duvets Are Not Tech

    It's another #AskError special! Sleep tech, missing apps on Linux, a deep question, and much more.

    00:00:36 What sleep tech do you use?
    00:07:59 What?s the first thing you?d do if you won the lottery?
    00:13:30 What one application is completely missing on Linux?
    00:17:15 Do you ever use default folders like documents, pictures, music etc?
    00:25:47 What?s in your conference bag?
    00:29:38 What is love?

  • LHS Episode #294: The Weekender XXXI

    It's time once again for The Weekender. This is our bi-weekly departure into the world of amateur radio contests, open source conventions, special events, listener challenges, hedonism and just plain fun. Thanks for listening and, if you happen to get a chance, feel free to call us or e-mail and send us some feedback. Tell us how we're doing. We'd love to hear from you.

  • Ubuntu Podcast from the UK LoCo: S12E17 – The Secret of Monkey Island

    This week we’ve been doing more DIY, playing Slay the Spire and wrestling with CSS. We discuss a strictly confined snapped desktop environment, DNS over HTTPS as a snap, BT choosing Ubuntu for its 5G core and how the Ubuntu 19.10 development is progressing. We also round up some events and news from the tech world.

Audiocasts/Shows: Going Linux, Open Source Security Podcast, TLLTS, FLOSS Weekly and BSD Now

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  • Going Linux #373 · Listener Feedback

    In this listener feedback, we have a voice message from Nancy, Frank reports a flummox, Curbuntu is moving settings, is the Canadian wirless industry listening to Going Linux?, and much more.

  • Open Source Security Podcast: Episode 156 - What if we MitM a whole country?

    Josh and Kurt talk about Kazakhstan requiring citizens to place a government controlled root CA certificate on their computers. How does this work. What does it mean for the citizens of Kazakhstan, and why we all should be paying attention.

  • The Linux Link Tech Show Episode 819
  • FLOSS Weekly 540: Serverless

    Serverless is a framework that is a powerful, unified experience to develop, deploy, test, secure, and monitor your Serverless applications. It allows for a great developer experience, has an amazing community, and supports 8 different cloud providers.

  • BSD Now 309

    DragonFlyBSD Project Update - colo upgrade, future trends, resuming ZFS send, realtime bandwidth terminal graph visualization, fixing telnet fixes, a chapter from the FBI’s history with OpenBSD and an OpenSSH vuln, and more.

Shows: LINUX Unplugged, mintCast and Talk Python

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  • What Modern Linux Looks Like | LINUX Unplugged 312

    Manjaro takes significant steps to stand out, and the shared problem major distributions are trying to solve, and why it will shape the future of Linux.

    Plus macOS apps on Linux, and our first impressions of the Raspberry Pi 4.

    Special Guests: Alex Kretzschmar, Drew DeVore, Martin Wimpress, Neal Gompa, and Philip Muller.

  • mintCast 314 – Moss Interview

    First up, in our Wanderings, I migrate my NAS to a much smaller case, Bo has been certifying, Moss is playing with a new laptop, Josh has also been playing around with a new laptop, and Joe guest hosts on Electric City Nerds!

  • Talk Python to Me: #223 Fun and Easy 2D Games with Python

    Have you tried to teach programming to beginners? Python is becoming a top choice for the language, but you still have to have them work with the language and understand core concepts like loops, variables, classes, and more. It turns out, video game programming, when kept simple, can be great for this. Need to repeat items in a scene? There's a natural situation to introduce loops. Move an item around? Maybe make a function to redraw it at a location.

Audiocasts/Shows: GNU World Order, Linux Action News, and Python Podcast

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  • GNU World Order 13x31
  • Linux Action News 116

    Fedora CoreOS introduced its future looks bright, VLC's president debunks security claims, Mozilla debuts an open-source router firmware and the Android flaw that might be our favorite in years.

    Plus how Sailfish OS 3.1 is stepping things up, the first 16-core RISC-V chip is revealed, and more.

  • Docker Best Practices For Python In Production

    Docker is a useful technology for packaging and deploying software to production environments, but it also introduces a different set of complexities that need to be understood. In this episode Itamar Turner-Trauring shares best practices for running Python workloads in production using Docker. He also explains some of the security implications to be aware of and digs into ways that you can optimize your build process to cut down on wasted developer time. If you are using Docker, thinking about using it, or just heard of it recently then it is worth your time to listen and learn about some of the cases you might not have considered.

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