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HPR Volunteers talk about shows released and comments posted in January 2021

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HPR Community News.

A monthly look at what has been going on in the HPR community. This is a regular show scheduled for the first Monday of the month.

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Last Month's Shows

Id Day Date Title Host
3240 Fri 2021-01-01 Linux Under Attack Ahuka
3241 Mon 2021-01-04 HPR Community News for December 2020 HPR Volunteers
3242 Tue 2021-01-05 The eternal battle over how to run your chromebook is about to begin Zen_Floater2
3243 Wed 2021-01-06 Pictor - free and open radio astronomy Andrew Conway
3244 Thu 2021-01-07 Interview with Anco Scholte ter Horst CEO of Freedom Internet Ken Fallon
3245 Fri 2021-01-08 ELECTRICITY operat0r
3246 Mon 2021-01-11 LXCast: freeing the Fairphone 3 (and many other phones) 2BFrank
3247 Tue 2021-01-12 Saturday Morning Automotive Routine TrumpetJohn
3248 Wed 2021-01-13 SARS-CoV-2 detection by PCR explanation b-yeezi
3249 Thu 2021-01-14 Linux Inlaws S01E21: The Big Linux Inlaws Peep Show monochromec
3250 Fri 2021-01-15 GIMP: Getting Started With Layers Ahuka
3251 Mon 2021-01-18 Opposing Views on Alcohol Windigo
3252 Tue 2021-01-19 Simple JSON querying tool (also YAML, and to a lesser extent XML) crvs
3253 Wed 2021-01-20 Pandas Intro Enigma
3254 Thu 2021-01-21 The Markdown editor Retext MrX
3255 Fri 2021-01-22 garage door part 2 operat0r
3256 Mon 2021-01-25 Update, MS Teams, Covid 19, Raspberry PI 400 Raspberry PI 4 8GB Centos JWP
3257 Tue 2021-01-26 Lack of diversity in Linux and other open source communities swift110
3258 Wed 2021-01-27 Linux Inlaws S01E22: The Linux Professional Institute monochromec
3259 Thu 2021-01-28 Nextcloud - The easy way Archer72
3260 Fri 2021-01-29 Free, Public Domain and Creative Commons Assets Ahuka

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 21 comments in total.

Past shows

There are 2 comments on 2 previous shows:

This month's shows

There are 19 comments on 12 of this month's shows:

  • hpr3240 (2021-01-01) "Linux Under Attack" by Ahuka.
    • Comment 1: Great episode on 2021-01-11: "Important information, thank you"

  • hpr3242 (2021-01-05) "The eternal battle over how to run your chromebook is about to begin" by Zen_Floater2.
    • Comment 1: Ken Fallon on 2021-01-06: "Video"
    • Comment 2: Klaatu on 2021-01-07: "Cool skills"
    • Comment 3: Kevin O'Brien on 2021-01-08: "I loved the show"
    • Comment 4: Reto on 2021-01-17: "I like the concept"

  • hpr3244 (2021-01-07) "Interview with Anco Scholte ter Horst CEO of Freedom Internet" by Ken Fallon.
    • Comment 1: Kevin O'Brien on 2021-01-12: "I'm jealous!"
    • Comment 2: Dave Morriss on 2021-01-24: "Great show for lifting the spirits"

  • hpr3245 (2021-01-08) "ELECTRICITY" by operat0r.
    • Comment 1: Paul Quirk on 2020-11-07: "Show warning"

  • hpr3246 (2021-01-11) "LXCast: freeing the Fairphone 3 (and many other phones) " by 2BFrank.
    • Comment 1: Kevin O'Brien on 2021-01-19: "I loved the show"

  • hpr3247 (2021-01-12) "Saturday Morning Automotive Routine" by TrumpetJohn.
    • Comment 1: Kevin O'Brien on 2021-01-19: "Excellent!"

  • hpr3248 (2021-01-13) "SARS-CoV-2 detection by PCR explanation" by b-yeezi.
    • Comment 1: norrist on 2021-01-13: "Is b-yeezi a genius?"
    • Comment 2: Kevin O'Brien on 2021-01-20: "Another fantastic show"

  • hpr3249 (2021-01-14) "Linux Inlaws S01E21: The Big Linux Inlaws Peep Show" by monochromec.

  • hpr3252 (2021-01-19) "Simple JSON querying tool (also YAML, and to a lesser extent XML)" by crvs.
    • Comment 1: Ken Fallon on 2021-01-29: "Using this today"

  • hpr3253 (2021-01-20) "Pandas Intro" by Enigma.
    • Comment 1: b-yeezi on 2021-01-20: "New info, even for me"

  • hpr3257 (2021-01-26) "Lack of diversity in Linux and other open source communities" by swift110.
    • Comment 1: b-yeezi on 2021-01-26: "I can relate"
    • Comment 2: Tony Hughes on 2021-01-26: "The lack of diversity in Linux"
    • Comment 3: Beeza on 2021-01-27: "Thoughts on diversity"

  • hpr3258 (2021-01-27) "Linux Inlaws S01E22: The Linux Professional Institute" by monochromec.
    • Comment 1: Kevin O'Brien on 2021-01-28: "I loved the show"

Mailing List discussions

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