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The passing of FiftyOneFifty

It is with deep sadness we announce that another of our hosts and friends Donald Grier, known to us as FiftyOneFifty, has passed away.

FiftyOneFifty's frat brother Randy Hall has written an lovely piece. The team at Linuxlugcast are preparing our own tribute if you want to contribute an audio file you can email Honkeymagoo or join the show.

Our thoughts go out to his friends and family at this difficult time.


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I am a long-time office software geek, and also a promoter of Free Software, so LibreOffice is a natural fit for me. I also have a series on HPR called Security and Privacy, and occasionally record shows that are non-series. I am also the former Tech Track organizer for Penguicon, an event in southeast Michigan, USA. Visit one of my sites at:


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episodes: 167

hpr2900 :: Better Social Media 01 - Introduction

Released: 2019-09-13. Duration: 00:11:51. Flag: Clean. Series: Social Media.
Tags: Fediverse, social media, federated.
We don't have to use Twitter and Facebook. There are alternatives.

hpr2890 :: Penguicon 2019 Report

Released: 2019-08-30. Duration: 00:14:03. Flag: Clean. Series: Penguicon.
Tags: Penguicon, Open Source, Convention.
Penguicon 2019 took place on May 3-5, 2018 in Southfield, Michigan

hpr2880 :: Evaluating a Study

Released: 2019-08-16. Duration: 00:14:21. Flag: Clean. Series: Health and Healthcare.
Tags: Health, Medicine, Evidence, Science, Studies.
We've developed the standards to judge, so now let's do an example!

hpr2870 :: Hierarchy of Evidence

Released: 2019-08-02. Duration: 00:14:25. Flag: Clean. Series: Health and Healthcare.
Tags: Health, Medicine, Evidence, Science, Studies.
All studies are not the same. Some are better than others.

hpr2860 :: Encryption and Quantum Computing

Released: 2019-07-19. Duration: 00:12:37. Flag: Clean. Series: Privacy and Security.
Tags: Encryption, Quantum Computing.
How will quantum computing affect the security of encryption?

hpr2850 :: NIST Cybersecurity Framework

Released: 2019-07-05. Duration: 00:28:22. Flag: Clean. Series: Privacy and Security.
Tags: Enterprise, Security.
What NIST suggests as a framework to improve security at the Enterprise level

hpr2820 :: 29 - CERT Home Security Tips

Released: 2019-05-24. Duration: 00:22:17. Flag: Clean. Series: Privacy and Security.
Tags: Home Networks, Security.
What CERT recommends to mitigate security and privacy threats to your home network.

hpr2819 :: Reply to Knightwise - podcasts

Released: 2019-05-23. Duration: 00:08:13. Flag: Clean. Series: Podcast recommendations.
Tags: podcasts, narrowcasting, broadcasting.
I provide a slightly different view on podcasts to that recently given by Knightwise.

hpr2800 :: My YouTube Subscriptions #6

Released: 2019-04-26. Duration: 00:19:29. Flag: Clean. Series: YouTube Subscriptions.
Tags: YouTube, Channels, Subscriptions.
Part six of my list of subscribed channels

hpr2790 :: My YouTube Subscriptions #5

Released: 2019-04-12. Duration: 00:20:06. Flag: Clean. Series: YouTube Subscriptions.
Tags: YouTube, Channels, Subscriptions.
Part five of my list of subscribed channels

hpr2775 :: My YouTube Subscriptions #4

Released: 2019-03-22. Duration: 00:19:58. Flag: Clean. Series: YouTube Subscriptions.
Tags: YouTube, Channels, Subscriptions.
Part four of my list of subscribed channels

hpr2765 :: My YouTube Subscriptions #3

Released: 2019-03-08. Duration: 00:22:09. Flag: Clean. Series: YouTube Subscriptions.
Tags: YouTube, Channels, Subscriptions.
Part three of my list of subscribed channels

hpr2755 :: My YouTube Subscriptions #2

Released: 2019-02-22. Duration: 00:22:09. Flag: Clean. Series: YouTube Subscriptions.
Tags: YouTube, Channels, Subscriptions.
Part two of my list of subscribed channels

hpr2745 :: My YouTube Subscriptions #1

Released: 2019-02-08. Duration: 00:21:02. Flag: Clean. Series: YouTube Subscriptions.
Tags: YouTube, Channels, Subscriptions.
Part one of my list of subscribed channels

hpr2705 :: Evidence-based Medicine

Released: 2018-12-14. Duration: 00:16:53. Flag: Clean. Series: Health and Healthcare.
Tags: Health, Medicine, Evidence, Science.
Medicine should be based on objective scientific evidence

hpr2695 :: Problems with Studies

Released: 2018-11-30. Duration: 00:13:18. Flag: Clean. Series: Health and Healthcare.
Tags: Health, Medicine, Medical Studies, Evaluating Studies.
Some principles for evaluating medical studies

hpr2685 :: Scientific and Medical Reports

Released: 2018-11-16. Duration: 00:14:14. Flag: Clean. Series: Health and Healthcare.
Tags: Health, Medicine, Medical Studies, News Reports.
We need to be careful about evaluating news reports about medical studies

hpr2675 :: YouTube Playlists

Released: 2018-11-02. Duration: 00:12:47. Flag: Clean. Series: general.
Tags: YouTube, Channels, Playlists.
How to solve a problem with following YouTube channels

hpr2665 :: Exercise and Diet

Released: 2018-10-19. Duration: 00:17:21. Flag: Clean. Series: Health and Healthcare.
Tags: Health, Medicine, Exercise, Diet.
Exercise and Diet are primary to health

hpr2655 :: Sleep Apnea and Afib

Released: 2018-10-05. Duration: 00:11:45. Flag: Clean. Series: Health and Healthcare.
Tags: Health, Medicine, Apnea, Heart, Afib, Atrial Fibrillation.
How Sleep Apnea and Atrial Fibrillation entered my life

hpr2615 :: Cancer

Released: 2018-08-10. Duration: 00:17:23. Flag: Clean. Series: Health and Healthcare.
Tags: Health, Medicine, Cancer, Prostate, Colon, Lungs.
My history with cancer and how I have dealt with it.

hpr2605 :: The Eyes Have It

Released: 2018-07-27. Duration: 00:09:59. Flag: Clean. Series: Health and Healthcare.
Tags: Health, Medicine, Eye Care, Vision.
My history with vision issues and how I have dealt with them.

hpr2580 :: Diabetes

Released: 2018-06-22. Duration: 00:14:01. Flag: Clean. Series: Health and Healthcare.
Tags: Health, Medicine, Diabetes.
This is the story of how I became diabetic and what I did about it.

hpr2570 :: Penguicon 2018 Report

Released: 2018-06-08. Duration: 00:16:27. Flag: Clean. Series: Penguicon.
Tags: Penguicon 2018.
Penguicon 2018 took place on May 4-6, 2018 in Southfield, Michigan

hpr2540 :: 28 - TLS 1.3

Released: 2018-04-27. Duration: 00:18:42. Flag: Clean. Series: Privacy and Security.
Tags: Ephemeral Diffie-Hellman, Encryption, TLS.
TLS 1.3 is the newest protocol standard for secure communications on the Web.

hpr2530 :: Introduction to Health

Released: 2018-04-13. Duration: 00:11:59. Flag: Clean. Series: Health and Healthcare.
Tags: Health, Medicine.
This is the Introduction to a series on health and taking care of yourself

hpr2520 :: Diffie-Hellman and Forward Secrecy

Released: 2018-03-30. Duration: 00:17:41. Flag: Explicit. Series: Privacy and Security.
Tags: Diffie-Hellman, Encryption, Forward Secrecy.
Using Diffie-Hellman Key Exchange to implement Forward Secrecy

hpr2510 :: 26 - Diffie-Hellman-Merkle Key Exchange

Released: 2018-03-16. Duration: 00:20:31. Flag: Clean. Series: Privacy and Security.
Tags: Diffie-Hellman, Encryption.
A basic explanation of how Diffie-Hellman-Merkle Key Exchange works

hpr2500 :: What's In My Podcatcher 3

Released: 2018-03-02. Duration: 00:21:12. Flag: Explicit. Series: Podcast recommendations.
Tags: Podcasts.
A current report, with descriptions, of the podcasts I enjoy

hpr2490 :: What's In My Podcatcher 2

Released: 2018-02-16. Duration: 00:15:59. Flag: Clean. Series: Podcast recommendations.
Tags: Podcasts.
A current report, with descriptions, of the podcasts I enjoy

hpr2480 :: What's In My Podcatcher 1

Released: 2018-02-02. Duration: 00:17:47. Flag: Clean. Series: Podcast recommendations.
Tags: Podcasts.
A current report, with descriptions, of the podcasts I enjoy

hpr2470 :: Obamacare Update At The End Of 2017

Released: 2018-01-19. Duration: 00:13:18. Flag: Clean. Series: Health and Healthcare.
Tags: Health Insurance, Health Policy, Insurance Marketplace, Obamacare.
Where is US Health Care policy as we head into 2018?

hpr2410 :: OLF 2017 Report

Released: 2017-10-27. Duration: 00:22:56. Flag: Explicit. Series: general.
Tags: OLF 2017, Open Source, Free Software, Conference.
OLF 2017, a Free and Open Source Software conference took place on September 29- October 1, 2017

hpr2395 :: Obamacare

Released: 2017-10-06. Duration: 00:15:49. Flag: Clean. Series: Health and Healthcare.
Tags: Health Insurance, Health Policy, Insurance Marketplace, Obamacare.
What did Obamacare do?

hpr2385 :: Healthcare Costs

Released: 2017-09-22. Duration: 00:12:52. Flag: Clean. Series: Health and Healthcare.
Tags: Health Insurance, Health Policy, Insurance Marketplace, Healthcare Costs.
What are the cost pressures in healthcare?

hpr2375 :: Competing Interests

Released: 2017-09-08. Duration: 00:16:00. Flag: Clean. Series: Health and Healthcare.
Tags: Health Insurance, Health Policy, Insurance Marketplace.
We look at the marketplace and see how everyone's interests clash

hpr2360 :: Tradeoffs in the US Health Care System

Released: 2017-08-18. Duration: 00:12:36. Flag: Clean. Series: Health and Healthcare.
Tags: Health Insurance, Health Policy, Insurance Marketplace.
Financing health care means choices to be made

hpr2350 :: Ahuka Insurance - Understanding The Marketplace

Released: 2017-08-04. Duration: 00:10:20. Flag: Clean. Series: general.
Tags: Health Insurance, Health Policy, Insurance Marketplace.
How the Health Insurance Market works in the U.S

hpr2325 :: Insurance - How It Works

Released: 2017-06-30. Duration: 00:21:32. Flag: Clean. Series: Health and Healthcare.
Tags: Health Insurance, Health Policy.
To begin discussing the policy we need to first explain how insurance works

hpr2315 :: Penguicon 2017 Report

Released: 2017-06-16. Duration: 00:20:11. Flag: Explicit. Series: general.
Tags: Penguicon 2017, open source event.
Penguicon 2017 took place on April 28-30, 2017 in Southfield, Michigan

hpr2275 :: Penguicon 2017

Released: 2017-04-21. Duration: 00:18:46. Flag: Clean. Series: Penguicon.
Tags: Penguicon 2017.
A look at the lineup for the 2017 event.

hpr2155 :: Ohio LinuxFest 2016

Released: 2016-11-04. Duration: 00:18:44. Flag: Clean. Series: general.
Tags: Open Source, Linux.
My experience of Ohio LinuxFest 2016

hpr2105 :: 24 - SSL Certificates - Problems

Released: 2016-08-26. Duration: 00:36:29. Flag: Clean. Series: Privacy and Security.
Tags: SSL, Certificates, encryption.
A discussion of the problems with SSL certificates, and some solutions

hpr2095 :: 23 - SSL Certificates - How They Work

Released: 2016-08-12. Duration: 00:41:02. Flag: Clean. Series: Privacy and Security.
Tags: SSL, Certificates, encryption.
A discussion of how SSL certificates work

hpr2085 :: Penguicon 2016 Report

Released: 2016-07-29. Duration: 00:22:17. Flag: Clean. Series: Penguicon.
Tags: Penguicon 2016.
Penguicon 2016 happened on April 29 through May 1, 2016 in Southfield, Michigan

hpr1940 :: WASHLUG Talk on LastPass

Released: 2016-01-08. Duration: 00:57:26. Flag: Clean. Series: Privacy and Security.
Tags: LastPass, passwords, password vaults.
An expanded discussion of the LastPass intrusion as delivered at our LUG.

hpr1920 :: 21 - SSH Authentication - Keys

Released: 2015-12-11. Duration: 00:18:39. Flag: Clean. Series: Privacy and Security.
Tags: ssh, client, encryption, keys.
We introduce the idea of using public/private key pairs for authentication

hpr1915 :: 67 - LibreOffice Impress - Tables

Released: 2015-12-04. Duration: 00:15:37. Flag: Clean. Series: LibreOffice.
Tags: LibreOffice, Impress, Tables.
Impress tables and how to format them

hpr1905 :: 66 - LibreOffice Impress - Built-In Charts

Released: 2015-11-20. Duration: 00:14:21. Flag: Clean. Series: LibreOffice.
Tags: LibreOffice, Impress, Charts.
Creating charts from inside Impress

hpr1900 :: 20 - SSH Basics

Released: 2015-11-13. Duration: 00:16:49. Flag: Clean. Series: Privacy and Security.
Tags: ssh, client, basics.
In this we tutorial explore the basics of making an ssh connection.

hpr1895 :: 65 - LibreOffice Impress - OLE Objects, Spreadsheets, and Charts

Released: 2015-11-06. Duration: 00:16:06. Flag: Clean. Series: LibreOffice.
Tags: LibreOffice, Impress, OLE, Spreadsheets, Charts.
Using Calc modules and data in a presentation

hpr1885 :: 64 - LibreOffice Impress - Multimedia

Released: 2015-10-23. Duration: 00:14:13. Flag: Clean. Series: LibreOffice.
Tags: LibreOffice, Impress, Multimedia, Audio, Video.
Using Audio and Video files in Impress

hpr1875 :: 63 - LibreOffice Impress - Formatting Text

Released: 2015-10-09. Duration: 00:17:30. Flag: Explicit. Series: LibreOffice.
Tags: LibreOffice, Impress, Text.
Text formatting options are explored

hpr1870 :: 19 - Home SSH Server

Released: 2015-10-02. Duration: 00:18:35. Flag: Clean. Series: Privacy and Security.
Tags: ssh, Telnet, server.
To learn ssh it helps to experiment, so this explains setting up a simple home server.

hpr1865 :: 62 - LibreOffice Impress - Working With Text Boxes

Released: 2015-09-25. Duration: 00:16:05. Flag: Clean. Series: LibreOffice.
Tags: LibreOffice, Impress, Layouts, Text Boxes.
The use of Text Boxes from the Drawing Toolbar is explored

hpr1855 :: 61 - LibreOffice Impress - Slide Layouts and AutoLayout Text Boxes

Released: 2015-09-11. Duration: 00:17:46. Flag: Clean. Series: LibreOffice.
Tags: LibreOffice, Impress, Layouts, AutoLayout, Text Boxes.
LibreOffice Impress Slide Layouts and components are explored

hpr1850 :: 18 - ssh Introduction

Released: 2015-09-04. Duration: 00:17:02. Flag: Clean. Series: Privacy and Security.
Tags: ssh, Telnet, shell, security.
ssh is the secure way of connecting to a remote computer. This is an introduction to a mini-series.

hpr1845 :: 60 - LibreOffice Impress - The Gallery and Themes

Released: 2015-08-28. Duration: 00:14:29. Flag: Clean. Series: LibreOffice.
Tags: LibreOffice, Impress, Presentations, Clip Art, Gallery, Themes.
LibreOffice Clip Art Gallery and Theme collections

hpr1835 :: 59 - LibreOffice Impress - Pictures

Released: 2015-08-14. Duration: 00:23:16. Flag: Clean. Series: LibreOffice.
Tags: LibreOffice, Impress, Presentations, Pictures, Photo Album.
Using and formatting pictures, and creating a photo album

hpr1825 :: 58 - LibreOffice Impress - Creating a Template for Hacker Public Radio

Released: 2015-07-31. Duration: 00:14:10. Flag: Clean. Series: LibreOffice.
Tags: LibreOffice, Impress, Presentations, Template.
Creating a sample template illustrates these concepts

hpr1815 :: 57 - LibreOffice Impress - Styles and Objects 2 - Drawing Object Styles

Released: 2015-07-17. Duration: 00:16:37. Flag: Clean. Series: LibreOffice.
Tags: LibreOffice, Impress, Presentations, Styles.
Drawing Object Styles and their use in LibreOffice Impress

hpr1810 :: 17 - LastPass Hacked - What Does It Mean?

Released: 2015-07-10. Duration: 00:23:00. Flag: Clean. Series: Privacy and Security.
Tags: LastPass, password vault.
LastPass was hacked, but how bad is it?

hpr1805 :: 56 - LibreOffice Impress - Styles and Objects 1 - Presentation Styles

Released: 2015-07-03. Duration: 00:14:56. Flag: Clean. Series: LibreOffice.
Tags: LibreOffice, Impress, Presentations, Styles.
Presentation Styles and their use in LibreOffice Impress

hpr1800 :: YouTube Video Subscriptions

Released: 2015-06-26. Duration: 00:14:42. Flag: Clean. Series: general.
Tags: YouTube, online video, subscriptions, Patreon.
How to subscribe to and watch YouTube Video series, with suggestions

hpr1795 :: 54 - LibreOffice Impress - Templates and Master Pages

Released: 2015-06-19. Duration: 00:17:14. Flag: Clean. Series: LibreOffice.
Tags: LibreOffice, Impress, Templates, Master Pages.
Using and acquiring Templates in Impress

hpr1790 :: Penguicon 2015 Report

Released: 2015-06-12. Duration: 00:13:50. Flag: Clean. Series: Penguicon.
Tags: Penguicon 2015.
Penguicon 2015 happened on April 24-26, 2015 in Southfield, Michigan

hpr1785 :: 54 - LibreOffice Impress - Creating a Presentation

Released: 2015-06-05. Duration: 00:11:14. Flag: Clean. Series: LibreOffice.
Tags: Libreoffice,Libreoffice impress,creating presentation.
The mechanics of creating a presentation in Impress

hpr1780 :: 16 - TrueCrypt and GnuPG - An Update

Released: 2015-05-29. Duration: 00:15:11. Flag: Clean. Series: Privacy and Security.
Tags: TrueCrypt, GnuPGP, support.
GnuPG and TrueCrypt updated, and how we support free software.

hpr1765 :: 53 - LibreOffice Impress - Outlining and Blank Presentations

Released: 2015-05-08. Duration: 00:13:49. Flag: Clean. Series: LibreOffice.
Tags: Libreoffice,Libreoffice impress,outline.
Learning to start with the content and not the eye candy.

hpr1755 :: 52 - LibreOffice Impress - Moving Around

Released: 2015-04-24. Duration: 00:13:34. Flag: Clean. Series: LibreOffice.
Tags: LibreOffice, Impress, Presentations, navigation.
Introduction to the Impress application screen layout.

hpr1752 :: Penguicon 2015 Promo

Released: 2015-04-21. Duration: 00:30:38. Flag: Clean. Series: Penguicon.
Tags: Penguicon,Open Source,Science Fiction,Convention.
Penguicon 2015 happens on April 24-26, 2015 in Southfield, Michigan

hpr1745 :: 51 - LibreOffice Impress - Overview and Guidance

Released: 2015-04-10. Duration: 00:11:13. Flag: Clean. Series: LibreOffice.
Tags: LibreOffice, Impress, Presentations.
Introduction to making Presentations, with some good advice.

hpr1735 :: Free tutorials for teachers

Released: 2015-03-27. Duration: 00:14:57. Flag: Explicit. Series: LibreOffice.
Tags: Teachers, tutorials.
Professor Bernard Poole makes free tutorials available aimed at teachers

hpr1725 :: 49 - LibreOffice Calc - Creating a Template with Styles

Released: 2015-03-13. Duration: 00:13:58. Flag: Clean. Series: LibreOffice.
Tags: LibreOffice, Calc, Spreadsheet, Styles, Templates.
We create Template (recording Billable Time) using Styles to illustrate the usage.

hpr1720 :: 15 Certificate Issues and Solutions

Released: 2015-03-06. Duration: 00:18:11. Flag: Clean. Series: Privacy and Security.
Tags: TLS, SSL, Certificates.
A look at the problems that SSL certificates can have, and offers some solutions

hpr1715 :: 48 - LibreOffice Calc - Cell Styles

Released: 2015-02-27. Duration: 00:14:57. Flag: Clean. Series: LibreOffice.
Tags: LibreOffice, Calc, Spreadsheet, Cells, Styles.
How to use Cell Styles to control the appearance of your cells.

hpr1705 :: 47 - LibreOffice Calc - Page Styles and Page Settings

Released: 2015-02-13. Duration: 00:20:34. Flag: Clean. Series: LibreOffice.
Tags: LibreOffice, Calc, Spreadsheet, Sheets, Styles.
How to control the overall appearance of a worksheet using Page Styles and Page Settings.

hpr1695 :: 46 - LibreOffice Calc - The Object Model and Using Templates

Released: 2015-01-30. Duration: 00:25:20. Flag: Clean. Series: LibreOffice.
Tags: LibreOffice, Calc, Spreadsheet, Objects, Templates.
Ubderstanding the Object Model and how Templates work.

hpr1685 :: 45 - LibreOffice Calc - Styles and Templates Introduced

Released: 2015-01-16. Duration: 00:15:05. Flag: Clean. Series: LibreOffice.
Tags: LibreOffice, Calc, Spreadsheet, Styles, Templates.
How the concepts of Styles and Templates can be useful in Spreadsheets

hpr1670 :: Digital Signatures and Certificates

Released: 2014-12-26. Duration: 00:17:40. Flag: Clean. Series: Privacy and Security.
Tags: TLS, SSL, Certificates.
This episode looks at secure connections between users and Web sites.

hpr1665 :: 44 - LibreOffice Calc - Working With Pivot Tables

Released: 2014-12-19. Duration: 00:10:52. Flag: Explicit. Series: LibreOffice.
Tags: LibreOffice, Calc, Spreadsheet, pivot, tables.
When you have a pivot table, what are some of the things you can do with it to analyze your data?

hpr1655 :: 43 - LibreOffice Calc - Creating Pivot Tables

Released: 2014-12-05. Duration: 00:15:50. Flag: Clean. Series: LibreOffice.
Tags: LibreOffice, Calc, Spreadsheet, pivot, tables.
How to create a Pivot Table

hpr1653 :: Ruth Suehle at Ohio Linux Fest 2014

Released: 2014-12-03. Duration: 00:46:19. Flag: Clean. Series: general.
Tags: Open Hardware, Open Source, Open Specifications.
Ruth Suehle reminds us all that hardware needs to be open too.

hpr1645 :: 42 - LibreOffice Calc - Data Manipulation 2: Standard and Advanced Filters

Released: 2014-11-21. Duration: 00:16:29. Flag: Clean. Series: LibreOffice.
Tags: LibreOffice, Calc, Spreadsheet, filters.
A look at the more advanced filtering options for manipulating data in Calc.

hpr1640 :: Symmetric vs. Asymmetric Encryption

Released: 2014-11-14. Duration: 00:20:31. Flag: Clean. Series: Privacy and Security.
Tags: symmetric, asymmetric, encryption.
This episode looks the two kinds of encryption keys, and why to use each one.

hpr1639 :: Ken Starks at Ohio Linux Fest 2014

Released: 2014-11-13. Duration: 00:40:28. Flag: Clean. Series: general.
Tags: Reglue, Helios, kids.
Ken Starks builds computers for kids who need a hand.

hpr1635 :: 41 - LibreOffice Calc - Data Manipulation 1: Sorting and AutoFilter

Released: 2014-11-07. Duration: 00:12:42. Flag: Clean. Series: LibreOffice.
Tags: LibreOffice, Calc, Spreadsheet, sorting, autofilter.
A look at the most simple ways of manipulating data in Calc.

hpr1625 :: 40 - LibreOffice Calc - Other Functions

Released: 2014-10-24. Duration: 00:15:13. Flag: Clean. Series: LibreOffice.
Tags: LibreOffice, Calc, Spreadsheet, functions.
A quick look at some miscellaneous functions in Calc.

hpr1624 :: Penguicon 2015 Call for Talks

Released: 2014-10-23. Duration: 00:16:03. Flag: Clean. Series: Penguicon.
Tags: Penguicon.
I am looking for people who can present tech/FOSS talks at Penguicon 2015

hpr1620 :: Passwords, Entropy, and Good Password Practices

Released: 2014-10-17. Duration: 00:21:33. Flag: Clean. Series: Privacy and Security.
Tags: passwords, entropy.
This episode explores the best password practices from a mathematical viewpoint with recommendations

hpr1615 :: 39 - LibreOffice Calc - Inferential Statistics Functions

Released: 2014-10-10. Duration: 00:20:12. Flag: Clean. Series: LibreOffice.
Tags: LibreOffice, Calc, Spreadsheet, functions, inferential, statistics.
Inferential statistics is how we draw conclusions from data and make predictions.

hpr1605 :: 38 - LibreOffice Calc - simple Descriptive Statistics

Released: 2014-09-26. Duration: 00:19:09. Flag: Clean. Series: LibreOffice.
Tags: LibreOffice, Calc, Spreadsheet, functions, descriptive statistics.
Descriptive statistics is how we make basic measurements about a population

hpr1598 :: Hashing and Password Security

Released: 2014-09-17. Duration: 00:26:28. Flag: Clean. Series: Privacy and Security.
Tags: hashing, passwords.
Understanding password security begins with understanding hashing.

hpr1595 :: 37 - LibreOffice Calc - More Financial Functions

Released: 2014-09-12. Duration: 00:17:18. Flag: Clean. Series: LibreOffice.
Tags: LibreOffice, Calc, Spreadsheet, functions, finance, mortgage.
A look at financial functions and constructing a mortgage repayment schedule

hpr1585 :: 36 - LibreOffice Calc - Financial Functions - Loan Payments

Released: 2014-08-29. Duration: 00:22:26. Flag: Clean. Series: LibreOffice.
Tags: spreadsheet,financial function.
Financial Functions in LibreOffice Calc

hpr1581 :: Sensible Security: The Schneier Model

Released: 2014-08-25. Duration: 00:28:18. Flag: Clean. Series: Privacy and Security.
Tags: Security and Privacy series, cost/benefit.
This episode looks at a sensible model of obtaining the right amount of security for your needs.

hpr1575 :: 35 - LibreOffice Calc - Introduction to Functions

Released: 2014-08-15. Duration: 00:11:54. Flag: Clean. Series: LibreOffice.
Tags: Calc, Spreadsheet, function.
Introduction to working with functions in LibreOffice Calc

hpr1565 :: 34 - LibreOffice Calc - More on Chart Editing

Released: 2014-08-01. Duration: 00:13:13. Flag: Clean. Series: LibreOffice.
Tags: LibreOffice, Calc, Spreadsheet, chart, graph.
Editing charts, Calc

hpr1557 :: Encrypting E-mail on Android; Importing Keys

Released: 2014-07-22. Duration: 00:31:05. Flag: Clean. Series: Privacy and Security.
Tags: Security and Privacy series, cost/benefit.
This episode looks at a sensible model of obtaining the right amount of security for your needs.

hpr1555 :: 33 - LibreOffice Calc - Creating Charts

Released: 2014-07-18. Duration: 00:14:41. Flag: Clean. Series: LibreOffice.
Tags: LibreOffice, Calc, Spreadsheet, chart, graph.
Creating Charts with LibreOffice Calc

hpr1545 :: 32 - LibreOffice Calc - Introduction to Charts and Graphs

Released: 2014-07-04. Duration: 00:19:44. Flag: Clean. Series: LibreOffice.
Tags: LibreOffice, Calc.
LibreOffice, Calc, Spreadsheet, chart, graph

hpr1535 :: 31 - LibreOffice Calc - Sheet Editing and Navigation

Released: 2014-06-20. Duration: 00:20:38. Flag: Clean. Series: LibreOffice.
Tags: LibreOffice, Calc.
Editing and navigating sheets, rows and columns in LibreOffice Calc

hpr1529 :: TrueCrypt, Heartbleed, and Lessons Learned

Released: 2014-06-12. Duration: 00:18:37. Flag: Clean. Series: Privacy and Security.
Tags: security, Open Source.
What is needed to have security in Open Source projects.

hpr1526 :: Penguicon 2014

Released: 2014-06-09. Duration: 00:26:57. Flag: Clean. Series: Penguicon.
Tags: Penguicon.
I review the Penguicon 2014 event with a focus on the technology talks

hpr1525 :: 30 - LibreOffice Calc - A Savings Model

Released: 2014-06-06. Duration: 00:20:52. Flag: Clean. Series: LibreOffice.
Tags: LibreOffice, Calc.
LibreOffice, Calc, Spreadsheet, models, what-if analysis, savings

hpr1524 :: WASHLUG 20150515 GPG and E-mail

Released: 2014-06-05. Duration: 01:29:39. Flag: Clean. Series: Privacy and Security.
Tags: GPG,email,Thunderbird,Enigmail,encrypt,sign.
Using GPG to encrypt or sign e-mail

hpr1515 :: 29 - LibreOffice Calc - Models and "What-If" Analysis

Released: 2014-05-23. Duration: 00:12:54. Flag: Clean. Series: LibreOffice.
Tags: LibreOffice, Calc.
This episode looks at building models and doing "What-If?" Analysis.

hpr1505 :: 28 - LibreOffice Calc - Fills, an Introduction

Released: 2014-05-09. Duration: 00:15:03. Flag: Clean. Series: LibreOffice.
Tags: LibreOffice, Calc, Spreadsheet, fills.
This episode looks at the filling rows and columns using click-and-drag.

hpr1500 :: Key Signing

Released: 2014-05-02. Duration: 00:28:53. Flag: Clean. Series: Privacy and Security.
Tags: public key encryption,GPG,keyring,key signing,Mailvelope.
Ahuka and Tony Bemus discuss key signing and how you build a web of trust.

hpr1495 :: 27 - LibreOffice Calc - Calculations and the Formula Bar

Released: 2014-04-25. Duration: 00:23:21. Flag: Clean. Series: LibreOffice.
Tags: LibreOffice, Calc, Spreadsheet, formulas.
This episode looks at the creating and using formulas in spreadsheets.

hpr1485 :: 26 - LibreOffice Calc Cells

Released: 2014-04-11. Duration: 00:21:15. Flag: Clean. Series: LibreOffice.
Tags: LibreOffice, Calc, Spreadsheet.
This episode looks at the fundamental unit of a spreadsheet, the cell, and introduces addressing and

hpr1482 :: 02 What is on my podcast player

Released: 2014-04-08. Duration: 00:15:38. Flag: Clean. Series: Podcast recommendations.
Tags: podcasts,recommendations.
Ahuka continues with the list of podcasts he listens to

hpr1481 :: Encryption and Gmail

Released: 2014-04-07. Duration: 00:16:27. Flag: Clean. Series: Privacy and Security.
Tags: encryption, email.
This looks at how you can use encryption to sign email and to privately secure it in Gmail.

hpr1479 :: 01 What is on my podcast player

Released: 2014-04-03. Duration: 00:16:14. Flag: Clean. Series: Podcast recommendations.
Tags: podcasts,recommendations .
Ahuka begins to tell us about the podcasts he listens to

hpr1475 :: 25 - LibreOffice Calc What Is A Spreadsheet

Released: 2014-03-28. Duration: 00:13:40. Flag: Clean. Series: LibreOffice.
Tags: LibreOffice, Calc, Spreadsheet.
The origins and history of the spreadsheet

hpr1465 :: 24 - LibreOffice Writer A Brochure Project

Released: 2014-03-14. Duration: 00:26:12. Flag: Clean. Series: LibreOffice.
Tags: LibreOffice, Writer, Word Processing, Page Layout.
This concludes our look at page layout by showing these techniques at use in creating a Tri-fold bro

hpr1462 :: Encryption and Email with Thunderbird

Released: 2014-03-11. Duration: 00:23:41. Flag: Clean. Series: Privacy and Security.
Tags: encryption, email.
Ahuka discusses using Thunderbird and Enigmail to send and receive encrypted email

hpr1455 :: 23 - LibreOffice Writer Other Page Layout Options

Released: 2014-02-28. Duration: 00:15:52. Flag: Clean. Series: LibreOffice.
Tags: LibreOffice, Writer, Word Processing, Page Layout.
This continues our look at page layout by looking at ways to do this other than by using frames.

hpr1445 :: 22 - LibreOffice Writer Other Frame Styles

Released: 2014-02-14. Duration: 00:10:06. Flag: Clean. Series: LibreOffice.
Tags: LibreOffice, Writer, Word Processing, Page Layout.
This continues our look at frames by looking at frame styles for things other than text.

hpr1440 :: Creating a Key Pair - GUI Client

Released: 2014-02-07. Duration: 00:16:06. Flag: Clean. Series: general.
Tags: Security, encryption, keys, GUI.
Using a GUI client (KGpg) to generate an RSA key pair.

hpr1435 :: 21 - LibreOffice Writer Frame Properties Completed

Released: 2014-01-31. Duration: 00:16:40. Flag: Clean. Series: LibreOffice.
Tags: libreoffice,frame properties.
The second of two programs about Frame properties in LibreOffice Writer

hpr1425 :: 20 - LibreOffice Writer Frames - Introduction and the Type Tab

Released: 2014-01-17. Duration: 00:30:49. Flag: Clean. Series: LibreOffice.
Tags: libreoffice,frames.
This episode introduces the discussion of Frames in LibreOffice Writer

hpr1421 :: Statistics and Polling

Released: 2014-01-13. Duration: 00:40:27. Flag: Clean. Series: general.
Tags: Statistics,polling,politics,surveys.
Polling and the statistical background behind it

hpr1415 :: 19 - LibreOffice Writer Working with Page Styles

Released: 2014-01-03. Duration: 00:18:29. Flag: Clean. Series: LibreOffice.
Tags: LibreOffice, Writer.
Using page styles in LibreOffice Writer

hpr1410 :: Generating Keys on the Command Line

Released: 2013-12-27. Duration: 00:30:55. Flag: Clean. Series: Privacy and Security.
Tags: security,GPG,key,kgpg,seahorse.
How to generate keys on the command line in Linux using GPG

hpr1407 :: Mars Needs Women, and Hacker Public Radio Needs Shows

Released: 2013-12-24. Duration: 00:25:51. Flag: Clean. Series: general.
Tags: Hacker Public Radio, shows, recording.
The many ways you can record a show for Hacker Public Radio and get involved.

hpr1406 :: ORCA fundraiser

Released: 2013-12-23. Duration: 00:34:44. Flag: Explicit. Series: Accessibility.
Tags: accessibility,orca.
Ahuka talks to Jonathan Nadeau about the campaign to improve the Orca Screen Reader

hpr1405 :: 18 - LibreOffice Writer Page Styles Introduced

Released: 2013-12-20. Duration: 00:20:49. Flag: Clean. Series: LibreOffice.
Tags: LibreOffice, Writer.
An introduction to page styles in LibreOffice Writer

hpr1395 :: 17 - LibreOffice Writer Overview of Page Layout Options

Released: 2013-12-06. Duration: 00:12:32. Flag: Clean. Series: LibreOffice.
Tags: LibreOffice, Writer.
Controlling page layout in LibreOffice Writer

hpr1391 :: Google Play Music All Access

Released: 2013-12-02. Duration: 00:17:11. Flag: Clean. Series: general.
Tags: "music streaming","Google Play Music".
The new online streaming music service from Google

hpr1390 :: 02 - Encryption Basics

Released: 2013-11-29. Duration: 00:22:18. Flag: Clean. Series: Privacy and Security.
Tags: encryption,cryptography,"asymmetric public key cryptography",RSA.
The fundamentals of encryption and asymmetric public key cryptography

hpr1385 :: LibreOffice 16 Writer Nested Lists Controlled via Styles

Released: 2013-11-22. Duration: 00:25:00. Flag: Clean. Series: LibreOffice.
Tags: LibreOffice, Writer.
Controlling nested lists with styles in LibreOffice Writer

hpr1375 :: LibreOffice 15 Writer Nested Lists Introduced

Released: 2013-11-08. Duration: 00:20:43. Flag: Clean. Series: LibreOffice.
Tags: LibreOffice, Writer.
Introducing nested lists in LibreOffice Writer

hpr1373 :: 01 - Why Do We Need Privacy, And Isn't It A Waste Of Time Anyway?

Released: 2013-11-06. Duration: 00:22:23. Flag: Clean. Series: Privacy and Security.
Tags: privacy,security.
The need for privacy and the practicality of achieving it

hpr1365 :: LibreOffice 14 Writer A Numbered List Style Deconstructed

Released: 2013-10-25. Duration: 00:22:12. Flag: Clean. Series: LibreOffice.
Tags: LibreOffice, Writer.
How to define a numbered list style in LibreOffice Writer

hpr1355 :: LibreOffice 13 Writer A Bullet Style Deconstructed

Released: 2013-10-11. Duration: 00:18:11. Flag: Explicit. Series: LibreOffice.
Tags: LibreOffice, Writer.
How to define a bullet list style in LibreOffice Writer

hpr1345 :: LibreOffice 12 Writer List Styles Introduced

Released: 2013-09-27. Duration: 00:25:10. Flag: Explicit. Series: LibreOffice.
Tags: LibreOffice, Writer.
Introducing list styles in LibreOffice Writer

hpr1335 :: LibreOffice 11 Writer Character Styles

Released: 2013-09-13. Duration: 00:19:42. Flag: Explicit. Series: LibreOffice.
Tags: LibreOffice, Writer.
Character styles in LibreOffice Writer

hpr1325 :: LibreOffice 10 Writer Paragraph Styles in Templates

Released: 2013-08-30. Duration: 00:13:57. Flag: Explicit. Series: LibreOffice.
Tags: LibreOffice, Writer.
Using paragraph styles in templates in LibreOffice Writer

hpr1315 :: LibreOffice 09 Writer Working With Paragraph-Level Styles

Released: 2013-08-16. Duration: 00:22:42. Flag: Explicit. Series: LibreOffice.
Tags: LibreOffice, Writer.
Details of paragraph-level styles in LibreOffice Writer

hpr1305 :: LibreOffice 08 Writer Tab Styles

Released: 2013-08-02. Duration: 00:11:37. Flag: Explicit. Series: LibreOffice.
Tags: LibreOffice, Writer.
Tab styles in LibreOffice Writer

hpr1295 :: LibreOffice 07 Writer Heading Styles

Released: 2013-07-19. Duration: 00:21:20. Flag: Explicit. Series: LibreOffice.
Tags: LibreOffice, Writer.
Heading styles in LibreOffice Writer

hpr1285 :: LibreOffice 06 Writer Creating a Paragraph Style LibreOffice

Released: 2013-07-05. Duration: 00:17:59. Flag: Explicit. Series: LibreOffice.
Tags: LibreOffice, Writer.
Creating a Paragraph Style in LibreOffice

hpr1275 :: LibreOffice 05 Writer Style Properties 2

Released: 2013-06-21. Duration: 00:21:34. Flag: Explicit. Series: LibreOffice.
Tags: LibreOffice, Writer.
Style properties in LibreOffice Writer, part 2

hpr1267 :: LibreOffice 04 Writer Style Properties 1

Released: 2013-06-11. Duration: 00:25:22. Flag: Explicit. Series: LibreOffice.
Tags: LibreOffice, Writer.
Style properties in LibreOffice Writer, part 1

hpr1242 :: What's Wrong With Free, Anyway?

Released: 2013-05-07. Duration: 00:23:18. Flag: Clean. Series: general.
Tags: Apps,software,market.
Free of Charge versus Free as in Freedom

hpr1190 :: LibreOffice 03 Writer Introduction to Styles

Released: 2013-02-22. Duration: 00:21:40. Flag: Explicit. Series: LibreOffice.
Tags: LibreOffice, Writer.
Using styles to control the appearance of documents in LibreOffice Writer

hpr1149 :: LibreOffice 02 Writer Default Template

Released: 2012-12-27. Duration: 00:17:18. Flag: Explicit. Series: LibreOffice.
Tags: LibreOffice, Writer.
The default template in LibreOffice Writer

hpr1144 :: Who Owns Your Files

Released: 2012-12-20. Duration: 00:33:08. Flag: Explicit. Series: general.
Ahuka discusses the aftermath of the wiping a Norwegian user's Kindle by Amazon

hpr1136 :: LibreOffice 01 Introduction to Office software

Released: 2012-12-10. Duration: 00:27:00. Flag: Explicit. Series: LibreOffice.
Tags: LibreOffice, office software, introduction.
Introduction to Office Software

hpr1093 :: Separate Presentation from Content - 2 Office Software

Released: 2012-10-10. Duration: 00:23:54. Flag: Explicit. Series: LibreOffice.
Tags: presentation,content,office software,semantic encoding.
A continuation of the topic of presentation versus content

hpr1088 :: Penguicon 2012

Released: 2012-10-03. Duration: 00:24:23. Flag: Explicit. Series: Penguicon.
Tags: Penguicon 2012.
A report from Penguicon 2012 - a Linux Fest and Sci Fi convention

hpr1073 :: Separate Presentation from Content - 1 The Web

Released: 2012-09-12. Duration: 00:31:23. Flag: Explicit. Series: LibreOffice.
Tags: presentation,content,css.
An introduction to the concept of presentation versus content

hpr1063 :: Freedom and Licensing

Released: 2012-08-29. Duration: 00:26:59. Flag: Explicit. Series: general.
Tags: software freedom,GPL,BSD licence.
Following an interview with Richard Stallman on the Linux Action Show

hpr1013 :: Saving Programs From TiVo

Released: 2012-06-19. Duration: 00:33:54. Flag: Explicit. Series: general.
Tags: TiVo,kmttg,tivodecode,curl,mencoder,ffmpeg,Handbrake,Comskip,AtomicParsley,kdenlive.
How to make copies of programs from TiVo for long-term use

hpr0983 :: Freedom is not Free 5 - Get Involved

Released: 2012-05-08. Duration: 00:17:32. Flag: Explicit. Series: Freedom is not Free .
Tags: FOSS,FLOSS,involvement.
Part 5 of the "Freedom is not Free" series

hpr0981 :: Review Indiana LinuxFest 2012

Released: 2012-05-06. Duration: 00:23:17. Flag: Explicit. Series: general.
Tags: Indiana LinuxFest.
Ahuka speaks of his experiences attending the second of these conferences

hpr0973 :: Freedom is not Free 4 - Money

Released: 2012-04-24. Duration: 00:23:36. Flag: Explicit. Series: Freedom is not Free .
Tags: FOSS,FLOSS,financial support.
Part 4 of the "Freedom is not Free" series

hpr0957 :: Freedom is not Free 3 - Documentation

Released: 2012-04-02. Duration: 00:22:51. Flag: Explicit. Series: Freedom is not Free .
Tags: FOSS,FLOSS,technical documentation,end-user documentation,translation.
Part 3 of the "Freedom is not Free" series

hpr0943 :: Freedom is not Free 2 - Bugs

Released: 2012-03-14. Duration: 00:26:22. Flag: Explicit. Series: Freedom is not Free .
Tags: FOSS,FLOSS,bug reporting,bug tracking.
Part 2 of the "Freedom is not Free" series

hpr0933 :: Freedom is not Free 1 Introduction

Released: 2012-02-28. Duration: 00:22:56. Flag: Explicit. Series: Freedom is not Free .
Tags: FOSS,FLOSS,Free Software Foundation,GNU Project.
Part 1 of the "Freedom is not Free" series

hpr0901 :: Ahuka: Intro and How I Got Into Linux

Released: 2012-01-16. Duration: 00:30:34. Flag: Explicit. Series: How I Found Linux.
Tags: mainframe,punched card,teletype,Sinclair ZX80,PC XT,DOS,Linux,KDE.
An introduction from a new host

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