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SouthEast LinuxFest -- June 12th and 13th 2010 -- Spartanburg, South Carolina -- We'll Be There!



Christopher the Cougar

Linux Trivia Episode 0 .OGG 18 MB 19:26 min Tue. 04/15/2008
Linux Trivia Episode 0 .MP3 18 MB 19:26 min. Tue. 04/15/2008

The mystery prize for this episode was a piece of hardware.



Earthquake!

Linux Trivia Episode 1 .OGG 22 MB 23:00 min. Tue 04/29/2008
Linux Trivia Episode 1 .MP3 22 MB 23:00 min. Tue 04/29/2008

John from Cincinnati, Ohio wins a pack of 25 CD-ROM

Drupal BootCamp at Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois

---------  ps aux -----
verbal     5429  0.0  2.7  43780  7048 ?        Ss   Apr29   0:02 mousepad
verbal     6608  6.5  4.0  43556 10316 ?        Ss   00:49   0:00 mousepad
verbal     6609  6.4  4.0  43568 10284 ?        Ss   00:49   0:00 mousepad
verbal     6611  0.0  0.2   2976   764 pts/2    R+   00:49   0:00 grep mousepad
-----------------------------------------
#!/bin/bash
#
# killit.sh
#
PROCLST=$( ps aux | grep mousepad | grep -v grep | awk ' { print $2 }')
for proc in $PROCLST
do
 kill -9 $proc
done



Chicago is Under-rated

Linux Trivia Episode 2 .OGG 17 MB 23:00 min. Sat 05/17/2008
Linux Trivia Episode 2 .MPG 21 MB 23:00 min. Sat 05/17/2008

AwkiAwki Wiki
MoniMoin Wiki
MediaWiki
PBWiki
PmWiki
Twiki
DokuWiki

Compare Wikis at WikiMatrix.org

Amored Penguin Podcast
Python 411 Podcast



Growling Stomachs

Linux Trivia Episode 3 .OGG 14 MB 17:37 min. Sat 06/14/2008
Linux Trivia Episode 3 .MPG 17 MB 17:37 min. Sat 06/14/2008

Xmonad Tiling Window Manager
The Vim text editor
To set syntax high-lighting to ON in Vim, type
:syntax on
Then to set your background to dark and try alternate colors, type:
:set background=dark

Vim Color Help



The Birds!

Linux Trivia Episode 4 .OGG 21 MB 27:32 min. Sun 07/13/2008
Linux Trivia Episode 4 .MPG 26 MB 27:32 min. Sun 07/13/2008

Ebook Links
http://www.pragprog.com/podcasts
http://pragprog.com/screencasts/
http://pragprog.com/write-for-us

http://www.packtpub.com/article/ez_publish_screencast_demonstration_published
http://www.packtpub.com/article/ez_publish_screencast_demonstration_published#
http://www.packtpub.com/ajax-php/book

http://oreilly.com/store/series/sc.csp

http://www.apress.com/ebook/catalog
http://opensource.apress.com

Tutorial
How to create a manpage



Flying Under The Radar

Linux Trivia Episode 5 .OGG 18 MB 23:32 min. Wed 08/27/2008
Linux Trivia Episode 5 .MPG 22 MB 23:32 min. Wed 08/27/2008

Coming Soon...
See the tutorial for running Archlinux from the Live-CD



They Reversed the Flow!

Linux Trivia Episode 6 .OGG 17 MB 22:45 min. Thu 09/25/2008
Linux Trivia Episode 6 .MP3 21 MB 22:45 min. Thu 09/25/2008

In this episode, we review the Panasonic SDR H40p Video Camera
and the IOGEAR GCS-632u Keyboard / Video / Mouse Switch

Check out more Linux Podcasts at LinuxPlanet.org/casts
Read Linux related blogs at LinuxPlanet.org/blogs



A Chess Griffin Sighting!

Linux Trivia Episode 7 .OGG 23 MB 30:23 min. Wed 10/15/2008
Linux Trivia Episode 7 .MP3 28 MB 30:23 min. Wed 10/15/2008

Driving home from the Ohio Linux Fest 2008
How to put line-breaks in your RSS feeds
 instead of using the four characters  < b r >  ( without spaces )  
use the seven characters & l t ; b r > ( without spaces )


Cold Hands!

Linux Trivia Episode 8 .OGG 17 MB 19:21 min. Sun 11/30/2008
Linux Trivia Episode 8 .MP3 18 MB 19:21 min. Sun 11/30/2008

Encrypting and decrypting files with openssl

encrypt example:
     openssl aes-256-cbc -a -salt -in humor.txt -out humor.txt.enc 
decrypt example:
     openssl aes-256-cbc -d -a -in humor.txt.enc -out humor2.txt



Tainted!

Linux Trivia Episode 9 .OGG 26 MB 22:41 min. Sun 01/04/2008
Linux Trivia Episode 9 .MP3 21 MB 22:41 min. Sun 01/04/2008

Loading network card drivers using modprobe



I Think They Made That One Up

Linux Trivia Episode 10 .OGG 23 MB 20:23 min. Sun 02/22/2009
Linux Trivia Episode 10 .MP3 19 MB 20:23 min. Sun 02/22/2009

Stopping A Parent Process and All Child Processes of That Parent

A shell script that starts two child process running the leafpad editor.
A shell script that kills the parent.sh script and all of child processes of the parent.



Olympic-size Pot-holes

Linux Trivia Episode 11 .OGG 21 MB 18:02 min.
Linux Trivia Episode 11 .MP3 17 MB 18:02 min.

Backup and restore using tar and the --strip-components parameter

Sample tar commands

http://southeastlinuxfest.org    June 13th 2009 Clemson, South Carolina



I Didn't Get To See The Future

Linux Trivia Episode 12 .OGG 42 MB 39:46 min. Thu 06/25/2009
Linux Trivia Episode 12 .MP3 38 MB 39:46 min. Thu 06/25/2009

Live from the floor of the Southeast Linux Fest!

Verbal and MrsVerbal talk about Chad, Chess, Klaatu, Three-thirty,
heathenx, TLLTS, DaveYates and much, much more!

http://www.linuxbasement.com
http://chessgriffin.com/
http://thebadapples.info/
http://linuxcranks.info/
http://www.tllts.org/
http://www.lottalinuxlinks.com/
http://screencasters.heathenx.org/



I've Been A Slacker!

Linux Trivia Episode 13 .OGG 26 MB 24:08 min. Mon 12/07/2009
Linux Trivia Episode 13 .MP3 23 MB 24:08 min. Mon 12/07/2009

Using Slackware tagfiles for easy package selection

My set of tagfiles

http://www.salixos.org/ A great Slackware-based Distro

Music by David Hetrick Come to Me



But That's Everywhere, Not Just Chicago!

Linux Trivia Episode 14 .OGG 22 MB 23:19 min. Thu 12/24/2009
Linux Trivia Episode 14 .MP3 27 MB 24:19 min. Thu 12/24/2009

http://www.turnkeylinux.org/ Live-CD based Easy Virtual Appliance

Music by David Hetrick Flirt



Is This in Euros?

Linux Trivia Episode 15 .OGG 21 MB 18:03 min. Tue 01/26/2010
Linux Trivia Episode 15 .MP3 17 MB 18:03 min. Tue 01/26/2010

http://www.fail2ban.org/ Using fail2ban for added security

Listen for details on Klaatu's Multimedia Project
It starts on Jan 26th 2010
14:00 to 06:00 Eastern Standard Time -- on irc.binrev.net
the channel is #media



You're Distracting Me!

Linux Trivia Episode 16 .OGG 14 MB 11:48 min. Sun 05/02/2010
Linux Trivia Episode 16 .MP3 11 MB 11:48 min. Sun 05/02/2010

Using Bash Shell Command-line Arguments

Example Bash Shell Argument Handling



ATT Boooo-verse!

Linux Trivia Episode 17 .OGG 26 MB 20:56 min. Mon 09/06/2010
Linux Trivia Episode 17 .MP3 20 MB 20:56 min. Mon 09/06/2010

The Procmail Companion by Martin McCarthy
Published in 2002 by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 0 201 73790 6

Procmail Homepage

Maildrop Mail Filter

Verbal's e-mail autoresponder



Grant's Tomb

Linux Trivia Episode 18 .OGG 17 MB 14:35 min. Sun 01/23/2011
Linux Trivia Episode 18 .MP3 14 MB 14:35 min. Sun 01/23/2011

Bash Shell Shortcut Keys

Indiana Linux Fest -- March 25 - 27, 2011

Mid-America GNU/Linux Networker's Conference -- May 6 - 7, 2011



Thunder-Snow!

Linux Trivia Episode 19 .OGG 17 MB 14:35 min. Mon 02/14/2011
Linux Trivia Episode 19 .MP3 17 MB 14:35 min. Mon 02/14/2011

Bash Password Generator

Python Password Generator

Indiana Linux Fest -- March 25 - 27, 2011

Northeast Linux Fest -- April 2, 2011

Mid-America GNU/Linux Networker's Conference -- May 6 - 7, 2011



I Started to Say Canadia

Linux Trivia Episode 20 .OGG 21 MB 18:08 min. Mon 09/19/2011
Linux Trivia Episode 20 .MP3 17 MB 18:08 min. Mon 09/19/2011

Bound for home from the Ohio Linux Fest 2011

Accurate PC Time Using NTPDATE



We Should Hop In Our Time Machine

Linux Trivia Episode 21 .OGG 20 MB 19:10 min. Wed 10/03/2012
Linux Trivia Episode 21 .MP3 17 MB 19:10 min. Wed 10/03/2012

Comic-Con version of the Ohio Linux Fest 2012

Comic-Con Heroes

Use this command to turn ON line numbers in vi :set nu
Use this command to turn OFF line numbers in vi :set nonu



Running to the Sun!

Linux Trivia Episode 22 .OGG 08 MB 8:37 min. Sun 10/21/2012
Linux Trivia Episode 22 .MP3 11 MB 8:37 min. Sun 10/21/2012

Stanford Computer Networks Course

Sherlock TV Series

Stake Land

Use this command to reset the Gnome Display Manager
sudo service gdm restart



What HAML Does...

Linux Trivia Episode 23 .OGG 7 MB 5:58 min. Sat 11/03/2012
Linux Trivia Episode 23 .MP3 5 MB 5:58 min. Sat 11/03/2012

HAML Homepage

Roku Streaming Media Player

Dirty Jobs

Apartment 143



Make Sure You Remove That!

Linux Trivia Episode 24 .OGG 9 MB 10:07 min. Mon 12/31/2012
Linux Trivia Episode 24 .MP3 9 MB 10:07 min. Mon 12/31/2012

Thermaltake Silver River 5G SSD Enclosure

American Horror Story

Scissors



A Fish-Lizard!

Linux Trivia Episode 25 .OGG 9 MB 8:32 min. Mon 01/14/2013
Linux Trivia Episode 25 .MP3 9 MB 8:32 min. Mon 01/14/2013

On-The-Go Cable ( OTG )

Everyblock

Try using the "host" command for sites that block the ping command

My bash prompt on Slackware PS1='[$(pwd)]\n\s-\v\$ '




A big THANKS to the following podcasts... they inspired me to be creative.

Lotta Linux Links
Going Linux
Linux Reality
Linux Basement
The Bad Apples
Linux Crazy
TLLTS
Hacker Public Radio
Linux Outlaws
Linux Resonance
The Linux Install Podcast


Penguicon April 18-20, 2008 Troy, MI.



http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/chi-chicago-cougar-shot-both-15apr15,0,91103.story
Chicago News( broken )
Cougar (broken)
Cougar2



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