Episode 114

Welcome to Episode 114 of the LinuxLUGcast

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Show Topics

Notes from dabbling in actual projects-
installed gpodder  History on Fire http://historyonfirepodcast.com/episodes/ http://feeds.feedburner.com/scottsigler EarthCore
installed pip on arch server – sudo pacman -S python-pip {pip is an installer for Python software}
Traceback (most recent call last):
File “/usr/bin/pip”, line 6, in <module>
from pkg_resources import load_entry_point

Forced pacman  to re-install Python packages https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=109590

  •     Clear package cache with ‘sudo pacman -Scc‘  then re-install with ‘sudo pacman -S packagename

https://pypi.org/project/podfox/#files  FAIL, last update 2016
on pip install podfox
pip install podfox-0.1.2-py3-none-any.whl [wheel file]
pip install podfox-0.1.2.tar.gz [archive]

ModuleNotFoundError: No module named ‘pkg_resources’

Packaging error?  Both archives and repo(?) install fail the same way

Installed Nitrix on a laptop bare metal.  https://nxos.org/  Ubuntu based. Nomad desktop, KDE and Plasma 5.  Nitrix requires a 550Mb FAT32 partition labeled /boot/efi to support UEFI

Solus OS desktop seems to have locked up in the same way as it did a few months ago, blinking cursor instead of GUI.  This time, editing Grub (hit ‘e’ on Grub screen, make a selection from Grub menu), finding ling with ‘silent’ and ‘splash’  and adding ‘single’   https://askubuntu.com/questions/132965/how-do-i-boot-into-single-user-mode-from-grub does not drop me to a command prompt.

Links: New Raspberry Pi https://thepihut.com/products/raspberry-pi-3-model-a-plus?utm_source=The+Pi+Hut&utm_campaign=4bc6542880-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2018_10_19_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_a4028431b8-4bc6542880-78606261&mc_cid=4bc6542880&mc_eid=d6fa70951a  Twice dimension of Pi Zero (or 2/3 Pi 3).  Full size HDMI and one USB.  Quad core, but sill only 512Mb RAM.  $29  Compromise for embedded projects.
RockPi Rock Pi – The next generation PI. https://www.zdnet.com/article/raspberry-pi-clone-rock-pi-4-starts-at-just-39-but-with-powerful-rk3399-chip/
Vulcan is a new, cross platform, open source graphics API  https://www.reddit.com/r/linux_gaming/comments/9ritk1/not_sure_i_quite_understand_can_someone_explain/
Student finds suspicious Pi Zeros salted around campus library. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UeAKTjx_eKA Code analyzed for malicious content, mystery solved.
Does maritocracy mean not promoting undereprestented groups in programming?  Discuss  https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/05/03/llvm_contributor_resigns/
WPInternals (Windows phone hacking tool) goes open source https://liliputing.com/2018/10/wpinternals-goes-open-source-windows-phone-hacking-tool.html
3G smartphone based on Raspberry Pi https://hackaday.com/2018/10/29/creating-a-3g-raspberry-pi-smartphone/

Asteroid OS

add udev rules for android
SUBSYSTEM==”usb”, ATTR{idVendor}==”18d1″, MODE=”0666″, GROUP=”plugdev”
SUBSYSTEM==”usb”, ATTR{idVendor}==”0b05″, MODE=”0666″, GROUP=”plugdev”

restart udev without restarting computer
udevadm control –reload-rules && udevadm trigger

media tomb

Our next recording date will be Dec, 7 2018

Our music is “Downright” provided by Klaatu and Broam

We would like to thank Delwin for the use of his mumble server, and for the bot module to find the next recording date ll you need to do is type .ns in our irc channel.

We would also like to thank “000webhost” for web hosting

Finally we would like to give a special thanks to Kwisher, Fatherfinch, and Tony Bemus for all there help and support over the years.