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Show Notes #235: Linux App Package Deep Dive

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Segment 1 (Deep Dive)
  • Binary Application Distribution Outside the Repositories
Segment 2 (Announcements & Feedback)
  • Comment on Episode #230 from Baz
  • Comment on Episode #230 from Taylor Crisp
  • Comment on Episode #232 from Dave, WB4ONA
  • Facebook Message from Sam Elbe
  • Facebook Message from Emile, KE5QKR

Show Notes #234: The Weekender XII

This Weekend in Amateur Radio (Segment 1)
  • Contests
  • Contests Next Weekend
  • Special Events
  • 13 Colonies
  • Whiskey Rebellion Festival
  • FIFA World Cup 2018 Russia - Soccer
  • LHS Ham Radio Challenge
    • Participate in your local amateur radio club, especially if it's to initiate someone into the ham radio fold or elmer a new ham.
This Weekend in Open Source (Segment 2)
  • Distros to Try
  • Events
  • O'Reilly OSCon - Open Source Convention
  • Open Source Summit North America
  • LHS Open Source Challenge
    • Go GitHub diving and explore the wonderful world of open source projects.
This Weekend in Hedonism (Segment 3)
  • Cheryl's Recipe Corner
  • Baja Fish Taco Sauce
    • 1 cup mayo
    • 1/2 cup sour cream
    • 5 cloves garlic
    • 1 tablespoon lime juice
    • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
    • 1/4 teaspoon (slightly heaping) salt
  • Citrus Slaw
    • 1/4 cup fresh-squeezed orange juice
    • 1 tablespoon lime juice
    • Pinch salt
    • Pinch black pepper
    • 1 teaspoon agave or honey
    • 1/4 cup olive or avocado oil
    • 4 cups thinly shredded green cabbage
    • 2 cups thinly shredded red cabbage
    • 1/4 cup cilantro leaves, roughly chopped
  • Fish Tacos
    • 1 1/4 pound cod, cut into short strips or bite-size chunks
    • Salt
    • Black pepper
    • Pinch cayenne pepper
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
    • 1/2 teaspoon granulated garlic
    • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
    • 1 (12 ounce) bottle/can of beer
    • Vegetable oil, for frying (about 3 cups)
    • Corn or flour tortillas, warm (about 24 tortillas so you can double up on each taco) - use "Fajita Size" if you're using Flour tortillas
    • Cilantro leaves, lime, sliced radishes, for garnish
    • Shredded Cheese (Mexican Blend or Cheddar, optional)
  • Preparation
    • Prepare your spicy garlic-lime mayo by placing all ingredients into a food processor and processing until smooth and combined; pour into a bowl, or into a squeeze bottle, ideally.
    • Prepare your citrus slaw by whisking together the orange zest, orange juice, lime juice, pinch of salt and pepper, agave or honey, and oil until well-combined (you can also shake these vigorously in a small mason jar for convenience), and set aside for a moment; add both of your shredded cabbages and the cilantro into a medium-size bowl, and toss the dressing you just made with the cabbage/cilantro; keep cold.
    • To prepare you fish tacos, add your cod pieces to a bowl and season with a couple of pinches of salt and pepper, plus the cayenne, cumin, coriander and garlic powder; allow them to marinate for a few minutes while you get your oil ready and prepare to fry.
    • Prepare a baking sheet with foil and a place a wire rack over top (if you have one) to hold the cod once it’s been fried; next, add enough oil to a deep pan or a medium-size pot so that the fish can be submerged when you fry it (about 3 cups), and bring it to 365°.
    • While your oil heats, whisk together the flour with a couple of pinches of salt and pepper, and slowly pour in the beer and whisk just until smooth; once the oil is hot, dip the pieces of cod into the batter and fry in batches (it took 3 batches for me) for a 3-4 minutes or until golden-brown.
    • To assemble, add a couple of pieces of the fried cod to the bottom of a couple of corn tortillas, top with a generous amount of the slaw, add in some radishes (if using), drizzle the spicy garlic-lime sauce liberally over top, and finish with some cheese, extra cilantro and a squeeze of lime.
  • Russ's Drink Corner
  • Aberfeldy 12
    • ABV: 40% (80 Proof)
    • Region: Highland
    • Color: Gold, light caramel-y yellow
    • Nose: Light undefinable spice, honey, toffee, unbaked bread, pear, pineapple, green apple, cereal grain
    • Taste: Dry grain, sweet spice (indistinct), apple, honey, dry toast, aftertaste of almond roca
    • Price: $38 (750ml)
    • Rating: 85
  • Bill's Whatever Corner
  • New Age White
    • 9% ABV
    • Blend: 90% Torrontes, 10% Sauvignon Blanc
    • Acidity leads to soft, semi-sweet and slightly effervescent flavors and mouth feel. It is an extremely refreshing, vivacious and sensual wine.
    • Should be served well-chilled as an aperitif or dessert. Also tastes great with spicy Thai, Indian, Chinese or Japanese cuisine.
Music (Segment 4, Optional)
  • The Devil(s) Let(t)us by Bad Dog No Biscuit from their recently released eponymous EP. Check it out on Spotify.

Show Notes #233: Thunderbirds

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Segment 1 (Lead Topic)
  • We're back!
Segment 2 (Amateur Radio)
  • Now is your chance!
    • Source:  July 2018 QST 
Segment 3 (Open Source)
Segment 4 (Linux in the Ham Shack)
  • A return to LHS Readiness!
  • A dive into the depths of Microsub, Gitsoft, oh I mean Github
Segment 5 (Social Media Roundup)
  • Facebook
    • Stephen Doell
    • Shane Albrect
    • Mourad Ahmed
    • James Fehling
    • Emile Diodene
    • Tim Webb
  • Twitter
    • @Dave38317968
    • @Richard79789432
    • @stransky_lubos
    • @RJSJr1959
    • @TechnoSaichania
    • @kc9hkt
    • @PaulJMcCabeMesa
    • @tanilolli
    • @WE4Bravo
    • @VA3VNA
    • @PS1S_2018
  • YouTube
    • Emile Diodene
    • Te Agamimnon
    • Richard Subers
    • Matt Gregg
    • Jeremy Smith
  • Mailing List
    • Russell Ferris
    • HP Garcia
  • Merchandise Sales
    • Arthur Jones

Show Notes #232: The Weekender XI

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The Weekend in Amateur Radio (Segment 1)
  • Contests
  • Contests Next Weekend
  • Special Events
  • American Cancer Society Relay for Life, N1C
  • Grand Prix de Montreal, VE2SPEED
  • Announcements
  • Our recording schedule may be in a state of flux for the next two to three weeks as Bill shimmies and shakes his way through Florida and western Europe. Visit the LHS homepage or social media channels for updates.
  • Ham Radio Challenge
  • Participate in ARRL Kids Day. Get a youngster interested in amateur radio.
The Weekend in Open Source (Segment 2)
  • Distros to Try
  • Events
  • Open Source Challenge
  • Use an open-source tool to complete a current task.
The Weekend in Hedonism (Segment 3)
  • Cheryl's Recipe Corner
  • Garlic Herb Butter Steak Packets
  • Ingredients
    • 1 pound small red potatoes, cut into fourths
    • 2 carrots, sliced
    • 1 can sliced mushrooms
    • 1 red bell pepper, cubed
    • 1 green bell pepper, cubed
    • ½ red onion, cut into cubes
    • salt and pepper
    • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
    • 1½ pound top sirloin steak, cut into one inch cubes, raw*
  • Garlic Herb Butter
  • Ingredients
    • ½ cup butter, room temperature
    • ¼ cup freshly chopped parsley
    • 4 garlic cloves, minced
    • 1 teaspoon fresh rosemary, chopped
    • 1 teaspoon fresh thyme, chopped
    • ½ teaspoon salt
    • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • Directions
    • In a medium sized bowl add the red potatoes, carrots, bell peppers, mushrooms and red onion. Add salt and pepper and toss with olive oil. Place four 18x12-inch pieces of heavy aluminum foil on counter. Evenly place vegetable mixture on each piece of foil. Top vegetables with steak. To make the garlic herb butter: In a small bowl add the butter, parsley, garlic, rosemary, thyme, salt and pepper. Divide evenly and place on top of the steak. Double fold top and ends of each piece of foil, leaving space for steam to gather. Place packets on the grill and cover. Grill 20-30 minutes, turning over halfway through or until steak is cooked through and veggies are tender. Carefully open packets and serve. (if you want to cook these inside, bake in your oven at 400 degrees F, for about 1 hour)
  • Russ's Drink Corner
  • Booker's Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey (Batch 2015-01)
    • ABV: 64.35% (128.7 Proof, Varies)
    • Location: Clermont, KY
    • Color: Rich, warm caramel with a hint of amber
    • Nose: Alcohol, smoked oak, cream sherry, light floral hints, bowl of nuts
    • Taste: Oak, vanilla, caramel, raisin, leather
    • Cost: $65
    • Rating: 94
  • Bill's Whatever Corner
  • 7venth Sun Brewery's Headbanger IPA
    • ABV:  6.5%
    • IBU:  70
    • Locatino: Dunedin, FL
The Weekend in Music (Segment 4, Optional)
  • "Kleptocussion" by Cloud Maze, courtesy of Jamendo.