Gqrx is an open source software defined radio receiver (SDR) powered by the GNU Radio and the Qt graphical toolkit. Right now it is available as an AppImage, as a Mac OS dmg, and as sourcecode. It’d be nice to have it available in other package formats. What is this poll about? This survey is […]
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Nextcloud/Owncloud Music app next feature research (results)
This post will be used to document the results from this research. The poll closed over the weekend so it’ll take a little time to publish them.
The Hello Machine
When I worked in telecommunications as an engineer (late 2000’s) Electronic Switching Systems had been pretty much taken over by software switching systems, but the hardware, closely coupled to that software, was still very much an important component. While the call switching and routing was no longer achieved by thousands and thousands of hardware relays […]
Amazon “purchase MP3 album” dark pattern?
This morning I was listening to some Divine Comedy while I was working. I realised I didn’t have the album in full, so I thought I’d buy it online in MP3 format.Purely due to muscle memory I always go to Amazon. I really should get better a buying music from other places. So I searched […]
How do GRC users create a new flowgraph?
During the approaching GNU Radio streaming weekend, we’ll be doing some UX Design work. The design challenge we’re going to tackle is the process for users to create a new GRC flowgraph. I’ve created this short survey to get a better understanding of how GRC users currently create a new flowgraph, and the run it.
The right level of information
User: I use the software. I’m not a developer. I’m not necessairly interested, or able to contribute to making it happen – I can’t write code. But I can tell you what I need, and give feedback when your making it. Most of the time I’m interested in knowing the big picture – when will […]
Practical advice for speakers at FOSDEM 2021 Open Source Design devroom
Here’s some practical advice for speakers at our Open Source Design devroom at FOSDEM 2021. 1. FOSDEM organisers recommend using OBS to record and edit your talk video. This how-to gives useful advice. (https://dev.to/erikaheidi/how-to-use-obs-studio-to-record-or-stream-live-presentations-474j) 2. We recommend you recording and editing the video as soon as possible. 3. Don’t overload your slides. Make sure everything […]
What languages do Cloudron users speak?
The objective of this quick survey is to get some understanding of what languages are spoken by Cloudron users. You can find out more about translation work in this forum link. The data gathered will be shared on the Cloudron forum. View Survey NB: This survey has been created by Bernard Tyers, a Cloudron user. […]
Making a Python virtual environment on OS X
OS: Mac OS X Catalina 10.5.6Python version: 3.9 (most up-to-date at this time and installed like this) Package to install: guinness (Good things come to those who wait) This is a reminder to myself on how to do create a virtenv.
Installing Python on Mac OS X Catalina
(This is a reminder to myself, and maybe a help for someone else who might be in the same situation as me. The purpose was to be able to lint documentation I’m trying to update for the pip project work.) This applies to installing “the latest” Python on Mac OS X 10.15.6. I’ve used this […]