Linux Saloon 74: Banana Pi, Did you use this Old Tech, Winmodems

This Open Mic Night was a blast. Linux Saloon newcomer, Brian, shared with us his work on compiling a Linux kernel with needed features for his Banana Pi Router board and how he is helping others in the Linux community with features they too need.

The conversation continued from there to talk in detail about the StrawPoll that Aris put together about what technology you have used at some point during your everyday life. It was quite the trip down memory lane .

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00:00:00 Introductions
00:02:59 Brian Compiles Banana Pi Kernel for features
00:23:11 Which of this old tech have you used at some point during your everyday life?
00:26:29 Adam Talks Mini-disc
00:31:43 Video CDs
00:33:07 Rotary Phone
00:35:45 Abacus
00:43:05 Telephone Short codes
00:48:21 Answering Machines
00:55:09 Physical Time Clock and getting paid
00:57:11 Modems, punch cards and scantrons
01:01:23 Winmodems and Ndiswrapper
01:10:08 The Charming CRT
01:09:02 Fun stories about electricity
01:27:51 Eric restores old laptop
01:35:27 Next Week – Distro Solus OS
01:55:05 Closing Time
02:01:49 Bloopers and Extras

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