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Podcast 26 Learning Python + mv /home + WRT54GL

I am in the process of learning Python. Here are some of the guides, tutorials and books I am using;

LINKS
Snake Wrangling for Kids
http://www.briggs.net.nz/log/writing/snake-wrangling-for-kids/
Programming Crash Course
http://programming-crash-course.com/welcome
Python 101
http://www.rexx.com/~dkuhlman/python_101/python_101.html
One Day of IDLE Toying
http://hkn.eecs.berkeley.edu/~dyoo/python/idle_intro/index.html
Beginner's Guide to Python
http://wiki.python.org/moin/BeginnersGuide
The Vim commands cheat sheet
http://www.tuxfiles.org/linuxhelp/vimcheat.html
Learning with Python
http://www.openbookproject.net/thinkCSpy/
A Byte of Python
http://www.swaroopch.com/byteofpython/
Think Python
http://www.greenteapress.com/thinkpython/
Dive Into Python
http://www.diveintopython.org/
PyGTK 2.0 Tutorial
http://www.pygtk.org/pygtk2tutorial/index.html
Swampy
http://allendowney.com/swampy/
Python Cookbook
http://aspn.activestate.com/ASPN/Cookbook/Python

BOOKS
Learning Python
http://oreilly.com/catalog/9780596513986/
Core Python Programming
http://python.net/crew/wesc/cpp/

To copy your /home;
cd /home
cp -ax * /mnt/newpart

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Small P-3 FREE to a good home.

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Podcast 25 Interview with Donnie Berkholz (dberkholz)

Interview with Gentoo developer and a member of the Gentoo council Donnie Berkholz. (dberkholz) Donnie wears many hats for Gentoo, here is the short list;
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  • Gentoo Council
  • Desktop Lead
  • X Maintainer
  • Public Relations
  • Science
  • Clustering

Donnie is also a mentor for Google summer of code.

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Podcast 24 HTML CSS Stylesheets and the GIMP

In this screencast I play around with html and css stylesheets. I then show you how to create a background with the Gimp.
Direct download:

(.ogg theora video)
http://www.abbottdavid.com/podcasts/LC-24-css-gimp.ogg

(.avi video)
http://linuxcrazy.com/podcasts/LC-24-css-gimp.avi

Best played with Mplayer or VLC. Here is the finished product;
http://dwabbott.com/podcast-24/

Here is the stylesheet;
http://dwabbott.com/podcast-24/style1.css

Podcast 23 Gentoo 2008 Slackware 12.1 Install

Quick walkthrough installing Gentoo and Slackware after my harddrive failed.
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Gentoo Foundation In Good Standing
Gentoo-trustees moving foward;
http://www.nmprc.state.nm.us/cgi-bin/prcdtl.cgi?2463313

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