I showed that simple dialog for my audio streams as a simple lead-up to my main project this weekend: creating a dialog-based frontend to launching rigctld. I've still got some work to do, but I've got the hardest part done: taking the list of rigs from the output of "rigctl -l" and turning it into a menu where the user can select the rig. It will even offer to stop rigctld if it's already running before starting a new instance.

I forgot to provide a screenshot of the menu I made of the audio streams in my database yesterday, so here it is. I'm sure the SDF folks will appreciate which stream is currently selected.

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It's been far too long since I posted pictures of , so here are a couple of pictures of her hanging out on one of the arms of my living room chair.

One thing I worked on during my time away from the Fediverse is setting up Nagios here at home, after spending a lot of time with it at work. I've got the basic services I want, but there's key differences between my setup here and what I do at work:

- I use NetBSD instead of Linux
- I use lighttpd instead of Apache
- I use instead of IPv4, with unique local addresses so nothing goes beyond my own LAN

It's been far too long since I've done a toot so here's Freyja sitting on a blanket in my living room tonight. She was looking at the camera at the time but now it looks like she's going to sleep.

It's been awhile since I posted pics, so here's Freyja on the living room rug, looking cute.

I saw this inside Union Station in Washington, D.C. a few hours before I boarded my train.

A bit late for perhaps, but Freyja decided to jump in the bathtub to clean herself after I got done taking a bath.

All right, Fediverse cat lovers, I want to settle this once and for all.

Up to this point I've been calling a tortiseshell tabby, or tortie, because while she has some white fur it's not the majority of her fur, so I haven't been calling her coat calico.

But I showed pictures of her at work to one of my coworkers and ze said that Freyja was a calico. Ze may be right.

Here's a picture that shows most of Freyja's white fur, along with two I took today just because. Thoughts?

I want to get up but Freyja's laying on my left leg. It's a cool, rainy day here in Champaign so her being there feels nice but keeps me from doing what I want to do.

After months of thinking about it, even before I moved to Illinois when I lived in an apartment with carpet, I finally got some area rugs on Sunday night. The first picture is of the one in the living room, the second in my bedroom.

As a bonus the second picture has in it. She definitely approves of both rugs.

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Due to my previously-undisclosed travels it's been awhile since I've tooted a cat pic on Caturday so here's Freyja chilling on the couch today.

I know she probably shouldn't have them, but one of Freyja's favorite toys is rubber bands. She got into a bag I'd carelessly left open in my computer/radio room.

These are also the first pictures I've taken with my DSLR since I moved here. I thought I'd left it in PA but it turns out I didn't.

Freyja loves this spot, but the reset button is right next to her front left paw.

She did eventually get up and hit the button. This is why putting power & reset buttons on the top is a mistake.

Of course I still love her even if she does reset my computer now and then.

I can't let go by without posting a picture of my cute, sweet, tailless little purrball.

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