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I've been putting this off for 3 years now, but it's finally time to catalog my DVD collection of early space TV shows.

These are mostly hand burned DVD-Rs sold by film collectors at comic conventions and the like, largely pretty comically bad transfers.

But this coupled with some episodes I've sourced off of youtube and the internet archive constitutes more or less the complete known circulating library for Space Patrol, Tom Corbett Space Cadet, Captain Video, Space Command, Rocky Jones Space Ranger, Flash Gordon, and a few other shows.

Add that to the 20+ episodes we've digitized here at the makerspace (many of which were entirely unknown otherwise) and you have what is probably the largest private collection of 1950s space television.

My purism laptop only has 1 USB C port.

I need to plug in two devices and charge it.

I don't have a hub.

My framework laptop also only has 1 USB C port.

Except it actually has 4, and they're all just pretending to be other ports, so I'm using the framework laptop to do the peripheral things. CPU should be fast enough for the task at hand.

I was really frustrated for about 90 seconds, and then I felt silly.

I am doing this by hand at the moment, but it would be great to be able to automate it with a built in function.

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Hey! Any peertube experts know if there's a good way to list all the Playlists that belong to a Channel in the custom tags on the custom homepage?

Alright. I did some organizing and Metadata correction.

Tomorrow I'll try Playlist from the roku app. If I can make that work the way I see it in my head, then we're done. That's the last organizational bit before I submit it to the store.

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Question for folks who know about live streaming 

I would like to use the fancy computer I have to stream and to produce ~3 different resolutions in real time.

I stream through peertube, and my instance can't really do realtime transcoding. I'd like to be able to do my transcoding locally, if that's possible.

Is that a thing that can be done?

I did manage to make another round of updates to our roku app and it's like 95% of the way to where it needs to be for us to submit it to roku for review.

I need to work on the server now, but our home internet connection is too slow for me to do that while we do *anything* else while we're watching TV, and my wife is watching bake-off.

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Or, you know, it's a day for me to do emergency pages for my day job, and then go to the antique mall because they were super busy.

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We're going to do another Fall Film Festival at the Makerspace, as part of our launch.

I accept, and welcome, submissions from people who are *not* in Ellijay.

I demand, and in fact require, submissions from everyone I know in Ellijay. You have until Dec 20th. Get Crackin'.

(This means you, Sundog. Violet. Ryan. Ethan. Connor. and Dan, who is now an unofficial resident.)

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We're going to do another Fall Film Festival at the Makerspace, as part of our launch.

I accept, and welcome, submissions from people who are *not* in Ellijay.

I demand, and in fact require, submissions from everyone I know in Ellijay. You have until Dec 20th. Get Crackin'.

It's running on a tiny server in ... Bulgaria, I think? 10 Euro's a month with a 3TB disk attached, or something like that.

I dunno. It works, and I barely have to think about it.

The app is currently in private beta (Vanity code NEWLIJTV ), and we only have enough video content up on the site for me to veirfy that everything functions...

But we'll have more content up soon, and we're producing more all the time. This will be a published app within 3 months. We'll have an android app, and maybe an android TV app as well.

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I guess I haven't mentioned it today, so:

This is for // . It's a roku app for a local "TV" network with real time broadcasts and VOD.

It's all powered by peertube, and it works pretty well.

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In case you were curious, the roku app also supports live streaming via OBS.

I need to come up with a way to indicate that we've gone live, and set it to pole on keypress or something to that effect.

Just a little icon in the corner with a red blinking light if you can watch live.

But it works! and the UI isn't unusable.

I can't wait for you all to see Shouting in to the Void. It's So good.

There's about a 60 second delay on the stream, but that minimizes our bandwidth utilization pushing most of it to peer-to-peer. I could probably decrease that, but at the cost of taxing our poor little server much harder.

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