Episode 221

Blackbird Secure Desktop


March 2nd, 2021

56 mins 21 secs

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About this Episode

The Blackbird Secure Desktop is a POEWR9 system, a fully open source modern POWER9 workstation without any proprietary code. Plasma mobile has a new update out, we talk bluetooth headsets, VoIP phone systems, and a one handed keyboard!

-- During The Show --

01:00 nVidia shield and blocking google DNS - Zack

  • Try setting up DNS on your router
  • Run PFSense/OpnSense in a VM, use that to block DNS requests to Google, pass on legit requests to a PiHole

05:15 VOIP Recommendations for Home Phone? - Dennis

User Feedback - Ben

18:15 Bluetooth headphones? - Graeme

21:15 Pick of the Week

24:00 Tech of the Week

  • Cactus Chat
  • Embed Anywhere
  • Privacy Respecting
  • Highly Compatible
  • Decentralized

30:00 Blackbird

49:00 Plasma Mobile

  • Plasma Mobile Blog Post
  • Pinephone + Jumpdrive is awesome
  • Plasma Mobile is almost Daily Driver
  • New Features
    • Welcome/Setup Screen
    • Modified Home Screen
    • Groundwork for future features
    • Plasma Dialer improvements
    • DTMF & USSD Requests work now

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