Episode 355

Ask Noah Show 355


September 19th, 2023

53 mins 51 secs

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About this Episode

What if you could purchase a computer built like a Mac but run a free and open source operating system on it that you can't break, would you buy one? Steve and Noah discuss the Malibal, and an immutable distro with Flatpaks that "just works"

-- During The Show --

00:58 Intro

  • Steve's Nvidea Issue
    • trouble shooting process
    • root cause = it's dirty
    • why dig for the root cause
  • Good News!
    • Axia fixed our board!

06:50 Google Ad Policy - Ahmed

  • Google ads used for phishing
  • Google ads placement confusing
  • Why google don't clearly label ads

12:05 TPM & Drive Encryption On Fedora - Tiny

15:09 Linux Mint Issues - penguin prince

  • Maybe re-seat things?

15:55 Current Grafana Setup - Tiny

  • Current Usage
    • Network
    • CPU
    • RAM
    • Disk
  • Matrix database
  • Added to Ansible
  • Grafana can be more than graphs

21:00 News Wire

23:00 OpenSuse Aeon

  • "It Just Works" Linux
  • MicroOS & Gnome as immmutable base
  • Software via FlatPak and distrobox
  • Good for some users
  • What problem does this solve?
  • Purpose Driven
  • OpenSuse Aeon
  • All Systems GO Talk

34:30 Penguin Prince Calls

  • Adding a Page to WordPress Issue
  • Page refuses to go live

38:55 The US Assembled Linux Laptop You Haven't Heard Of

  • Malibal
  • Final Assembly in the US
  • Expensive
  • Making a powerful sleek computer
  • Most have graphics cards
  • Optimus Manager
  • Coreboot
  • Commitment to sustainability
  • Barrel Power vs Type-C charging
  • Dell's commitment to Linux
  • System76
  • Framework Laptops

51:36 NextCloud Hub 6

52:25 LFNW Moved to Next Year

  • Had to move the date
  • Will still have things to do

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