Episode 364

Ask Noah Show 364


November 21st, 2023

53 mins 47 secs

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About this Episode

This week Simon Quigley, the release manager for Lubuntu joins Ask Noah to talk about the 24.04 release! We give you some gift ideas for the geek in your life, and of course we answers your questions.

-- During The Show --

00:55 Gratitude

  • Gratitude is good for your health
  • Reduces stress
  • Can be measured in as small as a few weeks
  • Noah's thank full for
    • Friends willing to help
    • For profit companies contributing to open source
    • Developers who donate their time
    • As we get older, gratefulness grows
  • Steve's thankful for
    • Ability to learn from open source code
    • Hardware that "just won't die"

09:00 Geek Gift Recommendations

19:11 Nothing/SunBird App

  • ARS Technica
  • Company claimed to have "hacked" iMessage
  • Many blogs and sites cried fowl
  • Got it pulled from app stores
  • Dumpster fire
  • Reuploaded the app under SunBird name
  • Service must be audit-able
  • Plenty of options for E2EE
  • Lowest common denominator
  • Beeper iMessage solution
  • E2EE is probably good for the world

25:13 Lubuntu Release

  • Simon Quigley - Release Manager for Lubuntu
  • Calamares System Installer
    • Light weight & Full install
    • Optional programs
  • Why the Calamares Installer?
  • Customize Menu
  • Welcome Screen?
  • Installer and updates
  • How the installer implements Snaps
  • How did you land on these applications
    • Element (Snap)
    • virt-manager
    • Thunderbird
    • Krita (Snap)
  • What would you tell the next generation?
  • What did your start look like?

42:53 News Wire

45:00 Nat Reflection - Sebastian

  • All the same thing
  • NAT Reflection
    • Most strait forward
    • Least "hacky"
  • Local DNS
    • Caching issues
    • 2 sources of truth
  • Put the server on a different subnet
  • Netgate NAT Reflection Doc

52:00 Hikvision Follow Up - William

  • Thank You Glen!
  • IE Tab Extension requires internet connection
  • Sold Hikvision
  • Bought used axis camera on Ebay - Just worked!

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