Episode 377

Ask Noah Show 377


February 20th, 2024

53 mins 52 secs

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About this Episode

This week Simon Quigley, and Rick Timmis from Kubuntu join the Ask Noah Show to talk about the issues surrounding Kubuntu and what the path looks like going forward.

-- During The Show --

01:18 Ajit Pai Feedback - Chris

  • The question is "when to regulate"
  • Purpose of govt is to protect people
  • Bad situations exist
  • Internet is becoming essential

05:58 Self Hosting Email - Jon

  • Dealing with black lists stinks
  • Security is a moving target
  • Project like Nextcloud incorporates email
  • Down time responsibility
  • Noah is NOT in the "go host your own email boat"
  • Simon's Cisco link
  • Email security requirements

13:34 FrePBX and Firewalls - Austin

  • Sangomakb Knowledge Base
  • FreePBX has evolved
  • Don't expose anything you don't have to
  • Noah's home setup
  • Voxtelesys & 3CX

17:15 Long Term Backups? - Charlie

  • Don't store long term data on flash media
  • Used drives can be ok
  • 3-2-1 Rule
  • Test your backup

18:49 SkoobaSteve Over the Air TV

  • HDHomeRun
  • Network TV
  • Self host TV

21:38 News Wire

24:38 Kubuntu Interview

  • Rick Timis Kubuntu Consular/Community Manager
  • Simon Quigley Kubuntu Member
  • What happened?
  • What would have been the future of Kubuntu?
  • How did Rick get involved?
  • Bringing the consul together
  • What does Kubuntu look like going forward?
  • Is Kubuntu considering the new flutter installer?
  • Downstream vendors/use cases
  • Kubuntu hardware partners/vendors
  • Kubuntu support
  • JPL Helicopter

40:40 Cloud vs Self Hosting

  • Ars Technica
  • Can you blame Wyze for not securing the feeds?
  • Wyze cameras go offline due to AWS
  • 3rd party caching client
  • 2nd leak in less than 6 months
  • If code is not open source, no one can raise the alarm
  • Eufy lied about not uploading data
  • Ars Technica
  • If it's not client side encrypted, it can be leaked
  • The Register
  • Centralization of services
  • Open source can be fixed
  • Closed source, helpless
  • If you care about privacy, host it yourself on open source

51:10 Chat room feedback

  • Plex and Jellyfin can be used as HDHomeRun receiver

51:30 Kubuntu Design Contest

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