About the show

The Ask Noah Show is a weekly radio call in show where we take your tech questions or business in tech questions live on the air.

The show airs Tuesdays at 6pm CST on asknoahshow.com and at KEQQ 88.3 FM in Grand Forks ND.

It's a free call 1-855-450-NOAH so join us and start on your way to owning your operating system, your software, and technology.

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Episodes

  • Episode 152: Too Much Choice

    November 5th, 2019  |  56 mins 20 secs
    ask questions, call in show, chrome, cloud, edge, firefox, getting started, ie, internet explorer, linux, linux questions, microsoft, mind drip media, noah chelliah, noah j. chelliah, open source media, podcast, privacy, questions, security, talk radio, ubuntu lts, voxtelesys

    Microsoft has announced the release of Edge for Linux! Great news or is there a deeper discussion about too much choice? The Pinebook Pro is taking orders RIGHT NOW and a new version of Fedora is out!

  • Episode 151: Permanent Record Part 2: What You Can Do

    October 22nd, 2019  |  56 mins 20 secs
    ask questions, bitwarden, call in show, cloud, edward snowden, encryption, facebook, getting started, gnupg, government, grsecurity, inception, linux, linux questions, luks, messenger, mind drip media, noah chelliah, noah j. chelliah, nsa, open source media, permanent record, podcast, privacy, quboesos, questions, security, signal, snowden, spying, tails, talk radio, tor, ubuntu lts, voxtelesys, whatsupp

    Data collection and mass surveillance is all over the news and media. We dive into the specific tools and techniques you can use to stay safe from prying eyes and reclaim your privacy!

  • Episode 150: Permanent Record

    October 15th, 2019  |  56 mins 21 secs
    ask questions, call in show, cloud, edward snowden, encryption, facebook, getting started, government, linux, linux questions, messenger, mind drip media, noah chelliah, noah j. chelliah, nsa, open source media, permanent record, podcast, privacy, questions, security, signal, snowden, spying, talk radio, ubuntu lts, voxtelesys, whatsupp

    Edward Snowden's new book is out and he makes a case for what you should be doing to protect your privacy. This is a packed episode with input from callers, clips from the book, and as always - your questions!

  • Episode 149: Facebook's Encryption Problem

    October 8th, 2019  |  56 mins 21 secs
    ask questions, call in show, cloud, encryption, facebook, getting started, government, linux, linux questions, messenger, mind drip media, noah chelliah, noah j. chelliah, open source media, podcast, privacy, questions, security, signal, talk radio, ubuntu lts, voxtelesys, whatsupp

    In an open letter, government officials from the U.S., U.K. and Australia have asked Facebook to delay further deployment of encryption without “including a means for lawful access to the content of communications to protect our citizens.” Essentially, backdoors.

  • Episode 148: CentOS Stream

    October 2nd, 2019  |  56 mins 20 secs
    arch, ask questions, call in show, centos, cloud, getting started, linux, linux questions, mind drip media, noah chelliah, noah j. chelliah, open source media, podcast, privacy, questions, red hat, rolling distro, security, stream, talk radio, ubuntu lts, voxtelesys

    CentOS stream is Red Hat's answer to rolling distros. That leaves Debian and Ubuntu out in the cold! We discuss the pros and cons!

  • Episode 147: Network Choices

    September 24th, 2019  |  56 mins 22 secs
    1.25m, 2m, 70cm, ask questions, baofeng, call in show, cisco, cloud, dmr, fsf, getting started, ham radio, hp, linux, linux questions, mind drip media, noah chelliah, noah j. chelliah, open source media, podcast, privacy, questions, richard stallman, security, talk radio, unifi, voxtelesys

    Building your small or medium network requires careful thought. We chat with callers that all have different circumstances and requirements but the same end goal. Richard Stallman has stepped down as the President of the FSF, and we kick off a discussion about what to look for in a ham radio handheld.

  • Episode 146: Huawei Ships Linux

    September 17th, 2019  |  56 mins 19 secs
    android alternative, ask questions, call in show, cloud, copperhead os, getting started, huawei, ios, linage, linux, linux questions, matebook, mind drip media, noah chelliah, noah j. chelliah, open source media, pinephone, pinetime, podcast, privacy, questions, security, talk radio, voxtelesys

    Huawei’s struggles with the US government has resulted in them shipping certain models of the Matebook pre-loaded with Deepin Linux. Firefox has a VPN like add-on, and Pine releases a $25 smartwatch!

  • Episode 145: A Huawei and Protonmail Partnership?

    September 10th, 2019  |  56 mins 22 secs
    android alternative, ask questions, call in show, cloud, copperhead os, getting started, ios, jolla, librem phone, linage, linux, linux questions, mind drip media, noah chelliah, noah j. chelliah, open source media, pinephone, podcast, privacy, protonmail, questions, sailfishos, security, talk radio, voxtelesys

    Bloomberg has reported that Huawei has formed a partnership with Protonmail to bring their app to Huawei phones. What does this mean for data privacy? Does this give the Chinese control over ProtonMail user data?

  • Episode 144: SailfishOS

    September 3rd, 2019  |  56 mins 21 secs
    android alternative, ask questions, call in show, cloud, copperhead os, getting started, ios, jolla, linage, linux, linux questions, mind drip media, noah chelliah, noah j. chelliah, open source media, podcast, privacy, questions, sailfishos, security, talk radio, voxtelesys

    Ever dreamed of having a Linux laptop in the palm of your hand or in your pocket? That's a reality with SailfishOS. A downloadable Linux operating system for your phone that's as much Linux in spirit as it is in the kernel unlike Android.

  • Episode 143: No Security Gains in 15 Years

    August 28th, 2019  |  56 mins 21 secs
    altispeed, amazon, ask questions, call in show, cloud, data, firmware, getting started, linux, linux questions, mind drip media, noah chelliah, noah j. chelliah, open source media, podcast, privacy, questions, security, talk radio, voxtelesys

    A survey of more than 6,000 firmware images shows there has been little to no security improvement over the last 15 years. We dive into the practical ramification of this as well as what you can do to keep your data safe!

  • Episode 142: Destroying Data

    August 20th, 2019  |  56 mins 21 secs
    altispeed, amazon, ask questions, call in show, cloud, dban, getting started, linux, linux questions, mikortik, mind drip media, noah chelliah, noah j. chelliah, open source media, parted magic, podcast, privacy, questions, security, security gateway, small business, talk radio, ubiquiti networks, usg, voxtelesys

    What do you do with those old drives after you're done with them? Don't DBAN them, there's a better way!

  • Episode 141: Network Equipment and Filesystems

    August 13th, 2019  |  56 mins 20 secs
    altispeed, amazon, ask questions, call in show, cloud, freenas, getting started, linux, linux questions, mikortik, mind drip media, noah chelliah, noah j. chelliah, open source media, podcast, privacy, questions, security, security gateway, talk radio, ubiquiti networks, usg, voxtelesys, zfs

    We dig into the ZFS, IP Security cameras, Routers! If it has to do with IT consulting, we talk about it!

  • Episode 140: Organizing Your Digital Life

    August 6th, 2019  |  56 mins 21 secs
    altispeed, amazon, ask questions, call in show, cloud, dropbox, freenas, getting started, google drive, linux, linux questions, mind drip media, noah chelliah, noah j. chelliah, open source media, podcast, privacy, questions, seafile, security, talk radio, voxtelesys

    How do you organize your digital life? No, not just your photos, videos, movies, and TV shows - how do you store and find the digital bits of your online life?

  • Episode 139: Ring's Secret Agreement

    July 30th, 2019  |  56 mins 21 secs
    altispeed, amazon, ask questions, call in show, cloud, getting started, linux, linux questions, mind drip media, noah chelliah, noah j. chelliah, open source media, podcast, police, portal, privacy, questions, ring, secret agreement, security, talk radio, voxtelesys

    Ring is giving free cameras in exchange for access to a secret portal that police can use to obtain footage without a warrant.

  • Episode 138: Fedora's Snappy Future

    July 23rd, 2019  |  56 mins 21 secs
    altispeed, appimage, ask questions, call in show, fedora, flatpack, getting started, linux, linux questions, maker, mind drip media, noah chelliah, noah j. chelliah, open design, open source media, podcast, privacy, questions, security, snapd, snaps, talk radio, ubuntu, unix, unix-like os, voxtelesys

    Fedora is dropping the snapd plugin from the Gnome Software Center! This is big news, but is it Canonical's loss or Fedora's loss?

  • Episode 137: Home Theater Design w/ Bob Carver

    July 16th, 2019  |  56 mins 21 secs
    altispeed, ask questions, audio, audiophile, bob carver, call in show, getting started, home theater, linux, linux questions, maker, mind drip media, noah chelliah, noah j. chelliah, open design, open source media, podcast, privacy, questions, security, sunfire, talk radio, unix, unix-like os, voxtelesys

    People who are familiar with Carver’s design work over the years will realize that Bob doesn’t just try to make the same products as everyone else…rather, he is an original thinker. Bob joins us to give us his take on the perfect speaker, the perfect amplifier, and how to build the perfect home theater.