Hardware Addicts
Hardware Addicts
Jan 15, 2021
27: CES 2021 - Are The Days Of Dual Monitors A Thing Of The Past? AR Says Yes!
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Welcome to Hardware Addicts, a proud member of the Destination Linux Network. Hardware Addicts is the podcast that focuses on the physical components that powers our technology world.

In this episode, we discuss a recent product unveiling at CES (Consumer Electronics Show) 2021 by Lenovo targeting the AR world and answering the question; are the days of our two or three or more monitors sitting on our desk a thing of the past? Then we head to Camera Corner where Wendy discusses Graphics Tablets.

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Sudo Show
Sudo Show
Destination Linux Network
19: Sunburst and Securing Your Supply Chain
Today, Brandon and Eric take a look Solarburst, the Solar Winds vulnerability that led to one of the biggest breaches in years. You'll get their take on the impact as well as stop by the Productivity Corner to discuss 30-60-90. All that and more on this episode of the Sudo Show! Destination Linux Network (https://destinationlinux.network) Sudo Show Website (https://sudo.show) Sponsor: Digital Ocean (https://do.co/dln) Sponsor: Bitwarden (https://bitwarden.com/dln) Sudo Show Swag (https://sudo.show/swag) UPDATED! Contact Us: DLN Discourse (https://sudo.show/discuss) Email Us! (mailto:contact@sudo.show) Matrix: +sudoshow:matrix.org Digital Ocean: Jump Start Your Startup with DigitalOcean App Platform (https://www.digitalocean.com/blog/jump-start-your-startup-with-digitalocean-app-platform/) SolarWinds (https://www.solarwinds.com/) OpenNMS (https://www.opennms.com/) Fireeye (https://www.fireeye.com/) Sunburst: Arstechnica: Feds Wrn that Solarwinds Hackers Likely Used Other Ways to Breach Networks (https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2020/12/feds-warn-that-solarwinds-hackers-likely-used-other-ways-to-breach-networks/) Arstechnica: Microsoft is Reportly Added to the Growing List of Victims (https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2020/12/microsoft-is-reportedly-added-to-the-growing-list-of-victims-in-solarwinds-hack/) ZDNet: The More We Learn the Worse It Looks (https://www.zdnet.com/article/solarwinds-the-more-we-learn-the-worse-it-looks/) CNN: US Officials Scramble to Deal with Suspected Russian Hack of Government Agencies (https://www.cnn.com/2020/12/14/politics/us-agencies-hack-solar-wind-russia/index.html) Open Source Hacks: Mint: Beware of Hacked ISOs (https://blog.linuxmint.com/?p=2994) Fossbyes: Fake Kodi Repos Hijack GitHub (https://fossbytes.com/fake-kodi-repos-hijack-github/) The Register: Leaky S3 Buckets (https://www.theregister.com/2020/08/03/leaky_s3_buckets/) Protecting Your Supply Chain: Docker Certification Program (https://www.docker.com/blog/announcing-docker-certified/) ReproducibleBuilds.Org (https://reproducible-builds.org/) Tidelift (https://tidelift.com/) Linux Foundation: Preventing Supply Chain Attacks Like Solarwinds (https://www.linuxfoundation.org/en/blog/preventing-supply-chain-attacks-like-solarwinds) Open Source Security Foundation (https://openssf.org/) Palo Alto: What is a Zero Trust Architecture (https://www.paloaltonetworks.com/cyberpedia/what-is-a-zero-trust-architecture) GitHub: Third Party Code Scanning (https://github.blog/2020-10-05-announcing-third-party-code-scanning-tools-static-analysis-and-developer-security-training/) GitLab: Dependency Scanning (https://docs.gitlab.com/ee/user/application_security/dependency_scanning/) Productivity Corner: 30-60-90 Amazon: The First 90 Days, Michael D. Watkins (https://amzn.to/36bykB6) Disclaimer, this is an Affiliate link. A percentage of your purchase will go to support the Sudo Show!
31 min
BSD Now
BSD Now
Allan Jude
391: i386 tear shedding
Follow-up about FreeBSD jail advantages, Install Prometheus, Node Exporter and Grafana, Calibrate your touch-screen on OpenBSD, OPNsense 21.1 Marvelous Meerkat Released, NomadBSD 1.4-RC1, Lets all shed a Tear for 386, find mostly doesn't need xargs today on modern Unixes, OpenBSD KDE Status Report, and more. NOTES This episode of BSDNow is brought to you by Tarsnap (https://www.tarsnap.com/bsdnow) Headlines Follow-up about FreeBSD jail advantages (https://rubenerd.com/follow-up-about-freebsd-jail-advantages/) I’ll admit I ran a lot of justifications together into a single paragraph because I wanted to get to configuring the jails themselves. They’re also, by and large, not specific to FreeBSD’s flavour of containerisation, though I still think it’s easily the most elegant implementation. Sometimes the simplest solution really is the best one. History of FreeBSD part 4: TCP/IP (https://klarasystems.com/articles/history-of-freebsd-part-4-bsd-and-tcp-ip/) How TCP/IP evolved and BSDs special contribution to the history of the Internet *** FreeBSD: Install Prometheus, Node Exporter and Grafana (https://blog.andreev.it/?p=5289) FreeBSD comes out of the box with three great tools for monitoring. If you need more info about how these tools work, please read the official documentation. I’ll explain the installation only and creating a simple dashboard. News Roundup Calibrate your touch-screen on OpenBSD (https://www.tumfatig.net/20210122/calibrate-your-touch-screen-on-openbsd/) I didn’t expected it but my refurbished T460s came with a touch-screen. It is recognized by default on OpenBSD and not well calibrated as-is. But that’s really simple to solve. Lets all shed a Tear for 386 (https://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-announce/2021-January/002006.html) FreeBSD is designating i386 as a Tier 2 architecture starting with FreeBSD 13.0. The Project will continue to provide release images, binary updates, and pre-built packages for the 13.x branch. However, i386-specific issues (including SAs) may not be addressed in 13.x. The i386 platform will remain Tier 1 on FreeBSD 11.x and 12.x. OPNsense 21.1 Marvelous Meerkat Released (https://opnsense.org/opnsense-21-1-marvelous-meerkat-released/) For more than 6 years, OPNsense is driving innovation through modularising and hardening the open source firewall, with simple and reliable firmware upgrades, multi-language support, HardenedBSD security, fast adoption of upstream software updates as well as clear and stable 2-Clause BSD licensing. NomadBSD 1.4-RC1 (https://nomadbsd.org/index.html#1.4-RC1) We are pleased to present the first release candidate of NomadBSD 1.4. find mostly doesn't need xargs today on modern Unixes (https://utcc.utoronto.ca/~cks/space/blog/unix/FindWithoutXargsToday) I've been using Unix for long enough that 'find | xargs' is a reflex. When I started and for a long time afterward, xargs was your only choice for efficiently executing a command over a bunch of find results. OpenBSD KDE Status Report (https://undeadly.org/cgi?action=article;sid=20210124113220) OpenBSD has managed to drop KDE3 and KDE4 in the 6.8 -> 6.9 release cycle. That makes me very happy because it was a big piece of work and long discussions. This of course brings questions: Kde Plasma 5 package missing. After half a year of work, I managed to successfully update the Qt5 stack to the last LTS version 5.15.2. On the whole, the most work was updating QtWebengine. What a monster! With my CPU power at home, I can build it 1-2 times a day which makes testing a little bit annoying and time intensive. Tarsnap This weeks episode of BSDNow was sponsored by our friends at Tarsnap, the only secure online backup you can trust your data to. Even paranoids need backups. Feedback/Questions Karl - Firefox webcam audio solution (https://github.com/BSDNow/bsdnow.tv/blob/master/episodes/391/feedback/Karl%20-%20Firefox%20webcam%20audio%20solution.md) Michal - openzfs (https://github.com/BSDNow/bsdnow.tv/blob/master/episodes/391/feedback/Michal%20-%20openzfs.md) Dave - bufferbloat (https://github.com/BSDNow/bsdnow.tv/blob/master/episodes/391/feedback/Dave%20-%20bufferbloat.md) Send questions, comments, show ideas/topics, or stories you want mentioned on the show to feedback@bsdnow.tv (mailto:feedback@bsdnow.tv) ***
39 min
Unfilter
Unfilter
Chris Fisher
351: It's Different This Time
All we have here is a branding problem. Video: 351: Live Video - UnfilterTube (https://unfilter.tube/videos/watch/5e3cb94e-9d21-49ad-9b30-ff79b67304b4) 351: Overtime - UnfilterTube (https://unfilter.tube/videos/watch/bdd33bca-5b64-4449-9ac3-73f55f960cf9) Links: 2020 United States federal government data breach - Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2020_United_States_federal_government_data_breach) 'Disinformation And Extremism in the Media' — House Committee Hearing | CBN News - YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I5Rtq3C1KQo) The Great Climate Bill of 2021 Is Being Shaped Now - The Atlantic (https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2021/02/the-great-climate-bill-of-2021-is-being-shaped-now/618121/) American Airlines Confirms Encounter With Unidentified Cylindrical Object Over New Mexico (https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/39416/american-airlines-confirms-pilot-report-of-bizarre-cylinder-shaped-object-over-new-mexico) Developers of Oxford-AstraZeneca Vaccine Tied to UK Eugenics Movement - unlimitedhangout.com (https://unlimitedhangout.com/2020/12/investigative-series/developers-of-oxford-astrazeneca-vaccine-tied-to-uk-eugenics-movement/) Ex-aide details sexual harassment allegations against Cuomo (https://nypost.com/2021/02/24/ex-aide-details-sexual-harassment-allegations-against-cuomo/) Lindsey Boylan, Ex-Aide, Says Cuomo Sexually Harassed Her - The New York Times (https://www.nytimes.com/2021/02/24/nyregion/cuomo-lindsey-boylan-harassment.html?smid=tw-nytimes&smtyp=cur) 2-22-21 Trump Voters USA TODAY Marginals (https://www.suffolk.edu/-/media/suffolk/documents/academics/research-at-suffolk/suprc/polls/issues-polls/2021/2_22_2021_marginals_pdftxt.pdf?la=en&hash=90BD0E21168399E259262CD994978737F5D7F929) https://twitter.com/ryangirdusky/status/1363896844905041920 (https://twitter.com/ryangirdusky/status/1363896844905041920) Biden’s slow start - POLITICO (https://www.politico.com/newsletters/politico-nightly/2021/02/23/bidens-slow-start-491861) Biden told Letterman he got arrested at 21 for breaching chamber at US Capitol, sitting in lawmaker's seat (https://www.bizpacreview.com/2021/02/22/biden-told-letterman-he-got-arrested-at-21-for-breaching-chamber-at-us-capitol-sitting-in-vp-chair-1033322/) German scientist says 99.9% chance coronavirus leaked from Wuhan lab | Taiwan News | 2021/02/23 (https://www.taiwannews.com.tw/en/news/4134301) The Blob circles the wagons around failing Afghanistan strategy – Responsible Statecraft (https://responsiblestatecraft.org/2021/02/23/the-blob-circles-the-wagons-around-failing-afghanistan-strategy/) Letters from House members to cable providers [pdf] | Hacker News (https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=26237823) The Sound and the Fury of Andrew Cuomo | The New Yorker (https://www.newyorker.com/news/our-local-correspondents/the-sound-and-the-fury-of-andrew-cuomo) Democrats question TV carriers' decisions to host Fox, OAN and Newsmax, citing 'misinformation' - POLITICO (https://www.politico.com/news/2021/02/22/democrats-conservative-media-misinformation-470863) China Hijacked an NSA Hacking Tool in 2014—and Used It for Years | WIRED (https://www.wired.com/story/china-nsa-hacking-tool-epme-hijack/) Weed now legal in New Jersey - Breaking911 (https://breaking911.com/breaking-weed-now-legal-in-new-jersey/) Psaki dodges question on whether Biden still considers Cuomo 'the gold standard' for COVID-19 leadership - Breaking911 (https://breaking911.com/psaki-dodges-question-on-whether-biden-still-considers-cuomo-the-gold-standard-for-covid-19-leadership/) Yellen sounds warning about 'extremely inefficient' bitcoin (https://www.cnbc.com/2021/02/22/yellen-sounds-warning-about-extremely-inefficient-bitcoin.html) Yellen Signals Interest in Backing Digital-Dollar Research (https://finance.yahoo.com/news/yellen-signals-interest-backing-digital-164843289.html) Trump loses Supreme Court appeal to shield tax records from NY prosecutor (https://www.cnbc.com/2021/02/22/supreme-court-rejects-trump-effort-to-shield-tax-records-from-ny-prosecutors.html?__source=androidappshare) People Who Wear Spectacles Are About Three Times Less Likely to Catch Covid-19, Finds Study (https://www.ibtimes.sg/people-who-wear-spectacles-are-about-three-times-less-likely-catch-covid-19-finds-study-55744) Whistleblowers: Software Bug Keeping Some Inmates In Prisons Beyond Release Dates | KJZZ (https://kjzz.org/content/1660988/whistleblowers-software-bug-keeping-hundreds-inmates-arizona-prisons-beyond-release) 75% Of US Troops Refused Taking COVID-19 Vaccine Says Pentagon Report | GreatGameIndia (https://greatgameindia.com/us-troops-refuse-covid-19-vaccine/) Germany urges 'caution' as COVID infections climb again (https://medicalxpress.com/news/2021-02-germany-urges-caution-covid-infections.html) Lockdown roadmap: Boris Johnson reveals shops, pubs & hairdressers will open & holiday plan will be unveiled on APRIL 12 (https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/14125374/lockdown-roadmap-boris-johnson-revealed-live-2/) Americans may still need masks to fight COVID in 2022, Fauci... (https://news.trust.org/item/20210221143523-j7r4j) White supremacy a global threat, says UN chief | The Independent (https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/white-supremacy-threat-neo-nazi-un-b1805547.html) Reuters, BBC, and Bellingcat participated in covert UK Foreign Office-funded programs to "weaken Russia," leaked docs reveal | The Grayzone (https://thegrayzone.com/2021/02/20/reuters-bbc-uk-foreign-office-russian-media/) Sunday shows - COVID-19 dominates as grim milestone approaches | TheHill (https://thehill.com/homenews/sunday-talk-shows/539774-sunday-shows-covid-19-dominates-as-grim-milestone-approaches) Senate Leadership Coalition Announces Intention To Release Comprehensive Legislation To End Marijuana Prohibition - NORML (https://norml.org/blog/2021/02/01/senate-leadership-coalition-announces-intention-to-release-comprehensive-legislation-to-end-marijuana-prohibition/) ‘Stakes are high’ as QAnon conspiracy phenomenon emerges in France (https://www.france24.com/en/france/20210220-stakes-are-high-as-qanon-conspiracy-phenomenon-emerges-in-france) Russia reports first human cases of H5N8 bird flu - BNO News (https://bnonews.com/index.php/2021/02/russia-first-human-cases-of-h5n8-bird-flu/) We’ll Have Herd Immunity by April - WSJ (https://www.wsj.com/articles/well-have-herd-immunity-by-april-11613669731)
1 hr 10 min
Ask Noah Show
Ask Noah Show
Noah J. Chelliah
Episode 220: Multi-Monitor in Gnome 40
The Gnome team is revamping multi-monitor support. Firefox 86 is released and features Total Cookie Protection to make cross site tracking more difficult increasing user privacy. Kodi 19 has landed with a lot of new features around metadata and a better music interface. -- During The Show -- How to rename USB Audio interface? - Steve pacmd update-sink-proplist alsa_output.usb-c-Media_electronics_inc._USB-Audio_Device-00.analog-stereo.2 device.description=What-We-Call-It-Now Self Hosted Music - Sloth56 Ampache (http://ampache.org/) Funkwhale (https://funkwhale.audio/) Self host or managed services - Mike Good Email providers ProtonMail (https://protonmail.com/) Tutuanotoa (https://tutanota.com/) Fastmail (https://www.fastmail.com/) 18:15 RHCSA Training - Adam Getting to ask questions is good Classes can create community In person training is best Udemy Course Link (https://www.udemy.com/course/red-hat-certified-system-administrator-rhcsa-8-boot-camp/) VTC (https://vtc.com/) is almost as good as official RedHat training RHCSA Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8: Training and Exam Preparation Guide Second Edition (https://www.amazon.com/dp/1775062147/) 23:15 Linux Accessibility - Brendan Trackball + Onboard () on screen keyboard 27:50 Affiliate link for register4less? - Jerremy 14.99/yr Privacy included Free email aliases Free 10MB of web hosting (no SSL) Sub Accounts for managing Customer service is beyond amazing 29:45 Pick of the Week Open IAS (https://openias.garykim.dev/) Game Clock (count down/up) Adjust on the fly Keyboard Bindings Set Team Logo Multiple Scoreboard Tabs Control multiple Scoreboard scoreboards through one control window. Packaged as an AppImage Cross Platform FOSS 34:20 Gadget of the Week BitBarista (https://magpi.raspberrypi.org/articles/bitbarista) BitBarista: fully autonomous coffee machine built using Raspberry Pi and Bitcoin Pi Controlling the BitBarista uses Raspbian Uses Electrum for the BitCoin payments. Code is on GitHub (https://github.com/digitalWestie/BitBarista) Pays people to restock it Can even call a technician to get repairs 36:40 Multi-Monitor on Gnome 40 Gnome Blog Post (https://blogs.gnome.org/shell-dev/2021/02/23/gnome-shell-40-and-multi-monitor/) Workspaces changes on primary monitor by default Supports changing workspaces on all displays Introduction of the workspaces navigator on secondary display Transitioning to Horizontal workspaces New additional shortcuts switch workspaces will be Super+Alt+←/→. Moving windows between workspaces will be Super+Alt+Shift+←/→. Super+Alt+↑ will also open the overview and then app grid Super+Alt+↓ will close them These directional keyboard shortcuts have matching touch-pad gestures: Three-finger swipes left and right will switch workspaces Three-finger swipes up and down will open the overview and app grid Gnome is doing and explaining changes in the open 44:00 Kodi 19.0 (Matrix) Kodi Article (https://kodi.tv/article/kodi-190-matrix-release) Nearly 50 developers contributed code About 5,000 commits Over 1,500 pull requests since the first release of 18.x "Leia" Over 5,500 changed files 600,000 lines of code added, changed or removed significant improvements to meta-data handling New Matrix-inspired visualization Database and meta-data improvements Many more improvements Kodi 19 replaces the old XML meta-data scrapers with Python Most new features here revolve around usability 49:50 Nextcloud Hub Nextcloud Blog Post (https://nextcloud.com/blog/nextcloud-hub-21-out-with-up-to-10x-better-performance-whiteboard-and-more-collaboration-features/) High performance back end for Nextcloud files Wide range of performance improvements Nextcloud talk improvements Debuts message status indicators Raise hand feature Group conversation description And more! Wide Range of Groupware improvements drag’n’drop Nicer threading in Mail Syncing social media avatars in Contacts 53:00 Firefox 86 Released Mozilla Blog Post (https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/86.0/releasenotes/) New Features Total Cookie Protection (each site gets it's own ("cookie jar") Multiple videos Picture-in-Picture Fixed Issues Reader mode now works with local HTML pages Orca and other screen reader fixes Reader View links have more color contrast various security fixes 55:00 New Platform for the Show https://parachutelive.tv/ -- The Extra Credit Section -- For links to the articles and material referenced in this week's episode check out this week's page from our podcast dashboard! 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