[olug] Chromebooks & Crostini!
Payne at mattpayne.org
Mon Mar 2 12:56:32 CST 2020
My rought draft slide deck is linked at the bottom of this blog post:
I hope to see you tomorrow night -- please bring your chromebook! I'll
bring mine. Wanna try out a chromebook? Come on down and try it out.
It'll be great fun to talk about the tips and tricks around chromebooks.
In my opinion *Chromebooks are the way that Linux is coming to the desktop*.
Is it the best way? You decide (actually Google and ASUS, Samsung, Acer,
and dozens of other vendors will help us decide). Because Chromebooks
are amazing: amazingly cheap, amazingly diverse, exhibiting amazing
capability growth, they are in all of our futures. Chromebook is how
Taco Tuesday is also an awesome reason to come to OLUG.org on
3-March-2020. Thanks --Matt Payne
On Tue, Feb 18, 2020 at 2:55 PM Matt Payne <Payne at mattpayne.org> wrote:
> I think Bruce should talk about k8 in March. I'm working on my
> Chromebooks talk and can give it whenever (in March or later). My talk is
> not going to dive deep into crostini and isolation. It's much more from
> the point of view using chromebooks as a daily driver. I'm hoping to use
> ansible to configure it. My notes are disorganized and located here
> When I have a draft of my presentation that's worth looking at, I'll
> ping the group.
> A big point of this thread is to try and have fun talking about things.
> I'm very glad you like google's I/O talk about Chromebooks too!
> I don't know much about web application firewalls (WAFs). :-( Maybe
> we can have a separate thread about FOSS WAFs? I'd like that.
> Thanks --Matt Payne
> On Tue, Feb 18, 2020 at 1:41 PM Rob Townley <rob.townley at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Crostini and isolation would be great talk. Seems like Google adopted the
>> principle of security through isolation from Qubes-OS so glad to see
>> mainstream support for separation of banking, health, work, dev, and so
>> I listened to parts of the video while working, so did not absorb
>> everything, but some things caught my ears:
>> WebServer is "*complicated under the hood*" but no remote port forwarding
>> as of yet. QubesOS handles this with at least two or more virtual
>> machines, one VM for just networking and another VM for a firewall and the
>> ability to use those as templates for custom things like hosting an
>> external webserver on your desktop.
>> "*USB is most painful stack*" tells me that they are taking lack of
>> security of USB seriously. I do not need more speed from USB hardware, i
>> need basic security at a hardware level. (I also need microethernet
>> not USB ethernet. Different rant. ) I can dream. Not sure what she is
>> saying exactly, but i thought that the USB phone was supposed to be
>> connected to the host OS only, but then the phone appears automatically
>> not just the Crostini base OS but also Linux virtual machine guest
>> +1 for Google mentioning Firefox.
>> My kids cracked my old ChromeBook. Any WAF feedback regarding Crostini
>> would be appreciated.
>> So Matt would love a meeting diving deep into Crostini but I thought Bruce
>> was showing off Kubernetes in March?
>> On Sun, Feb 16, 2020 at 10:03 PM Matt Payne <Payne at mattpayne.org> wrote:
>> > I'm excited to chat about Chromebooks during the 3-March-2020 meeting.
>> > Here's a nice "watch it on 2x video" from the 2019 Google I/O event
>> > the greatness of Crostini. It's a very easy to use setup.
>> > "how Linux for Chromebooks (Crostini) gives you a secure sandbox for
>> > development <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pRlh8LX4kQI>."
>> > Thanks --Matt Payne
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