[olug] Chromebooks & Crostini!
ajgrothe at yahoo.com
Thu Mar 12 23:29:33 CDT 2020
Don't remember if we covered this during the talk. Found the knowledgebase article from Google on the expiration dates. Doesn't look complete but had a couple of machines I was looking into from itech deals on it.
On Sunday, March 8, 2020, 06:37:22 AM CDT, Matt Payne <payne at mattpayne.org> wrote:
Cool that flatpak works on Chromebooks.
On Mon, Mar 2, 2020 at 12:56 PM Matt Payne <Payne at mattpayne.org> wrote:
> 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 linux wins.
> 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>
>>> 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
>>> 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
>>> 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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