Nota bene: I have contributed translations to the Elementary OS project and have been an active Patreon supporter since April 2018. I don’t think of myself as particularly biased, but it’s best to mention these things Summary (For Those Who Don’t Want to Read) I like Elementary OS. It does plenty right and offers a minimalist system with decent keyboard control, a healthy environment which encourages users to invest in developers, and it largely keeps out of my way while offering the power of Ubuntu under the hood.
Let me get this off my chest right now. I hate Apple. I hate iOS. I hate macOS. I hate the software, the hardware, and the ethos of Apple. To my mind, Apple represents the very worst of the technology industry: devices which are hard to use, easy to break, and difficult to fix. Therefore, I’m never surprised when I see news stories like this one. The long and short of this story is that Apple have implemented a new chip (the T2 chip) which can detect whether or not repairs to a broken machine have been carried out by a verified technician using a pre-configured pin code.
This post is more of a rant than anything technical. In fact, it’s more of a moan born of recent frustrations. Nevertheless, this is my website. Where better to moan? I’ve recently started a new job working for a software company. My day-to-day work mostly includes rifling through SQL databases and making changes as well as searching for causes of issues faced by customers. This job has me using a work-issued MacBook Air and a copy of Windows 10 running in a virtual machine.
As the astute among you may have noticed, this site has undergone some changes over the last couple of days. That’s because I’ve now completely moved away from Wordpress and destroyed my old server in favour of a different provider. There are a couple of reasons for this: The server was costing me money that I didn’t have to spare Wordpress is slow and cumbersome. Even a simple site like this was taking far too long to load I wasn’t learning anything by using Wordpress This last point is the reason I’ve moved to the solution I have.
Righto. This one has given me a mild headache for the last couple of days, but I’ve found a workable solution that allows me to set a home page for users in Chrome. You would have thought that would be really easy, right? Well, Google in its infinite wisdom has decided that conventional Windows management is for wusses. So down the rabbit hole we go. Ingesting ADMX Templates Let us say, for the sake of argument, that you have deployed the Chrome Enterprise .