HM Public Laptop
The HM Public Laptop(HMPL) is the current(05-28-2023) laptop for public use in the space, it runs a minimal install of the long-term support channel of windows 10 with a few key bits of software. Updated and cleaned out frequently. Word of warning: This laptop is a nightmare to disassemble past SSD, RAM, & the Wifi card. Do not attempt anything past that without really knowing what you're doing.
Notably Good Software
- Waterfox is a Mozilla-less fork of Firefox that is a bit lighter and faster. Set up to wipe browsing data like cookies and logins every midnight. No more finding someone's forgot to log out of Slack!
- Windows 10 LTSC is a enterprise-oriented distribution of Windows 10 meant for business customers, it comes pre-installed with nothing.
- MS Edge was remove entirely with the help of the | Remove-MS-Edge tool.
- Everything is a super-fast, IT-friendly indexing file search app by voidtools.
- WSL Ubuntu & Windows Terminal. All the advantges of linux on a windows box.
Other Notable Software
- Minecraft via Prism Launcher, logged into Stephen's account for public use to connect to and play on Craft Manhattan.
Backups of the cleanest image of the Windows install were taken on 05-26-2023, currently(05-28-2023) stored on a USB drive and kept track of by Luna. Plans are in place to back up this clean image to both a long-term cold storage of CD drives and hot-storage in the form of a NAS in Rack Manhattan.
General HP Probook 470 G5 ProdID 2TT74UT#ABA S/N 5CD9088R70
Hardware i5-8250U @1.6GHz 2x8GB DDR3
Port Selection RS232(Serial) HDMI 3xUSB2.1 RJ45(Ethernet) SD Audio Combo