Archive for October, 2006

Need computer help?

October 31st 2006 – Stop by the lower level of the Campus Center. The Technology Helpline has a table to answer computer questions, help people get connected to the network, and help remove your computer viruses. Stop by for some advice, candy, or to sign up for prizes!

Deleting Incorrect Mail Addresses in OS X’s Mail

In Mac’s OS X’s Mail, when you create an e-mail message and type in an address, the program puts the address – whether right or wrong – in its cache. If you have typed in an incorrect address in Mail, here is how you can delete it. If you are running OS 10.2.8’s version of […]

GAC Squad – Tonight!

Need help registering your computer on the Gustavus (wired or wireless) network? Do you have virus related problems?Today, October 30th, the Gustavus Technology Helpline will be running its GAC Squad from 5:00-9:00pm in the Olin Computer Lab. During this time, the Technology Helpline will be helping students register their computers on the wired and wireless […]

Network Infrastructure Upgrades

Over the past couple of days we have increased the local network bandwidth available to some of the buildings on campus. By rearranging some of our network hardware and making use of previously dormant fiber links, we have made a few upgrades. Prairie View used to have a 100Mbit connection to the campus network which […]

Search Engine Plugins Updated

Our three search engine plugins (Gustavus website, College Calendar, and the Gribly — previously here) have been updated to use the OpenSearch standard that Firefox 2 and Internet Explorer 7 use for their built-in search boxes. One exciting new feature of Firefox is auto suggestions in OpenSearch plugins. Now when you search for something at […]

Firefox 2 Released

Mozilla released Firefox 2 yesterday, which is a huge update to the increasingly popular web browser. Firefox 2 has a ton of new features and bug fixes to offer, including inline spell checking and identity theft protection. Those two features alone make it worth a download for me. Once you get settled into the new […]

New Search Results

Along with Google’s announcement of the new Google Custom Search Engine, we are happy to announce that we are using the service for search results on the Gustavus website. Combined with the search cloud that we added in August, we believe that searching for pages on the Gustavus website has never been better. The new […]

XHTMLParagraphFormat() Version 3

Version 3 of the previously posted XHTMLParagraphFormat() ColdFusion function has just been released. Thanks to visitor and commenter Christopher Lewis for drawing my attention to a minor bug. Get it while it’s hot: Download XHTMLParagraphFormat() Version 3 I’d love to hear if you end up using this function or if you have any suggestions, fixes, […]

Adobe GoLive CS2 Documentation and Screencasts

Since Ryan has been working hard over the past couple of weeks to develop some rock-solid documentation for GoLive CS2 in the GTS Wiki I wanted to draw your attention to the fact that there are now a number of helpful screencasts to help you get acquainted (or re-acquainted) with some of the most-used and […]

GAC Squad – Thursday!

Need help registering your computer on the Gustavus (wired or wireless) network? Do you have virus related problems? Tomorrow, October 19th, the Gustavus Technology Helpline will be running its GAC Squad from 2:30-9:00pm in the Olin Computer Lab. During this time, the Technology Helpline will be helping students register their computers on the wired and […]