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Issue 36 - June 2003

Mobile Computer Service for Students
In March 2000, the University introduced a pilot notebook computer loan scheme as an extension of the Wireless LAN project. By allowing students greater access to the computer applications on the network and the Internet via the Wireless LAN with the use of portable computers...

Support for Microsoft Outlook Express Email Client
Eudora has been the standard and officially supported email client software at the City University since its installation in 1997. Owing to the fact that it is user-friendly, Eudora is welcomed by the majority of staff on campus. However, as technology advances, more and more problems have arisen from its lack of multi-language support...

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Services to be Removed...
- Removal of English and Chinese Windows 98 in CSC Teaching Studios
- Phasing Out of Old Staff Email server and Old Webmail (Mailspinner)
- Removal of Email Service on Academic UNIX Server

Red Hat Linux Teaching Environment is Available in CSC
Linux, featuring flexibility, open system standard, and vast free resources (including itself), has become the hottest operating system today...

Re-arrangement of Existing Modem Pool
Effective from 1 July 2003, the size of the existing modem pool will be reduced and re-arranged as follows:
1. Student-only Pool, 2-hour limit (440 lines), hunt group number: 24704400...

Service Centre for IBM ThinkPad Notebook Users in CityU
If you are an IBM computer user who has not yet heard about the CityU's IBM ThinkPad (TP) Service Centre, you will be glad to know that it is now located at Room G2504 adjacent to the entrance of the Computing Services Centre (CSC) on the 2/F of Academic Building to provide speedy and convenient service to users...

Computer Off at Night to Save Energy
In a recent routine health and security check of on-campus computers (as some of you might be aware), we found that a large number, over 3,000 at least, of PCs were turned on after office hours and left running overnight...

Handy Software Added on CSC Student LAN
This summer, a collection of useful software has been added to the CSC student LAN which is accessible in the CSC Student Terminal Area. Some are simply software upgrades while others may be new to staff and students...



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