Archive for 2007
Wireless is a great thing, there is no getting around that. Although this is true, sometimes you need a more reliable connection to the Internet. We recommend that you disable your wireless card on your laptop and plug your computer into an ethernet jack for those times when reliability is a must. To ensure this […]
How about trying the new dual-boot (Mac OSX and Windows XP) computer lab? You can choose Windows or OSX! It is located within the Olin computer lab, behind the glass windows – in the back. This mini lab (9 computers) is open to all students, everyday, all day. The only time that this computer lab […]
Most users at Gustavus have an e-mail quota of 250 MB. A quota limits the amount of disk space that each user can use. If you are close to your e-mail quota, you will receive an e-mail notification. To check your e-mail quota and usage, please visit the GTS Tools Page. Click on the “Check […]
It is that time of year when final papers are being written, stress is upon students, and late nights are common. Gustavus Technology Services would like to remind everybody that backing up data and saving frequently is more important than ever – especially near the end of the semester – when large/important papers or powerpoints […]
Today, we have put the finishing touches on our first dual-boot computer lab. However, this indeed is a work in progress. Our dual-boot classroom is located in the Olin Technology Center’s teaching computer lab. The lab consists of 9 Mac Mini’s that are running both Mac OSX Tiger and Windows XP. When you sit down […]
Be a good steward of your e-mail space and regularly empty your trash. The messages in your Trash mailbox take up space on the mailserver, and count towards your e-mail quota. Make sure you empty your Trash mailbox regularly. To empty your Trash mailbox in Webmail click the Empty Trash icon on the top toolbar.
Gustavus provides wireless Internet access for guests of the College. When guests bring a laptop with wireless capability to campus and they open a Web browser, they are re-directed to a registration page and are then provided with limited wireless access. The system that controls guest registration was affected by the recent power outage. Guests […]
The Gustavus Webmail system experienced an unplanned outage from last night up until 7:45 this morning. This only affected users with usernames starting with D-J. If you have any questions, please contact the Technology Helpline at x6111.
The WebAdvisor server is experiencing some technical problems. Users may be unable to log in or search for classes. Members of the Technology Services Staff are currently working on resolving the problems.
The Gustavus Webmail system experienced an unplanned outage from 11pm-7:45am (Monday night until Tuesday morning). This only affected users with usernames starting with D-J. If you have any questions, please contact the Technology Helpline at x6111.