VDI images of pre-installed “Open Source” Operating System distros. Pre-installed virtualbox images ready for you to explore and play with. VirtualBox runs on SunOS, OpenSolaris, Mac OS X, Windows, OS/2 and Linux.
People are always asking me where they can get free eBooks. While there are many places to obtain free eBooks, Project Gutenberg and Google’s eBook store are some of the best online free resources. With thousands of books, new and classics are available in almost every format.
Formats for most of these books are ePub, HTML, online (viewing), Kindle, Plucker, QiOO Mobile and even plain text.
It’s January 28th, 2011, and that means Data Privacy Day is here! The NCSA would like to celebrate this event by emphasizing ways that everyone can contribute to cybersecurity and data privacy. See which categories apply to you and check out how you can spread the word…more
Recently Pat had a program he needed to update. I couldn’t remember the settings to bypass a proxy server if you have a program that will not update and there are no settings to use a proxy server.
Here’s his solution:
In order to bypass the proxy, log in as the administrator, open IE, Click on Tools, Internet Options, Click on Connections, Lan Settings, Click on the Advanced Setting and enter the websites that need to bypass the proxy server.
Chrome and Firefox users – If you click under options under these browsers, the Internet Options (above) will open. Follow the same steps.
This tip has been around for a while but your risk data loss in a power failure if your computer isn’t on a UPS (Uninterruptable Power Supply) is increased. Because laptops have a battery, this can be an ideal setting.
Right Click on Computer and select Manage
Click on Device Manager
Expand Disk Drives
Right click on the hard drive and select Properties for that hard drive (you can also double click the drive
On the Policies tab:
Check Turn off Windows write-cache buffer flushing on the device