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Hotlines are published as needed.
- Aug. 20, 2012:
Printing rates decreased; Disk space increased; Moodle 2.2;
Windows 7; Office 2010; Software upgrades; Printers upgraded;
South Hall 218; Postini anti-spam filters; Linux printing.
- Feb. 29, 2012:
Moodle 2.2 upgrade; Spring break; Google Documents and phishing;
Speare 5 closed on Sundays; Postini anti-spam.
- Jan. 16, 2012:
Speare 116 upgrade; Speare 5 upgrade; Software upgrades;
Workman 101 projector; Moodle Course Management System;
Training class on instructor cluster; Phishing and passwords;
- Sep. 16, 2011:
Faculty disk quota increased; Library 208 upgrade; Phishing and passwords;
Mathcad installed; Matlab seminar; Moodle course management software;
Training class on instructor cluster.
- Apr. 22, 2011:
Disk quota increased; Microsoft Windows 7; Speare 4 upgrade;
Phishing and passwords; Blackboard deinstalled; Software for
the fall semester.
- Dec. 10, 2010:
Fedora 13 restart; New spam filter; Changing your password;
Software upgrades; Spring 2011 testing; New classrooms.
- Aug. 6, 2010:
New classrooms in MSEC 195 and Jones Annex 106; Software
upgrades; New printers; Course management systems;
Phishing and passwords.
- Dec. 7, 2009:
New login64 server; Elmo cameras;
LCDs for instructor stations;
Software upgrades for Spring 2010 semester;
Moodle courseware server;
- Aug. 28, 2009:
Moodle available; New computer classroom—Speare 23;
Fidel 130 upgraded; iClickers expanded; New scanners;
Fire doors in Speare; Using Gmail with NMT email servers;
New software for Fall semester.
- Feb. 28, 2009:
DNS servers; Moodle testing; webct6.nmt.edu
to be decommissioned; dbhost and webct6
unavailable Sundays 2am-6am; Matlab for faculty.
- Jan. 30, 2009:
Blackboard courseware system beta testing;
EndNote license changes; Modem charge increase.
- Dec. 11, 2008:
Disk quota increased to 600MB; new infohost
server; new dbhost server; login servers
updating to Fedora 9.
- Nov. 10, 2008:
Phishing and passwords; Software for the spring semester;
WebCT version 8; Encanto supercomputer.
- Jan. 1, 2008: ssh disabled on dbhost
and infohost; ftp disabled on infohost;
Software for Spring 2008; New TCC web server.
- Oct. 15, 2007: Speare 113; iClicker classrooms;
Software for Spring semester.
- June 1, 2007: Computer classrooms; Email quotas;
New SpamAssassin; New login server installed; Saving files with
Microsoft; Change your password via the Web;
Forward your email via the Web; New scanners;
Email not backed up; Speare 5 special-use machines; VPN server;
100MB portable Ethernet; Microsoft update server.
- Apr. 13, 2007: Email notification of outages; MS Office 2007;
Software for the Fall Semester; Fedora 7.
- Mar. 3, 2007: Speare 23 classroom available; SAS license
changes; Email format change Mar. 14; Software for Spring 2007;
WebCT version 6 available.
- Nov. 29, 2006: New software for Spring 2007; WebCT version 6;
Prototyping room to Speare 142; New color printer;
Deinstall Speare wireless and Sun Sparcs.
- Aug. 31, 2006: Expanded disk and e-mail quotas;
New labs in Fidel and Cramer; Instructor system training;
Fall semester software; TCC-managed rooms.
- May 5, 2006: E-mail quotas; home directory permissions;
new software for Fall 2006
- Jan. 6, 2006: New mailhost; New SpamAssassin;
National Anti-Spam Centers
- Nov. 30, 2005:
3 GHz PCs in Speare 4; www subdirectories;
Email not backed up; Software for Spring 2006.
- Oct. 31, 2005:
Free quota increased to 200MB; new login server; saving files
with Microsoft; new OCR documentation; Endnote software;
firewall setup for WebCT; AltaCluster available;
new mailhost, less spam; software for Spring 2006.
- Apr. 29, 2005:
sftp; file and print sharing; Fall 2005 software
changes; vacation program; removal of on-campus modems;
Linux on a DEC Alpha.
- Mar. 28, 2005:
Disk quotas now 150MB; Change your password or mail forwarding
via the Web; Webmail file attachment size increase; Using SpamAssassin;
- July 26, 2004:
Windows XP and Fedora testing; iMovie and iDVD;
- July 12, 2004:
Disk quota increase; New Mac G5s; Close the Mac lab?; Mac Beowulf;
Erdas and ArcGIS; Speare 5 special use machines; user area food
- May 5, 2004:
Hotline mailing list; tape backup service; cancel Irfan view?;
Summer 2004 changes.
- Apr. 21, 2004:
Online user info; anti-virus server; wireless Ethernet in Speare;
mailing list server; Prism deinstalled; cancel IMSL?
- Apr. 7, 2004:
VPN server; Lambda rail network; 100MB portable Ethernet;
Microsoft update server; summer 2004 changes.
- Mar. 2004:
Beowulf cluster; SAS 9.1 installed; ANSYS 8 installed;
Free alumni accounts.
- Jan. 2004:
Disk quota increased; new modems; USB connection; Cancel SAS?;
- Nov. 2003:
Software upgrades; software deleted.
- Sep. 2003:
Spam Assassin; scanners have CD writers.
- Aug. 2003:
56KB modems; mailhost and e-mail readers; new flatbed scanners;
video card upgrades; Red Hat 9; DVD devices; Spam Assasin;
Web subdirectories and CGI.
- May 2003:
Remote file and printer access from Windows; Usenet changes;
Linux moving to Red Hat.
- Jan. 2003:
Hacking; terminated services (telnet, rlogin, gopher); scheduled
maintenance; test lab; DVD software; new software.
- Dec. 2002:
Disk quotas increased; Windows login problems; new version of
Matlab; the war against spam; POP mailer troubles.
Newsletters are published on an occasional semester basis.
- Spring 2002:
Classrooms, labs, and auditoriums; projector training;
cleaning up your cobweb pages; the off-campus modem crunch;
Macs upgraded to OS-X; PCs upgraded to Windows 2000; CADKEY;
using the vacation program.
- Fall 2000:
Software news; instructional TV; classrooms; WebCT;
TCC free classes.
- Fall 1999:
Presidential support; equipment and software upgrades;
help desk notes; Macintosh news; TCC free classes.
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Last updated: 2012/08/22 17:19:43 UT