OS/2 For You At a Glance
Newsletter of the Southern California OS/2 User Group
eComStation World-Wide Release May 19
New OS/2 Version To Intro At SCOUG
Serenity Systems will roll out the world-wide release of eComStation (eCS) at the May 19th SCOUG meeting. Kim Cheung, the driving force behind eComStation development and one of SCOUG's popular presenters, will unveil eCS. Kim's unique method of showering an audience with feature after feature usually leads to standing ovations. Meeting Information
SCOUG's 2001 Elections
Took Place at the April General Meeting
SCOUG's annual election took place on Saturday 4/21, and a slate informally known as the "coffee and donuts coalition" was elected. Election Results
SCOUG's New Board
Report for April
SCOUG's newly elected Board took their seats at Monday evening's Board meeting and quickly got down to business. A brief report of the meeting is worth reading: Read More
The President's Message
I forgot that there was a price to be paid for being President; now I get to write two articles for the newsletter each month instead of one! Anyhow, thanks to all of you that voted, and thanks to the outgoing Board members, especially outgoing President Steve Schiffman. And an even bigger thanks to those that stayed on. Read On
Remember Jerry Rash's demo a couple of meetings ago of the Super Nintendo game emulator? Well, it's been updated. Also Tony's favorite OS/2 editor, the Enhanced E Editor from Pillarsoft, is now at version 2.2a. For those with CD burners, there are two updates of note - CDrecord Version 1.10a19 & cdrdao 1.1 (this lets you do a cd disk at once). And, the graphical front end for cd creation, CDR/RW Wizard is now at version 0,9,98. These and lots of other goodies...
Spring Time in OS/2 Land
There have been changes in the OS/2 landscape that everyone should be aware of. For example, did you know that OS/2 eZine! is back? There are good OS/2 resources for you to make use of. OS/2 Resources
Dear Mr. Know-It-All
For the majority of us who didn't go out and buy a software choice subscription, there's a lot of whining about the new IBM branded Mozilla browser that was recently released. This month, Steven talks about how to get the freeware version of Mozilla up and running (version 0.8.1). He also tells you which pieces of Mozilla are only available via the software choice subscription. As to whether or not the new version is worth it, check out the Internet discussion groups for OS/2. Mr. KIA
DSL Duck Does DHCP
A Tip: Hardware can be the cause of unexpected - and seemingly unrelated - system problems. In this case, it was getting Peter Skye's DHCP set up. DHCP Tip
April's Meeting Topic - SNMP
SCOUG member Dallas Legan took us through the world of monitoring and maintaining networks with SNMP. April Meeting
This month, Tony gets his hands dirty just for us, and tries out color inkjet cartridge refilling using the boxed all-in-one product from californiainkjet.com, the same folks who produced the black inkjet refills he previously reported on. Is the inexpensive price of color refilling worth the hassle? You'll learn about the inside of the cartridges, too. They have packages for Epson, HP, and Canon, as well as the Lexmark cartridges that Tony tested. Ink
Thanks to SCOUG's Vice President, Sheridan George, for suggesting this "at a glance" version of the newsletter for the web site.
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