If you are doing INFO 404 this year and you are preparing for the Practical Test, you might find the following links to be quite useful. (more…)
Posts Tagged ‘University of Otago’
From what I’ve seen this year on the ITS HelpDesk (@ the University of Otago), there are more and more students having Mac laptops…and I got a fair number of students asking for help with their Skype / Microsoft Messenger. Since the university network is behind a proxy, you need to have some proxy related settings in the software to allow it to go through the proxy. While you can use Adium for the MSN part, its hard to find something to replace the Skype on the Macs. So what can we do about it?
ITS is looking for students (who are studying this year) to be part of a team helping students get their own computers set up for use on the University’s network (wireless and wired) and provide general information, advice and support for the student IT services provided by ITS. (more…)
My friend (Ake) just found this; which suggests that our department might be building a NEW website
The new site looks a little like something that you might expect in the Matrix
This semester I have been doing an internship on the ITS helpdesk. Thanks to all of my workmates, I learned a lot while I was working there, you can’t learn things like communication skills through books / lectures, so thank you for giving me a chance to work on the helpdesk
2008 is just around the corner, so if you are coming back next year, make sure you get enrolled for next year asap.
The fastest way to complete the enrollment for next year is to use the Online Enrolment Form on Otago’s website: http://www.otago.ac.nz/OnlineReg
Good luck with your exams and see you next year
In the past two days, I have spent quite some time in the G02 networking lab using Vyatta. Vyatta is a really powerful tool yet very easy to configure. Here are some of the things that I have learnt (“experienced” is probably a more suitable word) while using the Vyatta on the lab machines…hopefully history won’t repeat itself (more…)