Delivering Training to Adults
By Rob England | Article Published October 29, 2009
In the third part of this series on IT training, Rob England looks at the practical aspects of training adults.
Tags: IT, education, control, training, motivation
Recovering Stolen Laptops with Kaseya
By David Strom | Article Published October 07, 2009
Using Kaseya, the owner was able to remotely turn on the microphone on his his stolen laptop and listen to what the thieves were saying as they typed.
Tags: software, support, cybersecurity, laptops, control
eBay to Sell Most of Skype
By - Reuters | Article Published September 01, 2009
EBay will sell off a 65 percent stake in Skype for $2.75 billion.
Tags: eBay, media, business, control, Skype
The CLIophobia of the Linux Newbie
By Emery Fletcher | Article Published May 19, 2009
CLIophobia (n): An irrational fear of operating ones computer using the Command Line Interface. Sometimes referred to as Terminal Angst.
Tags: Linux, desktop, control
Why the Twitter Haters Are Wrong
By Mike Elgan | Article Published February 25, 2009
Twitter itself is merely a medium, and one that is different and awesome precisely because every user can control exactly who to follow and what to post.
Tags: Twitter, social networking, IT, Web 2.0, control
Asus Eee Smartphone on Its Way?
By Brian T. Horowitz | Article Published January 22, 2009
Netbook pioneer may extend the Eee brand to the mobile handset.
Tags: Windows, Google, Android, smartphone, control
Microsoft Access: Customize Forms and Reports
By Helen Bradley | Article Published November 12, 2008
Our Microsoft application guru Helen Bradley explains how to make Access database forms and reports more functional and attractive.
Tags: data, Microsoft, IT, international, control
Bash Command Line Shortcuts
By Juliet Kemp | Article Published October 15, 2008
Tip of the Trade: Bash has a wide array of available command line keyboard shortcuts. Here are some to post near your monitor.
Tags: search, server, IT, control
Monitoring Network Traffic With IPTraf
By Juliet Kemp | Article Published September 25, 2008
Tip of the Trade: Check out the traffic passing through your machine with this useful and easy-to-use ncurses-based app.
Tags: data, DNS, control, traffic, protocols
Firefox 3.0 Power Tweaks
By Adrian Kingsley-Hughes | Article Published June 26, 2008
Run the new browser faster and more efficiently. Or, download FireTune to make it still easier to boost Firefoxs performance.
Tags: Firefox, IT, browser, Mozilla, control
Revenge of the IT Worker
By Eric Spiegel | Article Published June 16, 2008
If teenagers are gossiping about friends on cyber-rumor sites like Facebook, what happens when tech-savvy IT workers launch such a site about their managers?
Tags: Facebook, IT, MySpace, technology, control
Tip of the Trade: Specto
By Carla Schroder | Article Published May 29, 2008
This excellent little Python script can monitor changes throughout the network and report back on all manner of events. And you probably already have it -- Specto is included in most Linux distributions, including Fedora and Debian.
Tags: Linux, IT, e-Mail, control
GRUB vs. the Inodes: Who Needs a Bootable System, Anyway?
By Carla Schroder | Article Published May 05, 2008
Users of GRUB legacy, which is version 0.97, are getting bitten by an e2fsprogs incompatibility that renders their systems unbootable. e2fsprogs is the utilities package for the Ext3 filesystem, so it doesn't affect other filesystems. Resident expert Carla Schroder explains the problem and details some fixes to get affected systems back up.
Tags: Linux, support, IT, control