DDCcontrol Convenient display setup with DDCcontrolJun 30, 2008
If you like to customize display settings, you might try DDCcontrol – a tool that takes the headaches out of display configuration.more »
Charly's Column The Sys admin’s daily grind: NttcpJun 30, 2008
Some weather forecasts give you the temperature and a windchill adjustment, and a similar forecast for bandwidth would be helpful. If you feel the bandwidth is too low – and it always is – you need some kind of measuring instrument to reveal the truth.more »
Xnee Recording and playing back screen activityJun 30, 2008
Xnee, Gnee, Cnee, and Pnee – these strangely named tools record and play back mouse and keyboard actions.more »
Tin Newsreader Getting started with the Tin newsreaderJun 30, 2008
Spartan, but functional – the Tin newsreader does without optical gadgets and concentrates on core Usenet-related functionality.more »
Workspace: GTD-Based Task Managers Applications for getting things doneJun 20, 2008
Task managers can help you get things done, but the first task is to choose the application that meets your needs. We take a closer look at iKog, Thinking Rock, and MonkeyGTD and recommend a few other GTD managers you might want to take for a spin.more »
Charly's Column The sys admin’s daily grind: WebCalendarJun 19, 2008
If you are like me and have a selective memory, your laptop, mobile phone, and WebCalendar can help you keep track of your schedule. Like most other effective remedies, this solution has a couple of strange side effects.more »
The Simple Groupware project has just released version 0.409 of its Web-based groupware product. The changes include an integrated wiki.more »
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