News is Now Computing and Communications Services News
Computing News enters its fifth year of publication with a new
name and new format. The new name -- Computing and Communications
Services News -- reflects the increasing integration of computing
and communication-related services. The new html format, created
by TEID, is designed to make it easier for readers to peruse the
entire contents quickly.
Group to Offer Monthly Security Support Service
Beginning Oct. 1, users of UNIX and Linux workstations will be able to
obtain dedicated, ongoing security support from the Lab's UNIX Support
7 Released, But It's Not Ready for Prime Time
The production version of Netscape 7 has been released, but initial testing
at the Lab shows that the glitches outweigh the benefits so far
News on the
Windows XP Front; Compatibility Testing Continues
The Information Technologies and Services Division, along with a number
of key users, are now testing the Windows XP Operating System with FMS,
the financial management component of the PeopleSoft software system.
Upgrades for 10 Gigabits-Per-Second Capability
During the last few years LBLnet has been completing various upgrades
to keep pace with network growth. As a part of this upgrade, the 10 Gig
E router has been installed, connecting LBLnet to ESnet and the world
to Provide On-Site HP Printer Support Beginning Oct. 1
SSP Data Products will be taking over maintenance of HP printers at the
Lab beginning Oct. 1.
Replacing Faulty Belts on Select HP Printers
An item in the last Computing News about Hewlett-Packard providing free
replacement ITB belts for an ongoing problem with HP Color LJ 4500 and
4550 series printer prompted a variety of inquiries.
Support Help Desk to Host Open House in New Location
The Lab's Computer Support Help Desk will celebrate its move with an Open
House on Thursday, Oct. 24.