OS/2 For You At a Glance
Newsletter of the Southern California OS/2 User Group
DFSee on June 16th
Display File Systems (DFSee) is a generic partition and file system browser/analyzer. DFSee is shareware, and you'll find it on Hobbes. Jan van Wijk, the program's author, will be here from the Netherlands to show it to us.
Newsletter at a Glance
What you are currently reading is a new feature on the SCOUG web site. It mimics the printed version, but with shorter descriptions.
For those of you who ran out and bought one of those neat new CD recorders, Gary's got the latest OS/2 goodies -- CDR/RW Wizard is updated, as is the underneath file, cdrecord. And to do disk at once burns, there is cdrdao, and a folder class add-on called Audio/Data CD Creator. And, much, much more, of course...
This month Tony rails against inkjet cartridge manufacturers who make tiny little changes between models so you have to buy separate ones for the Xerox Docuprint C20. He also has some solutions, of course. There is also a link to the recent OS/2 eZine articles on Lotus Smart Suite 1.6, and a general discussion of word processing options for we of the Warped world.
Dear Mr. Know-It-All
This month, Mr. KIA puts his nerd beanie on tight and explains what to do when you get one of those awful kernel trap errors. He even (gasp) gives some pointers on what you can do to intelligently interpret those seriously long trap dumps. Honest, you don't really need to know hexadecimal notation to figure it out!
May's Meeting Topic - eComStation
It wasn't quite final, but we were the first group to get a demo in the roll-out of eComStation from Serenity Systems. Kim Cheung and Glen Hudson went to great lengths to show us their long-awaited "replacement" for OS/2.
Electronic Teller Demonstrated at San Diego OS/2 User Group
Behold, THE DUCK IS BACK! It's always good to share information about OS/2 products. On such a mission, our own Quackie went all the way down to San Diego to do a review of a new OS/2 personal accounting program. The name is Electronic Teller, and Peter gives us the highlights from the SDOUG presentation.
Read About It
Should You Buy eComStation?
While eComStation (eCS) has generated a lot of enthusiasm recently, there are skeptics amongst us.
Find Out Why
WEW COO Needed
Applications are currently being accepted for Chief Operating Officer for Warp Expo West. The candidate must have an appreciation of OS/2. Management skills and organizational experience with volunteers a plus.
Email qualifications to WEW Committee contact Dallas Legan.
Results of SCOUG's March 2001 Web Survey
Every month or so SCOUG posts a new survey question on the web site. You can find out how it's being answered and link to results from all the prior questions at:
Netscape Slowing You Down?
A series of postings to the scoug-help mailing list provide information on Netscape making systems sluggish and give insight into how problems can be solved.
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