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Creating an Omnivex Show
How do I connect to a Windows XP/2003 machine from Linux?
This article explains how to open a Remote Desktop (RDP) session to a Windows computer from a computer running Linux.

E-Mail

Calendar: How to Connect to Dean's Office Exchange using Outlook
iPhone and UC Davis E-mail
How to set up your iPhone to check your UC Davis e-mail.
iPhone and uConnect
How to set up your iPhone for uConnect use
uConnect Outlook Spam Filter

Printing

Install Additional Printer Drivers on Windows 2008
Windows 2008 64-bit doesn't always behave when trying to share Windows XP 32-bit drivers.
Printing to a Windows-shared printer through a Mac
While printing to networked printers is simple on a Mac or a PC, printing from a Mac to a USB printer hooked up to a Windows PC has a couple extra steps.
Printing to LAWR printers from a Mac
We share our printers from a Windows server but they can also be connected to directly via IP.

Security

How do I access library databases from off campus?
You need to retrieve information from journals, Web of Science, etc from the campus library Electronic Database Search, but you're off-campus.
How do I connect to my Z, S, R, T drive from the wireless?
Your home and group drives map automatically when using a computer wired to the DEPT-LAWR domain. Using the "wireless" is the same as accessing from off-campus.

General

Arcview PUR Database
This describes how to connect to the PUR Database that Dr. Zhang's group uses.
Creating a USB Bootable Flash Drive
Exchange: Outlook Calendar with Plant Sciences
How to set up an Exchange Calendar account in Outlook for computers not in Plant Sciences
How do I access library databases from off campus?
You need to retrieve information from journals, Web of Science, etc from the campus library Electronic Database Search, but you're off-campus.
Installing DaFIS on Windows 7
Migrate SQL 2005 to 2008
Moving Large Amounts of Data
Palm Treo 680, Bluetooth, Dial Up Networking, Laptop
How to use the Palm Treo 680 (Hopmans' Phone) as an internet tether for a laptop with bluetooth to T-Mobile.
Readytalk
How to start a conference call with Readytalk
Reserving Laptops or Projectors
At times you may want to check out a laptop for a class, or use a projector in a room that doesn't already have one mounted.
Running Parallels, how do I increase the size of my Windows partition?
On a Mac under Parallels, Windows runs as a virtual machine. There are several steps to increasing the size of the Windows drive.
Update ArcGIS PUR Database
Upgrading Ubuntu via Command Line

Office

How do I add my voice to a Powerpoint presentation?
If you'd like to automate your Powerpoint presentation by including your voice narration with each slide, this tutorial is for you.
Installing DaFIS on Windows 7
RT for Administrative Staff
Cheat Sheet for RT

Web

Adding Streaming Flash Video to your website
Design Collaboration
Article describing best practices for collaborating on design projects such as web sites, fliers, newsletters.
How do I put a movie on a website?
I'd like to add a movie to my website. I'd like it to stream instead of just being a file to download.
How do I update faculty publication lists on the LAWR website?
Install Oracle Client on PHP in IIS 7
Install PHP on IIS 7
This is almost not worth it.
Installing Plone
RT for Administrative Staff
Cheat Sheet for RT
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