Archive for April, 2007

Corpse Flower Camera

Thanks to the hard work and dedication of many people here at Gustavus we now have a wolderful flowering Amorphophallus titanum also known as a Corpse Flower to Titan Arum. Thanks to this unique event we have been given an opportunity to put some of our “toys” to good use. This afternoon we added a […]

New Channels Added to GusTV

For everyone trying out the GusTV pilot, we now have two additional channels. Thanks to some new hardware we are able to add some more channels to the lineup. Starting today we have added PBS (TPT2) and my 29 (WFTC). We hope to bring some more channels to the list soon. Please do let us […]

Senior Class Gift Website

We’ve been working with the senior class gift committee and have put the 2007 Senior Class Gift website live. You will be able to find all of the information you ever wanted to know about the senior class gift. We tried to make it feel friendly and inviting, so hopefully it comes across that way. […]

Time Lapse Photography with an Axis 207MW

There are many ways to create time lapse photography these days. The following is just one way we are using Axis 207MW cameras on campus to create interesting videos. First we connect the camera to our ethernet or wireless network and mount it somewhere that it will not be likely to move. Once we have […]

Email Outage

The Gustavus email server experienced an unplanned outage during early morning hours of Friday, April 20th. The software problem which caused the outage has been repaired. If you continue to have problems accessing email, please contact the Technology Helpline at x6111 or

Reshall Lab Computers

Microsoft has recently released several Windows updates that need to be installed on all of the machines on campus. The updates can take a while to install so our normal maintenance period is not long enough to install all of the updates. In order to install all of the updates, we are extending the maintenance […]

Bittorrent From Only Internet2

As you may have noticed, our connection to the Ineternet is often quite busy. In addition to our connection to the “Commodity Internet,” Gustavus also has an extra fast connection to Internet2 which connects colleges, universities, and research institutions on a very fast network. While our Internet connection is very busy most of the time, […]

Thunderbird/Mac Mail Training Offered

In an effort to help facilitate the switch to Thunderbird for Windows and Macintosh and Mail for Macintosh, Technology Services will be offering the following: One-on-one or small group orientation/training sessions in your office or departments.  Sessions will be scheduled at your convenience to facilitate and help with the conversion to a new email client.  […]

Specialized Software for Labs/Classrooms

The end of another school year is just around the corner, and soon-to-follow will be the busy summer months for Gustavus Technology Services. During the spring and summer, the Technology Services staff puts together a master set of software to be installed on the campus computer labs, faculty and staff desktops and teaching classrooms. This […]

Office Hours Now on Schedules

After a brief period without office hour information in the schedules, we are very happy to announce the re-addition of office hours and other non-course information (such as department meetings, lunches, and research times) to schedules. We hope that the schedules will be even more informative and useful than ever with this non-course information. Scheduling […]