Marin County Free Library — Technical Services

  Marin County Technology Users Group  
   Jan. 10, 2008, 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

South Novato Library

  1. Updates
    1. Group 4 (last group) of PCs on order

    2. Windows Media Player in LibOnline for all sites
    3. Yahoo mail outages: how to test?
    4. Network Update part CXXVII
    5. Flat Screen Monitors: Some have TWO on/off switches
    6. Windows Updates: Genuine Advantage Notification (Just say "Yes")
    7. Outages and wireless antennas, connections without Internet access
    8. First look: Children's keyboards and mice

  2. Topics

    1. Spanish Language on PCs: Character set vs. Spell Check
      • To input Spanish Characters: method one is using Alt-numberpad commands (see IBM Spanish Keyboard
      • For spell checking, it has to be set up in advance, as this requires the Office Disk
      • Demo of Spanish language spell checking
    2. Demo of ADA Station software
      • Background and status of project
      • ZoomText and Reader: reads text
      • Dragon Naturally Speaking: types spoken words
      • Other issues: table size, pointing devices, etc.
    3. Demo of latest Linux (Ubuntu) desktop version
      • It's free, except for learning to use it
      • Potential highest for Circ desk usage

    4. Training and informational issues raised:

      Tech Support Info Home
      Created Jan. 9, 2008 dtm