Fun with OpenSource

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Some interesting opensource items that I have been playing with: JitterBit Integration Server – pretty nice stand alone integration server with various types of hooks activeCollab – a flat out opensource “attack” at BaseCamp SugarCRM – an extremely solid implementation of a CRM solution (although I’m slammed with a upgrade error due to my hosting provider having an old version of mySQL) Cerberus Helpdesk – very nice HelpDesk solutions. Great for a small biz (free license). I use it Owl KnowledgeBase – nice document management system but I need to dig down on its features more KnowledgebasePublisher – great KnowledgeBase …

Anti-Spyware Tools (recommended)

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There are two anti-spyware tools that are free that I recommend all Windows users install: Spybot Search & Destroy SpywareBlaster Both of these tools are free, however, you need to be diligent in terms of updating their “definitions” regularly (part of the price of using “freeware” tools). I usually go to one of my favorite Windows program sites called MajorGeeks to get the latest versions of Shareware/Commercial/Freeware programs. I have linked the two programs above to their associated listings on MajorGeeks (if the links do not work, just go to MajorGeeks and search for those programs). Anti-Spyware Tools (recommended) was …

The blame game

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Macs rule! Simple, elegant and the stuff just works. Prime example: new digital camera. After our old digital camera died and we purchased a new one, we, of course, wanted to see how well it worked. The test: take a picture and get it off the camera and on to a computer. For the Mac: a matter of minutes with zero configuration needed. iPhoto did it all perfectly The blame game was last modified: September 21st, 2006 by Michael Sheehan

Printing Fixed

In General, Software by Michael Sheehan1 Comment

…how something that has been documented for many years can continue to crop up…