OS/2 For You At a Glance
Newsletter of the Southern California OS/2 User Group
SCOUG's December Meeting
December is always rousing at SCOUG. By popular demand, Steven Levine will show us what CID is all about. Steven will start a CID installation of OS/2 at the beginning of the meeting and we'll see how it goes. That's how we'll start. We'll end with Gary Wong explaining what he does to bring us his Download! column every month. In between, we'll have a super presentation, Q&A, and a big holiday raffle with items donated by our members. Check the web site for information about this month's
What should you do when an installation doesn't go right or you can't get something to work the way it should?
- First, ask for help on SCOUG-Help, our mailing list to help each other over the bumps we all encounter. Instructions for signing up are at
- If it's Wed, join in on the Help Desk chat and see what ideas others might have about your problem. You'll find info about chats at
- Should you still be in need, take your problem - and your system - to the in person OS/2 Help Desk that's held the first Sunday of each month at Chapman University.
Meeting topics, past and future, are on Tony's mind this month.
Read his Presidents Message.
|Annual White Elephant Raffle
At SCOUG's Dec 15th Meeting
Donate your usable OS/2 and computer-related cast-offs to the raffle. Someone will want what you no longer need!
DFSee - A Tutorial for OS/2 Users
DFSee is an FDISK-like display, analysis and recovery tool that OS/2 users (and others) find immensely powerful. This tutorial shows you how really easy it is to use.
Always the source for new releases of software and drivers -
Download! is a gold mine.
Dear Mr. Know-It-All
Getting help with a problem by posting to a mailing list or newsgroup can be a challenge.
Mr. Know-It-All offers a number of pointers.
Trap Screen Tip
Trap screens can be frustrating. Here's a tip that might help you track down the module that caused a trap screen.
Got images? Of course you want to print them. Starting with an image file and ending with the picture on paper, this month's Ink gives you an overview of what to do.
A Sneak Preview of the Virtual PC
At our Nov. 2001 meeting, Kim Cheung of Serenity Systems gave us a taste of the future, and it is interesting indeed. The idea behind a virtual PC is simple - create an assumed hardware platform and then have various operating systems run on that assumed profile.
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