Published on September 29, 2007
CS173 Workshop: CS173 Workshop Newsgroup setup Acceptable File Formats VPN Thursday, September 6th, 5pm - 2405 Newsgroup Setup: Newsgroup Setup Yuzi Nakamura (firstname.lastname@example.org) Step 1: Activate Your Net ID: Step 1: Activate Your Net ID CS newsgroups are restricted to UIUC students, faculty, and staff Go here:https://webapps.cs.uiuc.edu/services/newsgroups/ Set your password Once you do this, you won't need to do it again – just remember your password so that you can set newsgroups up on whatever computer / news client you want https://agora.cs.uiuc.edu/display/tsg/news.cs.uiuc.edu Step 2: Get an Email/News Client: Step 2: Get an Email/News Client Microsoft Outlook / Outlook Express Comes with Windows Mozilla Thunderbird Free download: http://www.mozilla.com/thunderbird/ https://agora.cs.uiuc.edu/display/tsg/news.cs.uiuc.edu Step 3: Set up An Account: Step 3: Set up An Account Open up your news client Find account settings Typically: Tools -> Accounts / Account Settings Add a new account Select a news / newsgroup account https://agora.cs.uiuc.edu/display/tsg/news.cs.uiuc.edu Step 3.5: Connect to the Server: Step 3.5: Connect to the Server Enter your name and email address Enter the newsgroup server: news.cs.uiuc.edu You may need to indicate that the server requires you to login with a username and password Use net ID and the password you set previously Finish up https://agora.cs.uiuc.edu/display/tsg/news.cs.uiuc.edu Step 4: Subscribe to Newsgroups: Step 4: Subscribe to Newsgroups A list of all newsgroups on news.cs.uiuc.edu should come up, sorted into categories Select the ones you want (class -> class.cs173, for one) Finish up You can manage these subscriptions at any time https://agora.cs.uiuc.edu/display/tsg/news.cs.uiuc.edu Acceptable File Formats: Acceptable File Formats Fernanda Mendes (email@example.com) CS173 Acceptable File Formats: CS173 Acceptable File Formats Word (.doc) Plain text document PDF Word(.doc): Word(.doc) Office 2007 saves files automatically as .docx Save it as .doc by selecting “Word 97-2003 Template” as the type Plain Text Document (.txt): Plain Text Document (.txt) Unix and Unix-like operating systems – vi or Emacs Microsoft Windows – Notepad or E (text editor) Apple Macintosh – SimpleText or TextEdit PDF: PDF Linux OS Microsoft Windows - PrimoPDF http://www.primopdf.com/ Apple Macintosh Print Save as PDF VPN: VPN Nikhil Johri (firstname.lastname@example.org) Setting up a VPN Connection: Setting up a VPN Connection Earlier Versions of Windows: Earlier Versions of Windows Only for versions of Windows before Vista. Download the installation package and profiles from http://www.cites.uiuc.edu/vpn/dl-win.html Create a new temporary folder, such as C:\VPNTemp\ and extract all the profiles and VPN installation files into it. Now locate the setup file in this directory and proceed with the installation, like any other standard installation. Earlier Versions of Windows: Earlier Versions of Windows Once the VPN Client is installed and your computer has rebooted, start the client from Start -> Program Files -> Cisco Systems VPN Client -> VPN Client Click connect to open a popup, where you can type in your username and password. Remember – you have to use your AD password, the one you use for your college email. Once you click OK, the window will minimize and you’ll see a closed-lock icon in the taskbar. You are now connected to VPN. Linux Users: Linux Users Follow these simple steps to use the Cisco VPN Client : http://www.cites.uiuc.edu/vpn/dl-nix.html There are other alternatives (though these aren’t guaranteed to work): VPNC OpenVPN Other Operating Systems: Other Operating Systems For Windows Vista: http://www.cites.uiuc.edu/vpn/dl-winv.html For Macs: Follow these instructions for OS X: http://www.cites.uiuc.edu/vpn/dl-mac.html Follow these instructions for pre-OS X systems: http://www.cites.uiuc.edu/vpn/netlock-install.html
CS173 Workshop??Newsgroup setup??Acceptable File Formats??VPNThursday September 6th 5pm -2405Newsgroup SetupYuziNakamura cs173yngmail.comStep 1: ...