Computing @ Mallow College Blog

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Wily Werewolf

October 22nd sees the release of the latest edition of Ubuntu – version 15.10 “Wily Werewolf”. It doesn’t promise anything especially exciting but it’s always good fun to struggle through the upgrade or download...

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Windows Slideshow

Marking the 20th birthday of Windows 95 on the 31st of September, the BBC revisit their 2009 slideshow of Windows through the ages. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/8316268.stm We’ve been using all of them in virtual machines in...

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Code::Blocks

Free and open-source, available for Linux, Windows and Mac OS X, Code::Blocks is an Integrated Development Environment (IDE) for programming in C++ and others. Download from codeblocks.org. Installation tutorial available from NewBoston.com.

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North Korean Intranet

“Not much is known about North Korea’s intranet — the Internet-like system that links up libraries, universities and other organizations throughout the country but goes no further than the country’s borders. Few foreigners get a...

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Ethernet Man

What to do when you’ve finished your Ethernet cable connection assignment before everyone else? Create Ethernet Man of course. Cat5e breaks the 100m limit.

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College Computer Audit 2015

The hard-work of our Computing Level 5 students interning here for their work-experience is coming to fruition and all our computers are getting properly labelled (the first person to pick at or scribble on...

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Eve Online: Edge of Apocalypse

Eve Online: how a virtual world went to the edge of apocalypse and back. The video game Eve Online is one of Iceland’s biggest exports and has become the world’s largest living work of...

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22 Things for Ubuntu 15.04

The latest edition of the free and open-source operating system Ubuntu, version 15.04 “Vivid Vervet”, is available from www.ubuntu.com to download and install; or to try as a live-CD or virtual machine. OMGUbuntu.co.uk have...

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Digital Mallow

Explore Mallow online: we’re compiling a list of online resources about Mallow town and locality. About Read about Mallow on Wikipedia. Explore Census 2011 data for Mallow. Search Google. Apps Davis College Mallow. Hibernian...