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Keyboards, particularly those shared by multiple people, harbor huge quantities of bacteria. If you want to reduce the chances of picking up your co-worker's cold, you can disinfect your keyboard with disinfecting wipes. To avoid damage to the keyboard, be sure to:

  • Unplug the keyboard before disinfecting it.
  • Squeeze out any excess liquids from the cloth to avoid liquid dripping into the keyboard.
  • Don't let any liquid from the wipe sit for long periods of time on the keyboard.
  • Don't scrub the keyboard, just lightly wipe down. Rubbing too hard leaves behind more lint.
  • Avoid cleansing cloths that contain bleach.

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Info-Mac Archive Mirror Sites

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Liam Breck <breck@zonker.ecs.umass.edu> passed on this list of Info-Mac mirror sites, FTP sites that carry more or less the same files as the main Info-Mac site. We recommend that Internet users use these mirror sites instead of the main site because <sumex-aim.stanford.edu> is having trouble handling the massive demand, so much so that it has become difficult for the Info-Mac moderators to manage the archive. If you know of a mirror site not listed here or would like to set up a new mirror site, please send email to <info-mac-request@sumex-aim.stanford.edu>.

Each entry in the list below contains (odd bits explained below):

 Internet address         Internet number  archive directory           #/#
 contents                                  access methods
 organization, city, [state,] country
 [notes about the site]
 
 * Internet number
    Try using this number if the Internet address doesn't work.
 
 * #/#
    The number of updates made to the mirror per number of days.
    (1/1 is once a day, 1/14 is once every fourteen days.)
 
 * Contents
    ALL -- the site carries all directories in the archive.
    RECENT -- the site carries only files added within the past year.
    VERY-RECENT -- the site carries only files from the past few months.
 
 
 archie.au                139.130.4.6      micros/mac/info-mac            1/1
 ALL                                       ftp gopher
 AARNet, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
 
 ftp.univie.ac.at         131.130.1.4      mac/info-mac                   1/1
 ALL                                       ftp gopher
 Vienna University, Vienna, Austria
 
 ftp.ucs.ubc.ca           ?                pub/mac/info-mac                 ?
 ?                                         ftp
 University of British Columbia, BC, Canada
 
 ftp.funet.fi             128.214.248.6    pub/mac/info-mac               1/1
 VERY-RECENT ALL                           ftp gopher
 Finnish Academic and Research Network FUNET, Espoo, Finland
 
 ftp.jyu.fi               130.234.1.1      info-mac                       2/1
 RECENT ALL                                ftp
 Jyvaskyla University, Jyvaskyla, Finland
 all binhex converted to macbinary
 
 ftp.cs.tu-berlin.de      130.14.17.7      pub/mac/info-mac               1/1
 RECENT ALL                                ftp gopher email
 Technical University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany
 email service: mail-server@cs.tu-berlin.de
 
 ftp.rrzn.uni-hannover.de 130.75.2.2       pub/info-mac                   3/7
 RECENT ALL                                ftp
 University of Hannover, Hannover, Germany
 
 ftp.uni-kl.de            131.246.9.95     /pub/info-mac                  1/1
 VERY-RECENT application cfg cmp comm dev disk gui nwt prn sci text vir
                                           ftp gopher
 University of Kaiserslautern, Kaiserslautern, Germany
 gopher available via gopher.uni-kl.de
 
 ftp.uni-stuttgart.de     129.69.8.13      pub/systems/mac/info-mac       1/7
 vir card gui comm sci cmp prn cfg text nwt  ftp
 Rechenzentrum Universitaet Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany
 
 ftp.technion.ac.il       132.68.1.10      pub/unsupported/mac/info-mac   2/1
 ALL                                       ftp gopher
 Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
 also GopherMail access
 
 ftp.center.osaka-u.ac.jp 133.1.4.10       info-mac                       1/1
 ALL                                       ftp
 Osaka University, Osaka, Japan
 updating from U of Tokyo
 
 ftp.iij.ad.jp            192.244.176.50   pub/info-mac                   1/1
 ALL                                       ftp email
 Internet Initiative Japan Inc., Tokyo, Japan
 email service: archive-server@iij.ad.jp ("help" in message body for info)
 
 ftp.u-tokyo.ac.jp        130.69.254.254   pub/info-mac                   1/1
 ALL                                       ftp
 University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
 
 ftp.fenk.wau.nl          137.224.129.4    pub/mac/info-mac               2/1
 RECENT ALL                                ftp gopher
 Wageningen Agricultural University, Wageningen, Netherlands
 
 ftp.lth.se               130.235.20.3     mac/info-mac                   1/1
 ALL                                       ftp
 Lund Institute of Technology, Lund, Sweden
 4 users allowed during work hours (8-5 GMT), 8 other times
 
 ftp.sunet.se             130.238.127.3    pub/mac/info-mac               1/1
 ALL                                       ftp gopher fsp
 Swedish University Network, Sweden
 email and web access will be added soon
 
 nic.switch.ch            130.59.1.40      mirror/info-mac                1/1
 ALL                                       ftp gopher
 SWITCH, Zurich, Switzerland
 
 imftp.mgt.ncu.edu.tw     140.115.83.90    /pub/mac/info-mac              6/7
 ALL                                       ftp
 National Central University, ChungLi, Taiwan
 
 ftp.edu.tw               140.111.1.10     Macintosh/info-mac             1/1
 ALL                                       ftp fsp afs
 National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan
 
 src.doc.ic.ac.uk         146.169.2.10     packages/info-mac              1/1
 ALL                                       ftp email gopher web fsp ftam telnet
 Imperial College, London, UK
 email service: wizards@doc.ic.ac.uk
 
 amug.org                 165.247.10.2     pub/ftp1/info-mac              1/1
 ALL                                       ftp email
 Arizona Macintosh Users Group, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
 email service: not running yet
 
 ftp.hawaii.edu           128.171.44.70    mirrors/info-mac               1/1
 ALL                                       ftp
 University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
 
 grind.isca.uiowa.edu     128.255.21.233   mac/infomac                    1/1
 ALL                                       ftp gopher telnet
 University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
 macbinary; telnet access for kermit and zmodem download with search functions
 
 gopher.lcs.mit.edu       18.111.0.152     /pub/INFO-MAC                  1/1
 ALL                                       gopher
 Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
 
 wuarchive.wustl.edu      128.252.135.4    systems/mac/info-mac           1/1
 ALL                                       ftp gopher fsp
 Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, USA
 
 ricevm1.rice.edu         128.42.30.2      [NA]                           1/1
 RECENT ALL                                email, Bitnet message/file
 Rice University, Houston, Texas, USA
 email LISTSERV@RICEVM1.RICE.EDU with "$MACARCH HELP" in body for help info
 
 ftp.uu.net               192.48.96.9      archive/systems/mac/info-mac   1/1
 ALL (except: card grf snd)                ftp
 UUNET Technologies, Falls Church, Virginia, USA

 

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