Re: OS 8.6 submenu limit? Other questions.

2012-02-14 Thread Tina K.
On 2012/02/14 01:08, Joshua Juran so eloquently wrote: The great thing about standards is... you can always ignore them and do it your own way! That is an excellent idea Joshua, why didn't I think of that?!?!?! Tell you what, you go ahead and remove all standards from your life then let us

Re: OS 8.6 submenu limit? Other questions.

2012-02-13 Thread Tina K.
On 2012/02/13 02:48, Josh Juran so eloquently wrote: Please don't Reply to send an unrelated message -- it hijacks the thread. Also, consider posting your questions to the macos9 mailing list instead. Word. I've gotten to the point that I delete hijacked threads because when I collapse the

Re: OS 8.6 submenu limit? Other questions.

2012-02-13 Thread Tina K.
On 2012/02/13 08:23, Barry Levine so eloquently wrote: I changed the subject line. That always has seemed to start a new thread. There is a number in the headers that determines what thread a message belongs to, what the subject line contains is irrelevant. Not to pick on you in particular

Re: PowerMac G5 not waking from sleep?

2012-02-13 Thread Tina K.
On 2012/02/13 06:02, Mark Langthorne so eloquently wrote: Every time I put the Mac to sleep it cuts out when waking. Then I have to unplug it let it stand awhile then reboot it. Anybody have any ideas I have tried different configurations of ram to see if that was the issue but the same thing

Re: adding memory to iMac G4

2012-02-12 Thread Tina K.
On 2012/02/12 08:24, QuoVadis so eloquently wrote: Hello Tina, Does the USB2.0 version use DDR memory, instead of SD-RAM of the USB 1.1 version? If so, then the topic starter has more options indeed. I'm not sure how pricey a 1GB DDR SO-DIMM is going to be.. Greetings, Eelco. Thanks for

Re: Installing a replacement internal speaker in a G4 mdd Tower

2012-02-11 Thread Tina K.
On 2012/02/11 14:40, Dan so eloquently wrote: At 4:54 PM -0800 2/8/2012, Robert Lee wrote: I'm trying to install a new replacement internal speaker and I'm having second thoughts about doing it myself. I can't even see where it connects to the motherboard. Me being visually impaired has some to

Re: adding memory to iMac G4

2012-02-11 Thread Tina K.
On 2012/02/11 12:12, QuoVadis so eloquently wrote: One gigabyte of memory is the maximum you can get in an iMac G4, by the way. Just to be clear, the first G4 iMacs have a memory limit of 1GB. The later USB 2 iMac G4s are rated at 1GB of memory by Apple but in reality can use 2GB as I have

Re: G5 issues

2012-02-11 Thread Tina K.
On 2012/02/11 14:41, Mark Langthorne so eloquently wrote: Its a setting in the Click to Flash plug in not in YouTube and I think its Safari only. There are two Click to Flash plug-ins, one is indeed a Safari plug-in and the other that gets installed in the internet plug-ins folder works for

Re: G5 issues

2012-02-05 Thread Tina K.
On 2012/02/05 12:58, Kris Tilford so eloquently wrote: I don't know? On LEM-Swap there are three power supplies available right now for only $30 each, buy one NOW before they're gone!!!: http://groups.google.com/group/lemswap/browse_thread/thread/c733ebfe5d50ddae?hl=en Wow, it's magic. If I

Re: new to the MAC universe.

2012-02-03 Thread Tina K.
On 2012/02/03 09:22, Bruce Johnson so eloquently wrote: There were no dual-core PowerPC cpus ever used in Macs Except this one: PROCESSOR Processor PowerPC 970MP (G5) Processor Speed 2.0, 2.3, or dual 2.5 GHz Number of Cores 2 per processor Cache 64K (instruction), 32K (data) L1, 1MB

Re: new to the MAC universe.

2012-02-02 Thread Tina K.
On 2012/02/02 05:53, JoeTaxpayer so eloquently wrote: Tina, I do know, the hard way. Jane 2.0 and I are at the mall, and she asks to go to the mac store. You know where that got me.:) Smart lady! :) Tina -- Acceleron: HP Presario 2.8GHz Celeron D 2GB RAM Discrete graphics XP Pro Luxo Jr:

Re: new to the MAC universe.

2012-02-01 Thread Tina K.
MAC = Media Access Control Mac = PC sold by Apple M‧A‧C = Cosmetics line Mix them up and there's no telling what you'll get. ;-) Tina -- Acceleron: HP Presario 2.8GHz Celeron D 2GB RAM Discrete graphics XP Pro Luxo Jr: iMac 20 USB 2 1.25GHz G4 2GB RAM GeForceFX5200 Ultra 64MB VRAM 10.4.11

Re: G5 quad

2012-01-14 Thread Tina K.
On 2012/01/14 11:17, Kris Tilford so eloquently wrote: When Apple replaces a motherboard they make the serial # match Not always. I purchased a 'refurb' iMac G4 that initially had a matching SN, but it (along with others like it) had a problem with some flashed code that kept the display

Re: G4 or G5?

2012-01-10 Thread Tina K.
On 2012/01/10 13:36, John Carmonne so eloquently wrote: On Jan 10, 2012, at 11:40 AM, JoeTaxpayer wrote: What's going on in that Mac, John? Dual 1.25 4 HDD's, 2 optical's burning at the same time.:-) and other stuff. Now that's a PPC Mac being put to good use, it's nice to see one being

Re: going to an Intel iMac

2012-01-08 Thread Tina K.
On 2012/01/07 09:54, Stephen E. Bodnar so eloquently wrote: Very well said. Having done this very same migration numerous times, there is one gotcha - let Migration Assistant create the new user on the new (target) machine and not update an existing account. Otherwise, weird things happen with

Re: Firefox

2012-01-06 Thread Tina K.
On 2012/01/06 19:00, Mel so eloquently wrote: How does one enable plugins on TFF so that flash will work? Type about:config in the address bar, without the quotes, and Enter; then search for flash. I don't remember what the relevant lines are but it's pretty straightforward to enable

Re: Firewire HD Partition is not accessible. Very strange.

2012-01-04 Thread Tina K.
On 2012/01/03 13:07, Bruce Johnson so eloquently wrote: On Jan 3, 2012, at 12:43 PM, Tina K. wrote: But is it not better to run fsck from SU or a different drive/partition/disc? It makes no difference here. The key is having access to the entire volume. Point taken, thank you Bruce

Re: Firewire HD Partition is not accessible. Very strange.

2012-01-03 Thread Tina K.
On 2012/01/03 09:16, Bruce Johnson so eloquently wrote: On Jan 2, 2012, at 9:00 PM, Tina K. wrote: It seems odd that two different machines are experiencing the same condition, have you done any maintenance on them recently? Perhaps the free Applejack or the very un-free DiskWarrior could

Re: Firewire HD Partition is not accessible. Very strange.

2012-01-03 Thread Tina K.
On 2012/01/03 12:12, Bruce Johnson so eloquently wrote: On Jan 3, 2012, at 10:31 AM, Tina K. wrote: DW is probably more likely to fix it, but running fsck from Open Firmware instead of the boot drive, and possibly permissions repair, might be helpful. Applejack doesn't run fsck from Open

Re: How do I remove an OS from a computer?

2012-01-02 Thread Tina K.
On 2012/01/02 17:11, Valter Prahlad so eloquently wrote: Il giorno 2-01-2012 23:54, cheryl ha scritto: I have two old Macs that I want to wipe the data from. Can I do that myself? Do you mean erasing the whole drive, or just the user's data? In other words: do you want an empty drive, or

Re: Firewire HD Partition is not accessible. Very strange.

2012-01-02 Thread Tina K.
On 2012/01/02 20:53, Kevin so eloquently wrote: Recently I have not been able to access a partition on a Firewire hard drive. When I click on the icon for the partition on my desktop or in the devices list in the sidebar of the Finder, the Finder seems to blink and all of the icons on the

Re: How do I block outgoing connections in Safari?

2011-12-31 Thread Tina K.
On 2011/12/30 16:15, dc so eloquently wrote: After reading over one of the topics in this list I installed Private Eye. What a mistake! Now I'm paranoid! There are scores of outgoing connections, including amazonaws.com. How do I disable or remove them? ClamAV shows the system is clean but there

Re: Best Linux for a BW G3?

2011-12-24 Thread Tina K.
On 2011/12/24 13:15, Barry Levine so eloquently wrote: My son the Linux maven, has been trying various distros on a BW G3. His main complaint has been a problem with video card driver functionality (he says it's a Rage 128 card). Any wisdom here for him? There's a lot of good support in the

Re: My subscription is screwed up.

2011-12-24 Thread Tina K.
On 2011/12/24 13:22, Dan so eloquently wrote: At 3:08 PM -0500 12/24/2011, Barry Levine wrote: change settings to the digest version. To be honest, I really wish there was a way to kill off the digesting completely. Data-wise, it saves very little. It delays sending of messages so your

USB 3 Devices on USB 2 Ports

2011-12-20 Thread Tina K.
Mac OS X Hints has a blurb today about using USB 3 Devices on your USB 2 equipped Mac for faster data transfers: http://hints.macworld.com/article.php?story=20111217160646567 Tina -- Acceleron: HP Presario 2.8GHz Celeron D 2GB RAM Discrete graphics XP Pro Luxo Jr: iMac 20 USB 2 1.25GHz G4

Re: Sharing Printer and Public Folder From G-4 to Win 7

2011-12-19 Thread Tina K.
On 2011/12/18 10:43, Dennis Myhand so eloquently wrote: I am trying to share my printer and public folder from a G-4 DA running 10.4 to a windows 7 machine. The windows 7 machine lied and said the printer installed but nothing prints. I cannot see the public folder on the Mac. I went into

Re: Sharing Printer and Public Folder From G-4 to Win 7

2011-12-19 Thread Tina K.
On 2011/12/19 10:48, Dennis Myhand so eloquently wrote: On 12/19/2011 11:39 AM, Tina K. wrote: On 2011/12/18 10:43, Dennis Myhand so eloquently wrote: I am trying to share my printer and public folder from a G-4 DA running 10.4 to a windows 7 machine. The windows 7 machine lied and said

Re: Strange fan issue with G5 + Leopard

2011-12-12 Thread Tina K.
On 2011/12/09 06:30, Nick Adams so eloquently wrote: Sorry about not changing the subject, an oversight on my part. Actually it's better to start a new subject rather than changing the subject - I have Strange fan issue with G5 + Leopard 68 pin vs 50 pin SCSI HD? and Question re failing HD

Re: PPC Flash Player UPDATE NEWS

2011-12-04 Thread Tina K.
On 2011/12/04 22:37, Kris Tilford so eloquently wrote: On Dec 4, 2011, at 11:09 PM, John Ruschmeyer wrote: According to the file, the Zip actually contains a copy of the last PPC-compatible version which has then been hacked to report a later version number as required for the Facebook test.

Re: Entourage in MS 2008 Question

2011-12-03 Thread Tina K.
On 2011/12/03 21:03, Kris Tilford so eloquently wrote: On Dec 3, 2011, at 9:44 PM, DLC wrote: Someone recently tried to send me a .exe driver for my Win laptop. Have'm resend the driver compressed (.zip). And without exe in the file name. Tina -- Acceleron: HP Presario 2.8GHz Celeron D

Re: Strange fan issue with G5 + Leopard

2011-12-01 Thread Tina K.
On 2011/12/01 14:41, Dan so eloquently wrote: At 9:41 PM +0100 12/1/2011, Mac User #330250 wrote: Might the issue be fixed if I clean out the dust, which I presume must be there after all these years (I didn't look too deep into it yet)? Yea. Crud is one of the biggest causes of heat

Re: External hard drive vs. online back up sites

2011-11-28 Thread Tina K.
On 2011/11/27 20:25, janespra...@comcast.net so eloquently wrote: 1. So, what brand would any of you suggest for an external drive? If you want a ready to go solution I recommend OWC's external drive enclosures. Personally I prefer to put my own together using enclosures that have Oxford

Re: External hard drive vs. online back up sites

2011-11-28 Thread Tina K.
On 2011/11/27 20:25, janespra...@comcast.net so eloquently wrote: 1. So, what brand would any of you suggest for an external drive? I should have mentioned that Western Digital's enterprise drives are warranted for 5 years and have a good reputation. They cost a bit more, but worth it in my

Re: router question

2011-11-27 Thread Tina K.
On 2011/11/27 04:43, Lawrence David Eden so eloquently wrote: Many thanks to the mavens who offered great answers to my question. This Group is the best place to get answers quickly. And they're affordable too! Tina -- Acceleron: HP Presario 2.8GHz Celeron D 2GB RAM Discrete graphics XP

Re: UPS

2011-11-27 Thread Tina K.
On 2011/11/27 08:01, Bruce Johnson so eloquently wrote: Batterys of the kind used are generally available at places like Batteries Plus. Exactly what I was going to recommend. If the UPS is functional and the battery is accessible, there's not much point in getting a whole new UPS. Unless you

Re: PCI Cards under OS X 10.5.8 vrs 10.4.11

2011-11-24 Thread Tina K.
On 2011/11/22 12:07, Bill Connelly so eloquently wrote: It is an M-Audio 2496 Audio PCI card, which I have not yet installed the drivers. Drivers do not work (very well) under 10.5.8, but supposedly will be fine under 10.4.11 My Revolution 5.1's drivers for 10.4 10.5 never did work quite

Re: hands free video/audio communication

2011-11-18 Thread Tina K.
On 2011/11/18 14:33, Nesta Nesta so eloquently wrote: ...what happens when you turn on the music? Most decent VOX devices will have an adjustable threshold of how loud something has to be to trigger the VOX. Tina -- Acceleron: HP Presario 2.8GHz Celeron D 2GB RAM Discrete graphics XP Pro

Re: Fed up with Google changes on browsers in Tiger

2011-11-16 Thread Tina K.
On 2011/11/15 23:57, a1 so eloquently wrote: I am utterly fed up with what Google did to Reader, (snip) Software: I really, really need an RSS reader that will remain reliable with Tiger. I use Google Reader to Synch NetNewsWire MP PB and avoid the changes Google made to Reader, I don't even

Re: Can't load youtube with certain browsers, others ok

2011-11-14 Thread Tina K.
On 2011/11/13 20:24, Bruce Johnson so eloquently wrote: do you have Perian installed? About Perian aims to provide a single package for all your playback needs. It is a collection of QuickTime components incorporating several libraries: • libavcodec, from the ffmpeg project, along with code

Re: Can't load youtube with certain browsers, others ok

2011-11-14 Thread Tina K.
On 2011/11/13 20:24, Bruce Johnson so eloquently wrote: do you have Perian installed? About Perian aims to provide a single package for all your playback needs. It is a collection of QuickTime components incorporating several libraries: • libavcodec, from the ffmpeg project, along with code

Re: Can't load youtube with certain browsers, others ok

2011-11-13 Thread Tina K.
On 2011/11/09 15:43, Kris Tilford so eloquently wrote: AFAIK Chromium should have always required a Flash Player plugin. The integrated Flash Player plugin is included in Google Chrome browser, but the open source progenitor Chromium never had Flash capability, and IF you were able to view

Re: Can't load youtube with certain browsers, others ok

2011-11-13 Thread Tina K.
On 2011/11/13 17:03, David W. Morris so eloquently wrote: Flash is hopefully on it's way out and will be replaced with html5. It is already happening on YouTube and other sites. I was thrilled when I heard Adobe was going to drop mobile Flash, hopefully desktop Flash will follow. It's

Re: Can't load youtube with certain browsers, others ok

2011-11-13 Thread Tina K.
On 2011/11/13 18:19, Kris Tilford so eloquently wrote: On Nov 13, 2011, at 5:49 PM, Tina K. wrote: Apparently Chromium does have Flash Player included, I don't have it installed and my other browsers won't play Flash content but Chromium does. I suspect you're misinterpreting streamed video

Re: Can't load youtube with certain browsers, others ok

2011-11-13 Thread Tina K.
On 2011/11/13 20:07, Dan so eloquently wrote: This link should suffice as a demo: http://dl.dropbox.com/u/610326/Handwriting%20Clock.swf Yes Chromium plays the file, no I do not have Flash Player installed - not in /Library/Internet Plug-Ins, not in ~/Library/Internet Plug-Ins, or even in

Can't load youtube with certain browsers, others ok

2011-11-12 Thread Tina K.
This is on my Mac Pro, below. I had been using Chromium for Flash sites so that I wouldn't have to install the Flash Player plug-in, but recently, about the time v14 came out, it has stopped loading the youtube page. The youtube logo comes up on the tab, but that's it - no parts of the page

Re: Can't load youtube with certain browsers, others ok

2011-11-10 Thread Tina K.
On 2011/11/10 09:02, Bruce Johnson so eloquently wrote: On Nov 9, 2011, at 8:43 PM, Tina K. wrote: Sorry, I misspoke. I was using Chrome, and when it stopped loading YouTube at about v14 I switched to Chromium with no relief. I only have one instance of Flash Player installed

Can't load youtube with certain browsers, others ok

2011-11-09 Thread Tina K.
This is on my Mac Pro, below. I had been using Chromium for Flash sites so that I wouldn't have to install the Flash Player plug-in, but recently, about the time v14 came out, it has stopped loading the youtube page. The youtube logo comes up on the tab, but that's it - no parts of the page

Can't load youtube with certain browsers, others ok

2011-11-09 Thread Tina K.
This is on my Mac Pro, below. I had been using Chromium for Flash sites so that I wouldn't have to install the Flash Player plug-in, but recently, about the time v14 came out, it has stopped loading the youtube page. The youtube logo comes up on the tab, but that's it - no parts of the page

Re: Which G5 or older Mac

2011-11-09 Thread Tina K.
On 2011/11/09 04:01, Bill Connelly so eloquently wrote: Some day soon, I'd like to upgrade to a faster cpu Mac, from my current 10.5.8 based models: a QS 2002 Dual 1GHz and a Digital Audio Dual 533. A Dual 2 GHz sounds really nice ... I run many older apps such as Photoshop CS, InDesign CS,

Re: APC ES-500 Yelling Right Out of the Box

2011-10-31 Thread Tina K.
On 2011/10/31 22:24, Anne Keller-Smith so eloquently wrote: Had power outage Friday and noted that while my son's Back UPS ES 750 worked fine, beeped to let him know to shut down, mine just allowed the computer to shut off. Not good! Did you have the Energy Saver pref pane configured to shut

Re: USB Drive Issues

2011-10-24 Thread Tina K.
On 2011/10/24 10:05, Michael McMurtrey wrote: All of a sudden my Verbatim USB drive (AC320GB) will not work when connected to my Targus USB hub. The hub is powered, and the power supply seems to be working. All other USB peripherals work fine when plugged into the hub, and the Verbatim drive

Re: non ECC RAM?

2011-10-16 Thread Tina K.
On 2011/10/15 23:38, Brielle Bruns wrote: DDR3 means 'double data rate type three' http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DDR3_SDRAM It primarily means its an evolution of DDR2 and transfers data 2x as fast as DDR2. Thank you for the clarification, sometimes I am a little bit dyslexic. :-) Tina --

Re: Air filter on a G5 ppc

2011-10-15 Thread Tina K.
On 2011/10/14 16:59, JohnV wrote: Is there an elegant way to filter the incoming air in a ppc G5 tower? A long time ago I read a post by a man who used his wife's old stockings to filter the air. I make no claims to the feasibility of doing so. ;-) Tina -- HP Presario 2.8GHz Celeron D

Re: non ECC RAM?

2011-10-15 Thread Tina K.
On 2011/10/14 18:52, John Carmonne wrote: Has anyone mixed non ECC RAM on a Mac PRO? If so was there any problems? The ECC RAM of coarse is more expensive and I'm trying to keep down the cost. I have a 2009 2.66 Quad Nehalem. Whether Non-ECC memory works or not, mixing ECC Non-ECC doesn't

Re: non ECC RAM?

2011-10-15 Thread Tina K.
On 2011/10/15 21:11, Brielle Bruns wrote: Sticks of ram are done in pairs if they use interleaving to improve performance. There's no such thing as triple or quad (unless its something non-standard and obscure). 4 sticks is basically 2 banks of 2 interleaved sticks. My un-educated internet

Mapping Out Bad Sectors

2011-10-04 Thread Tina K.
If you zero out a hard drive with Disk Utility to map out the bad blocks, are they notated in a permanent fashion or will a simple reformat lose the bad block map. Tina -- iMac 20 USB 2 1.25GHz G4 2GB RAM GeForceFX5200 Ultra 64MB VRAM 10.4.11 PB G4 15 HR-DLSD 1.67GHz G4 2GB RAM Radeon 9700

Re: Mapping Out Bad Sectors

2011-10-04 Thread Tina K.
On 2011/10/04 09:34, John Martz so eloquently wrote: My understanding is it works this way. If the drive attempts to read a sector and the read fails, the sector is marked as pending. It is not remapped under the rational that the read may succeed in the future. So if you see a non-zero value

Re: OSX: cloning or ex-novo?

2011-09-20 Thread Tina K.
On 2011/09/20 20:55, Dan so eloquently wrote: At 12:45 AM +0200 9/21/2011, Valter Prahlad wrote: PowerMac G5, DP 2.7 AGP (not PCI-X). PowerMac G4 DA, with OSX 10.4.11, and lots of installed bits and pieces (apps, tools, drivers, personal data, etc.). I now have two possible options for

Re: Best possible graphics card for MDD G4?

2011-09-13 Thread Tina K.
On 2011/09/13 17:34, Jörg Duurkoop so eloquently wrote: Where can I get this control panel to switch my MDD Dual to single CPU mode? I often listen to music from my harddisks and don't like the constantly changing fan noise at all. Before I upgraded my single processor MDD 1.25 with a dual CPU

Re: BW G3 Freezes - thanks for the suggestions.

2011-09-10 Thread Tina K.
On 2011/09/10 12:19, Mac User #330250 so eloquently wrote: -- Original message -- Subject: Re: BW G3 Freezes - thanks for the suggestions. Date:Saturday, 10. September 2011 From:Alexander Gomesalexcomputersolut...@gmail.com To:g3-5-list@googlegroups.com On any

Re: Snoring G4 Digital Audio?

2011-09-04 Thread Tina K.
On 2011/09/04 17:10, faithie999 so eloquently wrote: the DA uses 22 pins and one of the 2 extra pins supplies +28volts. if you decide to do a mod to a standard power supply, you'll need to find a wallwart 28v power supply, probably on ebay. Is this 28v vitally important to operating the DA,

Re: Quieter fans for a Quicksilver G4?

2011-08-31 Thread Tina K.
On 2011/08/31 17:14, Bruce Johnson so eloquently wrote: On Aug 31, 2011, at 2:36 PM, Alex Barnes wrote: Once upon a time I took apart a 1 kW PSU to see what was inside. I was zapped pretty well and the worst thing about it was that it hurt like crazy. I did not need CPR or any help whatsoever.

Re: efficient EMac HD transfer

2011-08-29 Thread Tina K.
On 2011/08/29 08:10, Don Wakefield so eloquently wrote: Please help me with my EMac 1.25 GHz PowerPC G4 / 768 MB DDR SDRAM running Leopard 10.5.8. My internal 80 GB HD is becoming a bit crowded sharing space with all my data and application files. So I have just copied the application and data

Re: Inadvertant short cut key combination

2011-08-17 Thread Tina K.
On 2011/08/16 20:52, Cliff Rediger so eloquently wrote: I've heard about Haxie issues but haven't experienced much. Do OS versions later than Tiger offer contextual menu customization? No, just in the Keyboard pref pane. I miss Menu Master (and Font Card for that matter), they were much more

Re: Mail Question

2011-08-14 Thread Tina K.
On 2011/08/14 10:58, QuoVadis so eloquently wrote: Might even be so that no one sees the e-mail addresses in the BCC entry field! That is correct, if all of the addressees are BCC none of them will be able to see who else it went out to. On the flip side, if you want to see who you sent a

Re: Cool hack for an old keyboard...

2011-08-12 Thread Tina K.
On 2011/08/12 16:56, Joshua Juran so eloquently wrote: I'm typing this on a Matias Tactile Pro. :-) Noisy cricket, but it feels great. I'm waiting for my TP to get old enough to justify taking it apart and seeing what I can do with it. Tina -- iMac 20 USB 2 1.25GHz G4 2GB RAM

Re: 10.5.8 G4 Won't restart

2011-08-11 Thread Tina K.
On 2011/08/11 15:37, Vince Meghrouni so eloquently wrote: When I try to properly shut down or restart my G4 Quicksilver OS 10.5.8, the icons leave the screen (the screensaver image - is that what you call it? - remains) and the beach ball spins forever. I can shut it down with the power button

Re: Mouseball comes to life, keyboard dies

2011-07-30 Thread Tina K.
On 2011/07/30 14:28, Tom wrote: On the downside, I had a glass of water sitting next to my keyboard (the very thin aluminum kind), and I bumped it over on the keyboard. The water went all over the keys. Instantly I turned the board over and set it on a towel, and tapped on it, hoping to drain

Re: PowerMac G5 Quits

2011-07-19 Thread Tina K.
On 2011/07/18 13:08, James Morgan wrote: My G5 just shuts down and restarts itself. And often freezes up. Does this sound like a faulty power supply to you folks? Have you read the Console logs to see if it's just an OS crash? Which version of OS X are you running? How is your machine

Re: Intel Mac PPC apps

2011-07-02 Thread Tina K.
On 2011/07/01 19:15, cubpa...@aol.com wrote: FYI, the earlier Intel Macs used a different version of Tiger than did the PPC Macs. I do not believe that Intel Macs are able to run OS9. Thank you for that tidbit of information, I was Intel-less until just this year so my knowledge regarding the

Re: Intel Mac PPC apps

2011-07-01 Thread Tina K.
On 2011/06/25 13:32, Cliff Rediger wrote: Also, what about Classic apps. ? There's one I just can't live without, viz. INCONTROL no ToDo/Calendar app like it anywhere that I can find. I'm pretty sure that Classic support was dropped with 10.5 Leopard so if you can't live without

Re: Only way to stop the sex and drug SPAM?

2011-06-19 Thread Tina K.
On 2011/06/19 06:37, Dan so eloquently wrote: At 11:34 PM -0600 6/18/2011, Tina K. wrote: On 2011/06/18 07:15, Bill Connelly so eloquently wrote: Terminate my membership? Is this the only way to stop the sex and drug sales e-mails from coming from the G3-G5 LEM List? I'm not getting much from

Re: Only way to stop the sex and drug SPAM?

2011-06-18 Thread Tina K.
On 2011/06/18 07:15, Bill Connelly so eloquently wrote: Terminate my membership? Is this the only way to stop the sex and drug sales e-mails from coming from the G3-G5 LEM List? I'm not getting much from the topics these days anyway ... Huh? I get zero spam from LEM lists, and I'm subscribed

Re: Hosts file wildcard

2011-06-15 Thread Tina K.
On 2011/06/14 11:58, Bruce Johnson so eloquently wrote: On Jun 13, 2011, at 8:00 PM, Tina K. wrote: The sites that have added Intellitext's 'feature' end up loading a separate tab that I end up having to close. I believe it is some sort of markup (?) that turns select words in the text

Re: Hello! and question from a relative newbie

2011-06-15 Thread Tina K.
On 2011/06/14 19:06, Stephen E. Bodnar so eloquently wrote: The 2-SATA PCI card is worth it, it will speed up the system quite a bit. At least it did on my old G4! In theory does the SATA PCI card give higher bandwidth than the IDE/PATA connections, or is it still limited by the bus speed?

Re: Hosts file wildcard

2011-06-13 Thread Tina K.
On 2011/06/13 11:17, Bruce Johnson so eloquently wrote: On Jun 13, 2011, at 10:08 AM, Charles Lenington wrote: etc… ad nauseum. Is there a wild card I can use to block all us.intellitext.com sites instead of making a separate entry with each one I come across? Tina Try using

Hosts file wildcard

2011-06-12 Thread Tina K.
I have a lot of entries in my hosts file for intellitext.com, each one having the name of a different website preceeding us.intellitext.com: livescience.us.intellitxt.com quizfarm.us.intellitxt.com space.us.intellitxt.com knowyourmobile.uk.intellitxt.com handcellphone.us.intellitxt.com

iLife OEM CD/DVD Burner

2011-06-01 Thread Tina K.
At what point did Apple remove the OEM burner requirement for iLife? My iMac (below) needs a new optical drive and I'm wondering if it has to be Pioneer. Tina -- iMac 20 USB 2 1.25GHz G4 2GB RAM GeForceFX5200 Ultra 64MB VRAM 10.4.11 PB G4 15 HR-DLSD 1.67GHz G4 2GB RAM Radeon 9700 128MB VRAM

Re: iLife OEM CD/DVD Burner

2011-06-01 Thread Tina K.
On 2011/06/01 14:08, Bruce Johnson so eloquently wrote: On Jun 1, 2011, at 11:44 AM, Tina K. wrote: At what point did Apple remove the OEM burner requirement for iLife? My iMac (below) needs a new optical drive and I'm wondering if it has to be Pioneer. 10.5, but patchburn will make

Re: Video upgrade

2011-05-09 Thread Tina K.
On 2011/05/09 08:52, Jeff Bequette so eloquently wrote: I have the low end June 2004 1.8 DP G5 with the Nvidia GeForce FX 5200 (64mb) video card on the AGP bus. From Mactracker, it looks like the Radeon 9800XT or Nvidia Geforce 6800 Ultra Ddl 256mb For Power Mac G5 will work as a replacement

Re: G5 Logicboard

2011-05-09 Thread Tina K.
On 2011/05/09 15:14, Gottick International so eloquently wrote: I've suffered the dreaded G5 capacitor collapse. Since I don't think I'll manage replacing them I'm thinking of replacing the entire logic board. Any ideas where one can find one? The LEM swap list and ebay are the first things

Re: I am forced to go Intel? Common rant, I guess.

2011-05-09 Thread Tina K.
On 2011/05/09 20:36, admin so eloquently wrote: Adobe Flash 10.2 Intel only, I believe. Web sites are starting not to work under Leopard and Firefox Camino 2.0.7, Firefox 3.6.17, Safari 5.0.5. I can do everything I need to and still use Classic Programs with my G4 computers. I'd rather invest in

Re: New Yahoo mail on clamshell?

2011-05-01 Thread Tina K.
On 2011/05/01 06:28, PAR so eloquently wrote: Any suggestions? I don't have a copy of OSX 10.4 to upgrade with. Find one. ;-) Tina -- iMac 20 USB 2 1.25GHz G4 2GB RAM GeForceFX5200 Ultra 64MB VRAM 10.4.11 PB G4 15 HR-DLSD 1.67GHz G4 2GB RAM Radeon 9700 128MB VRAM 10.4.11 Mac Pro Mid-2010

Re: Any keyboard key cleaning suggestions? (NOT involving a dishwasher!)

2011-04-29 Thread Tina K.
On 2011/04/29 08:55, Bruce Johnson so eloquently wrote: On Apr 29, 2011, at 5:17 AM, iJohn wrote: On Fri, Apr 29, 2011 at 1:54 AM, Tina K.penguir...@gmail.com wrote: I think anything moist will attract dirt debris, defeating the purpose. Perhaps graphite powder? Perhaps. But

Re: Any keyboard key cleaning suggestions? (NOT involving a dishwasher!)

2011-04-28 Thread Tina K.
On 2011/04/28 13:37, iJohn so eloquently wrote: A secondary question. What would be a good lubricant to (re)apply to the metal guides on the larger keys such as the space bar, return key, shift keys, et cetera? My only thought so far here is maybe petroleum jelly? I think anything moist will

Re: Any keyboard key cleaning suggestions? (NOT involving a dishwasher!)

2011-04-28 Thread Tina K.
On 2011/04/28 15:13, Alexander MacLeod so eloquently wrote: I just did both my (totally gross) Matias TactilePro keyboards with a Mr. Clean Magic Eraserhttp://www.mrclean.com/en_US/magic-eraser.do They both look nearly brand new now. A truly amazing product, and not just for keyboards. They're

Re: customize email pgm

2011-04-27 Thread Tina K.
On 2011/04/27 05:45, Geke so eloquently wrote: There it was again, that ... so eloquently wrote in Tina's posts. I'm always wondering how you got that in, so finally I'm going to ask: Which email pgm is allowing such customization, and how to go about it? For this, my mailing lists account, I

Re: OK, I'll Try This Again. Locksmith Wanted (wifi).

2011-04-27 Thread Tina K.
On 2011/04/27 10:12, Len Gerstel so eloquently wrote: And, to make this more topical, how much better of a password is: gre5^#$dkl(dfdlq!94NdKRlfl‡Ò˝vt456wy^^9G53MJUlo0!! as a password vs: P4ssW0rD Well if there is any such thing as a 'leet speak' dictionary attack, the former is a much

Re: iMac G4 questions

2011-04-26 Thread Tina K.
On 2011/04/26 09:41, t...@io.com so eloquently wrote: There were two extremely similar models of 800MHz G4, 17 iLamp. The first one will boot into OS 9.2. The second one will not.It's a bit like the difference between a regular MDD and a FW800 MDD, except harder to tell apart. Yours is

Re: OK, I'll Try This Again. Locksmith Wanted (wifi).

2011-04-26 Thread Tina K.
On 2011/04/26 12:26, Yersinia so eloquently wrote: So there IS an easy way to name and secure my little network? If so, I would greatly appreciate it if one of you wifi locksmiths could provide me with step-by-step instructions. Here is the equipment list: Router: US Robotics MAXg, Model 5461.

Re: OK, I'll Try This Again. Locksmith Wanted (wifi).

2011-04-26 Thread Tina K.
On 2011/04/26 13:39, Bruce Johnson so eloquently wrote: On Apr 26, 2011, at 12:23 PM,peterh...@cruzio.com wrote: Just select the defaults of WPA2 and WPA (PSK), and TKIP AES. Choose a good passphrase mixing letters and numbers: Hey it's sn0w1ng Macintoshes outside! OTOH, use a passphrase

Re: iMac G4 questions

2011-04-26 Thread Tina K.
On 2011/04/26 14:28, John Carmonne so eloquently wrote: On Apr 26, 2011, at 10:58 AM, Tina K. wrote: According to Mactracker both of the USB 1 17 iMacs use the GeForce4 MX but the earlier one came with 32 MB of VRAM whereas the second one came with 64 MB VRAM. Tina IMO EveryMac.com gives

Re: OK, I'll Try This Again. Locksmith Wanted (wifi).

2011-04-26 Thread Tina K.
On 2011/04/26 16:35, Bruce Johnson so eloquently wrote: On Apr 26, 2011, at 1:34 PM, Tina K. wrote: It doesn't have to be complex. Using a random generator such as RPG and an*encrypted* password repository such as Pastor, PasswordWallet, Keychain Access, 1Password, etc… provides good

Re: Folder Label Color settings ?

2011-04-19 Thread Tina K.
On 2011/04/18 13:30, Jonas Lopez so eloquently wrote: WELL then what is the FINDER/Pref/Labels that shows several colors used for??? *sigh* --- On *Mon, 4/18/11, Bruce Johnson /john...@pharmacy.arizona.edu/* wrote: Well, I suspect that Cliff is actually talking about Label colors,

Re: Need printer advice

2011-04-18 Thread Tina K.
On 2011/04/18 11:53, Valter Prahlad so eloquently wrote: I have an old iP2000 (cheap) and I'm quite satisfied with it. Good quality, fast, and cartridges are cheaper than Epson or HP equivalent (let alone Lexmark's, that where crazily expensive) I've seen Kodak's advertisements saying that

Re: QS 733 freezes

2011-04-18 Thread Tina K.
On 2011/04/18 07:39, shirley allan so eloquently wrote: I'm running rember to check RAM . Where would I find applejack? The price of PC-133 RAM from MemoryX is a little too high, is there another supplier recommended? As previously recommended in other threads, DMS has excellent prices and

Re: OpenOffice vs Oracle

2011-04-17 Thread Tina K.
On 2010/11/23 08:32, Dan so eloquently wrote: hum. Things are getting messy. An interesting read... http://www.infoworld.com/t/desktop-productivity/openofficeorg-under-oracle-still-viable-746 http://www.mail-archive.com/dev@native-lang.openoffice.org/msg04865.html Anyone using the 3.3 beta

Re: Network burning?

2011-04-16 Thread Tina K.
On 2011/04/16 11:49, PETER WARNER so eloquently wrote: I would like to burn something with Toast onto a Dual Layer DVD. I have Toast on my Dual 450 Gig Ethernet, and I have a Dual Layer capable Super Drive in my Lombard... As far as I know there is no way on earth to get a Lombard into Target

Re: Poor wireless reception on G4 Aluminum Powerbook

2011-04-15 Thread Tina K.
On 2011/04/13 19:22, Clark Martin so eloquently wrote: There was one or more versions of the PowerBook that had problems with WiFi range. It was basically a design error (AFAIK). Your model is from around that period but I don't know specifics. This means that you may never get acceptable

Re: Faxing from Mac - wanting Free Software other than built in

2011-04-05 Thread Tina K.
On 2011/04/04 21:52, Kris Tilford wrote: Fax is a dying technology, it would certainly be easier to scan the documents and then email them, which I would think would nearly always be the preferred solution. When I purchased my NOS (New Old Stock) Power Mac G5 in February of 2008, I could not

  1   2   3   4   >