Re: On PPCs, HTML5 is a markup language for structuring and presenting content

2012-05-12 Thread skinnie
As said there are a lot of options in terms of browsers for powerpc. I used demeter, I don't know if supports html5, but if I go to http://html5.grooveshark.com/ it plays nice and uses about 10% cpu sometimes less! The flash version took sometime to load, and then failed because I have a

Re: On PPCs, HTML5 is a markup language for structuring and presenting content

2012-05-12 Thread skinnie
If you want to know wich browser options you have grab a read on my powerpc faq: http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=1091765 Sábado, 12 de Maio de 2012 13:01:21 UTC+1, skinnie escreveu: As said there are a lot of options in terms of browsers for powerpc. I used demeter, I don't

Re: Webcam for Mac

2012-02-09 Thread skinnie
I have a Creative Live! Vista IM Camera from my pc days that works fine with my Powermac G4, tested in skype and works fine. For Mic it uses a generic 3.5mm jack micro. -- You received this message because you are a member of G-Group, a group for those using G3, G4, and G5 desktop Macs - with

Re: Are powermac g4 still useful?

2012-01-03 Thread skinnie
Of Course G4s are still usefull, if they weren't people like me and other wouldn't took time to write this FAQ (on how to get most things done on powerpc macs) http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=1091765 and this site: http://powerpcusers.com/ I would love to use mine everyday, but I

Re: Reasons to upgraded from 10.4.11 to 10.5.8

2011-12-25 Thread skinnie
I think 100dollars can't justify the upgrade unless it was your daily machine or you needed some app that would only run on 10.5 (newer itunes for example). -- You received this message because you are a member of G-Group, a group for those using G3, G4, and G5 desktop Macs - with a

Re: Which would be the better Mac?

2011-03-16 Thread skinnie
Unless the E-mac was like 50eur or so I would preffer to invest in the powermac... 512Mb PC133 ram as said is dirt cheap this days...and will give you a nice boost vs the 512Mb that you have now... If you need some advice on upgrades, read the powerpc faq that I made on Macrumors

Re: GeForce 6800 vs 6200

2011-02-15 Thread skinnie
Guess it will only give some improvement if you game a lot, and even so the sawtooth cpu is already the bottleneck on the 6200. keep in mind that 6800 need good Power Supplys.. -- You received this message because you are a member of G-Group, a group for those using G3, G4, and G5 desktop Macs

Re: Is it memory or software?

2011-02-12 Thread skinnie
1)Download onyx,run the automation process. 2)IF the problem still there try the memory with AHT that came with your computer. 2)If AHT doesn't report any error,test each dimm,in the available slots and then all of them in different slots.You want to pass a rubber in the memory connections. 3)If

Re: problems with AGP video in sawtooth

2011-02-12 Thread skinnie
The sleep problem is common to certain flashed cards,I have a 6200 card and it has the same problem, as probably every flashed 6200. About the other problems: First of all,are you sure you have a sawtooth?I ask this because,I though I had a sawtooth (400MHz single G4) and in fact I have a Gigabit

Re: Power Mac G4 wireless success story

2011-02-11 Thread skinnie
SOmedays ago I did a Powerpc FAQon macrumors,where I talk about some solutions for wifi,if anyone interested here is the link: http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=1091765 I use the COnceptronics C300Ri V3 card,it is a 300Mbps N Wifi card with ralink Rt3060 chip,and it is working with the

Re: Hardware Test CD

2011-02-08 Thread skinnie
They have a range of machines per version number. You can see what AHT do you need using mactracker. On Feb 8, 10:48 am, Scotty daniel.stewart...@gmail.com wrote: Does anyone know if the Apple Hardware CDs are specific to the machine it was purchased with? The reason I asked is I tried

Re: wireless for powermac g4

2011-01-27 Thread skinnie
Great info about those adapters. I have a SMC USB 54G Wifi pen that works on OSX but sometimes it fails.. Any tip on an N mini pci card airport compatible? -- You received this message because you are a member of G-Group, a group for those using G3, G4, and G5 desktop Macs - with a particular

Re: graphics update for power mac g4 (2001)

2011-01-26 Thread skinnie
If you are familiar with flashing video cards on PC's I would suggest you getting a geforce 6200 256MB DDR2 (brand: XFX p/n:PV-T44A- WANG ),flash it to be mac compatible and buying an dvi to adc adapter.That will set your for about 50eur for the card (bought New..used ones are about 30eur) and

Re: SATA upgrade for my Quicksilver 2002

2011-01-26 Thread skinnie
If you want sata for the speed,guess you must keep looking to pci cards,but if your main concern is the price of the sata hdds vs IDE ones,you can buy those cheap ide to sata adapters on ebay,they work on mac too... I bought one for my powermac,and it works well. -- You received this message

Re: Dual G5 Dilemma

2011-01-26 Thread skinnie
Optical Drive: any cheap one from a pc store will work...maybe you will need to use patchburn (I don't know for sure,guess it is OS dependent). Case: search for an used one ,maybe you can get it cheap. I would stay with it -- You received this message because you are a member of G-Group, a group

Re: PATA to SATA External HD Enclosures

2011-01-25 Thread skinnie
I used a item just like that one posted by the user Jeffrey Daile Engle,but it was bought on ebay for 3euros I guess,it worked like a charm. -- You received this message because you are a member of G-Group, a group for those using G3, G4, and G5 desktop Macs - with a particular focus on Power

Re: Sawtooth to Sabretooth: The CPU upgrade question

2011-01-25 Thread skinnie
Don't you need the latest firmware to run OSX? I though so... On Jan 23, 6:15 pm, faithie999 faithie...@hotmail.com wrote: .  (in order to run the firmware updater to prepare for the new processor, the mac firmware needs to be at 4.2.8.  if you need to upgrade the firmware, it's still available

Re: Sawtooth with ubuntu?

2011-01-23 Thread skinnie
Wow,I didn't think so much people would answer me :) I've read somethings and it appears that although there is no adobe flahsplayer for ppc linux,there are free alternative flash like gnash. That screen telling about flash in the installation is just generic I think. How do you do have dual boot

Sawtooth with ubuntu?

2011-01-19 Thread skinnie
Hi guys,anyone here tried having ubuntu on a G4 450MHz sawtooth? Does it run flash well? -- You received this message because you are a member of G-Group, a group for those using G3, G4, and G5 desktop Macs - with a particular focus on Power Macs. The list FAQ is at

Re: I have an idea...

2010-04-20 Thread skinnie
I wonder what benefits would you have? 64bit for the G5's? On Apr 20, 11:31 am, Dennis Myhand dmyh...@suddenlink.net wrote: Mark Sokolovsky wrote: I mean really, it's not waaay too hard because I know what i'm doing. I know how hard it is because i developed an OS made from linux, and it

Re: Upgrading a Sawtooth

2010-03-27 Thread skinnie
computer! FAST! On Mar 13, 12:25 pm, Dennis Myhand dmyh...@suddenlink.net wrote: skinnie wrote: Where can I find info about the hack?I've searched already but didn't found it... I am trying to make this machine really lowend on money,because: 1)I'll only use it on weekends 2)I am student

Re: iMac G5 isight, frequent Kernal Panics, inspite reinstalled OS Tiger

2010-03-21 Thread skinnie
What is a LoBo. As said,maybe your problem is bad capacitors,and if have someone who can change them,you only have to follow the ifixit guide to disassemble the g5 and take the board off.. On Mar 21, 3:27 am, Mullin9 ddavidmul...@inbox.com wrote: I took my iMac G5 isight, and they told that I

Re: Upgrading a Sawtooth

2010-03-21 Thread skinnie
...@suddenlink.net wrote: skinnie wrote: Where can I find info about the hack?I've searched already but didn't found it... I am trying to make this machine really lowend on money,because: 1)I'll only use it on weekends 2)I am student and don't have much money. Here is the message.  I could not find

Re: Upgrading a Sawtooth

2010-03-21 Thread skinnie
It has 128mb,it supports the resolution..the max for it is: 2048x1536 @60Hz On Mar 21, 1:26 pm, Dennis Myhand dmyh...@suddenlink.net wrote: I don't know if the screen resolution is going to slow down your browsing.  The question is, can your video card handle the resolution of the

Re: Upgrading a Sawtooth

2010-03-21 Thread skinnie
Thanks for the reply Eric. As said above,I didn't upgraded the CPU and don't plan to do it... Now,even with a 17' CRT I know that the crappy ati 16mb is the bottleneck,so guess I'll spend 20eur in a pc 9700pro and flash it to mac.. For a while I was using a 9700 Pro (in a dual G5) to drive a

Re: Upgrading a Sawtooth

2010-03-13 Thread skinnie
Where can I find info about the hack?I've searched already but didn't found it... I am trying to make this machine really lowend on money,because: 1)I'll only use it on weekends 2)I am student and don't have much money. I already thought about sata pci cards,but the money that I have to pay for

Re: Upgrading a Sawtooth

2010-03-08 Thread skinnie
Thanks all of you for the suggestions,but I'll try to make some things clear :) 1) This Mac is only used in the weekend to surf on the web,when I return home. 2) When I say it's slow,I don't mean it's horribly slow,but I know this time it is a little slower than my ibook g3 800mhz,640mb ram,40gb

Upgrading a Sawtooth

2010-03-07 Thread skinnie
Hi Guys,I received an G4 400MHz AGP Sawtooth with the following specs: Ram: 512Mb+3x256Mb=1.25Gb HDD:40Gb Seagate IDE 7200Rpm Graphic Card: ATI 16Mb Currently it is running tiger,but I think it is a little slow (I think it is the HDD fault).. I am planing to upgrade the HDD to my 250Gb 5400rpm