Re: Anti Trust Hackin' back . Psystar answers and stands firm.

2008-08-29 Thread Bruce Johnson
On Aug 28, 2008, at 2:19 PM, Dan wrote: At 8:26 AM -0700 8/28/2008, Bruce Johnson wrote: WOW. Pystar must have hired SCO's legal team. That's 'epic fail' territory. I donno. I think it has a shot. *Someone* *somewhere* needs to challenge the crap companies load in these EULAs

Re: Anti Trust Hackin' back . Psystar answers and stands firm.

2008-08-29 Thread Bruce Johnson
, and Pystar is transparently and obviously acting as a reseller, not an end-user. The rules are different for VARS and resellers than they are for the end customers. Fundamentally Pystar is trying to have it both ways, and judges REALLY frown on lawyers trying to argue like that. -- Bruce

Re: Anti Trust Hackin' back . Psystar answers and stands firm.

2008-08-29 Thread Bruce Johnson
Macs. I think that neither of our opinions matter worth a damn in this case because neither of us are running Apple. -- Bruce Johnson University of Arizona College of Pharmacy Information Technology Group Institutions do not have opinions, merely customs

Re: G-3 BW faster

2008-09-02 Thread Bruce Johnson
projects. -- Bruce Johnson University of Arizona College of Pharmacy Information Technology Group Institutions do not have opinions, merely customs --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because you are subscribed Low End Mac's G3-5 List, a group for those

Re: Copy a commercial CD

2008-09-02 Thread Bruce Johnson
given time. Nope, it's sort of a 'family license' -- Bruce Johnson University of Arizona College of Pharmacy Information Technology Group Institutions do not have opinions, merely customs --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because you are subscribed

Re: PCI IDE Card Question

2008-09-03 Thread Bruce Johnson
On Sep 3, 2008, at 10:22 AM, Michael B. in Cincinnati wrote: Folks, while we're discussing the disk drive topic, I have a question about PCI IDE controllers. Does one need a special model with Mac firmware, or will any PCI iDE card suffice? No, you need one with Mac firmware. -- Bruce

Re: Apple Mail problems - app quits or freezes

2008-09-03 Thread Bruce Johnson
, and that was tracked to a flaky wireless VPN connection...she would have had problems with any mail client. However, we use IMAP exclusively, I wonder if it's something to do with the way Mail manages POP accounts. -- Bruce Johnson University of Arizona College of Pharmacy Information Technology Group

Re: Solid State Laptop Drives

2008-09-04 Thread Bruce Johnson
parts) Can they be fitted to any laptop or are they only SATA? I couldn't find any IDE ones. There are a couple IDE ones on this page...listed as 'Almost Gone' though, but clearly Transcend does make 'em. http://www.geeks.com/products_sc.asp?cat=414 -- Bruce Johnson University of Arizona

Re: Database report writing program

2008-09-04 Thread Bruce Johnson
://www.neooffice.org is free. OS X only, though -- Bruce Johnson University of Arizona College of Pharmacy Information Technology Group Institutions do not have opinions, merely customs --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because you are subscribed

Re: Solid State Laptop Drives

2008-09-05 Thread Bruce Johnson
$10. Now I'm wondering if one of these would work in a G4's Airport slot? Nope. What WOULD work is a CF to 2.5 IDE adapter like this http://www.addonics.com/products/flash_memory_reader/ad44midecf.asp plugged into the HDD adapter. -- Bruce Johnson University of Arizona College

Re: Disk Partition Size Limit

2008-09-05 Thread Bruce Johnson
a lot longer than computers. You don't REALLY think motorcycle engines come in nice round numbers like 750CC, do you? ;-) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Honda_CB750 The famous Honda CB750 started life as 736 CC engine. -- Bruce Johnson University of Arizona College of Pharmacy Information

Re: DVD in BW?

2008-09-05 Thread Bruce Johnson
off the power cable which tends to be very tight. -- Bruce Johnson University of Arizona College of Pharmacy Information Technology Group Institutions do not have opinions, merely customs --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because you

Re: DVD in BW?

2008-09-05 Thread Bruce Johnson
On Sep 5, 2008, at 3:51 PM, Peter wrote: Some Lite-Ons are good, too, but I usually reserve those for Hackintoshes. why? This is the second time you've said this and it still doesn't make sense. -- Bruce Johnson University of Arizona College of Pharmacy Information Technology Group

Re: Question

2008-09-08 Thread Bruce Johnson
looking about it seems like they might have a 10-base-2 uplink port so connecting them to a larger LAN could be problematic. -- Bruce Johnson University of Arizona College of Pharmacy Information Technology Group Institutions do not have opinions, merely customs

Re: Good Housekeeping

2008-09-10 Thread Bruce Johnson
dollars, use ClamAV and Spybot SearchDestroy. (I actually do recommend you give the Spybot folks some of your hard-earned dollars, they have earned it...) -- Bruce Johnson University of Arizona College of Pharmacy Information Technology Group Institutions do not have opinions, merely customs

Re: Migrating from Tiger to Leopard on G5.

2008-09-16 Thread Bruce Johnson
on Options and choose Archive and Install. You can do it the way you want using the Migration Assistant, but that's a lot of unnecessary work. -- Bruce Johnson University of Arizona College of Pharmacy Information Technology Group Institutions do not have opinions, merely customs

Re: Migrating from Tiger to Leopard on G5.

2008-09-16 Thread Bruce Johnson
are system or user-basedif they show up again, the cause resides somewhere in your user directory. -- Bruce Johnson University of Arizona College of Pharmacy Information Technology Group Institutions do not have opinions, merely customs --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You

Re: G5 single suddenly starts rejecting DVD's.

2008-09-17 Thread Bruce Johnson
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Re: G5 single suddenly starts rejecting DVD's.

2008-09-17 Thread Bruce Johnson
On Sep 17, 2008, at 11:26 AM, Brian Durant wrote: Does any DVD drive work these days or are there only certain drives that are supported? OWC sells a bare 20x Pioneer DL DVD R/RW for $31 http://eshop.macsales.com/shop/optical-drives/superdrives/powermac/ -- Bruce Johnson University

Re: G5 single suddenly starts rejecting DVD's.

2008-09-18 Thread Bruce Johnson
, this won't affect booting. Old-World Macs, such as the beige G3's will have issues booting with a low PRAM battery; they will however boot if you remove it entirely. This does NOT apply to the G5's. -- Bruce Johnson University of Arizona College of Pharmacy Information Technology Group

Re: Leopard On SD Card

2008-09-18 Thread Bruce Johnson
Copy Cloner to clone the installer DVD to the card. It MIGHT work. -- Bruce Johnson University of Arizona College of Pharmacy Information Technology Group Institutions do not have opinions, merely customs --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because

Re: New to Macs...what software should I have?

2008-09-18 Thread Bruce Johnson
. What do you do with your computer? -- Bruce Johnson University of Arizona College of Pharmacy Information Technology Group Institutions do not have opinions, merely customs --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because you are subscribed Low End Mac's

Re: New to Macs...what software should I have?

2008-09-18 Thread Bruce Johnson
. -- Bruce Johnson University of Arizona College of Pharmacy Information Technology Group Institutions do not have opinions, merely customs --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because you are subscribed Low End Mac's G3-5 List, a group for those using G3

Re: Leopard On SD Card

2008-09-18 Thread Bruce Johnson
On Sep 18, 2008, at 11:05 AM, Simon Royal wrote: Bruce I was thinking of using the restore facility of Disk Utility to restore the Leopard DVD to the SD card. Go for it, keep us apprised of the progress...sounds usefull. -- Bruce Johnson University of Arizona College of Pharmacy

Re: 'Cheapest Software Anywhere' web site reliable?

2008-09-19 Thread Bruce Johnson
! I'd be interested in hearing what group listers have to say. -- Bruce Johnson University of Arizona College of Pharmacy Information Technology Group Institutions do not have opinions, merely customs --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because you

Re: Cheapest AppleCare similar to cheapest software question

2008-09-19 Thread Bruce Johnson
I've dealt with them on several occasions with no issues. -- Bruce Johnson University of Arizona College of Pharmacy Information Technology Group Institutions do not have opinions, merely customs --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because you

Re: Time Machine Backup Failed ...

2008-09-19 Thread Bruce Johnson
... Recovery? Delete last backup? I suspect this doesn't have anything to do with Time Machine. Need to start backups all over again? Oh, no. Time machine is pretty robust. I expect that if you powercycle your system everything will work ok. -- Bruce Johnson University of Arizona College

Re: DA file server is toast!

2008-09-19 Thread Bruce Johnson
an invaluable tool in our office. Coupled with the oprn source NTFS drivers I've been able to rescue data from NTFS drives Windows couldn't mount. -- Bruce Johnson U of Az College of Pharmacy Information Technology Group Institutions don't have opinions, merely customs

Re: Where is External Disk?

2008-09-21 Thread Bruce Johnson
it. If not, start shopping for a new external drive. -- Bruce Johnson No matter where you go, there you are, B. Banzai --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because you are subscribed Low End Mac's G3-5 List, a group for those using G3, G4, and G5 desktop Macs

John Gruber gets it....

2008-09-21 Thread Bruce Johnson
but instead PC makers who sell computers running Windows. -- Bruce Johnson No matter where you go, there you are, B. Banzai --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because you are subscribed Low End Mac's G3-5 List, a group for those using G3, G4, and G5

Re: Reconstituting iTunes after problems on G5 with Leopard upgrade.

2008-09-22 Thread Bruce Johnson
On Sep 22, 2008, at 1:30 AM, Brian Durant wrote: I use an external HD for my main iTunes library. If you did an archivereinstall, those preferences should have migrated right along with your user profile. IAC, fire up iTunes and specify the library location in the prefs. -- Bruce

Re: Beige G3 hd formating

2008-09-23 Thread Bruce Johnson
of havok with beiges. -- Bruce Johnson University of Arizona College of Pharmacy Information Technology Group Institutions do not have opinions, merely customs --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because you are subscribed Low End Mac's G3-5 List

Re: I was just given a G4 733 tower

2008-09-24 Thread Bruce Johnson
the slowest G4, so it doesn't matter. -- Bruce Johnson University of Arizona College of Pharmacy Information Technology Group Institutions do not have opinions, merely customs --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because you are subscribed Low End

Re: Copying Files

2008-09-25 Thread Bruce Johnson
running? -- Bruce Johnson University of Arizona College of Pharmacy Information Technology Group Institutions do not have opinions, merely customs --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because you are subscribed Low End Mac's G3-5 List, a group

Re: Mac Radeon 9200 PCI NTSC

2008-09-25 Thread Bruce Johnson
can't use that one to drive all three video ports...you can choose any two of VGA/DVI, VGA/TV or DVI/TV. -- Bruce Johnson University of Arizona College of Pharmacy Information Technology Group Institutions do not have opinions, merely customs

Re: Copying Files

2008-09-25 Thread Bruce Johnson
, though. -- Bruce Johnson University of Arizona College of Pharmacy Information Technology Group Institutions do not have opinions, merely customs --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because you are subscribed Low End Mac's G3-5 List, a group for those

Re: Problem since Security Update 2008-0006PPC

2008-09-27 Thread Bruce Johnson
the problem to your user stuff. Look in your startup items. -- Bruce Johnson U of Az College of Pharmacy Information Technology Group Institutions don't have opinions, merely customs --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because you are subscribed Low End Mac's

Re: Problem since Security Update 2008-0006PPC

2008-09-27 Thread Bruce Johnson
not a startup item, then some prefs that are running are causeing the problem. If you want to test it, do a complete re-install again, without transferring the user info, and see if the problem resurfaces. -- Bruce Johnson U of Az College of Pharmacy Information Technology Group Institutions don't have

Re: DA file server is toast!

2008-09-29 Thread Bruce Johnson
. The case has it's own PS and I used that plus the Geeks USB cable to connect to the USB port of my MDD. That means it's the power brick from the USB cable kit that's bad. Geeks does have a good return policy, you should be able to swap it out. -- Bruce Johnson University of Arizona College

Re: Beige Powermac G3 with FW 400

2008-10-01 Thread Bruce Johnson
some graphics operations, I've noticed that scrolling large files such as large iTunes libraries is dramatically faster with Quartz Extreme enabled. where can you buy a video card for an old beige G3? Look for a PCI ATI Radeon, they'll work. I used a Radeon 7200 in mine. -- Bruce Johnson

Re: G4 AGP - Graphics Card Options

2008-10-02 Thread Bruce Johnson
On Oct 2, 2008, at 1:27 AM, Simon Royal wrote: Would adding a better graphics make any difference. I don't do any advanced video editing (not on a machine of this speed), but I wondered if it would help with everyday tasks. Absolutely. It's a very worthwhile upgrade. -- Bruce

Re: Rotten smell raises Apple toxin fears

2008-10-02 Thread Bruce Johnson
remembered him. Then I mentioned 'Sweaty Chicken' OH!!! Sweaty Chicken Guy! That lab smelled like that for years! -- Bruce Johnson University of Arizona College of Pharmacy Information Technology Group Institutions do not have opinions, merely customs

Re: Rotten smell raises Apple toxin fears

2008-10-02 Thread Bruce Johnson
; I've had a few myself. My issue is with the 'OMYGODOHONESI'MGOINGTODIEEE11!!' sensationalism of the reporting. -- Bruce Johnson University of Arizona College of Pharmacy Information Technology Group Institutions do not have opinions, merely customs

Re: iDVD not loading

2008-10-06 Thread Bruce Johnson
? Perhaps the iMovie6 re- install screwed it up. iLife '08 comes with a coupon, password, something, that'll let you download a version of iMovie 6 that works with it. -- Bruce Johnson University of Arizona College of Pharmacy Information Technology Group Institutions do not have opinions, merely

Re: Gmail Question

2008-10-07 Thread Bruce Johnson
X in the first place), not the .Mac mail -- Bruce Johnson University of Arizona College of Pharmacy Information Technology Group Institutions do not have opinions, merely customs --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because you are subscribed Low

Re: Gmail Question

2008-10-07 Thread Bruce Johnson
up a 60-day trial of .Mac, maybe it got set up then. Go into the prefs, click on Accounts and delete the .Mac account. Then add any one you want. -- Bruce Johnson University of Arizona College of Pharmacy Information Technology Group Institutions do not have opinions, merely customs

Re: SD Card reader for External SCSI

2008-10-08 Thread Bruce Johnson
for what it would cost for a SCSI SD reader, if one even exists. Any OHCI USB card will work, under OS 8.6 and better. -- Bruce Johnson University of Arizona College of Pharmacy Information Technology Group Institutions do not have opinions, merely customs

Re: External drive won't mount on 10.2.8 after mounting on 10.5 system

2008-10-09 Thread Bruce Johnson
that. He recommended using the Leopard Disk Repair because it's been improved since 10.2. This is a coincidental directory issue, has nothing to do with the OS version at all. -- Bruce Johnson University of Arizona College of Pharmacy Information Technology Group Institutions do not have

Re: PC RAM?

2008-10-09 Thread Bruce Johnson
for. There has been no difference between 'PC RAM' and 'Mac RAM' since the advent of the Beige G3 systems. They have all used standard RAM of one variety or another. -- Bruce Johnson University of Arizona College of Pharmacy Information Technology Group Institutions do not have opinions, merely customs

Re: Still Fuzzy TFT

2008-10-09 Thread Bruce Johnson
smoothing setting. It's probably set for something other than what you want. -- Bruce Johnson University of Arizona College of Pharmacy Information Technology Group Institutions do not have opinions, merely customs --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message

Re: Still Fuzzy TFT

2008-10-09 Thread Bruce Johnson
On Oct 9, 2008, at 8:27 AM, Bruce Johnson wrote: On Oct 9, 2008, at 6:06 AM, Simon Royal wrote: Hi. I still have a grainy picture on my TFT. It is hooked to a PowerMac G4 Sawtooth. I bought a new high quality, shielded, ferrite core cable as I read that naff cables can cause

Re: Still Fuzzy TFT

2008-10-09 Thread Bruce Johnson
frequencies? Messed with any monitor settings on the monitor itself? Have you tested another monitor on that computer? (I'm sort of lost on the whole sequence so far, I remember the monitor is fine on another computer...it's remotely possible there's an issue with your video card) -- Bruce

Re: Still Fuzzy TFT

2008-10-09 Thread Bruce Johnson
performance. -- Bruce Johnson University of Arizona College of Pharmacy Information Technology Group Institutions do not have opinions, merely customs --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because you are subscribed Low End Mac's G3-5 List, a group for those

Re: Disk Warrior-How?

2008-10-09 Thread Bruce Johnson
. Half the list is a well-nigh unreadable mass of top posted ignorance anymore. Me, I blame AOL for letting their unwashed hordes onto the net in 1993 for this. http://catb.org/~esr/jargon/html/S/September-that-never-ended.html -- Bruce Johnson University of Arizona College of Pharmacy

Re: 10.10, XI or What?

2008-10-09 Thread Bruce Johnson
, I can guarantee you that someone at Apple HAS given this thought. -- Bruce Johnson University of Arizona College of Pharmacy Information Technology Group Institutions do not have opinions, merely customs --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because

Re: 128GB Limit Question

2008-10-10 Thread Bruce Johnson
On Oct 10, 2008, at 2:59 PM, Simon Royal wrote: Bruce So it would be wiser to put the two 7200RPM drives on the primary and the optical drive and third slower hard drive on the secondary. Yes. -- Bruce Johnson University of Arizona College of Pharmacy Information Technology Group

Re: 128GB Limit Question

2008-10-10 Thread Bruce Johnson
. -- Bruce Johnson University of Arizona College of Pharmacy Information Technology Group Institutions do not have opinions, merely customs --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because you are subscribed Low End Mac's G3-5 List, a group for those using G3

Re: Mirroring... Why?

2008-10-12 Thread Bruce Johnson
On Oct 11, 2008, at 2:51 PM, Simon Royal wrote: What is the point of this? The only thing I can see is if the main display fails. For hooking to a projector, so you can see what your audience is. That's what 90% of people use an external video output for. -- Bruce Johnson U of Az

Re: File Managent Woes

2008-10-14 Thread Bruce Johnson
On Oct 14, 2008, at 12:20 PM, Dan wrote: At 11:54 AM -0700 10/14/2008, Bruce Johnson wrote: On Oct 14, 2008, at 11:23 AM, Dan wrote: Personally, I've never been satisfied with any apps that manage images file for me. So, for me, the answer is... a bit primitive: I use Finder. yeah

Re: Need big LCD monitor recommendation for G5

2008-10-14 Thread Bruce Johnson
/ibook/ibook_e.html and install that patch, and you should be able to select the correct resolution for the external monitor, as well as use it for an extended desktop, not just a mirrored one. -- Bruce Johnson University of Arizona College of Pharmacy Information Technology Group Institutions

Re: Can I convert a Flash (.swf) file to mpg?

2008-10-15 Thread Bruce Johnson
, and let you convert them. The others mentioned deal with flash video files (.flv) like those on YouTube. My favorite too for those is cosmopod, a Safari Plugin. Perian also lets you deal with .flv files in QT. Massively useful tool, turns QT pro into a major conversion tool. -- Bruce Johnson U

Re: a tiny G4 on a PCI card,

2008-10-16 Thread Bruce Johnson
to it. No such critter exists, or to my knowledge has ever existed. -- Bruce Johnson University of Arizona College of Pharmacy Information Technology Group Institutions do not have opinions, merely customs --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because you

Re: Can I convert a Flash (.swf) file to mpg?

2008-10-16 Thread Bruce Johnson
On Oct 15, 2008, at 10:37 PM, Brian Christmas wrote: On 16/10/2008, at 3:00 PM, Bruce Johnson wrote: On Oct 15, 2008, at 7:03 PM, Brian Christmas wrote: G'day listers I'd very much like to convert captured Jing .swf movies to any format that can be opened by iMovie. Does

Re: Where did the Speed go -Part two

2008-10-17 Thread Bruce Johnson
that. If ll else fails, a complete system rebuild like yours may actually be necessary, sometimes gremlins can get in and just wreak havok on the system...but this is WAAAY less likely with OS X than, say, Windows where it's an annual tradition of 'nukepave' to clean the pipes out. -- Bruce

Re: Confusion about the different update files from Apple (including Java)

2008-10-17 Thread Bruce Johnson
OSes from a programming point of view. -- Bruce Johnson University of Arizona College of Pharmacy Information Technology Group Institutions do not have opinions, merely customs --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because you are subscribed Low End

Re: Where did the Speed Go?

2008-10-17 Thread Bruce Johnson
On Oct 17, 2008, at 2:12 PM, Wilton Shaw wrote: I launched Terminal,issued the two commands,copied the results to my monitor screen, ??? but I can't figure out how to attach it to this email. Copy from terminal, paste into email message. Terminal allows full copy/paste -- Bruce

Re: OT: RAID 0+1 in a Software RAID Environment

2008-10-18 Thread Bruce Johnson
server in the middle of the day...slowed things down a bit, but it kept running.) OS X software RAID does not support RAID5, he'll need to get a RAID controller for that. -- Bruce Johnson No matter where you go, there you are, B. Banzai

Re: Where did the Speed Go?

2008-10-18 Thread Bruce Johnson
11 od-in-f83.google.com (64.233.161.83) 97.126 ms 93.104 ms 92.153 ms SwampThing-2:~ johnson$ -- Bruce Johnson No matter where you go, there you are, B. Banzai --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because you are subscribed Low End Mac's G3-5 List

Re: Where did the Speed Go?

2008-10-18 Thread Bruce Johnson
On Oct 18, 2008, at 10:10 AM, Wilton Shaw wrote: bash-3.2$ Traceroute www.Guugle.com Might want to try a real website :-) But yeah, that's exactly what Dan was looking for. -- Bruce Johnson No matter where you go, there you are, B. Banzai

Re: When did this happen?

2008-10-19 Thread Bruce Johnson
where I've upgraded a system to 10.5 using the AR method, all printers were gone when it came back up, they had to be re-added. I'm now wondering if I didn't accidentally use an 'Upgrade' instead of ArchiveInstall on the one system where the printer didn't go away... -- Bruce Johnson No matter

Re: Quick References for Cleaning G4 Acrylic Cases

2008-10-19 Thread Bruce Johnson
On Oct 19, 2008, at 8:55 AM, insightinmind wrote: Don't know why they'd want them to smell good (Citrus Power or Orange Scented) ... if you smell them, you're being exposed to ... No the citrus oil is in there as an additional solvent...that it smells nice is merely a by-product. -- Bruce

Re: How do you skin a G4?

2008-10-19 Thread Bruce Johnson
to use, and upgraded the CPU to a 1Ghz one from OWC, and, eventually, the video card to an ATI 9000 Pro, but both were functional upgrades, not because the originals died..) -- Bruce Johnson No matter where you go, there you are, B. Banzai

Open Office 3.0 is out

2008-10-19 Thread Bruce Johnson
The first true OO native mac version is out. get it here: http://www.openoffice.org/ For some moronic reason Sun has declined to make an official PPC compile available via the front page, so get that here: http://tinyurl.com/6egbx6 -- Bruce Johnson No matter where you go, there you are, B

Re: Open Office 3.0 is out

2008-10-20 Thread Bruce Johnson
On Oct 19, 2008, at 1:45 PM, Kris Tilford wrote: On Oct 19, 2008, at 3:33 PM, Bruce Johnson wrote: The first true OO native mac version is out. Humm. For PPC Macs it says no version 3.0 available, but rather 2.4.1. I imagine PPC is getting the heave ho? I'm using NeoOffice v.2.2.5, so

Re: Open Office 3.0 is out

2008-10-20 Thread Bruce Johnson
On Oct 19, 2008, at 10:20 PM, Kris Tilford wrote: Bruce Johnson wrote: For some moronic reason Sun has declined to make an official PPC compile available via the front page, so get that here: http://tinyurl.com/6egbx6 The versions on that page are release candidates, of which

Re: mds mdworker eating up the processor?

2008-10-21 Thread Bruce Johnson
for the couple hours it took to properly index everything. After that, not a problem from Spotlight. You'll still see those two processes running a lot and glomming ontp CPU, but only whil your computer is unoccupied doing anything else. -- Bruce Johnson University of Arizona College of Pharmacy

Re: Leopard Question: Re-partioning Free Space

2008-10-22 Thread Bruce Johnson
in one basket. Your scheme puts all your eggs in different compartments in that one basket. -- Bruce Johnson University of Arizona College of Pharmacy Information Technology Group Institutions do not have opinions, merely customs --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You

Re: USB hub form factor

2008-10-22 Thread Bruce Johnson
glowy power switches? -- Bruce Johnson University of Arizona College of Pharmacy Information Technology Group Institutions do not have opinions, merely customs --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because you are subscribed Low End Mac's G3-5 List

Re: Apple Psystar Come To A Settlement!

2008-10-22 Thread Bruce Johnson
dreams of the 'iwaanacheepmac11!!' crowd, a computer company with 10% of the market share, could not POSSIBLY form an 'illegal monopoly', any more than Ford has an 'illegal monopoly' on Mustangs. -- Bruce Johnson University of Arizona College of Pharmacy Information Technology Group

Re: Apple Psystar Come To A Settlement!

2008-10-22 Thread Bruce Johnson
On Oct 22, 2008, at 3:30 PM, PeterH wrote: On Oct 22, 2008, at 3:13 PM, Bruce Johnson wrote: Meanwhile, I have a bunch of MacPro-equivalents which cost me a couple of hundred apiece (not a couple of thousand apiece). Please point out where I can get a dual Xeon quad-core system

Re: Flash in the pan ... aka dealing with Adobe Flash

2008-10-23 Thread Bruce Johnson
that does this called Session Manager I know Opera will restore your crashed session FF3 does, out of the box. -- Bruce Johnson University of Arizona College of Pharmacy Information Technology Group Institutions do not have opinions, merely customs

Re: Migrating From One Mac To Another

2008-10-23 Thread Bruce Johnson
is there as before. That works great, I've done it a dozen times or so, upgrading folks. I always leave the original account since it's our support account. It's always a good idea to have a test account to troubleshoot things. -- Bruce Johnson University of Arizona College of Pharmacy

Re: USB 2 USB 1.1 Question

2008-10-23 Thread Bruce Johnson
a USB1 device into USB2 bus will slow down all traffic on that bus to USB1 speeds, so if you do have USB1 only devices (which, frankly speaking, are pretty rare) keep 'em segregated on their own USB port on your Mac. -- Bruce Johnson University of Arizona College of Pharmacy Information

Re: USB hub form factor

2008-10-23 Thread Bruce Johnson
keyboard... -- Bruce Johnson University of Arizona College of Pharmacy Information Technology Group Institutions do not have opinions, merely customs --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because you are subscribed Low End Mac's G3-5 List, a group for those

Re: hard drive orientation (horizontal v. vertical)

2008-10-23 Thread Bruce Johnson
orientations hasn't really mattered since the early 90's. The only thing to be aware of is if there's a cooling fan be sure not to block it, and make sure it's stable in your chosen orientation. -- Bruce Johnson University of Arizona College of Pharmacy Information Technology Group Institutions do

Re: Upgrading a bootable drive...

2008-10-23 Thread Bruce Johnson
On Oct 23, 2008, at 9:29 AM, Richard Ramsowr wrote: Morning all I'm about to upgrade my bootable drive and could use some guidelines as to what was the easiest method to use... By 'upgrade' what do you mean? installing a new drive or a new OS? -- Bruce Johnson University of Arizona

Re: Permissions Question, CCC 3.1.2 under Tiger a few more Qs ...

2008-10-24 Thread Bruce Johnson
on the FW drive. Also if you're not using an intel mac, you don't need the efi bit. -- Bruce Johnson University of Arizona College of Pharmacy Information Technology Group Institutions do not have opinions, merely customs --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received

Re: Upgrading a bootable drive...

2008-10-24 Thread Bruce Johnson
(not free) to compy over the contents of your existing drive. Voila'. -- Bruce Johnson University of Arizona College of Pharmacy Information Technology Group Institutions do not have opinions, merely customs --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because you

Re: Family Of eMacs

2008-10-24 Thread Bruce Johnson
stronger EM fields than CRT's...that's why your TV goes crazy when the vacuum cleaner comes near. -- Bruce Johnson University of Arizona College of Pharmacy Information Technology Group Institutions do not have opinions, merely customs --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You

Re: Disable Registration prompt Quicken 2005

2008-10-25 Thread Bruce Johnson
program installable via fink or Macports. Some searching found Jgnash, whcih despite its Klingon-ish name looks pretty nice. hers's an article http://www.linux.com/articles/49400 -- Bruce Johnson U of Az College of Pharmacy Information Technology Group Institutions don't have opinions, merely

Re: Time Machine/Capsule (was: Adding New HD)

2008-10-27 Thread Bruce Johnson
volumes, this time I just swapped in a new volume, and, of course, I needed something from a couple months ago that I'd deleted. I found the files in question, but manually navigating a TM volume is a pain. -- Bruce Johnson University of Arizona College of Pharmacy Information Technology Group

Re: Mac OS on PC?

2008-10-27 Thread Bruce Johnson
a while now...It'll be quite possible to get dialog boxes you cannot click on with only a 600px vertical resolution. I've run into that issue with Clamshell iBooks. -- Bruce Johnson University of Arizona College of Pharmacy Information Technology Group Institutions do not have opinions, merely

Re: Time Machine/Capsule (was: Adding New HD)

2008-10-28 Thread Bruce Johnson
manually fixed the issue. I've recovered files from the backup, so so far the drives haven't been being corrupted. -- Bruce Johnson University of Arizona College of Pharmacy Information Technology Group Institutions do not have opinions, merely customs

Re: jpeg and gif coversion problem

2008-10-28 Thread Bruce Johnson
but not vector pict files (such as the late, great SuperPaint). -- Bruce Johnson University of Arizona College of Pharmacy Information Technology Group Institutions do not have opinions, merely customs --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because you

Re: Time Machine Problem

2008-10-29 Thread Bruce Johnson
, see what errors are being thrown. -- Bruce Johnson University of Arizona College of Pharmacy Information Technology Group Institutions do not have opinions, merely customs --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because you are subscribed Low End Mac's G3

Re: malware and web pages

2008-10-29 Thread Bruce Johnson
as an antispyware solution. -- Bruce Johnson University of Arizona College of Pharmacy Information Technology Group Institutions do not have opinions, merely customs --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because you are subscribed Low End Mac's G3-5 List, a group

Re: System Crash - Spotlight???

2008-10-29 Thread Bruce Johnson
system CD and repairing your Hard drive...repeated crashes like that can cause serious directory damage. -- Bruce Johnson University of Arizona College of Pharmacy Information Technology Group Institutions do not have opinions, merely customs

Re: malware and web pages

2008-10-30 Thread Bruce Johnson
://www.discovercard.com/customer-service/security/create-soan.html Unfortunately the downloadable version is for PC's only :-( The online version is quite easy to use, though. -- Bruce Johnson University of Arizona College of Pharmacy Information Technology Group Institutions do not have opinions, merely customs

Re: System Crash - Spotlight???

2008-10-30 Thread Bruce Johnson
it was Fusion that caused that one. -- Bruce Johnson University of Arizona College of Pharmacy Information Technology Group Institutions do not have opinions, merely customs --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because you are subscribed Low End Mac's G3-5 List

Re: search in 10.5 server

2008-10-31 Thread Bruce Johnson
missing chunks of the communication. Growing pains, maybe... -- Bruce Johnson University of Arizona College of Pharmacy Information Technology Group Institutions do not have opinions, merely customs --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because you

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