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

2008-08-29 Thread Dan
At 10:28 AM -0700 8/29/2008, Bruce Johnson wrote: Now we just need a ruling that says software is a product just like hardware, *in this context*. And we need magical flying unicorn ponies too. Whoa there. Leave the Unicorns ALONE. They be immune to thy magiks. - Dan

Re: Paypal and Safari 3.1.2

2008-08-29 Thread Dan
the same thing, IF you report problems to them. The company that runs the website said that they had heard from other Safari users who had the same trouble. They blamed Apple Nice attitude. I'd rethink giving them future business. Hint: Safari is MORE standards compliant than Firefox. - Dan

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

2008-08-30 Thread Dan
At 5:05 AM -0500 8/30/2008, Ralph wrote: On Thu, 2008-08-28 at 17:19 -0400, Dan wrote: There is a legal question here as to the separation of hardware and software. If the courts rule that they're separate products,,, the whole industry will change -- for the better, IMO. Maybe

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

2008-08-30 Thread Dan
in favor of licensing that doesn't boil down to I want cheaper kit. This isn't about cheaper. This is about filling the gaps in the product line. Case 1: An inexpensive machine suitable for office work. Case 2: A mid-range expandable tower. Case 3: A truly high end workstation. - Dan

Gum vs Firewire

2008-08-31 Thread Dan
? Is there something that dissolves gum, that won't damage the electronics? Thx, - Dan. -- - Psychoceramic Emeritus; South Jersey, USA, Earth --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because you are subscribed Low End Mac's G3-5 List, a group for those using

Re: Gum vs Firewire

2008-08-31 Thread Dan
to make it worse. Will try a freeze spray. Already pulled the drive mechanism out, to get better access. Geeze, how subtle can Murphy be? Just flipped past that old Batman movie on cable the other day - the one where The Arnold is waving that freeze gun around. - Dan. -- - Psychoceramic Emeritus

Re: Software Update after Leopard upgrade

2008-09-02 Thread Dan
15 GB of hard drive space to install? Tiger was around 4GB. I did a search for any files larger than 10GB and there's nothing. Still searching. There have been some very large printer driver packages released lately, 1+ GB each. Could they account for this diff, in part? - Dan

Re: Apple Mail problems - app quits or freezes

2008-09-04 Thread Dan
At 1:37 PM -0700 9/3/2008, Bruce Johnson wrote: On Sep 3, 2008, at 12:19 PM, Dan wrote: It seems like problems with Apple Mail continue... everything from it suddenly quitting to freezing up while displaying certain messages. You re-launch and Mail goes right back to the same freezing

Re: Apple Mail problems - app quits or freezes

2008-09-04 Thread Dan
At 11:07 AM -0700 9/4/2008, Bruce Johnson wrote: On Sep 4, 2008, at 10:41 AM, Dan wrote: However, we use IMAP exclusively, I wonder if it's something to do with the way Mail manages POP accounts. Could be. All our uses are POP3. But one of the more frequent problems is for Mail to go

Re: Disk Partition Size Limit

2008-09-05 Thread Dan
mean I can be tolerated as computer lingo but using m for M is downright confusing. I'm pretty sure that milli is always 1/1000 and never 1/1024 but whonoze? pffft. Real men use microFortnights. - Dan. -- - Psychoceramic Emeritus; South Jersey, USA, Earth

Re: Strange Email

2008-09-05 Thread Dan
and some superglue. - Dan. -- - Psychoceramic Emeritus; South Jersey, USA, Earth --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ 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 - with a particular focus

Re: burning a DVD-R-W

2008-09-07 Thread Dan
://freeridecoding.com/burnagaindvd/ Interesting. It merges multi-sessions into a single burn folder?. - Dan. -- - Psychoceramic Emeritus; South Jersey, USA, Earth --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because you are subscribed Low End Mac's G3-5 List

Re: burning a DVD-R-W

2008-09-08 Thread Dan
At 5:00 PM -0700 9/7/2008, Jane, (Portland, OR) wrote: Kris, uh, it says in the title that it is a DVD-RW. Actually, the discs are DVD+RW. It says DVD-R-W which could mean a lot of things. Kris' interpretation was the same as mine... - Dan. -- - Psychoceramic Emeritus; South Jersey, USA

Re: Solid State Laptop Drives

2008-09-08 Thread Dan
* that counts - the writes using up cycle life of the card. My second choice would be to use a commercial solid state drive, not just an adapter and cf cards. yea. The static ram used in real ram drives has a much higher cycle life. - Dan. -- - Psychoceramic Emeritus; South Jersey, USA, Earth

Re: plist files

2008-09-09 Thread Dan
? Not sure exactly what you're trying to do. WRT the network interfaces, Unix is VERY stable. Don't be tossing prefs unnecessarily. To turn off an interface, go to its pane in the Network system prefs , turn the protocol off, and hit the Apply button. - Dan. -- - Psychoceramic Emeritus; South

Re: Newegg newsletter

2008-09-09 Thread Dan
forward it, with all headers, directly to me? Thanks! - Dan. -- - Psychoceramic Emeritus; South Jersey, USA, Earth --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ 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

Re: Dashboard call home

2008-09-16 Thread Dan
your dock. OnyX and Deeper are great free utilities. They let you tweak a lot of the Mac's GUI. Very handy. They're actually big scripts, so if they seem slow just be patient. If you don't understand a function, ask. I know the documentation is a bit sparse. - Dan. -- - Psychoceramic

Re: MDD startup problem and solution, and a question.

2008-09-24 Thread Dan
too old. Yes, loss of time is the one of the primary symptoms of a dead/dying PRAM battery. Definately time to replace it. - Dan. -- - Psychoceramic Emeritus; South Jersey, USA, Earth --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because you are subscribed Low

Re: Larger drives and slowdowns?

2008-09-24 Thread Dan
definitely slows down my machine! Then of course you can hear the disk grumbling from the weight of all those bits! HTH, - Dan. -- - Psychoceramic Emeritus; South Jersey, USA, Earth --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because you are subscribed Low

Re: Recent Finder Problem ... Just Busy Behind the Desktop Scene?

2008-09-25 Thread Dan
using a tool such as OnyX, instead of cutting off its knees. - Dan. -- - Psychoceramic Emeritus; South Jersey, USA, Earth --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ 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: Recent Finder Problem ... Just Busy Behind the Desktop Scene?

2008-09-25 Thread Dan
... Take a look in system.log and console.log. There should be information there. Have Activity Monitor running, so you can get to it. - Dan. -- - Psychoceramic Emeritus; South Jersey, USA, Earth --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because you

Re: G3-5 posting delay issues

2008-09-25 Thread Dan
]) by eastrmimpo01.cox.net with bizsmtp id Joqc1a00841coHU02oqc80; Wed, 24 Sep 2008 20:50:36 -0400 (your Date header, created by your email cilent when it hit the SMTP server) Date: Wed, 24 Sep 2008 19:50:36 -0500 - Dan. -- - Psychoceramic Emeritus; South Jersey, USA, Earth

Re: G3-5 posting delay issues

2008-09-25 Thread Dan
At 12:17 PM -0400 9/25/2008, Dan wrote: At 12:29 AM -0500 9/25/2008, Kris Tilford wrote: I sent a response tonight to the thread Recent Finder Problem at 7:50 PM and received my own response at 11:55 PM, a 4 hour 5 minute delay. Kris, please forward that received response to me - with FULL

Re: Bit the bullet on the larger drives backup software

2008-09-26 Thread Dan
CRITICAL PROBLEMS. http://blog.plasticsfuture.org/2006/04/23/mac-backup-software-harmful/ - Dan. -- - Psychoceramic Emeritus; South Jersey, USA, Earth --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because you are subscribed Low End Mac's G3-5 List, a group for those

Re: Address Book and iCal stuff AWOL after upgrade to Leopard.

2008-09-29 Thread Dan
contacts and iCal events do not appear. Check the owner and permissions on the files you moved. You might need to adjust them. - Dan. -- - Psychoceramic Emeritus; South Jersey, USA, Earth --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because you are subscribed Low

Re: Buy/Sell lists?

2008-09-29 Thread Dan
postings are full indexed by Google. - Dan. -- - Psychoceramic Emeritus; South Jersey, USA, Earth --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ 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

Re: Address Book and iCal stuff AWOL after upgrade to Leopard.

2008-09-30 Thread Dan
for those apps in your Leopard system and pull everything back in from your backup... - Dan. -- - Psychoceramic Emeritus; South Jersey, USA, Earth --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because you are subscribed Low End Mac's G3-5 List, a group

Re: Rotten smell raises Apple toxin fears

2008-10-02 Thread Dan
At 10:04 PM -0400 10/1/2008, Steve R wrote: http://tinyurl.com/protoxic ROTTEN SMELL RAISES APPLE TOXIN FEARS yum. benzene! This adds a whole new level to the 'ole phrase pry it from my cold dead hands. - Dan. --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message

Re: Power Mac G4 power supplies

2008-10-02 Thread Dan
, and now I know which systems they'll work in. Found some PSU voltage test info in Apple's db. Making good headway now! Thx, - Dan. -- - Psychoceramic Emeritus; South Jersey, USA, Earth --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because you are subscribed

Re: Rotten smell raises Apple toxin fears

2008-10-02 Thread Dan
At 2:55 PM -0400 10/2/2008, insightinmind wrote: Different kind of heating up ... that smells, too ... IMHO. You put oatmeal where? - Dan. -- - Psychoceramic Emeritus; South Jersey, USA, Earth --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because you

Re: Drive order on desktop

2008-10-02 Thread Dan
, in Terminal, will provide the list. is there a way I can change it back? I vaguely remember seeing an applescript applet that remembered the location of the icons on your desktop and could set them back. Such an applet run as a login item, should work well. HTH, - Dan. -- - Psychoceramic

Re: Gmail Question

2008-10-08 Thread Dan
At 5:23 PM -0400 10/7/2008, Dan wrote: At 5:17 PM -0600 10/5/2008, Stephen Conrad wrote: The email is from: Beliefnet, Chicken Soup for the Soul Ok. I like soup, so I just signed up for their daily newsletter using this GMail account. We'll see what happens. I have now received two emails

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

2008-10-08 Thread Dan
it properly then try it on the eMac. The OP doesn't say, but hopefully he didn't re-initialize the drive on the MacBook. If he did, then Disk Utility's default was to replace the Apple Partition map with a GID map - in which case the volumes would be incompatible with Jaguar. - Dan

Re: Gmail Question

2008-10-09 Thread Dan
that quote-looking prefix. Just use normal text. When you prefix your reply with things like that, it looks like a non-standard quote choice to the mail client, so it's processed erroneously as such. - Dan. -- - Psychoceramic Emeritus; South Jersey, USA, Earth

Re: Gmail Question

2008-10-09 Thread Dan
the message before the spam check in done... - Dan. -- - Psychoceramic Emeritus; South Jersey, USA, Earth --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ 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

Re: PC RAM?

2008-10-09 Thread Dan
. Maximum height 2.0 inches. Qualified geometries: 64 Mb technologies for 32, 64, and 128 MB DIMMs. 128 Mb technologies for 128 and 256 MB DIMMs. Do NOT use: Parity, ECC, registered or buffered SDRAM DIMMs. 256 Mb technology, 32-bit wide, EDO or FPM. HTH, - Dan. -- - Psychoceramic Emeritus

Re: PC RAM?

2008-10-09 Thread Dan
, IMO. - Dan. -- - Psychoceramic Emeritus; South Jersey, USA, Earth --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ 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 - with a particular focus on Power Macs

Re: PC RAM?

2008-10-09 Thread Dan
At 12:23 PM -0700 10/9/2008, PeterH wrote: On Oct 9, 2008, at 12:13 PM, Dan wrote: Each PC- monikor is a *family*, that includes a range of specifications. The family specifications are published / controlled by Intel. These are controlled by the industry standards group, JEDEC

Re: PC RAM?

2008-10-09 Thread Dan
SDRAM. The difference is access methods. - Dan. -- - Psychoceramic Emeritus; South Jersey, USA, Earth --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ 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

Re: 10.10, XI or What?

2008-10-09 Thread Dan
slapping fresh bandages on that baby! Today, we're fooling around at 2 and wee over 3 GHz with Intel while IBM is blazing along at 5 GHz on their way to 6. Can't wait to see what tomorrow brings. - Dan. -- - Psychoceramic Emeritus; South Jersey, USA, Earth

Re: Gmail Question

2008-10-10 Thread Dan
At 12:17 PM -0400 10/9/2008, Dan wrote: I received three emails from Beliefnet. All three were moved to the Spam box by GMail. So I have now created a filter in GMail to NOT move Beliefnet items to the Spam box. We'll see if that works tonite. Today I received three more messages from

Re: Large Drives

2008-10-11 Thread Dan
volumes, movies, music, photo video editing, databases, starcharts, Mach5 plans... - Dan. -- - Psychoceramic Emeritus; South Jersey, USA, Earth --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because you are subscribed Low End Mac's G3-5 List, a group for those

Re: Where did the Speed Go?

2008-10-11 Thread Dan
or connecting or ...? Run a speed test here and tell us the results: http://www.speakeasy.net/speedtest/ Launch Terminal.app and issue these two commands, then copy the full results and paste 'em into a reply here: dig www.google.com traceroute www.google.com HTH, - Dan. -- - Psychoceramic

Re: Where did the Speed Go?

2008-10-12 Thread Dan
manager who can have that person corrected then initiate whatever investigation toward your difficulty is necessary. - Dan. -- - Psychoceramic Emeritus; South Jersey, USA, Earth --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because you are subscribed Low End Mac's

Re: Mirroring... Why?

2008-10-12 Thread Dan
it at its highest resolution, and still read fine print. He cannot do that with the built-in screens. They're just too soft and fuzzy for his eyes. - Dan. -- - Psychoceramic Emeritus; South Jersey, USA, Earth --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because

Re: File Managent Woes

2008-10-14 Thread Dan
you can periodically burn them easily. HTH, - Dan. -- - Psychoceramic Emeritus; South Jersey, USA, Earth --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ 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

Re: File Managent Woes

2008-10-14 Thread Dan
myself out of it. They just don't do what I need/want. And it's not just images. I have the same problem with my music. I don't trust iTunes one bit. - Dan. -- - Psychoceramic Emeritus; South Jersey, USA, Earth --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message

Re: Where did the Speed Go?

2008-10-16 Thread Dan
and issue these two commands, then copy the full results and paste 'em into a reply here: dig www.google.com traceroute www.google.com - Dan. -- - Psychoceramic Emeritus; South Jersey, USA, Earth --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because you

Re: Where did the Speed go -Part two

2008-10-16 Thread Dan
the problem before destroying more of your system. - Dan. -- - Psychoceramic Emeritus; South Jersey, USA, Earth --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ 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

Re: Where did the Speed Go?

2008-10-16 Thread Dan
. - Dan. -- - Psychoceramic Emeritus; South Jersey, USA, Earth --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ 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 - with a particular focus on Power Macs. The list

Re: Where did the Speed Go?

2008-10-16 Thread Dan
it. Those are essentially the same types of tests that the Verizon tech ran. But he's concerned with only your connectivity within Verizon's network. I want to examine the whole picture -- the path through the network, through Verizon's network, into your home, into your Mac. - Dan

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

2008-10-17 Thread Dan
In the Windoze world there are two Java engines: There's the illegal abomination created by MS. Then there's the legit, er a lawsuit settlement, release you get from Sun. Apple has no such legal problem. They take Sun's Java, fix it up, and provide it directly to us. HTH, - Dan

Re: Where did the Speed Go?

2008-10-17 Thread Dan
) 2.136 ms 0.702 ms 0.610 ms 2 * * You need to let that run longer. There should be a dozen or so lines there. Um, try tracing to phl.speakeasy.net instead. You're in the Lynchburg VA region? - Dan. -- - Psychoceramic Emeritus; South Jersey, USA, Earth

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

2008-10-17 Thread Dan
liability when the virus market for OS X heats up. - Dan. -- - Psychoceramic Emeritus; South Jersey, USA, Earth --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ 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

Current HD costs (was Re: Confusion about the different update files)

2008-10-18 Thread Dan
, new or refirb. Personally, I'd rather have a refirb Seagate than a new WD. FWIW, - Dan. -- - Psychoceramic Emeritus; South Jersey, USA, Earth --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because you are subscribed Low End Mac's G3-5 List, a group for those

Re: Current HD costs (was Re: Confusion about the different update files)

2008-10-18 Thread Dan
if only there were some inexpensive SATA cards... - Dan. -- - Psychoceramic Emeritus; South Jersey, USA, Earth --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ 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

Re: Current HD costs (was Re: Confusion about the different update files)

2008-10-18 Thread Dan
living in the land of the north doesn't mean you should be isolated. Postage into Canada isn't that bad, and the USPS will even pre-print the customs forms for you! That being said: I'll reship stuff for LEM folx, if they need. - Dan. -- - Psychoceramic Emeritus; South Jersey, USA, Earth

Re: When did this happen?

2008-10-18 Thread Dan
(click on its dock icon while it's doing its thing), then it sticks around until you quit it. If you leave it alone, it should quit automatically. - Dan. -- - Psychoceramic Emeritus; South Jersey, USA, Earth --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because

Re: Where did the Speed Go?

2008-10-18 Thread Dan
bad, because guugle.com is in Berlin Germany. Please do a traceroute to phl.speakeasy.net You're in the Baltimore area? - Dan. -- - Psychoceramic Emeritus; South Jersey, USA, Earth --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because you are subscribed Low End

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

2008-10-20 Thread Dan
with friends! Then you can easily install whichever you need at will. http://www.adobe.com/go/tn_14266 Good luck. For the sake of all things sane, PLEASE remember to run backups BEFORE installing Flash! HTH, - Dan. -- - Psychoceramic Emeritus; South Jersey, USA, Earth

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

2008-10-20 Thread Dan
the urls back into them and starting them loading? Yes, FF does that (even the latest 3.1beta). Great way to create a crash loop. - Dan. -- - Psychoceramic Emeritus; South Jersey, USA, Earth --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because you are subscribed

Re: Leopard Question: Re-partioning Free Space

2008-10-21 Thread Dan
OS's are involved? At present, I'm using Disk Utility on the PCI Graphics machine to Verify the backup drive, to include the first partition containing my Time Machine backup. Can I trust the results if positive? Hopefully. - Dan. -- - Psychoceramic Emeritus; South Jersey, USA, Earth

Re: CCC

2008-10-22 Thread Dan
At 1:10 PM -0500 10/21/2008, George Hozendorf wrote: anyone tried the latest version of Carbon Copy Cloner 3.1.2? On my machine it's incredibly faster. hum. Hadn't even realized it was out! I'll give it a whirl. Thx! Might be interesting to compare it to the latest SuperDuper. - Dan

Re: Leopard Question: Re-partioning Free Space

2008-10-22 Thread Dan
to repartition it, and trust my backup CCC partitions? now that no errors are reported by Disk Utility? If the backups are on the drive you added partitions, then I personally would not trust them. - Dan. -- - Psychoceramic Emeritus; South Jersey, USA, Earth

Re: Leopard Question: Re-partioning Free Space

2008-10-22 Thread Dan
At 6:02 AM -0400 10/22/2008, insightinmind wrote: On Oct 21, 2008, at 11:12 PM, Dan wrote: So you had a large empty space that was unpartitioned? If not, then you didn't just add... you did a massive data move to create the contiguous free space, then re-wrote the partition map, resizing

Re: Mirror Image?

2008-10-22 Thread Dan
a bit for the window to fill. Then information there should lead you to its location. - Dan. -- - Psychoceramic Emeritus; South Jersey, USA, Earth --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because you are subscribed Low End Mac's G3-5 List, a group

Java vs Mozilla

2008-10-23 Thread Dan
? Try a different/new user account. Try the beta. etc HTH, - Dan. -- - Psychoceramic Emeritus; South Jersey, USA, Earth --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ 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: hard drive orientation (horizontal v. vertical)

2008-10-23 Thread Dan
alignment... Drives are factory formatted horizontally. If you're going to run it vertically, then I recommend zero'ing it vertically first. That way if the heads don't swing perfectly, you'll KNOW before it starts throwing data into oblivion. FWIW, - Dan. -- - Psychoceramic Emeritus; South

Re: Java vs Mozilla

2008-10-23 Thread Dan
At 3:34 PM -0400 10/23/2008, John Musbach wrote: On Thu, Oct 23, 2008 at 2:55 PM, Dan [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: First, it does not pass the does that make sense test. Firefox 3 has gone through *three* releases and umpteen alphas and betas, not to mention the nightly builds etc. Surely

Re: hard drive orientation (horizontal v. vertical)

2008-10-23 Thread Dan
At 2:37 PM -0700 10/23/2008, PeterH wrote: On Oct 23, 2008, at 2:24 PM, Dan wrote: Each set of heads is on an arm, whoze positioning is *critical* -- the head has to line up exactly over the track, or it fails to read or write the data correctly. It's done with a step motor and springs

Re: eSATA question

2008-10-25 Thread Dan
hardware. - Dan. -- - Psychoceramic Emeritus; South Jersey, USA, Earth --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ 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 - with a particular focus on Power Macs

Re: PPC Benchmarks for Flashplayer 9 vs 10

2008-10-25 Thread Dan
crashy than the ppc. FWIW, - Dan. -- - Psychoceramic Emeritus; South Jersey, USA, Earth --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ 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 - with a particular focus

Re: One Program Crashing

2008-10-25 Thread Dan
these extensions a coupla times. Bad idea I guess, because now the program crashes on startup. What does do the system, console, and crash logs say? Does the app work in a different user account? - Dan. -- - Psychoceramic Emeritus; South Jersey, USA, Earth

Re: RealPlayer Problem

2008-10-26 Thread Dan
-al libstdc* - Dan. -- - Psychoceramic Emeritus; South Jersey, USA, Earth --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ 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 - with a particular focus on Power

Re: Which OS X install discs will work with a G4?

2008-10-26 Thread Dan
the original hardware. I'm looking for a way to get a copy of 10.4 inexpensively. Look for a full retail kit. - Dan. -- - Psychoceramic Emeritus; South Jersey, USA, Earth --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because you are subscribed Low End Mac's G3-5

Re: Adding New HD

2008-10-26 Thread Dan
wipe it out and still have that other volume as your primary backup. Maybe sometime Time Machine will be ready to run without training wheels... - Dan. -- - Psychoceramic Emeritus; South Jersey, USA, Earth --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because you

Re: Yikes! Power Button or CUDA?

2008-10-27 Thread Dan
finally got completely booted. But you've probably drained that battery quite a bit... If you have problems booting in the future, replace the battery. - Dan. -- - Psychoceramic Emeritus; South Jersey, USA, Earth --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message

Re: Filesystem corrupted since filesystem check

2008-10-27 Thread Dan
have to pay unless you want to do a full recovery. - Dan. -- - Psychoceramic Emeritus; South Jersey, USA, Earth --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ 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

Re: Yikes! Power Button or CUDA?

2008-10-27 Thread Dan
At 2:47 PM -0400 10/27/2008, insightinmind wrote: Which button is the CUDA? The left one. :) (jpeg being sent offlist). Reply sent offlist. - Dan. -- - Psychoceramic Emeritus; South Jersey, USA, Earth --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because

Re: USB Drive Question

2008-10-27 Thread Dan
(Apple or GID), and create (non-mountable) partitions to contain drivers and such. THEN you create the user partitions (mountable volumes) and *initialize* the files systems therein. You can view all the partitions with a command such as: diskutil list - Dan. -- - Psychoceramic Emeritus

Re: jpeg and gif coversion problem

2008-10-28 Thread Dan
the format be? Even cheap/free products do that! - Dan. -- - Psychoceramic Emeritus; South Jersey, USA, Earth --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ 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

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

2008-10-29 Thread Dan
this, the more I'm thinking folx would be better off building their own disk server with an old PM G3 or G4 and a SATA card. Use the home router provided by your broadband ISP for the rest. - Dan. -- - Psychoceramic Emeritus; South Jersey, USA, Earth

Re: Adding New HD

2008-10-29 Thread Dan
At 12:04 PM -0400 10/28/2008, Wilton Shaw wrote: I looked under Partition Map Scheme and it says Master Boot Record. Is this right or wrong? Apple Partion Map is *required* to boot PowerPC based Macs. Intel-based Macs use GID. Windoze uses Master Boot Record. - Dan. -- - Psychoceramic

Re: CCC

2008-10-29 Thread Dan
At 9:17 PM -0400 10/22/2008, Al Poulin wrote: On Oct 22, 2008, at 2:35 PM, Dan wrote: At 1:10 PM -0500 10/21/2008, George Hozendorf wrote: anyone tried the latest version of Carbon Copy Cloner 3.1.2? On my machine it's incredibly faster. hum. Hadn't even realized it was out! I'll

Re: CCC

2008-10-29 Thread Dan
At 4:11 PM -0400 10/29/2008, Dan wrote: 5. Need to look into CCC's handling of the various Cache directories. My worry was the CCC was copying caches - those directories aren't listed in the docs as ones that are ignored. Turns out that CCC is, as expected, smart about it. The caches

Re: Yikes! Power Button or CUDA?

2008-10-29 Thread Dan
up. Besides being slowslowslow, it seems to rarely find on-point articles like it used to. - Dan. -- - Psychoceramic Emeritus; South Jersey, USA, Earth --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because you are subscribed Low End Mac's G3-5 List, a group

Re: Personal Data Removal Methodology Questions

2008-10-29 Thread Dan
sitting out on the backup drive and I didn't know I put it there? If you're worried, go peruse the clone. Make sure the files are deleted then use Disk Utility to erase the empty space. - Dan. -- - Psychoceramic Emeritus; South Jersey, USA, Earth

Re: malware and web pages

2008-10-29 Thread Dan
a service like Paypal and *don't* connect it to your bank account. 4) Skip number 2. Use Paypal's debit mastercard instead. That makes your online fundage a closed loop with VERY limited exposure! FWIW, - Dan. -- - Psychoceramic Emeritus; South Jersey, USA, Earth

Re: G4 Tiger vs Leopard benchmarks

2008-10-30 Thread Dan
At 9:27 PM -0500 10/29/2008, Kris Tilford wrote: ran benchmarks. Sure enough, it appears Leopard 10.5.5 was about 20% slower than Tiger 10.4.11. Benchmarks were run on a clean system with nothing else running. What about Spotlight - did you have its indexing disabled on all volumes? - Dan

Apple blows it again

2008-11-01 Thread Dan
is presented in a tiny unreadble font with narrow FIXED column size. The aritcle titles are TRUNCATED, so no matter what you do, you can't read them. Way to go Apple. Oh, I know -- at least they did use a black background and dark gray text. - Dan. -- - Psychoceramic Emeritus; South Jersey, USA

Re: search in 10.5 server

2008-11-01 Thread Dan
. Just remove all the files from the top-level .Spotlight-V100 directory on that volume. Then do the -i on, and it WILL rebuild. At that point, you could have Console open, watching the system log... so you can see any errors that come in... HTH, - Dan. -- - Psychoceramic Emeritus; South Jersey

Re: Personal Data Removal Methodology Questions

2008-11-01 Thread Dan
. There have been a lot of disussions about this in the past. - Dan. -- - Psychoceramic Emeritus; South Jersey, USA, Earth --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ 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: Apple blows it again

2008-11-01 Thread Dan
At 12:21 PM -0400 11/1/2008, Dan wrote: Now it just has a link to a list on apple.com. http://support.apple.com/kb/index?page=articles The list is presented in a tiny unreadble font with narrow FIXED column size. The aritcle titles are TRUNCATED, so no matter what you do, you can't read them

Re: Digital Audio won't stop Kernel Panicking

2008-11-02 Thread Dan
things, then pull the memory and try one stick at a time. - Dan. -- - Psychoceramic Emeritus; South Jersey, USA, Earth --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ 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: CCC

2008-11-02 Thread Dan
DU repair disk with zero errors. Repair permissions just finds the usual suspects. I think something failed on your system. Check your system log and the ccc log. Maybe wipe the clone and redo it. Make sure it's file level, not block level. HTH, - Dan. -- - Psychoceramic Emeritus; South

Re: Digital Audio is too slow (Re: Digital Audio won't stop Kernel Panicking)

2008-11-02 Thread Dan
your own? Out of the now 1GB of RAM in the computer, only about 10MB are free, and around 600MB are Active. What have you got running? Send me some snapshots if you want... - Dan. -- - Psychoceramic Emeritus; South Jersey, USA, Earth --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You

Re: Digital Audio is too slow (Re: Digital Audio won't stop Kernel Panicking)

2008-11-02 Thread Dan
was a Virus scanner that my dad had installed, thinking that the reason for the crashes was a virus. Uninstalled that, and things are much faster. A virus scanner on a Mac is kindof like tying a brick to the head of your loved one. - Dan. -- - Psychoceramic Emeritus; South Jersey, USA, Earth

Re: Apple blows it again

2008-11-03 Thread Dan
* to publish with the article lists. Prior to 13 Sept, the email was 15 to 30 KB long, with complete information - listing every changed and new article and their urls. Now it's just a meatless high-noise email - no article listing; just a link to that one badly written web page. - Dan

Re: Where did the Speed Go?

2008-11-03 Thread Dan
to factor in the speed at which your computer runs Java! hop hop hop - Dan. -- - Psychoceramic Emeritus; South Jersey, USA, Earth --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ 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: Netinfo?

2008-11-03 Thread Dan
. Not normally used by your average user. Was someone using your computer? Unless they had your admin password, the information shown was all read-only. What else was open? - Dan. -- - Psychoceramic Emeritus; South Jersey, USA, Earth --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You

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