Re: Buy/Sell lists?

2008-09-30 Thread James E. Therrault
Charles Davis wrote: On Sep 30, 2008, at 7:40 AM, diane wrote: At 3:59 AM -0700 9/30/08, Dan the listmom wrote: If you're not willing to share your name and location, there are other places to post your items, but to protect members of LEM Swap, we require this information. My zip

Re: Buy/Sell lists?

2008-09-30 Thread James E. Therrault
Charles Davis wrote: On Sep 30, 2008, at 11:44 AM, Dan wrote: At 10:29 AM -0400 9/30/2008, Charles Davis wrote: My zip code *is* my location. Unless your Zip code includes the Optional +4 information, your Zip code is an area of possible locations. Sorry, but unless you have a totally

Re: Need big LCD monitor recommendation for G5

2008-10-12 Thread James E. Therrault
Tom wrote: I have a Quicksilver (with an ATI Radeon 9800Pro) ... if you're giving away that Cinema ... I have room for it in my studio ... Oh ... you might consider getting another video card with correct connectors for the Cinema ... As much as I hate giving up a freebee ... Bill

Re: Need big LCD monitor recommendation for G5

2008-10-12 Thread James E. Therrault
Tom wrote: On Oct 12, 12:05 pm, Alex Smith (K4RNT) [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The two 22 LCDs I've worked with the most are the two that I'd recommend: Samsung SyncMaster 226bw ViewSonic VX2245wm My favorite LCD vendors are Samsung and ViewSonic. I highly recommend both. Good grief,

Re: Need big LCD monitor recommendation for G5

2008-10-12 Thread James E. Therrault
RediG3-5 wrote: On Oct 12, 12:12 pm, James E. Therrault [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Tom wrote: On Oct 12, 12:05 pm, Alex Smith (K4RNT) [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The two 22 LCDs I've worked with the most are the two that I'd recommend: Samsung SyncMaster 226bw ViewSonic VX2245wm My

Re: Need big LCD monitor recommendation for G5

2008-10-12 Thread James E. Therrault
Tom wrote: My 17 Dell (10.5 x 13) is more normal and I like it a lot .. . . Cliff Thanks for the info Cliff. Several big Dells are available too, but I'll try Samsung first, since the consensus seems to be that they are excellent monitors. I did read some complaints that the

Re: Need big LCD monitor recommendation for G5

2008-10-13 Thread James E. Therrault
RediG3-5 wrote: On Oct 12, 2:37 pm, James E. Therrault [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: There should be no change of aspect ratio of items on ths screen. If you're seeing things stretched, something is wrong with settings. Like I said, my Samsung played right out of the box at 1680x1050. Make

Re: Apple Psystar Come To A Settlement!

2008-10-22 Thread James E. Therrault
PeterH wrote: On Oct 22, 2008, at 2:01 PM, Wallace Adrian D'Alessio wrote: The average buyer is not aware, and, more importantly, DOES NOT CARE that MacOS X can be run on an Intel. Apple does not WANT the public to be aware of this. Thus the alternative legal negotiation of this case.

Re: Have I waited long enough to move up to Leopard?

2008-11-10 Thread James E. Therrault
My 2¢ worth... Stick with Tiger. I'm sure that Leopard can be made to work but it will be SLOW.. Regards, JT Samantha Goodson wrote: On Nov 10, 2008, at 7:50 AM, Doug Burton wrote: I have the same machine and mine is staying with 10.4.11. For one thing, I've heard that

Re: See You Later...

2008-11-11 Thread James E. Therrault
Simon Royal wrote: Hi Well after being told this is a PowerMac list, I have joined the iMac list for my eMacs. See you later, it has been good while I was here. Simon H, I assumed that this was a G3, G4 and G5 list. I certainly did not have a problem with any of your posts...

Re: See You Later...

2008-11-14 Thread James E. Therrault
Dan wrote: At 2:49 PM -0800 11/13/2008, Larry Stotler wrote: Agreed. Too many lists can drive traffic and people away. I'm currently subscribed to about 7 groups from LEM. *nod* Maybe we should have it like this: Old World Powermacs New World Powermacs iMacs Old World Powerbooks

Re: iTunes- apology- bottom post!

2008-11-27 Thread James E. Therrault
No apology required. This forum accepts either method of posting. JT MIKO's Support, Design and Development Services wrote: VERY sorry. I was depressed, alone and upset. THIS LIST REQUIRES THAT YOU BOTTOM POST! Sorry, I'm on lists where you have to top post and I was just getting it

Re: Apple Psystar Come To A Settlement!

2008-12-04 Thread James E. Therrault
Dan wrote: At 5:01 AM -0500 12/4/2008, Wallace Adrian D'Alessio wrote: Motorola is pretty much out of the picture for CPUs and IBM? Haven't heard of them making CPUs since the G5 passed on. What Peter said. Plus... Don't forget IBM's Power processors. The current batch from IBM are

Re: Apple Psystar Come To A Settlement!

2008-12-04 Thread James E. Therrault
PeterH wrote: On Dec 4, 2008, at 9:54 AM, James E. Therrault wrote: It's a shame that IBM was not up to the task of delivering low power Power PC chips for laptops. But this is nothing new, IBM failed to adapt their (PS 2) OS to the Power PC maintaining compatibility with earlier

Re: Apple Psystar Come To A Settlement!

2008-12-09 Thread James E. Therrault
Ralph wrote: On Tue, 2008-12-09 at 08:39 -0700, Bruce Johnson wrote: On Dec 8, 2008, at 8:22 PM, Ralph wrote: There are Intel documents describing the architecture, but they are pdfs and I dislike pointing to proprietary format files. So what problem do you have with PDF's, they're an open,

Re: iMac or MacBook?

2008-12-10 Thread James E. Therrault
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Thanks for all the good thoughts about upgrading from G4 to either G5 or Intel iMac. It was very helpful. Another option I am toying with is replacing my G4 tower with a Macbook laptop, We already have one as a family computer and it is great. I also have one

Re: Apple Psystar Come To A Settlement!

2008-12-11 Thread James E. Therrault
Wallace Adrian D'Alessio wrote: On Thu, Dec 4, 2008 at 12:58 PM, James E. Therrault [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Dan wrote: At 10:47 AM -0500 12/4/2008, Wallace Adrian D'Alessio wrote: On Thu, Dec 4, 2008 at 8:29 AM, PeterH [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Dec 4, 2008, at 2:01 AM, Wallace Adrian

Re: Seagate drive quality (announcement)

2008-12-16 Thread James E. Therrault
Dan wrote: Well, I guess this means all bets are off. To me, Seagate was a name that indicated drives of the highest quality... but if the company doesn't have faith in their own products... http://www.channelregister.co.uk/2008/12/12/seagate_cuts_bare_drive_warranty/ For products

Re: TOPIC: Apple Psystar Why it came to be

2008-12-18 Thread James E. Therrault
Dan wrote: At 10:44 PM + 12/17/2008, Ted Treen wrote: Wallace Adrian D'Alessio wrote: What many here have said for a long time finally makes a ZDnet article. http://blogs.zdnet.com/hardware/?p=3192tag=nl.e539 The article starts If the data released by the NPD Group is correct...

Re: TOPIC: Apple Psystar Why it came to be

2008-12-18 Thread James E. Therrault
diane wrote: At 10:56 AM -0500 12/18/08, Dan wrote: saying that NPD falsified their data? Or are you saying it's ok for Apple to gouge a 20% profit margin when the rest of the industry survives on 6? It's tough to survive on 6% though especially if there is overhead. Even 20% is not

Re: TOPIC: Apple Psystar Why it came to be

2008-12-18 Thread James E. Therrault
Dan wrote: At 11:51 AM -0500 12/18/2008, diane wrote: At 10:56 AM -0500 12/18/08, Dan wrote: saying that NPD falsified their data? Or are you saying it's ok for Apple to gouge a 20% profit margin when the rest of the industry survives on 6? It's tough to survive on 6% though especially if

Re: TOPIC: Apple Psystar Why it came to be

2008-12-18 Thread James E. Therrault
John Callahan wrote: Profit margins include all expenses. JT Would someone make note of the fact that operating costs which include RD are deductibles when it comes to State and Federal taxes? Uh, expenses is expenses - - - Tax deductible. JT

Re: TOPIC: Apple Psystar Why it came to be

2008-12-19 Thread James E. Therrault
Charles Davis wrote: On Dec 18, 2008, at 10:36 PM, James E. Therrault wrote: John Callahan wrote: Profit margins include all expenses. JT Would someone make note of the fact that operating costs which include RD are deductibles when it comes to State and Federal taxes? Uh

Re: Tattle tale????

2008-12-30 Thread James E. Therrault
insightinmind wrote: Snitch? Or was that OS 9 ... Bill Connelly artsite: http://mysite.verizon.net/moonstoneartstudio myspace: http://www.myspace.com/moonstoneartstudio Little Snitch is for OS X JT --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message

Re: Dumb Powerbook Question - Thanks To All That Replied

2009-01-05 Thread James E. Therrault
for QT pro... JT Andy wrote: On 1/4/09 2:36 PM, Doug Burton of slu...@embarqmail.com sent On Jan 4, 2009, at 1:23 PM, James E. Therrault wrote: I have an Aluminum Powerbook G4, 2GB ram, 1.25GHz processor that has a built

Wow but Yikes!!! Was: powerbook g4 15 1.67ghz screen closing not sleeping laptop??

2009-01-08 Thread James E. Therrault
This is a great site but... I have a G4 Aluminum Powerbook that I would like to put a larger HD such as 160 GB or larger. I was appalled at the lousy industrial design in Apple notebooks as opposed to the pro level desktops. Twenty-Two freakin' steps! Might as well be an iBook. Compare

Re: Wow but Yikes!!! Was: powerbook g4 15 1.67ghz screen closing not sleeping laptop??

2009-01-08 Thread James E. Therrault
Andy wrote: Compare this to the ancient laptop, (the one and only), produced by Power Computing in 1997. It took all of six minutes to upgrade the HD in it! Superb industrial design. I agree with you over the older Powerbooks/iBooks,however upgrading the HD in a Macbook takes about 3 mins.

Re: Wow but Yikes!!! Was: powerbook g4 15 1.67ghz screen closing not sleeping laptop??

2009-01-08 Thread James E. Therrault
nestamicky wrote: James E. Therrault wrote: Andy wrote: Compare this to the ancient laptop, (the one and only), produced by Power Computing in 1997. It took all of six minutes to upgrade the HD in it! Superb industrial design. I agree with you over the older Powerbooks/iBooks

Re: RAM prices going up??

2009-01-13 Thread James E. Therrault
PeterH wrote: On Jan 13, 2009, at 4:25 PM, glen wrote: Ahem. I spent $138 ($69 per stick, which was a *gargantuan* steal at the time) to update my Mac Plus to 512 KB. At those prices, my G4 would take $138,000 to fill up, or very nearly twice the price of our house when we bought it.

Re: Print an evil PDF file?

2009-01-29 Thread James E. Therrault
Dan wrote: At 1:21 PM -0600 1/29/2009, Richard Smallwood wrote: This new schedule... is 24 x 8.5 Preview makes an unreadable mess, fitting it to a page, or just looses 2/3 of the schedule when done at 100%. http://www.njtransit.com/pdf/rail/r0090.pdf My experience with it was really

Re: Seagate HD firmware update

2009-02-04 Thread James E. Therrault
dorayme wrote: Date: Thurs, Jan 22 2009 11:36 am From: Kris Tilford On Jan 18, 2009, at 3:46 AM, Paul wrote: The announcement said Seagate has isolated this issue to a firmware bug affecting drives from these families manufactured IN December 2008. That would seem to narrow the field of

Re: Damaged G5!!

2009-02-05 Thread James E. Therrault
Dan A. Currie wrote: Hello ALL, I am NOT a happy camper!! I just took delivery on a G5 2.5 that I won on eBay and somewhere in transit UPS dropped it ... I mean they REALLY DROPPED IT!!! It seems to boot up and function nicely but the case wobbles and just generally looks bad!! My

Re: Satan before coffee

2009-02-08 Thread James E. Therrault
Dan wrote: hum. Why is Smurfy so slow this morning? I've only started a few apps, etc. The cpu gizmo in the menu bar is pegged! (pull down its menu) OMG! Satan is using 92% of my CPU! WTF! How did the Evil One get onto my Mac! I practice safe surfing! I swear I do! d'oh. Safari.

Re: ... on a G4 MDD

2009-02-08 Thread James E. Therrault
Dan A. Currie wrote: Dan wrote: At 10:20 AM -0600 2/8/2009, Dan A. Currie wrote: G4 MDD DUAL 1.25 MHz / 2 GB RAM 1 -120 GB (OS10.5), 1 - 200 GB (OS10.4), 1- 120GB and 1 - 6GB (OS9.2) HDD's in that order. When I go to Startup Disk in System Preferences all 3 OS's are there on their

Re: what happened to the trash crunch noise?

2009-02-13 Thread James E. Therrault
Charles Davis wrote: On Feb 13, 2009, at 7:51 PM, MacGuy wrote: for some reason the crunch of the trash went away? here crunchy! here crunchy?hmm.. ideas? Jeff Don't remember exactly where, but someplace among all the things in System Preferences there is a place to specify the

Re: more RAM in my QS 867

2009-02-14 Thread James E. Therrault
Gigabyte G4s have four slots that can accommodate four 512KB Dimms. Later models only had three slots. A definite step backwards by Apple IMO. JT Dennis Myhand wrote: Hi Robert: I just went through this on the PCs in my teaching lab in early January. Dreamweaver CS3 kicked up an

Re: Firewire hard drives not mounting

2009-02-28 Thread James E. Therrault
I've had firewire external drive problems in the past and the cause was the chipsets used in the case. JT tonycd wrote: Pardon me for quasi-hijacking this thread, but I just ran into nearly the same exact problem. Only worse: my external FireWire drive isn't seen at all. (3

Another minor tale of woe and ass-u-me ...

2009-03-12 Thread James E. Therrault
Heh! After thinking about this for awhile, I started wondering what values my ol' G4 400 Gigabit was seein' on the 160GB Seagate drive that I installed a couple of years ago. The reason, the limitations for HDs with this era machine. Yep, I partitioned it into three equal volumes and got

Re: Thermal grease?

2009-03-14 Thread James E. Therrault
Ernest L. Gunerius wrote: On 14/3/09 02:32, Wallace Adrian D'Alessio fluxstrin...@gmail.com wrote: Overclockers who are set on defeating heat to preserve costly CPUs yet squeeze extreme clock counts out of them have been known to polish the CPU and heatsink with ever finer grades of

Re: Oh, that nasty cigarette goo!

2009-03-15 Thread James E. Therrault
I would reinforce this statement that in the arena of semi-conductor equipment manufacturing, IPA is the ONLY liquid allowed in a clean room environment. Not only is it used for cleaning components but also as a lubricant for assembly of difficult metals such as stainless to stainless

Re: 20-22 monitors: Seeking advice recommendations

2009-03-21 Thread James E. Therrault
Bruce Johnson wrote: On Mar 20, 2009, at 9:21 PM, tonycd wrote: My old 17 CRT still works fine, but I'm getting greedy at home for the same convenient screen real estate I have at the office (I often need to display two Word docs at once). I see 22 monitors for $140 that sound pretty

Re: Last.fm to charge for streaming (BBC).

2009-03-30 Thread James E. Therrault
Heh... Oh to be sitting on the veranda sipping a cool one (while browsing) at the Village Hotel on Pohnpei where they are Mac friendly. JT (Who will be there on his next birthday!) Peter wrote: Or use an public proxy server from the country you want to be :-) Peter M. Sent with

Re: pooched iMac G5

2009-03-31 Thread James E. Therrault
Power supply going south??? JT Sam Macomber wrote: Computer in question is a 17 iMac G5 running 10.5.6 has been running OS 10.5 for over 6 months flawlessly. This morning it started crashing at random progressively getting worse. While it was still functioning I ran disc utility

LCD Cleaning???

2009-04-03 Thread James E. Therrault
I love my 22 Samsung but I need to clean the screen without destroying anything. What's the best solution(s) to a messy situation? TIA JT --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because you are subscribed Low End Mac's G3-5 List, a group for those

Re: LCD Cleaning???

2009-04-04 Thread James E. Therrault
Bruce Johnson wrote: On Apr 3, 2009, at 7:49 PM, James E. Therrault wrote: I love my 22 Samsung but I need to clean the screen without destroying anything. What's the best solution(s) to a messy situation? I use some prewetted eyeglass cleaning wipes. I've even used them

Re: Some days you just need a good laff.

2009-04-11 Thread James E. Therrault
Dan wrote: Someone brought this to my attention. If you download the What Price Cool? pdf, be sure to put down your beverage before reading it. Your keyboard and display will be most appreciative. ROFLMAO. http://www.theregister.co.uk/2009/04/11/microsoft_flames_macs/ - Dan.

Re: WMV

2009-05-01 Thread James E. Therrault
Len Gerstel wrote: On May 1, 2009, at 2:20 PM, Bruce Johnson wrote: (and note in 10.6, Apple's going back to the original QT idea, QT player will, out of the box, allow you to save and transcode files without paying the $30.) Thanks a lot, Bruce. Just tease all of us stuck with G

Strange Downloads While Using Safari...

2009-05-06 Thread James E. Therrault
Over the past couple of days, I get a dialog (pop up) listing downloads while at various websites. These downloads are small but they virtually hijack the application usually ending up with a Force Quit. Any ideas??? JT --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this

Re: Strange Downloads While Using Safari...

2009-05-07 Thread James E. Therrault
Dan wrote: At 8:26 PM -0500 5/6/2009, James E. Therrault wrote: Over the past couple of days, I get a dialog (pop up) listing downloads while at various websites. These downloads are small but they virtually hijack the application usually ending up with a Force Quit. OS? Safari vers

Re: Strange Downloads While Using Safari...

2009-05-07 Thread James E. Therrault
Dan wrote: At 7:55 AM -0700 5/7/2009, artemis wrote: few days Command-Q has become ineffective and I've been having to Force Quit to get out of it. Otherwise, I stare at the spinning beachball forever . . . URLs? Safari vers? Details please If some page element is causing

Re: Strange Downloads While Using Safari...

2009-05-07 Thread James E. Therrault
Dan wrote: At 9:08 PM -0500 5/7/09, James E. Therrault wrote: Dan wrote: At 8:26 PM -0500 5/6/2009, James E. Therrault wrote: Over the past couple of days, I get a dialog (pop up) listing downloads while at various websites. These downloads are small but they virtually hijack

Re: Strange Downloads While Using Safari...

2009-05-08 Thread James E. Therrault
joe wrote: On May 7, 2009, at 10:47 PM, James E. Therrault wrote: Yes, it is probably the downloads window. It just pops up randomly and the downloads are generally tiny like 4K files. This crap just started the other day. I don't know about capturing a screen shot since this activity

Re: Strange Downloads While Using Safari...

2009-05-08 Thread James E. Therrault
Dan wrote: At 8:43 AM -0500 5/8/09, James E. Therrault wrote: My mistake... I am running 10.4.11. Then why are you running Safari 3.0.4? - Dan. Beats me... I'm on dialup and usually update a couple of times a year by carrying my laptop to someone that has broadband (of which

Re: Strange Downloads While Using Safari...

2009-05-08 Thread James E. Therrault
Kyle Hansen wrote: On 5/7/09 8:13 AM, Dan dantear...@gmail.com Broadcast into the ether: At 7:55 AM -0700 5/7/2009, artemis wrote: few days Command-Q has become ineffective and I've been having to Force Quit to get out of it. Otherwise, I stare at the spinning beachball forever . . . URLs?

Re: G4 Graphite Video Card Upgrade

2009-05-09 Thread James E. Therrault
DKline wrote: My system now has a stock Rage128 Pro Graphics card which is very slow at displaying screens. What upgrade cards are available AGP and would it significantly accelerate displaying and downloading things on the internet. It's VRAM is only 16mb so I'm assuming it's creating a

Re: New to Mac - Just purchased used G4

2009-05-10 Thread James E. Therrault
Ralph Green wrote: Howdy, Does anyone have a lead on legitimate US sellers who have something similar? I'd like to buy another retail Tiger CD or DVD to install. I would like to setup another G4, so I need the retail disks, I believe. I try to be careful where I buy, because I don't want

Re: Shocking! Email Wasn't The Only Migration!

2009-05-10 Thread James E. Therrault
yersi...@cybernex.net wrote: OMG, Listers! It looks like this past week's migration from Claris Emailer to the OS X native Thunderbird email client was not only successful in itself, but has resulted in something totally bizarre: realizing I don't even need to have Classic Mode ON all

Re: New to Mac - Just purchased used G4

2009-05-12 Thread James E. Therrault
I believe that you are correct. Additionally, the OEM license alows free upgrades for that major version and that is why when a machine is sold, it should include the original disks. JT Baha Ata wrote: Totally misleading factor. OEM licenses belong the machines not people :) So if you got

Re: Which OS for 2 Handme down Machines - which one(s)? and are they worth it?

2009-05-13 Thread James E. Therrault
Bruce Johnson wrote: On May 12, 2009, at 8:21 PM, Baha Ata wrote: For my point of view, iMac version as you mentioned will be determined. If i am in same shoes with him, i get rid off the ibook, if it is higher iMac G5 focus on it. It's a real pain in the butt to carry that iMac to

Re: DVD Player freeze ...

2009-06-02 Thread James E. Therrault
PeterH wrote: On Jun 1, 2009, at 10:13 PM, Bill Connelly wrote: When I playback DVDs, one in particular completely freezes up my Yikes! at the same point. Some DVD files are choppy at first, and smooth out as they playback, especially in Full Screen Mode. Some DVDs are inadvertently

Re: DVD Player freeze ...

2009-06-02 Thread James E. Therrault
PeterH wrote: On Jun 2, 2009, at 6:47 AM, James E. Therrault wrote: Yet another factor is just plain ol' dirt. Often, cleaning a rented DVD will fix that. A friend who uses Netflix regularly cleans 'em before use and this practice has prevented a lot of aggravation on his part

Re: Speakers for a G5

2009-06-03 Thread James E. Therrault
PETE wrote: Three reasons why I can't get these: 1)I live in California, not Texas 2) They are for pick up only and finally and importantly 3) I really don't have *US $18,500.00* just lying around my apartment! Besides, I think the price is kind of steep. That's a down payment on a house!

Re: Speakers for a G5

2009-06-03 Thread James E. Therrault
Bruce Johnson wrote: On Jun 3, 2009, at 10:51 AM, Dennis Myhand wrote: Why would you pay 18.5K for a set of B Os when you can spend a mere $500.00 for a pair of Klipsch bookself speakers which is more than anyone will ever need? The same people who buy $500 wooden volume control

Re: It is official, we are orphans.

2009-06-08 Thread James E. Therrault
Alexander MacLeod wrote: On Mon, Jun 8, 2009 at 2:17 PM, Stephen Webermaryland...@gmail.com wrote: Apple does really know how to make people upset, obviously you wonder why real businesses don't use Macs. It's because Apple does stuff like this. And how long did you expect them to

Re: It is official, we are orphans.

2009-06-09 Thread James E. Therrault
Kyle Hansen wrote: On 6/9/09 12:01 AM, Wallace Adrian D'Alessio fluxstrin...@gmail.com Broadcast into the ether: Heavens no ! I am looking at one right now...uh oh...no, no I am not. I have a “test” computer that I fiddle with that I am looking at I understand that

Re: It is official, we are orphans.

2009-06-09 Thread James E. Therrault
Sam Macomber wrote: just saw the server version is intel only as well... DOHthree of our four xserves just got obsoleted, two are G5s that handle the majority of the work one handles mail and web the other handles file sharing. the 3rd is an old G4 it has 4 drive bays so that's

Re: Safari 4.0

2009-06-09 Thread James E. Therrault
Dan wrote: At 9:49 AM -0400 6/9/2009, Dan wrote: Some of the interface foibles of Safari 4 Beta have been rolled back. But the ones that are left seem immutable hum. Is it just me or is the tabs bar now darker? Dark background with small black text... VERY difficult to read! :(

Re: Where Do I Find Reliable Info On Color Critical Monitor Choices?

2009-06-09 Thread James E. Therrault
aussieshepsrock wrote: Seeking a reliable web resource or resources to become knowledgeable in choosing a color critical Monitor for myself. My google searches looking for websites or webpages were ludicrously scatter shot and mostly 'forum' posts dating back as much as multiple years and no

Re: Safari 4.0

2009-06-09 Thread James E. Therrault
Trinette Rani Johnson wrote: I installed it and I can't even get my firewire drive to boot tiger now! I'm using my second drive with a backup beforehand. Damn you Apple! It booted fine before. Now it's hosed. What I can't understand is why people rush off to get the latest 'n greates

Re: The powerpc now and in the future....

2009-06-11 Thread James E. Therrault
Mike Baker wrote: WOULD not make, or COULD not make? A very good point. My personal experience with both, Motorola and IBM is that neither of these companies had a can do property. Way back in the early 1990's when I was working tech support for Apple and the PPC was just making its

Re: The powerpc now and in the future....

2009-06-11 Thread James E. Therrault
Kris Tilford wrote: On Jun 11, 2009, at 2:12 PM, Dan wrote: As emulators go, Rosetta - the black box that makes PPC stuff run on x86 Macs - is pretty good. Now we need the opposite emulator, the one that will allow future Intel x86 only code to run on our PPC Macs. I doubt this will

Re: The powerpc now and in the future....

2009-06-11 Thread James E. Therrault
Dan wrote: At 3:32 PM -0500 6/11/2009, James E. Therrault wrote: Maybe someone could come up with a mini Intel motherboard that would fit into one of the PCI slots... LOL. I would think it would be cheaper, easier, and more reliable to just use a real x86 Mac or do a hacintosh

Re: Lightening Season

2009-06-13 Thread James E. Therrault
I live in a rual area and frequently take precautions to prevent lightning damage. Disconnecting the phone cable (since I'm on dial up) is the most important and other than turning off my power supply surge protector (ha ha), that's about it. Sometimes if it looks real bad, I'll unplug the

Re: Top Posting (read up)

2009-06-13 Thread James E. Therrault
Um, this requirement went away quite some time ago... JT Kyle Hansen wrote: Hello, I am a Nanny here at LEM. We have some rules about posting in our forums. One rule that gets looked over quite frequently is what is called ³top posting.² We ask that you post your responses AFTER

Re: A polite netiquette back and forth

2009-06-14 Thread James E. Therrault
Ralph, I think that you hit the nail squarely on the head. This thread is the result of the single action of the one that started it that succeeded irrelevant comments he made in a previous thread. Regarding my experience, top posting was the practice in every commercial/industrial

Re: A polite netiquette back and forth

2009-06-15 Thread James E. Therrault
No, the *original* thread was closed by the moderator who promptly started this thread... JT Alex Smith (K4RNT) wrote: I thought that this thread was closed by the moderator? Also, GMail's reply function makes top posting, however annoying it may be to some people, but it is the

Re: PRAM battery?

2009-06-18 Thread James E. Therrault
Kyle Hansen wrote: On 6/18/09 4:03 AM, diane di...@mathermotorsports.com Broadcast into the ether: Woke up this morning to my G4 FW800 shut down. No power outages overnight. When I turned it back on, it reset to a 1969 date. This is the battery, right? (if so it would be my first dead one

Re: Arrrggh! G4 dies from just sitting there?

2009-06-18 Thread James E. Therrault
Bruce Johnson wrote: Now, I have the choice of running off to Radio Shack ( 1/2 mile away), getting the battery and thus missing my delivery, (based on the Quantum Delivery Services modification of the Heisenberg principle: Any departure of the receiver from the delivery point will

Re: Arrrggh! G4 dies from just sitting there?

2009-06-18 Thread James E. Therrault
Bruce Johnson wrote: GigE's take the same PS as a Sawtooth, I'm pretty sure, right? I don't think so. I believe that there's at least one pin out that's different. It's been a few years since I had the dual 500... JT --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received

Re: Arrrggh! G4 dies from just sitting there?

2009-06-18 Thread James E. Therrault
insightinmind wrote: On Jun 18, 2009, at 8:27 PM, James E. Therrault wrote: Bruce Johnson wrote: GigE's take the same PS as a Sawtooth, I'm pretty sure, right? I don't think so. I believe that there's at least one pin out that's different. It's been a few years since I had the dual

Re: Any replacement keyboards

2009-06-25 Thread James E. Therrault
Brian Christmas wrote: G'day I'm just in the process of buying my daughter a new 24 iMac, but she doesn't like the Apple keyboards. Is there a 3rd part replacement that offers the same keys, or that can be keymapped? Said keyboard should be suitable for a touch typist. Or,

Re: Any replacement keyboards

2009-06-26 Thread James E. Therrault
tonycd wrote: Personally, I love the clicky feel. I'm typing this on a Matias Tactile Pro (an original, not a 2 -- these are REALLY unavailable now). Another option that gets you the old-time Apple quality is to actually get an old Apple Extended Keyboard and connect it via a Griffin

Re: G4 Gigabit ethernet ram

2009-06-30 Thread James E. Therrault
Ralph Green wrote: Howdy, Would memory pulled from a G4 Quicksilver work in a Gigabit Ethernet G4? It is PC133 memory and I know that memory generally works in PC100 systems, but I don't know if the G4 Gigabit is sensitive to the speed difference. Good day, Ralph All of the memory in

Re: Return to PowerPC?

2009-07-07 Thread James E. Therrault
Bruce Johnson wrote: On Jul 7, 2009, at 7:10 AM, Liam Proven wrote: IBM had problems? Not as I recall. POWER was doing great. PowerPC was merely an adaptation of the high-end POWER multi-chip processors into a lower-end single-chip device utilising the Motorola 88000 bus, designed for

Re: [G3-5]Re: Return to PowerPC?

2009-07-07 Thread James E. Therrault
MaGioZal wrote: On 7/7/09 3:57 PM, James E. Therrault at jetas...@worldnet.att.net wrote: Bottom line was the lack of fast low power chips for laptops that ultimately resulted in the switch. Had a low power G5 chip been produced, there would be no Apple Intel today. The other thing

Slow and Unusable G4 Gigabit - What Fixed It?

2009-07-18 Thread James E. Therrault
My trusty ol' G4 400MHz Gigabit has been slowin' down and yesterday reached the point that it would only fully boot in safe mode. Did the original hardware test and everything checked out. Booted fine in OS9 even though I had not done so in at least two years. Once in safe mode, I performed a

Re: Slow and Unusable G4 Gigabit - What Fixed It?

2009-07-19 Thread James E. Therrault
Ricardo Sevilla wrote: James E. Therrault wrote: My trusty ol' G4 400MHz Gigabit has been slowin' down and yesterday reached the point that it would only fully boot in safe mode. Did the original hardware test and everything checked out. Booted fine in OS9 even though I had not done so

Re: Slow and Unusable G4 Gigabit - What Fixed It?

2009-07-19 Thread James E. Therrault
Bill Connelly wrote: On Jul 18, 2009, at 6:36 PM, Ricardo Sevilla wrote: James E. Therrault wrote: My trusty ol' G4 400MHz Gigabit has been slowin' down and yesterday reached the point that it would only fully boot in safe mode. Did the original hardware test and everything checked out

Re: Slow and Unusable G4 Gigabit - The Answer!

2009-07-19 Thread James E. Therrault
James E. Therrault wrote: My trusty ol' G4 400MHz Gigabit has been slowin' down and yesterday reached the point that it would only fully boot in safe mode. Did the original hardware test and everything checked out. Booted fine in OS9 even though I had not done so in at least two years

Re: The spinning beach ball and Firefox

2011-02-22 Thread James E. Therrault
On Feb 21, 2011, at 9:37 PM, Kris Tilford wrote: On Feb 21, 2011, at 7:02 PM, Jane, (Portland, OR) wrote: I am running the latest Snow Leopard and Firefox. All of a sudden, I keep getting the spinning beach ball of death! And it won't quit! I have to force quit over and over again. It

Re: [Manager Comment] Re: Posting Problem

2011-02-23 Thread James E. Therrault
On Feb 23, 2011, at 11:06 AM, Bruce Johnson wrote: On Feb 23, 2011, at 8:39 AM, Fabian Fang wrote: Until Lion is released in the coming months, Leopard and Snow Leopard are the current and latest Mac OS. It makes good sense for members of the G-Group to join our Leopard Group to seek

Re: The spinning beach ball and Firefox

2011-02-24 Thread James E. Therrault
On Feb 23, 2011, at 9:26 PM, Jane, (Portland, OR) wrote: On Feb 22, 12:45 am, James E. Therrault mjrtas...@gmail.com wrote: On Feb 21, 2011, at 9:37 PM, Kris Tilford wrote: I suspect a s/w problem/conflict but that's just a guess based on years of experience with nutscrape, mozilla

Re: The spinning beach ball and Firefox

2011-02-25 Thread James E. Therrault
On Feb 25, 2011, at 11:06 AM, Jane, (Portland, OR) wrote: On Feb 24, 8:38 am, James E. Therrault mjrtas...@gmail.com wrote: On Feb 23, 2011, at 9:26 PM, Jane, (Portland, OR) wrote: On Feb 22, 12:45 am, James E. Therrault mjrtas...@gmail.com wrote: On Feb 21, 2011, at 9:37 PM, Kris

Re: Apple Oompa Loompas!

2011-03-04 Thread James E. Therrault
On Mar 4, 2011, at 1:26 PM, Dan wrote: http://www.collegehumor.com/video:1948362 And make sure you CRANK up the volume for the singing Oompas! It started out great but just stopped about 15% of the way in. JT (Late 2009 Mac Mini) -- You received this message because you are a member

Re: OT OT OT need a reason ?

2011-03-22 Thread James E. Therrault
On Mar 22, 2011, at 10:25 AM, Bruce Johnson wrote: On Mar 21, 2011, at 10:32 PM, Daniel Stewart wrote: But truth be told they have found they are much more impressed with the old G4s because unlike the new faster Intel macs the G4s are actually consistently reliable. Their Intel Macs

Re: Lock your doors....

2011-04-26 Thread James E. Therrault
On Apr 25, 2011, at 6:37 PM, Bruce Johnson wrote: Kind of obvious advice for most folks, but they still leave the electronic ones open all the time. http://tinyurl.com/3nvokkh Can you say, Wired only!??? JT -- You received this message because you are a member of G-Group, a group

Re: G4 10.4 or 10.5 looking for way to halftone a picture to print in BW

2012-03-05 Thread James E. Therrault
On Mar 5, 2012, at 2:06 AM, Valter Prahlad wrote: Il giorno 5-03-2012 9:01, Peter Devlin ha scritto: In colour mode all the printers I have come across use the CMYK colorspace to print - the K is the generated black - and all the cartridges are used. I have never seen or heard of one which

Re: iCloud vs. G4

2012-04-16 Thread James E. Therrault
On Apr 16, 2012, at 10:20 PM, oneoftheharts wrote: I don't post very often and when I do I seem to be told that I posted to the wrong group. Maybe if this is the case again, someone can kindly direct me to the right list. FYI, I've been around since the Quadlist helped me with my Centris

Re: EIDE Interface Speed in Clamshell G3s?

2012-07-22 Thread James E. Therrault
On Jul 22, 2012, at 6:35 AM, Koralatov wrote: I'm finally thinking about reviving my dead Key Lime iBook, which suffered a hard-disk failure some time ago. Since it'll mostly be used for mucking around in Terminal, disk capacity isn't particularly important, but speed is -- I've become used

Re: Music stream capture app?

2012-08-09 Thread James E. Therrault
On Aug 8, 2012, at 11:55 PM, Bruce Johnson wrote: On Aug 7, 2012, at 8:32 PM, Tom wrote: Another thing I found: if you hit Stop, and the capture stops, and then you hit Record again, it starts recording back at the beginning again, recording right over what you've already got, so you

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