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Don't bother killing tasks that are in the... 3,645 Views / 33 Replies  
Don't bother killing tasks that are in the background, unless you absolutely have to (bad application draining your battery, which are rare, or application stuck doing something, etc). Android takes...
Posted by patrix, on Aug 22, 2010 at 10:41 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Exactly, tupsy0. Apple didn't ask "how can... 6,066 Views / 190 Replies  
Exactly, tupsy0.

Apple didn't ask "how can we build a netbook? How can we build a better netbook?"

Instead, they asked "What are netbooks used for, and how can we deliver that and make it...
Posted by patrix, on Feb 8, 2010 at 12:33 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
A PC's value is all about its specs. A... 1,058 Views / 13 Replies  
A PC's value is all about its specs.

A Mac's, is all about what you can do with it and how you don't have to fight with it to get work and play done.

So of course, when you compare a PC's...
Posted by patrix, on Jan 14, 2010 at 11:02 AM, in Mac Notebooks
What I do is I skip the Apache and PHP that ships... 2,531 Views / 19 Replies  
What I do is I skip the Apache and PHP that ships with the system, and get MAMP:

MAMP: Mac, Apache, MySQL, PHP (http://www.mamp.info/en/index.html)

I then reconfigured the MAMP's Apache to...
Posted by patrix, on Dec 5, 2009 at 11:05 AM, in Applications
Poll: Added one more for OmniWeb as main browser, with... 2,377 Views / 57 Replies  
Added one more for OmniWeb as main browser, with Camino and Opera on the side.
Posted by patrix, on Nov 26, 2009 at 06:19 PM, in Applications
Or you could use that new admin account to change... 426 Views / 3 Replies  
Or you could use that new admin account to change the password of the original account...
Posted by patrix, on Nov 22, 2009 at 04:31 PM, in Mac OS X
GNOME and KDE are lambasted for always copying... 746 Views / 7 Replies  
GNOME and KDE are lambasted for always copying Windows and/or Mac.. So when they try something new, they get ****, too.

Nice.

I like that gnome3 shell is going app-centric, I too wonder if...
Posted by patrix, on Nov 16, 2009 at 03:24 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
traceroute google.com or traceroute... 1,230 Views / 40 Replies  
traceroute google.com

or

traceroute whatever.ip.google.has

This should tell you where the routing fails and will probably give the biggest clue of all.

(I just did it and google seems to...
Posted by patrix, on Nov 11, 2009 at 07:38 PM, in Mac OS X
It's a menubar app, can't you quit it from there?... 1,824 Views / 15 Replies  
It's a menubar app, can't you quit it from there? If not, you can at least skip the setup as far as I can remember.. And if not, it's 3 steps only + "ok" on step 4 lol

So far I like it. Exactly...
Posted by patrix, on Nov 7, 2009 at 10:38 AM, in Applications
No IR... Bummer. My macbook (white, 2006) is my... 1,748 Views / 41 Replies  
No IR... Bummer. My macbook (white, 2006) is my only computer, and I use it for everything except basic TV. Rent a DVD? Plug in to the TV, pop the DVD in and control it with remote.

lying down on...
Posted by patrix, on Oct 25, 2009 at 10:22 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Great to hear! I was just making a comment... 705 Views / 15 Replies  
Great to hear! I was just making a comment really, and glad you found the issue. What was it, anyway out of curiosity? Always good to have these things at the back of the mind and always interested...
Posted by patrix, on Oct 4, 2009 at 03:31 AM, in Mac OS X
In any world really, appropriate solutions are... 705 Views / 15 Replies  
In any world really, appropriate solutions are needed for the problem. Repairing permissions work when a problem is caused by bad permissions. Wiping an OS works when the problem is caused by an...
Posted by patrix, on Oct 3, 2009 at 09:17 PM, in Mac OS X
nm... 1,335 Views / 18 Replies  
nm...
Posted by patrix, on Sep 9, 2009 at 10:04 AM, in Applications
Who put snow on my Leopard? Steve Jobs did! ... 1,045 Views / 8 Replies  
Who put snow on my Leopard? Steve Jobs did!

I want Snow on my Leopard, not in my backyard!!!!

Yes please, put that Snow on my Leopard... ooh yeah!!!


I got a 32bit Core Duo original Macbook...
Posted by patrix, on Sep 7, 2009 at 03:06 PM, in Mac OS X
GCD is there. Just waiting for apps to use it,... 1,818 Views / 56 Replies  
GCD is there. Just waiting for apps to use it, now... With the improvements I see in the Finder's speed, reliability, responsiveness are any indication, GCD will make a HUGE difference.

I'm on a...
Posted by patrix, on Sep 7, 2009 at 12:27 AM, in Mac OS X
66. (negative one) you get a downgraded Adobe... 11,720 Views / 207 Replies  
66. (negative one) you get a downgraded Adobe Flash, version 10.0.23, while the most recent was 10.0.32

67. Reading the review on Ars Technica, the way the space-saving was gained is quite...
Posted by patrix, on Sep 3, 2009 at 09:23 AM, in Mac OS X
quick tip: you can use the open command so you... 747 Views / 11 Replies  
quick tip: you can use the open command so you don't have to guess/navigate the whole hierarchy of the .app..

sudo open /Applications/OmniDiskSweeper.app

done! :)


Patrix.
Posted by patrix, on Jul 23, 2009 at 10:32 AM, in Mac OS X
Make sure the OS X (either Generic OS X or the OS... 383 Views / 3 Replies  
Make sure the OS X (either Generic OS X or the OS X disks for the model you have) and Linux disks you have are PPC , not INtel.. And the OS X installation disk (which contain Disk Utility among other...
Posted by patrix, on Jun 28, 2009 at 04:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
sync keychain with mobile me, from your admin... 1,343 Views / 4 Replies  
sync keychain with mobile me, from your admin account

sync keychain from mobile me, using your new account.

Not too sure otherwise how to do it..
Posted by patrix, on Jun 21, 2009 at 05:56 PM, in Mac OS X
Did you try copying the whole program's folder... 4,809 Views / 40 Replies  
Did you try copying the whole program's folder (not just the .bat file) on your desktop, or anywhere in the Windows drive, rather than running it from the shared folder?
Posted by patrix, on Jun 8, 2009 at 09:40 PM, in Mac OS X
Has nothing to do with minus, and everything to... 1,676 Views / 31 Replies  
Has nothing to do with minus, and everything to do with symbols.

#324235
+345345
-23545

Those will all select the number and not the symbol. Personnally I find it very convenient, as I often...
Posted by patrix, on Jun 8, 2009 at 11:30 AM, in Mac OS X
I'd love to switch to OmniWeb, always loved that... 1,659 Views / 25 Replies  
I'd love to switch to OmniWeb, always loved that browser, but way too unstable. Have to restart it a couple of times a day cuz it just won't load webpages after a while.. so I stick to Firefox :(
...
Posted by patrix, on Oct 6, 2008 at 05:23 PM, in Applications
When you install Chrome, it asks you if you want... 1,076 Views / 13 Replies  
When you install Chrome, it asks you if you want to enable that option or not, and you can always turn it on/off later from the options.

Patrix.
Posted by patrix, on Sep 4, 2008 at 10:14 AM, in Applications
I believe the Linux and Mac versions aren't ready... 1,076 Views / 13 Replies  
I believe the Linux and Mac versions aren't ready yet because of the way Chrome is architectured (each tab as a seperate jailed process, etc) - architecture that is heavily OS-dependant. So they went...
Posted by patrix, on Sep 4, 2008 at 05:42 AM, in Applications
Well, apart from the fact that your license... 1,744 Views / 11 Replies  
Well, apart from the fact that your license doesn'T allow you to do it, I've heard that the disks you get with a machine are made for that machine model and won't work on others...

Patrix.
Posted by patrix, on Aug 31, 2008 at 04:39 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I don'T get the page reloads anymore... Maybe it... 472 Views / 5 Replies  
I don'T get the page reloads anymore... Maybe it was fixed? I'll keep an eye on it anyway

Patrix
Posted by patrix, on Aug 25, 2008 at 11:35 AM, in Applications
I also got the same in iDisk the other day..... 472 Views / 5 Replies  
I also got the same in iDisk the other day.. Really annoying. I guess we should file some bug reports if nobody else has done so before.

BTW, is that in Safari or Firefox? I'm gonna try safari and...
Posted by patrix, on Aug 25, 2008 at 05:39 AM, in Applications
You know, I went on a google hunt to disprove you... 1,366 Views / 19 Replies  
You know, I went on a google hunt to disprove you and find the scientific reports about that -- and I'm learning a lot of stuff now ;)

Although it would still be true in the sense that we don't...
Posted by patrix, on Aug 23, 2008 at 06:13 PM, in Mac OS X
I get this in the calendar too, as well as email.... 472 Views / 5 Replies  
I get this in the calendar too, as well as email. It's VERY annoying when adding something to the calendar, or modifying Mail preferences, the whole page reloads and I lose all changes.

Patrix.
Posted by patrix, on Aug 22, 2008 at 06:30 PM, in Applications
If you find the Bootcamp Assistant (in... 1,933 Views / 3 Replies  
If you find the Bootcamp Assistant (in Apps/Utilities), right-click and "show content of package", somewhere in there, there's a DMG file containing the Windows drivers. Burn that DMG and you're set...
Posted by patrix, on Aug 13, 2008 at 06:29 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Oh yeah, that's one thing I'd miss.. My KDE3... 359 Views / 2 Replies  
Oh yeah, that's one thing I'd miss.. My KDE3 desktop had that back when I had Linux full-time :)

Though i preferred the option where the taskbar would show only the apps fro mthe current Space,...
Posted by patrix, on Aug 11, 2008 at 03:41 PM, in Mac OS X
Yep, I can confirm that: the pre-Leopard Bootcamp... 939 Views / 7 Replies  
Yep, I can confirm that: the pre-Leopard Bootcamp betas expired on Dec. 31, 2007. Set your date back before that date and you can launch it, then restore your clock to today's date. Works like a...
Posted by patrix, on Aug 10, 2008 at 06:55 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
the way I fixed this last time it happened was to... 7,786 Views / 3 Replies  
the way I fixed this last time it happened was to get a Defragmentation tool and defragment the hard drive. You might have had some files stuck near the end of your disk that prevented Bootcamp from...
Posted by patrix, on Aug 10, 2008 at 05:54 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
When I publish to a folder, it puts every site in... 522 Views / 6 Replies  
When I publish to a folder, it puts every site in different folder, and all of those folders inside whichever folder where I decide to publish. Then I can upload which ever folder I want to a...
Posted by patrix, on Aug 7, 2008 at 01:20 PM, in Applications
Well, one year after I got my... 182,424 Views / 198 Replies  
Well, one year after I got my palmrest/keyboard/touchbad replaced for being cracked, I'm seeing a new crack on the right side, in exactly the same place. Wonderful!

Patrix.
Posted by patrix, on Aug 6, 2008 at 08:38 PM, in Mac Notebooks
that's what I assumed too, wasn't trying to... 3,552 Views / 6 Replies  
that's what I assumed too, wasn't trying to figure out my problem - was trying to hopefully give a clue that sometimes things do change (like forced service pack installations lol, although in my...
Posted by patrix, on Aug 5, 2008 at 05:40 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
May or may not be a clue: Could it be SP3 ? ... 3,552 Views / 6 Replies  
May or may not be a clue:

Could it be SP3 ?

A couple of weeks ago, I had XP in bootcamp AND Parallels (using the bootcamp partition). From Parallels, I installed SP3, and from then on I was...
Posted by patrix, on Aug 4, 2008 at 08:29 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Like the saying goes: when you share a problem... 484 Views / 5 Replies  
Like the saying goes: when you share a problem with someone, it's half-solved already... :)

Glad you fixed it!

Patrix
Posted by patrix, on Aug 3, 2008 at 03:40 PM, in Mac OS X
In Accounts -> Options you can enable the... 484 Views / 5 Replies  
In Accounts -> Options you can enable the keyboard layout switcher in the login window. At least in Tiger...

Patrix.
Posted by patrix, on Aug 3, 2008 at 02:56 PM, in Mac OS X
Anybody remembers this? ... 1,153 Views / 7 Replies  
Anybody remembers this?

http://www.byte.com/art/9504/sec12/art1.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=enqpgAYAEYo

then again, I bet Virtualization today is gets more performance and...
Posted by patrix, on Jul 20, 2008 at 12:28 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
No amount of system security will prevail more... 1,360 Views / 22 Replies  
No amount of system security will prevail more than using your brain and knowing what's happening on your system (like the other person said, not clicking random links etc).

I'm also really...
Posted by patrix, on Apr 23, 2008 at 08:29 AM, in Mac OS X
My SuperDrive was dying too, on my 1.5 year old... 477 Views / 3 Replies  
My SuperDrive was dying too, on my 1.5 year old MB. I brought my Macbook to an Apple store and they changed it. For free. Long live AppleCare lol.

Patrix
Posted by patrix, on Mar 3, 2008 at 02:29 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Not running APE or Shapeshifter. Never even... 598 Views / 8 Replies  
Not running APE or Shapeshifter. Never even considered running them.

CATS CEO: There's indeed an airport process that I can see in the activity monitor. It's not always there though, but it...
Posted by patrix, on Aug 29, 2007 at 11:02 PM, in Mac OS X
airport hogging CPU 598 Views / 8 Replies  
Every so often, I notice my macbook running hot and the fans blowing full speed. I look in the activity monitor, and I see airport going to 99.9% CPU usage, what the???

Usually this happens when...
Posted by patrix, on Aug 28, 2007 at 06:34 PM, in Mac OS X
Check the Ubuntu forums, I vaguely remember a... 934 Views / 6 Replies  
Check the Ubuntu forums, I vaguely remember a thread or two about that topic over there. I think there was an article on osnews.com too. There are a few expose clones for GNOME and KDE, never tried...
Posted by patrix, on Jul 8, 2007 at 04:51 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Macbook WinXP external display not working 838 Views / 1 Replies  
Works perfectly in OS X (duh ;) )

when I reboot into Windows XP using bootcamp, and I connect my mini-dvi to video adapter, I hear the typical Windows bleep sound that says new hardware's...
Posted by patrix, on Jun 25, 2007 at 01:54 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
It's safe to say that the release of Safari 3beta... 4,803 Views / 268 Replies  
It's safe to say that the release of Safari 3beta took all the thunder out of the Navigator 9beta release lol. Coincidence that both have resizable text area??

Patrix.
Posted by patrix, on Jun 16, 2007 at 07:15 PM, in Applications
(a) from JKT sounds about right - it's in the... 394 Views / 3 Replies  
(a) from JKT sounds about right - it's in the manual, too, that the battery won't charge up if it's at least 95% charged.

For battery calibration there's a howto in the Apple website, giving you a...
Posted by patrix, on Jun 13, 2007 at 05:11 PM, in Applications
As far as I know, the issue's fixed with the... 182,424 Views / 198 Replies  
As far as I know, the issue's fixed with the current line of macbooks.

Patrix
Posted by patrix, on Jun 8, 2007 at 11:48 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Is it me, or does my macbook (with cracks at the... 182,424 Views / 198 Replies  
Is it me, or does my macbook (with cracks at the edge where the top part's little "feet" rest on the palmrest area) run much cooler since those bits came off?

Maybe there have been recent updates...
Posted by patrix, on Jun 7, 2007 at 04:51 PM, in Mac Notebooks
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