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I get this same exact thing on my 400MHz... 400 Views / 20 Replies  
I get this same exact thing on my 400MHz PowerBook G4. It's driving me insane. The only way to get it to stop is a restart. Even then it seems to come back. Mostly seems to happen after sleep,...
Posted by Steve Sell, on Jan 8, 2002 at 06:33 PM, in Mac OS X
Are you sure you have the right version -- they... 256 Views / 4 Replies  
Are you sure you have the right version -- they released two on the same day -- one if for OS X Server and the other is for OS X. You want 1.0.425. You can find it on versiontracker if you search...
Posted by Steve Sell, on Sep 22, 2001 at 12:46 AM, in Applications
You can't - USB Printer sharing is not supported... 216 Views / 1 Replies  
You can't - USB Printer sharing is not supported in OS X. :mad:

-Steve
Posted by Steve Sell, on Sep 22, 2001 at 12:39 AM, in Mac OS X
You can't blam the OS for this.... Maybe the... 298 Views / 6 Replies  
You can't blam the OS for this.... Maybe the fact that you didn't have access privileges to delte that file should have been your first clue you shouldn't have done it.

Prefs are in...
Posted by Steve Sell, on Aug 25, 2001 at 11:51 PM, in Mac OS X
Why is SSH Protocol 2 off by default? 443 Views / 1 Replies  
I was just curious - I noticed that with every installation of SSH either the one Apple installs or the ones from StepWise... the line "Protocol 2,1" is commented out in the ssh_config and...
Posted by Steve Sell, on Jul 17, 2001 at 11:48 PM, in Mac OS X
I think the /private thing is so that OS X can... 410 Views / 23 Replies  
I think the /private thing is so that OS X can support netowrk booting. The stuff that goes in /private is locat to the machine. The other stuff can be stored on a central server and used to boot....
Posted by Steve Sell, on Jul 2, 2001 at 11:18 PM, in Mac OS X
Do you have some kind of virus scanning software... 225 Views / 3 Replies  
Do you have some kind of virus scanning software running in classic? Thats what it sounds like to me...

-Steve
Posted by Steve Sell, on Jul 2, 2001 at 11:11 PM, in Mac OS X
Finding Idle Time in OS X (Cocoa or Carbon) 350 Views / 1 Replies  
Does anyone know how to find out how long a user has been idle in OS X (similar to what the screen saver does)? I can't find any API to let me do this. Any clues would be greatly appreciated.
...
Posted by Steve Sell, on May 24, 2001 at 01:44 PM, in Developer Center
Andre, There's no need for Services for... 237 Views / 1 Replies  
Andre,

There's no need for Services for Macintosh to be running on the NT server since OS X does not support "old style" appletalk anyway.

Since you already have Sharity installed (assuming you...
Posted by Steve Sell, on May 15, 2001 at 10:14 PM, in Applications
Are you sure you have the second host_key line in... 5,883 Views / 8 Replies  
Are you sure you have the second host_key line in sshd_config on the SERVER machine? Kill sshd and launch it by hand with "sshd -D -D" to get a debug output. It will tell you if it's loading the...
Posted by Steve Sell, on May 12, 2001 at 03:01 AM, in Mac OS X
It sounds like you don't have have sshd... 5,883 Views / 8 Replies  
It sounds like you don't have have sshd configured correctly. Check your /etc/sshd_config file and make sure the the Protocol 2,1 line in uncommented.

If it is, then make sure you have done the...
Posted by Steve Sell, on May 6, 2001 at 10:35 PM, in Mac OS X
It sounds like you don't have have sshd... 5,883 Views / 8 Replies  
It sounds like you don't have have sshd configured correctly. Check your /etc/sshd_config file and make sure the the Protocol 2,1 line in uncommented.

If it is, then make sure you have done the...
Posted by Steve Sell, on May 6, 2001 at 10:22 PM, in Mac OS X
Got mine on Friday too. Seems to have solved the... 325 Views / 3 Replies  
Got mine on Friday too. Seems to have solved the problem, although for the life of me I couldn't tell a visible difference between the old one and the new one. Can someone post "before" and "after"...
Posted by Steve Sell, on May 5, 2001 at 10:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
This has been covered SOOOOOOO many times... 335 Views / 15 Replies  
This has been covered SOOOOOOO many times before....

The "Finder" does all of it's drawing in software -- it is not yet using the video hardware to do anything. That's why it's so slow. Apple...
Posted by Steve Sell, on May 4, 2001 at 06:04 PM, in Mac OS X
Why not just use sudo? It's much safer. If you... 319 Views / 4 Replies  
Why not just use sudo? It's much safer. If you don't how to use it, you just type whatever you were going to type as root, except you put 'sudo' before it. Then you get root access for that...
Posted by Steve Sell, on Apr 19, 2001 at 10:41 PM, in Mac OS X
Try looking in /Library/StartupItems/ and see if... 271 Views / 5 Replies  
Try looking in /Library/StartupItems/ and see if you have anything there. If you've done the upgrade to 10.0.1, there is a script to start the ssh server in /System/Library/StartupItems/SSH/

I...
Posted by Steve Sell, on Apr 19, 2001 at 06:22 PM, in Mac OS X
AHAHHHAHHH This drives me insane! YOU DON"T NEED... 539 Views / 14 Replies  
AHAHHHAHHH This drives me insane! YOU DON"T NEED TO ENABLE ROOT ACCESS!!! just type

sudo pico /etc/hostconfig

it will then ask you for your password and you will be given root access for that...
Posted by Steve Sell, on Apr 18, 2001 at 11:09 PM, in Mac OS X
Yes, this is possible, but I'm not sure how to do... 446 Views / 17 Replies  
Yes, this is possible, but I'm not sure how to do it. There is at least one other person on this board that has his three macs at home set up that way -- just do some searches. You will need to...
Posted by Steve Sell, on Apr 17, 2001 at 10:35 PM, in Mac OS X
macunix You don't conect first to do an scp,... 316 Views / 34 Replies  
macunix

You don't conect first to do an scp, you just do it.

scp <localfile> <[user]@remote.host>:remotefile

for example

scp test.txt steve@computer.company.com test2.txt
Posted by Steve Sell, on Apr 17, 2001 at 10:31 PM, in Mac OS X
Did you perhaps install OpenSSH? That makes a... 256 Views / 11 Replies  
Did you perhaps install OpenSSH? That makes a bunch of stuff in /usr/local...

-Steve
Posted by Steve Sell, on Apr 14, 2001 at 05:04 PM, in Mac OS X
I had the exact same thing happen to me. I... 190 Views / 3 Replies  
I had the exact same thing happen to me. I entered a different DNS in my network setup and it worked. I didn't come up with this one on my own, someone over at MacFixit first suggested it.

Try...
Posted by Steve Sell, on Apr 14, 2001 at 05:00 PM, in Mac OS X
Same thing happened to me. On the suggestion in... 232 Views / 8 Replies  
Same thing happened to me. On the suggestion in a thread on MacFixit, I switch my DNS servers. This solved the problem and I was able to connect and get the update. This seems to be not an...
Posted by Steve Sell, on Apr 14, 2001 at 04:50 PM, in Mac OS X
Try going into ~/Library/Fire/ and deleting the... 300 Views / 9 Replies  
Try going into ~/Library/Fire/ and deleting the *.plist fildes there (you will lose your buddy list).

Then go to ~/Library/Preferences/ and delete Fire.plist.

See if that helps. I think there...
Posted by Steve Sell, on Apr 14, 2001 at 04:41 PM, in Applications
So, are you saying that Fire actually changes the... 273 Views / 2 Replies  
So, are you saying that Fire actually changes the icons for you? My AOL buddies Icons never change, but when I "get info" on them it reports Idle times, so I know they are idle. I even checked this...
Posted by Steve Sell, on Apr 14, 2001 at 03:41 PM, in Applications
Fire and "Idle" AOL users 273 Views / 2 Replies  
Does anyone know if Fire is supposed to show a different icon or some other indication that an AOL user is idle? This is not happeneing for me and I was wondering if it was just my setup or an...
Posted by Steve Sell, on Apr 13, 2001 at 04:57 PM, in Applications
Delete all of the old fire preferences: First... 342 Views / 10 Replies  
Delete all of the old fire preferences:
First go into ~/Library/ and delete the "Fire" folder.
Then go into ~/Library/Preferences/ and delete fire.plist

You may also want to use Sherlock to see...
Posted by Steve Sell, on Apr 13, 2001 at 04:51 PM, in Applications
It's because this app is written by one guy in... 225 Views / 2 Replies  
It's because this app is written by one guy in his spare time and he doesn't have all of the features there for each service yet. If you go the the epicware site (or choose help from Fire). It will...
Posted by Steve Sell, on Apr 13, 2001 at 12:20 PM, in Applications
That's what the "Flash Chat Window" preference is... 235 Views / 2 Replies  
That's what the "Flash Chat Window" preference is for. Uncheck that option and it won't do it.

-Steve
Posted by Steve Sell, on Apr 13, 2001 at 12:16 PM, in Applications
Well, AFAIK, part of the AOL - TimeWarner merger... 300 Views / 9 Replies  
Well, AFAIK, part of the AOL - TimeWarner merger was that AOL had to publish a public IM protocol so that other people could develop for it. TOC is that protocol and therefore Fire should be fine...
Posted by Steve Sell, on Apr 13, 2001 at 11:55 AM, in Applications
Gregg - becareful about giving out adbive like... 309 Views / 6 Replies  
Gregg - becareful about giving out adbive like this...



There is no "blessing" involved. You just use the startup disk control panel (or preference panel in X) and chose which system to...
Posted by Steve Sell, on Mar 27, 2001 at 06:56 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Gordie- It most definitely is the battery. ... 690 Views / 69 Replies  
Gordie-

It most definitely is the battery. To prove it to yourself, try to get it to shut down while plugged in. It won't. Apple Tech Support told me on the phone that they know there is a...
Posted by Steve Sell, on Mar 27, 2001 at 02:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Gordie- It most definitely is the battery. ... 690 Views / 69 Replies  
Gordie-

It most definitely is the battery. To prove it to yourself, try to get it to shut down while plugged in. It won't. Apple Tech Support told me on the phone that they know there is a...
Posted by Steve Sell, on Mar 27, 2001 at 02:33 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I bought it at the Apple Store. I'm thinking I... 288 Views / 9 Replies  
I bought it at the Apple Store. I'm thinking I should have purchased it at a CompUSA or similar so I could check it out righ there before taking it home. Really sucks that we have to be suspicious...
Posted by Steve Sell, on Mar 26, 2001 at 10:12 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Tried that - this one won't budge.... -Steve 288 Views / 9 Replies  
Tried that - this one won't budge....

-Steve
Posted by Steve Sell, on Mar 26, 2001 at 08:47 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Apple's Official "Dead Pixel" policy 288 Views / 9 Replies  
Well, I just got my PowerBook G4 back from Apple - I sent it in becuuse I have about 4 pixels that are stuck on in various colors. Some of them come and go with light taping on the screen, others...
Posted by Steve Sell, on Mar 25, 2001 at 11:58 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Dude, didn't you see the post just before... 283 Views / 8 Replies  
Dude, didn't you see the post just before yours??? You were helped. Unless clicking is too much work...
Posted by Steve Sell, on Mar 25, 2001 at 02:27 AM, in Mac OS X
I've never heard mine come on either (Ti/400) -... 329 Views / 21 Replies  
I've never heard mine come on either (Ti/400) - only had it a week though, so maybe I'll try the bed trick to see if it works. I have to say, though that I used it sitting on my lap on the couch for...
Posted by Steve Sell, on Mar 18, 2001 at 02:22 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Uh... if you notice, the date of the last post... 761 Views / 33 Replies  
Uh... if you notice, the date of the last post was March 16, 2000 -- over a year ago. I guess you got confused since it look like it was just a few days ago.

-Steve
Posted by Steve Sell, on Mar 18, 2001 at 02:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
AFAIK, you can't use AppleTalk over a software... 207 Views / 6 Replies  
AFAIK, you can't use AppleTalk over a software base station -- it only supports TCP/IP. No problem, though, just enable FileSharing via TCP/IP on your G4 desktop and then connect to it that way.
...
Posted by Steve Sell, on Mar 18, 2001 at 02:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I'll try to give my quick answers: 1) My... 200 Views / 4 Replies  
I'll try to give my quick answers:

1) My screen doesn't really shake on my Ti 400, but I don't know what you call shaking vs what I call shaking.

2) I don't have any screen distortion at all
...
Posted by Steve Sell, on Mar 18, 2001 at 12:17 AM, in Mac Notebooks
 
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