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Posted by Boondoggle, on Feb 4, 2006 at 09:42 AM, in macOS
who does not show remote users 627 Views / 2 Replies  
I'm not seeing myself when I do a who command when logged in remotely. Likewise, when I go to the remote machine and physically log in, the remote session does not show up either.

Does anyone...
Posted by Boondoggle, on Feb 4, 2006 at 09:41 AM, in macOS
I've got a virtualPC installation on my PC and... 329 Views / 1 Replies  
I've got a virtualPC installation on my PC and I'm wondering if anyone has had any success migrating it to the Mac version of VPC. I haven't gotten it to work... wondering if there are obscure...
Posted by Boondoggle, on Jan 7, 2006 at 10:34 AM, in Applications
Hardly. None of those measures protects data if... 1,973 Views / 25 Replies  
Hardly. None of those measures protects data if someone gains physical access to your computer.

An encrypted disk image (other than filevault) for critical data can be a more efficient means of...
Posted by Boondoggle, on Nov 24, 2005 at 08:18 AM, in macOS
AES256 Disk Images 756 Views / 1 Replies  
I'm trying to create AES-256 disk images using hdiutil. According to the MAN page there is a mechanism for specifying the encryption method, but no information is provided on anything but the...
Posted by Boondoggle, on Nov 24, 2005 at 08:03 AM, in macOS
try this one in Safari and Firefox: ... 732 Views / 25 Replies  
try this one in Safari and Firefox:


http://www.webstandards.org/act/acid2/test.html#top
Posted by Boondoggle, on Nov 14, 2005 at 10:42 AM, in Applications
You have to be logged in as an admin to open the... 7,566 Views / 21 Replies  
You have to be logged in as an admin to open the system keychain. FWIW.

bd
Posted by Boondoggle, on Nov 13, 2005 at 02:47 PM, in macOS
www.ofoto.com I think it is called kodak... 1,358 Views / 23 Replies  
www.ofoto.com

I think it is called kodak easyshare now.
Posted by Boondoggle, on Oct 24, 2005 at 06:47 PM, in Applications
As long as your users all have iPhoto you can do... 553 Views / 3 Replies  
As long as your users all have iPhoto you can do this:

make sure you're backed up.

Make a copy of your iPhoto library folder, and rename it something smart and relevant.

Hold down the...
Posted by Boondoggle, on Oct 24, 2005 at 06:17 PM, in Applications
from: http://www.apple.com/aperture/specs.html ... 13,322 Views / 290 Replies  
from: http://www.apple.com/aperture/specs.html see the minimum requirements.

"ATI Mobility Radeon 9700 or 9600". That's what is in my PB 1.25.
Posted by Boondoggle, on Oct 20, 2005 at 08:06 AM, in Applications
I believe that HD trailers are still avaliable at... 1,159 Views / 17 Replies  
I believe that HD trailers are still avaliable at the quicktime site.

bd
Posted by Boondoggle, on Oct 19, 2005 at 06:25 PM, in Applications
yes, I have to agree, certain things may or may... 1,159 Views / 17 Replies  
yes, I have to agree, certain things may or may not happen. :) I wish I could get paid for predictions like that one!!! :)


bd
Posted by Boondoggle, on Oct 19, 2005 at 06:24 PM, in Applications
It will run on my 3 year old Powerbook. Slowest... 13,322 Views / 290 Replies  
It will run on my 3 year old Powerbook. Slowest system supported, but it is supported... :)
Posted by Boondoggle, on Oct 19, 2005 at 06:15 PM, in Applications
I agree. I'm hoping to get it at the edu price... 13,322 Views / 290 Replies  
I agree. I'm hoping to get it at the edu price of $250. Personally I think they should sell it between $200 and $300 to everyone. My guess is that there are a lot of somewhat frustrated prosumer...
Posted by Boondoggle, on Oct 19, 2005 at 06:14 PM, in Applications
Thanks, that is what I was looking for. I didn't... 596 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks, that is what I was looking for. I didn't know that option existed.
Posted by Boondoggle, on Sep 16, 2005 at 06:12 PM, in Applications
yeessss.... but they used to be called just... 1,007 Views / 14 Replies  
yeessss.... but they used to be called just comments, hence my comment! :)

When I saw comments in the list for the smart folder I stopped looking. And don't get smarmy about that, it is pretty...
Posted by Boondoggle, on Sep 16, 2005 at 06:09 PM, in macOS
Just like for all your data, you do it from that... 3,743 Views / 49 Replies  
Just like for all your data, you do it from that weekly backup you always make! You can't count on recovering files of any type after a hard crash. FWIW I have implemented the followoing strategy...
Posted by Boondoggle, on Sep 16, 2005 at 06:04 PM, in Applications
iPhoto does keep a copy of your original file so... 3,743 Views / 49 Replies  
iPhoto does keep a copy of your original file so that you can always back out to it the way it came from the camera. I'm not sure tha Picasa does that, I haven't checked. Lossless cropping would be...
Posted by Boondoggle, on Sep 16, 2005 at 05:47 PM, in Applications
dubble post! 3,743 Views / 49 Replies  
dubble post!
Posted by Boondoggle, on Sep 16, 2005 at 05:45 PM, in Applications
Doesn't matter. The post was about BTO options... 14,922 Views / 381 Replies  
Doesn't matter. The post was about BTO options for Video cards. That hasn't changed.

bd
Posted by Boondoggle, on Sep 16, 2005 at 04:56 PM, in Mac Desktops
The real reason that Apple does not provide this... 14,922 Views / 381 Replies  
The real reason that Apple does not provide this option is that it would raise the base price of the iMac, which makes marketing and sales more difficult.

Providing options like this increases...
Posted by Boondoggle, on Sep 13, 2005 at 12:34 PM, in Mac Desktops
You're right, that works. what the heck are... 1,007 Views / 14 Replies  
You're right, that works. what the heck are "comments"? I thought Spotlight comments were just renamed "comments".

Seems unnecessarily confusing to me.
Posted by Boondoggle, on Sep 2, 2005 at 09:00 AM, in macOS
not necessarily... 2,204 Views / 77 Replies  
not necessarily...
Posted by Boondoggle, on Sep 1, 2005 at 11:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I think that is Fresca and male hookers... 5,627 Views / 38 Replies  
I think that is Fresca and male hookers...
Posted by Boondoggle, on Sep 1, 2005 at 11:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Post a pic of your smart folder specifying a... 1,007 Views / 14 Replies  
Post a pic of your smart folder specifying a functional search for comments. I'd like to see it. I've tried it with several types of files. Still does not work.

And you can see that I've...
Posted by Boondoggle, on Sep 1, 2005 at 11:10 PM, in macOS
Smart folders can't seem to find comments when... 64,709 Views / 551 Replies  
Smart folders can't seem to find comments when you specify that the folder search for comments, even though it can find the comments in a "general" search.

Check it out here:
...
Posted by Boondoggle, on Sep 1, 2005 at 11:02 PM, in macOS
Well I'm glad that is settled, now I can go back... 3,225 Views / 83 Replies  
Well I'm glad that is settled, now I can go back to worrying about silly things again.
Posted by Boondoggle, on Sep 1, 2005 at 10:52 PM, in macOS
Specifying comments does not seem to work for me... 1,007 Views / 14 Replies  
Specifying comments does not seem to work for me at all, even though a general spotlight search does find them.

Give some files some comments. Then chose New Smart Folder from the Finder File...
Posted by Boondoggle, on Sep 1, 2005 at 10:35 PM, in macOS
Well this works for Spotlight, but smart folders... 1,007 Views / 14 Replies  
Well this works for Spotlight, but smart folders still don't see the comments. What a hassle.
Posted by Boondoggle, on Aug 31, 2005 at 09:27 PM, in macOS
excellent... that fixes my problem! Thanks! 1,007 Views / 14 Replies  
excellent... that fixes my problem!

Thanks!
Posted by Boondoggle, on Aug 31, 2005 at 07:56 AM, in macOS
I've tried it on R/W sparse and "regular" in both... 1,007 Views / 14 Replies  
I've tried it on R/W sparse and "regular" in both encrypted an non-encrypted, mounted images.

no worky
Posted by Boondoggle, on Aug 30, 2005 at 07:17 PM, in macOS
Spotlight does not index comments on disk images 1,007 Views / 14 Replies  
Spotlight does not seem to be indexing comments on disk images at all... Does anyone know if this can be turned on or if there is a workaround?

thnks,

bd
Posted by Boondoggle, on Aug 30, 2005 at 11:24 AM, in macOS
Is there anything like jHymn for Rhapsody? It... 1,177 Views / 10 Replies  
Is there anything like jHymn for Rhapsody? It seems like the legality would be even more questionable since you're not really buying the songs with a subscription service.
Posted by Boondoggle, on Aug 21, 2005 at 09:49 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
For a non-booting 9 partition an image is a clean... 1,146 Views / 15 Replies  
For a non-booting 9 partition an image is a clean solution.

bd
Posted by Boondoggle, on Jul 14, 2005 at 09:58 PM, in macOS
well you probably will have to use pacifist or... 690 Views / 5 Replies  
well you probably will have to use pacifist or reinstall 10.4

An admin account is for doing admin functions, and a normal account is for doing normal, day 2 day functions. If you had been in a...
Posted by Boondoggle, on Jul 14, 2005 at 09:31 PM, in macOS
This is why smart people off all skill levels do... 715 Views / 14 Replies  
This is why smart people off all skill levels do not use an admin account for regular use.
Posted by Boondoggle, on Jun 16, 2005 at 01:33 AM, in macOS
Poll: Moderation calls for Moderation, and Linux is... 21,973 Views / 502 Replies  
Moderation calls for Moderation, and Linux is only free if you don't value your time.

A CPU is only a small component of the hardware. Which Linux distro is it that will play MP3's "out of the...
Posted by Boondoggle, on Jun 7, 2005 at 12:40 AM, in MacNN Lounge
You know what a real fanatic is? Anyone that... 19,373 Views / 586 Replies  
You know what a real fanatic is? Anyone that would use Linux as a general (ie not development) desktop OS by choice. Even windows is better and I've used 90% of the distros on 3 platforms.

This...
Posted by Boondoggle, on Jun 5, 2005 at 10:44 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I've used both quite a bit and they are both... 3,743 Views / 49 Replies  
I've used both quite a bit and they are both nice. Picasa 2 is the best app of it's type on the PC. I still prefer iPhoto however. Picasa is faster, but it accomplishes that by not doing as much. ...
Posted by Boondoggle, on May 8, 2005 at 09:00 AM, in Applications
I want the option to make it vertically more... 7,124 Views / 129 Replies  
I want the option to make it vertically more compact without losing function. Doing away with the toolbar is not functionally equivalent.

I've tried using a text only toolbar in Mail 1.3.9 but...
Posted by Boondoggle, on Mar 26, 2005 at 06:52 PM, in macOS
In theory you're right. In practice with apps... 7,124 Views / 129 Replies  
In theory you're right. In practice with apps like Mail, iTunes etc that are typically one-window-wonders it would be inconvenient to go to the menu bar for every action.

As pointed out above you...
Posted by Boondoggle, on Mar 25, 2005 at 05:54 AM, in macOS
I agree, but I would like a compact option. This... 7,124 Views / 129 Replies  
I agree, but I would like a compact option. This would be especially nice for us powerbook users. And the format of the display should have an influence on how whitespace is allocated. AFAIK all...
Posted by Boondoggle, on Mar 25, 2005 at 05:50 AM, in macOS
It is about the same if you're viewing the status... 7,124 Views / 129 Replies  
It is about the same if you're viewing the status bar. Otherwise it is bigger. It also looks bigger because there are no discernible divisions.

I really wish there was an option for a very...
Posted by Boondoggle, on Mar 24, 2005 at 04:43 PM, in macOS
AFAIK 6.8 is to the .270 Rem what the 7.62 is to... 2,212 Views / 47 Replies  
AFAIK 6.8 is to the .270 Rem what the 7.62 is to the 30-06. Militarized/Modernized versions. But they are ALL good.
Posted by Boondoggle, on Mar 21, 2005 at 06:18 PM, in macOS
I've had problems like this with my .Mac account.... 730 Views / 12 Replies  
I've had problems like this with my .Mac account. The solution was to switch the outgoing port from 25 to 587 per Apple.

Maybe your ISP has an alternate port you can use when on the road.

bd
Posted by Boondoggle, on Mar 20, 2005 at 12:41 PM, in Applications
I'll take a 30-06 BAR and the 1911. But I'm... 2,212 Views / 47 Replies  
I'll take a 30-06 BAR and the 1911. But I'm oldschool.

edit: come to think of it that kind of kit could come in handy during Mac vs PC debates...
Posted by Boondoggle, on Mar 19, 2005 at 12:51 PM, in macOS
Free WebDAV Hosting 5,362 Views / 3 Replies  
Does anyone know if there is a free WebDAV hosting service out there? I don't need much space, 5MB would be enough.

thanks

bd
Posted by Boondoggle, on Mar 17, 2005 at 10:45 AM, in Networking
No Worky. 562 Views / 13 Replies  
No Worky.
Posted by Boondoggle, on Mar 16, 2005 at 03:49 AM, in macOS
That is great... I love it when stuff like that... 533 Views / 5 Replies  
That is great... I love it when stuff like that happens to other people too!

bd
Posted by Boondoggle, on Mar 14, 2005 at 02:53 PM, in macOS
Poll: what is that? bd 11,638 Views / 110 Replies  
what is that?

bd
Posted by Boondoggle, on Mar 14, 2005 at 12:00 PM, in macOS
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