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Maximum size for hard drive? 923 Views / 2 Replies  
I have a Dual G4 450, running OS X 10.3.3. I want to add an additional hard drive, and I am considering a 300GB maxtor. Would 10.3.3 or the mac itself have a problem with a drive this size? Would I...
Posted by weric, on Apr 7, 2004 at 05:47 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Airport Card & Airport Extreme BS & USB printer? 366 Views / 1 Replies  
I know that a Mac equipped with a regular Airport Card will work with Airport Extreme BS only at 11Mb, but will the USB printer sharing work or do I need to have an Airport Extreme Card?
Posted by weric, on Aug 27, 2003 at 08:42 PM, in Networking
can no longer get to certain sites??? 224 Views / 0 Replies  
I have a dual g4 running 10.2.6. it has been working great until today - i can no longer get to certain web sites, specifically my mail server. the odd thing is this: i have another g4 (10.2.6)...
Posted by weric, on Jul 25, 2003 at 09:41 PM, in Networking
try r-name 284 Views / 2 Replies  
r-name is a free application for doing this type of work:

http://www.macupdate.com/info.php/id/10196

its great, i use it all the time
Posted by weric, on May 25, 2003 at 02:17 PM, in Mac OS X
v.92 compatible modem? 298 Views / 1 Replies  
does anyone know how i can find out if the internal modem in my dp 450 (10.2.5) is v.92 compatible?

thanks
Posted by weric, on Apr 30, 2003 at 03:52 PM, in Mac Desktops
power supply for dual 450 g4? 287 Views / 0 Replies  
where can i order a new power supply for my dual 450 g4?
Posted by weric, on Feb 6, 2003 at 07:51 PM, in Mac Desktops
hmmmm.... 634 Views / 20 Replies  
thanks for the tip.

can you tell me what this command actually does?

sudo cat /dev/random > /dev/disk0

and how do i determine the disk? i would think disk0 is my primary drive.

thanks!
Posted by weric, on Jan 29, 2003 at 02:33 PM, in Mac OS X
command to securely erase hard drive? 634 Views / 20 Replies  
does anyone know of a UNIX command to securely erase a hard drive? i want to wipe a 2nd drive before i toss it out.
Posted by weric, on Jan 28, 2003 at 06:11 PM, in Mac OS X
mpgtx is the way to go 5,246 Views / 5 Replies  
i installed mpgtx 1.3 and it works perfectly. thanks for the help.

/eric
Posted by weric, on Oct 27, 2002 at 04:34 PM, in Mac OS X
how to join files in terminal 5,246 Views / 5 Replies  
how do i join files (types mp3 and mpg) in the terminal? i tried:

cat 1.mpg 2.mpg > 3.mpg

the result was a file that was the right size, but would only play the contents of the first file...
Posted by weric, on Oct 25, 2002 at 05:37 PM, in Mac OS X
thanks 341 Views / 3 Replies  
well i went to do as oyu suggsted and my print center was back to normal. the problem has somehow taken care of itself without having to mess with the network computers. i wonder if there is a...
Posted by weric, on Oct 3, 2002 at 02:44 PM, in Mac OS X
deleting printers from print center? 341 Views / 3 Replies  
i have two printer, one local and one from the network, that show up in my printer list. the delete printer icon is greyed out when i select them. they both state that they are printing, but this...
Posted by weric, on Oct 2, 2002 at 01:19 AM, in Mac OS X
Quake 3 models for Team Arena? 427 Views / 1 Replies  
I just recently purchased quake 3 gold - and i wanted to add some different models to the game from the polycount web site. I installed the models and they are available for me in quake 3 arena, but...
Posted by weric, on Sep 12, 2002 at 03:43 AM, in Gaming
Diablo II performance over LAN 268 Views / 1 Replies  
I'm running 10.2 and the Diablo II LOD patch for OSX on a G4 DP 450 with 1Gb RAM. When playing a game over the LAN - not internet - the performance goes way down, especially with a lot of monsters...
Posted by weric, on Sep 4, 2002 at 04:54 AM, in Applications
Script Menu.menu does not work with 10.2? 258 Views / 1 Replies  
Double clicking the Script Menu.menu supplied in the Applescript folder for 10.2 does nothng. Actually, it launched once, but no longer does. How can I get my script menu back!?!
Posted by weric, on Aug 26, 2002 at 03:13 PM, in Mac OS X
hosting games with UT pr3? 319 Views / 1 Replies  
Is it possible to host multiplayer games with UT pr3? everytime I attmept it, UT crashes saying it cannot find file 'De'.
Posted by weric, on Aug 17, 2002 at 07:35 PM, in Gaming
Will 10.2 have Developer CD? 242 Views / 2 Replies  
Will 10.2 have Developer CD like 10.1? Or, do we just download from the apple developer site from now on?
Posted by weric, on Jul 16, 2002 at 03:55 PM, in Developer Center
cable modem recommendation 258 Views / 0 Replies  
i am going to have att broadband installed shortly, and have opted to purchase my own cable modem. can anyone recommend a good cable modem for os x?
Posted by weric, on Jul 15, 2002 at 08:36 PM, in Mac OS X
thanks for the info. i really thought it would... 251 Views / 6 Replies  
thanks for the info. i really thought it would be much more painful than you describe. rock on!
Posted by weric, on Jul 15, 2002 at 08:35 PM, in Mac OS X
cable modem recommendation 251 Views / 6 Replies  
i am going to have att broadband installed shortly, and have opted to purchase my own cable modem. can anyone recommend a good cable modem for os x?
Posted by weric, on Jul 15, 2002 at 07:50 PM, in Mac OS X
the page at entropy is for installing/updating... 376 Views / 5 Replies  
the page at entropy is for installing/updating php. i thought 10.1.4 had php already installed. am i wrong?
Posted by weric, on Apr 24, 2002 at 05:39 PM, in Mac OS X
How to start PHP 376 Views / 5 Replies  
i'm running 10.1.4, and want to start learning PHP. is there anything i need to do? do i need to compile PHP anything? i dumped a simple PHP page into my sites directory and viewed it in a browser...
Posted by weric, on Apr 24, 2002 at 02:38 PM, in Mac OS X
is there a keyboard shortcut to bring up the... 15,246 Views / 1,656 Replies  
is there a keyboard shortcut to bring up the start page?
Posted by weric, on Mar 22, 2002 at 03:32 PM, in Applications
how to setup a cgi-bin in username/sites 430 Views / 5 Replies  
how do i setup a cgi-bin in my username/sites directory? i assume that there is a list somewhere that says what directories cgi scripts can run in. i've looked through previous posts, but they...
Posted by weric, on Mar 22, 2002 at 03:19 PM, in Mac OS X
not true. drive 10 is a diagnostic tool - like... 229 Views / 18 Replies  
not true. drive 10 is a diagnostic tool - like norton it checks the file system and unlike norton, it'll check hardware. i just don't know how good it is at - if all.
Posted by weric, on Feb 22, 2002 at 12:51 AM, in Mac OS X
which is better drive 10, norton, neither? 229 Views / 18 Replies  
i am considering upgrading my norton to the new version for os x. but i want to know if it's worth it. is drive 10 better for x? or is their a third tool for general system health that i'm unaware...
Posted by weric, on Feb 21, 2002 at 11:22 PM, in Mac OS X
that might be the case for those who have office... 306 Views / 9 Replies  
that might be the case for those who have office installed. unfortunately i do not. but it does make me wonder if there is some other piece of software running that i am unaware of...
Posted by weric, on Feb 7, 2002 at 11:46 PM, in Mac OS X
interesting. if i choose "Sleep" from the apple... 306 Views / 9 Replies  
interesting. if i choose "Sleep" from the apple menu, then the computer goes to sleep fine. it's just the automatic energy saving sleep. i'll send apple a note via feedback - hopefully all of you ...
Posted by weric, on Feb 7, 2002 at 12:19 AM, in Mac OS X
energy saver won't sleep g4 306 Views / 9 Replies  
i have a dual g4 450, with an apple studio display 17" flat, running 10.1.2. i have the energy control panel set to put the system sleep after 20 minutes of inactivity, but the system never goes to...
Posted by weric, on Feb 6, 2002 at 11:47 AM, in Mac OS X
contextual menu enhancement? 228 Views / 0 Replies  
for os 9 there were a few tools that let you customize the contextual menus (like CMTools (http://www.delamusse.com/CMTools/US/index.html)). is there such an addon for x?
Posted by weric, on Jan 14, 2002 at 10:20 AM, in Mac OS X
time tracking software? 276 Views / 2 Replies  
can anyone recommend a good program for tracking hours spent on various projects? i have done a little searching and there doesn't seem to be much available for x.

-e
Posted by weric, on Dec 20, 2001 at 08:48 AM, in Applications
hide the classic desktop folder? 241 Views / 4 Replies  
is there a way to hide the classic desktop folder and temporary items folder on volumes that are not running x? i have three volumes on my machine, 2 of which are on a different disk then that...
Posted by weric, on Nov 18, 2001 at 11:38 PM, in Mac OS X
simple question: is there a way to get into the... 3,681 Views / 602 Replies  
simple question: is there a way to get into the location field of the toolbar without using the mouse? in other browsers you hit tab to get up there, but in omniweb i seem to always have to use the...
Posted by weric, on Nov 15, 2001 at 04:33 PM, in Mac OS X
simple question: is there a way to get into the... 5,807 Views / 858 Replies  
simple question: is there a way to get into the location field of the toolbar without using the mouse? in other browsers you hit tab to get up there, but in omniweb i seem to always have to use the...
Posted by weric, on Nov 15, 2001 at 04:33 PM, in Applications
os x uses Java 2 Standard Edition 1.3, this is... 196 Views / 3 Replies  
os x uses Java 2 Standard Edition 1.3, this is one version behind the current version of Java (1.4) and should support big integer. however, all the browsers for os x currently have weak support for...
Posted by weric, on Nov 13, 2001 at 03:29 PM, in Mac OS X
idisk is a beast over a modem - totally unusable.... 395 Views / 36 Replies  
idisk is a beast over a modem - totally unusable. however, there is a great alternative: goliath
http://www.webdav.org/goliath/

this is a webdav client. open up a connection to your idisk and...
Posted by weric, on Oct 29, 2001 at 01:24 PM, in Mac OS X
appleworks 6.2.1 unexpectedly quits! 251 Views / 0 Replies  
since upgrading from 9.2 to 10.1 my appleworks has no longer worked. i have upgraded it to 6.2.1, but everytime i go to open a document, the program unexpectedly quits! any suggestions on how to...
Posted by weric, on Oct 29, 2001 at 12:56 PM, in Applications
i hate to sound dumb, but what do you mean by... 5,807 Views / 858 Replies  
i hate to sound dumb, but what do you mean by tabbed windows?
Posted by weric, on Oct 18, 2001 at 09:03 AM, in Applications
i hate to sound dumb, but what do you mean by... 3,681 Views / 602 Replies  
i hate to sound dumb, but what do you mean by tabbed windows?
Posted by weric, on Oct 18, 2001 at 09:03 AM, in Mac OS X
give a try to powermail (http://www.ctmdev.com/).... 338 Views / 20 Replies  
give a try to powermail (http://www.ctmdev.com/). the program is always being developed and the port to os x is very decent. i will not say it is the best, but it is better than mail, and has some...
Posted by weric, on Oct 9, 2001 at 01:43 PM, in Applications
you know, now i feel like a dope. i never... 245 Views / 2 Replies  
you know, now i feel like a dope. i never bothered to click inside the window or on the desktop - i had them open and saw no files. so i just tried that and sure enough it works. thanks for the...
Posted by weric, on Sep 18, 2001 at 10:09 PM, in Mac OS X
files not showing up... 245 Views / 2 Replies  
files created using terminal do not show up in the finder without restarting the finder. for example compiling java files with javac, the class file created does not show in the finder but is there...
Posted by weric, on Sep 18, 2001 at 08:00 PM, in Mac OS X
try searching apple.com's discussion forums. ... 268 Views / 2 Replies  
try searching apple.com's discussion forums. there is a massive thread discussing issue with the modem drivers for x. someone even has a link to driver they compiled from the darwin source which...
Posted by weric, on Sep 17, 2001 at 12:12 PM, in Mac OS X
if you install the latest version of the palm... 209 Views / 6 Replies  
if you install the latest version of the palm desktop (2.6.3) and have classic running under os x and classic is not asleep, you can still hot sync.

and from palm.com come some encouraging words:...
Posted by weric, on Sep 6, 2001 at 04:14 PM, in Applications
gNAT is the way to go. it's a snap to setup and... 182 Views / 6 Replies  
gNAT is the way to go. it's a snap to setup and works well. it doesn't offer all the options that you see in IPNetRouter, but it's great if you just want to share an internet connection.
...
Posted by weric, on Sep 6, 2001 at 08:37 AM, in Mac OS X
2001 vw passat gxe v6 and 1997 nissan... 2,252 Views / 177 Replies  
2001 vw passat gxe v6

and

1997 nissan sentra
Posted by weric, on Sep 5, 2001 at 08:27 AM, in Mac OS X
thanks for the link. i am glad to know that what... 210 Views / 11 Replies  
thanks for the link. i am glad to know that what she wants to do is common. rock on!
Posted by weric, on Jun 13, 2001 at 09:06 AM, in Mac Notebooks
the new ibook does have a built in mic and... 210 Views / 11 Replies  
the new ibook does have a built in mic and speakers, but she has many recordings she on minidisc that she wants to convert over. plus, for her, i think it is more convienent to record to the...
Posted by weric, on Jun 12, 2001 at 09:27 AM, in Mac Notebooks
sweet, that looks like it'll do it. now, for my... 210 Views / 11 Replies  
sweet, that looks like it'll do it. now, for my second question: what software do i need to pull the sound off the minidisc? can i just use quicktime or is there something else?
Posted by weric, on Jun 12, 2001 at 08:59 AM, in Mac Notebooks
record sound from minidsic to ibook? 210 Views / 11 Replies  
i am trying to convert my soon to be sister-in-law to a mac user. she wants to get one of the new ibooks but also wants to be able to record from a minidisc and convert the sound to mp3 to post on...
Posted by weric, on Jun 12, 2001 at 08:37 AM, in Mac Notebooks
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