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Any file with "logitech" in it was removed from... 420 Views / 3 Replies  
Any file with "logitech" in it was removed from the system (all extensions and plist files along with the prefpanes), and the system was rebooted (several times) along with zapping the PRAM. Whats...
Posted by Cincinnatus, on Feb 2, 2005 at 03:17 PM, in macOS
Unable to Customize Expose Mouse Keys 420 Views / 3 Replies  
For some reason, I can no longer select mouse button 4 on my Kensington Orbit as the activation key for any of the three Expose modes. I had an older orbit on this same hardware/os installation,...
Posted by Cincinnatus, on Feb 1, 2005 at 12:27 PM, in macOS
I found your dream machine then - headless and... 2,727 Views / 32 Replies  
I found your dream machine then - headless and everything else - and at a lower price point:
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=51036&item=5743849356&rd=1
Posted by Cincinnatus, on Jan 12, 2005 at 07:41 PM, in Mac Desktops
Option+F12 940 Views / 17 Replies  
Option+F12
Posted by Cincinnatus, on Sep 27, 2004 at 12:40 PM, in macOS
What model Mac is experiencing insomnia? If... 712 Views / 3 Replies  
What model Mac is experiencing insomnia? If you're lucky like me (and others who own a SP 1.8 G5), your problem may be related to some as of yet undiagnosed part of the 10.3.5 update. See the...
Posted by Cincinnatus, on Sep 9, 2004 at 04:33 PM, in Mac Desktops
Who knew there were so may qualified, but sadly... 15,319 Views / 381 Replies  
Who knew there were so may qualified, but sadly unemployed, manufacturing engineers and hardware designers lurking on these fora. Perhaps we should all get together and come up with a design that is...
Posted by Cincinnatus, on Sep 1, 2004 at 12:02 PM, in Mac Desktops
It is strange to be sure, why its not included,... 18,302 Views / 272 Replies  
It is strange to be sure, why its not included, as the cost difference is seemingly negligible, and its inclusion would future proof the machine (well, at least for networking - until 10Gbit is...
Posted by Cincinnatus, on Aug 31, 2004 at 01:09 PM, in Mac Desktops
Its also possible that the internal battery is... 844 Views / 7 Replies  
Its also possible that the internal battery is dead. If this is the case, then the NVRAM (non-volatile RAM) will be volatile. I had this problem on an old 6100. The HD was fine, the system just...
Posted by Cincinnatus, on Aug 30, 2004 at 02:51 PM, in Mac Desktops
sphinx, Could you elaborate on the nature... 641 Views / 3 Replies  
sphinx,

Could you elaborate on the nature your disappointment with "certain things?"

As for memory management, try this...
Posted by Cincinnatus, on Aug 26, 2004 at 02:58 PM, in Mac Desktops
For storage needs, I've gone with an 120 GB... 720 Views / 11 Replies  
For storage needs, I've gone with an 120 GB external FireWire HD on my B&W (the two internal spots already had drives - 8GB and 40GB). As it only serves files, I haven't upgraded the video card, but...
Posted by Cincinnatus, on Aug 26, 2004 at 02:32 PM, in Mac Desktops
Hmm...I've replaced the stock Nvidia FX 5200 with... 3,789 Views / 57 Replies  
Hmm...I've replaced the stock Nvidia FX 5200 with an OEM ATI Radeon 9800 Pro, with an aftermarket Verax G03 fan. I also stopped using the analog audio out, instead routing the optical audio through...
Posted by Cincinnatus, on Aug 24, 2004 at 06:15 PM, in Mac Desktops
My SP 1.8 G5 won't sleep (thread on that here... 877 Views / 22 Replies  
My SP 1.8 G5 won't sleep (thread on that here (http://discussions.info.apple.com/[email protected]@.6898a721)), but aside from that I don't have any real complaints. I just need to make sure...
Posted by Cincinnatus, on Aug 24, 2004 at 05:36 PM, in macOS
For the deep sleep issue, there is a thread over... 8,957 Views / 148 Replies  
For the deep sleep issue, there is a thread over at http://discussions.info.apple.com
located here (http://discussions.info.apple.com/[email protected]@.6898a720): Home > Mac OS X ...
Posted by Cincinnatus, on Aug 10, 2004 at 11:53 AM, in macOS
Has anyone else's Mac lost the ability to enter... 8,957 Views / 148 Replies  
Has anyone else's Mac lost the ability to enter Deep Sleep? My Rev. A SP 1.8 G5 isn't sleeping as soundly as it did before (10.3.4). When I performed the SU there were two entries (28MB and 44MB) for...
Posted by Cincinnatus, on Aug 10, 2004 at 10:28 AM, in macOS
beeba123, Would you please post again once... 1,019 Views / 13 Replies  
beeba123,

Would you please post again once the card arrives. I've never heard of "We Love Macs", but would be interested in purchasing a card from them if all goes well with your transaction.
...
Posted by Cincinnatus, on Aug 3, 2004 at 11:15 AM, in Mac Desktops
I have a Rev. A 1.8 SP G5, with the stock 5200 FX... 843 Views / 6 Replies  
I have a Rev. A 1.8 SP G5, with the stock 5200 FX running two Sony 19" G400 CRTs of the same vintage. While there is a very slight difference in brightness (I'd attribute this to age more than...
Posted by Cincinnatus, on Aug 2, 2004 at 11:35 AM, in Mac Desktops
I'm with the poster above who stated that we need... 1,738 Views / 34 Replies  
I'm with the poster above who stated that we need aluminum peripherals to compliment the G5. Ahh, imagine a keyboard where every key is machined from a solid billet of aluminum, and then finished...
Posted by Cincinnatus, on Jul 2, 2004 at 12:32 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
This won't be of much help, I'm afraid, but to... 570 Views / 4 Replies  
This won't be of much help, I'm afraid, but to answer a part of your question: Yes, I have been able to transfer contacts/schedules to my Motorola v60 using the USB cable that I purchased. I have...
Posted by Cincinnatus, on Jun 23, 2004 at 04:43 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I have the same card, but run in RAID 0 (fast but... 386 Views / 1 Replies  
I have the same card, but run in RAID 0 (fast but dangeresque), so I haven't tried these (somewhat confusing) directions (http://161.58.88.33/manual/english/aec-6880m.pdf), but that doc is straight...
Posted by Cincinnatus, on Jun 23, 2004 at 03:32 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I just returned from a vacation in Ireland with a... 5,694 Views / 64 Replies  
I just returned from a vacation in Ireland with a friend's Camedia C-750. I took about 220 photos (using a 256 MB xd card) @ 2200 x 1700, and would have to say that the camera worked pretty well. The...
Posted by Cincinnatus, on Jun 1, 2004 at 05:00 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
If you don't want to repoint your iTunes home,... 568 Views / 6 Replies  
If you don't want to repoint your iTunes home, you can dynalically link to the non-iTunes controlled files.

After disabling iTunes organization, open a finder window to the folder that contains...
Posted by Cincinnatus, on May 10, 2004 at 01:01 PM, in Applications
If you are going to be running stock (i.e. no... 808 Views / 12 Replies  
If you are going to be running stock (i.e. no extra fans), the B&W is pretty quiet. It only has one fan, fixed speed, that runs in the power supply. The G3s used were pretty low heat dissipation, and...
Posted by Cincinnatus, on Feb 2, 2004 at 03:44 PM, in Mac Desktops
If I recall correctly, the generation, of which... 613 Views / 9 Replies  
If I recall correctly, the generation, of which your Mac is a member, was designed to work with PlainTalk mics. These had a slightly longer 1/8" plug and had a built-in pre-amp (the longer plug...
Posted by Cincinnatus, on Jan 23, 2004 at 10:58 AM, in macOS
Answers 496 Views / 1 Replies  
Apparently it is scheduled downtime boo.bioware.com (http://boo.bioware.com/).

/Cincinnatus
Posted by Cincinnatus, on Dec 12, 2003 at 05:34 PM, in Gaming
NWN Site (Bioware.com) Unreacheable? 496 Views / 1 Replies  
Has anyone else tried to access nwn.bioware.com (http://nwn.bioware.com) today? I was going to check the forums over there, but I cannot resolve the DNS name. As a matter of fact, I can't even...
Posted by Cincinnatus, on Dec 12, 2003 at 02:09 PM, in Gaming
Ditto on the chord combo for my Kensington Orbit:... 1,027 Views / 24 Replies  
Ditto on the chord combo for my Kensington Orbit: MouseButton 4 for all windows, Shift + MouseButton 4 for app windows.

/Cincinnatus
Posted by Cincinnatus, on Oct 30, 2003 at 11:23 AM, in macOS
I'll just chime in with shearm: Just completed an... 2,295 Views / 18 Replies  
I'll just chime in with shearm: Just completed an upgrade on a G5 from 10.2.8 to 10.3 with nary a problem, save those well documented issues with Norton and iChat. All of the user profiles and shared...
Posted by Cincinnatus, on Oct 28, 2003 at 01:10 AM, in macOS
Poll: My installation just went ~flawlessly. I used... 1,744 Views / 25 Replies  
My installation just went ~flawlessly. I used Retrospect to backup my User data, and then selected the Upgrade option. First thing that I did during the installation was run DiskUtility, just to...
Posted by Cincinnatus, on Oct 28, 2003 at 12:49 AM, in macOS
chrisutley, You are absolutely correct. Back... 1,587 Views / 17 Replies  
chrisutley,

You are absolutely correct. Back in 1990, Apple's high-end 40MHz IIfx would've set you back $9,900 (1990 dollars, so adjust for 13 years of inflation). Oh, and that was without a video...
Posted by Cincinnatus, on Oct 15, 2003 at 07:12 PM, in Mac Desktops
I had this problem until recently, but... 715 Views / 4 Replies  
I had this problem until recently, but unfortunately, no, there is no easy solution to the problem. Here is a link (http://discusssearch.info.apple.com/[email protected]@!keywords=overlapping%20extents) to a...
Posted by Cincinnatus, on Oct 12, 2003 at 11:05 PM, in macOS
Poll: Yesterday, with my G5 Up-to-Date goodness. 1,488 Views / 35 Replies  
Yesterday, with my G5 Up-to-Date goodness.
Posted by Cincinnatus, on Oct 10, 2003 at 06:58 PM, in macOS
Worse than "Hercules in New York", featuring our... 1,992 Views / 32 Replies  
Worse than "Hercules in New York", featuring our newest celebrity governor? Worse than "Blind Fury" with Rutger Hauer? Worse than "Over the Top" with Stalone? Worse than "Sidekicks" with Chuck...
Posted by Cincinnatus, on Oct 10, 2003 at 10:56 AM, in macOS
ckohler, I just picked up a base 1.8 G5 from... 1,406 Views / 10 Replies  
ckohler,

I just picked up a base 1.8 G5 from my local CompUSA in Boulder, CO. They had 1.6 and 1.8 in stock. They are the basic models: GeForce FX 5200, 512MB Ram, 160 GB HD, Sony SuperDrive; but...
Posted by Cincinnatus, on Sep 18, 2003 at 10:48 PM, in Mac Desktops
I've got an old G3 bought new in 1998 (or was it... 4,823 Views / 38 Replies  
I've got an old G3 bought new in 1998 (or was it '99). Its been overclocked to a whopping 350 MHz, with 768MB RAM - and the original Rage 128. Its got an evergrowing array of drives (9 GB master...
Posted by Cincinnatus, on Aug 12, 2003 at 07:38 PM, in Mac Desktops
If you do figure this out, would you please post... 1,102 Views / 14 Replies  
If you do figure this out, would you please post your magic? If not, the offer of help still stands.

/Cincinnatus
Posted by Cincinnatus, on Aug 6, 2003 at 01:18 PM, in macOS
Scotttheking, I use a networked 1200 for all... 1,102 Views / 14 Replies  
Scotttheking,

I use a networked 1200 for all of my printing in the home office. I have had issues printing from open office - but not exactly what you are seeing. If the data isn't sensitive,...
Posted by Cincinnatus, on Aug 1, 2003 at 03:32 PM, in macOS
You can share the entire drive from your Windows... 544 Views / 1 Replies  
You can share the entire drive from your Windows machine via Samba, and mount that Samba volume on your Mac; or, you could share the drive from your Mac by updating the /etc/smb.cnf file (or by using...
Posted by Cincinnatus, on Jul 30, 2003 at 05:02 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
As far as sharing a monitor and keyboard, I have... 726 Views / 6 Replies  
As far as sharing a monitor and keyboard, I have had a positive experience with the IOgear MiniView III USB KVM. It even allows you to share USB peripherals - but I don't use this feature. The only...
Posted by Cincinnatus, on Jul 28, 2003 at 01:52 PM, in Mac Desktops
I've been using a HP LaserJet 1200se, with... 1,647 Views / 26 Replies  
I've been using a HP LaserJet 1200se, with PostScript Level 2 emulation, for over a year now, and haven't had any problems to speak of. I upgraded the memory from the base 8 to 40 (via standard...
Posted by Cincinnatus, on Jul 25, 2003 at 04:18 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Grounding? 1,876 Views / 28 Replies  
Not sure if this was already mentioned, but make sure your turntable is grounded properly. If not, you will hear a low frequency hum. Also, make sure that the cartridge is connected to the tonearm...
Posted by Cincinnatus, on Jul 25, 2003 at 03:00 PM, in macOS
The ATI Radeon 9800 Retail card, just announced... 674 Views / 3 Replies  
The ATI Radeon 9800 Retail card, just announced today, is actually AGP 2x,4x. The Radeon 9800 Pro (OEM from Apple, with new G5) is 8x only (so it wouldn't even work in your box).

The only...
Posted by Cincinnatus, on Jul 16, 2003 at 06:51 PM, in Mac Desktops
Hmm - I have about 55GB on a SNAP! 4100.... 918 Views / 11 Replies  
Hmm - I have about 55GB on a SNAP! 4100. Occassionally I trash my library and rebuild from scratch (i.e. drag the top level MP3 folder from the NFS mounted server over the Library browser, drop and...
Posted by Cincinnatus, on May 1, 2003 at 07:02 PM, in Applications
Brass, Your first point: takes... 3,275 Views / 52 Replies  
Brass,

Your first point:



takes care of the two issues that follow it:
Posted by Cincinnatus, on Apr 15, 2003 at 08:02 PM, in macOS
RAID levels defined 1,639 Views / 22 Replies  
Just to clear up a few points:

RAID 0 - striping
RAID 1 - mirroring

( http://snow.prohosting.com/scripts1/SectionDocs/raid/ )

Personally, I'm using the Acard 6880M, with 2xWD 40 GB drives...
Posted by Cincinnatus, on Apr 9, 2003 at 10:26 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
HOW-TO: Using Java 1.4.1 529 Views / 2 Replies  
Here's a link to the above mentioned technote on changing JVM usage in an non-CLI application: http://developer.apple.com/techpubs/macosx/ReleaseNotes/java141/multiplevms/chapter_3_section_2.html
...
Posted by Cincinnatus, on Mar 28, 2003 at 04:04 PM, in macOS
For external, or internal non-root partitions... 1,520 Views / 34 Replies  
For external, or internal non-root partitions (with one or more logical partitions to a physical drive):

sudo diskutil enableJournal /Volumes/<nameOfYourPartition>

/cincinnatus
Posted by Cincinnatus, on Jan 23, 2003 at 01:10 PM, in macOS
Unfortunately, there is a difference between the... 717 Views / 6 Replies  
Unfortunately, there is a difference between the PC ATI Radeon 7000 PCI and the Mac version.

Based on information at www.xlr8yourmac.com (posted by ATI engineers) and www.arstechnica.com, it is...
Posted by Cincinnatus, on Dec 20, 2002 at 04:47 PM, in Mac Desktops
I have a G4 (PCI Graphics) running OS X.2 off of... 497 Views / 5 Replies  
I have a G4 (PCI Graphics) running OS X.2 off of a pair of striped 40 GB HDs connected to an Acard IDE RAID card - no problems. Well, audio feeds drop during playback on occasion - but no kernel...
Posted by Cincinnatus, on Dec 15, 2002 at 09:17 PM, in macOS
If you want to drop a bit of cash (~$50), you can... 764 Views / 12 Replies  
If you want to drop a bit of cash (~$50), you can go the commercial route - Retrospect Express. You can backup to tape, CD, or HD (even across a network). I use this solution to backup user data to...
Posted by Cincinnatus, on Dec 12, 2002 at 07:09 PM, in macOS
kman, Are you expecting the output to be... 1,020 Views / 5 Replies  
kman,

Are you expecting the output to be tiled across multiple (letter, legal, A4) pages?

/cincinnatus
Posted by Cincinnatus, on Dec 11, 2002 at 04:03 PM, in macOS
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