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Isn't this thing just rumored to be the iCurve... 968 Views / 5 Replies  
Isn't this thing just rumored to be the iCurve replacement? I don't see any information on griffintechnology.com that talks about the Elevator.
Posted by samm, on Nov 19, 2006 at 08:08 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I installed gnuplot with MacPorts and it works... 3,657 Views / 5 Replies  
I installed gnuplot with MacPorts and it works fine. The link error you see indicates it cannot find the libaquaterm.dylib library. Try setting your LD_LIBRARY_PATH environmental to /usr/local/bin...
Posted by samm, on Nov 16, 2006 at 09:38 AM, in Mac OS X
try ssh -v to see more verbose output, otherwise ... 907 Views / 3 Replies  
try ssh -v to see more verbose output, otherwise you can regenerate your key pairs and it should work fine again.
Posted by samm, on Nov 16, 2006 at 09:31 AM, in Mac OS X
It will take 5 minutes to write a preprocessor... 725 Views / 7 Replies  
It will take 5 minutes to write a preprocessor macro to translate [x][y][z] coordinates into a 1 dimensional array. Don't worry about cache issues yet. Concentrate on correctness first, and...
Posted by samm, on Dec 5, 2005 at 11:10 AM, in Developer Center
What is flawed about the open source development... 3,797 Views / 143 Replies  
What is flawed about the open source development model?
Posted by samm, on Nov 3, 2005 at 12:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
NetBEUI is what, 17 years old? I thought it has... 3,797 Views / 143 Replies  
NetBEUI is what, 17 years old? I thought it has been replaced by NetBIOS over TCP/IP in windows environments anyhow. The Directory Access program is in /Applications/Utilities/Directory Access

...
Posted by samm, on Oct 31, 2005 at 10:24 AM, in MacNN Lounge
It's a slimjim commercial. 760 Views / 15 Replies  
It's a slimjim commercial.
Posted by samm, on Oct 17, 2005 at 05:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
First of all, set your DVR to record a season... 1,074 Views / 18 Replies  
First of all, set your DVR to record a season pass for this show. It takes 15 seconds at most. Second of all, if you miss an episode, they are available on HBO's on-demand service the day after...
Posted by samm, on Oct 10, 2005 at 02:15 PM, in Applications
I am not quite sure what you are asking... try... 698 Views / 7 Replies  
I am not quite sure what you are asking... try /sbin/halt
Posted by samm, on Sep 27, 2005 at 12:45 PM, in Mac OS X
Compiling your code using CodeWarrior or Xcode to... 1,278 Views / 9 Replies  
Compiling your code using CodeWarrior or Xcode to product a Windows executable is not possible to my knowledge. If the professor for this course does not let you turn in source code I would bring...
Posted by samm, on Sep 13, 2005 at 03:21 PM, in Developer Center
The first powerbook G3 was essentially a 3400... 584 Views / 7 Replies  
The first powerbook G3 was essentially a 3400 case with a G3 processor. The original powerbook 3400's came with a 180, 200, or 240 MHz 603e processor I think. I have one at home that does not power...
Posted by samm, on Aug 31, 2005 at 02:33 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Any idea how much a new power supply costs? It... 523 Views / 3 Replies  
Any idea how much a new power supply costs? It does not look too difficult to replace.
Posted by samm, on Aug 15, 2005 at 07:26 PM, in Mac Desktops
Quicksilver power supply fan 523 Views / 3 Replies  
I have a dual 1 GHz quicksilver G4. The power supply fan has stopped spinning as of late. I am assuming it normally spins constantly, and is not activated by a temp sensor... Can anyone verify...
Posted by samm, on Aug 15, 2005 at 07:19 PM, in Mac Desktops
http://www.sammiller.org/gallery/albums/MacMini/DS... 117,560 Views / 401 Replies  
http://www.sammiller.org/gallery/albums/MacMini/DSCN1602.sized.jpg

1.42 GHz mini, 1GB RAM, 80GB hard drive, BT keyboard & mouse, Airport express
Posted by samm, on Aug 15, 2005 at 10:25 AM, in Mac Desktops
Processor temp sensor on Dual 1GHz quicksilver 975 Views / 2 Replies  
I downloaded a widget (I'm running 10.4.2) to check my G4s processor temperature:

http://www.apple.com/downloads/dashboard/status/minicpuheat.html

It can only find the temperature sensor on my...
Posted by samm, on Aug 7, 2005 at 04:47 PM, in Mac Desktops
Then you can use the using directive to include... 873 Views / 19 Replies  
Then you can use the using directive to include which parts of the std namespace you would like to use in that scope. Like I said before, and linked to the C++ FAQ, lumping the entire std namespace...
Posted by samm, on Jul 7, 2005 at 10:57 AM, in Developer Center
Get a better textbook. The "using namespace... 873 Views / 19 Replies  
Get a better textbook. The "using namespace std;" is a kludge, it brings everything from the std namespace into scope. You can run into problems if you start naming variables using names found in...
Posted by samm, on Jul 7, 2005 at 09:08 AM, in Developer Center
I am assuming that sentence if an object of the... 873 Views / 19 Replies  
I am assuming that sentence if an object of the C++ Standard Library's string class. If so, the find method works just fine when passing string literals. See this short example and output

...
Posted by samm, on Jul 6, 2005 at 06:11 PM, in Developer Center
My mistake, sorry. I still question why he is... 873 Views / 19 Replies  
My mistake, sorry. I still question why he is using both a global variable and ignoring the return value of the getDiscriminant() function.
Posted by samm, on Jul 6, 2005 at 05:51 PM, in Developer Center
Your logic is incorrect here. You are returning... 873 Views / 19 Replies  
Your logic is incorrect here. You are returning an integer that indicates if the assignment of pow(b,2) -4 * a * c to the disc global variable succeeded or failed.
Posted by samm, on Jul 6, 2005 at 05:31 PM, in Developer Center
You can pass a character as a string "S" or... 873 Views / 19 Replies  
You can pass a character as a string "S" or character 'S' using XCode. What is the error message that you are getting?

A side note, why don't you use the std::string object since you are writing...
Posted by samm, on Jul 6, 2005 at 05:17 PM, in Developer Center
in line 58 you do not declare the variable disc. ... 873 Views / 19 Replies  
in line 58 you do not declare the variable disc. Do this instead:

return pow(b, 2) - 4 * a * c;
Posted by samm, on Jul 6, 2005 at 01:55 PM, in Developer Center
There is no portable way to convert the FILE... 794 Views / 9 Replies  
There is no portable way to convert the FILE pointer to a C++ istream. There are some gnu extensions to g++ that may do this, but I am not sure. The C code I posted above should work just fine in a...
Posted by samm, on Jun 22, 2005 at 02:58 PM, in Developer Center
here is some quick C code using popen: ... 794 Views / 9 Replies  
here is some quick C code using popen:


#include <stdio.h>
#include <stdlib.h>

int main() {
FILE* foo = popen("ls -l", "r");
if (foo == NULL) return -1;
Posted by samm, on Jun 22, 2005 at 01:32 PM, in Developer Center
You posted that pic on OT a few nights ago :) 1,828 Views / 13 Replies  
You posted that pic on OT a few nights ago :)
Posted by samm, on May 5, 2005 at 02:42 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Why do you need gcc 3.4.1? 469 Views / 4 Replies  
Why do you need gcc 3.4.1?
Posted by samm, on Feb 16, 2005 at 03:10 PM, in Developer Center
The Cinema display does not support HDCP, so you... 846 Views / 8 Replies  
The Cinema display does not support HDCP, so you will not find a cable box with DVI output that works. All cable boxes these days use HDCP with DVI or HDMI.
Posted by samm, on Jan 24, 2005 at 02:42 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Anyone with sudo privilages should be treated... 849 Views / 18 Replies  
Anyone with sudo privilages should be treated like root. Since they can launch a shell and instantly have root privilages. I don't think using a shorter or longer time interval would matter in this...
Posted by samm, on Jan 7, 2005 at 04:37 PM, in Mac OS X
TextMate supports function collapsing, as well as... 852 Views / 13 Replies  
TextMate supports function collapsing, as well as Objective-C syntax highlighting.

http://macromates.com/
Posted by samm, on Dec 22, 2004 at 12:58 PM, in Developer Center
I found the phone, check your pm's. 502 Views / 5 Replies  
I found the phone, check your pm's.
Posted by samm, on May 18, 2004 at 11:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I have one sitting around at home. I will see if... 502 Views / 5 Replies  
I have one sitting around at home. I will see if I can find it tonight.
Posted by samm, on May 18, 2004 at 04:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
gcc can bootstrap itself, just download the... 450 Views / 4 Replies  
gcc can bootstrap itself, just download the source and compile it.
Posted by samm, on Feb 16, 2004 at 03:47 PM, in Mac OS X
try "sudo halt" instead 800 Views / 4 Replies  
try "sudo halt" instead
Posted by samm, on Jul 9, 2003 at 01:53 PM, in Mac OS X
It's for copy protection. The game for PCs has... 545 Views / 5 Replies  
It's for copy protection. The game for PCs has been around for 16 months. People probably won't copy/share/warez a game that old.

Because the game has just been released for the Mac, people are...
Posted by samm, on Jun 20, 2003 at 12:24 PM, in Gaming
a simple fix would be: cat... 280 Views / 2 Replies  
a simple fix would be:

cat fileYouWantToPrint.txt | mail yourEmailAddress@server.com

Then check your email and print the file. That should work in most cases.
Posted by samm, on Apr 15, 2003 at 12:57 AM, in Mac OS X
Dead iMac DV 400MHz 706 Views / 6 Replies  
I have an older iMac DV 400 MHz G3 that is dead. When I push the power button, the light on the front turns green and I hear the startup chime but that's it. I don't think the hard drive or CD...
Posted by samm, on Feb 17, 2003 at 02:51 PM, in Mac Desktops
Re: G5 release date 3,009 Views / 28 Replies  
The Power4 has been in production for a while. I've seen shipments of the Regatta (iSeres 890) servers personally: http://www-1.ibm.com/servers/eserver/iseries/hardware/mod8xx.htm

If the Power4...
Posted by samm, on Aug 23, 2002 at 03:13 PM, in Mac Desktops
You're correct. I believe education institutions... 472 Views / 7 Replies  
You're correct. I believe education institutions get a lower price that the average college student. It seems to be that way when I price out systems for work and for myself anyhow.

Check with...
Posted by samm, on Jan 29, 2002 at 02:06 AM, in Mac Desktops
Soundsticks on a pre-G3 246 Views / 0 Replies  
I received a set of Harmon Kardon soundsticks for Christmas. I use a PowerMac 8500 as my primary computer. I would like to find a way to use these speakers on my 8500 until Apple releases a new Pro...
Posted by samm, on Jan 7, 2002 at 08:00 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Correction, OS X public beta will not work with... 341 Views / 9 Replies  
Correction, OS X public beta will not work with the classic environment using 9.1. Just using OS X will work fine on a new G4 powerbook I believe.

-Sam
Posted by samm, on Feb 2, 2001 at 05:34 PM, in Mac Desktops
I bought a copy of The Sims at MacWorld for $45 I... 678 Views / 21 Replies  
I bought a copy of The Sims at MacWorld for $45 I think. BTW, you guys who have VM turned off should leave it on. There's no reason to leave it off this day in age of the MacOS. There are no...
Posted by samm, on Jul 25, 2000 at 02:20 PM, in Gaming
7600/300? 449 Views / 2 Replies  
I have a 8600/300 that I would like to swap the processor out of and put it into and older 7600/132. So far the 7600 (with the 8600's 300MHz 604e) powers up but just sits there (the monitor does not...
Posted by samm, on Jun 12, 2000 at 12:10 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
In my experiences, internal CDR's generate too... 359 Views / 5 Replies  
In my experiences, internal CDR's generate too much heat and will unrealibly create CD's. If you really want to create audio CD's, spend the extra cash and get a quality external SCSI unit. ...
Posted by samm, on Apr 25, 2000 at 04:29 PM, in Mac Desktops
AppleVision & Powercomputing 352 Views / 0 Replies  
I have a PowerTower Pro 225 with an AppleVision 17" monitor. The monitor never turns on when I start up the computer, I'm assuming this is a problem with the applevision software I have installed,...
Posted by samm, on Apr 25, 2000 at 11:27 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
You can hold down the control key while clicking... 317 Views / 1 Replies  
You can hold down the control key while clicking on the monitors control strip icon to get all available resolutions. Some may not work however.

-Sam
Posted by samm, on Mar 19, 2000 at 07:58 PM, in Mac Desktops
You need a program called Cinema DVD. It tricks... 498 Views / 2 Replies  
You need a program called Cinema DVD. It tricks the DVD player into thinking the monitor is bigger than it is, so when you select full screen in the DVD player, you actually get "full screen." Not...
Posted by samm, on Feb 14, 2000 at 11:02 AM, in Mac Desktops
This monitor is the "old" apple 17 inch model... 412 Views / 2 Replies  
This monitor is the "old" apple 17 inch model (their first 17 inch model I believe). It has no degaussing button, I wish it did. The discoloration looks like a "football" pattern. IE, the monitor...
Posted by samm, on Jan 8, 2000 at 08:31 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Degaussing 412 Views / 2 Replies  
I have an old Apple 17 inch display. I believe it has internal degaussing curcuitry. The problem is, it keeps getting magnetized. Can anyone give me any hints on demagnetizing it? Like where can...
Posted by samm, on Jan 7, 2000 at 06:23 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
iMac DV SE video card 244 Views / 3 Replies  
I'm having quite a bit of trouble with my new iMac DV SE. I have narroed the troubles down to the video card though. Whenever I enable the "Apple DVD Software 2.0" bundle in extensions manager, I...
Posted by samm, on Dec 16, 1999 at 01:14 PM, in Mac Desktops
There was a guy over on dealmac.com that put an... 565 Views / 13 Replies  
There was a guy over on dealmac.com that put an internal CDRW drive in his G4; seems to me he kept the DVD drive too. He just took out the zip. His major problem was TEMPERATURE, the processor temp...
Posted by samm, on Dec 5, 1999 at 10:43 PM, in Mac Desktops
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