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LOL, so this is where mAxximo is now...I must... 2,659 Views / 87 Replies  
LOL, so this is where mAxximo is now...I must say, the MacAch is much more peaceful these days, but it's nice to see that some things will never change...

But back on topic, OS 8.6 was about as...
Posted by strepidus, on Mar 23, 2005 at 02:32 AM, in macOS
Re: ibook v. Fujitsus6231 647 Views / 7 Replies  
I have a 12" iBook G4 1.2GHz and it really is quite wonderful. The battery lasts me anywhere from 4.5 to 5 hours (compared to the 3.5 to 4 that this review of the Fujitsu...
Posted by strepidus, on Mar 23, 2005 at 02:20 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Does monitor spanning hack work with new iBooks? 497 Views / 1 Replies  
I have an iBook G4 800, and I'm thinking of upgrading to a new 12" iBook 1.2GHz. I'm just wondering if anyone with one of these new iBooks can confirm that the monitor spanning hack still works....
Posted by strepidus, on Oct 28, 2004 at 07:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks for the report. The issue with my iBook is... 3,505 Views / 45 Replies  
Thanks for the report. The issue with my iBook is definitely only on the left side, and it definitely happens even when I apply a normal amount of force on the left palm rest. And it sounds pretty...
Posted by strepidus, on Apr 26, 2004 at 01:45 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I highly doubt that it's unit-specific,... 3,505 Views / 45 Replies  
I highly doubt that it's unit-specific, considering it's been noted in just about every review of the iBook G4 800 that I've read, and I've found this problem on each of the 5 display models that...
Posted by strepidus, on Apr 25, 2004 at 04:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Well, it's not really a hack, just changing some... 3,505 Views / 45 Replies  
Well, it's not really a hack, just changing some settings in open firmware because the ATI radeon mobility allows you to run two monitors at once (and I don't mean mirroring mode where the second...
Posted by strepidus, on Apr 25, 2004 at 08:50 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Wow, looking at those XBench numbers, seems like... 3,505 Views / 45 Replies  
Wow, looking at those XBench numbers, seems like the iBook 1.067 is about 40% faster than my iBook 800...must be the added L2 cache at work. I'm so tempted to sell my iBook and upgrade now!

But I...
Posted by strepidus, on Apr 24, 2004 at 04:13 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Wow, thanks so much for that deatailed reply,... 654 Views / 3 Replies  
Wow, thanks so much for that deatailed reply, ginoledesma!

It does sound like 256MB RAM isn't enough for you, and I've already bought a 512MB chip from Crucial, which was only $104.49 after 5%...
Posted by strepidus, on Dec 16, 2003 at 09:59 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Replacing my PowerMac G4 with iBook: will I suffer? 654 Views / 3 Replies  
I've been debating replacing my PowerMac G4/533MHz/1MBL2/896MB/GeForce3 with a 12" iBook G4 for some time now, the main reasons being I want something portable and quieter, and it wouldn't hurt if it...
Posted by strepidus, on Dec 16, 2003 at 07:45 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Registered 4 years! 79 posts! Can anyone beat that? 987 Views / 27 Replies  
I just noticed today that I registered for the MacNN Forums on July 27, 1999, so now it's been just about 4 years. And yet I've only posted ~79 times. What's up with that?

So is there anyone out...
Posted by strepidus, on Jul 14, 2003 at 01:20 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Re: Installing Mandrake Linux (documentation) 435 Views / 3 Replies  
Check out the "docs" folder on the install CD 1. You might just find something there ;)
Posted by strepidus, on Apr 26, 2003 at 02:57 AM, in macOS
OMG, can't believe no one's mentioned KDX... 1,481 Views / 35 Replies  
OMG, can't believe no one's mentioned KDX (http://www.haxial.com/download/KDXClient0943-Mac.sit) . The community's awesome, reminds me of Hotline back in its glory days. And takes like no cpu either.
Posted by strepidus, on Dec 17, 2002 at 12:19 AM, in macOS
Let's hope so! ... 1,644 Views / 20 Replies  
Let's hope so!

http://artsci.wustl.edu/~dyang/images/kde3.jpg

Notice it says "Loading the Panel." Only it never does. Also what's cool, check out how "Picture 1.pdf" appears in the screenshot,...
Posted by strepidus, on Dec 14, 2002 at 09:20 AM, in macOS
I just installed KDE3 today using fink and it... 1,644 Views / 20 Replies  
I just installed KDE3 today using fink and it seems to work, but for some reason the taskbar/dock-like "panel" program won't open. Thus, all I get is the desktop with icons on it. Anyone else have...
Posted by strepidus, on Dec 14, 2002 at 03:24 AM, in macOS
http://artsci.wustl.edu/~dyang/images/sst12-08-02.... 66,198 Views / 723 Replies  
http://artsci.wustl.edu/~dyang/images/sst12-08-02.jpg (http://artsci.wustl.edu/~dyang/images/ss12-08-02.jpg)
Posted by strepidus, on Dec 10, 2002 at 02:10 AM, in macOS
OMG, that's what I love about this forum, the... 773 Views / 4 Replies  
OMG, that's what I love about this forum, the helpful advice...

Of course I'm running the latest version of Quake 3! Who isn't! So does Q3A multiplayer work fine in 10.2 for the rest of you?
Posted by strepidus, on Oct 2, 2002 at 10:11 AM, in Gaming
Can't connect to servers on Quake 3 and OS X 10.2 773 Views / 4 Replies  
Before I updated to 10.2, Quake 3 multiplayer worked fine. But now, the in-game server browser never works (says "No Response from the Master Server"), and I can't even connect to individual servers...
Posted by strepidus, on Sep 28, 2002 at 05:28 PM, in Gaming
There are PCI GF2MX cards?! Didn't know they... 471 Views / 2 Replies  
There are PCI GF2MX cards?! Didn't know they existed...I thought that since the TNT-2, all of nVidia's cards have been AGP.
Posted by strepidus, on Aug 14, 2002 at 09:12 PM, in Mac Desktops
I'm glad it's coming out for OS X, finally, but... 513 Views / 6 Replies  
I'm glad it's coming out for OS X, finally, but the other day I just bought Fallout 1 and 2 for PC for $10 from Target. Not going to pay $50 to get the same two games for Mac. Fallout 1 was quite...
Posted by strepidus, on Aug 14, 2002 at 09:07 PM, in Applications
I've tried clicking on links in Mail, and it... 912 Views / 11 Replies  
I've tried clicking on links in Mail, and it opens it up in Mozilla right away.

What I find shocking, monospace, is that you claim to be a web designer, yet you will only use IE. That's just plain...
Posted by strepidus, on Aug 11, 2002 at 09:39 AM, in macOS
Ooh, I get to save 200KB!!! Now THAT's a feature... 830 Views / 14 Replies  
Ooh, I get to save 200KB!!! Now THAT's a feature I've been craving!

Well, seriously, people really shouldn't criticize you for making a redundant app since choice IS good, but at the same time,...
Posted by strepidus, on Aug 10, 2002 at 10:48 AM, in Applications
DockFun seems like a cool concept, but it's still... 892 Views / 8 Replies  
DockFun seems like a cool concept, but it's still limited by how the Dock is implemented. For example, if you launch a bunch of graphics apps, and then switch over to your Internet Dock, the graphics...
Posted by strepidus, on Aug 10, 2002 at 10:29 AM, in Applications
Anyone gotten ASM to work in 10.2? If so, how? 2,132 Views / 28 Replies  
Anyone gotten ASM to work in 10.2? If so, how?
Posted by strepidus, on Aug 8, 2002 at 11:38 PM, in Applications
Apps in usr/local don't work in 10.2? 563 Views / 4 Replies  
I just downloaded a wget package and installed it in 10.2. It installed into the usr/local/ directory. Trying to run wget through the terminal results in "wget: Command not found."

Any ideas?
Posted by strepidus, on Aug 8, 2002 at 11:38 PM, in macOS
Dammit, LoadInDock seems to be borked with 6C115.... 10,340 Views / 166 Replies  
Dammit, LoadInDock seems to be borked with 6C115. It's the only cpu load monitor that I've found that displays an extended view and takes up less than 1% cpu. Anyone got an alternative?
Posted by strepidus, on Aug 7, 2002 at 08:21 PM, in macOS
Yeah, It's getting annoying. I tried a lotta... 10,340 Views / 166 Replies  
Yeah, It's getting annoying. I tried a lotta stuff, such as deleting the invisible Icon file inside each of those folders, but it still doesn't work.
Posted by strepidus, on Aug 7, 2002 at 01:10 AM, in macOS
Have any of you found that you can't paste custom... 10,340 Views / 166 Replies  
Have any of you found that you can't paste custom icons onto the folders such as Library, Documents, etc. in your Home folder? I like using the World of Aqua icon set from Iconfactory, and the...
Posted by strepidus, on Aug 6, 2002 at 09:34 PM, in macOS
Looks like the answer is "yes!" From <a... 398 Views / 2 Replies  
Looks like the answer is "yes!"

From <a href="http://arstechnica.infopop.net/OpenTopic/page?a=tpc&s=50009562&f=8300945231&m=4420998825" target="_blank">this MacAch thread</a>:

"Just installed...
Posted by strepidus, on Jul 31, 2002 at 09:10 PM, in Applications
The creation date on my copy of Cricketgraph is... 9,090 Views / 17 Replies  
The creation date on my copy of Cricketgraph is July 15, 1986. Can't believe I have 16-year-old sofware on my computer that still runs! (though I don't really use it since I'm using OS X full time)
Posted by strepidus, on Jul 31, 2002 at 09:05 PM, in Applications
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva,... 636 Views / 22 Replies  
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">Originally posted by neps:
<strong>where can I...
Posted by strepidus, on Jun 16, 2002 at 03:11 PM, in Applications
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva,... 636 Views / 22 Replies  
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">Originally posted by bOOzo:
<strong>Where can...
Posted by strepidus, on Jun 15, 2002 at 10:57 AM, in Applications
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva,... 726 Views / 40 Replies  
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">Benh57:
This is wrong. One of the flags you...
Posted by strepidus, on Jun 7, 2002 at 09:28 PM, in Applications
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva,... 726 Views / 40 Replies  
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">Originally posted by GFive:

OmniWeb
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Posted by strepidus, on Jun 5, 2002 at 10:49 PM, in Applications
<a... 1,170 Views / 6 Replies  
<a href="http://www.versiontracker.com/moreinfo.fcgi?id=2987&db=macosx" target="_blank">XMorph 2.2</a> is now out and it works quite well; might still be too basic for some people tho'.

<small>[...
Posted by strepidus, on May 27, 2002 at 09:18 PM, in Applications
LOL! Good thing I got it in time! You can get it... 1,230 Views / 100 Replies  
LOL! Good thing I got it in time! You can get it here (http://artsci.wustl.edu/~dyang/quartzextremetest.mov)!
Posted by strepidus, on May 19, 2002 at 07:08 PM, in macOS
Hey a holck, Apple's now limiting bandwidth... 1,230 Views / 100 Replies  
Hey a holck,

Apple's now limiting bandwidth on their itools accounts, so it's really pissing off many people that use it to host their sites/movies...

Anyhow, I really would like to see that...
Posted by strepidus, on May 19, 2002 at 06:51 PM, in macOS
I think mozilla was made not to include any of... 367 Views / 2 Replies  
I think mozilla was made not to include any of that Netscape/AOL stuff...if you want to do AIM, you should really go download Adium or Proteus.
Posted by strepidus, on May 19, 2002 at 06:43 PM, in Applications
OK some people have alluded to it, but I don't... 491 Views / 37 Replies  
OK some people have alluded to it, but I don't think anyone's come right out and said it...so here we go!

[wild speculation]
Apple recently showed off Chimera while demoing Xserve. Apple's...
Posted by strepidus, on May 17, 2002 at 09:05 PM, in Applications
Get thee the MRJ Plugin for mozilla... 534 Views / 4 Replies  
Get thee the MRJ Plugin for mozilla (http://homepage.mac.com/pcbeard/MRJPlugin/), and all your problems *should* go away!
Posted by strepidus, on May 17, 2002 at 08:24 PM, in Applications
Does 64x4 PC133 RAM work in G4's? 461 Views / 2 Replies  
This may seem like a really dumb question, but I just placed an order for 512MB (64x4 based) of Micron memory for $60, and now I'm wondering if it will work in my G4/533, since most Mac memory places...
Posted by strepidus, on May 15, 2002 at 10:08 PM, in Mac Desktops
I had a problem where a "buzz" sound would appear... 843 Views / 6 Replies  
I had a problem where a "buzz" sound would appear at regular intervals; not sure if it's the same thing you're getting. My problem came from the mass of wires coming down vertically from the power...
Posted by strepidus, on May 15, 2002 at 10:06 PM, in Mac Desktops
I'm using a flashed GF3 in my G4/533 4xAGP right... 786 Views / 27 Replies  
I'm using a flashed GF3 in my G4/533 4xAGP right now, and it works wonderfully. I just d/led the nvflash.exe program and a copy of the 1055 ROM, and borrowed a friend's PC, popped in the card,...
Posted by strepidus, on May 1, 2002 at 09:46 PM, in Mac Desktops
What do you mean "The advertisement doesn't... 617 Views / 15 Replies  
What do you mean "The advertisement doesn't mention an optical zoom?" Doesn't it say "2x optical zoom?" As for the Macro function, that's there because normally, if you put the camera like 4 inches...
Posted by strepidus, on Apr 24, 2002 at 04:09 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
What do you think? ... 957 Views / 61 Replies  
What do you think?

http://homepage.mac.com/strepidus/images/room.jpg
Posted by strepidus, on Apr 24, 2002 at 01:16 AM, in macOS
Not to sound cocky or anything, but I think my... 957 Views / 61 Replies  
Not to sound cocky or anything, but I think my setup rules! No useless junk in the dock, every app I regularly use three clicks away.

http://homepage.mac.com/strepidus/images/dragthing.jpg

[...
Posted by strepidus, on Apr 24, 2002 at 01:06 AM, in macOS
Don't know about 1), but for 2), try DMG Tool... 386 Views / 1 Replies  
Don't know about 1), but for 2), try DMG Tool (http://www.them.ws/themsw/dmgtool/index.html).

[ 04-21-2002: Message edited by: strepidus ]
Posted by strepidus, on Apr 21, 2002 at 11:02 AM, in Applications
Thank you! I'm sure you guys will produce... 4,099 Views / 302 Replies  
Thank you! I'm sure you guys will produce something truly awesome!
Posted by strepidus, on Apr 21, 2002 at 01:13 AM, in Applications
That's the cool part. You can choose to enable... 861 Views / 73 Replies  
That's the cool part. You can choose to enable pop-up blocking when you go to a site that has pop-up ads. Then a sheet comes down asking you what to do.
Posted by strepidus, on Apr 16, 2002 at 10:58 AM, in Applications
From http://www.island-mac.com/used.html ... 664 Views / 9 Replies  
From http://www.island-mac.com/used.html

$1599 or best offer
Dual G4/533 Power Macintosh (1066MHz Total!)
1 Gigabyte of RAM
Dual 7200rpm Hard Drives (40GB and 43GB)
GeForce2 MX graphics
8X...
Posted by strepidus, on Apr 9, 2002 at 09:29 PM, in Mac Desktops
Whoops, my bad! Guess I was thinking TiBook... 685 Views / 24 Replies  
Whoops, my bad! Guess I was thinking TiBook because my boss at work has a TiPB G4/400 and he runs OS X on it just fine. Which is also why I thought that if you didn't like OS X's speed on a G4/400,...
Posted by strepidus, on Apr 9, 2002 at 09:21 PM, in Mac Desktops
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