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A viable option. Also a chance to whip up a... 309 Views / 6 Replies  
A viable option. Also a chance to whip up a little ruby script to do it. I was just hoping for a more elegant solution.
Posted by drspock, on Jul 17, 2007 at 03:01 PM, in Mac OS X
Trouble moving large directories 309 Views / 6 Replies  
Being a good little computer user, when my macbook died, I had a nice backup of all my music on a NAS. Now I'd like to move the music back to my MacBook (actually, external hard drive, but still...
Posted by drspock, on Jul 17, 2007 at 01:09 PM, in Mac OS X
Layout features 4,888 Views / 94 Replies  
As someone who does a fair bit of work in LaTeX (using TeXShop and PDFtex), Pages feels like the most beautiful TeX frontend/editor ever. Honestly, all of the features they mention
(turn on...
Posted by drspock, on Jan 16, 2005 at 12:13 AM, in Applications
Paint chips sticking to screen? 319 Views / 0 Replies  
My palm rest (TiSD) is flaking and it looks like the chips (very small, but very noticeable) are sticking to the screen and look like dead pixels, Does anyone else have/know of this problem or a...
Posted by drspock, on Apr 20, 2003 at 06:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks! As soon as I make it through finals I'll... 567 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks! As soon as I make it through finals I'll take it in.
Posted by drspock, on Apr 17, 2003 at 04:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Cluster of dead pixels 567 Views / 7 Replies  
I am finally getting to the point where I can no longer stand looking at the cluster of about 10 dead pixels on my TiSD purchased in November. The cluster showed up about two months ago and is...
Posted by drspock, on Apr 17, 2003 at 03:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
In the same vein, has anybody gotten kismac .4c... 444 Views / 5 Replies  
In the same vein, has anybody gotten kismac .4c to work with 10.2.5 at all?
Posted by drspock, on Apr 16, 2003 at 03:21 PM, in Mac OS X
so does anybody have a thought on how to fix this... 1,296 Views / 20 Replies  
so does anybody have a thought on how to fix this problem? themers, ideas?
Posted by drspock, on Apr 15, 2003 at 07:20 PM, in GUI Customization
Exactly the same problem. SS Final Cut theme... 1,296 Views / 20 Replies  
Exactly the same problem. SS Final Cut theme (awesome theme), ThemeChanger, and 10.2.5
Posted by drspock, on Apr 14, 2003 at 10:32 PM, in GUI Customization
Stuphalina, who are you talking to? 2,050,339 Views / 14,714 Replies  
Stuphalina, who are you talking to?
Posted by drspock, on Feb 25, 2003 at 08:05 PM, in GUI Customization
http://wso.williams.edu/~bcohen/desktopthumb.jpg ... 2,050,339 Views / 14,714 Replies  
http://wso.williams.edu/~bcohen/desktopthumb.jpg
bigger (http://wso.williams.edu/~bcohen/desktop.jpg)
Posted by drspock, on Feb 25, 2003 at 05:15 PM, in GUI Customization
15'' pb, had it for about a month. i doubt apple... 459 Views / 3 Replies  
15'' pb, had it for about a month. i doubt apple would be willing to do jack for me ;)
Posted by drspock, on Feb 24, 2003 at 06:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Tiny scratch on the LCD? 459 Views / 3 Replies  
I have what I thought was a small cluster of dead pixels but appears to be tiny scratches on the LCD itself. Any ideas on how to get rid of them?

I really hope so, because they are very...
Posted by drspock, on Feb 24, 2003 at 05:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Fluid, what is the program that creates the mini... 2,050,339 Views / 14,714 Replies  
Fluid, what is the program that creates the mini document in the upper left hand corner? thanks

ds
Posted by drspock, on Feb 6, 2003 at 09:16 PM, in GUI Customization
Killer deal on FCP3 (not an ad or anything) 327 Views / 0 Replies  
Found this yesterday when I was looking to buy Final Cut Express. The student discount on Express is $50, putting its price at $250. The student discount on FCP3 is $700, putting its price at $300....
Posted by drspock, on Feb 4, 2003 at 02:53 PM, in Applications
Anti-aliasing settings? 324 Views / 0 Replies  
What are the best settings for aa on the powerbook? The current problem is letters squinching together...
Posted by drspock, on Jan 30, 2003 at 02:12 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Good Mac/PC KVM Switch? 418 Views / 0 Replies  
Hey all,

I have a powerbook and a desktop pc, but only one monitor (although it does have digital and vga inputs...) so I would like to use a KVM and hook both up to one keyboard and mouse....
Posted by drspock, on Jan 27, 2003 at 09:18 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I ordered on 11/24, but apart from that I have... 1,548 Views / 37 Replies  
I ordered on 11/24, but apart from that I have had exactly the same experience, down to the days I called. Still, some people who ordered developer style got their machines already, so I am holding...
Posted by drspock, on Dec 14, 2002 at 11:42 AM, in Mac Notebooks
It is a PC trying to be a Mac, but I have a... 64,986 Views / 723 Replies  
It is a PC trying to be a Mac, but I have a Powerbook coming very soon.

Here ya go (http://wso.williams.edu:8000/~bcohen/desktop.jpg)
Posted by drspock, on Dec 12, 2002 at 11:14 PM, in Mac OS X
Ordered 1GHz w/SD on 11/24 As of 12/09 the... 15,143 Views / 361 Replies  
Ordered 1GHz w/SD on 11/24
As of 12/09 the expected ship date (that they gave me when I called) was 12/17

I can't wait!
Posted by drspock, on Dec 11, 2002 at 04:39 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Re: My dual being maxed by OpenGL and Jimi Hendrix ;) 64,986 Views / 723 Replies  
That's not OS X
Posted by drspock, on Dec 10, 2002 at 08:58 PM, in Mac OS X
How good is Watson? 730 Views / 30 Replies  
I'm a recent switcher, blah blah blah. Sherlock is really great, and I love the benefits it offers over a regular web search, so I started looking at Watson. Before I plunk down 30 bucks for it...
Posted by drspock, on Dec 10, 2002 at 12:49 PM, in Applications
Best Keyboard/Screen Protection? 421 Views / 5 Replies  
What is the best way to protect our precious screens on the new 1ghz sd book? So far people have talked about something between the screen and the keyboard as well as the iskin keyboard protector,...
Posted by drspock, on Dec 5, 2002 at 10:52 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Re: Backing up software? 340 Views / 3 Replies  
That's great! I didn't know that. How does one go about creating said disk image such that it can be used from the hd?

Thanks
Posted by drspock, on Dec 4, 2002 at 10:12 PM, in Mac OS X
Backing up software? 340 Views / 3 Replies  
Howdy,
New to Macs and having just ordered my powerbook 1ghz I am already worried about backing up my software. Note: I am not trying to pirate software, and jokes, however humorous, to this effect...
Posted by drspock, on Dec 4, 2002 at 09:48 PM, in Mac OS X
At some point I saw some kind of boot menu in OS... 732 Views / 14 Replies  
At some point I saw some kind of boot menu in OS X where one could select any of a number of choices, OS 9, OS X, something else too...Any idea what that might have been?
Posted by drspock, on Dec 4, 2002 at 05:59 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I have heard a lot about "classic" mode. What is... 732 Views / 14 Replies  
I have heard a lot about "classic" mode. What is the difference between switching to classic and booting into OS 9, and how do I do either?

thanks
Posted by drspock, on Dec 4, 2002 at 03:33 PM, in Mac Notebooks
So, advice for the switcher? 732 Views / 14 Replies  
I just bought a new 1ghz sd tibook (which should be here any day!) and I have been following the forums and reading back posts enough to have a feel for the hardware issues I will be dealing with,...
Posted by drspock, on Dec 4, 2002 at 01:42 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I just ordered the Zoom XL from www.spireusa.com,... 562 Views / 4 Replies  
I just ordered the Zoom XL from www.spireusa.com, and I was wondering from anybody who has one if the included sleeve fits the PowerBook (about to be ordered!). If not, does www.sfbags.com have the...
Posted by drspock, on Nov 19, 2002 at 01:16 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Many Thanks. I suspected this was the case, but I... 426 Views / 6 Replies  
Many Thanks. I suspected this was the case, but I didn't consider the appletalk issue. Something to think about, at any rate.
Posted by drspock, on Nov 11, 2002 at 03:58 PM, in Networking
Stupid Airport Question 426 Views / 6 Replies  
Disclaimer: This is not intended to be a flame, rather it is a post coming from an uniformed PC user trying to switch...

I am about to buy a TiBook, but I am a little unclear on the wireless...
Posted by drspock, on Nov 11, 2002 at 02:22 PM, in Networking
 
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