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This finally explains why randomly when I wake up... 4,055 Views / 54 Replies  
This finally explains why randomly when I wake up my macbook pro that there is a black screen and nothing ever shows up even though its running. At least I know it isn't something I installed....
Posted by SleePyCode, on Oct 11, 2008 at 01:53 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Quite interesting that you lick windows.. 7,171 Views / 146 Replies  
Quite interesting that you lick windows..
Posted by SleePyCode, on Jul 19, 2008 at 08:58 PM, in Mac OS X
That was from one of my towers. The point is... 14,135 Views / 153 Replies  
That was from one of my towers.

The point is it doesn't give root access, is it lets any user issue commands from the root user.

btw, this is local.. Even using SSH to another one of my tower...
Posted by SleePyCode, on Jul 4, 2008 at 03:56 AM, in Mac OS X
That is stupid. They didn't fix it :( At least... 14,135 Views / 153 Replies  
That is stupid. They didn't fix it :(
At least the changed permissions work for now..
I noticed that these errors get logged in console as well after the permission change:



Seems it attempts...
Posted by SleePyCode, on Jun 30, 2008 at 07:34 PM, in Mac OS X
I got that as well, but it did spit out the name... 14,135 Views / 153 Replies  
I got that as well, but it did spit out the name at the end. I changed the chmod and now it spits out my name. So I feel better. I fixed it on all 3 of my macs since I do use remote desktop and...
Posted by SleePyCode, on Jun 21, 2008 at 06:57 PM, in Mac OS X
Thanks a lot apple. Due to your negligence this... 14,135 Views / 153 Replies  
Thanks a lot apple. Due to your negligence this *rootkit* exploit had to become public and put millions of apple users at risk, when you could of simply fixed it as it should of been 4 years ago.
...
Posted by SleePyCode, on Jun 21, 2008 at 04:01 AM, in Mac OS X
Thanks for the info and glad its not just me. ... 548 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks for the info and glad its not just me.

I am not running iStat (I never heard of it until you mentioned it). But From the sounds of it at macupdate.com I do run "Hardware Monitor Lite" all...
Posted by SleePyCode, on May 2, 2008 at 11:13 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Screen sometimes blank after waking up from sleep 548 Views / 7 Replies  
Sometimes after I open my Macbook pro, the display does not come on. I can hear the computer working and running. Other times I will open it up and it comes right up soon as it finishes the cd check...
Posted by SleePyCode, on Apr 28, 2008 at 07:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
You have to change your Energy Saver settings to... 6,501 Views / 20 Replies  
You have to change your Energy Saver settings to fix this. It changes between power adapter and battery for its energy source so these settings change.
Posted by SleePyCode, on Apr 28, 2008 at 07:28 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I like leopard. Very nice, a few bugs. But they... 3,805 Views / 66 Replies  
I like leopard. Very nice, a few bugs. But they seem to be getting less and less noticeable since 10.5.1 and 10.5.2.

The only down side to this is it seems to be taking longer to boot now days....
Posted by SleePyCode, on Feb 21, 2008 at 01:27 AM, in Mac OS X
Sorry for the delays, Yes if I push the... 461 Views / 7 Replies  
Sorry for the delays,

Yes if I push the sleep button on the computer it goes all the way down. No noise comes from the computer and the light just flashes.

I noticed somebody else said...
Posted by SleePyCode, on Feb 21, 2008 at 01:23 AM, in Mac Desktops
I did it on a G4 that has only a dual 867 mhz... 614 Views / 12 Replies  
I did it on a G4 that has only a dual 867 mhz processor with 1.25 gb..
It runs a bit slow, but runs it.
I don't think I will be getting 10.6 on this machine though, its just getting to old now (its...
Posted by SleePyCode, on Feb 15, 2008 at 06:59 PM, in Mac OS X
Nope, I pressed that button for about 3... 461 Views / 7 Replies  
Nope,

I pressed that button for about 3 seconds and let go. Waited more than 10 seconds before plugging it and powering it on.

Still won't go to sleep by itself, I can finally click the button...
Posted by SleePyCode, on Feb 15, 2008 at 04:14 PM, in Mac Desktops
First off thanks for the replies. Cold... 461 Views / 7 Replies  
First off thanks for the replies.

Cold Warrior,
Power Mac G4 (AGP Graphics/Gigabit Ethernet): Resetting the PMU on the Logic Board (http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=95037)

From...
Posted by SleePyCode, on Feb 14, 2008 at 11:49 PM, in Mac Desktops
G4 wont sleep 461 Views / 7 Replies  
I have a G4 Double Mirrored Drive (If thats the correct term) that I just can't get to sleep.

I have even set the sleep options down to 1 min and it just sits there running forever.
I even set...
Posted by SleePyCode, on Feb 10, 2008 at 06:40 PM, in Mac Desktops
I got rid of it finally. I disabled all other... 972 Views / 1 Replies  
I got rid of it finally. I disabled all other languages and it doesn't seem to show now.
Posted by SleePyCode, on Feb 8, 2008 at 11:51 AM, in Mac OS X
Onscreen Keyboard won't stop showing up 972 Views / 1 Replies  
The other day I found out how to enable an on screen keyboard. This was done in internalization and adding the flag to my menubar. A option to show the onscreen keyboard then appears.

I don't want...
Posted by SleePyCode, on Feb 6, 2008 at 08:26 PM, in Mac OS X
seanc, I am technically/electrically minded, I... 456 Views / 6 Replies  
seanc, I am technically/electrically minded, I just don't keep up on the technical terms I should be (but quick lookups and common sense are good).
By ACD I assume you mean Apple Color Display? I...
Posted by SleePyCode, on Jan 5, 2008 at 08:35 PM, in Mac Desktops
Silver.. Thanks for the help.. I do see PSUs... 456 Views / 6 Replies  
Silver.. Thanks for the help.. I do see PSUs online but I am not sure if they are the correct ones. I want to make sure I get the right one.
Posted by SleePyCode, on Jan 4, 2008 at 12:31 AM, in Mac Desktops
PowerMac G4 PSU replacment 456 Views / 6 Replies  
Does anyone know where I can pick up a replacement PSU for a PowerMac G4?
It seems the fan has been starting to run louder and louder these days and I finally set it on the desk and opened it up and...
Posted by SleePyCode, on Jan 3, 2008 at 04:18 PM, in Mac Desktops
Interesting, To bad I didn't notice it that day. ... 507 Views / 8 Replies  
Interesting, To bad I didn't notice it that day.

Good thing is I went with another method. I moved /home to ~/home
Then did symlink of all folders/files in ~/User/home to /home.

Incase any...
Posted by SleePyCode, on Nov 12, 2007 at 08:38 PM, in Mac OS X
Thanks for the replies. I gave it a go and... 3,675 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks for the replies.

I gave it a go and it cleaned my computer well. Though the damp paper towel on my screen left some sort of streek marks. But that should be ok, it is cleaner now :)
Posted by SleePyCode, on Nov 8, 2007 at 12:42 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Suggestions for cleaning my macbook pro 3,675 Views / 5 Replies  
I did a little searching but was unsatisfied with what I found.

Anyone know any good methods to clean my macbook pro?
Right now there is fingerprints and some dirt prints on it. There was...
Posted by SleePyCode, on Nov 6, 2007 at 10:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Same.. I think I was Screen Sharing as well. I... 6,745 Views / 29 Replies  
Same..
I think I was Screen Sharing as well. I dont remember though as I was doing a lot of things at once.
Posted by SleePyCode, on Nov 4, 2007 at 11:20 PM, in Mac OS X
Sorry for the second reply in one day, but I got... 507 Views / 8 Replies  
Sorry for the second reply in one day, but I got around it.

I wouldn't recommend people do this unless they know what they are doing but it is quiet simple to get around this mess Apple has...
Posted by SleePyCode, on Nov 4, 2007 at 04:56 PM, in Mac OS X
Well after some research while I await my other... 507 Views / 8 Replies  
Well after some research while I await my other macs to backup the data and upgrade to leopard, I came across some valuable information.
Exploring Leopard with DTrace...
Posted by SleePyCode, on Nov 4, 2007 at 04:31 PM, in Mac OS X
so /home should be a directory pointing to my... 507 Views / 8 Replies  
so /home should be a directory pointing to my users account?

Doesn't make sense it links to an empty drive now.
It was never a symlink. I had to via terminal on my upgrade disk look at the files...
Posted by SleePyCode, on Nov 4, 2007 at 12:47 AM, in Mac OS X
This happened to me as well. I had my macbook in... 1,146 Views / 15 Replies  
This happened to me as well. I had my macbook in my lap so I set it on a table and waited. It didn't go down so I closed the lid, after about a minute it quieted down. It did it again later that...
Posted by SleePyCode, on Nov 3, 2007 at 02:59 PM, in Mac Notebooks
directory is treated as another hard drive 507 Views / 8 Replies  
After I upgraded from 10.4.10 to 10.5 I lost my directory in my hard drive called "home"

After attempting to delete it so I can start over and rebuild things again (it contained my test server...
Posted by SleePyCode, on Nov 3, 2007 at 02:07 PM, in Mac OS X
Well, I was happy that I finally got 10.5.. Now... 45,150 Views / 363 Replies  
Well, I was happy that I finally got 10.5..
Now I am a bit angered. The Upgrade Mac option actually did archive and install.. How stupid of Apple. I expected to lose some hacks I did to the system...
Posted by SleePyCode, on Nov 2, 2007 at 07:41 PM, in Mac OS X
Yes that is correct, I just checked. The ones... 570 Views / 10 Replies  
Yes that is correct, I just checked.
The ones reader50 has sent me worked just fine. I was able to decompress my cpanel backups so I could update my test site on my computer (its over 2 weeks old...
Posted by SleePyCode, on Sep 13, 2007 at 12:02 AM, in Mac OS X
Finder shows 766 files, Do you really want me to... 570 Views / 10 Replies  
Finder shows 766 files, Do you really want me to post that much?
I think its only those two files that are missing.
I am using PPC.

Thanks for the help btw, I am still lost to why tar will not...
Posted by SleePyCode, on Sep 11, 2007 at 06:29 PM, in Mac OS X
I didn't see them with a quick look. Neither did... 570 Views / 10 Replies  
I didn't see them with a quick look. Neither did command line

[code]Mac-Os-X-Home:~ me$ cd /usr/bin
Mac-Os-X-Home:/usr/bin me$ ./tar
-bash: ./tar: No such file or directory...
Posted by SleePyCode, on Sep 11, 2007 at 04:48 PM, in Mac OS X
I don't think I would of deleted anything out of... 570 Views / 10 Replies  
I don't think I would of deleted anything out of there. Especially since it would require Admin privileges to do this.
Not to happy about having to do archive and install as I do have many custom...
Posted by SleePyCode, on Sep 11, 2007 at 03:44 PM, in Mac OS X
tar seems to be missing 570 Views / 10 Replies  
I used to be able to decompress tar files from command line with
gnutar -xzf /path/to/file

Now I seem to be getting an error about the command being missing.

I tried to build tar 1.18 from...
Posted by SleePyCode, on Sep 11, 2007 at 02:41 PM, in Mac OS X
Well it worked to show what is using it.. Oddly... 371 Views / 2 Replies  
Well it worked to show what is using it.. Oddly enough nothing is using it besides terminal (I think)
Mac-Os-X-Home:~ me$ lsof -n -P | grep 80
Terminal 13619 me 6r unix 0x031b5180 0t0 ...
Posted by SleePyCode, on Jul 9, 2007 at 01:38 PM, in Developer Center
Force removal of port usage 371 Views / 2 Replies  
Something on my mac is using a port I need to use.
I can't find the program nor does restarting remedy this.

Anyone have any suggestions?
I am thinking I need to use some terminal commands to...
Posted by SleePyCode, on Jul 9, 2007 at 01:22 AM, in Developer Center
Building apache in 10.3.9 fails 468 Views / 1 Replies  
Ok.. I am trying to upgrade my computer to use newer versions of apache and php..

I decided to start fresh with them instead of overwriting the old ones (as It has problems as well doing that and...
Posted by SleePyCode, on Jul 3, 2007 at 05:12 PM, in Developer Center
I didn't even have Safari 2.0 to test it but... 642 Views / 5 Replies  
I didn't even have Safari 2.0 to test it but thats good to know

Is there anything that can be done for Safari 1.3? I know other sites like this that use total css and almost all divs and they...
Posted by SleePyCode, on May 26, 2007 at 06:54 PM, in Developer Center
Safari (1.3) doesn't display site correctly 642 Views / 5 Replies  
Hello,

I have been working hard to update my site to use total CSS and no tables (all divs).
So far so good. In every browser including IE (I am slightly myself) displays it correctly, besides...
Posted by SleePyCode, on May 26, 2007 at 12:35 AM, in Developer Center
 
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