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It is running 10.4.11 318 Views / 6 Replies  
It is running 10.4.11
Posted by coopns, on May 16, 2013 at 07:41 AM, in Mac OS X
emac to linux? 318 Views / 6 Replies  
I have an old cube style emac. Someone gave it to me, thought maybe of putting simple linux os on it for the kids, just some basic Internet use.

Any thoughts/advice/recommendations?
Posted by coopns, on May 15, 2013 at 08:03 PM, in Mac OS X
Best place to buy an iPad 694 Views / 10 Replies  
Is there a best place to buy an iPad? Are they all about the same price.

Any other tips or advice?
Posted by coopns, on Jun 29, 2012 at 08:10 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Screen Capture with voice? 436 Views / 2 Replies  
I am looking for a screen capture program that I could simultaneously add voice -for free. Similar to Kahn Academy...
Posted by coopns, on Sep 21, 2011 at 12:39 PM, in Applications
Saving Podcasts 638 Views / 1 Replies  
Is there anyway to save what podcasts I subscribe to? I work in a computer lab and they get reimaged over the summer. I would like to keep the same podcasts and import them next year.
Posted by coopns, on Jun 21, 2011 at 10:05 AM, in Applications
iPod won't do anything! 485 Views / 1 Replies  
I have an iPod nano, I think 2 Gen.
I use it maybe 3 hrs. a week for the last 2 1/2 years. Suddenly, it won't boot. Nothing even on the screen. It doesn't get recognized in iTunes. Is there a...
Posted by coopns, on Apr 22, 2011 at 01:59 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iMac Not highlighting 360 Views / 0 Replies  
iMac 10.6.5. Office and other apps not highlighting text...it actually does highlight but there is not color. So I drag the cursor across the words but not color. I teach in a computer lab and...
Posted by coopns, on Mar 29, 2011 at 10:11 AM, in Mac OS X
Networking issues 390 Views / 2 Replies  
I have an older eMac. I would like to connect it to my wireless network. Does it come from the factory with wireless? (Been in the basement unused) or could I buy a card/usb networking card? Is...
Posted by coopns, on Mar 4, 2011 at 06:51 PM, in Mac Desktops
Simply won't print. Printer will print a test... 340 Views / 3 Replies  
Simply won't print. Printer will print a test page. I can add a printer.
Posted by coopns, on Jan 6, 2011 at 08:13 PM, in Mac OS X
Best printer setup 340 Views / 3 Replies  
In our school, my printer and iMac are hooked up to a router, nothing else is hooked up to the router. I have printing problems. What is the best way and could someone explain bonjour and the other...
Posted by coopns, on Jan 6, 2011 at 07:35 PM, in Mac OS X
iPhoto changing image size help 323 Views / 1 Replies  
iPhoto 6. I have about 70 pics that I want to upload to a website. The website has a 2 MB limit to pic size. Is there a batch way to change them all and can it be done in iPhoto 6? Ideas or...
Posted by coopns, on Jan 6, 2011 at 07:32 PM, in Applications
Yes, I have a network a/c, regardless of the... 487 Views / 6 Replies  
Yes, I have a network a/c, regardless of the computer I get my settings. The students use the generic Student to log in.

So I am out of luck?

Thanks.
Posted by coopns, on Dec 9, 2010 at 09:27 AM, in Applications
I am in a computer lab...25 others work, mine... 487 Views / 6 Replies  
I am in a computer lab...25 others work, mine doesn't. I am the teacher, I log on to our school network.

I don't understand "network account or FileVault account?"
Posted by coopns, on Dec 7, 2010 at 01:25 PM, in Applications
DW5 Splash Screen - No Show 487 Views / 6 Replies  
Adobe DW5. The splash screen shows up but is blank - white. I reinstalled the Adobe Suite and still nothing. After opening, Splash screen shows but it is white. I did some research and some people...
Posted by coopns, on Dec 7, 2010 at 01:00 PM, in Applications
The Quicktime player isn't bad. Thanks. 408 Views / 4 Replies  
The Quicktime player isn't bad.

Thanks.
Posted by coopns, on Nov 10, 2010 at 12:57 PM, in Applications
Screen Recording Software 408 Views / 4 Replies  
Looking for free screen recording software on a Mac. I would like to give a tutorial and record what I am doing...where I am clicking.
Posted by coopns, on Nov 9, 2010 at 11:03 AM, in Applications
Podcast Help 294 Views / 0 Replies  
I did a simple podcast in garage band...Exported to Disk - ended in .mp3. I then linked it up locally on a webpage, played it and it worked but when I select it on the web, it asks me how I want to...
Posted by coopns, on Apr 5, 2010 at 01:31 PM, in Applications
Program to burn .avi to play on dvd? 495 Views / 4 Replies  
I wasn't sure if I should get DVD-R or +R, got DVD -R at Walmart.

I was hoping to burn the .avi and play it on the dvd player connected to tv.

1. Did I get the correct DVD?
2. How should I...
Posted by coopns, on Mar 3, 2010 at 12:15 PM, in Applications
Help with Garageband podcast to iTunes to iPod 534 Views / 0 Replies  
I am just testing here....

Created a simple podcast using Garageband. I Export...Podcast to Disk...I select Spoken Word. I double click, get it into iTunes but I can't get it on my iPod. I click...
Posted by coopns, on Oct 8, 2009 at 02:04 PM, in Applications
Cable Type to connect LCD Projector? 562 Views / 2 Replies  
I have a brand new 24 inch iMac. I want to hook it up to a ViewSonic projector. I use to have a small little pig tail connector/adapter but the port on the back of the new iMac has changed, it is a...
Posted by coopns, on Aug 18, 2009 at 01:31 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Saving Picture troubles... 280 Views / 0 Replies  
In a iMac Lab 10.5.6. On one of my computers, when the students Save in Firefox...Right Click...Save Image As...it always saves as .htm even though it is a .jpg.

Is that a Firefox setting?
Posted by coopns, on Mar 17, 2009 at 10:44 AM, in Applications
No, the offending computer is right near me. I... 1,941 Views / 14 Replies  
No, the offending computer is right near me. I can hear when he hits a key at certain times. The computers are locked down pretty good.

Any settings I should / can look at?
Posted by coopns, on Feb 6, 2009 at 01:04 PM, in Mac OS X
Photoshop and Power Point both do it. 1,941 Views / 14 Replies  
Photoshop and Power Point both do it.
Posted by coopns, on Feb 6, 2009 at 11:42 AM, in Mac OS X
'Ding' Sound...how to stop? 1,941 Views / 14 Replies  
10.5.6 When using certain apps, students (I teach in a lab) hit the delete key and this 'ding' sound responds. I checked under Sys Prefs. Sound Effects...Play User and I have that unchecked.

Where...
Posted by coopns, on Feb 6, 2009 at 10:59 AM, in Mac OS X
All they have now on the desktop is the hard... 569 Views / 3 Replies  
All they have now on the desktop is the hard drive, they aren't suppose to save anything there, sometimes pic's get dragged their from the net. The doc is standard, but sometimes they pull a icon off...
Posted by coopns, on Nov 21, 2008 at 10:30 AM, in Applications
Script to reset desktop? 569 Views / 3 Replies  
I teach in a computer lab and sometime icons get moved or stuff will get left on the desktop.

Does anyone know of a script that would reset the desktop on each log in? Everyone logs on to the...
Posted by coopns, on Nov 21, 2008 at 09:57 AM, in Applications
Yes, she is logged in as Admin. It auto logs into... 264 Views / 3 Replies  
Yes, she is logged in as Admin. It auto logs into to Admin.

Any other thoughts?

Can I reset the permissions somehow?
Posted by coopns, on Nov 5, 2008 at 01:25 PM, in Mac OS X
Changing Permissions 264 Views / 3 Replies  
Someone gave my mom a computer but everytime she tries to install things and she gets "you don't have permission...something something...contact your adm" Is there a way to reset the permissions...
Posted by coopns, on Nov 5, 2008 at 12:25 PM, in Mac OS X
Old ver. of Taco Edit 810 Views / 4 Replies  
I see the new taco edit isn't free. Too bad. Does anyone know where to d/l the old free version. And...

Is there a HTML Editor comparable? I really like the split screen.
Posted by coopns, on Oct 20, 2008 at 11:44 AM, in Applications
Screen Lock Programs? 435 Views / 7 Replies  
I teach...sometimes I step away from the computer and I want to lock it so no one can see grades and such. I don't want to log out and log back in. Is there a screen lock type program that I could...
Posted by coopns, on Oct 15, 2008 at 11:11 AM, in Applications
Burning PC to Mac 302 Views / 4 Replies  
I have Windows' box Vista...and a Mac. My Mac can't burn CD's, PC can. So I burn it with the PC and the Mac doesn't recognize the disk.

What do I do?

Thanks.
Posted by coopns, on Oct 13, 2008 at 09:02 PM, in Applications
Looking for free Mac Games 508 Views / 3 Replies  
I am looking for free Mac games to download for a "game class" I am "teaching". I found the Battle for Wesnoth which appears to be fun. What type of game is that, is there a specific name...MPVU...
Posted by coopns, on Apr 10, 2008 at 01:53 PM, in Gaming
Moving an iWeb 255 Views / 0 Replies  
I have a iWeb on one computer and want to move the entire iWeb to another computer. Both have same version of iWeb. Do I just save the folder to a thumb drive?

Please Advise.
Posted by coopns, on Mar 11, 2008 at 12:30 PM, in Applications
PDF to Word? 866 Views / 12 Replies  
I have a PDF that I need to edit. I have A Reader and I don't want to by Adobe...is there a free editor to open the doc in Word and or save as a PDF or .doc?

Thanks.
Posted by coopns, on Mar 8, 2008 at 01:07 PM, in Applications
dreamweaver 8 download? 472 Views / 3 Replies  
I am looking for DW 8 for a mac to download and try. I understand the newest ver. But looking for 8.

Any ideas? I gave a pretty thorough google search.

Thanks.

Coop
Posted by coopns, on Feb 17, 2008 at 08:05 PM, in Applications
Widgets in iWeb? 10,906 Views / 0 Replies  
Can you download widgets and put them on iWeb? Not the Google Maps or iSense. I see a place for HTML snippets but where on the widget do I get the HTML?

Thanks.

Edit.... I found this...
Posted by coopns, on Dec 18, 2007 at 08:53 AM, in Applications
What plugin is needed? 667 Views / 2 Replies  
I am using firefox on a imac. I go to this website...
LearningPlanet.com - Mr. Elephant's Matching Game (http://www.learningplanet.com/act/mre/index.asp) and I get install missing plugin...unknown...
Posted by coopns, on Nov 5, 2007 at 08:32 AM, in Applications
Brightness problem 399 Views / 2 Replies  
I teach in a new computer lab with 28 new iMac's. About half or more start each morning with the brightness really low. I F15 to increase the light but how can I permanently have the brightness up?
...
Posted by coopns, on Oct 25, 2007 at 07:57 AM, in Mac Desktops
Flash not playing 227 Views / 0 Replies  
I have a new iMac (since Sept) and it seems like some flash plays but others doesn't. For example: youtube, none of the video's show up or when I run a Flash 8 on some things it works others it...
Posted by coopns, on Oct 18, 2007 at 12:39 PM, in Applications
Divx compatible with QT 221 Views / 1 Replies  
Will a Divx movie file be used to burn a DVD on a Mac, if the Mac only supports QT?

Please advise.
Posted by coopns, on Jun 6, 2007 at 07:37 AM, in Applications
iPhoto...Help Printing Calendar 274 Views / 0 Replies  
I am in iPhoto using the template to create a calendar. I want to print it out on the color printer but when I print, I am suppose to just cut out the picture? I thought the pic would take up the...
Posted by coopns, on Jan 16, 2007 at 11:06 AM, in Applications
I could find the Media Options...then I selected... 239 Views / 2 Replies  
I could find the Media Options...then I selected the speaker - mp3 then I saw the media options.

Perfect...Thanks.
Posted by coopns, on Dec 19, 2006 at 11:59 AM, in Applications
How to get a sound to play in PowerPoint 239 Views / 2 Replies  
How do I get a sound to play throughout a PowerPoint? I insert...Movies and Sound...Movies from file to get my .mp3 to play but it stops after the first slide.
Posted by coopns, on Dec 19, 2006 at 10:41 AM, in Applications
iBook Clam - won't boot from CD 340 Views / 0 Replies  
I have an old clam shell iBook that was net booted at a school. I was trying to boot from CD to load linux but I can't. Can I? It has OS 9, I tried Cmd opt shif delete and I tried holding c key.
...
Posted by coopns, on Oct 2, 2006 at 11:10 AM, in Mac Notebooks
eMac won't boot 340 Views / 0 Replies  
I have an eMac about 3 years old and it won't boot. I pulled the battery and reset it but it didn't do anything. Anything else to troubleshoot or look at?

Please advise.
Posted by coopns, on Sep 8, 2006 at 10:01 AM, in Mac Desktops
Perfect, thanks. 265 Views / 2 Replies  
Perfect, thanks.
Posted by coopns, on Aug 14, 2006 at 08:47 PM, in Mac OS X
eMac color a bit dim 265 Views / 2 Replies  
Friggin' kids...Someone accidentally darken the screen a bit. I can see fine but they just started hitting some buttons and it is just a bit dark. Any thoughts? They are 4 so they didn't get into...
Posted by coopns, on Aug 14, 2006 at 08:02 PM, in Mac OS X
Thanks. I have a gig of ram on my emac but only... 353 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks. I have a gig of ram on my emac but only 350 or so on my pc and it seems to drag something awful on the pc.
Posted by coopns, on Aug 9, 2006 at 08:01 PM, in Mac OS X
How to install vmware? 353 Views / 3 Replies  
I downloaded a .rpm and a .tar.gz for vmware. How do I install them?
Posted by coopns, on Aug 9, 2006 at 07:54 PM, in Mac OS X
How do you do an ISO? Isn't it different that... 475 Views / 5 Replies  
How do you do an ISO? Isn't it different that different then a dmg? (Still new to the mac)
Posted by coopns, on Aug 2, 2006 at 07:40 PM, in Applications
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