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Help please! G4 startup problems... 536 Views / 2 Replies  
Hello!
I've got a G4 quicksilver dual800, which randomly shut down on me last night.

Tried to power up, the power light comes on, fans start, chimes, but 5 seconds later, it just turns itself...
Posted by derbs, on Jan 18, 2007 at 09:20 AM, in Mac Desktops
sams broadband resource is your friend The... 573 Views / 24 Replies  
sams broadband resource is your friend

The Broadband Resource (http://www.samknows.com/broadband/search.php)
Posted by derbs, on Jan 9, 2007 at 05:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Why not post the spec/budget here and see if... 884 Views / 10 Replies  
Why not post the spec/budget here and see if anyone is interested. All the regulars here are talented and legit. well most of em anyway :)
Posted by derbs, on Jun 3, 2005 at 06:42 AM, in Developer Center
I know most browsers handle this differently. IE... 440 Views / 2 Replies  
I know most browsers handle this differently. IE on a pc jumps as soon as the anchor is loaded, safari i think only jumps until the entire page has finished loading.

The best solution would be to...
Posted by derbs, on May 16, 2005 at 07:03 AM, in Developer Center
Damn, us Brits are going to have to wait until... 1,865 Views / 89 Replies  
Damn, us Brits are going to have to wait until Prince Charles takes over before we can have a picture of a big nob on our coins!
Posted by derbs, on Mar 23, 2005 at 10:02 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Nottingham UK: 82p a litre. = about $7/ us gallon... 1,797 Views / 106 Replies  
Nottingham UK: 82p a litre. = about $7/ us gallon

That's why there's not many V8s on the road :)
Posted by derbs, on Mar 21, 2005 at 11:54 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Re: Re: Re: What would you do with an Apple LC475? 1,278 Views / 52 Replies  
Huh? Are you serious?

In 1993, a 40mhz 040 was the fastest mac available, so the 25mhz 040 LC475 was a fast and cheap machine. It was way faster than the IIsi i upgraded from.
Posted by derbs, on Mar 16, 2005 at 09:49 AM, in MacNN Lounge
great car. what year is yours? I used to have an... 1,590 Views / 46 Replies  
great car. what year is yours? I used to have an '85 900. Best car i ever owned (til the gearbox broke)
Posted by derbs, on Mar 15, 2005 at 07:21 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Installing linux? Good idea if you've got a few... 575 Views / 20 Replies  
Installing linux? Good idea if you've got a few spare weeks to learn unix from scratch!

Steve Bosell had the right answer. Here's a page telling you how to install IIS (the software that serves...
Posted by derbs, on Mar 15, 2005 at 07:14 AM, in MacNN Lounge
hey there's been an update :) ... 2,633 Views / 64 Replies  
hey there's been an update :)

http://mwsf.macnn.com
Posted by derbs, on Jan 11, 2005 at 12:02 PM, in MacNN Lounge
awww crap. It's 8.59 and there's been no update... 2,633 Views / 64 Replies  
awww crap. It's 8.59 and there's been no update on the macnn news page. I hope Apple haven't turned off the internet... :(
Posted by derbs, on Jan 11, 2005 at 11:59 AM, in MacNN Lounge
linky... 540 Views / 7 Replies  
linky (http://www.nec-mitsubishi.com/coremedia/generator/index,realm=Products__Details__Main,spec=x__uk__en,docId=31420,type=CRT)

I got a NECMitsu 930sb 19inch in white/silver. Really nice...
Posted by derbs, on Jan 11, 2005 at 06:09 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
well i've heard of booze cruises... but cd... 747 Views / 36 Replies  
well i've heard of booze cruises... but cd cruises...? :)
Posted by derbs, on Dec 3, 2004 at 11:44 AM, in MacNN Lounge
and why have the OFT never reported the record... 747 Views / 36 Replies  
and why have the OFT never reported the record labels to the EU for overcharging for CDs?
Posted by derbs, on Dec 3, 2004 at 10:16 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Including US sales tax...? 747 Views / 36 Replies  
Including US sales tax...?
Posted by derbs, on Dec 3, 2004 at 10:14 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Nice article! Wired was spot on with some of... 500 Views / 12 Replies  
Nice article! Wired was spot on with some of those suggestions.

On a related note, can anyone remember the link to the website with all the Michael Dell quotes? I think it was called Apple is Dead...
Posted by derbs, on Nov 24, 2004 at 11:41 AM, in MacNN Lounge
http://www.udm4.com/menu/ 355 Views / 6 Replies  
http://www.udm4.com/menu/
Posted by derbs, on Aug 20, 2004 at 12:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
http://standard.headland.co.uk/pauld/misc/osbourne... 2,771 Views / 123 Replies  
http://standard.headland.co.uk/pauld/misc/osbourne.jpg

separated at birth
Posted by derbs, on Aug 13, 2004 at 11:44 AM, in MacNN Lounge
that's an annoying problem with flash, because... 350 Views / 4 Replies  
that's an annoying problem with flash, because the buttons are in a movieclip, they can't control where the main timeline goes to. You need to add a function on the main timeline.

On your main...
Posted by derbs, on Aug 11, 2004 at 07:13 AM, in Developer Center
you could just take multiple shots and stitch... 796 Views / 7 Replies  
you could just take multiple shots and stitch them together in photoshop :)
Posted by derbs, on Jul 29, 2004 at 06:54 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
I've been thinking about doing something with... 407 Views / 4 Replies  
I've been thinking about doing something with SMS. I've got do to a site for a mate who's not very techy, so doesnt use his e-mail much. I was thinking when someone fills in the enquiry form on his...
Posted by derbs, on Jul 29, 2004 at 06:51 AM, in Developer Center
I think they just used a movie clip as a mask... 481 Views / 3 Replies  
I think they just used a movie clip as a mask over the top picture, and changed the width of it according to where the mouse position is.

Let me know if you want a sample knocking up, it's a...
Posted by derbs, on Jul 13, 2004 at 06:37 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
phil, those games suck 507 Views / 14 Replies  
phil, those games suck
Posted by derbs, on May 20, 2004 at 12:11 PM, in Developer Center
bwoy, that app is the bum ting you know! God... 507 Views / 14 Replies  
bwoy, that app is the bum ting you know!

God i'm bored. Anyone got any good games?
Posted by derbs, on May 20, 2004 at 10:47 AM, in Developer Center
www.sxc.hu type in 'textures' 436 Views / 5 Replies  
www.sxc.hu

type in 'textures'
Posted by derbs, on May 19, 2004 at 05:50 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Thanks for your help guys. So you're saying the... 534 Views / 12 Replies  
Thanks for your help guys. So you're saying the firewire clamshell iBooks definitely have some sort of a video out port?

f1000 - i didn't realise the iBook had a video out port :) I spoke to my...
Posted by derbs, on May 19, 2004 at 05:40 AM, in Mac Notebooks
video mirroring over firewire? 534 Views / 12 Replies  
Hello
My old man needs to be able to mirror the video of his old clamshell iBook on a projector.

It doesn't have a VGA port though. Is there any sort of adaptor that can mirror the video from his...
Posted by derbs, on May 18, 2004 at 12:59 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Maybe you got a dodgy font. Try disabling all... 412 Views / 3 Replies  
Maybe you got a dodgy font. Try disabling all your non-apple fonts and try again.
Posted by derbs, on May 17, 2004 at 11:28 AM, in Applications
I don't think the .aspx would be able to crash a... 519 Views / 6 Replies  
I don't think the .aspx would be able to crash a browser. It's no different than any other server-side language, like php.

I think the crash is caused by a java applet. When it loads, there's a...
Posted by derbs, on May 17, 2004 at 11:27 AM, in Applications
GTA San Andreas 557 Views / 2 Replies  
Got an email from Rockstar games this morning. There's some screenshots of GTA san andreas on the mini site

http://www.rockstargames.com/sanandreas/

What d'you reckon? I think a drive by...
Posted by derbs, on May 12, 2004 at 09:01 AM, in MacNN Lounge
You rang mi-lord? :) Phil's right. Send em a... 295 Views / 3 Replies  
You rang mi-lord? :)

Phil's right. Send em a link to a webpage,
Posted by derbs, on May 8, 2004 at 10:55 AM, in Developer Center
I don't think that's possible. Would be quite a... 384 Views / 9 Replies  
I don't think that's possible. Would be quite a security risk. You can set cookies that work across sub-domains (like site1.mydomain.com and www.mydomain.com), but i don't think you can set a cookie...
Posted by derbs, on May 8, 2004 at 10:54 AM, in Developer Center
The flash XML parser is pretty complicated. Here... 486 Views / 9 Replies  
The flash XML parser is pretty complicated. Here goes


newsXML = new XML();
//make sure your file is in the same directory as the swf
newsXML.load("myxml.xml");
newsXML.onLoad = doParse;...
Posted by derbs, on May 6, 2004 at 11:26 AM, in Developer Center
weird. I use this code a lot. Try this: in... 486 Views / 9 Replies  
weird. I use this code a lot. Try this:

in the main flash file

loadMovieNum("whatever.swf",50);
_level50.doStuff();

in the whatever.swf, on the main timeline:

function doStuff() {
Posted by derbs, on May 6, 2004 at 05:39 AM, in Developer Center
:eek: that's like, 14 a month. Christ that's... 592 Views / 23 Replies  
:eek: that's like, 14 a month. Christ that's cheap. What sort of k/s do you get on average? Is it quite stable?
Posted by derbs, on May 5, 2004 at 07:44 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Are you with NTL mediaman? Has the increase... 592 Views / 23 Replies  
Are you with NTL mediaman? Has the increase happened yet?
Posted by derbs, on May 5, 2004 at 07:41 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I know if someone is saturating my connection... 304 Views / 2 Replies  
I know if someone is saturating my connection upstream, surfing slows right down. Your computer has to send some data upstream, and if it can't it will timeout.

What sort of error message do you...
Posted by derbs, on May 4, 2004 at 11:55 AM, in Developer Center
I think this would work in flash5 in the... 486 Views / 9 Replies  
I think this would work in flash5

in the main movie, on the main timeline:


loadMovieNum("whatever.swf",50);
_level50.gotoAndStop("SCENE",1);


Let us know if it works
Posted by derbs, on May 4, 2004 at 06:05 AM, in Developer Center
So apart from a single currency, no borders,... 706 Views / 45 Replies  
So apart from a single currency, no borders, shared business legislation and the judiciary... what exactly is left?
Posted by derbs, on May 2, 2004 at 09:19 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Don't you think you lot have done enough damage... 1,346 Views / 92 Replies  
Don't you think you lot have done enough damage already!? When you say 'biblical proportions' does that imply you believe all that fire and brimstone crap in the old testament?

Anyway, these guys...
Posted by derbs, on Apr 1, 2004 at 07:01 AM, in Political/War Lounge
You don't remember the 1992 LA riots...? 1,346 Views / 92 Replies  
You don't remember the 1992 LA riots...?
Posted by derbs, on Apr 1, 2004 at 06:55 AM, in Political/War Lounge
cool. that's all i needed to know :) 317 Views / 2 Replies  
cool. that's all i needed to know :)
Posted by derbs, on Mar 26, 2004 at 09:20 AM, in Mac OS X
ATI9800 driver? 317 Views / 2 Replies  
What driver extension do you guys with Radeon 9800s have loaded?

In system profiler, the ATIRadeon9700 version 1.3.8 extension is loaded. I was wondering whether there is a proper ATIRadeon9800...
Posted by derbs, on Mar 26, 2004 at 08:20 AM, in Mac OS X
They do....? Like, every single European person... 635 Views / 28 Replies  
They do....? Like, every single European person hates Americans...?

Anyway the temperature in southern mainland Europe will be in the mid 20's, maybe hotter in the south of France.

I agree with...
Posted by derbs, on Mar 23, 2004 at 06:12 AM, in MacNN Lounge
their knee's what? :) 900 Views / 28 Replies  
their knee's what?

:)
Posted by derbs, on Mar 20, 2004 at 03:52 AM, in MacNN Lounge
As far as i know, there's no way of 'stopping' a... 327 Views / 5 Replies  
As far as i know, there's no way of 'stopping' a single swf from loading. If it's one file, a browser will download the whole thing at once. I may be wrong though...
Posted by derbs, on Mar 19, 2004 at 11:37 AM, in Developer Center
Sticky: I think we're going to have to wait for IE7... 21,667 Views / 38 Replies  
I think we're going to have to wait for IE7 before there's a proper solution. surely they'll sort the PNG issue out by then....
Posted by derbs, on Mar 19, 2004 at 11:34 AM, in Developer Center
http://www.sky.com/skynews/article/0,,30000-112805... 900 Views / 28 Replies  
http://www.sky.com/skynews/article/0,,30000-1128058,00.html
Posted by derbs, on Mar 19, 2004 at 07:48 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Dodgy!? Only Fools and Horses was bloody... 900 Views / 28 Replies  
Dodgy!? Only Fools and Horses was bloody brilliant!
Posted by derbs, on Mar 19, 2004 at 07:46 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Ha! This just gets better! I remember the Peckham... 900 Views / 28 Replies  
Ha! This just gets better! I remember the Peckham Spring episode :)

I just hope bromide isn't dangerous...
Posted by derbs, on Mar 19, 2004 at 07:45 AM, in MacNN Lounge
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