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Has CD burning been improved in 10.4? 410 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi everyone,

One of the gripes I had about 10.0-10.3 was that the built-in CD/DVD burning function always took so long.

As an example, with 10.3, if I wanted to burn a CD, the following would...
Posted by Tennberg, on Apr 27, 2005 at 11:55 AM, in Mac OS X
Additional info: I went back into the... 2,588 Views / 2 Replies  
Additional info:

I went back into the original OS 10.3.5 partition, cleared out all printing preferences, and added both the old and new print drivers for the CLCs.

When I set up the printers...
Posted by Tennberg, on Aug 26, 2004 at 05:11 PM, in Mac OS X
Error: "can't create PictWPSDoc from /private/var/spool/cups" when printing in 10.3.5 2,588 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi everyone,

The company I work for is currently migrating our Mac users to 10.3.5. Like many other design firms, we use a Canon CLC color copiers connected to RIPs running EDOX 4.3 on top of...
Posted by Tennberg, on Aug 26, 2004 at 02:59 PM, in Mac OS X
OptimusG4, gorickey: I've read other... 426 Views / 13 Replies  
OptimusG4, gorickey:

I've read other people's comments saying that leaving Auto-Protect always on or having NAV in the startup items folder would cause tons of problems. Have either of you had...
Posted by Tennberg, on Aug 23, 2004 at 08:25 PM, in Applications
Positive experiences with Norton AntiVirus 9.0.2 under OS 10.3.5? 426 Views / 13 Replies  
Hi everyone,

I recently built a corporate standard image for all of our Macs based on OS 10.3.5. The last piece I need to put on there is an antivirus solution. I know some of you will say "It's a...
Posted by Tennberg, on Aug 23, 2004 at 12:06 PM, in Applications
Best program for disk optimization for OS 10.3.5? 420 Views / 7 Replies  
Hi everyone,

What is the best program to use to defragment/optimize a volume running OS 10.3.5? I know some of you will say OS X does not need to be defragged or optimized. However, I am creating...
Posted by Tennberg, on Aug 13, 2004 at 04:53 PM, in Applications
Best disk utility to repair creation/modification dates? 240 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi everyone,

Before I started working on my company's new OS X image for use worldwide, I had zapped the PRAM on the PowerBook I'm using to create it. I then installed 10.3, modified the date/time...
Posted by Tennberg, on Aug 13, 2004 at 02:12 PM, in Mac OS X
OS X Print Drivers or Drivers from HP/Canon/Etc. - Which are best to use? 448 Views / 5 Replies  
Hello everyone,

I am building a Mac OS X image for worldwide use in our company. I am building the image on a new PowerBook and first used the 10.3 CDs and then updated it using the 10.3.5 Combo...
Posted by Tennberg, on Aug 11, 2004 at 10:20 AM, in Mac OS X
Java 1.3.1 plugin still in Java folder after update to 10.3.5 and Java 1.4.2 436 Views / 3 Replies  
Hi everyone,

I installed 10.3 on a PowerBook from stratch today and then installed the 10.3.5 combo update on top of that. I then installed all the updates available from Software Update such as...
Posted by Tennberg, on Aug 10, 2004 at 10:07 PM, in Mac OS X
One other thing: Will iPhoto 4.0.1 be able to... 1,061 Views / 4 Replies  
One other thing: Will iPhoto 4.0.1 be able to rebuild safely/correctly an iPhoto 2.x library, or can rebuilds only be done between the same version?

Thanks!
Posted by Tennberg, on Jul 1, 2004 at 11:29 AM, in Applications
How do you make dual monitor settings stick after a restart? 332 Views / 3 Replies  
Hi all,

A lot of our Mac users have Apple Cinema Displays connected to their PBs. Through the Displays control panel, you can set the layout of the desktop across both monitors, where the menu bar...
Posted by Tennberg, on Jul 1, 2004 at 11:20 AM, in Mac OS X
Thanks for the tip, old toad. I'll definitely try... 1,061 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks for the tip, old toad. I'll definitely try it out.

One question though: I take it I do the rebuild method on the *first* launch of iPhoto. This way, there will only be the iPhoto library I...
Posted by Tennberg, on Jul 1, 2004 at 09:24 AM, in Applications
Transferring iPhoto Libray from one Mac to another - Best way? 1,061 Views / 4 Replies  
Hi everyone,

What is the best way to transfer a user's iPhoto Library from a 10.2 installation to a 10.3 installation? We are going to be moving our users this year to 10.3 (from 10.2.6/10.2.8)...
Posted by Tennberg, on Jun 30, 2004 at 04:16 PM, in Applications
Hi everyone, Thanks for the suggestions and... 527 Views / 9 Replies  
Hi everyone,

Thanks for the suggestions and effort you all gave.

I had a talk with our company's global IT director about this, and we decided that we're going to do the following:

1. Leave...
Posted by Tennberg, on Jun 29, 2004 at 03:49 PM, in Mac OS X
How do I disable iTunes 4.6 radio and music sharing in 10.3.4? 330 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi all,

Is there a quick, simple way to block iTunes streaming radio and music sharing over a LAN for our Mac users? They are all standard users in 10.3.4 (not admins). I've asked them to keep the...
Posted by Tennberg, on Jun 28, 2004 at 05:18 PM, in Applications
Thanks for the replies everyone. For the... 527 Views / 9 Replies  
Thanks for the replies everyone.

For the date/time modifications, a lot of our users travel to Europe and Asia quite frequently, so it would be awesome for them to change their time zone. In...
Posted by Tennberg, on Jun 28, 2004 at 10:49 AM, in Mac OS X
Editing /etc/authorization in 10.3 to allow non-admin users to modify prefs - How? 527 Views / 9 Replies  
When I migrated our company's Mac users from 9 to 10.2, I was able to find a hack online that allowed standard users to modify things like date, time, and network locations. This was handy if they...
Posted by Tennberg, on Jun 27, 2004 at 03:18 AM, in Mac OS X
Modify 10.3 to let standard users change date, time, network settings - Help! (Long) 383 Views / 0 Replies  
Hi all,

When I migrated our company's Mac users from 9 to 10.2, I was able to find a hack online that allowed standard users to modify things like date, time, and network locations. This was handy...
Posted by Tennberg, on Jun 21, 2004 at 03:01 PM, in Mac OS X
Running 100Mbps full-duplex on any PowerBook G4 328 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi all,

Is there a way to set any PowerBook G4 (including the latest) to always run at 100Mbps full-duplex? I am not sure if the newer ones already do this, but I thought the older PBs ran at only...
Posted by Tennberg, on Jun 17, 2004 at 07:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Unfortunately, I have not owned a Mac since the... 385 Views / 4 Replies  
Unfortunately, I have not owned a Mac since the summer of 2000 (though I work with them every day at work - I work in IT). So, I have no Mac to upgrade with an Apple II card.

I was considering...
Posted by Tennberg, on Jun 14, 2004 at 10:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Do you live in Boston and have access to an Apple IIgs with 3.5"/5.25" floppy drives? 385 Views / 4 Replies  
Hey all,

I'm looking for someone in the Boston area who might own or have access to a working Apple IIgs with both a 3.5" and 5.25" floppy drive *and* know how to use it.

I have some 5.25"...
Posted by Tennberg, on Jun 13, 2004 at 07:02 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Script to disable iTunes sharing on startup (10.3 and iTunes 4.6)? 1,492 Views / 1 Replies  
Hello all,

Does anyone with scripting abilities out there know of a script that will allow me to disable the iTunes sharing port *only* on startup? I would like to turn off this feature on our Mac...
Posted by Tennberg, on Jun 11, 2004 at 02:56 PM, in Applications
Transferring iPhoto library to new OS X setup 290 Views / 1 Replies  
Hello everyone,

In the next few months, I will be moving our OS X users (currently running 10.2.8) to 10.3.4 (or whatever is the latest release at the time). I will be doing this by creating a...
Posted by Tennberg, on Jun 11, 2004 at 02:20 PM, in Applications
Hello piracy, Although I appreciate the... 1,788 Views / 2 Replies  
Hello piracy,

Although I appreciate the response, the manner in which you wrote it comes off as somewhat rude. As you can see in my previous post, these were a set of instructions I created for IT...
Posted by Tennberg, on Jun 10, 2004 at 09:00 PM, in Mac OS X
Editing /etc/authorization file in Panther - How? (repost) 1,788 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi everyone,

Sorry for the first blank response. Here's the full text:

Using a reference from a web post, I created a set of instructions for our IT people that would allow regular users under...
Posted by Tennberg, on Jun 10, 2004 at 02:11 PM, in Mac OS X
Any way to just stop iTunes 4.6 music sharing on a LAN? 773 Views / 11 Replies  
Hi all,

Is there a way to just prevent iTunes 4.6 music sharing on a LAN while still allowing access to the iTunes Music Store? As more of our users start getting iPods and more songs in their...
Posted by Tennberg, on Jun 8, 2004 at 10:45 AM, in Mac OS X
So just how does one convert Apple IIc 5.25" floppies to something more modern? 475 Views / 9 Replies  
Hey all,

So, I was rummaging through some old things of mine and came across 5 Apple IIc formatted 5.25" floppies from way back when that used to have data on them. Whether or not they'd be...
Posted by Tennberg, on Apr 24, 2004 at 02:34 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Best software to detect corrupt fonts in Panther? 349 Views / 0 Replies  
Hi everyone,

I've been reading reviews about Font Agent Pro, Extensis' Font Doctor, and other programs to detect and repair corrupt fonts in Panther. Which program have you found to be the best?...
Posted by Tennberg, on Apr 5, 2004 at 11:22 PM, in Applications
Illustrator 10 / Photoshop 7 - Using both on G5 causes severe slowdown 272 Views / 0 Replies  
Hi all,

We have a user at my company using a Dual 2GHz PMG5 with 2GB RAM and a 160GB HD partitioned into 2 volumes. She is running 10.3.3 on the main partition and both Illustrator 10.0.3 and...
Posted by Tennberg, on Mar 28, 2004 at 11:01 PM, in Applications
Hack to allow non-admin users to modify System Prefs? 1,047 Views / 22 Replies  
Hi everyone,

So our Mac user base is growing quite restless.

We recently moved them entirely to OS X (with no Classic) using an image-based method. It contains all the software they need and...
Posted by Tennberg, on Sep 3, 2003 at 10:11 AM, in Mac OS X
Printing 11x17 from MS Office X results in 8.5x11 document 301 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi everyone,

I recently moved all the Macs in our office to OS 10.2.6. They are also running Office 10.1.3. Whenever someone tries to print an 11x17 document from Word or Excel to a Canon CLC 1140...
Posted by Tennberg, on Aug 5, 2003 at 11:05 AM, in Applications
Any way to make only *certain* system prefs user editable? 270 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi everyone,

Is there a way to modify the panes in System Preferences to make some of them editable by a non-admin user?

I would like users logging in as non-admins to be able to fully edit the...
Posted by Tennberg, on Jun 23, 2003 at 10:30 AM, in Mac OS X
Global ISP dialer for OS X? Any good ones? 318 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi everyone,

I am looking for a global ISP dialer for OS X. Basically, this would allow our users to dial (via modem) a local number from wherever they are in the world, and be able to get a...
Posted by Tennberg, on Jun 17, 2003 at 08:59 PM, in Applications
Will the introduction of Mac OS X/Panther be webcast from the WWDC? 889 Views / 20 Replies  
Hi everyone,

I'm just curious if Steve's keynote from the WWDC in June will be webcast, so that we can see him discussing Panther live. Are webcasts typically done at the WWDC? I know they do them...
Posted by Tennberg, on May 10, 2003 at 12:46 AM, in Mac OS X
"yeah so it has nothing to do with this thread... 2,625 Views / 57 Replies  
"yeah so it has nothing to do with this thread but it's not like Tennberg will ever post here agin either."

Just goes to show you :-)

Well, I guess I should've known that I would have gotten...
Posted by Tennberg, on May 8, 2003 at 02:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Why is it that Mac users think they're somehow different from PC users? 2,625 Views / 57 Replies  
Hi everyone,

I'm sure I'm going to get some flames on this post, but it's something I've wanted to say. First, let me start off with some history:

I have used a Mac (or Apple) since I was 8...
Posted by Tennberg, on May 8, 2003 at 12:37 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Any equivalents to Adobe Streamline for OS X? 348 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi everyone,

Since Adobe Streamline is not yet OS X compatible (and who knows if it will ever be) and since we don't run Classic in our environment, are there any programs that do what Streamline...
Posted by Tennberg, on May 1, 2003 at 04:51 PM, in Applications
Which System Pref. settings are system-wide, and which are local to each user? 337 Views / 3 Replies  
Hi everyone,

I am trying to figure out for each pane in the System Preferences account, which settings are the same for *every* account that logs in (even root), and which settings are local to...
Posted by Tennberg, on May 1, 2003 at 02:36 PM, in Mac OS X
iTunes sharing across TCP/IP LAN 385 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi everyone,

I read that iTunes 4 allows users to do streaming sharing across a TCP/IP LAN. Is this a feature enabled by default? Does it require an administrator account to enable?

Our users...
Posted by Tennberg, on Apr 29, 2003 at 09:11 AM, in Applications
Older PB G4s overheating? Hardward or software problem? 250 Views / 0 Replies  
Hi everyone,

We have two users at work on PB G4s, about 1-1.5 years old. I believe they are either 400 or 500MHz G4s. Both are running OS 9.2.

Now, they will use their computer throughout a...
Posted by Tennberg, on Apr 26, 2003 at 09:53 PM, in Mac Notebooks
How completely does the program Remove Office remove Office X? 358 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi everyone,

How sucessfuly does the Remove Office program that comes on the install CD remove Office X? I just discovered that our company has a corporate CD for Office X and will need to...
Posted by Tennberg, on Apr 25, 2003 at 08:59 AM, in Applications
Thanks everyone for all the suggestions. It... 513 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks everyone for all the suggestions.

It turns out that it *wasn't* a permissions problem after all.

It was the fact that you had to create a specially-configured network location for the...
Posted by Tennberg, on Apr 23, 2003 at 01:55 PM, in Mac OS X
Well, I figured out my own question. ... 320 Views / 1 Replies  
Well, I figured out my own question.

Althought the developer of the program has no support site, I was able to find resellers of the program who have support sites.

Turns out I had to create a...
Posted by Tennberg, on Apr 23, 2003 at 01:54 PM, in Applications
*bangs head into wall for being so stupid* ... 433 Views / 2 Replies  
*bangs head into wall for being so stupid*

So the reason why I couldn't boot into single-user mode on my image was because I had installed Open Firmware Password. I knew it prevented CD startup...
Posted by Tennberg, on Apr 23, 2003 at 01:52 PM, in Mac OS X
Slow file copying to NetWare server from OS X via NFA 305 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi everyone,

Our Mac users are able to log on to our NetWare server via Native File Access, and are then able to copy files to their home directory on the file server.

However, we've been...
Posted by Tennberg, on Apr 22, 2003 at 10:21 AM, in Mac OS X
Why when I change netwrk loc./proxy server in OS X, IE doesn't change also? 264 Views / 3 Replies  
Hi everyone,

I have OS X set up with different network locations for our different offices. When a user goes to a different office, the network location they change to has a different proxy...
Posted by Tennberg, on Apr 21, 2003 at 09:36 PM, in Applications
Hi Terri, Hope you read this... Right... 529 Views / 4 Replies  
Hi Terri,

Hope you read this...

Right now, the only non-admin account on my test box is "testuser". When I push out this image to separate users, create new users with their specific long names...
Posted by Tennberg, on Apr 21, 2003 at 09:25 PM, in Mac OS X
How to update the firmware on a Mac that has OS X on it... 368 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi everyone,

If a computer already has OS X on it, does that mean it has the latest firmware reveision available on it?

Since our company is moving everyone to OS X, I want to make sure that...
Posted by Tennberg, on Apr 21, 2003 at 10:50 AM, in Mac Desktops
is there a Font preference pane? 382 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi everyone,

On Apple's OS X website, they show photos of a Font control panel that they say is a "pane", and other font utilities. However, I don't see these ANYWHERE in a default full install of...
Posted by Tennberg, on Apr 18, 2003 at 09:50 PM, in Mac OS X
Have you had luck with iPassConnect 2.3 under OS X? Please help! 320 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi everyone,

I cannot get iPassConnect (a global ISP dialing program) to work properly under OS X. I can get it to install and launch, but not to dial. If you have had luck with it, please let me...
Posted by Tennberg, on Apr 18, 2003 at 01:44 PM, in Applications
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