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I had to login and post before the end. It's been... 3,797 Views / 187 Replies  
I had to login and post before the end. It's been a long time but I do miss my cat and hanging out on the MacOSX forums.

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Posted by wr11, on Jun 22, 2016 at 01:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yep... this article reminded me it was time to... 779 Views / 6 Replies  
Yep... this article reminded me it was time to make sure my free trial was cancelled. $80 in Canada for almost nothing is far from good value.
Posted by wr11, on Dec 28, 2014 at 12:50 AM, in Tech News
8000x Zoom! Hope they didn't put too much... 366 Views / 4 Replies  
8000x Zoom! Hope they didn't put too much engineering effort into enhancing zoom support.
Posted by wr11, on Mar 3, 2014 at 03:44 PM, in Mac News
Quiet 5,191 Views / 10 Replies  
When you are watching TV or Movies at night and you don't want to listen to the fans on your game console.
Posted by wr11, on Jan 27, 2012 at 08:44 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Canon scanner? My GF has the same issue and I'm... 15,447 Views / 8 Replies  
Canon scanner? My GF has the same issue and I'm pretty sure we worked out it was a driver for a Canoscan.
Posted by wr11, on Sep 14, 2009 at 01:09 AM, in Mac OS X
A pretty simple solution would be for the SL disc... 39,453 Views / 962 Replies  
A pretty simple solution would be for the SL disc to either detect that you have leopard installed and allow you to do a clean install etc. Or allow you to swap discs for a second to prove that you...
Posted by wr11, on Jun 9, 2009 at 07:50 PM, in Mac OS X
When you're loading a page and hover over the... 16,738 Views / 403 Replies  
When you're loading a page and hover over the reload it'll change to an X to "stop" loading. I'm not sure this is a really great idea. Switchers will have all sorts of fun trying to find all the...
Posted by wr11, on Feb 25, 2009 at 12:31 PM, in Applications
Hello Evernote! 1,219 Views / 7 Replies  
Check out http://evernote.com/ they have a wonderful "Notes" app that does so much more. The basic accounts are free as is the iPhone App. Evernote syncs regular notes, audio notes, pictures as well...
Posted by wr11, on Aug 21, 2008 at 02:40 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
...or OMIC... 404 Views / 3 Replies  
...or OMIC (http://www.restoroot.com/OMiC/en/index.php) which integrates into mail.
Posted by wr11, on Jun 26, 2008 at 09:04 PM, in Applications
I've had some issues with Parallels (vista) to... 4,104 Views / 36 Replies  
I've had some issues with Parallels (vista) to Fusion so I eventually re-installed that whole VM.

Now that I have it working it works much better than it did before. You may also want to be sure...
Posted by wr11, on May 13, 2008 at 07:16 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Just installed mine last light - the clip almost... 2,888 Views / 49 Replies  
Just installed mine last light - the clip almost had me beat as well, until I looked at the other slots and figured out where and what I needed to do. The card is basically silent but I do have an...
Posted by wr11, on Apr 26, 2008 at 02:34 PM, in Mac Desktops
Okay, so just incase this 8800GT is louder than I... 2,888 Views / 49 Replies  
Okay, so just incase this 8800GT is louder than I would like - coming from a fan-less 7300. I've ordered on of these:

Accelero S1 Rev. 2 (http://www.arctic-cooling.com/vga2.php?idx=147) Fan-less...
Posted by wr11, on Apr 16, 2008 at 11:03 AM, in Mac Desktops
Hell yeah! I'm not a gamer, but I can appreciate... 2,888 Views / 49 Replies  
Hell yeah! I'm not a gamer, but I can appreciate Apple's gesture to all us "1st Generation" MacPro owners. I've ordered mine, it'll keep my machine going for a little longer!
Posted by wr11, on Apr 16, 2008 at 12:22 AM, in Mac Desktops
No what you're thinking of is the Port number -... 504 Views / 5 Replies  
No what you're thinking of is the Port number - which could work if you feel like pulling all your hair out (with two routers that is). You should really do as the others have suggested and use the...
Posted by wr11, on Mar 10, 2008 at 12:35 PM, in Networking
Though not exactly meant for the task - Document... 6,731 Views / 13 Replies  
Though not exactly meant for the task - Document Wallet looks interesting.

DocumentWallet | ReceiptWallet | GGT Enterprises, LLC (http://www.receiptwallet.com/products/documentwallet.php)
Posted by wr11, on Dec 27, 2007 at 03:03 PM, in Applications
Which you can indeed do: Calendar Server -... 1,942 Views / 6 Replies  
Which you can indeed do:

Calendar Server - Trac (http://trac.macosforge.org/projects/calendarserver)
Posted by wr11, on Dec 10, 2007 at 05:31 PM, in Applications
A good bit snappier for me on my MacPro and a... 1,398 Views / 32 Replies  
A good bit snappier for me on my MacPro and a little of both on my older 12 powerbook. I think the main thing that makes leopard feel snappier is the finder - it's so much more responsive than it...
Posted by wr11, on Nov 26, 2007 at 03:19 PM, in Mac OS X
There is also an app called Icon Composer in... 458 Views / 5 Replies  
There is also an app called Icon Composer in leopard (developer tools) which will let you make .icns files from any image you want. It does all the masking from the image you provide - so PNG files...
Posted by wr11, on Nov 7, 2007 at 05:26 PM, in Applications
I'm finding that leopard tends to use much less... 3,825 Views / 18 Replies  
I'm finding that leopard tends to use much less real memory while using more virtual memory. I have only had a few pageouts and from what I have seen my overall memory usage seems to have gone down.
Posted by wr11, on Nov 7, 2007 at 02:57 AM, in Mac OS X
I've found my older laptop has issues w/ full... 416 Views / 7 Replies  
I've found my older laptop has issues w/ full screen video on an external screen. I think leopard uses a bit more video memory out-of-the-gate than tiger. Though I think you're issue has to do w/ the...
Posted by wr11, on Nov 6, 2007 at 11:38 PM, in Mac OS X
Had the same issue... it worked fine after I... 41,412 Views / 31 Replies  
Had the same issue... it worked fine after I waited about 10 minutes when the drive magically showed up.

Note I did check the drive and the partition type after my first attempt. Everything was...
Posted by wr11, on Nov 6, 2007 at 01:04 PM, in Mac OS X
Those are caused by Access control lists on the... 492 Views / 6 Replies  
Those are caused by Access control lists on the files. To view them do an "ls -le" in the terminal. You'll probably find that it's "everyone deny delete" which is used for all the special folders in...
Posted by wr11, on Nov 2, 2007 at 12:35 PM, in Mac OS X
You probably need to install the developer tools?... 1,375 Views / 6 Replies  
You probably need to install the developer tools? I also think it requires leopard to run as well.
Posted by wr11, on Nov 1, 2007 at 10:23 PM, in Applications
I've set my TimeMachine on a drive that is... 319 Views / 5 Replies  
I've set my TimeMachine on a drive that is smaller than my boot drive. I just wanted to backup my Users folder so I had to exclude all my other external drives plus:

• /Applications/
•...
Posted by wr11, on Nov 1, 2007 at 02:06 PM, in Mac OS X
Does .Mac sync restore the other two email... 1,611 Views / 10 Replies  
Does .Mac sync restore the other two email accounts? Check out the activity window ⌘0 (zero) when you open mail up and when your quitting, it might also help solve what mail is actually doing. My bet...
Posted by wr11, on Oct 31, 2007 at 08:47 PM, in Applications
Did you upgrade or install fresh? I don't think... 1,611 Views / 10 Replies  
Did you upgrade or install fresh? I don't think we have enough information to help you with your problem.
Posted by wr11, on Oct 31, 2007 at 07:14 PM, in Applications
New version out now, it seems to fix some of the... 4,842 Views / 62 Replies  
New version out now, it seems to fix some of the initial leopard compatibility issues.

Tunnelblick - GUI for OpenVPN on the Mac (http://www.tunnelblick.net/)
Posted by wr11, on Oct 31, 2007 at 04:51 PM, in Applications
I hate to think of the energy we've all put into... 2,705 Views / 87 Replies  
I hate to think of the energy we've all put into this thread.
Posted by wr11, on Oct 30, 2007 at 01:51 AM, in Mac OS X
Just to add some more wood to this fire...... 2,705 Views / 87 Replies  
Just to add some more wood to this fire... Wouldn't "Downloads" be different on a localized release of the OS?

I'm guessing that Apps are supposed to read the system-wide preference for the...
Posted by wr11, on Oct 29, 2007 at 05:34 PM, in Mac OS X
lol - I think everyone is a bit edgy right now,... 2,705 Views / 87 Replies  
lol - I think everyone is a bit edgy right now, we've all been installing Leopard for hours and hours... especially if you have a bunch of machines.

Either way removing the downloads folder is...
Posted by wr11, on Oct 28, 2007 at 07:17 PM, in Mac OS X
It's not so much about deleting the downloads... 2,705 Views / 87 Replies  
It's not so much about deleting the downloads folder - it's about soft-linking it to another drive. I do the same - and after some ACL magic I deleted the folder and replaced it with a symlink. I...
Posted by wr11, on Oct 28, 2007 at 02:18 PM, in Mac OS X
Yep no problem installing at all. The apps... 4,842 Views / 62 Replies  
Yep no problem installing at all. The apps themselves seem to work fine too!
Posted by wr11, on Oct 27, 2007 at 12:47 PM, in Applications
When I got Tiger one after the promised date I... 2,631 Views / 71 Replies  
When I got Tiger one after the promised date I called Apple and they apologized by sending me a free copy of iLife or iWork.

I have a feeling that I'll be getting Leopard on time though.
Posted by wr11, on Oct 25, 2007 at 07:22 PM, in Mac OS X
lol - you win. 1,290 Views / 3 Replies  
lol - you win.
Posted by wr11, on Oct 25, 2007 at 07:19 PM, in Applications
Same here. I've always hated the purolator... 2,631 Views / 71 Replies  
Same here. I've always hated the purolator website - feels very 1998.
Posted by wr11, on Oct 25, 2007 at 03:34 PM, in Mac OS X
Once I get leopard installed I'll be finally... 500 Views / 5 Replies  
Once I get leopard installed I'll be finally buying a copy of Pacifist! Great job Charles.
Posted by wr11, on Oct 25, 2007 at 01:41 PM, in Applications
SuperDuper'd my whole drive to a .dmg last night... 1,872 Views / 15 Replies  
SuperDuper'd my whole drive to a .dmg last night - I'm erasing and installing the second the big cat arrives. I'll enjoy re-installing all my applications... time to clean it out anyways.

The main...
Posted by wr11, on Oct 25, 2007 at 12:32 PM, in Mac OS X
Yep mine also said delivery today - but it's... 631 Views / 9 Replies  
Yep mine also said delivery today - but it's still in transit in the US and I'm in Canada. I'll be waiting on the doorstep on friday though. I finally completed all by backups in preparation for an...
Posted by wr11, on Oct 25, 2007 at 12:26 PM, in Mac OS X
lol - I am doing that now. I also saved my system... 1,872 Views / 15 Replies  
lol - I am doing that now. I also saved my system profile and I am in the process of making a disk-level back up incase leopard doesn't work out. I know I shouldn't put it on a production machine but...
Posted by wr11, on Oct 24, 2007 at 07:00 PM, in Mac OS X
I'll put my 2¢ in here too. Running as a... 1,647 Views / 53 Replies  
I'll put my 2¢ in here too.

Running as a normal user is the way to go — a normal Admin user. Limited accounts will cause more trouble than good. Sure, you can potentially delete all the files on...
Posted by wr11, on Oct 22, 2007 at 02:03 PM, in Mac OS X
All it's doing is sharing with both services at... 3,431 Views / 17 Replies  
All it's doing is sharing with both services at the same time. 1 AFP service and 1 SMB service and depending on the NAS you could easily have those plus many more services serving up one share.
...
Posted by wr11, on Oct 22, 2007 at 01:44 AM, in Mac OS X
"Time Machine can also back up to another Mac... 3,431 Views / 17 Replies  
"Time Machine can also back up to another Mac running Leopard with Personal File Sharing"

That doesn't confirm anything. A Mac running personal file sharing is different from a general AFP...
Posted by wr11, on Oct 22, 2007 at 12:36 AM, in Mac OS X
I'm quite interested in getting an answer to this... 2,219 Views / 17 Replies  
I'm quite interested in getting an answer to this as well. I was hoping that it would support any AFP networked drive. Steve did mention that you could back up to a disk attached to an airport...
Posted by wr11, on Oct 19, 2007 at 11:45 PM, in Mac OS X
I'm a bit pissed about this 894 Views / 24 Replies  
Front row works fine with keyboards and bluetooth devices and still Apple requires IR receivers.
Posted by wr11, on Oct 16, 2007 at 08:15 PM, in Mac OS X
20 USB Devices! 539 Views / 7 Replies  
Oh yeah, it'll be one or more of those devices causing your problem. Also, if you have installed an additional USB PCIe card it could also be causing your problem. Expansion cards are notorious for...
Posted by wr11, on Sep 4, 2007 at 02:28 PM, in Mac OS X
Heh - love how Double click has modified my post... 393 Views / 6 Replies  
Heh - love how Double click has modified my post with inline advertising. Perhaps I need a few more lines in my /etc/hosts.
Posted by wr11, on Jul 31, 2007 at 05:32 PM, in Mac OS X
Pretty simple format for /etc/hosts 393 Views / 6 Replies  
0.0.0.0 macnn.us.intellitxt.com
0.0.0.0 DoubleClick: Digital Advertising (http://www.doubleclick.net)
0.0.0.0 doubleclick.net
0.0.0.0 oz.valueclick.com
...

You get the idea.
Posted by wr11, on Jul 31, 2007 at 05:30 PM, in Mac OS X
Put simply, you can use Adium for your MSN... 695 Views / 20 Replies  
Put simply, you can use Adium for your MSN buddies. It works the same way as Messenger but it also works with AOL, ICQ, .Mac, Jabber, Google Talk, Yahoo! Messenger and Gadu-Gadu. Basically Adium is...
Posted by wr11, on Jul 16, 2007 at 01:39 PM, in Applications
Yeah if you have problems with Apache remember to... 549 Views / 4 Replies  
Yeah if you have problems with Apache remember to check your logs with Console. I have had issues like that before, system prefs doesn't really give any clues.
Posted by wr11, on Jul 5, 2007 at 02:22 AM, in Mac OS X
Check the boot disk with Disk First Aid. I have... 666 Views / 3 Replies  
Check the boot disk with Disk First Aid. I have had similar issues and found that there were errors on the disk. If your boot disk needs to be repaired slap in your OS install disk and use disk first...
Posted by wr11, on Jul 5, 2007 at 02:20 AM, in Mac OS X
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