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Downloaded the statement, called AMEX and they... 1,174 Views / 23 Replies  
Downloaded the statement, called AMEX and they sounded very helpful. No idea if this will work.
Posted by neilxu, on Feb 6, 2007 at 12:09 PM, in Mac Notebooks
thank you. I think I used my AMEX which provides... 1,174 Views / 23 Replies  
thank you. I think I used my AMEX which provides additional one year puchase protection. But I need to find the statement.:\ Where is it now???
Posted by neilxu, on Feb 5, 2007 at 11:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Can you tell me $300 for what kind of repair?... 1,174 Views / 23 Replies  
Can you tell me $300 for what kind of repair? Hard disk?

The problem I have now is black screen. (Hard disk is fine.) LCD or video card doesn't work. If it costs me $400 to fix, that's fine. If...
Posted by neilxu, on Feb 5, 2007 at 11:30 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Will Apple repair my Powerbook after I purchase Applecare? 1,174 Views / 23 Replies  
My Powerbook is dead. It's almost 2 years old. Black screen when I reboot it everytime though hard disk is readable.

Can I just buy Applecare and activate, then go to Applestore to ask them to...
Posted by neilxu, on Feb 4, 2007 at 10:51 PM, in Mac Notebooks
OK, hard disk is fine. I logged in my system... 272 Views / 1 Replies  
OK, hard disk is fine. I logged in my system while facing black screen.

I ssh to my mac then I can see all of my stuff.

So the problem is LCD or video card.
Posted by neilxu, on Feb 4, 2007 at 09:29 PM, in macOS
black screen after reboot 272 Views / 1 Replies  
I am panic now.

Just a few minutes ago, iTunes was running on my Powerbook. Then the system froze, no sound. I waited a few seconds and decided to poweroff.

After that, I rebooted the mac....
Posted by neilxu, on Feb 4, 2007 at 08:16 PM, in macOS
memory upgrade on my 12 PB 303 Views / 1 Replies  
Can I get DDR2 memory for my 12' PB?
Posted by neilxu, on Nov 30, 2006 at 10:03 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Looking for an application which organizes my documents 565 Views / 5 Replies  
I am looking for an application which can organize my tons of PDF, chm files. I prefer the iTunes-like interface since it's easy to categorize, sort and search my documents.

I searched on...
Posted by neilxu, on Oct 16, 2006 at 09:37 AM, in Applications
I fixed this problem recently. In fact it is... 984 Views / 2 Replies  
I fixed this problem recently. In fact it is about the ssh.

ssh -Y host instead of -X
Posted by neilxu, on Nov 4, 2005 at 04:15 PM, in macOS
no glx extension 984 Views / 2 Replies  
I'm running two machinse, one is panther, the other is tiger. On panther, I try "ssh -X host" in X11.app, then run GUI programs on remote linux. Everything is fine. But today, I tried the same thing...
Posted by neilxu, on Jun 15, 2005 at 12:31 AM, in macOS
thanks paul! it rocks! :D I am considering... 1,341 Views / 3 Replies  
thanks paul! it rocks! :D I am considering deleting linux once I install tiger on my PB :D :D
Posted by neilxu, on Apr 20, 2005 at 12:45 AM, in macOS
"could not open display" in X11 1,341 Views / 3 Replies  
On my OS X, I ssh to a Linux machine and try to run a GUI program. But after I type the command, it shows "could not open display". What can I do?

I get the same error info on terminal or X11,...
Posted by neilxu, on Apr 19, 2005 at 04:48 PM, in macOS
Re: What is the ichat server? 659 Views / 6 Replies  
sorry I found it

never mind
Posted by neilxu, on Aug 27, 2004 at 12:49 AM, in macOS
What is the ichat server? 659 Views / 6 Replies  
My parents and I used iChat AV a lot. But this week, they can not connect to the iChat server, while internet is fine, Safari works fine, email is fine.

any one can tell me the iChat server? So my...
Posted by neilxu, on Aug 27, 2004 at 12:21 AM, in macOS
thank you very much. now what really bothers... 1,993 Views / 2 Replies  
thank you very much.

now what really bothers me is the "elasped time" increases a lot when I add second CPU.

single CPU
Total CPU time: 4.871
Elapsed time: 5.441

two CPU
total CPU time:...
Posted by neilxu, on Jul 2, 2004 at 02:03 PM, in macOS
difference between "total cpu time" & "elapsed time" 1,993 Views / 2 Replies  
Ran some big program on AIX system. After finishing computing, there were some output files. One records the time: "total cpu time" and "elapsed time".

What's the difference? searched google but...
Posted by neilxu, on Jul 2, 2004 at 12:43 AM, in macOS
What is this music??? (in spiderman 2 trailer) 1,414 Views / 6 Replies  
I am watching spiderman 2 movie trailer. There is some music like opera(?) starting at the second minute, any body knows what it is?
http://www.apple.com/trailers/sony_pictures/spider-man_2/trailer/...
Posted by neilxu, on Jun 21, 2004 at 01:53 PM, in MacNN Lounge
thanks for your reply. But it shows somthing... 1,513 Views / 5 Replies  
thanks for your reply.

But it shows somthing like this ^]^]

Also I tried to use ssh under WindowsXP to log in, <tab> is still missing.:rolleyes:
Posted by neilxu, on May 18, 2004 at 01:10 PM, in macOS
tab function missing under csh 1,513 Views / 5 Replies  
I have a chance to log in IBM Seaborg super computer. The dafult shell is csh. The funny thing is that the tab -- "auto complete" function -- is missing. Every time I type <tab>, it's just <tab>, no...
Posted by neilxu, on May 18, 2004 at 12:50 PM, in macOS
Free Discovery Download on iTMS 847 Views / 9 Replies  
http://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewAlbum?playlistId=5473141&selectedItemId=5473139

;)
Posted by neilxu, on May 8, 2004 at 08:23 PM, in Applications
too many concurrent SMTP connections ? 784 Views / 0 Replies  
At first it looked like mail problem, but finally I think it's about OS X.

Entourage reported the error this morning “4.0.0 Too many concurrent SMTP connections” while my friends had no problem....
Posted by neilxu, on Apr 23, 2004 at 07:08 PM, in macOS
Is PM G5 noisy? 1,336 Views / 18 Replies  
I am using an eMac which is fine. Unfortunately, I am sensitive to noise. Sometimes the sound of eMac drives me crazy.

Is Powermac G5 noisy? Is it quite as iBook?

thanks
Posted by neilxu, on Dec 8, 2003 at 08:47 PM, in Mac Desktops
How to change bash environment? 597 Views / 6 Replies  
I just changed tsch to bash in Netinfo. Restart. Everything is OK.

Now I want to change the prompt since it is too long (IP path and login name:hmm: ) But I cannot find .bash_profile. So I create...
Posted by neilxu, on Dec 5, 2003 at 06:59 PM, in macOS
The configuration is correct. The problem is IE... 1,584 Views / 2 Replies  
The configuration is correct. The problem is IE 4.0. It sucks.

try netscape 4.8 and everything is OK.
Posted by neilxu, on Sep 29, 2003 at 07:26 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
How to connect to Internet in Mac OS 8.5 1,584 Views / 2 Replies  
I got a Power Mac 5500 with an ethernet port. OS is Mac OS 8.5 and BeOS 4.5.

The apartment where I am living has ethernet port. But once you get a new computer, first time you want to connect...
Posted by neilxu, on Sep 29, 2003 at 06:25 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
you are right. I cannot log in as root. I... 2,051 Views / 47 Replies  
you are right. I cannot log in as root.

I think I made BIG mistakes. I just type password right in Value of NetInfo. I should choose "Security" --> "Change root password":p :p

Now the problem...
Posted by neilxu, on Aug 31, 2003 at 03:45 PM, in macOS
I changed it but.... this is the sceenshot ... 2,051 Views / 47 Replies  
I changed it but....

this is the sceenshot

http://people.clemson.edu/~lxu/Mis/netinfo.jpg
Posted by neilxu, on Aug 31, 2003 at 12:36 PM, in macOS
Re: Re: I find root password from Netinfo Manager! 2,051 Views / 47 Replies  
the password of my own account is encrypted. another account too except root:)
Posted by neilxu, on Aug 31, 2003 at 12:13 PM, in macOS
I activated root account three months ago. The... 2,051 Views / 47 Replies  
I activated root account three months ago. The root password is not like "*", it's the real password.

and I am sure every time I log in OS X using my own account instead of root.
Posted by neilxu, on Aug 31, 2003 at 12:11 PM, in macOS
I find root password from Netinfo Manager! 2,051 Views / 47 Replies  
Open Netinfo Manager, select users --> root

then I find root password!!!

I select my username then find _shadow_passwd and passwd etc. None of them is my real password. BUT the password of root...
Posted by neilxu, on Aug 31, 2003 at 11:56 AM, in macOS
OS X is vulnerable to the Nachi (Welchia) worm? 1,077 Views / 6 Replies  
Today I received an e-mail from our computer lab:

Dear XXX,

Our database shows that your computer is or was recently vulnerable to the Nachi (Welchia). We need to be sure your computer has...
Posted by neilxu, on Aug 29, 2003 at 02:12 PM, in macOS
try this http://jeanmatthieu.free.fr/pureftpd/ 562 Views / 6 Replies  
try this
http://jeanmatthieu.free.fr/pureftpd/
Posted by neilxu, on Aug 24, 2003 at 12:56 PM, in macOS
Entourage can not read complex e-mail 415 Views / 0 Replies  
From last night, Entourage always crashes when I open some e-mail. Finally I found the problem. Entourage would be OK if I turned off "display complex HTML". Once I turned it on and tried to open...
Posted by neilxu, on Jul 21, 2003 at 02:29 AM, in Applications
I choose TC if I have $500, no doubt. 622 Views / 6 Replies  
I choose TC if I have $500, no doubt.
Posted by neilxu, on Jul 7, 2003 at 10:59 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
try "Hide from dock" ... 2,182 Views / 24 Replies  
try "Hide from dock"
http://www.versiontracker.com/dyn/moreinfo/macosx/15917
Posted by neilxu, on Jul 5, 2003 at 07:19 AM, in macOS
what about ZR60? I found ZR60 is $360 on... 1,088 Views / 13 Replies  
what about ZR60? I found ZR60 is $360 on buydig.com. Is it unexpensive? (Sorry, I have no idea about video camera)
Posted by neilxu, on Jul 4, 2003 at 03:45 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
I only care the real world apps.:) 3,978 Views / 80 Replies  
I only care the real world apps.:)
Posted by neilxu, on Jun 24, 2003 at 09:03 AM, in Mac Desktops
IMHO, Panther will be 64-bit OS only if you have... 972 Views / 11 Replies  
IMHO, Panther will be 64-bit OS only if you have G5. If you are still using G4 or G3, Panther is 32-bit.
Posted by neilxu, on Jun 24, 2003 at 08:58 AM, in macOS
It's published today?:rolleyes: :rolleyes: 831 Views / 2 Replies  
It's published today?:rolleyes: :rolleyes:
Posted by neilxu, on Jun 21, 2003 at 09:31 PM, in Mac Desktops
much like WinXP:err: 7,935 Views / 93 Replies  
much like WinXP:err:
Posted by neilxu, on Jun 21, 2003 at 01:52 AM, in macOS
no L3 cache on PowerPC 970 (G5), so Apple won't... 21,367 Views / 231 Replies  
no L3 cache on PowerPC 970 (G5), so Apple won't metion L3 cache any more.
Posted by neilxu, on Jun 20, 2003 at 02:03 PM, in Mac Desktops
What is Linux can do but OSX can not do? 1,927 Views / 42 Replies  
I met some Linux users and they don't like Mac. They expect OSX is almost same as OS9 except more beautiful.

I installed X11 and fink, running GIMP, even xlincity. But I still want to know what...
Posted by neilxu, on Jun 13, 2003 at 12:19 PM, in macOS
Restart cannot solve this problem.:cry: I still... 500 Views / 3 Replies  
Restart cannot solve this problem.:cry: I still believe Safari v80 which changed some system files cause this problem.:D
Posted by neilxu, on Jun 12, 2003 at 05:38 PM, in macOS
How can I download mms files? 586 Views / 0 Replies  
How to download mms://files or rtsp://files? I heard "net transport" can do this but it's only for Windows.:hmm:
Posted by neilxu, on Jun 12, 2003 at 02:42 PM, in Applications
CoreService prevents mounting 500 Views / 3 Replies  
At first, I typed " top -u" in terminal, then downloaded Camino.dmg and then double-click.

After that, I noticed Coreservice consumed 80 to 90% CPU usage. And it kept doing and prevented...
Posted by neilxu, on Jun 12, 2003 at 12:15 AM, in macOS
Two months ago, I met the same problem. The only... 539 Views / 12 Replies  
Two months ago, I met the same problem. The only site I cannot connect is apple.com.

I restarted into OS9, it was fine. But failed in OS X.

en, I still don't understand what happened before. Is...
Posted by neilxu, on Jun 7, 2003 at 10:55 PM, in macOS
no airport, just ethernet. Mac OS X.2.6 I... 539 Views / 12 Replies  
no airport, just ethernet. Mac OS X.2.6

I tried Safari Mozilla Omniweb and even lynx, but all failed.

wait......

just one minute ago, I tried again. Now I can visit cnn :eek: :eek:

sorry...
Posted by neilxu, on Jun 7, 2003 at 10:51 PM, in macOS
Cannot connect some sites 539 Views / 12 Replies  
Today, I cannot connect some specific web sites, like cnn.com cnet.com macrumors.com. :brick:However I can visit other sites, like this one, apple.com.

Log in as another user, I met the same...
Posted by neilxu, on Jun 7, 2003 at 10:17 PM, in macOS
My iPod keeps rebooting 992 Views / 6 Replies  
my new 15GB iPod keeps rebooting..... again and again.

In disk mode, it's OK. Sync with iTunes4, but after I disconnect it, keep rebooting...

Any suggestion? :cry:

Right now, it is fine. My...
Posted by neilxu, on May 21, 2003 at 03:16 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
So I backup all of my songs onto my external disk... 1,658 Views / 28 Replies  
So I backup all of my songs onto my external disk and next time, if I reinstall OSX, import them and everything should be fine. Right?
Posted by neilxu, on Apr 29, 2003 at 07:57 PM, in Applications
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