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When will 10.5.1 be preinstalled? 439 Views / 4 Replies  
So hot on the heels of the 10.5.1 update, is this question. I'm ready to buy a MacBook and just started wondering if it would have 10.5 or 10.5.1. I'd imagine one day is a bit too soon to expect...
Posted by Panzer, on Nov 16, 2007 at 01:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
So it didn't ship until 28 hours after I ordered... 1,745 Views / 39 Replies  
So it didn't ship until 28 hours after I ordered on the 15th :/
Ship date
May 16, 2007
Estimated delivery
May 17, 2007

Yes I'm too lazy to drive 5 miles to the Apple store. Don't...
Posted by Panzer, on May 16, 2007 at 10:39 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Who is getting the new MacBook? 1,745 Views / 39 Replies  
Ok, I ordered the base MacBook, standard config. Who else bought and what did you get? I'll probably get 2gb ram from somewhere more reasonably priced. I suppose santa rosa was wishful thinking,...
Posted by Panzer, on May 15, 2007 at 06:05 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Solved my own problem with this AppleScript: ... 395 Views / 1 Replies  
Solved my own problem with this AppleScript:
http://www.macvroom.com/node/39
Changed the script to the right resolution and frequency (800*600@60Hz) and I'm back in action.
Maybe this will help...
Posted by Panzer, on Mar 10, 2006 at 07:34 PM, in Mac OS X
change resolution remotely 395 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi
I just moved my ppc mini running 10.4.4 and hooked it up to a tv with the dvi to svideo adapter.
Worked fine for a few minutes, then I decided to change resolution. Hey lets see how bad...
Posted by Panzer, on Mar 10, 2006 at 07:05 PM, in Mac OS X
Well I was able to borrow a usb keyboard and get... 2,354 Views / 2 Replies  
Well I was able to borrow a usb keyboard and get back in. Re-pairing the wireless keyboard did the trick and I'm back in action. Additionally, a mouse is all you need to do the pairing, just in...
Posted by Panzer, on Oct 20, 2005 at 01:25 PM, in Mac OS X
kill screensaver remotely 2,354 Views / 2 Replies  
I know there was an old security exploit to gain access to OS X (10.2?) by killing the screen saver to bypass the password lockout, is there any such thing for 10.3?

You see, my bt wireless...
Posted by Panzer, on Oct 19, 2005 at 09:55 PM, in Mac OS X
audio work and old mac 537 Views / 2 Replies  
Greetings

I have a question about an older mac and doing recording/mixing with it. The mac is an 8600 with a g3/500 cpu, maybe 512mb ram and a 4gb and 6gb disk (?). It's currently running OS 9...
Posted by Panzer, on May 17, 2005 at 05:55 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
I spy with my little eye...THOSE ARE MY MISSING... 477,009 Views / 1,145 Replies  
I spy with my little eye...THOSE ARE MY MISSING SOCKS. Fedex them back please.
Posted by Panzer, on Apr 6, 2005 at 11:55 AM, in Mac Desktops
Haha yeah well the cost of a replacement battery... 453 Views / 5 Replies  
Haha yeah well the cost of a replacement battery is insignifigant compared to getting the data, which is well on its way out of state at this point. If the battery won't ever hold a charge then so...
Posted by Panzer, on Mar 13, 2005 at 02:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Just a followup, it looks like the female power... 453 Views / 5 Replies  
Just a followup, it looks like the female power receptacle on the powerbook itself is shot. In a moment of pure MacGyverism, I took out the battery of the AlBook (discharged) and my iBook (fully...
Posted by Panzer, on Mar 13, 2005 at 01:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
HELP! Won't charge or boot. 453 Views / 5 Replies  
Ok, my fathers 15 inch Albook needs some assistance. He was using it this evening on battery power, let it run down and then it went to sleep as usual. Pressing the button on the battery verifies...
Posted by Panzer, on Mar 12, 2005 at 11:05 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hate to answer my own question but it's Matsumoto... 421 Views / 2 Replies  
Hate to answer my own question but it's Matsumoto castle. I'm still interested in that specific picture however.
Thanks!
Posted by Panzer, on Feb 13, 2005 at 12:11 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Looking for this picture 421 Views / 2 Replies  
http://a248.e.akamai.net/7/248/2041/708/store.apple.com/Catalog/US/Images/cp_top_pbook_050131.jpg
Anybody know where this is and where I might download a copy of the pic?
Thanks!
Posted by Panzer, on Feb 13, 2005 at 12:05 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Arrival 970 Views / 11 Replies  
My mini with 512/80/BT arrived this morning from China. My other one 512/40 has not yet shipped.
Opening pics here:
http://dod.757.org/~panzer/mac_mini/IMG_0997.JPG...
Posted by Panzer, on Jan 20, 2005 at 10:05 AM, in Mac Desktops
hd replacement 466 Views / 4 Replies  
I'm considering replacing the 30gb in my ibook but would like to know how many notebook drives are made to be on 24/7.

Everything I remember seeing talks about how most are made to be on around 8...
Posted by Panzer, on Nov 2, 2004 at 10:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
It has the combo drive, and I forgot to mention... 453 Views / 3 Replies  
It has the combo drive, and I forgot to mention it's the 12.1 inch model.
Hmm, so maybe in the $700 range then. As I said, I will entertain all reasonable offers, so feel free to send me a message....
Posted by Panzer, on Sep 3, 2004 at 01:13 PM, in Marketplace
FS: iBook G3/800 640MB 20GB 802.11b 453 Views / 3 Replies  
Subject line says it all. Well, maybe not everything. My employer just got me a dell D800 laptop and I don't have a need for two laptops so I'd like to sell the older iBook. I think it's worth...
Posted by Panzer, on Sep 2, 2004 at 09:23 PM, in Marketplace
Re: Re: Remove lcd, replace with monitor? 496 Views / 4 Replies  
That's what I was thinking as well. Unfortunately apple has no info I could find as far as what signal is carried on what wire, so it would be trial and error trying to rig up a DVI cable for it....
Posted by Panzer, on Aug 8, 2004 at 11:02 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Remove lcd, replace with monitor? 496 Views / 4 Replies  
Is it possible to remove the LCD from the iBook, take the wires that feed it and make a DVI or VGA cable with them?
Ok, I know I could just use the external monitor port, but let's ignore that...
Posted by Panzer, on Aug 7, 2004 at 12:11 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hmm...DC and NC? I don't suppose either of you... 740 Views / 7 Replies  
Hmm...DC and NC? I don't suppose either of you want to help out a neighbor in VA? :)
Well I suppose this is finally my excuse to setup a home theater or car pc with this thing. Also a good reason...
Posted by Panzer, on Jul 26, 2004 at 12:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Is this covered under iBook recall? 740 Views / 7 Replies  
My iBook (G3/800/radeon mobility 7500) screen has started acting funny but I'm concerned that the issue is not part of the recall even though it does fit in under the serial number range.
...
Posted by Panzer, on Jul 25, 2004 at 09:15 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Firewire and 10.3.2 9,042 Views / 39 Replies  
Has this suddenly become the ODU forums?
I got my BA from there in 2000.
Ahhh the memories...
I just know iPond317 will invite me to his next kegger with the hot sorority chicks...
Posted by Panzer, on Feb 3, 2004 at 08:08 PM, in Mac OS X
Poll: I would vote no 3 times if I could. No problems... 683 Views / 8 Replies  
I would vote no 3 times if I could.
No problems with my 500, 700, and 800.
Although the fan suddenly kicked on fulltime last week on the 800, maybe it had something to do with the 90 day uptime. I...
Posted by Panzer, on Jan 16, 2004 at 01:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Not much, or as little as possible. Didn't you... 849 Views / 13 Replies  
Not much, or as little as possible. Didn't you gather that from my first post? :) I wish I could just tele-commute, that way I could just do nothing from home and not have to waste time and money...
Posted by Panzer, on Jul 24, 2003 at 10:00 PM, in MacNN Lounge
keeping busy at work 849 Views / 13 Replies  
So tell me fellow forum readers. when there is nothing to do at work, how do you go about maintaining the illusion of looking busy. I mean you can only reload macnn, versiontracker, slashdot, and...
Posted by Panzer, on Jul 24, 2003 at 12:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Re: I have SSH enabled, I'm at work. How can I remotely enable FTP sharing? 489 Views / 4 Replies  
If you already have sshd running, then you hafe an sftp server running too. So there is no need for you to run a seperate ftp server. Unless of course you don't have an sftp client...
Posted by Panzer, on Jul 17, 2003 at 05:08 PM, in Mac OS X
Nokia 3650 + QuickTime 6.3 = ? 421 Views / 1 Replies  
So QT 6.3 has this 3gpp action going on:
http://www.apple.com/mpeg4/3gpp/

And the new Nokia 3650 has video playback capability:
http://www.nokia.com/nokia/0,4879,2273,00.html

So tell me, who...
Posted by Panzer, on Jun 15, 2003 at 07:28 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Re: 133mhz system bus VS 100mhz system bus 761 Views / 9 Replies  
Another thing to keep in mind is that the 133mhz systems has some different features too. They went from 2x to 4x AGP, and added an additional PCI slot for a total of 4. They also dropped a ram...
Posted by Panzer, on Jun 2, 2003 at 09:47 AM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks, but it looks like you compiled the 1.1... 1,596 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks, but it looks like you compiled the 1.1 version. I got that one to work myself, it's the new one that I can't figure out. If anybody wants to give it a shot here is a more direct link:...
Posted by Panzer, on May 26, 2003 at 12:09 AM, in Applications
Re: New par2 specification - any mac support yet? 1,596 Views / 5 Replies  
A link to the PAR2 project is here:
http://parchive.sourceforge.net/

Unfortunately, there is not a useable OS X version there. You can download the source and try to compile it yourself, but...
Posted by Panzer, on May 25, 2003 at 06:39 PM, in Applications
Re: Storing battery - charged or uncharged? 2,372 Views / 4 Replies  
I second what AssassyN recommended, but want to add something else. If possible, try to put the battery back in your iBook and top off the charge. Maybe once a month or so.
With lithium-ion...
Posted by Panzer, on May 25, 2003 at 05:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Don't know if this helps but you might try... 446 Views / 5 Replies  
Don't know if this helps but you might try changing shells. IRIX default is csh I think and caused some issues for me (delete button didn't work, had to use control-H, etc) so I just switched to...
Posted by Panzer, on May 1, 2003 at 07:08 PM, in Mac OS X
Re: iBook boots to open firmware 606 Views / 7 Replies  
Try typing 'reset-all'
If that won't work, maybe there will be something helpful in here:
http://bananajr6000.apple.com/OF/technotes.html
TN1061 is a good starting point.
Good luck.
Posted by Panzer, on Mar 27, 2003 at 06:03 PM, in Mac Notebooks
This seems to be pretty much the defacto one: ... 2,115 Views / 42 Replies  
This seems to be pretty much the defacto one:
http://www.xmms.org
Posted by Panzer, on Mar 17, 2003 at 09:21 PM, in Applications
Re: X11 Public Beta 3 for Mac OS X 2,115 Views / 42 Replies  
So how does this compare to http://www.xdarwin.org/ ?
I had used xdarwin for a while on my desktop mac with a networked sgi doing remote windowing. I'm not able to install apple x11 at the moment,...
Posted by Panzer, on Mar 17, 2003 at 09:19 PM, in Applications
http://us.imdb.com/Name?Ferre,+Michelle ... 2,186 Views / 52 Replies  
http://us.imdb.com/Name?Ferre,+Michelle

Yeah, I'd hit it...too bad she's poor. She has only ever done this one movie, 5 years ago.
You just made me pop in that movie. It's my favorite Jackie...
Posted by Panzer, on Mar 16, 2003 at 09:49 AM, in Gaming
Right on. I checked my 30gb drive and according... 868 Views / 11 Replies  
Right on. I checked my 30gb drive and according to IBM (now Hitachi) it should only be powered on for 333 hours per month, which amounts to around 11 hrs/day. Question is, does spinning down the...
Posted by Panzer, on Mar 13, 2003 at 06:27 PM, in Mac Notebooks
LMAO 545 Views / 5 Replies  
LMAO
Posted by Panzer, on Mar 11, 2003 at 09:54 AM, in Marketplace
Re: Just ordered my new 'book 978 Views / 27 Replies  
You do realize that by buying your iBook now you just ensured that an updated model will be released in the next few days...
Sorry, couldn't resist. :)
What you're looking for should be part number...
Posted by Panzer, on Mar 10, 2003 at 01:02 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Line the floors with lead plating...or encase the... 709 Views / 22 Replies  
Line the floors with lead plating...or encase the computer(s) and possibly operator in one of these:
http://www.zipmall.com/emfshield/default.htm

I had a friend who had a vibrating image on his...
Posted by Panzer, on Mar 6, 2003 at 10:05 AM, in Mac Desktops
Where are you located? 1,062 Views / 11 Replies  
Where are you located?
Posted by Panzer, on Mar 6, 2003 at 09:54 AM, in Marketplace
Your compelling and thought provoking questions... 591 Views / 10 Replies  
Your compelling and thought provoking questions leave me speechless.
Posted by Panzer, on Feb 28, 2003 at 11:02 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Dual/tri(?) head PB output 422 Views / 1 Replies  
Question for you PowerBook guys. Ok, so the TiBooks have the built in LCD, DVI/vga out, and s-video out for displaying video.
Apple only mentions dual head in their literature, so I'm wondering...
Posted by Panzer, on Feb 26, 2003 at 03:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Take a look at this: ... 1,107 Views / 11 Replies  
Take a look at this:
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=10970

"Lithium-ion
Recharge Lithium-ion batteries when they become depleted. Although they are not subject to the memory...
Posted by Panzer, on Feb 25, 2003 at 09:40 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I just installed the update and still have dual... 676 Views / 4 Replies  
I just installed the update and still have dual monitors, so all is well.
Posted by Panzer, on Feb 15, 2003 at 11:39 AM, in Mac Notebooks
10.2.4 and spanning hack 676 Views / 4 Replies  
Just wondering if anybody who has an iBook with the monitor spanning hack has applied the 10.2.4 update.
I'm just a little reluctant to install before I know wether the update will 'fix' anything....
Posted by Panzer, on Feb 14, 2003 at 11:59 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Don't know if this will help, but have you tried... 710 Views / 10 Replies  
Don't know if this will help, but have you tried installing the retail ATI drivers? It may include software to control the picture. At least it does on the desktop machines. Maybe it can work for...
Posted by Panzer, on Feb 6, 2003 at 10:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Re: Re: Re: 700 mhz ibook & quartz extreme 884 Views / 11 Replies  
Sure thing. Check out:
http://www.xlr8yourmac.com/OSX/quartz_extreme_PCI_mod.html
Go to the very bottom of the page and it gets explained.

Or just download this and don't worry about the...
Posted by Panzer, on Jan 21, 2003 at 11:03 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Re: 700 mhz ibook & quartz extreme 884 Views / 11 Replies  
FYI:
"In OS X the video card's memory is not hard-split in half (example: 32MB + 32MB). A game is free to require much more than 32MB of video memory and it will get it. Video memory is a shared...
Posted by Panzer, on Jan 20, 2003 at 10:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
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