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could you elaborate on this? I haven't done this... 71,328 Views / 651 Replies  
could you elaborate on this? I haven't done this (wouldn't even know HOW to do it) but everything seems to work smoothly..
Posted by saman, on Nov 27, 2004 at 09:52 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I've been using the Outpost deal for a couple of... 71,328 Views / 651 Replies  
I've been using the Outpost deal for a couple of days now. Have put my PB 17" to sleep a couple of times; shut it off, turned on, restarted, and everything is in perfect order (touch wood)! :)

1.5...
Posted by saman, on Nov 25, 2004 at 08:55 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Fry's RAM shipped today and I thought I'd share... 71,328 Views / 651 Replies  
Fry's RAM shipped today and I thought I'd share my experience:

Installation was easier than thought. I didn't think it would even be that uncomplicated to slot the memory card in. No drastic...
Posted by saman, on Nov 23, 2004 at 02:55 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I just received a shipment notice as well - so,... 71,328 Views / 651 Replies  
I just received a shipment notice as well - so, finally they have them in stock again.
Will let you know how they work, once they arrive and are installed!
Posted by saman, on Nov 11, 2004 at 06:25 AM, in Mac Notebooks
the main mozilla ftp site is currently very slow... 1,887 Views / 37 Replies  
the main mozilla ftp site is currently very slow - I assume it is because of the many downloaders :)

There is a mirror site at the following URL, which was much faster:
...
Posted by saman, on Nov 9, 2004 at 06:49 PM, in Applications
Re: Re: Re: Shipped! 71,328 Views / 651 Replies  
still on back order - no shipping notice whatsoever :(
Posted by saman, on Nov 7, 2004 at 01:52 PM, in Mac Notebooks
almost forgot: FontCard is the most important of... 822 Views / 7 Replies  
almost forgot: FontCard is the most important of all! :-)
Posted by saman, on Nov 7, 2004 at 01:45 PM, in Mac Notebooks
congrats! don't forget to visit... 822 Views / 7 Replies  
congrats!

don't forget to visit versiontracker to download some useful freeware/shareware which make OS X rock even more. Where would I be without:

Konfabulator
DragThing
FruitMenu

etc....
Posted by saman, on Nov 6, 2004 at 06:33 AM, in Mac Notebooks
if the problem is persistent and your machine is... 394 Views / 1 Replies  
if the problem is persistent and your machine is still under warranty/AppleCare, send it in asap.
Posted by saman, on Nov 6, 2004 at 06:22 AM, in Mac Notebooks
whether the fan comes on or not also depends on... 449 Views / 3 Replies  
whether the fan comes on or not also depends on your current CPU load. If that is high, and the temperature low, the fan will still go on.
If you experience this behaviour, open Activity Monitor...
Posted by saman, on Nov 6, 2004 at 06:20 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Show LAN connection in menu bar? 573 Views / 2 Replies  
Is it possible to display an icon in the menu bar which shows when you are connected/disconnected to a LAN network?

thanks a lot!
Posted by saman, on Nov 6, 2004 at 06:09 AM, in macOS
here's a little update: I was first a little... 1,121 Views / 20 Replies  
here's a little update: I was first a little hesitant to buy thouse wildeepz cushions - not so much because I thought they were too expensive - but simply because I wasn't sure of their usefulness.
...
Posted by saman, on Nov 4, 2004 at 05:11 PM, in Mac Notebooks
using extensis suitcase and can't complain! 524 Views / 6 Replies  
using extensis suitcase and can't complain!
Posted by saman, on Oct 27, 2004 at 04:24 PM, in macOS
I like AbstractMotion which you can find here:... 680 Views / 9 Replies  
I like AbstractMotion which you can find here: http://www.syntheticblue.com/
Posted by saman, on Oct 24, 2004 at 11:12 AM, in Applications
If you are going to connect the two machines via... 737 Views / 4 Replies  
If you are going to connect the two machines via network cable, be sure to get a crossover ethernet cable - otherwise at least your windows machine wouldn't handle it.

In windows just use the home...
Posted by saman, on Oct 8, 2004 at 06:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I used to run Firefox before switching from... 987 Views / 20 Replies  
I used to run Firefox before switching from Windows. Now I use Safari almost all the time (except for that darn Natwest online banking Website with its browser detection script), in which case I...
Posted by saman, on Oct 7, 2004 at 12:57 PM, in macOS
thought so... yeah, it's blowing the hot air away... 518 Views / 4 Replies  
thought so... yeah, it's blowing the hot air away from the laptop, so the cpu temp runs really nice and cool!

okay, gonna put the fan on level 3 now to check improvements!


so, where are my...
Posted by saman, on Oct 4, 2004 at 06:29 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Any concerns with a room fan blowing on my PB? 518 Views / 4 Replies  
Maybe i'm over-cautious but just don't wanna harm my PB, so I'd better ask.

To cool down my PB a little when I do CPU-intensive stuff I've positioned a room fan (you know one of those on a stand...
Posted by saman, on Oct 4, 2004 at 05:14 AM, in Mac Notebooks
hey superchicken, with the written medium it's... 1,715 Views / 45 Replies  
hey superchicken, with the written medium it's often difficult to tell whether somebody is just pulling a joke or trying to be a smartass. anyway, let's keep this board nice and friendly!

thanks...
Posted by saman, on Oct 2, 2004 at 07:03 PM, in macOS
cheers! It turned out that I had accidently... 384 Views / 3 Replies  
cheers! It turned out that I had accidently removed the Monaco system font from Font book! now the terminal is back and full size again :-)
Posted by saman, on Oct 2, 2004 at 06:55 PM, in macOS
Strange behaviour with Terminal Window! 384 Views / 3 Replies  
Today, when I launched the Terminal, the window looked like this (click to enlarge):


http://www.saman.rahmanian.at/terminal_s.jpg (http://www.saman.rahmanian.at/terminal_l.jpg)


There is no...
Posted by saman, on Oct 2, 2004 at 06:39 PM, in macOS
To see what apps are open, for me nothing can... 1,715 Views / 45 Replies  
To see what apps are open, for me nothing can beat cmd+tab! :-) oh, and exposé is great for that as well!

I certainly gave the dock a chance - I bought my lovely PB over a month ago and has been...
Posted by saman, on Oct 2, 2004 at 12:53 PM, in macOS
superchicken: no, I do NOT prefer a taskbar with... 1,715 Views / 45 Replies  
superchicken: no, I do NOT prefer a taskbar with START written on it, and IMHO these kind of statements are not very productive, nor helpful. Are you trying to give yourself an ego-boost or what?
...
Posted by saman, on Oct 2, 2004 at 05:15 AM, in macOS
so we'll live with that dock? 1,715 Views / 45 Replies  
Am I right in my assumption that there is no way of removing apple's (highly) ineffective dock from the dock (apart from making it smaller and hiding it?)?

I haven't come across anything on the...
Posted by saman, on Oct 1, 2004 at 06:30 PM, in macOS
does anyone have an update on when outpost is... 71,328 Views / 651 Replies  
does anyone have an update on when outpost is going to have those chips in stock again?

I ordered on the 23rd and my track status is "backordered".

did anyone call to ask when they are likely...
Posted by saman, on Sep 26, 2004 at 04:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I have a windows xp pro desktop machine and... 533 Views / 3 Replies  
I have a windows xp pro desktop machine and before buying my Powerbook 17" I visited about fifty sites that were giving me step-by-step instructions on how to connect your Mac to Windows.

After I...
Posted by saman, on Sep 24, 2004 at 05:36 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I think mitchell_pgh hit the nail on the head! It... 780 Views / 6 Replies  
I think mitchell_pgh hit the nail on the head! It is absolutely ludicrous to believe that anyone will want to go into command line and change some system config files, only to get his modem up and...
Posted by saman, on Sep 24, 2004 at 03:41 PM, in macOS
Switch back from OSX? 780 Views / 6 Replies  
About 5 years ago - just when the hype about having Linux machines on a desktop started to take off, I took the plunge and switched from Windows to Redhat hoping for a better, just and reliable...
Posted by saman, on Sep 24, 2004 at 06:18 AM, in macOS
thanks for the PNY tipp - went ahead and had a... 474 Views / 3 Replies  
thanks for the PNY tipp - went ahead and had a look around at the prices in Europe - they are all around €250 - €350 (not to mention the €700.- that you are asked for at the Apple store!! :eek: )
...
Posted by saman, on Sep 23, 2004 at 06:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Which memory? 474 Views / 3 Replies  
since that "awesome 1 GB deal" from outpost doesn't seem to be shipping to Europe:cry:, I was wondering which memory type is the one to be looking for for my new PB17" 1.5GHz when browsing the...
Posted by saman, on Sep 23, 2004 at 10:00 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: fitting a 17" MacTruck 523,226 Views / 1,153 Replies  
Does anyone have any suggestions for some nice looking bags/rucksacks that would fit a 17" MacTruck?

http://www.radtech.us/Products/MacTruck.aspx


I guess protection shouldn't be so much of a...
Posted by saman, on Sep 23, 2004 at 06:44 AM, in Mac Notebooks
good to know - well, I'll pray it will keep this... 998 Views / 23 Replies  
good to know - well, I'll pray it will keep this way! (*wishing*)


this is my full reading:
({"Capacity"=5595,"Amperage"=0,"Current"=5542,"Voltage"=12480,"Flags"=1090519045})



is that...
Posted by saman, on Sep 22, 2004 at 09:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
thanks - just tried it: Capacity=5595 ... 998 Views / 23 Replies  
thanks - just tried it:

Capacity=5595

is that good? my PB is fairly new I have to add...
Posted by saman, on Sep 22, 2004 at 08:56 PM, in Mac Notebooks
shabbasuraj: erm...yeah that makes just perfect... 946 Views / 14 Replies  
shabbasuraj: erm...yeah that makes just perfect sense - d'oh! :brick:
Posted by saman, on Sep 22, 2004 at 08:48 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Power adapter corner "clippers"? 946 Views / 14 Replies  
okay, don't laugh about this thread but I wanna figure out how to properly use those two clips on my power adapter (you know the ones on the two corners).

are they stands so they adapter won't...
Posted by saman, on Sep 22, 2004 at 08:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Got any links to that ebay seller? Some pics of... 641 Views / 2 Replies  
Got any links to that ebay seller? Some pics of your new bag in use would be a treat :D
Posted by saman, on Sep 22, 2004 at 07:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
this is probably a stupid question but how can... 998 Views / 23 Replies  
this is probably a stupid question but how can you find out your "battery capacity" (i.e. geomike quoted his 3812)?

sorry for my igorance folks!
Posted by saman, on Sep 22, 2004 at 07:23 PM, in Mac Notebooks
thanks guys! I think I'll give them a shot then;... 1,121 Views / 20 Replies  
thanks guys! I think I'll give them a shot then; I'll let you know how good they actually are.

irez: I didn't want to exclude the possibility of removing them in case my second question ("would it...
Posted by saman, on Sep 22, 2004 at 05:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Radtech cushions any good? 1,121 Views / 20 Replies  
I was wondering if anyone with a PB17 has had any experiences with those "Wildeepz" screen cushion from Radtech?

http://www.radtech.us/Products/Wildeepz.aspx

I am considering to buy those -...
Posted by saman, on Sep 22, 2004 at 08:46 AM, in Mac Notebooks
 
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