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It ran perfectly under VPC 3, with its native... 896 Views / 15 Replies  
It ran perfectly under VPC 3, with its native support for a Rage 128 :/
If version 7 finally restores that feature, we could start to see games playable again.
Posted by Gul Banana, on Jul 4, 2004 at 10:01 PM, in Gaming
The game runs perfectly on my 15" aluminium... 3,174 Views / 53 Replies  
The game runs perfectly on my 15" aluminium powerbook. If you expect to run modern games on ancient hardware (A geforce 2mx is literally 1/16th as fast as, for example, a 9700 Mobility) and have them...
Posted by Gul Banana, on Jul 4, 2004 at 09:57 PM, in Gaming
My video performance (new 15" AluBook) also seems... 2,433 Views / 31 Replies  
My video performance (new 15" AluBook) also seems to have been crippled. glxgears has gone from 4700 fps to 3000...
Posted by Gul Banana, on Jun 1, 2004 at 08:48 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I ordered a 15" 1.5GHz 128 VRAM 5400 RPM BTO,... 15,535 Views / 396 Replies  
I ordered a 15" 1.5GHz 128 VRAM 5400 RPM BTO, through a retailer here in Australia, on the 4th. I'll check with them today where the order's up to... though honestly, I hope it hasn't arrived yet,...
Posted by Gul Banana, on May 9, 2004 at 09:49 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Meh. It doesn't work with my bank's website;... 2,178 Views / 59 Replies  
Meh. It doesn't work with my bank's website; Omniweb, Safari and Firefox do.
Posted by Gul Banana, on Apr 17, 2004 at 05:16 AM, in Applications
Most of them are like that, so it is not too... 873 Views / 10 Replies  
Most of them are like that, so it is not too surprising.
krisneph: without more information, it's hard to help you. Specifically, what happens when you put the DVD into an OS X machine? In what...
Posted by Gul Banana, on Apr 17, 2004 at 03:02 AM, in Applications
For me, the only issues remaining in beta 3 are: ... 51,636 Views / 937 Replies  
For me, the only issues remaining in beta 3 are:
<input type="file"> hangs
remaining slowness

I'm so very glad command-option-c was put back in :)
Posted by Gul Banana, on Mar 25, 2004 at 08:45 AM, in Applications
I have never experienced a problem of this sort... 1,630 Views / 31 Replies  
I have never experienced a problem of this sort on any of the four computers on which I use Panther on a daily basis.
Posted by Gul Banana, on Feb 26, 2004 at 01:25 AM, in Mac OS X
Incidentally, there is. Install the developer... 578 Views / 15 Replies  
Incidentally, there is. Install the developer tools, and use Sampler. It's a pretty useful program for diagnosing this sort of thing.
Posted by Gul Banana, on Feb 15, 2004 at 11:55 PM, in Mac OS X
Smooth scrolling shouldn't be hard, even with... 3,348 Views / 86 Replies  
Smooth scrolling shouldn't be hard, even with fancy Quartz effects :(
All you have to do is have the scrollview render _all_ content initially (most of it offscreen, and that which is in a...
Posted by Gul Banana, on Feb 13, 2004 at 06:22 AM, in Mac OS X
Horsepoo, please think of it this way. Software... 51,636 Views / 937 Replies  
Horsepoo, please think of it this way.
Software development is hard. I'm willing to bet you've never done any programming. I have - it's what I do all day and how I earn money - and I can tell you...
Posted by Gul Banana, on Feb 3, 2004 at 08:50 PM, in Applications
Here's a rather amusing bug: OW 5 downloads... 51,636 Views / 937 Replies  
Here's a rather amusing bug:
OW 5 downloads things to ~/Desktop
Rather than ~/Desktop/
This means it saves everything as a file in your home directory called Desktop-1, Desktop-2, etc
Posted by Gul Banana, on Feb 3, 2004 at 09:00 AM, in Applications
It's good to hear that rapid progress is being... 51,636 Views / 937 Replies  
It's good to hear that rapid progress is being made, Tim. So far, I'm definitely paying for it. Even if the bugs were fixed and the speed didn't improve I'd still consider it worth doing so though...
Posted by Gul Banana, on Feb 3, 2004 at 02:04 AM, in Applications
Doesn't it already have it? It works for me... ... 51,636 Views / 937 Replies  
Doesn't it already have it? It works for me...

One of the most annoying category of bugs remaining in the browser is non-persistence. There are a number of times you 'switch between things', only...
Posted by Gul Banana, on Feb 2, 2004 at 09:22 PM, in Applications
The beta appears to be rather buggy. A few things... 51,636 Views / 937 Replies  
The beta appears to be rather buggy. A few things I've noticed:
After restoring a workspace, and occasionally otherwise, every loading page will go into "waiting for available connection" status and...
Posted by Gul Banana, on Feb 2, 2004 at 10:30 AM, in Applications
NFS will solve all your problems, as well as... 1,129 Views / 25 Replies  
NFS will solve all your problems, as well as bringing about world peace.
Posted by Gul Banana, on Feb 1, 2004 at 10:26 PM, in Mac OS X
There isn't. But there might be soon. 490 Views / 10 Replies  
There isn't. But there might be soon.
Posted by Gul Banana, on Jan 24, 2004 at 09:25 PM, in Mac OS X
I really should polish up and publicise... 588 Views / 3 Replies  
I really should polish up and publicise kpdecode... oh well. For now:


Found 3 kernel panics.
Wed Jan 21 20:24:33 2004:
Backtrace 1:
0x000cd2e4: _vn_rdwr
...
Posted by Gul Banana, on Jan 24, 2004 at 05:28 PM, in Mac OS X
As an option, of course, that you can turn off in... 454 Views / 7 Replies  
As an option, of course, that you can turn off in the installer...
Posted by Gul Banana, on Jan 24, 2004 at 05:26 PM, in Mac OS X
...in that case, what are people complaining... 899 Views / 15 Replies  
...in that case, what are people complaining about? :)
I assumed 66 MHz, because I didn't see any other reason why people would be talking about the chip being throttled down to it...
Posted by Gul Banana, on Jan 23, 2004 at 11:31 PM, in Mac Desktops
Think Secret is the one with credibility, and... 25,048 Views / 188 Replies  
Think Secret is the one with credibility, and they haven't had anything at all to say about it.
Posted by Gul Banana, on Jan 23, 2004 at 11:21 PM, in Mac Desktops
Username Banana, adding 3 1 GHz G4s. 2,847 Views / 28 Replies  
Username Banana, adding 3 1 GHz G4s.
Posted by Gul Banana, on Jan 23, 2004 at 11:06 PM, in Team MacNN
This should probably be in the Developers forum,... 458 Views / 2 Replies  
This should probably be in the Developers forum, but it's good news, especially for CS students. Eiffel is popular at universities, more so than in the real world.
Posted by Gul Banana, on Jan 23, 2004 at 10:55 PM, in Mac Desktops
The motherboard on the G3s does not support a FSB... 899 Views / 15 Replies  
The motherboard on the G3s does not support a FSB higher than 66 MHz. So upgrading the processor isn't going to make all that much of a difference...

Let's say that in typical code, 10-20% of...
Posted by Gul Banana, on Jan 23, 2004 at 10:51 PM, in Mac Desktops
Poll: I have two responses, neither of which is on the... 803 Views / 34 Replies  
I have two responses, neither of which is on the poll. My first computer was a Mac, running System 6. But... I was in the process of switching to Linux when OS X 10.0 made me change my mind.
Posted by Gul Banana, on Jan 23, 2004 at 10:43 PM, in Mac OS X
edit: edited 1,014 Views / 31 Replies  
edit: edited
Posted by Gul Banana, on Jan 18, 2004 at 12:00 PM, in Mac OS X
I did a unit last year in which over 20% of the... 306 Views / 3 Replies  
I did a unit last year in which over 20% of the students erased an important part of their final project by doing just that :)
The command line is not exactly forgiving.
Posted by Gul Banana, on Jan 18, 2004 at 11:52 AM, in Mac OS X
Try searching for the file... 578 Views / 14 Replies  
Try searching for the file...
Posted by Gul Banana, on Jan 18, 2004 at 11:46 AM, in Mac OS X
This is repeating myself, but: this is completely... 72,763 Views / 787 Replies  
This is repeating myself, but: this is completely irrelevant. The innovation of tabs is not that you can switch between pages faster, but that you can SEE all your open pages without ANY extra...
Posted by Gul Banana, on Jan 11, 2004 at 10:10 PM, in Applications
I wasn't at MWSF, and haven't tried OW5 or its... 72,763 Views / 787 Replies  
I wasn't at MWSF, and haven't tried OW5 or its tab drawer, buuuuuut... my main internet usage is on a 12" iBook.
Someone made a list earlier, of "situations where a tab bar would be better than a...
Posted by Gul Banana, on Jan 10, 2004 at 10:15 PM, in Applications
I will be enjoying it, when it makes it to my... 454 Views / 2 Replies  
I will be enjoying it, when it makes it to my city. That will probably be at least another month :(
Posted by Gul Banana, on Jan 2, 2004 at 09:13 PM, in Gaming
That sounds hilarious. 483 Views / 1 Replies  
That sounds hilarious.
Posted by Gul Banana, on Jan 2, 2004 at 10:37 AM, in Mac OS X
As has been said before, 5.0 will still use... 5,255 Views / 97 Replies  
As has been said before, 5.0 will still use Safari 1.0's engine. That will be the next update, and hopefully won't take quite so long :)
Posted by Gul Banana, on Dec 31, 2003 at 10:10 PM, in Applications
The $9.95 upgrade price makes me Happy, and... 5,255 Views / 97 Replies  
The $9.95 upgrade price makes me Happy, and ensures that I am going to pay it. Those new features are DEFINITELY worth ten dollars. I especially like the look of workspaces, site preferences, and...
Posted by Gul Banana, on Dec 31, 2003 at 10:06 PM, in Applications
CatOne is incorrect. netstat should not be... 1,861 Views / 5 Replies  
CatOne is incorrect. netstat should not be running in normal circumstances, so
a) there is something wrong, and
b) feel free to kill it
Posted by Gul Banana, on Dec 29, 2003 at 10:54 PM, in Mac OS X
^^^^^^^ This is true only if you have "Remote... 761 Views / 13 Replies  
^^^^^^^
This is true only if you have "Remote Login" enabled in the "Sharing" preference pane. If you have users without passwords, don't enable it - or anything else in there!
Posted by Gul Banana, on Dec 26, 2003 at 09:02 PM, in Mac OS X
Hey, don't forget Australia, Russia, Bangladesh,... 782 Views / 21 Replies  
Hey, don't forget Australia, Russia, Bangladesh, Malaysia, Egypt, South Africa and close to a hundred other countries... :(
Posted by Gul Banana, on Dec 19, 2003 at 09:01 PM, in Applications
Copy or not, it's fantastic. I don't care whether... 979 Views / 13 Replies  
Copy or not, it's fantastic. I don't care whether or not Apple implement it themselves (however, I doubt they will), as long as I can still use it somehow.
Posted by Gul Banana, on Dec 15, 2003 at 05:31 PM, in Applications
http://forums.somethingawful.com/ 1,333 Views / 51 Replies  
http://forums.somethingawful.com/
Posted by Gul Banana, on Dec 15, 2003 at 12:01 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I use Omniweb. For lawgeek, it supports smooth... 1,584 Views / 40 Replies  
I use Omniweb. For lawgeek, it supports smooth scrolling.
Posted by Gul Banana, on Dec 14, 2003 at 10:35 PM, in Mac OS X
In the event of system crashes, you are less... 547 Views / 2 Replies  
In the event of system crashes, you are less likely to lose data and won't have to face long restarts or run disk utilities.

A little bit, occasionally. Mainly, copying or saving a lot of files...
Posted by Gul Banana, on Dec 14, 2003 at 10:33 PM, in Mac OS X
Use Launchbar! I can get to the desktop... 506 Views / 7 Replies  
Use Launchbar! I can get to the desktop preference pane, with thumbnails and whatnot, by typing "command+space, d, &, enter". Very very quick.
Posted by Gul Banana, on Dec 10, 2003 at 10:21 AM, in Applications
"whet" 2,595 Views / 71 Replies  
"whet"
Posted by Gul Banana, on Dec 7, 2003 at 07:54 AM, in Applications
Sorry about the MTU change not working.. okay,... 1,615 Views / 29 Replies  
Sorry about the MTU change not working.. okay, then, the common link between the apps that stop working is CoreFoundation, and the CFURL classes. However, I've never seen them do anything bizarre at...
Posted by Gul Banana, on Dec 7, 2003 at 05:20 AM, in Mac OS X
Re: Installing APE requires a restart? 312 Views / 3 Replies  
yes
Posted by Gul Banana, on Dec 5, 2003 at 11:02 AM, in Applications
LaunchBar is amazing. 3,111 Views / 53 Replies  
LaunchBar is amazing.
Posted by Gul Banana, on Dec 4, 2003 at 09:53 AM, in Mac OS X
ifconfig en0 | sed -ne 's/.*mtu\... 1,615 Views / 29 Replies  
ifconfig en0 | sed -ne 's/.*mtu\ //p;s/[iems].*//'
If that returns 1500, try sudo ifconfig en0 mtu 1492Then leave it for three days and see what happens.
Posted by Gul Banana, on Dec 2, 2003 at 12:28 PM, in Mac OS X
Semi-comedic "Omniweb" option. 1,615 Views / 29 Replies  
Semi-comedic "Omniweb" option.
Posted by Gul Banana, on Dec 2, 2003 at 11:30 AM, in Mac OS X
Except that if a virus is, some day, written for... 641 Views / 15 Replies  
Except that if a virus is, some day, written for OS X, none of the current antivirus software will know about it until they've been updated. It will also be Big News...
Posted by Gul Banana, on Nov 30, 2003 at 01:06 AM, in Mac OS X
Amazingly enough, I'm actually in a situation... 706 Views / 5 Replies  
Amazingly enough, I'm actually in a situation where it's likely someone will try this exploit on me. Fortunately it's easy to disable, but I don't really think they should have enabled LDAP over DHCP...
Posted by Gul Banana, on Nov 27, 2003 at 11:12 PM, in Mac OS X
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