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I'm still on 10.8, but I would hope that this... 2,368 Views / 4 Replies  
I'm still on 10.8, but I would hope that this solution works for Mavericks, too:

1.) Download the "emlx to mbox Converter" from http://www.cosmicsoft.net/emlxconvert.html.
2.) Open the converter...
Posted by Tsilou B., on Dec 10, 2013 at 05:52 PM, in Applications
I have to agree that if someone steals your... 2,394 Views / 25 Replies  
I have to agree that if someone steals your iPhone and goes through the hassle of recovering even the deleted files on it, he/she probably won't gain much additional information from the screenshots....
Posted by Tsilou B., on Sep 13, 2008 at 02:58 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Have you tried using iChat? You could setup an... 1,132 Views / 6 Replies  
Have you tried using iChat? You could setup an iChat screen name for your father and for yourself and then use iChat's screen sharing feature. I use it all the time and it works great. If it doesn't...
Posted by Tsilou B., on May 16, 2008 at 12:39 PM, in Applications
There are a lot more applications available for... 613 Views / 17 Replies  
There are a lot more applications available for Mac OS X than most people think.

1.) You can use iBackup (free) from http://www.grapefruit.ch/iBackup (http://www.grapefruit.ch/iBackup/) to backup...
Posted by Tsilou B., on May 15, 2008 at 10:08 AM, in Applications
Screen Sharing in iChat 14,441 Views / 33 Replies  
I have installed Leopard on a 800MHz iMac G4, too.
I've noticed a small problem, however, which only affects that iMac and none of my other Macs: When I open iChat and go to the "Audio" (or "Video"...
Posted by Tsilou B., on Nov 1, 2007 at 08:04 PM, in Mac OS X
Airport Extreme: Can you disable the wireless LAN? 1,115 Views / 1 Replies  
Does anyone know if it is possible to use the current Airport Extreme base stations as wired router only, with completely disabled WLAN? I could not find any such option in the manual.

If you ask...
Posted by Tsilou B., on Aug 8, 2007 at 06:52 AM, in Networking
Look here: ... 483 Views / 2 Replies  
Look here:

http://fredericiana.com/2006/06/14/flash-video-and-no-sound-on-osx/

I guess that only your external speakers are set to more than 44KHz, so Flash - which doesn't support that -...
Posted by Tsilou B., on Jun 17, 2007 at 03:57 PM, in Applications
Flip4Mac WMV plugin doesn't work in Safari 8,355 Views / 6 Replies  
For some reason, I cannot get the Flip4Mac WMV plugin to play back WMV files within Safari, i.e. without opening Quicktime Player. Every time I surf to a page with an embedded WMV video, the space on...
Posted by Tsilou B., on May 2, 2007 at 08:05 AM, in Applications
Update to the latest version of Starcraft on the... 701 Views / 2 Replies  
Update to the latest version of Starcraft on the Mac and the PC. Then you don't have to use Classic on the Mac. To play against PC users on a LAN, use "UDP/IP" instead of "IPX". This option will be...
Posted by Tsilou B., on Apr 19, 2007 at 04:45 AM, in Mac OS X
You can boot in OS 9, right? And the CD drive... 729 Views / 15 Replies  
You can boot in OS 9, right? And the CD drive does see the Mac OS X install CD while you're in OS 9? Then you can install Mac OS X on a new hard drive like that:

1.) Partition the new drive and...
Posted by Tsilou B., on Apr 7, 2007 at 06:15 AM, in Mac OS X
A really great application for that purpose is... 508 Views / 11 Replies  
A really great application for that purpose is DiskInventoryX from http://www.derlien.com/. Be sure to download the "universal beta version" for the MacBook.
Posted by Tsilou B., on Apr 5, 2007 at 05:16 AM, in Mac OS X
You have to use perl's UTF-8 declaration to make... 311 Views / 2 Replies  
You have to use perl's UTF-8 declaration to make perl work with UTF-8 encoded files.
Modify your script so that it looks like this:

perl -p -e 'use utf8;tr/$,?/€,¿/;' caca.xml > CACA.TXT

Then...
Posted by Tsilou B., on Mar 28, 2007 at 05:58 AM, in Mac OS X
Connect one of the two drives via FireWire. Go to... 604 Views / 5 Replies  
Connect one of the two drives via FireWire. Go to System Profiler and look up the GUID of the device. Disconnect the drive and check the GUID of the other hard drive enclosure. If both have the same...
Posted by Tsilou B., on Mar 24, 2007 at 03:22 PM, in Mac OS X
If you have a second PPC Mac, start your PowerMac... 1,690 Views / 8 Replies  
If you have a second PPC Mac, start your PowerMac in target disk mode and connect it to the other PPC Mac. Download the OS X 10.4.9 combo updater from Apple - Support - Downloads - Mac OS X 10.4.9...
Posted by Tsilou B., on Mar 21, 2007 at 06:01 PM, in Mac OS X
Did I understand you correctly? You did not find... 865 Views / 10 Replies  
Did I understand you correctly? You did not find a Disk Utility on the MacBook, but you found one on the hard disk of the iBook (the one you want to erase) and you used that one? If that's the case,...
Posted by Tsilou B., on Mar 21, 2007 at 05:44 PM, in Mac OS X
The current MacBook fully supports all 64bit... 912 Views / 13 Replies  
The current MacBook fully supports all 64bit features in Leopard.
Posted by Tsilou B., on Nov 26, 2006 at 03:46 PM, in Mac OS X
THAT is very easy by using Javascript. It's the... 512 Views / 10 Replies  
THAT is very easy by using Javascript. It's the same mechanism used in AJAX (Web 2.0) applications. E.g., Take the new beta Google search page that suggests search terms while you're typing. Of...
Posted by Tsilou B., on Nov 26, 2006 at 04:48 AM, in Applications
I'm sure the release after Leopard will still... 912 Views / 13 Replies  
I'm sure the release after Leopard will still support G5 Macs. I'm not so sure about G4 Macs, but G5 Macs will certainly be supported.
Posted by Tsilou B., on Nov 24, 2006 at 09:10 AM, in Mac OS X
Unfortunately I had to write the script. I think... 1,031 Views / 8 Replies  
Unfortunately I had to write the script. I think it's not possible to generate scripts from Automator.
Posted by Tsilou B., on Nov 20, 2006 at 01:45 PM, in Mac OS X
I have seen the same problems with my iMac. I... 9,757 Views / 34 Replies  
I have seen the same problems with my iMac. I wasn't able to solve it, so I bought another WLAN router (I'm using AVM Fritz!Box routers, not original Apple base stations), installed it upstairs (my...
Posted by Tsilou B., on Nov 18, 2006 at 04:24 PM, in Networking
If you do not talk about MPEG-1, MPEG-2 or... 568 Views / 12 Replies  
If you do not talk about MPEG-1, MPEG-2 or MPEG-4, there's no MPEG format left you could be talking about. There's no such thing as a "plain mpeg" file that's not MPEG-1, -2 or -4.
Posted by Tsilou B., on Nov 18, 2006 at 04:16 PM, in Applications
Tiger does not officially support iMacs without... 392 Views / 5 Replies  
Tiger does not officially support iMacs without Firewire. You will have to buy the CD version of Tiger and then use XPostFacto (http://eshop.macsales.com/OSXCenter/XPostFacto/) to install it on your...
Posted by Tsilou B., on Nov 16, 2006 at 03:40 PM, in Mac OS X
Copy the following AppleScript and fill in the... 1,031 Views / 8 Replies  
Copy the following AppleScript and fill in the correct recipient:


on adding folder items to this_folder after receiving added_items
try
tell application "Mail"
set newMessage to make...
Posted by Tsilou B., on Nov 16, 2006 at 03:31 PM, in Mac OS X
With PowerPC Macs, you could also use target disk... 392 Views / 5 Replies  
With PowerPC Macs, you could also use target disk mode on the Mac with the DVD drive and the other Mac would recognize the first one as an external Firewire DVD drive.

Is that no longer possible...
Posted by Tsilou B., on Nov 16, 2006 at 02:46 PM, in Mac OS X
If you don't have another Mac, you could try... 618 Views / 9 Replies  
If you don't have another Mac, you could try XPostFacto (http://eshop.macsales.com/OSXCenter/XPostFacto/). I'm not sure if it will work on your Mac, because it's really made for old Macs that don't...
Posted by Tsilou B., on Nov 16, 2006 at 07:57 AM, in Mac OS X
You don't have to use AppleScript for a task so... 1,031 Views / 8 Replies  
You don't have to use AppleScript for a task so simple. Just use Automator:

Open Automator
Switch to the "Mail" category
Drag the "New Mail message" to the workflow and fill out everything
Drag...
Posted by Tsilou B., on Nov 15, 2006 at 04:38 PM, in Mac OS X
By the way, if you're now shocked that anyone can... 416 Views / 4 Replies  
By the way, if you're now shocked that anyone can simply reset the password on your Mac if you let him/her have the Mac for a few minutes: There is a way to block both methods:

Setting up firmware...
Posted by Tsilou B., on Nov 15, 2006 at 10:50 AM, in Mac OS X
You can reset the password: If you have the... 416 Views / 4 Replies  
You can reset the password:

If you have the 10.4 DVD, simply boot from it by holding down the "C" key while booting the Mac. Then select the "reset password" menu item.

If you do not have the...
Posted by Tsilou B., on Nov 15, 2006 at 10:36 AM, in Mac OS X
It may be true that if the link itself specifies... 898 Views / 15 Replies  
It may be true that if the link itself specifies a window size, Firefox will open it in a new window. But many sites simply open a new window and the new window itself then specifies a window size...
Posted by Tsilou B., on Nov 13, 2006 at 08:13 AM, in Applications
The implementation in Firefox is quite buggy.... 898 Views / 15 Replies  
The implementation in Firefox is quite buggy. When you click a link to, let's say, a contact form that's supposed to open in a new small window, it is opened in a new tab instead and then Firefox...
Posted by Tsilou B., on Nov 12, 2006 at 04:40 PM, in Applications
What? You do not have to reinstall everything... 450 Views / 7 Replies  
What? You do not have to reinstall everything just because there is some error when you empty the trash!! What error message do you get?
Posted by Tsilou B., on Nov 10, 2006 at 02:11 PM, in Mac OS X
As Tuoder said, it's not illegal to make a backup... 955 Views / 19 Replies  
As Tuoder said, it's not illegal to make a backup copy, it's illegal to circumvent the copy protection.

If you really need a 100% legal copy of a DVD and you do not need 100% DVD quality, you can...
Posted by Tsilou B., on Nov 10, 2006 at 05:15 AM, in Applications
Download Pacifist from... 2,175 Views / 39 Replies  
Download Pacifist from http://www.charlessoft.com/, open the .mpkg file with Pacifist and install Aperture that way. Then use the hack from http://minimal.cx/2006/09/30/aperture-15-hack/ (the Trial...
Posted by Tsilou B., on Nov 5, 2006 at 04:58 AM, in Applications
You can hack Aperture to run on your machine. Do... 2,175 Views / 39 Replies  
You can hack Aperture to run on your machine. Do you have enough RAM (≥1GB)? Then just follow these instructions:

http://minimal.cx/2006/11/02/aperture-151-hack/

and you will be able to use...
Posted by Tsilou B., on Nov 4, 2006 at 08:00 PM, in Applications
You should be able to link to e-mail addresses... 385 Views / 2 Replies  
You should be able to link to e-mail addresses like this:

mailto:foo@bar.com

Enter this instead of http addresses.
Posted by Tsilou B., on Nov 4, 2006 at 05:11 PM, in Applications
Yes, that sounds absolutely right. If you copy... 1,469 Views / 16 Replies  
Yes, that sounds absolutely right. If you copy files from one RAID system to another one and get only 40MB/s, that would be horrible performance, but as long as you're reading from and writing to the...
Posted by Tsilou B., on Nov 4, 2006 at 08:34 AM, in Applications
Even if VMWare supports this, it won't be usable... 682 Views / 4 Replies  
Even if VMWare supports this, it won't be usable with Windows XP or Vista. Unlike Mac OS X, these operating systems cannot boot on "different computers" from the same installation. As long as VMWare...
Posted by Tsilou B., on Nov 4, 2006 at 04:11 AM, in Applications
1.) Windows GDI+ is A LOT faster drawing... 1,448 Views / 37 Replies  
1.) Windows GDI+ is A LOT faster drawing primitives and non-color-corrected bitmap graphics than Quartz on the Mac. Almost every drawing operation is accelerated by the GPU. That's its only...
Posted by Tsilou B., on Oct 27, 2006 at 11:36 AM, in Mac OS X
ThinkSecret posts new screenshots from the... 3,790 Views / 89 Replies  
ThinkSecret posts new screenshots from the Leopard Finder, and while Apple hasn't changed much, they changed something (e.g. they added alternating row colors in list view), and they would have had...
Posted by Tsilou B., on Oct 24, 2006 at 04:18 AM, in Mac OS X
This is caused by a lookupd crash. I really don't... 573 Views / 2 Replies  
This is caused by a lookupd crash. I really don't know why Apple hasn't completely fixed this by now, but there's a workaround available:

dshadow.com: Unlockupd...
Posted by Tsilou B., on Oct 22, 2006 at 01:41 PM, in Mac OS X
No, that means it's doing a lot: it blocks... 477 Views / 4 Replies  
No, that means it's doing a lot: it blocks everything. If you check one of the listed services, that service is excluded from being blocked.
Posted by Tsilou B., on Oct 21, 2006 at 04:53 PM, in Mac OS X
If you have to rename files often, you should... 568 Views / 5 Replies  
If you have to rename files often, you should look at:

http://publicspace.net/ABetterFinderRename/

It's not free, however.
Posted by Tsilou B., on Oct 21, 2006 at 01:09 PM, in Mac OS X
These memory problems are really fixed in the... 19,240 Views / 79 Replies  
These memory problems are really fixed in the nightly builds from:

WebKit Nightly Builds (http://nightly.webkit.org/)

I've tried it.
Posted by Tsilou B., on Oct 18, 2006 at 04:00 AM, in Applications
Are you using FileVault? If you do, your files... 1,739 Views / 15 Replies  
Are you using FileVault? If you do, your files are probably gone - a disk error has corrupted your encrypted home directory and I've never seen anyone successfully saving any data in such a case.
...
Posted by Tsilou B., on Oct 14, 2006 at 05:39 AM, in Mac OS X
If you can launch apps at specific times, then... 501 Views / 6 Replies  
If you can launch apps at specific times, then you could write an AppleScript with the following line:

tell application "iGetter" to quit

and save that as an application. Then have that...
Posted by Tsilou B., on Sep 27, 2006 at 10:34 AM, in Applications
I don't think this will work, at least I've never... 285 Views / 2 Replies  
I don't think this will work, at least I've never heard of someone who converted a Panther DVD to CDs successfully.
Either get Panther CDs or remove the hard drive from the iMac, put it in a...
Posted by Tsilou B., on Sep 20, 2006 at 05:28 PM, in Mac OS X
It's also possible that you need to reset the... 962 Views / 17 Replies  
It's also possible that you need to reset the PMU. I don't know what the PMU has to do with Firewire, but I once had an iMac with dead Firewire ports. Nothing helped, not even resetting the nvram and...
Posted by Tsilou B., on Sep 20, 2006 at 12:36 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Press Command-ESC. 598 Views / 4 Replies  
Press Command-ESC.
Posted by Tsilou B., on Sep 19, 2006 at 09:16 AM, in Applications
First, download and install theFTP Automator... 326 Views / 2 Replies  
First, download and install theFTP Automator Actions (http://editkid.com/upload_to_ftp/). Then launch Automator and drag the file you always need to upload from the Finder into the Automator window....
Posted by Tsilou B., on Sep 19, 2006 at 04:58 AM, in Mac OS X
Panther will run FASTER than Jaguar on that... 594 Views / 10 Replies  
Panther will run FASTER than Jaguar on that iBook, e.g. using the menu bar is a lot faster on Panther.
Posted by Tsilou B., on Sep 19, 2006 at 04:49 AM, in Mac OS X
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