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If you're excluding a folder at anything other... 31,748 Views / 26 Replies  
If you're excluding a folder at anything other than the top level (including ~/Documents), then yes, it is a pain. It's doable, but it's totally counterintuitive. Try it.
Posted by schwa, on Jan 13, 2008 at 02:30 PM, in Mac OS X
Cost aside, this would actually be a huge pain,... 31,748 Views / 26 Replies  
Cost aside, this would actually be a huge pain, given how the UI works. Time Machine assumes you're backing up everything by default, and you selectively tell it what not to back up. There's no way...
Posted by schwa, on Jan 12, 2008 at 01:07 PM, in Mac OS X
Running IIS under Parallels? 1,160 Views / 0 Replies  
Does anyone have experience running IIS under Parallels? I do some .NET development, but I'm a Mac guy, so I tend to just run Windows via RDC. If I can get flawless networking out of Parallels, I'd...
Posted by schwa, on May 31, 2006 at 11:50 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Canon MP printer recommendations? 416 Views / 3 Replies  
After dealing with endless frustration (and flushing ink money down the toilet) with my Epson 4600, I'm in the market for a new printer. I've heard great things about the Canon line- anyone use any...
Posted by schwa, on Dec 16, 2005 at 12:43 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Has anyone been able to get MonoDevelop to... 721 Views / 2 Replies  
Has anyone been able to get MonoDevelop to compile?
Posted by schwa, on Dec 16, 2005 at 12:33 PM, in Developer Center
tape? 919 Views / 6 Replies  
tape?
Posted by schwa, on Sep 25, 2005 at 03:11 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Epson CX4600 won't print black or magenta 919 Views / 6 Replies  
I put black and magenta Staples ink catridges in my CX4600, and now it won't print either of those colors. I have replaced them both with Epson cartridges, ran the cleaner utilities- everything. The...
Posted by schwa, on Sep 25, 2005 at 11:20 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Huh, weird. I wiped my install and reinstalled... 2,586 Views / 44 Replies  
Huh, weird. I wiped my install and reinstalled from scratch, unplugging my MX1000 and plugging in my Apple mouse. This let me do config- I swapped the mice back and it seems to play OK...
Posted by schwa, on Jul 19, 2005 at 02:20 PM, in Gaming
Is there any way you can send me your... 2,586 Views / 44 Replies  
Is there any way you can send me your controls.plist and HID_device_usage_strings.plist? Even if I turn everything off, it's still telling me it can't save...
Posted by schwa, on Jul 18, 2005 at 11:02 PM, in Gaming
I can't seem to save a config- it pops up an... 2,586 Views / 44 Replies  
I can't seem to save a config- it pops up an error box saying "This game only understands 3 buttons from all devices at one time. Please reduce the number of buttons assigned to this type of device...
Posted by schwa, on Jul 18, 2005 at 06:58 PM, in Gaming
Weird. Is there any special config that needs to... 2,586 Views / 44 Replies  
Weird. Is there any special config that needs to be done? The settings look correct out of the box, but no dice.

Are you using USB Overdrive? I am, but don't have it enabled for the app.
Posted by schwa, on Jul 18, 2005 at 03:12 PM, in Gaming
Is there some special "enabling" that needs to be... 2,586 Views / 44 Replies  
Is there some special "enabling" that needs to be done for the mouse? My mouse (Logitech MX1000) isn't recognized at all :brick:
Posted by schwa, on Jul 18, 2005 at 11:58 AM, in Gaming
It's the one early on where you wind up near a... 1,652 Views / 12 Replies  
It's the one early on where you wind up near a bombed-out church and you have to keep coming back to it to pick up Panzers to blow up oncoming tanks. Eventually you take out a couple mortar positions...
Posted by schwa, on Feb 11, 2005 at 11:45 AM, in Gaming
No, before that (I assume, I haven't gotten any... 1,652 Views / 12 Replies  
No, before that (I assume, I haven't gotten any car yet). It's the third mission after training. You blow up a couple tanks, then kill some mortar guys.
Posted by schwa, on Feb 10, 2005 at 11:10 PM, in Gaming
CoD- can't finish Dawnville! 1,652 Views / 12 Replies  
Running CoD 1.5.

I finished the last Dawnville goal (taking out the 3 mortars), and they're all checked off, but then nothing happens. I know I'm supposed to hook up with a car, and there's one in...
Posted by schwa, on Feb 10, 2005 at 09:53 PM, in Gaming
Mine just arrived today from Amazon- it's really... 2,902 Views / 39 Replies  
Mine just arrived today from Amazon- it's really great, though I wish it had application-specific setting the way my MS Intellimous does. Will USB Overdrive handle this?
Posted by schwa, on Oct 5, 2004 at 12:34 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Do you have a gmail account? Come to think of it,... 776 Views / 14 Replies  
Do you have a gmail account? Come to think of it, I don't remember ever having to do the "word in graphics" shebang for that...
Posted by schwa, on Jun 3, 2004 at 05:19 PM, in Applications
Running Disk First Aid was unfortunately no help,... 483 Views / 7 Replies  
Running Disk First Aid was unfortunately no help, but re-running the combo installer did the trick! Thanks :D
Posted by schwa, on May 7, 2004 at 10:02 AM, in Mac OS X
Several times. No change :( :mad: 483 Views / 7 Replies  
Several times. No change :( :mad:
Posted by schwa, on May 6, 2004 at 11:56 AM, in Mac OS X
Security Update 2004-05-03, now apps won't start 483 Views / 7 Replies  
I installed Security Update 2004-05-03 last night on my Dual G4/500, and am now having massive problems. Most apps (Finder, Safari, iTunes, Web Confidential for starters) crash immediately after...
Posted by schwa, on May 6, 2004 at 10:44 AM, in Mac OS X
Silly XCode question- OS 9 builds? 875 Views / 6 Replies  
Can XCode build OS 9 binaries?
Posted by schwa, on Apr 21, 2004 at 01:25 PM, in Developer Center
No, you need the Mac port. 344 Views / 1 Replies  
No, you need the Mac port.
Posted by schwa, on Apr 6, 2004 at 04:45 PM, in Gaming
I use Citibank w/Safari- just set the User Agent... 1,222 Views / 10 Replies  
I use Citibank w/Safari- just set the User Agent to MSIE.
Posted by schwa, on Mar 2, 2004 at 11:46 AM, in Applications
Thanks for the heads up on ShadowClipboard! He... 655 Views / 14 Replies  
Thanks for the heads up on ShadowClipboard! He got my $7.50 :cool:

I loved PTHPasteBoard, but thought it was ridiculous that he went and wrapped it into a $50 app with a ton of stuff I don't...
Posted by schwa, on Mar 2, 2004 at 11:44 AM, in Applications
cp (and, I assume scp by extension) is a poor... 817 Views / 14 Replies  
cp (and, I assume scp by extension) is a poor tool for copying any files you want to use through the GUI, since it doesn't preserve resource forks.

sftp is a good option (Transmit supports it, and...
Posted by schwa, on Feb 12, 2004 at 12:25 PM, in Mac OS X
Civ III is an amazing game. Buy it. Hearts... 976 Views / 11 Replies  
Civ III is an amazing game. Buy it.

Hearts of Iron is, IMHO, excellent, but EXTREMELY difficult to learn and fairly imitimidating to all but hardcore gamers, since the documentation sucks so...
Posted by schwa, on Feb 11, 2004 at 11:36 AM, in Gaming
Yeah, it's weird, rsync won't pick up gq because... 422 Views / 4 Replies  
Yeah, it's weird, rsync won't pick up gq because it doesn't store the crypto branch.:brick:

The web CVS interface worked like a charm, though- thanks! :)
Posted by schwa, on Feb 11, 2004 at 11:32 AM, in Mac OS X
Using fink to install a 10.2 pkg on Panther 422 Views / 4 Replies  
I've got a new machine (G5 dualie! Whee!) that I want to install GQ (LDAP client) on. I did it previously via Fink, but that was on another machine with Jaguar. GQ currently sits in the 10.2...
Posted by schwa, on Feb 10, 2004 at 01:41 PM, in Mac OS X
Another vote for TT Online. Been using it for... 928 Views / 17 Replies  
Another vote for TT Online. Been using it for years.
Posted by schwa, on Feb 6, 2004 at 01:20 PM, in Applications
Well, the link from the MWSF site goes to... 729 Views / 10 Replies  
Well, the link from the MWSF site goes to Macsoft. They've got their whole corporate restructuring to deal with, but I'd expect to hear something soon from them.
Posted by schwa, on Jan 12, 2004 at 09:47 AM, in Gaming
It'll definitely be a paid upgrade, as it's a... 760 Views / 6 Replies  
It'll definitely be a paid upgrade, as it's a full version increase (and a new owner).

HOWEVER, Microsoft will be bundling it with Mac Office 2004.
Posted by schwa, on Jan 7, 2004 at 01:53 PM, in Applications
If you manage an intranet, like I do, you manage... 1,354 Views / 13 Replies  
If you manage an intranet, like I do, you manage quite a lot of online Word docs.

Thanks for this!
Posted by schwa, on Dec 2, 2003 at 12:45 PM, in Applications
Uh, doesn't the Enter the Matrix video game have... 884 Views / 16 Replies  
Uh, doesn't the Enter the Matrix video game have this?
Posted by schwa, on Nov 17, 2003 at 01:34 PM, in Gaming
Mac-compatible HRIS systems? 778 Views / 0 Replies  
Does anyone know where I can find information about HRIS systems that support a Mac (or at least web-based) client? PeopleSoft and Oracle do, but I'd like to see if there are solutions that won't...
Posted by schwa, on Nov 3, 2003 at 03:05 PM, in Applications
This kind of functionality requires extensive... 496 Views / 5 Replies  
This kind of functionality requires extensive metadata, which is what the BeOS FS had, and Windows Longhorn promises. MP3's have a strong set of metadata to work with (all those ID3 tags), so it's...
Posted by schwa, on Oct 28, 2003 at 10:58 AM, in Mac OS X
The few games I checked out (NWN, Max Payne,... 1,824 Views / 26 Replies  
The few games I checked out (NWN, Max Payne, Europa Universalis II) all got <I>noticeable</I> speed boosts from Panther on my system (Dual G4/500).
Posted by schwa, on Oct 28, 2003 at 09:31 AM, in Gaming
Disk Utility can see all of my drives, but I can... 484 Views / 2 Replies  
Disk Utility can see all of my drives, but I can no longer Verify or Repair Disk Permissions as of 10.2.8 (rev2). The buttons are active, but I click on them and nothing happens.
Posted by schwa, on Oct 6, 2003 at 01:41 PM, in Mac OS X
Buy Civ III. Kiss your social life goodbye. 730 Views / 12 Replies  
Buy Civ III. Kiss your social life goodbye.
Posted by schwa, on Oct 6, 2003 at 01:39 PM, in Gaming
Viruses *can* affect VPC, and for that reason... 588 Views / 7 Replies  
Viruses *can* affect VPC, and for that reason it's good to keep a copy of a "clean" Windows image lying around that you don't ever use. If your Windows under VPC gets corrupted, just back up what...
Posted by schwa, on Sep 16, 2003 at 12:25 PM, in Applications
Don't forget to change Fullscreen=1 to ... 1,663 Views / 23 Replies  
Don't forget to change

Fullscreen=1
to
Fullscreen=0

Worked for me, though performance takes a serious nosedive when you run in a winow.
Posted by schwa, on Sep 10, 2003 at 11:43 AM, in Gaming
Just to be clear- Company A enters into a... 1,845 Views / 16 Replies  
Just to be clear- Company A enters into a partnership to resell Company B's product as an add-on to Company A's product. Subsequently, Company A removes messages, from its own board, which describe...
Posted by schwa, on Aug 25, 2003 at 11:50 AM, in Applications
Contribute's main problem, IMO, is that it's a... 818 Views / 18 Replies  
Contribute's main problem, IMO, is that it's a client application used to manage web content. That's fine for very small teams, but any decent CMS is integrated into the actual site, where I can do...
Posted by schwa, on Jul 28, 2003 at 03:48 PM, in Applications
javascript print() on Mac? 456 Views / 2 Replies  
I'm trying to code a page that prints onLoad (it's a report on our intranet). Using window.print() in javascript doesn't seem to work in IE or Safari.

Any suggestions?

TIA...
Posted by schwa, on Jul 10, 2003 at 12:31 PM, in Developer Center
Your best bet for a tennis game is to get a... 506 Views / 3 Replies  
Your best bet for a tennis game is to get a console. I'm not even sure if there are any decent tennis games for the PC. It's not an experience that translates particularly well to a computer.
Posted by schwa, on Jul 9, 2003 at 01:15 PM, in Gaming
EUII- got off to too easy a start? 367 Views / 0 Replies  
I'm playing France in the Grand Campaign. It's only about 1460, but I've already annexed all of what becomes "modern" France, taken over most of Aragon, and vassalized Castile and several German...
Posted by schwa, on Jul 9, 2003 at 10:07 AM, in Gaming
No. Why? That's fine, but I don't see... 13,867 Views / 30 Replies  
No. Why?



That's fine, but I don't see you trolling through the UT/Q3/Payback posts. You chose this one. Why is that?



Well, thanks for sharing. Personally, I won't be playing them...
Posted by schwa, on Jul 2, 2003 at 09:44 AM, in Gaming
Ah, the great American double standard, now... 13,867 Views / 30 Replies  
Ah, the great American double standard, now applied to video games- it's OK to talk all you want about incredibly violent content, but as soon as sex comes into the picture, you're some kind of...
Posted by schwa, on Jul 1, 2003 at 09:51 AM, in Gaming
Keep it around- you never know. If you're worried... 615 Views / 12 Replies  
Keep it around- you never know. If you're worried about it getting "accidentally" launched by URL files, tar it up.
Posted by schwa, on Jun 25, 2003 at 10:43 AM, in Applications
It runs suprisingly smoothly on my Dual G4/500... 1,422 Views / 24 Replies  
It runs suprisingly smoothly on my Dual G4/500 MP, 896MB RAM, Radeon 8500, OS X.2.6.

Unfortunately, when I got to the second area of the chapter (where you pick up your first party member), it...
Posted by schwa, on Jun 18, 2003 at 10:17 AM, in Gaming
Re: Good and reliable iPod music transfer app? 487 Views / 7 Replies  
I use PodWorks (http://www.scifihifi.com/podworks/). Well worth the $8 shareware fee.

Skip the urge to go with a freeware solution. The only one that's close to acceptable is XPod, and it's dog...
Posted by schwa, on May 28, 2003 at 09:55 AM, in Applications
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