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Sticky: Sticking to free/shareware and in no order of... 219,007 Views / 557 Replies  
Sticking to free/shareware and in no order of usefulness:

Keyboard maestro
TransparentDock
Default Folder X
Menu Meters
Weatherpop
dChip (PC only but works on VPC)
R
Bioconductor
Posted by Eddies in the aether, on Nov 16, 2003 at 11:22 AM, in Applications
Re: Re: Icon backgrounds 584 Views / 4 Replies  
They are for folders which will be either in the Dock or Sidebar.
Posted by Eddies in the aether, on Nov 5, 2003 at 05:45 PM, in GUI Customization
Icon backgrounds 584 Views / 4 Replies  
A really dumb question, how do I get transparent backgrounds for icons?

tia

EinA
Posted by Eddies in the aether, on Nov 5, 2003 at 02:40 PM, in GUI Customization
Default folderX ... 913 Views / 11 Replies  
Default folderX
http://www.stclairsoft.com/cgi-bin/dl.cgi?DX-B
even supports 10.3
Posted by Eddies in the aether, on Oct 21, 2003 at 03:27 PM, in macOS
Poll: Balls, if you dont like contexual menus no one is... 2,860 Views / 47 Replies  
Balls, if you dont like contexual menus no one is going to force you to use them. Choice is good.
Posted by Eddies in the aether, on Sep 11, 2003 at 05:55 PM, in Applications
Re: Re: Re: Cut/Paste paradigm in Windows Explorer explained, for ignorant Mac users 3,726 Views / 133 Replies  
This gets to be a drag if the target and destination folders are on a seperate drive (the desktop folder only exists in the Users folder) then the items have to be copied twice. However, Xshelf...
Posted by Eddies in the aether, on Aug 7, 2003 at 06:54 PM, in macOS
That you got "poo-pooed" is not surprising,... 2,660 Views / 53 Replies  
That you got "poo-pooed" is not surprising, afterall it is kind of difficult to fit a 17-19" LCD monitor in a backpack.

Sarcasm aside, a 12" screen is too small (I use FMP Excel and PS alot) and a...
Posted by Eddies in the aether, on Jul 31, 2003 at 12:21 AM, in Mac Notebooks
This sounds like brushed metal in the Finder is... 30,960 Views / 400 Replies  
This sounds like brushed metal in the Finder is now optional. Correct?
Posted by Eddies in the aether, on Jul 28, 2003 at 11:15 PM, in macOS
It is nice, it seems at least as fast if not... 3,229 Views / 67 Replies  
It is nice, it seems at least as fast if not faster than Safari. One problem is that it seems to open windows only mid-sized and bang in the middle of the screen - a pain.
Posted by Eddies in the aether, on Apr 27, 2003 at 02:13 PM, in Applications
Re: Any Windows programs/utilities you'd like ported/written for OS X? 4,657 Views / 76 Replies  
dChip

http://biosun1.harvard.edu/complab/dchip/
Posted by Eddies in the aether, on Mar 23, 2003 at 02:11 AM, in Applications
Poll: Re: Who has the highest uptime? 2,022 Views / 52 Replies  
I voted for 50+ days for a 266Mhz G3 which has been up for 62 days. However, my 667MHz PB Ti gets flaky after 10 days or so, requiring a reboot. Given the differnce in speed and usage I figure 6-10...
Posted by Eddies in the aether, on Feb 25, 2003 at 12:24 AM, in macOS
Poll: Re: Did you order the iLife/Keynote education package? 635 Views / 9 Replies  
You missed my option "I'm a teacher/in higher edu and I didnt order iLife"
Posted by Eddies in the aether, on Jan 30, 2003 at 05:53 PM, in macOS
Re: iCal vs. Palm Desktop 707 Views / 8 Replies  
I use Palm over iCal simply because palm is a better fit with the way I work than ical. My work rarely has to be done at a particular time but it does need to be done on a particular day. In the week...
Posted by Eddies in the aether, on Jan 1, 2003 at 02:07 AM, in macOS
I agree with your observation, windows keyboard... 6,458 Views / 70 Replies  
I agree with your observation, windows keyboard access is a lot faster than the macs full keyboard access (I think of it as the difference between accessing a file on a tape verses a hard drive).
...
Posted by Eddies in the aether, on Dec 21, 2002 at 03:21 PM, in macOS
I use VPC 5.04 to run microarray software, this... 4,413 Views / 62 Replies  
I use VPC 5.04 to run microarray software, this is on a 666MHz G4 PB w/ 1GB of RAM (512 MB for the PC) running OS 10.2.2. As long as I avoid MAS5, a program with a lot of eye candy, vpc is usable....
Posted by Eddies in the aether, on Dec 18, 2002 at 05:55 PM, in macOS
Re: Chimera 12/2 build 1,131 Views / 8 Replies  
I've seen this with some builds but not with the two you cited.



Yep, history sucks in Chimera.
Posted by Eddies in the aether, on Dec 2, 2002 at 04:07 PM, in Applications
Poll: Re: FileMaker vs OS X 10.2 501 Views / 4 Replies  
I use v6, it quits every 2-3 hrs or so, a pain. IIRC v5.5 did the same.
Posted by Eddies in the aether, on Nov 17, 2002 at 12:23 AM, in Applications
Personally I would love some of that Windows... 3,207 Views / 71 Replies  
Personally I would love some of that Windows functionality, that way I would not have had to spend half the day running VPC. One can dream.:(
Posted by Eddies in the aether, on Oct 30, 2002 at 07:34 PM, in Applications
I think we all have different notions of... 1,398 Views / 29 Replies  
I think we all have different notions of usability. I use a version 1 666MHz PB w/ 1GB of RAM and use vpc5.04 and w2k. Getting data into the program can be slow (I now do all that with vpc in the...
Posted by Eddies in the aether, on Oct 20, 2002 at 11:25 AM, in Applications
Re: Screen Flicker on Ti 667 with Jaguar 563 Views / 9 Replies  
I too have seen this, it appears OSX specific , not due to any particular update. Its very bad with the segments introducing each level of Myth III, but not during the play itself. Also to a lesser...
Posted by Eddies in the aether, on Oct 19, 2002 at 11:40 AM, in macOS
Re: Chimera won't launch 394 Views / 2 Replies  
Delete

/Users/"User name"/Library/Application Support/Chimera/Profiles/default/"Garbage characters".slt/lock
Posted by Eddies in the aether, on Oct 16, 2002 at 01:29 AM, in Applications
Theme changers 582 Views / 8 Replies  
Not wanting to start an argument:) but I looked at the Power_1.5_Ice_Blue theme and wanted to try it, went to version tracker and noted what seemed to fairly negative reviews of the various theme...
Posted by Eddies in the aether, on Oct 15, 2002 at 07:03 PM, in Applications
That was it! Thanks 805 Views / 10 Replies  
That was it!

Thanks
Posted by Eddies in the aether, on Oct 9, 2002 at 12:57 PM, in Applications
Chimera quitting at launch 805 Views / 10 Replies  
Hi,

Iam using Chimera 0.5 & OSX10.2.1. Whenever I launch Chimera it quits while the splash screen is visible. I have deleted all the Chimera files I can find and still it happens.

Suggestions...
Posted by Eddies in the aether, on Oct 9, 2002 at 12:09 AM, in Applications
Re: Cool [MacWorld] tip-- Character pallette 631 Views / 8 Replies  
I used this to add check marks to some file names, said files could not be backed up w/ Retropspect and after using DW (under OS9) they all became renamed "untitled " with a number suffix.
Posted by Eddies in the aether, on Oct 8, 2002 at 06:40 PM, in macOS
Re: how do i take a screenshot of a dvd 468 Views / 2 Replies  
vlc

http://www.videolan.org/vlc/macosx.html
Posted by Eddies in the aether, on Oct 3, 2002 at 11:46 PM, in Applications
Re: Virtual PC Speed Enhancments 734 Views / 7 Replies  
I had horrible problems with vpc 5.04 (running w2k with 512MB of pc memory within a window) & 10.2 and later 10.2.1. Switched to a backup pc disc, reinstalled OSX (archival install) up to 10.2.1,...
Posted by Eddies in the aether, on Sep 23, 2002 at 11:51 PM, in Applications
Re: it hasn't always been that way...! 516 Views / 9 Replies  
I think you actually pressed command-shift-tab once then released the tab key for moving to the second and subsiquent app.
Posted by Eddies in the aether, on Sep 20, 2002 at 01:00 AM, in macOS
Re: PC Software not available on Mac OS... (yet)? 664 Views / 9 Replies  
dChip
http://biosun1.harvard.edu/complab/dchip/

Its for DNA micro array analysis. Its free, easy to install and easy to use, has a manual and its written for w2k.
Posted by Eddies in the aether, on Sep 18, 2002 at 11:51 PM, in Applications
Re: finder icons vanished, how get them back? 469 Views / 5 Replies  
This happened to me, I re-enabled the icons with Tinkertool v 2.3, I think this option is disabled in v 2.31.

(Added later when the brain started working) When in column view type Command-J and...
Posted by Eddies in the aether, on Sep 14, 2002 at 11:21 PM, in macOS
I have a GB of RAM on my PB and did a clean... 1,898 Views / 37 Replies  
I have a GB of RAM on my PB and did a clean install, my experience is like some other posters here, at times Jaguar feels about as responsive as OS9 under a heavy load. This tends to be when...
Posted by Eddies in the aether, on Aug 31, 2002 at 11:58 AM, in macOS
According to a Connectix post on Macintouch... 1,372 Views / 15 Replies  
According to a Connectix post on Macintouch closing the Virtual PC List window also helps. This and turning off sound in the virtual pc have stopped the rapidly replicating swap files on my PB.
Posted by Eddies in the aether, on Aug 29, 2002 at 05:19 PM, in Applications
Re: Re: Jaguar Calculator Performance SUCKS! 1,029 Views / 25 Replies  
I have to agree with the first poster, the jag calculator cannot keep up with even my hunt 'n peck typing.:(
Posted by Eddies in the aether, on Aug 26, 2002 at 10:50 PM, in macOS
She wants to erase CD-RW disks and finds she can... 970 Views / 7 Replies  
She wants to erase CD-RW disks and finds she can only do do using Disk Utilty. AFAIK she is correct, it should be in the Finder.:(
Posted by Eddies in the aether, on Aug 22, 2002 at 01:23 AM, in macOS
Re: Re: Why did Apple screw 10.2 Terminal? 3,524 Views / 43 Replies  
Thanks for posting this, now I have my customised prompt back!:)
Posted by Eddies in the aether, on Aug 19, 2002 at 11:42 PM, in macOS
It does not seem to make any difference for me... 1,372 Views / 15 Replies  
It does not seem to make any difference for me as to whether vpc is hidden or frontmost, the hard drive just grinds away making swap files (I had 11 last time before I killed vpc). This is with...
Posted by Eddies in the aether, on Aug 17, 2002 at 11:54 PM, in Applications
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Posted by Eddies in the aether, on Jul 28, 2002 at 10:05 AM, in macOS
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Posted by Eddies in the aether, on Jul 9, 2002 at 05:37 PM, in Applications
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Posted by Eddies in the aether, on Jun 28, 2002 at 10:52 PM, in macOS
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Posted by Eddies in the aether, on Jun 28, 2002 at 10:51 PM, in macOS
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Posted by Eddies in the aether, on Jun 28, 2002 at 10:48 PM, in macOS
 
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