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BTW, Adam, thanks for the software link and... 2,346 Views / 16 Replies  
BTW, Adam, thanks for the software link and response! Cheers.
Posted by Aranamac, on Aug 26, 2007 at 02:03 AM, in Applications
It's a darn good thing I was testing iPhoto 08 on... 2,346 Views / 16 Replies  
It's a darn good thing I was testing iPhoto 08 on a very small library. I'd be right ticked if this were happening to my main library.

Shame, too. I really like the UI refinements and the new...
Posted by Aranamac, on Aug 26, 2007 at 02:03 AM, in Applications
*bump* Anyone got an answer to either... 2,346 Views / 16 Replies  
*bump*

Anyone got an answer to either question (G4 perfomance, and 06 vs. 08 libraries)?
Posted by Aranamac, on Aug 25, 2007 at 09:54 PM, in Applications
But doesn't iPhoto 08 use a completely different... 2,346 Views / 16 Replies  
But doesn't iPhoto 08 use a completely different kind of library as opposed to iPhoto 06? More of a centralised package like Apeture does. Wouldn't that affect 06?
Posted by Aranamac, on Aug 21, 2007 at 06:02 PM, in Applications
iPhoto '08 very sluggish on 1.25 iMac G4 2,346 Views / 16 Replies  
Has anyone else had performance issues with the new iPhoto on G4 machines? I have a 20" iMac G4 1.25 GHz, 1 gig ram, and iPhoto 08 is incredibly sluggish. There's a several second delay when editing...
Posted by Aranamac, on Aug 21, 2007 at 05:40 PM, in Applications
I had a PowerBook 540c for a while second hand... 2,555 Views / 29 Replies  
I had a PowerBook 540c for a while second hand from a thrift shop. Unfortunately its hard drive gave out after a week or so. In the meantime, I LOVED typing and writing on that machine. It had...
Posted by Aranamac, on May 9, 2007 at 02:37 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
BTW, Isaac, lovely portfolio. There's some good... 931 Views / 11 Replies  
BTW, Isaac, lovely portfolio. There's some good stuff in there. Best of luck in relocation and employment.
Posted by Aranamac, on Apr 26, 2007 at 05:39 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
I do both design and technical work in my... 931 Views / 11 Replies  
I do both design and technical work in my position at a large medical university north of San Diego by about 100 miles. Cost of living between the two regions isn't much different. Year and a half...
Posted by Aranamac, on Apr 26, 2007 at 05:37 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Thanks for the suggestion to use Apple Hardware... 321 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks for the suggestion to use Apple Hardware Test. Unfortunately, the only copy of the Test I have is from my iBook and isn't compatible. This Powerbook as a second-hand machine my friend bought....
Posted by Aranamac, on Feb 8, 2007 at 07:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Ti Powerbook having boot problems 321 Views / 4 Replies  
A friend's TiBook (first generation) is having boot problems. When I turn it on, sometimes I will hear loud static that interrupts the first half of the boot chime/chord. When this happens, the...
Posted by Aranamac, on Feb 8, 2007 at 12:48 PM, in Mac Notebooks
No luck. Thanks for trying, though! 1,122 Views / 26 Replies  
No luck. Thanks for trying, though!
Posted by Aranamac, on Nov 28, 2006 at 08:58 PM, in Mac OS X
Unfortunately, the update seems to have hosed my... 1,122 Views / 26 Replies  
Unfortunately, the update seems to have hosed my iMac G4. After restarting, the system goes into an endless loop of crashing after booting into the Finder. Finder launches, and then crashes,...
Posted by Aranamac, on Nov 28, 2006 at 08:42 PM, in Mac OS X
Google is your friend: ... 379 Views / 2 Replies  
Google is your friend:
http://www.apple.com/downloads/dashboard/blogs_forums/craigslistwidget.html
Posted by Aranamac, on Jul 25, 2006 at 12:30 PM, in Mac OS X
Problem fixed! I realised that long ago I'd... 435 Views / 5 Replies  
Problem fixed!

I realised that long ago I'd installed a version of Front Row with Andrew Escobar's enabler. The version was old, and I began to wonder if the new install of iTunes (which is...
Posted by Aranamac, on Jun 6, 2006 at 09:51 PM, in Applications
I've got 704 MB on the system (256+256+128+64) so... 435 Views / 5 Replies  
I've got 704 MB on the system (256+256+128+64) so that shouldn't be an issue. It's an older GigE G4 with upgrades, but it's always been a real champ in running recent apps and Tiger.

I'll try the...
Posted by Aranamac, on Jun 6, 2006 at 12:03 PM, in Applications
9 and a half gigs or so. 435 Views / 5 Replies  
9 and a half gigs or so.
Posted by Aranamac, on Jun 5, 2006 at 10:57 AM, in Applications
Can't launch or reinstall iTunes 435 Views / 5 Replies  
I recently updated iTunes to 6.0.4 via Software Update. Now, when I launch iTunes, I get the license agreement. When I click "agree", the iTunes application menu bar appears, but then I get a...
Posted by Aranamac, on Jun 5, 2006 at 01:41 AM, in Applications
Trouble extending an Airport network to a wired Mac 388 Views / 1 Replies  
If someone could help me with a problem I've got, I'd greatly appreciate it.


I am trying to get my GigE PowerMac onto my wireless network. I have an Airport Extreme Base Station plugged into my...
Posted by Aranamac, on Apr 12, 2006 at 10:23 PM, in Networking
The culprit was the Alarm Clock! One of those... 363 Views / 3 Replies  
The culprit was the Alarm Clock! One of those simple yet clueless solutions…

Thanks for the help.
Posted by Aranamac, on Feb 14, 2006 at 01:46 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Bizarre iPod Mini behaviour... it spontaeneously plays 363 Views / 3 Replies  
Greetings,

My iPod Mini has been baffling me lately -- at the expense of its own battery! If I leave the player on "Pause" because I won't be listening to it for a while, after several hours it...
Posted by Aranamac, on Feb 13, 2006 at 11:29 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I'm on one of the mid-tier plans with Cox ($45 or... 882 Views / 4 Replies  
I'm on one of the mid-tier plans with Cox ($45 or so. The rep lady I called for reactivation had just one bandwidth plan above mine, with a 15 GB up/cap). I'm a designer, in a music quartet, etc. and...
Posted by Aranamac, on Feb 5, 2006 at 02:45 AM, in Networking
How to monitor total bandwidth usage? 882 Views / 4 Replies  
My ISP (Cox) recently suspended my internet access for exceeding the allowed upload limit per month. This is annoying because I haven't found a way to monitor my monthly usage (total limit of 10 GB)...
Posted by Aranamac, on Feb 4, 2006 at 10:46 AM, in Networking
I'm curious. What sort of benefits does this... 780 Views / 4 Replies  
I'm curious. What sort of benefits does this provide?
Posted by Aranamac, on Nov 28, 2005 at 12:18 PM, in Applications
'tis just a shame that one stray click, taking... 554 Views / 11 Replies  
'tis just a shame that one stray click, taking you out the program freezes it. Or simply dragging-and-dropping a picture from iPhoto into Photoshop crashes it. Or emailing a picture from iPhoto...
Posted by Aranamac, on Nov 24, 2005 at 02:20 AM, in Applications
Alas, it was a last resort. Because, uh,... 554 Views / 11 Replies  
Alas, it was a last resort. Because, uh, resorting (honestly, no pun intended) is going to be a pain. But iPhoto has the integration with so many other applications and the system that I use...
Posted by Aranamac, on Nov 23, 2005 at 03:52 PM, in Applications
Well, I sorta fixed it. What I had to do was... 554 Views / 11 Replies  
Well, I sorta fixed it. What I had to do was remove the old library, create a new library, and re-import all my photos. My albums are all gone but the program no longer crashes. A mixed victory, eh?
Posted by Aranamac, on Nov 22, 2005 at 11:56 PM, in Applications
So there is no solution? I almost thought I... 554 Views / 11 Replies  
So there is no solution?

I almost thought I had the problem solved when I deleted the preferences file, the application, and reinstalled it from my iLife disc. Same problem.

I've tried some of...
Posted by Aranamac, on Nov 18, 2005 at 06:59 PM, in Applications
When I run iPhoto from the terminal to see if any... 554 Views / 11 Replies  
When I run iPhoto from the terminal to see if any log messages show up, I get this:


When I check through the crash log, I only get references to iPhoto v2.0 and some conflicts with Shapeshifter...
Posted by Aranamac, on Nov 18, 2005 at 01:30 PM, in Applications
iPhoto crashes when switching apps 554 Views / 11 Replies  
I need a bit of help. I'm running iPhoto 5.0.4 under the latest version of Tiger. Whenever I open iPhoto, go to another application, and back into iPhoto, I get the spinning beach ball of frozen...
Posted by Aranamac, on Nov 17, 2005 at 07:12 PM, in Applications
I tried both the new folder trick and restarting... 1,357 Views / 11 Replies  
I tried both the new folder trick and restarting the finder. No such luck. Any other suggestions?

-edit-
Well, I can see the .png files but not the icons. Nifty stuff, esp. the Safari icon and...
Posted by Aranamac, on Sep 21, 2005 at 01:49 PM, in GUI Customization
That happens to me with Milk. Not sure why. 1,696 Views / 29 Replies  
That happens to me with Milk. Not sure why.
Posted by Aranamac, on Jun 21, 2005 at 03:36 PM, in GUI Customization
I'd love to see volumes in addition to the... 643 Views / 2 Replies  
I'd love to see volumes in addition to the folders.

The library folder is my favourite.
Posted by Aranamac, on Jun 1, 2005 at 01:49 PM, in GUI Customization
What I did was to clone my hard drive to an... 653 Views / 4 Replies  
What I did was to clone my hard drive to an external drive with CCC. Then I did a clean (reformat and install) installation of Tiger onto the internal drive. When I got to the part where you can...
Posted by Aranamac, on May 17, 2005 at 03:11 PM, in Mac OS X
Thanks for the quick response. I was kinda... 617 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks for the quick response. I was kinda already leaning in the direction of your answer, and you confirmed it.

What fun this is. :brick:

The GigaDesigns are a little expensive for me....
Posted by Aranamac, on May 16, 2005 at 01:50 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Problems with new PowerLogix upgrade in GigE 617 Views / 3 Replies  
I recently installed a PowerLogix PowerForce55 G4/1GHz upgrade (900 mhz factory-overclocked to 1 ghz) in my GigE machine. Installation was painless, though PL's documentation was a little sketchy in...
Posted by Aranamac, on May 16, 2005 at 01:36 PM, in Hardware Hacking
One advantage of keeping the G4 over the iMac are... 950 Views / 15 Replies  
One advantage of keeping the G4 over the iMac are all the G4's PCI slots. I also have a G4-GigE tower and love all those expansion slots. You'll never be able to add anything to the iMac asides from...
Posted by Aranamac, on May 10, 2005 at 11:41 PM, in Mac Desktops
And yet it's being sold at MacMall. :P What's... 1,441 Views / 18 Replies  
And yet it's being sold at MacMall. :P What's this world coming to…?
Posted by Aranamac, on May 4, 2005 at 08:38 PM, in Mac Desktops
A further question: will a 9600 XT work in my... 1,441 Views / 18 Replies  
A further question: will a 9600 XT work in my Gigabit Ethernet G4? I don't have any concerns about ADC as I use a DVI monitor. My initial guess is "no" because the GE-G4 is a 2x AGP and the 9600 XT...
Posted by Aranamac, on May 4, 2005 at 08:15 PM, in Mac Desktops
Two questions then: a) How would I configure... 453 Views / 3 Replies  
Two questions then:
a) How would I configure the jumpers? and...
b) Why would I need to do so?

I'm new to much of this, and I also have a Gigabit Ethernet that I'm wanting to upgrade.
Posted by Aranamac, on Mar 21, 2005 at 03:21 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Re: Re: Re: Re: will Tiger need 128MB of video RAM? 1,399 Views / 27 Replies  
I have a G4/400 Gigabit Ethernet machine and recently put an ATI Radeon 9000 w/ 128 mb in it. Quartz Extreme runs quite nicely now. That Rage 128 Pro is now boxed away... sadly, there's no resale...
Posted by Aranamac, on Dec 1, 2004 at 04:52 PM, in Mac OS X
Okay then. Since now I know what *not* to do,... 1,273 Views / 17 Replies  
Okay then. Since now I know what *not* to do, perhaps you can help me with what I should do instead? I'd appreciate something more than just a dire warning offered with no suggestion for avoiding...
Posted by Aranamac, on Nov 11, 2004 at 12:25 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Thanks for the tips. I'll post results here when... 1,273 Views / 17 Replies  
Thanks for the tips. I'll post results here when I get the free time to actually do this (and get the CRT discharged first, of course!)
Posted by Aranamac, on Nov 10, 2004 at 12:12 PM, in Hardware Hacking
If it is easy, I don't know how and I'd sure like... 1,273 Views / 17 Replies  
If it is easy, I don't know how and I'd sure like to know.
Posted by Aranamac, on Nov 8, 2004 at 11:44 PM, in Hardware Hacking
kndonlee wrote: It sure would be... if I had... 1,273 Views / 17 Replies  
kndonlee wrote:

It sure would be... if I had something like that! :) There's only one high-speed provider where I live and they're extremely flaky and unreliable (Adelphia), so I only dial-up. Nor...
Posted by Aranamac, on Nov 8, 2004 at 12:31 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Thanks for the response. Good points on the... 1,273 Views / 17 Replies  
Thanks for the response.

Good points on the external USB enclosure. Since a Firewire enclosure is a little pricier than I want to spend, and I already have an external FW 80GB drive... what's the...
Posted by Aranamac, on Nov 5, 2004 at 08:18 PM, in Hardware Hacking
What to do with a dead eMac? 1,273 Views / 17 Replies  
I work in my university's computer lab where we have 20+ eMacs (700 MHz). Over the past couple years we've lost three of them because the monitors crapped out. Yesterday I was able to take one of...
Posted by Aranamac, on Nov 5, 2004 at 02:49 PM, in Hardware Hacking
I don't know if I should be starting a separate... 1,720 Views / 26 Replies  
I don't know if I should be starting a separate thread for this, but this thread seemed like the right place.

I'm essentially looking at doing the same thing as The Mac God. I've got a 400 MHz...
Posted by Aranamac, on Nov 4, 2004 at 08:50 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Help... I can't seem to find a way to import my... 2,488 Views / 63 Replies  
Help... I can't seem to find a way to import my bookmarks from Safari. How can I do this? and if it isn't available, will it be a feature in the final release?
Posted by Aranamac, on Sep 14, 2004 at 12:45 PM, in Applications
Try www.lowendmac.com That's a great place to... 577 Views / 2 Replies  
Try www.lowendmac.com That's a great place to start for info on your particular model. I recently bought a PowerBook 540c at a thrift shop, and Low End Mac has been very helpful.

As for using...
Posted by Aranamac, on Jul 21, 2004 at 01:12 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I've got the icons, and I can email them to you.... 416 Views / 4 Replies  
I've got the icons, and I can email them to you. Alas, I don't have the original folder and read_me they came with, so I don't know who created them. Email me at scotaran(AT)lasierra.edu and I'll be...
Posted by Aranamac, on Jun 27, 2004 at 03:21 PM, in GUI Customization
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