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There are no sites like MacNN.... you guys have... 22,306 Views / 77 Replies  
There are no sites like MacNN.... you guys have been my go-to every day for two decades. It's going to be tough to see you go.

Good luck to all things in the future, and know that you will be...
Posted by udecker, on Jul 1, 2016 at 12:50 PM, in Mac News
I agree - perhaps Apple has something else up... 2,534 Views / 45 Replies  
I agree - perhaps Apple has something else up their sleeves, interface wise, that they didn't want to show quite yet. The current Mail icons look clunky, and that could be because they rushed...
Posted by udecker, on Jan 23, 2005 at 02:06 PM, in GUI Customization
Thanks guys - I knew of ways to get it to happen,... 533 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks guys - I knew of ways to get it to happen, I was just curious if there were any dangers, like incompatible plists for anything. Nonetheless, I've done it - my user directory is mapped to both...
Posted by udecker, on Jan 21, 2005 at 06:54 AM, in macOS
Sharing User Directory Between OS X Server/Client? 533 Views / 5 Replies  
I was wondering if anyone here has tried to use the same user directory for both OS X Server and Client on the same machine?

I have a dual-boot configuration where I do development and testing...
Posted by udecker, on Jan 20, 2005 at 01:03 AM, in macOS
No need to get snippy! :D I understand that... 10,560 Views / 161 Replies  
No need to get snippy! :D

I understand that interface design is quite subjective. However, consistency is good. If you want to differentiate from iTunes because the media is different, I think...
Posted by udecker, on Nov 28, 2003 at 09:54 PM, in GUI Customization
The nonsensicalness was actually a usability /... 10,560 Views / 161 Replies  
The nonsensicalness was actually a usability / visibility concern. We want to keep the volume controls under the rew/play/ff buttons to highlight their use (as is implemented in iTunes) and to...
Posted by udecker, on Nov 28, 2003 at 02:05 PM, in GUI Customization
Re: Sorry 10,560 Views / 161 Replies  
Hey man - just curious how things have been going with the new UI implementation. Also - let me know if you have any needs for testers.

Cheers,
uD
Posted by udecker, on Oct 26, 2003 at 07:56 PM, in GUI Customization
Hey, both of these are looking great. I'm... 10,560 Views / 161 Replies  
Hey, both of these are looking great. I'm partial to Type B, but only because of the similarity to iTunes, and the rounded edges compliment the rounded buttons. When used in such a tight window...
Posted by udecker, on Sep 23, 2003 at 12:53 AM, in GUI Customization
Owl, it's less about being an Apple rip-off, and... 10,560 Views / 161 Replies  
Owl, it's less about being an Apple rip-off, and more about interface consistency. If system wide consistency with regards to audio and video presentation and control can be implemented, it's proper...
Posted by udecker, on Sep 21, 2003 at 06:53 PM, in GUI Customization
Sorry for the terrible, "frankenstein" image here... 10,560 Views / 161 Replies  
Sorry for the terrible, "frankenstein" image here (yeah, I'm tired)...

But this is what I meant -

http://udecker.com/temp/bleh.jpg

with this, the volume slider is positioned middle to the 5...
Posted by udecker, on Sep 17, 2003 at 01:41 AM, in GUI Customization
I like synotic's as well, but if you're going to... 10,560 Views / 161 Replies  
I like synotic's as well, but if you're going to go the iTunes look, why don't you just get rid of the stop button? (pause works to "stop" the movie in VLC, and you can close the window to really...
Posted by udecker, on Sep 12, 2003 at 11:09 PM, in GUI Customization
Re: can anyone confirm that Bluetooth doesnt work in Panther? 576 Views / 3 Replies  
Had to re-pair the device (SE P800) but I could send a file to it just fine.

However, the setup utility quits if you try to run it - so you can only pair, not "set up".

So, some success here.
...
Posted by udecker, on Jul 5, 2003 at 08:03 PM, in macOS
JAD java decompiler ... where is it? 430 Views / 0 Replies  
A long time ago, I had a plugin for the Rhapsody JavaBrowser that added a fourth button to the window and ran JAD in the background to decompile java class files.

I can no longer seem to find it -...
Posted by udecker, on Apr 1, 2003 at 03:37 PM, in Developer Center
Download Yahoo Mail 526 Views / 5 Replies  
Well, you have to at least pay for the expanded service (either 10 or 20 bucks a year) so that you can get POP access.

Then, go into whatever folder you want to download and mark everything as...
Posted by udecker, on Mar 12, 2003 at 08:43 AM, in macOS
So make one. Why would you hate the application... 716 Views / 8 Replies  
So make one. Why would you hate the application when it's quite good? It's the widgets you're not satisfied with.
Posted by udecker, on Mar 10, 2003 at 11:48 AM, in Applications
Re: iChat Chatrooms 567 Views / 3 Replies  
No, but I can confirm that the problem began for me about four days ago as well.

I'll check the apple discussions forum, but I thought something was wrong on my end until I read your post.

-uD
Posted by udecker, on Feb 24, 2003 at 02:12 PM, in Applications
Re: Re: no more 'Accounts" icon in System Prefs? 346 Views / 2 Replies  
Certainly did. Problem solved. You did a better search than I did.

Thanks.
Posted by udecker, on Feb 8, 2003 at 09:11 PM, in macOS
no more 'Accounts" icon in System Prefs? 346 Views / 2 Replies  
My main admin account no longer has the "Accounts" icon in the system preferences app, but root and other admin users have it.

I tried re-toggling the main admin user's permissions as root, with...
Posted by udecker, on Feb 8, 2003 at 08:52 PM, in macOS
Re: why do I get -> go.read.the.rfc.this.server.doesnt.r 484 Views / 4 Replies  
I haven't read RFC 1918 in it's entirety (http://rfc-1918.rfc-index.net/).... but I'd imagine since you're using the 10.x.x.x block of IP addresses, which are unallocated and used for private...
Posted by udecker, on Nov 29, 2002 at 02:51 AM, in macOS
Re: Upgrade Ti's Combo to Super? 633 Views / 4 Replies  
Pook,

I would consider the very same thing if it became available - I don't think it should be too bad, but if I remember, later PBG4 models could be upgraded to the combo drive, but not the...
Posted by udecker, on Nov 7, 2002 at 12:18 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I too am having freezing problems in 10.2.1. I... 645 Views / 11 Replies  
I too am having freezing problems in 10.2.1. I first noticed them when using VirtualPC, when the whole machine (dock/force quit included) would just freeze up and sit there, while I could still move...
Posted by udecker, on Nov 3, 2002 at 07:39 PM, in macOS
Have they removed the link? I can't seem to find... 1,774 Views / 31 Replies  
Have they removed the link? I can't seem to find it.

Anyone care to email me (udecker@udecker.com) if they were able to download it before it was snatched?

Thanks
-uD
Posted by udecker, on Oct 25, 2002 at 05:04 PM, in Developer Center
did you have a root user configued for the... 681 Views / 5 Replies  
did you have a root user configued for the machine? My upgrade reset my root password for some reason, and that *might* be why the loginwindow cannot authenticate.

try booting from the install cd...
Posted by udecker, on Sep 19, 2002 at 12:33 AM, in macOS
Figured it out - BAD RAM STICK. 10.1 didn't... 1,987 Views / 26 Replies  
Figured it out - BAD RAM STICK.

10.1 didn't seem to mind it that much. But when I removed it, the 10.2 install went along just fine.

Anyone with similar problems should try this fix.

-uD
Posted by udecker, on Sep 18, 2002 at 05:31 AM, in macOS
Exact thing is happenning to me on my Beige G3. ... 1,987 Views / 26 Replies  
Exact thing is happenning to me on my Beige G3. I have disconnected everything and am about to remove some of the RAM sticks to see if they are the problem.

After 10 installs with it going to...
Posted by udecker, on Sep 18, 2002 at 03:35 AM, in macOS
I would strongly recommend against doing this. ... 670 Views / 19 Replies  
I would strongly recommend against doing this. Everything you care about settings wise is in this directory. If you go into the directory and individually remove the items you feel you no longer...
Posted by udecker, on Sep 15, 2002 at 11:59 PM, in macOS
I've been trying to get ahold of the source code... 524 Views / 5 Replies  
I've been trying to get ahold of the source code for the old PixelPaint Pro engine so that I could carbonize it. Drop me an email (craig@mac.com) if anyone is interested... I could try and speed up...
Posted by udecker, on Aug 27, 2002 at 10:07 PM, in Applications
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva,... 811 Views / 29 Replies  
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Posted by udecker, on Aug 1, 2002 at 10:16 AM, in macOS
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<strong>If your...
Posted by udecker, on Jul 17, 2002 at 10:50 AM, in macOS
Worked fine for me too.... Damned Trailer. ... 404 Views / 5 Replies  
Worked fine for me too.... Damned Trailer.

-uD
Posted by udecker, on Feb 12, 2002 at 02:20 PM, in macOS
Synotic - exactly what are you using that can... 650 Views / 67 Replies  
Synotic - exactly what are you using that can "extend the fill?" Last I checked, that side's pxm is only what... 10px wide? How can you extend it?

Also - if you can extend the left side, what's...
Posted by udecker, on Jan 27, 2002 at 09:50 PM, in macOS
Um... omniweb was one of the first web browsers... 447 Views / 28 Replies  
Um... omniweb was one of the first web browsers (before Netscape)... It's probably been around at least 10 years.

-uD
Posted by udecker, on Jan 24, 2002 at 11:38 PM, in macOS
doh. I love it when it's just that easy. I... 453 Views / 2 Replies  
doh.

I love it when it's just that easy. I hadn't even thought of that. Never done it before.

Thanks!

-uD
Posted by udecker, on Jan 18, 2002 at 04:10 PM, in Developer Center
make carbon app load in classic? 453 Views / 2 Replies  
I'm using version 7 of CW for Palm OS, which likes to think that it's a carbon app - which it is, and it does run in OS X. However, it barely works at all. Meanwhile, if I open it after rebooting...
Posted by udecker, on Jan 18, 2002 at 09:00 AM, in Developer Center
I agree.... however, one of the problems with... 541 Views / 17 Replies  
I agree.... however, one of the problems with theme switching is that you have a series of files that require literally swapping out before you can apply the theme. (moving things, etc.)

However,...
Posted by udecker, on Jan 14, 2002 at 06:44 PM, in macOS
I had a similar problem, but it was my address... 304 Views / 3 Replies  
I had a similar problem, but it was my address book that was corrupted ... (see if it crashes while loading address book in the activity window).

Go into ~/Library and move your address book...
Posted by udecker, on Jan 7, 2002 at 11:10 PM, in macOS
Same here - iPod under the tree. Now if I... 448 Views / 13 Replies  
Same here - iPod under the tree.

Now if I could only figure out how to transfer files manually...

-uD
Posted by udecker, on Dec 25, 2001 at 10:28 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Geez - shouldn't ATI be doing these drivers? ... 484 Views / 18 Replies  
Geez - shouldn't ATI be doing these drivers?

Or - is it possible that these chips won't support video accelleration?

Or - why don't people who want it get off their asses and write the driver...
Posted by udecker, on Dec 23, 2001 at 03:07 AM, in macOS
Something to try - log in as root (via the login... 385 Views / 2 Replies  
Something to try - log in as root (via the login panel) and set up the screensaver there. The loginwindow runs as root.

I haven't tried this, but since I changed my root account to use graphite...
Posted by udecker, on Dec 16, 2001 at 11:02 PM, in macOS
Heh - how about I send you a realmedia file so... 439 Views / 5 Replies  
Heh - how about I send you a realmedia file so they can add THAT codec?

-uD
Posted by udecker, on Dec 14, 2001 at 06:20 AM, in macOS
No, but I read that performance is "not so hot." ... 367 Views / 2 Replies  
No, but I read that performance is "not so hot." What that means, I have no idea. Someone had mentioned something else about it still doing some emulation.

There are other utilities out there...
Posted by udecker, on Dec 12, 2001 at 08:57 PM, in Applications
This would be nice if Apple provided a format... 451 Views / 13 Replies  
This would be nice if Apple provided a format similar to VPC's "expand size as you go" type images. Right now, I'm going to take up 10 times as much space as I need to, and when I finally use all of...
Posted by udecker, on Dec 12, 2001 at 08:50 PM, in macOS
We've so far had what, four updates to "software... 463 Views / 18 Replies  
We've so far had what, four updates to "software updater" during the past year? (Not to mention the updates that come with the 10.x.x packages). I assume they're going to continue to refine it...
Posted by udecker, on Dec 11, 2001 at 12:17 AM, in macOS
Problem here is in Office v.X apps. Of all the... 1,131 Views / 9 Replies  
Problem here is in Office v.X apps. Of all the programs I need PDF's from, Word is the most important. However, print preview in Word brings up MS's own preview pane, which is not a PDF, unlike the...
Posted by udecker, on Dec 10, 2001 at 02:41 PM, in macOS
Actually - this just happened to a friend of... 487 Views / 9 Replies  
Actually - this just happened to a friend of mine. In the international prefs, it SAID 12-hour... once he switched it to 24-hour and then back to 12-hour, it was fixed. It's collaboration problem...
Posted by udecker, on Dec 6, 2001 at 12:42 AM, in macOS
If you do a strings command on the actual Dock... 508 Views / 12 Replies  
If you do a strings command on the actual Dock application (Dock.app/Contents/MacOS/Dock) you'll see that there is a hardcoded com.apple.dock entry.

If you could patch the app to change that...
Posted by udecker, on Nov 28, 2001 at 11:09 AM, in macOS
persistant changes to ipfw (internal firewall) 509 Views / 3 Replies  
Someone on here recently posted the following snippet for the terminal:

sudo ipfw add deny from any to any 2222

to add a rule to the internal firewall to block all UDP traffic across port 2222....
Posted by udecker, on Nov 28, 2001 at 11:03 AM, in macOS
DOH! Yeah, except for that.... hehe... ... 385 Views / 3 Replies  
DOH!

Yeah, except for that.... hehe...

-uD
Posted by udecker, on Nov 25, 2001 at 04:31 AM, in Applications
You know, for as much as I dislike Aqua - seeing... 415 Views / 9 Replies  
You know, for as much as I dislike Aqua - seeing this screenshot of some pitiful bastard child of KDE/OSX/XP makes me realize just how cohesive apple has made it's UI.

I, for one, would not enjoy...
Posted by udecker, on Nov 24, 2001 at 10:23 PM, in macOS
thanks... but does this sort of configuration... 1,275 Views / 57 Replies  
thanks... but does this sort of configuration continue after each subsequent reboot, or is this a "this boot only" option?

-uD
Posted by udecker, on Nov 22, 2001 at 03:26 AM, in Applications
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