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Recently revived a Pismo. It was my first Mac.... 2,256 Views / 31 Replies  
Recently revived a Pismo. It was my first Mac. Still prefer its keyboard to the chiclet style.
Posted by ~bash $, on Jul 2, 2012 at 11:44 PM, in Mac Notebooks
(No longer for sale!) 493 Views / 0 Replies  
No longer for sale, thanks!
Posted by ~bash $, on Mar 15, 2009 at 04:20 PM, in Marketplace
My absolute favorite was the Pismo. Loved that... 3,633 Views / 62 Replies  
My absolute favorite was the Pismo. Loved that thing, and it was my first Apple laptop back in 2000. Had a TiBook, a 12", BlackBook, a Merom MBP, and now the Unibody MBP. On the desktops, I've had an...
Posted by ~bash $, on Dec 24, 2008 at 01:51 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I've read elsewhere that this may be a fan... 350 Views / 1 Replies  
I've read elsewhere that this may be a fan related problem.
Posted by ~bash $, on Dec 24, 2008 at 01:43 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I bought a new MBP a month ago and am loving it.... 6,719 Views / 125 Replies  
I bought a new MBP a month ago and am loving it. As soon as I handled one at the Apple store, I was impressed. The engineering genius of this laptop is not simply in the new construction, though that...
Posted by ~bash $, on Dec 12, 2008 at 03:43 AM, in Mac Notebooks
To revive this old thread, this board caught my... 1,153 Views / 4 Replies  
To revive this old thread, this board caught my eye at my local Apple store. I thought at first that it didn't have any labels but that looks to be incorrect. Anyone have any experience with em?
Posted by ~bash $, on Jan 4, 2008 at 10:31 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Looking for a Specific Camino Keyboard Shortcut 233 Views / 0 Replies  
Been wondering about this one for a few years (not constantly!) with no resolution. Renewing my search for a hopeful buried gem.

In Firefox and Camino, you can add search engines to the search...
Posted by ~bash $, on Jan 2, 2008 at 07:16 PM, in Applications
Dictionary.app Wikipedia 291 Views / 1 Replies  
... is missing all of the warnings of current events, quality standards, etc. etc. Disappointing implementation.
Posted by ~bash $, on Dec 28, 2007 at 11:09 PM, in Applications
VPN is one solution. I don't know a lot about... 8,765 Views / 14 Replies  
VPN is one solution. I don't know a lot about setting it up (hardware), but I do know that if you have a VPN, you can have a nice, restricted IP space once you're connected to your VPN and you can...
Posted by ~bash $, on Dec 28, 2007 at 11:02 PM, in Mac OS X
If you suspect that this is over ssh (port 22 by... 8,765 Views / 14 Replies  
If you suspect that this is over ssh (port 22 by default), then you need to either shut down sshd or enable TCP wrappers, which are basically two files in /etc/ that will deny access outside a...
Posted by ~bash $, on Dec 28, 2007 at 05:08 PM, in Mac OS X
Oh, FTP. I would try Fetch, since I have found it... 473 Views / 9 Replies  
Oh, FTP. I would try Fetch, since I have found it to be the most useable ftp client on Mac. I haven't had occasion to use s/ftp in years since scp and ssh are so handy. But nevertheless, you should...
Posted by ~bash $, on Dec 28, 2007 at 10:55 AM, in Applications
In my limited used of FF3.0b2, I found it to be... 1,732 Views / 18 Replies  
In my limited used of FF3.0b2, I found it to be fine. Camino's still tops for me, however. I thought Opera was okay on Windows, but I don't think I have any reason to try it on the Mac, since Camino...
Posted by ~bash $, on Dec 28, 2007 at 10:50 AM, in Applications
Papers is a good app but has a few funny quirks... 6,745 Views / 13 Replies  
Papers is a good app but has a few funny quirks currently that have not been fully worked out. Don't forget to take advantage of their (under)graduate student discount if it applies. Since I rely on...
Posted by ~bash $, on Dec 28, 2007 at 10:45 AM, in Applications
And what do you mean by "nothing is there,"... 623 Views / 13 Replies  
And what do you mean by "nothing is there," exactly?


(Cross media backups are the way to go for me.)
Posted by ~bash $, on Dec 25, 2007 at 10:52 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Static subnet. 1,340 Views / 5 Replies  
Static subnet.
Posted by ~bash $, on Dec 22, 2007 at 07:07 PM, in Mac OS X
The scanning to pdf - is it as images or does it... 1,303 Views / 5 Replies  
The scanning to pdf - is it as images or does it perform some sort of OCR?
Posted by ~bash $, on Dec 22, 2007 at 07:04 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Stick with Tiger! Natural growing pains with... 769 Views / 7 Replies  
Stick with Tiger! Natural growing pains with Leopard might leave stretch marks in your mind. I'd wait until 10.5.2 until they are worked out, for a newer Mac user. Enjoy your MBP!
Posted by ~bash $, on Dec 21, 2007 at 09:51 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks, yeah. Apparently he's been doing it for 6... 386 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks, yeah. Apparently he's been doing it for 6 years, too. The patience of a rock, I tell ya.
Posted by ~bash $, on Dec 21, 2007 at 09:49 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Great, thanks! 386 Views / 5 Replies  
Great, thanks!
Posted by ~bash $, on Dec 20, 2007 at 10:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
PowerBook Ti RAM Upgrade 386 Views / 5 Replies  
My father has an original Titanium PowerBook 500 MHz G4, but I found out he's only running 256 MB of RAM! With a birthday coming up, more memory will be a nice gift.

I was looking at OWC...
Posted by ~bash $, on Dec 20, 2007 at 05:41 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hey, thanks for the tunneling command! It always... 1,340 Views / 5 Replies  
Hey, thanks for the tunneling command! It always gives me a headache. How do I secure the server side so that no one can connect to it outside of the tunnel?

Regarding the VPN/SSH question: Over...
Posted by ~bash $, on Dec 20, 2007 at 05:33 PM, in Mac OS X
Securing VNC over VPN with Mac OS X 1,340 Views / 5 Replies  
I am wondering how I can effectively have access control on the VNC service in Mac OS X (10.5.1). Any ideas how this might work in OS X?

This is easy to do with ssh control, for instance, which...
Posted by ~bash $, on Dec 18, 2007 at 09:02 PM, in Mac OS X
The great part of the current gen is that it... 646 Views / 6 Replies  
The great part of the current gen is that it really leaves nothing to be desired. These machines will not be obsolete for quite some time in the recent future, thanks to strong Intel chips and...
Posted by ~bash $, on Dec 18, 2007 at 11:07 AM, in Mac Notebooks
It didn't seem like Anandtech had to mess with... 5,065 Views / 16 Replies  
It didn't seem like Anandtech had to mess with any firmware things with those 5300s, did they? That's promising, at least.
Posted by ~bash $, on Dec 16, 2007 at 02:39 PM, in Mac Desktops
try: Safari Internet Connection Problems in... 4,916 Views / 14 Replies  
try: Safari Internet Connection Problems in Leopard The Chronicles of Wynn (http://tinyurl.com/25lu9a)
Posted by ~bash $, on Dec 11, 2007 at 03:45 AM, in Applications
Wait, what's the benefit of ditching the G5? 548 Views / 7 Replies  
Wait, what's the benefit of ditching the G5?
Posted by ~bash $, on Dec 8, 2007 at 11:46 AM, in Mac Desktops
Well in my experience (and those around me), more... 37,866 Views / 565 Replies  
Well in my experience (and those around me), more older pro macs are going than not going. Whether I like it or not -- and I don't, cause running a G4 these days would be something short of...
Posted by ~bash $, on Dec 8, 2007 at 11:44 AM, in Mac Desktops
opens fine for me as well. 10.5.1, Preview 4.0... 1,165 Views / 18 Replies  
opens fine for me as well. 10.5.1, Preview 4.0 (469), and in xpdf 3.02 running under XQuartz in X11 ...

Second file is good too, except for the rogue space before the colon in the last title ......
Posted by ~bash $, on Dec 7, 2007 at 01:48 AM, in Applications
You may also want to try embedding the font in... 1,165 Views / 18 Replies  
You may also want to try embedding the font in the pdf. I don't know the details but Janie told Mary who told her cousin who told me that you could do this. Or something ...
Posted by ~bash $, on Dec 7, 2007 at 12:17 AM, in Applications
I confirmed it today on multiple wifi points... 640 Views / 4 Replies  
I confirmed it today on multiple wifi points (different ISPs, etc. etc.). Kind of amusing. I don't think it really affects anything, but ...
oh! you know what, it just dawned on me. There are two...
Posted by ~bash $, on Nov 26, 2007 at 09:11 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Heh, as it turns out I never buy warranties for... 9,930 Views / 26 Replies  
Heh, as it turns out I never buy warranties for anything. Very seldom do I regret that, but it has happened once or twice. Strangely, hasn't changed my personal attitude toward em or my warranty...
Posted by ~bash $, on Nov 26, 2007 at 09:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I have to recommend the new Jays q-Jays, which I... 854 Views / 10 Replies  
I have to recommend the new Jays q-Jays, which I find to be an upgrade from the Etymotics after having owned both. They are the same street price, more or less, and using the q-Jays with the Ety...
Posted by ~bash $, on Nov 26, 2007 at 12:54 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I keep wondering about why more aren't released... 1,086 Views / 12 Replies  
I keep wondering about why more aren't released either, and I'm kind of thinking it might have to do with something really pragmatic, like power consumption, bluetooth chips, or licensing the name or...
Posted by ~bash $, on Nov 26, 2007 at 12:25 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
For the right price, I'd buy an engraved iPod... 3,007 Views / 8 Replies  
For the right price, I'd buy an engraved iPod that said something like, "Happy Birthday Mary" or "Sorry for your loss" (do people give iPods for consolation?). I can't remember the last time I saw...
Posted by ~bash $, on Nov 26, 2007 at 12:12 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
The United States, heh. It's kind of curious. 640 Views / 4 Replies  
The United States, heh. It's kind of curious.
Posted by ~bash $, on Nov 26, 2007 at 12:06 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iPod Touch Safari Search Engine 640 Views / 4 Replies  
I'm wondering why my Safari Google defaults to South Africa. Anyone else notice this?
Posted by ~bash $, on Nov 25, 2007 at 09:10 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Even with current machines, I hate all those... 813 Views / 17 Replies  
Even with current machines, I hate all those animations. I think the free version of Cocktail gives you some options to remove a lot of them.
Posted by ~bash $, on Nov 24, 2007 at 01:34 PM, in Mac OS X
Login panel logo 29,416 Views / 242 Replies  
So the old instructions for the login panel for Tiger don't quite work, but the basic idea is the same. Look in
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Posted by ~bash $, on Nov 24, 2007 at 01:17 PM, in GUI Customization
I am having the opposite experience regarding... 813 Views / 17 Replies  
I am having the opposite experience regarding RAM, that is until 10.5.1. Purely anecdotally, I think the RAM issues from 10.5.0 were fixed in .1 update.

However, thanks to Ben Byer et al.'s work...
Posted by ~bash $, on Nov 24, 2007 at 01:07 PM, in Mac OS X
You're right that it does sound like something... 618 Views / 14 Replies  
You're right that it does sound like something local to that user given the new evidence that it's only one user accn. However, it's trivial to replace the .apps, so what happens when you try that? ...
Posted by ~bash $, on Nov 24, 2007 at 12:48 PM, in Mac OS X
in this case, the application files in your... 618 Views / 14 Replies  
in this case, the application files in your applications folder.


(technically, these .app files contain the binaries, among other things)
Posted by ~bash $, on Nov 23, 2007 at 12:24 AM, in Mac OS X
It would really be too bad if you're right,... 565 Views / 5 Replies  
It would really be too bad if you're right, mduell, that the price of the current Xeons won't go down! But unfortunately, that's sort of what I thought.

Same with the memory -- I just hope the...
Posted by ~bash $, on Nov 22, 2007 at 06:18 PM, in Mac Desktops
I agree in the sense that it should be treated... 651 Views / 12 Replies  
I agree in the sense that it should be treated fairly delicately. That lock slot looks like someone tried to wrestle the lock away from it.
Posted by ~bash $, on Nov 22, 2007 at 06:05 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Will Xeon processor prices ever drop (and be available)? 565 Views / 5 Replies  
I'm waiting like everyone else for a Mac Pro upgrade, but it's not because I'll be buying one. It's because it might make the current processors less expensive, though I wonder what will happen to...
Posted by ~bash $, on Nov 22, 2007 at 12:56 PM, in Mac Desktops
I haven't had a dead pixel on a Mac laptop since... 9,930 Views / 26 Replies  
I haven't had a dead pixel on a Mac laptop since 2000, when one actually did appear on my Pismo. But since then, my TiBook, 12" PowerBook, 2 MacBooks, and my current MacBook Pro have had zero dead...
Posted by ~bash $, on Nov 21, 2007 at 11:26 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Yikes, that's a shockingly simple and good idea. 923 Views / 18 Replies  
Yikes, that's a shockingly simple and good idea.
Posted by ~bash $, on Nov 21, 2007 at 11:02 AM, in Mac OS X
That is a wild problem -- i had something similar... 473 Views / 7 Replies  
That is a wild problem -- i had something similar to this but it was giving my a "what is my name" prompt at the command line (totally weird). Enable root -- easy way is to go to your terminal and...
Posted by ~bash $, on Nov 21, 2007 at 11:01 AM, in Mac OS X
Hm, try the silly stuff first - cleaning out the... 618 Views / 14 Replies  
Hm, try the silly stuff first - cleaning out the cache, manually removing pref files, and replacing the binaries.
Posted by ~bash $, on Nov 21, 2007 at 10:52 AM, in Mac OS X
None as far as I can see, unless you're thinking... 623 Views / 8 Replies  
None as far as I can see, unless you're thinking of a 12" for max. portability. The MacBook performance is just too much better than the best PowerBook, with a few very minor compromises. Not going...
Posted by ~bash $, on Nov 17, 2007 at 11:19 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Due to the memory bandwidth issue... 4,876 Views / 77 Replies  
Due to the memory bandwidth issue (http://www.macresearch.org/memory_performance), I find the total cap to be a non-issue for me. While it is certainly true that more memory is absolutely necessary...
Posted by ~bash $, on Nov 17, 2007 at 11:04 AM, in Mac Desktops
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