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Thanks for your input I guess if the binaries... 3,481 Views / 19 Replies  
Thanks for your input
I guess if the binaries are not available for 10.5 I'll be sticking with macport because that was the only real difference between the two packages for me.

Thanks guys :)
Posted by theory, on Apr 18, 2008 at 06:17 AM, in Applications
no response at all? 3,481 Views / 19 Replies  
no response at all?
Posted by theory, on Apr 15, 2008 at 01:50 AM, in Applications
Macport or Fink? 3,481 Views / 19 Replies  
Haven't used a mac for about three years now and just bought a MB 2.4Ghz :D

I used to use fink to install linux packages but now apple is supporting Macport....

What are the...
Posted by theory, on Apr 10, 2008 at 04:52 PM, in Applications
Ok I figured it out 10.3.7 doesnt let you play... 422 Views / 4 Replies  
Ok I figured it out 10.3.7 doesnt let you play dvds on external drives (why?) you need a patch for that UserOpPatch1.6 which changes the DVDPlayback framework to enable it again, to burn DVDs/CDs...
Posted by theory, on Jan 20, 2005 at 04:24 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Hmm, no response, this is what I have learnt so... 422 Views / 4 Replies  
Hmm, no response, this is what I have learnt so far,

in 10.3.5 external dvds no longer work with DVD Player. Is this true? I downloaded a patch that should fix it and I will see what happens.
...
Posted by theory, on Jan 20, 2005 at 12:00 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Thanks patchburn, has allowed me to burn DVDs and... 422 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks patchburn, has allowed me to burn DVDs and CDs, the only problem is how do I get it to play dvds? I got DVD Player using pacifist of the 10.3 CD but that didnt work, (says cant find a device),...
Posted by theory, on Jan 19, 2005 at 06:10 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Pioneer DVR-108 in external case 422 Views / 4 Replies  
I got a Pioneer DVR-108 and put it in an external case, reading works, but when I go to about this mac, it says writing is not supported, what software do I need to install to get this working...
Posted by theory, on Jan 19, 2005 at 03:28 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
LG dvd burner on Panther 353 Views / 0 Replies  
Would the external LG 16x dvd burner work on Panther?
...
Posted by theory, on Jan 18, 2005 at 10:56 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
So essentially the left channel will be split... 397 Views / 4 Replies  
So essentially the left channel will be split evenly between the front and the back and the same for the right, Is that worth it though for $150+ ?
Posted by theory, on Dec 4, 2004 at 08:01 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
use default find / delete on the... 374 Views / 6 Replies  
use default find / delete on the com.apple.recentitems.plist domain and put it in a cron job, 2 ezy
Posted by theory, on Dec 3, 2004 at 07:21 PM, in Mac OS X
5.1 for MP3s a waste? 397 Views / 4 Replies  
I dont own surround sound speaksers so I cant check this but, does SRS work with MP3s, I cant see how it could but just wondering.
Posted by theory, on Dec 3, 2004 at 07:08 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Internet sharing with XP and os 9 332 Views / 2 Replies  
Is it possible to share an internet conection on a Mac with XP using the OSX internet sharing feature?

How about with OSX with OS9?

Help greatly appreciated.
Posted by theory, on May 24, 2004 at 08:26 PM, in Mac OS X
My imac (G3) came with os 9.1 CDs and i was able... 771 Views / 7 Replies  
My imac (G3) came with os 9.1 CDs and i was able to install it on a 4400/200.



So what problems are incountered?
Posted by theory, on May 24, 2004 at 08:19 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I am a bit confused Video + Video (PC to... 3,459 Views / 50 Replies  
I am a bit confused

Video + Video (PC to Mac) does work
Audio + Audio (PC to Mac) doesn't work

(Correct me if I am wrong)

How about Video (PC side) + audio (mac side) does this work?

How...
Posted by theory, on Mar 26, 2004 at 11:25 PM, in Applications
Text-encodings in Mail.app 305 Views / 0 Replies  
How can one choose the text-encoding format of mail composed using mail.app.

I know how to choose the one for received mail but I can't seem to be able to specify
the encoding for outgoing mail....
Posted by theory, on Feb 22, 2004 at 07:17 PM, in Applications
Just make sure your apps work on panther before... 422 Views / 4 Replies  
Just make sure your apps work on panther
before you upgrade. I have had problems
with fink since I upgraded to panther and I am
still trying to sort them out.

But then again it is better than...
Posted by theory, on Dec 24, 2003 at 04:39 PM, in Mac OS X
Thanks for that. I will check them out. 685 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks for that. I will check them out.
Posted by theory, on Dec 21, 2003 at 03:18 AM, in Gaming
I have 10.3.1. I think the system update might ... 696 Views / 3 Replies  
I have 10.3.1. I think the system update might
have just deleted that cache file. Thats why it seems to be fixed but I need to know which
one it is so I can delete it myself.
Posted by theory, on Dec 17, 2003 at 05:17 PM, in Mac OS X
Have you tried renaming the file? Also if bash... 865 Views / 26 Replies  
Have you tried renaming the file?
Also if bash and zsh didn't work try tcsh.

As a last, last resort try clri (clear inode)
find out the inode of the files using ls -i and
then

clri "device...
Posted by theory, on Dec 17, 2003 at 04:42 PM, in Mac OS X
Corrupted Finder icons 696 Views / 3 Replies  
My file/folder icons are corrupted (some folder
icons showing up as disk images, excel files
looking like mp3s etc...). I restart the finder
and the icons return back to normal. I am
guessing...
Posted by theory, on Dec 17, 2003 at 04:29 PM, in Mac OS X
Nice SNES Games 685 Views / 7 Replies  
Hi

Does any one know the names of some good
action SNES games?

I got a few like megaman and donkey kong
but thats about all I know.

I am not actually looking for where to get them
but...
Posted by theory, on Dec 17, 2003 at 04:15 PM, in Gaming
Registering Panther after Installation is complete 346 Views / 2 Replies  
You know how after the installation you are asked to regsiter panther? I clicked on register later. Know I want to register it but I don't know how to do that?

Any hints ...
Posted by theory, on Nov 12, 2003 at 05:33 PM, in Mac OS X
I think blizzard made a new patch ( a mac only... 704 Views / 18 Replies  
I think blizzard made a new patch ( a mac only one straight after 1.10 ) that fixed that problem. Download it and see what happens
Posted by theory, on Nov 9, 2003 at 07:26 PM, in Gaming
I am on the asia realm and I stay in US for... 433 Views / 4 Replies  
I am on the asia realm and I stay in US for chating and china for trading.

I think I will start an amazon when 1.10 comes out it should be fun.
I was also seriously thinking of a armegadon druid...
Posted by theory, on Oct 27, 2003 at 01:10 AM, in Gaming
My first battle.net charecter 433 Views / 4 Replies  
Earlier this year I had made a post saying how playing diablo ii
was boring in single player. Well I took some of the advice and
spent the last 3 months in a cave devoliping a barbarian on bnet ...
Posted by theory, on Oct 21, 2003 at 12:30 AM, in Gaming
I hope it does. All the hacked players on open... 790 Views / 12 Replies  
I hope it does. All the hacked players on open battle net makes it deppresing.
Posted by theory, on Aug 6, 2003 at 12:20 AM, in Gaming
It really depends on the version of pico you ... 476 Views / 13 Replies  
It really depends on the version of pico you
are using. I used to have the same problem
with vi but that was on Solaris ages ago.
Posted by theory, on Aug 3, 2003 at 07:05 AM, in Mac OS X
:thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup: ... 2,064 Views / 131 Replies  
:thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

You nailed it man
Posted by theory, on Jul 31, 2003 at 09:49 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Correct me if I am wrong but doesn't QE need... 1,477 Views / 8 Replies  
Correct me if I am wrong but doesn't
QE need 32Mb of vram?
Posted by theory, on Jul 30, 2003 at 09:04 PM, in Mac OS X
You could use X11 extension it can bind files... 446 Views / 5 Replies  
You could use X11 extension it can bind
files with unix apps. I think you can
make an apples script to do what you
asked. I used to have an apple script
that would let me open a folder in the...
Posted by theory, on Jul 28, 2003 at 01:13 AM, in Mac OS X
Go to mail preferences. Make an account for kid... 624 Views / 8 Replies  
Go to mail preferences. Make an account for
kid 1 and an account for kid 2. Make sure
that the in the advanced tab the "include when
checking for new mail" is unchecked in kid2's
account that...
Posted by theory, on Jul 26, 2003 at 08:03 PM, in Mac OS X
What I mean is that if you make disk images ... 12,250 Views / 24 Replies  
What I mean is that if you make disk images
that let you play games with out the CD
you are a step closer to being able to play the
game illegally. Go borrow the CD from a friend
over the weekend...
Posted by theory, on Jul 25, 2003 at 08:06 PM, in Gaming
Open safari. Open a new tab. Click on the tabs ... 453 Views / 5 Replies  
Open safari. Open a new tab. Click on the tabs
but don't let go of the mouse. You switch
to the other tab.

So I think it is up to the programmers to
choose how to handle mouse clicks. Click...
Posted by theory, on Jul 25, 2003 at 07:58 PM, in Mac OS X
He might be a good speaker but he has to sell... 515 Views / 18 Replies  
He might be a good speaker but he has to
sell the BS he says.
Posted by theory, on Jul 24, 2003 at 09:17 PM, in Political/War Lounge
mp3 rage is also good but it's shareware 701 Views / 12 Replies  
mp3 rage is also good but it's shareware
Posted by theory, on Jul 24, 2003 at 07:59 PM, in Applications
Use pacafist to extract the files out of the ... 910 Views / 10 Replies  
Use pacafist to extract the files out of the
install file.
Posted by theory, on Jul 24, 2003 at 07:58 PM, in Applications
Re: Too Cool! 10.2.5 Upgraded Spelling Features 1,844 Views / 25 Replies  
It has been there since Puma (10.0) may be
even in the public beta, can't remember though.
Posted by theory, on Jul 24, 2003 at 07:43 PM, in Mac OS X
I think relaunching the dock would bring it... 569 Views / 12 Replies  
I think relaunching the dock would bring
it back to it's senses. But may be not for long ;)
Posted by theory, on Jul 24, 2003 at 07:41 PM, in Mac OS X
Try removing the ram you installed and see if... 671 Views / 7 Replies  
Try removing the ram you installed and see
if that helps. From the log I can't see that
it's being caused by a kernel extension.
If removing the ram doesn't help try a clean
reinstall (your using...
Posted by theory, on Jul 24, 2003 at 07:38 PM, in Mac OS X
Thats weird. Does it quit though when you do... 452 Views / 4 Replies  
Thats weird. Does it quit though when you do kill -9?

Try getting rid of any docklings you have and
menu extras and see if that helps.
Posted by theory, on Jul 24, 2003 at 07:33 PM, in Mac OS X
If you really want to keep your cube there are... 717 Views / 11 Replies  
If you really want to keep your cube there
are upgrades for the cube at reasonable prices.
I think I saw one recently that can upgrade
it to 800Mhz G4, not sure if that is the highest
it can go...
Posted by theory, on Jul 24, 2003 at 07:27 PM, in Mac Desktops
Re: filesize in a shell script? 676 Views / 5 Replies  
man test

test -n returns 0 ( true) if the file
is empty

if test -n filename ; then
non zero size file
fi
Posted by theory, on Jul 24, 2003 at 07:21 PM, in Mac OS X
Well really it does involve piracy. Why would ... 12,250 Views / 24 Replies  
Well really it does involve piracy. Why would
you burn a CD when all you need to do is
copy the game files and a crack. Then you
won't need to worry about any copy protection
mechanism. Yes?
Posted by theory, on Jul 24, 2003 at 07:09 PM, in Gaming
Well at least we now it didn't slow down ;). ... 3,351 Views / 34 Replies  
Well at least we now it didn't slow down ;).

I am very interested in what the apple upgrade
plan will be.
Posted by theory, on Jul 24, 2003 at 02:18 AM, in Mac OS X
Will the installer let you install 10.2.6 over ... 470 Views / 10 Replies  
Will the installer let you install 10.2.6 over
10.2.6? I am not sure about that.

If that doesn't work you should try using
pacifist to get the updated version of disk
copy from the installer.
Posted by theory, on Jul 22, 2003 at 08:01 PM, in Mac OS X
Did you try it using the sh instead of ksh? It... 591 Views / 12 Replies  
Did you try it using the sh instead of ksh?
It should work. Just two sugestions

-Put a seperator between records so you
know when they start and when they finish.

-Put a loop around the part...
Posted by theory, on Jul 22, 2003 at 07:57 PM, in Mac OS X
Yeah. I did know that the orcs campaign was the... 462 Views / 7 Replies  
Yeah. I did know that the orcs campaign was
the bonus one but still it didn't fit in. The
only thing I liked about the campaigns was
that no two missions where the same each
of them was different...
Posted by theory, on Jul 22, 2003 at 07:41 PM, in Gaming
TFT Campaigns, What do you think? 462 Views / 7 Replies  
I just finished the single player campaign
for TFT last night. I was kind of disappointed.
There was no orcs campaign and the story
line seemed too wishy washy.

I like what TFT has brought to...
Posted by theory, on Jul 22, 2003 at 03:55 AM, in Gaming
Age of empires and Age of Empires 2. Close... 568 Views / 8 Replies  
Age of empires and Age of Empires 2.
Close combat is a fun game I got for
$4 a couple of years ago.
Posted by theory, on Jul 20, 2003 at 08:29 PM, in Gaming
"In Chess that comes with OS X, the computer is... 433 Views / 5 Replies  
"In Chess that comes with OS X, the computer is way too hard. I have never beaten the computer without cheating. On easy. Has anybody beaten the computer?"

I know a chess freak that can beat the ...
Posted by theory, on Jul 20, 2003 at 08:16 PM, in Gaming
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