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This sounds so promising, but emacs doesn't want... 487 Views / 7 Replies  
This sounds so promising, but emacs doesn't want to edit the buffer because it's read only. I'm not much of an emacs wizard, so how can I trick it into editing this?
Posted by napthali, on Mar 1, 2004 at 03:50 PM, in macOS
Yeah, seems like rm still throws the error saying... 487 Views / 7 Replies  
Yeah, seems like rm still throws the error saying that the file doesn't exist. Then, of course, its folder can't be deleted because it's not empty.

I appreciate the suggestions... any other ones?
Posted by napthali, on Feb 23, 2004 at 09:46 PM, in macOS
I can't get info in the Finder, because clicking... 487 Views / 7 Replies  
I can't get info in the Finder, because clicking on it causes it to disappear (only to reappear when that folder is opened again). Running ls -l in the Terminal gives the message that the file does...
Posted by napthali, on Feb 22, 2004 at 06:15 PM, in macOS
The file that wouldn't die 487 Views / 7 Replies  
There's file that simply will not be killed. As far as I can tell, it's not taking up any space, but it also results in my trash can never being empty, which is frustrating for someon who likes their...
Posted by napthali, on Feb 22, 2004 at 04:19 PM, in macOS
Yeah, that's the weird thing.... even with its... 641 Views / 4 Replies  
Yeah, that's the weird thing.... even with its "Show" box checked, it still doesn't show up in the Network Status area, even with a red circle.... it's simply not there.

I haven't tried different...
Posted by napthali, on Nov 12, 2003 at 12:20 AM, in macOS
Ethernet Vanished? 641 Views / 4 Replies  
After running 10.3 for a good while and having no problems, my iBook has suddenly lost the ability to connect over Ethernet. The Network panel doesn't even list it in the Network Status area. If I go...
Posted by napthali, on Nov 11, 2003 at 05:38 PM, in macOS
Well, if you want to get similar functionality... 498 Views / 5 Replies  
Well, if you want to get similar functionality across different systems, you often need to use different libraries and write your code differently. Using the pre-processor tags, the compiler only...
Posted by napthali, on Oct 27, 2003 at 11:01 AM, in Developer Center
Yeah, that's ultimately what I'm doing. I just... 498 Views / 5 Replies  
Yeah, that's ultimately what I'm doing. I just didn't know if perhaps _unix was defined in some Framework that I should be including otherwise. Essentially wanted to be sure that it wasn't a symptom...
Posted by napthali, on Oct 26, 2003 at 10:15 PM, in Developer Center
is _unix defined? 498 Views / 5 Replies  
I'm porting some small apps from other platforms and a lot of the code uses #if defined(_unix) calls and then links from standard files. The problem is that these checks are apparently resolving to...
Posted by napthali, on Oct 26, 2003 at 06:13 PM, in Developer Center
Flash an old ATI card? 601 Views / 0 Replies  
I recently yanked an ATI Rage 128 card out of my PowerMac tower, and I've got an x86 box with an open AGP slot that I'd like to try it in. I've seen lots of things about flashing PC cards to work on...
Posted by napthali, on Sep 25, 2003 at 12:54 AM, in Hardware Hacking
Does nobody else run into this limitation? Does... 573 Views / 1 Replies  
Does nobody else run into this limitation? Does anyone have any particular ideas for it?
Posted by napthali, on Apr 2, 2003 at 02:42 AM, in Applications
AIM File Sharing Subfolders 573 Views / 1 Replies  
I've been trying to share some files using AIM's built-in File Sharing feature. Other Mac users can see and navigate the folders I have within the shared folders, but Windows users only see files on...
Posted by napthali, on Mar 31, 2003 at 04:31 PM, in Applications
Good graphics card for AGP 2x? 488 Views / 2 Replies  
I've got an older 450 MHz G4 and recently found a great deal on a second display. Unfortunately, this means I need to upgrade my graphics card if I want to use both.

I would also like to...
Posted by napthali, on Feb 5, 2003 at 03:48 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I got my confirmation on Tuesday (the 6th). It's... 449 Views / 3 Replies  
I got my confirmation on Tuesday (the 6th). It's been sitting in Indianapolis for 24 hours now, and I find that a little bothersome. Not making the promised 2-day shipping, but it'll probably arrive...
Posted by napthali, on Aug 8, 2002 at 06:46 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
from GlobalNomad: This isn't true at... 700 Views / 29 Replies  
from GlobalNomad:



This isn't true at all. For an example just look at something like Soul Calibur running on a Dreamcast and see how much of a difference 60 fps makes. The neurons which...
Posted by napthali, on Mar 17, 2002 at 10:43 PM, in Mac Desktops
seanyepez (and others), shouldn't a... 535 Views / 7 Replies  
seanyepez (and others),

shouldn't a graphics card help with photoshop performance? i mean, maybe not the one's i'm looking at, but certainly some of them.

yeah, not a big game player on my...
Posted by napthali, on Mar 17, 2002 at 08:32 PM, in Mac Desktops
BZ, I'm fairly sure that i'll be able to survive... 535 Views / 7 Replies  
BZ, I'm fairly sure that i'll be able to survive on this machine for a few more years, as my life expectancy is not tied directly to my computer (i believe). I mean, the machine still does everything...
Posted by napthali, on Mar 17, 2002 at 08:17 PM, in Mac Desktops
Best way to upgrade a Sawtooth? 535 Views / 7 Replies  
I've got a Sawtooth 450 running OS 9.2 with 10.1.3 on a separate partition. I've added 256 megs of RAM (taking me to 384) and an additional 45 gig hard drive.

Now, i really don't see myself being...
Posted by napthali, on Mar 17, 2002 at 05:48 PM, in Mac Desktops
Command-F from Finder is Broken 524 Views / 2 Replies  
Hitting command-F from the finder no longer brings up Sherlock. I've tried reinstalling os 9.1 to no avail. The File menu blinks as it does when a keyboard command is used, but no Sherlock.

I can...
Posted by napthali, on Jun 30, 2001 at 08:24 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Yeah, cross-posting was my mistake. Sorry about... 479 Views / 3 Replies  
Yeah, cross-posting was my mistake. Sorry about that. Upon several people's advice, I ended up trying DiskWarrior, which was able to complete what it deemed a "minor repair" to the main boot block...
Posted by napthali, on Jan 1, 2001 at 01:58 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Serious HD Problem 255 Views / 1 Replies  
I had an iMac DVSE that was running a bit slow. Most likely an extension or fragmentation problem, eh? Well, my father attempted to run an old version of Norton Utilities (I wanna say 3.1) on it, and...
Posted by napthali, on Dec 31, 2000 at 04:48 PM, in Mac Desktops
Serious HD Problem 479 Views / 3 Replies  
I had an iMac DVSE that was running a bit slow. Most likely an extension or fragmentation problem, eh? Well, my father attempted to run an old version of Norton Utilities (I wanna say 3.1) on it, and...
Posted by napthali, on Dec 31, 2000 at 04:43 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Outlook Bizarre Sorting 269 Views / 0 Replies  
I subscribe to two mailing lists which I currently have Outlook siphon into a separate folder. I would like to separate them into their own folders (or perhaps subfolders), but the two lists are...
Posted by napthali, on Dec 6, 2000 at 12:30 PM, in Applications
Yeah... I'm on an iMac DVSE w/192 megs of RAM and... 602 Views / 3 Replies  
Yeah... I'm on an iMac DVSE w/192 megs of RAM and 9.0.4 plus a cable connection that I've clocked at 230k/s at times. In every review of iDisk that I've read, this never seems to be an issue. I like...
Posted by napthali, on Jun 29, 2000 at 11:40 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
iDisk is really slow 602 Views / 3 Replies  
Is iDisk really (almost unusably) slow for anyone other than me? I know it shouldn't be as fast as a local disk, but when I have to wait 1-2 minutes for a window to open and another 5 for its icons...
Posted by napthali, on Jun 29, 2000 at 06:13 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Couldn't find file? 331 Views / 0 Replies  
I'm getting an error message of "couldn't find file on server" when I attempt to download some files. IE 4.5 sees them just fine, as does Netscape. These files are from reputable companies who are...
Posted by napthali, on Jun 6, 2000 at 11:52 AM, in Applications
I would highly recommend NOT getting a QPS drive,... 430 Views / 3 Replies  
I would highly recommend NOT getting a QPS drive, as mine took 5 months to arrive and then didn't work. I returned it to QPS and purchased the Sony Spressa. A little more expensive, but it works like...
Posted by napthali, on Jun 6, 2000 at 11:46 AM, in Applications
 
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