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Haiku is definitely not Linux based, Haiku's... 936 Views / 38 Replies  
Haiku is definitely not Linux based, Haiku's kernel is originally based on the NewOS kernel, which was written by a former BeOS developer.

AFAIK it is/was even binary compatible with some BeOS...
Posted by ul1984, on Nov 28, 2009 at 07:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You could try going into System Prefs -> Energy... 4,893 Views / 19 Replies  
You could try going into System Prefs -> Energy Saver -> Options, and set its processor performance to Highest. (Not sure if the tibook has that feature tho)

At least on my old Powerbook 1.25Ghz...
Posted by ul1984, on Jun 10, 2009 at 09:01 AM, in Mac OS X
This is a very old issue, I've been seeing it on... 726 Views / 3 Replies  
This is a very old issue, I've been seeing it on all my macs since forever, first noticed the problem in 10.2 i think. Then later during the 10.3 era I discovered the cause described below, I have...
Posted by ul1984, on Apr 4, 2009 at 11:57 AM, in Mac OS X
Mysterious TV-out problem 385 Views / 1 Replies  
About a year ago my dad bought a "Apple Mini-DVI to Video Adapter", for his 12" PowerBook (1.0GHz), to be able to connect it to a TV using a composite cable, however we never managed to get it...
Posted by ul1984, on Sep 27, 2007 at 12:51 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Perian (http://perian.org) provides, among other... 601 Views / 7 Replies  
Perian (http://perian.org) provides, among other things:


also list of QT components obsoleted by Perian (http://trac.perian.org/wiki/CodecsObsoletedByPerian)
Posted by ul1984, on Apr 2, 2007 at 11:27 AM, in Applications
no wine might not be, but i think cedaga could... 3,377 Views / 90 Replies  
no wine might not be, but i think cedaga could be, cedaga for linux already has a gui which lets you install games very easly(i think)

i think it would be very possible to make an ever more user...
Posted by ul1984, on Jun 30, 2005 at 04:36 PM, in Gaming
im guessing transgaming... 3,377 Views / 90 Replies  
im guessing transgaming (http://www.transgaming.com) will see this Mac/x86 opportunity and make a version of cedega for OS X, then i suppose there wont be much reason to buy mac games.

for those...
Posted by ul1984, on Jun 30, 2005 at 01:39 PM, in Gaming
safari below ... 1,722 Views / 25 Replies  
safari below
http://web.telia.com/~u60527006/screen3.png
Posted by ul1984, on May 5, 2005 at 12:52 AM, in Mac OS X
thats not it, open this image in both Safari 2... 1,722 Views / 25 Replies  
thats not it, open this image in both Safari 2 and Firefox

ScreenShot_050205_005718.jpeg (http://web.telia.com/~u60527006/ScreenShot_050205_005718.jpeg)
Posted by ul1984, on May 5, 2005 at 12:01 AM, in Mac OS X
same here 1,722 Views / 25 Replies  
same here
Posted by ul1984, on May 4, 2005 at 11:33 PM, in Mac OS X
quotes from AnandTech's Tiger review... 6,522 Views / 141 Replies  
quotes from AnandTech's Tiger review (http://www.anandtech.com/mac/showdoc.aspx?i=2404&p=15)
Posted by ul1984, on May 4, 2005 at 10:54 PM, in Mac OS X
http://web.telia.com/~u60527006/screen2.png ... 1,209 Views / 13 Replies  
http://web.telia.com/~u60527006/screen2.png

and yes my settings in the Apperance tab in safari prefs, are exactly the same as yours
Posted by ul1984, on May 4, 2005 at 09:13 PM, in Mac OS X
that still surely looks like LCD subpixel font... 1,209 Views / 13 Replies  
that still surely looks like LCD subpixel font smoothing to me.

this is how MacNN looks like for me using "Standard - best for CRT" screen1.png (http://web.telia.com/~u60527006/screen1.png)

(i...
Posted by ul1984, on May 4, 2005 at 06:16 PM, in Mac OS X
i have this problem too, it is very noticable. ... 6,522 Views / 141 Replies  
i have this problem too, it is very noticable.

makes the menus feel kind of unresponsive imo :(

im not 100% sure its really skipping menu items, but something is clearly wrong.
Posted by ul1984, on May 4, 2005 at 04:30 AM, in Mac OS X
i agree standard looks much better, even on LCDs,... 1,678 Views / 23 Replies  
i agree standard looks much better, even on LCDs, and this was the standard setting in Panther.

however apple changed the standard setting to Auto in Tiger, which will make it pick "Medium - Best...
Posted by ul1984, on Apr 25, 2005 at 12:50 PM, in Mac OS X
the force quit trick works just fine, and after a... 13,774 Views / 50 Replies  
the force quit trick works just fine, and after a look ive discovered that it changes the variable Quartz2DExtremeEnabled to YES in /Library/Preferences/com.apple.windowserver.plist

and if you...
Posted by ul1984, on Apr 25, 2005 at 12:24 PM, in Mac OS X
enable it, then forcequit Quartz Debug (havent... 13,774 Views / 50 Replies  
enable it, then forcequit Quartz Debug (havent tested if its still on, after a logout, tho)
Posted by ul1984, on Apr 25, 2005 at 11:57 AM, in Mac OS X
this works just fine in panther:... 424 Views / 6 Replies  
this works just fine in panther: http://www.math.columbia.edu/~bayer/OSX/swapfile/

its been a while since i used it, so i havent tried it on 10.3.7, but it should still work.
Posted by ul1984, on Feb 5, 2005 at 01:17 PM, in Mac OS X
trillian is ugly imo, Miranda IM... 30,536 Views / 7 Replies  
trillian is ugly imo, Miranda IM (http://www.miranda-im.org/) looks much cleaner.
Posted by ul1984, on Jan 17, 2005 at 06:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
i played through the entire US open beta on tiger... 946 Views / 8 Replies  
i played through the entire US open beta on tiger build 8A294, no problems
Posted by ul1984, on Dec 31, 2004 at 06:18 PM, in Gaming
i too use the "Standard - best for CRT" rendering... 2,948 Views / 60 Replies  
i too use the "Standard - best for CRT" rendering on my 15" PB LCD, looks much much better compared to subpixel rendering.

and i set Safari's minimum font size to 12, fonts smaller then 12 looks...
Posted by ul1984, on Dec 9, 2004 at 05:33 AM, in Mac OS X
http://www.real.com/freeplayer/?rppr=downloadcom1 47,230 Views / 25 Replies  
http://www.real.com/freeplayer/?rppr=downloadcom1
Posted by ul1984, on Oct 24, 2004 at 02:41 AM, in Applications
6-12KB/sec, 8Mbit DSL, Sweden 1,099 Views / 41 Replies  
6-12KB/sec, 8Mbit DSL, Sweden
Posted by ul1984, on Sep 27, 2004 at 09:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: ADSL 8Mbit down 0.8Mbit up 1,177 Views / 43 Replies  
ADSL 8Mbit down 0.8Mbit up
Posted by ul1984, on Sep 6, 2004 at 01:05 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Re: Very odd Powerbook problem -- noise related to brightness setting? 505 Views / 4 Replies  
my 1.25Ghz 15" from last year, has a similiar noise, its just "inverted", the noise goes away at max brightness, and gets louder the lower brightness you have, and at the absolute lowest(backlight...
Posted by ul1984, on Aug 17, 2004 at 01:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
id guess what you're feeling is the lag that... 725 Views / 17 Replies  
id guess what you're feeling is the lag that comes with LCDs, especially if you were used to CRTs before you got the PB.

desktop LCDs like apples cinema displays, should have better response time...
Posted by ul1984, on Jul 31, 2004 at 01:36 PM, in Mac Notebooks
id guess its the progressbars that use most of... 673 Views / 9 Replies  
id guess its the progressbars that use most of the cpu, try closing the Downloads window, while downloading, dont worry the downloads will continue even witht he window closed.
Posted by ul1984, on Jul 15, 2004 at 11:09 AM, in Applications
i have 2 partitions, a 12GB "System" and 44GB... 3,131 Views / 39 Replies  
i have 2 partitions, a 12GB "System" and 44GB "Files", i keep my homedir on my Files partition(/Volumes/Files/joel), that way if i want to reinstall OSX, i dont have to backup anything.

another...
Posted by ul1984, on Jul 13, 2004 at 10:27 AM, in Mac OS X
very good read :) on a linux system, yes,... 705 Views / 10 Replies  
very good read :)

on a linux system, yes, but on OS X the priorities that you can set using nice/renice seems far from the real underlaying mach priorities, for example if you run "sudo nice -n...
Posted by ul1984, on Jul 4, 2004 at 11:44 PM, in Team MacNN
i havent enabled the resolution independant UI,... 39,055 Views / 377 Replies  
i havent enabled the resolution independant UI, and i havent had any problems, expect some drawing problems here and there, my system boots just fine.

and i think you're right, i ran Xbench again,...
Posted by ul1984, on Jul 3, 2004 at 11:15 PM, in Mac OS X
yes, scrolling is very improved in Safari as... 39,055 Views / 377 Replies  
yes, scrolling is very improved in Safari as well, i think its roughtly as fast at reduced processor performance(around 760Mhz) with Quartz 2D Extreme enabled, as it it at highest (1.25Ghz) with it...
Posted by ul1984, on Jul 3, 2004 at 04:56 AM, in Mac OS X
i dont know if this has been mentioned yet, but i... 39,055 Views / 377 Replies  
i dont know if this has been mentioned yet, but i found something called Quartz 2D Extreme(disabled by default) in Quartz Debug, and i thought this might be an attempt to try to offload Quartz 2D to...
Posted by ul1984, on Jun 30, 2004 at 09:36 PM, in Mac OS X
this is the problem, i thinkCreating stack map...... 979 Views / 12 Replies  
this is the problem, i thinkCreating stack map... loading modules and nametables... sh: line 1: nm: command not found
it says it cant find the command nm, which comes with xcode/devtools, so install...
Posted by ul1984, on Jun 29, 2004 at 10:37 PM, in Mac Desktops
shift + page down shift + page up 25,441 Views / 5 Replies  
shift + page down
shift + page up
Posted by ul1984, on Jun 13, 2004 at 02:15 PM, in Developer Center
i rememeber i used this successfully a couple of... 747 Views / 9 Replies  
i rememeber i used this successfully a couple of months ago, this is where i found it: nrg2iso (http://gregory.kokanosky.free.fr/v4/linux/nrg2iso.en.html)

direct download link: nrg2iso-0.2.tar.gz...
Posted by ul1984, on May 25, 2004 at 07:26 AM, in Applications
first prepare a file called natd.conf or... 20,289 Views / 4 Replies  
first prepare a file called natd.conf or something, put it anywhere you like, this is an example file i made# example : redirect_port tcp 192.168.0.2:6667 6667
# example 2 : redirect_port...
Posted by ul1984, on May 22, 2004 at 04:53 AM, in Mac OS X
this might be the reason it couldnt create the... 3,393 Views / 22 Replies  
this might be the reason it couldnt create the swapfile even if you had a bit over 100MB disk space free, OSX now creates swapfiles with these sizes, so if you already had swapfile0-3 for example, it...
Posted by ul1984, on May 17, 2004 at 12:08 PM, in Mac OS X
i dont think BitTorrent in itself takes up that... 3,393 Views / 22 Replies  
i dont think BitTorrent in itself takes up that much swap space, but since it creates a lots of disk IO, large parts of the systems physical memory will be eaten up by disk cache.
Over time unused...
Posted by ul1984, on May 17, 2004 at 10:54 AM, in Mac OS X
i think maybe its because the nice value doesnt... 422 Views / 3 Replies  
i think maybe its because the nice value doesnt affect OSX as much as the nice value affects, linux for example.

on linux if you set a process to -20 it gets realtime priority, in OSX realtime...
Posted by ul1984, on May 17, 2004 at 10:34 AM, in Mac OS X
this worksps axco "pid ni command" 422 Views / 3 Replies  
this worksps axco "pid ni command"
Posted by ul1984, on May 17, 2004 at 08:18 AM, in Mac OS X
Re: Disk Full Alert: But Disk NOT FULL! 3,393 Views / 22 Replies  
i think that the swap system has reached the high water trigger, which means there is less than wanted free space in the swap files, so it will try to create a new swapfile to create more free swap...
Posted by ul1984, on May 17, 2004 at 08:01 AM, in Mac OS X
RooneyX, you know you could turn the brightness... 1,507 Views / 31 Replies  
RooneyX, you know you could turn the brightness down to zero, so that the backlight is turned off, then point a real flashlight at the screen. (this probably saves loads of battery power too!)

i...
Posted by ul1984, on May 16, 2004 at 11:26 PM, in Mac OS X
At least download the 30 day trial of crushftp,... 775 Views / 23 Replies  
At least download the 30 day trial of crushftp, and try if it runs well enough on your 7100, before you buy it.
Posted by ul1984, on May 16, 2004 at 11:11 PM, in Developer Center
crushftp is a java app, i wouldnt want to run... 775 Views / 23 Replies  
crushftp is a java app, i wouldnt want to run java on a 7100/80, it will be way too slow i think, and use a LOT of memory

i once used a 6100/60 as router/webserver/ftpserver, i used linux on it...
Posted by ul1984, on May 15, 2004 at 02:44 AM, in Developer Center
Re: Re: Lets Talk TIGER...... 55,565 Views / 558 Replies  
http://developer.apple.com/wwdc/
Posted by ul1984, on May 4, 2004 at 10:07 AM, in Mac OS X
Virtual PC makes good use of the L2/L3 cache, i... 2,414 Views / 34 Replies  
Virtual PC makes good use of the L2/L3 cache, i think ive read somewhere its optimized for 512KB+ cache, if i remember correctly the 12" 867 only has 256KB L2 cache, which makes it really crippled.
Posted by ul1984, on Apr 29, 2004 at 10:25 AM, in Mac Notebooks
i have now tested this on three different... 1,478 Views / 34 Replies  
i have now tested this on three different machines with the modified TextEdit, and it works on every single one of them.

this is the machines that i tested (they all run 10.3.3)
- PB 15" 1.25
-...
Posted by ul1984, on Apr 28, 2004 at 05:07 AM, in Mac OS X
thats the idea, it shoudnt launch by... 1,478 Views / 34 Replies  
thats the idea, it shoudnt launch

by crashing during launch, it causes the minimize slowdown problem.
Posted by ul1984, on Apr 27, 2004 at 05:00 PM, in Mac OS X
http://forums.macnn.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid... 1,016 Views / 4 Replies  
http://forums.macnn.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=208733
Posted by ul1984, on Apr 27, 2004 at 03:27 PM, in Mac Notebooks
everyone that doesnt notice this, try this: ... 1,478 Views / 34 Replies  
everyone that doesnt notice this, try this:

- copy TextEdit to your desktop
- right click on it and click "Show Package Contents"
- delete the file Contents/Resources/English.lproj/Edit.nib
-...
Posted by ul1984, on Apr 27, 2004 at 03:09 PM, in Mac OS X
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