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Hi! Like mduell said, it's possible, but you... 634 Views / 5 Replies  
Hi!
Like mduell said, it's possible, but you have to connect it to the PATA controller that the optical drive is connected to. You'll have to replace the IDE cable with another one with three...
Posted by Taipan, on Jul 3, 2008 at 03:47 PM, in Mac Desktops
Hi! Thanks for the input, but I haven't... 268 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi!

Thanks for the input, but I haven't created or deleted users for years now.
Posted by Taipan, on Aug 28, 2006 at 05:21 AM, in Mac OS X
ID instead of group name in file info 268 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi!

I just noticed something strange on my system: For some reason for most of my files and folders the owner's group (staff) is not displayed anymore. In File info it's displayed as "unknown",...
Posted by Taipan, on Aug 23, 2006 at 02:55 PM, in Mac OS X
Hi! I have similar problems, but in my case... 296 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi!

I have similar problems, but in my case it works after a restart for some time and then at some point it's gone again. It may have started around the time I got my Tascam US-122 USB audio...
Posted by Taipan, on May 30, 2006 at 10:14 AM, in Applications
Hi! MPlayerOSX does it, too. 374 Views / 8 Replies  
Hi!

MPlayerOSX does it, too.
Posted by Taipan, on May 16, 2006 at 12:14 PM, in Applications
Hi! For me it went away at some point, no... 773 Views / 13 Replies  
Hi!

For me it went away at some point, no idea why. But now it has been reintroduced with 10.4.6.
Posted by Taipan, on Apr 30, 2006 at 02:55 PM, in Mac OS X
Hi! I read about the SMP patch coming up,... 2,588 Views / 38 Replies  
Hi!

I read about the SMP patch coming up, and I'm wondering: Will it be for Intel chips only? And since the answer is probably going to be yes: Why? We have had dual cpus for ages and I have never...
Posted by Taipan, on Apr 23, 2006 at 02:05 PM, in Gaming
Hi! Does my knowledge of the English... 6,964 Views / 121 Replies  
Hi!


Does my knowledge of the English language fail me, or is this the opposite of what you meant to say?
Posted by Taipan, on Apr 22, 2006 at 05:45 PM, in Mac OS X
Hi! It might work with Passive FTP mode. You... 265 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi!

It might work with Passive FTP mode. You can activate it in Network Preferences in the Proxy tab or in the app itself.
Posted by Taipan, on Apr 22, 2006 at 11:25 AM, in Applications
Hi! I have experienced the same thing. Only... 745 Views / 13 Replies  
Hi!

I have experienced the same thing. Only Safari is affected. The connection seems to hang for about two minutes or so before everything reverts to normal operation. A ping to the site that's...
Posted by Taipan, on Apr 16, 2006 at 05:15 PM, in Mac OS X
1. NWN 2. Fallout 2 3. ? Everybody seems... 1,371 Views / 27 Replies  
1. NWN
2. Fallout 2
3. ?

Everybody seems to love Baldur's Gate 2, but after having played NWN the interface was too much of a step backwards for me to like it.
Posted by Taipan, on Mar 17, 2006 at 11:22 AM, in Gaming
Hi! Doesn't VNC allow to use a separate... 976 Views / 20 Replies  
Hi!

Doesn't VNC allow to use a separate session on the machine you connect to that runs independently from the user that's logged in locally on the machine itself?
Posted by Taipan, on Mar 4, 2006 at 04:44 PM, in Mac OS X
Hi! I recently copied a 4.2 GB file to a... 616 Views / 8 Replies  
Hi!

I recently copied a 4.2 GB file to a friends (Windows-) G5 iPod and was pretty disappointed that it took about half an hour (before it aborted because FAT can't handle more than 4GB, hehe)....
Posted by Taipan, on Feb 4, 2006 at 02:44 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Hi! They also mark the songs that are... 11,180 Views / 7 Replies  
Hi!

They also mark the songs that are synchronized to your iPod if you choose to sync only selected items.
Posted by Taipan, on Jan 25, 2006 at 09:56 AM, in Applications
Exclude playlists from Sync to iPod 298 Views / 0 Replies  
Hi!

Is it possible to exclude single playlists or songs from being synchronized to an iPod? I have only found the opposite way to sync only selected elements.
Posted by Taipan, on Jan 21, 2006 at 02:16 PM, in Applications
Wow, and even partly German, thanks!... 586 Views / 3 Replies  
Wow, and even partly German, thanks! Unfortunately, it doesn't solve my problem because
a) I still cannot control the volume of the aggregate device with the keyboard, which was the main reason why...
Posted by Taipan, on Jan 3, 2006 at 02:07 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
USB audio in and integrated audio out 586 Views / 3 Replies  
Hi!

I recently purchased an USB audio interface (Tascam US-122) and I would like to use its audio in, but keep using my PowerMac's integrated audio out. Unfortunately, this doesn't seem to wirk in...
Posted by Taipan, on Dec 31, 2005 at 05:55 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Controlling USB device output volume 415 Views / 0 Replies  
Hi!

Dumb question probably: I just bought a Tascam US-122 and at the moment I'm using it as the standard sound output device, but I'm a little disappointed that I can't use the keyboard to control...
Posted by Taipan, on Nov 11, 2005 at 09:52 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Hi! I'm not sure if this is the same thing... 13,353 Views / 243 Replies  
Hi!

I'm not sure if this is the same thing that you're experiencing, but I noticed that scrolling in Safari is pretty laggy while the page is still being loaded. Once it's completely loaded...
Posted by Taipan, on Nov 8, 2005 at 01:19 PM, in Mac OS X
Sorry, multiple post 13,353 Views / 243 Replies  
Sorry, multiple post
Posted by Taipan, on Nov 8, 2005 at 01:18 PM, in Mac OS X
Sorry, multiple post... 13,353 Views / 243 Replies  
Sorry, multiple post...
Posted by Taipan, on Nov 8, 2005 at 01:15 PM, in Mac OS X
Hi! Perhaps you should crate a dedicated... 2,782 Views / 47 Replies  
Hi!

Perhaps you should crate a dedicated pr0n user. AFAIK Spotlight won't search other than the active user's home folders (as it shouldn't).
Posted by Taipan, on Oct 28, 2005 at 01:18 PM, in Mac OS X
Hi! Would it be considered hijacking this... 686 Views / 12 Replies  
Hi!

Would it be considered hijacking this thread if I added some questions regarding sound interfaces?
First of all, is the iMic really crappy or is it just mine? And then I'd like to know if a...
Posted by Taipan, on Oct 25, 2005 at 12:44 PM, in Applications
Hi! I've plugged my guitar into my Powermac... 686 Views / 12 Replies  
Hi!

I've plugged my guitar into my Powermac G5's audio in, and though it has relatively high output it's just a bit too low. It's usable, but the signal-noise ration isn't really good. I haven't...
Posted by Taipan, on Oct 22, 2005 at 10:32 AM, in Applications
Hi! According to www.macgadget.de, there's... 610 Views / 4 Replies  
Hi!

According to www.macgadget.de, there's no water cooling in the new line.
Posted by Taipan, on Oct 21, 2005 at 08:31 AM, in Mac Desktops
Hi! According to www.macgadget.de, there's... 16,129 Views / 129 Replies  
Hi!

According to www.macgadget.de, there's no water cooling anymore in the line.
Posted by Taipan, on Oct 21, 2005 at 08:28 AM, in Mac Desktops
Hi! I remember having read something about... 5,025 Views / 126 Replies  
Hi!

I remember having read something about Microsoft dropping OpenGL support in Windows completely, but I'm not sure where. Might have been an article about Vista.
Posted by Taipan, on Oct 15, 2005 at 11:13 AM, in Gaming
Actually I believe that hard drives can be thrown... 1,464 Views / 38 Replies  
Actually I believe that hard drives can be thrown relatively far.
Posted by Taipan, on Oct 4, 2005 at 11:49 AM, in Mac OS X
Hi! For what it's worth, here are my... 654 Views / 7 Replies  
Hi!

For what it's worth, here are my results:


CPU A Die Temperature 68.2℃
CPU B Die Temperature 69.9℃
Drive Bay 28.0℃
Main Logic Board...
Posted by Taipan, on Oct 3, 2005 at 11:56 AM, in Mac Desktops
Hi! Of course I don't do backups, does... 1,464 Views / 38 Replies  
Hi!

Of course I don't do backups, does anyone? :)
So far I have never lost a hard drive, but then until about two years ago I have always used SCSI drives, which have a longer MTBF if I'm not...
Posted by Taipan, on Sep 26, 2005 at 01:26 PM, in Mac OS X
OS X RAID bootable? 1,464 Views / 38 Replies  
Hi!

I'm thinking about combining my two 250GB hard drives to a RAID 0 using OS X's built in software RAID feature, but I'm not sure whether it would be bootable. I can't find a clear answer to...
Posted by Taipan, on Sep 24, 2005 at 03:41 PM, in Mac OS X
Hi! I don't think the PowerMacs will make a... 9,409 Views / 148 Replies  
Hi!

I don't think the PowerMacs will make a big jump in CPU power with the next update, because that would mean that the jump towards the Intel machines would be smaller (regarding cpu power). I'd...
Posted by Taipan, on Sep 18, 2005 at 06:39 AM, in Mac Desktops
Hi! Launching of Safari can be sped up a lot... 741 Views / 15 Replies  
Hi!

Launching of Safari can be sped up a lot by emptying ~/Library/Icons, which contains the little icons displayed in front of the URL. I for one set the permissions to the folder in a way that...
Posted by Taipan, on Sep 15, 2005 at 12:46 PM, in Mac OS X
Hi! I think that's what the command "diff"... 590 Views / 9 Replies  
Hi!

I think that's what the command "diff" (in Terminal) is for. I don't know the exact syntax, though, but you can get an explanation by entering "man diff" in the Terminal.
Posted by Taipan, on Aug 22, 2005 at 11:57 AM, in Mac OS X
Hi! Maybe you are using too many silly... 805 Views / 14 Replies  
Hi!

Maybe you are using too many silly widgets?



OK, I apologize...
Posted by Taipan, on Aug 22, 2005 at 11:53 AM, in Mac OS X
Hi! I wonder if any Windows users would by... 3,961 Views / 49 Replies  
Hi!

I wonder if any Windows users would by such a card if they can get a Radeon 9800 Pro for little more than half the price.
Posted by Taipan, on Aug 10, 2005 at 09:34 AM, in Mac Desktops
That was my first thought, I'm just wondering if... 436 Views / 5 Replies  
That was my first thought, I'm just wondering if there's so many misconfigured servers out there. Then again, it doesn't happen 100% of the time. And since Windows probably gives a sh** about...
Posted by Taipan, on Aug 2, 2005 at 10:18 AM, in Mac OS X
rar.txt 436 Views / 5 Replies  
Hi!

Anyone got an explanation why Safari in Tiger renames .rar-archives I download to .rar.txt?
Posted by Taipan, on Aug 1, 2005 at 07:50 AM, in Mac OS X
Hm, I don't think that is what causes it for me.... 773 Views / 13 Replies  
Hm, I don't think that is what causes it for me. I always have a few windows minimized in the dock, so if it crashed unnoticed, I would notice the (formerly minimized) windows on the desktop...
Posted by Taipan, on Jul 29, 2005 at 07:46 AM, in Mac OS X
Cannot minimize 773 Views / 13 Replies  
Hi!

Occasionally I lose the ability to minimize windows in certain apps (I noticed it in Safari and Finder so far). The middle button doesn't turn yellow when I move the mouse over it and the menu...
Posted by Taipan, on Jul 27, 2005 at 01:16 PM, in Mac OS X
Hi! I think screenshot No.6 (third in the... 935 Views / 19 Replies  
Hi!

I think screenshot No.6 (third in the right column) is a good example of a bad use of transparency. It's even hard to tell how many windows there are on that picture.
Posted by Taipan, on Jul 27, 2005 at 01:13 PM, in Mac OS X
Hi! There's another distribution called... 494 Views / 14 Replies  
Hi!

There's another distribution called Yellow Dog Linux which many consider the best distribution for the Mac. I don't know if there's something like a live CD, though.
Posted by Taipan, on Jul 11, 2005 at 01:39 PM, in Applications
Hi! Just wanted to confirm that I get this... 1,411 Views / 11 Replies  
Hi!

Just wanted to confirm that I get this bug regularly in Safari. Can't make out a pattern, though...
Posted by Taipan, on Jul 9, 2005 at 01:34 PM, in Mac OS X
Hi! Did you add a fan? AFAIK the Mac version... 1,525 Views / 38 Replies  
Hi!

Did you add a fan? AFAIK the Mac version of the 9600XT has a lower clock than the PC one (which basically makes it rather a 9600 than a 9600XT), but it's also fanless, in contrast to most (if...
Posted by Taipan, on Jul 1, 2005 at 11:27 AM, in Mac Desktops
Hi! ...but sticking with the one that gives... 870 Views / 19 Replies  
Hi!

...but sticking with the one that gives you problems instead?
Posted by Taipan, on Jun 30, 2005 at 09:44 AM, in Mac OS X
Hi! This brings memories of the good old... 2,251 Views / 26 Replies  
Hi!

This brings memories of the good old Amiga to my mind...
Posted by Taipan, on Jun 10, 2005 at 12:49 PM, in Mac Desktops
To play DVDs region free or to work at all? 15,438 Views / 43 Replies  
To play DVDs region free or to work at all?
Posted by Taipan, on Jun 9, 2005 at 01:29 PM, in Mac Desktops
Hi! AFAIK the hack involving taping off two... 2,306 Views / 25 Replies  
Hi!

AFAIK the hack involving taping off two pins is supposed to make the card work in 4xAGP. Doesn't the Digital Audio line have 2xAGP?
Posted by Taipan, on Jun 5, 2005 at 09:43 AM, in Mac Desktops
For later reference, it seems that Cubase SX has... 310 Views / 1 Replies  
For later reference, it seems that Cubase SX has problems with my dual CPU. It works if I deactivate the second CPU with CHUD tools. I thought I had tested it right after I had gotten my dual CPU...
Posted by Taipan, on Jun 4, 2005 at 02:22 PM, in Applications
Hi! Hm, this gives me a finder window in... 1,231 Views / 45 Replies  
Hi!

Hm, this gives me a finder window in pure white. I'd say this IS a bug.
Posted by Taipan, on Jun 3, 2005 at 06:14 PM, in Mac OS X
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