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The Macbook's slimness does make a significant... 713 Views / 6 Replies  
The Macbook's slimness does make a significant difference for me in portability, as well as the weight reduction. I also appreciate the clean design with the reduced number of ports, although I would...
Posted by 2far, on Apr 18, 2016 at 04:18 AM, in Mac News
Especially when a Playstation 3 is about the same... 3,555 Views / 9 Replies  
Especially when a Playstation 3 is about the same price ...
Posted by 2far, on Jan 6, 2007 at 03:51 AM, in Mac Desktops
Convert FAT32 to NTFS (google it) and use... 13,682 Views / 51 Replies  
Convert FAT32 to NTFS (google it) and use Parallels to write to the NTFS partition.
Posted by 2far, on Dec 2, 2006 at 01:41 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Hey!! Don't insult the trusty old Palm, those... 2,618 Views / 39 Replies  
Hey!! Don't insult the trusty old Palm, those were 160x160 screens! That's 30 % more!
Posted by 2far, on Apr 2, 2004 at 05:19 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Re: I Got My New 15" Powerbook! (Pictures) 22,031 Views / 120 Replies  
No go.
Posted by 2far, on Sep 16, 2003 at 03:50 PM, in Mac Notebooks
And also USB2, I suppose? Which is probably the... 3,138 Views / 48 Replies  
And also USB2, I suppose? Which is probably the reason for the special cable - one connector for all cables. I disagree with this decision, of course.
Posted by 2far, on Apr 28, 2003 at 04:45 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Re: Chroot FTP access / Virtual FTP users 1,003 Views / 7 Replies  
a) use sftp (you can disable ftp)

b) install proftpd

c) up to 10.1.5 ftpchroot used to work, apparently Apple has changed it
Posted by 2far, on Apr 22, 2003 at 03:17 PM, in macOS
Get a Nvidia Gforce 2MX, that's supposed to work... 1,683 Views / 21 Replies  
Get a Nvidia Gforce 2MX, that's supposed to work and doesn't have a fan.
Posted by 2far, on Apr 9, 2003 at 02:30 PM, in Mac Desktops
It might be a problem with dangling CNAME records... 1,092 Views / 23 Replies  
It might be a problem with dangling CNAME records from Akamai (Yahoo and Apple are examples for that). This is information from Menandmice (makers of QuickDNS) - they are investigating the problem.
...
Posted by 2far, on Apr 9, 2003 at 02:27 PM, in macOS
That may be the reason (altho from what I... 707 Views / 10 Replies  
That may be the reason (altho from what I understand it should work in either directory - anyway, the manual says to put it in the other one).

Try moving it to the /Library/Internet Plugins in the...
Posted by 2far, on Apr 4, 2003 at 12:29 PM, in Applications
Re: Thanks but 707 Views / 10 Replies  
Did you put it in /Library/Internet Plug-Ins or ~/Library/Internet Plug-Ins (in your home directory)?

The manual says to put it in the one in the root of your hard disk (in the finder window,...
Posted by 2far, on Apr 4, 2003 at 12:04 PM, in Applications
Re: Simple Safari Question 707 Views / 10 Replies  
Good question, simple answer:

http://www.schubert-it.com/pluginpdf/

It's great!
Posted by 2far, on Apr 4, 2003 at 10:39 AM, in Applications
Thanks for the hint, but I have had no success so... 492 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks for the hint, but I have had no success so far to make files transferred to the server readable for everyone by default.

I tried transferring to a folder within the user's folder where...
Posted by 2far, on Apr 4, 2003 at 09:41 AM, in macOS
New Apple FTP server (lukemftpd)? 622 Views / 0 Replies  
It seems Apple is using a new FTP server (lukemftpd) as compared to 10.1.x. There are some good changes (forget ftpchroot) and others I'd like to overcome:

When logging in as a normal ftp user...
Posted by 2far, on Apr 4, 2003 at 04:50 AM, in Applications
Poll: Re: HD space... 749 Views / 15 Replies  
There's a 60 GB drive in my 12" PB, and I intend to leave around 30 GB free for DVD projects, which take up about that amount of space.

On a related note, once again I'd like to express my...
Posted by 2far, on Apr 4, 2003 at 04:44 AM, in macOS
FTP permissions (10.2.x lukemftpd) 492 Views / 4 Replies  
It seems Apple is using a new FTP server (lukemftpd) as compared to 10.1.x. There are some good changes (forget ftpchroot) and others I'd like to overcome:

When logging in as a normal ftp user...
Posted by 2far, on Apr 4, 2003 at 03:50 AM, in macOS
Re: 12" AlBook Graphics card issues 917 Views / 6 Replies  
I can remember something with the color resolution not being able to go less than 256 colors (i.e. not b/w). Depending on the app it may want to change to an unsupported resolution.

This...
Posted by 2far, on Feb 28, 2003 at 11:14 AM, in Mac Notebooks
sfbags.com (http://sfbags.com/) has excellent... 674 Views / 3 Replies  
sfbags.com (http://sfbags.com/) has excellent vertical sleevecases, have a look. And an exceptionally good customer service as well. I'm a regular there.

But in this case I got this one...
Posted by 2far, on Feb 25, 2003 at 06:39 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: 12" and external apple studio disply any way to connect? 838 Views / 14 Replies  
The one-box-solution is the VGA to ADC Conversion Box (http://www.gefen.com/kvm/product.jsp?prod_id=1301) by Gefen.

Let me know if your DVI to ADC (from Apple?) worked with the VGA to DVI.
Posted by 2far, on Feb 24, 2003 at 02:09 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Re: Re: Protection for 12" PowerBook? 595 Views / 5 Replies  
While I inadvertently remembered BookEndz (http://www.bookendzdocks.com/bookendz/ibook.htm) I thought I could just as well look it up ... it seems they are preparing a dock for the 12" PB...
Posted by 2far, on Feb 23, 2003 at 01:23 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Re: Protection for 12" PowerBook? 595 Views / 5 Replies  
And it won't fit either, the ports on the 12" PB are closer together.

What I'm looking for, is a dock for the 12" PB, like bookendz used to make for the older PBs.
Posted by 2far, on Feb 23, 2003 at 01:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thinking of it, my Rev. A iBook did have a creaky... 5,880 Views / 56 Replies  
Thinking of it, my Rev. A iBook did have a creaky hinge, but otherwise no problems. I was not aware of the backlight problem. But it wouldn't have helped to wait, since they did not fix it in later...
Posted by 2far, on Feb 19, 2003 at 09:57 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Actually, only ATA-133 is guaranteed to see... 1,792 Views / 43 Replies  
Actually, only ATA-133 is guaranteed to see >128GB, AFAIK. ATA-100 does it with newer generation LBAs. Older ATA-100 and ATA-66 see only up to 128GB.
Posted by 2far, on Feb 19, 2003 at 07:23 AM, in Mac Desktops
Actually the larger drives do not necessarily... 727 Views / 5 Replies  
Actually the larger drives do not necessarily produce more heat (the WDxxxxBB/JB are known to run quite cool, cooler than my DiamondMax 120GB anyway - which still runs all day with zero problems in...
Posted by 2far, on Feb 19, 2003 at 05:15 AM, in Mac Desktops
Escher: I see. Was that a widespread problem? But... 5,880 Views / 56 Replies  
Escher: I see. Was that a widespread problem? But I also have to mention, that I'm generally lucky with these things. I can't remember anything like that happening to me. And for this reason I also...
Posted by 2far, on Feb 18, 2003 at 07:16 PM, in Mac Notebooks
200 GB hard disk in Cube? 727 Views / 5 Replies  
Is it possible with partitioning? I searched the forums and didn't find anything - I know there were threads about this.

Can I have 2 100GB partitions? I know the Cube does not support >128GB, I...
Posted by 2far, on Feb 18, 2003 at 05:32 PM, in Mac Desktops
Escher, I thought you'd jump on the 12" PB ...... 5,880 Views / 56 Replies  
Escher, I thought you'd jump on the 12" PB ... but I considered the same thing. Until I realized that there's not much to be afraid of: rev. A iBook was ok, and also the iBook seems to be the...
Posted by 2far, on Feb 18, 2003 at 11:26 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Right. Noise is a no-no for me (you guessed it -... 1,034 Views / 7 Replies  
Right. Noise is a no-no for me (you guessed it - I'm still stuck with a Cube, 12" PB on order).
Posted by 2far, on Feb 2, 2003 at 01:44 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Of course there are such tools. See e.g.... 1,135 Views / 7 Replies  
Of course there are such tools. See e.g. http://www.neon.com/LANsurveyor.html, there is a demo version (search Version Tracker for other apps).
Posted by 2far, on Feb 1, 2003 at 09:01 AM, in Networking
Re: Error 95 when Trying To Mount Image, No cd mount either 621 Views / 3 Replies  
Exact same problem here ... further observations: sometimes after a reboot, any disk images work, other times there's the error -95 (for any disk image).

There might be some Finder...
Posted by 2far, on Jan 2, 2003 at 06:37 AM, in Mac Desktops
A more convenient way of running DVD Player app... 5,052 Views / 67 Replies  
A more convenient way of running DVD Player app with root permissions is to use Rooter http://macmagna.free.fr/, then you don't have to log out.
Posted by 2far, on Dec 27, 2002 at 09:01 AM, in macOS
I don't know if anybody mentioned it already, but... 1,852 Views / 54 Replies  
I don't know if anybody mentioned it already, but the killer feat of the cube is it's silence.

Design is very nice and everything, but I can't stand loud computers anymore.

I equipped it with a...
Posted by 2far, on Dec 26, 2002 at 08:00 AM, in Mac Desktops
Bug: where to report? 725 Views / 10 Replies  
We now have 10.2.3, and it's still not fixed.

Does anyone know where to submit bug reports?
Posted by 2far, on Dec 26, 2002 at 07:51 AM, in macOS
I hope so ... because *I* didn't report the bug... 725 Views / 10 Replies  
I hope so ... because *I* didn't report the bug ...
Posted by 2far, on Oct 17, 2002 at 07:02 PM, in macOS
Internet sharing: bug? 725 Views / 10 Replies  
I set it in the Preferences/Sharing/Internet ('Start'), I can log out and in alright, but after restart I have to start Internet Sharing manually again.

I use it for Airport/Software Basestation....
Posted by 2far, on Oct 16, 2002 at 05:08 PM, in macOS
10.2 installer does not see HD? 335 Views / 0 Replies  
On a Cube with Mac OS 9.2.2 and 10.1.5 and some other Partitions (in this order) I want to upgrade to 10.2, but the installer does not see the internal HD.

I checked the HD with the Disk Utility...
Posted by 2far, on Oct 16, 2002 at 03:02 PM, in macOS
More interesting for me is: does the 800 MHz card... 564 Views / 10 Replies  
More interesting for me is: does the 800 MHz card have a fan? If not, then my choice is clear (unless the 1 GHz also doesn't have one, but I'm sure it does). I want to keep my Cube virtually...
Posted by 2far, on Jul 13, 2002 at 02:18 PM, in Mac Desktops
you should probably use a tool like BackupBuddy... 384 Views / 3 Replies  
you should probably use a tool like BackupBuddy to get all information out of your old PDA and into the new one. Check <a href="http://www.palmgear.com/" target="_blank">http://www.palmgear.com/</a>
Posted by 2far, on Jul 8, 2002 at 11:53 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Let's all hope it really is a 1U chassis ... I'm... 568 Views / 36 Replies  
Let's all hope it really is a 1U chassis ... I'm not too sure about that.
Posted by 2far, on May 8, 2002 at 05:30 PM, in Mac Desktops
Let's all hope it really is a 1U chassis ... I'm... 243 Views / 36 Replies  
Let's all hope it really is a 1U chassis ... I'm not too sure about that.
Posted by 2far, on May 8, 2002 at 05:30 PM, in macOS
When I got my first Cube, I left it on for two... 482 Views / 10 Replies  
When I got my first Cube, I left it on for two weeks in summer while on vacation (no a/c, windows closed, temps up to 28 degrees C), as a webcam with motion detection. No problem.

I don't think...
Posted by 2far, on May 7, 2002 at 01:31 PM, in Mac Desktops
You're letting yourself be sucked too easily.... 671 Views / 28 Replies  
You're letting yourself be sucked too easily. This is a great machine, even without the IR port. In fact, it's the only near-silent G4 now that connects to my Cinema Display (long live the Cube). Add...
Posted by 2far, on Apr 29, 2002 at 02:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hi Christian Sorry, I inadvertently deleted... 2,458 Views / 114 Replies  
Hi Christian

Sorry, I inadvertently deleted your message on maccn, so I don't have your email address.

LIFTO is a desk lamp design classic by swiss lamp maker Belux ().

It fits my needs...
Posted by 2far, on Feb 23, 2002 at 11:56 AM, in Mac Desktops
If you want it like that, you actually need a DVD... 544 Views / 20 Replies  
If you want it like that, you actually need a DVD recorder. Additionally, you get a timer and tuner for TV recording. I've got the Philips DVDR-1000, which also has a Firewire input to connect your...
Posted by 2far, on Feb 9, 2002 at 11:48 AM, in Mac Desktops
Why don't you use a Y splitter for the hard drive... 748 Views / 5 Replies  
Why don't you use a Y splitter for the hard drive power (12 and 5V are there)? I even think, that's what the article suggested, if I remember correctly.
Posted by 2far, on Feb 6, 2002 at 11:06 PM, in Mac Desktops
1) I have a 120GB Maxtor drive in my Cube, no... 611 Views / 15 Replies  
1) I have a 120GB Maxtor drive in my Cube, no problem whatsoever.

2) The limit for ATA standards up to 100 (ATA33, ATA66, ATA100) is 128GB. So if you buy the 160GB drive, be aware that only 128GB...
Posted by 2far, on Feb 6, 2002 at 11:04 PM, in Mac Desktops
I'm afraid I can't tell you that (I don't know).... 2,458 Views / 114 Replies  
I'm afraid I can't tell you that (I don't know). Also, I didn't find anything written on it. Sorry ...
Posted by 2far, on Jan 27, 2002 at 05:05 PM, in Mac Desktops
I'm with you ... let's see what Tuesday brings... 2,458 Views / 114 Replies  
I'm with you ... let's see what Tuesday brings us. I don't expect a replacement for the cube, and so I also won't be disappointed. Working a noisy G4 Tower is out of a question.



How true. I...
Posted by 2far, on Jan 20, 2002 at 05:57 PM, in Mac Desktops
Hi Joe, I like the setup on that table, nice and... 2,458 Views / 114 Replies  
Hi Joe, I like the setup on that table, nice and clean! (and especially the Bender sticker on the back of the G4 ;) )

2far

[ 01-20-2002: Message edited by: 2far ]
Posted by 2far, on Jan 20, 2002 at 02:05 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks, Hornet! I guess, I have a neat-freak... 2,458 Views / 114 Replies  
Thanks, Hornet! I guess, I have a neat-freak potential ;)

And if Apple doesn't release near-silent Pro Macs, the Cube's going to stay ... probably with the addidion of a Dual Sonnet G4 card....
Posted by 2far, on Jan 12, 2002 at 03:16 AM, in Mac Desktops
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