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Oddly, Fedora Core 2 won't even install, it... 2,036 Views / 27 Replies  
Oddly, Fedora Core 2 won't even install, it seems. I had already downloaded most of its 4GB install DVD iso image, so I finished the download and tried it. It gets past the initial install screens,...
Posted by DarylF2, on Oct 5, 2004 at 01:00 PM, in Applications
Really? What fairly easy-to-use and fairly... 2,036 Views / 27 Replies  
Really? What fairly easy-to-use and fairly easy-to-install Linux do you recommend?
Posted by DarylF2, on Oct 4, 2004 at 05:31 PM, in Applications
Do you happen to have an old version (v1.1 or... 50,226 Views / 761 Replies  
Do you happen to have an old version (v1.1 or earlier) of the "Hardware Monitor" shareware application installed? These versions could trigger a bug in the fan drivers on some G5s, causing a kernel...
Posted by DarylF2, on Oct 4, 2004 at 03:46 PM, in Mac Desktops
I think any OS other than those shipped with VPC7... 2,036 Views / 27 Replies  
I think any OS other than those shipped with VPC7 (only WinXP Home and Pro, probably) will show up as unsupported, but that doesn't seem to affect anything. Win2K works perfectly, as did Knoppix...
Posted by DarylF2, on Oct 4, 2004 at 03:34 PM, in Applications
I received my copy (as part of the Office 2004... 2,036 Views / 27 Replies  
I received my copy (as part of the Office 2004 Pro Upgrade I bought from Amazon.com) on Saturday. It installed smoothly and the included Windows XP Pro installation works very well. I upgraded my old...
Posted by DarylF2, on Oct 4, 2004 at 10:42 AM, in Applications
Mine says "Computer assembed in China. Other... 50,226 Views / 761 Replies  
Mine says "Computer assembed in China. Other items as marked thereon.", but there were no other items.
Posted by DarylF2, on Sep 15, 2004 at 10:56 AM, in Mac Desktops
Aside from the delays in actually getting the... 1,144 Views / 9 Replies  
Aside from the delays in actually getting the system from Apple, I have no complaints.

My Dual 2.5GHz G5 is FAST, quiet, and stable. I am extremely pleased with it, and I think it was *WELL* worth...
Posted by DarylF2, on Sep 11, 2004 at 06:58 PM, in Mac Desktops
Sticky: In no particular order: DragThing... 215,779 Views / 557 Replies  
In no particular order:

DragThing (application launcher; shareware)
Konfabulator (Java-based desk accessories; shareware)
AquaMon (system monitor; freeware)
Hardware Monitor (hardware...
Posted by DarylF2, on Sep 11, 2004 at 06:54 PM, in Applications
Hmmm... I do NOT see/hear this behavior with my... 8,469 Views / 50 Replies  
Hmmm... I do NOT see/hear this behavior with my Dual 2.5 GHz G5, even though I've added an addition 1.0GB RAM (2.0GB total) and a second HDD (300GB Maxtor 7200RPM). I've call Apple and see if they...
Posted by DarylF2, on Sep 1, 2004 at 11:20 AM, in Mac Desktops
My 2.5GHz G5 In Problem Free! 8,469 Views / 50 Replies  
I have a Dual 2.5GHz G5 and haven't experienced any of those problems (neither the "ripple effect" nor the "fan revving" nor the "constant fan" issue). My system is pretty much silent unless I'm...
Posted by DarylF2, on Aug 26, 2004 at 06:51 PM, in Mac Desktops
My brand-new Dual 2.5 GHz G5 is nearly quiet. It... 1,932 Views / 35 Replies  
My brand-new Dual 2.5 GHz G5 is nearly quiet. It does rev up a bit when doing very CPU-intensive tasks (like creating a 4GB StuffIt archive), but is still very quite.

At its loudest, the Dual 2.5...
Posted by DarylF2, on Aug 18, 2004 at 05:55 PM, in Mac Desktops
I asked my supervisor for 3-4 days off "whenever... 50,226 Views / 761 Replies  
I asked my supervisor for 3-4 days off "whenever my new Mac arrives", and he said "Sure!". So I took off at noon today and don't go back to work until Thursday next week! I have plenty of time to...
Posted by DarylF2, on Aug 13, 2004 at 01:15 AM, in Mac Desktops
Mine arrived a little after noon (about an hour... 50,226 Views / 761 Replies  
Mine arrived a little after noon (about an hour ago). I was cleaning my gutters at the time, in preparation for heavy rains and storms forcast for the next few days here. So, I missed pictures of the...
Posted by DarylF2, on Aug 12, 2004 at 01:18 PM, in Mac Desktops
My 2.5 GHz G5 is now in Anchorage, Alaska! It... 50,226 Views / 761 Replies  
My 2.5 GHz G5 is now in Anchorage, Alaska! It looks like its probably on schedule for delivery on 8/13!!
Posted by DarylF2, on Aug 11, 2004 at 11:49 PM, in Mac Desktops
I haven't received an e-mail from Apple, but... 50,226 Views / 761 Replies  
I haven't received an e-mail from Apple, but their web site now shows that my 2.5 GHz G5 has SHIPPED, and I have a tracking number (which, unfortunately, is not yet in FedEx's system).

So, it does...
Posted by DarylF2, on Aug 10, 2004 at 08:47 AM, in Mac Desktops
Not necessarily. For a LONG time, my system was... 50,226 Views / 761 Replies  
Not necessarily. For a LONG time, my system was showing up as you said, with just a generic "2.5DPG5 CTO" until I pressed the "Details" button. But it changed today to show...
Posted by DarylF2, on Aug 9, 2004 at 03:31 PM, in Mac Desktops
I ordered mine at 6:36AM PST on June 9, 2004, and... 2,583 Views / 22 Replies  
I ordered mine at 6:36AM PST on June 9, 2004, and my estimated ship date is still "On or before 08/20/2004"...

I ordered a dual 2.5 GHz G5 with 1.0GB (2 x 512MB) RAM, 250GB HDD, Radeon 9800XT, and...
Posted by DarylF2, on Aug 6, 2004 at 07:08 PM, in Mac Desktops
I was pushed back to 8/20 as well. I placed my... 50,226 Views / 761 Replies  
I was pushed back to 8/20 as well. I placed my order on 06/09/2004 at 06:36 AM PST...

Configuration:
Dual 2.5 GHz G5
1.0 GB RAM (2x512)
250 GB HDD
ATI Radeon 9800 XT
Bluetooth module
Posted by DarylF2, on Jul 29, 2004 at 07:44 PM, in Mac Desktops
I noticed the exact same this this morning,... 50,226 Views / 761 Replies  
I noticed the exact same this this morning, blakespot. I'm glad that I am not the only one seeing this...
Posted by DarylF2, on Jun 17, 2004 at 12:38 PM, in Mac Desktops
Mine is back to "On or before 07/30/2004". My... 50,226 Views / 761 Replies  
Mine is back to "On or before 07/30/2004". My card has not only not been charged, but I'm not even seeing the ~$3,800 authorization amount now (it was showing as of late last week). My order at the...
Posted by DarylF2, on Jun 15, 2004 at 10:19 AM, in Mac Desktops
Annoyingly, my ship date is back to "On or before... 50,226 Views / 761 Replies  
Annoyingly, my ship date is back to "On or before 08/02/2004" (yes, I check several times a day...).

Why do I feel like Apple is just teasing me?
Posted by DarylF2, on Jun 14, 2004 at 11:50 PM, in Mac Desktops
I really want my new G5. My dual 1.0 GHz G4 isn't... 50,226 Views / 761 Replies  
I really want my new G5. My dual 1.0 GHz G4 isn't cutting it for several of my latest game purchases (mainly Unreal Tournament 2004 and Command & Conquer: Generals)...
Posted by DarylF2, on Jun 14, 2004 at 11:14 PM, in Mac Desktops
Interestingly, today my ship date changed from... 50,226 Views / 761 Replies  
Interestingly, today my ship date changed from "On or before 08/02/2004" (which it has been since ordering the system on 06/09/2004) to "On or before 07/30/2004".

Does this mean it will actually...
Posted by DarylF2, on Jun 14, 2004 at 04:45 PM, in Mac Desktops
I ordered a Dual 2.5 GHz G5 with 1.0 GB RAM (2 x... 50,226 Views / 761 Replies  
I ordered a Dual 2.5 GHz G5 with 1.0 GB RAM (2 x 512), one 250 GB HDD, Radeon 9800 XT, and Bluetooth module. The system was otherwise stock (8x SuperDrive, etc.).

I placed the order around 9:30 -...
Posted by DarylF2, on Jun 13, 2004 at 11:45 PM, in Mac Desktops
WHy are you guys even arguing with this nitwit?... 3,747 Views / 69 Replies  
WHy are you guys even arguing with this nitwit? He is obviously just trying to get on your nerves. Sheesh. Just ignore him...
Posted by DarylF2, on Jun 2, 2004 at 12:23 PM, in Mac Desktops
The new eMacs are advertised with the new 8x... 1,309 Views / 14 Replies  
The new eMacs are advertised with the new 8x SuperDrive. In fact, (as far as I know) they are the only Macs Apple advertises as coming with the faster SuperDrive, oddly...
Posted by DarylF2, on May 17, 2004 at 04:50 PM, in Mac Desktops
I've only had one kernel panic (KP) in 10.3.3,... 624 Views / 10 Replies  
I've only had one kernel panic (KP) in 10.3.3, and that was when Retrospect 5.1 tried to access my SCSI tape drive. Retrospect 5.1 is incompatible with 10.3, though, so I blame that on Retrospect...
Posted by DarylF2, on May 14, 2004 at 10:38 AM, in macOS
Ack! I've only heard TERRIBLE things about those... 926 Views / 4 Replies  
Ack! I've only heard TERRIBLE things about those SCSI→Firewire adapters... I haven't used one myself though. Have you used one with positive results?

I recently bought an Adaptec PowerDomain 29160...
Posted by DarylF2, on Apr 30, 2004 at 03:26 PM, in Mac Desktops
I was having Mail.app crashed whenever I marked a... 923 Views / 10 Replies  
I was having Mail.app crashed whenever I marked a message as Junk or Not Junk. I quit Mail.app and trashed the ~/Library/Mail/LSMMap2 file (which is recreated the next time you run Mail.app).

I...
Posted by DarylF2, on Jan 28, 2004 at 07:39 PM, in Applications
I actually have the same issue, only I'm not... 626 Views / 3 Replies  
I actually have the same issue, only I'm not certain my media is 2x certified. I'm fairly certain it is, but cannot remember for sure... I have a dual 1.0 GHz MDD G4 running 10.3.2 and using Toast Ti...
Posted by DarylF2, on Jan 24, 2004 at 11:31 PM, in Mac Desktops
Poll: I'm kind of an interesting case (or at least I... 1,010 Views / 34 Replies  
I'm kind of an interesting case (or at least I think so...). :)

I was a Mac-only user until 1997 or so. My first computer was an Apple //c (circa 1985?), and my first Mac was a Mac II in 1987. I...
Posted by DarylF2, on Jan 24, 2004 at 12:10 AM, in macOS
Are you certain that your blank DVD-R media is... 626 Views / 3 Replies  
Are you certain that your blank DVD-R media is certified 2x (or faster)?
Posted by DarylF2, on Jan 23, 2004 at 07:58 PM, in Mac Desktops
I do this all the time. From the Mac, I use the... 2,739 Views / 45 Replies  
I do this all the time. From the Mac, I use the following AppleScript (for ease of use):

Of course, replace USER with your PC login name, SMB_MACHINE_NAME with your Windows Networking (SMB)...
Posted by DarylF2, on Jan 21, 2004 at 02:19 PM, in macOS
I use Mac OS 9 and NAV 6 on my 8600/300 (128MB... 514 Views / 7 Replies  
I use Mac OS 9 and NAV 6 on my 8600/300 (128MB RAM with 256MB VM on) with no problems. I also have Norton Utilities 5 installed. Both NAV and NUM were installed with the "Easy Install" option and all...
Posted by DarylF2, on Nov 13, 1999 at 03:40 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
 
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