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Yes yes... I was really afraid to open the... 1,080 Views / 6 Replies  
Yes yes...

I was really afraid to open the Mac Mini to make it myself (I am not a newbie on hardware, at least on the PC World and older Macs), and the way you need to go to open this little guy...
Posted by Cospefogo, on Mar 3, 2010 at 03:03 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks guys for your feedback. Really thanks! ... 1,080 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanks guys for your feedback.
Really thanks!

C.
Posted by Cospefogo, on Mar 3, 2010 at 01:24 PM, in Mac Desktops
Oh, really? I did not know that. At the... 492 Views / 2 Replies  
Oh, really?
I did not know that.

At the moment I am writing from my G5 PPC iMac (because
of course - the Mac mini is dead on the other table). So it will
be simplier as I thought. On my...
Posted by Cospefogo, on Mar 3, 2010 at 07:32 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Boot Camp Newbie... Where do I start? 492 Views / 2 Replies  
Gentlemen,

Since I had a strange problem with my Mac Mini and decided to install a new HD - bigger of course - I think now I can use the advantages of Boot Camp. But I own only the classic Leopard...
Posted by Cospefogo, on Mar 3, 2010 at 07:04 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Mac Mini Intel HD becomes 'unformatted' by itself! 2 times! 1,080 Views / 6 Replies  
Gentlemen,

Few days ago my wife was browsing the internet and she resolved to clean the desk/table under her Mac Mini. After (maybe during) doing so the OS X completely frozen. We supposed it was...
Posted by Cospefogo, on Mar 3, 2010 at 06:24 AM, in Mac Desktops
Oh my... Ha ha. Do you believe that it has... 576 Views / 4 Replies  
Oh my...
Ha ha.

Do you believe that it has not passed through my mind the online uploading websites we have nowadays? Maybe because I don't use them, I did not even think about this solution.
...
Posted by Cospefogo, on Feb 10, 2010 at 07:35 AM, in Applications
[Help] Rescuing a media file from a old-old-Mac 576 Views / 4 Replies  
Hello Gentlemen (and eventual ladies)!

This is the situation. A relative of mine has a very old Mac, I don't know the exact model but I know he its has installed Mac OS8, maybe Mac OS9 (But I need...
Posted by Cospefogo, on Feb 10, 2010 at 04:22 AM, in Applications
One thing I did notice is: When you connect... 1,576 Views / 4 Replies  
One thing I did notice is:

When you connect to a remote share using SMB instead of AFP you will not get the icon preview.
Just try SMB://x.x.x.x instead of AFP://x.x.x.x

Cheers,
Cospefogo.
Posted by Cospefogo, on Mar 2, 2009 at 04:49 AM, in Mac OS X
Kernel panics using AFP... Solution? Let's go with SMB! (Advices?) 256 Views / 0 Replies  
Gentlemen,

Recently I did get some bad kernel panics while playing music on Cog through AFP (the files are in other Mac computer).
First, I did think it was related to Cog, since I am able to...
Posted by Cospefogo, on Feb 13, 2009 at 04:11 PM, in Mac OS X
Kernel panics while playing MP3 on Cog through AFP share 187 Views / 1 Replies  
Gentlemen,

I have two Macs and one of them (a Mac Mini) has a 500GB USB HDD connected to it.
Everything works flawlessly when I browse, play or do anything in the HDD using the
Mac Mini (the HDD...
Posted by Cospefogo, on Jan 5, 2009 at 11:11 AM, in Mac OS X
Nice topic... My turn: I have 2 Macs and a... 274 Views / 3 Replies  
Nice topic...
My turn:

I have 2 Macs and a external 500GB HDD plugged to one of them.
Sometimes I also connect my Xbox 1 (through SMB) to this HDD using the Mac
who has the drive plugged to it...
Posted by Cospefogo, on Jan 5, 2009 at 10:45 AM, in Mac OS X
I tried to use spaces... But I didn't see any... 1,182 Views / 39 Replies  
I tried to use spaces...
But I didn't see any advantages on it.

My first thought about Spaces (before buying my iMac) was that I
could be able to have different desktops for each "space", I...
Posted by Cospefogo, on Dec 7, 2008 at 05:30 PM, in Mac OS X
How to refresh a SMB:// folder? (Just like the old F5 in Windows...) 3,000 Views / 2 Replies  
Hey guys...

Or I am a complete noob on Mac OS matters or this really does not exist:
How to REFRESH a samba shared folder?

I mean - I use a LOT to connect to a old PC and mess with files...
Posted by Cospefogo, on Dec 7, 2008 at 05:23 PM, in Mac OS X
Ha ha ha... Just found a absurdly simple... 1,243 Views / 2 Replies  
Ha ha ha...
Just found a absurdly simple solution:

STUFFIT DROPSTUFF!

I just needed to change the ZIP options to better fit my needs
and drag many directories together to the program.
It...
Posted by Cospefogo, on Dec 1, 2008 at 06:05 AM, in Applications
Help on automator: Batch compress (ZIP) and rename to .CBZ 1,243 Views / 2 Replies  
Gentlemen,

I know nothing about automator, and before start studying the whole
thing I wonder - Is that possible to do the following?

I have *many* directories like this way:

001 - Title of...
Posted by Cospefogo, on Nov 30, 2008 at 04:37 PM, in Applications
Oh my... How silly I am! I used to "use"... 3,503 Views / 4 Replies  
Oh my...
How silly I am!

I used to "use" this several times when needed to check japanese radicals
for my language studies! How can I forget the thing?
Thanks, thanks!!!

C.
Posted by Cospefogo, on Nov 20, 2008 at 08:43 AM, in Applications
Thanks Big Mac! I will try the widget. At... 3,503 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks Big Mac!
I will try the widget.

At the moment I found a temporary solution:
1 - I did print the complete Apple Symbols repertoire to a PDF (around 10 pages of glyphs!!!!)
2 - I open the...
Posted by Cospefogo, on Nov 20, 2008 at 08:40 AM, in Applications
How to "copy" a character from inside the repertoire of Font Book? 3,503 Views / 4 Replies  
Gentlemen,

I am stuck on a problem.
From time to time I need to write some not common characters on my projects.
One of the most nice font to deal with is the "Apple Symbols", however, when I...
Posted by Cospefogo, on Nov 20, 2008 at 07:54 AM, in Applications
Ok CharlesS! Thank you for your info. I... 4,476 Views / 10 Replies  
Ok CharlesS!
Thank you for your info.

I was browsing again the Apple website - this time the Portuguese language one - and found out about
the problem again. In this particular Brazilian page my...
Posted by Cospefogo, on May 17, 2008 at 06:01 AM, in Mac Desktops
Oh guys... I think I am fried. My iMac... 4,476 Views / 10 Replies  
Oh guys...
I think I am fried.

My iMac turned off three times in a row few minutes ago.
It's a problem to go after a recall or even a Apple authorized store because:
- I did buy this machine...
Posted by Cospefogo, on May 14, 2008 at 10:06 PM, in Mac Desktops
Hey guys! I had the same happening here two... 8,810 Views / 12 Replies  
Hey guys!

I had the same happening here two times already with my iMac PPC 20''.
Oh no... I am really worried now.

My story:...
Posted by Cospefogo, on May 14, 2008 at 04:04 PM, in Mac Desktops
iMac PPC 20''randomly turns off - Automatically! (Aka: Is my iMac dying?) 4,476 Views / 10 Replies  
Gentlemen,

I have a iMac G5 20'' PPC, 2Ghz with 1.5GB of RAM.
Mac OS X 10.4.11.

Suddenly, few days ago, I was in the middle of a DVD burning while
working on Photoshop CS3 when my iMac simply...
Posted by Cospefogo, on May 14, 2008 at 04:00 PM, in Mac Desktops
Up up up up! Alas! Finally found someone who... 368 Views / 6 Replies  
Up up up up!
Alas! Finally found someone who just think the same as me!
I really really hate this new contextual menu behavior.
That "More" option is annoying for me.

It could be wonderful to...
Posted by Cospefogo, on Feb 23, 2008 at 05:06 AM, in Mac OS X
Whoa, I never liked iTunes. I just want to... 2,138 Views / 13 Replies  
Whoa,

I never liked iTunes. I just want to play music, with no need of build a playlist for each of my albums all the time.
For those who think the same, try "Cog" (Cog - News (http://cogx.org))....
Posted by Cospefogo, on Feb 15, 2008 at 10:09 AM, in Applications
Nice tip! I will try. But I still wonder -... 545 Views / 3 Replies  
Nice tip!
I will try.

But I still wonder - how to change the icon for a entire particular extension?
Maybe by replacing a .ICNS file inside some deeper resource file in the system?

Regards,...
Posted by Cospefogo, on Feb 4, 2008 at 07:06 PM, in GUI Customization
How to change all icons for a particular extension - and not for a single file itself 545 Views / 3 Replies  
Comrades,

I would like to change the icon of all files of a paticular extension but there is not such an option anywhere. We I can do is to just set the icon for a single file itself and not for...
Posted by Cospefogo, on Feb 4, 2008 at 07:59 AM, in GUI Customization
Just got a Mac Mini 1.83Ghz Core Duo 2 with 1Gb... 41,173 Views / 363 Replies  
Just got a Mac Mini 1.83Ghz Core Duo 2 with 1Gb of RAM.
Leopard pre-installed on it. (Damn it, it was supposed to come with 10.4 on it, accordingly to the online
store adverts, and I did buy...
Posted by Cospefogo, on Feb 4, 2008 at 03:21 AM, in Mac OS X
Dear Timmerk, Yes, it was a TYPO! (c: ... 3,073 Views / 4 Replies  
Dear Timmerk,
Yes, it was a TYPO!
(c:

And thank you so much for your attention regarding my questions.
Matter of fact I am already a user of Transmission, but a "linuxer" friend
told me that...
Posted by Cospefogo, on Jan 24, 2008 at 07:18 PM, in Applications
Help on installing Deluge bit torrent client through MacPorts on terminal 3,073 Views / 4 Replies  
Gentlemen,
Mac OS X 10.4.11
Developer Xtools installed from the retail 10.1 discs.

The problem: This is the first time I came across the need of installing something
through terminal. I am a...
Posted by Cospefogo, on Jan 22, 2008 at 06:55 PM, in Applications
Yes, I believe. I just was wondering... I... 254 Views / 6 Replies  
Yes, I believe.
I just was wondering...

I just created a nice shortcut for a quick change when I need!
Thanks guys.

G.
Posted by Cospefogo, on Nov 19, 2007 at 11:59 AM, in Mac OS X
Hey Tetenal, Thanks for your reply! I know... 254 Views / 6 Replies  
Hey Tetenal,
Thanks for your reply!

I know I can write special characters using the US Extended, but in MACs the way
of inputing them are miles away different of the English International used...
Posted by Cospefogo, on Nov 19, 2007 at 11:02 AM, in Mac OS X
Thanks Person Man! But my issue is still here. ... 254 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanks Person Man!
But my issue is still here.

I can UNCHECK the US if I check for example the US EXTENDED or even JAPANESE.
But still, I can't uncheck all of them and keep only mine ENGLISH...
Posted by Cospefogo, on Nov 19, 2007 at 10:12 AM, in Mac OS X
International - Input Menu - Changing the default input for good 254 Views / 6 Replies  
Gentlemen,

First of all - Mac OS X 10.4.11.
Second - I use a US keyboard and I write things like "ç, á, à, ê, ô, yadda, yadda, yadda..."

So, I just installed INTERNATIONAL ENGLISH in my input...
Posted by Cospefogo, on Nov 19, 2007 at 05:18 AM, in Mac OS X
Hello Kyle, Thank you very much for your reply.... 232 Views / 2 Replies  
Hello Kyle,
Thank you very much for your reply.
I am PM'ing you!

Regards,
G.
Posted by Cospefogo, on Nov 15, 2007 at 06:08 AM, in Marketplace
Where to buy the new Keyboard? I need international shipping... 232 Views / 2 Replies  
Gentlemen,

I am from southern Brazil and I want to buy the new wonderful Apple keyboard, WIRED USB of course.
But down here the price is ABSURDELY HIGH and ABUSIVE (around $150 USD for one).
...
Posted by Cospefogo, on Nov 13, 2007 at 02:13 PM, in Marketplace
Superb! Worked perfectly! Just needed to... 547 Views / 5 Replies  
Superb!
Worked perfectly!
Just needed to clean the icon cache!

Back in Windows, I used a software to do that...
Thanks for pointing the location of the icon cache on Mac OS!

Cheers,
G.
Posted by Cospefogo, on Nov 12, 2007 at 05:32 AM, in Applications
I don't know if someone already suggested, but: ... 17,004 Views / 147 Replies  
I don't know if someone already suggested, but:

For renaming a lot files (bulk) and some other nice "file operations":
File Buddy 9

G.
Posted by Cospefogo, on Nov 10, 2007 at 04:52 AM, in Applications
Thank you for your advices, comrades! In the... 226 Views / 3 Replies  
Thank you for your advices, comrades!

In the end I think I will revive a old PC laptop I have in the house to make
the Windows Internet Explorer tests.

Best regards!
G.
Posted by Cospefogo, on Nov 9, 2007 at 07:17 PM, in Applications
Newbie on Tiger 10.1.10 - Running MS Internet Explorer for web dev purposes 226 Views / 3 Replies  
Gentlemen,
Just switched to the Mac scene recently and everything is working like a charm.
I was able to find equivalent apps for all my windows ones (and even better),
I am running PHP and MySQL...
Posted by Cospefogo, on Nov 9, 2007 at 06:26 PM, in Applications
Ooops! Forgot the most basic info --- I am... 547 Views / 5 Replies  
Ooops!
Forgot the most basic info --- I am using 10.4.10!

G.
Posted by Cospefogo, on Nov 8, 2007 at 01:02 PM, in Applications
Using Candybar - Stubborn Finder icon 547 Views / 5 Replies  
Hej everybody!

Recently I modified my icons using CandyBar in the two accounts I have in my mac.
I my main account, the finder icon does not change at all! But in the other user account,...
Posted by Cospefogo, on Nov 8, 2007 at 05:06 AM, in Applications
Just to update the scene: It is not my... 189 Views / 4 Replies  
Just to update the scene:

It is not my StuffIt who is "speaking" the alert notifications!
The guilty guy is GROWL. I just found out some options
for notifications using speech inside its...
Posted by Cospefogo, on Oct 30, 2007 at 09:21 AM, in Applications
Thank you Angelmb for your kind words. I will... 189 Views / 4 Replies  
Thank you Angelmb for your kind words.
I will check carefully the link about the Unarchiver.

I am very happy to finally return to the Mac OS world after so
many years struggling in the wild...
Posted by Cospefogo, on Oct 30, 2007 at 08:31 AM, in Applications
Annoying speech notification on Stuffit 12 189 Views / 4 Replies  
Gentlemen,

I wonder if there is a way to remove the annoying speech notification
everytime I decompress/expand a RAR/ZIP/SIT/etc file with StuffIt Expander 12.

I searched in all preference...
Posted by Cospefogo, on Oct 30, 2007 at 06:44 AM, in Applications
 
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