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I also use DNS Update with the dyndns.org service... 496 Views / 3 Replies  
I also use DNS Update with the dyndns.org service and it's really easy to fix the issue you're facing. Go into your client update program (I use DNS Update v 2.7). From the "File" menu, select "Edit...
Posted by dbogdan, on Jul 31, 2005 at 05:59 PM, in Networking
G4 Superdrive Failure-Apple sez "Shut Up and Sit Down" - an Open Letter to Steve Jobs 431 Views / 4 Replies  
July 8, 2005

Mr. Steve Jobs
CEO, Apple Computers
1 Infinite Loop
Cupertino, CA 95014

Dear Mr. Jobs:

Some decades ago, I fell in love with Apple Computers. Since then, I’ve evanglized,...
Posted by dbogdan, on Jul 8, 2005 at 06:05 AM, in Mac Desktops
Check out the scores of similar complaints on the... 431 Views / 4 Replies  
Check out the scores of similar complaints on the Apple User Forums.

http://www.apple.com/support/imac/g4/

I suggest you contact the Live Technician online and report your problem to them. As...
Posted by dbogdan, on Jul 6, 2005 at 09:39 PM, in Mac Desktops
ABS Flaky Connection Symptoms :eek: 273 Views / 1 Replies  
I have an Airport Base Station, (V4.0.8 Firmware) connected to an ADSL modem using PPPoE to my ISP (Earthlink). The DSL service is "always on" and, until recently, the Airport Status indicator in the...
Posted by dbogdan, on Oct 26, 2003 at 01:01 PM, in Networking
I bought my G4 iMac on March 2nd, 2002 at the... 354 Views / 17 Replies  
I bought my G4 iMac on March 2nd, 2002 at the CompUSA on Mount Zion Road, here in south Metro Atlanta. Maxxed it out as far as I could - airport base station, card, extra 256MG of RAM... basically...
Posted by dbogdan, on Mar 9, 2002 at 09:00 PM, in Mac Desktops
I have had no problems whatsoever with getting... 426 Views / 4 Replies  
I have had no problems whatsoever with getting RealPlayer to work in Classic. However, if you're using the OSX version of IE or Netscape (Mozilla), then the plug-ins that previously worked don't seem...
Posted by dbogdan, on Oct 22, 2001 at 01:58 AM, in Applications
Carracho no longer seems to register with Trackers... 291 Views / 1 Replies  
I noticed this evening that my Carracho server no longer seems to be registering with the Carracho servers as it has been up to this point. I suspect that the 10.1 Security Update has something to do...
Posted by dbogdan, on Oct 22, 2001 at 01:56 AM, in Applications
After much poking about and a considerable amount... 261 Views / 6 Replies  
After much poking about and a considerable amount of cussing, I discovered a very easy and straightforward way of resolving this "You don't have permissions to do this" issue. Namely, if you are in...
Posted by dbogdan, on Sep 30, 2001 at 02:45 PM, in Mac OS X
I did a clean install of the 5G64 Developer... 258 Views / 8 Replies  
I did a clean install of the 5G64 Developer Release a week or so ago and was immensely pleased with the new features/usability. I got the 10.1 "Update" CD from CompUSA today and ran it on the...
Posted by dbogdan, on Sep 30, 2001 at 02:08 AM, in Mac OS X
"Permissions" Issue in 10.1 261 Views / 6 Replies  
Some time ago (while using 10.0.4) I created a few folders on a Firewire Drive. Now I want to delete them, as they don't have anything in them. I cannot "command+delete" them to the trash, and when I...
Posted by dbogdan, on Sep 26, 2001 at 03:40 AM, in Mac OS X
Well put Gorgonzola!! And Scott H - you've been... 303 Views / 20 Replies  
Well put Gorgonzola!! And Scott H - you've been doing a fine job at administration (notwithstanding the various kibbitzing that's accumulated lately)...

I'll be the first to state that I have...
Posted by dbogdan, on Sep 9, 2001 at 02:21 PM, in Feedback
Wow! At last someone else has the same experience... 434 Views / 46 Replies  
Wow! At last someone else has the same experience as me with 5F24... I though maybe it was my configuration (Summer Y2K iMac DVSE w/512MG of RAM, 30G Internal; 80G External FW Drive)... Everything...
Posted by dbogdan, on Aug 10, 2001 at 02:52 AM, in Mac OS X
I have also suffered the same fate of password... 393 Views / 7 Replies  
I have also suffered the same fate of password purgatory... I've written down the password and user name, yet for reasons unknown to me, OSX decided that my user name and password were different from...
Posted by dbogdan, on Jul 24, 2001 at 04:23 AM, in Mac OS X
Originally posted by ervier: <STRONG>Yes, I did... 393 Views / 7 Replies  
Originally posted by ervier:
<STRONG>Yes, I did it, I lost the root password. I wrote it down, and still have the paper, but for some reason it doesn't work. OK I'm stupid! I have tried everything,...
Posted by dbogdan, on Jul 24, 2001 at 04:12 AM, in Mac OS X
That's a very good question! I've been wondering... 168 Views / 1 Replies  
That's a very good question! I've been wondering the same thing myself... the one thing that is most irritating is that in OS9.1, almost all the files show up as truncated. I was under the impression...
Posted by dbogdan, on Jul 8, 2001 at 08:31 PM, in Mac OS X
Thanks for letting me know I'm not crazy (on this... 252 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks for letting me know I'm not crazy (on this issue, anyway...). And also thanks for the lead for a workaround... I'll give it a try later today and let you know if it worked for me!!

What a...
Posted by dbogdan, on May 30, 2001 at 03:36 PM, in Applications
Importing Addresses in to the Address Book App in OSX 252 Views / 4 Replies  
WTF is going on with importing addresses into the OSX Address Book.app?!

I've managed to get the desired fields exported from Communicator and showing up in Excel. I've saved them in every...
Posted by dbogdan, on May 30, 2001 at 08:29 AM, in Applications
Font Reserve Rules! I've already contacted the... 273 Views / 17 Replies  
Font Reserve Rules!
I've already contacted the friendly folks at DiamondSoft and urged them to "carbonize" or "coacofy" the FR product. They say they've received similar requests, so I guess we'll...
Posted by dbogdan, on Apr 13, 2001 at 03:01 PM, in Mac OS X
I noticed the same thing on my Summer Y2K iMac... 566 Views / 4 Replies  
I noticed the same thing on my Summer Y2K iMac DVSE+ with 512MG of RAM... I thought I was just being paranoid about it disappearing, but after I saw your post, I double-checked and - sure enough - it...
Posted by dbogdan, on Apr 8, 2001 at 02:58 PM, in Mac OS X
I'm a bit peeved with the way windows don't seem... 565 Views / 59 Replies  
I'm a bit peeved with the way windows don't seem to keep their "former" settings when I close them and then open them up again later. Specifically, I mostly use list view in my windows. I find myself...
Posted by dbogdan, on Apr 8, 2001 at 02:47 PM, in Mac OS X
Damn those cut-and-paste formatting bugs!!! I... 637 Views / 61 Replies  
Damn those cut-and-paste formatting bugs!!! I hope you can all make sense of the text. Even with the line endings, the message is cryptic to me... Am I being prompted to proceed or what??
Posted by dbogdan, on Apr 7, 2001 at 06:01 AM, in Mac OS X
Hey everybody... I ran the command "sudo... 637 Views / 61 Replies  
Hey everybody... I ran the command "sudo update_prebinding -root/" and got the following response...
[localhost:~] drb% sudo update_prebinding -root/

We trust you have received the usual lecture...
Posted by dbogdan, on Apr 7, 2001 at 05:43 AM, in Mac OS X
Hey everybody... I ran the command "sudo... 637 Views / 61 Replies  
Hey everybody... I ran the command "sudo update_prebinding -root/" and got the following response...[localhost:~] drb% sudo update_prebinding -root/We trust you have received the usual lecture from...
Posted by dbogdan, on Apr 7, 2001 at 05:40 AM, in Mac OS X
Kudos on an insightful and coherent post. Yeah,... 231 Views / 10 Replies  
Kudos on an insightful and coherent post. Yeah, I've read some of your less than enthusiastic posts about OSX. I've also posted a few of 'em myself! I'm doing exactly what you are proposing and have...
Posted by dbogdan, on Mar 26, 2001 at 03:29 PM, in Mac OS X
Like you, I thought I was SOL on using a RAM disk... 182 Views / 1 Replies  
Like you, I thought I was SOL on using a RAM disk for various speed-up operations. It's not totally implemented in OSX, but I have found a way to make it work for *some* applications by running it in...
Posted by dbogdan, on Mar 26, 2001 at 05:23 AM, in Mac OS X
It doesn't run in Classic under OSX - period. A... 211 Views / 4 Replies  
It doesn't run in Classic under OSX - period.
A dialogue box comes up with a message that states that this version of Virtual PC is not compatible with OSX. Nothing more, and I've tried several...
Posted by dbogdan, on Mar 23, 2001 at 04:38 AM, in Mac OS X
Ok Cipher... should we be collectively... 219 Views / 16 Replies  
Ok Cipher... should we be collectively synchronizing our watches?
Apparently, the folks in Hell are putting on their sweaters!!
In any event, I'm relieved that you've begun to come around to...
Posted by dbogdan, on Mar 21, 2001 at 05:14 AM, in Mac OS X
With "friends" like that, who needs an... 197 Views / 9 Replies  
With "friends" like that, who needs an enema?
Posted by dbogdan, on Mar 19, 2001 at 08:32 PM, in Mac OS X
Why after installing OSX, I'll be running over to... 429 Views / 45 Replies  
Why after installing OSX, I'll be running over to this forum to see what Cipher13 thinks of it - of course!!! http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/rolleyes.gif

Then, when I'm assured that it doesn't...
Posted by dbogdan, on Mar 18, 2001 at 06:44 PM, in Mac OS X
Hey Everybody! I've got a great idea... let's... 514 Views / 88 Replies  
Hey Everybody!
I've got a great idea... let's all pitch in and buy Cipher13 some more memory! That way, he'd have more than 128MG of RAM to work with and he'd notice what the rest of us have been...
Posted by dbogdan, on Mar 18, 2001 at 06:20 PM, in Mac OS X
I'm not sure if this can be considered a bug or... 346 Views / 24 Replies  
I'm not sure if this can be considered a bug or not, but here goes…

In the "View Options" pane, I specify that I want to view all windows in a global list view, with a small icon. I set that up,...
Posted by dbogdan, on Mar 18, 2001 at 05:37 PM, in Mac OS X
Your Earthlink DSL should work just fine with... 303 Views / 2 Replies  
Your Earthlink DSL should work just fine with OSX. I had problems with my Mindspring (Earthlink) DSL with earlier version os the PB (PB through 4k60), but since then, Built-in Ethernet is native in...
Posted by dbogdan, on Mar 18, 2001 at 05:21 PM, in Mac OS X
What with all the hullaboo about whether... 211 Views / 3 Replies  
What with all the hullaboo about whether Outpost.com would or would not actually be *delivering* Mac OSX to me on Saturday, 3/24/01, I kinda' flew into a panic and called to inquire about the status...
Posted by dbogdan, on Mar 18, 2001 at 12:49 AM, in Mac OS X
LimeWire on OSX 358 Views / 2 Replies  
I just d/l'd the ".sh" LimeWire app for Mac OS X and ran the terminal window to install it. Apparently, things went as expected. It installed where I told it to and there are numerous files in the...
Posted by dbogdan, on Mar 17, 2001 at 05:13 AM, in Mac OS X
Thanks so much for that guidance, StarfleetX - it... 184 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks so much for that guidance, StarfleetX - it worked like a charm. There does seem to be a limitation of five photos per session, but I can live with it. After all, this *is* a beta, and perhaps...
Posted by dbogdan, on Mar 7, 2001 at 07:36 AM, in Mac OS X
Adding Photos to OSX Screensaver 184 Views / 4 Replies  
I'm awestruck by 4K73s screensaver option for cosmic photos. They are absolutely stunning!

I also have a heap of deep space photos that I've been using for desktop pictures in OS9.x. They're all...
Posted by dbogdan, on Mar 6, 2001 at 03:39 AM, in Mac OS X
I presume you've already read the multitude of... 178 Views / 11 Replies  
I presume you've already read the multitude of posts regarding the (assumed) lack of DVD functionality in OSX. Therefore, I won't pursue the topic. On your second point, that of using Earthlink DSL,...
Posted by dbogdan, on Mar 5, 2001 at 03:14 AM, in Mac OS X
Tempest in a Teapot 236 Views / 8 Replies  
Wow! That's all I can say...

I've been reading all these postings in the OSX discussion forum and boy - my head is spinning!

No DVD, No Airport, Best Build Yet, Gloom and Doom, The Threshold of...
Posted by dbogdan, on Mar 5, 2001 at 01:38 AM, in Mac OS X
C'mon now, ya'll... Remember Ca$h is a sophomore... 450 Views / 63 Replies  
C'mon now, ya'll... Remember Ca$h is a sophomore in college. Let's give him all the credit due him. After all, he's pulled apart many a Mac in his day *and* put them back together again!!! That...
Posted by dbogdan, on Feb 6, 2001 at 02:05 AM, in Mac OS X
PPPoE on 4K17 227 Views / 8 Replies  
What a disappointment 4K17 has been for me!
I have tried every version of Roaring Penguin's PPPoE Software from 2.0 to 2.5 and followed the directions to the "T". They all end the very same way: ...
Posted by dbogdan, on Jan 30, 2001 at 02:39 PM, in Mac OS X
4K17 Root Password, DSL Connection & Other Stuff... 178 Views / 1 Replies  
I recently installed the 4K17 of OSX on my Summer Y2K iMac DV SE and have run into a few minor, if irritating, problems. They are as follows:
1.) Although I can log in on OSX as Admin using my user...
Posted by dbogdan, on Jan 29, 2001 at 05:05 AM, in Mac OS X
I find that Appleworks 6.0 works fine for me. ... 662 Views / 1 Replies  
I find that Appleworks 6.0 works fine for me.
It's customizable, easy to use and you can make "templates" once you're satisfied with placement, etc.
It can even do "mail merge," so you can print...
Posted by dbogdan, on Jan 25, 2001 at 03:32 AM, in Applications
Sounds like you've got a touch of what's buggin'... 213 Views / 7 Replies  
Sounds like you've got a touch of what's buggin' my iMac about iTools, except, your system seems to think everything's OK!!!
I really wish I had an answer for you, but alas I don't...
At least now...
Posted by dbogdan, on Jan 17, 2001 at 04:52 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
iTools only "partially" functional 259 Views / 1 Replies  
Here’s one for the head-scratchers of the world… I successfully installed iTools in January Y2K on my revA iMac.

Since then, I've "upgraded" to the Summer Y2K DVSE with lots more RAM, etc. I can...
Posted by dbogdan, on Jan 17, 2001 at 04:31 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I personally use and highly recommend Doorstop.... 229 Views / 3 Replies  
I personally use and highly recommend Doorstop. At the risk of sounding like a front man for Earthlink, I got mine for free because I was an Earthlink subscriber on a DSL Modem. If you use Earthlink...
Posted by dbogdan, on Jan 4, 2001 at 03:13 PM, in Mac Desktops
I believe I'm running the GM version, as when I... 239 Views / 5 Replies  
I believe I'm running the GM version, as when I go to get info, all I see is OS9.1; same when I click on the System file itself...
I'm on a Charcoal Summer Y2K iMac DVSE with 256MEG of RAM...
Posted by dbogdan, on Jan 1, 2001 at 07:57 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Register your issue ASAP with Apple, while your... 189 Views / 4 Replies  
Register your issue ASAP with Apple, while your CPU is still within the window of warranty!!! That way, if nothing further happens, you're in the pink. If the problem continues or gets worse, you can...
Posted by dbogdan, on Jan 1, 2001 at 07:33 PM, in Mac Desktops
Systems Items that No Longer Function in OS9.1 239 Views / 5 Replies  
I recently did a "dirty" install of OS9.1 over OS 9.0.4 and am overall quite excited and pleased by the performance and stqability. There are a few things that no longer work, however, and I am...
Posted by dbogdan, on Jan 1, 2001 at 02:56 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
See also, the posting further down in the Forum... 211 Views / 14 Replies  
See also, the posting further down in the Forum Listing, entitled "Software Update Won't Run". One of the suggestions was to trash the "Updateable items" file in the Systems Preferences folder... ...
Posted by dbogdan, on Dec 31, 2000 at 06:37 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Well, I seem stumped at this point. I don't... 211 Views / 14 Replies  
Well, I seem stumped at this point.

I don't want to assume anything at this point, so just for redundancy's sake, let me ask a few other questions.

Are you running the latest (v1.2) Software...
Posted by dbogdan, on Dec 31, 2000 at 06:24 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
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