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I don't know about you guys, but I... LOVE...... 3,679 Views / 73 Replies  
I don't know about you guys, but I... LOVE... THIS... COMPANY! Yeah!!
Posted by DrSpookles, on Sep 30, 2003 at 01:01 PM, in Mac OS X
Re: Re: Longhorn... M$s answer to OS X? 3,679 Views / 73 Replies  
Why would you be worried about it in the first place?
Posted by DrSpookles, on Sep 30, 2003 at 11:24 AM, in Mac OS X
ebuddy -- thanks for the advice. i think that... 2,437 Views / 55 Replies  
ebuddy -- thanks for the advice. i think that maybe it has something to do with mixing 3rd party ram with the apple ram.. i might try removing the apple ram, just because there is more of the 3rd...
Posted by DrSpookles, on Sep 26, 2003 at 11:30 AM, in Mac OS X
It is frustrating for me. On my iBook, it is the... 2,437 Views / 55 Replies  
It is frustrating for me. On my iBook, it is the ultimate in stability. It has crashed, but rarely.

On my desktop (dual1.25), it is pretty unstable at times. I did add some cheap RAM, and maybe...
Posted by DrSpookles, on Sep 26, 2003 at 10:02 AM, in Mac OS X
I have windows ME, not installed on my PC... 1,711 Views / 26 Replies  
I have windows ME, not installed on my PC anymore, but it was w/o doubt the biggest clusterf*** I ever insalled on my PC. Yuk.
Posted by DrSpookles, on Aug 26, 2003 at 08:06 PM, in Mac OS X
Very useful.. thanks :) 299 Views / 2 Replies  
Very useful.. thanks :)
Posted by DrSpookles, on Jul 2, 2003 at 08:33 PM, in Mac OS X
If you are a power user or what not in OS9,... 1,045 Views / 23 Replies  
If you are a power user or what not in OS9, installing jaguar on your mac might slow you down frustratingly. Panther is MUCH faster I've heard, so you might want to wait.
Posted by DrSpookles, on Jun 29, 2003 at 05:58 PM, in Mac OS X
Especially with 320mb RAM, you'll be hitting swap... 364 Views / 7 Replies  
Especially with 320mb RAM, you'll be hitting swap very frequently. Have you run top to see how much you are paging out?

When your hard drive space is low, open up Termina.app, and type in 'top'...
Posted by DrSpookles, on Jun 26, 2003 at 09:59 PM, in Mac OS X
Even though it is WIDELY available to those would... 756 Views / 3 Replies  
Even though it is WIDELY available to those would would like to "early adopt", for me it is probably better to wait until the final release comes out to enjoy Panther. Granted, it is some time to...
Posted by DrSpookles, on Jun 26, 2003 at 09:56 PM, in Mac OS X
This can't be said enough. I am loving this... 36,348 Views / 400 Replies  
This can't be said enough. I am loving this thread, and can't wait for Panther to come out based on the information here. Thanks very much.
Posted by DrSpookles, on Jun 26, 2003 at 07:12 PM, in Mac OS X
That's great news. I can't wait for Panther. 1,584 Views / 33 Replies  
That's great news. I can't wait for Panther.
Posted by DrSpookles, on Jun 24, 2003 at 11:31 PM, in Mac OS X
I love the tabs, and probably will continue to... 1,732 Views / 40 Replies  
I love the tabs, and probably will continue to with expose. I like not having multiple windows unecessarily open all over the place, even if it is easy to switch amongst them with the new OS :) My...
Posted by DrSpookles, on Jun 24, 2003 at 11:24 PM, in Mac OS X
Meh, forgot to update. No, running 10.2.6 now. 860 Views / 17 Replies  
Meh, forgot to update. No, running 10.2.6 now.
Posted by DrSpookles, on Jun 23, 2003 at 12:46 PM, in Mac OS X
This is correct. It is less time the OS has to... 860 Views / 17 Replies  
This is correct. It is less time the OS has to spend "finding" where to write swap data. In a situation where you are utilizing vm heavily, this can improve your performance.
Posted by DrSpookles, on Jun 23, 2003 at 08:31 AM, in Mac OS X
Re: Re: Very happy with repartitioning and swap setup 860 Views / 17 Replies  
What kind of iBook do you have? I originally installed haxies on my iBook for the same reasons, but saw the speed increase after I reinstalled Jaguar. It's possible it's all in my head, but I'm...
Posted by DrSpookles, on Jun 22, 2003 at 11:35 PM, in Mac OS X
Re: Re: Re: Very happy with repartitioning and swap setup 860 Views / 17 Replies  
Wow. 8 gigs! I wasn't really sure how much I needed, so I created a 768MB one just pulling that figure out of nowhere. I've got a gig of ram, and have only seen 4-5 swapfile files, (with a bunch of...
Posted by DrSpookles, on Jun 22, 2003 at 11:31 PM, in Mac OS X
If its a unix filesystem underneath, which I'm... 860 Views / 17 Replies  
If its a unix filesystem underneath, which I'm guessing it is, the permissions will work the same. I believe that you can set permissions on the symbolic link and the other directories within. ...
Posted by DrSpookles, on Jun 21, 2003 at 07:20 PM, in Mac OS X
Very happy with repartitioning and swap setup 860 Views / 17 Replies  
This is just a "I am now happy again with Mac OSX" post.

I got my g4dual1.25 a couple months ago, and after two months I noticed that it had slowed down a LOT. It was always slugging around, even...
Posted by DrSpookles, on Jun 21, 2003 at 01:11 PM, in Mac OS X
Transferring files from a windows file share to my iBook 219 Views / 1 Replies  
Always seems to crash after about 3 minutes, on completely different sets of data. By crash, I mean it just stops indefinitely. No data transfer happening. I usually have to hard reboot my machine...
Posted by DrSpookles, on Jun 5, 2003 at 02:23 PM, in Mac OS X
Something I've been hoping for at the very least... 738 Views / 17 Replies  
Something I've been hoping for at the very least is the ability to group buddies in the buddy list. Why this was not included in version 1.0 I will never know..
Posted by DrSpookles, on May 7, 2003 at 10:32 PM, in Applications
Thanks for the info. I've got some uneven... 541 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks for the info. I've got some uneven lighting (unusual brightness at a spot or two as well as shadows), but am debating on whether or not I should wait a year or two knowing that I can still...
Posted by DrSpookles, on Oct 16, 2002 at 10:14 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Well, that is sort of true.. I had 9.2.2 and... 1,325 Views / 29 Replies  
Well, that is sort of true.. I had 9.2.2 and Jaguar installed on the same volume, and was constantly freezing when running OS9.

I reformatted, and installed 9.2.2 on one partition, and Jaguar on...
Posted by DrSpookles, on Oct 15, 2002 at 05:10 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Do I need to activate Apple Care for my iBook? 541 Views / 3 Replies  
Hey --

I bought it about 4-5 months ago, along with the $300 applecare protection from the Apple Store.. Do I need to call in, or just provide proof of purchase when I have a problem?

thanks-...
Posted by DrSpookles, on Oct 15, 2002 at 04:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I think that with your machine specs, you will... 1,348 Views / 17 Replies  
I think that with your machine specs, you will most likely be disappointed with the performance of 10.2 with the G3 processor.

I recently bought a new iBook 700 w/ 640 MB RAM, and I found it to...
Posted by DrSpookles, on Oct 15, 2002 at 04:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Prior OSX app running on OS9? 222 Views / 0 Replies  
Hey... I would post this on the OS9 forums, but they get no traffic and this is slightly OSX related, so.. :)

I installed Photoshop7 within my OSX environment, and have since switched to OS9 as my...
Posted by DrSpookles, on Oct 8, 2002 at 10:37 AM, in Applications
Importing from Mail.app to Outlook Express? 367 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi,

I have run my iBook on OSX for some months now, and have been using Mail.app. However, I want to switch back to OS9.2.2 permanently for performance reasons, as I have started using my PC for...
Posted by DrSpookles, on Oct 6, 2002 at 03:40 PM, in Applications
Done! You will arrive for the unpacking at that... 307 Views / 3 Replies  
Done! You will arrive for the unpacking at that point, but it will be nontheless appreciated :)
Posted by DrSpookles, on Sep 26, 2002 at 06:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Who wants to come pack up my apartment? 307 Views / 3 Replies  
Free beer!

atlanta, ga
Posted by DrSpookles, on Sep 26, 2002 at 06:21 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Re: Re: Re: What version of Mail should I have after 10.2.1? 294 Views / 4 Replies  
Ah... that's right. Thanks for the 411. Appreciate it.
Posted by DrSpookles, on Sep 19, 2002 at 06:01 PM, in Mac OS X
Re: What version of Mail should I have after 10.2.1? 294 Views / 4 Replies  
Also, the date it has as created/modified is Sun, Jul 14, 2002.

Which is definitely BEFORE the 10.2.1 update :)

DrSpk
Posted by DrSpookles, on Sep 19, 2002 at 05:48 PM, in Mac OS X
What version of Mail should I have after 10.2.1? 294 Views / 4 Replies  
I have 1.2... I have noticed many people saying it's snappier, but I haven't noticed it. Is this the right one?

thanks!
DrSpk
Posted by DrSpookles, on Sep 19, 2002 at 05:42 PM, in Mac OS X
Hey Can you post a link to info on how to do... 1,655 Views / 22 Replies  
Hey

Can you post a link to info on how to do this? MacNN search is still down..

Also, I was wondering, for the original poster, upon what iBook were you mentioning? The 600 or 700?

thanks!...
Posted by DrSpookles, on Sep 18, 2002 at 11:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
If you read back in the post list, you'll see... 1,728 Views / 124 Replies  
If you read back in the post list, you'll see that I was replying to rampant's discussion of how our voting system can easily lead to an unpopular present with more than two parties.

The pint of...
Posted by DrSpookles, on Sep 17, 2002 at 11:56 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Do you care to say why it's idiotic? 1,728 Views / 124 Replies  
Do you care to say why it's idiotic?
Posted by DrSpookles, on Sep 17, 2002 at 11:05 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I can see your point.. Though I think that Saddam... 1,728 Views / 124 Replies  
I can see your point.. Though I think that Saddam knows the difference between attacking another country, and directly attacking the US. Attacking the US with WMDs would ensure complete, prompt, and...
Posted by DrSpookles, on Sep 17, 2002 at 12:41 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Re: One-zero-zero-zero 477 Views / 10 Replies  
BTW -- I love that animated GIF! I'm going to steal it.
Posted by DrSpookles, on Sep 17, 2002 at 12:34 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Re: One-zero-zero-zero 477 Views / 10 Replies  
Nice. I'm still waiting for my >= 50 post status.
Posted by DrSpookles, on Sep 17, 2002 at 12:33 AM, in MacNN Lounge
LOL -- where might you fall within the spectrum? 1,728 Views / 124 Replies  
LOL -- where might you fall within the spectrum?
Posted by DrSpookles, on Sep 17, 2002 at 12:27 AM, in MacNN Lounge
That's so true. However, the Bush administration... 1,728 Views / 124 Replies  
That's so true. However, the Bush administration can hardly to afford to move against Saddam with that offer extended.

Already in the news, the administration is quoted as being "highly...
Posted by DrSpookles, on Sep 17, 2002 at 12:25 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Oh yeah, can't wait for that power-up! Watch out... 460 Views / 17 Replies  
Oh yeah, can't wait for that power-up! Watch out in 12 posts for some BFG goodness!

:D
Posted by DrSpookles, on Sep 17, 2002 at 12:19 AM, in MacNN Lounge
hahaha... Yes and No... I voted for Bush.. I'm... 1,728 Views / 124 Replies  
hahaha... Yes and No... I voted for Bush.. I'm actually more conservative than liberal, in the sense that I think that the overall well-being of our nation is going to depend on the fiscally...
Posted by DrSpookles, on Sep 17, 2002 at 12:09 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Re: US safer? 546 Views / 18 Replies  
I mean, when you look at the Homeland Security department shortly established after the attacks, you can only hope that the next attack is not as embarrassing. I'm sure they have done a lot (??), but...
Posted by DrSpookles, on Sep 17, 2002 at 12:06 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Which is why we can all thank Nader for electing... 1,728 Views / 124 Replies  
Which is why we can all thank Nader for electing Bush :)
Posted by DrSpookles, on Sep 16, 2002 at 11:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
<implicit bump> thanks! </implicit... 460 Views / 17 Replies  
<implicit bump>
thanks!
</implicit bump>
Posted by DrSpookles, on Sep 16, 2002 at 11:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It's my opinion that the sanctions did far more... 1,728 Views / 124 Replies  
It's my opinion that the sanctions did far more humanitarian damage than potential both Iraqi/US conflicts could do when you consider the massive non-combatant casualties that arose.

From my 20/20...
Posted by DrSpookles, on Sep 16, 2002 at 11:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
newbie question: bump? 460 Views / 17 Replies  
<within flame retardant suit>
what the hell does "bump" mean in the context of a thread?
</exit flame retardant suit>
Posted by DrSpookles, on Sep 16, 2002 at 11:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
damn.... 4,309 Views / 93 Replies  
Checked software update, and saw this

http://www.collinvandyck.com/notavailable_1021.jpg

Thought they might be updating in the process. Alas, checked 0.003847 seconds later, and no update.
...
Posted by DrSpookles, on Sep 16, 2002 at 11:41 PM, in Mac OS X
Yeah I'd have to say both. Being new to the Mac... 4,309 Views / 93 Replies  
Yeah I'd have to say both. Being new to the Mac scene, I'm always interested in the new features I'll see, as well as anxious to have Apple fix some of the f'd up performance issues I see every day....
Posted by DrSpookles, on Sep 16, 2002 at 05:18 PM, in Mac OS X
Energy Saver Preference Panel -- Automatic?? 187 Views / 0 Replies  
I'm sure this has been discussed on these forums, but as the search function is down, and it wasn't on the first 3 or 4 pages, I thought I'd go ahead an ask :)

I also looked on Sherlock AppleCare,...
Posted by DrSpookles, on Sep 16, 2002 at 05:12 PM, in Mac OS X
Thanks everyone for your help -- I'll be sure to... 295 Views / 8 Replies  
Thanks everyone for your help -- I'll be sure to followup on this thread once we get it worked out :)

Cheers
DrSpk
Posted by DrSpookles, on Sep 15, 2002 at 07:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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