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I put 6c106 on my Beige 266mhz and it ran fine. ... 909 Views / 11 Replies  
I put 6c106 on my Beige 266mhz and it ran fine. I took it off because I needed to use a pci 100bT nic and the drivers for it didnt work under 10.2 and iTunes 3 kept doing a weird thing where it...
Posted by Dr Evil, on Aug 21, 2002 at 02:52 AM, in macOS
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</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">Originally posted by GFive:
Does Windows...
Posted by Dr Evil, on Jul 30, 2002 at 05:20 PM, in macOS
I just tried printing from both sides to no... 493 Views / 28 Replies  
I just tried printing from both sides to no avail. On the PC running XP Pro, I plugged my printer in (Epson 777i) and shared it. The G4 running 6c106 could not find it on the network, even when I...
Posted by Dr Evil, on Jul 30, 2002 at 10:38 AM, in macOS
Not to mention the 6c98 installer crashing on... 353 Views / 17 Replies  
Not to mention the 6c98 installer crashing on both the iBook and G4 when trying to upgrade 10.1.5. The archive and install method worked fine, but that black screen with white text that said: ...
Posted by Dr Evil, on Jul 25, 2002 at 12:55 AM, in macOS
I have 6C92 that was a .dmg file and it wouldn't... 1,055 Views / 88 Replies  
I have 6C92 that was a .dmg file and it wouldn't boot the iBook when I burned it in Disc Copy. I used the lastest version of Toast and burned as a disk image and it worked.

But, on startup, I...
Posted by Dr Evil, on Jul 22, 2002 at 01:18 AM, in macOS
If you want to get technical, early adopters got... 1,009 Views / 53 Replies  
If you want to get technical, early adopters got $30 off of 10.0 if you bought Public Beta. When I got PB I didn't think I would get a discount, but I really wanted it so I paid anyway.

I've...
Posted by Dr Evil, on Jul 20, 2002 at 12:55 AM, in macOS
I don't know about you guys, but I ALWAYS had... 942 Views / 79 Replies  
I don't know about you guys, but I ALWAYS had Macsbugs installed in the Systems/OSes till around 9 when it became flaky. You could jump into it and kill a program by hitting Apple-Power Key and see...
Posted by Dr Evil, on Jul 12, 2002 at 01:00 PM, in macOS
I bought my Rev 2 iBook at PowerMax almost 2... 361 Views / 35 Replies  
I bought my Rev 2 iBook at PowerMax almost 2 years ago with no problems. The staff was curteous and responsive.

As for price, the only reason I did not buy from the Apple Store was that...
Posted by Dr Evil, on Jul 4, 2002 at 01:43 PM, in macOS
So with the deal on 10.1 ending on September 2nd,... 431 Views / 17 Replies  
So with the deal on 10.1 ending on September 2nd, it could be that Apple is gonna ship 10.2 on the 3rd (my birthday!!) because the 2nd is Labor Day, a national holiday here. I could take getting...
Posted by Dr Evil, on Jun 16, 2002 at 12:21 PM, in macOS
I don't think the agp speed would be the serious... 427 Views / 5 Replies  
I don't think the agp speed would be the serious bottleneck in your system. The 450Mhz G4 is going to be the big speed bottleneck. There are numerous sites with benchmarks that show that the GF4...
Posted by Dr Evil, on Jun 16, 2002 at 01:31 AM, in Gaming
I uninstalled it and went back to distributed.net... 291 Views / 3 Replies  
I uninstalled it and went back to distributed.net and saw that the installer version I first dl'ed is older than the zipped up version so I grabbed the zipped version and it works fine now. Thanks...
Posted by Dr Evil, on Jun 4, 2002 at 12:40 AM, in Team MacNN
Rc5 quitting randomly on PC 291 Views / 3 Replies  
I just built a pc for gaming and want to run rc5 on it when im not using it but the client keeps crashing after working for 5-10 minutes. Anyone know why that would happen? I'm running windows xp...
Posted by Dr Evil, on Jun 2, 2002 at 02:25 PM, in Team MacNN
I tried out pr3 and actually got worse results... 527 Views / 19 Replies  
I tried out pr3 and actually got worse results than before. =( I had it on 8x6, 32bit, and medium textures and got good frame rates until i approached another player then halved down to like...
Posted by Dr Evil, on Apr 7, 2002 at 03:56 PM, in Gaming
I never use anything but shuffle/random. :) 4,117 Views / 302 Replies  
I never use anything but shuffle/random. :)
Posted by Dr Evil, on Apr 6, 2002 at 04:30 PM, in Applications
Thanks for correcting me. =) I must have missed... 1,127 Views / 99 Replies  
Thanks for correcting me. =) I must have missed it when I typed it in the Info Box. Give it up for late nights with no Mt Dew. =)
Posted by Dr Evil, on Feb 21, 2002 at 02:23 PM, in macOS
I also had this problem on my Quicksilver. I... 428 Views / 19 Replies  
I also had this problem on my Quicksilver. I found that the automatic network selection was the reason my startup was SOOO slow. I made a specific lan setting instead of leaving the settings in my...
Posted by Dr Evil, on Feb 21, 2002 at 02:06 PM, in macOS
Once I got the G4, I wanted to keep the same sort... 1,127 Views / 99 Replies  
Once I got the G4, I wanted to keep the same sort of name I had for the Blue G3, "Blue G3 of Power", so I searched http://www.thesaurus.com/ and I came away with a really cool word. :)
...
Posted by Dr Evil, on Feb 20, 2002 at 01:35 AM, in macOS
"Its super nintendo Chalmers!"-Ralph Wiggum, the... 3,291 Views / 90 Replies  
"Its super nintendo Chalmers!"-Ralph Wiggum, the Simpsons
"Back Off Man, I'm Scientist"-Bill Murray, Ghostbusters
"DEBRIS!"-Bill Paxton, Twister
"This job would be great if it weren't for the...
Posted by Dr Evil, on Feb 14, 2002 at 11:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I still can't use iTunes to burn because it does... 579 Views / 25 Replies  
I still can't use iTunes to burn because it does not recognize my TDK 24x burner, even though its been available since at least September. Therefore, I am forced to use Toast to burn audio CDs. The...
Posted by Dr Evil, on Feb 14, 2002 at 01:22 AM, in macOS
Just one 867MHz G4 cranking away on RC5 most of... 436 Views / 27 Replies  
Just one 867MHz G4 cranking away on RC5 most of the day.

I am not switching to something else until its alti-vec accellerated. :) I gave up on SETI after running it for nearly 3 years,...
Posted by Dr Evil, on Jan 19, 2002 at 01:30 AM, in Team MacNN
I got it from the mozilla news group... here is... 3,614 Views / 321 Replies  
I got it from the mozilla news group... here is a direct link to the theme
pinstripe theme (http://webpages.charter.net/monk2/pinstripe/install_pin.html) The author said it would only work with a...
Posted by Dr Evil, on Jan 15, 2002 at 12:54 PM, in macOS
Here is my submission: Dr Evil's desktop... 3,614 Views / 321 Replies  
Here is my submission: Dr Evil's desktop (http://homepage.mac.com/bhunter/desktop.jpg)
Posted by Dr Evil, on Jan 15, 2002 at 01:29 AM, in macOS
I got a Gamecube too! Only with Tony Hawk 3... 971 Views / 54 Replies  
I got a Gamecube too! Only with Tony Hawk 3 instead. :) I am heading to blockbuster later today to rent a couple of games, most likely Super Monkey Ball and Smash Bros. Melee. BTW, THPS 3 kicks...
Posted by Dr Evil, on Dec 25, 2001 at 08:47 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I've had my 867Mhz Quicksilver running almost non... 431 Views / 30 Replies  
I've had my 867Mhz Quicksilver running almost non stop this whole month. :) I just installed the newer version of rc5 that really boosted my performance. It is appearantly optimized for the ppc...
Posted by Dr Evil, on Dec 20, 2001 at 11:32 AM, in Team MacNN
I tried it out, and it crashes just before going... 526 Views / 15 Replies  
I tried it out, and it crashes just before going to full screen after loading on my Quicksilver. The first release does the same, so I am not that surprised given that the readme says that 1.1 is...
Posted by Dr Evil, on Dec 16, 2001 at 11:22 PM, in Gaming
The exact same thing happened to my Blue and... 493 Views / 10 Replies  
The exact same thing happened to my Blue and White 350! It wouldnt chime for like 3 days after trying everything, and then I tried it out of exasperation while waiting on my QS 867 and it worked! ...
Posted by Dr Evil, on Dec 12, 2001 at 08:11 AM, in Mac Desktops
I installed Lame the other day and conducted my... 569 Views / 34 Replies  
I installed Lame the other day and conducted my own tests for quality at different settings. I took the song encoded by iTunes at 160kbps CBR and compared it against four different settings in...
Posted by Dr Evil, on Nov 29, 2001 at 03:22 PM, in macOS
Although no one has mentioned it, the Gimp is a... 574 Views / 47 Replies  
Although no one has mentioned it, the Gimp is a decent alternative to Photoshop, or at least until PS is carbonized. I will say that using fink to install xfree86 and the gimp isnt exactly easy for...
Posted by Dr Evil, on Nov 15, 2001 at 08:14 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I think it is someone lying about what they have.... 510 Views / 10 Replies  
I think it is someone lying about what they have. Or a cluster. =) Check out the top of the G3 stats. Someone claims to have a 40mhz G3....
Posted by Dr Evil, on Nov 8, 2001 at 10:46 AM, in Mac Desktops
http://homepage.mac.com/bhunter/desk.jpg my... 2,233 Views / 137 Replies  
http://homepage.mac.com/bhunter/desk.jpg
my sig has most of the stuff, but not included are:
Monsoon speakers
Samsung Syncmaster 955sl
Epson 777i
collection of mini alcohol bottles :)
hidden...
Posted by Dr Evil, on Nov 7, 2001 at 09:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
New Internal CD-R and no disc burner 292 Views / 2 Replies  
I just bought an internal TDK 24x CD-R and I'm trying to get it to work in OS X. Toast 5 in OS 9 works perfectly, but I don't have disc burner installed in OS X. iTunes for X doesnt support it, but...
Posted by Dr Evil, on Nov 7, 2001 at 06:01 PM, in macOS
Print Shop Deluxe Absolutely awful software. ... 1,058 Views / 58 Replies  
Print Shop Deluxe Absolutely awful software. Crashed all the time especially when printing. Funny, crashing when printing from Print Shop...
Winamp I can never remember what little button does...
Posted by Dr Evil, on Nov 1, 2001 at 09:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Not all gamers like RPG's. :) Although I have... 605 Views / 47 Replies  
Not all gamers like RPG's. :) Although I have not played GT3 much, I am not impressed. I bought bleemcast for GT2 for my Dreamcast and it looks almost as good as GT3. It also has more car models...
Posted by Dr Evil, on Oct 29, 2001 at 09:38 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I don't need DVD playback in a console. I have... 605 Views / 47 Replies  
I don't need DVD playback in a console. I have not been impressed with the PS2's DVD playback. I can't speak for the xBox, but it requires an extra $30 remote for DVD playback. The GameCube is...
Posted by Dr Evil, on Oct 28, 2001 at 12:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Although the xbox is smaller than a desktop to... 605 Views / 47 Replies  
Although the xbox is smaller than a desktop to take to a lan party, you still need an extra tv to play. :) I think I would still rather lug around my 19" monitor than my 27" tv. Besides, I'm...
Posted by Dr Evil, on Oct 28, 2001 at 01:30 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I have the setup you are talking about. I run my... 572 Views / 12 Replies  
I have the setup you are talking about. I run my primary B&W G3 with OS X that is also my webserver and jukebox. I use OS X VNC (http://www.versiontracker.com/moreinfo.fcgi?id=10630&db=mac) to set...
Posted by Dr Evil, on Sep 22, 2001 at 11:36 AM, in Mac Desktops
I don't know if anyone noticed, but b4 is on... 694 Views / 40 Replies  
I don't know if anyone noticed, but b4 is on Graeme Devine's public iDisk folder. Go to the iTools website, login, and type: graemedevine into the share public folder section. I just ran it on my...
Posted by Dr Evil, on Sep 19, 2001 at 05:20 PM, in macOS
I had a rev 2 iBook for just over a year and have... 1,075 Views / 43 Replies  
I had a rev 2 iBook for just over a year and have never expierenced the waking from sleep problem outside of my own doing. I have had 2 different RAM chips, airport installed, and have ran os...
Posted by Dr Evil, on Sep 9, 2001 at 11:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Have you tried moving directly to the... 516 Views / 2 Replies  
Have you tried moving directly to the /www/forums/cgi-bin/boards/ directory and then trying mv *.tar /backup/? Hope that works! :)

Dr Evil
Posted by Dr Evil, on Sep 3, 2001 at 12:44 PM, in macOS
Running simple java apps/tools in CLI 293 Views / 1 Replies  
I am taking an introductory course in programming that is based on Java. Since the first few programs are small and are CLI only. The programs complie and run in Project Builder with no problem but...
Posted by Dr Evil, on Aug 25, 2001 at 09:28 PM, in Developer Center
The g3 and g4 aren't as silimar as some think,... 413 Views / 4 Replies  
The g3 and g4 aren't as silimar as some think, hence the naming convention of g(eneration)3 and g4. The g3 is derived from the PPC 603, which was the low end processor used in the Peformas, LCs,...
Posted by Dr Evil, on Aug 19, 2001 at 01:34 PM, in Mac Desktops
If you have a brand new iBook, this won't help... 386 Views / 12 Replies  
If you have a brand new iBook, this won't help much, but after you have used it for a while and try out programs here and there, their preferences files can add up in the System Folder. So every so...
Posted by Dr Evil, on Aug 17, 2001 at 12:59 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Well, the iBook coma is well known under 10.0.4... 430 Views / 10 Replies  
Well, the iBook coma is well known under 10.0.4 so that isn't anything new My iBook doesn't wake up at least 60% of the time. How many more days until 10.1....? *sigh*

Dr Evil
Posted by Dr Evil, on Aug 17, 2001 at 12:34 AM, in Mac Notebooks
As another user of the classic iBook, I would... 1,259 Views / 80 Replies  
As another user of the classic iBook, I would LOVE to have VD in X. I installed X11 and windowmaker on my 'book and fell in love with vd's. Unfortunately, there are few apps for x11-darwin to let...
Posted by Dr Evil, on Aug 16, 2001 at 08:14 PM, in macOS
"low power"?? Try dropping 200mhz off your new... 535 Views / 11 Replies  
"low power"?? Try dropping 200mhz off your new iBook. :) I too use X exclusively although it chugs pretty bad sometimes with the 128mb installed right now, but 256mb more is on the way! :) OS...
Posted by Dr Evil, on Aug 11, 2001 at 01:58 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Ok, I just fought with Mozilla and won. I... 436 Views / 13 Replies  
Ok, I just fought with Mozilla and won. I started having the same problem on the iBook and solved by deleting the mozilla folders in:
~/Documents/Mozilla
~/Library/Mozilla

Mozilla will now use...
Posted by Dr Evil, on Aug 8, 2001 at 05:47 PM, in Applications
Mozilla 0.9.3 did that on my B&W too. For about... 436 Views / 13 Replies  
Mozilla 0.9.3 did that on my B&W too. For about the last three weeks or so, I have been using nightly builds of Mozilla. The builds have been very stable minus like one day last week. I am using...
Posted by Dr Evil, on Aug 8, 2001 at 02:34 PM, in Applications
NO KIDDING! My ac adapter just died tonight, 15... 322 Views / 2 Replies  
NO KIDDING! My ac adapter just died tonight, 15 days out of warranty! What do you guys recommend for a replacement? I'm not gonna buy another yo-yo just to crap out again. I heard that...
Posted by Dr Evil, on Jul 29, 2001 at 11:51 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Ron, Since you have a 466mhz G4, you HAVE... 391 Views / 4 Replies  
Ron,

Since you have a 466mhz G4, you HAVE to use PC133 ram. You can always use faster ram in slower computers, ie, I have 256mb of PC133 ram in my PC100 Blue and White G3, but you can't use...
Posted by Dr Evil, on Jul 16, 2001 at 02:45 PM, in Mac Desktops
Just last week I purchased a Kensington Optical... 398 Views / 27 Replies  
Just last week I purchased a Kensington Optical Mouse in a Box Pro and I absolutely love it. It has four buttons (five including the scroll wheel) and an OS X version of the software is available to...
Posted by Dr Evil, on Jul 8, 2001 at 01:51 AM, in macOS
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