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Yeah, didn't even show up. But it did on the PC... 1,168 Views / 6 Replies  
Yeah, didn't even show up. But it did on the PC I tried it in. I think it might have something to do with the cable. I will take a pic of it next time I get a chance. The powerbook originally had...
Posted by Avon, on Jan 12, 2008 at 07:22 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The cable in the power book is kinda different... 1,168 Views / 6 Replies  
The cable in the power book is kinda different than all the cables I have seen pics of, it looks like it shorts pins 45-47-49 as opposed to just being a straight cable. To force master I see some...
Posted by Avon, on Jan 6, 2008 at 06:21 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yes, disassembled the PowerBook 3 times. No... 1,168 Views / 6 Replies  
Yes, disassembled the PowerBook 3 times. No kidding. Boy am I good at taking that thing apart now. It came up as master on the PC. I am going to send it back and purchase another brand.
Posted by Avon, on Jan 6, 2008 at 06:16 PM, in Mac Notebooks
UJ-85J-B Not Recognized in PowerBook G4 12" 867 1,168 Views / 6 Replies  
I recently purchased a so called "factory replacement" DVD burner, when the CD-RW drive failed in my powerbook G4 12" 867. I took her apart and installed the drive, it is a Panasonic UJ-85J-B. ...
Posted by Avon, on Jan 5, 2008 at 03:23 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Portable Video Recorder (mp4) Recomendation 517 Views / 0 Replies  
Hey guys,

Im looking for a cheap portable video recorder to use with a lipstick camera. Something that saves to MP4s or similar and uses a HD or Compact Flash. My biggest concern is file...
Posted by Avon, on Oct 13, 2005 at 10:27 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
The current style would be perfect for me. ... 10,630 Views / 73 Replies  
The current style would be perfect for me. Although I know they are going to use some crummy Geforce or Radeon card, i would buy one without thinking twice if it had a nVidia Quadro Go card so I can...
Posted by Avon, on Sep 4, 2005 at 04:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I picked up the middle of the road iMac on... 2,237 Views / 17 Replies  
I picked up the middle of the road iMac on Friday, here is what it came with:

PIONEER DVD-RW DVR-K04F:

Firmware Revision: I437
Interconnect: ATAPI
Burn Support: Yes (Apple...
Posted by Avon, on May 2, 2005 at 01:53 AM, in Mac Desktops
What I would love to see is a CF ipod. With CF... 2,278 Views / 30 Replies  
What I would love to see is a CF ipod. With CF now at 4 GB, I can't see why anyone would prefer that over a 4 gb micro hard disk. In the future when 8, 16 and 32 mb CF cards come out it will be an...
Posted by Avon, on Oct 29, 2004 at 06:21 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
You are wrong. Heat pipes cary heat from one... 7,736 Views / 47 Replies  
You are wrong.

Heat pipes cary heat from one end of the pipe to the other via VAPOR (not air). Vapor heat transfer is responsible for transferring heat from one end of the pipe to the other, and...
Posted by Avon, on Jun 12, 2004 at 01:08 AM, in Mac Desktops
Poll: I switched the day the public beta came out. I... 6,126 Views / 87 Replies  
I switched the day the public beta came out. I used it 95% of the time, going back only to something that required you to boot into OS 9. Then immediately cam back. Have been using the mac Since...
Posted by Avon, on Jan 25, 2004 at 10:45 AM, in Mac OS X
Re: Do Macs get outdated faster? 9,930 Views / 75 Replies  
It has been my experience that a PowerMac, or whatever is at the top of the totem-pole at the time will last at least 4 full years for my use.

I used a PM7500 for 4 years and I am now on the 4th...
Posted by Avon, on Jan 16, 2004 at 08:33 PM, in Mac Desktops
UPDATE: Finally got it to work! Taking the... 559 Views / 4 Replies  
UPDATE:

Finally got it to work! Taking the battery out again and tapping the cuda switch cleared things up.
Posted by Avon, on Jan 15, 2004 at 01:17 AM, in Mac OS X
I am also having a hell of a time reinstalling OS... 559 Views / 4 Replies  
I am also having a hell of a time reinstalling OS 10.2 on my Beige G3 300.

Its been a trouble free machine until a hard drive failure caused me to have to reload 10.2. I just cant do it! Im not...
Posted by Avon, on Jan 15, 2004 at 12:01 AM, in Mac OS X
Students that pirate software do no harm to the... 892 Views / 15 Replies  
Students that pirate software do no harm to the industry. In fact they promote their software by learning how to use it and then when they do have money either buying it or working for someone that...
Posted by Avon, on Dec 21, 2003 at 09:01 PM, in Applications
iSync without .Mac 442 Views / 0 Replies  
Has there been any progress in making a cgi or some other server-side app to run iSync without .Mac??

100/year to sync my macs address book with my other macs is not in my budget. I already pay...
Posted by Avon, on Nov 23, 2003 at 10:45 AM, in Mac OS X
Re: Can't FAX from MS Word 509 Views / 5 Replies  
I have the same problem. Quite annoying, I was really counting on this feature.
Posted by Avon, on Nov 23, 2003 at 10:03 AM, in Mac OS X
Poll: Same here! Meow. 1,307 Views / 35 Replies  
Same here!

Meow.
Posted by Avon, on Oct 12, 2003 at 04:11 PM, in Mac OS X
Poll: Does it matter? Its a worthless pice of... 2,251 Views / 72 Replies  
Does it matter? Its a worthless pice of software. Safari, OmniWeb and Mozilla rule my world.
Posted by Avon, on May 14, 2003 at 07:36 AM, in Applications
Removal of DRM from .AAC files 653 Views / 1 Replies  
Im a bit unhappy that the music i am buying from the music store can only be played on 3 authorized computers from my shared muic list.

I have my music shared so I can listen to them wherever i...
Posted by Avon, on May 12, 2003 at 02:23 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Re: iTunes sharing 563 Views / 6 Replies  
3689

Works great, I can now listen to my music wherever I go.
Posted by Avon, on May 12, 2003 at 02:14 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Trash the prefs. That usualy fixes missbehaving... 3,194 Views / 62 Replies  
Trash the prefs. That usualy fixes missbehaving apps.
Posted by Avon, on May 9, 2003 at 04:12 PM, in Mac OS X
troube resuming with wget 283 Views / 0 Replies  
I am having trouble resuming with wget.

I get this error when i resume a partially downloaded file with the -c flag

ERROR 401: Authorization Required

I use curl to get the job done, but it...
Posted by Avon, on May 8, 2003 at 01:29 AM, in Mac OS X
Re: how to hose your dock, finder, and app preferences....HA! 652 Views / 8 Replies  
Dude. I just did the same thing. Corrupted many of my preffs. I am was really pissed of for a while. But, I am almost all back to normal now.

I just threw all the prefs into a folder on my...
Posted by Avon, on May 7, 2003 at 10:35 AM, in Mac OS X
Re: So who's AACing their whole library? 1,509 Views / 48 Replies  
DAMMMMMMMMM Its the best. Its so good, I can't contain myslef. Imagine how dumb I feel. I set up a linux machine to play mp3 off my mac. a month later 1 tunes 4 comes out. The interface is at...
Posted by Avon, on Apr 29, 2003 at 01:28 AM, in Applications
Re: Re: Re: Unix or Linux? 1,109 Views / 30 Replies  
On the other hand if you really want to learn how stuff works i highly, highly recomend FreeBSD. It has an excelent (but text based) installer, and fully manual configuration.

The documentation...
Posted by Avon, on Apr 28, 2003 at 12:41 AM, in Mac OS X
Re: Re: Unix or Linux? 1,109 Views / 30 Replies  
I do the reverse. I have a Linux machine connected to my TV and stereo that plays music on my mac.

Either way to can network them via SAMBA (this is what I do), NFS, or Appletalk very easily.

I...
Posted by Avon, on Apr 28, 2003 at 12:38 AM, in Mac OS X
Re: GNUMail sounds 325 Views / 2 Replies  
Nevermind, works now for some reason.

Anyone else use GNUMail?? Its almost identical to Mail.app but faster and with more features. lacks junkmail detection but im trying to set up spamassassin...
Posted by Avon, on Apr 28, 2003 at 12:14 AM, in Mac OS X
GNUMail sounds 325 Views / 2 Replies  
I am fed up with mail.app

Giving GNUMail a shot.

Am am quite happy so far, but I am having problem with it playing a sound when new mail is recived. I am trying to play sosumi.aiff, but it...
Posted by Avon, on Apr 27, 2003 at 01:32 PM, in Mac OS X
PC Music Sharing Software? 474 Views / 2 Replies  
Please excuse the PC question, but I just gota know.

What does one use on a PC to acquire music other than LimeWire??

Thanks.
Posted by Avon, on Apr 25, 2003 at 02:51 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
The ONLY thing you need is more ram. Get 512 mb... 1,817 Views / 41 Replies  
The ONLY thing you need is more ram. Get 512 mb of ram. This will triple the speed of your computer, its constantly reading and writing to the hard drive.
Posted by Avon, on Apr 23, 2003 at 11:53 AM, in Mac OS X
Re: Re: I want to dump OS 9 708 Views / 15 Replies  
Id keep it also. I have only needed to use it once since OSX public beta whent 10.0 to flash an ATI car. Even though i only used it once Its a good thing I had it.

Dam I hate 9. Check off the...
Posted by Avon, on Apr 20, 2003 at 01:20 AM, in Mac OS X
iChat - Posting eBay urls... 407 Views / 2 Replies  
ebay urls don't transfer well in iChat. Does anyone know of a fix for this? It's very anoying...

Thanks.
Posted by Avon, on Mar 29, 2003 at 12:07 PM, in Applications
Use the gimp print FAQ, There are excellent... 445 Views / 3 Replies  
Use the gimp print FAQ, There are excellent instructions there. (Printing via SMB) works great, I use it at home to print to a laserprinter connected to a WinBlows2000 machine.
Posted by Avon, on Mar 27, 2003 at 06:05 PM, in Mac OS X
Re: Re: OSX jaguar is awesome! 1,213 Views / 15 Replies  
I got my father a BW G3. Runs 10.2 like a charm.
Posted by Avon, on Mar 27, 2003 at 06:03 PM, in Mac OS X
Re: Re: How to mirror a web site with curl or wget? 52,418 Views / 6 Replies  
now....

Does anyone know how to get curl to work? Thanks...
Posted by Avon, on Mar 23, 2003 at 11:37 PM, in Mac OS X
Re: How to mirror a web site with curl or wget? 52,418 Views / 6 Replies  
Got it!

The trick is to create a .wgetrc file in your home directory. In it include:

robots = off
Posted by Avon, on Mar 23, 2003 at 11:35 PM, in Mac OS X
Re: Re: How to mirror a web site with curl or wget? 52,418 Views / 6 Replies  
Yes this is the problem. When i try to get another site like macnn.com, it works great.

This is the site I wanted to get before...
http://www.liv.ac.uk/~aicooper/

It downloads the robot.txt...
Posted by Avon, on Mar 23, 2003 at 11:20 PM, in Mac OS X
How to mirror a web site with curl or wget? 52,418 Views / 6 Replies  
Im having trouble downloading an entire web site.

Can somone please post the corect switches for wget and curl? The only way I have been able to download entire web sites is with Anarchy. I have...
Posted by Avon, on Mar 23, 2003 at 08:55 PM, in Mac OS X
Re: Re: 5-10 most essential Terminal Commands 3,952 Views / 57 Replies  
Oh nice. I always wanted to know that. Now how would I take this number output and divide it by 1024 in a shell script?

Thanks...
Posted by Avon, on Mar 22, 2003 at 11:30 AM, in Mac OS X
Old world machines need Xboot to boot into YDL. ... 520 Views / 6 Replies  
Old world machines need Xboot to boot into YDL. This is a mac os app. They cannot boot directly into YDL.
Posted by Avon, on Mar 21, 2003 at 09:33 AM, in Mac OS X
Yellow Dog Linux 3.0 520 Views / 6 Replies  
I would like to download it, but on their web site it says its only availible to YDL.net subscribers. Im assuming this is only for a limited time or it would be in violation of the GPL... Is this...
Posted by Avon, on Mar 19, 2003 at 09:21 PM, in Mac OS X
Poll: AutoCAD is crude. Dam, when will that rabid... 879 Views / 19 Replies  
AutoCAD is crude. Dam, when will that rabid software package die and fade away like all other obsolite pices of junk.

Anyone know if Pro/Enginner will ever get ported to Mac OS?
Posted by Avon, on Mar 19, 2003 at 01:27 AM, in Applications
If you are familiar with MS Office, get yourself... 550 Views / 5 Replies  
If you are familiar with MS Office, get yourself Open Office from openoffice.org.

Its graphing functions are even better and the interface is identical. Runs faster too. I am amazed at its...
Posted by Avon, on Mar 19, 2003 at 01:19 AM, in Applications
Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: LINUX on VPC ????? 611 Views / 10 Replies  
I enjoy a good BSD actualy. FreeBSD is the best, but for PPC, NetBSD is the best option. I love FreeBSD, its so clean and simple. Only problem is that you must configure and set up EVERYTHING.
...
Posted by Avon, on Mar 17, 2003 at 01:38 AM, in Mac OS X
Downloads a URL. I like wget, I usualy... 3,952 Views / 57 Replies  
Downloads a URL.

I like wget, I usualy forget what switch to use.
Posted by Avon, on Mar 17, 2003 at 01:31 AM, in Mac OS X
I have instaled W2K on VPC. No problems and very... 532 Views / 9 Replies  
I have instaled W2K on VPC. No problems and very straight forward.
Posted by Avon, on Mar 17, 2003 at 01:15 AM, in Applications
Looking at the open apps in my dock and I, i cant... 786 Views / 14 Replies  
Looking at the open apps in my dock and I, i cant say there are any applications that are essential to improving the functionality of the operating system. It comes with almost everything you need....
Posted by Avon, on Mar 16, 2003 at 12:01 AM, in Mac OS X
If you are using Apples X11, you must create a... 396 Views / 8 Replies  
If you are using Apples X11, you must create a new item i your applications menu with the path to the sofffice script for it to work.
Posted by Avon, on Mar 15, 2003 at 12:05 PM, in Mac OS X
Re: Limewire 2.8.5, Java 1.4.1, kaka 578 Views / 5 Replies  
LimeWire Pro is much better for some reason. I never had any luck with LimeWire Basic. It would crash OSX!

At only 10 bucks, I thought Id give pro a try. Runs great!
Posted by Avon, on Mar 15, 2003 at 12:02 PM, in Applications
If one is content with office, its because they... 591 Views / 8 Replies  
If one is content with office, its because they have not tried to use the more advanced features. Sure, as a simple word processor its fine. But try something a bit more advanced and it will crash...
Posted by Avon, on Mar 14, 2003 at 04:05 PM, in Applications
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