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Well, I just stuck the disc in to find out. ... 1,745 Views / 11 Replies  
Well, I just stuck the disc in to find out. Apparently they are coded for the types of machines, so the Macbook install disc won't work on the Powerbook. Bummer. Thanks anyway.
Posted by newsushi, on Aug 31, 2008 at 05:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Installing 10.5 on a G4 PB w/ Macbook OS X Install disc? 1,745 Views / 11 Replies  
Title pretty much asks it all.

My old machine is a 12" G4 Powerbook running 10.4. I upgraded to a Macbook running 10.5 last year, and would like to upgrade my old powerbook to Leopard. Is it...
Posted by newsushi, on Aug 31, 2008 at 04:13 PM, in Mac Notebooks
enabling root gives you another way in when... 618 Views / 16 Replies  
enabling root gives you another way in when someone changes account information, which, happens on occasion in a lab environment.
Posted by newsushi, on Nov 6, 2007 at 01:57 PM, in Mac OS X
Issue resolved. While brainstorming on the... 586 Views / 7 Replies  
Issue resolved.

While brainstorming on the differences between Safe boot and a regular boot, I realized that I had not yet troubleshooted the airport extreme card. While it passed the hardware...
Posted by newsushi, on Nov 5, 2007 at 10:50 AM, in Mac OS X
Update: I just completed a hardware test and... 586 Views / 7 Replies  
Update: I just completed a hardware test and everything passed ... and the kernel panic persists.

Also, I'm still not getting any crash or panic logs and am trying to figure out how you "enable"...
Posted by newsushi, on Nov 2, 2007 at 09:52 PM, in Mac OS X
Thanks for the tip Big Mac. Verbose mode points... 586 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks for the tip Big Mac. Verbose mode points to kernel panic. Is there a way to see a log exactly as it appears in Verbose mode so I can post/print it? Also, there is no crashreport.log or...
Posted by newsushi, on Nov 2, 2007 at 05:06 PM, in Mac OS X
Perhaps I forgot to mention it in my original... 586 Views / 7 Replies  
Perhaps I forgot to mention it in my original post, but I have already tried booting from the CD and using disk utility to repair my startup disk. It found zero errors and the behavior persisted...
Posted by newsushi, on Nov 2, 2007 at 03:12 PM, in Mac OS X
Tiger kernel panic - resolved 586 Views / 7 Replies  
Beginning on friday of last week my Powerbook G4 1.33Ghz began exhibiting a behavior that prompted a crash during every restart attempt. The behavior did/does not effect a shutdown and power up...
Posted by newsushi, on Nov 2, 2007 at 11:28 AM, in Mac OS X
great. thank you. 431 Views / 2 Replies  
great. thank you.
Posted by newsushi, on Oct 28, 2007 at 02:15 PM, in Mac OS X
Tiger startup problems, reinstall questions 431 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi guys,

Short Version: I'm running the latest version of Tiger. My machine is having problems. Before I attempt a full reinstall, is it possible for my machine to simply reinstall Tiger (i.e....
Posted by newsushi, on Oct 27, 2007 at 11:53 PM, in Mac OS X
Poll: Clean install. Then again, I'm buying a new... 2,654 Views / 72 Replies  
Clean install. Then again, I'm buying a new machine at the same time :P

I won't upgrade my 4-year-old powerbook ... at least for a while yet ... to ensure I have a stable platform for any...
Posted by newsushi, on Oct 17, 2007 at 11:53 AM, in Mac OS X
Thanks for the link. I tried several several... 1,423 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks for the link.

I tried several several searches before asking, including different combinations of: apple osx 10.5 leopard space universe aurora borealis, etc.

In fact, even after...
Posted by newsushi, on Oct 16, 2007 at 05:53 PM, in Mac OS X
new leopard wallpaper? 1,423 Views / 3 Replies  
Anyone have a link to the aurora borealis wallpaper that apple is displaying on the macbooks here (http://www.apple.com/macosx/)?

Thanks!
Posted by newsushi, on Oct 16, 2007 at 03:08 PM, in Mac OS X
Hey, they wanted to induct me ... and then they... 4,998 Views / 9 Replies  
Hey, they wanted to induct me ... and then they asked for money and I said no.

:D
Posted by newsushi, on Oct 16, 2007 at 02:10 PM, in Mac OS X
Cover flow & file formats 355 Views / 0 Replies  
What file formats will Cover Flow show a preview of?

I'm a graphic designer and photographer so I'm frequently flipping through folders with .ai (adobe illustrator) .eps (generic vector graphics...
Posted by newsushi, on Oct 16, 2007 at 10:33 AM, in Mac OS X
FWIW I used SS for a couple of years and never... 2,352 Views / 33 Replies  
FWIW I used SS for a couple of years and never had any problems with it. As my machine aged, the HD got to the point of being fuller than optimum, and new apps were installed that required more and...
Posted by newsushi, on Oct 9, 2007 at 12:07 PM, in GUI Customization
This was/is a known issue with the ATI drivers in... 668 Views / 10 Replies  
This was/is a known issue with the ATI drivers in the new aluminum iMacs. It was fixed in a small download pre-1.1, which Apple has since included as part of the 1.1 update. It happened on nearly...
Posted by newsushi, on Oct 3, 2007 at 01:09 PM, in Gaming
:p I know these things because I continually... 116,038 Views / 2,183 Replies  
:p

I know these things because I continually invent reasons why I can't upgrade.
Intel switch announced: Can't upgrade until Intel architecture bugs are worked out.
Intel Bugs smoothed: Can't...
Posted by newsushi, on Oct 3, 2007 at 12:58 PM, in Mac OS X
No way easy to change the sound. You can... 924 Views / 7 Replies  
No way easy to change the sound.

You can stop the chime altogether as others have mentioned by:

1: Remembering to mute your sound before each shutdown/restart.
2. Installing software that...
Posted by newsushi, on Oct 3, 2007 at 11:23 AM, in GUI Customization
I can understand that Apple wants us to buy... 472 Views / 9 Replies  
I can understand that Apple wants us to buy Leopard. Duh. It still makes no sense why they would say that you can only dual-boot in Leopard when the functionality clearly already exists within...
Posted by newsushi, on Oct 3, 2007 at 11:16 AM, in Mac OS X
Poll: See, I'm waiting for Leopard to be... 1,135 Views / 21 Replies  
See, I'm waiting for Leopard to be announced/released before I buy a new machine. But I don't actually plan to use Leopard until 10.5.3-4ish. I just want a free copy of the OS for when things...
Posted by newsushi, on Oct 3, 2007 at 11:08 AM, in Mac OS X
Welcome to the year 2007, when Adobe apps ARE... 116,038 Views / 2,183 Replies  
Welcome to the year 2007, when Adobe apps ARE intel native. :stick:
Posted by newsushi, on Oct 3, 2007 at 10:51 AM, in Mac OS X
I baked my Powerbook on a stone deck at 487*F for... 888 Views / 16 Replies  
I baked my Powerbook on a stone deck at 487*F for 25 minutes with 20 seconds of steam, just like the perfect artisan french baguette.



voila!
Posted by newsushi, on Oct 2, 2007 at 11:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
erm .. just out of curiosity, why does Bootcamp... 472 Views / 9 Replies  
erm .. just out of curiosity, why does Bootcamp expire?
Posted by newsushi, on Oct 2, 2007 at 01:38 PM, in Mac OS X
I'm using a 12" 1.25Ghz G4 Powerbook as my main... 476 Views / 7 Replies  
I'm using a 12" 1.25Ghz G4 Powerbook as my main machine. I replaced the hard drive with a 100Gb 7200 RPM Seagate ~2 years ago, and maxed the ram at 1.25Gb.

When at home, I run in clamshell mode...
Posted by newsushi, on Oct 2, 2007 at 10:35 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Or you can work in clamshell and your VRAM... 1,686 Views / 24 Replies  
Or you can work in clamshell and your VRAM doesn't split.
Posted by newsushi, on Sep 29, 2007 at 04:29 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Step one: Connect the External Monitor Step... 571 Views / 14 Replies  
Step one: Connect the External Monitor
Step two: Press the power button on the Powerbook
Step three: Close the lid on the powerbook
Step four: ???
Step five: Profit

At least that's how I...
Posted by newsushi, on Sep 29, 2007 at 04:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks for the video, I learned quite a bit from... 495 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks for the video, I learned quite a bit from the demonstration.

The only thing I can't figure out is how do you get the three hairs on the top of the head to conform to the size/shape of the...
Posted by newsushi, on Sep 27, 2007 at 10:43 AM, in GUI Customization
Autumn Approaching ... 2,097,169 Views / 14,714 Replies  
I've been itching to create a new desktop for the approach of Autumn .. so here's what I did with my downtime at work today. enjoy :)

http://www.newsushi.net/images/autumnbonsai_desktop.jpg
Posted by newsushi, on Sep 26, 2007 at 06:14 PM, in GUI Customization
Travelfox, What application are you using... 2,097,169 Views / 14,714 Replies  
Travelfox,

What application are you using for the clock/info at the bottom of the screen (or is it in your dock)?

Thanks!
Posted by newsushi, on Aug 18, 2007 at 04:39 PM, in GUI Customization
Any advantage to buying from Apple? 641 Views / 10 Replies  
Greetings,

I'm sure this is something of an idiotic question, but I know you guys have lots of experience with it. Is there any advantage to buying my machine directly from Apple (as I've always...
Posted by newsushi, on Aug 10, 2007 at 11:21 AM, in Mac Desktops
Well thanks, that's what I was hoping to hear. I... 599 Views / 9 Replies  
Well thanks, that's what I was hoping to hear. I have no concerns spending the extra $135 if there will be a real performance difference (as I'll be keeping this machine for 4 years probably). But...
Posted by newsushi, on Jun 5, 2007 at 06:25 PM, in Mac Notebooks
7200RPM worth it? 599 Views / 9 Replies  
I'm currently using a 4 year old 12" 1.25Ghz Powerbook. My drive failed last year and I replaced it with a 100g 5400RPM Seagate.

I've been awaiting the newest release of the Macbook Pro, and now...
Posted by newsushi, on Jun 5, 2007 at 06:09 PM, in Mac Notebooks
So basically what you're saying is a couple of... 631 Views / 11 Replies  
So basically what you're saying is a couple of minor cosmetic flaws that won't impact performance is going to make you switch to Vista ... when you're going to trash your notebook in a backpack...
Posted by newsushi, on May 10, 2007 at 11:18 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Am I waiting for Adobe? Yes... Would... 1,610 Views / 27 Replies  
Am I waiting for Adobe? Yes...

Would Photoshop run approximately as fast on a brand new MBP as on my 1.33 Ghz G4 Powerbook? Yes...

So why in tarnation would I want to drop $2000 to get the...
Posted by newsushi, on Mar 6, 2006 at 10:21 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: Regarding the HD 595, I wouldn't trade them for... 1,127,723 Views / 4,110 Replies  
Regarding the HD 595, I wouldn't trade them for anything in the world. They're the best $250 I've ever spent on audio. Sure, the Boston VR setup kicks their butt, but at 1/8th the price, you can't...
Posted by newsushi, on Mar 4, 2006 at 05:20 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: I use the Powerbook's built-in bluetooth. The... 1,127,723 Views / 4,110 Replies  
I use the Powerbook's built-in bluetooth. The mouse's cradle (visible under the iCurve) is used solely for charging.

-newsushi
Posted by newsushi, on Mar 2, 2006 at 02:32 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: Here's my setup. 12" Powerbook G4 1.33Ghz w/... 1,127,723 Views / 4,110 Replies  
Here's my setup.

12" Powerbook G4 1.33Ghz w/ 1.5GB RAM & 100GB Seagate HD
Dell 2405 24" Ultrasharp monitor
Logitech MX900 bluetooth keyboard & mouse
20GB iPod (old school)
Sennheiser HD 595...
Posted by newsushi, on Mar 1, 2006 at 07:18 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I really have no idea when Apple will release the... 6,090 Views / 78 Replies  
I really have no idea when Apple will release the intel powerbooks...though I'm with the "sooner the better' crowd, as I'll need to update before too long, and I don't want to be a first generation...
Posted by newsushi, on Oct 29, 2005 at 08:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The fundamentals of marketing aside (which,... 4,041 Views / 53 Replies  
The fundamentals of marketing aside (which, incedentally, is my field), I'd actually be tempted to upgrade to a 7448 processor. Why? Because the 167Mhz bus is a fricken bottleneck and better...
Posted by newsushi, on Oct 26, 2005 at 12:46 AM, in Mac Notebooks
The 80GB stock hitatchi in my 12" PB recently bit... 965 Views / 20 Replies  
The 80GB stock hitatchi in my 12" PB recently bit the dust with no warning at all :(

So I replaced it with a 100GB Seagate 5400rpm (about $170). It's noticably noisier than the stock drive, but...
Posted by newsushi, on Oct 14, 2005 at 01:29 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks Big Mac. That actually fixed both... 470 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks Big Mac. That actually fixed both problems. I know what happened now. SuperDuper! asked me if I would like to boot from my external drive after the backup was complete...which I did. I...
Posted by newsushi, on Oct 9, 2005 at 01:55 PM, in Mac OS X
strange startup behaviors 470 Views / 2 Replies  
I recently installed Tiger (been using Panther) and have been having some strange startup behaviors that began after a week or so of having Tiger. When I turn on my machine, I get a blue screen with...
Posted by newsushi, on Oct 9, 2005 at 03:56 AM, in Mac OS X
I'm loosing everything on logout 362 Views / 1 Replies  
I had a complete hard drive failure about 2 days ago and dropped my notebook off at the nearest authorized apple service center to get a replacement drive installed. I'm traveling for business right...
Posted by newsushi, on Sep 25, 2005 at 12:49 PM, in Mac OS X
I do quite a bit of graphic design with my 12". ... 750 Views / 4 Replies  
I do quite a bit of graphic design with my 12". Having a larger monitor is nice, but the 12" can certainly get the job done. I bought the 12" when I was a senior in college and used it for client...
Posted by newsushi, on Aug 9, 2005 at 12:16 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: Actually, I'd say that if you're in need of a... 3,858 Views / 50 Replies  
Actually, I'd say that if you're in need of a new PowerBook, you'd better buy one soon. We're looking at a 1 - 2 year break before the Intel PBs are out, perhaps 6 months longer if there are any...
Posted by newsushi, on Jun 8, 2005 at 01:45 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Well, it's certainly been an interesting day. ... 15,201 Views / 386 Replies  
Well, it's certainly been an interesting day.

I, however, don't really think it's as big of a deal as many are making it out to be. Yes, the car is getting a new engine, but the steering wheel...
Posted by newsushi, on Jun 6, 2005 at 10:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Excellent! That was exactly the help I needed. ... 974 Views / 16 Replies  
Excellent! That was exactly the help I needed. I'm still using Panther (I fall under the 'always wait for 10.x.5 before updating crowd), so Themepark and Silk are a go here. I was able to merge...
Posted by newsushi, on May 31, 2005 at 12:59 PM, in GUI Customization
new to themes -- questions 974 Views / 16 Replies  
I've been toying around with themes now since about 3:00am, so I've still got quite a bit to learn, obviously :)

Anyway, I'd like to do two things that I can't figure out:

1: change the theme...
Posted by newsushi, on May 30, 2005 at 03:16 PM, in GUI Customization
Well, I demand a Dual core 3Ghz G5 with a 1Ghz... 16,229 Views / 112 Replies  
Well, I demand a Dual core 3Ghz G5 with a 1Ghz FSB, 1000x Superdrive, and all sorts of other stuff.

Actually, I don't really sit around and wait on my PB to process much...and when I do, well, I...
Posted by newsushi, on May 29, 2005 at 12:41 PM, in Mac Notebooks
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