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I recently had to deal with this. Here's what you... 996 Views / 4 Replies  
I recently had to deal with this. Here's what you do:
1. Download and install Fink source code, and install normally. The Installers are not yet Universal.
2. Following the instructions on this...
Posted by york28, on Apr 22, 2006 at 01:47 AM, in Mac OS X
Ubuntu is an excellent distro. Kubuntu is just as... 1,872 Views / 17 Replies  
Ubuntu is an excellent distro. Kubuntu is just as good, but it comes with KDE if that's more to your liking. It is basically the best of Debian, but more user friendly.

Realted to some of the...
Posted by york28, on Mar 2, 2006 at 04:57 AM, in Mac OS X
Does Cinebench do anything that would benefit... 9,550 Views / 77 Replies  
Does Cinebench do anything that would benefit from having a 64 bit chip? Otherwise, it doesn't really have too much to offer over the new Intel chips, judging from the benchmarks.
Posted by york28, on Mar 2, 2006 at 04:48 AM, in Applications
Seriously though, if the recent news from the... 1,356 Views / 40 Replies  
Seriously though, if the recent news from the windows world has taugh Mac users anything, it is that even the anti-virus software makers can't be trusted.
Posted by york28, on Mar 2, 2006 at 04:38 AM, in Feedback
A little piece of trivia: OS X's kernel is called... 1,402 Views / 21 Replies  
A little piece of trivia: OS X's kernel is called xnu (X is Not Unix).
Posted by york28, on Feb 28, 2006 at 04:04 AM, in Mac OS X
Donald Trump is not a graphic designer. Even if... 805 Views / 18 Replies  
Donald Trump is not a graphic designer. Even if he was, don't use something because you saw it done that way on TV.

As for Flash, it runs better on a PC. Both the Authoring Environment and the...
Posted by york28, on Feb 28, 2006 at 03:56 AM, in Applications
I've been a member for a few years, and I... 7,696 Views / 197 Replies  
I've been a member for a few years, and I consider these JavaScript ads a violation of the basic spirit of the web.

On the news page there is a green double-underlined link, the text of which is...
Posted by york28, on Feb 11, 2006 at 03:12 AM, in Feedback
I would try it but I think that looks right. To... 431 Views / 3 Replies  
I would try it but I think that looks right. To be honest I'm really not up on my EMBED tags these days.
Posted by york28, on Jan 30, 2006 at 04:58 AM, in Developer Center
What you're going to want to do is look up the... 431 Views / 3 Replies  
What you're going to want to do is look up the header function on PHP.net. Here's how you download a PDf for example:


<?php
// We'll be outputting a PDF
header('Content-type:...
Posted by york28, on Jan 26, 2006 at 11:42 PM, in Developer Center
There is a big difference between competition... 977 Views / 14 Replies  
There is a big difference between competition between third party software vendors in the Mac market and competing with Apple in the Mac market, especially when Apple is bundling their software with...
Posted by york28, on Jan 11, 2006 at 09:40 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'd say it's not that bad. The real problem is... 1,203 Views / 16 Replies  
I'd say it's not that bad. The real problem is that it was designed as a photo-realistic logo. This means that black and white and low-color version tend to look odd. But if you consider the formats...
Posted by york28, on Nov 6, 2005 at 03:03 PM, in Mac OS X
Any chance of a public release? It looks awesome. 2,039,151 Views / 14,714 Replies  
Any chance of a public release? It looks awesome.
Posted by york28, on Sep 22, 2005 at 08:18 PM, in GUI Customization
The problem with the Mighty Mouse is that because... 1,328 Views / 23 Replies  
The problem with the Mighty Mouse is that because of how the button detection works, you have to lift your finger off the left button to trigger the right.

And I find the scroll ball too small.
Posted by york28, on Sep 21, 2005 at 04:37 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
BBX: While you may have taken the time to mention... 6,558 Views / 88 Replies  
BBX: While you may have taken the time to mention in the topic title that there were large images in the thread, the ones that you did post are stupidly large. Very nice work and all, but I see no...
Posted by york28, on Sep 7, 2005 at 06:19 AM, in GUI Customization
I would have to discourage anyone from using... 2,248 Views / 43 Replies  
I would have to discourage anyone from using Freeway anymore, unfortunately. I used to use it myself, but that was years ago (4?), and the code that it creates is just way too out of date to be...
Posted by york28, on Aug 31, 2005 at 08:23 PM, in Applications
Personally I'd go with punBB. phpBB is nice but... 358 Views / 5 Replies  
Personally I'd go with punBB. phpBB is nice but it has more frequent security issues, probably due in part to is popularity. punBB is simpler and cleaner and I like that.

http://www.punbb.org/
Posted by york28, on Aug 4, 2005 at 04:21 AM, in Developer Center
So, first of all, the Mac software market's... 3,075 Views / 116 Replies  
So, first of all, the Mac software market's outlook is decided by 'little apps you buy to keep yourself amused', and second, that **** software available at stores that don't really sell computers is...
Posted by york28, on Jun 11, 2005 at 03:30 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Most likely a worse one, at least in some ways.... 4,025 Views / 101 Replies  
Most likely a worse one, at least in some ways. Open Firmware is actually used by non-Macs already (Sun machines for example), so in theory it would be possible to use it under x86 too. But I think...
Posted by york28, on Jun 9, 2005 at 03:47 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, let's say you have a DVD drive in one... 777 Views / 9 Replies  
Well, let's say you have a DVD drive in one machine and not another- you don't get DVD Player unless you have a DVD drive. And while I don't know for certain that any important system-level software...
Posted by york28, on May 25, 2005 at 03:03 AM, in Mac OS X
I would say don't ever install an OS onto a disk... 777 Views / 9 Replies  
I would say don't ever install an OS onto a disk mounted in Target Disk mode, since the OS installer will install the appropriate software for the currently running system, and not for the actualy...
Posted by york28, on May 25, 2005 at 02:50 AM, in Mac OS X
Video? Screw that. I'll keep 4.7 and my iPod... 7,087 Views / 145 Replies  
Video? Screw that. I'll keep 4.7 and my iPod Download, thank you very much.
Posted by york28, on May 9, 2005 at 05:39 PM, in Applications
I would say check out punBB. It has a great... 572 Views / 15 Replies  
I would say check out punBB. It has a great feature set, but with a lot less security updates than phpBB (so far at least.)

Plus I just like it a little more.
Posted by york28, on Apr 28, 2005 at 09:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I've recieved at least two copies of Panther in... 1,407 Views / 29 Replies  
I've recieved at least two copies of Panther in the mail as a student developer, and was expecting to recieve Tiger as well. I guess we'll see.
Posted by york28, on Apr 13, 2005 at 04:58 AM, in Mac OS X
I don't have any numbers right here, but I recall... 2,411 Views / 75 Replies  
I don't have any numbers right here, but I recall that Firewire is 400Mb/s stream, and USB2 is 480 Mb/s burst, giving Firewire the edge for file transferring. I also recall that even the newest G5's...
Posted by york28, on Feb 25, 2005 at 04:13 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
mod_mono woes 407 Views / 0 Replies  
I'm taking a class that deals with C# and ASP.NET, and I'm trying to get mod_mono running under Apache so I can work from home. The Mono Frameworks install great, but it's getting XSP and mod_mono...
Posted by york28, on Feb 21, 2005 at 04:17 PM, in Developer Center
I don't have a TV either. Never have, never will. 883 Views / 40 Replies  
I don't have a TV either. Never have, never will.
Posted by york28, on Feb 7, 2005 at 08:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Avoid the dorm if you can. Especially being... 1,378 Views / 44 Replies  
Avoid the dorm if you can. Especially being older, it's not worth it.
Posted by york28, on Feb 7, 2005 at 08:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I thought the obvious use of mammaries for... 1,375 Views / 45 Replies  
I thought the obvious use of mammaries for attention was humorous.
Posted by york28, on Feb 7, 2005 at 08:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It was prerecorded anyway, right? 883 Views / 40 Replies  
It was prerecorded anyway, right?
Posted by york28, on Feb 7, 2005 at 02:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Using streotypical 'American' characters as the... 1,121 Views / 41 Replies  
Using streotypical 'American' characters as the basis for the show is an interesting idea, and I liked its increased political awareness.

That being said, is was ok but not great. The characters...
Posted by york28, on Feb 7, 2005 at 06:27 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Adblock, my friends. Adblock... 911 Views / 31 Replies  
Adblock, my friends. Adblock (http://adblock.mozdev.org/).
Posted by york28, on Jan 31, 2005 at 03:28 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Well put. I agree 100%. 877 Views / 24 Replies  
Well put. I agree 100%.
Posted by york28, on Jan 31, 2005 at 03:16 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm sorry, but no, Apple LCDs aren't that much... 1,212 Views / 12 Replies  
I'm sorry, but no, Apple LCDs aren't that much better than some other brands. Better then BenQ and the other cheapies? Probably. But I've seen Samsungs that are just as good, and I know that Dell...
Posted by york28, on Jan 31, 2005 at 03:13 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Writing a new CMS- open source or not? 298 Views / 1 Replies  
I've been writing (and re-writing) a cms for a little while now, and I'm to the point where it will be fairly complete sometime reasonably soon.

My question is should I make it open source, and if...
Posted by york28, on Jan 31, 2005 at 03:04 AM, in Developer Center
Piano Man: Bravo on the choice of PHP and... 1,317 Views / 42 Replies  
Piano Man:

Bravo on the choice of PHP and MySQL. One suggestion that I have for you is to download some PHP scripts and go through the source to see how they work. I find this immensly helpful...
Posted by york28, on Jan 31, 2005 at 02:55 AM, in Developer Center
Maybe it's my comp (on the ol' iBook right now),... 696 Views / 7 Replies  
Maybe it's my comp (on the ol' iBook right now), but the portfolio examples load really s l o w. I like the look however.
Posted by york28, on Jan 31, 2005 at 02:48 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
For me, the big thing about RAW images is that... 455 Views / 2 Replies  
For me, the big thing about RAW images is that you can pull or push an additional stop or two in order to recorver detail that was lost due to exposure. That's what the extra bits are good for, and...
Posted by york28, on Jan 31, 2005 at 02:44 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
I just attended a seminar on copyright issues in... 1,966 Views / 53 Replies  
I just attended a seminar on copyright issues in the graphic design industry, and it comes down to the agreement that you did the work under. If you were an employee of the company then they own...
Posted by york28, on Jan 31, 2005 at 02:40 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
For the exact same reason they no longer sell... 624 Views / 12 Replies  
For the exact same reason they no longer sell external hard drives.
Posted by york28, on Jan 31, 2005 at 01:25 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
We need less squabbling and more pictures in this... 1,782 Views / 45 Replies  
We need less squabbling and more pictures in this thread.
Posted by york28, on Jan 30, 2005 at 08:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
What if you created a user, moved that user's... 556 Views / 9 Replies  
What if you created a user, moved that user's home to the FW disk, and then activated FileVault? You couldn't log that user in without having the drive, but it should work otherwise I'd think.
Posted by york28, on Jan 29, 2005 at 02:13 AM, in Mac OS X
In regards to the new icons: f*cking boo. 2,418 Views / 45 Replies  
In regards to the new icons: f*cking boo.
Posted by york28, on Jan 20, 2005 at 07:36 AM, in GUI Customization
I dunno, I've tried this probably five times... 1,252 Views / 44 Replies  
I dunno, I've tried this probably five times between my iBook and G5, and each time the G5 kernel paniced about halfway through copying a big file. I don;t think it's all that reliable, which is why...
Posted by york28, on Dec 26, 2004 at 02:10 AM, in MacNN Lounge
You need to set some permissions. Check this page... 2,214 Views / 48 Replies  
You need to set some permissions. Check this page (http://infiniteexpanse.net/articles/12/how-to-run-qemu-on-mac-os-x).
Posted by york28, on Dec 6, 2004 at 05:43 AM, in MacNN Lounge
@mdc: I don't think your site has enough... 33,445 Views / 63 Replies  
@mdc:

I don't think your site has enough style options. :D
Posted by york28, on Nov 29, 2004 at 06:26 AM, in Applications
Thereis a known issue with G5's and VLC that... 721 Views / 8 Replies  
Thereis a known issue with G5's and VLC that causes audio to not work.

This tip (http://www.versiontracker.com/php/feedback/article.php?story=2004071512181165) fixed it for me:

Launch VLC/open...
Posted by york28, on Nov 29, 2004 at 06:21 AM, in Applications
Trouble installing Xfce4 300 Views / 0 Replies  
I decided to try Xfce4 to see what it is like, and the newest version on Fink is 3.something.

I downloaded the source and also installed the required libraries either through Fink or from source....
Posted by york28, on Nov 29, 2004 at 04:58 AM, in Mac OS X
Great, so Toy Story 3 is going to suck. 743 Views / 31 Replies  
Great, so Toy Story 3 is going to suck.
Posted by york28, on Nov 16, 2004 at 06:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I saw Polar Express last night, and it blows. I... 1,995 Views / 77 Replies  
I saw Polar Express last night, and it blows. I read the book as a child every year on Christmas Eve, and the movie has so little to do with the book it's insulting. Instead of being faithful to what...
Posted by york28, on Nov 14, 2004 at 04:55 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I'll let you know how it goes- I ordered a t610... 567 Views / 12 Replies  
I'll let you know how it goes- I ordered a t610 from t-Mobile thru Amazon and after sending in 2 rebates will get $250 back, which more than covers the $99 phone cost.

It is an older phone, but I...
Posted by york28, on Nov 11, 2004 at 04:05 AM, in MacNN Lounge
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