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Ubuntu 7.04 (Feisty Fawn)... 2,795 Views / 11 Replies  
Ubuntu 7.04 (Feisty Fawn) (http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/ports/releases/feisty/release/)
Posted by alphasubzero949, on Jun 9, 2007 at 12:46 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
You can get it from Add/Remove under System... 11,319 Views / 14 Replies  
You can get it from Add/Remove under System Tools. The manager appears in the status tray and right clicking will give you a menu to select your preferred window manager (Beryl, Compiz, Metacity).
...
Posted by alphasubzero949, on May 10, 2007 at 01:26 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
I have Beryl running on Feisty PPC after being... 11,319 Views / 14 Replies  
I have Beryl running on Feisty PPC after being unimpressed with Compiz. Both could use some work as there is some artifacting and sluggish effects on my PowerBook G4. The sluggishness almost...
Posted by alphasubzero949, on Apr 25, 2007 at 04:24 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
I'm surprised that no one has commented on MOAB... 6,813 Views / 115 Replies  
I'm surprised that no one has commented on MOAB #21.

For those who need to refresh their memories:
MOAB-21-01-2007: System Preferences writeconfig Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability...
Posted by alphasubzero949, on Feb 4, 2007 at 04:45 AM, in Mac OS X
Watch these training videos... 891 Views / 4 Replies  
Watch these training videos (http://www.linux.com/article.pl?sid=06/07/20/1654251).
Posted by alphasubzero949, on Jan 6, 2007 at 03:09 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Here is the first zero-day from these guys. ... 6,813 Views / 115 Replies  
Here is the first zero-day from these guys. Enjoy.

MOAB-05-01-2007: Apple DiskManagement BOM Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability (http://projects.info-pull.com/moab/MOAB-05-01-2007.html)
...
Posted by alphasubzero949, on Jan 6, 2007 at 02:55 AM, in Mac OS X
This also affects every iteration of OS X. 328 Views / 2 Replies  
This also affects every iteration of OS X.
Posted by alphasubzero949, on Dec 20, 2006 at 08:10 PM, in Mac OS X
How to Use the Finder to Overwrite Whole Directories with Plain Documents. 328 Views / 2 Replies  
In reference to these two posts on Mac OS X Hints...

Be aware of possible data loss with TextEdit's Save dialog (http://www.macosxhints.com/article.php?story=2006121111234963)
and
Be aware of...
Posted by alphasubzero949, on Dec 20, 2006 at 07:54 PM, in Mac OS X
Canonical Thinking of Dumping Ubuntu PPC 1,794 Views / 2 Replies  
For those who are using or thinking about trying out Ubuntu on their PowerPC Macs and haven't heard the news, I want to direct your attention to the movement in the Ubuntu PPC community to have...
Posted by alphasubzero949, on Dec 5, 2006 at 06:34 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Princeton U.: Security Analysis of the Diebold... 905 Views / 70 Replies  
Princeton U.: Security Analysis of the Diebold AccuVote-TS Voting Machine (http://itpolicy.princeton.edu/voting/)

Watch the demonstration video. (Alt. Link via Google Video)...
Posted by alphasubzero949, on Nov 6, 2006 at 06:36 AM, in Political/War Lounge
1,000 points of light? Oh wait...or is it 1.000?... 2,864 Views / 129 Replies  
1,000 points of light? Oh wait...or is it 1.000?

Silly formats. :rolleyes:
Posted by alphasubzero949, on Nov 4, 2006 at 06:44 AM, in MacNN Lounge
It indicates an I/O error. 466 Views / 3 Replies  
It indicates an I/O error.
Posted by alphasubzero949, on Oct 31, 2006 at 03:50 AM, in Mac OS X
As far as the wireless issue, see this in the... 2,070 Views / 4 Replies  
As far as the wireless issue, see this in the Ubuntu Wiki:
https://help.ubuntu.com/community/WifiDocs/Driver/bcm43xx/Dapper
Posted by alphasubzero949, on Oct 28, 2006 at 06:08 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
To get old extensions working, install the Mr... 2,076 Views / 65 Replies  
To get old extensions working, install the Mr Tech extension:
https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/421/

Then after a restart, go to the Add-ons window, view the extensions, and select Tools->Make...
Posted by alphasubzero949, on Oct 25, 2006 at 06:08 PM, in Applications
Some comments from what I have been reading in... 11,438 Views / 170 Replies  
Some comments from what I have been reading in this thread:

1. I thought the PowerPC was superior. And now that Steve goes Intel, everyone is suddenly praising it while harping on people...
Posted by alphasubzero949, on Oct 5, 2006 at 08:09 PM, in Mac OS X
Plenty of reasons. And I think you have it... 1,954 Views / 45 Replies  
Plenty of reasons. And I think you have it backwards my friend.
Posted by alphasubzero949, on Oct 5, 2006 at 07:48 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
It would be helpful to post a snippet of the... 1,762 Views / 20 Replies  
It would be helpful to post a snippet of the logfile contents.
Posted by alphasubzero949, on Oct 4, 2006 at 06:14 AM, in Mac OS X
I'm letting my subscription expire as well. Too... 1,300 Views / 34 Replies  
I'm letting my subscription expire as well. Too much $$$ for too little.
Posted by alphasubzero949, on Oct 4, 2006 at 06:08 AM, in Applications
https://help.ubuntu.com/community/WifiDocs/Driver/... 1,954 Views / 45 Replies  
https://help.ubuntu.com/community/WifiDocs/Driver/bcm43xx/Dapper

<-- Has AirPort Extreme working in Ubuntu w/out a lot of hacking
Posted by alphasubzero949, on Oct 4, 2006 at 06:06 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
As much as the Finder and Spotlight suck,... 11,438 Views / 170 Replies  
As much as the Finder and Spotlight suck, Explorer is even worse.
Posted by alphasubzero949, on Oct 4, 2006 at 05:59 AM, in Mac OS X
You're not going to get much help here. I... 1,954 Views / 45 Replies  
You're not going to get much help here. I haven't used a Macintel so I can't help you with your AirPort connection as I believe it uses a different chipset from the PPC models.

Go to Ubuntu...
Posted by alphasubzero949, on Sep 27, 2006 at 05:01 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
It's a stupid move on Apple's part. 496 Views / 16 Replies  
It's a stupid move on Apple's part.
Posted by alphasubzero949, on Sep 26, 2006 at 05:29 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Enjoy this video. Even at Apple stores the... 80,293 Views / 399 Replies  
Enjoy this video. Even at Apple stores the MacBooks randomly shut down:
YouTube - Random Shutdown in the Apple Store (http://youtube.com/watch?v=iNd8Oi2Zg9g)
Posted by alphasubzero949, on Sep 20, 2006 at 06:23 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The wireless card isn't too bad. I recently... 6,307 Views / 21 Replies  
The wireless card isn't too bad. I recently reinstalled Dapper to rid my / partition of excess garbage (been dist-upgrading from the Dapper betas and RC). Let me tell you that it is much more...
Posted by alphasubzero949, on Sep 20, 2006 at 06:17 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Yes it does but it's an older version. Either... 425 Views / 3 Replies  
Yes it does but it's an older version. Either way it can't hurt to install Xcode from the DVD if all you need is GCC and not the bells and whistles of universal app development. And don't forget to...
Posted by alphasubzero949, on Sep 20, 2006 at 06:06 PM, in Mac OS X
Poll: Easy. Planned obsolescence. They want you... 1,282 Views / 29 Replies  
Easy. Planned obsolescence. They want you buying newer hardware.
Posted by alphasubzero949, on Sep 16, 2006 at 03:49 AM, in Applications
:thumbsup: 527 Views / 6 Replies  
:thumbsup:
Posted by alphasubzero949, on Sep 15, 2006 at 01:55 AM, in Applications
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuMac 914 Views / 5 Replies  
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuMac
Posted by alphasubzero949, on Sep 14, 2006 at 10:25 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Not to mention the fact that the images are in a... 9,988 Views / 253 Replies  
Not to mention the fact that the images are in a proprietary format (.itc). :thumbsdow

The moment you switch players - unless you appended your songs' artwork to their ID3 tags - you'll lose them....
Posted by alphasubzero949, on Sep 14, 2006 at 10:04 PM, in Applications
Apple can do no wrong, huh? How long did it... 80,293 Views / 399 Replies  
Apple can do no wrong, huh?

How long did it take for Apple to finally get off their rocker and admit that there was a problem to begin with while in all of that time censoring forum posts on their...
Posted by alphasubzero949, on Sep 10, 2006 at 02:50 AM, in Mac Notebooks
If you're asking about getting KDE on Ubuntu, you... 914 Views / 5 Replies  
If you're asking about getting KDE on Ubuntu, you can go several routes:

1. Install Kubuntu.
2. Install Ubuntu, but add 'kubuntu-desktop'. This will give you a fully functional KDE desktop...
Posted by alphasubzero949, on Sep 9, 2006 at 11:09 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Actually to have Netatalk working you'll need to... 1,672 Views / 4 Replies  
Actually to have Netatalk working you'll need to compile the latest version from source due to recent changes in the kernel. Unfortunately no one has seemed to package it quite yet.
Posted by alphasubzero949, on Sep 9, 2006 at 10:57 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
I still have my clamshell and it runs Ubuntu 6.06... 3,158 Views / 89 Replies  
I still have my clamshell and it runs Ubuntu 6.06 full time (original 300 MHz Blueberry w/ 288 MB RAM). 10.3.9 was simply too slow and bloated for the 6 GB HDD. I'm thinking of trying Xubuntu to...
Posted by alphasubzero949, on Sep 9, 2006 at 10:50 PM, in Mac Notebooks
If I had a nickel for every time someone in this... 26,195 Views / 34 Replies  
If I had a nickel for every time someone in this (or any Mac) forum suggests repairing permissions as the end-all cure for every problem...

Frans, sorry to hear about your situation but you are...
Posted by alphasubzero949, on Sep 9, 2006 at 10:39 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I would install OS X from scratch. Here are your... 834 Views / 10 Replies  
I would install OS X from scratch. Here are your culprits:

- iLife '06. That sucker eats ~ 10 GB and even more if you install GarageBand Jam Packs.
- Extra third-party application bundles.
-...
Posted by alphasubzero949, on Sep 9, 2006 at 10:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
MacBook Overheat Analyzed: Recall Brewing?... 80,293 Views / 399 Replies  
MacBook Overheat Analyzed: Recall Brewing? (http://www.powerpage.org/archives/2006/09/macbook_overheat_analyzed_recall_brewing.html)



If this is indeed the root cause of the RSS as first...
Posted by alphasubzero949, on Sep 9, 2006 at 03:38 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I believe that it only works on PowerPC machines. 471 Views / 3 Replies  
I believe that it only works on PowerPC machines.
Posted by alphasubzero949, on Sep 9, 2006 at 05:45 AM, in Applications
I'm surprised that there hasn't been a mention of... 1,576 Views / 41 Replies  
I'm surprised that there hasn't been a mention of this, but for those who don't want to leave the comfort of the .Mac sync preference setup:

MySync (http://www.mildmanneredindustries.com/)
Posted by alphasubzero949, on Sep 9, 2006 at 05:42 AM, in Applications
BBEdit and TextWrangler should have been put out... 869 Views / 17 Replies  
BBEdit and TextWrangler should have been put out to pasture a long time ago, preferably in the same casket with OS 9.

There are already enough text editors in OS X. Apple even gave them to you...
Posted by alphasubzero949, on Sep 9, 2006 at 05:37 AM, in Applications
And look how far Steve got in the NeXT days with... 14,935 Views / 66 Replies  
And look how far Steve got in the NeXT days with that business model.
Posted by alphasubzero949, on Sep 9, 2006 at 05:33 AM, in Mac OS X
I have several: 7. Run a regular user... 580 Views / 17 Replies  
I have several:

7. Run a regular user account for day-to-day computing.
8. Don't allow user listing on the login screen.
9. Don't permit autologins and (for laptop users especially) require...
Posted by alphasubzero949, on Sep 9, 2006 at 05:26 AM, in Mac OS X
Nothing wrong with that advice at all. :thumbsup: 80,293 Views / 399 Replies  
Nothing wrong with that advice at all. :thumbsup:
Posted by alphasubzero949, on Sep 9, 2006 at 05:14 AM, in Mac Notebooks
^ Seconded. 800 Views / 5 Replies  
^ Seconded.
Posted by alphasubzero949, on Aug 17, 2006 at 12:11 AM, in Mac OS X
Better? Yes. OS X performance did improve with... 110,610 Views / 2,183 Replies  
Better? Yes. OS X performance did improve with every incremental release. Faster? Doubt it, especially when SJ's promise of OS X being 'optimized' for G3s comes to mind.

On a G4 I watched OS X...
Posted by alphasubzero949, on Aug 17, 2006 at 12:10 AM, in Mac OS X
6 GB? That is about double a typical Tiger... 19,926 Views / 64 Replies  
6 GB? That is about double a typical Tiger install (before stripping unused lproj files). I hope the installer doesn't load all of the Intel bits into a PPC install and vice versa.
Posted by alphasubzero949, on Aug 16, 2006 at 05:59 PM, in Mac OS X
I don't even want to begin to imagine the... 110,610 Views / 2,183 Replies  
I don't even want to begin to imagine the performance level.
Posted by alphasubzero949, on Aug 16, 2006 at 05:47 PM, in Mac OS X
YES! And Siracusa would have also been happy... 110,610 Views / 2,183 Replies  
YES! And Siracusa would have also been happy with the separated menus/tear-off submenus that actually stayed where you left them. You couldn't get more spatial than that. Can a Finder window still...
Posted by alphasubzero949, on Aug 14, 2006 at 04:04 PM, in Mac OS X
Might be late to the party on this, but here is a... 110,610 Views / 2,183 Replies  
Might be late to the party on this, but here is a posting (http://www.aeroxp.org/board/index.php?showtopic=5142&hl=) that discusses the 'secret features' and was also picked up by AI...
Posted by alphasubzero949, on Aug 14, 2006 at 07:59 AM, in Mac OS X
It's a waste of time unless you use a third party... 731 Views / 8 Replies  
It's a waste of time unless you use a third party installer that recklessly goes around altering permissions (e.g. Adobe Flash Player).
Posted by alphasubzero949, on Aug 8, 2006 at 01:03 AM, in Mac OS X
Look for a third party script called QTFullScreen. 724 Views / 3 Replies  
Look for a third party script called QTFullScreen.
Posted by alphasubzero949, on Aug 8, 2006 at 01:01 AM, in Mac OS X
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