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Are you putting name servers in as well? 584 Views / 8 Replies  
Are you putting name servers in as well?
Posted by mjankor, on Nov 15, 2007 at 06:33 PM, in Mac OS X
I've pondered this. I always assumed Leopard and... 4,814 Views / 83 Replies  
I've pondered this. I always assumed Leopard and Vista would be fairly similar as they're both fairly beefy OS's. However I'm also running Leopard on a 1.33 Powerbook on 768MB ram and it flies. I...
Posted by mjankor, on Nov 12, 2007 at 05:51 AM, in Mac OS X
Is this just gtalk perhaps, because I've been... 806 Views / 13 Replies  
Is this just gtalk perhaps, because I've been using gmail in Safari for as far back as I can remember.
Posted by mjankor, on Nov 9, 2007 at 07:27 PM, in Mac OS X
Just check out your kernel task processor usage... 3,580 Views / 21 Replies  
Just check out your kernel task processor usage in Activity Monitor. Wave the pointer around with the track pad and see what happens. It shouldn't go over 5% tops, but if it doespost back here with...
Posted by mjankor, on Nov 9, 2007 at 05:23 PM, in Mac OS X
Ergo, stacks should not be made from folders,... 2,303 Views / 66 Replies  
Ergo, stacks should not be made from folders, especially the Applications folder.
Posted by mjankor, on Nov 9, 2007 at 07:35 AM, in Mac OS X
Just to clarify, IMO it's a bug. If you... 1,468 Views / 31 Replies  
Just to clarify, IMO it's a bug.

If you toggle "open all folders in a new window" then all folders, irrespective of where they're called from should be opened in their own, unique window. Holding...
Posted by mjankor, on Nov 7, 2007 at 04:46 AM, in Mac OS X
Hang on a sec. I'm not saying sidebar is one... 1,468 Views / 31 Replies  
Hang on a sec. I'm not saying sidebar is one mode, non sidebar is another. I think the sidebar can exist in both modes happily, just like the dock. For me Spatial Finder is toggled with the "open all...
Posted by mjankor, on Nov 7, 2007 at 04:37 AM, in Mac OS X
It's a bug I think. Mine didn't redraw properly... 285 Views / 1 Replies  
It's a bug I think. Mine didn't redraw properly either.
Posted by mjankor, on Nov 7, 2007 at 02:23 AM, in Mac OS X
Under Tiger I had it set up to remember every... 1,468 Views / 31 Replies  
Under Tiger I had it set up to remember every window as I last left it, whether the sidebar was showing or not, last view style, last position, etc. It was pretty good.

For those who don't see the...
Posted by mjankor, on Nov 7, 2007 at 02:19 AM, in Mac OS X
Personally I think Tiger was closer than Leopard.... 1,468 Views / 31 Replies  
Personally I think Tiger was closer than Leopard.

In Leopard, unless set on a folder by folder basis, all folders open in the same view, regardless of the state they were in when last used. If you...
Posted by mjankor, on Nov 7, 2007 at 01:22 AM, in Mac OS X
Ahh of course. My mistake, though I can still... 1,468 Views / 31 Replies  
Ahh of course. My mistake, though I can still open my home folder in two windows.

I never noticed because of my usage.
Posted by mjankor, on Nov 5, 2007 at 07:14 PM, in Mac OS X
Wasn't there a spatial finder in Tiger? I used it... 1,468 Views / 31 Replies  
Wasn't there a spatial finder in Tiger? I used it all the time. It wasn't broken when the sidebar was showing and didn't require setting the preferred view on a per folder basis. It just remembered...
Posted by mjankor, on Nov 5, 2007 at 06:26 PM, in Mac OS X
It's not a bloody virus, it's a trojan. Apple... 894 Views / 26 Replies  
It's not a bloody virus, it's a trojan. Apple have nipped it in the bud. They said "Don't install stuff you don't trust".
Posted by mjankor, on Nov 4, 2007 at 04:16 AM, in Mac OS X
The only protection against a trojan is not to... 894 Views / 26 Replies  
The only protection against a trojan is not to install anything on your computer. A trojan is not a virus. A trojan is a program masquerading as something else.

A trojan is the software equivalent...
Posted by mjankor, on Nov 3, 2007 at 10:36 PM, in Mac OS X
Our modem (ADSL though) is also our NAT and DHCP... 761 Views / 17 Replies  
Our modem (ADSL though) is also our NAT and DHCP server. I would have thought it would break screen sharing unless I mapped those ports through to my machine. I'm not sure about his cable modem...
Posted by mjankor, on Nov 3, 2007 at 10:07 AM, in Mac OS X
I've found the screensharing across our network... 350 Views / 2 Replies  
I've found the screensharing across our network to be, subjectively, about twice as fast as Chicken. It also looks heaps better. I'm using the "adapt quality to suit network conditions" option.
Posted by mjankor, on Nov 2, 2007 at 12:54 AM, in Mac OS X
Typically I wouldn't recommend partitioning on... 272 Views / 1 Replies  
Typically I wouldn't recommend partitioning on current computers. However, in your case I'd partition the drive and give Time Machine it's own partition and keep the second partition for other docs.
Posted by mjankor, on Nov 1, 2007 at 10:54 PM, in Mac OS X
You can't stop people doing stupid things. ... 654 Views / 25 Replies  
You can't stop people doing stupid things.

Hopefully two things will come about if more trojans start showing up.

First, I hope that application developers will try to minimise requests for...
Posted by mjankor, on Nov 1, 2007 at 07:13 PM, in Mac OS X
In your pictures folder perhaps? 937 Views / 33 Replies  
In your pictures folder perhaps?
Posted by mjankor, on Nov 1, 2007 at 07:05 PM, in Mac OS X
ipfw is definately still installed. I'd wait a... 369 Views / 4 Replies  
ipfw is definately still installed. I'd wait a couple of days and see what the rebuttal is. It may well be that the complaints all stem from Apple leaving the firewall off, rather than any lack in...
Posted by mjankor, on Nov 1, 2007 at 08:51 AM, in Mac OS X
No you don't. There's actually no such thing as a... 320 Views / 3 Replies  
No you don't. There's actually no such thing as a Leopard upgrade DVD. They are all full versions. (Ultimate versions too :D) I'd do an archive and install though.
Posted by mjankor, on Nov 1, 2007 at 04:11 AM, in Mac OS X
erik I agree with you this time :lol: 2,859 Views / 50 Replies  
erik I agree with you this time :lol:
Posted by mjankor, on Oct 31, 2007 at 11:30 PM, in Mac OS X
Cable modem may well not have the ports open to... 761 Views / 17 Replies  
Cable modem may well not have the ports open to allow video chat.
Posted by mjankor, on Oct 31, 2007 at 09:12 PM, in Mac OS X
I use one space for all my chat, screensharing... 808 Views / 25 Replies  
I use one space for all my chat, screensharing and other windows that I want to see instantly without necessarily acting on with a second space as my working zone.
Posted by mjankor, on Oct 31, 2007 at 07:51 PM, in Mac OS X
On my Macbook CD 1.83, 2GB ram it's very fast. I... 1,053 Views / 13 Replies  
On my Macbook CD 1.83, 2GB ram it's very fast. I normally can't get to the return key before it's found the item

Regarding Photoshop, I tried "Adob" and "Phot" and both turned up Photoshop at the...
Posted by mjankor, on Oct 31, 2007 at 07:26 PM, in Mac OS X
I think you should have a look at Apple's rules.... 6,498 Views / 94 Replies  
I think you should have a look at Apple's rules. They may well be able to do what you're after.

Strange you couldn't send an 8MB file from Mail. I often send documents up to 20MB from Mail.
Posted by mjankor, on Oct 31, 2007 at 07:23 PM, in Applications
My Airport Extreme shows up as a PC too. Bit... 337 Views / 4 Replies  
My Airport Extreme shows up as a PC too. Bit weird that.
Posted by mjankor, on Oct 31, 2007 at 07:21 PM, in Mac OS X
I think 2000 is code for a separator. Anyone... 17,019 Views / 319 Replies  
I think 2000 is code for a separator.

Anyone got a DockMenus Plist from Tiger floating around?
Posted by mjankor, on Oct 31, 2007 at 04:15 AM, in Mac OS X
I thought Leopard was slower than Tiger for the... 21,609 Views / 73 Replies  
I thought Leopard was slower than Tiger for the first few hours of use (After the indexing finished) but now that I've been using it for a few days it's feeling faster. Very subjective but some stuff...
Posted by mjankor, on Oct 30, 2007 at 11:36 PM, in Mac OS X
Absolutely. Don't let our gripes about stacks put... 17,019 Views / 319 Replies  
Absolutely. Don't let our gripes about stacks put you off Leopard. In my opinion, other than the Menubar, a Finder bug and the Stacks the rest of the OS is a very very good improvement.

Screen...
Posted by mjankor, on Oct 30, 2007 at 08:32 PM, in Mac OS X
Third that. Mine wasn't greyed out either. I... 1,148 Views / 8 Replies  
Third that. Mine wasn't greyed out either. I wonder what could be causing that. Was anyone logged into your machine at the time S7arman?
Posted by mjankor, on Oct 30, 2007 at 06:19 PM, in Mac OS X
Yeah possibly. Doesn't really matter though as I... 17,019 Views / 319 Replies  
Yeah possibly. Doesn't really matter though as I doubt he was ever going to back up his claim. I very rarely call people names on forums, but occasionally some people push the right buttons.

I...
Posted by mjankor, on Oct 30, 2007 at 09:14 AM, in Mac OS X
Interesting Not just "List" but also ... 17,019 Views / 319 Replies  
Interesting

Not just "List" but also

"Rename Stack" <- that won't be applicable if stacks are always folders. Maybe the original stack design is still accessible somehow.
"Keep in Dock"...
Posted by mjankor, on Oct 30, 2007 at 03:41 AM, in Mac OS X
rofl rofl rofl. 2,303 Views / 66 Replies  
rofl rofl rofl.
Posted by mjankor, on Oct 30, 2007 at 03:09 AM, in Mac OS X
Why is the revised test flawed? And where are... 17,019 Views / 319 Replies  
Why is the revised test flawed?
And where are your links backing up your claims. The onus is on you to prove your claims, not on us to prove it for you.
You're the one who claims to be a usability...
Posted by mjankor, on Oct 30, 2007 at 03:07 AM, in Mac OS X
Hey dopey, you made the claim, it's up to you to... 17,019 Views / 319 Replies  
Hey dopey, you made the claim, it's up to you to prove it. Are you going to accept the test I proposed on page 5?
Posted by mjankor, on Oct 30, 2007 at 12:57 AM, in Mac OS X
I hope that stacks becomes what we saw in early... 2,303 Views / 66 Replies  
I hope that stacks becomes what we saw in early builds and will still be used in 2010, however I sure will be laughing at this version of stacks.

It reminds me of 10.0 with the ridiculous...
Posted by mjankor, on Oct 29, 2007 at 10:13 PM, in Mac OS X
Thanks Charles. I've been using Xmenus but it's... 17,019 Views / 319 Replies  
Thanks Charles. I've been using Xmenus but it's not quite as good as Tiger (It really stalls badly if the server isn't mounted). I'll check out those others.
Posted by mjankor, on Oct 29, 2007 at 09:39 PM, in Mac OS X
Good Idea :D 17,019 Views / 319 Replies  
Good Idea :D
Posted by mjankor, on Oct 29, 2007 at 09:13 PM, in Mac OS X
Yeah, good read that. Looks like Apple is well on... 591 Views / 5 Replies  
Yeah, good read that. Looks like Apple is well on the way. Recipes is a brilliant idea IMO.
Posted by mjankor, on Oct 29, 2007 at 08:05 PM, in Mac OS X
Thanks CharlesS. That just reminded me. ... 17,019 Views / 319 Replies  
Thanks CharlesS. That just reminded me.

eric. I forgot to consider that in real world scenarios you won't be starting in the Finder. You can add to our little test at least one more keystroke to...
Posted by mjankor, on Oct 29, 2007 at 03:13 PM, in Mac OS X
What really annoys me about stacks is what they... 17,019 Views / 319 Replies  
What really annoys me about stacks is what they could have been. My first post in this thread summarises what I hoped they'd offer. If we could drop anything in them, from anywhere, at our whim...
Posted by mjankor, on Oct 29, 2007 at 05:55 AM, in Mac OS X
Yeah there's a few good ones, including a tips... 17,019 Views / 319 Replies  
Yeah there's a few good ones, including a tips and tricks one over on Mactalk.

I'm loving Leopard. With the exception of an annoying finder bug, stacks and menu bar transparency, Leopard is bloody...
Posted by mjankor, on Oct 29, 2007 at 03:47 AM, in Mac OS X
Alright eric, seeing as my first test and results... 17,019 Views / 319 Replies  
Alright eric, seeing as my first test and results wasn't enough for you lets do this again. This is a test for columns vs docked folders in a production environment.

Same setup as before
5...
Posted by mjankor, on Oct 29, 2007 at 02:46 AM, in Mac OS X
Sooooo, about them results. Looks to me like... 17,019 Views / 319 Replies  
Sooooo, about them results. Looks to me like Hierarchic menus just kicked column view in the nuts.

Now for rebuttals
I'm not going to argue the overshoot and click point, because it's...
Posted by mjankor, on Oct 29, 2007 at 02:13 AM, in Mac OS X
Distances and clicks is a valid test, especially... 17,019 Views / 319 Replies  
Distances and clicks is a valid test, especially as it can be duplicated by anyone prepared to do the test.
I didn't give timing data because that would require several people including an...
Posted by mjankor, on Oct 29, 2007 at 01:44 AM, in Mac OS X
OK, results for HM are Clicks = 2 (1 if you... 17,019 Views / 319 Replies  
OK, results for HM are
Clicks = 2 (1 if you click and hold)
Mouse moved 35cm (I think it's less in Tiger's HMs as I think Tiger's dock HMs aren't pinned from the top but the middle. Xmenus menus...
Posted by mjankor, on Oct 29, 2007 at 01:06 AM, in Mac OS X
One who has, no doubt, performed the easy tests... 17,019 Views / 319 Replies  
One who has, no doubt, performed the easy tests he mentioned a few posts up, and/or has some link proving the validity of his claims?
Posted by mjankor, on Oct 29, 2007 at 12:46 AM, in Mac OS X
We can test this quite easily Erik 5 Folders... 17,019 Views / 319 Replies  
We can test this quite easily Erik

5 Folders deep, 25 Folders in each, titled Untitled Folder 1, Untitled Folder 2.
Grab a ruler and measure how far you move your mouse from first selection to...
Posted by mjankor, on Oct 29, 2007 at 12:32 AM, in Mac OS X
Bollocks I'd like to see you post something... 17,019 Views / 319 Replies  
Bollocks

I'd like to see you post something to back that up.
I'll think about posting something to prove otherwise.

I agree that for getting to an Application then sidebar maybe faster (and...
Posted by mjankor, on Oct 28, 2007 at 11:38 PM, in Mac OS X
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