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slowdown after motherboard replacement 257 Views / 0 Replies  
hi all,
i have a pbg4 (1.67 ghz, 1.5 gb ram) bought about 2 years ago (still under extended warranty). ever since i got the machine i've had issues (usb recognition problems without restart, no...
Posted by ged, on Sep 18, 2007 at 05:55 AM, in Mac Notebooks
no, i'm looking for the files that store... 442 Views / 6 Replies  
no, i'm looking for the files that store information relating to system preferences -> location. this is information that makes it easy to store information on how the computer gets it's IP address....
Posted by ged, on Jul 6, 2006 at 06:43 AM, in Mac OS X
where are 'network locations' saved? 442 Views / 6 Replies  
hi all,
to troubleshoot some problems with my computer, i recently wiped clean my powerbook and reinstalled tiger. no problems except for my network locations, which i've had to redo from scratch....
Posted by ged, on Jul 5, 2006 at 08:07 PM, in Mac OS X
my powerbook totally messed up my firewire... 1,157 Views / 14 Replies  
my powerbook totally messed up my firewire dockdrive-connected hard drive sometime soon after i bought it (the powerbook). after i spent several days recovedring the data from the drive, i switched...
Posted by ged, on Jun 20, 2006 at 05:08 PM, in Mac Notebooks
keyboard backlight problems 554 Views / 1 Replies  
hi all,
ever since i bought my PB 1.67 last july, i've been having all sorts of weird problems with the sleep light (but not with actual sleep), backlight, firewire etc. (both under panther and...
Posted by ged, on Jun 13, 2006 at 07:49 AM, in Mac Notebooks
mail.app preferences? 406 Views / 1 Replies  
i just got tired of entourage repeatedly crashing on me for no perceptible reason and switched to apple's mail. and now i know why i didn't do this any sooner!

i can't seem to find where to modify...
Posted by ged, on Sep 26, 2003 at 03:30 AM, in Applications
pb hardware (& applecare) question 335 Views / 1 Replies  
i have a pismo (512 mb ram, 10.2.5) with 3-year applecare that runs out this july. given this, i'd like to take care of certain issues soon, and i want to know if the following problems might be ...
Posted by ged, on Apr 27, 2003 at 05:34 AM, in Mac Notebooks
list of connected users 398 Views / 1 Replies  
in os9, the 'file sharing' control panel had (well, has i guess) a window with a list of connected users. is there something similar for x (gui or cl) that i'm missing?

i've been using x for a...
Posted by ged, on Apr 1, 2003 at 07:02 PM, in Mac OS X
i had this problem with the first few versions... 929 Views / 6 Replies  
i had this problem with the first few versions (10.0 to 10.1.x), where every time i logged out, it would forget everything. hasn't happened with the last few iterations of the os.

anyway, to reset...
Posted by ged, on Dec 26, 2002 at 05:34 PM, in Mac OS X
firewire disk format 411 Views / 1 Replies  
i 've posted a message about this in the peripherals forum as well, but this one is on a slightly different tack.

basically, i have a firewire disk that i formatted as ufs. it worked fine...
Posted by ged, on Nov 7, 2002 at 12:01 AM, in Mac OS X
firewire ufs problems - help!! 398 Views / 1 Replies  
i recently purchased a firewire (oxford 911 chipset, 120 gb western digital) hard drive. for various reasons, i formatted it as a ufs disk. immediately after formatting, i unmounted and remounted the...
Posted by ged, on Nov 6, 2002 at 11:10 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
how to organise pdf files by keyword? 1,530 Views / 2 Replies  
hi all,
being a scientist, i have many hundreds of articles from various journals stored as pdf files. i'm looking for a way to organise them by keyword so that i can simply do a search of that list...
Posted by ged, on Oct 16, 2002 at 03:13 AM, in Mac OS X
> System Preferences > Sound > Sound Effects > ... 679 Views / 4 Replies  
> System Preferences > Sound > Sound Effects
>
> Uncheck "Play feedback when volume keys are pressed."

dammit! how the hell did i miss that?

thanks,
ged
Posted by ged, on Sep 20, 2002 at 01:51 AM, in Mac OS X
how to stop sound feedback? 679 Views / 4 Replies  
anyone know of a way to prevent the sound level feedback whenever the volume up and down buttons are used?

i find this to be insanely annoying. after all, i have a very good indicator of the sound...
Posted by ged, on Sep 20, 2002 at 12:56 AM, in Mac OS X
> Trash the Chimera folder in... 431 Views / 3 Replies  
> Trash the Chimera folder in Users/username/Library/Application Support/

that worked. thanks a ton!

-ged
Posted by ged, on Sep 16, 2002 at 07:11 PM, in Applications
chimera error 431 Views / 3 Replies  
hi all,
i'm running a pismo with ~500 mb of ram and 10.2. because the older version of chimera was crashing after i upgraded from 10.1, i installed the new chimera (0.5). now it refuses to open,...
Posted by ged, on Sep 16, 2002 at 06:39 PM, in Applications
Originally posted by benh57: <STRONG> I'ts... 1,220 Views / 121 Replies  
Originally posted by benh57:
<STRONG>
I'ts "Hear, hear", damnit. Why does everyone think it is "here, here"? Makes you look stupid.
</STRONG>

irregardless of your tone, your dead right!

-ged
Posted by ged, on Feb 22, 2002 at 07:21 PM, in Mac OS X
not true. i read about this and tried it. doesn't... 1,502 Views / 17 Replies  
not true. i read about this and tried it. doesn't work.
Posted by ged, on Feb 22, 2002 at 01:29 AM, in Applications
cool! i was never able to get my screen to... 396 Views / 8 Replies  
cool!

i was never able to get my screen to show up on a tv. but just so i know i'm doing it right, let me describe what i do: connect the apple-supplied s-video cable to the correct port on my...
Posted by ged, on Feb 20, 2002 at 04:33 PM, in Mac OS X
&gt; Choose Tools &gt; Accounts &gt; Select the... 310 Views / 2 Replies  
&gt; Choose Tools &gt; Accounts
&gt; Select the account, click edit
&gt; click the Options tab
&gt; Under "Server Options", type ~/Mail in the "Root Folder" item.

holy cow! this is bloody complicated, going...
Posted by ged, on Dec 3, 2001 at 11:43 PM, in Applications
how to specify IMAP mail path in entourage X? 310 Views / 2 Replies  
in mail.app, outlook express (os 9) etc., one can tell it to go to ~/mail/, where my imap folders are created and stored by pine. but alas, i don't see any place in the entourage preferences where i...
Posted by ged, on Dec 3, 2001 at 11:19 PM, in Applications
The machine suddenly reverts to 169.x.x.x from... 307 Views / 4 Replies  
The machine suddenly reverts to 169.x.x.x from the proper IP address...

weird stuff was happening to me too, until i locked the network settings. try this and see.

-ged
Posted by ged, on May 14, 2001 at 02:40 AM, in Mac OS X
dvd-ram no longer recognised 222 Views / 0 Replies  
hi all,
ever since i upgraded to os x a month ago, i haven't been able to read any of my dvd-ram disks in os9.1 or os x. movies play fine (in 9.1 of course. but the drive must be ok) and the dvd-ram...
Posted by ged, on May 14, 2001 at 02:38 AM, in Mac OS X
is my lombard modem problem os x-related? 200 Views / 0 Replies  
well, it used to be mine. it now belongs to my sister.

so the story begins when i met her last week. i decided to reformat the disk, install 9.1 (it had 9.0.4) and os x. however, x made it...
Posted by ged, on May 11, 2001 at 08:01 PM, in Mac OS X
hey hash, thank you for starting this thread, but... 637 Views / 59 Replies  
hey hash, thank you for starting this thread, but you can leave now.

griffman, i know this might be difficult for you to do, but it would be interesting to see your benchmark tests run on 5...
Posted by ged, on May 8, 2001 at 05:47 PM, in Mac OS X
Command-M does the job doesn't do it for me.... 371 Views / 3 Replies  
Command-M does the job

doesn't do it for me.

-ged
pismo 400, 320 mb.
Posted by ged, on May 6, 2001 at 07:55 PM, in Mac OS X
Any suggestions on an alternative mail client for... 380 Views / 5 Replies  
Any suggestions on an alternative mail client for OS X?

i'm still using outlook express 4.5. it really zipppppps in classic and it's much nicer than version 5.0.

just tested eudora for x and it...
Posted by ged, on May 6, 2001 at 03:12 AM, in Mac OS X
That sounds very much to me like Broadcast. I... 1,490 Views / 35 Replies  
That sounds very much to me like Broadcast. I still have it, and believe it or not after all these years it still works in 9.1 http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/smile.gif

dude! i have been looking...
Posted by ged, on May 6, 2001 at 03:06 AM, in Mac OS X
my poblem is not so much desktop icons moving... 339 Views / 27 Replies  
my poblem is not so much desktop icons moving around as it is icons in other folders. i have the desktop set to 'snap to grid' and things are now (almost always) hunky-dory.

however, almost all of...
Posted by ged, on May 5, 2001 at 08:14 PM, in Mac OS X
Anyone else know of any other fairly blatant... 633 Views / 6 Replies  
Anyone else know of any other fairly blatant Macintosh insertions in recent films?

how about crockodile dundee in l.a.? they had an ibbok, a powerbook and an imac all given very heavy prominence....
Posted by ged, on May 4, 2001 at 12:15 AM, in Macs in the Media
Anyone else know of any other fairly blatant... 354 Views / 6 Replies  
Anyone else know of any other fairly blatant Macintosh insertions in recent films?

how about crockodile dundee in l.a.? they had an ibbok, a powerbook and an imac all given very heavy prominence....
Posted by ged, on May 4, 2001 at 12:15 AM, in Mac Notebooks
forget about omniweb and it's sucky icons and... 353 Views / 19 Replies  
forget about omniweb and it's sucky icons and switch to icab. i was using omni until 10.0.2, when i decided to retry icab (coz that's what i was using with 9.1). it is now really fast and stable...
Posted by ged, on May 3, 2001 at 11:43 PM, in Mac OS X
Does anyone know how to set that up? i'm... 324 Views / 3 Replies  
Does anyone know how to set that up?

i'm pretty sure there's nothing to set up. it automatically detects what you're using when you plug in somewhere...
Posted by ged, on Apr 26, 2001 at 11:52 AM, in Mac Notebooks
not supported: pc cards, sound and brightness... 685 Views / 27 Replies  
not supported: pc cards, sound and brightness control through the keyboard etc

both work fine on my pismo. brightness gives me a 9.1-like bar and volume doesn't, but works anyway. and since i...
Posted by ged, on Apr 26, 2001 at 02:03 AM, in Mac OS X
i think norton 6 is the recommended one for mac... 415 Views / 12 Replies  
i think norton 6 is the recommended one for mac os 8.6 and above. if so, running this version may solve your problems.

norton also checks your drive for errors. try that also with version 6.

if...
Posted by ged, on Apr 18, 2001 at 07:42 AM, in Mac Notebooks
&gt; it is still quite painful to 'loose it all'... 303 Views / 10 Replies  
&gt; it is still quite painful to 'loose it all' so to speak.

"loose it all" is indeed how it is spoken. but it is not the way it is written.

it should be "lose it all".
Posted by ged, on Apr 6, 2001 at 11:57 AM, in Mac Notebooks
&gt; What does this string of nonsensical w's and... 261 Views / 7 Replies  
&gt; What does this string of nonsensical w's and g's and y's mean?

christ, man, did you even *try* to look for it elsewhere? i wish people would be less post-happy.
Posted by ged, on Mar 29, 2001 at 06:29 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Originally posted by eep!: beefytron, you... 493 Views / 38 Replies  
Originally posted by eep!:
beefytron, you missed out one word 'sorry' http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/wink.gif

i think we should forgive him fot that. a troll actually came back and...
Posted by ged, on Mar 24, 2001 at 07:16 PM, in Mac OS X
&gt; Originally posted by OoklaTheMok: &gt;... 482 Views / 30 Replies  
&gt; Originally posted by OoklaTheMok:
&gt; Blast! Guess I'll have to move to New Jersey instead. http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/wink.gif

you might want to rethink that. custom license plates are...
Posted by ged, on Mar 22, 2001 at 05:06 PM, in Mac OS X
this still doesn't solve the problem of wanting... 419 Views / 11 Replies  
this still doesn't solve the problem of wanting to use window shade with different windows in the same app, and it also requires lots of moving of the mouse. if you're going to go move your mouse up...
Posted by ged, on Mar 22, 2001 at 01:05 AM, in Mac OS X
ah, now i get it! the snow in the background... ... 489 Views / 41 Replies  
ah, now i get it! the snow in the background...

it was the three feet of snow we received in ny that induced this craziness.

shine on, brother...

-ged
Posted by ged, on Mar 8, 2001 at 01:55 AM, in Mac Notebooks
and speaking of download time, is os x going to... 348 Views / 37 Replies  
and speaking of download time, is os x going to come on two cds? if they're going to give us 9.1, os x *and* third party appps, it could add up. and besides, apple's specs page says you need 1 gb of...
Posted by ged, on Feb 8, 2001 at 12:23 AM, in Mac OS X
another tip (or "tax workaround") which works... 533 Views / 49 Replies  
another tip (or "tax workaround") which works best for .edu people. i've posted this before on another thread, but here it is again:

order from the apple store. get it shipped to a friend (or...
Posted by ged, on Feb 2, 2001 at 02:53 AM, in Mac Notebooks
&gt; Originally posted by RDJL27: &gt; Check... 283 Views / 4 Replies  
&gt; Originally posted by RDJL27:
&gt; Check out the review of both here on Macnn

this review resides at: http://review.macnn.com/reviews/mwspeakers/mwspeakers.phtml
Posted by ged, on Feb 2, 2001 at 02:18 AM, in Mac Notebooks
&gt; Originally posted by Ravensign: &gt; for... 486 Views / 18 Replies  
&gt; Originally posted by Ravensign:
&gt; for public consumption, not snuck out and hoarked off of hotline.

ladies and gentlemen, you are witnessing the birth of a word: "hoark." ravensign, send it in...
Posted by ged, on Jan 23, 2001 at 04:03 AM, in Mac OS X
&gt; and then to "Files", and he showed what I... 231 Views / 3 Replies  
&gt; and then to "Files", and he showed what I find a GREAT example of why the
&gt; Apple menu should be changed....he didn't know where it was!!!! He went

i was thinking aout this some days ago......
Posted by ged, on Jan 22, 2001 at 10:37 PM, in Mac OS X
&gt; for some reason my itunes extention wont... 518 Views / 4 Replies  
&gt; for some reason my itunes extention wont load at statup, the progrma seems to run fine anyway though, anyone know why its not loading?
oh and i have 9.0.4

could it be the "burn cd" extension...
Posted by ged, on Jan 22, 2001 at 03:37 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
&gt; I keep the MacOS, Apple's updates, 3rd party... 1,096 Views / 55 Replies  
&gt; I keep the MacOS, Apple's updates, 3rd party updates for my devices all on
&gt; one cd. In the event of a catastrophic dump, I can rebuild the entire
&gt; thing from one source.

it helps to also...
Posted by ged, on Jan 22, 2001 at 03:34 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
&gt; Not a non-G4 CPU, just one (well, maybe two)... 373 Views / 26 Replies  
&gt; Not a non-G4 CPU, just one (well, maybe two) of the sixteen 733mz V'Gers Motorola has been able to make so far..... http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/wink.gif

or maybe the one G5...

i can't...
Posted by ged, on Jan 21, 2001 at 03:24 AM, in Mac OS X
i'm with all of you on this. the system now takes... 520 Views / 42 Replies  
i'm with all of you on this. the system now takes up only (!!!) 70mb of ram, as compared to &gt;90-95mb under 9.04. wake from sleep is faster, apps open a tad faster, general handling is snappier. etc....
Posted by ged, on Jan 21, 2001 at 01:31 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
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