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Posted by mrurmil, on Apr 8, 2008 at 08:10 PM, in macOS
Still have 85G free after reboot 569 Views / 10 Replies  
Still have 85G free after reboot
Posted by mrurmil, on Apr 8, 2008 at 07:17 PM, in macOS
how long before the update will show up in... 3,270 Views / 31 Replies  
how long before the update will show up in software update?
Posted by mrurmil, on Apr 8, 2008 at 07:02 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Where's my disk space? 569 Views / 10 Replies  
Hi all,

I have a 160GB HD (148GB useable), and I'm not really sure where all my space is.

My home folder is 32.92 GB. So 148 - 33 = 115GB. The leopard specs say at least 9GB should be available...
Posted by mrurmil, on Apr 8, 2008 at 06:45 PM, in macOS
Once the shield is on can I still put my laptop... 649 Views / 6 Replies  
Once the shield is on can I still put my laptop in my sonnet sleeve? Its a real tight fit I'm wondering if it will move the shield while going in... Here is how the sleeve looks:
...
Posted by mrurmil, on Apr 7, 2008 at 12:49 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Invisible Shield 649 Views / 6 Replies  
Does anyone have an invisible shield for their MBP? If so, would you say its worth getting? Who makes the best ones?
Posted by mrurmil, on Apr 4, 2008 at 11:59 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Attachment filename in Mail.app 265 Views / 0 Replies  
Is there a way to have Mail.app place the name of the files you attach in a mail in the subject field? I know QuickSilver does this: e.g. "E-mailing: Pictures.zip"

Is there a way to do this...
Posted by mrurmil, on Apr 3, 2008 at 06:05 PM, in Applications
Fixed. 391 Views / 2 Replies  
Fixed.
Posted by mrurmil, on Apr 2, 2008 at 09:24 PM, in Marketplace
FS: 15" PowerBook G4 1.67GHz, 80GB, 1GB RAM 391 Views / 2 Replies  
Selling my beloved 15" PowerBook G4. I bought this new from Apple in 05. I'm an enthusiast and have cared for this laptop very well. It's always been transported in a sleeve and the condition of the...
Posted by mrurmil, on Apr 2, 2008 at 09:05 PM, in Marketplace
Messed up battery calibration 511 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi,

I just received my MB Pro today and I messed up doing the initial battery calibration. I assumed the process as the same as my PowerBook G4 (charge battery to full, use computer until it...
Posted by mrurmil, on Apr 1, 2008 at 11:48 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Just finished migrating over and reinstalling... 3,120 Views / 6 Replies  
Just finished migrating over and reinstalling apps manually. It is not bad at all since when you migrate user data all the preference files are transferred over as well so when you reinstall the apps...
Posted by mrurmil, on Apr 1, 2008 at 10:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Time Machine HD Size 848 Views / 2 Replies  
What do most people recommend the size of an external drive be to be used exclusively for time machine backups? e.g. 2x your internal HD or what not...

Thanks
Posted by mrurmil, on Apr 1, 2008 at 02:02 PM, in Applications
Thanks for your help. Is it possible to move over... 3,120 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanks for your help. Is it possible to move over only certain items? For example, mail in Mail.app, Safari settings/bookmarks, iTunes music, Address book entries, etc.
Posted by mrurmil, on Apr 1, 2008 at 03:42 AM, in Mac Notebooks
PowerBook -> MacBook Pro migration 3,120 Views / 6 Replies  
Hi all,

My MB Pro will come in tomorrow. I'm going to be using Migration assistant on my PowerBook G4 (w/ Leopard) to move all my stuff over. Will everything go smoothly? Is there anything I...
Posted by mrurmil, on Apr 1, 2008 at 03:19 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Opinions needed on mb pro purchase 353 Views / 0 Replies  
**edit** please delete
Posted by mrurmil, on Mar 30, 2008 at 07:41 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Best external DL DVDR 397 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi all,

I've google searched but all the results seem to be from 2005 or older. I'm wondering what is the best (reliability, quality of burns, etc.) external dual layer DVDR for Mac right now?...
Posted by mrurmil, on Mar 21, 2007 at 02:25 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
john the ripper 1,977 Views / 1 Replies  
Does anyone know how to get john the ripper to work in 10.4? I want to test the passwords on my machine. I tried the instructions on the following site:...
Posted by mrurmil, on Feb 16, 2007 at 08:40 PM, in Applications
Free vs inactive RAM 404 Views / 1 Replies  
Is inactive RAM considered to be "claimed" by a running program? After I use VLC to watch some movies my inactive RAM shoots up like crazy and I'm left with around 7 MB free ram. I have 1GB total.
Posted by mrurmil, on Apr 3, 2006 at 11:15 PM, in macOS
VNC w/ VPN? 441 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi all,

I was wondering what would be the best way to have remote access to my mac at home from work. I have a thinkpad at work and I think the only logical way would be to use VNC. Is ther e a...
Posted by mrurmil, on Mar 23, 2006 at 03:11 PM, in Networking
password word? 344 Views / 1 Replies  
Is there a way to password protect a Word document so it can only be viewed w/ a password? If so how do you do this?

Thanks
Posted by mrurmil, on Mar 15, 2006 at 09:15 PM, in Applications
All my systems are connected via hardwired CAT5... 450 Views / 3 Replies  
All my systems are connected via hardwired CAT5 (including the powerbook) and get their IP/Gateway/DNS/etc from DHCP.

I don't think that it would be a lease timeout problem because I can still use...
Posted by mrurmil, on Feb 27, 2006 at 02:12 PM, in Networking
Losing network browsing 450 Views / 3 Replies  
Hi all,

I've noticed something strange about my powerbook. Every few days or so I lose functionality of being able to browse the network and viewing my windows shares. Everything will be alright...
Posted by mrurmil, on Feb 25, 2006 at 09:35 PM, in Networking
Uses ~30-60 MB for me 2,247 Views / 41 Replies  
Uses ~30-60 MB for me
Posted by mrurmil, on Feb 22, 2006 at 11:29 PM, in Applications
Yeah I don't play that much either, I find myself... 909 Views / 13 Replies  
Yeah I don't play that much either, I find myself not having enough ours in the day. I only have 1 game for it =P

Anyways, that sounds like a descent plan. I already have a spare dual RCA to...
Posted by mrurmil, on Feb 22, 2006 at 11:13 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I just started using it today and so far I really... 2,247 Views / 41 Replies  
I just started using it today and so far I really like it. I've been looking for a browser with a Safari feel but with Firefox speed, and I think that this is the one. I think it's fairly new so...
Posted by mrurmil, on Feb 22, 2006 at 09:24 PM, in Applications
so does anyone know anything about the sound? 909 Views / 13 Replies  
so does anyone know anything about the sound?
Posted by mrurmil, on Feb 22, 2006 at 05:02 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: It's to put on top of your keys for when you... 1,153,153 Views / 4,110 Replies  
It's to put on top of your keys for when you close your lid. Usually your fingers leave oil behind on the keys and they can transfer to the screen when closed. The cloth in between prevents that....
Posted by mrurmil, on Feb 22, 2006 at 04:21 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I lowered the red/green/blues a bit on the... 909 Views / 13 Replies  
I lowered the red/green/blues a bit on the monitor and it doesn't kill my eyes as much anymore.

Is there a way to hook up the console to the audio input port on the powerbook (using an adapter of...
Posted by mrurmil, on Feb 22, 2006 at 01:38 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Figured out #2, you just have to set it up in... 909 Views / 13 Replies  
Figured out #2, you just have to set it up in quicktime preferences.
Posted by mrurmil, on Feb 21, 2006 at 11:48 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: Mine. ... 1,153,153 Views / 4,110 Replies  
Mine.

http://www1.pacific.edu/~u-dave/pbook_1.jpg
Posted by mrurmil, on Feb 21, 2006 at 11:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
2005fpw w/ powerbook 909 Views / 13 Replies  
Hi all,

I just received my 2005FPW to use with my powerbook. I had a couple questions to ask the people that already have them.

1) One thing I noticed right away is that the 2005FPW is WAY...
Posted by mrurmil, on Feb 21, 2006 at 10:59 PM, in Mac Notebooks
2005fpw w/ powerbook 359 Views / 1 Replies  
Thread posted twice, not sure what happened. Moderator plz delete.
Posted by mrurmil, on Feb 21, 2006 at 10:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Another question - can you choose which screen is... 724 Views / 11 Replies  
Another question - can you choose which screen is the "main" one? In other words, can you choose which screen will have the dock. I would much rather have the big LCD as the main screen and use the...
Posted by mrurmil, on Feb 18, 2006 at 06:33 PM, in Mac Notebooks
For people running dual displays 724 Views / 11 Replies  
Hi,

I know a couple people on this forum run dual displays with their powerbook and another external monitor. I currently have my powerbook sitting on top of an iCurve, and I am considering...
Posted by mrurmil, on Feb 17, 2006 at 09:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Backup/Synchronization 378 Views / 2 Replies  
What is the best backup/synchronization utility for backing up to external firewire HD?
Posted by mrurmil, on Jan 29, 2006 at 02:24 AM, in Applications
How do you use your FireWire HD? 827 Views / 13 Replies  
Hi all,

I just bought an external FireWire HD and I was wondering how/what you guys use your external drives for? Please list details about how you have them setup. Right now I can't think of much...
Posted by mrurmil, on Jan 28, 2006 at 07:51 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Closing programs? 358 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi,

Some programs stay open when you use you the Red X to close them. e.g. Safari, activity monitor, etc....

On the other hand some programs do quit the entire program when you use the red x.
...
Posted by mrurmil, on Jan 22, 2006 at 08:03 PM, in macOS
how do you get your dock like that? 2,123,134 Views / 14,714 Replies  
how do you get your dock like that?
Posted by mrurmil, on Jan 12, 2006 at 02:07 AM, in GUI Customization
I have the same problem. 990 Views / 12 Replies  
I have the same problem.
Posted by mrurmil, on Sep 18, 2005 at 09:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Cool things with iPod 610 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi all,

I just bought a 3G 15GB iPod (yeah it's old but i was never planning on buying one in the first place, and I got it cheap.) Hopefully it will be a good acessory to along with my PowerBook....
Posted by mrurmil, on Jun 25, 2005 at 03:13 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Here is the output from top - u in terminal: ... 923 Views / 17 Replies  
Here is the output from top - u in terminal:

PhysMem: 95.5M wired, 439M active, 391M inactive, 926M used, 97.4M free
VM: 5.67G + 131M 43476(0) pageins, 675(0) pageouts
Posted by mrurmil, on Jun 24, 2005 at 12:24 AM, in macOS
Tiger abusing RAM. 923 Views / 17 Replies  
Hi all,


I have a Powerbook 1.67Ghz with 1GB of RAM. Everytime I look in Activity Monitor I'm left with between 10-30 megs of free RAM. Is this normal? I wouldn't think so. The only programs I...
Posted by mrurmil, on Jun 23, 2005 at 07:18 PM, in macOS
Auto-adjust safari? 419 Views / 1 Replies  
Is there a way to make Safari auto adjust the width to the minimum required for the webpage that you are viewing?
Posted by mrurmil, on Jun 9, 2005 at 03:12 PM, in Applications
anyone? 1,387 Views / 1 Replies  
anyone?
Posted by mrurmil, on Apr 16, 2005 at 10:03 PM, in Networking
Re: AHHH!!@!@! I dropped an ice cream bar on my PB. 1,033 Views / 6 Replies  
Hey man,

I had an accident just like yours, but with tea... Anyways I was able to clean up most of it, but i'm having the same trackpad clicking problem as you. Have you found a solution? I was...
Posted by mrurmil, on Mar 28, 2005 at 06:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
processor performance? 595 Views / 5 Replies  
Is there anything wrong with leaving Energy Settings > Options > Processor Performance on the "highest" setting all the time instead of automatic?
Posted by mrurmil, on Mar 26, 2005 at 08:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Windows printing stops at 64kb? 1,387 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi all,

I'm trying to print from my powerbook to a networked printer that is hooked up to my PC. I open up system pref > printers and add the printer by browsing the workgroup. When user/pass...
Posted by mrurmil, on Mar 25, 2005 at 05:19 PM, in Networking
 
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