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Lion Terminal Oddities 374 Views / 0 Replies  
Hello there. I have a Unibody MBP, and ever since upgrading to Lion on launch day, I've noticed some quirky behavior, in regards to the Terminal and Lion's Dock.

I'll try to put it simply... I...
Posted by vwgtiturbo, on Oct 29, 2011 at 10:03 PM, in Applications
Outstanding Jason... Well, not that you're having... 1,626 Views / 10 Replies  
Outstanding Jason... Well, not that you're having the problem too, but just that I am not crazy!
You do raise some good points. The issue for me is ALWAYS between two volumes. Initially, I thought...
Posted by vwgtiturbo, on Feb 16, 2010 at 08:54 AM, in Mac OS X
Interesting... I decided, after getting one of... 1,626 Views / 10 Replies  
Interesting... I decided, after getting one of these errors, to try PathFinder's hand in copying the data. It copied successfully, and all data is present and correct. Maybe some issue with the...
Posted by vwgtiturbo, on Feb 2, 2010 at 09:54 PM, in Mac OS X
In triplicate! 1,626 Views / 10 Replies  
In triplicate!
Posted by vwgtiturbo, on Feb 1, 2010 at 12:04 PM, in Mac OS X
Well, nothing has shown up as being damaged. Oh... 1,626 Views / 10 Replies  
Well, nothing has shown up as being damaged. Oh well, I suppose it is just one of those quirky things I'll have to learn to live with (and swear loudly every time it happens).
Posted by vwgtiturbo, on Feb 1, 2010 at 11:53 AM, in Mac OS X
That would be limited to my laptop's hard drive,... 1,626 Views / 10 Replies  
That would be limited to my laptop's hard drive, correct? I assume so, seeing that it occurs with network shares, and USB drives. The part that gets me is that it happens copying to my hard drive, or...
Posted by vwgtiturbo, on Jan 26, 2010 at 06:59 PM, in Mac OS X
Finder Error -36 1,626 Views / 10 Replies  
Hello there,
I have been experiencing odd errors concerning file copy operations with Finder since the Leopard days, and the issue sometimes rears it's ugly head on my Snow Leopard machines.

Take...
Posted by vwgtiturbo, on Jan 26, 2010 at 01:10 AM, in Mac OS X
Would your SMB shares happen to be hosted on a... 688 Views / 3 Replies  
Would your SMB shares happen to be hosted on a Linux box? I have had this issue for years with three of my Linux servers, and I have no idea what the problem is. It just comes and goes, with no...
Posted by vwgtiturbo, on Jan 26, 2010 at 01:02 AM, in Mac OS X
openssl and Using Special Characters in Passwords 800 Views / 0 Replies  
Hello, I have some encrypted files that I am trying to decrypt and am having an issue with my password.
The files were encrypted on a Linux box, using cron to run the script (and using the '-pass...
Posted by vwgtiturbo, on Jan 9, 2010 at 12:18 AM, in Applications
Thanks for the reply! As far as the links... ... 848 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks for the reply! As far as the links...
The first link (the DVR-MS reference)... I looked at this quite a bit, as that was the only info I could find concerning a .dvr file extension. It seems...
Posted by vwgtiturbo, on Sep 9, 2009 at 09:01 AM, in Applications
Confirmed on a server at work... This issue... 2,082 Views / 3 Replies  
Confirmed on a server at work... This issue exists on another server, with a nearly identical config. Writing Mac ".app" files results in above error. Possibly an issue with OSX metadata or resource...
Posted by vwgtiturbo, on Sep 9, 2009 at 08:51 AM, in Mac OS X
After doing much research, I haven't found much... 2,082 Views / 3 Replies  
After doing much research, I haven't found much about this problem. I did see some posts about other issues, so I tried those suggestions, just for giggles. One of them concerned turning off 'posix...
Posted by vwgtiturbo, on Sep 8, 2009 at 11:19 PM, in Mac OS X
I also receive the following error: The Finder... 2,082 Views / 3 Replies  
I also receive the following error:
The Finder can’t complete the operation because some data in “ [Program/File Name]” can’t be read or written. (Error code -36)

With permissions being square on...
Posted by vwgtiturbo, on Sep 8, 2009 at 10:19 PM, in Mac OS X
Leopard/Snow Leopard Cannot Delete SOME Files from SAMBA Share? 2,082 Views / 3 Replies  
Hello, I have had this issue on and off for a while, with both Leopard and now Snow Leopard... I have a Linux server set up, with several SAMBA shares. Permissions allow me to do pretty much anything...
Posted by vwgtiturbo, on Sep 8, 2009 at 07:51 PM, in Mac OS X
For anyone that might stumble onto this thread...... 3,925 Views / 2 Replies  
For anyone that might stumble onto this thread...
I just received an email from the dev of Caffeine, and he released Caffeine 1.1 today, which fixes the above issue. How's that for service!? :)
Posted by vwgtiturbo, on Sep 4, 2009 at 09:09 AM, in Mac OS X
Further info I've noticed... I deleted both... 3,925 Views / 2 Replies  
Further info I've noticed... I deleted both preference files for the screensaver, with no change in behavior. Also, the screensaver never actuates on it's own. If I set it for a ridiculous low value...
Posted by vwgtiturbo, on Sep 3, 2009 at 06:05 PM, in Mac OS X
Gave that one a try, but it was a no go. Renaming... 848 Views / 4 Replies  
Gave that one a try, but it was a no go. Renaming the file to random audio formats didn't help either. AAUGGGHH!! It's driving me NUTS not even knowing what kind of file this is...
Posted by vwgtiturbo, on Sep 3, 2009 at 04:58 PM, in Applications
Converting/Investigating a .DVR audio file from a Digital Voice Recorder?? 848 Views / 4 Replies  
Hello, I am in a bit of a pickle here... about 5 years ago, when I was using Windows, I bought a digital voice recorder that plugs into your phone and records the conversations, for a court case. I...
Posted by vwgtiturbo, on Sep 3, 2009 at 03:34 PM, in Applications
I think I have it figured out... It doesn't seem... 372 Views / 1 Replies  
I think I have it figured out... It doesn't seem to have been caused by Snow Leopard, per se, but is related to 'I Love Stars' and Snow Leopard. If 'I Love Stars' isn't loaded, everything is just...
Posted by vwgtiturbo, on Sep 3, 2009 at 03:25 PM, in Applications
Snow Leopard Screensaver Deactivates on it's Own?? 3,925 Views / 2 Replies  
I have done some reading about Snow Leopard's screensaver, but the issues that are common right now don't apply here...
I used to have Leopard's screen saver setup as a hot corner, and a password...
Posted by vwgtiturbo, on Sep 1, 2009 at 03:49 PM, in Mac OS X
Infuriating Leopard/SAMBA share behavior 423 Views / 0 Replies  
Hello, I have an issue concerning Leopard/Snow Leopard's Finder and deleting files from a SAMBA share. Regular files, when the SAMBA share is mounted, can be deleted with no problem. However, my...
Posted by vwgtiturbo, on Aug 31, 2009 at 11:43 PM, in Networking
iTunes 8.2.1 will not quit after SL install? 372 Views / 1 Replies  
Hello, I installed Snow Leopard Friday, on top of my Leopard 10.5.8 installation, and all seems to be okay, with the exception of iTunes (8.2.1). If I try to quit iTunes, it immediately opens back...
Posted by vwgtiturbo, on Aug 30, 2009 at 03:36 PM, in Applications
iPhoto 8.0.4 and quirky 'Revert to Original'... 320 Views / 0 Replies  
Hello there, I recently installed this update, and since I haven't used iPhoto in a bit, I am not sure if this behavior came with the newest update, or has been around for a bit. The problem I am...
Posted by vwgtiturbo, on Jul 13, 2009 at 05:05 PM, in Applications
Create DHTML/JavaScript Nav Menu for web site? 225 Views / 0 Replies  
Hello, when I was using Windows, I used a program called Xara Menu Maker to create a JavaScript navigation menu with rollovers and such for my website. Well, something happened, and the site no...
Posted by vwgtiturbo, on Jun 27, 2009 at 12:40 PM, in Applications
This PowerTunes issue is, I suspect, a result of... 308 Views / 5 Replies  
This PowerTunes issue is, I suspect, a result of a fix for another issue with PT. If libraries are stored on an external/network volume that is not mounted, PT would seem to hang. After the fix was...
Posted by vwgtiturbo, on Jan 16, 2009 at 03:04 PM, in Mac OS X
No problem, that's what we're here for! 3,104 Views / 4 Replies  
No problem, that's what we're here for!
Posted by vwgtiturbo, on Jan 16, 2009 at 11:42 AM, in Applications
Hello, I do the same thing. I have a TM drive at... 3,104 Views / 4 Replies  
Hello, I do the same thing. I have a TM drive at home and one at work. Time Machine is perfectly capable of using multiple disks, HOWEVER, normally, you have to enter the System Preferences and...
Posted by vwgtiturbo, on Jan 16, 2009 at 02:19 AM, in Applications
I think I have this figured out. It is related to... 308 Views / 5 Replies  
I think I have this figured out. It is related to a program called PowerTunes (that manages multiple iTunes libraries). I know... why use a program to manage multiple libraries when I could just hold...
Posted by vwgtiturbo, on Jan 16, 2009 at 01:34 AM, in Mac OS X
Yes, I manually unmount them. My earlier... 308 Views / 5 Replies  
Yes, I manually unmount them. My earlier statement made so much more sense in my head :)
One odd thing I notice... I came home today and mounted the volumes 'lossless music', 'External200', and 'mp3...
Posted by vwgtiturbo, on Jan 15, 2009 at 11:45 PM, in Mac OS X
Rsync Oddities and Strange '/Volumes' Behavior 308 Views / 5 Replies  
Hello there,
I was trying to run 'rsync' on my MacBook (10.5.6) to sync a folder on an external USB drive (External200) to a network share (Linux server using Samba). Imagine my surprise when my...
Posted by vwgtiturbo, on Jan 15, 2009 at 09:00 PM, in Mac OS X
Mail Text Style 176 Views / 0 Replies  
Okay, this has been driving me nuts for a while but I have just been doing it the hard way, and am now tired of it...

Let's say I have a mail message that I am typing, and I copy and paste text...
Posted by vwgtiturbo, on Oct 27, 2008 at 04:21 PM, in Applications
I would agree... 1,588 Views / 10 Replies  
Bento 1 was so much less than I expected. I bought it with high hopes, and hated it. Now, version 2 doesn't seem much better (read through the forums, as far as features that were requested and what...
Posted by vwgtiturbo, on Oct 17, 2008 at 08:48 AM, in Applications
Copy album artwork from one library to another? 316 Views / 1 Replies  
Hello there, I have two iTunes libraries, one MP3 and one Apple Lossless, with the exact same tracks/directory structure. I am overseas now for a couple of months, and I am killing time by gathering...
Posted by vwgtiturbo, on Oct 17, 2008 at 08:45 AM, in Applications
Scripting the install of a bunch of Scripts? 155 Views / 0 Replies  
Hello there, I have downloaded loads of Applescripts over the past year. This left me with LOADS of '.zip' files, and it is really annoying to have to unzip each one, and run it's installer, or copy...
Posted by vwgtiturbo, on Aug 19, 2008 at 03:34 PM, in Applications
Good point... I do have it set to log me out... 319 Views / 10 Replies  
Good point... I do have it set to log me out after 15 minutes, so at least there is a narrow window. I do always lock the screen when I walk away, so it should be ok...
Posted by vwgtiturbo, on Aug 15, 2008 at 12:07 PM, in Mac OS X
This answers my question:... 319 Views / 10 Replies  
This answers my question: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1631
So, in summary, you will STILL need the OLD password to reset the Keychain password. Sweet... So I can select to remember password with...
Posted by vwgtiturbo, on Aug 15, 2008 at 12:04 PM, in Mac OS X
So, even though they could browse the hard drive,... 319 Views / 10 Replies  
So, even though they could browse the hard drive, would they have to enter the old password to access a Keychain item? Or, is there a way to also reset the Keychain password? I'm just trying to keep...
Posted by vwgtiturbo, on Aug 15, 2008 at 11:57 AM, in Mac OS X
Security of encrypted disk images 319 Views / 10 Replies  
Hello there, I have been using Disk Utility/Knox to create encrypted disk images for some time. Instead of entering the ridiculous password every time I wanted to work on these files, I would check...
Posted by vwgtiturbo, on Aug 15, 2008 at 11:35 AM, in Mac OS X
Stacks error: Application cannot be launched -35 1,022 Views / 0 Replies  
Hello there,
I have an encrypted disc image that I made into a Stack. I have it set to display as 'List' so I can navigate the structure a bit easier. Something I have noticed though is that the...
Posted by vwgtiturbo, on Aug 5, 2008 at 03:34 PM, in Applications
I'm sure that you could (it is merely a frontend... 1,246 Views / 4 Replies  
I'm sure that you could (it is merely a frontend for things that are built into the OS) but honestly, I haven't been using Macs long enough to know how. I DO know that you would have to boot into...
Posted by vwgtiturbo, on Jul 14, 2008 at 12:11 PM, in Mac OS X
Connecting to Network Share on Login 199 Views / 1 Replies  
Hello, recently I set up my MacBook to connect to a network share on login. This does work when the other server is available. Of course, if the server is not available it won't work. I was wondering...
Posted by vwgtiturbo, on Jul 14, 2008 at 11:36 AM, in Mac OS X
Sometimes, my laptop would do this with Tiger and... 1,246 Views / 4 Replies  
Sometimes, my laptop would do this with Tiger and Leopard. Not very often, but it does happen. Normally, I would follow a three step process, and everything works great afterwards:

1. Download...
Posted by vwgtiturbo, on Jul 14, 2008 at 11:29 AM, in Mac OS X
Let me correct myself... If Firefox is already... 209 Views / 5 Replies  
Let me correct myself... If Firefox is already open, it behaves correctly by opening a new tab with the URL from Mail.app. However, if FF is NOT open, it opens with the homepage.
Posted by vwgtiturbo, on Jul 3, 2008 at 12:08 PM, in Applications
It is the release version of FF3. 209 Views / 5 Replies  
It is the release version of FF3.
Posted by vwgtiturbo, on Jul 1, 2008 at 07:47 PM, in Applications
Yes, actually, it is set to open the home page.... 209 Views / 5 Replies  
Yes, actually, it is set to open the home page. Safari is set up the same way, but when I click a link in Mail with Safari set as the default, it handles the URL correctly. For some reason, there...
Posted by vwgtiturbo, on Jul 1, 2008 at 04:24 PM, in Applications
Opening link in Mail opens home page?? 209 Views / 5 Replies  
Hello there, I set Firefox to be my default browser, but when I click a link in an email in Mail, Firefox does open, but it opens my home page instead of the link from the message. If I set my...
Posted by vwgtiturbo, on Jun 30, 2008 at 11:12 PM, in Applications
Thanks for the info! I will check into those. It... 2,110 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks for the info! I will check into those. It will be great to just be able to launch Firefox whether I am at work or home, and not have to fiddle with proxy settings!
Posted by vwgtiturbo, on Jun 29, 2008 at 03:22 PM, in Applications
Sweet! It works as advertised. Thanks for the... 1,641 Views / 6 Replies  
Sweet! It works as advertised. Thanks for the reference!
Posted by vwgtiturbo, on Jun 20, 2008 at 10:45 AM, in Applications
Thanks for the replies! I am not sure how I... 1,641 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanks for the replies! I am not sure how I missed Doug's script... What was I searching for to not be able to find that?! I'll give it a shot, and hope and pray that it works... It hasn't been...
Posted by vwgtiturbo, on Jun 20, 2008 at 10:24 AM, in Applications
iTunes embed art into Apple Lossless files 1,641 Views / 6 Replies  
Hello, I am under the impression that when you use iTunes to download album art, that it isn't actually embedded into the file, but saved it another directory and linked?? Do anyone have a suggestion...
Posted by vwgtiturbo, on Jun 19, 2008 at 11:36 PM, in Applications
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