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I thought that was DAMN funny... doesn't anyone... 763 Views / 13 Replies  
I thought that was DAMN funny... doesn't anyone have a sense of humor around here? I guess having toys around that do funny things helped me see the humor in it.

Technically I think it was very...
Posted by mftalon, on Jan 5, 2004 at 07:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Thursby released a patch for dave back on October... 340 Views / 3 Replies  
Thursby released a patch for dave back on October 15th. It was v4.1p3. At the bottom of the list of fixes was listed support for Panther. I downloaded it and installed it. I upgraded to Panther and...
Posted by mftalon, on Oct 27, 2003 at 03:45 PM, in Mac OS X
Poll: I'm suprised I saw no mention of Phoenix!!! ... 2,140 Views / 52 Replies  
I'm suprised I saw no mention of Phoenix!!!

You've got to check this out. Some kind gentleman took the time to port this over to mac OSX. For a quickie port it's pretty darn good and it plays...
Posted by mftalon, on Feb 18, 2003 at 05:53 PM, in Applications
Yeah, I originally got hooked on Chimera ,but... 736 Views / 16 Replies  
Yeah, I originally got hooked on Chimera ,but this has been a fun browser to play with. I think Phoenix uses a newer version of the gecko engine than does Chimera.
Posted by mftalon, on Feb 9, 2003 at 03:10 PM, in Applications
I rebuilt my OSX machines when 10.2 came out,... 265 Views / 4 Replies  
I rebuilt my OSX machines when 10.2 came out, which included formatting the hard drive.

I successfully installed PS 7 from my upgrade CD without installing PS6 first. I don't recall exactly what...
Posted by mftalon, on Feb 9, 2003 at 03:02 PM, in Applications
Phoenix Browser 736 Views / 16 Replies  
I just downloaded an OSX port of the Phoenix (http://www.kmgerich.com/misc.html) browser and have to say it's pretty darn good for a quick port.

It actually plays Flash at decent speeds,...
Posted by mftalon, on Feb 9, 2003 at 02:57 PM, in Applications
My 2 G4 towers lose their chime all the time. In... 542 Views / 15 Replies  
My 2 G4 towers lose their chime all the time. In fact they don't chime more often than they do chime!

Although I hardly ever reboot them anymore, except for software updates they are up 24/7.
Posted by mftalon, on Feb 9, 2003 at 02:49 PM, in Mac OS X
I've got a "Pre-Speed Dump" Sawtooth G4 -450... 1,417 Views / 15 Replies  
I've got a "Pre-Speed Dump" Sawtooth G4 -450 which I've maxed out the ram with 2GB, added a Radeon 8500 which made a significant difference and finally added a Sonnet 1GHz upgrade.

I expected to...
Posted by mftalon, on Feb 9, 2003 at 02:44 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Poll: As a web developer I've always preferred IE. I... 1,754 Views / 39 Replies  
As a web developer I've always preferred IE. I kept taking a look at Netscape but it never became my default browser. I've got every browser for OSX installed on all my machines and since the...
Posted by mftalon, on Jan 20, 2003 at 10:13 PM, in Applications
Just noticed this thread and thought I would add... 12,372 Views / 248 Replies  
Just noticed this thread and thought I would add something I noticed immediately about Safari;

It plays Flash DOG SLOW!!!!

It does well on other pages but flash absolutely destroys this...
Posted by mftalon, on Jan 8, 2003 at 12:32 AM, in Mac OS X
For me Safari was dog slow with flash sites. I'm... 2,307 Views / 55 Replies  
For me Safari was dog slow with flash sites. I'm still trying to figure how Mr. Jobs got away with that music site demo!
Posted by mftalon, on Jan 8, 2003 at 12:14 AM, in Mac OS X
Kernal Panics on Logout since 10.2.3 208 Views / 0 Replies  
If you are experiencing Kernal Panics when you logout since upgrading to 10.2.3 there is a thread at the apple support discussion forums that needs your input, especially if you've solved it!!!...
Posted by mftalon, on Dec 29, 2002 at 11:28 PM, in Mac OS X
I donated a PM 7500 about a year ago because it... 711 Views / 29 Replies  
I donated a PM 7500 about a year ago because it didn't look like the upgrades were going to well. Now I wish I still had it, I could drop a G4 in it and make it a fine web/file server!!! Oh well...
Posted by mftalon, on Jul 28, 2002 at 08:58 PM, in Mac Desktops
RDC ROCKS!!! If only Timbukto worked so... 225 Views / 3 Replies  
RDC ROCKS!!!

If only Timbukto worked so well! I can't believe a 600k download offers so much! It is identical to the PC terminal services client, same preferences features ect.

At work I...
Posted by mftalon, on Jul 18, 2002 at 05:33 PM, in Mac OS X
Yes, the browser plugin performance is horrible... 278 Views / 6 Replies  
Yes, the browser plugin performance is horrible on a mac compared to a PC. With version 6 the performance gap has lowered but is still apparent. Oddly enough, doing flash development with Flash MX...
Posted by mftalon, on Jul 3, 2002 at 03:22 AM, in Applications
I put my ISP's DNS IP numbers in the (optional)... 277 Views / 5 Replies  
I put my ISP's DNS IP numbers in the (optional) Domain Name Servers box and that has curred my connection problems after waking from sleep.

This is running DHCP with 10.1.5. Seems to have worked...
Posted by mftalon, on Jun 28, 2002 at 12:35 AM, in Mac OS X
You guys might check the adobe support forum at... 341 Views / 12 Replies  
You guys might check the adobe support forum at their website. I know I've found solutions there when I've had problems with Adobe apps. I regularly see posts from Adobe staff there trying to help,...
Posted by mftalon, on May 20, 2002 at 06:07 PM, in Applications
I like Synk X. I used Synk in OS9 and it was... 303 Views / 3 Replies  
I like Synk X. I used Synk in OS9 and it was quite nice. It wasn't bloated with features, it did exactly what it said and it did it well.

They were one of the first to release an X version and I...
Posted by mftalon, on May 20, 2002 at 05:45 PM, in Applications
Does it fix the bizarre mouse acceleration curve?... 393 Views / 22 Replies  
Does it fix the bizarre mouse acceleration curve? I used to be big on logitech mice but replaced them all with kensingtons since they had X drivers. USB Overdrive kind of addresses the acceleration...
Posted by mftalon, on Apr 15, 2002 at 12:56 AM, in Applications
So is Proteus better/more stable than Fire?... 259 Views / 13 Replies  
So is Proteus better/more stable than Fire? Messing around with IM apps is getting so time consuming that I haven't tried anything else for quite some time. But these screenshots sure look nice. Does...
Posted by mftalon, on Apr 11, 2002 at 02:19 AM, in Applications
Don't suppose you have a G4 case you would be... 402 Views / 7 Replies  
Don't suppose you have a G4 case you would be willing to part with also would you? hehe :-)
Posted by mftalon, on Apr 11, 2002 at 01:47 AM, in Hardware Hacking
I just want the weird mouse acceleration curve... 922 Views / 114 Replies  
I just want the weird mouse acceleration curve fixed.

Ho hum...
Posted by mftalon, on Apr 11, 2002 at 01:42 AM, in Mac OS X
I've found that if you have an internal zip drive... 237 Views / 11 Replies  
I've found that if you have an internal zip drive and your computer goes to sleep the zip drive doesn't completely wake up. Simply inserting a zip disk into the drive seems to cure the slow down for...
Posted by mftalon, on Apr 11, 2002 at 01:19 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
a2daj, I noticed you have a Radeon 8500.... 394 Views / 33 Replies  
a2daj,

I noticed you have a Radeon 8500. Have you been able to play Diablo II in OSX?

I just received and installed my Radeon. Whenever I try the OSX version of Diablo it crashes after I take...
Posted by mftalon, on Apr 5, 2002 at 10:19 PM, in Gaming
I have SoundSticks with my G4-450 running OSX... 401 Views / 16 Replies  
I have SoundSticks with my G4-450 running OSX 10.1.3 and the only sound I've lost is the startup chime. My mac doesn't go into deep sleep so I don't know if that's where the problem lies...
Posted by mftalon, on Apr 2, 2002 at 11:32 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I installed flash mx trial on my OSX 10.1.3 ... 272 Views / 5 Replies  
I installed flash mx trial on my OSX 10.1.3 without a hitch. Starting up the application was the problem. It would just quit when all the pallets would appear. I logged out and back in and it's been...
Posted by mftalon, on Mar 17, 2002 at 12:33 AM, in Applications
That is correct however that I found out after a... 159 Views / 6 Replies  
That is correct however that I found out after a little frustration that the macosxserver.conf file overrides the directory index settings of the httpd.conf file.

So I added it to both just to be...
Posted by mftalon, on Mar 8, 2002 at 01:19 AM, in Mac OS X
Ok, just for sh*ts and giggles I booted into OS9.... 536 Views / 19 Replies  
Ok, just for sh*ts and giggles I booted into OS9. Downloaded the beta 6 player from macromedia's developer area and gave it a shot.

HOLY COW!!! Flash on OS9 is equivelant to the PC! I never...
Posted by mftalon, on Feb 23, 2002 at 07:45 PM, in Applications
Huh? 536 Views / 19 Replies  
Huh?
Posted by mftalon, on Feb 23, 2002 at 07:01 PM, in Applications
Hornet, I hope you are right. I sure hope the... 536 Views / 19 Replies  
Hornet, I hope you are right. I sure hope the player that ships with the program will be up to snuff because the beta from macromedia's site is only a hair faster than version 5.

While I hope this...
Posted by mftalon, on Feb 23, 2002 at 07:00 PM, in Applications
I have the same problem and it's annoying! I'm... 295 Views / 14 Replies  
I have the same problem and it's annoying! I'm not even trying to access that second drive and it has to spin up.
Posted by mftalon, on Feb 23, 2002 at 04:04 PM, in Mac OS X
I haven't seen this speed increase. And flash 6... 536 Views / 19 Replies  
I haven't seen this speed increase. And flash 6 even with beta 2 is still nowhere near as fast on a mac as it is on a PC. Flash 6 within Omniweb(the fastest OSX combo I've seen) is almost as fast as...
Posted by mftalon, on Feb 23, 2002 at 03:46 PM, in Applications
Use column view and you dont have to worry about... 712 Views / 81 Replies  
Use column view and you dont have to worry about your icons moving.

Don't reboot OSX and you don't have to worry about your date changing.

Don't know what to tell you about the PPP thing. I...
Posted by mftalon, on Feb 16, 2002 at 11:09 PM, in Mac OS X
Command Q to quit applications? I think that is a... 394 Views / 10 Replies  
Command Q to quit applications? I think that is a default in OSX... I haven't had to reinstall X for awhile so I may be mistaken.
Posted by mftalon, on Feb 16, 2002 at 10:35 PM, in Mac OS X
I tried beta 2 of the USB Overdrive and while it... 282 Views / 16 Replies  
I tried beta 2 of the USB Overdrive and while it does diminish the stickiness of the acceleration curve it doesn't completely get rid of it. I tried a ton of resolution/acceration combos but didn't...
Posted by mftalon, on Feb 16, 2002 at 10:31 PM, in Mac OS X
I too had the OGL cant initialize error with... 354 Views / 4 Replies  
I too had the OGL cant initialize error with Quake 3. A log out and log back in fixed it for me on my Tibook. The latest quake 3 1.31b4 I has fixed this for me. Hopefully they will use those fixes in...
Posted by mftalon, on Feb 16, 2002 at 10:22 PM, in Mac OS X
I think this is definitely an achievement . I... 362 Views / 35 Replies  
I think this is definitely an achievement . I wouldn't dare launch more than about 10 apps in OS9 for fear of a crash or unusable system. My windows XP machine at work has a hard time with any other...
Posted by mftalon, on Feb 16, 2002 at 10:16 PM, in Mac OS X
I would like to be able to set it to one screen... 237 Views / 8 Replies  
I would like to be able to set it to one screen only because on my dual monitor machine which is also a dual processor machine the screensaver is SLOOOOWWWWW. My guess is because it's trying to do...
Posted by mftalon, on Feb 16, 2002 at 04:58 PM, in Mac OS X
How about the weird mouse tracking acceleration... 669 Views / 57 Replies  
How about the weird mouse tracking acceleration curve... is that fixed? It was introduced with 10.1, I was hoping 10.1.1 then 10.1.2 would fix it... now 10.1.3 is my hope.

Anyone?
Posted by mftalon, on Feb 14, 2002 at 06:30 PM, in Mac OS X
I think you may be referring to VNC. Do a search... 260 Views / 2 Replies  
I think you may be referring to VNC. Do a search for it on Versiontracker.com and you will find several servers/clients. I've tried some but it's pretty slow compared to something like Timbukto,...
Posted by mftalon, on Feb 10, 2002 at 11:51 PM, in Mac OS X
On all my macs I have OSX and OS9 on separate... 364 Views / 30 Replies  
On all my macs I have OSX and OS9 on separate partitions. But OSX uses the OS9 on the other partition for classic. I couldn't stand trying to keep 2 OS9's up to date. But I do like having each on...
Posted by mftalon, on Feb 10, 2002 at 11:37 PM, in Mac OS X
It appears that the Horrendous OSX acceleration... 384 Views / 36 Replies  
It appears that the Horrendous OSX acceleration curve is still present. Although I read on a forum at xlr8yourmac that someone had contacted the developer and he is working on the acceleration curve...
Posted by mftalon, on Feb 1, 2002 at 07:55 PM, in Applications
But the flash6 plugin beta isn't any faster.... ... 287 Views / 5 Replies  
But the flash6 plugin beta isn't any faster.... DOH!!!!!
Posted by mftalon, on Feb 1, 2002 at 07:49 PM, in Applications
I too need an OSX broadcaster (Quicktime).... 307 Views / 6 Replies  
I too need an OSX broadcaster (Quicktime). Something along the lines of Sorenson Broadcaster, which I have for OS9. I need to stream live video.

What would be really cool would be the broadcaster...
Posted by mftalon, on Jan 31, 2002 at 12:15 AM, in Mac OS X
Which is? And it does what? hehe :-) 703 Views / 91 Replies  
Which is? And it does what? hehe :-)
Posted by mftalon, on Jan 30, 2002 at 11:43 PM, in Mac OS X
I'm a sole mac user in an endless sea of PC's and... 278 Views / 11 Replies  
I'm a sole mac user in an endless sea of PC's and I've used Dave from thursby software quite successfully to connect to NT/200/XP shares as well as share my own system to those same computers.

I...
Posted by mftalon, on Jan 17, 2002 at 06:34 PM, in Mac OS X
Yikes! Good to know as I was thinking of making... 261 Views / 3 Replies  
Yikes! Good to know as I was thinking of making some photo pages on my mac.com website. However, I too already have an index page.
Posted by mftalon, on Jan 15, 2002 at 03:47 PM, in Applications
I can never get WMP to launch when I click on the... 579 Views / 17 Replies  
I can never get WMP to launch when I click on the links. I have to enter the address of the .asp file into WMP directly to get anything to play...
Posted by mftalon, on Jan 15, 2002 at 03:45 PM, in Applications
One would think the highly touted ColorSync would... 365 Views / 20 Replies  
One would think the highly touted ColorSync would solve the brightness problem.... Hmmm... maybe not.
Posted by mftalon, on Jan 15, 2002 at 03:41 PM, in Mac OS X
Check the thread asking if any graphics pro's are... 335 Views / 19 Replies  
Check the thread asking if any graphics pro's are using OSX. I was really suprised by the feedback, a lot of people are using it. I know I do but I do web development so my graphics files are tiny...
Posted by mftalon, on Jan 15, 2002 at 03:33 PM, in Mac OS X
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