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mine will arrive tomorrow... I phoned TNT.. so... 1,698 Views / 40 Replies  
mine will arrive tomorrow... I phoned TNT.. so one day left...

:( thought it will come today
Posted by wavegroom, on Oct 20, 2003 at 08:10 AM, in Mac Notebooks
So they are like brothers :) ... Italy is a... 1,698 Views / 40 Replies  
So they are like brothers :) ...
Italy is a nice country. I have an italian girlfriend :D
Posted by wavegroom, on Oct 18, 2003 at 03:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
here is another usefull line showing the power of... 897 Views / 7 Replies  
here is another usefull line showing the power of shelling :D

for file in *.html; do mv $file `echo $file | sed 's/2000/2002/'`;done

this renames all html files in current directory. From for...
Posted by wavegroom, on Oct 18, 2003 at 02:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
no problem, if I can help I help.... The... 897 Views / 7 Replies  
no problem, if I can help I help....

The 'open' command in the shell (Terminal) is really cool! First I meant with open to open it in a text editor, but then I remembered that open is a command...
Posted by wavegroom, on Oct 18, 2003 at 08:04 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I can now track my shipment with TNT :D So it... 1,698 Views / 40 Replies  
I can now track my shipment with TNT :D
So it works what lostchild has said.
My destiniation is zuerich and not utrecht.

Pick up date
17 Oct 2003_

Destination
Zuerich_
Posted by wavegroom, on Oct 18, 2003 at 01:08 AM, in Mac Notebooks
open ~/Library/Preferences/com.apple.dock.plist ... 897 Views / 7 Replies  
open ~/Library/Preferences/com.apple.dock.plist

in a texteditor and remove your pics...
Posted by wavegroom, on Oct 17, 2003 at 04:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
mine is still in luxembourg, but now at the... 1,698 Views / 40 Replies  
mine is still in luxembourg, but now at the depart terminal :(
so lets see if I can catch up!!
We can make a race!

London against Zuerich

you can place your bets!
Posted by wavegroom, on Oct 17, 2003 at 01:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
They said me exactly the same! But I will try it... 1,698 Views / 40 Replies  
They said me exactly the same! But I will try it tomorrow again :D The apple store girl had a nice voice on the phone :rolleyes:
Until now my only tracking number is from the apple store site. TNT...
Posted by wavegroom, on Oct 16, 2003 at 09:31 AM, in Mac Notebooks
so it won't there tomorrow.... when the go to... 1,698 Views / 40 Replies  
so it won't there tomorrow.... when the go to Utrecht first... :(

I called apple, but they will get the number tomorrow or monday... so I must wait... I'm so impatient! To know that my powerbook...
Posted by wavegroom, on Oct 16, 2003 at 05:04 AM, in Mac Notebooks
mine arrived at the morning in luxembourg.... ... 1,698 Views / 40 Replies  
mine arrived at the morning in luxembourg....
I hope it will arrive tomorrow....

could be or could not be....
Posted by wavegroom, on Oct 16, 2003 at 03:12 AM, in Mac Notebooks
How can you track kuehne & nagel???? On my... 1,698 Views / 40 Replies  
How can you track kuehne & nagel????

On my applestore site it says shipping via: TNT Nederland, but when I click on the link it says KUEHNE & NAGEL HIGH TECH LOGISTICS.
It only says _shipment...
Posted by wavegroom, on Oct 16, 2003 at 01:39 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I ordered mine 15" on the 25. september, apple... 3,864 Views / 51 Replies  
I ordered mine 15" on the 25. september, apple got the money on the 2. okt and it shipped yesterday from taipei. So how long does it takes from taipei to switzerland?

On my applestore site it...
Posted by wavegroom, on Oct 15, 2003 at 12:34 PM, in Mac Notebooks
In my office they have done the reverse! We are... 1,079 Views / 10 Replies  
In my office they have done the reverse! We are mac and pc users there, and work together.... (yes we can work together, even if we use different plattforms :) )

One has a old titanium powerbook...
Posted by wavegroom, on Oct 10, 2003 at 03:09 AM, in Mac Notebooks
System Preferences -> Keyboard -> Keyboard... 487 Views / 1 Replies  
System Preferences -> Keyboard -> Keyboard Shortcuts -> Turn on full keyboard access

instead of the system beep you can have a Flash screen, really cool!
System Preferences -> Universal Access...
Posted by wavegroom, on Oct 7, 2003 at 11:56 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Is Your Powerbook Your Only Computer? 2,382 Views / 45 Replies  
1. in 1-2 weeks a powerbook G4 1.25 alu, stage being assembled
2. daily rsync (in fink) of my home drive on my home linux server, or ditto --rsrc for external hard disks
3. no... good idea
4. I...
Posted by wavegroom, on Oct 7, 2003 at 11:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: guys, I need help!!!! 1,274 Views / 21 Replies  
I too. can't wait..... still on stage being assembled :(



I have been a long time windows and linux user before I got an ibook (the first one)

I was bored using windows... some many years...
Posted by wavegroom, on Oct 6, 2003 at 02:41 PM, in Mac Notebooks
your can try kill -9 [process id] in the... 477 Views / 2 Replies  
your can try kill -9 [process id] in the terminal... worked for me the most times....

sometimes when my os x hangs...
I connect via ssh from my linux box and kill the WindowServer UNIX rocks!!!!
Posted by wavegroom, on Oct 6, 2003 at 01:05 PM, in macOS
perhaps newertech will come out with a new... 563 Views / 3 Replies  
perhaps newertech will come out with a new battery for the alu...

newertech (http://www.newertech.com/)

so lets pray for it....

I mailed them, I will post the answer here....
Posted by wavegroom, on Oct 5, 2003 at 10:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: can you measure the bag "outside" ? so I can it... 517,376 Views / 1,153 Replies  
can you measure the bag "outside" ?
so I can it compare to my bag....
with "not to bad" I mean good.... I'm always saying in german "nicht schlecht", and for me it means it's ok... english is not...
Posted by wavegroom, on Oct 4, 2003 at 04:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
It's important to compare performence, that you,... 822 Views / 7 Replies  
It's important to compare performence, that you, try to make a 900x700 window, I have chosen this size because the most blender benchmark on the web use this size.

You have done all right....
Posted by wavegroom, on Oct 4, 2003 at 01:50 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: It looks not to bad on your photos... can you... 517,376 Views / 1,153 Replies  
It looks not to bad on your photos... can you measure the bag (without pb)? so I can compare it to my bag....

thanks
Posted by wavegroom, on Oct 4, 2003 at 08:57 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Can't wait for blender 2.3.... the new gui looks... 822 Views / 7 Replies  
Can't wait for blender 2.3.... the new gui looks much nicer! I hope the game engine will be back again!



:eek: nice results.... my guess with W100/S200 was not to bad...
The shaded benchmarks...
Posted by wavegroom, on Oct 4, 2003 at 03:13 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: can you post some pics? would be great! 517,376 Views / 1,153 Replies  
can you post some pics?
would be great!
Posted by wavegroom, on Oct 3, 2003 at 03:12 AM, in Mac Notebooks
great! finally a blender user on macnn!!! can't... 822 Views / 7 Replies  
great! finally a blender user on macnn!!!
can't wait for your results :rolleyes:
Posted by wavegroom, on Oct 2, 2003 at 02:59 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: 15 inch superdrive problems 431 Views / 2 Replies  
check out this for the latch problem

latch fix (http://discussions.info.apple.com/[email protected]@.599a0592)
Posted by wavegroom, on Oct 2, 2003 at 12:09 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: WF Designs 517,376 Views / 1,153 Replies  
My main concern is the width, in the last post I only talked about the widht....

circumference = (width + height) * 2
for rectangular objects....
(I like posting simple maths, like the others...
Posted by wavegroom, on Oct 1, 2003 at 11:58 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: Re: Re: Re: WF Designs 517,376 Views / 1,153 Replies  
I compared it to sleeves for the titanium and the one from waterfiel is so much bigger.
(yes the alu IS bigger, but not 2cm widder....)

read my first post about this issue.... details are there
Posted by wavegroom, on Oct 1, 2003 at 11:27 PM, in Mac Notebooks
new alu pb performance in 3D Apps? * not games * 822 Views / 7 Replies  
How is the 3D performance of 3D Apps?
It would be very interesting to know if 3D Apps are useable with the new 15" Powerbook....

(I have an ibook and do the 3D work with a PC gentoo Linux)

The...
Posted by wavegroom, on Oct 1, 2003 at 09:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: Re: WF Designs 517,376 Views / 1,153 Replies  
Gary mailed me too....

He says: "The feedback I have received so far is that the SleeveCase size no. 11 fits the new 15" AL Powerbook like a glove. "

I think it's like one of this big gloves...
Posted by wavegroom, on Oct 1, 2003 at 07:42 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: I will post the response... But I think Mojo... 517,376 Views / 1,153 Replies  
I will post the response...
But I think Mojo is right, it's always a risk to buy something you don't have seen.

But waterfield design was the only company I found that makes a 15" Alu sleeves.
...
Posted by wavegroom, on Sep 30, 2003 at 04:53 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: so I'm not the only person with this problem... a... 517,376 Views / 1,153 Replies  
so I'm not the only person with this problem... a least they must change something....

I'm mailed gary, lets see what solution he can offer....

the problem is that I live in europe, so when I...
Posted by wavegroom, on Sep 30, 2003 at 03:52 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: First I liked my sleeve from waterfield... 517,376 Views / 1,153 Replies  
First I liked my sleeve from waterfield design.... good quality, made in San Francisco, looks nice....

But I must say I'm a bit disappointed about the size :brick: .
Today I compared it with a...
Posted by wavegroom, on Sep 30, 2003 at 01:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
My Powerbook is still "Being Reviewed" :( ... 28,244 Views / 513 Replies  
My Powerbook is still "Being Reviewed" :(

grrrrrr, can't wait!!!
Posted by wavegroom, on Sep 29, 2003 at 07:03 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I hope that my powerbook will arrive without... 1,304 Views / 32 Replies  
I hope that my powerbook will arrive without deadpixels...
On my ibook I have a red dead pixel line!!!! From top to bottom. This line appeard after a year or so.... (I have broken my warranty with...
Posted by wavegroom, on Sep 29, 2003 at 07:00 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Warranty 1,128 Views / 8 Replies  
They should really mention it on there site, it is not like in the old days were drive swapping is a user installation and doesn't voids your warranty.

My order is with a 5400 Drive and a friend...
Posted by wavegroom, on Sep 29, 2003 at 12:57 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Have a look at the new bluetooth mouse... 1,049 Views / 16 Replies  
Have a look at the new bluetooth mouse combination from logitech.... diNovo

It looks really great, you can use the number-block as remote control and calculator. The photo is not so good.

The...
Posted by wavegroom, on Sep 28, 2003 at 11:56 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: there is another firm, not mentioned on this... 517,376 Views / 1,153 Replies  
there is another firm, not mentioned on this list.... from switzerland

http://www.zahara.ch
sleeves and bags
Posted by wavegroom, on Sep 28, 2003 at 05:11 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: I got a sleeve from waterfield design, it's the... 517,376 Views / 1,153 Replies  
I got a sleeve from waterfield design, it's the only sleeve I know, that has changed the size for the 15" alu. So it should fit perfect!
Posted by wavegroom, on Sep 28, 2003 at 03:56 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I like more the panther aqua (jaguar aqua sucks)... 2,298 Views / 52 Replies  
I like more the panther aqua (jaguar aqua sucks) than metal! Apple should make two systemwide themes for panther one for aqua and one for metal....

So everybody would be happy :-)

I signed the...
Posted by wavegroom, on Sep 28, 2003 at 02:51 AM, in macOS
move memory swap to a dedicated partition, this... 980 Views / 13 Replies  
move memory swap to a dedicated partition, this speeds up the system a little bit.....
especially program startup time

change the swap part in /etc/rc

echo "Starting virtual memory"
mount -t...
Posted by wavegroom, on Sep 27, 2003 at 03:13 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Re: Kuehne & Nagel - Shippers of 15AlBk to UK 1,658 Views / 25 Replies  
Me too.... My Powerbook is still at stage 1 "Being Reviewed" grrrrr go apple go...
Posted by wavegroom, on Sep 26, 2003 at 01:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm moving from the first ibook 500/66... 1,452 Views / 25 Replies  
I'm moving from the first ibook 500/66 (overclocked to 600/100 :-) ) to a PB 15" 1.25
The main reason I'don't took the PB 12" was the screen..... If you only work with shells the 12" is ok, but for...
Posted by wavegroom, on Sep 26, 2003 at 12:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: that went fast.. 4,905 Views / 57 Replies  
Thanks man! finally some specs!
I thinking I've done the right thing to order the 5400 Drive....
My Order is still at status 1 "being reviewed" grrrrr, but my waterfield bag arrived today :-)
...
Posted by wavegroom, on Sep 25, 2003 at 04:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
cool finally somebody with a 5400 drive... !:) ... 3,804 Views / 62 Replies  
cool finally somebody with a 5400 drive... !:)
can't wait to see your bechmarks.....

can you look which model the drive is? cache size?
How is the subjective hard disk performence?
Does it...
Posted by wavegroom, on Sep 24, 2003 at 02:51 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I wanted the 7200.... but I get this laptop... 4,905 Views / 57 Replies  
I wanted the 7200....
but I get this laptop for work, so I can't break the warranty and put a faster harddsik in this beauty... and when you open it, there is always a big opportunity to scratch...
Posted by wavegroom, on Sep 23, 2003 at 11:30 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I couldn't wait. I ordered a 15" with the 5400... 4,905 Views / 57 Replies  
I couldn't wait. I ordered a 15" with the 5400 Drive :-)
So perhaps I will post the benchmarks by myself :-)))) If not somebody is faster......
Posted by wavegroom, on Sep 23, 2003 at 08:20 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I think someone should have a new powerbook with... 4,905 Views / 57 Replies  
I think someone should have a new powerbook with 5400 Drive....

PLEASE POST SOME BENCHMARKS!!
Posted by wavegroom, on Sep 23, 2003 at 12:47 AM, in Mac Notebooks
finally I found a performence test for the 5k80... 4,905 Views / 57 Replies  
finally I found a performence test for the 5k80 on the hitachi site... they say that the performence should improve a litte bit (beta software in the drive)

look here ...
Posted by wavegroom, on Sep 18, 2003 at 02:11 PM, in Mac Notebooks
It would be very interesting to know which model... 4,905 Views / 57 Replies  
It would be very interesting to know which model the 5400rpm is... A Hitachi, Fujitsu, Seagate?
Please post it....!

In another thread one of the first buyers mentioned that the 4200 Disk is a...
Posted by wavegroom, on Sep 16, 2003 at 03:28 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I mean the icons in the application. safari has... 1,014 Views / 23 Replies  
I mean the icons in the application.
safari has this black/grey buttons with border and mail this nice color icons.

iPhoto has a mix of both....

I think OmniWeb confirms more to the apple...
Posted by wavegroom, on Aug 10, 2003 at 08:52 AM, in macOS
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