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moving the 'classic' folder 270 Views / 0 Replies  
I had to do a Archive and reinstall in OS X 10.2 and I'm getting this message:



So I tried dragging a copy of /Previous System 1/Library/Classic to my current /System/Library/, but it wouldn't...
Posted by benschilke, on Jan 18, 2003 at 11:56 PM, in Mac OS X
If it were me, I would try moving that 'kids'... 278 Views / 1 Replies  
If it were me, I would try moving that 'kids' folder into the trash from 9.x and see what happens. If X complains, you could always move it back. I'm not expert, but if the account is already...
Posted by benschilke, on Jan 15, 2003 at 11:49 AM, in Mac OS X
After I click on my name and enter my password,... 277 Views / 2 Replies  
After I click on my name and enter my password, the screen says something like "Logging in..." and the status bar starts, but that's as far as it gets--the status bar just keeps rolling and it never...
Posted by benschilke, on Jan 15, 2003 at 08:14 AM, in Mac OS X
stuck in login screen 277 Views / 2 Replies  
Does anyone know how to get around a system that is stuck in login? After installing Developer Tools for 10.2 (and I have 10.2.3 installed) I logged out for good measure and havent been able to log...
Posted by benschilke, on Jan 14, 2003 at 11:59 PM, in Mac OS X
Thanks for the advice, mrburri. And I hadn't... 338 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks for the advice, mrburri. And I hadn't thought about having to get a PC if I go the .Net way. That's just not going to happen.

Researching SCPJ2 tutorial books, I've been getting the...
Posted by benschilke, on Dec 29, 2002 at 07:10 PM, in Developer Center
Certification Programs/.Net 338 Views / 3 Replies  
Can anyone recommend an accelerated/certification program for Computer Programming in New Jersey? I have checked out Chubb, but they are going to be .Net-based starting January '03 and I just can't...
Posted by benschilke, on Dec 28, 2002 at 10:33 AM, in Developer Center
Thanks, tony. 349 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks, tony.
Posted by benschilke, on Nov 19, 2002 at 07:23 PM, in Mac Desktops
dimming monitor 349 Views / 2 Replies  
Anyone know why my iMac's (LCD) monitor dims if I haven't used my computer after a few minutes? I don't have anything set in -monitor- or -sleep- in system preferences and I've only noticed it since...
Posted by benschilke, on Nov 18, 2002 at 11:01 PM, in Mac Desktops
From what mrburri wrote, it seems like java is a... 698 Views / 18 Replies  
From what mrburri wrote, it seems like java is a good language to know, which is encouraging. I'm taking an Intro to CS class at Rutgers U and I'm really liking java. It's encouraging to know that...
Posted by benschilke, on Nov 13, 2002 at 12:19 PM, in Developer Center
PowerBuilder 303 Views / 0 Replies  
Has anyone upgraded to 10.2 and found that PowerBuilder won't open? The "console" application opens instead and prints out:

**********

Date/Time: 2002-11-07 07:52:53 -0500
OS Version: 10.2...
Posted by benschilke, on Nov 7, 2002 at 08:00 AM, in Developer Center
I would think a problem that you decide to reboot... 868 Views / 39 Replies  
I would think a problem that you decide to reboot to get rid of would be considered a reboot, but it seems that logging out is also an effective way of allowing OS X a fresh start.
Posted by benschilke, on Sep 26, 2002 at 03:19 PM, in Mac OS X
Yes, and it still tells me the path is invalid. ... 493 Views / 4 Replies  
Yes, and it still tells me the path is invalid. I am going to try fetch. Maybe that's the only way with macs.

THANKS.
Posted by benschilke, on Sep 14, 2002 at 04:28 PM, in Mac OS X
put command in ftp 493 Views / 4 Replies  
Does anyone use the 'put' command in ftp on an OS X machine? I'm trying to move a file from my iMac to my school's server via ftp, but it doesn't accept the "local" file (e.g.,...
Posted by benschilke, on Sep 14, 2002 at 03:09 PM, in Mac OS X
Missing Commands/Libraries(?) in Java 386 Views / 2 Replies  
I just registered for a java course which comes with a cd that includes it's own development environment:

Java on Campus with Borland/Inprise JBuilder 3.5 Foundation
for Windows,...
Posted by benschilke, on Sep 13, 2002 at 11:16 AM, in Developer Center
Maxed-out CPU 274 Views / 0 Replies  
Does anyone know WHY MS Word and Excel just fully consume the CPU when they are running in OS X's Classic mode? Even when they are in the background my CPU monitor is completely maxed out.

The...
Posted by benschilke, on Sep 5, 2002 at 08:22 PM, in Applications
Apple IIc Keyboard 1,518 Views / 3 Replies  
A few weeks ago I found an Apple IIc, and the only thing keeping me from the nostagic joy of using it is the very stiff keyboard. Many keys require that I jam my finger down on them from 3 inches...
Posted by benschilke, on Aug 18, 2002 at 03:16 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
OS X Reinstall Needed? 239 Views / 0 Replies  
I was in a rush about a week ago, and tried importing a few tracks from a cd that my iMac seemed to be having trouble reading (often hearing a sound like the player was restarting the disc or...
Posted by benschilke, on Aug 4, 2002 at 10:01 PM, in Mac OS X
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva,... 1,574 Views / 18 Replies  
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">Originally posted by himself:
<strong>I was...
Posted by benschilke, on Aug 1, 2002 at 02:38 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Has this item been sold? 297 Views / 6 Replies  
Has this item been sold?
Posted by benschilke, on Jul 29, 2002 at 11:46 PM, in Marketplace
Has this item been sold? 297 Views / 6 Replies  
Has this item been sold?
Posted by benschilke, on Jul 29, 2002 at 11:42 PM, in Marketplace
De-activating the F2 key in Excel 312 Views / 0 Replies  
Anyone know how to deactivate the F2 key in Classic's Excel from it's default of "Copy Cell" or "Cut Cel"? In Windoze the F2 puts you right into edit mode for whatever cell you are at, which is...
Posted by benschilke, on Jul 29, 2002 at 05:29 PM, in Applications
I think if you're going to compare prices as... 698 Views / 47 Replies  
I think if you're going to compare prices as consumer, you have to factor in all the fantastic (and free) software you get with a Mac.

Adding up the cost of all the software for a PC and the...
Posted by benschilke, on Jul 20, 2002 at 08:46 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thank you Spirit_VW for that long list of... 605 Views / 60 Replies  
Thank you Spirit_VW for that long list of upgrades included in Jaguar. I know i heard alot of people asking for sounds to be put back, and now that they are expected to, there's all this wining. ...
Posted by benschilke, on Jun 30, 2002 at 04:00 AM, in Mac OS X
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva,... 342 Views / 28 Replies  
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">Originally posted by CharlesS:
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Posted by benschilke, on Jun 27, 2002 at 04:51 PM, in Mac OS X
Thanks for the help guys. I wonder if I'm... 229 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks for the help guys. I wonder if I'm running into problems because I copied all my apps from old iMac to new iMac, rather than opened them from a zipped disk? I did have WindowShade on the old...
Posted by benschilke, on Jun 27, 2002 at 04:24 PM, in Mac OS X
Windows Sticking Together 229 Views / 4 Replies  
Can someone remind me how to get back to the setting where I can click on a window in a different application, and not have the entire application (and all it's open windows) move to the front? This...
Posted by benschilke, on Jun 27, 2002 at 03:02 AM, in Mac OS X
TC - that's the great short-term solution. Thank... 612 Views / 17 Replies  
TC - that's the great short-term solution. Thank you. I never need to hide my CPU monitor, so I can option-command-click on that app's dock icon. Nice.
Posted by benschilke, on May 23, 2002 at 05:12 PM, in Mac OS X
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[ 05-23-2002: Message edited by: benschilke ]
Posted by benschilke, on May 23, 2002 at 05:05 PM, in Mac OS X
TC - that's the great short-term solution. Thank... 612 Views / 17 Replies  
TC - that's the great short-term solution. Thank you. I never need to hide my CPU monitor, so I can option-command-click on that app's dock icon. Nice.
Posted by benschilke, on May 23, 2002 at 05:00 PM, in Mac OS X
The Option-Command Dock-Icon trick (and diff spinning mouse cursurs) 612 Views / 17 Replies  
If you haven't discovered the short-cut, you can make all applications but one hide by pressing the Command-Option and then the one application's icon on the dock. This seems like it would be a...
Posted by benschilke, on May 22, 2002 at 08:16 PM, in Mac OS X
cd command not working? 315 Views / 3 Replies  
I'm new at UNIX, so I apoligize if this is a simple question or has been asked before (I did just do a search on it).

For some reason I'm unable to change directories using cd for certain...
Posted by benschilke, on May 19, 2002 at 10:25 PM, in Mac OS X
Yea, I faced the same problem with IE--the few... 305 Views / 8 Replies  
Yea, I faced the same problem with IE--the few sites that have pop-up windows are just too annoying. So, I switched to OmniWeb, which is a pretty good alternative.

Good Luck
Posted by benschilke, on May 19, 2002 at 10:07 PM, in Applications
A way to compile small C programs 246 Views / 2 Replies  
I just bought "Teach Yourself C" and want to run the small programs that they supply as exercises. I started reading the tutorials in the developer section of my imac, but I'm wondering if there a...
Posted by benschilke, on May 18, 2002 at 01:18 AM, in Developer Center
I thought this was the coolest feature when I... 721 Views / 15 Replies  
I thought this was the coolest feature when I bought my (old-model, CRT) iMac a few months ago: w/OS X, the iMac seems designed to be put to sleep rather than powered off. I don't know how it is...
Posted by benschilke, on Mar 15, 2002 at 01:22 PM, in Mac Desktops
My iMac is still on order, but I did recently buy... 369 Views / 21 Replies  
My iMac is still on order, but I did recently buy an old-model iMac and wondered why using the power button would never shut off the computer, only put it to sleep. But it actually says somewhere in...
Posted by benschilke, on Feb 21, 2002 at 05:30 PM, in Mac Desktops
A (different) problem with Internet Connect 192 Views / 0 Replies  
I seem to be having a problem receiving when connected in os x. If I try to open a website, there are signals sent, but none recieved (if I got by the bars in the Internet Connect window). There is...
Posted by benschilke, on Feb 19, 2002 at 12:34 AM, in Mac OS X
OS X install tune 353 Views / 2 Replies  
Anyone who has installed OS X might remember the "start-up tune" (this is what I thought the below thread was referring to) that came up? And there was some cool water-y effect that went along with...
Posted by benschilke, on Feb 4, 2002 at 04:42 AM, in Mac Desktops
OS X install tune 266 Views / 4 Replies  
Anyone who has installed OS X might remember the "start-up tune" (this is what I thought the below thread was referring to) that came up? And there was some cool water-y effect that went along with...
Posted by benschilke, on Feb 4, 2002 at 04:42 AM, in Mac OS X
Dont forget that the iMac's base pretty much... 716 Views / 64 Replies  
Dont forget that the iMac's base pretty much disappears once you sit behind the iMac and then you're dealing only with a bright screen floating in front of you. I hope there isn't too much stress...
Posted by benschilke, on Jan 22, 2002 at 05:53 PM, in Mac Desktops
proposed Microsoft settlement: voice your opinion... 217 Views / 0 Replies  
If anyone's interested in submitting their opinion to the judge who will rule on the proposed settlement between MicroSoft and the US Department of Justice, here is some contact information:

Mail:...
Posted by benschilke, on Jan 21, 2002 at 01:55 PM, in Mac Desktops
VanToffler, As awesome of a product as the new... 716 Views / 64 Replies  
VanToffler, As awesome of a product as the new iMac is (I saw it in person and ordered mine today), I don't think it's designed for the professional, (which I would be bummed about if I were a...
Posted by benschilke, on Jan 16, 2002 at 05:25 PM, in Mac Desktops
I actually saw the new iMac in person and I... 305 Views / 4 Replies  
I actually saw the new iMac in person and I thought it was pretty killer--the brightness of the screen was actually something that jumped out at me. I don't have real experience on an iBook or...
Posted by benschilke, on Jan 16, 2002 at 04:20 PM, in Mac Desktops
FTrain, I think itís a fine idea to come on here... 522 Views / 41 Replies  
FTrain, I think itís a fine idea to come on here and ask mac users to argue that their preferred platform is the better one.

For me, the most unsettling consequence of buying a Windows PC is the...
Posted by benschilke, on Jan 16, 2002 at 01:05 AM, in Mac Desktops
Very interesting discovery--thanks for the topic... 186 Views / 1 Replies  
Very interesting discovery--thanks for the topic and the link.

Pretty exciting if MicroMat did come up with some sort of wash out of your discover.
Posted by benschilke, on Jan 16, 2002 at 12:27 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
How about the low-level iMacs (for $1299)? Has... 323 Views / 9 Replies  
How about the low-level iMacs (for $1299)? Has anyone heard if their ship date has been pushed back? Doesn't the delivery of your order depend on when you put the order in? First come, first serve?
Posted by benschilke, on Jan 14, 2002 at 04:40 PM, in Mac Desktops
Anyone know why there's such a big price... 317 Views / 11 Replies  
Anyone know why there's such a big price difference between the 15" LCD and a 17"? It's kind of like those screen guards for older CRT monitors--the 15" is $40, and the 17" is $120(?- something like...
Posted by benschilke, on Jan 14, 2002 at 02:46 PM, in Mac Desktops
used Macs 246 Views / 1 Replies  
So can anyone tell me what's up with the used Mac market? I would never have imagined that on sites like smalldog (not to bash them, they seem like a very well-reputed business), ebay or any other...
Posted by benschilke, on Jan 3, 2002 at 04:16 PM, in Mac Desktops
Open OS X 344 Views / 5 Replies  
I apoligize in advance, because I'm sure this topic has been discussed before, but I'm wondering if anyone has information on the above software (http://openosx.com/office/). Is it what they say it...
Posted by benschilke, on Dec 11, 2001 at 05:17 PM, in Mac OS X
what if.... 219 Views / 2 Replies  
Simson Garfinkel writes in an article (http://www.techreview.com/magazine/oct01/garfinkel.asp) that the original Mac OS could have had preemptive multi-tasking and protected memory if Apple had...
Posted by benschilke, on Oct 23, 2001 at 06:41 PM, in Mac OS X
It's interesting to hear criticism of ebay's high... 242 Views / 3 Replies  
It's interesting to hear criticism of ebay's high prices, because I've been rather frustrated trying to find a bargain on a used G4. Does anyone have any alternatives they would suggest (most sites...
Posted by benschilke, on Sep 25, 2001 at 11:39 PM, in Marketplace
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