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Cadaver you've got to be wrong about the 51xx... 1,103 Views / 12 Replies  
Cadaver you've got to be wrong about the 51xx Xeons being multiprocessor only because Dell will make a single processor-only 5150-based machine right now. That doesn't mean the Mac Pro will function...
Posted by CubeWannaB, on Aug 17, 2006 at 11:36 AM, in Mac Desktops
I have the hbh-600 headset as well and it works... 512 Views / 4 Replies  
I have the hbh-600 headset as well and it works pretty much flawlessly with Skype. It will work with my phone - a k750i - when I make a call or switch to skype when that's what I'm using. No problem....
Posted by CubeWannaB, on Aug 4, 2005 at 04:57 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Dragging the icon to the dock will do what you... 332 Views / 5 Replies  
Dragging the icon to the dock will do what you want.
Posted by CubeWannaB, on Jul 14, 2005 at 03:12 PM, in Mac OS X
I have the same problem, and thanks to my KVM the... 502 Views / 4 Replies  
I have the same problem, and thanks to my KVM the microsoft drivers won't work - the KVM isn't seen as a microsoft keyboard even though I have a Microsoft keyboard attached.

Since uControl can't...
Posted by CubeWannaB, on Jun 23, 2005 at 05:42 PM, in Applications
This is caused by having a different version of... 60,356 Views / 551 Replies  
This is caused by having a different version of Helvetica Neue installed. It happens with the iCal dock icon in 10.3 as well. My solution was to uninstall my copy and use an opentype version instead....
Posted by CubeWannaB, on Apr 26, 2005 at 11:31 AM, in Mac OS X
Someone else suggested that spotlight can be... 1,946 Views / 62 Replies  
Someone else suggested that spotlight can be disabled at the command line. I don't have Tiger so I can't verify this myself.

However, if it is true this may have unforeseen consequences. As time...
Posted by CubeWannaB, on Apr 19, 2005 at 12:15 AM, in Mac OS X
You can probably disable Spotlight by marking... 658 Views / 5 Replies  
You can probably disable Spotlight by marking your entire hard drive as a folder to ignore.

However, your perception of how spotlight builds its database is flawed: it does not need to...
Posted by CubeWannaB, on Apr 18, 2005 at 08:53 PM, in Mac OS X
I'd have to see it to be sure, but the javascript... 551 Views / 2 Replies  
I'd have to see it to be sure, but the javascript would have to be doing something to target the web site, not your browser. It may even be possible that they're using a high-level event-based attack...
Posted by CubeWannaB, on Apr 15, 2005 at 12:07 PM, in Mac OS X
Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Problems are real and known OS X bugs 2,297 Views / 69 Replies  
From developer.apple.com:

"Drivers for disks, network controllers, and keyboards, for example, reside in the kernel... Drivers for such devices as scanners and printers reside within user-space...
Posted by CubeWannaB, on Mar 5, 2005 at 10:54 AM, in Mac OS X
These three are known OS X problems: ... 2,297 Views / 69 Replies  
These three are known OS X problems:


Mouse disappearing after sleep
Screen staying blank after sleep
Screen staying blank if an external monitor is removed


Having your mouse cursor...
Posted by CubeWannaB, on Mar 5, 2005 at 10:42 AM, in Mac OS X
As I pointed out in my post his problems are... 2,297 Views / 69 Replies  
As I pointed out in my post his problems are known bugs in OS X and they are being experienced by multiple Powerbook users.

For proof you only need to view the Apple.com powerbook discussion...
Posted by CubeWannaB, on Mar 4, 2005 at 11:30 PM, in Mac OS X
Re: Re: Re: Re: Problems are real and known OS X bugs 2,297 Views / 69 Replies  
It is my understanding that this is only a problem with monolithic kernels, not microkernels such as Mach, which OS X uses.
Posted by CubeWannaB, on Mar 4, 2005 at 06:30 PM, in Mac OS X
Re: Re: Problems are real and known OS X bugs 2,297 Views / 69 Replies  
These powerbook crashes and problems are unrelated.

But I'd also like to point out: there is no circumstance under which an OS should crash due to a poorly made piece of software. The software...
Posted by CubeWannaB, on Mar 4, 2005 at 04:26 PM, in Mac OS X
Problems are real and known OS X bugs 2,297 Views / 69 Replies  
I have encountered and tested the powerbook issues related to external displays and sleeping. The discussion forums on apple.com have threads on the issue and it does seem that they will be fixed in...
Posted by CubeWannaB, on Mar 4, 2005 at 12:13 PM, in Mac OS X
Thanks for the report. Good luck, and keep up the... 9,180 Views / 57 Replies  
Thanks for the report. Good luck, and keep up the good work.
Posted by CubeWannaB, on Feb 3, 2005 at 07:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Care to share? PM me. Please. :) 9,180 Views / 57 Replies  
Care to share? PM me. Please. :)
Posted by CubeWannaB, on Feb 3, 2005 at 12:42 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks! That worked well enough - turns out it... 1,173 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks! That worked well enough - turns out it was MSN Messenger, sigh - but is there a utility that makes that data more readable, as top does for CPU usage?
Posted by CubeWannaB, on Dec 30, 2004 at 10:24 AM, in Mac OS X
What's accessing my hard drive? 1,173 Views / 5 Replies  
Is there a utility that can tell me which process is accessing my hard drive? My drive is clicking like mad at the moment yet I'm just browsing the web and top doesn't show anything using a lot of...
Posted by CubeWannaB, on Dec 30, 2004 at 09:16 AM, in Mac OS X
The finder is too useful to turn off, of course.... 311 Views / 3 Replies  
The finder is too useful to turn off, of course. I was hoping that it had a hidden option to stop this behavior, or perhaps a utility had been written to stop it. This seems like one of the features...
Posted by CubeWannaB, on Dec 9, 2004 at 03:15 PM, in Mac OS X
Ignoring desktop clicks? 311 Views / 3 Replies  
Is there a way to have clicks on the desktop not switch to the finder? I find I often accidentally click on the void between windows and as a result suddenly find myself in the finder instead of the...
Posted by CubeWannaB, on Dec 9, 2004 at 11:22 AM, in Mac OS X
No. You just didn't notice that your new Mac came... 7,428 Views / 57 Replies  
No. You just didn't notice that your new Mac came with iLife included.
Posted by CubeWannaB, on Dec 3, 2004 at 01:45 AM, in Mac OS X
Poll: iPod + iTunes forum? 274 Views / 3 Replies  
Look at how much impact iPod, iTunes and the music store are having on Apple's stock price and its business in general. Yet this is not reflected in the discussion boards here at macnn. There is a...
Posted by CubeWannaB, on Nov 30, 2004 at 02:11 PM, in Feedback
Limiting affordance is a basic tenant of... 2,223 Views / 54 Replies  
Limiting affordance is a basic tenant of usability.
Posted by CubeWannaB, on Nov 22, 2004 at 11:25 AM, in Mac OS X
EyeTV 437 Views / 4 Replies  
I've been looking into the same thing, oddly enough. The only thing I've found so far is the EyeTV.

http://www.elgato.com/
Posted by CubeWannaB, on Oct 25, 2004 at 11:49 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Nightmare 1,006 Views / 19 Replies  
It's unsettling that you have been logging in as root. The main reason not to log in as root is because it is so easy to damage your system. And your system seems damaged. Perhaps this is not a...
Posted by CubeWannaB, on Oct 13, 2004 at 05:15 PM, in Mac OS X
Not when the backlight is off. 609 Views / 9 Replies  
Not when the backlight is off.
Posted by CubeWannaB, on Sep 30, 2004 at 12:21 PM, in Mac Notebooks
You really will get used to not maximizing your... 522 Views / 5 Replies  
You really will get used to not maximizing your windows. I did when I got my mac and all the new Mac users I've seen have too.

I use the space for IM clients such as iChat and MSN.
Posted by CubeWannaB, on Sep 27, 2004 at 05:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The world traveller kit is your only option. ... 394 Views / 4 Replies  
The world traveller kit is your only option.

Buy it then sell the adapters you don't need on eBay.
Posted by CubeWannaB, on Sep 27, 2004 at 02:16 PM, in Mac Notebooks
It's not practical for me to stop using the mouse... 879 Views / 9 Replies  
It's not practical for me to stop using the mouse just because I'm transfering a file over wi-fi or similar.

With all the bluetooth mice in use by people here - including non-Microsoft mice, of...
Posted by CubeWannaB, on Aug 27, 2004 at 09:30 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Bluetooth Mouse & Wi-Fi interfering 879 Views / 9 Replies  
My MS Bluetooth mouse slows down dramatically when I do anything intense with wi-fi such as copy files. The cursor becomes sluggish and erratic.

Does anyone have any tips on how to fix the problem?
Posted by CubeWannaB, on Aug 25, 2004 at 09:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Woe is me!!! 721 Views / 15 Replies  
I haven't done a clean install myself but unless you format the drive your data files should still be around. However I'm not sure how the clean install deals with home directories which is where...
Posted by CubeWannaB, on Aug 23, 2004 at 11:55 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Inactivity Sleep not working - but display sleep is 200 Views / 2 Replies  
I have my powerbook 12" rev C set to sleep when it is inactive for 15min. I'm used to leaving it open and just walking off, expecting it to fall asleep.

However last night I returned home 4 hours...
Posted by CubeWannaB, on Aug 19, 2004 at 12:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Panther puts second monitor into 256 mode 345 Views / 2 Replies  
After installing Panther one of our G4s - 733mhz - the second monitor, run from a PCI ATI card, won't do anything besides 640 x 480 at 256 colors.

Has anyone heard of this?
Posted by CubeWannaB, on Aug 15, 2004 at 04:09 PM, in Mac Desktops
The accounts probably share monitor calibration... 513 Views / 8 Replies  
The accounts probably share monitor calibration (but I'm not certain).

Perhaps you have a program running that is hiding windows just off screen (and thus causing shadows along the edges)?
Posted by CubeWannaB, on Aug 15, 2004 at 03:58 AM, in Mac OS X
You guys have nailed the problem. Thanks soo... 298 Views / 3 Replies  
You guys have nailed the problem.

Thanks soo much!

Since the machine's admin password has an 'a' in it trying to do anything useful was a real treat! I ended up copying & pasting As from other...
Posted by CubeWannaB, on Aug 14, 2004 at 06:08 PM, in Mac OS X
Monitor will only do 256 colors after upgrade to Panther 260 Views / 0 Replies  
In another thread I mention an upgrade from 10.2 to 10.3 that broke the 'a' key. During the same install the machine's second monitor now only does 256 colors. I created a second thread because the...
Posted by CubeWannaB, on Aug 14, 2004 at 05:44 PM, in Mac OS X
'a' key not working after upgrade to Panther 298 Views / 3 Replies  
After upgrading a 10.2 machine to 10.3 on one of the G4 machines at work - the 733mhz pre-quicksilver model - the 'a' key has stopped working. Press a and nothing is typed on screen, in any program....
Posted by CubeWannaB, on Aug 14, 2004 at 05:39 PM, in Mac OS X
How about creating a folder with folder actions... 517 Views / 15 Replies  
How about creating a folder with folder actions that copies stuff from their drop box to their documents directory? Or an applescript that runs when they log in and does something similar?

Also,...
Posted by CubeWannaB, on Aug 14, 2004 at 04:04 PM, in Mac OS X
I'm looking for something that's already made. I... 647 Views / 13 Replies  
I'm looking for something that's already made. I checked versiontracker and didn't see anything, which seems to be a bad sign, but it seems like such a common task - 3 people are in the same...
Posted by CubeWannaB, on Aug 12, 2004 at 01:26 PM, in Mac OS X
My powerbook HD died the first month I had it. 9,664 Views / 57 Replies  
My powerbook HD died the first month I had it.
Posted by CubeWannaB, on Aug 11, 2004 at 01:40 PM, in Mac OS X
Automount Network Drives? 647 Views / 13 Replies  
Is there a way - either built into OS X or with a third-party tool - to have network drives automatically mounted when I join a new network? I regularly take my powerbook between work and home. Each...
Posted by CubeWannaB, on Aug 11, 2004 at 01:38 PM, in Mac OS X
I had a PowerMac that was stolen the day after I... 505 Views / 5 Replies  
I had a PowerMac that was stolen the day after I got it. It was never returned.

I've heard about people tracking down their computers using the Internet and serial numbers (maybe MAC addresses...
Posted by CubeWannaB, on Aug 10, 2004 at 02:24 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Powerbook for designer? 554 Views / 7 Replies  
I tried both the 12" and 15" for design and the 12" is the one I bought. For serious design even the 15" screen isn't big enough, so why bother? My setup is usually either a dual monitor setup or a...
Posted by CubeWannaB, on Aug 5, 2004 at 06:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Or the problem could be that XP has very poor... 3,132 Views / 87 Replies  
Or the problem could be that XP has very poor security that allows unauthorized software in the form of spyware and viruses to load themselves and take control of the machine.

In which case the...
Posted by CubeWannaB, on Aug 5, 2004 at 12:06 PM, in Mac OS X
That may be a valid point. I haven't done any DB... 3,132 Views / 87 Replies  
That may be a valid point. I haven't done any DB development with Xcode because the only db apps I use are web apps in python, perl or php.

Is Visual Studio as useful with DBs if you use something...
Posted by CubeWannaB, on Aug 4, 2004 at 03:21 PM, in Mac OS X
Should I laugh or cry? :D :cry: 3,132 Views / 87 Replies  
Should I laugh or cry?

:D :cry:
Posted by CubeWannaB, on Aug 4, 2004 at 03:16 PM, in Mac OS X
Heh, I didn't realise that space in the thread... 3,132 Views / 87 Replies  
Heh, I didn't realise that space in the thread was at such a premium.

But the post wasn't just for your benefit: if a new mac user reads the thread they may not understand the difference between...
Posted by CubeWannaB, on Aug 2, 2004 at 03:49 PM, in Mac OS X
Re: Switching AppleTalk between Ethernet & AirPort 323 Views / 7 Replies  
Perhaps the problem is that your software image is the same for laptops and desktops?
Posted by CubeWannaB, on Aug 2, 2004 at 03:47 PM, in Mac OS X
If you prefer to use C++, maybe. So don't use C++... 3,132 Views / 87 Replies  
If you prefer to use C++, maybe. So don't use C++ on OS X. Use Objective-C and you will realise how much better Mac development is.
Posted by CubeWannaB, on Aug 2, 2004 at 03:43 PM, in Mac OS X
It is just "Mac" not "MAC". "Mac" is not an... 3,132 Views / 87 Replies  
It is just "Mac" not "MAC". "Mac" is not an acronym, it is short for Macintosh, a kind of apple.
Posted by CubeWannaB, on Aug 2, 2004 at 03:03 PM, in Mac OS X
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