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need a dual G5... 11,211 Views / 43 Replies  
seems that Apples new h264 codec will need a Dual G5 for HD playback...



taken straight from Apple...

http://www.apple.com/macosx/tiger/h264.html
Posted by Alex Duffield, on Mar 5, 2005 at 12:15 PM, in Mac Desktops
Why does every one say that.. Will Spot Light... 9,279 Views / 57 Replies  
Why does every one say that.. Will Spot Light work on my old iBook??? Does Expose work??? Apple is ALLWAYS adding software features that would on older models.
Posted by Alex Duffield, on Feb 4, 2005 at 10:38 PM, in Mac Notebooks
If you are using Safari, go to Window -> Activity... 606 Views / 10 Replies  
If you are using Safari, go to Window -> Activity

You will see all the images loaded up by that page...

the image you are after is there, just double click it and it will load up in the...
Posted by Alex Duffield, on Dec 16, 2004 at 02:54 PM, in Developer Center
seems to me you just need to add a margin ... 725 Views / 20 Replies  
seems to me you just need to add a margin

.thestyle {
float: left;
margin-right: 10px;
}
Posted by Alex Duffield, on Nov 29, 2004 at 11:38 PM, in Developer Center
Poll: Both 1,327 Views / 33 Replies  
The poll was missing one option.

Both.

I use tables in my layouts, but as sparingly as posable.

I do not set any attributes on a table instead apply styles to the cells.

I think CSS is...
Posted by Alex Duffield, on Nov 24, 2004 at 12:32 PM, in Developer Center
I was unfaithfull. Will you take me back? 503 Views / 19 Replies  
Well, just over a year ago I started going to spymac.com they seemed to have a good community and I real got along with quite a few of their users.

The they updated there system to "V3" and thus...
Posted by Alex Duffield, on Nov 24, 2004 at 11:43 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Photos. Not video 8,487 Views / 70 Replies  
I dont understand all the talk about video on the ipod...

the ipod is a poor choice for a video playback devise. It is to small. And I don for see Apple making it bigger :)


But photos is a...
Posted by Alex Duffield, on May 1, 2004 at 01:43 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
read this... should solve your problems. ... 296 Views / 2 Replies  
read this... should solve your problems.


http://ca3.php.net/manual/en/function.imagecreatetruecolor.php
Posted by Alex Duffield, on Dec 15, 2003 at 11:23 PM, in Developer Center
OK here is what I have found out.... If you... 27,359 Views / 143 Replies  
OK here is what I have found out....

If you have reverse DNS for the IPs used by Windows Boxes, the systems show up by the revers DNS name. If no reverse DNS is set up for those IPs, they will...
Posted by Alex Duffield, on Nov 4, 2003 at 11:25 PM, in Mac OS X
This is not true. You can right click on the... 27,359 Views / 143 Replies  
This is not true. You can right click on the "ServerName" in /network/local(or workgroupname)/ServerName/ and select eject. (or control click if you using a silly one button mouse)
Posted by Alex Duffield, on Oct 27, 2003 at 05:03 PM, in Mac OS X
I set up a VPN server at the office ages ago... 336 Views / 5 Replies  
I set up a VPN server at the office ages ago using 10.2 server and these instructions.

http://www.afp548.com/Articles/Jaguar/vpnd.html

I was able to connect no problem using the "internet...
Posted by Alex Duffield, on Oct 17, 2003 at 10:37 PM, in Mac OS X
Sure it is!! You just have to have a system that... 1,677 Views / 16 Replies  
Sure it is!! You just have to have a system that does not support Quartz Extreme :p
Posted by Alex Duffield, on Oct 9, 2003 at 04:58 PM, in Mac OS X
I had a web server (running 10.2.5 NOT SERVER on... 1,246 Views / 17 Replies  
I had a web server (running 10.2.5 NOT SERVER on a BW G3) running, and it would KP at least once a week. I tryed swapping ram, Imaged (CCC) the drive to a new HD, even reinstalled and set it up from...
Posted by Alex Duffield, on Aug 12, 2003 at 05:04 PM, in Mac OS X
It would be great if this could be made to go... 4,293 Views / 76 Replies  
It would be great if this could be made to go full screen. There are no browsers available for OSX that can be used for Kiosks.

Thanks.
Posted by Alex Duffield, on Jul 27, 2003 at 12:49 PM, in Applications
I tested this on a coworkers system. It will... 431 Views / 9 Replies  
I tested this on a coworkers system. It will shrink the windows from both monitors onto only the main window (The one with the menu bar and dock)
Posted by Alex Duffield, on Jul 11, 2003 at 01:05 PM, in Mac OS X
I would agree with DaGuy on this one. I use the... 754 Views / 13 Replies  
I would agree with DaGuy on this one. I use the terminal daily to manage my web-servers and stuff, and I have used Linux for years, but rm -rf is a VERY dangerous command. If you make a mistake it...
Posted by Alex Duffield, on Jul 11, 2003 at 12:43 PM, in Mac OS X
I second that!! I used Panther on my system... 4,444 Views / 119 Replies  
I second that!!

I used Panther on my system (from an external drive) for 3 days and It took me a full week to stop going to my "F" keys to change windows when I was back in Jaguar.

I think...
Posted by Alex Duffield, on Jul 11, 2003 at 12:32 PM, in Mac OS X
I always felt that the text that went with a... 1,461 Views / 24 Replies  
I always felt that the text that went with a label in OS9 was a bit of a problem. The text itself was changeable on a system to system basis, so if I labeled a file red on my system that would mean...
Posted by Alex Duffield, on Jul 5, 2003 at 11:36 PM, in Mac OS X
OK, here is an idea I just had. If I use... 2,239 Views / 28 Replies  
OK, here is an idea I just had.

If I use Expose to show windows of only the front app as it does now, but then I use Apple - Tab to tab between running apps, and it automatically switches to an...
Posted by Alex Duffield, on Jul 2, 2003 at 02:10 PM, in Mac OS X
YAAA !!! So I can shutdown and restart servers... 36,608 Views / 400 Replies  
YAAA !!! So I can shutdown and restart servers when there is a scheduled power outage at our office building. Something that happens WAY to often!!!
Posted by Alex Duffield, on Jun 25, 2003 at 06:15 PM, in Mac OS X
Mac BitTorrent file sharing 1,210 Views / 13 Replies  
Does any one know any good mac bit torrent sites???

I tryed

http://bittorrent.kicks-ass.net/

but all I get are errors.

I have never managed to get any files downloaded using the mac...
Posted by Alex Duffield, on Jun 25, 2003 at 03:02 PM, in Applications
Can some one show a shot of browsing AFP or SMB... 71,131 Views / 470 Replies  
Can some one show a shot of browsing AFP or SMB network servers/volumes in the finder?

thanks.
Posted by Alex Duffield, on Jun 25, 2003 at 02:38 PM, in Mac OS X
This was the type of thing I was refering to with... 7,894 Views / 98 Replies  
This was the type of thing I was refering to with my "People who look stupid now" thread coment.

In no way am I intending to pick on people for participating in a discussion. I love these...
Posted by Alex Duffield, on Jun 23, 2003 at 06:24 PM, in MacNN Lounge
only an administrator user can mount a secondary... 389 Views / 6 Replies  
only an administrator user can mount a secondary drive (I think)

Use share points. It is great for this sort of thing.
Posted by Alex Duffield, on Jun 23, 2003 at 12:41 AM, in Mac OS X
The logon does not just look in /Users to see who... 379 Views / 11 Replies  
The logon does not just look in /Users to see who is alawed to log in. It uses the Netinfo Database.

There is no way OSX could be made to just scan all atached drives for home directories for it...
Posted by Alex Duffield, on Jun 23, 2003 at 12:37 AM, in Mac OS X
Click on the drive icon, and get info. Under... 379 Views / 11 Replies  
Click on the drive icon, and get info.

Under ownership and permission ther is an "Ignor ownership on this volume"

Then you will have full access to any file on that drive.
Posted by Alex Duffield, on Jun 23, 2003 at 12:17 AM, in Mac OS X
One way or anouther I will be posting the "People... 7,894 Views / 98 Replies  
One way or anouther I will be posting the "People who look stupid now" thread, for people to quote other users that have expressed there opinions as if they where fact.
Posted by Alex Duffield, on Jun 22, 2003 at 03:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Ya we just traded in 5 400 Mhx G4s at the office... 3,469 Views / 45 Replies  
Ya we just traded in 5 400 Mhx G4s at the office for new G4 1 GHZ systems.

I would agree that these systems are not idealy sutable for OSX.

But I am actualy glad Apple is pushing the limits...
Posted by Alex Duffield, on Jun 20, 2003 at 10:35 PM, in Mac OS X
Why then does this only affect the finder, and... 3,469 Views / 45 Replies  
Why then does this only affect the finder, and not other applications.

I use a iBook, and often forget to disconect from network volumes befor I close the lid to come home for the night.

When I...
Posted by Alex Duffield, on Jun 20, 2003 at 10:30 PM, in Mac OS X
If your Dual 867 isn't snappy, there's a problem... 3,469 Views / 45 Replies  
If your Dual 867 isn't snappy, there's a problem somewhere.
Posted by Alex Duffield, on Jun 20, 2003 at 10:23 PM, in Mac OS X
Well, I can think of one company for sure that... 2,040 Views / 61 Replies  
Well, I can think of one company for sure that proves you wrong.

Apple

They are using OSX for all there internal office systems. They use OSX in the retail stores, and to power there POS...
Posted by Alex Duffield, on Jun 20, 2003 at 10:15 PM, in Mac OS X
What do all these systems have in common.??? ... 1,621 Views / 37 Replies  
What do all these systems have in common.???

Does the same person use all of them?? Does that person hack things??

I run a company with 30 + systems all running OSX, everything from Rev b imacs...
Posted by Alex Duffield, on Jun 20, 2003 at 09:54 PM, in Mac OS X
I hope it sucks and is full of Bugs, so people... 1,680 Views / 53 Replies  
I hope it sucks and is full of Bugs, so people finaly bail on Quark and move to InDesign.

Quark is the only company I Dislike more than MS.
Posted by Alex Duffield, on Jun 10, 2003 at 03:14 PM, in Applications
Well lets see, they put our QT 6.3, and then a... 533 Views / 8 Replies  
Well lets see, they put our QT 6.3, and then a bunch of apps that can take advantage of QT 6.3 new features...

iMovie, Keynote and Finalcut all where to take advantage of imptrovments in QT6.3
...
Posted by Alex Duffield, on Jun 5, 2003 at 02:14 PM, in Applications
This is silly. Apple is just puting up som... 4,183 Views / 86 Replies  
This is silly. Apple is just puting up som how-to's on there .mac site. It is as simple as that.

Power users already know that they can connect to their home computer from anywhere on the internet...
Posted by Alex Duffield, on Jun 4, 2003 at 02:50 PM, in Mac OS X
Ya, but you will need to boot the old iBook of an... 487 Views / 12 Replies  
Ya, but you will need to boot the old iBook of an OS9 CD.

Then format the drive.

Then on the new iBook, use "Conect to server" to mount the drive of the old iBook.

Once the empty drive is...
Posted by Alex Duffield, on Jun 4, 2003 at 02:11 PM, in Mac OS X
OK, here is a sollution. 1. Take your new... 487 Views / 12 Replies  
OK, here is a sollution.

1. Take your new PB, and boot it into target disk mode.

2. mount it on the desktop of your old PB.

3. Formate the drive of your new PB using disk utility

4. Use...
Posted by Alex Duffield, on Jun 3, 2003 at 06:59 PM, in Mac OS X
Applescript to print images 340 Views / 0 Replies  
I was trying to make an applescript to use as a folder action, that will print out all images put in the folder.

I need this to run on my server, so dont want to be dependent on a large...
Posted by Alex Duffield, on May 26, 2003 at 04:18 PM, in Applications
clean way to restart named? 2,018 Views / 2 Replies  
I recently moved my DNS over to OSX from my Linux server, but I was wondering if any one knew what the best way to restart named is??

I have been using "kill -9 PID" but is there somthing like...
Posted by Alex Duffield, on May 21, 2003 at 01:51 PM, in Mac OS X
VPN will make it so your computer is just like it... 10,540 Views / 10 Replies  
VPN will make it so your computer is just like it is on the network at the remote location.

So if you have your Mac at home, you can connect to the office via VPN and you will see all the...
Posted by Alex Duffield, on May 21, 2003 at 01:47 PM, in Mac OS X
so much for Rendezvous music sharing... I... 951 Views / 24 Replies  
so much for Rendezvous music sharing...

I hope Apple can find away for me to still use this in my house, and still stop people from hacking it this way...

I would guess the simplest thing...
Posted by Alex Duffield, on May 14, 2003 at 07:39 PM, in Applications
Ya, I would have to agree with both these... 646 Views / 6 Replies  
Ya, I would have to agree with both these comments, as I email Omni directly a couple times with my questions, and never got a responce back... I guess MacNN is the official support chanel for Omni,...
Posted by Alex Duffield, on May 10, 2003 at 12:25 AM, in Applications
Not that it seems that any one realy cares, but I... 646 Views / 6 Replies  
Not that it seems that any one realy cares, but I just tryed the 3.01 beta of Omni Graffle with my outline file, and it names things properly...

I guess Ill have to fork over the money for the...
Posted by Alex Duffield, on May 9, 2003 at 07:38 PM, in Applications
Using OmniOutliner files in OmniGraffle 646 Views / 6 Replies  
I must be missing somthing here, because when I import my .ooutline file into OmniGraffle, all my boxes are called "TOPIC"

That kinda negates the usefulness of outliner. (At least as a tool for...
Posted by Alex Duffield, on May 9, 2003 at 01:47 PM, in Applications
I just finnished doing this for an install of 12... 892 Views / 6 Replies  
I just finnished doing this for an install of 12 new G4 systems.

I set up on system just as I wanted it, with all the apps, printers etc...

Then I used Carbon Copy Cloner to make a Disk image...
Posted by Alex Duffield, on Mar 11, 2003 at 01:06 PM, in Mac OS X
I just took this opertunity to update my install... 627 Views / 10 Replies  
I just took this opertunity to update my install of PHP...

the php supplied by Mark at http://www.entropy.ch is a great build.

Also I keep all my additions to http.conf in separate files by...
Posted by Alex Duffield, on Feb 14, 2003 at 05:30 PM, in Mac OS X
Re: Serious question: Is it possible to develop XML in the Mac? 809 Views / 26 Replies  
??? Most OSX prefs are based on XML...

Works fine for me ...

ever try opening an XML file on Internet Explorer... Now it would be nice if Safari did that!
Posted by Alex Duffield, on Feb 6, 2003 at 07:21 PM, in Developer Center
Even better yet, if you are not logging into a... 779 Views / 11 Replies  
Even better yet, if you are not logging into a netinfo server, it should NOT BE THERE.

That way the 99.99% of mac users don't have to see something that is not relevant to them and only serves to...
Posted by Alex Duffield, on Feb 4, 2003 at 12:20 AM, in Mac OS X
OK, that sucks, but how do I split the file? 7,587 Views / 33 Replies  
OK, that sucks, but how do I split the file?
Posted by Alex Duffield, on Feb 1, 2003 at 01:47 PM, in Mac OS X
OK, I just tryed this, (over night) but got an... 7,587 Views / 33 Replies  
OK, I just tryed this, (over night) but got an error, and it seems that the import failed when the converted DV file got to 1.99 GB...

Does QT or iMovie suffer from the 2 gig file size limit??!!!!!
Posted by Alex Duffield, on Feb 1, 2003 at 01:08 PM, in Mac OS X
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