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Iphone 2.0 crashing like crazy 1,979 Views / 40 Replies  
About every 5th time I wake it up, it reboots as soon as I hit the wake up button. Anyone else?
Posted by quadgrande, on Jul 10, 2008 at 06:32 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I'm very curious if this update improves... 7,206 Views / 120 Replies  
I'm very curious if this update improves performance of WoW. Since I mainly play the game on my PC, and my wife plays on the laptop (:O), maybe I'll take the plunge. If anyone is braver than I,...
Posted by quadgrande, on Dec 15, 2004 at 05:44 PM, in Mac OS X
Another great piece of software is MacJournal... 672 Views / 9 Replies  
Another great piece of software is MacJournal (free):

http://homepage.mac.com/dschimpf/
Posted by quadgrande, on Nov 12, 2004 at 10:25 AM, in Applications
Nisus 2.1 Mini Review 501 Views / 2 Replies  
The first thing I always do with any 'Word Competitor' (We open Word docs!!! We have Word Import/Export!!! Send documents to your Word friends!!!) is open a particular document I use at work that is...
Posted by quadgrande, on Nov 12, 2004 at 10:22 AM, in Applications
I have, mini-review: This program has... 672 Views / 9 Replies  
I have, mini-review:

This program has issues.

1. It REALLY installs itself, requires reboot, installs right-click menu, etc. without giving the user any options.

2. It is HARD to create a...
Posted by quadgrande, on Nov 11, 2004 at 05:06 PM, in Applications
I had Safari open and was actively browsing the... 25,834 Views / 195 Replies  
I had Safari open and was actively browsing the whole time the update was installing. I did not experience a kernel panic. I have a Powerbook and was coming from 10.3.5.

No issues to report, I'm...
Posted by quadgrande, on Nov 6, 2004 at 08:20 AM, in Mac OS X
I didn't read the blog, but there's no such thing... 15,065 Views / 146 Replies  
I didn't read the blog, but there's no such thing as an 'upgrade' version of MacOS. At least since OS 8.5 all CDs are full versions.
Posted by quadgrande, on Oct 14, 2004 at 08:48 AM, in Mac OS X
MacMice Bluetooth mouse 404 Views / 0 Replies  
I just picked up the MacMice bluetooth mouse at Tekserve here in NYC. A link to the product page is here:

http://www.macmice.com/themousebt.html

I've been anticipating this mouse, because...
Posted by quadgrande, on Oct 12, 2004 at 11:00 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
You guys are all losers. You should be hand... 3,242 Views / 43 Replies  
You guys are all losers. You should be hand coding your sites in your favorite text editor.

There. Somebody had to say it ;)
Posted by quadgrande, on Oct 12, 2004 at 10:42 AM, in Applications
I have a rev a 1Ghz. Been a great machine for... 454 Views / 3 Replies  
I have a rev a 1Ghz. Been a great machine for me, it's 18 months old now, not a single issue.
Posted by quadgrande, on Oct 11, 2004 at 04:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Try googling 'X11' for information. "start... 884 Views / 16 Replies  
Try googling 'X11' for information.

"start x" or "startx" is a shell script that is usually installed as part of a standard XFree86 installation. Apple's X11, while utilizing XFree86, does not...
Posted by quadgrande, on Sep 30, 2004 at 05:01 PM, in Mac OS X
The log out and log in is interesting, I'll try... 608 Views / 10 Replies  
The log out and log in is interesting, I'll try that next. The problem is intermittent, and a recent logitech driver installation forced a reboot and cleared the problem. Restarting the finder...
Posted by quadgrande, on Sep 21, 2004 at 12:10 PM, in Mac OS X
Thanks for the feedeback everyone. I'd like to... 608 Views / 10 Replies  
Thanks for the feedeback everyone. I'd like to add that a restart of the computer does resolve the issue.
Posted by quadgrande, on Sep 21, 2004 at 07:57 AM, in Mac OS X
New windows open in back, not foremost 608 Views / 10 Replies  
When I open a new application, it does not appear foremost, but behind every other running application. Apple-tab shows the new application on the far right as if it had just been hidden. I have to...
Posted by quadgrande, on Sep 20, 2004 at 04:26 PM, in Mac OS X
I think it would last the average user 2 to 3... 906 Views / 11 Replies  
I think it would last the average user 2 to 3 years, if not more. I'm a junkie, so I buy a new one every year. But I'm typing on a 1Ghz 17" that is about a year and a half old, and if I were not a...
Posted by quadgrande, on Sep 13, 2004 at 12:02 PM, in Mac Notebooks
BBEdit's improvements always seem to border on... 1,458 Views / 23 Replies  
BBEdit's improvements always seem to border on the just-enough-to-increase-the-version status. I've evaluated it, and I like the new interface enhancements like highlighting the current line. And...
Posted by quadgrande, on Aug 30, 2004 at 02:05 PM, in Applications
Video not supported in AOL for OS X 382 Views / 0 Replies  
Yeah, I know, I haven't used AOL for years, but I go through cycles of wanted to hunt down info myself versus having it spoon fed to me. Plus I always like trying new apps on OS X.

So I'm trying...
Posted by quadgrande, on Aug 18, 2004 at 09:31 AM, in Applications
So my question is, once you have decided upon... 1,262 Views / 36 Replies  
So my question is, once you have decided upon your favorite IRC client, on what channels do you chat?

Perhaps another thread?
Posted by quadgrande, on Aug 17, 2004 at 04:49 PM, in Applications
Ok, sharing files via Apache. In sharing... 837 Views / 13 Replies  
Ok, sharing files via Apache.

In sharing preferences, enable personal web sharing, which starts Apache. Every user has a 'Sites' directory in their home directory. The default config for...
Posted by quadgrande, on Aug 10, 2004 at 07:57 PM, in Mac OS X
I get the "alias not found" error when browsing,... 731 Views / 7 Replies  
I get the "alias not found" error when browsing, and a finder crash when mounting via smb://server/share:

mount_smbfs: No credentials cache found krb5_cc_get_principal

I think Apple should stop...
Posted by quadgrande, on Aug 10, 2004 at 09:56 AM, in Networking
Back up and running, rev A 17" Powerbook. No... 8,765 Views / 148 Replies  
Back up and running, rev A 17" Powerbook. No problems so far...
Posted by quadgrande, on Aug 9, 2004 at 05:49 PM, in Mac OS X
I guess they didn't want to be outshined by XP... 8,765 Views / 148 Replies  
I guess they didn't want to be outshined by XP SP2. From what I've read over at ars, there's lots of PCs not rebooting today.

I think I'll express my confidence in the superiority of Apple's...
Posted by quadgrande, on Aug 9, 2004 at 05:31 PM, in Mac OS X
I would not choose FTP, but more specifically... 837 Views / 13 Replies  
I would not choose FTP, but more specifically SFTP. FTP sends username/password in clear text over the Internet. If you enable "Remote Access" in System Preferences (Sharing), it enables SSH, which...
Posted by quadgrande, on Jul 23, 2004 at 10:51 AM, in Mac OS X
You see, we're putting coversheets on our RTA... 1,651 Views / 29 Replies  
You see, we're putting coversheets on our RTA (Request to Apple) reports from now on. So if you could do that from now on, that would be greaaaaaat. mmmkay? Oh, and I'll make sure you get another...
Posted by quadgrande, on Jul 1, 2004 at 09:06 AM, in Applications
Entourage Project - Mark as 'Complete'? 411 Views / 1 Replies  
I have a project that I have completed. How do I mark it so in Entourage? It's not in Project Properties, and I've searched the help system.

Thanks.
Posted by quadgrande, on Jun 22, 2004 at 09:34 AM, in Applications
Not true. Root has its own crontab. ... 782 Views / 8 Replies  
Not true. Root has its own crontab. /etc/crontab is the "system" crontab. Type "crontab -e" as root to verify.
Posted by quadgrande, on Jun 16, 2004 at 07:49 AM, in Mac OS X
Each job in /etc/crontab runs as the specified... 782 Views / 8 Replies  
Each job in /etc/crontab runs as the specified user - which is why the system crontab allows you to specify a user.

Sherlock Holmes would say....;)
1. System crontab allows user field, user...
Posted by quadgrande, on Jun 15, 2004 at 03:32 PM, in Mac OS X
One thing I'm curious about: The cron... 782 Views / 8 Replies  
One thing I'm curious about:



The cron environment is for a specific user (and not root). I ran a test on my machine, adding a bogus job to /etc/crontab, and I received no mail to either the...
Posted by quadgrande, on Jun 15, 2004 at 09:42 AM, in Mac OS X
This line appears to be stating that the command... 782 Views / 8 Replies  
This line appears to be stating that the command "root" has not been found.

Have you placed an entry in an actual user's cronfile that has a field before the command to execute specifying the...
Posted by quadgrande, on Jun 14, 2004 at 05:00 PM, in Mac OS X
Thanks all for the interesting suggestions, but... 498 Views / 8 Replies  
Thanks all for the interesting suggestions, but nothing seems to work. I tried emptying the cache. Still no new topic gif in Safari.
Posted by quadgrande, on Jun 11, 2004 at 10:47 AM, in Feedback
Yeah, I understand that code isn't the image. ... 498 Views / 8 Replies  
Yeah, I understand that code isn't the image. The code for the image tag follows shortly after in the source.

I meant to say that I use that code these days to create a new topic on macnn's...
Posted by quadgrande, on Jun 9, 2004 at 02:32 PM, in Feedback
Any other Safari Users not seeing MacNN "New Topic" Gif? 498 Views / 8 Replies  
I've learned to view source and copy the following text into my address field, because the new topic gif is rarely shown by Safari on my computer, but the source is in the browser.
...
Posted by quadgrande, on Jun 8, 2004 at 03:03 PM, in Feedback
OMG! How in the hell did you figure that out? ... 503 Views / 3 Replies  
OMG! How in the hell did you figure that out? What a weird requirement. Thanks!
Posted by quadgrande, on Jun 1, 2004 at 09:54 AM, in Applications
Entourage buckets broken after 10.3.4 update? 503 Views / 3 Replies  
When using the preview pane in "below" mode, the buckets are not expandable/collapsable via the triangle graphics. Clicking on it simply selects all emails in the bucket. This problem seems to have...
Posted by quadgrande, on May 28, 2004 at 12:52 PM, in Applications
This issue continues to be a problem for me. I... 374 Views / 3 Replies  
This issue continues to be a problem for me. I wish to make a post, and the gif isn't there. The following code is in the page source, but the gif does not render:

<td><a...
Posted by quadgrande, on May 28, 2004 at 12:22 PM, in Feedback
Entourage 2004 Exchange - Fixed Directory Services 526 Views / 2 Replies  
EDIT:

Sorry about the post below. I solved the problem by checking the "my server requires me to log on" box in my Exchange Directory advanced options. I checked version X, and there is no such...
Posted by quadgrande, on May 18, 2004 at 11:26 AM, in Applications
SEE has the live preview of html, but not php. ... 678 Views / 11 Replies  
SEE has the live preview of html, but not php. It's pretty cool to have that.
Posted by quadgrande, on May 18, 2004 at 10:27 AM, in Applications
I'm really impressed with the live web preview. ... 866 Views / 15 Replies  
I'm really impressed with the live web preview. It opens a preview window while you're coding html. You leave it open, and it dynamically updates the preview as you close tags. Very slick.
Posted by quadgrande, on May 17, 2004 at 04:18 PM, in Applications
When I read your post, I checked my email, and I... 866 Views / 15 Replies  
When I read your post, I checked my email, and I got a license too! Woohoo! These guys rock. They've always responded to my feedback and have been very helpful.

I especially like the...
Posted by quadgrande, on May 17, 2004 at 03:34 PM, in Applications
I love the new Entourage. I just installed it,... 2,059 Views / 22 Replies  
I love the new Entourage. I just installed it, and it took my Exchange settings just fine. IT's much quicker, and the new mail notification rocks. A tiny floating window fades in at the bottom...
Posted by quadgrande, on May 17, 2004 at 02:08 PM, in Applications
Thanks for the heads up. FYI this version is... 866 Views / 15 Replies  
Thanks for the heads up. FYI this version is incompatible with version 1 for network sharing features, and not all syntax definitions have made it over yet. But they added the bash mode to the...
Posted by quadgrande, on May 17, 2004 at 02:01 PM, in Applications
Awesome. I love this app. It replaced BBEdit... 866 Views / 15 Replies  
Awesome. I love this app. It replaced BBEdit for me.
Posted by quadgrande, on May 17, 2004 at 01:50 PM, in Applications
I think the environment is important, and I'll... 1,305 Views / 49 Replies  
I think the environment is important, and I'll review the dozens of links and pages when I have time. My argument in this thread is that the text in your original post is complete FUD.

By FUD...
Posted by quadgrande, on May 17, 2004 at 08:24 AM, in Political/War Lounge
First of all, the NRDC is "a national, nonprofit... 1,305 Views / 49 Replies  
First of all, the NRDC is "a national, nonprofit environmental organization with more than 1 million members and online activists." It's an activist organization. Nothing wrong with that, but it's...
Posted by quadgrande, on May 16, 2004 at 11:10 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I have a skeptical outlook on the... 1,305 Views / 49 Replies  
I have a skeptical outlook on the environmentalist perspective. These accusations read like FUD to me:


How about using "teh Intarweb" to provide a link to this statement? All the website says...
Posted by quadgrande, on May 16, 2004 at 09:49 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I disagree with Al Franken's status of "only a... 1,674 Views / 59 Replies  
I disagree with Al Franken's status of "only a comedian/satirist" as if that lessens his impact and or motives.

When Al Franken makes it his goal to remove George Bush from office, and goes on...
Posted by quadgrande, on May 12, 2004 at 10:50 AM, in Political/War Lounge
It's a conspiracy I tell you! I can't see the... 374 Views / 3 Replies  
It's a conspiracy I tell you! I can't see the "post smart**ss answer" gif either!

:D
Posted by quadgrande, on May 11, 2004 at 01:30 PM, in Feedback
Weird Word Table Text 314 Views / 0 Replies  
I've done my resume in word for years. I started with one of the Templates, and I've refined it over and over. It uses tables for structure.

I always have this issue with words at the end of the...
Posted by quadgrande, on May 11, 2004 at 09:42 AM, in Applications
Post New Topic Disappeared? 374 Views / 3 Replies  
Did the post new topic gif disappear recently for anyone? I first noticed it yesterday when I want to post a question, and just now it seems to have reappeared.

I was going to post about this...
Posted by quadgrande, on May 11, 2004 at 09:30 AM, in Feedback
This feature seems new and not announced. When... 9,540 Views / 153 Replies  
This feature seems new and not announced. When you fast user switch, iTunes keeps playing. It used to stop in deference to the new user.
Posted by quadgrande, on Apr 28, 2004 at 10:11 AM, in Applications
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