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You mean aside from the larger gorgeous screen... 1,253 Views / 24 Replies  
You mean aside from the larger gorgeous screen and blindingly faster image processing and much longer lasting battery? idunno. Pages.app perhaps?

This "toy" loads web pages way faster than my...
Posted by Hal Itosis, on Apr 4, 2010 at 05:02 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Well they work fine in Leopard... for "iTunes... 17,043 Views / 42 Replies  
Well they work fine in Leopard... for "iTunes Music" and "Album Artwork" anyway, but i can't test Snowy yet (which it sounds like you probably have).
Posted by Hal Itosis, on Apr 2, 2010 at 09:03 AM, in Applications
It appears to be hex "0010" (or octal 020), not... 876 Views / 9 Replies  
It appears to be hex "0010" (or octal 020), not 0001.

OCT HEX SYM DESCRIPTION KEY SEQUENCE
020 0x10 DLE data link escape control p (^P)

Using copy 'n' paste (of...
Posted by Hal Itosis, on Apr 2, 2010 at 08:41 AM, in Applications
Are you using ClickToFlash and/or does the... 611 Views / 2 Replies  
Are you using ClickToFlash and/or does the (System Prefs) Sound panel indicate the output is being routed to the headphones?
Posted by Hal Itosis, on Mar 31, 2010 at 11:27 AM, in macOS
From what i can see, Yahoo has rearranged their... 5,784 Views / 3 Replies  
From what i can see, Yahoo has rearranged their website... so the URL (and/or tags) that the script tries to load and process aren't what they used to be (when the script was originally written in...
Posted by Hal Itosis, on Mar 24, 2010 at 07:49 AM, in Applications
One would need to see a specific example of a... 5,784 Views / 3 Replies  
One would need to see a specific example of a script that's not working to determine the reason. Worth noting perhaps is that —if the script is too long —it may be better to save it as a shell script...
Posted by Hal Itosis, on Mar 23, 2010 at 11:59 AM, in Applications
Sorry to be "that poster" but —once you get this... 701 Views / 7 Replies  
Sorry to be "that poster" but —once you get this wrinkle ironed out —you may want to rethink your backup strategy.
Posted by Hal Itosis, on Mar 15, 2010 at 01:29 AM, in macOS
This will do what you want (more or less). As... 693 Views / 2 Replies  
This will do what you want (more or less). As larkost implies, arrays in Bash are one-dimensional... so a combination of tricks and tradeoffs are needed to pull it off.

A few comments first...
...
Posted by Hal Itosis, on Mar 13, 2010 at 06:17 PM, in macOS
Quoted.For.Truth. There are probably a few... 2,855 Views / 41 Replies  
Quoted.For.Truth.

There are probably a few variations... like a small office. Or a party at some house (whatever) where the Mac-owner needs to relieve their bladder. Or a college dorm, when one's...
Posted by Hal Itosis, on Mar 7, 2010 at 04:54 PM, in macOS
:\ Please re-read post #1, as that might be... 1,177 Views / 35 Replies  
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Please re-read post #1, as that might be relevant to your perception of importance.
Posted by Hal Itosis, on Mar 2, 2010 at 01:19 PM, in macOS
Attitude? Acting like an ass? WTF are you... 1,177 Views / 35 Replies  
Attitude? Acting like an ass?
WTF are you babbling about? :D



So you think it makes more sense to have 45 apps in one space rather than spread them out into several spaces... and for that...
Posted by Hal Itosis, on Mar 1, 2010 at 12:43 PM, in macOS
Cmd-H doesn't work in Adobe (Photoshop LE for... 1,177 Views / 35 Replies  
Cmd-H doesn't work in Adobe (Photoshop LE for example). Get it yet?

[besides... ⌘H with 45 open apps? :D any more jokes?]

On top of which.. it's not as if employing Spaces prevents ⌘H from...
Posted by Hal Itosis, on Feb 28, 2010 at 11:22 PM, in macOS
You mean... like this? :confused: :thumbsup: 3,735 Views / 65 Replies  
You mean... like this? :confused:
:thumbsup:
Posted by Hal Itosis, on Feb 28, 2010 at 11:16 PM, in Applications
Spaces FTW. (FTFY) :p 1,177 Views / 35 Replies  
Spaces FTW.
(FTFY) :p
Posted by Hal Itosis, on Feb 28, 2010 at 07:01 PM, in macOS
45 apps? Good grief. I use 9 -->>Spaces<<--... 1,177 Views / 35 Replies  
45 apps? Good grief.

I use 9 -->>Spaces<<-- but i (intentionally) want at least one to be empty! ;)

[translation: try Spaces]
Posted by Hal Itosis, on Feb 28, 2010 at 03:49 AM, in macOS
Okay, i wasn't sure exactly how cat would process... 1,087 Views / 9 Replies  
Okay, i wasn't sure exactly how cat would process the shell's expansion of the asterisk.

Thanks.
Posted by Hal Itosis, on Feb 19, 2010 at 02:33 PM, in Applications
Should that have been a double >> perhaps? 1,087 Views / 9 Replies  
Should that have been a double >> perhaps?
Posted by Hal Itosis, on Feb 18, 2010 at 02:31 AM, in Applications
This issue sounds familiar, but i'm not sure my... 692 Views / 5 Replies  
This issue sounds familiar, but i'm not sure my memory is making the right association. Anyway... any chance you may have deleted some small files from the root level of your HD with names like etc,...
Posted by Hal Itosis, on Feb 12, 2010 at 04:55 PM, in macOS
Subject says: launchd causing apps to crash ... 3,152 Views / 3 Replies  
Subject says: launchd causing apps to crash
Post #1 says: It's launching apps that causes the launchd crash.
Those two seem different somehow.


As of Leopard (10.5), there are actually...
Posted by Hal Itosis, on Feb 6, 2010 at 05:52 PM, in macOS
Ha det bra. 3,214 Views / 6 Replies  
Ha det bra.
Posted by Hal Itosis, on Feb 3, 2010 at 05:07 PM, in macOS
Any error messages in system.log emanating from... 3,214 Views / 6 Replies  
Any error messages in system.log emanating from processes such as mds, mdworker or mdimport (etc)?

BTW, i think Time Machine and Spotlight have some relationship whereby —even if we try to use...
Posted by Hal Itosis, on Feb 3, 2010 at 11:59 AM, in macOS
Less popular than most. ;) No (jest... 3,835 Views / 7 Replies  
Less popular than most. ;)

No (jest joshing), i only wanted to mention that sudo is not needed for that one.

--

I feel all users should get real comfortable with list ( ls ), and use it for...
Posted by Hal Itosis, on Jan 31, 2010 at 04:36 PM, in macOS
Does it show up in the 'Computer' window?... 690 Views / 2 Replies  
Does it show up in the 'Computer' window? [Finder: command-shift-C]
Posted by Hal Itosis, on Jan 31, 2010 at 12:22 PM, in macOS
You mean option-shift-K?  628 Views / 5 Replies  
You mean option-shift-K? 
Posted by Hal Itosis, on Jan 29, 2010 at 11:36 AM, in macOS
Not here (still running 10.5.8 until the... 5,525 Views / 6 Replies  
Not here (still running 10.5.8 until the "Arrandale" MBP is released).

Command-shift-F lands me right inside the exact criteria TETENAL suggested...
(Name) (contains): _________________
...and...
Posted by Hal Itosis, on Jan 27, 2010 at 02:31 AM, in macOS
Probably not. [no options or selectable criteria... 5,525 Views / 6 Replies  
Probably not. [no options or selectable criteria available there, so...] We might could save a search (with various settings) and perhaps rig a key-combo to pull that up.


FWIW, that "(Name)...
Posted by Hal Itosis, on Jan 27, 2010 at 12:35 AM, in macOS
More specifics needed. Are you saying you can't... 769 Views / 2 Replies  
More specifics needed. Are you saying you can't access the /Users folder itself... or do you mean you can't access a particular folder inside that... such as /Users/hugh... or do you mean you can't...
Posted by Hal Itosis, on Jan 23, 2010 at 12:52 PM, in macOS
Panther??? nevermind. 620 Views / 7 Replies  
Panther???
nevermind.
Posted by Hal Itosis, on Jan 20, 2010 at 12:50 PM, in macOS
As an alternative to (Apple's method of) enabling... 620 Views / 7 Replies  
As an alternative to (Apple's method of) enabling the root user account, Macworld offers an approach using sudo in Terminal: "Changing the short username in Leopard...
Posted by Hal Itosis, on Jan 19, 2010 at 11:53 PM, in macOS
Warning: SUID file has been modified and will not... 2,078 Views / 10 Replies  
Warning: SUID file has been modified and will not be repaired.

Some "status" message that is. :cool:
Posted by Hal Itosis, on Jan 17, 2010 at 10:42 PM, in macOS
Actually, you should go all the way to 10.4.11... 1,036 Views / 6 Replies  
Actually, you should go all the way to 10.4.11 (and then run software update again (repeatedly), to get SecurityUpdate 2009-005, QuickTime 7.6.4, Safari 4.0.4, several Java updates [up through...
Posted by Hal Itosis, on Jan 14, 2010 at 10:03 PM, in macOS
Oh that's a good reason... never thought of that.... 5,462 Views / 42 Replies  
Oh that's a good reason... never thought of that.
:rolleyes: (Hmm, isn't icon-hiding up to Finder's prefs?)
Posted by Hal Itosis, on Jan 13, 2010 at 01:07 PM, in Applications
chflags hidden ~/Public ;) 679 Views / 3 Replies  
chflags hidden ~/Public ;)
Posted by Hal Itosis, on Jan 13, 2010 at 01:59 AM, in macOS
Sounds like you need to learn & understand how... 5,462 Views / 42 Replies  
Sounds like you need to learn & understand how hard links (http://arstechnica.com/apple/reviews/2007/10/mac-os-x-10-5.ars/14) work their magic.
Posted by Hal Itosis, on Jan 12, 2010 at 03:02 PM, in Applications
Limit the max size of TM's backup by creating... 5,462 Views / 42 Replies  
Limit the max size of TM's backup by creating your own sparsebundle with Disk Utility (or hdiutil...
Posted by Hal Itosis, on Jan 11, 2010 at 11:27 PM, in Applications
This should work: ... 835 Views / 6 Replies  
This should work:
<key>StartCalendarInterval</key>
<array>
<dict>
<key>Hour</key>
<integer>2</integer>
</dict>
<dict>
<key>Hour</key>
<integer>4</integer>
Posted by Hal Itosis, on Jan 10, 2010 at 10:33 PM, in macOS
When you login. 2,934 Views / 13 Replies  
When you login.
Posted by Hal Itosis, on Jan 2, 2010 at 02:29 AM, in macOS
Just to be safe, use full pathnames to cp and rm... 2,934 Views / 13 Replies  
Just to be safe, use full pathnames to cp and rm (as you did with diskutil and hdiutil):

/bin/cp
/bin/rm

Instead of adding a delay, perhaps try putting the plist in your home library......
Posted by Hal Itosis, on Jan 1, 2010 at 02:40 PM, in macOS
"Waste" is users like headbirth (and countless... 748 Views / 6 Replies  
"Waste" is users like headbirth (and countless hundreds of others) being unnecessarily confused by buggy messages from Disk Utility (due to a software update flaw), and having to ask questions about...
Posted by Hal Itosis, on Dec 31, 2009 at 04:11 PM, in macOS
Do not ask why. [that particular OS flaw is too... 748 Views / 6 Replies  
Do not ask why. [that particular OS flaw is too taboo to discuss.]



Drink the Kool-Aid and repeat the mantra:
SUID warnings are "normal".
SUID warnings should be ignored.

</sarcasm> :hmm:
Posted by Hal Itosis, on Dec 31, 2009 at 01:49 PM, in macOS
So what? I have several. They can still be... 2,934 Views / 13 Replies  
So what? I have several. They can still be periodic via StartCalendarInterval (which mine are), and oh BTW... mine work.


What are folks who haven't seen either the script or the plist (or a...
Posted by Hal Itosis, on Dec 30, 2009 at 11:33 AM, in macOS
Post the plist for starters. Also, i think... 2,934 Views / 13 Replies  
Post the plist for starters.

Also, i think the /Library/LaunchAgents folder would be a more appropriate place for it (and it needs to be root-owned:wheel-grouped, which you knew... right?).
Posted by Hal Itosis, on Dec 28, 2009 at 01:40 AM, in macOS
I'm almost certain the text is stored in... 2,617 Views / 4 Replies  
I'm almost certain the text is stored in /Users/*you*/Library/Preferences/CD Info.cidb

Perhaps you have a backup of that file somewhere (pre-Abbey Road) which could be reverted to. [i'm not sure...
Posted by Hal Itosis, on Dec 28, 2009 at 01:26 AM, in Applications
IMO, the best results in terms of the user... 905 Views / 9 Replies  
IMO, the best results in terms of the user accounts for a clean-install scenario is to migrate all user accounts on that very first boot. I.e., right after installing from the DVD, during the initial...
Posted by Hal Itosis, on Dec 21, 2009 at 10:42 PM, in macOS
I wish we could blame Microsoft... but, it's a... 3,802 Views / 13 Replies  
I wish we could blame Microsoft... but, it's a known flaw (http://support.apple.com/kb/TS1448).
And folks are getting so accustomed to it... it's almost morphed into a feature. :cry:
Posted by Hal Itosis, on Dec 20, 2009 at 05:13 PM, in macOS
:) While i agree that (most likely) nothing... 3,802 Views / 13 Replies  
:)

While i agree that (most likely) nothing at all was wrong with ARDAgent on ghporter's disk... referring to an SUID Warning as an "informational message" is akin to calling a Beware Of Dog sign...
Posted by Hal Itosis, on Dec 20, 2009 at 04:58 PM, in macOS
You could always try SuperDuper or Carbon Copy... 3,802 Views / 13 Replies  
You could always try SuperDuper or Carbon Copy Cloner.
If either succeed, verify by booting from the result first.
Posted by Hal Itosis, on Dec 19, 2009 at 10:01 PM, in macOS
It's becoming difficult to trust what Disk... 3,802 Views / 13 Replies  
It's becoming difficult to trust what Disk Utility says... isn't it? ;)
Posted by Hal Itosis, on Dec 19, 2009 at 02:49 PM, in macOS
>> C500N Perhaps that particular model isn't... 872 Views / 17 Replies  
>> C500N

Perhaps that particular model isn't the wisest choice for Mac owners to purchase.
Posted by Hal Itosis, on Dec 16, 2009 at 09:34 AM, in macOS
These appear to have been updated today: ... 872 Views / 17 Replies  
These appear to have been updated today:

Epson Printer Drivers v2.2 for Mac OS X v10.6 (http://support.apple.com/kb/DL900)

Lexmark Printer Drivers v2.2 for Mac OS X v10.6...
Posted by Hal Itosis, on Dec 15, 2009 at 05:54 PM, in macOS
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