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The "bookmarklet" on the following page seems to... 3,336 Views / 4 Replies  
The "bookmarklet" on the following page seems to work fairly well in FireFox:

Download YouTube & Google Video clips via bookmarklets (http://1024k.de/bookmarklets/video-bookmarklets.html)
...
Posted by ranga, on Dec 7, 2006 at 01:04 PM, in Applications
I've been using a Kensington PilotMouse Optical... 8,503 Views / 132 Replies  
I've been using a Kensington PilotMouse Optical Pro (http://us.kensington.com/html/4006.html) for several years. Before that I was using a Logitech Optical Scrolling Mouse.

--ranga
Posted by ranga, on Oct 13, 2006 at 08:03 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I had a similar problem several months ago. Try... 875 Views / 5 Replies  
I had a similar problem several months ago. Try deleting the file:

~/Library/Preferences/com.apple.security.plist

See the toxicsoftware blog...
Posted by ranga, on Oct 9, 2006 at 05:14 PM, in Applications
Seconded. I personally like the Special Edition... 725 Views / 20 Replies  
Seconded. I personally like the Special Edition (http://www.atomfilms.com/af/content/gangsta_rap_se) more than the original, but I agree that the Star Wars Gangsta Rap is one of the 10 best flash...
Posted by ranga, on Sep 26, 2006 at 06:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm not sure who told you this, but from what I... 1,164 Views / 51 Replies  
I'm not sure who told you this, but from what I remember from my Evidence class last year, a printout would be considered admissible evidence (at least under the Federal Rule of Evidence 1001).

If...
Posted by ranga, on Jun 10, 2006 at 09:48 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I also have a Matias Tactile Pro and it is... 363 Views / 2 Replies  
I also have a Matias Tactile Pro and it is holding up well after more than a year of constant use (I wishi I could say the same about my iBook keyboard). The only key that shows some minimal wear is...
Posted by ranga, on May 4, 2006 at 10:22 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I have a Matias Tactile Pro... 747 Views / 11 Replies  
I have a Matias Tactile Pro (http://www.matias.ca/tactilepro/index.php) keyboard and I love it. It feels exactly like a Apple ADB Extended Keyboard II. A really nice feature of the Tactile Pro is...
Posted by ranga, on May 4, 2006 at 12:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It could be that your X11 install isn't complete.... 551 Views / 3 Replies  
It could be that your X11 install isn't complete. See if the file:

/usr/X11R6/bin/makedepend

exists on your system. If not, then you should probably delete the X11.app and reinstall. If it...
Posted by ranga, on Mar 30, 2006 at 07:05 PM, in Developer Center
I'm in law school right now and a Mac works fine... 574 Views / 10 Replies  
I'm in law school right now and a Mac works fine for everything except taking exams using ExamSoft. I used my iBook for legal research, writing, notes, &c. w/o any problems. I think that about...
Posted by ranga, on Mar 7, 2006 at 03:21 AM, in MacNN Lounge
According to the Darwin Ports Mailing List... 1,516 Views / 3 Replies  
According to the Darwin Ports Mailing List (http://opendarwin.org/pipermail/darwinports/2006-March/032560.html) and the Fink News Page...
Posted by ranga, on Mar 3, 2006 at 11:56 PM, in Mac OS X
I have an AlchemyTV PCI card in my Dual 1.8 G5,... 775 Views / 3 Replies  
I have an AlchemyTV PCI card in my Dual 1.8 G5, but it is the one w/o
the builtin TV Tuner (I use my VCR as a tv tuner). When I bought my
AlchemyTV card, I was told that the one w/ the TV Tuner...
Posted by ranga, on Jan 16, 2006 at 01:45 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
If you have ssh enabled on your macs and are... 533 Views / 8 Replies  
If you have ssh enabled on your macs and are comfortable w/ terminal you can do this
using rsync. If you need to sync files that might have data forks, you need to use 10.4
or download RsyncX...
Posted by ranga, on Jan 3, 2006 at 01:56 PM, in Applications
I have a Alchemy TV PCI card in my G5 tower. It... 700 Views / 11 Replies  
I have a Alchemy TV PCI card in my G5 tower. It is the newer model w/o
the tv tuner. I haven't had any sleep related problems w/ the card or the
software.

I mainly use the card to convert old...
Posted by ranga, on Dec 27, 2005 at 02:53 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I use the usb drive icon from World of Aqua 3.... 10,285 Views / 3 Replies  
I use the usb drive icon from World of Aqua 3. You can get it from
iconfactory using the following url:

http://www.iconfactory.com/preview.asp?type=ware&kind=original&id=143

--ranga
Posted by ranga, on Dec 12, 2005 at 04:36 PM, in GUI Customization
I have two Segate 300GB SATA drives (ST3300831AS)... 834 Views / 15 Replies  
I have two Segate 300GB SATA drives (ST3300831AS) in my dual 1.8 G5. They are fairly quiet.

--ranga
Posted by ranga, on Sep 17, 2005 at 02:36 PM, in Mac Desktops
I was hoping to avoid a hub b/c it would probably... 355 Views / 3 Replies  
I was hoping to avoid a hub b/c it would probably need another power cable.

--ranga
Posted by ranga, on Sep 7, 2005 at 07:09 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
USB 2.0 PCI Card for a G5 355 Views / 3 Replies  
I want to add a USB 2.0 PCI card to my G5, but I've read that many cards that are "mac compatible" don't allow the G5 to sleep properly. Does anyone know of a card that will allow the the G5 to...
Posted by ranga, on Sep 7, 2005 at 10:22 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
AFAIK, there were two other associate justices... 338 Views / 10 Replies  
AFAIK, there were two other associate justices who were "promoted" to chief justice, Justice White (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_Douglass_White) and Justice Stone...
Posted by ranga, on Sep 5, 2005 at 02:45 PM, in Political/War Lounge
BS Material Science and Engineering Currently... 3,167 Views / 152 Replies  
BS Material Science and Engineering
Currently working on my JD.

--ranga
Posted by ranga, on Aug 10, 2005 at 11:31 AM, in MacNN Lounge
You are right about 1008. I should have looked it... 1,128 Views / 72 Replies  
You are right about 1008. I should have looked it up before I posted. The section does say non-commercial and commercial/non-commercial is not defined in Sec 101, so couldn't the RIAA say that...
Posted by ranga, on Aug 3, 2005 at 02:38 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I was speaking in the general sense of ripping a... 1,128 Views / 72 Replies  
I was speaking in the general sense of ripping a CD, but I agree that you have to look at the circumstances of the act in terms of at least the 4 standards in Sec 107 and balance them to determine if...
Posted by ranga, on Aug 2, 2005 at 04:11 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Lots of other people have commented on this, so I... 1,128 Views / 72 Replies  
Lots of other people have commented on this, so I probably don't have much to add that is new, but I just finished copyrights so here are my 2cents.



My understanding is that it is legal in the...
Posted by ranga, on Aug 1, 2005 at 01:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Personally, I don't like the short intro.... 613 Views / 21 Replies  
Personally, I don't like the short intro. However, since I usually fast forward the intro so it doesn't bother me that it is shorter. Also, if the extra 50 secs of ads means SG-1 survives one more...
Posted by ranga, on Aug 1, 2005 at 12:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
With regard to the discussion of Buddhism, I... 6,433 Views / 467 Replies  
With regard to the discussion of Buddhism, I agree that Buddhism cannot be called a religion. AFAIK, religion is generally a belief system centered around one or more supernatural deities. Buddhism...
Posted by ranga, on Jul 23, 2005 at 12:12 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I have a cingular Treo 650 and I really like the... 1,748 Views / 81 Replies  
I have a cingular Treo 650 and I really like the phone and would strongly recommend it.


The camera is not bad when you are shooting outside in a reasonable amount of light. Indoors the camera...
Posted by ranga, on Jul 21, 2005 at 02:31 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Not sure if this counts as "famous" but I used to... 3,386 Views / 153 Replies  
Not sure if this counts as "famous" but I used to work for Steve Bourne (who wrote Bourne Shell for UNIX).

I also met Dennis Ritchie once. He was giving a talk about Inferno (an OS he worked...
Posted by ranga, on Jul 20, 2005 at 05:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Some of my favorites are: Penny Arcade... 677 Views / 23 Replies  
Some of my favorites are:

Penny Arcade (http://www.penny-arcade.com)
PhD (http://www.phdcomics.com/comics/comics.php)
Bunny (http://www.frozenreality.co.uk/comic/bunny)
Joy of Tech...
Posted by ranga, on Jul 18, 2005 at 08:26 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I mostly use VPC for running different Linux... 788 Views / 9 Replies  
I mostly use VPC for running different Linux distros (SuSE, RedHat, Debian) in order to test things out for work.

The only time I've actually installed Windows under VPC was when I wanted to play...
Posted by ranga, on Jul 18, 2005 at 08:20 PM, in Applications
I agree that the first season had several good... 1,084 Views / 37 Replies  
I agree that the first season had several good episodes, however as a whole its not that memorable for me. I dislike the second season b/c the stories weren't that good and they replaced Dr. Crusher...
Posted by ranga, on Jun 9, 2005 at 03:35 AM, in MacNN Lounge
If you haven't seen any of the original series... 1,084 Views / 37 Replies  
If you haven't seen any of the original series (TOS), I'd save that for last. Watching TOS after seeing the newer series helps you appreciate how much good story matters in comparison to special...
Posted by ranga, on Jun 8, 2005 at 12:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I recently bought the AlchemyTV DVR PCI card from... 784 Views / 6 Replies  
I recently bought the AlchemyTV DVR PCI card from OWC. I've used it to digitize a few VHS tapes and record some tv shows and it seems to work fine. The main reason I purchased this card over the...
Posted by ranga, on May 25, 2005 at 03:15 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I've never written anything like a novel, but I... 605 Views / 12 Replies  
I've never written anything like a novel, but I wrote a book on Shell Programming and co-authored a book on Solaris. My shell programming book is in its 2d edition now.

Unless you are extremely...
Posted by ranga, on May 22, 2005 at 01:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Nice Desktop. Do you know where I can download... 2,038,965 Views / 14,714 Replies  
Nice Desktop. Do you know where I can download it from?

--ranga
Posted by ranga, on May 13, 2005 at 12:38 AM, in GUI Customization
Try something like: my $newString = join('... 355 Views / 2 Replies  
Try something like:

my $newString = join(' ', split(//, $string));

--ranga
Posted by ranga, on May 10, 2005 at 02:06 AM, in Mac OS X
This was the most interesting part of the whole... 811 Views / 31 Replies  
This was the most interesting part of the whole article for me. I was actually thinking about buying the VHS release of Young Indy and making my own DVDs this summer, but this saves me the trouble....
Posted by ranga, on Apr 26, 2005 at 12:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You shouldn't have any problems using your... 753 Views / 9 Replies  
You shouldn't have any problems using your PowerBook overseas. I've used my iBook in India, Singapore, Ireland, UK, &c. w/o any electrical issues. You should probably get a surge protector from a...
Posted by ranga, on Apr 25, 2005 at 02:59 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I was planning on buying this card in the next... 19,189 Views / 256 Replies  
I was planning on buying this card in the next couple of weeks, but I wanted to wait till Tiger came out to make sure it would work. Good to hear that there are no problems.

BTW, have you had...
Posted by ranga, on Apr 24, 2005 at 01:12 PM, in Mac OS X
That would probably be Alan Cox. --ranga 919 Views / 18 Replies  
That would probably be Alan Cox.

--ranga
Posted by ranga, on Apr 20, 2005 at 10:23 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Very nice desktop picture. Do you know where I... 2,038,965 Views / 14,714 Replies  
Very nice desktop picture. Do you know where I can get a copy of it?

Thanks,

--ranga
Posted by ranga, on Apr 13, 2005 at 12:11 AM, in GUI Customization
You can use su(1) to run commands as a different... 413 Views / 2 Replies  
You can use su(1) to run commands as a different user. The syntax is:

su [user] -c '[command]'

--ranga
Posted by ranga, on Apr 4, 2005 at 12:30 PM, in Mac OS X
Re: HD Enclosure to compliment PowerBook? 1,656 Views / 31 Replies  
My brother has a MacAllay Firewire/USB2.0 enclosure which complements his 15" Al Book nicely:

http://www.macally.com/spec/firewire/storage/25enclosure.html

We got it on sale at a local store...
Posted by ranga, on Apr 2, 2005 at 01:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Funny you should ask about this phrase. My... 487 Views / 9 Replies  
Funny you should ask about this phrase. My contracts professor was talking about this phrase the other day. I think I understood the gist of it, but I might have this all wrong.

I think this...
Posted by ranga, on Mar 23, 2005 at 11:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Re: Some questions about ACD20 376 Views / 6 Replies  
I love my 20" Cinema Display. I purchased mine about a week after they were released. I have used it for 2-4 hrs a day for almost 2 yrs (I think I bought it in 2003) and it is still as bright and...
Posted by ranga, on Mar 13, 2005 at 01:13 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
What is worse is that it will be set during the... 1,137 Views / 45 Replies  
What is worse is that it will be set during the Romulan which were primarily fought with atomic weapons and ships w/o visual communication capabilities. I guess they will just ignore Balance of...
Posted by ranga, on Feb 26, 2005 at 12:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Undiscovered Country is one of my favorite Star... 2,813 Views / 119 Replies  
Undiscovered Country is one of my favorite Star Trek movies. However, I think that Wrath of Kahn was slightly better overall.

I also liked The Voyage Home. It had just enough humor to make it...
Posted by ranga, on Feb 8, 2005 at 03:09 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Except for First Contact, I generally agree with... 2,813 Views / 119 Replies  
Except for First Contact, I generally agree with you that the movies seemed like elongated episodes.

Even First Contact had a bit of that. It reminded me of Starship Mine, where Picard channels...
Posted by ranga, on Feb 7, 2005 at 02:40 AM, in MacNN Lounge
When I had a slow 256 MB CF card, it didn't... 430 Views / 3 Replies  
When I had a slow 256 MB CF card, it didn't matter whether my reader was usb or fw, but I recently bought a SanDisk Ultra II 1 GB CF card for by Rebel and decided to try shooting raw.

It was very...
Posted by ranga, on Jan 28, 2005 at 12:32 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
I've spend ~ $790 in all. I ordered the 1.4... 2,986 Views / 54 Replies  
I've spend ~ $790 in all.

I ordered the 1.4 GHz mini BTO w/ AE and 512MB of Ram. With my student discount it came to $765. Then I bought a mouse (http://www.kensington.com/html/4006.html) for...
Posted by ranga, on Jan 28, 2005 at 12:24 AM, in Mac Desktops
A salt is a random string that is added to your... 595 Views / 15 Replies  
A salt is a random string that is added to your password in order to make it harder to guess.

If you want to learn about crypto, I would recommend Practical Cryptography...
Posted by ranga, on Jan 19, 2005 at 11:55 AM, in Mac OS X
If you don't supply the -a, the output from... 595 Views / 15 Replies  
If you don't supply the -a, the output from openssl will be in binary format which means that you can't cut and paste it into an email message or iChat session since they can only handle ascii (and...
Posted by ranga, on Jan 18, 2005 at 11:10 PM, in Mac OS X
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