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moep, I got a WRT54GL for $45 and put TomatoVPN... 1,607 Views / 5 Replies  
moep, I got a WRT54GL for $45 and put TomatoVPN on it. Thanks for the suggestion!

The main problem that I have with dd-wrt is that it gives me too many options. When I have too many options, I...
Posted by SPiNdustrious, on Sep 13, 2009 at 12:46 PM, in Networking
Ah, I expressed my intentions poorly. I would... 1,607 Views / 5 Replies  
Ah, I expressed my intentions poorly. I would like to be able to connect to the LAN remotely while travelling, etc.
Posted by SPiNdustrious, on Aug 28, 2009 at 12:40 PM, in Networking
Hardware or software VPN? 1,607 Views / 5 Replies  
Hello,

I have two computers sitting behind a little consumer-grade wireless router/firewall. One of them is a MacBook Pro running Leopard and Windows XP Pro via Parallels. The other is a desktop...
Posted by SPiNdustrious, on Aug 26, 2009 at 12:10 AM, in Networking
Should I no longer trust a disk with bad superblocks? 544 Views / 1 Replies  
Hello,

I have an HFS+ drive that's got bad or missing superblocks. The data on it is not critical, but I'm wondering if I ought to replace the drive or just reformat it.

As far as I know, the...
Posted by SPiNdustrious, on Jul 7, 2008 at 12:17 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Try ZoneEdit (www.zoneedit.com). They'll... 632 Views / 3 Replies  
Try ZoneEdit (www.zoneedit.com).

They'll cover you on both counts.
Posted by SPiNdustrious, on Oct 10, 2005 at 10:06 AM, in Networking
I agree with Timmy that the Tungsten C's keyboard... 409 Views / 2 Replies  
I agree with Timmy that the Tungsten C's keyboard and integrated wireless (and VPN for that matter) are compelling features. What do you all think of the Palm Source Web Browser packaged with it? ...
Posted by SPiNdustrious, on Jul 7, 2005 at 10:44 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
What wireless handheld should I get for web app access? 409 Views / 2 Replies  
Hello,

I am wondering what handheld devices you would recommend that meet the following specifications in order of importance:


Ability to connect to HTTP/HTTPS servers.
Ability to display...
Posted by SPiNdustrious, on Jul 7, 2005 at 05:06 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I have been a database dilettante for the past... 497 Views / 2 Replies  
I have been a database dilettante for the past nine years. I have developed some projects for clients using Filemaker Pro and am starting to use PHP and MySQL exclusively for my database needs.
...
Posted by SPiNdustrious, on Nov 16, 2003 at 04:01 AM, in Developer Center
Oy, I had no idea they got spread around like... 457 Views / 2 Replies  
Oy, I had no idea they got spread around like that.

Hmm, I imagine a Panther-compatible DeLocalizer would be in the works...

Thank you.

Peter
Posted by SPiNdustrious, on Oct 27, 2003 at 03:05 AM, in macOS
[Panther] Removing Installed Printer Drivers and Localizations 457 Views / 2 Replies  
Hello,

In my haste to get my Panther installation going, I believe I installed some 1.5GB of printer drivers and language localizations that I'm certain I'll never need.

I have a 20GB HDD so...
Posted by SPiNdustrious, on Oct 27, 2003 at 02:53 AM, in macOS
Sweet! This is what I was hoping to hear! ... 790 Views / 5 Replies  
Sweet! This is what I was hoping to hear!

-Peter
Posted by SPiNdustrious, on Oct 15, 2003 at 05:23 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Panther Performance on the iBook and G3 iMac? 790 Views / 5 Replies  
Hello,

I have an iBook 500 with 640MB RAM and an iMac DV SE 500 with 768MB RAM.

I would like to upgrade both of them to Panther but am worried about 10.3.0's support of older hardware.
...
Posted by SPiNdustrious, on Oct 14, 2003 at 06:02 PM, in Mac Notebooks
[PHP] Authenticating System Users 483 Views / 1 Replies  
Hello,

There is a series of web apps I would like to build for my server to make it more useful to my users (mostly my friends).

Since all of the users have system accounts and would be saving...
Posted by SPiNdustrious, on Jun 11, 2003 at 07:27 PM, in Developer Center
ADSL vs. SDSL for mail, name server operation 471 Views / 1 Replies  
Hello,

We currently have a relatively pricey Covad 192kbps/192kbps SDSL line provided by DSL.net. We are running a pair of name and email servers on them; it works just fine.

There are some...
Posted by SPiNdustrious, on May 19, 2003 at 10:13 PM, in Networking
Fortunately I have AppleCare. It was a good... 662 Views / 3 Replies  
Fortunately I have AppleCare.

It was a good investment!

-Peter
Posted by SPiNdustrious, on Apr 27, 2003 at 05:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
What has happened to my iBook's screen? 662 Views / 3 Replies  
Hello,

Something went south with my iBook 500MHz dual USB currently running 10.2.5 about eight weeks ago. I was using it in the library, went and got lunch and when I opened my supposedly...
Posted by SPiNdustrious, on Apr 27, 2003 at 01:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Where are the preferences stored for the Display PrefPane? 3,692 Views / 3 Replies  
Hello,

I've been unable to open my Displays prefpane for some time. Clicking on it brings on the "Loading Displays" pane and then System Preferences crashes.

What are the preference files used...
Posted by SPiNdustrious, on Apr 25, 2003 at 03:44 PM, in macOS
Sounds good. But I can't open the Displays pref... 1,802 Views / 10 Replies  
Sounds good. But I can't open the Displays pref pane. It claims to be loading the pane, but then System Prefs just crashes. I'm guessing I have multiple corrupt preference files...

Thanks,
...
Posted by SPiNdustrious, on Mar 24, 2003 at 12:40 PM, in macOS
This keystroke gives me an inverted grayscale... 1,802 Views / 10 Replies  
This keystroke gives me an inverted grayscale effect that I imagine is for people with some sort of visual disability, but none of the strange and decidedly more random solarizing.

Since posting,...
Posted by SPiNdustrious, on Mar 23, 2003 at 11:10 PM, in macOS
Hmmm, they just replaced the logic board.... ... 1,802 Views / 10 Replies  
Hmmm, they just replaced the logic board....

Does this mean I got a dud?

-Peter
Posted by SPiNdustrious, on Mar 23, 2003 at 07:45 PM, in macOS
Weird solarized screen effect 1,802 Views / 10 Replies  
Hello,

I have an iBook 500 running 10.2.4 that I just sent in for service and got back this week. It works fine, though I have yet to call Apple and find out what was wrong.

Last night I took...
Posted by SPiNdustrious, on Mar 23, 2003 at 01:51 PM, in macOS
I use tweezers for the bits of hair and lint. ... 737 Views / 13 Replies  
I use tweezers for the bits of hair and lint.

I drag thin alcohol "prep pads" underneath the keys using the tweezers. This cleans the crevices and the undersides of the keys nicely.

I'm not...
Posted by SPiNdustrious, on Mar 14, 2003 at 08:23 PM, in Mac Notebooks
There's another twist. When I close it, it... 421 Views / 2 Replies  
There's another twist. When I close it, it doesn't go to sleep. iTunes just keeps right on playing and I certainly don't hear the hdd spin down.

Thanks,

Peter
Posted by SPiNdustrious, on Mar 13, 2003 at 12:13 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Dual USB iBook 500 with video problem 421 Views / 2 Replies  
Hello,

I have a dual USB iBook 500 running 10.2.4 (has been since a day or two after the update was released...).

I put it to sleep today by closing it. Nothing unusual. When I opened it...
Posted by SPiNdustrious, on Mar 12, 2003 at 04:44 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I use GANDI (www.gandi.net). They're based... 469 Views / 1 Replies  
I use GANDI (www.gandi.net).

They're based in France. They charge 12 Euros (10-12 US....) a year for registration.

They offer free redirection for 5 email addresses and one catchall.

They...
Posted by SPiNdustrious, on Mar 3, 2003 at 05:09 PM, in Networking
1. As far as security goes, make sure port 80 on... 427 Views / 1 Replies  
1. As far as security goes, make sure port 80 on your router directs traffic to your web server. If your webserver is running 10.2, the built-in firewall will protect unused ports. This does not...
Posted by SPiNdustrious, on Feb 18, 2003 at 03:07 PM, in Networking
My 12" iBook is my main machine. I use it all... 1,490 Views / 16 Replies  
My 12" iBook is my main machine. I use it all the time and for everything (graphic design and DVD-viewing being my most visually-oriented activities...).

I like its portability. It's no bigger...
Posted by SPiNdustrious, on Feb 17, 2003 at 05:45 AM, in Mac Notebooks
What a kick this would be! The iLife... 2,797 Views / 40 Replies  
What a kick this would be!

The iLife Integration model is cute, but exists mostly for convenience's sake. It does not offer users extensible power and flexibilty.

An OS that can take UNIX's...
Posted by SPiNdustrious, on Feb 15, 2003 at 07:13 PM, in macOS
It will work well. Assuming you only get... 628 Views / 6 Replies  
It will work well.

Assuming you only get traffic for 8 hours on five days a week, that's only 250 hits an hour or 4-1/6 hits per minute. Even with intense database calls, includes, and PHP, a...
Posted by SPiNdustrious, on Feb 12, 2003 at 07:52 PM, in Developer Center
I don't know about the iCal syncing but I'll... 365 Views / 2 Replies  
I don't know about the iCal syncing but I'll comment on your other questions...

Your machines will see each other. You can enable filesharing over your wireless connection. It works in exactly...
Posted by SPiNdustrious, on Feb 11, 2003 at 09:30 PM, in Networking
I fear the MR 814 always broadcasts its SSID. Is... 2,146 Views / 37 Replies  
I fear the MR 814 always broadcasts its SSID. Is this possible?

Peter
Posted by SPiNdustrious, on Feb 11, 2003 at 02:06 PM, in Networking
Although Safari and Chimera are both betas,... 1,468 Views / 39 Replies  
Although Safari and Chimera are both betas, Safari came out about a month ago while Chimera has gone through a year or so of user scrutiny and has benefitted greatly from it.

Safari will catch up...
Posted by SPiNdustrious, on Feb 11, 2003 at 10:48 AM, in Applications
Oh one thing about locations in OS X...they are... 616 Views / 4 Replies  
Oh one thing about locations in OS X...they are much more comprehensive than those in OS 9.

Let's say I have both wired and wireless networks at home and at work. I can manage all of that with...
Posted by SPiNdustrious, on Feb 11, 2003 at 02:09 AM, in Networking
1. Your G3 is getting better speeds because it... 616 Views / 4 Replies  
1. Your G3 is getting better speeds because it isn't connected to the Internet wirelessly. While it is plugged into the ABS, it is bypassing the wireless portion of your network altogether. As for...
Posted by SPiNdustrious, on Feb 11, 2003 at 02:02 AM, in Networking
It's a pretty demanding site...Safari didn't like... 538 Views / 5 Replies  
It's a pretty demanding site...Safari didn't like it but Chimera handled it for me...

I'm sorry I gave such a fussy link.

I won't do it again :).

Peter
Posted by SPiNdustrious, on Feb 10, 2003 at 12:39 PM, in Developer Center
I use some old Macs running OS 8.6 for some of my... 628 Views / 6 Replies  
I use some old Macs running OS 8.6 for some of my serving needs. They're on a 192kbps DSL line and they do just fine. One of them is a G3, the others are old 604s. They do just fine.

Database...
Posted by SPiNdustrious, on Feb 10, 2003 at 12:31 PM, in Developer Center
You've got the right idea. That's similar to the... 374 Views / 1 Replies  
You've got the right idea. That's similar to the setup I'd reckon many of us MacNNers have.

If you don't already have one (of course!), you'll also need a regular Airport Card (not Extreme) for...
Posted by SPiNdustrious, on Feb 10, 2003 at 12:21 PM, in Networking
Balthaser (www.balthaser.com) lets you create... 538 Views / 5 Replies  
Balthaser (www.balthaser.com) lets you create Flash sites with their AMAZING Flash interface. They have a free 5MB account that puts an ad somewhere on your page, but is otherwise not restrictive. ...
Posted by SPiNdustrious, on Feb 9, 2003 at 12:48 PM, in Developer Center
Use the W3C's HTML validator:... 558 Views / 5 Replies  
Use the W3C's HTML validator: http://validator.w3.org/check?uri=http://www.tech8media.com/convergence/

That Doctype declaration is key.

Peter
Posted by SPiNdustrious, on Feb 9, 2003 at 12:43 PM, in Developer Center
Cookies and JavaScript won't be too rigorous... 442 Views / 2 Replies  
Cookies and JavaScript won't be too rigorous because someone could always fill out the survey again in a different browser or from another computer. Nothing prevents them from voting twice using a...
Posted by SPiNdustrious, on Feb 9, 2003 at 12:37 PM, in Developer Center
Like most routers, the LinkSys I believe you're... 497 Views / 3 Replies  
Like most routers, the LinkSys I believe you're interested in has a configuration system that is accessible by web browser.

You'll want to enable Network Address Translation - NAT - on your...
Posted by SPiNdustrious, on Feb 9, 2003 at 12:21 PM, in Networking
Sorry I'm coming back to this thread so late in... 1,243 Views / 22 Replies  
Sorry I'm coming back to this thread so late in the game...

I don't know if Gentoo has multiprocessor support in its PPC architecture branch.

Gentoo's Portage system also makes it a breeze to...
Posted by SPiNdustrious, on Feb 9, 2003 at 02:58 AM, in macOS
Find a distribution that markets itself as simple... 857 Views / 14 Replies  
Find a distribution that markets itself as simple and appropriate for beginners. Installing Linux can be a protracted and frightening text-based affair only if you really want/need it to be so. ...
Posted by SPiNdustrious, on Feb 9, 2003 at 02:42 AM, in macOS
Re: what's the difference between a router and a switch 2,274 Views / 3 Replies  
Since you're curious, here's a full answer. The other responses have addressed your specific configuration, but I'll take a shot at filling in the details.

A router connects two networks and is...
Posted by SPiNdustrious, on Feb 9, 2003 at 02:23 AM, in Networking
I have never run a server behind a router with... 512 Views / 3 Replies  
I have never run a server behind a router with private IP addresses, but it is my understanding that you will need to configure your router to direct QTSS traffic sent to it to 192.168.0.3 or...
Posted by SPiNdustrious, on Feb 8, 2003 at 03:38 AM, in Networking
This has been a persistent problem. Definitely... 412 Views / 4 Replies  
This has been a persistent problem. Definitely 10+ restarts.

I have trashed the prefs on several occasions.

Network uptime is certainly not the problem.

Peter
Posted by SPiNdustrious, on Feb 7, 2003 at 02:24 AM, in macOS
Sherlock won't launch on my iBook 412 Views / 4 Replies  
Hello,

Ever since I upgraded to Jaguar, Sherlock hasn't worked. Since it doesn't do anything that a web browser can't also do, it hasn't been too much of a problem.

I am running 10.2.3 on a...
Posted by SPiNdustrious, on Feb 6, 2003 at 02:52 PM, in macOS
MAC address restriction is easy to defeat from... 852 Views / 9 Replies  
MAC address restriction is easy to defeat from what I hear. Many wireless cards allow MAC address masquerading.

I'm using WEP, a funny range of IP addresses and MAC address authentication now. ...
Posted by SPiNdustrious, on Jan 31, 2003 at 12:51 PM, in Networking
FInd out if there is are IRC channels specific to... 827 Views / 10 Replies  
FInd out if there is are IRC channels specific to your Linux distro.

Forums are nice, but there's nothing like the almost-instant help of the experts on IRC.

Peter
Posted by SPiNdustrious, on Jan 29, 2003 at 01:46 AM, in macOS
What protocol did you use? What were you backing... 622 Views / 4 Replies  
What protocol did you use? What were you backing up?

The beige G3 only has a 10Mbit ethernet card so that can definitely put a stanglehold on your transfer rates. Used 100Mbit cards...
Posted by SPiNdustrious, on Jan 29, 2003 at 01:36 AM, in Networking
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