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I saw the same problem after defragmenting and... 502 Views / 3 Replies  
I saw the same problem after defragmenting and optimizing with Norton Utils, but afterwards I was able to reinstall 10.2 over the old 10.2 (with the upgrade option). Moral of the story (at least for...
Posted by b*tchy, on Sep 12, 2002 at 08:40 PM, in macOS
You're going to be upset then. 1,406 Views / 17 Replies  
You're going to be upset then.
Posted by b*tchy, on Aug 6, 2002 at 04:32 PM, in macOS
If you search for something and don't limit the... 432 Views / 4 Replies  
If you search for something and don't limit the search enough (for example if you search for all files created today) you can kill the finder with an endless spinning beachball.
Posted by b*tchy, on Aug 6, 2002 at 04:31 PM, in macOS
Another example is Quicktime player, which sucks... 3,008 Views / 53 Replies  
Another example is Quicktime player, which sucks hugely on Windows because it's a poor quality Mac port.

Hmm. Is this really true? In Hollywood many companies create quicktime content on Macs only...
Posted by b*tchy, on Aug 6, 2002 at 04:13 PM, in macOS
these comments are on 6C115 which I hope is not... 1,406 Views / 17 Replies  
these comments are on 6C115 which I hope is not the GM

I wonder if people at apple have actually sat down and tried to use the new address book.

It looks nice but just isn't very well thought...
Posted by b*tchy, on Aug 6, 2002 at 02:55 PM, in macOS
a) Potential security issue? If you connect... 10,495 Views / 166 Replies  
a) Potential security issue?

If you connect to a ftp site in Jag (with username + pass) on machine A and then log into machine A from machine B via Appletalk you have access to the mounted ftp...
Posted by b*tchy, on Aug 6, 2002 at 03:00 AM, in macOS
dumb question: if I want to ftp from the finder... 10,495 Views / 166 Replies  
dumb question: if I want to ftp from the finder to my own server which is username/password protected, how do I enter the user name and password?

I thought I could just type in the url and I would...
Posted by b*tchy, on Aug 5, 2002 at 05:18 PM, in macOS
No heat change on my TiBook. If anything it might... 1,997 Views / 164 Replies  
No heat change on my TiBook. If anything it might run a bit cooler since most everything seems to use a bit less CPU than before. Fan is about the same... only comes on when there is direct sunlight...
Posted by b*tchy, on Jul 29, 2002 at 07:37 PM, in macOS
I'm depressed to report that even at this late... 1,997 Views / 164 Replies  
I'm depressed to report that even at this late state in development, 10.2 is generating HFS node errors and leaf errors almost ever time it is run so you won't be able to ignore those fsck -y's...
Posted by b*tchy, on Jul 29, 2002 at 04:23 PM, in macOS
Got news for you, Jaguar is NOT some sort of... 596 Views / 18 Replies  
Got news for you, Jaguar is NOT some sort of required upgrade that everybody must run out and get. - And believe me, for those of us who actually see the advantage of upgrading, the price tag is...
Posted by b*tchy, on Jul 25, 2002 at 11:54 PM, in macOS
10.2 $19.95 if you bought 10.1 596 Views / 18 Replies  
Apple would like to give you the opportunity to upgrade to Mac OS X v10.2 “Jaguar.” Customers who purchase a qualifying Mac OS X v10.1 retail product or a new Macintosh computer on or after July 17,...
Posted by b*tchy, on Jul 25, 2002 at 03:27 PM, in macOS
me. I hate hate hate drawers. Ironically I prefer... 1,315 Views / 66 Replies  
me. I hate hate hate drawers. Ironically I prefer the way MS does this in IE explorer where they pop out and back, are neatly labeled and take almost up no space.
Posted by b*tchy, on Jul 6, 2002 at 01:51 PM, in macOS
I really miss the pressed state on the... 476 Views / 12 Replies  
I really miss the pressed state on the scrollbars. If you do too, send apple feedback, it would be an easy thing to bring back.
Posted by b*tchy, on Jul 5, 2002 at 10:47 PM, in macOS
Almost certainly faster. I've been trying the... 371 Views / 13 Replies  
Almost certainly faster. I've been trying the betas and see major speedups even on crappy hardware. This includes hardware with bad video cards (proformance cards and 8meg vram ati cards) and...
Posted by b*tchy, on Jul 5, 2002 at 10:45 PM, in macOS
I just wish we had choices other than aqua. ... 415 Views / 20 Replies  
I just wish we had choices other than aqua.

Even in it's flattened form Aqua is still too bumpy for me. I still we had a couple of options: aqua, advanced platinum, a dark theme, and something new...
Posted by b*tchy, on Jul 5, 2002 at 10:38 PM, in macOS
I too desperately want sort options in Column... 311 Views / 4 Replies  
I too desperately want sort options in Column view. My suggestion would be to have the sort options available in the View menu, via command keys and via a contextual menu. I always sort by kind or...
Posted by b*tchy, on Jul 4, 2002 at 03:45 PM, in macOS
Missing media burner is fantastic. Especially for... 404 Views / 9 Replies  
Missing media burner is fantastic. Especially for burning windows cue & bin files. The only thing you have to note is to take spaces/hyphens (and assorted other weird characters) out of the filenames...
Posted by b*tchy, on Jun 29, 2002 at 08:51 PM, in macOS
I have the same problem with k-panics when the... 442 Views / 11 Replies  
I have the same problem with k-panics when the camera is turned off with the disk mounted. This is particularly annoying because the kpanic will also happen if the camera loses battery power or just...
Posted by b*tchy, on Jun 24, 2002 at 09:46 PM, in macOS
Would be nice [hint hint] if someone provided a... 360 Views / 3 Replies  
Would be nice [hint hint] if someone provided a nice one click package install of this...
Posted by b*tchy, on Jun 24, 2002 at 04:26 PM, in macOS
Thanks for the info. I installed Sharity... 387 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanks for the info.

I installed Sharity and it indeed easy to setup/understand.

3 new questions:

a) Under 10.2 will we be able to browse Windows networks right from the finder without...
Posted by b*tchy, on Jun 6, 2002 at 12:58 PM, in macOS
don't know about silk, but I've had windowshade... 434 Views / 10 Replies  
don't know about silk, but I've had windowshade running since it was released. The only time I ever have to reboot is when doing system upgrades or when I need an OS 9 only problem. Zero stability...
Posted by b*tchy, on Jun 6, 2002 at 12:52 PM, in macOS
Hmm.. this is so problematic. When Quickdraw... 682 Views / 24 Replies  
Hmm.. this is so problematic.

When Quickdraw handles text font smoothing looks terrible, but if smoothing is turned off and a bitmap is available, the bitmap will be used (and will look great).
...
Posted by b*tchy, on Jun 6, 2002 at 12:15 AM, in Applications
Hmm.. this is so problematic. When Quickdraw... 489 Views / 24 Replies  
Hmm.. this is so problematic.

When Quickdraw handles text font smoothing looks terrible, but if smoothing is turned off and a bitmap is available, the bitmap will be used (and will look great).
...
Posted by b*tchy, on Jun 6, 2002 at 12:15 AM, in macOS
OS X - XP Networking 387 Views / 6 Replies  
I'm such a longtime Mac user that I stupidly expect things to just work. I hear it is easy to network OS X and XP, but have been too ditsy to figure this out. I think if someone could give a little...
Posted by b*tchy, on Jun 5, 2002 at 10:52 PM, in macOS
Themes in 10.2 439 Views / 2 Replies  
Has anyone poked around 10.2 to see if the extras.rsrc still exists? Do OS X 10.2 themes still work? (And so on)
Posted by b*tchy, on May 14, 2002 at 01:56 AM, in macOS
I like windowlets, I like windowshade for... 703 Views / 43 Replies  
I like windowlets, I like windowshade for different reasons. I hope that once J comes out that someone will let us have both.

Windowshade is great because it lets me see the title of the document....
Posted by b*tchy, on May 14, 2002 at 01:43 AM, in macOS
More ichat questions: 1. Is there a way to... 380 Views / 26 Replies  
More ichat questions:

1. Is there a way to see small icons (don't like big ones).

2. Is there a way to see small icons + names.

3. Is there a way to set the font size. Current default is way...
Posted by b*tchy, on May 9, 2002 at 06:18 PM, in macOS
I can tell you exactly what the buttons are. It... 332 Views / 15 Replies  
I can tell you exactly what the buttons are. It is under the digital hub category:
Burn Disks Music Photography Video

Anything else?

I'm squinting and looking at that picture (would like a...
Posted by b*tchy, on May 7, 2002 at 12:10 PM, in macOS
I think pen recogition will become really useful... 861 Views / 43 Replies  
I think pen recogition will become really useful for most people when we have pads on which we can see what we write. Whether this is a pressure sensitive pad with real paper, or an LCD based pad...
Posted by b*tchy, on May 7, 2002 at 12:02 PM, in macOS
>if it's AIM-compatible, I wonder how they... 502 Views / 40 Replies  
>if it's AIM-compatible, I wonder how they will deal with username clashes between mac.com and AIM.

Maybe they just keep the mac.com suffix.

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Having a chat client build in seems like a...
Posted by b*tchy, on May 6, 2002 at 06:24 PM, in macOS
yawn.... the only thing I care about is the speed... 507 Views / 19 Replies  
yawn.... the only thing I care about is the speed improvement and the search in the finder...
Posted by b*tchy, on May 6, 2002 at 05:41 PM, in macOS
Dumb as it sounds, perhaps a confirm dialog... 595 Views / 30 Replies  
Dumb as it sounds, perhaps a confirm dialog before vaporizing anything, while allowing dragging from one domain(Dock) to another (Desktop, Toolbar etc.)?

I hate this idea. One of the nice things...
Posted by b*tchy, on May 6, 2002 at 01:28 PM, in macOS
Again, just for the record. I have 960megs of... 552 Views / 21 Replies  
Again, just for the record. I have 960megs of RAM. And OS X always seems to create a 76meg swap file (I do have two huge monitors attached...).

I don't know if it was the clean install that made...
Posted by b*tchy, on May 1, 2002 at 07:34 PM, in macOS
Don't want to be a buzzkill, but I think we... 939 Views / 62 Replies  
Don't want to be a buzzkill, but I think we shouldn't work ourselves into a tizzy. Before the OS X beta came out we all thought it would be the best thing since sliced bread... then came the feverish...
Posted by b*tchy, on May 1, 2002 at 04:34 PM, in macOS
My swap actually is a on a second drive... I just... 552 Views / 21 Replies  
My swap actually is a on a second drive... I just said partition for clarity. I had an old 2 gig drive lying around....

Question: Would putting the swap on a separate bus make any difference?...
Posted by b*tchy, on May 1, 2002 at 03:52 PM, in macOS
How I made running OS X a much more pleasant experience. 552 Views / 21 Replies  
I've been running OS X since the beta days and have been upgrading as I've been going along. Recently X had become almost intolerable with heavy heavy churning and constant disk corruption. Also X...
Posted by b*tchy, on May 1, 2002 at 03:14 PM, in macOS
For me it's FORMAC without a doubt. I bought... 979 Views / 71 Replies  
For me it's FORMAC without a doubt.

I bought an expensive SGI display based on formacs promise that they would be releasing an OS X driver for their proformance 3 card (which you need for this...
Posted by b*tchy, on Apr 27, 2002 at 03:42 PM, in macOS
Well, not to detract from this fascinating... 595 Views / 30 Replies  
Well, not to detract from this fascinating conversation on dates (btw the proper solution is to let the user choose the order/format of the date in the international preferences), but here's another...
Posted by b*tchy, on Apr 26, 2002 at 06:11 PM, in macOS
How to not mount a partition at startup 248 Views / 0 Replies  
How do I set certain partitions to not mount at startup. In OS 9 I can set this option using the Disk Utility. Disk Utility X seems to be missing this feature?
Posted by b*tchy, on Apr 26, 2002 at 05:18 PM, in macOS
I think there are more important things to do... 595 Views / 30 Replies  
I think there are more important things to do first.

How many engineers does Apple have on OS X?

I think these examples might be small thing, but taken cumulatively, the "fit and finish"-as...
Posted by b*tchy, on Apr 23, 2002 at 07:45 PM, in macOS
Pixar doesn't use commercial stuff. They use... 514 Views / 14 Replies  
Pixar doesn't use commercial stuff. They use highly specialized hand coded apps.
Posted by b*tchy, on Jan 31, 2002 at 03:43 PM, in macOS
I finally decided I hate the dock as a launcher... 798 Views / 65 Replies  
I finally decided I hate the dock as a launcher and put all my apps into dragthing under 5 tabs (apps, graphics, utils,web, sound) on the left side of my screen. I leave my dock in the lower right...
Posted by b*tchy, on Jan 25, 2002 at 01:04 PM, in macOS
>What kind of performance can I get with an... 1,087 Views / 58 Replies  
>What kind of performance can I get with an Ibook 500mhz running this Java app with Virtual PC?

I did this using windows 2000 under virtual PC on a 500mhz G4 and found that the main perfomance...
Posted by b*tchy, on Jan 25, 2002 at 12:20 AM, in macOS
Second sprocket question. Is there a way to make... 586 Views / 19 Replies  
Second sprocket question. Is there a way to make the main menubar transparent (like it is for a few seconds before the finder is loaded?). Playing with the menubar alpha doesn't seem to have much of...
Posted by b*tchy, on Jan 24, 2002 at 05:46 PM, in macOS
I've been noodling with sprocket to change a few... 586 Views / 19 Replies  
I've been noodling with sprocket to change a few things that have annoyed me about Aqua for a while and suddenly everyone in my office group is interested (all designers).

I was wondering if there...
Posted by b*tchy, on Jan 24, 2002 at 02:21 PM, in macOS
My major complaint with the OS X UI from day 1... 487 Views / 33 Replies  
My major complaint with the OS X UI from day 1 has been that almost all the interface elements are too big. I have no problem with people who like it that way, but I'd like the option to set things...
Posted by b*tchy, on Jan 24, 2002 at 02:15 PM, in macOS
just wanted to note that this app works fine... 1,087 Views / 58 Replies  
just wanted to note that this app works fine under Virtual PC (IE 6 running under win 2000). It's a clunky solution, but if this is all that's holding you back...

I was also wondering if there...
Posted by b*tchy, on Jan 23, 2002 at 06:45 PM, in macOS
question... are there any known sprocket plug-ins... 586 Views / 19 Replies  
question... are there any known sprocket plug-ins (for other resources)?
Posted by b*tchy, on Jan 23, 2002 at 06:37 PM, in macOS
deleting both the applications folder and the... 1,676 Views / 24 Replies  
deleting both the applications folder and the preferences worked for me... if not you can disable the ethernet block:

Details here:
...
Posted by b*tchy, on Jan 22, 2002 at 09:54 PM, in macOS
desktop pictures worthy of OS X 473 Views / 12 Replies  
Find them at:
http://www.mecompany.com

an example: http://www.mecompany.com/high.html?3

Also try:
http://www.looroll.com
Posted by b*tchy, on Jan 22, 2002 at 06:01 PM, in macOS
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