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I have used the Logitech Trackman Wheel for over... 3,045 Views / 6 Replies  
I have used the Logitech Trackman Wheel for over 10 years. It is fantastic! I haven't used a regular mouse for so long!
TrackMan® Wheel...
Posted by larrinski, on Mar 31, 2010 at 10:32 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I am running Mint on a 2Gb stick. It runs quick... 1,403 Views / 11 Replies  
I am running Mint on a 2Gb stick. It runs quick and looks great.
Main Page - Linux Mint (http://www.linuxmint.com/)
Posted by larrinski, on Feb 13, 2010 at 11:16 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
I resolved it. It was flashing because of the... 528 Views / 1 Replies  
I resolved it. It was flashing because of the color setting 'force xterm 256color'. Changed it back to 'use-termdef' and the flashing stopped.
Posted by larrinski, on Nov 4, 2009 at 12:06 PM, in Applications
Alpine 2.0 flashing in Terminal 528 Views / 1 Replies  
I can't decide whether my last install of Alpine 'broke' with my Snow Leopard upgrade, or if I accidentally changed a config setting, but now Alpine flashes. ie- all the text flashes off and on....
Posted by larrinski, on Nov 3, 2009 at 09:59 PM, in Applications
Thunderbird 3.0 with pop enabled in gmail... 372 Views / 2 Replies  
Thunderbird 3.0 with pop enabled in gmail...
Posted by larrinski, on Aug 26, 2009 at 01:12 PM, in Applications
Though it is a little 'childish', I really... 781 Views / 7 Replies  
Though it is a little 'childish', I really enjoyed Star Wars Lego! Wickedly addicting game.
Posted by larrinski, on Mar 14, 2009 at 12:33 PM, in Gaming
I don't know if this will fit the bill, but I use... 546 Views / 4 Replies  
I don't know if this will fit the bill, but I use Twitterific (http://iconfactory.com/software/twitterrific/).
Posted by larrinski, on Feb 23, 2009 at 05:29 PM, in Applications
I hope someone takes away all your guns &... 3,480 Views / 91 Replies  
I hope someone takes away all your guns & ammunition! America is gun crazy...
Posted by larrinski, on Feb 3, 2009 at 04:13 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Sorry bout that! There has been discussion on the... 928 Views / 10 Replies  
Sorry bout that! There has been discussion on the developer site, and he is working on an upgrade for the new models. Once he does, I really recommend the app. It rocks!
Posted by larrinski, on Nov 8, 2008 at 02:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hopefully you're OK with my suggestion... ... 928 Views / 10 Replies  
Hopefully you're OK with my suggestion...
Install Multiclutch (http://www.versiontracker.com/dyn/moreinfo/macosx/34006). Works great on my Macbook Air.
Posted by larrinski, on Nov 8, 2008 at 01:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Devonthink Pro Office offers password protection,... 407 Views / 3 Replies  
Devonthink Pro Office offers password protection, but doesn't have encrpytion. You could store the DB in an encrypted disk image using TrueCrypt, and Disk Utility when not using it...Devonthink Pro...
Posted by larrinski, on Oct 25, 2008 at 10:53 AM, in Applications
Typinator vs Textexpander 3,066 Views / 1 Replies  
I have been playing with typinator for about a month now, as I got it with a mac bundle, and love the auto correction, and the text snippets I have created so far save some time. I have been trying...
Posted by larrinski, on Oct 2, 2008 at 02:17 AM, in Applications
Thanks! I think I will give it a go for the $39... 655 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks! I think I will give it a go for the $39 cost for the Extreme. If the G express causes some problems connecting to the Lan port, then I guess buying an N express would be a solution. Thanks...
Posted by larrinski, on Jul 16, 2008 at 10:54 AM, in Networking
I think what I am trying to do, though I have... 655 Views / 5 Replies  
I think what I am trying to do, though I have done a poor job describing it, is to use a plug and play USB wireless N card/router, on my imac. Then connect it to an N router, so that both my imac and...
Posted by larrinski, on Jul 15, 2008 at 04:31 PM, in Networking
Looking to Run 802.11n in home, but have old express using g 655 Views / 5 Replies  
I have an older intel imac with 802.11g, but have found a USB router that runs the n spec. So now I am considering getting an airport extreme base-station with 802.11n, so my macbook air, and imac...
Posted by larrinski, on Jul 14, 2008 at 11:22 PM, in Networking
Gmail. There is no better free IMAP email out... 941 Views / 43 Replies  
Gmail. There is no better free IMAP email out there IMO. I have it running in Mail.app, it works great. I get very little spam...
Posted by larrinski, on Jun 14, 2008 at 11:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Funny!!! Though the caleach may not like the... 5,631 Views / 7 Replies  
Funny!!! Though the caleach may not like the answer...
Posted by larrinski, on Jun 10, 2008 at 06:51 PM, in Applications
After about 3 hours of hanging on the blue... 7,176 Views / 132 Replies  
After about 3 hours of hanging on the blue screen, I hit the power button, and it rebooted and started the install just fine. I don't know what caused the hang up, but I am up and running fine now.
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Posted by larrinski, on May 29, 2008 at 04:41 PM, in macOS
Hey, it looks like an upgrade to 10.5.3 fixes the... 10,032 Views / 28 Replies  
Hey, it looks like an upgrade to 10.5.3 fixes the isub problem. You will still need USB speakers connected, but at least I have decent sound coming out of my imac again!
Posted by larrinski, on May 29, 2008 at 10:37 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
My DuoCore 2.0 machine has been on the blue... 7,176 Views / 132 Replies  
My DuoCore 2.0 machine has been on the blue screen for over an hour...Not good! I am tempted to hit the damn power button! I wonder if my external HDs are causing it to hang up.
My Core2Duo Macbook...
Posted by larrinski, on May 28, 2008 at 10:43 PM, in macOS
Damn! I just bought one 2 days ago...Oh well.... 986 Views / 11 Replies  
Damn! I just bought one 2 days ago...Oh well. Seems to be a good price.
Posted by larrinski, on May 19, 2008 at 12:25 AM, in Marketplace
I had the same permission problem. I believe it... 564 Views / 4 Replies  
I had the same permission problem. I believe it is Error -36. It seems to come and go with me...
As mentioned, if you delete the previous version first, then your upgrade will be fine...
Posted by larrinski, on May 4, 2008 at 05:25 PM, in macOS
I just upgraded to a Hitachi 160Gb from Hitachi... 5,504 Views / 29 Replies  
I just upgraded to a Hitachi 160Gb from Hitachi 80Gb, but it was loud as hell, and kept sounding like it was about to die. Just exchanged it this morning for a Toshiba. We'll see how that goes...
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Posted by larrinski, on Apr 28, 2008 at 12:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks! If money wasn't an option(which most of... 2,798 Views / 39 Replies  
Thanks! If money wasn't an option(which most of the time, it most certainly is), I would give the Macbook to my son, and buy a 12" powerbook. I may just have to wait a while, until I find one for a...
Posted by larrinski, on Apr 22, 2008 at 12:39 AM, in Mac Notebooks
That is what I have found. If I drag the old app... 1,164 Views / 9 Replies  
That is what I have found. If I drag the old app out first, and then install the new version, everything is fine. I can live with that for now...
Posted by larrinski, on Apr 21, 2008 at 12:01 AM, in macOS
I haven't had the same experience with my... 2,798 Views / 39 Replies  
I haven't had the same experience with my Macbook. The plastic isn't as durable as metal. I now have a small crack at the back of the hinge. The Macbook Air has the same dimensions doesn't it? 13.3"...
Posted by larrinski, on Apr 19, 2008 at 08:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
That is what I am also thinking... The same thing... 2,798 Views / 39 Replies  
That is what I am also thinking... The same thing happened to my imac G5. Apple replaced it with an intel imac. I have until August to get AppleCare, but I also bought it with my MasterCard and they...
Posted by larrinski, on Apr 19, 2008 at 01:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Am I crazy to downgrade to a Powerbook? 2,798 Views / 39 Replies  
I currently have a 2.0Ghz Macbook, and it has had a few warranty issues. The HD is possibly going to fail soon(weird OSStatus -36 error), and I have had a few of those pesky cracks, and the keyboard...
Posted by larrinski, on Apr 19, 2008 at 12:10 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Cool. I do have regular backups in 2 locations. I... 1,164 Views / 9 Replies  
Cool. I do have regular backups in 2 locations. I will start "preparing" for the worst...

Thanks. I think. ;)
Posted by larrinski, on Apr 16, 2008 at 04:26 PM, in macOS
Verify Disk says it "appears to be OK" I guess... 1,164 Views / 9 Replies  
Verify Disk says it "appears to be OK"
I guess I will do a reboot and run a hardware test, or is there something else that may assist?
Posted by larrinski, on Apr 16, 2008 at 01:19 AM, in macOS
Can't do updates to apps in /Applications 1,164 Views / 9 Replies  
I have just started running into this problem over the last couple of days. I can install a fresh copy of an application, but I can't replace the copy within /Applications when I am doing...
Posted by larrinski, on Apr 15, 2008 at 11:14 PM, in macOS
I never even considered Blogger, as I don't think... 1,537 Views / 7 Replies  
I never even considered Blogger, as I don't think you can do self-hosting with it. Wordpress has great forums, tons of the themes, and is fairly easy to install and upgrade. If you plan on ever...
Posted by larrinski, on Apr 12, 2008 at 12:55 PM, in Applications
Make an encrypted disk image via disk utility.... 4,272 Views / 3 Replies  
Make an encrypted disk image via disk utility. That will make what ever you put inside of it encrypted, until you enter a password. Make sure to NOT select to save in you keychain. I make my images...
Posted by larrinski, on Apr 6, 2008 at 10:33 AM, in macOS
If it is legit, I will pony up $5 to the cause.... 10,032 Views / 28 Replies  
If it is legit, I will pony up $5 to the cause. Maybe I will email the guy to get a good feeling on his sincerity...
Posted by larrinski, on Apr 1, 2008 at 08:49 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I say go to Omniweb. You can specify on a site by... 534 Views / 6 Replies  
I say go to Omniweb. You can specify on a site by site basis, what browser you are going to pretend to be...And it is a great browser on top of that...
Posted by larrinski, on Mar 30, 2008 at 09:14 PM, in Applications
Poll: The thread topic asks "how to save money?" Your... 1,531 Views / 56 Replies  
The thread topic asks "how to save money?" Your salary has no real bearing on whether you save money or not. Obviously if you live below the poverty line, then this will not be the case...The best...
Posted by larrinski, on Mar 23, 2008 at 11:27 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Get growl and growlmail...That will do it for you 4,861 Views / 13 Replies  
Get growl and growlmail...That will do it for you
Posted by larrinski, on Mar 23, 2008 at 12:21 AM, in Applications
I started blogging with it, but as I added more... 1,537 Views / 7 Replies  
I started blogging with it, but as I added more and more content, it kept timing out as it uploaded the full site everytime. I cancelled my .mac account and bought a domain and use wordpress now. I...
Posted by larrinski, on Mar 16, 2008 at 05:08 PM, in Applications
Thanks! I did have them "investigate" the... 383 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks! I did have them "investigate" the problem. Of course like any good ISP, I got no call back, but I can now see my site fine, and everything is back to normal. Maybe they disconnected my from...
Posted by larrinski, on Mar 10, 2008 at 04:44 PM, in Networking
An update so far: My ISP says now that they... 383 Views / 4 Replies  
An update so far:
My ISP says now that they can't see my site on a machine in my area. They had looked at my site from a machine farther away from where I live. Not that I like to plug my site in...
Posted by larrinski, on Mar 9, 2008 at 12:17 AM, in Networking
Need assistance with odd airport wireless problems... 383 Views / 4 Replies  
I will try to keep this one fairly short, but here it goes.
I have my website http://www.atheist.nu. Every morning I go to the site and check my stats, and make sure everything is running fine......
Posted by larrinski, on Mar 8, 2008 at 06:40 PM, in Networking
Locks up Omniweb and Firefox 3 Beta 3 as... 5,209 Views / 46 Replies  
Locks up Omniweb and Firefox 3 Beta 3 as well...Well done ESPN...
Posted by larrinski, on Mar 8, 2008 at 09:35 AM, in Applications
I use Google reader. The tagging feature and no... 832 Views / 15 Replies  
I use Google reader. The tagging feature and no brainer syncing on all my machines makes it the top dog of RSS readers. Netnewsreader is getting close with the syncing, but has poor tagging support...
Posted by larrinski, on Mar 8, 2008 at 01:40 AM, in Applications
I don't have the answer, but it drives me crazy... 353 Views / 2 Replies  
I don't have the answer, but it drives me crazy as well!
Posted by larrinski, on Mar 3, 2008 at 06:33 PM, in macOS
Looks pretty bad to me. I probably won't be the... 1,207 Views / 17 Replies  
Looks pretty bad to me. I probably won't be the first here to say that if someone has physical access to your computer, the game is up...Hey, I am the first one ;)

I just hope my encrypted sparse...
Posted by larrinski, on Feb 28, 2008 at 04:46 PM, in macOS
Sender's Name showing up in Subject Pane in Mail.app 309 Views / 0 Replies  
I am trying to figure out why my gmail account inside mail.app puts the senders name inside of the subject line. It is making the subject 2 lines thick, which is annoying...The same Gmail...
Posted by larrinski, on Feb 25, 2008 at 12:20 AM, in Applications
my bad... 388 Views / 5 Replies  
my bad...
Posted by larrinski, on Feb 20, 2008 at 10:17 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Here is a picture for you.... 388 Views / 5 Replies  
Here is a picture for you. (http://www.atheist.nu/blog/wp-content/uploads/2008/01/p1040291.jpg) Take a small flat machine screwdriver and go from the front. You will then twist the screwdriver until...
Posted by larrinski, on Feb 19, 2008 at 11:51 PM, in Mac Notebooks
What is wrong with you Powerbook? What kind of... 811 Views / 9 Replies  
What is wrong with you Powerbook? What kind of work do you do, that the Powerbook can't handle for a couple of weeks?
Posted by larrinski, on Feb 4, 2008 at 10:14 PM, in Mac Desktops
Poll: Mail.app works well with Gmail & IMAP. It is well... 3,421 Views / 18 Replies  
Mail.app works well with Gmail & IMAP. It is well integrated with Address Book, iCal etc...Thunderbird seemed slow using IMAP.
Posted by larrinski, on Feb 2, 2008 at 12:35 PM, in Applications
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