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it's a ground loop issue if you're hearing it... 1,117 Views / 12 Replies  
it's a ground loop issue if you're hearing it through your speakers. true, there may be some additional noise coming from the power supply itself, but that's very quiet relative to any any audio...
Posted by Orbit, on Sep 11, 2005 at 10:58 PM, in Mac Desktops
no. stfu. 13,665 Views / 117 Replies  
no. stfu.
Posted by Orbit, on Jun 5, 2004 at 10:45 AM, in Mac Desktops
try 10.0 dp3 and later... 1,892 Views / 14 Replies  
try 10.0 dp3 and later...
Posted by Orbit, on Oct 25, 2003 at 05:50 PM, in macOS
dude, there are much closer apple authorized... 14,320 Views / 45 Replies  
dude, there are much closer apple authorized service centers than that... the tacoma compusa for one... there's even a computer store in seattle...

but y'know, i guess if you were down in salem...
Posted by Orbit, on Oct 17, 2003 at 07:14 PM, in Mac Desktops
the same thing happened to me, and it seemed to... 763 Views / 16 Replies  
the same thing happened to me, and it seemed to start when i mounted a .dmg file for the latest version of proteus.

i did notice a crashlog for coreservicesd, but didn't investigate much further-...
Posted by Orbit, on Oct 2, 2002 at 02:30 PM, in macOS
this is a great thing for the mac os x... 612 Views / 6 Replies  
this is a great thing for the mac os x community... logic audio is simply the best sequencer/audio program out today, and not only is it owned by apple, but it's os x native!

i'd assume that all...
Posted by Orbit, on Sep 2, 2002 at 05:44 PM, in macOS
I'm not using a machine w/ Jaguar installed right... 449 Views / 2 Replies  
I'm not using a machine w/ Jaguar installed right now, so I can't test it out, but try logging in as root, and changing the root theme to graphite.

There's a possibility that doing so may change...
Posted by Orbit, on Aug 26, 2002 at 04:51 PM, in macOS
your problem is being caused by an older version... 738 Views / 8 Replies  
your problem is being caused by an older version of jaguar which you'd previously installed.

format the partition, install the latest build, and it'll be fixed.
Posted by Orbit, on Aug 5, 2002 at 10:06 PM, in macOS
ordinarily, moving an opaque window around the... 480 Views / 32 Replies  
ordinarily, moving an opaque window around the screen is hardware accelerated, because it's just blitting existing pixels and only the surrounding areas need to be redrawn. however, with a...
Posted by Orbit, on Jul 24, 2002 at 07:47 PM, in macOS
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva,... 480 Views / 32 Replies  
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">Neither display will have QE enabled if you...
Posted by Orbit, on Jul 24, 2002 at 04:58 PM, in macOS
ya, i miss mac os 9... i mean, no skips... sure... 342 Views / 21 Replies  
ya, i miss mac os 9... i mean, no skips... sure it crashed, but never skipped... os x is so stupid and slow, and i hate all the stupid eye candy. apple is abandoning its customers and just doing...
Posted by Orbit, on Jun 24, 2002 at 08:49 PM, in macOS
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</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">Originally posted by winterlandia:...
Posted by Orbit, on Jun 24, 2002 at 04:02 PM, in macOS
ya, i can vouch for that... over here in one of... 1,486 Views / 163 Replies  
ya, i can vouch for that... over here in one of the new buildings at the university of washington, i downloaded a file from apple's servers at 2MB/sec... back in the dorms, i was able to get 1MB/sec,...
Posted by Orbit, on Jun 23, 2002 at 10:26 PM, in macOS
i'm assuming this can't be easily done, because... 4,810 Views / 497 Replies  
i'm assuming this can't be easily done, because even if a window appears to be opaque, its contents may still have to be composited when the window scrolls. quartz allows primitives and basically...
Posted by Orbit, on May 15, 2002 at 11:37 PM, in macOS
ok, assume for a second that the microsoft demo... 4,810 Views / 497 Replies  
ok, assume for a second that the microsoft demo was real, and that it actually worked. let's give you the benefit of the doubt on that one, kelly, because it really doesn't prove your point...
Posted by Orbit, on May 15, 2002 at 10:56 PM, in macOS
ok, that crossed a line. do NOT bring... 4,810 Views / 497 Replies  
ok, that crossed a line. do NOT bring israeli/palestinian politics into this board, i beg of you. jokingly or otherwise. thanks.
Posted by Orbit, on May 14, 2002 at 04:02 AM, in macOS
the type of display doesn't matter, but i have... 911 Views / 3 Replies  
the type of display doesn't matter, but i have two graphics cards in my computer- one is pci and the other is agp.

quartz extreme works on the agp card, but not the pci.
Posted by Orbit, on May 13, 2002 at 06:47 AM, in macOS
the build everyone is using is 6C35, though apple... 314 Views / 15 Replies  
the build everyone is using is 6C35, though apple certainly has newer builds, and probably showed a newer one at wwdc.

refer to this thread...
Posted by Orbit, on May 13, 2002 at 03:04 AM, in macOS
dunno if anyone cared in the first place, but i... 911 Views / 3 Replies  
dunno if anyone cared in the first place, but i confirmed that compositing is indeed accelerated in this build.

i brought up a terminal window which is partially transparent, then scaled it to be...
Posted by Orbit, on May 13, 2002 at 03:01 AM, in macOS
OpenGL error in 10.2? 911 Views / 3 Replies  
hey all...

running 10.2, build 6C35, QE accelleration is there, but i don't think it's activating.

when i look in the console, windowserver keeps on throwing up GL compositor errors......
Posted by Orbit, on May 12, 2002 at 11:53 PM, in macOS
well, though kellyhogan doesn't know what he's... 4,810 Views / 497 Replies  
well, though kellyhogan doesn't know what he's talking about, he's actually right about one thing: agp *can* use main system memory transparently you program it to do so, but that's kind of a moot...
Posted by Orbit, on May 12, 2002 at 10:56 PM, in macOS
look, the reason this stuff worked on those... 2,104 Views / 211 Replies  
look, the reason this stuff worked on those machines was due to their architecture. the orignal o2 was slow as hell, take it from me... it ran maya for crap, and even softimage had troubles really...
Posted by Orbit, on May 9, 2002 at 05:13 AM, in macOS
:rolleyes: oh boy... ok, i can only conclude... 2,104 Views / 211 Replies  
:rolleyes: oh boy...

ok, i can only conclude that KellyHogan is not really being serious, but rather playing the "stubborn troll" role to ridiculous ends.

thanks for quoting me and calling me...
Posted by Orbit, on May 8, 2002 at 07:55 PM, in macOS
because the quartz debug only shows where quartz... 438 Views / 36 Replies  
because the quartz debug only shows where quartz is taking care of compositing duties. the rest of the viewports are just pixels being blitted to the screen by the 2d accelerator, the same way pretty...
Posted by Orbit, on May 6, 2002 at 10:31 PM, in macOS
look, i haven't posted here in awhile, but you... 438 Views / 36 Replies  
look, i haven't posted here in awhile, but you people are just too stupid. you've roped me in...

why on EARTH would apple just arbitrarily decide not to support pci cards if there was no valid...
Posted by Orbit, on May 6, 2002 at 09:34 PM, in macOS
LOL... I didn't wake up on Saturday until about... 549 Views / 10 Replies  
LOL... I didn't wake up on Saturday until about 1PM, but I should've stepped outside- I live literally three doors down from The Computer Store! Sounds like some festivities went down there- sorry I...
Posted by Orbit, on Oct 3, 2001 at 05:02 AM, in macOS
I just wish they'd implement some way to connect... 488 Views / 25 Replies  
I just wish they'd implement some way to connect to IMAP servers over SSH. I can't use mail.app for that simple reason, even though I like it for the most part as a mail reader. Oh well. (and...
Posted by Orbit, on Sep 24, 2001 at 10:05 PM, in macOS
It's not really any faster than 5G48 or 59, but... 1,637 Views / 166 Replies  
It's not really any faster than 5G48 or 59, but it's less buggy than 48, and it's SO much faster than 10.0.4. IE does launch in one bounce for me. Everything's fluid. A joy to use :)
Posted by Orbit, on Sep 20, 2001 at 04:32 AM, in macOS
YEAH YOU CAN!!! Do you know how long Microsoft... 1,637 Views / 166 Replies  
YEAH YOU CAN!!! Do you know how long Microsoft had to improve speed on Windows 2000, not to mention how much more manpower? If you don't see the merits of their technological achievements, take it...
Posted by Orbit, on Sep 20, 2001 at 03:33 AM, in macOS
Wow... haven't posted here in awhile, but felt... 1,585 Views / 129 Replies  
Wow... haven't posted here in awhile, but felt the need to comment on something I found particularly ridiculous. Somebody actually on these boards defending Windows ME??? Come on, seriously now. ...
Posted by Orbit, on Sep 12, 2001 at 04:50 PM, in macOS
I used Cubase before, and got fed up with bugs... 619 Views / 13 Replies  
I used Cubase before, and got fed up with bugs which went unaddressed for months and sketchy support at best. The learning curve for Logic Audio is notorious, but not that bad in all actuality. It...
Posted by Orbit, on Jul 21, 2001 at 08:20 PM, in macOS
As someone who's made the switch, Logic is better... 619 Views / 13 Replies  
As someone who's made the switch, Logic is better at pretty much everything than Cubase, and a million times more powerful and flexible. Not only that, but it's constantly updated with bug fixes and...
Posted by Orbit, on Jul 20, 2001 at 07:05 PM, in macOS
I've been saying this for close to two years now,... 1,795 Views / 158 Replies  
I've been saying this for close to two years now, but people are still posting the same stupidity. It seems as though many think that Steve Jobs is some money crazy fiend who thrives on fooling...
Posted by Orbit, on Jul 19, 2001 at 12:23 AM, in macOS
Anyone who doesn't think that this enclosure is... 3,439 Views / 342 Replies  
Anyone who doesn't think that this enclosure is the real deal has got to be delusional. Seriously. That, and I don't think it looks bad at all. But what would I know...
Posted by Orbit, on Jul 17, 2001 at 07:38 PM, in macOS
Yeah, whatever Maelman. 342 Views / 9 Replies  
Yeah, whatever Maelman.
Posted by Orbit, on May 29, 2001 at 04:19 PM, in macOS
Cocoa. A minute to learn, a lifetime to master. ... 392 Views / 7 Replies  
Cocoa. A minute to learn, a lifetime to master.

Seriously though, I'd suggest starting out with learning some C programming, and then C++ (which is cake once you have C down), and then...
Posted by Orbit, on May 27, 2001 at 01:07 PM, in macOS
Cocoa. A minute to learn, a lifetime to master. ... 474 Views / 17 Replies  
Cocoa. A minute to learn, a lifetime to master.

Seriously though, I'd suggest starting out with learning some C programming, and then C++ (which is cake once you have C down), and then...
Posted by Orbit, on May 27, 2001 at 01:07 PM, in Developer Center
Yeah, they'll eventually rewrite the Finder in... 485 Views / 29 Replies  
Yeah, they'll eventually rewrite the Finder in Cocoa. They have to ... when the Carbon APIs are fading from our memories, Apple won't want to have to maintain a Carbon code base for such an...
Posted by Orbit, on May 26, 2001 at 07:54 AM, in macOS
The Finder may be a badly written Carbon app, but... 388 Views / 8 Replies  
The Finder may be a badly written Carbon app, but Quartz still *does* play a part in slowing down the system.
Posted by Orbit, on May 22, 2001 at 05:40 PM, in macOS
Umm... yeah... I'm one to defend OS X and its... 393 Views / 29 Replies  
Umm... yeah... I'm one to defend OS X and its good points to the bitter end, but it may be a bit premature to preload it at this point. On the flipside, it ensures that spots where it's rough around...
Posted by Orbit, on May 21, 2001 at 07:42 PM, in macOS
Well... to a point.. I worked as an Apple tech... 516 Views / 17 Replies  
Well... to a point.. I worked as an Apple tech for 2 years, and we had a special technician support number we could call. These are the people you eventually talk to if you get escalated past the...
Posted by Orbit, on Apr 30, 2001 at 04:06 AM, in macOS
Sorry, my thoughts didn't translate well in that... 759 Views / 45 Replies  
Sorry, my thoughts didn't translate well in that specific sentence and I tried to modify it w/ my thoughs in the following paragraph. Basically, the contention is that if you stop thinking about...
Posted by Orbit, on Apr 27, 2001 at 07:28 AM, in macOS
Most established designers, as a by-product of... 759 Views / 45 Replies  
Most established designers, as a by-product of their education and prevailing aesthetic sensibiliteis, have one foot firmly planted in the past. A lot have both feet firmly planted in the past, and...
Posted by Orbit, on Apr 26, 2001 at 09:20 PM, in macOS
DVolume is dope.. and not only that, my little... 550 Views / 19 Replies  
DVolume is dope.. and not only that, my little brother did the icon for it! Pretty cool that it's featured on the Apple site- he's only 17 so it's a thrill. OK.. sort of irrelevant but whatever...
Posted by Orbit, on Apr 24, 2001 at 04:35 PM, in macOS
Oh please, people. If you don't know any more... 537 Views / 35 Replies  
Oh please, people. If you don't know any more about Win XP than you do about OS X then please don't start posting about it. .NET isn't even at the point now which Carbon was six months ago, so...
Posted by Orbit, on Apr 13, 2001 at 07:36 PM, in macOS
Password protected boot is graet and all, but... 438 Views / 8 Replies  
Password protected boot is graet and all, but it's kind of a "last line of defense" security measure... if someone can get to your computer unattended and boot from a CD, resetting your password...
Posted by Orbit, on Apr 12, 2001 at 08:58 PM, in macOS
Hey, this is great info... thanks for posting... 508 Views / 20 Replies  
Hey, this is great info... thanks for posting this stuff... really interesting! Does the normal Apple developer documentation include that much in-depth info on the nanokernel? ( I haven't looked...
Posted by Orbit, on Apr 12, 2001 at 02:08 AM, in macOS
I don't actually think that the developer... 601 Views / 21 Replies  
I don't actually think that the developer necessarily has to take care of this on their own. When Text is created in a Cocoa app, most of the time the programmer is already using the built-in text...
Posted by Orbit, on Apr 11, 2001 at 02:20 AM, in macOS
Heh, Tog may be somewhat of an interface... 1,102 Views / 96 Replies  
Heh, Tog may be somewhat of an interface stalwart, and he has some obvious motives for criticizing the interface which is replacing the one he created all those years ago. However, I *would*...
Posted by Orbit, on Apr 11, 2001 at 02:10 AM, in macOS
C++ support *is* included in Cocoa... it can... 3,370 Views / 57 Replies  
C++ support *is* included in Cocoa... it can compile and run procedural C++ code, but its class structure is constructed in a way that makes it impossible to use OpenStep classes in C++. I don't see...
Posted by Orbit, on Apr 10, 2001 at 08:58 PM, in macOS
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