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exactly. you had to pay for a mobile me account... 863 Views / 29 Replies  
exactly. you had to pay for a mobile me account to convert your .mac into a .me address. if you didn't, then your username is lost forever. (which is stupid, as it's still reserved and no one else...
Posted by Miniryu, on Jul 28, 2014 at 03:19 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Maybe I wasn't clear. My concern wasn't with... 742 Views / 11 Replies  
Maybe I wasn't clear. My concern wasn't with localized data, it was over Apple's move to sync and back up everything over the cloud. I just wanted to make sure that a record of client files weren't...
Posted by Miniryu, on Nov 24, 2013 at 05:10 PM, in Mac OS X
Awesome! Thanks for the tips- particularly the... 742 Views / 11 Replies  
Awesome! Thanks for the tips- particularly the Crashplan and Carbonite recommendations!
Posted by Miniryu, on Oct 29, 2013 at 04:37 AM, in Mac OS X
Mavericks and privacy/HIPPA 742 Views / 11 Replies  
Does anyone know if there have been any reported privacy concerns with using Mavericks and iCloud? I work in the mental health field, and my company in the past has avoided using Google Drive because...
Posted by Miniryu, on Oct 28, 2013 at 05:49 PM, in Mac OS X
Well I've had experience with designing user... 916 Views / 15 Replies  
Well I've had experience with designing user interfaces, it is pretty obvious that Apple chose to emphasize aesthetic design over user experience. I agree that iOS 6 was starting to look stale and...
Posted by Miniryu, on Sep 22, 2013 at 07:05 PM, in Tech News
Oh wow... you just called an '07 Macbook old. ... 999 Views / 16 Replies  
Oh wow... you just called an '07 Macbook old.

I clicked this thread hoping to find some advice for my late '03 G5 PPC tower, LOL.
Posted by Miniryu, on Sep 20, 2013 at 05:58 PM, in Mac OS X
Pay closer attention to what you read, Spheric Harlot 1,287 Views / 8 Replies  
He suggested adding a "dedicated" shutter button. A dedicated button is very different from a soft button/using a volume button.

You think a dedicated button is useless clutter and Arne feels that...
Posted by Miniryu, on Apr 13, 2013 at 12:45 PM, in Tech News
I did all of the firmware updates when they were... 3,358 Views / 18 Replies  
I did all of the firmware updates when they were released.
I abandoned this project for a while in an attempt to install Ubuntu. It's not going so well, but I learned something from the Linux...
Posted by Miniryu, on Jan 29, 2012 at 12:43 AM, in Mac OS X
Sticky: I can't see it in Disk Utility. It's as if the... 30,653 Views / 44 Replies  
I can't see it in Disk Utility. It's as if the drive was never installed.
I haven't tried switching the drive bays with the main HDD (to see if the cables are working correctly), but beyond that I...
Posted by Miniryu, on Jan 23, 2012 at 02:24 PM, in Mac Desktops
Sticky: Solid State Drive Power Mac G5 single 1.6 ghz 30,653 Views / 44 Replies  
I'm trying to upgrade my storage, and the SSD I bought isn't working.

Basically, I purchased this...
Posted by Miniryu, on Jan 23, 2012 at 01:50 AM, in Mac Desktops
I've tried again using the path for the rear,... 3,358 Views / 18 Replies  
I've tried again using the path for the rear, upper usb port.

I tried it with /ht/pci@4/..., /ht@0/pci@4/...., ht@0,f2000000/pci@4/.... but nothing worked.

Unless there's an invisible step in...
Posted by Miniryu, on Jan 22, 2012 at 11:33 PM, in Mac OS X
You guys are both right. Yes, I'm doing this out... 3,358 Views / 18 Replies  
You guys are both right. Yes, I'm doing this out of necessity (meaning, I don't have too many options). However, I am absolutely drive by challenges and I don't want to let OF and usb defeat me. ...
Posted by Miniryu, on Jan 21, 2012 at 05:06 PM, in Mac OS X
I tried the path you suggested, and it didn't... 3,358 Views / 18 Replies  
I tried the path you suggested, and it didn't work. :(
My flashdrive is made by Patriot 8 gig. It's a basic model, with no security or read-only switches. I see a serial number on the end: 101108
...
Posted by Miniryu, on Jan 21, 2012 at 04:58 PM, in Mac OS X
So I was still not able to get my G5 to boot from... 3,358 Views / 18 Replies  
So I was still not able to get my G5 to boot from the flash drive. Just in case I have the incorrect path, I am including a photo I took of the device tree from Open Firmware (I don't know how to...
Posted by Miniryu, on Jan 19, 2012 at 07:02 PM, in Mac OS X
Ha ha ha- I've never heard "intensive purposes"... 562 Views / 9 Replies  
Ha ha ha- I've never heard "intensive purposes" yet. I guess I'm lucky, that would drive me nuts. I get so frustrated being told "your lame".
Posted by Miniryu, on Jan 18, 2012 at 02:57 AM, in MacNN Lounge
This is awesome news! I'll try tomorrow to... 3,358 Views / 18 Replies  
This is awesome news!
I'll try tomorrow to find where my path could be messed up- I maybe have missed a "/mac-io" step. Or maybe removing the comma matter. I know for certain that my partition was...
Posted by Miniryu, on Jan 18, 2012 at 02:48 AM, in Mac OS X
I wonder if Apple really has time to hunt down... 920 Views / 18 Replies  
I wonder if Apple really has time to hunt down copyright infringement on small personal websites (what do people use these days now that Geocities is gone?). I remember using that badge years ago...
Posted by Miniryu, on Jan 18, 2012 at 02:30 AM, in Mac OS X
Did you ignore my post entirely? I answered your... 828 Views / 21 Replies  
Did you ignore my post entirely? I answered your question AND successfully anticipated (and answered) your next question. :brick:

I come back to these forums after a few year's hiatus and get NO...
Posted by Miniryu, on Jan 18, 2012 at 02:24 AM, in Mac OS X
I think you mean that you wanted the window... 828 Views / 21 Replies  
I think you mean that you wanted the window expanded so that you could see the Toolbar (with the navigation buttons on top and the folder shortcuts on the left). I don't have Lion installed on the...
Posted by Miniryu, on Jan 17, 2012 at 01:57 PM, in Mac OS X
My iBook was one of those models that wasn't... 3,358 Views / 18 Replies  
My iBook was one of those models that wasn't supported (it was built in October of 2004). In the Open Firmware of the newer unsupported models, a "ub" alias was assigned to the usb ports that can be...
Posted by Miniryu, on Jan 17, 2012 at 02:38 AM, in Mac OS X
Has anyone had success booting a G5 from a Flash Drive? 3,358 Views / 18 Replies  
Officially, USB booting is not supported in PPC models, but I was able to get an iBook G4 to boot successfully from one. So now I am trying to get my PowerMac G5 (PPC) to boot from the same flash...
Posted by Miniryu, on Jan 16, 2012 at 03:29 PM, in Mac OS X
If I'm not mistaken, back in the days of dot-Mac,... 920 Views / 18 Replies  
If I'm not mistaken, back in the days of dot-Mac, the "Made on a Mac" icons were recommended or were included in Apple-created templates.
Posted by Miniryu, on Jan 16, 2012 at 01:49 PM, in Mac OS X
Cool! Thanks for the assistance and the quick... 6,601 Views / 6 Replies  
Cool! Thanks for the assistance and the quick replies :thumbsup: :)

I am going to try and give MintPPC a shot, it seems simple enough. Thanks again.
Posted by Miniryu, on Jan 14, 2012 at 02:26 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Drat. Oh well. Thanks for the reply. What... 6,601 Views / 6 Replies  
Drat. Oh well. Thanks for the reply.

What about if I were to only run GNU programs? Is it possible to install GNU over Darwin (I think that's how it would work) or would it be easier to just do an...
Posted by Miniryu, on Jan 12, 2012 at 01:33 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Installing a Linux desktop environment in OS X 6,601 Views / 6 Replies  
So, I miss themes. Shapeshifter no longer works, and I get restless with using Aqua all the time. Initially I wanted to try dual installing Linux simply for the ability to customize my desktop...
Posted by Miniryu, on Dec 14, 2011 at 03:14 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Using Yahoo Messenger to video chat with an Android phone 1,234 Views / 0 Replies  
I've been searching for over 40 minutes here, in Android forums, the Apple support site and Yahoo's help section, and I haven't come across anyone with my specific situation. MacNN members have...
Posted by Miniryu, on Jan 15, 2011 at 04:04 PM, in Applications
I know that it will be my first iPhone. After... 16,346 Views / 677 Replies  
I know that it will be my first iPhone. After month of shopping around, comparing the various Droid devices and Palm offerings, I saw the iPhone 4 video. I knew immediately that this was the phone...
Posted by Miniryu, on Jun 16, 2010 at 05:16 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Well, I was able to fix my machine by doing an... 1,125 Views / 7 Replies  
Well, I was able to fix my machine by doing an Archive & Install of the OS. I kept the option to preserve users and network settings, and once I rebooted after the installation, everything worked as...
Posted by Miniryu, on Apr 30, 2010 at 04:04 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Okay, so I tried to create another user account... 1,125 Views / 7 Replies  
Okay, so I tried to create another user account (which I thought was an excellent idea), and it didn't work. Bummer.

The System Profiler will recognize my Ethernet Card (under the Network Tab) and...
Posted by Miniryu, on Apr 28, 2010 at 03:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Did something die in my iBook? It stopped connecting to the Internet 1,125 Views / 7 Replies  
I have an iBook G4 that stopped connecting to the Internet recently. This is bugging me, because I just bought a new hard drive and upgraded the RAM in September.

In my network settings, I am...
Posted by Miniryu, on Apr 27, 2010 at 02:16 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Okay, I feel dumb. I just ran DiskUtility and... 995 Views / 1 Replies  
Okay, I feel dumb. I just ran DiskUtility and repaired the file permissions. Problem solved. iWeb and GarageBand are still missing, but I figure they can just be reinstalled from the Software Install...
Posted by Miniryu, on Apr 12, 2010 at 05:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
On restart, Dock and Safari settings revert to default 995 Views / 1 Replies  
I've done a search and found similar issues, but none that address the issues I'm having.

I am having a problem with a Core 2 Duo MacBook running 10.4.11. I'm not the primary user of the computer,...
Posted by Miniryu, on Apr 12, 2010 at 03:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Twitter 3,172 Views / 65 Replies  
I think I'm the first one to enter via Twitter here. +1

Fox (livingsilver) on Twitter (http://twitter.com/livingsilver)
Posted by Miniryu, on Mar 1, 2010 at 03:29 AM, in Applications
True. Except that this thread is about enabling... 1,492 Views / 6 Replies  
True. Except that this thread is about enabling sync on Omniweb :P.

Still, Xmarks looks like a cool app, I'm glad it was shared.
Posted by Miniryu, on Feb 28, 2010 at 03:13 PM, in Applications
Oh yeah, huh? Ha ha, I didn't realize that. So... 1,492 Views / 6 Replies  
Oh yeah, huh? Ha ha, I didn't realize that. So technically Dropbox could be used to sync bookmarks between any browser. I love that program! I also love Omniweb, which is why I guess I want to make...
Posted by Miniryu, on Feb 26, 2010 at 08:21 PM, in Applications
Using Omniweb with Dropbox to sync bookmarks 1,492 Views / 6 Replies  
Hey, I did a search for this and I wasn't able to come up with any other solutions here or on the web.

My ultimate goal is to use the bookmark syncing feature on Omniweb 5. I don't have a .Mac...
Posted by Miniryu, on Feb 26, 2010 at 12:47 PM, in Applications
A little birdie told me that SL has a Special... 35,640 Views / 962 Replies  
A little birdie told me that SL has a Special Attack. :P

The only other new feature will be the ability to bake Flamin' Hot Cheetos at home.
Posted by Miniryu, on Mar 26, 2009 at 03:25 AM, in Mac OS X
I wasn't aware of this (the Whey thing), thanks. ... 1,867 Views / 107 Replies  
I wasn't aware of this (the Whey thing), thanks.
I thought athletes avoided soy because the isoflavones in it are so chemically similar to estrogen. Maybe that's the just the athletes that I train...
Posted by Miniryu, on Aug 15, 2008 at 05:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Calories from different sources are burned... 1,867 Views / 107 Replies  
Calories from different sources are burned differently, from what I have read. Unrefined plant calories burn less efficiently and a lot of energy is "wasted" and given off as heat rather than saved...
Posted by Miniryu, on Aug 15, 2008 at 04:51 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Not vegetarian, plant-based, unprocessed whole... 1,867 Views / 107 Replies  
Not vegetarian, plant-based, unprocessed whole grain diet. If you aren't eating cupcakes, drinking milk, eating white bread, hamburgers, steak, etc. and are eating loads of fiber, then yes. I dare...
Posted by Miniryu, on Aug 5, 2008 at 09:55 AM, in MacNN Lounge
First off, Horsepoo, many other countries in the... 1,867 Views / 107 Replies  
First off, Horsepoo, many other countries in the wold eat non-meat diets. These people are healthier and don't have the same diseased that Americans do: no cancer, no diabetes, no obesity.
So think...
Posted by Miniryu, on Aug 5, 2008 at 09:45 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Dude, put up a list or a link to a resource site.... 645 Views / 49 Replies  
Dude, put up a list or a link to a resource site. I'd love to write to my representative about this.

I travel with the mental health files of clients on my computer- one can lose their license to...
Posted by Miniryu, on Aug 5, 2008 at 08:40 AM, in MacNN Lounge
So just to explain things to the people out there... 1,867 Views / 107 Replies  
So just to explain things to the people out there who do not understand why plant-eaters do what they do, here are a list of the health benefits from eating a plant-based, unprocessed whole grain...
Posted by Miniryu, on Aug 5, 2008 at 08:22 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Umm... for most of human evolution we have been... 1,867 Views / 107 Replies  
Umm... for most of human evolution we have been plant eaters. We've recently adapted to eat other animals, but we can't get all of our nutrients eating animals alone in the same way that we can get...
Posted by Miniryu, on Aug 5, 2008 at 08:02 AM, in MacNN Lounge
No, this movie was definitely smart. At one point... 2,037 Views / 77 Replies  
No, this movie was definitely smart. At one point (when they first introduced the romantic sub-plot), I was wondering if they bit off more than they could chew. But no, in the end, Bird managed to...
Posted by Miniryu, on Jul 2, 2007 at 11:43 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It was a hypothetical example. The point is that... 1,243 Views / 61 Replies  
It was a hypothetical example. The point is that smaller class sizes make teachers more effective: research (and simple common sense) has shown that students learn better with more individual...
Posted by Miniryu, on Mar 27, 2007 at 06:01 PM, in MacNN Lounge
What do the statistics say? I'm pretty sure that... 1,878 Views / 89 Replies  
What do the statistics say? I'm pretty sure that pepperspray is just as effective as a firearm- rapists want an easy victim- resistance of any type is the best way to get away.
Also, I'm pretty sure...
Posted by Miniryu, on Mar 27, 2007 at 05:50 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Most elementary teachers these days hardly touch... 1,243 Views / 61 Replies  
Most elementary teachers these days hardly touch History, Science, Social Studies, Music, Art and even P.E. because they are too busy trying to boost math and english scores on the standardized...
Posted by Miniryu, on Mar 26, 2007 at 03:08 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm sure this has all been discussed in another... 813 Views / 48 Replies  
I'm sure this has all been discussed in another thread before, but how exactly is Harry Potter Satanism? Harry embodies Christian values, so how is Satanism involved?

If you are talking about a...
Posted by Miniryu, on Mar 22, 2007 at 10:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Not true. If it takes you half an hour to add 3... 1,424 Views / 64 Replies  
Not true. If it takes you half an hour to add 3 plus 3, but it only takes me 1 second, I am better at addition- regardless of the fact that we were both capable of producing the correct answer. Speed...
Posted by Miniryu, on Mar 21, 2007 at 03:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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