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I had a 3TB Seagate drive in an iMac that failed... 670 Views / 11 Replies  
I had a 3TB Seagate drive in an iMac that failed recently. Looks like I'm not alone.
Posted by waffffffle, on Feb 5, 2015 at 04:16 AM, in Tech News
Charlotte is not in the Triangle. Raleigh,... 151 Views / 4 Replies  
Charlotte is not in the Triangle. Raleigh, Durham, Cary and Chapel Hill. Charlotte is 4 hours away.
Posted by waffffffle, on Jan 24, 2015 at 03:03 PM, in Tech News
Flat file databases are a bad idea for multi-user... 1,187 Views / 9 Replies  
Flat file databases are a bad idea for multi-user applications, as I'm sure you're seeing. The ideal solution would be to make a server version that uses a MySQL database or at least have the...
Posted by waffffffle, on Feb 2, 2007 at 01:49 AM, in Mac OS X
Overall I like the new design. A few of the... 21,528 Views / 526 Replies  
Overall I like the new design. A few of the aforementioned tweaks to the spacing and colors would be nice but overall it is a nice upgrade.

The old theme looked like Infopop UBB from 1997.
Posted by waffffffle, on Feb 2, 2007 at 12:33 AM, in Feedback
Mac OS X does not support concurrent remote GUI... 1,187 Views / 9 Replies  
Mac OS X does not support concurrent remote GUI logins, a la MS Terminal Services. People have hacked up workarounds by using multiple users in OS X and setting up separate VNC ports for each user,...
Posted by waffffffle, on Feb 2, 2007 at 12:25 AM, in Mac OS X
It works for me. However I prefer to use... 959 Views / 9 Replies  
It works for me. However I prefer to use BluePhoneElite for this anyways.
Posted by waffffffle, on Jun 28, 2006 at 07:04 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Kill the power on the second screen. 710 Views / 10 Replies  
Kill the power on the second screen.
Posted by waffffffle, on Feb 3, 2006 at 12:26 AM, in Mac OS X
For ACSA level you get the books in the class. ... 464 Views / 6 Replies  
For ACSA level you get the books in the class. Over time they will be transitioning the textbook to the Mac OS X System Administration Reference...
Posted by waffffffle, on Feb 1, 2006 at 01:41 AM, in Mac OS X
http://training.apple.com 464 Views / 6 Replies  
http://training.apple.com
Posted by waffffffle, on Feb 1, 2006 at 12:22 AM, in Mac OS X
I have owned many many Macs over my lifetime, but... 1,113 Views / 57 Replies  
I have owned many many Macs over my lifetime, but my main Macs have been the following:
LC II
Performa 6400 200 MHz
iMac 233MHz Rev B
PowerBook G3 Pismo Silver (http://semaya.net/projects/pismo)...
Posted by waffffffle, on Jan 27, 2006 at 08:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The computer icon in the Finder still looks like... 813 Views / 13 Replies  
The computer icon in the Finder still looks like an iMac G4. That product was discontinued before the release of Tiger. I don't think Apple cares so much.
Posted by waffffffle, on Jan 19, 2006 at 12:55 AM, in Mac OS X
iChat uses AIM. Screen names are interoperable... 382 Views / 7 Replies  
iChat uses AIM. Screen names are interoperable (you can sign on using the AIM client with your .mac name and vice versa).
Posted by waffffffle, on Jan 11, 2006 at 05:18 AM, in Applications
You can rackmount G5 towers. VT did it to build... 926 Views / 13 Replies  
You can rackmount G5 towers. VT did it to build their supercomputer before G5 Xserves were available.
Posted by waffffffle, on Jan 11, 2006 at 04:17 AM, in Mac Desktops
Never underestimate the bandwidth of a station... 1,796 Views / 41 Replies  
Never underestimate the bandwidth of a station wagon full of tapes hurtling down the highway.
Posted by waffffffle, on Jan 10, 2006 at 03:57 AM, in Mac OS X
But for $30 I can buy a card that either isn't... 455 Views / 6 Replies  
But for $30 I can buy a card that either isn't officially G5-compatible or $25 for one that has sleep issues? This is unlikely to get resolved considering Apple only makes one computer model with...
Posted by waffffffle, on Jan 5, 2006 at 01:12 AM, in Mac Desktops
It's a bit frustrating that USB cards for PCs... 455 Views / 6 Replies  
It's a bit frustrating that USB cards for PCs cost $5 and they cost $30 for a Mac. All you're paying for there is drivers.
Posted by waffffffle, on Jan 4, 2006 at 03:33 PM, in Mac Desktops
USB Card for older G5? 455 Views / 6 Replies  
I have a first generation dual 2 GHz G5 and I have usb audio problems. I originally had an ADC monitor with USB ports and found that if I plug my Soundsticks into the monitor then I don't have any...
Posted by waffffffle, on Jan 3, 2006 at 11:53 PM, in Mac Desktops
Building your own Mac is not really a good idea. ... 2,134 Views / 15 Replies  
Building your own Mac is not really a good idea. If you want to do a custom project you're better off starting with a Mac mini and going from there.
Posted by waffffffle, on Dec 31, 2005 at 06:50 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Maybe I'm mistaken. I've owned 4 real digicams,... 472 Views / 6 Replies  
Maybe I'm mistaken. I've owned 4 real digicams, although three of them are Canon ELPH models and one is a noname one that my Grandmother bought off QVC. All do 3:4 ratio.
Posted by waffffffle, on Dec 27, 2005 at 02:43 AM, in Applications
I know that's what I should do. I'm just... 472 Views / 6 Replies  
I know that's what I should do. I'm just wondering what happens if I don't.

And why doesn't anyone offer 3:4 prints? That's what all cameras take nowadays and when I publish web galleries I...
Posted by waffffffle, on Dec 27, 2005 at 12:57 AM, in Applications
iPhoto prints question 472 Views / 6 Replies  
I have never ordered prints from iPhoto before and I am about to order 108. They are all 4x3 aspect ratio. iPhoto offers 4x6 prints. How does that come out? Will the pictures be cropped? Will...
Posted by waffffffle, on Dec 26, 2005 at 11:10 PM, in Applications
Some Macs can USB boot, some can't. There is no... 523 Views / 4 Replies  
Some Macs can USB boot, some can't. There is no official support for this so you have to just try out your Mac to see if it works.
Posted by waffffffle, on Dec 25, 2005 at 02:36 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Try Detour. 438 Views / 3 Replies  
Try Detour.
Posted by waffffffle, on Dec 22, 2005 at 01:43 PM, in Mac OS X
I'm having the Newsfire problem too. Yes, it... 574 Views / 6 Replies  
I'm having the Newsfire problem too. Yes, it doesn't validate. MacNN should fix this or I might have to subscribe to some other web site to get my Mac news. After 7 years of MacNN, now that I've...
Posted by waffffffle, on Dec 16, 2005 at 02:52 AM, in Feedback
Not possible. The iPod has no way of... 1,147 Views / 1 Replies  
Not possible. The iPod has no way of communicating battery life to the computer. You might want to request it as feedback to Apple since they would need to enable this kind of communication to...
Posted by waffffffle, on Dec 3, 2005 at 10:52 PM, in Applications
I used to like Entourage 2001. I had used them... 439 Views / 9 Replies  
I used to like Entourage 2001. I had used them all at one point but I used Outlook Express for about a year before moving over to Entourage, only to move over to Mail.app on OS X since Entourage X...
Posted by waffffffle, on Dec 3, 2005 at 05:24 PM, in Applications
Look at the location that it provides. That's... 499 Views / 10 Replies  
Look at the location that it provides. That's not a location. The server is spewing out garbage. I would find another registrar.
Posted by waffffffle, on Nov 30, 2005 at 02:18 AM, in Applications
I think this is your problem: comp:~ user$ curl... 499 Views / 10 Replies  
I think this is your problem:
comp:~ user$ curl -I http://eastcoastyachtclub.net/
HTTP/1.1 302 Moved Temporarily
Content-Length: 0
Location: /?ABCDEFGH
comp:~ user$
Posted by waffffffle, on Nov 29, 2005 at 08:10 PM, in Applications
Hmm. This seems like an interesting idea. i... 1,657 Views / 14 Replies  
Hmm. This seems like an interesting idea. i have a Mac plus that I gutted to turn into a Macquarium but never finished. I also have a Mac mini. It would be cool to put it inside. At my old job I...
Posted by waffffffle, on Nov 22, 2005 at 06:18 PM, in Hardware Hacking
8.6 added AFP IP client, which can connect to an... 1,601 Views / 29 Replies  
8.6 added AFP IP client, which can connect to an OS X AFP server. OS 9 added an extension that does AFP IP sharing so OS X clients can connect. Regardless, I would get classic off of your machines...
Posted by waffffffle, on Oct 15, 2005 at 06:45 PM, in Mac OS X
Note, this almost always works but there are... 513 Views / 8 Replies  
Note, this almost always works but there are exceptions. Often when Apple ships new hardware the OS on that hardware is a new build of the current OS version. An example of this is the new iBook...
Posted by waffffffle, on Sep 25, 2005 at 08:13 PM, in Mac OS X
Repartition the disk then drag the formatted... 455 Views / 9 Replies  
Repartition the disk then drag the formatted partition (the indented disk) from the left column into the destination field and it will work.
Posted by waffffffle, on Sep 10, 2005 at 01:17 AM, in Mac OS X
It comes with Adium, but I'm pretty sure that it... 572 Views / 12 Replies  
It comes with Adium, but I'm pretty sure that it prompts you for consent to specifically install growl. It's possible other apps bundle growl but I'm not sure. I wouldn't get rid of it though. ...
Posted by waffffffle, on Sep 10, 2005 at 01:13 AM, in Applications
I made a touch-screen music jukebox in college... 365 Views / 2 Replies  
I made a touch-screen music jukebox in college that used iTunes as a backend. I've been considering open-souring the code.

http://semaya.net/jukebox
Posted by waffffffle, on Sep 5, 2005 at 02:53 PM, in Applications
I had some issues with an HP AIO printer putting... 367 Views / 3 Replies  
I had some issues with an HP AIO printer putting its ugly icon in my dock upon every login of every user. I think it placed a file called loginwindow.plist in the /Library/Preferences folder. If...
Posted by waffffffle, on Sep 5, 2005 at 02:51 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I've been having a similar problem. It appears... 465 Views / 4 Replies  
I've been having a similar problem. It appears to work for a few minutes after restart and then stops. I need to restart to get it to work again.
Posted by waffffffle, on Aug 28, 2005 at 06:09 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I believe Apple charges tax online in all 50... 610 Views / 15 Replies  
I believe Apple charges tax online in all 50 states because they operate in every state (regardless as to whether or not there is a retail store in the state).
Posted by waffffffle, on Aug 25, 2005 at 10:36 PM, in Mac OS X
Apple doesn't offer updates for 10.2 anymore. If... 594 Views / 11 Replies  
Apple doesn't offer updates for 10.2 anymore. If I were to use it as a server I would use the third party apache installation packages. Also, AFP and QTSS are vastly improved since Jag.
Posted by waffffffle, on Aug 19, 2005 at 05:07 PM, in Mac OS X
I started this thread six months ago because the... 3,113 Views / 59 Replies  
I started this thread six months ago because the situation at the company that I was working at was one were I was trying to roll out more Macs and Finder-like FTP access was essential and budgetary...
Posted by waffffffle, on Jul 4, 2005 at 09:35 PM, in Mac OS X
I got the CD-ROM from a bondi iMac to work in my... 715 Views / 5 Replies  
I got the CD-ROM from a bondi iMac to work in my Pismo. So the DVD drive itself should function, but not the DVD Player app.
Posted by waffffffle, on Jul 4, 2005 at 09:11 PM, in Hardware Hacking
What other iTunes-related software do you have on... 1,146 Views / 7 Replies  
What other iTunes-related software do you have on your Mac? Many of those programs that let you control iTunes have bugs that cause them to continue polling iTunes, which relaunches it every time it...
Posted by waffffffle, on Jun 29, 2005 at 02:11 AM, in Applications
At my last company we moved from MS SQL to MySQL... 381 Views / 6 Replies  
At my last company we moved from MS SQL to MySQL with relative ease. There are lots of MySQL tools for Mac.
Posted by waffffffle, on Jun 21, 2005 at 09:44 PM, in Applications
I had Macs all through college, CS engineer at... 1,185 Views / 31 Replies  
I had Macs all through college, CS engineer at Princeton. The department is very unix-centric, but we were often required to be sure that I work compiled on the school's solaris servers. This only...
Posted by waffffffle, on Jun 17, 2005 at 12:48 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I have a T637 and a T610. Both work great with... 640 Views / 4 Replies  
I have a T637 and a T610. Both work great with iSync but they don't support syncing of Address Book pictures, which is my one gripe.

Also, I strongly recommend a T63x model over a T610. The...
Posted by waffffffle, on Jun 11, 2005 at 12:15 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Traveling to Greece, what do I need? 545 Views / 6 Replies  
I am going on vacation to Greece soon and I want to be able to stay in touch, particularly over email with work. I would like to bring my PowerBook with me but I am taking a cruise so I don't know...
Posted by waffffffle, on May 3, 2005 at 03:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It doesn't give you that popup if you log on from... 512 Views / 4 Replies  
It doesn't give you that popup if you log on from 2 locations that are on the same internet IP, meaning if you have a router in your house you can sign on from all your computers and not see that...
Posted by waffffffle, on Apr 21, 2005 at 08:44 PM, in Applications
If you take the hard drive out of the iMac and... 926 Views / 17 Replies  
If you take the hard drive out of the iMac and put it in a FireWire enclosure (about $40) you can use the assistant that runs when you first boot up the Mini. This will work fine with the mini on...
Posted by waffffffle, on Apr 17, 2005 at 09:06 PM, in Mac Desktops
Really? I have a T637 now (previously T610) and... 1,701 Views / 34 Replies  
Really? I have a T637 now (previously T610) and I am hoping to get a Treo 650 from work. I love these features and I would be pretty annoyed if I couldn't do all this stuff.

Do you have the...
Posted by waffffffle, on Apr 11, 2005 at 01:01 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Ha! I was the first person on my campus with any... 1,222 Views / 35 Replies  
Ha! I was the first person on my campus with any iPod, PERIOD! :P
Posted by waffffffle, on Apr 2, 2005 at 12:36 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I have an old Farallon EtherMac iPrint adapter... 1,022 Views / 22 Replies  
I have an old Farallon EtherMac iPrint adapter (equivalent of the Asante device) that I'm looking to get rid of. PM me if you're interested.
Posted by waffffffle, on Apr 2, 2005 at 12:03 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
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