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Well my portable is quite junky its not a svelte... 458 Views / 3 Replies  
Well my portable is quite junky its not a svelte 2.5in portable but a chunky 3.5in one. Besides your answer doesnt really help me. Also if I could afford a small bus powered one I would get it.
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Posted by tobes, on Jul 18, 2004 at 07:39 AM, in Mac OS X
Bask up for going away 458 Views / 3 Replies  
Hey all,

Im doing a semester worth of university exchange and I was wondering the best portable back up option. I have an external drive but dont wont to carry it with me.

I have an ibook with...
Posted by tobes, on Jul 17, 2004 at 12:48 AM, in Mac OS X
It was thanks. tobes 411 Views / 2 Replies  
It was thanks.

tobes
Posted by tobes, on Nov 11, 2003 at 01:13 AM, in Mac OS X
X11 help: urgent 411 Views / 2 Replies  
Hey guys,
My thesis is due in less than 30 hours (eep so much to do).

Anyway I keep getting errors when trying to use x11. I can use it fine for a while when I first open it but after say...
Posted by tobes, on Nov 10, 2003 at 07:51 PM, in Mac OS X
Im freaking out man 557 Views / 2 Replies  
I posted this under another thread of mine but thought it deserved its own thread the other thread is here: http://forums.macnn.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=180404



Well, I am waiting for a...
Posted by tobes, on Oct 7, 2003 at 04:52 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Oh F*&(^ 523 Views / 5 Replies  
Well, I am waiting for a new power supply to be deleivered under warranty and borrowed someone elses power adapter.

Anyway something very screwy is going on. I had it turned on and bumped it. I...
Posted by tobes, on Oct 7, 2003 at 04:12 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Is my computer f*&*&^ was (Power supply fubar'd?) 523 Views / 5 Replies  
Hey all,

I plugged my charger in this evening as I normally do and nothing happened. No charging no cool funky light thing around the plug nada. Anyway I replugged a couple of times and still...
Posted by tobes, on Oct 4, 2003 at 08:56 AM, in Mac Notebooks
HMmm I Have disconnected the HD and I have tried... 421 Views / 3 Replies  
HMmm I Have disconnected the HD and I have tried booting with several different boot cd's. The OS9 update disk wasn't recognised neither was an apple care disk. The latest Norton started booting, it...
Posted by tobes, on Jul 29, 2003 at 05:48 AM, in Mac Desktops
Beige G3 probs 421 Views / 3 Replies  
Hey all,

Having a few probs with my fathers G3 computer. It was working fine a few days ago and then the power cord was tripped on and now the computer wont boot at all. It gets to the HAppy mac...
Posted by tobes, on Jul 27, 2003 at 03:11 AM, in Mac Desktops
I could've sworn I had a look at gimp print and... 703 Views / 6 Replies  
I could've sworn I had a look at gimp print and it didnt have drivers for it. I guess Ill have to have another look.

tobes
Posted by tobes, on Jun 29, 2003 at 10:30 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Ive got an ML-1210 and I agree it is so f!**ng... 703 Views / 6 Replies  
Ive got an ML-1210 and I agree it is so f!**ng slow under os X. Like 3 minutes to print a page. But under os 9 it would spit out 10 or so pages a minute. Its ridiculous.

Any body got any ideas on...
Posted by tobes, on Jun 29, 2003 at 07:24 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
How about NTFS? Can OSX handle reading and... 596 Views / 7 Replies  
How about NTFS? Can OSX handle reading and writing to/from an NTFS formatted disk?

tobes
Posted by tobes, on Jun 11, 2003 at 06:49 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
What format for external HD? 596 Views / 7 Replies  
Hey all,

Ive just put a 120Gb HD into an external firewire/usb case. Now I want to be able to move the data between PCs running winXP and macs running osX what format would you guys recommend for...
Posted by tobes, on Jun 9, 2003 at 08:25 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I just like to use Lyx of course Im just to lazy... 2,915 Views / 33 Replies  
I just like to use Lyx of course Im just to lazy to work out the background of all the TeX stuff.

I think the editor is great, just get it off fink.

tobes
Posted by tobes, on May 12, 2003 at 08:43 AM, in Applications
well I was going to do all that, when I noticed... 718 Views / 5 Replies  
well I was going to do all that, when I noticed that the drive was ticking and making other such dieing type sounds. So it is getting replaced. Then I will throw OS X on the system anyway.

tobes
Posted by tobes, on Apr 8, 2003 at 03:22 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Troubles with OS9 and Norton 718 Views / 5 Replies  
Hey guys

Im having some troubles with my mothers computer (gah... Parents should not be let near computers.. anyway). It wouldn't boot (well it would boot get to the point of loading the clock...
Posted by tobes, on Apr 6, 2003 at 07:03 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Hey guys, I just whipped this up Im not sure... 481 Views / 9 Replies  
Hey guys,

I just whipped this up Im not sure its the best way of doing it but it works. Well it seems to.

Now I just need to know how to get it to run say every minute. Where are the CRON...
Posted by tobes, on Mar 31, 2003 at 06:23 AM, in Team MacNN
Hmm I guess I'll look into is it a bit closer.... 481 Views / 9 Replies  
Hmm I guess I'll look into is it a bit closer. I'll have a look at the API's when i get a chance and might right a little program to do it.

tobes
Posted by tobes, on Mar 30, 2003 at 05:40 AM, in Team MacNN
Yeah is *SHOULD* work. But it doesnt detect it... 616 Views / 5 Replies  
Yeah is *SHOULD* work. But it doesnt detect it properly it just says that a default VGA monitor is connected. It is one of the new 12.1 ibook 800's.

tobes
Posted by tobes, on Mar 30, 2003 at 05:37 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Running FAH only when on mains power? 481 Views / 9 Replies  
Hey all

I want to get some distributed computing stuff (probably FAH as I have SETI running on 2 computers already at home) running on my iBook but I really only want it to be running when I am...
Posted by tobes, on Mar 27, 2003 at 08:33 PM, in Team MacNN
Running something only when on mains 264 Views / 1 Replies  
Hey all

I want to get some distributed computing stuff running on my iBook but I really only want it to be running when I am on mains power as the calculations really chew through batteries. Is...
Posted by tobes, on Mar 27, 2003 at 06:51 PM, in Mac OS X
Connection to TV 616 Views / 5 Replies  
Hey guys,


Does anybody know of a way that the output on the video adaptor can be forced to be say PAL at 50Hz and a certian resolution. I am sick of having to reboot my iBook whenever I want it...
Posted by tobes, on Mar 27, 2003 at 06:45 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Problems with Secure web site connection 249 Views / 0 Replies  
hey all,

I am using my ibook at uni and I can not connect to secure sites, I can do whatever I want on non-secure sites. PC's running the same settings can run secure sites fine. I have talked to...
Posted by tobes, on Feb 24, 2003 at 01:55 AM, in Mac OS X
2. I want to be able to mount the cdrw to use it... 571 Views / 9 Replies  
2. I want to be able to mount the cdrw to use it like another disk. For example to back up documents etc.

Also how do i rewrite onto a disk that has already been used.

tobes
Posted by tobes, on Feb 10, 2003 at 05:26 AM, in Mac OS X
Burning CD's 571 Views / 9 Replies  
Hey all,

I just have a few q's about cd burning on my ibook.

1. If I just burn them from the finder will they be readable in a pc?

2. Is it possible to get a cd-rw disk to mount like and act...
Posted by tobes, on Feb 9, 2003 at 09:53 PM, in Mac OS X
I just installed kisMAC on my computer and the... 749 Views / 11 Replies  
I just installed kisMAC on my computer and the nosleep option works great. I have used it closed and ran it for several hours running closed playing music. It wasnt even warm after this. I dont...
Posted by tobes, on Feb 6, 2003 at 07:29 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Itunes playing files from server 336 Views / 1 Replies  
Hey all,
I am having a bit of trouble with my brand spanking new Ibook. I cant seem to get itunes to add songs to its playlist that are on my server which is running mandrake 8.1 and has Samba...
Posted by tobes, on Jan 8, 2003 at 11:13 PM, in Mac OS X
Has anyone got this working with pcs as well as... 2,182 Views / 66 Replies  
Has anyone got this working with pcs as well as macs?

tobes
Posted by tobes, on Nov 27, 2002 at 09:04 AM, in Mac OS X
No one has any idea? Come on people. ... 588 Views / 1 Replies  
No one has any idea?

Come on people.

tobes
Posted by tobes, on Nov 15, 2002 at 09:51 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Help needed with itunes and Dave 588 Views / 1 Replies  
Hey all,
I am having file problems with itunes. I have a server/filewall connected to a network in my house, it is running mandrake 8.2 and has the samba server running.
I can load songs into the...
Posted by tobes, on Nov 10, 2002 at 06:34 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
 
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