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% pstat -T 444/12288 files 10830 vnodes ... 1,019 Views / 3 Replies  
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swapmode is not (yet) available under MachI don't see any way to obtain that info with the ps command.
Posted by sjk, on Sep 30, 2005 at 07:37 PM, in Mac OS X
directory (in)visibility 4,340 Views / 85 Replies  
I've thought about making the iTunes and iPhoto Library folders in ~/Music and ~/Pictures invisible on a few novice users' systems to make it harder for them to accidentally mess around in those...
Posted by sjk, on Sep 25, 2005 at 04:48 PM, in Mac OS X
FYI, in case it hasn't been mentioned: Blank... 36,549 Views / 248 Replies  
FYI, in case it hasn't been mentioned:

Blank DVD Media Quality Guide (http://www.digitalfaq.com/media/dvdmedia.htm)
Posted by sjk, on Jul 23, 2005 at 11:39 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: 8x burn speeds. Using Toast, burns have been... 36,549 Views / 248 Replies  
Re: 8x burn speeds. Using Toast, burns have been between 9-10 minutes total (on either burner and system), including writing the lead-in/out. I usually verify (definitely with data burns), which...
Posted by sjk, on Jul 4, 2005 at 07:11 PM, in Mac Notebooks
This older post caught my attention while... 36,549 Views / 248 Replies  
This older post caught my attention while browsing through this thread:
Some Fuji-branded 8x media I bought last year last year has ProdiscF01 media ID. Prodisc-branded media is categorized as...
Posted by sjk, on Jul 4, 2005 at 07:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
After upgrading to Tiger I'm getting that error... 650 Views / 1 Replies  
After upgrading to Tiger I'm getting that error whenever using Duplicate (command-D shortcut) on a mounted disk image in Finder. And after the error the volume can't be unmounted. And other mounted...
Posted by sjk, on May 15, 2005 at 02:04 AM, in Mac Notebooks
AFAIK there's no official public beta of Skype... 21,417 Views / 88 Replies  
AFAIK there's no official public beta of Skype for OS X yet. Check the Skype forum for more info.
Posted by sjk, on Aug 10, 2004 at 12:32 AM, in Applications
Re: Skype Rocks 21,417 Views / 88 Replies  
Too late for the first round. From toivo on the Skype forum::(
Posted by sjk, on May 25, 2004 at 10:08 PM, in Applications
Nice dock, Krusty (or Krusetaz, as my German wife... 1,060 Views / 19 Replies  
Nice dock, Krusty (or Krusetaz, as my German wife says :D)).

I repartitioned with ~25GB "system" (journaled) and ~125GB "media" (unjournaled) slices. Two partitions is fine for a single-drive...
Posted by sjk, on May 24, 2004 at 11:22 PM, in Mac Desktops
Re: Re: Re: LCD = blurry 3,697 Views / 34 Replies  
And /System/Library/ColorSync/Profiles/

Calibration & ColorSync stuff became clear(er) after reading Krusty's explanation in the eMac benchies thread.
Posted by sjk, on May 23, 2004 at 08:19 PM, in Mac Desktops
Re: eMac 1.25 feedback & "mini review" 1,060 Views / 19 Replies  
Only place I know offhand is Americal.com (http://www.americal.com/) for bulks purchases, which I bookmarked after seeing it mentioned in iDVD Part 2 (MacInTouch Reader Report)...
Posted by sjk, on May 22, 2004 at 11:48 PM, in Mac Desktops
Okie dokie. Enjoy the shortcuts. Seems like... 630 Views / 10 Replies  
Okie dokie. Enjoy the shortcuts. Seems like lately I'm discovering a new one every day. Wish there was a definitive, up-to-date list of 'em for both the OS and popular apps being kept somewhere. ...
Posted by sjk, on May 22, 2004 at 01:19 AM, in Mac Desktops
Re: eMac 1.25 feedback & "mini review" 1,060 Views / 19 Replies  
That's what I needed to know... thanks![/b]sRGB Profile is a tiny bit less bright than eMac and Generic RGB Profile is sort of "washy" brighter. I'll fiddle with this stuff more when I haven't...
Posted by sjk, on May 22, 2004 at 01:09 AM, in Mac Desktops
Gosh, did you see the :) at the end of my... 630 Views / 10 Replies  
Gosh, did you see the :) at the end of my comment? If this was the wrong subforum to post about this I was as guilty as you. :D

Thanks for the defensive reaction to that one remark rather than...
Posted by sjk, on May 21, 2004 at 07:50 PM, in Mac Desktops
eMac 1.25 feedback & "mini review" 1,060 Views / 19 Replies  
What resolution are you using? I wouldn't call mine "crisp" running @ 1280x960, compared with the 1024x768 LCD display on my 12" G3 iBook. I'm satisfied with the brightness. Do you know where...
Posted by sjk, on May 21, 2004 at 07:45 PM, in Mac Desktops
Re: LCD = blurry 3,697 Views / 34 Replies  
Like the 1024x768 is on my 12" G3 iBook. :)

If anything, the CRT on my new eMac looks a bit blurry in comparison @ 1280x960, partly because of the 72Hz refresh rate I'm guessing. I'd like to try...
Posted by sjk, on May 21, 2004 at 06:16 PM, in Mac Desktops
command-M 630 Views / 10 Replies  
Note that command-M isn't universal in all applications. Two I use that immediately come to mind are Mulberry and SplashID. In Mulberry it's the shortcut for Send (to send a message), which can be...
Posted by sjk, on May 21, 2004 at 06:02 PM, in Mac Desktops
exploit fiasco 63,202 Views / 607 Replies  
Yet sometimes people react as if Apple is in some kind of vacuum about security issues discussed around the 'net. If I believed they could be that out-of-touch I wouldn't be using their products. ;)...
Posted by sjk, on May 21, 2004 at 05:42 PM, in Mac OS X
RCDefaultApp 63,202 Views / 607 Replies  
In case no one's already mentioned it, RCDefaultApp (http://www.rubicode.com/Software/RCDefaultApp/) has a "<disable>" option for associating different URL schemes with a DoNothing app.
Posted by sjk, on May 20, 2004 at 06:35 PM, in Mac OS X
Poll: Re: thing of the past 5,412 Views / 36 Replies  
That's what I've read from trustable sources and it was an important consideration in my choice to buy one.
Posted by sjk, on May 16, 2004 at 02:32 AM, in Mac Desktops
Poll: Ahh, thanks for the clue to notice the Geometry... 5,412 Views / 36 Replies  
Ahh, thanks for the clue to notice the Geometry settings under Display preferences. I missed 'em when I bumped the resolution up to 1280x960. Wish the refresh rate were higher at that res since...
Posted by sjk, on May 15, 2004 at 06:10 AM, in Mac Desktops
Re: tab bar vs. tab drawer 52,007 Views / 937 Replies  
I don't see those as unresolvable issues. OmniGroup programmers seem clever enough. :)Are you suggesting cycling through windows, which is unnecessary when using a horizontal tab bar to directly...
Posted by sjk, on Feb 23, 2004 at 08:00 PM, in Applications
tab bar vs. tab drawer 52,007 Views / 937 Replies  
Using a smaller width tab drawer (thumbnail or list view) makes pages less immediately identifiable than with Safari's tab bar (given a six tab per window limit, as mentioned in John Siracusa's...
Posted by sjk, on Feb 22, 2004 at 04:55 PM, in Applications
Re: Re: status bar 52,007 Views / 937 Replies  
I can't test OW5 right now but I think you're right that its status bar link behavior reporting is slightly less informative than Safari's. I guess that's something we're both missing. :)
Posted by sjk, on Feb 18, 2004 at 08:42 PM, in Applications
status bar 52,007 Views / 937 Replies  
jcb9:

If View->Show->Status Bar is activated (command-\ toggles it) you'll see the info you're looking for in the status bar at the bottom of windows, similar to Safari.
Posted by sjk, on Feb 18, 2004 at 04:47 AM, in Applications
it's ready when it's ready 52,007 Views / 937 Replies  
Hopefully there's still something more interesting to discuss than the ridiculously redundant "when's the next OW5 beta?" topic. I don't know anyone who likes being "pestered" so much about...
Posted by sjk, on Feb 16, 2004 at 05:28 PM, in Applications
Bet you'll wonder how you got along without using... 52,007 Views / 937 Replies  
Bet you'll wonder how you got along without using those keys for window scrolling/paging, etc. Consider yourself uncrippled now. :)

Btw, page-up/down and home/end keys don't work for scrolling in...
Posted by sjk, on Feb 7, 2004 at 02:15 PM, in Applications
Switching to the next/previous tab after... 52,007 Views / 937 Replies  
Switching to the next/previous tab after scrolling off the bottom/top of a page could have a preference setting.

Most people won't anticipate the current behavior and those who don't immediately...
Posted by sjk, on Feb 6, 2004 at 08:51 PM, in Applications
Yep, that would be convenient. I'd also like... 52,007 Views / 937 Replies  
Yep, that would be convenient.

I'd also like some status on what's blocked. For example, the PithHelmet preference tab in Safari displays:

Blocking 13881 of 210921 URLs (6.58%)

Btw, OW5...
Posted by sjk, on Feb 4, 2004 at 03:45 PM, in Applications
Re: Re: ad blocking 52,007 Views / 937 Replies  
Hmm, that only partially works for me. On the same page some ads are blocked (with the empty image+link filler box) and others aren't. Not as simple and effective as PithHelmet. :(

Thanks,...
Posted by sjk, on Feb 3, 2004 at 11:23 PM, in Applications
OW5 tabs 52,007 Views / 937 Replies  
There should be some way to quickly identify tabs when using a relatively small drawer (e.g. while minimizing "drawer-wasted" space on my 1024x768 iBook display). Wrapping long tab labels in such a...
Posted by sjk, on Feb 3, 2004 at 11:06 PM, in Applications
ad blocking 52,007 Views / 937 Replies  
Thanks for considering that. It would be great since many sites look fine filtered that way with PithHelmet in Safari.

Btw, I'm having some trouble and confusion with ad blocking in OW5:

For a...
Posted by sjk, on Feb 3, 2004 at 09:55 PM, in Applications
I use command-. and command-R shortcut to avoid... 52,007 Views / 937 Replies  
I use command-. and command-R shortcut to avoid the issue with Safari's combined stop/reload button.
Posted by sjk, on Feb 3, 2004 at 09:05 PM, in Applications
You can use PithHelmet to disable GIF animations... 52,007 Views / 937 Replies  
You can use PithHelmet to disable GIF animations in Safari.
Posted by sjk, on Feb 3, 2004 at 08:41 PM, in Applications
Crashing when quitting happened more often after... 52,007 Views / 937 Replies  
Crashing when quitting happened more often after I configured Workspaces.
Posted by sjk, on Feb 3, 2004 at 07:14 PM, in Applications
I've often wished more software companies posted... 73,335 Views / 787 Replies  
I've often wished more software companies posted lists of commonly reported bugs, problems, and feature requests so people could check them first (time permitting) before submitting redundant...
Posted by sjk, on Jan 30, 2004 at 03:08 AM, in Applications
Sticky: (Free|Donation)ware: Emacs (carbonized... 189,308 Views / 553 Replies  
(Free|Donation)ware:

Emacs (carbonized version)
MenuMeters
On My Command
PithHelmet and Sogudi (for Safari)
SoundSource
TinkerTool

Shareware/Commercial:
Posted by sjk, on Jan 13, 2004 at 03:38 AM, in Applications
The only reason? For anybody? :hmm: Big... 73,335 Views / 787 Replies  
The only reason? For anybody? :hmm:

Big reasons I use Safari are for speed, stability, AutoFill, and Keychain support. PithHelmet and Sogudi are much appreciated extras, too.

i_wolf: The...
Posted by sjk, on Jan 13, 2004 at 03:14 AM, in Applications
I use F1-F6 for switching desktops with CodeTek... 73,335 Views / 787 Replies  
I use F1-F6 for switching desktops with CodeTek Virtual Desktop and really don't want to be forced to change those just for compatibility with OW5 workspace shortcuts. I'm sure I won't be the only...
Posted by sjk, on Jan 12, 2004 at 06:56 PM, in Applications
There's some info about PowerStep on Apple's... 235 Views / 15 Replies  
There's some info about PowerStep on Apple's developer pages. Funny, I'm sure I read something specifically about it for the new 800MHz TiBook a few days ago, but now I can't find it anywhere on...
Posted by sjk, on May 8, 2002 at 07:58 PM, in Mac OS X
Thanks for the example... I now see what I was... 526 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks for the example... I now see what I was missing trying to make that work earlier. :)
Posted by sjk, on May 8, 2002 at 06:23 PM, in Mac OS X
Not sure you can do it with AppleScript (I'm slow... 526 Views / 5 Replies  
Not sure you can do it with AppleScript (I'm slow to learn it), but you can use .term files to open windows with the layout and other attributes you want. Easiest way to do that is set up windows as...
Posted by sjk, on May 8, 2002 at 05:03 PM, in Mac OS X
[Originally posted by moki: If you want even... 506 Views / 16 Replies  
[Originally posted by moki:
If you want even more technical info, you can try the dig command, ...]

And for more compact info, try host:

macosx@aura% host www.vv.com (http://www.vv.com)...
Posted by sjk, on May 7, 2002 at 10:04 PM, in Applications
[Originally posted by moki: If you want even... 364 Views / 13 Replies  
[Originally posted by moki:
If you want even more technical info, you can try the dig command, ...]

And for more compact info, try host:

macosx@aura% host www.vv.com (http://www.vv.com)...
Posted by sjk, on May 7, 2002 at 10:04 PM, in Mac OS X
How are pre-X labels implemented? My guess is... 325 Views / 20 Replies  
How are pre-X labels implemented? My guess is that you won't see file labels and other abstractions in X until some of the long-term issues with forks/metadata are resolved (e.g. migration from...
Posted by sjk, on May 7, 2002 at 08:56 PM, in Mac OS X
Not to stray OT, but can someone explain where... 766 Views / 12 Replies  
Not to stray OT, but can someone explain where file comments are stored, and are there command-line utilities to modify/view them ({G,S}etFileInfo aren't it) instead of using Finder Show Info? ...
Posted by sjk, on May 3, 2002 at 02:15 AM, in Mac OS X
As do curl and wget. :) 483 Views / 38 Replies  
As do curl and wget. :)
Posted by sjk, on Apr 30, 2002 at 06:29 AM, in Mac OS X
Glad that worked. :cool: I'm sure there are... 352 Views / 4 Replies  
Glad that worked. :cool: I'm sure there are Finder bugs that cause it to get confused, especially when AppleScript is involved.

Strings in Finder's version.plist claims it's still at version...
Posted by sjk, on Apr 30, 2002 at 06:24 AM, in Mac OS X
TransparentDock was stubbornly insistent about... 284 Views / 11 Replies  
TransparentDock was stubbornly insistent about not getting past the password prompting when I tried it a few months ago. :(
Posted by sjk, on Apr 30, 2002 at 05:47 AM, in Mac OS X
Use links or lynx? ;) 259 Views / 8 Replies  
Use links or lynx? ;)
Posted by sjk, on Apr 30, 2002 at 05:43 AM, in Mac OS X
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