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Homebrew looks good. But just to be clear here...... 660 Views / 10 Replies  
Homebrew looks good. But just to be clear here... are you suggesting that I reinstalled Apache2 with Homebrew? Wouldn't I need to do that to get the standard (non-Apple) apache directory structure? I...
Posted by Zoom, on Oct 27, 2014 at 02:46 PM, in Developer Center
If they really sandbox everything, then that... 660 Views / 10 Replies  
If they really sandbox everything, then that might work. I actually don't want apache1 - I want to update. I'm used to apache, and haven't had much trouble with it.

How difficult is it to install...
Posted by Zoom, on Oct 25, 2014 at 01:18 PM, in Developer Center
Well, here's why I like to try to stick with... 660 Views / 10 Replies  
Well, here's why I like to try to stick with Apple's way. First, the UI tools can be nice, and frankly over the years I've come to get really tired of hand-editing arcane .conf files. Second, because...
Posted by Zoom, on Oct 25, 2014 at 01:06 PM, in Developer Center
Yes, I could do my own thing... but I've found in... 660 Views / 10 Replies  
Yes, I could do my own thing... but I've found in the past that I prefer to do it Apple's way, when I can. And I would just like to understand it. There has to be some sense to it. You'd think there...
Posted by Zoom, on Oct 24, 2014 at 07:47 PM, in Developer Center
web site files and URLs in Mavericks 660 Views / 10 Replies  
This may be the wrong forum, but not sure where else to put it.

I had a custom web site for an internal work tool I wrote. It's a series of CGI/perl files that processes some log files for easier...
Posted by Zoom, on Oct 24, 2014 at 05:46 PM, in Developer Center
Sorry, just saw these... for some reason I didn't... 539 Views / 6 Replies  
Sorry, just saw these... for some reason I didn't get notified about the replies.

I use DD-WRT. All I can find is "filter multicast" under "Block WAN requests". This should be a LAN-side setting,...
Posted by Zoom, on Sep 3, 2014 at 10:04 PM, in Networking
printer sharing not working, wake on network access fail? 539 Views / 6 Replies  
I'm just digging into this for the first time, but this has been bugging me for a while. I have a 2013 iMac running the latest Mavericks. I have two printers shared on this computer - one USB (Canon...
Posted by Zoom, on Aug 28, 2014 at 10:37 PM, in Networking
I've looked around in iTunes (Mac) and on the... 983 Views / 5 Replies  
I've looked around in iTunes (Mac) and on the settings of the iPhone and can't see anything like that. Good idea, but can't find it.
Posted by Zoom, on Jan 25, 2014 at 05:55 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Before this iPhone, my daughter had an iPod... 983 Views / 5 Replies  
Before this iPhone, my daughter had an iPod Touch. I'm 95% sure that I had restrictions turned on there, too, but the behavior was different. If she wanted an app, she could ask me to buy it - and...
Posted by Zoom, on Jan 25, 2014 at 08:41 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
daughter's iPhone requiring iTunes password for free, purchased apps 983 Views / 5 Replies  
My daughter has an iPhone and I've enabled parental controls, to limit the apps and such to age-appropriate stuff. Something seems to have changed with iOS 7 (or maybe I somehow changed a setting...
Posted by Zoom, on Jan 24, 2014 at 11:50 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
network SMB drive constantly "not found", requiring umnount/remount 202 Views / 0 Replies  
I'm on the latest Mavericks. I've got a fairly new iMac (1 yr old). I've got an unRAID server (v4.5.4) called "tower" with a shared folder called "media" that I mount via SMB. It's where I store my...
Posted by Zoom, on Jan 23, 2014 at 08:45 PM, in Mac OS X
Another question... my Onkyo SR705 has both HDMI... 345 Views / 12 Replies  
Another question... my Onkyo SR705 has both HDMI in and component in... but as I recall, the best you can get is 480p if you let the receiver convert HDMI to component... but reading my manual, it's...
Posted by Zoom, on Dec 9, 2013 at 05:40 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Soooo.... you're saying I should buy one quickly? 345 Views / 12 Replies  
Soooo.... you're saying I should buy one quickly?
Posted by Zoom, on Dec 9, 2013 at 05:22 PM, in MacNN Lounge
No, not DRM'd files. Unless there's some de-DRM... 345 Views / 12 Replies  
No, not DRM'd files. Unless there's some de-DRM plugin for Handbrake that I'm not aware of. If not for DRM, I could play them with XBMC without modification.
Posted by Zoom, on Dec 9, 2013 at 12:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Nevermind... I got the message, Shaddim, thanks! ... 345 Views / 12 Replies  
Nevermind... I got the message, Shaddim, thanks!

So... as I said earlier, I didn't think it was feasible to convert HDMI to component because HDCP (the protocol that restricts devices for DRM...
Posted by Zoom, on Dec 9, 2013 at 12:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
@Shaddim... where? I don't see a link. HD... 345 Views / 12 Replies  
@Shaddim... where? I don't see a link.

HD Fury is $250 - that much I've figured out. I could get a new AV receiver and AppleTV for not much more than that (might be a refurb). I'm actually...
Posted by Zoom, on Dec 9, 2013 at 11:23 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Can't liberate my iTunes movies 345 Views / 12 Replies  
iTunes had a killer deal on Harry Potter a while back... I bought all 8 movies in HD for $10! It was unreal.

However, now I'm stuck. I have two Apple TVs for watching iTunes in my living room and...
Posted by Zoom, on Dec 8, 2013 at 07:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You can download Canvas 9 and use it in demo... 2,955 Views / 5 Replies  
You can download Canvas 9 and use it in demo mode. This worked for me. You can get it here:

http://files.acdsystems.com/english/deneba/cv9/mac/eng/canvas904macenesd04/canvas904_esd.bin
...
Posted by Zoom, on Aug 9, 2011 at 07:43 PM, in Applications
Just tried it... didn't work. Good idea, though,... 2,955 Views / 5 Replies  
Just tried it... didn't work. Good idea, though, I had forgotten about GC.
Posted by Zoom, on Aug 7, 2011 at 09:15 PM, in Applications
how can I view/convert old Deneba Canvas files? 2,955 Views / 5 Replies  
I have some old files in Canvas format, and I'd like to somehow convert them to anything usable. I'd be happy with a decent JPEG, but it would be even better if I could get a Photoshop-compatible...
Posted by Zoom, on Aug 7, 2011 at 07:01 PM, in Applications
Quick update... I've gotten no reply on the Apple... 1,507 Views / 12 Replies  
Quick update... I've gotten no reply on the Apple forum. So at this point I'm probably just going to have to create new accounts for them and hope this doesn't happen again. If it does... I may...
Posted by Zoom, on Apr 8, 2011 at 09:20 AM, in Mac OS X
I'm not saying it's not a legitimate... 1,507 Views / 12 Replies  
I'm not saying it's not a legitimate troubleshooting technique - it gives you a clue as to what might be wrong, but it doesn't tell you exactly what's wrong. So, if you don't know what's really...
Posted by Zoom, on Apr 1, 2011 at 06:44 PM, in Mac OS X
I opened a thread on Apple's support forums for... 1,507 Views / 12 Replies  
I opened a thread on Apple's support forums for this. There's more info there if you care to read it.

Apple - Support - Discussions - Parental Controls now blocking all HTTP ......
Posted by Zoom, on Apr 1, 2011 at 11:23 AM, in Mac OS X
Well, I can see the logic here, but honestly I... 1,507 Views / 12 Replies  
Well, I can see the logic here, but honestly I shouldn't have to do that. I don't want to have to do this every time it fails. I'd much rather figure out how to fix it.
Posted by Zoom, on Apr 1, 2011 at 10:22 AM, in Mac OS X
I may have to try that, Mac Write - it's back to... 1,507 Views / 12 Replies  
I may have to try that, Mac Write - it's back to not working again. This is VERY frustrating. I tried the trick that I thought fixed it last time (removing restrictions and adding them back), and...
Posted by Zoom, on Mar 25, 2011 at 12:28 PM, in Mac OS X
Maybe... I would think a newer format would be... 5,216 Views / 11 Replies  
Maybe... I would think a newer format would be better.

When I did "get info" on the two pics, the "bad" one had no color profile listed; the "good" one did (RGB). That was my final clue, along...
Posted by Zoom, on Mar 19, 2011 at 05:46 PM, in Applications
Okay, I figured out a workaround, and probably... 5,216 Views / 11 Replies  
Okay, I figured out a workaround, and probably figured out the problem. These pictures have no color profile associated with them. Apparently, iPhoto can't deal with that (which is stupid). This...
Posted by Zoom, on Mar 19, 2011 at 05:22 PM, in Applications
Will that file upload work? I'm not sure if... 5,216 Views / 11 Replies  
Will that file upload work? I'm not sure if TinyPic alters the images at all. If that doesn't work, how else should I upload the samples? Or where can I host the raw files?

Again - the issue...
Posted by Zoom, on Mar 17, 2011 at 09:24 PM, in Applications
Sorry, folks... been busy. Here are the two... 5,216 Views / 11 Replies  
Sorry, folks... been busy. Here are the two pics. The first one is raw, no changes. The second is rotated. The first one fails to load, the second one loads. I copied both to my desktop for...
Posted by Zoom, on Mar 17, 2011 at 09:22 PM, in Applications
I meant that the scanner (with the SD card in it)... 5,216 Views / 11 Replies  
I meant that the scanner (with the SD card in it) shows up on the desktop as an external drive. It doesn't show up in iPhoto, though I can "import" and see it - though this fails the same way.

I...
Posted by Zoom, on Mar 14, 2011 at 11:08 PM, in Applications
iPhoto won't import scanned JPG: unrecognized format 5,216 Views / 11 Replies  
I've Googled around on this, and haven't found a satisfactory answer.

I just got a new PanDigital SCN02 portable photo scanner. It has an SD card in it, and when you hook it up to your Mac, it...
Posted by Zoom, on Mar 14, 2011 at 06:51 PM, in Applications
I have not made any recent changes to my router. ... 1,507 Views / 12 Replies  
I have not made any recent changes to my router. Yes, actually, email does work. But like I said, using Network Utility, I can do ping, lookup and traceroute. It appears to be only HTTP traffic. ...
Posted by Zoom, on Mar 14, 2011 at 05:55 PM, in Mac OS X
Update... I was actually able to do trace route... 1,507 Views / 12 Replies  
Update... I was actually able to do trace route from my daughter's account, it just took a long time. (It took a long time for a complete trace on my admin account, too - appeared to be the same.)
...
Posted by Zoom, on Mar 12, 2011 at 11:05 PM, in Mac OS X
accounts with Parental Controls can't access web at all 1,507 Views / 12 Replies  
Somewhere in the last month or so, my two daughters' Mac OSX accounts have all of a sudden had problems connecting to the internet. Originally, I had their Safari applications locked down hard -...
Posted by Zoom, on Mar 11, 2011 at 05:16 PM, in Mac OS X
Thanks, folks. 976 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanks, folks.
Posted by Zoom, on Mar 11, 2011 at 05:04 PM, in Applications
Just to be clear... you're saying that if someone... 976 Views / 6 Replies  
Just to be clear... you're saying that if someone hacks my gmail account and deletes everything, that if I then launch Mail, all my stuff will still be there?

If so, is there a way to push my...
Posted by Zoom, on Mar 4, 2011 at 05:52 PM, in Applications
gmail backup with Apple's Mail 976 Views / 6 Replies  
I don't often use Mail to view my gmail stuff, but I use it sometimes. I was under the impression that by doing so, I'm making local backups of my gmail. Is that true? I mean, I definitely have a...
Posted by Zoom, on Mar 4, 2011 at 04:50 PM, in Applications
I would love a better trackpad driver. I would... 2,142 Views / 8 Replies  
I would love a better trackpad driver. I would like to make it less sensitive or disable it completely when there's a mouse or when I'm typing. But whatever driver I have now ("Apple...
Posted by Zoom, on Jan 27, 2011 at 09:00 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
I suppose this is because the drivers changes... 2,142 Views / 8 Replies  
I suppose this is because the drivers changes often enough that they want you to have the latest. And if they're smart, they would taylor the drivers to the machine you're on (which the Boot Camp...
Posted by Zoom, on Jan 27, 2011 at 02:50 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Nevermind... my Snow Leopard installer (retail)... 2,142 Views / 8 Replies  
Nevermind... my Snow Leopard installer (retail) had Bootcamp 3.0 on it. Hopefully this will fix everything.
Posted by Zoom, on Jan 26, 2011 at 08:45 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Missing Bootcamp step? 2,142 Views / 8 Replies  
I've got an older MacBook Pro (Core Duo, 2GB RAM) and I just used Boot Camp Assistant 3.0.2 to install Windows 7 on it. Currently, 3.0.4 has a problem where it won't burn or save the Windows...
Posted by Zoom, on Jan 26, 2011 at 08:33 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Weird... when you import the songs, the track... 905 Views / 11 Replies  
Weird... when you import the songs, the track names appears as "track name - artist name". But as soon as you play the song, it gets corrected to just the track name.
Posted by Zoom, on Jan 13, 2011 at 11:31 AM, in Mac OS X
There may be some way to export relative... 905 Views / 11 Replies  
There may be some way to export relative playlists, but when I just did it, the contents were absolute - which didn't work when I imported them. Again, I'm going from Mac to PC - if you were going...
Posted by Zoom, on Jan 13, 2011 at 11:25 AM, in Mac OS X
Okay, I'll give that a shot. I read about that... 905 Views / 11 Replies  
Okay, I'll give that a shot. I read about that somewhere... I think you have to hand-edit the resulting XML to point to the new hard drive location, right?

Also, ratings will be lost on the...
Posted by Zoom, on Jan 12, 2011 at 09:16 AM, in Mac OS X
So, after a restart, I was able to drag and drop... 905 Views / 11 Replies  
So, after a restart, I was able to drag and drop an arbitrary number of folders from my iTunes library to the external hard drive. It didn't complain at all, and I'm sure there were some weird/long...
Posted by Zoom, on Jan 11, 2011 at 03:51 PM, in Mac OS X
Well, it's definitely Windows formatted - not... 905 Views / 11 Replies  
Well, it's definitely Windows formatted - not sure if it's specifically FAT32. It was formatted using Windows 7, I believe.

Why would this cause this problem? As I said, I saw the problem with a...
Posted by Zoom, on Jan 11, 2011 at 10:48 AM, in Mac OS X
Hmm.... well, a restart seems to have fixed this... 905 Views / 11 Replies  
Hmm.... well, a restart seems to have fixed this problem. I wonder if the iTunes copy attempt somehow horked things up in Finder.

I tried this on a laptop, too, that was 10.6.6 - it had no...
Posted by Zoom, on Jan 10, 2011 at 08:01 PM, in Mac OS X
Mac OSX Finder copying broken?? 905 Views / 11 Replies  
Okay... so I'm trying to put a bunch of songs from my iTunes library onto an external hard drive - not my entire library, but a significant subset - about 4500 songs.

I plugged in an external USB...
Posted by Zoom, on Jan 10, 2011 at 07:50 PM, in Mac OS X
I've tried this with my Windows 7 box now, too,... 2,023 Views / 1 Replies  
I've tried this with my Windows 7 box now, too, and it's failing. It's probably just not supporting the Brother 570. It seems to think the tape size is wrong.
Posted by Zoom, on Aug 2, 2010 at 02:57 PM, in Applications
printing eBay shipping labels....AARRGH!! 2,023 Views / 1 Replies  
eBay has once again changed the way they print shipping labels. While I welcome the new label format that should print nicely using a label printer, I can't get it to work for the life of me.

I'm...
Posted by Zoom, on Aug 2, 2010 at 02:36 PM, in Applications
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