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Has no one mentioned Amadeus yet? That's a hard... 1,085 Views / 61 Replies  
Has no one mentioned Amadeus yet? That's a hard one to overlook, even with all the excellent films mentioned so far...
Posted by Sword of Orion, on Sep 18, 2002 at 01:48 AM, in MacNN Lounge
OK, now I'm getting confused. Everything I've... 887 Views / 10 Replies  
OK, now I'm getting confused. Everything I've read about firewalls (I'm just starting to read about them, so I'm certainly not an expert...) says that you should DENY 127.0.0.0/8 in order to prevent...
Posted by Sword of Orion, on Sep 18, 2002 at 01:37 AM, in Mac OS X
For anyone that's fluent in Unix, here's an... 887 Views / 10 Replies  
For anyone that's fluent in Unix, here's an excerpt from my /var/log/system.log from when this happened to me:

Sep 12 19:39:39 My-Computer ConsoleMessage: Starting timed execution services
Sep 12...
Posted by Sword of Orion, on Sep 14, 2002 at 12:29 PM, in Mac OS X
I liked eWorld - especially that soothing female... 678 Views / 28 Replies  
I liked eWorld - especially that soothing female voice informing me that I had mail. Beats that guy that AOL uses any day...
Posted by Sword of Orion, on Sep 13, 2002 at 02:55 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Thanks! That's exactly what I was looking for! 418 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanks! That's exactly what I was looking for!
Posted by Sword of Orion, on Sep 2, 2002 at 10:42 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
I've got GraphicConverter, and I use that (among... 418 Views / 6 Replies  
I've got GraphicConverter, and I use that (among other programs) when I want to edit an image file, but what I'm looking for is a program to use when all I want to do is display an image on the...
Posted by Sword of Orion, on Aug 31, 2002 at 11:42 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Here's a second vote on both the pronunciation of... 598 Views / 9 Replies  
Here's a second vote on both the pronunciation of etc as "et-see" and that usr is derived from "Unix System Resources".
Posted by Sword of Orion, on Aug 31, 2002 at 06:11 PM, in Mac OS X
I'm having the same problem. Small trailers play... 624 Views / 8 Replies  
I'm having the same problem. Small trailers play fine, but the big ones start to play, then they launch Explorer and take me to the Apple QuickTime site. I definitely have the large .mov files...
Posted by Sword of Orion, on Aug 31, 2002 at 01:08 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Fast Image Viewer in X? 418 Views / 6 Replies  
I'm in the process of switching over to OS X, and I'm looking for a replacement for QuickTime PictureViewer or JPEGView that I used to use in OS 9. For JPEG or GIF files that I don't want to edit, I...
Posted by Sword of Orion, on Aug 31, 2002 at 12:37 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Very good - both bonus points! Most people... 2,397 Views / 148 Replies  
Very good - both bonus points!

Most people don't remember Spider and Snoopy (Apollos 9 & 10), since they didn't land on the Moon. Also, nobody remembers that Challenger was the name of the Apollo...
Posted by Sword of Orion, on Aug 24, 2002 at 02:49 PM, in Mac Desktops
So the stock 256k cache is slow? Then it still... 859 Views / 5 Replies  
So the stock 256k cache is slow? Then it still could be a bus speed problem?

zac4mac- is EDO memory compatible with non-EDO memory? I notice that Other World Computing has old memory real cheap,...
Posted by Sword of Orion, on Aug 23, 2002 at 04:51 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
7 partitions on 2 disks on Cube: Orion ... 2,397 Views / 148 Replies  
7 partitions on 2 disks on Cube:
Orion
Antares
Challenger
Aquarius
Columbia
Spider
Snoopy

3 partitions on 2 disks on PM7600:
Posted by Sword of Orion, on Aug 23, 2002 at 04:44 PM, in Mac Desktops
Vincent - Don McLean (American Pie) Angie - The... 2,615 Views / 113 Replies  
Vincent - Don McLean (American Pie)
Angie - The Rolling Stones (Goat's Head Soup)
Ain't No Sunshine - Bill Withers (Best of)
Storms - Fleetwood Mac (Tusk)
Gorecki - Symphony No. 3
Posted by Sword of Orion, on Aug 23, 2002 at 02:45 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I put a 200 MHz 604e upgrade card into my PM7600,... 859 Views / 5 Replies  
I put a 200 MHz 604e upgrade card into my PM7600, along with a 1 MB L2 cache upgrade. The upgrade card raised the system bus speed from 44 to 50 MHz, and the cache was clearly marked "not to exceed...
Posted by Sword of Orion, on Aug 23, 2002 at 02:04 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Something to keep in mind with the 23" Cinema... 773 Views / 17 Replies  
Something to keep in mind with the 23" Cinema Display:

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System requirements

- Power Mac G4 with NVIDIA GeForce2 MX, GeForce3, GeForce4 MX, or GeForce4 Ti...
Posted by Sword of Orion, on Aug 19, 2002 at 06:21 PM, in Mac Desktops
Cube Owner (http://www.cubeowner.com) and ... 523 Views / 5 Replies  
Cube Owner (http://www.cubeowner.com)

and

Cube-Zone (http://www.cube-zone.com)

both have F.A.Q.'s, and other info for upgrades.
Posted by Sword of Orion, on Aug 19, 2002 at 05:04 PM, in Mac Desktops
The program that checks for whether or not your... 494 Views / 5 Replies  
The program that checks for whether or not your RAM is compatible with the firmware update (4.1.9 on the Cube, not sure what it was on other G4s) that disabled out-of-spec RAM is
...
Posted by Sword of Orion, on Aug 18, 2002 at 12:54 PM, in Mac Desktops
Well, it's definitely small, which was one of my... 719 Views / 7 Replies  
Well, it's definitely small, which was one of my requirements, but it looks like it has 3 fans, so it wouldn't be very quiet, which was another one of my requirements. Unlike some of my other...
Posted by Sword of Orion, on Aug 16, 2002 at 07:45 PM, in Mac Desktops
Flying Nightmares Myst Glider F/A-18... 3,258 Views / 102 Replies  
Flying Nightmares
Myst
Glider
F/A-18 Hornet/Korea
Snood

Honorable Mention - Hellcats Over The Pacific (thanks for the reminder, Michael S.!)

Do Flying Nightmares and Korea count as...
Posted by Sword of Orion, on Aug 10, 2002 at 04:20 PM, in Gaming
"If 10 years from now, when you are doing... 321 Views / 4 Replies  
"If 10 years from now, when you are doing something quick and dirty, you suddenly visualize that I am looking over your shoulders and say to yourself, 'Dijkstra would not have liked this,' well, that...
Posted by Sword of Orion, on Aug 8, 2002 at 04:27 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I think peterthorn wants the size of the boxes... 534 Views / 6 Replies  
I think peterthorn wants the size of the boxes they came in, not the actual size of the Cube and monitor... My boxes are in storage and not readily available, but I picture the Cube box being about...
Posted by Sword of Orion, on Aug 7, 2002 at 04:12 PM, in Mac Desktops
eep should be in your System Suitcase (the file... 405 Views / 3 Replies  
eep should be in your System Suitcase (the file in your System Folder that is named "System".) It's not in mine - did eep go away with OS 9? (it's not listed in the Sound Control Panel as an option...
Posted by Sword of Orion, on Aug 6, 2002 at 12:03 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Spheric Harlot - I put it on my OS 9 disk because... 617 Views / 5 Replies  
Spheric Harlot - I put it on my OS 9 disk because I didn't want to install anything that I might want to "clean up" on my X disk. Sounds like I should have put it on the X disk!

Fredo - I've...
Posted by Sword of Orion, on Aug 5, 2002 at 03:27 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Nope, already checked for an uninstaller. My... 617 Views / 5 Replies  
Nope, already checked for an uninstaller. My Windows friend said that since Windows itself features an "Add/Remove Program" option, most Windows apps don't have their own uninstaller, and that since...
Posted by Sword of Orion, on Aug 1, 2002 at 01:16 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Windows Media Player uninstall - how? 617 Views / 5 Replies  
A friend (hah!) sent me a file in Windows Media Player format that he said I "just had to see". I tried to get him to convert it to QuickTime, but he thought I should have WMP around. So, I...
Posted by Sword of Orion, on Jul 31, 2002 at 11:51 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
1. There is a knowledge base (text) article on... 327 Views / 7 Replies  
1. There is a knowledge base (text) article on replacing a hard drive at

<a href="http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=58686"...
Posted by Sword of Orion, on Jul 25, 2002 at 12:56 PM, in Mac Desktops
I don't have a definitive answer, but some... 417 Views / 2 Replies  
I don't have a definitive answer, but some extensions to consider are: Audio CD Access, Foreign File Access, ISO 9660 File Access, UDF Volume Access, and Apple Packet Media Access. Let us know if...
Posted by Sword of Orion, on Jul 19, 2002 at 01:58 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Jackalope - here's another request for that... 735 Views / 64 Replies  
Jackalope - here's another request for that desktop pic!

BTW, I like the "Jaguar" theme. I was getting tired of EVERYTHING being aqua blue.

<small>[ 07-19-2002, 04:20 PM: Message edited by:...
Posted by Sword of Orion, on Jul 18, 2002 at 06:53 PM, in Mac OS X
Before yesterday, I was looking at everything... 278 Views / 4 Replies  
Before yesterday, I was looking at everything that was going to be in Jaguar, and I was pretty sure that it wasn't going to be "free/19.95" like 10.1 was, even for us "beta testers" that were loyal...
Posted by Sword of Orion, on Jul 18, 2002 at 04:09 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Just thought I'd mention 2 things: 1)... 611 Views / 52 Replies  
Just thought I'd mention 2 things:

1) Windows XP upgrade, $100; Windows XP full version, $200.

2) I doubt that Jaguar will be $130 "on the street" - MacMall, MacWarehouse, etc., will probably...
Posted by Sword of Orion, on Jul 17, 2002 at 07:02 PM, in MacNN Lounge
After reading the ReadMe that came with MRJ... 291 Views / 1 Replies  
After reading the ReadMe that came with MRJ 2.2.5, the only thing I can think of is that you might be running into the problem mentioned here:

"MRJ 2.2.5 can only be installed in a disk or...
Posted by Sword of Orion, on Jul 16, 2002 at 10:24 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Ah! I didn't think of that! I've been buying OS... 263 Views / 4 Replies  
Ah! I didn't think of that! I've been buying OS X since Public Beta days, so I have several flavors of 9 on install CDs that came as the "Classic" environment with those. So, in other words, you...
Posted by Sword of Orion, on Jul 16, 2002 at 08:02 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
PowerCube: feel free to share the plans for your... 322 Views / 10 Replies  
PowerCube: feel free to share the plans for your cooling base with the rest of us! I imagine that you have some special cooling considerations there in Hades - that's even hotter than it is here in...
Posted by Sword of Orion, on Jul 16, 2002 at 07:54 PM, in Mac Desktops
Hmmmm.... looks like maybe I should have been... 455 Views / 18 Replies  
Hmmmm.... looks like maybe I should have been more specific with my poll questions. I originally intended for everybody who added an aftermarket GeForce2 MX to list that down at the bottom, and...
Posted by Sword of Orion, on Jul 16, 2002 at 01:34 PM, in Mac Desktops
Cube owners: what video card is in your Cube? 455 Views / 18 Replies  
With Quartz Extreme approaching, I'm curious about the percentage of Cube owners that have a video card capable of taking advantage of it. If you don't have one of the options listed in the poll,...
Posted by Sword of Orion, on Jul 16, 2002 at 02:14 AM, in Mac Desktops
I just hopped over to <a... 263 Views / 4 Replies  
I just hopped over to <a href="http://www.apple-history.com/quickgallery.html?where=7300.html" target="_blank">Apple History</a> , and it says that the 7300 replaced the 7200 and the 7600, and it...
Posted by Sword of Orion, on Jul 13, 2002 at 01:21 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I have 9.1 on my old 7600/200, and it works fine.... 263 Views / 4 Replies  
I have 9.1 on my old 7600/200, and it works fine. I don't recall the architecture differences between a 7300 and a 7600, but at least our processor speeds are the same...
Posted by Sword of Orion, on Jul 13, 2002 at 01:13 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
The GeForce2 MX card that I just bought has the... 418 Views / 12 Replies  
The GeForce2 MX card that I just bought has the heat sink glued on 90 degrees from the proper orientation for a Cube, and it's the same as every picture I've seen of cards that were pulled from...
Posted by Sword of Orion, on Jul 12, 2002 at 10:27 PM, in Mac Desktops
John Patrick Shanley wrote and directed JvTV. He... 683 Views / 35 Replies  
John Patrick Shanley wrote and directed JvTV. He also wrote (and won an Oscar for) Moonstruck.
Posted by Sword of Orion, on Jul 12, 2002 at 01:02 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I just noticed that there are 50 women in this... 489 Views / 37 Replies  
I just noticed that there are 50 women in this tournament, which means that the next round will have 25 in it. Does someone get a bye? I'd recommend rounding out the field to 64! (Powers of 2 work...
Posted by Sword of Orion, on Jul 12, 2002 at 12:53 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, I rushed out and rented Hudsucker Proxy... 683 Views / 35 Replies  
Well, I rushed out and rented Hudsucker Proxy today. There are a lot of similarities between HP and JvTV, both in presentation and meaning. HP is a bit more frenetic (everybody talks so fast). I...
Posted by Sword of Orion, on Jul 11, 2002 at 11:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Interesting that you got a special Cube video... 418 Views / 12 Replies  
Interesting that you got a special Cube video card, that's not a Cube card in the photo on their web site, nor is there any mention of two versions of the card. Did you have to ask for it special,...
Posted by Sword of Orion, on Jul 11, 2002 at 12:26 AM, in Mac Desktops
Well, it looks like we had a strong showing in... 683 Views / 35 Replies  
Well, it looks like we had a strong showing in favor of JvTV here lately. Glad to see it!

Every time I've watched the movie, my thoughts on the orange soda were pretty much the same as MikeM32's,...
Posted by Sword of Orion, on Jul 11, 2002 at 12:17 AM, in MacNN Lounge
chris v : Do you mean "Nine 1/2 Weeks"? Or "Nine... 683 Views / 35 Replies  
chris v : Do you mean "Nine 1/2 Weeks"? Or "Nine Months"? I couldn't find "Nine Weeks" at IMDB...

(And no, I didn't post this separately just to get 100 posts...)
Posted by Sword of Orion, on Jul 9, 2002 at 11:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
This seems to be a love it or hate it movie. ... 683 Views / 35 Replies  
This seems to be a love it or hate it movie. Only Lerkfish had a mixed response to it.

BTW, I'm still waiting for someone to clue me in on the meaning of the orange soda...
Posted by Sword of Orion, on Jul 9, 2002 at 11:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I thought I was the only one who liked this... 683 Views / 35 Replies  
I thought I was the only one who liked this movie! Most people just give me a blank stare of disbelief when I tell them it's one of my favorite movies.

I think one of the things that I identify...
Posted by Sword of Orion, on Jul 9, 2002 at 02:52 AM, in MacNN Lounge
There was something about the scroll bars that... 294 Views / 12 Replies  
There was something about the scroll bars that was bugging me, but I couldn't put my finger on it - now I know what it was! Yes, I'd love to have the "pressed state" back!
Posted by Sword of Orion, on Jul 6, 2002 at 01:26 AM, in Mac OS X
ipfw will log DNS traffic, given the appropriate... 460 Views / 8 Replies  
ipfw will log DNS traffic, given the appropriate rules. I'm not on OS X right now, or I'd check to see if I have any rules that would log DNS. I know that in the past, I've seen three DNS servers...
Posted by Sword of Orion, on Jul 5, 2002 at 05:21 PM, in Mac OS X
I thought ALL Unix commands were dangerous! :D ... 353 Views / 23 Replies  
I thought ALL Unix commands were dangerous! :D

I've run afoul of ipfw in the past - I was experimenting with setting up my own firewall rules, and got into a state where the OS wouldn't allow...
Posted by Sword of Orion, on Jun 23, 2002 at 01:59 AM, in Mac OS X
So, you're still getting the "beeps" and failure... 746 Views / 7 Replies  
So, you're still getting the "beeps" and failure to spin up from the Barracuda? I didn't mention in my previous post that I replaced my Cube's internal Maxtor drive with a Seagate Barracuda, and put...
Posted by Sword of Orion, on Jun 21, 2002 at 05:41 PM, in Mac Desktops
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