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what JEB said 1,829 Views / 23 Replies  
what JEB said
Posted by kooBi, on Sep 24, 2014 at 02:00 AM, in Tech News
Why does the teaser on the front page lead to... 199 Views / 3 Replies  
Why does the teaser on the front page lead to this page (another teaser) so I have to click again to get to the actual article. Did microsoft design your website?
Posted by kooBi, on Nov 10, 2013 at 10:46 PM, in Tech News
Found it 312 Views / 1 Replies  
After some digging I managed to find a windows networking log file:

/private/var/log/samba/log.smbd

Which at least logs who connects, but not what they do. It's a start! I might try to modify...
Posted by kooBi, on Mar 16, 2005 at 04:01 AM, in Networking
Turn on logging of shared files 312 Views / 1 Replies  
I'm sharing files with friends' windows computers on our LAN, partly because I'm sometimes forced to use them and want to get stuff from my desktop on the other side of the building.

Is there any...
Posted by kooBi, on Mar 12, 2005 at 01:40 AM, in Networking
Scheduled startup weirdness 298 Views / 0 Replies  
I'm running OSX 10.3.5 and I can't disable scheduled startup. Even 'closing the lock' to prevent changes to the power saver pref pane doesn't work; as soon as I launch system prefs it's back to...
Posted by kooBi, on Sep 20, 2004 at 10:56 PM, in Mac OS X
Re: How to Capture an online video stream? 16,410 Views / 24 Replies  
Using Safari, open the activity window (Command+A) and downloads window (Command+L). Find the link to the movie file in the activity window, copy & paste into the downloads window.

:)
Posted by kooBi, on Sep 1, 2004 at 12:54 AM, in Mac OS X
That's interesting - I'm guessing we won't see an... 511 Views / 4 Replies  
That's interesting - I'm guessing we won't see an update from EndNote for quite a while yet. I guess I'll be on Office X until then!
Posted by kooBi, on Jun 1, 2004 at 01:17 AM, in Applications
EndNote 6 and MS Office 2004 511 Views / 4 Replies  
Has anyone tried installing EndNote 6 on MS Office 2004? I'm not going to upgrade to 2004 unless it works with EN6 and I'd appreciate hearing whether anyone's done it :)
Posted by kooBi, on May 31, 2004 at 11:46 PM, in Applications
Re: Preview in Panther 528 Views / 3 Replies  
One thing I sometimes do is scale the figure I want so that it takes up as much screen as possible, and then screen capture the figure (Cmd+Shift+4). This gives reasonable quality from what I've...
Posted by kooBi, on Nov 19, 2003 at 10:48 PM, in Mac OS X
Top replies everyone, thanks a lot. And I really... 931 Views / 19 Replies  
Top replies everyone, thanks a lot. And I really like the sound of that strategy Brass. I'll write this stuff up as a paper once I've spoken to the Res. Comm. and found out what their real gripe with...
Posted by kooBi, on Nov 19, 2003 at 10:36 PM, in Mac OS X
There are some nifty scripts for iPhoto though: ... 691 Views / 11 Replies  
There are some nifty scripts for iPhoto though:

http://www.apple.com/applescript/iphoto
Posted by kooBi, on Nov 19, 2003 at 03:09 AM, in Applications
Thanks utidjian, sometimes I wish we were their... 931 Views / 19 Replies  
Thanks utidjian, sometimes I wish we were their customers! That was my first thought - "Aren't these people here to serve us?" Seems to be a common mentality with some Uni committees - they are...
Posted by kooBi, on Nov 19, 2003 at 01:58 AM, in Mac OS X
Thanks for the post. I've been following the... 931 Views / 19 Replies  
Thanks for the post. I've been following the virus thread closely (http://forums.macnn.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=188945) and that all makes good sense. I also use SMB to connect to the Windows...
Posted by kooBi, on Nov 19, 2003 at 01:20 AM, in Mac OS X
Help: ammo against IT Committee 931 Views / 19 Replies  
Hi there,

Our Faculty is in the same boat as many worldwide I imagine. The five tech support people in the Faculty have recommended to the Resources Committee that Macs no longer be supported on...
Posted by kooBi, on Nov 19, 2003 at 12:26 AM, in Mac OS X
Is that a good thing? I find iPhoto really slow... 655 Views / 5 Replies  
Is that a good thing? I find iPhoto really slow when I have more than a couple hundred photos - spinning disk city. It also seems to be overly restrictive; I know you can assign keywords to...
Posted by kooBi, on Nov 12, 2003 at 09:51 PM, in Applications
maybe they want to sell more units :D 1,515 Views / 24 Replies  
maybe they want to sell more units :D
Posted by kooBi, on Nov 11, 2003 at 08:21 AM, in Mac OS X
Also, to immediately see what a long file is... 1,362 Views / 16 Replies  
Also, to immediately see what a long file is called in column view, you can hold down the option key and mouseover
Posted by kooBi, on Nov 11, 2003 at 08:01 AM, in Mac OS X
He he - nup. I just wanted to try it out, didn't... 509 Views / 3 Replies  
He he - nup. I just wanted to try it out, didn't realise it would take 3 hrs to turn on, and then 3 hrs to turn off either! :p

Doesn't FV make your computer more secure on a network? I thought...
Posted by kooBi, on Nov 6, 2003 at 01:38 AM, in Applications
FileVault + iMovie = Jumpy playback 509 Views / 3 Replies  
Has anyone experienced this? After FileVault encrypting my home directory, clip playback in iMovie was really jumpy, stalling during playback etc.

I figured it was probably due to the 'on the...
Posted by kooBi, on Nov 6, 2003 at 01:04 AM, in Applications
Aha, tried it again and the sh2.05a# turned out... 309 Views / 2 Replies  
Aha, tried it again and the sh2.05a# turned out to be single-user mode after all. What, no localhost prompt? No friendly notice saying that if you want to make modifications to files, run
...
Posted by kooBi, on Sep 24, 2003 at 12:31 AM, in Mac OS X
Can't boot into single-user mode - any tips? 309 Views / 2 Replies  
I'm experiencing difficulty in backing up my Local NetInfo database. I've tried doing it through NetInfo Manager, but get an error message even when root is enabled. (wonderful)

So I thought I'd...
Posted by kooBi, on Sep 24, 2003 at 12:08 AM, in Mac OS X
Thanks, I tried that, but it didn't work :\ 405 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks, I tried that, but it didn't work :\
Posted by kooBi, on Sep 23, 2003 at 06:51 AM, in Applications
So is there a fix yet for the networking problem?... 15,590 Views / 151 Replies  
So is there a fix yet for the networking problem?

And if so, can someone please post a link :)
Posted by kooBi, on Sep 23, 2003 at 06:46 AM, in Mac OS X
Replying to myself to try and get a bit of... 405 Views / 4 Replies  
Replying to myself to try and get a bit of coverage here... especially now that 10.2.8 is out, and I can't get it :(
Posted by kooBi, on Sep 23, 2003 at 12:13 AM, in Applications
Software Update Problem 405 Views / 4 Replies  
Hi all,

I've got a problem with Software Update. When I try to check for new updates (specifically the recent security update), I get the following error message:

Failed. Error occurred while...
Posted by kooBi, on Sep 22, 2003 at 02:11 AM, in Applications
Thanks 630 Views / 2 Replies  
Good tip. Haven't managed to get rid of them (I think they're actually called 'stuck' pixels or sthng) but I did change their colour! :)

Will keep trying.
Posted by kooBi, on Aug 27, 2003 at 10:53 PM, in Mac Desktops
Just got my new iMac... 630 Views / 2 Replies  
17", it's a beauty and soooooo much faster than my venerable iBook :cool:

BUT it has two (bright) dead pixels already! I was pretty sure there were none when I first started up :(
Posted by kooBi, on Aug 27, 2003 at 06:09 AM, in Mac Desktops
Why is the iMac slower than the eMac? 514 Views / 1 Replies  
I just can't get my head around that. I haven't had the opportunity to test it myself but people seem to have done so...

If the only difference is the display could it be that CRTs (eMac) are less...
Posted by kooBi, on Aug 25, 2003 at 06:35 AM, in Mac Desktops
I bought an iBook SE (366 MHz) in 2000 when I... 2,521 Views / 55 Replies  
I bought an iBook SE (366 MHz) in 2000 when I started Uni, and it's gone the distance really well. I'm now looking at getting the revised 15" (when it comes out) based primarily on the screen size -...
Posted by kooBi, on Jul 21, 2003 at 12:30 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I had the same problem with some of my archived... 379 Views / 3 Replies  
I had the same problem with some of my archived folders, which changed message read statuses to unread in some cases, and I then couldn't change them to read.

Still haven't fixed the problem, but...
Posted by kooBi, on Jun 24, 2003 at 11:30 PM, in Applications
Thanks... 461 Views / 7 Replies  
for the replies. Services makes a lot more sense now and might actually be of some service ;)
Posted by kooBi, on Jun 24, 2003 at 01:52 AM, in Applications
Services don't work 461 Views / 7 Replies  
Hi all,

This doesn't frustrate me as much as it annoys me. Services (AppName --> Services --> etc.) don't seem to work - they're all greyed out, or occasionally a handful will be active, depending...
Posted by kooBi, on Jun 23, 2003 at 12:16 AM, in Applications
I just tried what you might have done, and went... 377 Views / 3 Replies  
I just tried what you might have done, and went on a prefs trashing rampage. Deleted all iCal, iSync, Palm related prefs in ~/Library/ and in HD/Library/, as well as deleting ~/Application...
Posted by kooBi, on Jun 19, 2003 at 03:31 AM, in Applications
Re: iSync stopped Synchronizing Calendar 377 Views / 3 Replies  
I get a similar thing - address book syncs, but calendar fails - don't know why, and I've tried changing various settings... iStink doesn't seem to like Palm very much :(
Posted by kooBi, on Jun 18, 2003 at 05:48 AM, in Applications
Re: Any Scientists Here? 3,406 Views / 46 Replies  
A few things to make Word more bearable:

Under Tools --> AutoCorrect:

Select the "AutoFormat As You Type" pane: deselect all of the "Apply as you type" items (this will stop some of Word's...
Posted by kooBi, on Jun 18, 2003 at 05:32 AM, in Applications
This article at The Register seems relevant to... 1,350 Views / 25 Replies  
This article at The Register seems relevant to the present discussion:

http://212.100.234.54/content/4/31205.html

:thumbsup:
Posted by kooBi, on Jun 16, 2003 at 10:51 PM, in Applications
Ah, the benefits of being on the other side of... 1,350 Views / 25 Replies  
Ah, the benefits of being on the other side of the world - you come back to the office and everyone's had a discussion without you ;)

My main gripe, like I said originally, is that sites that used...
Posted by kooBi, on Jun 16, 2003 at 10:38 PM, in Applications
[SAFARI] Sick and tired of it 1,350 Views / 25 Replies  
Pathetic. After upgrading to Beta 2 (v74) I come across several pages a day that don't load properly. This latest build of Safari, at least to this user, seems to have taken a giant leap backward.
...
Posted by kooBi, on Jun 16, 2003 at 04:48 AM, in Applications
I'm also saving to buy the 17" iMac, based on a... 1,689 Views / 23 Replies  
I'm also saving to buy the 17" iMac, based on a promise I made to myself way back that as soon as the iMac hit 1GHz, I'd buy one. I'm aiming for the so-called 'ultimate' btw.

Because I buy on 3...
Posted by kooBi, on May 27, 2003 at 05:01 AM, in Mac Desktops
Fixed! 951 Views / 2 Replies  
I connected to the printer via the 'IP Printing' option and now there is no problem - go figure!

:rolleyes:
Posted by kooBi, on May 23, 2003 at 03:36 AM, in Networking
Network printing problem: 'languagelevel' error 951 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi,

I'm having trouble printing to a HP LaserJet 1200 shared over a LAN. Printer is config'd via using model-specific setup via Print Centre. Other printers on the network are fine (but they're a...
Posted by kooBi, on May 22, 2003 at 01:47 AM, in Networking
Thanks 397 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks for the advice. After enabling root in NetInfo manager I downloaded TinkerTool to allow the Finder to show hidden files (after trying sudo rmdir sw and finding out I couldn't delete the...
Posted by kooBi, on Jan 30, 2003 at 01:09 AM, in Applications
Fink off? 397 Views / 3 Replies  
Right, I've run out of disk space and it's time to get rid of all the superflous shite on my HD (Office, iApps, OS) and keep the good stuff (desktops, games, mp3s and, er... )

Seriously though,...
Posted by kooBi, on Jan 29, 2003 at 06:34 AM, in Applications
I deleted the prefs as I saw in another forum... 345 Views / 3 Replies  
I deleted the prefs as I saw in another forum discussion, and that seems to have worked.
Posted by kooBi, on Jan 17, 2003 at 12:46 AM, in Mac OS X
Safari's cookies crumbled 345 Views / 3 Replies  
Bugger! I deleted a couple of cookies - just to see what it would do - and now Safari is broken. It almost launches, but then I get a message saying it's unexpectedly quit. So I reinstall it from the...
Posted by kooBi, on Jan 16, 2003 at 05:01 AM, in Mac OS X
Custom Dictionaries in Word X et al. 219 Views / 1 Replies  
:mad:

It never ceases to amaze me how Word manages to screw you around so much. I don't know about the rest of you, but I've had it up to HERE with the "Custom Dictionary" function (and that's...
Posted by kooBi, on Mar 19, 2002 at 11:11 PM, in Applications
I agree: I'm running X.1 on a 366MHz iBook SE and... 424 Views / 23 Replies  
I agree: I'm running X.1 on a 366MHz iBook SE and terminal definitely launches faster than under X.04. And the background transparency is still there :)
Posted by kooBi, on Oct 8, 2001 at 10:59 PM, in Mac OS X
Multitasking query 217 Views / 1 Replies  
G'day all,

I know that in Mac OS 9 applications have to be specially optimised for multiple processors. OSX, on the other hand, is designed to utilise this feature. My question is: are all...
Posted by kooBi, on Sep 18, 2001 at 04:48 AM, in Mac OS X
That's a pretty stupid move by M$... are they... 303 Views / 20 Replies  
That's a pretty stupid move by M$... are they trying to convert M$ people over or what? Once we get DVD support, of course ;)
Posted by kooBi, on Jul 16, 2001 at 12:19 AM, in Mac OS X
lol, the TiBook represents about a third of my... 403 Views / 28 Replies  
lol, the TiBook represents about a third of my annual income!! I'm waiting for rev k :D
Posted by kooBi, on Jul 16, 2001 at 12:12 AM, in Mac Notebooks
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