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Thanks for the advice. I followed your... 696 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanks for the advice. I followed your instructions for the .bash_profile which passes on to the .bashrc and it all works well for me. I'll forego the .profile and using the /etc/bashrc file to set...
Posted by mqymouse, on May 31, 2004 at 04:02 PM, in Mac OS X
Re: Re: Do aliases belong in .bashrc or .profile? 696 Views / 6 Replies  
Today is a day of exploration:

I ran ps, and it showed me

PID TT STAT TIME COMMAND
421 p1 Ss+ 0:00.07 bash
1321 std S 0:00.50 -bash

Does this mean there are two shells...
Posted by mqymouse, on May 30, 2004 at 09:28 PM, in Mac OS X
Re: Do aliases belong in .bashrc or .profile? 696 Views / 6 Replies  
Further digging has discovered a bashrc file in the /etc directory. Does this file conflict with the ~/.bashrc file?
Posted by mqymouse, on May 30, 2004 at 08:19 PM, in Mac OS X
Do aliases belong in .bashrc or .profile? 696 Views / 6 Replies  
I'm very new to all of this, so bear with me.

I have read in two different places two different things to do with your aliases in the bash shell. One says to put your aliases in the .profile. The...
Posted by mqymouse, on May 30, 2004 at 07:17 PM, in Mac OS X
Thank you very much. This is great information! ... 545 Views / 4 Replies  
Thank you very much. This is great information!

Everything worked out great. All the apps are back to normal.

Michael
Posted by mqymouse, on May 23, 2004 at 07:06 PM, in Mac OS X
I use Par2 most often, but since I'm just... 545 Views / 4 Replies  
I use Par2 most often, but since I'm just learning the command line, I want to use a lot more of these available apps. Par2 was installed through an installer from the developer. I didn't compile...
Posted by mqymouse, on May 23, 2004 at 04:40 PM, in Mac OS X
Apps lost under bash shell 545 Views / 4 Replies  
I just changed my shell from tcsh to bash. I'm learning Unix, and the book that I have references bash functions that I can't get to work through the tcsh shell. I guess tcsh was installed through...
Posted by mqymouse, on May 22, 2004 at 08:47 PM, in Mac OS X
Finally! It worked. Thanks so much for your help.... 556 Views / 5 Replies  
Finally! It worked. Thanks so much for your help. Who knew it would be so complicated!! I guess plug and play wasn't in their minds when this thing was designed. :)
Posted by mqymouse, on May 21, 2002 at 03:13 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Sorry for not responding sooner. I haven't had a... 556 Views / 5 Replies  
Sorry for not responding sooner. I haven't had a chance to play around with it. Life happens. I will let you know when I figure it out.

Thanks for the help, though. I hope it works.
Posted by mqymouse, on May 19, 2002 at 08:13 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
7100 with Sony VGA monitor problem 556 Views / 5 Replies  
I have a 7100 with a Sony VGA monitor connected with an adapter to convert the VGA to Apple monitor plugs. When I got the adapter, there was a code on the accompanying paper to set the jumper...
Posted by mqymouse, on May 12, 2002 at 06:18 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Apple monitor on a PC 239 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi,

I need some help. I have an Apple monitor that I would like to use with an old Dell Pentium. I have two monitors, actually, an AppleVision 1710 and an Apple 16" display. I have the required...
Posted by mqymouse, on Jan 21, 2002 at 10:52 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Quadra 800 internal hd woes 613 Views / 4 Replies  
Hi,

I have a Quadra 800 whose internal hard drive simply refuses to be recognized. I know it's there, I've touched it. It's a factory issue 530 MB internal drive. It's connected to the SCSI ribbon...
Posted by mqymouse, on Jun 28, 2001 at 09:22 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Hi again, 31310 -- thank you so much for... 553 Views / 6 Replies  
Hi again,

31310 -- thank you so much for that tip. I can't believe the service!

I emailed her, and she called me, on the phone, a day later. I told her my problem again, she put a tech on the...
Posted by mqymouse, on May 18, 2001 at 01:21 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Help with Que!Fire CDRW please 553 Views / 6 Replies  
I have a Que!Fire 12x10x32 CDRW which up till now has worked like a charm. I never once got a coaster from this machine. But a couple of nights ago, I decided to make a CD, and while Toast 5.0.1...
Posted by mqymouse, on May 12, 2001 at 08:07 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Extension set for Virtual PC 4 320 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi,

I just purchased Virtual PC 4, and I would like to know if anyone has any suggestions as to the minimal extension configuration that will allow VPC to run at its most efficient. I realize that...
Posted by mqymouse, on Apr 27, 2001 at 02:01 PM, in Applications
IE 5/Netscape 4.76 won't play Quicktime movies 273 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi,

I recently upgraded to OS 9.1. After I did that, I was unable to play quicktime movies or view some quicktime images. I have downloaded the most recent public beta (2), and copied the plug-ins...
Posted by mqymouse, on Jan 27, 2001 at 01:46 PM, in Applications
Type 2 Errors everywhere 372 Views / 3 Replies  
Hi,

I have been experiencing Type 2 errors in every program from IE 5 to Drag Thing, and it's driving me nuts. I don't exactly understand the cryptic explanation that Apple gives about Type 2...
Posted by mqymouse, on Jan 5, 2001 at 03:29 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
ADB Emulation with USB Joystick 347 Views / 1 Replies  
I have a Gravis Xterminator Dual Control joystick and I want to play an older Mac game that requires an ADB joystick. I don't think that the joystick I have will permit ADB emulation, but is there...
Posted by mqymouse, on Oct 24, 2000 at 01:56 PM, in Gaming
I have to chime in here. I went to CompUSA... 521 Views / 25 Replies  
I have to chime in here. I went to CompUSA looking for a FireWire CD-R and a USB joystick. Not only could I not find a CD-R that was at least 8x and not USB, SCSI, etc., but the only joysticks I...
Posted by mqymouse, on Oct 17, 2000 at 05:26 PM, in Mac Desktops
I have to chime in here. I went to CompUSA... 504 Views / 29 Replies  
I have to chime in here. I went to CompUSA looking for a FireWire CD-R and a USB joystick. Not only could I not find a CD-R that was at least 8x and not USB, SCSI, etc., but the only joysticks I...
Posted by mqymouse, on Oct 17, 2000 at 05:26 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Thanks for all the input. It seems a little silly... 580 Views / 23 Replies  
Thanks for all the input. It seems a little silly to represent the 1 MB of VM as 192 MB of physical RAM PLUS the 1 MB of VM. Why not just say 1 MB of Virtual Memory? Save the confusion, please.
...
Posted by mqymouse, on Sep 18, 2000 at 12:55 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Virtual Memory 580 Views / 23 Replies  
Hi,

I'm confused about Virtual Memory. This is my first Power Mac, and I've never needed to use VM before. Everything I've read about VM says that if you're running a PowerPC, you should have it...
Posted by mqymouse, on Sep 17, 2000 at 06:00 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Let's see: We've got the old clunker P550,... 1,695 Views / 157 Replies  
Let's see:

We've got the old clunker P550, which I love too much to disown:

Madeleine - internal
Mirabella - partition of external
Mae - second partition of external

Then the new grape...
Posted by mqymouse, on May 26, 2000 at 11:47 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Let's see: We've got the old clunker P550,... 1,291 Views / 115 Replies  
Let's see:

We've got the old clunker P550, which I love too much to disown:

Madeleine - internal
Mirabella - partition of external
Mae - second partition of external

Then the new grape...
Posted by mqymouse, on May 26, 2000 at 11:47 AM, in Mac Desktops
USB to SCSI Connector 404 Views / 1 Replies  
Has anyone tried a SCSI to USB connection for older SCSI devices? I have an external 2 GB drive that I would like to resurrect, and though it's not crucial to the operation of my iMac, I would like...
Posted by mqymouse, on May 16, 2000 at 05:15 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
No more Desktop Printer! 585 Views / 3 Replies  
I am not a Mac newbie, but on my previous Macs I was never able to use the desktop printer to its full capacity, so I got used to not using it. Now that I'm using an iMac DV with OS 8.6, I notice...
Posted by mqymouse, on May 5, 2000 at 07:41 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Let me share on this one: I have an iMac DV.... 415 Views / 5 Replies  
Let me share on this one:

I have an iMac DV. I ran Disk Doctor from the bootable CD and it detected an error in the master sector (or some such) and recommended fixing it. I chose to do so, and...
Posted by mqymouse, on Feb 2, 2000 at 04:10 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
SCSI to FireWire converter? 387 Views / 1 Replies  
I've heard the rants about the SCSI to USB converters not working at all, so I'm curious to know if anyone has heard of a converter to go from SCSI to FireWire.
Posted by mqymouse, on Feb 2, 2000 at 03:59 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
iMac DV not reading dual-formatted CD-ROMs 294 Views / 2 Replies  
I have a new iMac DV, and I cannot access CD-ROMs that are formatted with Mac software and Windows software, driver CDs and some applications, for example. If I try to access a Mac-only CD, an audio...
Posted by mqymouse, on Jan 17, 2000 at 12:04 AM, in Mac Desktops
Hi, if you're still interested, I would love to... 964 Views / 70 Replies  
Hi, if you're still interested, I would love to rave about my new iMac.

Last week, I bought a grape iMac DV with a RAM upgrade of 128Mb for a total of 192Mb. I love everything about it, especially...
Posted by mqymouse, on Jan 4, 2000 at 07:05 PM, in Mac Desktops
 
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