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Catfish_Man: dns seems ok; however, occasionally... 4,799 Views / 29 Replies  
Catfish_Man: dns seems ok; however, occasionally late at night while my adsl modem appears to be connected ok, the router shows an indicator that the internet connection is down.

I was reading...
Posted by rem, on Oct 3, 2008 at 07:34 PM, in Mac OS X
I notice more & more people praising opendns.... 4,799 Views / 29 Replies  
I notice more & more people praising opendns. When I traceroute to an opendns server, I see +10 hops whereas my ISPs DNS servers seem fast and are a few hops away (which is normally the case). How...
Posted by rem, on Oct 3, 2008 at 07:11 PM, in Mac OS X
I just copied a backup of 7.7.1 from Time Machine... 2,924 Views / 43 Replies  
I just copied a backup of 7.7.1 from Time Machine to /Applications. Next, copy the latest pre-upgrade version of your iTunes Library file from the "Previous iTunes Libraries" folder back to the...
Posted by rem, on Sep 11, 2008 at 01:58 PM, in Applications
If any of you have followed a procedure to keep... 2,924 Views / 43 Replies  
If any of you have followed a procedure to keep the pre-10.5.2 transparent menus with blur effect (not the menu bar) which involved putting back an old version of a file called "HIToolbox" after...
Posted by rem, on Sep 11, 2008 at 01:39 PM, in Applications
Btw, after downgrading back to iTunes 7, "check... 2,924 Views / 43 Replies  
Btw, after downgrading back to iTunes 7, "check for updates..." in iTunes shows that there is a new version of iTunes. Then if I click 'ok' to download it, Software Updates is launched, but then...
Posted by rem, on Sep 9, 2008 at 08:13 PM, in Applications
Tried that too, it's still a no-go for me. I have... 2,924 Views / 43 Replies  
Tried that too, it's still a no-go for me. I have 10.5.4 running on a 15" MBP 2.4 GHz C2D.

Now I am back on iTunes 7 again and cannot sync my iPod Touch running 2.1 until I find another solution.
Posted by rem, on Sep 9, 2008 at 07:42 PM, in Applications
Did anyone else notice that the "Read me before... 2,924 Views / 43 Replies  
Did anyone else notice that the "Read me before you install" readme file that came with iTunes8 is an .app file? Wierd. I am trying to reinstall iTunes 8, then reinstall QT 7.55 after to simulate the...
Posted by rem, on Sep 9, 2008 at 07:10 PM, in Applications
OMG: to recap, iTunes 8 was DOA for me, I had to... 2,924 Views / 43 Replies  
OMG: to recap, iTunes 8 was DOA for me, I had to downgrade to iTunes 7 (QT update did not rescue me)...

So from iTunes 7, I got a message that there is a new 2.1 version of iPod software for my...
Posted by rem, on Sep 9, 2008 at 07:00 PM, in Applications
I was getting a hummer, she was standing on my... 2,924 Views / 43 Replies  
I was getting a hummer, she was standing on my head, & then I twisted and shouted. Does that count? :D
Posted by rem, on Sep 9, 2008 at 06:16 PM, in Applications
Yes, but for me I installed qt first, then iTunes... 2,924 Views / 43 Replies  
Yes, but for me I installed qt first, then iTunes 8 & was left stuck with the same original issue you had before installing qt. It would be interesting to know if other users installed iTunes 8...
Posted by rem, on Sep 9, 2008 at 06:12 PM, in Applications
It seems that keeping data from all three devices... 626 Views / 7 Replies  
It seems that keeping data from all three devices totally separate defeats the purpose of push.

I would recommend keeping data "separate", for example, by using separate work and home calendars in...
Posted by rem, on Sep 9, 2008 at 06:05 PM, in Applications
I installed updates in this order / source : -... 2,924 Views / 43 Replies  
I installed updates in this order / source :
- qt update / from Software Update... (reboot req'd.)
- Front Row update / from Software Update...
- iTunes 8 / downloaded manually from apple.com...
Posted by rem, on Sep 9, 2008 at 05:52 PM, in Applications
I have 10.5.4 running on a 15" MBP 2.4 GHz... 2,924 Views / 43 Replies  
I have 10.5.4 running on a 15" MBP 2.4 GHz C2D.
Posted by rem, on Sep 9, 2008 at 05:38 PM, in Applications
I am having the same problem... First I... 2,924 Views / 43 Replies  
I am having the same problem...

First I tried to upgrade. iTunes 8 crashes.

Then I deleted iTunes, installed again... it still crashes.

Then I restored iTunes 7 from backup.

Since iTunes...
Posted by rem, on Sep 9, 2008 at 05:26 PM, in Applications
Way to go Charles, congrats! :) 14,307 Views / 153 Replies  
Way to go Charles, congrats! :)
Posted by rem, on Aug 1, 2008 at 06:09 AM, in Mac OS X
oops, I took a long time to write my post as I... 14,307 Views / 153 Replies  
oops, I took a long time to write my post as I was doing something else too. Some one else already reported the same thing I did ^. I'm in Europe and thought most of you guys in US would be asleep :D
Posted by rem, on Aug 1, 2008 at 05:57 AM, in Mac OS X
It appears to me as though Apple Security Update... 14,307 Views / 153 Replies  
It appears to me as though Apple Security Update 2008-005 has changed permissions of ARDAgent.app. I did not notice any earlier update doing this. I could have missed it, but unlikely as I have been...
Posted by rem, on Aug 1, 2008 at 05:55 AM, in Mac OS X
Is this something you can do with a Windows PC... 7,230 Views / 146 Replies  
Is this something you can do with a Windows PC and a Zune? Or that you could somehow do with Windows but not OS X using a non-flash device?
Posted by rem, on Jul 21, 2008 at 05:10 PM, in Mac OS X
It looks to me as though the BYO crowd these days... 7,230 Views / 146 Replies  
It looks to me as though the BYO crowd these days is mostly reserved for serious gamers who bulid systems with top-of-the-line parts.

Aside from OS X being my primary OS, I'm a Linux hobbyist and...
Posted by rem, on Jul 21, 2008 at 04:48 PM, in Mac OS X
I use both OS X and Linux with Gnome. I never use... 7,230 Views / 146 Replies  
I use both OS X and Linux with Gnome. I never use the Maximize button on Gnome for that very reason. With a 21" wide screen, it is totally useless to maximize a window across that size. I would need...
Posted by rem, on Jul 21, 2008 at 11:22 AM, in Mac OS X
Alternatively, as I do, set a Active Screen... 7,230 Views / 146 Replies  
Alternatively, as I do, set a Active Screen Corner to "Show All Windows".
Posted by rem, on Jul 21, 2008 at 11:06 AM, in Mac OS X
So true, its difficult to screen out nagware,... 7,230 Views / 146 Replies  
So true, its difficult to screen out nagware, spyware & malware to find decent Windows apps. Meanwhile there are many high quality free apps for OS X that are so easy to find.
Posted by rem, on Jul 21, 2008 at 11:03 AM, in Mac OS X
re: #1: what can't you expand that needs... 7,230 Views / 146 Replies  
re: #1: what can't you expand that needs expanding? If student discounts don't help to get you the h/w you want, why not try the second hand market? I'm trying to sell a PowerBook in excellent...
Posted by rem, on Jul 21, 2008 at 10:53 AM, in Mac OS X
I am looking for a solution to the same problem.... 45,832 Views / 363 Replies  
I am looking for a solution to the same problem. I have asked the Perforce server admin at work to try a few different server settings but we're still stuck. We tried "hostname.*" but no dice. When...
Posted by rem, on Jul 10, 2008 at 04:39 AM, in Mac OS X
Oops, problem solved... under Finder prefs >... 962 Views / 4 Replies  
Oops, problem solved... under Finder prefs > General, there is a checkbox to show 'connected servers' on the desktop.

Once I realized it was just not showing up on the desktop, I figured its...
Posted by rem, on Jun 27, 2008 at 03:50 AM, in Applications
besson3c: IC now, it seems to be actually... 962 Views / 4 Replies  
besson3c: IC now, it seems to be actually mounting the remote machine properly under: /Volumes/sekai

("sekai" = remote machine name)

Permissions are: drwxr-xr-x (my user who mounted the remote...
Posted by rem, on Jun 27, 2008 at 03:31 AM, in Applications
sshfs 962 Views / 4 Replies  
I'm trying to use sshfs + macfuse (http://code.google.com/p/macfuse/) from google code. It worked fine for me in the past with Tiger running on a PPC machine...

Now I have Leopard running on Intel...
Posted by rem, on Jun 26, 2008 at 07:49 PM, in Applications
64stang06 hey thanks! Per your recommendation, I... 1,740 Views / 8 Replies  
64stang06 hey thanks! Per your recommendation, I searched for "leopard reset printing" and came across this Apple article (http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1341). A few clicks later and all my woes were...
Posted by rem, on Jun 24, 2008 at 05:02 PM, in Mac OS X
Any developer or script kiddie could write a... 3,188 Views / 39 Replies  
Any developer or script kiddie could write a program for any OS at this level of trickery (which is very low). I could write a script that deletes you entire HD in one line of code, upload it to a...
Posted by rem, on Jun 24, 2008 at 04:22 PM, in Mac OS X
I just tried again as Admin after rebooting...... 1,740 Views / 8 Replies  
I just tried again as Admin after rebooting... same problem still exists.
Posted by rem, on Jun 24, 2008 at 03:56 PM, in Mac OS X
I can't imagine everyone is having this issue.... 1,740 Views / 8 Replies  
I can't imagine everyone is having this issue. Printing just does not work. I don't think this should be the problem but will point out that I have Gutenprint installed too.
Posted by rem, on Jun 24, 2008 at 03:48 PM, in Mac OS X
Thanks for the tip. I tried that and got the same... 1,740 Views / 8 Replies  
Thanks for the tip. I tried that and got the same results. I also cannot add printers, nor can I edit the existing printer. Print functionality is hosed for me and print sharing is still stuck on...
Posted by rem, on Jun 24, 2008 at 03:33 PM, in Mac OS X
Cannot remove printer nor print share 1,740 Views / 8 Replies  
Hi. I am using Leopard with all the latest software updates. I cannot delete a printer I added (but it never worked) from "Print & Fax" in System Prefs. I also cannot turn off "Printer Sharing" by...
Posted by rem, on Jun 24, 2008 at 01:11 PM, in Mac OS X
I downgraded to 10.5.1 (10.5.2 > 10.5.0 > 10.5.1)... 965 Views / 8 Replies  
I downgraded to 10.5.1 (10.5.2 > 10.5.0 > 10.5.1) which took up an entire morning getting everything the way I like it again. I won't trust Apple again for future software updates without researching...
Posted by rem, on Mar 14, 2008 at 07:05 AM, in GUI Customization
My guess is its something like (example only,... 965 Views / 8 Replies  
My guess is its something like (example only, don't try this at home):

sudo defaults write /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/com.apple.WindowServer 'EnvironmentVariables' -dict 'alpha' 0.6

...where...
Posted by rem, on Mar 11, 2008 at 07:17 PM, in GUI Customization
When I think about CEOs, I often think way... 965 Views / 8 Replies  
When I think about CEOs, I often think way overpaid, fat &@$! but Steve is truly an exception, what a visionary! Oh and yeah: control freak :D
Posted by rem, on Mar 11, 2008 at 04:09 PM, in GUI Customization
Yep. I like Linux but love OS X / Apple. Despite... 965 Views / 8 Replies  
Yep. I like Linux but love OS X / Apple. Despite the above gripe, nothing comes close for me to OS X as my primary desktop machine.

I really can't understand, though, how the folks who made such a...
Posted by rem, on Mar 11, 2008 at 04:04 PM, in GUI Customization
This section of the forum seems to be 1/2 dead.... 965 Views / 8 Replies  
This section of the forum seems to be 1/2 dead. It cannot be rocket science to adjust the transparency of menus, can it?? With Linux I can infinitely fine tune every aspect of look and feel.

BTW,...
Posted by rem, on Mar 10, 2008 at 06:28 PM, in GUI Customization
Apple please don't kill Aqua, please!! If you... 9,290 Views / 126 Replies  
Apple please don't kill Aqua, please!! If you have to change, at least make it easy to change everything to Aqua with an option or CLI command. I would really, really dislike OS X looking like iTunes...
Posted by rem, on Mar 10, 2008 at 06:18 PM, in GUI Customization
pre-10.5.2 menu transparency 965 Views / 8 Replies  
Does anyone know how to restore menu transparency to the pre-10.5.2 level? Not the menu bar, menus. Please advise.
Posted by rem, on Mar 9, 2008 at 03:09 PM, in GUI Customization
To partially answer my own question, the latest... 504 Views / 1 Replies  
To partially answer my own question, the latest version of aqua4itunes (3.5.0) works with iTunes 7.6.1:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v257/lfrem/itunes761.png

Although the aqua4itunes...
Posted by rem, on Mar 9, 2008 at 02:36 PM, in GUI Customization
Does anyone know how to restore menu transparency... 2,096,098 Views / 14,714 Replies  
Does anyone know how to restore menu transparency to the pre-10.5.2 level? Not the menu bar, menus. Please advise.
Posted by rem, on Mar 8, 2008 at 02:22 PM, in GUI Customization
Aqua for iTunes 7.6.1?? 504 Views / 1 Replies  
Does anyone know how to restore Aqua buttons, scrollbars, etc. to iTunes 7.6.1? Aguat and Aqua4iTunes have not been updated for this release.
Posted by rem, on Mar 8, 2008 at 12:55 PM, in GUI Customization
...alternatively I would suggest checking out... 1,091 Views / 22 Replies  
...alternatively I would suggest checking out OpenOffice. Its free, there are native OS X builds now (not just NeoOffice) so you get spreadsheets and presentations software with. You can open and...
Posted by rem, on Mar 6, 2008 at 01:43 AM, in Applications
Aqua for iTunes 7.6.1 308 Views / 0 Replies  
None of the aqua UI restore tools I know of (aqua4itunes & aguat) support the latest version of iTunes. It looked to me as though aguat supported 7.6.x so I went ahead and upgraded iTunes but then...
Posted by rem, on Mar 6, 2008 at 01:28 AM, in Applications
This thread reminded me of several times I was... 4,195 Views / 92 Replies  
This thread reminded me of several times I was given a brand new pc laptop by various employers with an old version of Windows. Some of the new hardware features were not well supported. I could not...
Posted by rem, on Feb 27, 2008 at 04:57 PM, in Mac OS X
About Finder not accepting typed paths: I just... 2,883 Views / 50 Replies  
About Finder not accepting typed paths: I just use the open command in Terminal (e.g. "open ." opens the current path in Finder). Likewise, if you drag a folder from Finder to Terminal, you get the...
Posted by rem, on Dec 24, 2007 at 10:18 AM, in Mac OS X
I think its Apple philosophy to replace old... 837 Views / 15 Replies  
I think its Apple philosophy to replace old features with new ones rather than to keep appending new features, which can have a bad side effect of generating clutter, so they made some conscientious...
Posted by rem, on Dec 22, 2007 at 09:39 AM, in Mac OS X
Another thing you can do is display the character... 4,689 Views / 9 Replies  
Another thing you can do is display the character palette and select the character with a mouse click.
Posted by rem, on Dec 22, 2007 at 08:44 AM, in Mac OS X
That's what I do when typing in French. The best... 4,689 Views / 9 Replies  
That's what I do when typing in French. The best thing is how intuitive it is. On Windows you have to memorize ascii codes. For example, ctrl+1-3-0 = é. On OS X, its alt+a letter or symbol (that is...
Posted by rem, on Dec 22, 2007 at 08:28 AM, in Mac OS X
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