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About CPU usage of Dashboard when it's hidden; if... 39,055 Views / 377 Replies  
About CPU usage of Dashboard when it's hidden; if you run something like the sharktank does the movie continue to play & take up CPU time when Dashboard is hidden? Also, does dashboard run as a...
Posted by robotmarkVIII, on Jul 1, 2004 at 06:19 PM, in Mac OS X
what about full screen games? 30,797 Views / 400 Replies  
what about full screen games?
Posted by robotmarkVIII, on Aug 1, 2003 at 07:03 PM, in Mac OS X
enable root, log in via the GUI as root, then go... 530 Views / 6 Replies  
enable root, log in via the GUI as root, then go to /System/Library/User Template/English.lproj

you'll see a home directory in english (you can go to other languages too, of course). i believe you...
Posted by robotmarkVIII, on Jul 25, 2003 at 02:56 PM, in Mac OS X
Andy Warhol Cow Wallpaper 804 Views / 4 Replies  
Does anyone know of a detail of the Cow Wallpaper Warhol did? It would be nice as a desktop
Posted by robotmarkVIII, on Jul 1, 2003 at 02:41 PM, in GUI Customization
are broken downloads resumed? its tough for modem... 1,540 Views / 35 Replies  
are broken downloads resumed? its tough for modem users to download an entire album
Posted by robotmarkVIII, on Apr 29, 2003 at 04:57 AM, in Mac OS X
anyone else see this? weird safari dialog about... 2,811 Views / 77 Replies  
anyone else see this?
weird safari dialog about isync (http://homepage.mac.com/owencannon/what.png)
Posted by robotmarkVIII, on Apr 24, 2003 at 10:09 AM, in Applications
:rolleyes: 690 Views / 7 Replies  
:rolleyes:
Posted by robotmarkVIII, on Mar 6, 2003 at 05:46 PM, in Mac OS X
my HD is a toshiba i think, but it's 15 gigs as... 436 Views / 2 Replies  
my HD is a toshiba i think, but it's 15 gigs as well. last time i tested it passed the extended hardware test
the clicking is as quiet as when it is normally reading
Posted by robotmarkVIII, on Feb 17, 2003 at 11:01 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Is my hard drive dying? 436 Views / 2 Replies  
I have an ibook 500/CDROM with an ati rage 128 and every so often the computer stops responding and the hard drive starts to click quietly and in a rhythm. This shows up on the console when that...
Posted by robotmarkVIII, on Feb 17, 2003 at 09:09 AM, in Mac Notebooks
if you don't have dev tools installed just edit... 910 Views / 10 Replies  
if you don't have dev tools installed just edit the file /.hidden and add sw in the appropriate place (alphabetically).
Posted by robotmarkVIII, on Feb 9, 2003 at 01:52 PM, in Mac OS X
asdfghjkl;' 333 Views / 1 Replies  
asdfghjkl;'
Posted by robotmarkVIII, on Jan 22, 2003 at 03:21 AM, in Mac OS X
apparently ical's been updated again to 1.0.2... ... 4,029 Views / 77 Replies  
apparently ical's been updated again to 1.0.2...

i haven't tried to see what was fixed
Posted by robotmarkVIII, on Jan 5, 2003 at 07:40 PM, in Mac OS X
mail.app scrolling tip 336 Views / 0 Replies  
how strange. scrolling a folder with tons of messages in it becomes much faster if you turn off the date received column from the viewer.
Posted by robotmarkVIII, on Nov 3, 2002 at 10:27 PM, in Mac OS X
if this thread were a food it would be dark... 3,548 Views / 43 Replies  
if this thread were a food it would be dark chocolate irony balls :p :)
Posted by robotmarkVIII, on Oct 5, 2002 at 02:17 PM, in Mac OS X
damn... that would have been cool in the dorms... 2,079 Views / 46 Replies  
damn... that would have been cool in the dorms here...
Posted by robotmarkVIII, on Sep 19, 2002 at 06:52 AM, in Mac OS X
I just downloaded it in class a few minutes ago.... 2,079 Views / 46 Replies  
I just downloaded it in class a few minutes ago. I'm surprised there's no Rendezvous support yet. That was supposed to be an update by know IIRC
Posted by robotmarkVIII, on Sep 18, 2002 at 03:41 PM, in Mac OS X
mine's owencannon. i also have a .mac account... 2,307 Views / 70 Replies  
mine's owencannon.
i also have a .mac account of the same name, but i rarely use it for AIM.

so should we hold a chat or something? otherwise it will be a bit awkward just introducing yourself as...
Posted by robotmarkVIII, on Aug 25, 2002 at 08:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Dude, don't use mandrake, try debian. of... 446 Views / 22 Replies  
Dude, don't use mandrake, try debian.

of course, i'm not being helpful at all but it doesn't bother me this late at night.

download something from here: http://www.debian.org/distrib/netinst
...
Posted by robotmarkVIII, on Aug 20, 2002 at 04:04 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Re: Will OS X reduce corrupt files? 410 Views / 4 Replies  
I've had the same problem. I never reboot my ibook until I have to, and almost every time I do, I have to boot into the os9 or osx install cds and run disk first aid. Last time I had to do this, it...
Posted by robotmarkVIII, on Aug 12, 2002 at 01:31 AM, in Mac OS X
PIKACHU !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! *zam* 611 Views / 28 Replies  
PIKACHU !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! *zam*
Posted by robotmarkVIII, on Aug 1, 2002 at 12:01 AM, in MacNN Lounge
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva,... 1,293 Views / 79 Replies  
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">Originally posted by DannyVTim:
<strong>You...
Posted by robotmarkVIII, on Jul 31, 2002 at 11:40 AM, in Mac OS X
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva,... 917 Views / 76 Replies  
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">Originally posted by Spirit_VW:
<strong>...
Posted by robotmarkVIII, on Jul 21, 2002 at 12:11 AM, in Mac OS X
my opinion on .mac is as follows: a) mom... 507 Views / 42 Replies  
my opinion on .mac is as follows:
a) mom decides to pay for it I think the fees are very fair and people who aren't willing to pony up the nominal fee are a bunch of whiners and freeloaders.
b)...
Posted by robotmarkVIII, on Jul 20, 2002 at 09:43 PM, in Mac OS X
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva,... 306 Views / 3 Replies  
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">Originally posted by VEGAN:
<strong>IF anyone...
Posted by robotmarkVIII, on Jul 19, 2002 at 02:12 PM, in Mac OS X
What if some organization (like MacNN) subscribed... 834 Views / 79 Replies  
What if some organization (like MacNN) subscribed to .Mac, and then people who wanted to use just email would paypal them $10 to have their trial accounts upgraded?
Posted by robotmarkVIII, on Jul 19, 2002 at 12:01 AM, in Mac OS X
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva,... 696 Views / 52 Replies  
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">Originally posted by EddieDesignsDotCom:...
Posted by robotmarkVIII, on Jul 15, 2002 at 03:59 PM, in Mac OS X
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva,... 696 Views / 52 Replies  
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">Originally posted by cpt kangarooski:...
Posted by robotmarkVIII, on Jul 14, 2002 at 09:24 PM, in Mac OS X
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva,... 696 Views / 52 Replies  
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">Originally posted by subego:
<strong>...
Posted by robotmarkVIII, on Jul 14, 2002 at 06:07 PM, in Mac OS X
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva,... 696 Views / 52 Replies  
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">Originally posted by Bernard Ducamp:...
Posted by robotmarkVIII, on Jul 14, 2002 at 06:04 PM, in Mac OS X
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva,... 696 Views / 52 Replies  
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">Originally posted by cpt kangarooski:...
Posted by robotmarkVIII, on Jul 14, 2002 at 05:56 PM, in Mac OS X
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva,... 2,714 Views / 219 Replies  
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">Originally posted by biscuit:
<strong>Blimey,...
Posted by robotmarkVIII, on Jul 11, 2002 at 01:55 PM, in Mac OS X
TLD scams and .mac 322 Views / 12 Replies  
I remember a scam that involved purchasing a domain with a .web TLD. Of course, such a TLD did not exist, but when you sent in the money to "purchase" your own .web domain, you would be sent a...
Posted by robotmarkVIII, on Jul 9, 2002 at 03:49 PM, in Mac OS X
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva,... 380 Views / 21 Replies  
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">Originally posted by seb2:
<strong>software...
Posted by robotmarkVIII, on Jun 24, 2002 at 03:12 PM, in Mac OS X
Applescript Update 380 Views / 21 Replies  
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AppleScript 1.8.3 provides increased...
Posted by robotmarkVIII, on Jun 24, 2002 at 01:16 PM, in Mac OS X
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</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">Originally posted by Drizzt:
<strong> ...
Posted by robotmarkVIII, on Jun 6, 2002 at 10:05 AM, in Mac OS X
hey, is the dock alwayys like that or is that... 352 Views / 26 Replies  
hey, is the dock alwayys like that or is that your theme? (smooth w/out pinstripes)
Posted by robotmarkVIII, on May 9, 2002 at 06:35 PM, in Mac OS X
Hey guys you made it to slashdot... 470 Views / 42 Replies  
Hey guys you made it to slashdot (http://apple.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=02/05/06/0348213&mode=nested&tid=179)!

"My computer is teh borken!"

Hey, try this nifty script to speed up your...
Posted by robotmarkVIII, on May 6, 2002 at 12:50 AM, in Mac OS X
The news is so cool. I've used KDE 2.2.2 for a... 518 Views / 18 Replies  
The news is so cool. I've used KDE 2.2.2 for a long time in Debian PPC and it works very well. I got tired of it, however, because its design is a bit too windowsie. GNOME seems to have a nice...
Posted by robotmarkVIII, on May 4, 2002 at 01:01 PM, in Mac OS X
yes, He nailed it, but, given the reputation of... 470 Views / 42 Replies  
yes, He nailed it, but, given the reputation of macnn forums being full of 12 year olds, I would just have told them to use root all the time, just to have a little fun.
Posted by robotmarkVIII, on May 3, 2002 at 07:25 PM, in Mac OS X
Weird... I saw that too, and I thought the same... 321 Views / 15 Replies  
Weird... I saw that too, and I thought the same thing. I doubt there will be any cosmetic changes to the thing, maybe new features and faster...
Posted by robotmarkVIII, on Apr 24, 2002 at 12:21 AM, in Mac OS X
YESH! FERRY SHNAPPY! MOOM! ;];];];];] 642 Views / 18 Replies  
YESH! FERRY SHNAPPY! MOOM! ;];];];];]
Posted by robotmarkVIII, on Apr 21, 2002 at 02:26 PM, in Mac OS X
Fun AOL Tip! AOL compresses your files for more... 748 Views / 31 Replies  
Fun AOL Tip! AOL compresses your files for more disk space! It optimizes internet speed!
Posted by robotmarkVIII, on Mar 10, 2002 at 06:42 PM, in Mac OS X
Nope, i've taken an entire round trip without... 574 Views / 25 Replies  
Nope, i've taken an entire round trip without once shutting off my ibook. (actually, two round trips, both across the country). Just put the thing to sleep.
Posted by robotmarkVIII, on Mar 10, 2002 at 06:33 PM, in Mac OS X
So, what file system is the partition you want to... 331 Views / 3 Replies  
So, what file system is the partition you want to get the files from?

AFAIK, most linux distros support HFS filesystems (with hfsutils or something). That way you should be able to mount an hfs...
Posted by robotmarkVIII, on Mar 9, 2002 at 03:42 PM, in Mac OS X
mv would probably be faster, but it doesn't save... 1,585 Views / 142 Replies  
mv would probably be faster, but it doesn't save resource forks and other file data. there is a utility that came with the developer tools that do save that data called 'cpmac'
Posted by robotmarkVIII, on Mar 1, 2002 at 06:42 PM, in Mac OS X
Shywizard is a champion troller, IMHO. ... 391 Views / 25 Replies  
Shywizard is a champion troller, IMHO. http://www.altairiv.demon.co.uk/troll/trollfaq.html
If you read this, you shall be enlightened.
Posted by robotmarkVIII, on Feb 25, 2002 at 02:12 PM, in Mac OS X
I'd been carrying my iBook in my backpack to high... 470 Views / 18 Replies  
I'd been carrying my iBook in my backpack to high school, and after a while noticed a bit more warpage, possibly due to some books squishing it while the bag was on the floor. I'd just be careful...
Posted by robotmarkVIII, on Feb 1, 2002 at 01:38 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Oh they're a couple!? Even better! hey!... 646 Views / 36 Replies  
Oh they're a couple!? Even better!

hey! dude! you're the one with the dual ghz powerdealies? could you design a pr0n site of me with those peeps? I'd luvs some of that. k?

*KISH*
Posted by robotmarkVIII, on Jan 31, 2002 at 02:03 AM, in Mac Desktops
Well, just by looking at it, you have a keyboard... 618 Views / 40 Replies  
Well, just by looking at it, you have a keyboard virus. Email me and I'll arrange for you to have your machine sent to my home to be disinfected. Don't worry, it happens to all users once in a while....
Posted by robotmarkVIII, on Jan 28, 2002 at 11:41 AM, in Mac OS X
Well, just by looking at it, you have a keyboard... 334 Views / 40 Replies  
Well, just by looking at it, you have a keyboard virus. Email me and I'll arrange for you to have your machine sent to my home to be disinfected. Don't worry, it happens to all users once in a while....
Posted by robotmarkVIII, on Jan 28, 2002 at 11:41 AM, in Mac OS X
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