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With every change there is always resistance.... 816 Views / 24 Replies  
With every change there is always resistance. Personally, I dont think the new theme is that great, but at the same time I dont thikn it's bad. After using it for a few days now, I'm already used to...
Posted by billybob, on Jun 16, 2004 at 04:46 PM, in Applications
Several have mentioned the canon a75 and a80. I... 4,865 Views / 64 Replies  
Several have mentioned the canon a75 and a80. I have the a60 which is a precursor to these, it's a year or two old. But it's an INCREDIBLE deal right now. At buy.com you can get it for 140 including...
Posted by billybob, on Jun 7, 2004 at 08:01 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
He said recoding, not recording. Big difference. 521 Views / 17 Replies  
He said recoding, not recording. Big difference.
Posted by billybob, on Jan 10, 2004 at 05:49 AM, in Mac OS X
sorry but you definitely = gay 263 Views / 3 Replies  
sorry but you definitely = gay
Posted by billybob, on Jan 10, 2004 at 05:38 AM, in Mac OS X
I'm sorry, I'm a total ass, but it took you three... 1,022 Views / 19 Replies  
I'm sorry, I'm a total ass, but it took you three weeks to save up 18 dollars? :O
Posted by billybob, on Jan 4, 2004 at 10:06 PM, in GUI Customization
My last post got me thinking -- the scary part... 13,686 Views / 95 Replies  
My last post got me thinking -- the scary part here, based on Mr Hick's story, is that it doesn't back up the data. If it gets corrupted, all your stuff is gone. Ouch. Another reason why'd I'd much...
Posted by billybob, on Oct 11, 2003 at 05:59 PM, in Mac OS X
FileVault's a cool idea and very user friendly... 13,686 Views / 95 Replies  
FileVault's a cool idea and very user friendly for Joe Shmoe... but I just use encrypted disc images for sensitive data. This is such a cool feature, I wish apple would have pushed it more. You only...
Posted by billybob, on Oct 11, 2003 at 05:51 PM, in Mac OS X
Maybe its appletalk? Try turning it off in ... 1,204 Views / 12 Replies  
Maybe its appletalk? Try turning it off in network system prefs... although that may only be for hosting, not sure.
Posted by billybob, on Oct 5, 2003 at 11:36 PM, in Mac OS X
I meant to mention that if you already have a... 853 Views / 4 Replies  
I meant to mention that if you already have a build of panther installed, this wont be anything new... but for the people who don't, they may see a few new things.

Something most people probably...
Posted by billybob, on Oct 5, 2003 at 08:34 PM, in Mac OS X
Because t's fun being on the "cutting edge" of... 509 Views / 4 Replies  
Because t's fun being on the "cutting edge" of what apple is up to, and seeing what changes from day to day. If you dont wanna read about it, then dont. Skip over the threads. End of story. Would be...
Posted by billybob, on Oct 5, 2003 at 07:54 PM, in Mac OS X
Toast 5 doesnt work for me either. Just quits... 50,518 Views / 279 Replies  
Toast 5 doesnt work for me either. Just quits immediately. Codetek virtual desktop works about 95% ok but there are a few oddities.
Posted by billybob, on Oct 5, 2003 at 06:05 PM, in Mac OS X
(Hopefully) New & Unique Screenies/Movies of 7B80 853 Views / 4 Replies  
I haven't been keeping as close attention to panther development as I did with jag, but having finally gotten my hands on a copy of 7B80 I figured I'd do what I did last time: Post some screenshots...
Posted by billybob, on Oct 5, 2003 at 04:14 PM, in Mac OS X
Will you all shut up. This is the most moronic... 1,967 Views / 55 Replies  
Will you all shut up. This is the most moronic thread I've ever had the displeasure of reading.

Sarc - get over it. I see your point but christ is it that much effort to disable the update. You...
Posted by billybob, on Apr 18, 2003 at 09:20 PM, in Mac OS X
Yes we all know how well online petitions... 1,016 Views / 32 Replies  
Yes we all know how well online petitions work!!!! Especially when they're full of spelling and grammatical errors up the wazoo, and sound as if they're written by some 12 year old ****. Not that...
Posted by billybob, on Apr 18, 2003 at 09:08 PM, in Applications
Pepi, shut the **** up already. 8,477 Views / 261 Replies  
Pepi, shut the **** up already.
Posted by billybob, on Feb 24, 2003 at 06:56 PM, in Applications
Oh my god! 77 megs!!!!! WHAT HAS THE WORLD COME... 1,432 Views / 52 Replies  
Oh my god! 77 megs!!!!! WHAT HAS THE WORLD COME TO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Posted by billybob, on Feb 23, 2003 at 06:17 PM, in Applications
Yah, put him in his place. How dare he contribute! 1,035 Views / 21 Replies  
Yah, put him in his place. How dare he contribute!
Posted by billybob, on Feb 5, 2003 at 12:38 AM, in Mac Desktops
So like you didnt even mention if your computer... 447 Views / 4 Replies  
So like you didnt even mention if your computer is working or not?

A quick search for "beige g3 beep" on google, first result:

1 beep = No RAM has been detected.
2 beeps = The RAM is...
Posted by billybob, on Jan 29, 2003 at 05:26 PM, in Mac Desktops
Re: Re: Where did Hyatt say tabs are coming? 2,006 Views / 51 Replies  
You mean chimera (and phoenix too).

This dude has been busy writing web browsers... safari is # 3. As far as I know he has been the "lead" developer in all cases as well.

I hope to god for...
Posted by billybob, on Jan 15, 2003 at 12:42 AM, in Mac OS X
VPC's performance is terrible, I cant understand... 4,036 Views / 62 Replies  
VPC's performance is terrible, I cant understand why people dont just spend a one or two hundred more dollars and get a real PC. VPC is a minimum of $150, and $200 for XP. Why not spend a hundred or...
Posted by billybob, on Dec 19, 2002 at 07:57 PM, in Mac OS X
Re: Best Hard Drive for OS X? 462 Views / 8 Replies  
The best damn hard drive in the world (http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProduct.asp?submit=manufactory&catalog=14&manufactory=1306&DEPA=1&sortby=14&order=1)

(scroll down to the one that costs $115,...
Posted by billybob, on Nov 21, 2002 at 06:54 PM, in Mac OS X
Re: What Startup Key combinations do you know in OSX? 1,913 Views / 17 Replies  
None of those are specific to OSX... they work with all recent macs, regardless of the operating system.

ROFL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Posted by billybob, on Nov 11, 2002 at 06:30 PM, in Mac OS X
Thanks for the link! If you hadn't provided that... 1,315 Views / 13 Replies  
Thanks for the link! If you hadn't provided that I would have wondered what this "iPod" thingamajig was that everyone keeps talking about!!!!!
Posted by billybob, on Nov 11, 2002 at 06:24 PM, in Mac OS X
Sounds like a problem with your setup. That has... 2,653 Views / 42 Replies  
Sounds like a problem with your setup. That has never happened to me with either office 97 or 2000, barring the first run. Not that I'm not saying Windows is stupid.

(Gotta love those double...
Posted by billybob, on Nov 10, 2002 at 09:32 PM, in Mac OS X
Damn amateurs! :) See, the trick to get... 2,653 Views / 42 Replies  
Damn amateurs! :)

See, the trick to get around that BS, is to copy the win directory from the CD onto your hard drive. For example, with Windows 98, you copy the "win98" directory from the CD onto...
Posted by billybob, on Nov 10, 2002 at 08:48 PM, in Mac OS X
sumit008: You are a ****ing moron. I bought... 1,654 Views / 24 Replies  
sumit008: You are a ****ing moron.

I bought thje same model as you, in the same month. If I had known then that there would be these updates 5 months later, I still would have made my purchase....
Posted by billybob, on Nov 6, 2002 at 08:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Well, i agree that by default, the way apple has... 646 Views / 19 Replies  
Well, i agree that by default, the way apple has it set up is good. And if you're being a good unix user, you are keeping all of your stuff in your home folder, which is password protected over the...
Posted by billybob, on Nov 3, 2002 at 07:46 PM, in Mac OS X
I have no idea. It is really stupid though. I... 646 Views / 19 Replies  
I have no idea. It is really stupid though. I want to walk up to apple and say "HELLO! MCFLY!! ANYBODY HOME??" :)

One other thing I forgot to mention.. if you have remote login enabled in sharing,...
Posted by billybob, on Nov 2, 2002 at 05:00 PM, in Mac OS X
GFive... well, that's certainly a better method... 646 Views / 19 Replies  
GFive... well, that's certainly a better method than my hack! hehe.. Thanks for the tip though, I am going to save that for future reference.
Posted by billybob, on Nov 2, 2002 at 04:54 PM, in Mac OS X
Here's a little trick that I came up with, so... 646 Views / 19 Replies  
Here's a little trick that I came up with, so that I could share my entire mp3 partition.

Create a new user in the Accounts system pref, name him relevant to the partition for consistency sake...
Posted by billybob, on Nov 1, 2002 at 08:30 PM, in Mac OS X
Wow. You did a fantastic job. It even looks good... 7,223 Views / 144 Replies  
Wow. You did a fantastic job. It even looks good with Mail and Mozilla, which most themes don't and is the #1 reason why I trash them after a few minutes of use. The gradients are very subtle yet...
Posted by billybob, on Oct 29, 2002 at 01:16 AM, in Applications
If it rocks, I'll use it. However I highly doubt... 1,041 Views / 26 Replies  
If it rocks, I'll use it. However I highly doubt that it will rock. MS has had 2 years (since public beta) to get IE for OSX cleaned up and has done a horrible job at it. It's slow and it crashes a...
Posted by billybob, on Oct 25, 2002 at 10:02 PM, in Applications
Re: Mozilla's bookmarksfile where is it in OS X? 240 Views / 2 Replies  
It use to be in ~/library/mozilla/profiles/default/blah/bookmarks.html
However, it apperas that is just a dummy file now, beacuse if you open it, it is not your current bookmarks. I have mozilla on...
Posted by billybob, on Oct 21, 2002 at 02:43 PM, in Applications
Poll: Yup.. I was excited when I ran morpheus (old... 719 Views / 10 Replies  
Yup.. I was excited when I ran morpheus (old windows kazaa variant) and it finally hit the petabyte (1000 terabytes) mark. Now kazaa typically has about 4 petabytes. Wow thats a lot of data. :)
Posted by billybob, on Oct 18, 2002 at 02:09 AM, in Mac OS X
i dont think there are any built in, but you can... 512 Views / 6 Replies  
i dont think there are any built in, but you can download something like tenon's itools, which lets you do a lot of unix stuff through a web interface. it's not free though, but i think thre's a free...
Posted by billybob, on Oct 13, 2002 at 04:49 PM, in Mac OS X
Re: Attachments_Simple Fix 365 Views / 4 Replies  
Hmm, not for me. It happens with every attachment that has a resource fork, and office documents definitely have them.

It is a real bummer because other than this issue, I think the jag version of...
Posted by billybob, on Oct 11, 2002 at 08:14 PM, in Mac OS X
I haven't even seen os9 since photoshop 7 came... 3,506 Views / 91 Replies  
I haven't even seen os9 since photoshop 7 came out. Good riddance, I say. :)
Posted by billybob, on Oct 11, 2002 at 04:34 AM, in Mac OS X
Re: Re: Mozilla "Phoenix" developers take a cue from OS X 930 Views / 12 Replies  
Well I guess ya learn something new everyday ;) I suppose that may just have something to do with it...
Posted by billybob, on Oct 11, 2002 at 04:24 AM, in Applications
Right here... 1,055 Views / 32 Replies  
Right here...
Posted by billybob, on Oct 10, 2002 at 06:55 PM, in Applications
Well, if his software/script/whatever is doing... 520 Views / 8 Replies  
Well, if his software/script/whatever is doing any sort of size check on the files, or last date modified, or md5 checksum... then changing the playcounts would make these files appear as...
Posted by billybob, on Oct 9, 2002 at 11:46 PM, in Applications
Mozilla "Phoenix" developers take a cue from OS X 930 Views / 12 Replies  
Phoenix is for windows and linux (currently) what chimera is for OS X: a mozilla based browser, but no bloat like a built in mail and irc client. It's only at version 0.2 but is actually pretty rock...
Posted by billybob, on Oct 9, 2002 at 06:22 PM, in Applications
Re: Problems With Internet Sharing 390 Views / 4 Replies  
I think it's supposted to work like that, although obviously in both of our opinions it shouldn't. I had to use internet sharing for about two weeks while I didn't have cable modem, and I had the...
Posted by billybob, on Oct 8, 2002 at 02:54 PM, in Mac OS X
No they dont always lose it at the same time. ... 436 Views / 4 Replies  
No they dont always lose it at the same time. The XP box seems to be having more problems than the ibook... turning internet sharing off then on again didnt do anything, but i did figure something...
Posted by billybob, on Sep 30, 2002 at 04:27 PM, in Mac OS X
Anyone got 10.2's built-in Internet Sharing (NAT) working well? 436 Views / 4 Replies  
I'm in the process of moving and while I dont have cable modem I have to resort to using my parents AOL account for internet. I have a router that I was using for DHCP/NAT for 3 computers when I had...
Posted by billybob, on Sep 30, 2002 at 12:53 PM, in Mac OS X
Yah these western digitals fly... I just got the... 2,797 Views / 57 Replies  
Yah these western digitals fly... I just got the 80 gig version (7200 with 8 meg cache) for my PC at newegg.com and it is absolutely amazing. I would HIGHLY recommend this drive. The 80 gig version...
Posted by billybob, on Sep 22, 2002 at 11:04 PM, in Mac OS X
This happens with my imac 400. It's been dying... 583 Views / 8 Replies  
This happens with my imac 400. It's been dying slowly for the past 6 months, this is one of the first weird things it started doing. Of course it's a web and file server so it's always up, but on the...
Posted by billybob, on Sep 15, 2002 at 01:39 AM, in Mac Desktops
Yah, my PC mops the floor against any mac when it... 2,411 Views / 32 Replies  
Yah, my PC mops the floor against any mac when it comes to games. But for everything else, I do think macs are a lot nicer to work with, except maybe web browsing.

Something a lot of people don't...
Posted by billybob, on Sep 15, 2002 at 12:16 AM, in Mac Desktops
I've never met a PC person that doesn't think the... 2,411 Views / 32 Replies  
I've never met a PC person that doesn't think the G4 case design is cool. Not necessarily the curvy, flashy part of it, but the funcional aspect. Having the whole motherboard just flip out of the...
Posted by billybob, on Sep 14, 2002 at 11:18 PM, in Mac Desktops
Ya know, get off your high horses for a minute,... 2,411 Views / 32 Replies  
Ya know, get off your high horses for a minute, most of you are no better than those PC "lusers" who bash Macs constantly, no matter what, for any reason, just to piss people off. Anything having to...
Posted by billybob, on Sep 14, 2002 at 04:28 PM, in Mac Desktops
A real man's G4 :) 2,411 Views / 32 Replies  
Allright, I know this is a mac forum, but I saw this gutted G4-turned-PC over at HardOCP (a PC website about overclocking mainly), and I just had to share. :)
...
Posted by billybob, on Sep 14, 2002 at 05:51 AM, in Mac Desktops
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