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Some apps when restarted keep their pids... ... 1,186 Views / 3 Replies  
Some apps when restarted keep their pids...

restarting named with kill -HUP `cat /var/named.pid` (or whatevers) keeps the pid the same.
Posted by mjpaci, on Nov 27, 2002 at 01:43 PM, in Mac OS X
Where's Frank's Chicken House? 710 Views / 54 Replies  
Where's Frank's Chicken House?
Posted by mjpaci, on Jan 14, 2002 at 11:10 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Where's Frank's Chicken House? 622 Views / 54 Replies  
Where's Frank's Chicken House?
Posted by mjpaci, on Jan 14, 2002 at 11:10 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Where's Frank's Chicken House? 626 Views / 54 Replies  
Where's Frank's Chicken House?
Posted by mjpaci, on Jan 14, 2002 at 11:10 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Where's Frank's Chicken House? 537 Views / 54 Replies  
Where's Frank's Chicken House?
Posted by mjpaci, on Jan 14, 2002 at 11:10 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Where's Frank's Chicken House? 633 Views / 54 Replies  
Where's Frank's Chicken House?
Posted by mjpaci, on Jan 14, 2002 at 11:10 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I remember back when Nickelodeon, the kids... 507 Views / 7 Replies  
I remember back when Nickelodeon, the kids channel, was scraping for programming. One of the things they showed was a Kraftwerk show. Pretty cool.

--Mike
Posted by mjpaci, on Jan 10, 2002 at 10:16 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I've got a B&W G3 with a PCI Radeon card and it... 826 Views / 51 Replies  
I've got a B&W G3 with a PCI Radeon card and it slows to a crawl. This also happens on the G4 at work with an ATI Rage128PRO card in it. OS 9.2.1 on both machines.

Someone, somewhere said that...
Posted by mjpaci, on Oct 8, 2001 at 03:54 PM, in Gaming
Get a Cobalt (Sun) Qube. It runs Linux, has dual... 648 Views / 15 Replies  
Get a Cobalt (Sun) Qube. It runs Linux, has dual NICs, and a PCI slot. If, however, you want to run it with a monitor, keyboard, and mouse, then go for the Apple Cube. No, the Cube doesn't have a PCI...
Posted by mjpaci, on Jul 11, 2001 at 03:54 PM, in Mac Desktops
Get a Cobalt (Sun) Qube. It runs Linux, has dual... 285 Views / 15 Replies  
Get a Cobalt (Sun) Qube. It runs Linux, has dual NICs, and a PCI slot. If, however, you want to run it with a monitor, keyboard, and mouse, then go for the Apple Cube. No, the Cube doesn't have a PCI...
Posted by mjpaci, on Jul 11, 2001 at 03:54 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Star Trek is in the future. Star Wars is 'a... 908 Views / 84 Replies  
Star Trek is in the future.

Star Wars is 'a long, long time ago in a galaxy far, far away.'

So if they were to meet, I would have my $ on the Star Wars Universe.
Posted by mjpaci, on May 15, 2001 at 03:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
A friend in college had a 4 minute snooze on his... 728 Views / 12 Replies  
A friend in college had a 4 minute snooze on his alarm. He hated it so much he just got up when it first went off. I guess it did its job.

--Mike
Posted by mjpaci, on May 14, 2001 at 06:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Are you sure that you're allowed to castle in... 679 Views / 25 Replies  
Are you sure that you're allowed to castle in this case? Remember you cannot castle if...

1) You're in check
2) You'll put yourself in check
3) You'll pass through check
4) The king has moved...
Posted by mjpaci, on May 10, 2001 at 04:57 PM, in Mac OS X
Where is the 2002 World Cup? For that matter,... 378 Views / 8 Replies  
Where is the 2002 World Cup? For that matter, where is the 2006 World Cup?

--Mike
Posted by mjpaci, on May 7, 2001 at 10:06 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The only 'non-standard' moves in chess that I can... 679 Views / 25 Replies  
The only 'non-standard' moves in chess that I can think of are castleing (King side, Queen Side) and that French termed one-en passant (http://chessapeak.com/page10.html)--where the pawn can move...
Posted by mjpaci, on May 3, 2001 at 12:04 PM, in Mac OS X
You can watch it on TV Food Network when you're... 593 Views / 9 Replies  
You can watch it on TV Food Network when you're sitting at home by yourself at 10PM on a Saturday night.

I've watched it a couple of time and can see why people love it so much. It doesn't really...
Posted by mjpaci, on Apr 30, 2001 at 10:06 AM, in MacNN Lounge
If you want good sleep... DO NOT DRINK... 498 Views / 35 Replies  
If you want good sleep...

DO NOT DRINK ALCOHOL before going to bed.

I've never suffered from insomnia. I know quite a few people that have and it just wrecks them. I sleep about 6.5-7 hours per...
Posted by mjpaci, on Apr 27, 2001 at 05:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Scripting MS Excel with Applescript 247 Views / 0 Replies  
Here is the deal:
We have a script that runs in VBA under Excel right now. It takes an Excel spreadsheet and saves it as a tab-delimited text file. Great. It works. However, ever since the Excel Y2K...
Posted by mjpaci, on Apr 18, 2001 at 09:08 PM, in Developer Center
Remember too that Motorola uses WindowsNT running... 403 Views / 4 Replies  
Remember too that Motorola uses WindowsNT running on Intel chips on all of their desktops.

--Mike
Posted by mjpaci, on Apr 16, 2001 at 04:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You can drive that fast on the Tidewater... 398 Views / 10 Replies  
You can drive that fast on the Tidewater Peninsula? Last time I was down there I was on the I-64 parking lot between the airport (Patrick Henry?) and Williamsburg for 90 minutes. There was no...
Posted by mjpaci, on Apr 16, 2001 at 04:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I've known at least 3 Misha's in my 28 years. ... 806 Views / 63 Replies  
I've known at least 3 Misha's in my 28 years.

1 was a guy on my freshman hall.
1 is a little kid that my GF babysits.
1 is a Croatian woman that is friends with the above 'little kid' Misha's...
Posted by mjpaci, on Apr 16, 2001 at 04:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I always pronounced it as cue. 1,535 Views / 18 Replies  
I always pronounced it as cue.
Posted by mjpaci, on Apr 12, 2001 at 05:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Here is what I would like to see in the dock: ... 571 Views / 21 Replies  
Here is what I would like to see in the dock:

When I click and hold and icon (or right click) I would like an option for a new window. This would be great for IE, Terminal, TextEdit, emacs, etc.
...
Posted by mjpaci, on Apr 11, 2001 at 08:20 PM, in Mac OS X
We really don't need the Apple Store here in... 2,075 Views / 109 Replies  
We really don't need the Apple Store here in Boston. MicroCenter does a great job. The two CompUSAs need some help. It's a good thing that ComputerTown is gone. They weren't that good and I witnessed...
Posted by mjpaci, on Apr 9, 2001 at 11:38 AM, in MacNN Lounge
froody: I don't believe you that you beat... 443 Views / 36 Replies  
froody:

I don't believe you that you beat the computer in 4 moves. Please post the moves. If it is the opening/closing that I am thinking of, even the dumbest setting wouldn't let you do that...
Posted by mjpaci, on Apr 3, 2001 at 10:55 AM, in Mac OS X
MacNN Forum is being run out of Switzerland? ... 382 Views / 13 Replies  
MacNN Forum is being run out of Switzerland?
(Otherwise, why would the Swiss admin have to take care of things in the middle of the night and not the NY one.)

--Mike
Posted by mjpaci, on Apr 3, 2001 at 09:52 AM, in MacNN Lounge
If it's any consolation, I knew that too. ... 460 Views / 29 Replies  
If it's any consolation, I knew that too. http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/smile.gif

On Netscape, I believe it's CMD+Refresh to do a super-reload. Very handy when testing web sites.

--Mike
Posted by mjpaci, on Apr 3, 2001 at 09:48 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Would you care to substantiate that, sir? ... 427 Views / 15 Replies  
Would you care to substantiate that, sir?

Is it the UNIX that is susceptible or the FS that the UNIX is using? A journaling FS wouldn't be as susceptible as UFS, but both are less likely than...
Posted by mjpaci, on Apr 3, 2001 at 08:59 AM, in Mac OS X
Last time I was in SF I saw a pickup with VA tags... 502 Views / 30 Replies  
Last time I was in SF I saw a pickup with VA tags that said either "iMac" or "MacOS" -- I can't remember which. I didn't know there were Mac users in Virginia. ...
Posted by mjpaci, on Mar 23, 2001 at 10:44 AM, in Mac OS X
If you guys don't know about it yet, try the... 508 Views / 12 Replies  
If you guys don't know about it yet, try the Avsforums (http://www.avsforum.com) for all of your high-end wonderings.

If you ever want to pick up good gear at decent prices, look at estate sales...
Posted by mjpaci, on Mar 23, 2001 at 08:38 AM, in MacNN Lounge
That is, in fact, column view. --Mike 1,688 Views / 135 Replies  
That is, in fact, column view.

--Mike
Posted by mjpaci, on Mar 22, 2001 at 11:09 AM, in Mac OS X
OK, someone has to say it... Someone set up... 1,688 Views / 135 Replies  
OK, someone has to say it...

Someone set up us the Bomb.app

Good. Now that that is out of the way, I have a couple of things to report.

1) A leak in my home-office put my Mac and my Linux...
Posted by mjpaci, on Mar 22, 2001 at 10:09 AM, in Mac OS X
Window resizing sucks on the 300Mhz G3 in IE and... 1,688 Views / 135 Replies  
Window resizing sucks on the 300Mhz G3 in IE and in the Finder ONLY in list view. I'm going to move the jumpers on the MB up to 350 and see if it changes for the better. I'll be installing it on a...
Posted by mjpaci, on Mar 21, 2001 at 10:52 PM, in Mac OS X
I purchased it this evening at the Staples in... 1,688 Views / 135 Replies  
I purchased it this evening at the Staples in Salem, MA. I installed it and set it up. I am now using it on my B&W G3/300 and am fairly pleased so far. The 'About This Mac' reports build 4K78. Since...
Posted by mjpaci, on Mar 21, 2001 at 10:27 PM, in Mac OS X
Though technically not a car, I like the Toyota... 550 Views / 22 Replies  
Though technically not a car, I like the Toyota Landcruisers of this era. These machines rocked. Too bad they're horrible rust-buckets.

--Mike
Posted by mjpaci, on Mar 20, 2001 at 07:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You could also have FedEx hold it at their... 400 Views / 19 Replies  
You could also have FedEx hold it at their facility rather than putting it out for delivery. That way, you can get it first thing in the morning when the facility opens.

--Mike
Posted by mjpaci, on Mar 20, 2001 at 03:54 PM, in Mac OS X
Hell, in Physics 101-102 at W&M each test... 473 Views / 14 Replies  
Hell, in Physics 101-102 at W&M each test consisted of 4 questions. If you got all 4 right, you got an A. If you got 2 correct you got a B. If you got the concepts behind all 4 right but not the...
Posted by mjpaci, on Mar 20, 2001 at 02:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Good for the Germans. Too bad the NSA will crack... 425 Views / 6 Replies  
Good for the Germans. Too bad the NSA will crack through anything they do anyhow. I guess they just want to make the NSA work for its intelligence. Now if we just get the US Navy to realize that it's...
Posted by mjpaci, on Mar 19, 2001 at 01:27 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Speaking of Passats... There's a new one... 648 Views / 29 Replies  
Speaking of Passats...

There's a new one coming out in Europe next year. 280 horsepower V8. That thing is going to SMOKE. For the latest and greatest on VW's and Audi's, go to...
Posted by mjpaci, on Mar 17, 2001 at 07:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
kill the prefs file as well. 290 Views / 3 Replies  
kill the prefs file as well.
Posted by mjpaci, on Mar 12, 2001 at 12:34 PM, in Applications
What is the tube on the LaCie? Is it the... 410 Views / 6 Replies  
What is the tube on the LaCie? Is it the Mitsubishi Diamondtron or the Sony Trinitron?

The Mitsubishi 900u is also a great 19" monitor. It's got the dual inputs AND the dual upstream USB ports as...
Posted by mjpaci, on Mar 12, 2001 at 09:24 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
The way I read it was that if you go for the Paid... 335 Views / 8 Replies  
The way I read it was that if you go for the Paid Mode your software will be in paid mode forever. After 12-months you won't be able to get the updates to the software to work in paid mode unless you...
Posted by mjpaci, on Mar 10, 2001 at 10:41 AM, in Applications
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Posted by mjpaci, on Mar 8, 2001 at 02:56 PM, in Applications
Cipher: The reason we have .hqx files is... 337 Views / 5 Replies  
Cipher:

The reason we have .hqx files is BECAUSE there are Data and Resource forks on Mac files. So, I would say it is an INTEGRAL part. All it does it take the resource fork and tack in onto the...
Posted by mjpaci, on Mar 7, 2001 at 07:12 AM, in Applications
Mac files have 2 forks: a data fork and a... 337 Views / 5 Replies  
Mac files have 2 forks: a data fork and a resource fork. Neither Unix nor NT really know how to deal with this properly. So, what you get is .hqx files which are the resource and data forks squashed...
Posted by mjpaci, on Mar 6, 2001 at 04:56 PM, in Applications
Give up. It's not worth it. Or do this: Take... 304 Views / 6 Replies  
Give up. It's not worth it. Or do this:

Take a long audio cable and go from the audio out on the G3 to the audio in on the 520. Install Timbuktu on both machines and that way you can control what...
Posted by mjpaci, on Mar 6, 2001 at 04:13 PM, in Applications
Jeez guys. Can't you see that he's on Tattooine?... 406 Views / 3 Replies  
Jeez guys. Can't you see that he's on Tattooine? Do you know how much inter-stellar links are these days? Besides, he's capped at 9600kbps anyhow. Ever since the Empire has been sniffing around...
Posted by mjpaci, on Mar 6, 2001 at 02:22 PM, in Applications
Drive up Rt 3 to Salem, NH (or was that Nashua)... 304 Views / 6 Replies  
Drive up Rt 3 to Salem, NH (or was that Nashua) and buy an iMac from Computertown or a larger HD for your older Mac. BTW, which model of Mac is it?

First you say the 68K is too slow, then you seem...
Posted by mjpaci, on Mar 6, 2001 at 02:11 PM, in Applications
Basically, you want your G3 to convert MP3s into... 304 Views / 6 Replies  
Basically, you want your G3 to convert MP3s into a different format and stream them over the network so your 68K machine can play them, right?

In other words, you want to use two machines to play...
Posted by mjpaci, on Mar 6, 2001 at 01:29 PM, in Applications
Can't Change NT password with DAVE 293 Views / 1 Replies  
Greetings,

I have this problem on my network at the office. Macs on two different subnets are unable to change their NT passwords with DAVE. The error I get is:

A network error has occured....
Posted by mjpaci, on Mar 6, 2001 at 01:23 PM, in Applications
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