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The new theme is a bit clumsy, in my opinion. ... 4,063 Views / 64 Replies  
The new theme is a bit clumsy, in my opinion. But I love this updated Pinstripe. The tabs alone are worth the install.
Posted by RedHerring, on Oct 17, 2006 at 08:13 PM, in Applications
I think I just figured it out. I installed... 516 Views / 4 Replies  
I think I just figured it out. I installed SafariPlus (http://web.mac.com/jrc/SafariPlus/) a few days ago to add some cookie control to Safari. I hadn't even noticed the Flash settings included...
Posted by RedHerring, on Jun 29, 2006 at 02:00 AM, in Applications
Flash In Safari - Click to Run 516 Views / 4 Replies  
I just noticed today that flash content (ads included) is not automatically running in Safari anymore (which is a good thing). Instead, there is a grey dotted line surrounding the area where the...
Posted by RedHerring, on Jun 29, 2006 at 01:15 AM, in Applications
You can join rooms with Adium... but you have to... 442 Views / 3 Replies  
You can join rooms with Adium... but you have to know the room name. Other than that, I don't think there's a way to chat on Yahoo.
Posted by RedHerring, on Jun 25, 2006 at 07:51 PM, in Applications
It's been halfway implemented. They've got the... 1,251 Views / 19 Replies  
It's been halfway implemented. They've got the dictionary hooked up, but all it does at the moment is notify you of words that are spelled incorrectly. As of yet there is no way to access the...
Posted by RedHerring, on Jun 23, 2006 at 04:22 AM, in Applications
I have CamiOptions installed but not CamiBlock (I... 594 Views / 1 Replies  
I have CamiOptions installed but not CamiBlock (I tried it and it was getting a few too many false-positives... so I uninstalled it). I haven't really noticed Camino slowing down since installing...
Posted by RedHerring, on Oct 20, 2005 at 04:36 PM, in Applications
I like the basic editing features of iPhoto, but... 603 Views / 6 Replies  
I like the basic editing features of iPhoto, but I hate how it files images in a ton of nested folders by date (I don't remember when I took a lot of these pictures... haha). I already keep my...
Posted by RedHerring, on Oct 5, 2005 at 02:45 PM, in Applications
You could always make a rule+mailbox/smart... 423 Views / 5 Replies  
You could always make a rule+mailbox/smart mailbox (depending on your version of Mail) for each forum that you get email from and then sort by thread within that mailbox. Of course, this is assuming...
Posted by RedHerring, on Oct 5, 2005 at 02:32 PM, in Applications
I've had mixed luck using this option for burning... 1,779 Views / 3 Replies  
I've had mixed luck using this option for burning CDs. Most of the time everything works fine. But occassionally, a song or two just sounds terrible on the burnt CD. It's almost as if iTunes...
Posted by RedHerring, on Oct 5, 2005 at 02:25 PM, in Applications
I noticed that too :\ Every link except for... 3,022 Views / 56 Replies  
I noticed that too :\ Every link except for "Sign Out", that is. Go figure. Haha.
Posted by RedHerring, on Oct 2, 2005 at 04:26 PM, in Applications
The one good thing I noticed is that Safari has... 1,513 Views / 27 Replies  
The one good thing I noticed is that Safari has once again learned how to remember it's window position between uses. That bugged the living daylights out of me before... but so far it seems to be...
Posted by RedHerring, on Aug 30, 2005 at 02:21 AM, in Applications
I've been tinkering with SafariBlock for a couple... 20,779 Views / 29 Replies  
I've been tinkering with SafariBlock for a couple of days myself. It doesn't block ads exactly the same way AdBlock does yet, but I'm betting before too long it will. The main difference as far as...
Posted by RedHerring, on Aug 30, 2005 at 02:19 AM, in Applications
Yes, they have. They said work had already... 967 Views / 28 Replies  
Yes, they have. They said work had already started on the switch but that it'd be a slow process. I'm not sure if this will be some sort of 5.X upgrade or part of a brand new version.
Posted by RedHerring, on Aug 23, 2005 at 03:37 AM, in Applications
While it's not quite as handy as Safari's way of... 2,204 Views / 48 Replies  
While it's not quite as handy as Safari's way of looking up words, you can use Dictionary in Camino by selecting a word and then choosing "Look up in Dictionary" from the services menu.
Posted by RedHerring, on Jul 23, 2005 at 02:05 AM, in Applications
Does Firefox have a regular prefs file? Or are... 588 Views / 8 Replies  
Does Firefox have a regular prefs file? Or are you talking about the entire Firefox directory located in ~/Library/Application Support/Firefox?

bckid: You might also want to make sure any...
Posted by RedHerring, on Jul 21, 2005 at 02:53 PM, in Applications
If I understand correctly, OmniWeb uses a... 3,549 Views / 63 Replies  
If I understand correctly, OmniWeb uses a modified version of WebCore. Some of OmniWeb's advanced features require additional coding/tweaking/changing/something that takes extra time to get in...
Posted by RedHerring, on Jul 21, 2005 at 02:39 PM, in Applications
It's been fairly stable for me... but it's just... 3,549 Views / 63 Replies  
It's been fairly stable for me... but it's just so much slower than everything else (at least on my computer).
Posted by RedHerring, on Jul 21, 2005 at 05:40 AM, in Applications
Using CamiOptions... 2,204 Views / 48 Replies  
Using CamiOptions (http://www.nada.de/mac/camitools/camioptions.html) you can set animated images to only repeat once (or not at all). It makes a big difference, even on MacNN's advanced reply page....
Posted by RedHerring, on Jul 19, 2005 at 09:23 AM, in Applications
0.9a2 is now available. A few highlights from... 2,204 Views / 48 Replies  
0.9a2 is now available. A few highlights from the release notes (http://www.caminobrowser.org/releases/09a2.html):



In addition, with the release of CamiBlock...
Posted by RedHerring, on Jul 19, 2005 at 12:45 AM, in Applications
My friends laugh at my inability to pick a... 24,919 Views / 149 Replies  
My friends laugh at my inability to pick a browser and stick with it. I've got Camino, Firefox, Safari, and OmniWeb all installed on my computer. When a new version of one of them comes out, I grab...
Posted by RedHerring, on Jul 12, 2005 at 12:08 AM, in Applications
Camino 0.9a1 Available 2,204 Views / 48 Replies  
In other browser news, Camino 0.9a1 is available for download as well. Folks who use recent nightlies will recognize this all.

More info and download here...
Posted by RedHerring, on Jun 20, 2005 at 11:26 PM, in Applications
New Mac-Friendlier Firefox Build Posted 1,167 Views / 17 Replies  
Just a quick update to any Firefox users out there...

From Josh Aas's blog:
Posted by RedHerring, on Jun 20, 2005 at 11:22 PM, in Applications
Mt. Dew & nicotine... all a growing body needs. ... 3,700 Views / 108 Replies  
Mt. Dew & nicotine... all a growing body needs. Maybe that's why I'm so short?
Posted by RedHerring, on Jun 17, 2005 at 08:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
When the robots take over they'll definitely want... 1,666 Views / 31 Replies  
When the robots take over they'll definitely want to have the ability to avoid humans. :eek:

Maybe they were thinking more along the lines of Alice from the Jetsons... it'd suck to have your...
Posted by RedHerring, on Jun 16, 2005 at 07:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Talk about having your plans crapped on 966 Views / 13 Replies  
Talk about having your plans crapped on
Posted by RedHerring, on Jun 16, 2005 at 01:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Uhhh... that makes two of us 1,510 Views / 26 Replies  
Uhhh... that makes two of us
Posted by RedHerring, on Jun 15, 2005 at 10:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
As far as taste goes, any cheap beer could fool... 1,290 Views / 25 Replies  
As far as taste goes, any cheap beer could fool folks too... some already taste like watered down pizz anyway. Hmm... actually, when you look at it that way, peeing in the pool might actually make...
Posted by RedHerring, on Jun 15, 2005 at 08:24 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It worries me that people have game consoles in... 1,510 Views / 26 Replies  
It worries me that people have game consoles in the car, period (folks can't drive worth a crap without all the distraction). What in the heck are you supposed to do with more than one?

As far as...
Posted by RedHerring, on Jun 15, 2005 at 08:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Well regardless of what it was supposed to look... 1,666 Views / 31 Replies  
Well regardless of what it was supposed to look like, now that the word is out that NASA has dancers playing with robot peni (?) that don't like to be touched, it'll never have that innocent "just a...
Posted by RedHerring, on Jun 15, 2005 at 06:22 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Beta 2 got posted... maybe it'll address some of... 1,611 Views / 17 Replies  
Beta 2 got posted... maybe it'll address some of the issues you were having?
Posted by RedHerring, on Jun 15, 2005 at 05:57 PM, in Applications
Poll: 95% of my contacts are on Yahoo... but I can't... 1,540 Views / 33 Replies  
95% of my contacts are on Yahoo... but I can't stand using Yahoo Messenger. For one, it hasn't been updated in what... years?? And it has also been the only program I've ever used on the Mac that...
Posted by RedHerring, on Jun 15, 2005 at 09:21 AM, in Applications
Poll: Adium... only one of the multiple protocol IM... 1,540 Views / 33 Replies  
Adium... only one of the multiple protocol IM apps that I like (and I paid for Proteus!) I wish I could get the iChat + Jabber thing working... I've tried several times and only get partial results,...
Posted by RedHerring, on Jun 14, 2005 at 07:41 PM, in Applications
The code name's purpose is to keep ma & pa users... 1,040 Views / 12 Replies  
The code name's purpose is to keep ma & pa users from downloading the previews/alphas thinking that they're new, final versions of Firefox. The Deerpark versions are intended for developers and...
Posted by RedHerring, on Jun 3, 2005 at 02:59 AM, in Applications
This worked like a charm for me! :D The only... 1,958 Views / 12 Replies  
This worked like a charm for me! :D

The only thing that was different is that my OS9 image was called Classic.dmg instead of OS9General.dmg.

Thanks!
Posted by RedHerring, on Jun 2, 2005 at 02:30 PM, in macOS
I recently had my DSL upgraded from 1.5 mbps to... 24,919 Views / 149 Replies  
I recently had my DSL upgraded from 1.5 mbps to 3.0 mbps and while all of the browsers I fiddle around with sped up, it seems like Firefox sped up more. Safari and Firefox were neck and neck before...
Posted by RedHerring, on May 14, 2005 at 03:28 AM, in Applications
Wow! Seriously? That's not cool at all. I... 1,611 Views / 17 Replies  
Wow! Seriously? That's not cool at all. I haven't had any hiccups yet myself. Of course, we're still talking about just the first few hours of use, so stability remains an issue to be seen.
Posted by RedHerring, on May 4, 2005 at 12:27 PM, in Applications
Is it just me, or is this beta a little snappier... 1,611 Views / 17 Replies  
Is it just me, or is this beta a little snappier than previous versions?
Posted by RedHerring, on May 4, 2005 at 05:46 AM, in Applications
Yeah... the nightly is where the speed is. You... 1,388 Views / 22 Replies  
Yeah... the nightly is where the speed is. You should be able to use the Import Bookmark feature in Camino to share your bookmarks.

(I'm not 100% sure about that... I don't have Firefox...
Posted by RedHerring, on Mar 22, 2005 at 07:54 AM, in Applications
The latest nightly of Camino (3/21) is MUCH... 1,388 Views / 22 Replies  
The latest nightly of Camino (3/21) is MUCH speedier than previous versions.

The odd super-flashing cursor in text boxes is still around (maybe even worse?). But rendering speed is improved quite...
Posted by RedHerring, on Mar 21, 2005 at 09:36 PM, in Applications
Re: [SWITCH] Windows Thunderbird to mail.app 548 Views / 8 Replies  
This *may* help:

http://apple.weblogsinc.com/entry/5203323776719644/

It describes doing the opposite of what you want to do (it talks about going from Mail.app to Thunderbird). But you may be...
Posted by RedHerring, on Mar 3, 2005 at 03:17 AM, in Applications
:brick: I *thought* I'd looked through both... 510 Views / 5 Replies  
:brick:

I *thought* I'd looked through both Library directories... how did I miss that? Haha.

Thanks :D
Posted by RedHerring, on Feb 9, 2005 at 08:27 AM, in macOS
Custom Context Menu Item - Removing 510 Views / 5 Replies  
How would one go about removing a Finder context menu item added by an application?

I removed the application and, at least I thought, everything associated with it. However, I still have this...
Posted by RedHerring, on Feb 9, 2005 at 02:40 AM, in macOS
Curiosity... not worry ;) I don't understand... 2,448 Views / 48 Replies  
Curiosity... not worry ;)

I don't understand why OW uses so much more memory than ANY other program I have installed on my computer.
Posted by RedHerring, on Jan 9, 2005 at 01:14 PM, in Applications
When I have multiple tabs open, OmniWeb eats up a... 2,448 Views / 48 Replies  
When I have multiple tabs open, OmniWeb eats up a lot of memory. It always has, so I've come to terms with that (haha).

But when I close every tab and every window, but don't quit the...
Posted by RedHerring, on Jan 8, 2005 at 12:46 PM, in Applications
Re: a brushed-metal firefox theme? 573 Views / 1 Replies  
This is the closest I've found:

http://aronnax.ar.funpic.de/
Posted by RedHerring, on Jan 6, 2005 at 06:03 PM, in Applications
Yes... yes it does 588 Views / 3 Replies  
Yes... yes it does
Posted by RedHerring, on Jan 1, 2005 at 11:08 PM, in Applications
Hey... if anyone does this... post the picture! ... 1,379 Views / 41 Replies  
Hey... if anyone does this... post the picture! I've never seen one!

On a similar note, does anyone have a legit picture of the Yetti?
Posted by RedHerring, on Dec 21, 2004 at 04:43 AM, in macOS
I'm fairly new to the Mac myself... but I know... 1,855 Views / 47 Replies  
I'm fairly new to the Mac myself... but I know the answer to this one :P Haha.

Ctrl+click/Right-click on a file of the type you want to associate... choose "Open With..." and then go to "Other"...
Posted by RedHerring, on Dec 20, 2004 at 01:24 AM, in macOS
There are several other discussions about this in... 463 Views / 3 Replies  
There are several other discussions about this in these forums and it seems like it's not just you that's experiencing a problem. There's really not much that can be done about it - it seems to be a...
Posted by RedHerring, on Dec 15, 2004 at 08:31 AM, in Applications
Re: Re: OW 5.1 serious unresolved problems 36,788 Views / 520 Replies  
I've never done this before... even between all of the 5.1 betas....

But I tried it today... and whoa... who knew? It actually made a difference :P
Posted by RedHerring, on Dec 14, 2004 at 06:45 PM, in Applications
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