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I'd like to replace both my aging iPod (40... 6,331 Views / 163 Replies  
I'd like to replace both my aging iPod (40 minutes battery life on average) and my equally aging cellphone (6 years old) with something new. The iPhone provides both in a single device. I couldn't...
Posted by entrox, on Jun 12, 2008 at 07:12 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Entering "man touch" will bring up the manual for... 1,229 Views / 27 Replies  
Entering "man touch" will bring up the manual for the touch utility:



Fields in square brackets are optional and can be omitted.
Posted by entrox, on Nov 12, 2007 at 12:10 PM, in GUI Customization
Look into buying a used E-class. An almost new (1... 8,792 Views / 41 Replies  
Look into buying a used E-class. An almost new (1 year old) W211 is only marginally more expensive than a comparably equipped C-class, but feels like a much, much better car. Go into a dealership and...
Posted by entrox, on Oct 2, 2007 at 06:16 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Chiming in to say that I'm experiencing the same... 547 Views / 7 Replies  
Chiming in to say that I'm experiencing the same thing on my brand new 17" C2D MBP. Sometimes it's scrolling even though I only have one finger on the touchpad. Looks to me like shitty trackpads are...
Posted by entrox, on Jan 25, 2007 at 10:21 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I bit the bullet today and just ordered a 17"... 437 Views / 7 Replies  
I bit the bullet today and just ordered a 17" MBP. I have been putting off the purchase for several weeks in the hope of getting refreshed cinema displays and updated software, but after seeing the...
Posted by entrox, on Jan 10, 2007 at 08:36 AM, in Mac Notebooks
12" Powerbook battery problem 363 Views / 1 Replies  
The battery of my rev. A PB seems to be acting up. First of all, the reported charge is wildly inaccurate (around 17 hours) and goes down pretty quickly (about 20 minutes per real-life minute). It...
Posted by entrox, on Oct 15, 2005 at 12:54 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Unfortunately, Tiger broke the old version.... 3,084 Views / 69 Replies  
Unfortunately, Tiger broke the old version. Fortunately, an updated version was released just one day after you tried. Unfortunately, it still doesn't work in pure SDL mode but you can download this...
Posted by entrox, on May 23, 2005 at 10:27 AM, in Gaming
Woah :eek: err.. I mean.. Who the **** are... 715 Views / 20 Replies  
Woah :eek:

err.. I mean.. Who the **** are Man United? *sing* :p
Posted by entrox, on May 19, 2005 at 09:51 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Hey, 1980 called, they want their technology... 441 Views / 7 Replies  
Hey, 1980 called, they want their technology back. There have been several operating systems with versioning file systems in the past (Genera, VMS).

It's quite sad to see how many technologies get...
Posted by entrox, on May 14, 2005 at 09:54 AM, in Mac OS X
Homer: These lima beans are even better than the... 1,759 Views / 69 Replies  
Homer: These lima beans are even better than the ones we had for breakfast and lunch! Oh! A lima bean that looks just like the Leader! I'll put it with the others.

Marge: Homer, you know I always...
Posted by entrox, on May 8, 2005 at 06:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm on a MDD 2x1GHz with 768MB RAM and a Radeon... 13,457 Views / 50 Replies  
I'm on a MDD 2x1GHz with 768MB RAM and a Radeon 9800. Q2DX was not enabled by default and enabling it absolutely kills OmniWeb performance. Looks like it's disabled for a reason.
Posted by entrox, on May 8, 2005 at 07:30 AM, in Mac OS X
Or Sal after the SAL 9000... 1,034 Views / 20 Replies  
Or Sal after the SAL 9000 (http://www.2001exhibit.org/arts/models/img/SAL2.jpg) from the sequel to 2001. I think you're on to something :eek:
Posted by entrox, on May 5, 2005 at 06:31 AM, in Mac OS X
He looks like a Marvin to me. 1,034 Views / 20 Replies  
He looks like a Marvin to me.
Posted by entrox, on May 4, 2005 at 06:18 AM, in Mac OS X
Calling XML "human readable" already sounds like... 698 Views / 7 Replies  
Calling XML "human readable" already sounds like a stretch to me, but preferring to edit the plists with vi seems like the embodiment of masochism :P
Posted by entrox, on May 3, 2005 at 07:09 AM, in Mac OS X
Just think of it like this: Spotlight is for... 1,229 Views / 24 Replies  
Just think of it like this: Spotlight is for finding stuff and Quicksilver is for acting on the found stuff. One complements the other.
Posted by entrox, on May 3, 2005 at 07:02 AM, in Mac OS X
Then what's this? I even created a test user... 2,917 Views / 42 Replies  
Then what's this? I even created a test user without administrative privileges to double-check.

http://w3studi.informatik.uni-stuttgart.de/~markovor/pics/cups_admin.jpg
Posted by entrox, on May 1, 2005 at 08:31 PM, in Mac OS X
It's off. 2,917 Views / 42 Replies  
It's off.
Posted by entrox, on May 1, 2005 at 08:18 PM, in Mac OS X
I see that you didn't even bother to click on the... 2,917 Views / 42 Replies  
I see that you didn't even bother to click on the "Administration" link before posting.
Posted by entrox, on May 1, 2005 at 08:15 PM, in Mac OS X
Wow. That looks really cool IMHO. It's good to... 789 Views / 24 Replies  
Wow. That looks really cool IMHO. It's good to see something other than racing games or FPSs.

(Read before flaming: I don't own a portable and don't intend to buy one)
Posted by entrox, on May 1, 2005 at 08:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
631 is the CUPS configuration, which can be... 2,917 Views / 42 Replies  
631 is the CUPS configuration, which can be accessed by going to http://localhost:631. It is only reachable from the local machine.

1033 is the local NetInfo port, which can also only be accessed...
Posted by entrox, on May 1, 2005 at 07:39 PM, in Mac OS X
I'd like to see a PPC instruction look-up widget... 10,563 Views / 97 Replies  
I'd like to see a PPC instruction look-up widget just like the look-up in Shark.
Posted by entrox, on May 1, 2005 at 03:11 PM, in Applications
Fine. Please show me the things that the... 2,917 Views / 42 Replies  
Fine. Please show me the things that the GUI-configured firewall in OS X does besides closing ports. Yes, they have introduced three new options in Tiger - unfortunately, two of them are utterly...
Posted by entrox, on May 1, 2005 at 01:24 PM, in Mac OS X
I think you're being lulled into a false sense of... 2,917 Views / 42 Replies  
I think you're being lulled into a false sense of security. The built-in GUI for ipfw will just close all ports except for the specified ones to inbound connections, nothing more. If you don't have...
Posted by entrox, on May 1, 2005 at 12:22 PM, in Mac OS X
Considering that no services are enabled by... 2,917 Views / 42 Replies  
Considering that no services are enabled by default, I'll have to say no.



It's opening port 123 UDP inbound which is NTP. I don't see why this should be open unless you're running a ntpd...
Posted by entrox, on May 1, 2005 at 09:02 AM, in Mac OS X
Emacs. Absolutely nothing can touch it in... 629 Views / 9 Replies  
Emacs.

Absolutely nothing can touch it in terms of power and features. It does have a huge learning curve at first, but you'll never go back once it 'clicks'.
Posted by entrox, on Apr 30, 2005 at 07:14 PM, in Developer Center
Is there a way to move the sidebar to the right... 3,869 Views / 57 Replies  
Is there a way to move the sidebar to the right side? I always had my drawer open there, so it feels awkward to have my mailboxes on the left.
Posted by entrox, on Apr 30, 2005 at 07:08 AM, in Mac OS X
Must've been bored kids playing... 1,423 Views / 47 Replies  
Must've been bored kids playing inflate-the-frog-with-a-straw.
Posted by entrox, on Apr 27, 2005 at 09:42 AM, in MacNN Lounge
It's the Spotlight indexing process. 14,754 Views / 1 Replies  
It's the Spotlight indexing process.
Posted by entrox, on Apr 27, 2005 at 07:16 AM, in Mac OS X
Bah! What is this TI crap doing here? A... 1,923 Views / 46 Replies  
Bah! What is this TI crap doing here? A calculator without RPN is like ... a 55378008 woman.
Posted by entrox, on Apr 26, 2005 at 02:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
*boggle* 1,507 Views / 13 Replies  
*boggle*
Posted by entrox, on Apr 22, 2005 at 07:20 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Linus Torvalds is a complete asshole. The way he... 919 Views / 18 Replies  
Linus Torvalds is a complete asshole. The way he slammed Tridge for trying to write a free BK client is just disgusting. The name 'Git' is just another stab at him.
Posted by entrox, on Apr 21, 2005 at 06:05 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I was actually in favor of Arcanist Doan. He... 5,209 Views / 238 Replies  
I was actually in favor of Arcanist Doan. He would've cleaned up.

BURN IN RIGHTEOUS FIRE!
Posted by entrox, on Apr 19, 2005 at 07:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Unbelievable! It took 5 whole hours to get a... 5,209 Views / 238 Replies  
Unbelievable! It took 5 whole hours to get a Hitler-Ratzinger? I'm disappointed :hmm:
Posted by entrox, on Apr 19, 2005 at 05:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Exactly. Your argument is just stupid. ... 2,118 Views / 90 Replies  
Exactly. Your argument is just stupid.

Nobody is arguing that the government shouldn't protect you from others. The point is, should the government protect you from yourself by taking action...
Posted by entrox, on Apr 19, 2005 at 06:12 AM, in MacNN Lounge
That's nice. So did Opel, Audi and... 2,118 Views / 90 Replies  
That's nice.



So did Opel, Audi and Mercedes. It is a very nice feature indeed, but it was forbidden by law to have dynamic lower-beam headlamps until recently as far as I can see....
Posted by entrox, on Apr 18, 2005 at 09:30 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I'd trust him to be responsible. I was, back when... 2,118 Views / 90 Replies  
I'd trust him to be responsible. I was, back when I first got to drive and all my friends also were. Why shouldn't he be?



Yeah, whatever. :rolleyes:
Posted by entrox, on Apr 18, 2005 at 07:00 AM, in MacNN Lounge
No joke, but cool nevertheless: Euler's Identity.... 1,940 Views / 59 Replies  
No joke, but cool nevertheless: Euler's Identity.

http://mathworld.wolfram.com/eimg31.gif
Posted by entrox, on Apr 18, 2005 at 06:54 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Such as? 2,118 Views / 90 Replies  
Such as?
Posted by entrox, on Apr 18, 2005 at 06:50 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I call BS. This sounds too much like post-facto... 980 Views / 37 Replies  
I call BS. This sounds too much like post-facto propaganda to make him look even more evil and twisted than he actually was. I have never heard about this and I also haven't found a single German...
Posted by entrox, on Apr 18, 2005 at 06:43 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I know that, but I still wouldn't consider him a... 980 Views / 37 Replies  
I know that, but I still wouldn't consider him a war hero. This is probably a subjective thing, but I think it takes a little more than that to be called a hero.
Posted by entrox, on Apr 18, 2005 at 06:31 AM, in MacNN Lounge
C++ is an entangled mess of a programming... 897 Views / 24 Replies  
C++ is an entangled mess of a programming language. Trying to teach programming concepts to somebody using C++ is likely going to lead to permanent brain damage, so don't do it. In my opinion, it...
Posted by entrox, on Apr 17, 2005 at 07:50 PM, in Developer Center
What happened to the concept of taking... 2,118 Views / 90 Replies  
What happened to the concept of taking responsibility for one's actions? Although I wouldn't go so far as to say that they deserved what they got for driving excessively fast without seat-belts, I...
Posted by entrox, on Apr 17, 2005 at 05:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
http://w3studi.informatik.uni-stuttgart.de/~markov... 1,087 Views / 42 Replies  
http://w3studi.informatik.uni-stuttgart.de/~markovor/pics/lollerskates.gif
Posted by entrox, on Apr 17, 2005 at 05:35 PM, in MacNN Lounge
No idea. Correct me if I'm wrong, but... 2,118 Views / 90 Replies  
No idea.



Correct me if I'm wrong, but you're trying to protect people from themselves and argue that they should be prohibited from driving without seat belts because their medical treatment...
Posted by entrox, on Apr 17, 2005 at 05:27 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You're too fast. I thought I could sweep that... 1,940 Views / 59 Replies  
You're too fast. I thought I could sweep that embarrassing thing under the carpet :cry:
Posted by entrox, on Apr 17, 2005 at 05:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
While we're at it, we should also forbid smoking... 2,118 Views / 90 Replies  
While we're at it, we should also forbid smoking (lung cancer), every sport except Chess (risk of injury) and make all corners round (risk of tripping and busting your head open). All of those...
Posted by entrox, on Apr 17, 2005 at 05:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
... 1,940 Views / 59 Replies  
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Posted by entrox, on Apr 17, 2005 at 05:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
He fought in WW1 after trying to avoid the draft,... 980 Views / 37 Replies  
He fought in WW1 after trying to avoid the draft, was wounded several times and never made it past Private (Gefreiter). Calling him a war hero is really stretching it. But this is getting off-topic,...
Posted by entrox, on Apr 17, 2005 at 04:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Hitler a decorated war hero? Did I miss something? 980 Views / 37 Replies  
Hitler a decorated war hero? Did I miss something?
Posted by entrox, on Apr 17, 2005 at 04:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
As far as I'm concerned, there is no problem with... 35,087 Views / 1,179 Replies  
As far as I'm concerned, there is no problem with women showing their boobies to strangers. They're emancipated after all.
Posted by entrox, on Apr 17, 2005 at 04:24 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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