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I'm fully at home using Mail too. I actually... 1,571 Views / 10 Replies  
I'm fully at home using Mail too. I actually switched to Mail a couple of years ago. But I was always hoping that Qualcomm would eventually get off their butts and actually update Eudora properly....
Posted by Hobbes, on Aug 24, 2007 at 12:29 AM, in Applications
Interest in Eudora replacement? 1,571 Views / 10 Replies  
For many years Eudora was one of the best email clients on the Mac platform. Very few, if any, other email clients had the features, power, and speed of Eudora. Unfortunately, Qualcomm slowly started...
Posted by Hobbes, on Aug 23, 2007 at 07:33 PM, in Applications
FS: 15" PowerBook, 1.5 Ghz, 2GB RAM, 80GB 5400 RPM HD 419 Views / 2 Replies  
The title pretty much says it all. The specs are as follows...

PowerBook 15"
1.5 Ghz G4
2GB RAM
80GB 5400 RPM Hard Drive
SuperDrive
128MB Graphic Card
Backlit Keyboard
Panther
Posted by Hobbes, on Feb 14, 2005 at 06:36 PM, in Marketplace
Does anyone know if 10.3.2 fixes the security... 12,863 Views / 150 Replies  
Does anyone know if 10.3.2 fixes the security issue with DHCP and LDAP that was made public late last month?
Posted by Hobbes, on Dec 18, 2003 at 11:30 AM, in Mac OS X
It was an Erase and Install on both machines. I'm... 517 Views / 2 Replies  
It was an Erase and Install on both machines. I'm beginning to suspect that it is hardware related. The machine where NetInfo is disabled is a PowerBook, whereas the machine where it's enabled is an...
Posted by Hobbes, on Dec 10, 2003 at 01:13 AM, in Mac OS X
NetInfo in Directory Access??? 517 Views / 2 Replies  
I just installed Panther on two different machines. I installed identical options on boths machines. However, when I opened Directory Access to implement the fix for the DHCP/LDAP security flaw, I...
Posted by Hobbes, on Dec 9, 2003 at 11:27 PM, in Mac OS X
Wait till you run 10.2. 10.1.x was never fully... 437 Views / 5 Replies  
Wait till you run 10.2. 10.1.x was never fully optimized. 10.2 supposedly is. Should see major speed increases.
Posted by Hobbes, on Aug 19, 2002 at 12:35 PM, in Mac OS X
I'm in the same boat as you mitchell... thinking... 1,422 Views / 22 Replies  
I'm in the same boat as you mitchell... thinking about it, but not sure. On the one hand, I'd like a completely "fresh" system, without any possibility of problems.

At the same time, I just...
Posted by Hobbes, on Aug 14, 2002 at 05:57 PM, in Mac OS X
Typhoon and Ratlater, what type of install did... 2,749 Views / 56 Replies  
Typhoon and Ratlater, what type of install did you guys do? I'm one of those who is still debating between doing the quick upgrade or formatting and reinstalling.
Posted by Hobbes, on Aug 13, 2002 at 10:54 PM, in Mac OS X
Liquidity X, did you notice any differences in... 1,511 Views / 14 Replies  
Liquidity X, did you notice any differences in updating rather than wiping and installing? Obviously they were on two very different machines, but in proportion to their differences, was there any...
Posted by Hobbes, on Aug 13, 2002 at 09:15 AM, in Mac OS X
iPhoto print time? 399 Views / 1 Replies  
Has anyone ordered prints of their photos from within iPhoto? If so, how long did it take to receive them?

I have a digital photo that I need around 20 prints made from. But I need it no later...
Posted by Hobbes, on Aug 9, 2002 at 11:34 PM, in Applications
Poll: From everything I've read, this is one of the... 451 Views / 5 Replies  
From everything I've read, this is one of the best updaters Apple has ever made, leaving you with a very solid system. I'm going to update first, and hopefully everything will work fine.

If it...
Posted by Hobbes, on Aug 6, 2002 at 05:11 PM, in Mac OS X
From everything I've read, including on these... 919 Views / 10 Replies  
From everything I've read, including on these forums, there's no real disadvantage of just updating. Everyone says this is Apple's best "updater" ever.

Everyone says that X runs faster after a...
Posted by Hobbes, on Aug 6, 2002 at 03:33 PM, in Mac OS X
Cwager, did you notice any difference in the... 1,906 Views / 43 Replies  
Cwager, did you notice any difference in the speed increases from fresh installs vs upgrades. In your post, you did seem to indicate that it ran better on some machines. Was that because of the...
Posted by Hobbes, on Aug 4, 2002 at 11:27 PM, in Mac OS X
Upgrade for me... 1,906 Views / 43 Replies  
I just reinstalled my system last week, so I don't have any "trash" that I want to clean up.

So, as long as the upgrade goes ok, I'll probably try that first. If there's a problem, then I'll do a...
Posted by Hobbes, on Aug 4, 2002 at 11:23 PM, in Mac OS X
AppleWorks Tip 414 Views / 0 Replies  
This may have been a feature that's been in AW all the time. If it is, then I've obviously missed it, and apologize in advance for posting the obvious.

But if its not documented, then here goes......
Posted by Hobbes, on Jul 30, 2002 at 05:16 PM, in Applications
As someone who used PeeCees for years before... 1,095 Views / 72 Replies  
As someone who used PeeCees for years before switching to Macs, I'd NEVER go back to Windoze. Windoze is unstable, unreliable, and made by a company that has time and again proven to be a ruthless,...
Posted by Hobbes, on Jul 29, 2002 at 06:29 PM, in Mac OS X
Its definitely a QT 6 issue. I had that box show... 503 Views / 28 Replies  
Its definitely a QT 6 issue. I had that box show up when QT 6 crashed on me. Later I was looking in my Library folder, and there was a new folder called "Chinese Language Plugin", that hadn't been...
Posted by Hobbes, on Jul 23, 2002 at 09:24 AM, in Mac OS X
Mozilla 1.1b is out... 378 Views / 8 Replies  
Looks pretty good. An incremental release that fixes some bugs and greatly improves the JavaScript DeBugger. Check it out...

<a href="http://www.mozilla.org" target="_blank">Mozilla.org</a>
Posted by Hobbes, on Jul 22, 2002 at 11:55 PM, in Applications
iBook freezes up when screen turns off? 256 Views / 0 Replies  
Although I have my iBook set to never go to sleep, the screen is set to turn off after 15 minutes, the HD after 25. Occasionally though, when coming back to my computer and attempting to use it, it...
Posted by Hobbes, on Jul 22, 2002 at 07:22 PM, in Mac OS X
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva,... 457 Views / 4 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 nefertas:
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Posted by Hobbes, on Jul 20, 2002 at 12:03 PM, in Mac Desktops
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva,... 394 Views / 4 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 nefertas:
<strong>I am...
Posted by Hobbes, on Jul 20, 2002 at 12:03 PM, in Applications
A couple of questions... Which OS are you... 457 Views / 4 Replies  
A couple of questions...

Which OS are you running?

Do you have any apps set to launch at startup/login?

If so, which apps?
Posted by Hobbes, on Jul 20, 2002 at 12:04 AM, in Mac Desktops
A couple of questions... Which OS are you... 394 Views / 4 Replies  
A couple of questions...

Which OS are you running?

Do you have any apps set to launch at startup/login?

If so, which apps?
Posted by Hobbes, on Jul 20, 2002 at 12:04 AM, in Applications
Well, I left it overnight and by morning, it was... 454 Views / 9 Replies  
Well, I left it overnight and by morning, it was still stuck on the "formatting hda1" segment. No progress. It must be locking up right there.
Posted by Hobbes, on Jul 19, 2002 at 10:14 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
I can't even get Mandrake installed on the old... 454 Views / 9 Replies  
I can't even get Mandrake installed on the old PeeCee I had laying around. I'm trying to install 8.2, and everytime I get to the format stage, it takes FOREVER. Maybe I'm not being patient enough,...
Posted by Hobbes, on Jul 19, 2002 at 02:30 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva,... 1,025 Views / 53 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 Millennium:
However, I've...
Posted by Hobbes, on Jul 18, 2002 at 06:21 PM, in Mac OS X
I agree with some of the above posts that if we... 465 Views / 26 Replies  
I agree with some of the above posts that if we seen OS X on another chip, its much more likely to be a compatible RISC chip from another company. Its been documented over and over again that RISC is...
Posted by Hobbes, on Jul 18, 2002 at 04:27 PM, in Mac OS X
I've been trying, and timing out, for 1/2 an hour... 1,083 Views / 73 Replies  
I've been trying, and timing out, for 1/2 an hour with QT6 Pro (on a 600Mhz iBook). I jumped on my wife's 333Mhz iMac running QT4 Basic, and it connected IMMEDIATELY!

What's up with that?
Posted by Hobbes, on Jul 17, 2002 at 09:38 AM, in Mac OS X
Thanks for the reply. Missed that thread. :-) 346 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks for the reply. Missed that thread. :-)
Posted by Hobbes, on Jul 15, 2002 at 12:41 PM, in Mac OS X
Installing Jag over 10.1.x? (Not a piracy request) 346 Views / 2 Replies  
For those who have Jag, can it be installed over 10.1.x? I'm eagerly waiting for the release, but was just curious how many hoops have to be jumped thru to get it runnning. Just hoping a format is...
Posted by Hobbes, on Jul 15, 2002 at 11:40 AM, in Mac OS X
When running Disk First Aid, hit the little arrow... 482 Views / 12 Replies  
When running Disk First Aid, hit the little arrow to the left of your HD. It will expand listing the volume below. Select it and the "Repair" button should show right up.
Posted by Hobbes, on Jul 3, 2002 at 02:01 AM, in Mac OS X
It probably did work before 10.1.5. That's why... 316 Views / 7 Replies  
It probably did work before 10.1.5. That's why Apple released the "fix"... because 10.1.5 created this problem for people who didn't have it before.
Posted by Hobbes, on Jul 3, 2002 at 01:58 AM, in Mac OS X
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva,... 2,663 Views / 301 Replies  
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Posted by Hobbes, on Jul 2, 2002 at 09:49 AM, in Applications
Thought I'd give Proteus a go and see how it... 2,663 Views / 301 Replies  
Thought I'd give Proteus a go and see how it compared to Fire...

1. Had to input all my settings and accounts twice. Proteus "forgot" them the first time. Not a big deal, but a definite annoyance....
Posted by Hobbes, on Jul 1, 2002 at 03:13 PM, in Applications
To be fair, "crappy" is a very relative term. Is... 382 Views / 15 Replies  
To be fair, "crappy" is a very relative term. Is 10.1.5 crappy compared to Windoze? HECK NO! I'll take 10.1.5 any day over any other OS in the world, even the Classic Mac. AA in 10.1.5 is also a VERY...
Posted by Hobbes, on Jun 27, 2002 at 06:55 PM, in Mac OS X
KidRed... First of all, I'm no "whiner".... 382 Views / 15 Replies  
KidRed...

First of all, I'm no "whiner". Just look at some of my other posts and you'll see that I hardly ever complain. In fact, I often defend issues that others complain about.

Second, if...
Posted by Hobbes, on Jun 27, 2002 at 12:58 PM, in Mac OS X
Apple iMac Update for Mac OS X  -  1.0 382 Views / 15 Replies  
Apple must realize how crappy 10.1.5 is if they have to keep releasing updates to fix problems that 10.1.5 has created. I wonder if we'll get one of these updates for every model, ie iBook Update,...
Posted by Hobbes, on Jun 27, 2002 at 11:34 AM, in Mac OS X
One thing to consider is what Apple is planning... 494 Views / 17 Replies  
One thing to consider is what Apple is planning for Mail in Jaguar. From everything that has been shown, and everything people have commented on, Apple is working on some major improvements to Mail....
Posted by Hobbes, on Jun 27, 2002 at 11:21 AM, in Applications
Another way of solving the problem, is to make... 506 Views / 14 Replies  
Another way of solving the problem, is to make sure that in the Shell Preferences of the Terminal, the option to "Use default login shell for this user" is not selected. Instead, select the option to...
Posted by Hobbes, on Jun 25, 2002 at 03:57 PM, in Mac OS X
Actually, I believe you can upgrade from PageMill... 1,251 Views / 5 Replies  
Actually, I believe you can upgrade from PageMill to GoLive for $99 not $150. I know its not a huge difference, but hey, every little bit counts. <img border="0" title="" alt="[Wink]"...
Posted by Hobbes, on Jun 24, 2002 at 04:32 PM, in Developer Center
Caret Browsing in Mozilla... 365 Views / 1 Replies  
Ok, maybe I'm just one of the few people who have missed this feature. But I accidently hit the F7 button and a dialog box asked if I wanted to enable Caret Browsing, a moveable cursor on the page...
Posted by Hobbes, on Jun 24, 2002 at 11:33 AM, in Applications
I didn't even bother installing it. "If it ain't... 328 Views / 6 Replies  
I didn't even bother installing it. "If it ain't broke, don't fix it." I was having no problems with networking in 10.1.5, and given that the update actually made some people's situation worse, I...
Posted by Hobbes, on Jun 24, 2002 at 11:28 AM, in Mac OS X
Thanks again for the reply. Sorry for... 428 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks again for the reply.

Sorry for putting this in the wrong forum. Talk about a major brain fart. Didn't even realize I wasn't in Software forum. Mods, please transfer this thread.

Thanks
Posted by Hobbes, on Jun 18, 2002 at 01:04 PM, in Developer Center
Thanks for the reply. Instead of using the... 428 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks for the reply. Instead of using the Terminal, I went into BrickHouse and created two filters...

... to deny incoming udp traffic on port 2222...

... and to deny outgoing udp traffic on...
Posted by Hobbes, on Jun 18, 2002 at 12:36 PM, in Developer Center
Office opening ports? 428 Views / 4 Replies  
I just installed the Test Drive of MS Office, and was disturbed by the fact that there are background MS proccess running, resulting in increased disk activity (disk churns every couple of seconds)....
Posted by Hobbes, on Jun 18, 2002 at 12:18 PM, in Developer Center
I know providing any feedback to M$ is like... 1,565 Views / 136 Replies  
I know providing any feedback to M$ is like plssing in the wind, but after installing IE I did post this feedback on their Mactopia Feedback Page...

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Posted by Hobbes, on Jun 17, 2002 at 01:57 PM, in Applications
OS X: 100% (Don't even have 9 installed :-) 1,027 Views / 37 Replies  
OS X: 100% (Don't even have 9 installed :-)
Posted by Hobbes, on Jun 14, 2002 at 02:45 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
And to a large degree, the speed of a Carbon app... 261 Views / 3 Replies  
And to a large degree, the speed of a Carbon app depends on its coding. Most of the crappy Carbon apps, that gave Carbon a bad name initially, were ones that were quick & dirty ports.

If an app is...
Posted by Hobbes, on Jun 8, 2002 at 03:20 PM, in Mac OS X
This site sounds like exactly what we need,... 440 Views / 11 Replies  
This site sounds like exactly what we need, especially if its a community-driven site. I own a web design and hosting company and might be in a position to host such a site. I've also taken the...
Posted by Hobbes, on Jun 7, 2002 at 12:57 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
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