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Hey Neo, I have had this problem exactly! The... 276 Views / 1 Replies  
Hey Neo, I have had this problem exactly! The past I don't even know how many releases have done this on my system. I've even thought of reinstalling my X to see if that helps, because AIM is the...
Posted by Bandwagon, on Sep 26, 2001 at 10:31 AM, in Mac OS X
numerous & miscellaneous installation errors! 176 Views / 1 Replies  
I'm sorry if this has been posted somewhere, but I haven't seen it anywhere in macnn. I've just finally reached the last straw!

For what is now quite a few programs, OSX won't install them. I...
Posted by Bandwagon, on Jul 24, 2001 at 03:23 AM, in Mac OS X
numerous & miscellaneous installation errors! 305 Views / 1 Replies  
I'm sorry if this has been posted somewhere, but I haven't seen it anywhere in macnn. I've just finally reached the last straw!

For what is now quite a few programs, OSX won't install them. I...
Posted by Bandwagon, on Jul 24, 2001 at 03:23 AM, in Mac OS X
Anybody else get this response? "Did not... 267 Views / 2 Replies  
Anybody else get this response?

"Did not receive any response from application. It is possible that the application does not exist, or that the requested url is incorrect."

Oh well, IE (X)...
Posted by Bandwagon, on Jul 15, 2001 at 03:05 AM, in Mac OS X
The last AIM install didn't work on my OSX. It... 287 Views / 5 Replies  
The last AIM install didn't work on my OSX. It worked the first time I installed X, but I reinstalled everything. AIM was the only thing that didn't install perfectly (well, except for X11R6 apps)....
Posted by Bandwagon, on Jul 14, 2001 at 02:51 AM, in Applications
Here's mine ... 4,479 Views / 765 Replies  
Here's mine
http://homepage.mac.com/nosnibor80/.Public/macnnshot.jpg

And here are some old X11 shots using GIMP, which I can't get running again. :-(
...
Posted by Bandwagon, on Jul 12, 2001 at 03:06 AM, in Mac OS X
um.... touch has the same problem that fink did... 780 Views / 17 Replies  
um....
touch has the same problem that fink did - the files aren't there.

root# touch /sw/share/automake/config.guess
touch: /sw/share/automake/config.guess: No such file or directory

How...
Posted by Bandwagon, on Jul 8, 2001 at 06:10 PM, in Mac OS X
ditto....This forum is definitely needed. 386 Views / 10 Replies  
ditto....This forum is definitely needed.
Posted by Bandwagon, on Jul 8, 2001 at 05:52 PM, in Mac OS X
i got the same thing...the *nix pros sure make it... 780 Views / 17 Replies  
i got the same thing...the *nix pros sure make it look easy in the tutorials. I can't imagine trying to do the source stuff.
Posted by Bandwagon, on Jul 8, 2001 at 12:47 AM, in Mac OS X
i got the same thing...the *nix pros sure make it... 780 Views / 17 Replies  
i got the same thing...the *nix pros sure make it look easy in the tutorials. I can't imagine trying to do the source stuff.
Posted by Bandwagon, on Jul 8, 2001 at 12:41 AM, in Mac OS X
%df Filesystem 512-blocks Used ... 427 Views / 5 Replies  
%df
Filesystem 512-blocks Used Avail Capacity Mounted on
/dev/disk0s5 39066000 24080312 14985688 61% /
devfs 56 56 0 ...
Posted by Bandwagon, on Jul 8, 2001 at 12:22 AM, in Mac OS X
Wow, I'm sorry...I had no idea that it would get... 569 Views / 4 Replies  
Wow, I'm sorry...I had no idea that it would get all jumbled like that.


Okay easy enough...I found it...
http://www.macosx.org/clitutorial.html

Happy 'nix-ing
Posted by Bandwagon, on Jul 7, 2001 at 12:42 PM, in Mac OS X
I'm a newbie myself, but I'll give it a shot. ... 569 Views / 4 Replies  
I'm a newbie myself, but I'll give it a shot.

I'm also struggling with what to do about compiling. But I may be able to answer your question. First of all, you don't have to compile binaries,...
Posted by Bandwagon, on Jul 7, 2001 at 12:38 PM, in Mac OS X
Well, if you read on a little more, you would see... 321 Views / 4 Replies  
Well, if you read on a little more, you would see a similar problem. dpkg-1.8.3.1.tar.gz does exist, but you have to search for it on yahoo. The other person with this problem posted the server...
Posted by Bandwagon, on Jul 6, 2001 at 03:24 PM, in Mac OS X
Just do a yahoo search for it... I did it last... 353 Views / 3 Replies  
Just do a yahoo search for it... I did it last night. It might take a while to find the right server. If I remember correctly, most servers had earlier or later versions, but I found it eventually....
Posted by Bandwagon, on Jul 5, 2001 at 10:30 PM, in Mac OS X
Just do a yahoo search for it... I did it last... 353 Views / 3 Replies  
Just do a yahoo search for it... I did it last night. It might take a while to find the right server. If I remember correctly, most servers had earlier or later versions, but I found it eventually....
Posted by Bandwagon, on Jul 5, 2001 at 10:11 PM, in Mac OS X
After opening Services.pm with BBEdit, I placed... 701 Views / 7 Replies  
After opening Services.pm with BBEdit, I placed the line numbers so that someone might be able to tell me what is wrong.

151 open(IN,$file) or die "can't open $file: $!";
152 while (<IN> ) {...
Posted by Bandwagon, on Jul 5, 2001 at 05:50 PM, in Mac OS X
new '.vol 'and 'dev' folders - What are they? 427 Views / 5 Replies  
um....looking around my '/' I found these....I didn't put them there...they weren't there a day ago and the only thing that I've tried to install is the new fink. It wouldn't do that. What does...
Posted by Bandwagon, on Jul 5, 2001 at 05:44 PM, in Mac OS X
So, I took your advice and tried to reinstall... 701 Views / 7 Replies  
So, I took your advice and tried to reinstall Fink. I sudo-ed and rm-ed /sw, then:
./bootstrap.sh

After another 45 minutes of work after downloading the binaries, I get this:

ln -sf...
Posted by Bandwagon, on Jul 5, 2001 at 03:05 PM, in Mac OS X
Ok, so updating dpkg ended with this: ... 701 Views / 7 Replies  
Ok, so updating dpkg ended with this:

Unpacking ncurses (from .../ncurses_5.2-3_darwin-powerpc.deb) ...
FINK-DEBUG: Returning after genuine end-of-file header
dpkg (subprocess): failed to exec...
Posted by Bandwagon, on Jul 5, 2001 at 02:39 AM, in Mac OS X
fink install bundle-gnome 701 Views / 7 Replies  
Alright, so I finally learned tonight that that is the command for installing gnome with fink, but it failed with this error after about 30-45 minutes of work after the downloading:
...
Posted by Bandwagon, on Jul 5, 2001 at 02:30 AM, in Mac OS X
How did you fink gnome? I look in /sw/bin and... 464 Views / 23 Replies  
How did you fink gnome?
I look in /sw/bin and the only options I have are

gnome-bug
gnome-config
gnome-dump-metadata
gnome-gen-mimedb
gnome-moz-remote
gnome-name-service
gnome_segv
Posted by Bandwagon, on Jul 4, 2001 at 01:51 AM, in Mac OS X
How did you fink gnome? I look in /sw/bin and... 840 Views / 23 Replies  
How did you fink gnome?
I look in /sw/bin and the only options I have are

gnome-bug
gnome-config
gnome-dump-metadata
gnome-gen-mimedb
gnome-moz-remote
gnome-name-service
gnome_segv
Posted by Bandwagon, on Jul 4, 2001 at 01:51 AM, in Mac OS X
Fink installed my enlightenment in /sw/bin ... 230 Views / 5 Replies  
Fink installed my enlightenment in /sw/bin

Some people have told me that this isn't a good idea, but once you get your keyboard working in TWM, go to the xterm and type:

cd /sw/bin...
Posted by Bandwagon, on Jul 4, 2001 at 01:12 AM, in Mac OS X
I am relieved that others are experiencing this... 366 Views / 11 Replies  
I am relieved that others are experiencing this same problem, but I'm sorry that you all have to put up with it. It drives me crazy! How bad is it that I am excited when it works without a glitch?!...
Posted by Bandwagon, on Jun 30, 2001 at 06:12 PM, in Mac OS X
How to install Xfce and Freeciv? 287 Views / 1 Replies  
Would someone tell me how to install these? I have them downloaded, but I don't know how or where to install them.

If it is a long process (which I'm sure it is) could someone provide a link to...
Posted by Bandwagon, on Jun 30, 2001 at 04:50 PM, in Mac OS X
Thanks SO much. That worked perfectly. ... 409 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanks SO much. That worked perfectly. Howardm4, you have single-handedly installed XFree86 4.1 on my computer despite this newbie! Windowmaker is going now. I think I am beginning to understand...
Posted by Bandwagon, on Jun 27, 2001 at 09:17 AM, in Mac OS X
Okay, I found your workaround for automake and... 409 Views / 6 Replies  
Okay, I found your workaround for automake and fink to be very helpful, but your ~/.xinitrc file was not helpful. I replaced mine with the one that you provided and Xwindows didn't like it at all.
...
Posted by Bandwagon, on Jun 26, 2001 at 03:10 AM, in Mac OS X
B. Minor update But I think it will be... 636 Views / 96 Replies  
B. Minor update

But I think it will be something big, just not quite THAT big. But I'm a mac newbie, so what do I know.
Posted by Bandwagon, on Jun 26, 2001 at 01:36 AM, in Mac OS X
Success! Enlightenment and GIMP. But they are... 840 Views / 23 Replies  
Success! Enlightenment and GIMP. But they are pretty slow, En... says that it is because I don't have MIT-SHM shared memory enabled. How do I edit my imlib configuration to enable this? What is...
Posted by Bandwagon, on Jun 26, 2001 at 12:49 AM, in Mac OS X
Success! Enlightenment and GIMP. But they are... 464 Views / 23 Replies  
Success! Enlightenment and GIMP. But they are pretty slow, En... says that it is because I don't have MIT-SHM shared memory enabled. How do I edit my imlib configuration to enable this? What is...
Posted by Bandwagon, on Jun 26, 2001 at 12:49 AM, in Mac OS X
Questions concerning Xwindows 409 Views / 6 Replies  
Some may be quite ignorant, but I'm a newbie without a link to a sufficient resource.

Since all of these linux and unix apps work side by side with Aqua on the Darwin kernel, can osx run any...
Posted by Bandwagon, on Jun 25, 2001 at 03:01 AM, in Mac OS X
Thanks Howardm4. Your suggestion was exactly... 464 Views / 23 Replies  
Thanks Howardm4. Your suggestion was exactly what I needed. However, new questions. Are any of these warnings important? What should I do about these?

I can't tell you how important your...
Posted by Bandwagon, on Jun 24, 2001 at 08:03 PM, in Mac OS X
Thanks Howardm4. Your suggestion was exactly... 840 Views / 23 Replies  
Thanks Howardm4. Your suggestion was exactly what I needed. However, new questions. Are any of these warnings important? What should I do about these?

I can't tell you how important your...
Posted by Bandwagon, on Jun 24, 2001 at 08:03 PM, in Mac OS X
Strange thing! Last night, I planned to... 840 Views / 23 Replies  
Strange thing!

Last night, I planned to partition my hard drive (I had wanted to do that before) Being new to macs I thought that the partition utility would let me partition without deleting...
Posted by Bandwagon, on Jun 23, 2001 at 02:11 PM, in Mac OS X
Strange thing! Last night, I planned to... 464 Views / 23 Replies  
Strange thing!

Last night, I planned to partition my hard drive (I had wanted to do that before) Being new to macs I thought that the partition utility would let me partition without deleting...
Posted by Bandwagon, on Jun 23, 2001 at 02:11 PM, in Mac OS X
Thanks a lot. I'm going to download those... 464 Views / 23 Replies  
Thanks a lot.

I'm going to download those files. I presume that you are suggesting that I d/l Xbin.tgz and Xlib.tgz.

I went to booksamillion today and figured out how to enable root user. ...
Posted by Bandwagon, on Jun 22, 2001 at 03:07 PM, in Mac OS X
Thanks a lot. I'm going to download those... 840 Views / 23 Replies  
Thanks a lot.

I'm going to download those files. I presume that you are suggesting that I d/l Xbin.tgz and Xlib.tgz.

I went to booksamillion today and figured out how to enable root user. ...
Posted by Bandwagon, on Jun 22, 2001 at 03:07 PM, in Mac OS X
Ok, now I'm confused....I d/led Xprog.tgz and... 464 Views / 23 Replies  
Ok, now I'm confused....I d/led Xprog.tgz and reinstalled Xfree86 and it recognized and installed it, but I got the same messages.

However, the current situation is that startx is no longer...
Posted by Bandwagon, on Jun 22, 2001 at 02:10 AM, in Mac OS X
Ok, now I'm confused....I d/led Xprog.tgz and... 840 Views / 23 Replies  
Ok, now I'm confused....I d/led Xprog.tgz and reinstalled Xfree86 and it recognized and installed it, but I got the same messages.

However, the current situation is that startx is no longer...
Posted by Bandwagon, on Jun 22, 2001 at 02:10 AM, in Mac OS X
here's a good one... You have died and... 658 Views / 50 Replies  
here's a good one...

You have died and assuming that you want to go to heaven you have one question to find out which way to go....

there are two doors and two men.... one door goes to heaven,...
Posted by Bandwagon, on Jun 22, 2001 at 01:36 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I used the Xinstall.sh script, but no I did not... 464 Views / 23 Replies  
I used the Xinstall.sh script, but no I did not d/l Xprog.tgz. However, my installation instructions do not mention that I need it. Do I?

The '/usr/X11R6/lib' directory has the 'X11' directory...
Posted by Bandwagon, on Jun 21, 2001 at 11:19 PM, in Mac OS X
I used the Xinstall.sh script, but no I did not... 840 Views / 23 Replies  
I used the Xinstall.sh script, but no I did not d/l Xprog.tgz. However, my installation instructions do not mention that I need it. Do I?

The '/usr/X11R6/lib' directory has the 'X11' directory...
Posted by Bandwagon, on Jun 21, 2001 at 11:19 PM, in Mac OS X
Ok, so I reinstalled Xfree86 and XAqua0.6 then... 464 Views / 23 Replies  
Ok, so I reinstalled Xfree86 and XAqua0.6 then exited.
Opened another terminal and 'startx'ed and got:

dyld: xinit can't open library: /usr/X11R6/lib/libXmuu.1.dylib (No such file or directory,...
Posted by Bandwagon, on Jun 21, 2001 at 12:19 PM, in Mac OS X
Ok, so I reinstalled Xfree86 and XAqua0.6 then... 840 Views / 23 Replies  
Ok, so I reinstalled Xfree86 and XAqua0.6 then exited.
Opened another terminal and 'startx'ed and got:

dyld: xinit can't open library: /usr/X11R6/lib/libXmuu.1.dylib (No such file or directory,...
Posted by Bandwagon, on Jun 21, 2001 at 12:19 PM, in Mac OS X
XDarwin, XAqua, Xfree86 and such 464 Views / 23 Replies  
Ok, I've been looking around and trying to install by following instructions, but I seem to have missed an important step. It says, "startx: Command not found." Alright, Alright. I know this...
Posted by Bandwagon, on Jun 21, 2001 at 10:45 AM, in Mac OS X
XDarwin, XAqua, Xfree86 and such 840 Views / 23 Replies  
Ok, I've been looking around and trying to install by following instructions, but I seem to have missed an important step. It says, "startx: Command not found." Alright, Alright. I know this...
Posted by Bandwagon, on Jun 21, 2001 at 10:45 AM, in Mac OS X
Well, I saw the double post ...refreshed to make... 317 Views / 3 Replies  
Well, I saw the double post ...refreshed to make sure....then edited....it let me edit the topic
Posted by Bandwagon, on Jun 9, 2001 at 03:54 PM, in Applications
Sorry...not sure how I double posted! 317 Views / 3 Replies  
I definitely only clicked post once and did not go back across the page again. I even waited for the server to send me back to the forum. Oh well.

[ 06-09-2001: Message edited by: Bandwagon ]
Posted by Bandwagon, on Jun 9, 2001 at 05:31 AM, in Applications
Audiogalaxy anyone? 306 Views / 2 Replies  
I don't know if any of you have used this before, but audiogalaxy was great when I had my pc. In fact, since I have switched to mac in march, it is the ONLY thing about my pc that i have missed. ...
Posted by Bandwagon, on Jun 9, 2001 at 05:27 AM, in Applications
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