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Slimjet extension puzzle (Mac) 1,081 Views / 0 Replies  
Slimjet will not accept extensions that have been added from a .crx installer packed by Slimjet itself. It seems that the extension has to be installed or packed from chrome.google.com/webstore. ...
Posted by Curiosity, on Mar 5, 2019 at 03:54 PM, in Applications
Slimjet browser 1,486 Views / 0 Replies  
I am using the Slimjet browser. I managed to get a packed Bookmarks Checker extension that was packed from Opera to install in Slimjet. The problem is, it will remain enabled only for the current...
Posted by Curiosity, on Feb 24, 2019 at 07:23 PM, in Applications
Remove third-party referrers 1,196 Views / 0 Replies  
Is there any way to use a script to remove third-party referrers from a browser's request headers? There is no extension for Safari that I could find that could do that, so I was looking for a script...
Posted by Curiosity, on Jun 19, 2017 at 03:31 PM, in Applications
Thanks. I had a hard time to get the download... 453 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks. I had a hard time to get the download button to appear. Must have been an extension blocking it.
Posted by Curiosity, on Mar 30, 2017 at 02:16 AM, in macOS
Combo update for Sierra 10.12.4 453 Views / 2 Replies  
Is there any way to download a combo update for Mac OS 10.12.4?
Posted by Curiosity, on Mar 29, 2017 at 01:43 PM, in macOS
Why not just drag the thumb (the sliding part) up... 1,719 Views / 8 Replies  
Why not just drag the thumb (the sliding part) up and down?
Posted by Curiosity, on Dec 23, 2016 at 02:10 AM, in macOS
Safari extension to kill white backgrounds 477 Views / 0 Replies  
Is there any Safari extension or add-on of any kind that can dim down white backgrounds on web pages? They bother my eyes and I have never managed to find such a thing for Safari. I have had to...
Posted by Curiosity, on Dec 14, 2016 at 01:14 PM, in Applications
After changing the default sidebar folder icon in... 758 Views / 1 Replies  
After changing the default sidebar folder icon in CoreTypes.bundle to a coloured one and seeing the folder grey icon change to a different shade of grey, I now think that Mac OS is simply greyscaling...
Posted by Curiosity, on Nov 18, 2016 at 04:20 PM, in macOS
Where are Sierra's grey sidebar icons? 758 Views / 1 Replies  
In Mac OS Sierra, the icons in the Finder sidebar with just the normal view are light sepia. If one saves a file, the cutdown version of the Finder window shows grey icons in the sidebar. I know...
Posted by Curiosity, on Oct 17, 2016 at 04:54 PM, in macOS
El Capitan system folder icons 440 Views / 0 Replies  
Using Mac OS El Capitan, I changed some system folder icons in /System/Library/CoreServices/CoreTypes.bundle/Contents/Resources to full-colour folder images. For instance, I changed...
Posted by Curiosity, on Sep 27, 2016 at 02:17 PM, in macOS
I have been using Mozilla applications which do... 3,391 Views / 17 Replies  
I have been using Mozilla applications which do have settings to help with wrapping long lines with certain settings. Thunderbird and SeaMonkey can both wrap lines. I rarely have problems with...
Posted by Curiosity, on May 24, 2016 at 01:34 AM, in Applications
Spotlight does block some paths. I suggest... 934 Views / 9 Replies  
Spotlight does block some paths. I suggest getting Easyfind, which can find anything on any drive. It can even find invisible files, or those inside app packages. Why Apple crippled Spotlight, I...
Posted by Curiosity, on May 24, 2016 at 01:29 AM, in macOS
Poll: If you want an ad blocker, why not use something... 731 Views / 10 Replies  
If you want an ad blocker, why not use something like Adblock Plus or Safari Adblocker with Adblock Plus subscriptions? Ghostery is supposed to stop tracking, but not ads specifically.
When I was...
Posted by Curiosity, on Feb 8, 2016 at 02:35 AM, in Applications
If the video works anyway, why worry about a... 1,263 Views / 9 Replies  
If the video works anyway, why worry about a message that is shown for a brief period before the video is shown? I am using SeaMonkey with an extension that forces YouTube to use Flash instead of...
Posted by Curiosity, on Feb 8, 2016 at 02:26 AM, in Applications
I always did things the other way around. I... 776 Views / 10 Replies  
I always did things the other way around. I entered the information on the iPod, then synced with iTunes, which copied the information to the Mac OS address book. The reason was that I want...
Posted by Curiosity, on Feb 8, 2016 at 02:19 AM, in macOS
That is what I dislike about iPhoto. It wants to... 484 Views / 2 Replies  
That is what I dislike about iPhoto. It wants to keep everything it ever viewed. It is fine for enhancing images, but I do not like it as a viewer, and I remove every image it has stored once I am...
Posted by Curiosity, on Feb 8, 2016 at 02:12 AM, in macOS
Why not use Click ToPlugin instead? It blocks... 852 Views / 6 Replies  
Why not use Click ToPlugin instead? It blocks any plugin and also HTML5, so you have control over any video or audio item, not just Flash? I got mine from here:
ClickToPlugin & ClickToFlash Safari...
Posted by Curiosity, on Oct 27, 2015 at 01:50 AM, in Applications
I thought Mac OS from one type of Mac was made... 1,790 Views / 9 Replies  
I thought Mac OS from one type of Mac was made specifically for it, and not for another type. How well would Mac OS for a laptop work on a desktop?
Posted by Curiosity, on Oct 27, 2015 at 01:45 AM, in macOS
SeaMonkey works. I use that, and like it. 1,070 Views / 6 Replies  
SeaMonkey works. I use that, and like it.
Posted by Curiosity, on Sep 8, 2015 at 01:20 AM, in Applications
Why not create a download directory and set the... 1,051 Views / 12 Replies  
Why not create a download directory and set the browsers to use it? Works for me.
Posted by Curiosity, on Sep 8, 2015 at 01:18 AM, in macOS
New Google Maps interface 423 Views / 0 Replies  
There must be some kind of restriction placed on the new Google Maps interface if one forces lite view with a browser that can handle full view (by altering the bookmark). Satellite and regular maps...
Posted by Curiosity, on Sep 7, 2015 at 10:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Using Google Mapmaker 310 Views / 0 Replies  
Is it possible to navigate in Google Mapmaker by using latitude and longitude coordinates? I could not find any way to do that. Since they decided to ignore bookmarks placed with the pegman, I...
Posted by Curiosity, on Sep 7, 2015 at 10:26 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Does your wife make sure that the regular... 1,388 Views / 15 Replies  
Does your wife make sure that the regular maintenance tasks get done? There are daily, weekly, and monthly tasks, and it is a good idea to ensure that those get done to keep things running smoothly....
Posted by Curiosity, on Jul 11, 2015 at 02:03 AM, in macOS
I like Xee. It is very easy to load the next... 581 Views / 2 Replies  
I like Xee. It is very easy to load the next image - just press Cmd-right arrow. Most of the window is just the image, and it will shrink very large images to fit the screen, but it is easy to...
Posted by Curiosity, on Apr 25, 2015 at 01:39 AM, in Applications
I really do not see the point of showing just the... 1,764 Views / 10 Replies  
I really do not see the point of showing just the domain name and not the whole address. I want to know exactly where I am browsing. Is it impossible to emphasize the domain name without making the...
Posted by Curiosity, on Dec 8, 2014 at 01:34 AM, in Applications
Check the setting in Account Settings >... 321 Views / 2 Replies  
Check the setting in Account Settings > Composition & Addressing in an account. Make sure that "Compose messages in HTML format" is not checked.
Posted by Curiosity, on Aug 31, 2014 at 01:50 AM, in Applications
My favourite browser is now SeaMonkey, since... 693 Views / 5 Replies  
My favourite browser is now SeaMonkey, since Firefox has been cut to pieces by its developers.
My favourite image viewer is Xee.
I like VLC, since it can access not only video formats, but also...
Posted by Curiosity, on Jul 3, 2014 at 01:28 AM, in Applications
How about VLC? It can create a playlist and can... 1,293 Views / 5 Replies  
How about VLC? It can create a playlist and can shuffle the order of playing if you like that.
Posted by Curiosity, on May 23, 2014 at 01:51 AM, in Applications
Are you using NoScript or YesScript? Those can... 737 Views / 11 Replies  
Are you using NoScript or YesScript? Those can both enable or disable javascript for individual sites.
Posted by Curiosity, on May 1, 2014 at 01:42 AM, in Applications
You have to set that from about:config now... 737 Views / 11 Replies  
You have to set that from about:config now because that setting was removed from the preferences graphical interface. This is the setting:
javascript.enabled - set to true
Posted by Curiosity, on Apr 29, 2014 at 01:09 AM, in Applications
I did not set it up. It just happened. Firefox... 1,006 Views / 12 Replies  
I did not set it up. It just happened. Firefox has the ability to interact with Growl already.
Posted by Curiosity, on Apr 14, 2014 at 01:42 AM, in Applications
Growl is under Other in System Preferences and... 1,006 Views / 12 Replies  
Growl is under Other in System Preferences and its icon is a paw.
Posted by Curiosity, on Apr 13, 2014 at 01:32 AM, in Applications
I do like it. The Mozilla browsers have Growl... 1,006 Views / 12 Replies  
I do like it. The Mozilla browsers have Growl notification built in, as far as I know. SeaMonkey and Firefox both use it, anyway. Cog, a music player, uses Growl to notify me when it starts...
Posted by Curiosity, on Apr 12, 2014 at 01:35 AM, in Applications
If you mean Growl that installs into the System... 1,006 Views / 12 Replies  
If you mean Growl that installs into the System Preferences, it notifies about all sorts of events. For example, it will notify you when a download has completed with a browser, it will notify when...
Posted by Curiosity, on Apr 11, 2014 at 01:41 AM, in Applications
If the battery swells up on a laptop, it can... 634 Views / 6 Replies  
If the battery swells up on a laptop, it can press on the underside of the trackpad. That can cause the mouse pointer to wander.
Posted by Curiosity, on Sep 22, 2013 at 01:30 AM, in macOS
Not sure exactly what a Magic Mouse is, but I... 1,633 Views / 4 Replies  
Not sure exactly what a Magic Mouse is, but I plugged a 2-button trackball into my Mac OS Tiger laptop and did not need to install any software. Mac OS just took it over and used it.
Posted by Curiosity, on Sep 12, 2013 at 01:11 AM, in macOS
Maybe that is related to your home page? Do you... 637 Views / 2 Replies  
Maybe that is related to your home page? Do you need to sign in to that?
Posted by Curiosity, on Aug 1, 2013 at 01:01 AM, in Applications
What is YouTube5? Is that something you have to... 1,259 Views / 11 Replies  
What is YouTube5? Is that something you have to install to use HTML5? On my system, Safari is using HTML5 whenever possible with video sites. Click to Plugin is the extension I use with Safari to...
Posted by Curiosity, on Jun 26, 2013 at 01:04 AM, in Applications
Safari for Mac is now using HTML5 with YouTube. ... 1,259 Views / 11 Replies  
Safari for Mac is now using HTML5 with YouTube. Click to Flash controls Flash, not anything else.
Posted by Curiosity, on Jun 25, 2013 at 01:55 AM, in Applications
You do have to set some settings for the... 973 Views / 4 Replies  
You do have to set some settings for the extension. Access those from Preferences > Extensions > ClickToFlash. If it is anything like ClickToPlugin, you have to check a box to enable it, and to see...
Posted by Curiosity, on Mar 27, 2013 at 01:09 AM, in Applications
Get ClickToPlugin. ClickToPlugin & ClickToFlash... 973 Views / 4 Replies  
Get ClickToPlugin.
ClickToPlugin & ClickToFlash Safari extensions (http://hoyois.github.com/safariextensions/clicktoplugin/)
Posted by Curiosity, on Mar 26, 2013 at 01:08 AM, in Applications
What about pasting into a text editor first, then... 785 Views / 4 Replies  
What about pasting into a text editor first, then copying and pasting into Notes?
Posted by Curiosity, on Mar 4, 2013 at 02:37 AM, in macOS
What about browser.showQuitWarning? Does that... 620 Views / 3 Replies  
What about browser.showQuitWarning? Does that have any effect on the warnings about closing tabs?
Posted by Curiosity, on Feb 15, 2013 at 01:13 AM, in Applications
What happens if you select a local .pdf file,... 2,608 Views / 11 Replies  
What happens if you select a local .pdf file, press Cmd-i, choose "Open with:", select Preview.app and click the "Change All:" button? Does that fix it?
Posted by Curiosity, on Feb 2, 2013 at 01:30 AM, in macOS
I just did that with Safari, both from the... 2,608 Views / 11 Replies  
I just did that with Safari, both from the Internet, and by dragging and dropping a .pdf file onto the Safari window. It works.
Posted by Curiosity, on Feb 1, 2013 at 01:17 AM, in macOS
I saw no need to index Spotlight since it is... 421 Views / 15 Replies  
I saw no need to index Spotlight since it is crippled anyway. I use EasyFind.
Posted by Curiosity, on Dec 2, 2012 at 08:50 PM, in macOS
I think it is a good idea. Applications... 375 Views / 8 Replies  
I think it is a good idea. Applications installed inside a standard account have no admin privilege, so cannot change the operating system without asking for an admin login, which should make you...
Posted by Curiosity, on Sep 9, 2012 at 09:04 PM, in macOS
Why not just print to PDF? Use File > Print and... 915 Views / 3 Replies  
Why not just print to PDF? Use File > Print and choose to print to PDF.
Posted by Curiosity, on Sep 7, 2012 at 09:34 PM, in Applications
Try repairing permissions on the drive. That... 843 Views / 27 Replies  
Try repairing permissions on the drive. That might unlock it.
Posted by Curiosity, on Sep 5, 2012 at 09:06 PM, in macOS
Firefox is a much better browser than Safari. I... 1,748 Views / 68 Replies  
Firefox is a much better browser than Safari. I use it only where Firefox cannot seem to go (such as some purchase pages), or to test things. Safari has so few options, the cookie handling is...
Posted by Curiosity, on Jun 6, 2012 at 01:12 AM, in macOS
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