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I use a combination of Blosxom (... 3,193 Views / 42 Replies  
I use a combination of
Blosxom ( http://blosxom.com/ ), with
TextWrangler ( http://www.barebones.com/products/textwrangler/index.shtml ) and
Markdown...
Posted by tomfrog, on Apr 24, 2005 at 08:07 PM, in Applications
go all the way to Panther - more stable and... 892 Views / 2 Replies  
go all the way to Panther - more stable and performs better. I've got a rev A iMac with 256 M of memory and a 40M drive, works just fine!
Posted by tomfrog, on Jan 22, 2004 at 12:57 AM, in Hardware Hacking
Here's what worked for me on winNT workstation 4... 3,161 Views / 8 Replies  
Here's what worked for me on winNT workstation 4 (details may be not quite right because I don't have it in front of me)
- burned the whole iPhoto library with 3 or 4 albums
- opened the CD on my...
Posted by tomfrog, on Jan 15, 2004 at 10:45 AM, in Applications
Colour profile for glossy paper on Epson 980 seems wrong 336 Views / 0 Replies  
Trying to print from iPhoto on my Epson 980, on Epson premium glossy paper, if I select 'premium glossy photo paper' from the print dialog, my images come out with a very pronounced green cast, and...
Posted by tomfrog, on Jan 15, 2004 at 12:36 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Problem solved! I believe it was indeed the NIC... 458 Views / 5 Replies  
Problem solved! I believe it was indeed the NIC problem. I put a 10baseT hub between the router and the iMac and it improved performance considerably. Thanks for the help
Posted by tomfrog, on Nov 4, 2003 at 10:37 PM, in Networking
Jaguar needs to be installed on a partition that... 524 Views / 4 Replies  
Jaguar needs to be installed on a partition that is completely within the first 8 G of the boot disk, on a Beige G3. Make sure you've formatted the disk appropriately. I seem to recall some folks...
Posted by tomfrog, on Oct 28, 2003 at 06:38 PM, in Mac Desktops
XPostFacto support for Panther on G3s is... 523 Views / 1 Replies  
XPostFacto support for Panther on G3s is supposedly coming

http://eshop.macsales.com/OSXCenter/XPostFacto/

Now that the Darwin source for 10.3 is out, hopefully it won't take too long...
Posted by tomfrog, on Oct 28, 2003 at 06:30 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks - great resource - but it's not the wiring... 458 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks - great resource - but it's not the wiring on the cable. I get data through, but far more slowly than I should.

It's a Rev B iMac (233) with 196 MB of memory, running 10.2.6. Trying to...
Posted by tomfrog, on Oct 8, 2003 at 07:34 PM, in Networking
If you have a dynamic IP address at home, you can... 333 Views / 2 Replies  
If you have a dynamic IP address at home, you can use a dynamic DNS service such as dyndns.org, plus a client that runs on your Mac, so you can do something like

ssh -l <yourloginid>...
Posted by tomfrog, on Oct 8, 2003 at 07:21 PM, in Networking
Ethernet very slow... 458 Views / 5 Replies  
I've got an SMC Barricade wired/wireless router with 2 Macs hooked up wired (a G3 MT on 10baseT and an iMac supposedly on 100baseT. The G3 seems to have reasonable throughput, even on the slower...
Posted by tomfrog, on Oct 7, 2003 at 12:16 AM, in Networking
G3 333 minitower with 448 MB, an Orange+... 717 Views / 11 Replies  
G3 333 minitower with 448 MB, an Orange+ USB/Firewire, an iceKey keyboard, logitech optical scrollwheel mouse, runs 10.2.8 like a champ. I've run all OS X since the public beta on it. I put a...
Posted by tomfrog, on Oct 6, 2003 at 11:55 PM, in Mac OS X
Panther on Rev B iMac?? 561 Views / 2 Replies  
I'm currently running 10.2.6 on my Rev B (266Mhz) iMac with 192M of memory, on an 8G partition of my 40G drive. Works OK, but a little slow. Has anybody tried running any of the developer builds...
Posted by tomfrog, on Oct 3, 2003 at 12:37 PM, in Mac OS X
You can already print to [almost any] cheap... 520 Views / 8 Replies  
You can already print to [almost any] cheap printer - I inherited an HP LaserWriter III with a parallel port, no PostScript support. Hooked it up to the parallel port of my SMC Barricade wireless...
Posted by tomfrog, on Sep 7, 2003 at 09:55 AM, in Mac OS X
I've been doing live recording on MiniDisc for a... 643 Views / 5 Replies  
I've been doing live recording on MiniDisc for a few years now. I have a couple of different setups, depending on the concert. Last night I recorded at a concert where I had the band's permission,...
Posted by tomfrog, on May 26, 2003 at 07:01 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Far as I know, 1.0.1.3 final beta is the most... 392 Views / 3 Replies  
Far as I know, 1.0.1.3 final beta is the most recent Darwin release - requires X11.

posted 2003-04-29 on
http://www.openoffice.org

It works... I would be more inclined to use it if it had...
Posted by tomfrog, on May 26, 2003 at 05:55 PM, in Mac OS X
I've had good experiences with an SMC Barricade... 490 Views / 5 Replies  
I've had good experiences with an SMC Barricade 7004AWBR - 4 ports 10/100 plus wireless.

I've got 2 Macs (iMac and G3 MT) and a WinNT laptop wired and 2 iBooks wireless.

Admin is through any...
Posted by tomfrog, on Apr 4, 2003 at 05:23 PM, in Networking
If you want to copy everything, including OS and... 545 Views / 11 Replies  
If you want to copy everything, including OS and user files, you can use Carbon Copy Cloner (bombich.com)
Posted by tomfrog, on Nov 11, 2002 at 06:20 PM, in Mac OS X
Yes, it works! 4,037 Views / 45 Replies  
It does, indeed!
But apparently only for 700 Mhz iBooks.

Mine is a 700 Mhz G3 iBook running OSX 10.2.1 and has the following
video characteristics according to the Apple System Profiler:
...
Posted by tomfrog, on Oct 23, 2002 at 12:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: USB audio output on older G3 407 Views / 1 Replies  
I've got a beige G3 333 with an Orange PCI USB/Firewire card, and I'm sitting here listening to iTunes with an iMic. Works just fine...

I've also used an M-audio Duo USB box for the same purpose...
Posted by tomfrog, on Sep 20, 2002 at 11:32 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
from the command line: open -a... 352 Views / 4 Replies  
from the command line:

open -a <pathtoyourapp>.app

I don't have Quicken, but either of
open -a /Applications/iTunes.app

or

open -a /Applications/Netscape/Netscape.app
Posted by tomfrog, on Sep 4, 2002 at 05:49 PM, in Mac OS X
What you'll find in the iMac is a standard ATA... 300 Views / 4 Replies  
What you'll find in the iMac is a standard ATA hard drive with a standard connector. There are a couple of ways of
taking advantage of this drive; I took the (4 Gb) drive out of my rev C iMac and...
Posted by tomfrog, on Jul 8, 2002 at 05:38 PM, in Mac Desktops
Umm, actually, ssh configuration is in the... 398 Views / 5 Replies  
Umm, actually, ssh configuration is in the standard place
/etc/sshd_config

the first line is

port 22

Once you've changed it,

ps -cax | grep sshd
Posted by tomfrog, on Jun 25, 2002 at 01:35 AM, in Mac OS X
Nice! FWIW it works for me under Solaris - that... 355 Views / 4 Replies  
Nice! FWIW it works for me under Solaris - that is, I get the login window from my workstation and can login. HOWEVER, the default .xinitrc tries to start up several xclients, including a couple of...
Posted by tomfrog, on May 23, 2002 at 04:16 PM, in Mac OS X
Try starting up in single-user mode (cmd-s) and... 276 Views / 4 Replies  
Try starting up in single-user mode (cmd-s) and run
fsck -y
do this until it reports the file system has not been modified.

I don't know if this will work for you or not, but I had a problem...
Posted by tomfrog, on Apr 29, 2002 at 07:57 PM, in Mac OS X
Cool! have to try that. Unfortunately, ssh is... 342 Views / 8 Replies  
Cool! have to try that. Unfortunately, ssh is not installed on my Solaris box at work, so I'll have to get it from somewhere.
Posted by tomfrog, on Apr 13, 2002 at 06:44 PM, in Mac OS X
PowerBook 170 - still a really nice screen -... 1,438 Views / 55 Replies  
PowerBook 170 - still a really nice screen - running 7.1
PB 180 12 Mb plus RamDoubler, 80 Mb disk 7.5.3

but mostly,
Rev C (266) iMac w. 192 Mb (9.2.2)
g3 minitower 333 256 M, 40Gb OS X10.1.3...
Posted by tomfrog, on Apr 13, 2002 at 10:43 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I assume you're running an X-windows app on the... 342 Views / 8 Replies  
I assume you're running an X-windows app on the Linux box and you want it to display on the Mac. Assuming you're using DHCP to get your IP address, and

1. start XDarwin

2. from one of the...
Posted by tomfrog, on Apr 12, 2002 at 05:37 PM, in Mac OS X
I run XDarwin on my iBook dual-US. Look at... 1,134 Views / 3 Replies  
I run XDarwin on my iBook dual-US. Look at http://sourceforge.net/projects/xonx/ for more info.

It's a full implementation of XFree86, at no cost. I
haven't figured out how to get XDM working,...
Posted by tomfrog, on Apr 3, 2002 at 12:23 PM, in Mac Notebooks
 
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