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Meh, I guess that answers that. Macworld:... 4,728 Views / 71 Replies  
Meh, I guess that answers that.
Macworld: Editors' Notes: Apple's disappointing iPhone message (http://www.macworld.com/weblogs/editors/2007/06/iphoneapps/index.php)
Posted by sahara, on Jun 14, 2007 at 10:44 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Can someone explain how the "apps" work... 4,728 Views / 71 Replies  
Can someone explain how the "apps" work technically? I've heard two conflicting things.

1) The "app" just means you have a bookmark in the iPhone web browser which loads your web page designed for...
Posted by sahara, on Jun 14, 2007 at 04:54 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Well this is really lame. Here I am waiting so... 11,137 Views / 193 Replies  
Well this is really lame. Here I am waiting so long for the refreshed Mac Pro line before I upgrade this old Quicksilver, only to find out I could have bought a 2.66ghz Mac Pro at any time.
Posted by sahara, on Apr 4, 2007 at 09:34 AM, in Mac Desktops
Well I got the USB network adaptor that I... 642 Views / 7 Replies  
Well I got the USB network adaptor that I originally linked to today. A before/after comparison of a DSL speed test reveals that I actually score *higher* with the USB adaptor than I do with the...
Posted by sahara, on Jun 15, 2006 at 12:26 AM, in Networking
quicksilver needs wifi access, recommendations? 642 Views / 7 Replies  
I have a dual-800mhz Quicksilver tower, which has no wifi capabilities built in. I have a 802.11g network that I connect to by plugging the Quicksilver directly into the modem with an ethernet cable....
Posted by sahara, on Jun 10, 2006 at 01:40 PM, in Networking
can't delete file 584 Views / 3 Replies  
Okay, this is a last resort post. I have a file that I cannot delete. The name somehow gained illegal characters which show up as "?". No, it isn't a permissions issue. I cannot delete it with sudo...
Posted by sahara, on Jun 1, 2006 at 09:36 PM, in macOS
Safari nightly builds available 1,203 Views / 7 Replies  
http://weblogs.mozillazine.org/hyatt/
Posted by sahara, on Jun 7, 2005 at 08:31 AM, in Applications
Help: Quicksilver HD replacement 344 Views / 1 Replies  
The internal hard drive of my Quicksilver dual-800mhz G4 died and I need to replace it ASAP. I have no idea how to find a hard drive compatible with this machine and I'm a bit confused by the specs....
Posted by sahara, on May 11, 2005 at 09:48 PM, in Mac Desktops
My Airport reception has improved dramatically... 1,571 Views / 25 Replies  
My Airport reception has improved dramatically with Tiger. I did an archive an install. Using Airport Extreme on an 800mhz iBook. Only thing I can add is that I deactivated everything except Airport...
Posted by sahara, on May 9, 2005 at 09:06 AM, in macOS
Immediately had this same problem with Fink after... 1,086 Views / 4 Replies  
Immediately had this same problem with Fink after upgrading to Tiger. Turns out that when I installed Tiger dev tools, I unchecked something that needed to be installed. A reinstall of dev tools...
Posted by sahara, on May 9, 2005 at 09:02 AM, in macOS
I'm still getting used to the balance and shift... 725 Views / 3 Replies  
I'm still getting used to the balance and shift right method in BBEdit, because it doesn't indent the way I usually do it. I don't want to have to write an AppleScript for this but I can't seem to...
Posted by sahara, on Mar 30, 2004 at 12:44 PM, in Applications
BBEdit and PHP 725 Views / 3 Replies  
I recently added a syntax checker for PHP to BBEdit, which is great, but the next thing I'd like is a script or plugin that takes the PHP code and applies indentation. In other words, if I run the...
Posted by sahara, on Mar 30, 2004 at 09:12 AM, in Applications
I still do not get any alarms when iCal is not... 1,239 Views / 14 Replies  
I still do not get any alarms when iCal is not open. Same as always. I know others have had the same problem. Was there ever a solution found?
Posted by sahara, on Jan 19, 2004 at 01:11 PM, in Applications
It started with Panther I think. Here's what I... 479 Views / 2 Replies  
It started with Panther I think. Here's what I believe happens: the email is addressed from "soandso@whatever.com (John Doe)" and then address book adds the name "John Doe" to the card with the email...
Posted by sahara, on Dec 1, 2003 at 11:44 PM, in Applications
mail->ichat annoyance 479 Views / 2 Replies  
Is there any way to prevent Mail from changing the screen name of a buddy?
i.e. When I get an email from a buddy, their screen name in iChat is changed from johndoe234 to John Doe. This is...
Posted by sahara, on Dec 1, 2003 at 05:14 PM, in Applications
Using my computer as a dev server, I mark PHP and... 2,496 Views / 29 Replies  
Using my computer as a dev server, I mark PHP and HTML files at different stages of update so at the end of the day I know what's been changed and I can roll a specific set of changes into a live web...
Posted by sahara, on Oct 31, 2003 at 01:47 PM, in macOS
My damn Epson PhotoPC 750Z requires OS 9. When is... 1,474 Views / 39 Replies  
My damn Epson PhotoPC 750Z requires OS 9. When is Epson going to come out with digital more camera drivers. Grrr...
Posted by sahara, on Oct 31, 2003 at 12:41 AM, in macOS
Well, I've had the same problem here. Started... 539 Views / 5 Replies  
Well, I've had the same problem here. Started weeks ago if I remember correctly. What you suggested, Gary, worked fine. Thanks.
Posted by sahara, on Aug 24, 2003 at 01:49 PM, in macOS
Poll: This obviously varies heavily from person to... 1,588 Views / 48 Replies  
This obviously varies heavily from person to person. Maybe I just have sensitive blue eyes, but the contrast of dark brushed metal with a bright white content region is extremely jarring. With the...
Posted by sahara, on Aug 8, 2003 at 03:01 PM, in macOS
cron emails 298 Views / 0 Replies  
Can someone please explain how I can prevent the cron daemon from emailing me every time it executes? It's like a little child who reports everything they do in demand of immediate praise.
...
Posted by sahara, on Aug 5, 2003 at 11:35 PM, in macOS
Thanks. Is this in Panther? Gonna request it if... 579 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks. Is this in Panther? Gonna request it if not...
Posted by sahara, on Jul 30, 2003 at 04:30 PM, in Applications
Whoops, I meant can this be done automatically. I... 579 Views / 5 Replies  
Whoops, I meant can this be done automatically. I know it can be done manually. It's just that I forget to choose the appropriate one 90% of the time. :)
Is there any way to make it smart enough to...
Posted by sahara, on Jul 30, 2003 at 02:31 PM, in Applications
mail.app identity 579 Views / 5 Replies  
Is there any way I can have my message replies adopt the identity of the address I received the mail with?
i.e. If I receive mail as sahara@domain1.com, my reply would send with the account for...
Posted by sahara, on Jul 30, 2003 at 01:52 PM, in Applications
Poll: As a total big cat fan, obsessed lunatic, and... 609 Views / 9 Replies  
As a total big cat fan, obsessed lunatic, and crazed addict (who watches Big Cat Diary tirelessly into the wee hours) -- I'm perfectly happy with said nomenclature. Keep 'em comin'.
Posted by sahara, on Jul 28, 2003 at 04:37 PM, in macOS
So... anything new on the appearance front? Can... 30,913 Views / 400 Replies  
So... anything new on the appearance front? Can you use labels in list view?
Posted by sahara, on Jul 28, 2003 at 01:29 AM, in macOS
I know, I've rebuilt it every time. This is the... 431 Views / 2 Replies  
I know, I've rebuilt it every time. This is the first release that caused this trouble.
Update: in a fit of frustration, I deleted /usr/local/apache2 and installed from scratch. It seems that since...
Posted by sahara, on Jul 12, 2003 at 03:15 PM, in macOS
Apache 2.0.47 broke PHP 431 Views / 2 Replies  
I just upgraded to Apache 2.0.47 today, from 2.0.46. Now when I try to load PHP:

LoadModule php4_module modules/libphp4.so
AddType application/x-httpd-php .phtml .php

It gives...
Posted by sahara, on Jul 10, 2003 at 06:17 PM, in macOS
I'm using 1.0. Oh, excellent! I guess I'll just... 691 Views / 7 Replies  
I'm using 1.0.
Oh, excellent! I guess I'll just wait longingly for Hyatt's fix. Thanks for the good news.
Posted by sahara, on Jul 10, 2003 at 09:28 AM, in Applications
Safari table issue 691 Views / 7 Replies  
Anyone know anything about the following issue? (Which I reported with the bug button.)

http://www.avannaproductions.com/table.html

Any workarounds? Knowledge of a pending fix? It's causing a...
Posted by sahara, on Jul 9, 2003 at 01:57 PM, in Applications
My problem is that they are only available in... 1,630 Views / 24 Replies  
My problem is that they are only available in icon and column view. The only view I'd ever use them in is list view. Doesn't this bother anyone else? (Yes, already sent feedback.)
Posted by sahara, on Jul 2, 2003 at 10:12 AM, in macOS
Poll: Alright, so how are we going to hack it? :) ... 1,996 Views / 46 Replies  
Alright, so how are we going to hack it? :)
There is a Finder.rsrc with PNG elements, might it be there? I gotta get rid of metal... hehe.
Posted by sahara, on Jun 27, 2003 at 01:28 PM, in Applications
The finder toolbar is still there. All your... 4,073 Views / 66 Replies  
The finder toolbar is still there. All your scripts and files and folders you placed in the toolbar will still show up having nothing to do with the pane on the left. One cool thing about the pane on...
Posted by sahara, on Jun 24, 2003 at 08:06 PM, in macOS
Excellent, thanks! Only problem now is that... 433 Views / 2 Replies  
Excellent, thanks!
Only problem now is that while the "Start" button in System Preferences starts the Apache 2 server, it doesn't seem able to tell when the server finishes starting up. It just sits...
Posted by sahara, on Jun 5, 2003 at 08:33 PM, in macOS
Quick websharing question 433 Views / 2 Replies  
So I successfully installed Apache 2.0 side-by-side with the 1.3.27 standard install. I can switch on the fly by using either /usr/sbin/apachectl or /usr/local/apache2/bin/apachectl. However, I want...
Posted by sahara, on Jun 5, 2003 at 04:44 PM, in macOS
IP over Firewire 565 Views / 4 Replies  
Saw IP over Firewire came out today from Apple. Can someone explain the implications of this? What are any advantages/disadvantages over traditional networking methods? Thanks.
Posted by sahara, on May 12, 2003 at 11:25 AM, in Networking
How did you solve the problem with I described in... 796 Views / 13 Replies  
How did you solve the problem with I described in my first post? Or did you not get it? Are you using XDarwin or X11?

UPDATE: Nevermind. Someone showed me the solution. There is some kind of...
Posted by sahara, on Apr 30, 2003 at 06:24 PM, in macOS
A little off topic, but related: I just used... 1,597 Views / 35 Replies  
A little off topic, but related:
I just used the request link on Apple Music to list a bunch of labels that aren't listed, followed by the URL to their web sites. I highly suggest people do this...
Posted by sahara, on Apr 28, 2003 at 07:45 PM, in macOS
ShotgunEd: Any idea about GTK+2 then? Since... 796 Views / 13 Replies  
ShotgunEd: Any idea about GTK+2 then? Since system-xfree86 is already installed?
Posted by sahara, on Apr 28, 2003 at 05:26 PM, in macOS
I get the same error trying to install gtk+2.... 796 Views / 13 Replies  
I get the same error trying to install gtk+2. First it asks if I want:

(1) pango1-xft1-dev: I18N text handling system: for XFree86 (<< 4.3)
(2) pango1-xft2-dev: I18N text handling...
Posted by sahara, on Apr 27, 2003 at 06:07 PM, in macOS
Use pyslsk. It's the best one. Full of features.... 722 Views / 7 Replies  
Use pyslsk. It's the best one. Full of features. Runs in X11 w/ Fink now (doesn't require wxPythonOSX or MacPython anymore).

http://www.sensi.org/~ak/pyslsk
Posted by sahara, on Apr 24, 2003 at 12:41 AM, in Applications
textured window question 381 Views / 0 Replies  
Just out of interface building curiosity, how exactly does iChat use brushed metal on the chat windows? When you select that window in Interface Builder, it is not textured. I'm assuming the custom...
Posted by sahara, on Mar 16, 2003 at 01:12 AM, in Developer Center
Well, I posted here after failing to find the... 401 Views / 1 Replies  
Well, I posted here after failing to find the info in forums or via google, but the friendly folks @ #proftpd (which I've just learned about) had me add "PersistentPasswd off" which worked like a...
Posted by sahara, on Feb 26, 2003 at 10:11 PM, in macOS
proftpd help 401 Views / 1 Replies  
I've had nothing but trouble with proftpd over and over again in different forms. I appreciate the help people often give regarding it in these forums. Anyway, I had it working for some time, but...
Posted by sahara, on Feb 26, 2003 at 09:46 PM, in macOS
Ok, thanks. I'll give it a shot. 418 Views / 2 Replies  
Ok, thanks. I'll give it a shot.
Posted by sahara, on Feb 13, 2003 at 11:10 AM, in macOS
web sharing problems 418 Views / 2 Replies  
I recently purchased a domain name and pointed it to my computer. Now, when I load "www.mydomain.com", it accesses my machine via web sharing. So far, so good.
However, when I click a link on the...
Posted by sahara, on Feb 12, 2003 at 10:53 PM, in macOS
That's basically what I have, except since I... 888 Views / 4 Replies  
That's basically what I have, except since I installed it with Fink, the path is /sw/sbin/proftpd instead of /usr/local/sbin/proftpd.
Posted by sahara, on Jan 29, 2003 at 05:09 PM, in macOS
All I've done is replace the path to ftpd with... 888 Views / 4 Replies  
All I've done is replace the path to ftpd with the one to proftpd. I was able to get ftpd working again and can literally swap between ftpd and proftpd and the result is simply that ftpd works, and...
Posted by sahara, on Jan 28, 2003 at 11:23 PM, in macOS
help with xinetd+proftpd 888 Views / 4 Replies  
I installed proftpd via Fink so I can replace ftpd with it. Putting proftpd in /etc/xinetd.d/ftp didn't work, so I reverted back to the original ftp file so I could try again, one step at a time. Now...
Posted by sahara, on Jan 26, 2003 at 05:23 PM, in macOS
Can someone post the URL to a site that causes... 1,089 Views / 13 Replies  
Can someone post the URL to a site that causes problems for pipelining Chimeras? Just curious.
Posted by sahara, on Jan 16, 2003 at 02:29 PM, in macOS
Quoting that page: "that's all well and good, but... 1,089 Views / 13 Replies  
Quoting that page: "that's all well and good, but there is a VERY good reason why pipelining is not enabled in Chimera -- it is buggy and unsupported, not just in its implementation, but also in its...
Posted by sahara, on Jan 16, 2003 at 01:19 AM, in macOS
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