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Or you could just choose Reopen Last Closed... 5,634 Views / 268 Replies  
Or you could just choose Reopen Last Closed Window from the History menu.

- proton
Posted by proton, on Jun 13, 2007 at 10:35 PM, in Applications
Office Open XML Converter expired early 619 Views / 7 Replies  
The Microsoft Office Open XML File Format Converter (http://www.microsoft.com/mac/downloads.aspx?pid=download&location=/mac/download/Office2004/ConverterBeta.xml) that is used to open .docx files...
Posted by proton, on Jun 13, 2007 at 09:57 PM, in Applications
The Internal Bluetooth module is available as an... 720 Views / 4 Replies  
The Internal Bluetooth module is available as an upgrade kit for PowerMac G5 (Early 2005). You can see if this is your model of Mac by checking the EMC number on the bottom of the computer, it should...
Posted by proton, on May 9, 2007 at 08:07 AM, in Mac Desktops
Or if you've got a supported Bluetooth phone,... 456 Views / 7 Replies  
Or if you've got a supported Bluetooth phone, Address Book can already send an SMS for you via your phone. Just click on the title of the phone number for the person in Address Book when paired with...
Posted by proton, on Apr 29, 2007 at 09:44 AM, in Applications
There's a great application for this by... 492 Views / 6 Replies  
There's a great application for this by Noodlesoft called Hazel (http://www.noodlesoft.com/hazel.html). It works somewhat better than a folder action as you can have it do timed actions after...
Posted by proton, on Apr 29, 2007 at 09:43 AM, in Applications
Apple has a kernel extension to do this published... 10,203 Views / 18 Replies  
Apple has a kernel extension to do this published here: http://developer.apple.com/technotes/tn2004/tn2118.html (at the bottom in the Downloadables section).

There's one problem though, it's...
Posted by proton, on Apr 29, 2007 at 06:26 AM, in macOS
Sigh This is very unlikely to be to do with... 1,579 Views / 27 Replies  
Sigh

This is very unlikely to be to do with the network ports in the Xserve. The frames referred to in the panic log are stack frames, a perfectly normal part of any program (you couldn't...
Posted by proton, on Apr 29, 2007 at 05:58 AM, in Mac Desktops
You didn't upload the file correctly (it shows up... 754 Views / 8 Replies  
You didn't upload the file correctly (it shows up as zero bytes).

Perhaps you could just describe what you see?

- proton
Posted by proton, on Jan 8, 2007 at 05:52 AM, in Mac Desktops
This is usually due to the AIM servers... 541 Views / 1 Replies  
This is usually due to the AIM servers disconnecting you, they have been particularly unstable the last few days disconnecting people continually. If this is the cause, there is nothing you can do,...
Posted by proton, on Jan 4, 2007 at 07:33 AM, in Mac Desktops
You have made sure the brightness and contrast... 1,441 Views / 13 Replies  
You have made sure the brightness and contrast for the display are set correctly, right?

- proton
Posted by proton, on Jan 4, 2007 at 07:26 AM, in Mac Desktops
Or you could just run lookupd -flushcache and... 1,371 Views / 6 Replies  
Or you could just run lookupd -flushcache and avoid that whole reboot thing...

- proton
Posted by proton, on Dec 14, 2006 at 09:03 PM, in macOS
The first log backtrace resolves to: Creating... 646 Views / 3 Replies  
The first log backtrace resolves to:
Creating stack map... loading modules and nametables... done.
Unresolved kernel trap(cpu 1): 0x700 - Program DAR=0x00000000E0476000 PC=0x0000000000020004:
...
Posted by proton, on Nov 2, 2006 at 02:04 AM, in macOS
You may want to use Software Update Enabler... 503 Views / 2 Replies  
You may want to use Software Update Enabler (http://www.allocinit.net/apps/suenabler) if you want users to set this themselves (or just don't fancy heading off to the Terminal to make the changes).
...
Posted by proton, on Oct 10, 2006 at 01:46 AM, in macOS
Download accelerators are generally an extremely... 789 Views / 2 Replies  
Download accelerators are generally an extremely bad idea. On a dialup connection they will make no difference, any server will easily flood your 7kb/s maximum download speed (if they can't for some...
Posted by proton, on Apr 29, 2006 at 07:16 AM, in macOS
This setting is stored in... 633 Views / 4 Replies  
This setting is stored in ~/Library/Preferences/ByHost/com.apple.screensaver.XXXXXXXXXXXX.plist (~ is your home folder).

- proton
Posted by proton, on Apr 29, 2006 at 07:07 AM, in macOS
Why did you decide to resurrect a thread from... 1,558 Views / 32 Replies  
Why did you decide to resurrect a thread from over a year ago to say that?

Please don't resurrect threads this old, especially when you've got nothing new to say about it. Thanks!

- proton
Posted by proton, on Apr 25, 2006 at 08:10 AM, in Applications
Drag the whole lot into one of: Only available... 445 Views / 3 Replies  
Drag the whole lot into one of:
Only available to you: ~/Library/Fonts (~ is your home folder)
Available to all users on the Mac: /Library/Fonts (you'll need to be an administrator)

- proton
Posted by proton, on Apr 25, 2006 at 08:03 AM, in Applications
Theoretically any of your PowerPC binaries would... 2,811 Views / 26 Replies  
Theoretically any of your PowerPC binaries would run just fine on an Intel Mac, but they would run through Rosetta, just like any other PowerPC application. As PHP, MySQL etc are open source it makes...
Posted by proton, on Apr 25, 2006 at 07:55 AM, in macOS
Are you waiting a few seconds after the screen... 633 Views / 4 Replies  
Are you waiting a few seconds after the screen saver activates before attempting to wake it?

Mac OS X 10.4 allows you to wake the machine without a password in the first few seconds after it falls...
Posted by proton, on Apr 25, 2006 at 07:39 AM, in macOS
You probably want to read the iSight Programming... 899 Views / 3 Replies  
You probably want to read the iSight Programming Guide (http://developer.apple.com/documentation/Hardware/Conceptual/iSightProgGuide/index.html) from Apple. You can register for updates through a...
Posted by proton, on Apr 23, 2006 at 02:55 AM, in Developer Center
Apache forked processes (such as CGI) runs as the... 679 Views / 3 Replies  
Apache forked processes (such as CGI) runs as the user "www" which doesn't have permission to restart Apache.

You'll need to have a way to elevate privileges to root to restart apache and be...
Posted by proton, on Apr 23, 2006 at 02:49 AM, in Developer Center
There is a Universal update for UT2004 available... 466 Views / 2 Replies  
There is a Universal update for UT2004 available here:
http://icculus.org/news/news.php?id=2565

- proton
Posted by proton, on Apr 23, 2006 at 02:19 AM, in Applications
In Mac OS X 10.4.3 you can safely verify the... 507 Views / 2 Replies  
In Mac OS X 10.4.3 you can safely verify the startup disk (if it's an HFS+ Journalled) volume and get a sane and correct answer.

In previous versions of Mac OS X, while it may have been possible...
Posted by proton, on Apr 23, 2006 at 02:16 AM, in macOS
Please log a bug report (instructions at... 746 Views / 8 Replies  
Please log a bug report (instructions at http://webkit.opendarwin.org/quality/reporting.html) with information about the bug. Information for what to put in a bug report is here:...
Posted by proton, on Jan 5, 2006 at 04:46 AM, in Developer Center
None of the those messages are a problem. They... 2,373 Views / 2 Replies  
None of the those messages are a problem. They are caused by the airport interface going up and down quickly and various parts of the system responding to that event.

You should try things like...
Posted by proton, on Jan 5, 2006 at 04:29 AM, in macOS
This is almost certainly a kernel bug. The panic... 693 Views / 4 Replies  
This is almost certainly a kernel bug. The panic is indicating that a data structure inside the kernel is corrupted or that the data structure was never fully initialised.

sb->sb_so is documented...
Posted by proton, on Jan 5, 2006 at 04:26 AM, in macOS
There are bugs in iChat that cause it to be... 2,158 Views / 4 Replies  
There are bugs in iChat that cause it to be unable to connect to localhost as a proxy.

- proton
Posted by proton, on Jan 5, 2006 at 04:06 AM, in Applications
Perhaps you should read... 1,171 Views / 30 Replies  
Perhaps you should read xnu-792.2.4/osfmk/ppc/hw_exception.s. Notice that there is a bunch of BlueBox support implemented in the PowerPC side of the kernel.

There is no emulation of a machine...
Posted by proton, on Oct 23, 2005 at 06:14 AM, in Mac Desktops
This is a minor packaging problem with the kernel... 3,234 Views / 5 Replies  
This is a minor packaging problem with the kernel extensions (kexts) mentioned. This is a warning saying that the kext has no specific kernel modules mentioned in it's dependency list, so the kernel...
Posted by proton, on Aug 22, 2005 at 05:57 AM, in macOS
Your ISP needs to fix their DNS servers so they... 583 Views / 7 Replies  
Your ISP needs to fix their DNS servers so they can't be poisoned.

- proton
Posted by proton, on Aug 21, 2005 at 08:09 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Just leave them there. Future system updates... 663 Views / 5 Replies  
Just leave them there.

Future system updates can go looking for them and get confused, among other things leaving behind "half an application" where it installs the updated parts but the rest of...
Posted by proton, on Jul 31, 2005 at 09:17 AM, in macOS
The iPod dock has a line out port on the back (or... 695 Views / 5 Replies  
The iPod dock has a line out port on the back (or at least the 3G ones do, I assume it's still there on the 4G).

- proton
Posted by proton, on Jul 31, 2005 at 09:15 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
But you have to link in a 2MB library (and... 851 Views / 15 Replies  
But you have to link in a 2MB library (and statically link it if you want to run on 10.3.8 or earlier) for something that can be done another way without too much hassle if you know C.

- proton
Posted by proton, on Jul 30, 2005 at 01:47 AM, in Developer Center
Samba is started from launchd in Mac OS X 10.4. ... 866 Views / 3 Replies  
Samba is started from launchd in Mac OS X 10.4.

When Samba is enabled on 10.4, smbd is not constantly running, but spawned by launchd in response to an incoming request.

- proton
Posted by proton, on Jul 30, 2005 at 01:44 AM, in macOS
Apple does recommend that in some cases... 879 Views / 12 Replies  
Apple does recommend that in some cases optimising for size will produce faster code than other optimisation options. One of the places this is stated is The GNU Compiler Collection on Mac OS X...
Posted by proton, on Jul 26, 2005 at 10:04 AM, in Applications
From that console log I'd guess at there being a... 1,145 Views / 6 Replies  
From that console log I'd guess at there being a damaged preference file or something along those lines. The full crash log (from ~/Library/Logs/CrashReporter/) for Safari may help determine what...
Posted by proton, on Jul 24, 2005 at 07:13 AM, in macOS
Check System Preferences -> Accounts -> Your... 412 Views / 2 Replies  
Check System Preferences -> Accounts -> Your Account -> Login Items.

If there's an Info.plist files in here, remove it and all will be well once more.

- proton
Posted by proton, on Jul 24, 2005 at 07:00 AM, in macOS
That is fine. Absolutely nothing to worry about. ... 963 Views / 17 Replies  
That is fine. Absolutely nothing to worry about.

- proton
Posted by proton, on Jun 24, 2005 at 08:58 AM, in macOS
No! If pageouts/pageins are increasing rapidly... 963 Views / 17 Replies  
No! If pageouts/pageins are increasing rapidly and regularly then you need more RAM.

I've got 2.5GB of RAM and shortly after a reboot (a few hours) I've got 42959/2921 pagein/pageouts. After a few...
Posted by proton, on Jun 24, 2005 at 08:57 AM, in macOS
This is the part number of the software bundle... 814 Views / 1 Replies  
This is the part number of the software bundle loaded onto your machine by Apple.

- proton
Posted by proton, on Jun 16, 2005 at 10:43 AM, in macOS
Conveniently Apple provides documentation on this... 1,119 Views / 13 Replies  
Conveniently Apple provides documentation on this sort of thing:
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=75099

- proton
Posted by proton, on Jun 12, 2005 at 10:31 AM, in Mac Desktops
That's really still fairly odd. If the files were... 968 Views / 15 Replies  
That's really still fairly odd. If the files were written by a functioning OS X machine they should be fine. The worst that could have happened is that the file data got corrupted, there shouldn't be...
Posted by proton, on Jun 5, 2005 at 10:33 AM, in macOS
The Finder should not choke simply looking at... 968 Views / 15 Replies  
The Finder should not choke simply looking at locked folders, but it won't be able to delete them without you removing the flag. There may be bugs which cause it to choke however, but I haven't been...
Posted by proton, on Jun 4, 2005 at 07:22 AM, in macOS
If you try and remove a file from the command... 968 Views / 15 Replies  
If you try and remove a file from the command line that is Locked in the Finder you will receive the message:
override rw-r--r-- user/group uchg for testfile?
Even if you say yes to this you will...
Posted by proton, on Jun 3, 2005 at 10:11 AM, in macOS
Safari menu -> Reset Safari... In Tiger you... 1,165 Views / 6 Replies  
Safari menu -> Reset Safari...

In Tiger you can also activate Safari menu -> Private Browsing to avoid Safari recording things while you surf sensitive sites.

- proton
Posted by proton, on Jun 1, 2005 at 10:46 AM, in macOS
It was real. I saw it while it was on the... 1,199 Views / 12 Replies  
It was real.

I saw it while it was on the Apple site after the shuffle's release, but removed after a day or so. It was a footnote from the "smaller than a pack of gum" picture at the top left.
...
Posted by proton, on May 31, 2005 at 01:43 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Yes, the Broodware disc is cross platform. ... 3,400 Views / 11 Replies  
Yes, the Broodware disc is cross platform.

You may want to use the OS X installer available from http://ftp.blizzard.com/pub/starcraft/patches/Mac/StarCraft_OS_X_Installer.dmg

The latest patch...
Posted by proton, on May 26, 2005 at 06:55 AM, in Gaming
It's a DNS poisoning attack. Your ISP needs to... 941 Views / 9 Replies  
It's a DNS poisoning attack. Your ISP needs to fix their DNS servers.

Until your ISP gets their act together, try:
http://216.239.39.99/
http://216.239.57.99/
http://216.239.37.99/

- proton
Posted by proton, on May 26, 2005 at 06:41 AM, in MacNN Lounge
To reset a 4G iPod you need to switch to hold and... 33,901 Views / 24 Replies  
To reset a 4G iPod you need to switch to hold and back off hold and then hold down the Menu and Select (middle button in the wheel). The Menu+Play combination is for previous model iPods.

Apple...
Posted by proton, on May 20, 2005 at 04:36 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
172,000 messages imported no problem. ... 1,263 Views / 35 Replies  
172,000 messages imported no problem.

Interestingly, Mail 2.0 leaves the mbox file inside your mailboxes (they're packages) as well as all the extracted messages. This meant it ended up using...
Posted by proton, on May 4, 2005 at 10:35 AM, in Applications
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