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Aperture - Ordering Prints - Vertical Issue 363 Views / 0 Replies  
I want to order prints through Aperture, but when I go into the order screen, all the vertical prints appear cut off.

Here's an example:...
Posted by leperkuhn, on Sep 27, 2009 at 12:29 PM, in Applications
Home dir on FW Drive, can't log in anymore 624 Views / 0 Replies  
The setup:
I have a Mac Mini, with my home directory on a Firewire Hard Drive. Running Snow Leopard.

2 Days ago I woke up, and my computer was unresponsive. I could move the mouse around, but...
Posted by leperkuhn, on Sep 24, 2009 at 12:49 PM, in macOS
Quicksilver commands 751 Views / 1 Replies  
I just upgraded to the latest quicksilver (b56, off Google Code), and finally was able to install the clipboard module, which I learned about on a lifehacker post. The post mentions that you can...
Posted by leperkuhn, on Jul 13, 2008 at 12:55 PM, in Applications
I edit hidden files all the time. If you're a... 4,529 Views / 62 Replies  
I edit hidden files all the time. If you're a web developer, you're constantly adding virtual hosts and tweaking other settings. my.cnf for mysql, php.ini, /etc/httpd.conf, and /etc/hosts. I...
Posted by leperkuhn, on Feb 21, 2007 at 06:57 PM, in macOS
You know why this is a typical mac user... 2,510 Views / 64 Replies  
You know why this is a typical mac user discussion? Because it's littered with excuses and "theory" and finishes with "well, you can just do it this way instead."

Look, I've been a Mac user for...
Posted by leperkuhn, on Sep 7, 2006 at 11:33 AM, in macOS
I have this issue with my powermac g4 (dual 1gz).... 508 Views / 2 Replies  
I have this issue with my powermac g4 (dual 1gz). never figured it out, I never sleep the machine now.

2 gig ram, 2 HD's.
Posted by leperkuhn, on Mar 20, 2006 at 08:52 PM, in Mac Desktops
I've gotta admit, this is one of the most... 1,903 Views / 30 Replies  
I've gotta admit, this is one of the most ignorant posts I've ever read. Garbage collection is the greatest thing to be added to a programming language, ever.
Posted by leperkuhn, on Feb 27, 2006 at 07:05 PM, in Developer Center
Putty. Beware it's odd cut / paste technique. ... 645 Views / 8 Replies  
Putty. Beware it's odd cut / paste technique. (highlight automatically cuts, right click or shift-insert pastes). Free.
Posted by leperkuhn, on Feb 27, 2006 at 01:32 PM, in macOS
Uh.. to get something back it had to be taken... 2,347 Views / 54 Replies  
Uh.. to get something back it had to be taken away from you. last time I checked the monopoly was still there. apple did not sell half a billion macs this year.
Posted by leperkuhn, on Feb 23, 2006 at 04:32 PM, in macOS
Because it sucks. 4,075 Views / 54 Replies  
Because it sucks.
Posted by leperkuhn, on Feb 8, 2006 at 02:56 PM, in macOS
or any of the older games that are still fun,... 4,075 Views / 54 Replies  
or any of the older games that are still fun, like diablo2, warcraft 2, descent..

I like old games so I might be in a minority here.
Posted by leperkuhn, on Feb 7, 2006 at 11:16 PM, in macOS
I've been using Adium for years, and every other... 1,752 Views / 35 Replies  
I've been using Adium for years, and every other messaging client is crushed by it.

Unless you want to do video chat... which I don't.
Posted by leperkuhn, on Feb 1, 2006 at 01:57 AM, in Applications
i doubt the entire xml file is read in every time... 350 Views / 1 Replies  
i doubt the entire xml file is read in every time there is a change - it might read in once, then saved in memory, and written out when there's a change... so you might lose changes.
Posted by leperkuhn, on Jan 30, 2006 at 06:19 PM, in Applications
Hey lets get emotional about it. Relax. 4,075 Views / 54 Replies  
Hey lets get emotional about it.

Relax.
Posted by leperkuhn, on Jan 23, 2006 at 08:43 PM, in macOS
you didn't accidentlly add * * * * * open... 513 Views / 4 Replies  
you didn't accidentlly add

* * * * * open /Applications/iTunes.app

to your crontab did you?

(do not take this post seriously. if you really did that by accident i reserve the right to...
Posted by leperkuhn, on Jan 18, 2006 at 07:27 PM, in macOS
I don't know why you would be happy by other... 1,527 Views / 17 Replies  
I don't know why you would be happy by other people's inconvenience. Do you think that if a few people are dual booting into windows developers are suddenly going to give up on making OSX native...
Posted by leperkuhn, on Jan 11, 2006 at 02:41 PM, in macOS
why don't you have the cron run at a different... 1,201 Views / 27 Replies  
why don't you have the cron run at a different time, or edit the crontab for root and have it update once an hour?

there's perfect, and good enough. I've found locate to be good enough. on my...
Posted by leperkuhn, on Dec 29, 2005 at 12:18 PM, in macOS
This might be just me, but I usually don't lose... 1,201 Views / 27 Replies  
This might be just me, but I usually don't lose files immediately after creating them. Locate is useful for me 99% of the time.

Get Locator. It's a gui front end to locate.
Posted by leperkuhn, on Dec 29, 2005 at 10:54 AM, in macOS
interesting. I'm curious as to what the... 8,241 Views / 79 Replies  
interesting. I'm curious as to what the directory rebuild actually does..
Posted by leperkuhn, on Nov 30, 2005 at 05:27 PM, in macOS
"Press Shift during startup" = start up in Safe... 8,241 Views / 79 Replies  
"Press Shift during startup" = start up in Safe Boot mode and temporarily disable login items and non-essential kernel extension files (Mac OS X 10.2 and later)
Posted by leperkuhn, on Nov 30, 2005 at 03:07 PM, in macOS
happens to me with iTunes all the time. I have... 1,302 Views / 34 Replies  
happens to me with iTunes all the time. I have to quit it an relaunch.
Posted by leperkuhn, on Nov 28, 2005 at 12:49 PM, in macOS
I've found that os x is consistently slower with... 8,241 Views / 79 Replies  
I've found that os x is consistently slower with response time to mouse clicks. However, I use the OSs differently. On windows, I quit apps all the time, because the taskbar doesn't allow me to...
Posted by leperkuhn, on Nov 28, 2005 at 12:30 PM, in macOS
I assume you're name is backwards chris because... 11,465 Views / 16 Replies  
I assume you're name is backwards chris because you're dyslexic? In which case "learning to use it backwards" is probably very difficult.
Posted by leperkuhn, on Nov 8, 2005 at 02:08 PM, in macOS
all my porn is given descriptive names so i can... 3,056 Views / 47 Replies  
all my porn is given descriptive names so i can search for it with spotlight. i find this to be most helpful during my personal time.
Posted by leperkuhn, on Oct 25, 2005 at 10:59 PM, in macOS
agreed. i never even bother with it due to... 3,090 Views / 55 Replies  
agreed. i never even bother with it due to performance.

dual 1ghz g4, 2 GB ram.
Posted by leperkuhn, on Oct 18, 2005 at 01:46 PM, in macOS
I'd like to attach notes to my e-mail messages. ... 41,485 Views / 443 Replies  
I'd like to attach notes to my e-mail messages. Both for spotlight searching and as helpful reminders.

I'd actually like them to just fold ical and mail into 1 application but I know that'll...
Posted by leperkuhn, on Oct 11, 2005 at 04:56 PM, in macOS
will it with with a master / slave set up? do... 1,737 Views / 38 Replies  
will it with with a master / slave set up? do the drives need to be the same size?
Posted by leperkuhn, on Oct 4, 2005 at 07:13 PM, in macOS
I'm assuming that using raid 0 is only beneficial... 1,737 Views / 38 Replies  
I'm assuming that using raid 0 is only beneficial if you have SATA or SCSI?
Posted by leperkuhn, on Oct 4, 2005 at 05:51 PM, in macOS
Not discouraging at all - just telling me what I... 4,573 Views / 174 Replies  
Not discouraging at all - just telling me what I already know ;)
Posted by leperkuhn, on Sep 23, 2005 at 07:51 PM, in macOS
About 15. I don't deliberately keep anything in... 4,573 Views / 174 Replies  
About 15. I don't deliberately keep anything in the dock when it isn't open, except mail and safari.

Anyone know of a way to disable the behavior of the system automatically calling "keep in...
Posted by leperkuhn, on Sep 23, 2005 at 05:48 PM, in macOS
You're being a little sensitive. I don't think... 4,573 Views / 174 Replies  
You're being a little sensitive. I don't think he's saying "kiss my ass, w-y, because I don't need it." OreoCookie is just saying "i don't need it myself."
Posted by leperkuhn, on Sep 23, 2005 at 05:45 PM, in macOS
Yeah, I've tried that. Unfortunately, since I... 4,573 Views / 174 Replies  
Yeah, I've tried that. Unfortunately, since I have around 140 apps (and use about 80 of them regularly) it's a bit tough to weed out the ones that I don't need.

For web development: Finder,...
Posted by leperkuhn, on Sep 23, 2005 at 05:03 AM, in macOS
How about an update to ical? I'd like to... 41,485 Views / 443 Replies  
How about an update to ical?

I'd like to see 2 tabs, one for calendar, one for todo list. More options on the todo lists, different ways to sort. Add folders like in itunes, for related todo...
Posted by leperkuhn, on Sep 23, 2005 at 04:37 AM, in macOS
Could be either. I work with a TON of apps, so I... 4,573 Views / 174 Replies  
Could be either. I work with a TON of apps, so I don't keep any in the dock. I generally have between 25 and 30 open at a time.

I use my computer for both home office and personal use. So, I...
Posted by leperkuhn, on Sep 23, 2005 at 04:27 AM, in macOS
When i need to switch to a different app, I think... 4,573 Views / 174 Replies  
When i need to switch to a different app, I think of the name. I don't think of an icon.. I really don't know how to explain to you why my brain prefers to search for something by name rather than...
Posted by leperkuhn, on Sep 23, 2005 at 04:21 AM, in macOS
The files in the dock.app package are text. 683 Views / 6 Replies  
The files in the dock.app package are text.
Posted by leperkuhn, on Sep 22, 2005 at 10:53 PM, in macOS
Transparent dock looks like it actually modified... 683 Views / 6 Replies  
Transparent dock looks like it actually modified dock.app. I ran a diff on the 2 folders, and it only results in telling me they are different. I added the -a --normal option and it returned...
Posted by leperkuhn, on Sep 22, 2005 at 08:08 PM, in macOS
nevermind, i just used transparent dock. 683 Views / 6 Replies  
nevermind, i just used transparent dock.
Posted by leperkuhn, on Sep 22, 2005 at 07:28 PM, in macOS
remove finder from the dock? 683 Views / 6 Replies  
Anyone know how to completely remove the finder from the dock via editing a plist? I've set up pathfinder as my finder, and I'd like to put path finder up there at the #1 dock position instead.
...
Posted by leperkuhn, on Sep 22, 2005 at 07:15 PM, in macOS
My only pathfinder complaint is that it's a lot... 4,573 Views / 174 Replies  
My only pathfinder complaint is that it's a lot slower than the regular finder. Time to try the "replace finder with pathfinder" hack.
Posted by leperkuhn, on Sep 22, 2005 at 06:51 PM, in macOS
Eh, Not really a big deal, but sometimes it's a... 4,573 Views / 174 Replies  
Eh, Not really a big deal, but sometimes it's a little distracting if it pops up and i wasn't expecting it. *shrug*. I'd rather see keep arranged by name than "hide all the time".
Posted by leperkuhn, on Sep 22, 2005 at 06:41 PM, in macOS
I would like an option to hide the dock also,... 4,573 Views / 174 Replies  
I would like an option to hide the dock also, because there are several apps that I would like to use instead. Dragthing, for instance, has a process dock that does exactly what i want, ie: shows...
Posted by leperkuhn, on Sep 22, 2005 at 05:48 PM, in macOS
OK, no big deal. It's on your request list. ... 4,573 Views / 174 Replies  
OK, no big deal. It's on your request list.

Here's my request: option to keep dock sorted alphabetically. I guess it would probably keep the finder pinned to the left / top, which is fine. If...
Posted by leperkuhn, on Sep 22, 2005 at 05:36 PM, in macOS
I had it on the bottom since the public beta. I... 5,441 Views / 98 Replies  
I had it on the bottom since the public beta. I just moved it to the left and I'm loving it.
Posted by leperkuhn, on Sep 22, 2005 at 04:15 PM, in macOS
I didn't say it was. I'm just saying that at... 4,573 Views / 174 Replies  
I didn't say it was. I'm just saying that at some point you have to realize you're complaining about something that's easily fixable yourself. You can put the trash can on the desktop - what's the...
Posted by leperkuhn, on Sep 22, 2005 at 03:25 PM, in macOS
Dude, if you have a free tool that helps you out,... 4,573 Views / 174 Replies  
Dude, if you have a free tool that helps you out, what's the problem?

For instance: I said the other day i wanted the application menu. I found an app (ASM) that does it, and I have it...
Posted by leperkuhn, on Sep 22, 2005 at 02:16 PM, in macOS
My standard procedure is to always reinstall the... 2,055 Views / 41 Replies  
My standard procedure is to always reinstall the OS as soon as I get the computer. I've never had any luck with a system out of the box, which is a shame, because most people would be really...
Posted by leperkuhn, on Sep 21, 2005 at 02:51 PM, in macOS
My first computer experience was with apple 2,... 4,573 Views / 174 Replies  
My first computer experience was with apple 2, and later the mac. I started with spacial view, and outgrew it.

I like things arranged alphabetically. I see no reason to move things around to an...
Posted by leperkuhn, on Sep 21, 2005 at 02:11 PM, in macOS
I've never like spacial browsing. I've used a... 4,573 Views / 174 Replies  
I've never like spacial browsing. I've used a mac since System 7, before that an apple ][ gs. At no point did I ever find spacial browsing useful. Why? Because there's way to much stuff to...
Posted by leperkuhn, on Sep 21, 2005 at 01:42 PM, in macOS
Apple will be introducing the dodecahedron... 4,573 Views / 174 Replies  
Apple will be introducing the dodecahedron monitor. 12 sides, 12 corners. Enjoy.
Posted by leperkuhn, on Sep 20, 2005 at 04:49 PM, in macOS
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