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VMWare Fusion 7: Does it run OS X non-server? 414 Views / 1 Replies  
According to VMWare`s website, Fusion 7 supports OS X also as guest system but only server versions.
Can –contrary to this info– non-server versions of Mac OS X be installed?
Posted by anselm, on Jun 25, 2015 at 05:15 AM, in Applications
The iCab homepage is dead. I got it from... 400 Views / 4 Replies  
The iCab homepage is dead.

I got it from macupdate.com. Works. No pixel errors :)

Thank you for the tip angelmb
Posted by anselm, on Aug 31, 2014 at 03:21 PM, in Applications
Full disk encryption encrypts also the... 793 Views / 2 Replies  
Full disk encryption encrypts also the non-confidential files. Encryption in general increases the risk of data loss.
I have multiple backups but will not encrypt my most important files.

I did...
Posted by anselm, on Aug 31, 2014 at 03:18 PM, in Mac OS X
FileVault for users on 10.9 793 Views / 2 Replies  
I used to have File Vault activated for some user accounts on my previous Mac.

This is obviously no longer supported for new accounts set up with 10.9. But I copied one of those accounts and it...
Posted by anselm, on Aug 28, 2014 at 03:36 PM, in Mac OS X
10.9 desktop background and spaces 300 Views / 1 Replies  
Setting my background image, I notice that the different spaces currently activated do not share the same background.
New spaces will open with the last background I chose, though.
Are the...
Posted by anselm, on Aug 28, 2014 at 03:25 PM, in Mac OS X
10.9 Ken Burns slide: Any way to get the options back? 254 Views / 0 Replies  
I always used the Ken Burns slideshow as screen saver with the fit to screen option on, where the saver makes sure that all images are always zoomed to a degree that there are never black bars on...
Posted by anselm, on Aug 28, 2014 at 02:39 PM, in Mac OS X
Fullscreen in web browser with no GUI elements 400 Views / 4 Replies  
Hi,

Can I activate a true fullscreen mode in any browser on 10.9 with absolutely no GUI elements, just the website content fullscreen?

I wand to do a pixel error test with my new screen and...
Posted by anselm, on Aug 28, 2014 at 02:35 PM, in Applications
Sharing user to user questions 239 Views / 0 Replies  
Hi,

I want to organize the things I use the computer for with various user accounts.
In some cases I would like to be able to access data in one account`s user directory from another user...
Posted by anselm, on Jan 1, 2009 at 03:53 AM, in Mac OS X
OK, looks like I had the right idea although I am... 376 Views / 2 Replies  
OK, looks like I had the right idea although I am not sure what I should think about the solution:

I have installed the browsers (Camino and Firefox) while I was in the Administrator account and...
Posted by anselm, on Dec 28, 2008 at 07:39 AM, in Applications
Camino & Firefox don`t start anymore in 1 user account 376 Views / 2 Replies  
Since today Camino and Firefox don`t start anymore in one user account.
Camino alerts that it can`t find the profiles folder.
It`s still a fresh install of OS X and I haven`t been fiddling with...
Posted by anselm, on Dec 28, 2008 at 07:28 AM, in Applications
I wonder if the next revision will be smaller or... 2,003 Views / 15 Replies  
I wonder if the next revision will be smaller or made less attractive in any other way. ;)

Don`t take this too seriously guys. It`s just that from my standpoint Apple always makes sure they got...
Posted by anselm, on Jun 10, 2008 at 06:36 AM, in Mac Desktops
Maybe the lens of the CD-drive is dusty. I... 568 Views / 2 Replies  
Maybe the lens of the CD-drive is dusty.

I have read that if you smoke cigarettes you can even ruin your drive entirely.

Might be a matter for service either way.
Posted by anselm, on Jun 10, 2008 at 04:28 AM, in Mac Desktops
945GME or GME965 chipset would mean it will have... 2,003 Views / 15 Replies  
945GME or GME965 chipset would mean it will have a maximum RAM of 2GB?
Posted by anselm, on May 31, 2008 at 05:16 AM, in Mac Desktops
Intel Chip delay = delay of next Mac mini? 2,003 Views / 15 Replies  
Would the delay of the next generation Intel chips which has been reported recently be able to delay the next revision of the Mac mini?
I don`t know if that`s the chipset planned for this machine...
Posted by anselm, on May 30, 2008 at 03:59 AM, in Mac Desktops
Transparent Screen Optical Illusion 737 Views / 3 Replies  
This user took a photo of what is behind his display and used it as a desktop picture

� Transparent Screen Optical Illusion.. StRaNgE PiCtUrEs: Weird Pictures from the World!...
Posted by anselm, on May 18, 2008 at 04:54 AM, in GUI Customization
Poll: I wouldn`t accept it, either. But I know that... 903 Views / 20 Replies  
I wouldn`t accept it, either. But I know that manufacturers expect customers to live with it.
I have to buy a TFT display and I won`t pay until I saw the display I`m going to buy.
Posted by anselm, on Feb 28, 2008 at 02:29 PM, in Mac Desktops
1. you could probably use automator to do the... 351 Views / 1 Replies  
1.
you could probably use automator to do the job

or

2.
you can use xnview a free browser with editing features:
XnView (http://pagesperso-orange.fr/pierre.g/xnview/enxnview.html)
in...
Posted by anselm, on Feb 17, 2008 at 02:36 PM, in Applications
Is this also a problem with the current Mac mini... 646 Views / 7 Replies  
Is this also a problem with the current Mac mini model?
Posted by anselm, on Feb 4, 2008 at 11:50 AM, in Mac Desktops
I intend to use different user accounts for the... 2,523 Views / 6 Replies  
I intend to use different user accounts for the different things I do on the computer so I can individually choose wether to use FileVault or not for each account.
My work data doesn`t need to be...
Posted by anselm, on Jan 26, 2008 at 05:39 AM, in Applications
Sounds like a solution. Splitting an the... 2,523 Views / 6 Replies  
Sounds like a solution.

Splitting an the encrypted disk image (for File Vault) is one of the possible solutions for the problem I had in mind but I had no idea that it`s already handled that way.
Posted by anselm, on Jan 25, 2008 at 02:33 PM, in Applications
If you`re aiming for a professional career in CGI... 658 Views / 8 Replies  
If you`re aiming for a professional career in CGI then here are my comments (subjective of course):

Maya:
I don`t like the GUI and nobody seems to like the modeler.
I chose it though since there...
Posted by anselm, on Jan 25, 2008 at 02:21 PM, in Applications
GPG (GnuPG), MacGPG an alternative for File Vault? 2,523 Views / 6 Replies  
Are GPG (GnuPG), MacGPG or other OpenPGP implementations an alternative for File Vault?


Since Time Machine can only backup complete File Vault user directories I wonder if using GPG is an...
Posted by anselm, on Jan 25, 2008 at 01:38 PM, in Applications
ginoledesma: I agree with everything you... 2,371 Views / 19 Replies  
ginoledesma:

I agree with everything you wrote.

Brand names and specified expected average lifetime are only a prospective assumtptions.
These are indicators but no guarantee.

Every company...
Posted by anselm, on Jan 25, 2008 at 05:17 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
FB Eye: I ordered the cases at DSP Memory... 631 Views / 8 Replies  
FB Eye:

I ordered the cases at DSP Memory Distribution GmbH (http://www.dsp-memory.de)

I suppose it wouldn`t make sense for you to order abroad.

Here`s the exact products:

DSP Memory...
Posted by anselm, on Jan 25, 2008 at 05:02 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
In your case I would probably buy the WD external... 2,371 Views / 19 Replies  
In your case I would probably buy the WD external drive that you mentioned you are considering. MyBook series I think.

I assumed that my approach wouldn`t be the same as yours when I wrote it but...
Posted by anselm, on Jan 24, 2008 at 09:44 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
There is one Samsung for some 410€ which is... 1,094 Views / 15 Replies  
There is one Samsung for some 410€ which is pretty good for it`s price. It`s probably the best TN panel but Apple`s 23" display uses better display technology.

If you want something with great...
Posted by anselm, on Jan 24, 2008 at 09:14 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I don`t know why exactly there where problems... 2,371 Views / 19 Replies  
I don`t know why exactly there where problems after OS X updates. I have no idea if this was a unique event or happened repeatedly.

The Onnto and MacPower Plejades cases that I ordered this...
Posted by anselm, on Jan 24, 2008 at 08:26 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
If your printer suddenly stopped working: ... 284 Views / 2 Replies  
If your printer suddenly stopped working:
There is an internal counter which you can reset maybe once.

After that you should get a new Ink sponge package (that`s supposed to absorb the ink from...
Posted by anselm, on Jan 24, 2008 at 04:56 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I few minutes ago I ordered 2 cases by Onnto and... 631 Views / 8 Replies  
I few minutes ago I ordered 2 cases by Onnto and MacPower

ONNTO Corporation (http://www.onnto.com.tw/pro_product.asp?thd_desc=TAM12O)

Macpower / Home / Storage Solutions / 3.5" Hard Drive...
Posted by anselm, on Jan 24, 2008 at 04:52 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
naphtali: You can place your laser printer... 1,041 Views / 20 Replies  
naphtali:

You can place your laser printer in a room where you`re not working and connect it via ethernet.
Posted by anselm, on Jan 24, 2008 at 04:41 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I forgot: Apple uses a TN panel in the 20"... 1,585 Views / 51 Replies  
I forgot:

Apple uses a TN panel in the 20" iMac and a higher quality panel in the 24" iMac ( unless I`m fooled by my memory ;) )
Posted by anselm, on Jan 24, 2008 at 04:38 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Hello AppleGirl1990, You should be aware... 1,585 Views / 51 Replies  
Hello AppleGirl1990,

You should be aware that there are 2 quality classes for TFT displays:

The cheap ones are mainly TN-panels which cannot deliver the same picture quality as PVA for example....
Posted by anselm, on Jan 24, 2008 at 04:36 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
If you`re looking for a keyboard that is... 978 Views / 15 Replies  
If you`re looking for a keyboard that is comfortable to write on and silent then you should check out the Anti-RSI products from A4Tech.

They don`t look stylish in any way but it`s very pleasant...
Posted by anselm, on Jan 23, 2008 at 02:53 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I agree with EndlessMac: Don`t take chances for... 432 Views / 4 Replies  
I agree with EndlessMac: Don`t take chances for valuable data.

If it`s particularly important data then you should consider using 2 harddrives for backing up twice.

On HDD1 you store daily...
Posted by anselm, on Jan 23, 2008 at 02:28 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Ink. Laser printers generate potentially... 1,041 Views / 20 Replies  
Ink. Laser printers generate potentially unhealthy dust. This claim is highly controversial but it`s great that there is an alternative: Ink printers.
Posted by anselm, on Jan 23, 2008 at 02:18 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
silver: I was indeed only referring to the... 2,371 Views / 19 Replies  
silver:

I was indeed only referring to the absence of eSATA ports (which are by definition always external) on Apple hardware.




Veltliner:

The manufacturers offer programs to enable...
Posted by anselm, on Jan 23, 2008 at 02:13 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
You have a better chance with FW than with USB... 492 Views / 4 Replies  
You have a better chance with FW than with USB 2.0.

You can also connect the drive interanlly to your Mac. In case of an iMac it`s probably possible to connect the 2nd HDD instead of the optical...
Posted by anselm, on Jan 23, 2008 at 08:59 AM, in Mac Desktops
Hi Woebgon , You have asked for... 740 Views / 11 Replies  
Hi Woebgon ,

You have asked for recommendations for backup drives.
I just posted my thoughts on that in a seperate thread in the hardware components section of this forum:
...
Posted by anselm, on Jan 23, 2008 at 08:55 AM, in Mac Desktops
My take on choosing an external harddrive for backups 2,371 Views / 19 Replies  
My take on the topic choosing the right external harddrive for backup purposes:

1.
I would recommend a drive attached by Firewire and not USB.
The reason is that Apple`s USB drivers are neither...
Posted by anselm, on Jan 23, 2008 at 08:49 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
The File Vault backup function really needs... 21,748 Views / 212 Replies  
The File Vault backup function really needs attention.

the only way I currently see is to use a 3rd party folder-synchronization application that can be manually be started to sync the user home...
Posted by anselm, on Jan 18, 2008 at 09:56 AM, in Mac OS X
It can happen anytime 1,664 Views / 19 Replies  
It can happen anytime.

As far as I remember (maybe I`m wrong) Apple has released new computers only few weeks after Macworld in recent years.

The release of new Mac Pro revisions prior to...
Posted by anselm, on Jan 18, 2008 at 09:23 AM, in Mac Desktops
A few things that came to mind after I posted my... 715 Views / 8 Replies  
A few things that came to mind after I posted my reply:

Your computer becomes slower if it has to use a lot of virtual memory, which means using your harddrive as a substitute for RAM.
Here is...
Posted by anselm, on Jan 17, 2008 at 11:36 AM, in Mac Desktops
I would recommend that you burn the most... 715 Views / 8 Replies  
I would recommend that you burn the most important data on DVD-R additionally to your time machine backup.

I would *strongly* recommend that you use brand name media for important data: Plextor...
Posted by anselm, on Jan 16, 2008 at 09:53 AM, in Mac Desktops
I got the fundamental work ethic that whatever is... 589 Views / 11 Replies  
I got the fundamental work ethic that whatever is best for my clients/customers, also is best for me.
After all they are paying to get a job done and I find it`s my duty to deliver the work that...
Posted by anselm, on Jan 11, 2008 at 11:08 AM, in Mac Desktops
ibook_steve: I retrenched my estimation (of... 589 Views / 11 Replies  
ibook_steve:

I retrenched my estimation (of the Cube being limited) because it offered a choice on GFX card (not every card fitted in the small case but at least there was some choice) and an...
Posted by anselm, on Jan 11, 2008 at 10:09 AM, in Mac Desktops
...or maybe not ;) Simon: I noticed that I... 589 Views / 11 Replies  
...or maybe not ;)

Simon:
I noticed that I just took it for a fact that Mac Pro and iMacs are -like you wrote- higher margin products.
Do you know that or is that an assumption?
I learned from...
Posted by anselm, on Jan 10, 2008 at 06:28 AM, in Mac Desktops
ibook_steve : The Cube was compromised in... 589 Views / 11 Replies  
ibook_steve :
The Cube was compromised in functionality like the Mac mini (The Cube had a few more options) so it can`t really serve as indicator for how a Mac tower in the 1000$ range would do.
...
Posted by anselm, on Jan 10, 2008 at 05:26 AM, in Mac Desktops
I wouldn`t buy a computer with built in display... 589 Views / 11 Replies  
I wouldn`t buy a computer with built in display and I share this opinion with lots of other people.
The Mac Pro has a good power/cost-ratio. But I don`t need the power and I can`t afford it.

The...
Posted by anselm, on Jan 9, 2008 at 04:24 PM, in Mac Desktops
Hoping for Mac tower with C2D but I doubt it will appear 589 Views / 11 Replies  
I`m hoping for a mini-tower Mac with Core Duo but I`m afraid it`s very unlikely.

I`m pretty sure this is the product that many potential switchers would want who won`t consider iMacs or Mac minis....
Posted by anselm, on Jan 9, 2008 at 03:03 PM, in Mac Desktops
Hi guys, Is anybody working on a HUD windows... 2,086,197 Views / 14,714 Replies  
Hi guys,

Is anybody working on a HUD windows theme? These HUD Windows are -as I was told by Joseph of unsanity- what Quick Look but also some other apps use.

Here`s a screenshot:

iLife...
Posted by anselm, on Nov 4, 2007 at 08:46 AM, in GUI Customization
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