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It's really only version 0.8 12,724 Views / 248 Replies  
Interesting... Select a HTML document, Control-Click and go to "Open WIth..." In the list you will find "Safari (0.8)"

Of course, the About Safari box claims it's 1.0 beta (v48).

Suuuuure........
Posted by monospace, on Jan 8, 2003 at 03:49 AM, in Mac OS X
Got the same thing here. Kind of a bummer, indeed. 4,005 Views / 77 Replies  
Got the same thing here. Kind of a bummer, indeed.
Posted by monospace, on Jan 2, 2003 at 08:35 PM, in Mac OS X
All I can say is, "Don't do that.":D 690 Views / 4 Replies  
All I can say is, "Don't do that.":D
Posted by monospace, on Dec 16, 2002 at 02:23 PM, in Mac OS X
I used to be quite pleased with IE on OS X.... 3,270 Views / 94 Replies  
I used to be quite pleased with IE on OS X. Downloaded Mozilla but couldn't deal with the widget rendering (minor point but still.)

Then I got my hands on Chimera. Wow. I develop pages with a PB...
Posted by monospace, on Oct 28, 2002 at 07:37 PM, in Mac OS X
Gouda? How cheesy. 1,486 Views / 17 Replies  
Gouda? How cheesy.
Posted by monospace, on Oct 9, 2002 at 08:26 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You can modify the Non-Volatile RAM for the Open... 2,018 Views / 17 Replies  
You can modify the Non-Volatile RAM for the Open Firmware to change the startup behavior. Type nvram -p to see your current parameters.

And then type, for example, nvram boot-args="-v" to always...
Posted by monospace, on Oct 9, 2002 at 05:33 PM, in Mac OS X
Sloppy Focus/Focus Follows Mouse 1,024 Views / 8 Replies  
CodeTek Virtual Desktop does "Focus Follows Mouse", in addition to being the best Virtual Desktop app out there. Lots and lots of features, and constantly being updated. See http://www.codetek.com
Posted by monospace, on Oct 9, 2002 at 02:20 AM, in Mac OS X
When I run iCal, the Dock icon displays the date... 1,894 Views / 26 Replies  
When I run iCal, the Dock icon displays the date as YRW 21, not SEP 21. "Minor" issue, I suppose, but an issue, still....

(My system is US English BTW, so that's not the problem...)
Posted by monospace, on Sep 21, 2002 at 02:18 AM, in Mac OS X
Why not simply create aliases in both your Home... 627 Views / 14 Replies  
Why not simply create aliases in both your Home folders to Music, Pictures, whatever folders inside the Shared folder?

If you like, you can even replace the actual Pictures folder in your Home...
Posted by monospace, on Aug 15, 2002 at 10:38 PM, in Mac OS X
playlists not working 378 Views / 0 Replies  
I had set up an mp3 playlist in QTSS, tested it in iTInes and it worked great. Now all of a sudden, it stopped working. I tried rebuilding the playlist, start/stopping QTSS, reboots -- nada. Any...
Posted by monospace, on Aug 15, 2002 at 10:34 PM, in Mac OS X
I don't want to talk about either. :( My... 841 Views / 11 Replies  
I don't want to talk about either. :(

My inquiry was about this bug as described above. If you have some insight into that, please share. Otherwise, start another thread.
Posted by monospace, on Aug 11, 2002 at 04:39 PM, in Mac OS X
Oh please, I'm not discussing Web design here! ... 841 Views / 11 Replies  
Oh please, I'm not discussing Web design here!

But let's just say that when I look at my own logs, and at stats such as can be found here http://www.upsdell.com/BrowserNews/stat.htm that a vast...
Posted by monospace, on Aug 11, 2002 at 04:13 PM, in Mac OS X
Then you're probably not a Web designer by... 841 Views / 11 Replies  
Then you're probably not a Web designer by trade... I like the motivations behind Omniweb, Mozilla, Chimera, iCab etc, but I got a job to do and clients to please...

But as long as IE is the...
Posted by monospace, on Aug 11, 2002 at 04:34 AM, in Mac OS X
As far as I know this build IS final. Let's not... 841 Views / 11 Replies  
As far as I know this build IS final. Let's not get into that until August 24th.

No I didn't try any other browsers, because -- sad but true -- IE is the only standards compliant browser for OS X...
Posted by monospace, on Aug 11, 2002 at 04:16 AM, in Mac OS X
Switch to browser delays in Jag 841 Views / 11 Replies  
When I click on a URL in say, Mail.app, I get switched to the browser (IE in this case, set to open a new window for such events) but nothing happens, until I click back to Mail.app. Only then does a...
Posted by monospace, on Aug 11, 2002 at 01:09 AM, in Mac OS X
Excellent. I guess I should've searched for it... 418 Views / 2 Replies  
Excellent. I guess I should've searched for it first :D
Posted by monospace, on Aug 10, 2002 at 11:56 PM, in Mac OS X
FTP in the Finder? 418 Views / 2 Replies  
Playing around with everyone's favorite build here...

It's intriguing to see that the Finder can mount FTP servers on the desktop now, but I have not been able to get it to mount MY account.
...
Posted by monospace, on Aug 10, 2002 at 11:36 PM, in Mac OS X
I've finally found a way of dealing withy the... 599 Views / 28 Replies  
I've finally found a way of dealing withy the Dock, and it's simple: move it to the right, and pin it to the top. Turn off Magnifiation.(Use Tinkertool.)

There. Much less in the way than at its...
Posted by monospace, on Oct 8, 2001 at 05:11 PM, in Mac OS X
"This software cannot be installed on this computer" 486 Views / 0 Replies  
I have tried the 10.0.1, 10.0.2 and the 10.0.3 updaters. All I ever get is "This software cannot be installed on this computer." Even when logged in as root.

How do I get the updaters to work?
...
Posted by monospace, on May 10, 2001 at 03:14 PM, in Mac OS X
Telnet yes, rlogin no? 307 Views / 1 Replies  
Why is it that when I telnet into my OS X box I can connect just fine, but when I try "rlogin" I get a "Connection refused"?

Do I need to enable the rlogin command explicitly? If so, how?
Posted by monospace, on Apr 9, 2001 at 08:06 PM, in Mac OS X
Uh... Yes I did install that unofficial update.... 336 Views / 7 Replies  
Uh... Yes I did install that unofficial update. Lemme see what happens if I downgrade....
Posted by monospace, on Apr 5, 2001 at 11:02 PM, in Applications
I get a different error: It signs on, and... 336 Views / 7 Replies  
I get a different error:

It signs on, and then just "unexpectedly quits". ("System and other applications have not been effected." Yay for protected memory I guess...)

Anyway, I tried trashing...
Posted by monospace, on Apr 5, 2001 at 08:49 PM, in Applications
I get a different error: It signs on, and... 336 Views / 7 Replies  
I get a different error:

It signs on, and then just "unexpectedly quits". ("System and other applications have not been effected." Yay for protected memory I guess...)

Anyway, I tried trashing...
Posted by monospace, on Apr 5, 2001 at 08:47 PM, in Applications
IE interferes with other network apps 228 Views / 1 Replies  
Here's the problem: When Internet Explorer is the frontmost application, other network applications stop to function normally. Incoming AIM messages are not displayed unless I bring AIM to the front,...
Posted by monospace, on Jan 30, 2001 at 05:28 PM, in Applications
In Explorer's prefs, uncheck "Use ColorSync"... 391 Views / 1 Replies  
In Explorer's prefs, uncheck "Use ColorSync" (under "Web Content")
Posted by monospace, on Jan 11, 2001 at 04:08 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
How are things sad? I don't see it that way. An... 403 Views / 47 Replies  
How are things sad? I don't see it that way. An OS is supposed to be there to help you get your job done, and not get in the way. When all is said and done, I imagine the transition will be something...
Posted by monospace, on Nov 29, 2000 at 01:13 PM, in Mac OS X
I don't care much if Windowshade doesn't come... 423 Views / 17 Replies  
I don't care much if Windowshade doesn't come back. But one thing I suggested to Apple is an option to simply turn off the Genie effect when minimizing. That alone would be just perfect for me in...
Posted by monospace, on Nov 20, 2000 at 02:48 PM, in Mac OS X
Sorry, but there is just no substitute for IE.... 269 Views / 12 Replies  
Sorry, but there is just no substitute for IE. I'm a web developer, and I need to have a reference for what my clients are using. Granted, there's no Java support in IE yet, but it does have full...
Posted by monospace, on Nov 3, 2000 at 01:11 PM, in Mac OS X
Real Networks support? No thanks? You mean that... 413 Views / 11 Replies  
Real Networks support? No thanks? You mean that company that charges by the month for the Pro player, whose Mac versions are always in beta (so they expire at the most inconvenient moments), and who...
Posted by monospace, on Nov 3, 2000 at 12:40 PM, in Mac OS X
That's not OS X related. You'll notice the same... 255 Views / 2 Replies  
That's not OS X related. You'll notice the same behavior in OS 9... Optical mice (all of them actually, not just Apple's) like a non-reflective surface in order to operate smoothly. I've noticed that...
Posted by monospace, on Oct 30, 2000 at 09:09 PM, in Mac OS X
I created an Extension Manager set that has no... 366 Views / 18 Replies  
I created an Extension Manager set that has no Control Panels or Extensions. Similar to booting with the Shift key down (extensions off). I'm figuring, all that stuff is managed by X anyway.

And...
Posted by monospace, on Oct 27, 2000 at 05:29 PM, in Mac OS X
Em, yes, way off topic, but... They are... 420 Views / 8 Replies  
Em, yes, way off topic, but...

They are broken. On all of my machines, regardless of browser.

Happily the links work regardless http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/biggrin.gif
Posted by monospace, on Oct 27, 2000 at 02:53 PM, in Feedback
Em, yes, way off topic, but... They are... 237 Views / 3 Replies  
Em, yes, way off topic, but...

They are broken. On all of my machines, regardless of browser.

Happily the links work regardless http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/biggrin.gif
Posted by monospace, on Oct 27, 2000 at 02:53 PM, in Mac OS X
Also realize that whenever I say command... 495 Views / 25 Replies  
Also realize that whenever I say command <something>, you type the <something> WITHOUT the angular brackets....

So for example, ls -la <dirname> should be entered as
ls -la...
Posted by monospace, on Oct 20, 2000 at 08:53 PM, in Mac OS X
>>wouldn't it be cool if we had an app that... 495 Views / 25 Replies  
>>wouldn't it be cool if we had an app that would echo finder commands to the terminal so that we could see exactly what was going on?<<

Use Console.app (in the Utilties folder) for...
Posted by monospace, on Oct 20, 2000 at 08:47 PM, in Mac OS X
Say, you know a way of speeding it up instead????... 273 Views / 7 Replies  
Say, you know a way of speeding it up instead????

http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/biggrin.gif
Posted by monospace, on Oct 19, 2000 at 08:53 PM, in Mac OS X
[damn double posts!] [This message has been... 495 Views / 25 Replies  
[damn double posts!]

[This message has been edited by monospace (edited 10-19-2000).]
Posted by monospace, on Oct 19, 2000 at 08:01 PM, in Mac OS X
Here's my list of oft-used commands: ls list... 495 Views / 25 Replies  
Here's my list of oft-used commands:

ls list contents of current directory
ls <directory> list contents of "directory"
ls -l list content in long form
ls -la list all contents in long form,...
Posted by monospace, on Oct 19, 2000 at 07:58 PM, in Mac OS X
Well, as noted before, this is a beta, and there... 359 Views / 16 Replies  
Well, as noted before, this is a beta, and there are issues. That's to be excpected. And while I think Gooffer's case is not isolated, I get the impression that installation and operation works fine...
Posted by monospace, on Oct 19, 2000 at 07:00 PM, in Mac OS X
You should never login as root on a regular... 339 Views / 5 Replies  
You should never login as root on a regular basis. Too many things you could screw up, just because you can.

A professional SysAdmin creates a regular user login for himself, and only su's to root...
Posted by monospace, on Oct 18, 2000 at 08:40 PM, in Mac OS X
Well for what it's worth -- I have had many more... 426 Views / 20 Replies  
Well for what it's worth -- I have had many more problems with DHCP under OS 9. You know, the computer dropping its lease or refusing to see the DHCP server at all. Those problems are documented in...
Posted by monospace, on Oct 18, 2000 at 12:07 PM, in Mac OS X
I'm ambivalent about the "big" fonts. Yes, I... 342 Views / 20 Replies  
I'm ambivalent about the "big" fonts. Yes, I think we should get an option to set the font size. But I've played with OS X on a 1240x1024 screen and it's beautiful -- smoothing looks good, text size...
Posted by monospace, on Oct 18, 2000 at 11:56 AM, in Mac OS X
You guys are not being very consistent. First you... 342 Views / 20 Replies  
You guys are not being very consistent. First you say the font smoothing gives you headaches, then you complain about the font sizes being too big. I can sort of understand if you complained about...
Posted by monospace, on Oct 17, 2000 at 05:10 PM, in Mac OS X
I just tried the symlink part myself. It works,... 264 Views / 5 Replies  
I just tried the symlink part myself. It works, with the annoying, albeit obvious, exception of Column View: the Documents folder shows up as an alias, i.e. it doesn't simply advance into the...
Posted by monospace, on Oct 17, 2000 at 04:52 PM, in Mac OS X
Well since you say you ain't afraid of a little... 264 Views / 5 Replies  
Well since you say you ain't afraid of a little Unix.... I think you ought to be able to set this up yourself. In essence, delete your Documents folder, and create a symbolic link to your...
Posted by monospace, on Oct 17, 2000 at 03:46 PM, in Mac OS X
Ditto here. I use DHCP on my PowerBook in three... 426 Views / 20 Replies  
Ditto here. I use DHCP on my PowerBook in three different locations, without a hitch. I'm also using it on an iMac connected to a cable modem. No problems at all.

It may be worth noting that if...
Posted by monospace, on Oct 17, 2000 at 01:00 PM, in Mac OS X
The file /etc/hosts says it's only being used... 315 Views / 4 Replies  
The file /etc/hosts says it's only being used when in single user mode, at other times the system uses NetInfo. So, do I use NetInfoManager to add hosts?
Posted by monospace, on Oct 16, 2000 at 01:59 PM, in Mac OS X
hosts file? 288 Views / 2 Replies  
Is there such a thing as a hosts file on OS X, and if so, where is it located?
Posted by monospace, on Oct 16, 2000 at 10:28 AM, in Mac OS X
hosts file? 315 Views / 4 Replies  
Is there such a thing as a hosts file on OS X, and if so, where is it located?
Posted by monospace, on Oct 16, 2000 at 10:28 AM, in Mac OS X
I want FinderPop for OS X! Guess we should... 284 Views / 4 Replies  
I want FinderPop for OS X!

Guess we should bug Turly and not Apple...


[This message has been edited by monospace (edited 10-12-2000).]
Posted by monospace, on Oct 12, 2000 at 08:08 PM, in Mac OS X
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