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I’ll still never buy a Samsung anything, ever... 2,127 Views / 13 Replies  
I’ll still never buy a Samsung anything, ever again. Unless they fix their customer service, I’d rather use a tin can and a string than the best Samsung phone ever made. My father actually bought us...
Posted by bojangles, on Mar 9, 2013 at 09:47 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
That is correct. This doesn’t cause a problem for... 712 Views / 15 Replies  
That is correct. This doesn’t cause a problem for us, though; the server only rarely gets used in that way.
Posted by bojangles, on Mar 7, 2013 at 05:32 PM, in Networking
Success! 712 Views / 15 Replies  
mduell, you officially rock. I picked up a USB NIC from Best Buy, plugged the DSL modem into that, and made USB Ethernet the top service in System Preferences > Network. I then ran a line from the...
Posted by bojangles, on Mar 7, 2013 at 01:53 PM, in Networking
Oooh… nice idea. Goodness knows we don’t need... 712 Views / 15 Replies  
Oooh… nice idea. Goodness knows we don’t need gigabit for a connection to a 5Mb DSL line. So in so doing, do you have any suggestions on how to go about the “routing shenanigans” (as you so aptly put...
Posted by bojangles, on Mar 7, 2013 at 02:39 AM, in Networking
Thanks, mduell. The mail server is a Mac mini... 712 Views / 15 Replies  
Thanks, mduell. The mail server is a Mac mini Server (we’re a small business), so a second NIC is out. Wish it weren’t; that would be nice.
Posted by bojangles, on Mar 6, 2013 at 02:28 PM, in Networking
Thanks, BLAZE 712 Views / 15 Replies  
Hey, Blaze. Thanks. No, I don’t have a commercial-grade switch/router, just an AirPort Extreme (GigE/802.11n). The server software is Mac OS X v.10.7.5 Server, although I also have 10.8 Server, if I...
Posted by bojangles, on Mar 6, 2013 at 02:26 PM, in Networking
One LAN with two Internet connections? 712 Views / 15 Replies  
Okay, I’ll preface this by saying I know this is really weird, but it’s the situation I’m in, so let‘s see if anyone has any great ideas.

Yesterday morning, I finally made the switch from DSL to...
Posted by bojangles, on Mar 6, 2013 at 10:06 AM, in Networking
AppleScripting Mail 587 Views / 0 Replies  
Hey, everyone. I’m stuck with an intensely annoying issue: I have an AppleScript that’s attached to a Mail rule. The intended behavior is for the rule to check the message for a csv-formatted...
Posted by bojangles, on Mar 4, 2013 at 02:07 PM, in Developer Center
Looking beyond the mark 2,199 Views / 29 Replies  
This is a classic case of ignoring the issue. The article uses several meaningless terms that Liberals like to toss around to make everyone feel good, but they only obfuscate the issues at hand....
Posted by bojangles, on Feb 26, 2013 at 10:48 PM, in Tech News
True enough, Blaze, and thanks to r50 for all the... 681 Views / 11 Replies  
True enough, Blaze, and thanks to r50 for all the suggestions. Thankfully, I finally got it up and running. I booted from the Mac OS 9 CD and launched the Startup Disk control panel, then selected...
Posted by bojangles, on Feb 15, 2013 at 03:23 PM, in Mac Desktops
Well, crap. 681 Views / 11 Replies  
I wiped out the hard drive and created five partitions: 3.9GB for Mac OS X v.10.2.8, 2GB for Mac OS 9.2.2, 1GB for Mac OS 8.6, 1GB for Mac OS 8.1 (that‘s 7.9GB, right?), and the rest as storage for...
Posted by bojangles, on Feb 15, 2013 at 12:07 PM, in Mac Desktops
Welp, that cinches it. Thank you so much for the... 681 Views / 11 Replies  
Welp, that cinches it. Thank you so much for the info!
Posted by bojangles, on Feb 14, 2013 at 05:15 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks, Dex. Unfortunately, that doesn’t work;... 681 Views / 11 Replies  
Thanks, Dex. Unfortunately, that doesn’t work; holding option just boots it into some form of Classic (I can’t tell which one), as previously described. It’s probably a limitation of the minimal...
Posted by bojangles, on Feb 14, 2013 at 08:12 AM, in Mac Desktops
Platinum G3 won’t boot with anything but Mac OS X 681 Views / 11 Replies  
So I’ve got a project I’m working on that requires some seriously old-school hardware and software, so I pulled my 1997 platinum Power Mac G3 out of the closet. Sure enough, it still works!...
Posted by bojangles, on Feb 13, 2013 at 04:36 PM, in Mac Desktops
Recovery Disk RAID 790 Views / 1 Replies  
I’ve got a 2011 Mac mini Server and have set the internal hard drives as a mirrored RAID. However, I can’t get the Recovery Disk Partition to work. I tried recreating it using Carbon Copy Cloner...
Posted by bojangles, on Jun 1, 2012 at 10:39 AM, in Mac Desktops
I can’t get fn-click to behave differently than... 2,177 Views / 11 Replies  
I can’t get fn-click to behave differently than unmodified click. More info?
Posted by bojangles, on May 16, 2012 at 10:10 AM, in Mac OS X
Interesting. I never used that method, so I... 2,177 Views / 11 Replies  
Interesting. I never used that method, so I hadn’t noticed. I always just ⌘-click the first item in the range and ⇧-click the last.


Now, that I did notice. It just took your post to make me...
Posted by bojangles, on May 16, 2012 at 07:35 AM, in Mac OS X
Quiet bug fix in Mac OS X v.10.7.4! 2,177 Views / 11 Replies  
It’s always interesting to me that Apple doesn’t specify all the fixes included in a new version of Mac OS, but this one is a huge boon for me.

In Mac OS X 10.7–10.7.3, Screen Sharing with...
Posted by bojangles, on May 14, 2012 at 02:44 PM, in Mac OS X
Sticky: How about internal hard drive upgrades? 7,723 Views / 1 Replies  
How about internal hard drive upgrades?
Posted by bojangles, on Mar 30, 2012 at 12:30 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Inconsistent speeds in iTunes 395 Views / 1 Replies  
Hey, all. I have three computers that I use regularly. Here are the specs:

1) MacBook Pro 13″ (2.7-GHz Core i7)
8GB RAM (DDR3 PC3-10600)
500GB, 5400-rpm SATA HDD (384GB free)
1.0-Gb...
Posted by bojangles, on Dec 9, 2011 at 03:14 PM, in Applications
Update iTunes on multiple machines 547 Views / 0 Replies  
For the last few years, I’ve been using an upgraded B&W G3 as my iTunes server for the whole house. We have several different computers, each with at least one iTunes Library (depending on how many...
Posted by bojangles, on Sep 27, 2011 at 11:13 AM, in Applications
NAS suggestions? 602 Views / 2 Replies  
For the last several years, I've been using two souped-up B&W G3s to run my home network. The first is a standard network server; the second is our "iServer," which stores all our iPhotos, iTunes,...
Posted by bojangles, on Sep 17, 2011 at 11:28 PM, in Networking
Blocking content-based spam in iChat 457 Views / 0 Replies  
I’ve got a tough one here. My wife and I are trying to adopt, which means we’re putting out every contact method we can think of—including our chat handles. While all was well for about a year,...
Posted by bojangles, on Jan 10, 2011 at 08:44 AM, in Applications
Welp, I found the culprit: apparently iPhoto... 471 Views / 2 Replies  
Welp, I found the culprit: apparently iPhoto doesn’t like being on a headless machine. Someone else had the same problem (http://discussions.info.apple.com/message.jspa?messageID=10640642).

Thanks...
Posted by bojangles, on Sep 14, 2010 at 03:43 PM, in Applications
Update: I received the RAM today and updated.... 471 Views / 2 Replies  
Update: I received the RAM today and updated. (Turns out it’s actually a 2GB stick, but the mini only sees 1GB anyway, so whatever.) Functionality is exactly the same, so it’s obviously not a RAM...
Posted by bojangles, on Sep 13, 2010 at 08:08 PM, in Applications
Can’t view iPhotos on one computer 471 Views / 2 Replies  
I just inherited a Mac mini (1.42-GHz G4) from a friend, planning to use it as a small media server. I started by installing Mac OS X v.10.5.8, iLife ’09 (sans iMovie), and everything Software Update...
Posted by bojangles, on Sep 8, 2010 at 03:14 PM, in Applications
Au contraire, my friend. I just cracked the case... 836 Views / 9 Replies  
Au contraire, my friend. I just cracked the case to confirm, and it’s right there on the side of the card: the big “Sonnet” logo, followed by “Tempo™ Serial-ATA.” (Why the hyphen? No clue, but it’s...
Posted by bojangles, on Sep 1, 2009 at 04:08 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Well, it turns out the network issue was probably... 836 Views / 9 Replies  
Well, it turns out the network issue was probably unrelated. I rebooted the B&W and all is visible again.

Still wondering about the RAID issue though. The card is a Sonnet, and while I can’t seem...
Posted by bojangles, on Sep 1, 2009 at 09:05 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Hey, reader50. Thanks again. Unfortunately,... 836 Views / 9 Replies  
Hey, reader50. Thanks again. Unfortunately, there’s no SMART Status listed; only RAID Status (which, of course, reads “Degraded,” for both the individual drives and the RAID itself. When I click the...
Posted by bojangles, on Aug 31, 2009 at 10:49 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Good question. They’re Seagate ST31500341AS. ... 836 Views / 9 Replies  
Good question. They’re Seagate ST31500341AS.

Thanks!
Posted by bojangles, on Aug 31, 2009 at 07:54 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
When is a degraded RAID not degraded? 836 Views / 9 Replies  
I just found this thread (http://forums.macnn.com/90/mac-os-x/359906/g5-diskutil-reports-status-degraded-but/), but the o.p. obviously never found a solution to his problem—and now I’m having the...
Posted by bojangles, on Aug 31, 2009 at 05:06 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Never mind… 376 Views / 1 Replies  
I see no one’s responded, so I’ll just update anyone that cares to look: I finally wound up backing up the RAID, reformatting, and creating a new one. It was a little tricky (since Panther’s Disk...
Posted by bojangles, on Aug 18, 2009 at 10:34 AM, in Mac OS X
Tiger RAID in Panther? 376 Views / 1 Replies  
So today I downgraded my B&W G4/500 to Panther. It went fairly well, and wow is it faster now! Unfortunately, I didn’t know about Tiger using RAID v.2 to Panther’s RAID v.1. Now I’m stuck with a RAID...
Posted by bojangles, on Aug 5, 2009 at 02:05 AM, in Mac OS X
Collector’s Item: Original StyleWriter! 351 Views / 0 Replies  
This is a great companion for your serial-ported Mac: the original Apple StyleWriter inkjet printer, purchased in 1992 for use with a Macintosh LC II. Best offer gets this piece of Apple history! :)
Posted by bojangles, on Jul 7, 2009 at 08:49 AM, in Marketplace
Thanks for the real-world scenario, mdaillie. I... 2,275 Views / 8 Replies  
Thanks for the real-world scenario, mdaillie. I really appreciate it! :-)
Posted by bojangles, on Apr 22, 2009 at 02:49 PM, in Mac Desktops
Lol… 2,275 Views / 8 Replies  
Good point, but yeah, I don’t think I’ll be switching to a mini as my main computer, any time soon. :lol: Great machine for what it’s designed for, but definitely not for my needs.

Still, you’re...
Posted by bojangles, on Apr 15, 2009 at 04:56 AM, in Mac Desktops
Ah, gotcha. So basically I can get a better card... 2,275 Views / 8 Replies  
Ah, gotcha. So basically I can get a better card (e.g. the Radeon 9800, which was a BTO option for my machine), but video playback will be affected minimally, if at all. Unfortunate, but logical....
Posted by bojangles, on Apr 15, 2009 at 03:24 AM, in Mac Desktops
Okay… 2,275 Views / 8 Replies  
Okay, I’ll believe you, but can you explain this to me a little more? I would think that by having a faster graphics card with more RAM, it would allow the GPU to handle the video more efficiently...
Posted by bojangles, on Apr 14, 2009 at 04:06 PM, in Mac Desktops
Upgraded graphics card for Power Mac G5? 2,275 Views / 8 Replies  
My Rev. A Power Mac G5 is still doing great after all these years, but it’s starting to choke on video. Specifically, the video lags behind the audio in a lot of situations, not the least of which is...
Posted by bojangles, on Apr 13, 2009 at 11:48 AM, in Mac Desktops
Gigabit PCI card runs at 100 Mbps in B&W G3? 319 Views / 1 Replies  
I have a Blueberry Power Mac G3/350 that I use as an iServer (iTunes, iPhoto, iWeb stuff). It’s a great little low-power server that I can stick in the closet—no display necessary—and access via VNC...
Posted by bojangles, on Apr 9, 2008 at 09:41 AM, in Networking
Okay… problem…. 3,949 Views / 6 Replies  
Well, I used besson3c’s method and it worked beautifully!—for two days. Then I tried to use iMovie. For some reason, iMovie doesn’t recognize the iPhoto Library, presumably because iPhoto is...
Posted by bojangles, on Jan 14, 2008 at 11:33 AM, in Networking
Really…. Now I’m very excited. I’ve been using... 3,949 Views / 6 Replies  
Really…. Now I’m very excited. I’ve been using cron jobs to shut down iTunes on all computers and back up the Library to the server, every 24 hours. You just made my weekend! :D
Posted by bojangles, on Jan 12, 2008 at 11:15 PM, in Networking
Hey, besson. Thanks for the tip. I actually knew... 3,949 Views / 6 Replies  
Hey, besson. Thanks for the tip. I actually knew that about iPhoto’s sharing, but I’m talking about bypassing that entirely and just using Mac OS X Server’s sharing so each computer can use the same...
Posted by bojangles, on Jan 12, 2008 at 04:38 PM, in Networking
It‘s magic! 1,135 Views / 4 Replies  
…and suddenly all works fine. :hmm:

So now that it’s working, let’s break it (http://forums.macnn.com/92/networking/358905/mac-os-x-server-iphoto-sharing/#post3575365). ;)
Posted by bojangles, on Jan 12, 2008 at 03:27 PM, in Networking
Mac OS X Server and iPhoto sharing? 3,949 Views / 6 Replies  
I have a B&W G3 running Mac OS X Server v.10.3.9 that’s currently being used for… well, nothing. If I were to transfer my iPhoto Library to that machine, could Mac OS X Server serve up the iPhoto...
Posted by bojangles, on Jan 12, 2008 at 03:26 PM, in Networking
Glen, Thanks for the tip. Unfortunately,... 1,135 Views / 4 Replies  
Glen,

Thanks for the tip. Unfortunately, that’s not it…. The drives are attached directly to the B&W—I stuck a two-port SATA card in one of the PCI slots—and I’ve got the drive set to my account...
Posted by bojangles, on Jan 12, 2008 at 10:11 AM, in Networking
Can’t edit iPhoto Library over network… help! 1,135 Views / 4 Replies  
I recently picked up a couple of 500GB SATA drives to put in our old B&W G3, thinking a mirrored drive would make a good multimedia repository. The B&W stays awake 24/7 and streams our iTunes (via...
Posted by bojangles, on Jan 12, 2008 at 03:40 AM, in Networking
WTB: Tangerine iMac DV (G3/400) 247 Views / 0 Replies  
That’s about it. Thanks in advance!
Posted by bojangles, on Apr 19, 2007 at 12:57 PM, in Marketplace
Of course there’s a difference, but I’m not quite... 4,088 Views / 212 Replies  
Of course there’s a difference, but I’m not quite sure why it’s pertinent to the discussion. Thoughts?
Posted by bojangles, on Jan 17, 2007 at 10:41 AM, in Political/War Lounge
returning to Tiger‘s Dictionary widget: ... 4,088 Views / 212 Replies  
returning to Tiger‘s Dictionary widget:

extra-
prefix
outside; beyond ; extracellular | extraterritorial
• beyond the scope of : extracurricular

ORIGIN: via medieval Latin from Latin extra...
Posted by bojangles, on Jan 17, 2007 at 09:37 AM, in Political/War Lounge
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