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Re: Print to windows via samba/cups 407 Views / 5 Replies  
If you can't get samba/cups to work windows 2000 server has print services for macintosh.
Posted by farmer, on Jul 15, 2003 at 11:53 AM, in Mac OS X
close windows from dock? 71,131 Views / 470 Replies  
I'm sure this has been brought up in this thread but I am to lazy to read all the pages.

Can you right click a minimized window in the dock and close it?

Never liked the fact that you had to...
Posted by farmer, on Jul 6, 2003 at 01:11 PM, in Mac OS X
Have you tried networking them together. If both... 1,787 Views / 34 Replies  
Have you tried networking them together. If both have a nic this would be easy.

As far as burning software, just find someone with a copy of nero or adaptec easycd creator, or toast. Nero is...
Posted by farmer, on Feb 15, 2003 at 11:34 AM, in Mac Desktops
look at my ibook in this thread thread... 411 Views / 1 Replies  
look at my ibook in this thread

thread (http://forums.macnn.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=143303)

Sorry can't get link to work.
Posted by farmer, on Jan 30, 2003 at 12:32 PM, in Marketplace
FS: 700 MHZ Combo ibook 384Mb Ram 326 Views / 0 Replies  
I did some extensive traveling the last part of 2002 and had to purchase a laptop to do support for work. I bought this laptop in September used it 4 times to do remote support and now I'm back and...
Posted by farmer, on Jan 30, 2003 at 12:07 PM, in Marketplace
There is a solution on ms side. File services... 511 Views / 4 Replies  
There is a solution on ms side. File services for macintosh on win 2k. I use it and it works great.
Posted by farmer, on Jan 16, 2003 at 11:13 PM, in Mac OS X
thanks! 310 Views / 3 Replies  
thanks!
Posted by farmer, on Jan 15, 2003 at 11:22 AM, in Mac OS X
Directory permission question 340 Views / 2 Replies  
I have a directory on a webserver that I want to have prompt for username and password when someone tries to access it. I am unix newbie, so don't assume I know any commands already.


Thanks in...
Posted by farmer, on Jan 14, 2003 at 12:18 PM, in Mac OS X
Prompt user name on directory 310 Views / 3 Replies  
I have a directory on a webserver that I want to have prompt for username and password when someone tries to access it. I am unix newbie, so don't assume I know any commands already.


Thanks in...
Posted by farmer, on Jan 14, 2003 at 10:40 AM, in Mac OS X
So if you plug the mac by itself into the first... 376 Views / 6 Replies  
So if you plug the mac by itself into the first port it works. But if you plug it into any of the other ports by itself it won't work?
I would try several things.
First make sure the pc is...
Posted by farmer, on Dec 5, 2002 at 01:43 AM, in Mac OS X
Re: OS X and DHCP 376 Views / 6 Replies  
Sounds like a bad port on your router. You wouldn't think this is very common but it is. I spent 2 weeks diagnosing a network problem once before I narrowed it down to a port on a brand new switch....
Posted by farmer, on Dec 5, 2002 at 01:19 AM, in Mac OS X
Re: perfect thanx!!!! 293 Views / 5 Replies  
Make sure you have some form of authentication for the computer if you plan to leave that port open on your router.

If you are just going to use the windows logon make sure you have good passwords...
Posted by farmer, on Sep 18, 2002 at 02:31 PM, in Mac OS X
Change Update CD to Clean Install 327 Views / 4 Replies  
I believe I saw a thread on this forum detailing how to modify the 10.2 update cd to a full install cd.

I can't seem to locate the thread. Anyone know how?

Thanx in advance
Posted by farmer, on Sep 13, 2002 at 11:44 AM, in Mac OS X
I installed mysql and have some minor issues with... 323 Views / 3 Replies  
I installed mysql and have some minor issues with it. I just want to reinstall it. It is located in /usr/local/ which is at the root level.

Thanx Anomalous I tried rm with out the -r flag for...
Posted by farmer, on Aug 10, 2002 at 02:41 PM, in Mac OS X
Delete hidden files and permissions 323 Views / 3 Replies  
I am a newbie with the terminal. So I would like to know if there are any utilities out there that let you delete hidden files.

I installed tinker tool so that I can view hidden files but the...
Posted by farmer, on Aug 10, 2002 at 12:22 PM, in Mac OS X
Thanx I got it up and running now! I'll be up... 414 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanx I got it up and running now! I'll be up late tonight.
Posted by farmer, on Aug 9, 2002 at 12:17 AM, in Mac OS X
Re: To use PHP 414 Views / 6 Replies  
Mike I think this is partly in response to the thread I started and you responded to regarding php.

I am still a newbie with unix in general and I have some questions regarding locations of files...
Posted by farmer, on Aug 8, 2002 at 06:05 PM, in Mac OS X
Sorry I am an amateur with terminal/unix. What... 314 Views / 2 Replies  
Sorry I am an amateur with terminal/unix. What exactly do I do.

Find the line
AddType application/x-httpd-php .php
and replace it with
AddType application/x-httpd-php-source .phps

or add it...
Posted by farmer, on Aug 8, 2002 at 12:10 PM, in Mac OS X
can't install php 314 Views / 2 Replies  
trying to install php 4.2.x from Marc Liyanage's site. Everything seems to be fine until I get to the command

"# sudo perl -p -i.bak -e 's%#(AddType \S+-php[ -])%$1%i' httpd.conf "

I cut and...
Posted by farmer, on Aug 8, 2002 at 12:32 AM, in Mac OS X
Can't Update from 10.1 194 Views / 0 Replies  
Had to loan my hard drive with X on it to a friend. He had to wipe it. I am reinstalling X right now but software update tells me I am up to date at 10.1.
I tried downloading the 10.1.5 combo...
Posted by farmer, on Jul 18, 2002 at 11:58 PM, in Mac OS X
RDP client for X from MSoft on 15th? 262 Views / 4 Replies  
Look at this thread over at AI.
<a href="http://forums.appleinsider.com/cgi-bin/ultimatebb.cgi?ubb=get_topic&f=3&t=001070" target="_blank">thread</a>

I hope this is true. I need to remote...
Posted by farmer, on Jul 8, 2002 at 01:41 AM, in Mac OS X
I am a little confused. Do you want to be able... 228 Views / 7 Replies  
I am a little confused. Do you want to be able to admin the pc over the internet with your powerbook? Or do you want to admin the pc from the powermac?

Either way you have two choices. (Two...
Posted by farmer, on May 27, 2002 at 04:35 PM, in Mac OS X
Sorry, not new to unix. I used an ssh client in ... 244 Views / 6 Replies  
Sorry, not new to unix. I used an ssh client in 9 but never used ssh from command line in X. This whole built in tools aspect of X is really growing on me.
Thanx again
Posted by farmer, on May 16, 2002 at 11:48 PM, in Mac OS X
thanx 244 Views / 6 Replies  
thanx
Posted by farmer, on May 16, 2002 at 10:52 PM, in Mac OS X
ssh on osx 244 Views / 6 Replies  
I need to connect to a unix server using an ssh connection. I am new to the whole unix bit, if I am using terminal is this the built in ssh client in osx?

If not tell me how to get going with ssh...
Posted by farmer, on May 16, 2002 at 10:31 PM, in Mac OS X
here too! 366 Views / 14 Replies  
here too!
Posted by farmer, on Apr 19, 2002 at 11:03 PM, in Mac OS X
thanks for the responses, kind of near the price... 372 Views / 5 Replies  
thanks for the responses, kind of near the price I had in mind.

did not know there was a buy/sell forum and did not check. Woops.
Posted by farmer, on Apr 14, 2002 at 11:06 PM, in Mac Desktops
thanks for the responses, kind of near the price... 292 Views / 7 Replies  
thanks for the responses, kind of near the price I had in mind.

did not know there was a buy/sell forum and did not check. Woops.
Posted by farmer, on Apr 14, 2002 at 11:06 PM, in Marketplace
Help - Price my Power Mac 292 Views / 7 Replies  
I am going to be traveling for a while and plan on selling my Power Mac for a laptop.

If it were your system how much would you ask for:

G4 400 AGP
Rage 128 Pro
704 MB Ram
DVD/CD Rom Drive...
Posted by farmer, on Apr 14, 2002 at 02:49 PM, in Marketplace
Help - Price my Power Mac 372 Views / 5 Replies  
I am going to be traveling for a while and plan on selling my Power Mac for a laptop.

If it were your system how much would you ask for:

G4 400 AGP
Rage 128 Pro
704 MB Ram
DVD/CD Rom Drive...
Posted by farmer, on Apr 14, 2002 at 02:49 PM, in Mac Desktops
I don't know anything about the feature. I just... 918 Views / 99 Replies  
I don't know anything about the feature. I just stumbled upon the movie myself. Maybe a preference for minimization location?

After looking at the movie it seems that this feature still doesn't...
Posted by farmer, on Mar 31, 2002 at 12:01 PM, in Mac OS X
here is a movie of how they work web page... 918 Views / 99 Replies  
here is a movie of how they work

web page (http://homepage.mac.com/georgem/FileSharing1.html)

interesting feature

[ 03-30-2002: Message edited by: farmer ]
Posted by farmer, on Mar 30, 2002 at 09:02 PM, in Mac OS X
Help Installing Snard 304 Views / 2 Replies  
Just downloaded Snard to give it a try. It is a dockling program. To install it you're supposed to copy the dockling into the "Dock Extras" directory in applications directory.

"Copy Snard...
Posted by farmer, on Nov 22, 2001 at 09:50 AM, in Mac OS X
DREAMWEAVER ON X 301 Views / 18 Replies  
I have read topics regarding the availability of what people consider to be the "big apps" and when they might be available on X.

I am really interested whether someone might know when...
Posted by farmer, on Oct 31, 2001 at 09:58 PM, in Mac OS X
FM modulator for car and iPod 289 Views / 1 Replies  
The one place I feel I must have music is in the car. I was going to buy a CD player for the car and a burner for my computer in the next couple of weeks.
I change cars very often for reasons I...
Posted by farmer, on Oct 26, 2001 at 12:51 AM, in MacNN Lounge
UltraDev for OS9 possibilities? 319 Views / 1 Replies  
I am curious about the database solutions that exist for the classic mac os (OS9). I was under the impression that macromedia did not make an Ultradev version of Dreamweaver for the Mac. Obviously...
Posted by farmer, on Sep 5, 2001 at 11:36 PM, in Developer Center
if it is possible will someone post where i might... 1,206 Views / 122 Replies  
if it is possible will someone post where i might be able to download it. I can't seem to find a server on hotline that doesn't want money.
I know it is possible to get in trouble, but surely...
Posted by farmer, on Sep 3, 2001 at 01:14 AM, in Mac OS X
"localhost" gone in terminal 357 Views / 1 Replies  
When I launch terminal now I get [dhcp-###-####:~] username%. I used to get "localhost" in the brackets.

I recently had to reinstall X and think I might have configured something incorrectly in...
Posted by farmer, on Aug 22, 2001 at 11:33 AM, in Mac OS X
Thanx Phoenix. I now recall that it is... 198 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanx Phoenix. I now recall that it is "localhost" in the brackets.

I do not recall doing anything different when I setup X this time. I have a cable modem and am under the impression that I...
Posted by farmer, on Aug 22, 2001 at 01:22 AM, in Mac OS X
questions: terminal and web sharing 198 Views / 2 Replies  
I have two questions.
Recently I had to reinstall X due to some problems with another OS on a partition on the same drive. I am not sure if this is related to what I notice now, but it might be. ...
Posted by farmer, on Aug 21, 2001 at 11:52 PM, in Mac OS X
odd behavior? 232 Views / 2 Replies  
From time to time when I launch applications I notice that I get the revolving clock (black and white) from OS 9. Or at least it looks a lot like the clock from 9. Sometimes it will switch...
Posted by farmer, on Jun 14, 2001 at 09:43 PM, in Mac OS X
fonts 453 Views / 2 Replies  
I am new to graphic design but already seem to be encountering problems with the limited number of fonts I have on my system.

My first question is whether PC fonts can be used on my Mac. A friend...
Posted by farmer, on Jun 11, 2001 at 02:07 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Clarification of Installation Possibilities 223 Views / 7 Replies  
Moderators --- Please be tolerant of this thread. I performed a search of this forum and was unable to locate DEFINITIVE answers to the questions I have. (Gorgonzola I saw your osx newbie faq...
Posted by farmer, on May 24, 2001 at 02:24 PM, in Mac OS X
Just got it off version tracker. Thanks for the... 304 Views / 4 Replies  
Just got it off version tracker. Thanks for the help.
Posted by farmer, on May 17, 2001 at 03:25 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
iTunes & os 8.6 304 Views / 4 Replies  
I am sure that this topic has been covered but i have been unable to locate a thread that deals with it.
I remember reading about a patch that enables people to use iTunes on system 8 machines. ...
Posted by farmer, on May 17, 2001 at 11:22 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I am new to the unix way of doing things but have... 410 Views / 11 Replies  
I am new to the unix way of doing things but have been getting some experience with server type os' lately. From what I've learned, you would need to run the programs you are talking about as a...
Posted by farmer, on Apr 1, 2001 at 04:35 PM, in Mac OS X
I am new to the unix way of doing things but have... 355 Views / 30 Replies  
I am new to the unix way of doing things but have been getting some experience with server type os' lately. From what I've learned, you would need to run the programs you are talking about as a...
Posted by farmer, on Apr 1, 2001 at 04:35 PM, in Mac OS X
Need help keeping a friend using Powerbook 212 Views / 3 Replies  
Have a friend who is a long time Mac user and is about to get a new computer. His work requires he use Office and Microsoft Project Manager. I told him he won't have any problems with office, but...
Posted by farmer, on Apr 1, 2001 at 04:25 PM, in Applications
Need help keeping a friend using Powerbook 178 Views / 1 Replies  
Have a friend who is a long time Mac user and is about to get a new computer. His work requires he use Office and Microsoft Project Manager. I told him he won't have any problems with office, but...
Posted by farmer, on Apr 1, 2001 at 04:25 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Help Microsoft Project Manager replacement? 258 Views / 1 Replies  
I have a friend who is about to purchase a new laptop for work and to replace his desktop. He has always used Macs at home, but work requires he use Office and a program called Microsoft Project...
Posted by farmer, on Apr 1, 2001 at 03:28 PM, in Applications
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