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Link to Open an Application 303 Views / 1 Replies  
Is it possible to create a link or alias in pages or keynote that, when pressed, will launch an application?
Posted by surferboy, on Aug 9, 2009 at 07:30 PM, in Applications
iWeb and IE 350 Views / 2 Replies  
After a few years of using Joomla for website development, I decided to take a break and give iWeb a try. It's very easy to use and one can make a great looking site quickly. The problem is...
Posted by surferboy, on Mar 21, 2009 at 12:22 PM, in Applications
I figured out a workaround, and I can get back... 1,856 Views / 17 Replies  
I figured out a workaround, and I can get back into admin. I still get the error message. In Terminal, I have:

#
# Host Database
#
# localhost is used to configure the loopback interface
#...
Posted by surferboy, on Dec 8, 2008 at 09:53 AM, in Mac OS X
Get this craziness: I was able to edit the file... 1,856 Views / 17 Replies  
Get this craziness: I was able to edit the file (I think), but prior to that I was jacking with my server admin settings, and somehow, I changed the name of my server to mpserver-local.local and now...
Posted by surferboy, on Dec 8, 2008 at 09:17 AM, in Mac OS X
correct 1,856 Views / 17 Replies  
You guys are right- I think it's a naming issue. Sorry for the dumb question- how do I find /etc/hosts?
Posted by surferboy, on Dec 8, 2008 at 08:23 AM, in Mac OS X
Last login: Sun Dec 7 23:30:02 on ttys000 ... 1,856 Views / 17 Replies  
Last login: Sun Dec 7 23:30:02 on ttys000
mpserver:~ sadmin$ ping mpserver.private
ping: cannot resolve mpserver.private: Unknown host
mpserver:~ sadmin$
Posted by surferboy, on Dec 8, 2008 at 07:51 AM, in Mac OS X
Last login: Sun Dec 7 22:40:33 on ttys000 ... 1,856 Views / 17 Replies  
Last login: Sun Dec 7 22:40:33 on ttys000
mpserver:~ sadmin$ hostname
mpserver.private
mpserver:~ sadmin$
Posted by surferboy, on Dec 8, 2008 at 12:32 AM, in Mac OS X
This is what I get: Last login: Sun Dec 7... 1,856 Views / 17 Replies  
This is what I get:

Last login: Sun Dec 7 17:39:49 on console
mpserver:~ sadmin$ apachectl configtest
httpd: apr_sockaddr_info_get() failed for mpserver.private
httpd: Could not reliably...
Posted by surferboy, on Dec 7, 2008 at 11:46 PM, in Mac OS X
I know it can be difficult to try to help someone... 1,856 Views / 17 Replies  
I know it can be difficult to try to help someone who has no clue (me), but I assume I am typing this in the terminal?
Posted by surferboy, on Dec 7, 2008 at 11:32 PM, in Mac OS X
Leopard Server Web Service 1,856 Views / 17 Replies  
I had been successfully running web services with Leopard Server for quite while. When I moved my Server installation to another machine, I am now unable to start Web Services in Leopard server. I...
Posted by surferboy, on Dec 7, 2008 at 07:16 PM, in Mac OS X
I have found very little on the use of DSS on the... 738 Views / 15 Replies  
I have found very little on the use of DSS on the mac and use with Express Scribe. Does anyone have any luck with this?
Posted by surferboy, on Nov 19, 2008 at 08:38 AM, in Applications
VoIP 398 Views / 3 Replies  
Are you using VoIP? I will be using regular phone lines.
Posted by surferboy, on Sep 22, 2008 at 10:26 PM, in Applications
Pbx 398 Views / 3 Replies  
I am moving a medical practice into a new building. I am in the process of planning little details like phone and internet services. I am wondering if anyone has any experience with using any of...
Posted by surferboy, on Sep 22, 2008 at 03:10 PM, in Applications
Office Collaboration Software 224 Views / 0 Replies  
I am looking for a very specific type of software- not sure if it even exists. An assistant in a doctor's office sits at computer A, while computer B-E are in patient exam rooms. When a doctor is...
Posted by surferboy, on Sep 11, 2008 at 07:36 AM, in Applications
Solution 5,597 Views / 14 Replies  
Reasonable solution for lack of true shared calendars:

If you want to have a shared calendar that both you and your wife and/or assistant can edit:

(1) Pick a computer and set up two user...
Posted by surferboy, on Sep 2, 2008 at 02:50 PM, in Applications
Thanks 738 Views / 15 Replies  
I actually checked out that software - I agree - I think it's great. I don't think it would cost too much to buy the headset and foot pedal, but I would have to price it out.

I have a...
Posted by surferboy, on Sep 1, 2008 at 10:31 PM, in Applications
Interesting. If I were to dictate notes on 30... 738 Views / 15 Replies  
Interesting. If I were to dictate notes on 30 patients- I suppose I could create one long podcast- or thirty separate ones?
Posted by surferboy, on Aug 20, 2008 at 06:14 PM, in Applications
Digital Transcription 738 Views / 15 Replies  
I use a transcriptionist in my office, and I am exploring ways to give her the ability to transcribe from home. Does anyone have any knowledge in digital transcription? I envision dictating into a...
Posted by surferboy, on Aug 20, 2008 at 02:55 PM, in Applications
I know 5,597 Views / 14 Replies  
That I understand, but iCal on my local machine talks to MM. So if server synced with my local machine, will my local machine then sync with MM, essentially managing a calendar from my server and MM...
Posted by surferboy, on Jul 15, 2008 at 12:38 PM, in Applications
Original Question 5,597 Views / 14 Replies  
So is my original question answered: Leopard server with iCal server --> my iCal clients that happen to have mobileme --> my iPhone with mobileme? Manual sync or pull sync? OTA sync?
Posted by surferboy, on Jul 15, 2008 at 08:16 AM, in Applications
Really? 5,597 Views / 14 Replies  
What am I missing here? iCal server will do OTA sync with my iPhone?
Posted by surferboy, on Jul 14, 2008 at 10:18 PM, in Applications
iCal server and MobileMe 5,597 Views / 14 Replies  
Not sure where to post this: in OSX or in Applications. In any case: if I have both Leopard server with iCal server set up and a personal mobileme account, can I use the two together? Can I create...
Posted by surferboy, on Jul 14, 2008 at 08:17 PM, in Applications
Not Available 2,035 Views / 40 Replies  
Is 2.0 no longer available via iTunes? Mine keeps telling me that 1.14 is the latest version. On one attempt- I got a "there's a new version" message, but that quickly went away.

Anyone else?
Posted by surferboy, on Jul 11, 2008 at 02:12 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
So Close.... 3,638 Views / 53 Replies  
Did the software update for mobilme, email seems to "push" instantly, but cannot login to my account in system preferences. Was initially logged in- but had errors, so I logged out, and now I can't...
Posted by surferboy, on Jul 10, 2008 at 08:17 AM, in Applications
This is great. 2,488 Views / 114 Replies  
This is precisely what I have been waiting for! In my opinion iPhone 2.0 software and mobileme are much more exciting than a faster iPhone. Push technology and OTA sync are absolutely huge for the...
Posted by surferboy, on Jun 12, 2008 at 07:59 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I agree 1,105 Views / 17 Replies  
I agree- what about mac users that use Leopard server in their offices or .mac users? I assume there will be push calendar OTA sync solution for us? Astounding if not.
Posted by surferboy, on Mar 8, 2008 at 06:24 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
IE Hack for Font 651 Views / 1 Replies  
I have a nice little link on my home page that has a surrounding rounded box inside of which the words fit. Looks great in Safari and FF, but in Win IE 6, the letter spacing is either too wide, or...
Posted by surferboy, on Feb 17, 2008 at 03:44 PM, in Developer Center
Port Forwarding 413 Views / 1 Replies  
I would like to host a few simple pages on my server in the office. I have Leopard Server runner on a Mac Pro; I have an airport extreme basestation (mushroom shaped one); I have an ISP that has...
Posted by surferboy, on Feb 15, 2008 at 09:06 AM, in Networking
Thanks 907 Views / 7 Replies  
I really do appreciate your help. I do own a domain name and I have nameservers that point to it. I think your suggestion is similar to my original thought: just use the domain that I currently...
Posted by surferboy, on Feb 10, 2008 at 01:23 AM, in Developer Center
Trying to grasp 907 Views / 7 Replies  
I'm still trying to grasp these concepts. I have no problem paying a CA for any of this- I just don't know the technical requirements associated with (1) making sure the communication is encrypted...
Posted by surferboy, on Feb 10, 2008 at 01:08 AM, in Developer Center
Creating my own self-signed cert. is not a... 907 Views / 7 Replies  
Creating my own self-signed cert. is not a terrible option, but my understanding is that browsers will produce a popup with warnings to the user.
This is a site where users will be submitting...
Posted by surferboy, on Feb 10, 2008 at 12:19 AM, in Developer Center
SSL Question 907 Views / 7 Replies  
I have an account with Bluehost and I have a registered domain name through Bluehost. But, I have some pages on my office server that I essentially want and need to host myself. However, I have a...
Posted by surferboy, on Feb 9, 2008 at 09:58 PM, in Developer Center
IE Position Fix 1,063 Views / 2 Replies  
I am having trouble getting something to line up the same way in IE 6 as it does in Safari, etc. Please keep in mind, this site is under development, and has only test content.

On my homepage, I...
Posted by surferboy, on Feb 3, 2008 at 01:28 PM, in Developer Center
Yes. I'll have to wait until tomorrow to chat... 4,687 Views / 8 Replies  
Yes. I'll have to wait until tomorrow to chat with the IT guy. Thanks for the input.
Posted by surferboy, on Oct 28, 2007 at 03:48 PM, in Applications
Thanks 4,687 Views / 8 Replies  
Besson, thanks. My only complaint is that the delegate feature is unclear on the "300 new features" page. Most of the CalDAV related features mention that you need CalDAV server. But, delegation...
Posted by surferboy, on Oct 28, 2007 at 03:31 PM, in Applications
Delegation 4,687 Views / 8 Replies  
Here's how I thought delegation would work: you assign a username and a password to a delegated person on your .mac account. That person then has read/write permissions for your iCal only- nothing...
Posted by surferboy, on Oct 28, 2007 at 12:28 PM, in Applications
iCal Questions and Disappointments 4,687 Views / 8 Replies  
One of the most exciting new features in my opinion was the announced ability to delegate someone else to manage your calendar. So far, I see no documentation or functionality in regards to this....
Posted by surferboy, on Oct 28, 2007 at 10:12 AM, in Applications
It's a huge feature for me. I have tons of... 1,009 Views / 27 Replies  
It's a huge feature for me. I have tons of professional journal articles on my hard drive. When you download these pdf's, the names a just numbers. I used to use spotlight to simply find what I...
Posted by surferboy, on Oct 28, 2007 at 10:11 AM, in Mac OS X
Poll: Shared Calendar 3,038 Views / 26 Replies  
This has nothing to do with OTA sync, but This (http://www.macnn.com/articles/07/10/23/busysync.10.released/) is a huge step in the right direction for shared calendars!
Posted by surferboy, on Oct 23, 2007 at 08:53 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Poll: There is a great iCal review Here... 3,038 Views / 26 Replies  
There is a great iCal review Here (http://forums.appleinsider.com/showthread.php?p=1158770&posted=1#post1158770), but I still have some questions about iCal and Leopard.
Posted by surferboy, on Oct 17, 2007 at 11:51 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Poll: Calendar 3,038 Views / 26 Replies  
OK, I need to wake this thread back up and get some help- perhaps from a Leopard Beta tester. The status of Leopard Calendar is unclear to me. It appears that Leopard Server will allow for...
Posted by surferboy, on Oct 16, 2007 at 03:44 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Poll: Needs to be done 3,038 Views / 26 Replies  
I have spoken with countless people who have not bought the phone because of the lack of OTA sync and lack of Microsoft Server compatibility. People are salivating at the phone, but cannot pull the...
Posted by surferboy, on Sep 20, 2007 at 04:19 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Poll: Are ya listening, Steve??? I have spoken with... 3,038 Views / 26 Replies  
Are ya listening, Steve??? I have spoken with dozens of people who have not bought the iPhone because of this issue. Make it happen, and they will come....
Posted by surferboy, on Sep 10, 2007 at 04:14 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Running latest version of 10.4 and installed x11... 1,447 Views / 20 Replies  
Running latest version of 10.4 and installed x11 from the Tiger install disk, followed by a software update.
Posted by surferboy, on Sep 9, 2007 at 10:25 PM, in Applications
Sorry, I was not clear. I cannot open X11. If I... 1,447 Views / 20 Replies  
Sorry, I was not clear. I cannot open X11. If I try to open from finder, it quits; if I try to open from terminal, it gives me the above error. The same error shows up on the console log: Could...
Posted by surferboy, on Sep 9, 2007 at 10:10 PM, in Applications
X11 Woes 1,447 Views / 20 Replies  
I am having terrible X11 woes. I have been trying to use OpenOffice, so I installed X11, and when I try to launch X11, it fails, so I noted the following error when I try to launch from...
Posted by surferboy, on Sep 9, 2007 at 08:24 PM, in Applications
Poll: ical 3,038 Views / 26 Replies  
I have been reading about the next version of iCal. It looks like it will support collaborative calendars with permissions to allow for multi-user editing. But, it's all fuzzy to me right now if...
Posted by surferboy, on Sep 9, 2007 at 05:33 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Poll: Shared Calendars 3,038 Views / 26 Replies  
This Site (http://www.roughlydrafted.com/RD/RDM.Tech.Q3.07/F6695FEE-BF6A-40D7-BA49-8C11FFB3D4AE.html)does a nice job explaining the concept of calendar servers and shared calendar standards, but I...
Posted by surferboy, on Aug 25, 2007 at 04:54 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Poll: Leopard 3,038 Views / 26 Replies  
My vague understanding is that Leopard will allow for some type of calendar sharing in a collaborative environment. But, it seems that this will be a feature of Leopard server? Does anyone know if...
Posted by surferboy, on Jul 29, 2007 at 12:52 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Wifi Automatic Connection Issues 313 Views / 1 Replies  
I have my iPhone to automatically detect and connect to a wifi hotspot. It worked great for a few weeks. But, for no apparent reason, the phone does not remember to connect to the a network after...
Posted by surferboy, on Jul 24, 2007 at 02:08 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
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