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iCal -> web via php library 1,215 Views / 15 Replies  
There is already a great php calendar library built by these guys, i use an implimentation of it for my Fraternity's online calendar. it uses a mysql database, and it would be easy to write a php...
Posted by iBeige, on Sep 10, 2002 at 03:57 PM, in Mac OS X
Dazzle Multimedia makes a product called the... 223 Views / 9 Replies  
Dazzle Multimedia makes a product called the Hollywood DV Bridge - same thing as the Sony converter. Apple's iMovie site only lists the Sony converter as being compatable, but Dazzle's website...
Posted by iBeige, on Dec 21, 2001 at 02:58 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I use my iBook 2/500 in classes as well -... 554 Views / 6 Replies  
I use my iBook 2/500 in classes as well - although I've been able to get up to 6 and a half hours of battery life out of it.

The three things that use up the battery the most are 1) the screen, 2)...
Posted by iBeige, on Nov 26, 2001 at 04:35 AM, in Mac Notebooks
If you have the following nokia phones, go to... 262 Views / 5 Replies  
If you have the following nokia phones, go to http://www.softgsm.com for an adapter that will connect via USB to any mac running OS 9. I doubt this will work under OS X yet.

5110
5130
5146 ...
Posted by iBeige, on Aug 31, 2001 at 06:56 AM, in Mac Notebooks
5G24 - You though you had 255 character filenames! 231 Views / 5 Replies  
Messing around in 5G24, I connected via AFP to my MacOS X Server 10.1 and noticed this interesting problem that didn't exist in 10.0.4:

http://www.dcubed.net/window.jpg

Interesting, no? :-)
Posted by iBeige, on Aug 27, 2001 at 07:57 PM, in Mac OS X
Short answer is, Apple messed up. Navigate to... 207 Views / 4 Replies  
Short answer is, Apple messed up. Navigate to Hard Drive/Applications (Mac OS 9)/QuickTime/ and open the classic version of the QuickTime player, which uses Classic's codecs. Bam, AVI files. I have a...
Posted by iBeige, on Aug 26, 2001 at 05:47 AM, in Mac OS X
Easy. Set up the preferences how you want them,... 196 Views / 1 Replies  
Easy. Set up the preferences how you want them, then go find them in /Users/<your name>/Library/Preferences/

For example, the terminal's preference file is:
com.apple.Terminal.plist or something...
Posted by iBeige, on Aug 26, 2001 at 05:42 AM, in Mac OS X
The problem is that OS X 10.0.4 and earlier use... 203 Views / 2 Replies  
The problem is that OS X 10.0.4 and earlier use AFP - basically, AppleShare protocol over TCP/IP. Computers running 9 and earlier use AppleShare over AppleTalk, Apple's proprietary networking...
Posted by iBeige, on Aug 26, 2001 at 05:37 AM, in Mac OS X
Once you have installed OS X from a CDROM, if you... 171 Views / 2 Replies  
Once you have installed OS X from a CDROM, if you boot from that CDROM and wait until the installation screen appears, go look at the menu bar and find an option "Reset root password" or something...
Posted by iBeige, on Aug 26, 2001 at 05:31 AM, in Mac OS X
As long as you get any cable modem that connects... 256 Views / 2 Replies  
As long as you get any cable modem that connects to your computer using Ethernet, you'll be fine with OS X, Linux, Windoze, OS 7-9, whatever. I would stay away from USB cable/dsl modems because of a...
Posted by iBeige, on Aug 26, 2001 at 05:29 AM, in Mac OS X
I got a nice envelope from Apple titled "March... 234 Views / 19 Replies  
I got a nice envelope from Apple titled "March Delta Seed" yesterday the 19th, postmarked March 16th. Inside was the licensce agreement, a copy of the email we all got, and two CD's - MacOS X Release...
Posted by iBeige, on Mar 20, 2001 at 11:12 AM, in Developer Center
I have installed and am running Samba 2.0.7... 214 Views / 3 Replies  
I have installed and am running Samba 2.0.7 (latest) on my OSXPB G4. I have some pointers to the install files at http://www.dcubed.com/macosx/ and I'll post my own instructions there soon enough....
Posted by iBeige, on Sep 22, 2000 at 08:41 AM, in Mac OS X
Wolverine - yes, that WOULD work, *if you are... 428 Views / 3 Replies  
Wolverine - yes, that WOULD work, *if you are running X in single user mode*.

In all normal cases, yes, MacOS X, like any true BSD system, uses NetInfo for all services. I found some good...
Posted by iBeige, on Sep 21, 2000 at 02:18 AM, in Developer Center
I set up a board for us web guys and MacOS X... 420 Views / 19 Replies  
I set up a board for us web guys and MacOS X Public Beta - go there to start forums about PHP, SQL, Apache, WebObjects, Perl... you get the idea:


[This message has been edited by John (edited...
Posted by iBeige, on Sep 21, 2000 at 02:12 AM, in Developer Center
Great idea! I'm trying to get my hands on a DP4... 339 Views / 5 Replies  
Great idea! I'm trying to get my hands on a DP4 so I can get the dev tools out of it. Shouldn't be a problem - you can use the System Disk prefs panel to switch between volumes, or even just option...
Posted by iBeige, on Sep 21, 2000 at 01:51 AM, in Developer Center
Apache, SQL, Samba, PHP - new message board! 196 Views / 1 Replies  
http://www.dCubed.com/cgi-bin/forumdisplay.cgi?action=topics&forum=Tech+Talk&number=1&DaysPrune=&LastLogin=

Alright, fellow web coders, let's help eachother out. I'll donate the message board.
...
Posted by iBeige, on Sep 20, 2000 at 05:59 AM, in Mac OS X
Su to root Make a copy of... 211 Views / 6 Replies  
Su to root
Make a copy of /Library/WebServer/Configuration/apache.conf
Open it w/ your favorite text editor (I use Pico, but I have nothing against VI-heads)
Search for and uncomment the line
...
Posted by iBeige, on Sep 20, 2000 at 05:17 AM, in Mac OS X
If you're any sort of web geek like me, you'll... 214 Views / 2 Replies  
If you're any sort of web geek like me, you'll want to edit the apache.confs file. This is found in /Library/WebServer/Configuration/apache.conf (make a backup first!).

The file is pretty self...
Posted by iBeige, on Sep 20, 2000 at 04:30 AM, in Mac OS X
As companies bring USB functionality to X, you'll... 239 Views / 22 Replies  
As companies bring USB functionality to X, you'll see USB overdrive and other drivers take shape. I have a logitech optical 3 button/wheel mouse, and the wheel works in SOME X apps, such as OmniWeb,...
Posted by iBeige, on Sep 20, 2000 at 04:24 AM, in Mac OS X
As companies bring USB functionality to X, you'll... 185 Views / 10 Replies  
As companies bring USB functionality to X, you'll see USB overdrive and other drivers take shape. I have a logitech optical 3 button/wheel mouse, and the wheel works in SOME X apps, such as OmniWeb,...
Posted by iBeige, on Sep 20, 2000 at 04:24 AM, in Mac OS X
OS X only supports AppleShare over TCP/IP - so... 207 Views / 3 Replies  
OS X only supports AppleShare over TCP/IP - so make sure you check the box "Enable sharing over TCP/IP" underneath the Start/Stop button in the File Sharing control panel.

Dan
Posted by iBeige, on Sep 20, 2000 at 04:21 AM, in Mac OS X
OS X only supports AppleShare over TCP/IP - so... 192 Views / 3 Replies  
OS X only supports AppleShare over TCP/IP - so make sure you check the box "Enable sharing over TCP/IP" underneath the Start/Stop button in the File Sharing control panel.

Dan
Posted by iBeige, on Sep 20, 2000 at 04:21 AM, in Mac OS X
There isn't even a way to do it in AS in 9, as... 298 Views / 3 Replies  
There isn't even a way to do it in AS in 9, as far as I could find! Apple saved (thank GOD) the Option-Clicking on the desktop to hide the current apps windows shortcut - you can hide all apps pretty...
Posted by iBeige, on Sep 19, 2000 at 04:07 AM, in Mac OS X
The Sleep command in Desktop may not do anything,... 283 Views / 19 Replies  
The Sleep command in Desktop may not do anything, but the Energy Saver preferences should take effect - it puts my monitor to sleep nicely.

Desktop > System Preferences > Energy Saver
Posted by iBeige, on Sep 19, 2000 at 03:50 AM, in Mac OS X
Boot off the CD, run the beta installer again,... 223 Views / 1 Replies  
Boot off the CD, run the beta installer again, this time click the checkbox "erase destination disk" or whatever. Leaving residual file systems on a unix partition when re-installing is really bad...
Posted by iBeige, on Sep 18, 2000 at 06:45 AM, in Mac OS X
I have a G4/450 that was running Darwin 1.0 (it's... 262 Views / 2 Replies  
I have a G4/450 that was running Darwin 1.0 (it's a nice, free, fast web server for Macs - apache!), and I just installed X beta and blew away the drive. So I don't have 9 installed. So, "classic"...
Posted by iBeige, on Sep 18, 2000 at 06:43 AM, in Mac OS X
Classic (OS 9) runs ON TOP of the MacOS X's... 287 Views / 2 Replies  
Classic (OS 9) runs ON TOP of the MacOS X's services later (darwin) - if the software isn't compatible with the low - level workings of darwin, it ain't gonna work. Check with your providor, and read...
Posted by iBeige, on Sep 18, 2000 at 06:41 AM, in Mac OS X
those commands can only be run from the command... 348 Views / 19 Replies  
those commands can only be run from the command line, and as of now, only affect the command line. Probably wouldn't be too hard to write a little x daemon that listens for walls from the admin (like...
Posted by iBeige, on Sep 18, 2000 at 06:32 AM, in Mac OS X
Also, it doesn't sound like you are holding down... 263 Views / 2 Replies  
Also, it doesn't sound like you are holding down the option key soon enough - if you were, you would get a boot selector screen that would have icons for every bootable volume on the system....
Posted by iBeige, on Sep 18, 2000 at 06:24 AM, in Mac OS X
I really should have known better... I ran MacOS... 348 Views / 19 Replies  
I really should have known better... I ran MacOS X Server 1.2 on that G4 for the last six months.. even bought a UPS system for it (although APC's new "Mac" UPC system doesn't work under 9, x, or...
Posted by iBeige, on Sep 17, 2000 at 04:39 PM, in Mac OS X
OSX Does not support ANY usb devices other than... 317 Views / 3 Replies  
OSX Does not support ANY usb devices other than generic keyboards and mice. To get a burner to work, you need to write a USB driver, a CDR device driver, and then run a carbonized or cocoa burning...
Posted by iBeige, on Sep 17, 2000 at 04:32 PM, in Mac OS X
Setting up apache is as hard as clicking "web... 358 Views / 35 Replies  
Setting up apache is as hard as clicking "web server on/off" button in the Sharing tab in Prefs. Yeesh.

I made the mistake of using /sbin/restart instead of the restart button on the login...
Posted by iBeige, on Sep 17, 2000 at 04:18 PM, in Mac OS X
Carbon apps are new versions of applications -... 231 Views / 1 Replies  
Carbon apps are new versions of applications - they have to be re-written - and because it requires a pretty good chunk of re-coding, it requires a recompile, so in short: yes, you'll need to...
Posted by iBeige, on Sep 16, 2000 at 03:12 PM, in Mac OS X
/sbin/restart - DO *NOT* USE!!!! 348 Views / 19 Replies  
I needed to reboot so I jumped for /sbin/restart, which rebooted me rather quickly, but it BLEW AWAY THE FILE SYSTEM!!! Now after loading the kernel and modules, it just hangs there changing the...
Posted by iBeige, on Sep 16, 2000 at 03:10 PM, in Mac OS X
This is what I get when I FTP to my own MacOS X... 180 Views / 6 Replies  
This is what I get when I FTP to my own MacOS X Public Beta box:

Connected to localhost.
220 bling FTP server (Version 6.00) ready.
Name (localhost:dan):
331 Password required for dan....
Posted by iBeige, on Sep 16, 2000 at 07:40 AM, in Mac OS X
Wolverine - if you're getting permission denied,... 248 Views / 24 Replies  
Wolverine - if you're getting permission denied, you can use these commands to bring permission back to you:

# su
<type your password>
# chown <name> <file>
# chmod 755 <file>

755 is the...
Posted by iBeige, on Sep 16, 2000 at 05:44 AM, in Mac OS X
I ran SETI for awhile until i realized it was a... 248 Views / 24 Replies  
I ran SETI for awhile until i realized it was a horrible waste of processing power when you can be running RC5! Go get the MacOS X version (dp4) from http://www.distributed.net - it's optimized both...
Posted by iBeige, on Sep 16, 2000 at 05:41 AM, in Mac OS X
I'm pretty sure you can dual-boot on the same... 237 Views / 22 Replies  
I'm pretty sure you can dual-boot on the same partition as long as it's formatted HFS+ and you're using MacOS 9 or later. It's suggested you re-partition, but there shouldn't be a need.. the folders...
Posted by iBeige, on Sep 16, 2000 at 05:38 AM, in Mac OS X
Try... 198 Views / 1 Replies  
Try http://www.versiontracker.com/vt_mac_osx.shtml or http://www.carbontracker.com

Dan
Posted by iBeige, on Sep 16, 2000 at 05:32 AM, in Mac OS X
No, but I'm interesed too.. also installing SQL... 420 Views / 19 Replies  
No, but I'm interesed too.. also installing SQL to self-teach it, as well as Samba. If people are interested, I may start a web page with how-tos on compiling MySQL and PHP on MacOS X Public Beta...
Posted by iBeige, on Sep 15, 2000 at 07:03 PM, in Developer Center
never mind, problem fixed. turns out Intech makes... 203 Views / 1 Replies  
never mind, problem fixed. turns out Intech makes the drive a great reader, but kills burning over 4x! With the Apple CD/DVD drivers and Toast extension, it burns at 12x just fine. Strange.
Posted by iBeige, on Jul 12, 2000 at 12:14 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Help! New Plextor 12/10/32 only burns at 4x! 203 Views / 1 Replies  
I've had my Plex 12/10/32 (IDE internal on G4/AGP) for a few days now, it's been workin beautifully at 12x using Toast 4.1, and all of a sudden it can't burn above 4x!! It's driving me nuts!! Not...
Posted by iBeige, on Jul 10, 2000 at 02:59 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I've been having similar trouble. I had to send... 1,180 Views / 2 Replies  
I've been having similar trouble. I had to send an entire slew of email with different attachment settings before my windows friend finally was able to recieve the files - which were windows driver...
Posted by iBeige, on Oct 26, 1999 at 02:50 AM, in Applications
1 - Select "Schedules" from the Tools menu. 2 -... 223 Views / 2 Replies  
1 - Select "Schedules" from the Tools menu.
2 - Click "New"
3 - Enter a name ("Get Mail", etc)
4 - Select "Repeating Schedule" under When, and enter a time value.
5 - Add connections for each...
Posted by iBeige, on Oct 25, 1999 at 06:38 PM, in Applications
MS's way of "supporting" OS9 is by looking for... 232 Views / 1 Replies  
MS's way of "supporting" OS9 is by looking for mail in user folders when operating under Multiple Users. You can read about how to enable this in the Read Me file included in the Outlook folder,...
Posted by iBeige, on Oct 25, 1999 at 06:32 PM, in Applications
You can pick up AppleScripts that do a beautiful... 216 Views / 1 Replies  
You can pick up AppleScripts that do a beautiful job of importing your contacts and extra folders from Emailer over at www.macemail.com. (http://www.macemail.com.)
Posted by iBeige, on Oct 25, 1999 at 06:25 PM, in Applications
Yes. The MacOS 9 CD is bootable. Dan ... 217 Views / 8 Replies  
Yes. The MacOS 9 CD is bootable.

Dan
dan@dCubed.com
Posted by iBeige, on Oct 21, 1999 at 11:05 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
After I imported my mail from Emailer, I noticed... 322 Views / 5 Replies  
After I imported my mail from Emailer, I noticed this too - until I read more into it. Seems that OE5 can import the "mbox" format (why they chose this over rfc, I sort of understand..).. which...
Posted by iBeige, on Oct 21, 1999 at 10:54 PM, in Applications
Anyone look at ANAT and AppleShare IP? ... 250 Views / 3 Replies  
Anyone look at ANAT and AppleShare IP?
http://www.apple.com/appleshareip/text/information.html

Supports up to 10,000 users. I'm pretty sure this is the user/group file that OS9 would use from a...
Posted by iBeige, on Oct 21, 1999 at 08:21 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
It should be noted that the Palm conduit included... 245 Views / 4 Replies  
It should be noted that the Palm conduit included in the Extras folder of OE5 ONLY supports contact syncronization - NOT EMAIL! I spent five hours upgrading from Emailer 2.0 (via some sweet scripts...
Posted by iBeige, on Oct 21, 1999 at 08:15 PM, in Applications
 
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