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Is this an assignment for you, school, work, or... 460 Views / 2 Replies  
Is this an assignment for you, school, work, or otherwise? Anyway, the sort'ing part is easy enough:


sort +3.0 -nr ~unx122


Should output this:
Posted by uberwrensch, on Dec 5, 2005 at 10:12 AM, in macOS
Webstractor. This is what I use. Ain't... 535 Views / 9 Replies  
Webstractor. This is what I use.

Ain't cheap, tho, and not super fast after 10+ pages. Still, does the job for me :)

http://www.macupdate.com/info.php/id/14838

HTH,

Uber
Posted by uberwrensch, on Dec 4, 2005 at 05:10 PM, in Applications
I dunno about Automator and have only dabbled in... 860 Views / 4 Replies  
I dunno about Automator and have only dabbled in Applescript, so I won't comment on that. Here's what I'd do--I'm lazy.

I'd just run a 'for' loop on the command line or stick into shell script...
Posted by uberwrensch, on Dec 4, 2005 at 05:03 PM, in Applications
Depending on the complexity within the xml files,... 860 Views / 4 Replies  
Depending on the complexity within the xml files, I'd probably just do this on the command line or write a quick shell script. But I'd need more details to help you out in any tangible way. Give an...
Posted by uberwrensch, on Dec 2, 2005 at 09:17 PM, in Applications
imdipped, dunno what you're wanting to do exactly... 1,461 Views / 12 Replies  
imdipped, dunno what you're wanting to do exactly but if your perl script is in its own file, say, macnn.pl then you just can just call it in your shell script. No need to do the `perl -e` unless it...
Posted by uberwrensch, on Sep 29, 2005 at 10:46 PM, in macOS
Thanks for responding, Detrius. Here's what my... 422 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks for responding, Detrius. Here's what my buddy had to say when I asked him to compare his System fonts contents on a "good" machine and his "bad" one in question.

Thanks. The inventory...
Posted by uberwrensch, on Aug 5, 2005 at 01:26 PM, in macOS
Upgraded to Tiger, now fonts all screwy 422 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi all,

I'm posting for my friend. Would y'all kindly look at the screenshot--see link below--of his PowerMac desktop and tell me/him what you think the source of the garbled lettering is?

In...
Posted by uberwrensch, on Aug 3, 2005 at 09:33 AM, in macOS
I must be doing more CPU intensive surfing or... 686 Views / 10 Replies  
I must be doing more CPU intensive surfing or whatever cuz my 17" gets pretty damn hot. So...I got me an iLap (http://raindesigninc.com/ilap.html) and all is good :)

Uber

P.S. I have no...
Posted by uberwrensch, on Feb 9, 2005 at 09:52 AM, in Mac Notebooks
IIRC, iView gives you the option to import from... 570 Views / 9 Replies  
IIRC, iView gives you the option to import from existing iPhoto installation. I'm not on my PB right now, but I'm pretty sure.

Uber
Posted by uberwrensch, on Jan 30, 2005 at 09:54 PM, in Applications
FWIW, I did just that when I got my PB17" about a... 457 Views / 4 Replies  
FWIW, I did just that when I got my PB17" about a year ago. Just wiped the drive and then did a clean install--de-selecting things mostly. For example, I didn't need or want the various...
Posted by uberwrensch, on Jan 30, 2005 at 05:52 PM, in macOS
In total agreement. Very recently I had to send... 408 Views / 1 Replies  
In total agreement. Very recently I had to send my PB17" in for logic board replacement--audio wasn't working at all. The whole thing took what amounted to 3 business days for all the shipping and...
Posted by uberwrensch, on Jan 30, 2005 at 11:39 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: iLap, Lapinator, CoolPad: I Must Decide 539 Views / 2 Replies  
I bought an iLap a couple weeks ago. For "while seated on the couch" use it's great(!) but it ain't portable. That's why I bought a second one a day later <g> for office use.

HTH,

Uber
Posted by uberwrensch, on Jan 27, 2005 at 09:05 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I don't know if our audio problems are the same.... 1,589 Views / 4 Replies  
I don't know if our audio problems are the same. Might be. In any case, my PB17's audio problems started out inconsistent--sometimes I'd get no audio, sometimes distorted, sometimes static-y, etc. As...
Posted by uberwrensch, on Jan 21, 2005 at 10:24 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Re: Re: Pros and cons about different rsync strategies 796 Views / 3 Replies  
I've not found mounting my W2K shares via built-in methods very stable or consistent--haven't tried using Dave, PCMacLan, etc. I suppose I should get to the root of the problem, but haven't spent...
Posted by uberwrensch, on Jan 17, 2005 at 01:10 PM, in macOS
Re: Pros and cons about different rsync strategies 796 Views / 3 Replies  
It's how I've got it set up. Works like a charm. I don't have the URLs handy at the moment, but it's nothing to set up Cygwin + rsync as service on Windows.

Uber
Posted by uberwrensch, on Jan 17, 2005 at 08:18 AM, in macOS
Any idea why the 17" 1.33 isn't listed? Should've... 1,460 Views / 11 Replies  
Any idea why the 17" 1.33 isn't listed? Should've shown up right after the 15" list item, but no.

- PowerBook G4 (15-inch 1.33GHz) with a SuperDrive

As you might guess I have a 17" 1.33 w/...
Posted by uberwrensch, on Jan 14, 2005 at 05:38 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeah, the HD part is not relevant to me at the... 1,472 Views / 26 Replies  
Yeah, the HD part is not relevant to me at the moment, but I really welcomed the news that the new iMovie will (also) support standard def 16x9. Shot many, many hours from past summer High Sierra...
Posted by uberwrensch, on Jan 13, 2005 at 05:48 PM, in Applications
I had thought of getting the LapTopCooler "pad"... 871 Views / 8 Replies  
I had thought of getting the LapTopCooler "pad" before, but never did since there was no readily apparent US distributor.

Anyway, thanks to this thread it got me thinking about a true on-lap...
Posted by uberwrensch, on Jan 7, 2005 at 01:53 PM, in Mac Notebooks
You've tried booting off the original OS disc and... 1,844 Views / 61 Replies  
You've tried booting off the original OS disc and run the diagnostic thingy on there? Just curious. In any case, I'd second a previous poster's advice: try DiskWarrior.

. not much $
. what do you...
Posted by uberwrensch, on Jan 5, 2005 at 01:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Wait it out...to get a Rev A machine? ... 741 Views / 8 Replies  
Wait it out...to get a Rev A machine?

</Devil's advocate>

Uber
Posted by uberwrensch, on Dec 23, 2004 at 06:18 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I've had a similar issue when trying to run my... 630 Views / 4 Replies  
I've had a similar issue when trying to run my favorite MP3 tagger, Tag&Rename. Installs fine in W2K c/o VPC7 *I think* but when I try to run the program it crashes--spits out an "it's being written...
Posted by uberwrensch, on Dec 23, 2004 at 12:45 AM, in Applications
Now that I've seen more and more recommendations... 1,300 Views / 46 Replies  
Now that I've seen more and more recommendations for "anti" war films, let me add another:

Grave of the Fireflies (http://imdb.com/title/tt0095327/)

Animated. One of the BEST.

Uber
Posted by uberwrensch, on Dec 11, 2004 at 09:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Apocalypse Now (http://imdb.com/title/tt0078788/)... 1,300 Views / 46 Replies  
Apocalypse Now (http://imdb.com/title/tt0078788/)

More in keeping with Das Boot as far as the "war" part is concerned. What a great, great film that was only made better with the "recently"...
Posted by uberwrensch, on Dec 10, 2004 at 11:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
My recent project was *only* 15 minutes long, but... 759 Views / 14 Replies  
My recent project was *only* 15 minutes long, but all the requisite cuts and transitions and a few effects...near the end of editing it was real slow going w/ iMovie. I did it all on my 1.33 17" AlPB...
Posted by uberwrensch, on Dec 3, 2004 at 06:45 PM, in Applications
For me, the problem with just using the internal... 2,260 Views / 7 Replies  
For me, the problem with just using the internal ip address is I have several virtual hosts set up, so the "name" is important.

Uber
Posted by uberwrensch, on Dec 3, 2004 at 09:43 AM, in macOS
I don't know what an elegant "conditional"... 2,260 Views / 7 Replies  
I don't know what an elegant "conditional" solution might be, but I've always punted and have always just added additional lines in my hosts files for internal testing:

192.168.2.2...
Posted by uberwrensch, on Dec 2, 2004 at 02:55 PM, in macOS
FWIW, I've been using an additional 512MB RAM... 540 Views / 6 Replies  
FWIW, I've been using an additional 512MB RAM from crucial.com in my 17" for the last year now--no problems. I'd always gotten memory for my PCs from crucial, so I did the same for the PB.

It may...
Posted by uberwrensch, on Nov 10, 2004 at 10:06 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Just ordered one of the high capacity $40 model... 641 Views / 6 Replies  
Just ordered one of the high capacity $40 model and should receive it today. Will let you know how it turns out. I have to admit I ordered it as soon as I read on xlr8yourmac.com that he (Mike?) got...
Posted by uberwrensch, on Sep 23, 2004 at 07:04 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I'm an Eagle that's been to Philmont but... 877 Views / 20 Replies  
I'm an Eagle that's been to Philmont but I can't remember a thing about it! :rolleyes:

It's been like 16-17 years since my hike there. Don't remember the itinerary but _do_ remember the number 21...
Posted by uberwrensch, on Jul 26, 2004 at 02:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
FWIW, I just added a trash() function to my... 6,588 Views / 5 Replies  
FWIW, I just added a trash() function to my start-up file--in my case, .zshenv.

trash() { mv "$@" ~/.Trash; }

Of course, you can tweak as necessary. For example, I use this to collect all the...
Posted by uberwrensch, on Jul 13, 2004 at 05:16 PM, in macOS
Can't speak to the mouse movement and the Optical... 714 Views / 13 Replies  
Can't speak to the mouse movement and the Optical Elite, but I recently--just yesterday!--got an Kensington Expert trackball, so I've been adjusting the MouseWorks preferences since then. Anyway, I...
Posted by uberwrensch, on Jul 13, 2004 at 04:59 PM, in Applications
Sticky: Re: One from South America... 1,140,110 Views / 4,110 Replies  
Mark,

Where might one get that Cartman desktop pic?

Thanks,

Uber
Posted by uberwrensch, on Apr 30, 2004 at 04:34 PM, in Mac Notebooks
speaking of Yahoo Messenger... 1,014 Views / 15 Replies  
I want to vid chat with a few of my PC friends and we've tried using the iChat 2.1 Beta but haven't had any luck. I *thought* that using YM for video was fine but that the audio did not work. Is that...
Posted by uberwrensch, on Mar 20, 2004 at 10:32 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
 
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