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Ghost Mail...Gmail IMAP fluke? 322 Views / 0 Replies  
I was very excited to see that gmail has started offering IMAP access and switched my Mail.app account over from POP to IMAP. Of course, with such a large number of messages in my gmail account, poor...
Posted by orry_main, on Dec 6, 2007 at 10:20 AM, in Applications
I've also been having a lot of Safari crashes.... 1,227 Views / 14 Replies  
I've also been having a lot of Safari crashes. And I have none of those folders you've listed above...!
Posted by orry_main, on Dec 6, 2007 at 09:53 AM, in Applications
On a MacBook 2ghz C2D here, and no problems. ... 648 Views / 4 Replies  
On a MacBook 2ghz C2D here, and no problems.

Of course, this doesn't help those of you WITH the problem....
Posted by orry_main, on Nov 10, 2007 at 06:17 PM, in Mac OS X
It seemed like it should work, so I tried... 8,840 Views / 152 Replies  
It seemed like it should work, so I tried it...and it does!

You can drag and drop files to and from stacks—and in between them as well—just as if you were in the finder normally. Handy if, for...
Posted by orry_main, on Nov 4, 2007 at 07:12 PM, in Mac OS X
I saw that, and that's actually what got me to... 975 Views / 2 Replies  
I saw that, and that's actually what got me to thinking about resurrecting my old iBook. Ripping apart my iBook is much beyond my meagre mechanical skills and my biggest question is how to set up my...
Posted by orry_main, on Jul 9, 2007 at 11:31 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Using an old iBook as a wireless file server...? 975 Views / 2 Replies  
I'm hoping to find some ideas on how to resurrect my faithful iBook as a wireless file server.

It runs fine, I can boot it in target disc mode, but the graphics card (this is my guess) is shot....
Posted by orry_main, on Jul 9, 2007 at 11:17 AM, in Mac Notebooks
That's what would make sense. But no one has been... 628 Views / 5 Replies  
That's what would make sense. But no one has been able to tell me definitively.

I guess I'll just have to wait to get my iPod and remote and test it myself! :cool:
Posted by orry_main, on Feb 16, 2006 at 01:28 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Yes, just having the remote connected affects the... 628 Views / 5 Replies  
Yes, just having the remote connected affects the battery life?
Posted by orry_main, on Feb 15, 2006 at 12:49 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iPod Radio Remote and Battery Life 628 Views / 5 Replies  
Apple clearly says on the webpage for the Radio Remote that using the FM Radio will affect your iPod's battery life. This makes sense. I have not been able to figure out, after looking at various...
Posted by orry_main, on Feb 11, 2006 at 05:40 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
If you look at the Spotlight icon in the menubar,... 673 Views / 13 Replies  
If you look at the Spotlight icon in the menubar, there will be a little dot inside the lens of the magnifying glass that will pulse it indexes. Also, if you open the Spotlight menu, it will tell you...
Posted by orry_main, on May 30, 2005 at 05:44 PM, in Mac OS X
I'm using an iBook G3 800 with 384 RAM and Tiger... 673 Views / 13 Replies  
I'm using an iBook G3 800 with 384 RAM and Tiger sings along quite happily, definitely faster than Panther. I did an erase and install.
Posted by orry_main, on May 30, 2005 at 11:18 AM, in Mac OS X
It survived the fall thanks to your dog or it... 426 Views / 4 Replies  
It survived the fall thanks to your dog or it fell thanks to your dog? (I have an image of Lassie jumping through the air valliantly to cushon the iBook's fall to the ground. ;) )
Posted by orry_main, on May 29, 2005 at 09:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Tiger is running great on this happy little G3. ... 403 Views / 3 Replies  
Tiger is running great on this happy little G3. :cool:

I've just booted up in FireWire mode and the copy hung again. So perhaps you're right in thinking that something went awry the first time....
Posted by orry_main, on May 26, 2005 at 07:20 PM, in Networking
Just a thought: would connecting one of the... 403 Views / 3 Replies  
Just a thought: would connecting one of the computers in FireWire mode to the other and then copying the files work around this? I assume this is a network issues, or is possibly a problem with the...
Posted by orry_main, on May 26, 2005 at 09:24 AM, in Networking
Network copy keeps hanging! 403 Views / 3 Replies  
I backed up some copies over my apartment network to my roommate's iBook. Now, copying them back to my iBook, the copy keeps hanging in the Finder and giving me strange file not found messages. It...
Posted by orry_main, on May 26, 2005 at 02:53 AM, in Networking
I, actually, am having a similar problem (though... 582 Views / 6 Replies  
I, actually, am having a similar problem (though I'm still running 10.3.9). If I use ls -l on the files, it tells me that no such file or directory exists, yet there it is in the Finder.
Posted by orry_main, on May 22, 2005 at 11:51 AM, in Mac OS X
Just to add one more reply: I'm a history major... 1,336 Views / 22 Replies  
Just to add one more reply: I'm a history major and my two iBooks over five years (my clamshell died) have served me perfectly! I doubt if your granddaughter would need any Windows-specific software...
Posted by orry_main, on Apr 22, 2005 at 11:18 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Your cat looks upset that s/he was forced to... 69,514 Views / 417 Replies  
Your cat looks upset that s/he was forced to share the photo with your iBook. :lol:
Posted by orry_main, on Mar 24, 2005 at 08:24 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Is there nay way to invoke the Keyboard Viewer... 4,979 Views / 124 Replies  
Is there nay way to invoke the Keyboard Viewer without having the Input Menu visible? I only use the standard English keyboard layout but occasionally need to figure out how to input symbols and...
Posted by orry_main, on Feb 1, 2005 at 05:08 PM, in Mac OS X
How odd. I was *just* wondering the same thing.... 990 Views / 12 Replies  
How odd. I was *just* wondering the same thing. Do any of the iPods sync back play-count data to iTunes, for that matter?

I have a smart playlist called 'backlist' which is all the songs that I've...
Posted by orry_main, on Jan 17, 2005 at 08:38 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
No warning before sleep on battery 254 Views / 0 Replies  
A very simple question: why doesn't my computer tell me it's about to go to sleep when it runs out of battery power? And why doesn't it give me warnings in advance that it's getting close to dying?
...
Posted by orry_main, on Nov 29, 2004 at 08:28 PM, in Mac Notebooks
'Services' menu: why? 441 Views / 4 Replies  
Why is it there? And why are all options always greyed out?
Posted by orry_main, on Jul 4, 2004 at 04:48 PM, in Mac OS X
Have you tried just dragging the file onto the... 745 Views / 14 Replies  
Have you tried just dragging the file onto the terminal window? This will automatically copy the path into the terminal, so that you don't have to type it out.
Posted by orry_main, on Apr 18, 2004 at 04:24 PM, in Mac OS X
Transparent iCal fails to launch 472 Views / 0 Replies  
When I click on iCal in the dock, I get this: bounce...bounce...bounce...*transparent: no more iCal icon except for the black day number and the white month...
Posted by orry_main, on Mar 24, 2004 at 01:44 PM, in Applications
I wish I were making this up, but my mother... 1,412 Views / 26 Replies  
I wish I were making this up, but my mother actually thought that when you connected a computer to the internet porn just automatically started popping up. Just 'Connect...' and *boom* PORN! It took...
Posted by orry_main, on Mar 16, 2004 at 11:42 AM, in Mac OS X
What about going the other way around? I've heard... 1,459 Views / 11 Replies  
What about going the other way around? I've heard that the AAC format is actually more space-efficient than the MP3 format. This leads me to two questions.

1) How much space would I actually save...
Posted by orry_main, on Mar 9, 2004 at 08:00 PM, in Applications
iTunes: shuffle by SOME albums? 344 Views / 2 Replies  
Is there any way to get iTunes to play groups of tracks together without having it shuffle the entire library by album? I just ripped 'The Rite of Spring' and the CD that I took it off of has it...
Posted by orry_main, on Feb 19, 2004 at 09:53 PM, in Applications
This has recently started happening on my G3... 393 Views / 4 Replies  
This has recently started happening on my G3 iBook. I also have my machine password protected, though I get the password dialogue when I bring the machine out of sleep. But then I'm stuck with a...
Posted by orry_main, on Feb 16, 2004 at 10:21 AM, in Mac OS X
While we're on the topic of things not to do:... 528 Views / 5 Replies  
While we're on the topic of things not to do: don't laugh while watching a dvd on your iBook and eating yoghurt at the same time. It's a pain in the @$$ to clean up. :rolleyes:
Posted by orry_main, on Feb 2, 2004 at 09:50 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Yes, it made perfect sense. Though I never... 451 Views / 2 Replies  
Yes, it made perfect sense. Though I never specifically set that as my picture in Address Book, though I assume it copied it over from my user prefs. Thanks!
Posted by orry_main, on Dec 16, 2003 at 07:20 PM, in Applications
Mail user icons 451 Views / 2 Replies  
When I open up a copy of a message that I've sent in Mail, it shows my user icon in the header section. Does this get sent out with my mail, or is it only local on my machine? Although it's a very...
Posted by orry_main, on Dec 16, 2003 at 06:34 PM, in Applications
I live in Montréal and walk to classes through the... 363 Views / 3 Replies  
I live in Montréal and walk to classes through the winter. It's about a 25-30 minute walk. I also carry my iBook in my knapsack and have never had a problem with waking it up from sleep after it's been...
Posted by orry_main, on Dec 16, 2003 at 01:53 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Is there any easy way to find out just how... 1,484 Views / 27 Replies  
Is there any easy way to find out just how fragmented a drive is? How did you find out that ~400 files of 200k were fragmented, for example?
Posted by orry_main, on Dec 9, 2003 at 01:31 PM, in Mac OS X
I don't have it set to the default sound (because... 1,549 Views / 33 Replies  
I don't have it set to the default sound (because I agree that it's a very quiet sound) but it doesn't play my sound...or any other sounds, such as the whooshing sound when you send mail that...
Posted by orry_main, on Dec 6, 2003 at 09:22 PM, in Mac OS X
Any chance of getting the mail icon to bounce... 1,549 Views / 33 Replies  
Any chance of getting the mail icon to bounce only once instead of being spastic? And, also, does anyone else have a problem with Mail not playing any event sounds?
Posted by orry_main, on Dec 6, 2003 at 02:17 PM, in Mac OS X
as for sending files, try www.dropload.com works... 999 Views / 6 Replies  
as for sending files, try www.dropload.com works like a charm...don't know why anyone didn't think of this before!
Posted by orry_main, on Nov 29, 2003 at 07:05 PM, in Mac Notebooks
My logic board went on 5 November this year...350... 1,151 Views / 16 Replies  
My logic board went on 5 November this year...350 days after I bought this iBook and when I had four papers to write in three weeks. I was not a happy camper. I got it fixed and everything under...
Posted by orry_main, on Nov 29, 2003 at 07:02 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I've not had any of these sound problems, but... 839 Views / 8 Replies  
I've not had any of these sound problems, but just now, instead of a nice happy alert sound, I got an angry buzz. Any alert sounds I try to change to gives me an angry buzz, not whatever it's...
Posted by orry_main, on Nov 24, 2003 at 12:52 PM, in Mac OS X
Would you reccomend the 12" for a "basic" user? 863 Views / 12 Replies  
Yes. Plain and simple. Just make sure she gets some more ram. Even for a basic user, the 128 gets eaten up far too quickly.
Posted by orry_main, on Nov 18, 2003 at 03:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Panther Disc Utility and Burnt Discs 385 Views / 2 Replies  
I burnt a disc using Panther's Disc Utility (a cd-rw). It shows up in the Disc Utility window, but not in the finder. I tried it a couple of times with a few different discs with the same result.
...
Posted by orry_main, on Nov 18, 2003 at 02:14 AM, in Mac OS X
I've done that as well. 925 Views / 10 Replies  
I've done that as well.
Posted by orry_main, on Nov 16, 2003 at 08:49 PM, in Mac OS X
After installing Panther, my priningt went kaput.... 925 Views / 10 Replies  
After installing Panther, my priningt went kaput. I installed the latest HP drivers and that didn't work. I ran this script and voilà. However, if I log out and log back in, my printer doesn't...
Posted by orry_main, on Nov 16, 2003 at 08:01 PM, in Mac OS X
This is a carrot: ^ often found over letters such... 1,542 Views / 23 Replies  
This is a carrot: ^ often found over letters such as o in French, like in 'hôtel'. This is an acute accent: ´, often found over letters letters such as e in French, as in 'exposé'.

(Sorry, I was a...
Posted by orry_main, on Nov 16, 2003 at 09:22 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Oh, sure. But I'm lazy. And then I forget to... 660 Views / 15 Replies  
Oh, sure. But I'm lazy. And then I forget to back-up as often as I like. Machines are supposed to do stuff for us...so that I can continue to be lazy and forgetful. ;)
Posted by orry_main, on Nov 13, 2003 at 11:35 PM, in Mac OS X
Will any of these suggested programs burn the... 660 Views / 15 Replies  
Will any of these suggested programs burn the back-up to cd? Preferably, will any of them let you pop in a cd-rw, erase the previous back-up and then burn the new back-up?
Posted by orry_main, on Nov 13, 2003 at 05:45 PM, in Mac OS X
logic board checks out 265 Views / 1 Replies  
Please please please assuage my fears! My screen went screwy earlier this evening and from everything I've read it seems like it might be my logic board going. But I ran the Apple Hardware Test CD...
Posted by orry_main, on Nov 4, 2003 at 01:37 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I've not yet purchased Panther (gotta pay me rent... 2,990 Views / 54 Replies  
I've not yet purchased Panther (gotta pay me rent first!). But this is reassuring to me, since I rather like being able to call forward individual windows without calling forward ALL of the windows...
Posted by orry_main, on Oct 30, 2003 at 02:45 AM, in Mac OS X
To quote Gir, from 'Invader Zim', for whom my... 1,195 Views / 36 Replies  
To quote Gir, from 'Invader Zim', for whom my iBook is named: 'Now I'm gonna sing the doom song. Doom, do-do-doom. Doom. Do-doom.' etc.

:D
Posted by orry_main, on Oct 27, 2003 at 04:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Whenever I try to open it, it quits. :-( ... 3,181 Views / 93 Replies  
Whenever I try to open it, it quits. :-(

iBook 800, 384 ram...10.2.8...any ideas?
Posted by orry_main, on Oct 18, 2003 at 10:06 AM, in GUI Customization
I've no idea. I don't know anything about theming... 3,301 Views / 89 Replies  
I've no idea. I don't know anything about theming OS X, but since you mentioned a Panther theme I thought I'd try it out. I'm a poor student, after all, so I probably won't actually be buying panther...
Posted by orry_main, on Oct 15, 2003 at 09:22 AM, in Mac OS X
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