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Let me also add my THIRD birthday congratulations... 1,006 Views / 22 Replies  
Let me also add my THIRD birthday congratulations to OS X.

Can we copy Epson on this so they will stop steering us toward OS 9 drivers?
Posted by MUGlover, on Mar 29, 2004 at 12:29 PM, in Mac OS X
I was climbing around in the Epson files for... 299 Views / 4 Replies  
I was climbing around in the Epson files for something resembling Smart Panel on a Panther using the CX3200 all-in-one. One Epson .pdf file consisted of a bunch of tech notes. One mentioned that Fast...
Posted by MUGlover, on Mar 24, 2004 at 06:16 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Is there an OS X version of Smart Panel? The... 432 Views / 4 Replies  
Is there an OS X version of Smart Panel? The patches all seem to state that they will patch the Classic version of Smart Panel so it will still function in Panther. Of course, no direct Epson...
Posted by MUGlover, on Mar 22, 2004 at 02:30 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Love Calm Quiet: There is a fix for the... 1,024 Views / 32 Replies  
Love Calm Quiet:

There is a fix for the 10.3.2 slow startup. It takes a while because it is expecting to find a file (bootCache?) that is in the wrong place. Search macosxhints for two methods of...
Posted by MUGlover, on Mar 5, 2004 at 03:45 PM, in Mac OS X
When I upgraded to QT 6.5 (on a Panther 10.3.2... 372 Views / 6 Replies  
When I upgraded to QT 6.5 (on a Panther 10.3.2 G5), I lost the ability to play more than 30 seconds of the movie files that some digital cameras can take. These are .AVI files and they always played...
Posted by MUGlover, on Feb 3, 2004 at 11:53 AM, in Mac OS X
I have an Oki c5300n and it works great on OS X.... 418 Views / 9 Replies  
I have an Oki c5300n and it works great on OS X. It is a PostScript printer, as the poster above mentioned. I use a parallel cable to my wireless access point so I can print to it from the iBooks in...
Posted by MUGlover, on Jan 27, 2004 at 06:13 PM, in Mac OS X
I don't mean to poke holes in anyone's theory,... 915 Views / 10 Replies  
I don't mean to poke holes in anyone's theory, but...

I have a 1.8GHz (single) G5 running 10.3.2 and the LCD 17" Studio Display from Apple. I had problems waking from sleep, which I traced not to...
Posted by MUGlover, on Jan 26, 2004 at 05:42 PM, in Mac Desktops
Poll: I first got to use X on a 2001 iBook with dual... 6,119 Views / 87 Replies  
I first got to use X on a 2001 iBook with dual boot. By 10.2 I was interested in switching, but I had to wait until software for my wife's dissertation was upgraded.

Yesterday she ordered Endnote...
Posted by MUGlover, on Jan 26, 2004 at 11:48 AM, in Mac OS X
Re: Re: Re: trashed items by mistake - help 1,267 Views / 10 Replies  
Remember that the info is not gone from your hard drive when you delete it. (That's why it happens so quickly.) The area where your files formerly were has been marked as available for other data to...
Posted by MUGlover, on Dec 15, 2003 at 03:36 PM, in Mac OS X
Epson's manuals are online. Check whether you... 1,008 Views / 33 Replies  
Epson's manuals are online. Check whether you like what their OS X drivers can do. Some functions are more limited than in their Classic drivers (for OS 9). For example, OCR may or may not be...
Posted by MUGlover, on Dec 12, 2003 at 05:12 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Assuming he has enough black ink :rolleyes: ,... 360 Views / 3 Replies  
Assuming he has enough black ink :rolleyes: , open FontBook in the Applications folder and verify that fonts are installed. If not sure, click the Disable button, which changes to Enable and the font...
Posted by MUGlover, on Dec 12, 2003 at 05:06 PM, in Mac OS X
CRTs flicker. Apple Cinema and other LCD panels... 998 Views / 7 Replies  
CRTs flicker. Apple Cinema and other LCD panels do not. More importantly, visit a location where they are running and see for yourself, because that is what matters.

I also like the Apple displays...
Posted by MUGlover, on Dec 12, 2003 at 04:57 PM, in Mac Desktops
Okay, I have the Help working in 10.3.1 and no... 42,776 Views / 287 Replies  
Okay, I have the Help working in 10.3.1 and no problems. The Apple Discussion Board was actually helpful. There is a Helper there listed as Dr. Smoke. He has a 10.3 book coming out and was very good...
Posted by MUGlover, on Dec 11, 2003 at 12:02 PM, in Mac OS X
Okay, I found the DVD Player solution online. The... 42,776 Views / 287 Replies  
Okay, I found the DVD Player solution online. The menu command for turning the Status window off is in the Window menu, though I turned it on in the Controls menu. Perhaps this user interface problem...
Posted by MUGlover, on Dec 9, 2003 at 03:13 PM, in Mac OS X
I have read all pages and I have a new issue. I... 42,776 Views / 287 Replies  
I have read all pages and I have a new issue. I upgraded to 10.3 and then to 10.3.1 and the Dec. 5 Security Update.

It took me a while to learn that I can't open a Finder window and dig through...
Posted by MUGlover, on Dec 8, 2003 at 12:24 PM, in Mac OS X
When you set up the mail client on your handheld... 11,896 Views / 21 Replies  
When you set up the mail client on your handheld (not the TiBook), there should be an option to Leave Messages on Server. Turn this on and when you use the TiBook next, the Inbox will fill as though...
Posted by MUGlover, on Dec 3, 2003 at 10:44 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
My Mac Plus was upgraded to 4 MB at a user group... 710 Views / 6 Replies  
My Mac Plus was upgraded to 4 MB at a user group party. It ran System 7.1 very well. Its external SCSI hard drive was 45 MB.

As it happens, I ran Font/DA Mover just last night, and successfully...
Posted by MUGlover, on Dec 2, 2003 at 05:43 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Mr. Clark didn't give his location, but if you... 7,031 Views / 46 Replies  
Mr. Clark didn't give his location, but if you want a deal on a DP 2GHz G5, the Apple Store Oakbrook has one in their amazing discount/refurb bin for $2699. Saw it Saturday 11-22. I also need to...
Posted by MUGlover, on Nov 22, 2003 at 05:50 PM, in Mac Desktops
I saw, on Saturday morning, that mine will ship... 816 Views / 3 Replies  
I saw, on Saturday morning, that mine will ship on Monday. I immediately headed to work on Saturday so I can be off on Monday.

Speed of delivery not a surprise for me, only the exact date provided...
Posted by MUGlover, on Nov 22, 2003 at 05:38 PM, in Mac Desktops
My guess (just a guess) is that as time goes on,... 765 Views / 7 Replies  
My guess (just a guess) is that as time goes on, those strips could come loose like an old bandage. The G5 case is certainly designed to circulate air internally, and loose items like tape in a warm...
Posted by MUGlover, on Nov 22, 2003 at 05:30 PM, in Mac Desktops
My condolences to those who got their 1.8... 6,879 Views / 49 Replies  
My condolences to those who got their 1.8 single-processor G5 before Tuesday. I was on jury duty for so long (seven weeks starting when the g5 was introduced!) that I wasn't able to order until late...
Posted by MUGlover, on Nov 20, 2003 at 06:29 PM, in Mac Desktops
I have been using the Kyocera 7135 since early... 11,896 Views / 21 Replies  
I have been using the Kyocera 7135 since early September, when I was called for jury duty. I was able to keep up with my mail from work through a nearly seven-week trial and jump back into work with...
Posted by MUGlover, on Nov 10, 2003 at 11:49 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
As of July 2003, there is a Logitech Mx700 Duo so... 1,454 Views / 35 Replies  
As of July 2003, there is a Logitech Mx700 Duo so you can have your wireless keyboard and mouse it too! The mouse cradle for recharging is also the receiver for mouse and keyboard. Rechargeable...
Posted by MUGlover, on Aug 5, 2003 at 04:35 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Poll: So we need another poll: What model is your... 1,440 Views / 23 Replies  
So we need another poll:

What model is your second iBook? :)

My other iBook is a combo 800 (7 months old).
Posted by MUGlover, on Jul 8, 2003 at 12:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
How about 900? I also looked at the HP 2500L... 787 Views / 6 Replies  
How about 900? I also looked at the HP 2500L (more memory than the newer 1500L, plus PostScript 3 and more connection options) alongside the Oki C5300n. The Oki blew me away with its single-pass...
Posted by MUGlover, on Jun 2, 2003 at 04:15 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I could use the Option key (not the scissors). I... 4,910 Views / 50 Replies  
I could use the Option key (not the scissors). I will E-mail you. Thanks very much!
Posted by MUGlover, on Feb 8, 2003 at 11:22 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I noticed the improvement in QuickTime... 772 Views / 16 Replies  
I noticed the improvement in QuickTime Instruments. The excessive reverb is gone when I play Sibelius files.
Posted by MUGlover, on Dec 21, 2002 at 06:59 PM, in Mac OS X
Canon software was updated Dec. 18-19 for OS X... 779 Views / 13 Replies  
Canon software was updated Dec. 18-19 for OS X users. It is a useful alternative to iPhoto.
Posted by MUGlover, on Dec 19, 2002 at 06:14 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
You mentioned 10.2, which does have some issues... 736 Views / 18 Replies  
You mentioned 10.2, which does have some issues with battery life. An upgrade to 10.2.1 should improve things. If not, it might be just your computer and Apple's phone support on batteries has been...
Posted by MUGlover, on Dec 17, 2002 at 12:29 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I can understand why you would not want to... 314 Views / 5 Replies  
I can understand why you would not want to convert the audio files to MP3 in iTunes and back to AIFF for burning onto the CD-R. That is time consuming and one reason I found Toast Titanium a good way...
Posted by MUGlover, on Dec 2, 2002 at 03:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Check Apple's firmware update, which I think... 447 Views / 2 Replies  
Check Apple's firmware update, which I think applies to your iMac. It's just a matter of getting all the updates installed so your 10.2.2 will work. You can look, using Apple System Profiler, at...
Posted by MUGlover, on Dec 2, 2002 at 03:36 PM, in Mac Desktops
When my iBook arrived, it (like most others) had... 404 Views / 4 Replies  
When my iBook arrived, it (like most others) had the keyboard unlocked so I could add RAM and an AirPort card, or peek at the ones I had ordered from Apple. I too thought it was a little bouncy,...
Posted by MUGlover, on Nov 27, 2002 at 12:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
See if Roxio offers an OS 9 upgrade for Toast... 315 Views / 3 Replies  
See if Roxio offers an OS 9 upgrade for Toast Titanium that you can download. When I used TT and OS 9, I recall that Roxio advised turning off some iTunes extensions relating to Authoring. This may...
Posted by MUGlover, on Nov 21, 2002 at 11:48 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm an Asante fan. The router has a slot for a PC... 917 Views / 17 Replies  
I'm an Asante fan. The router has a slot for a PC card with an antenna as part of the card. You can buy the same card for the Dell. For Apple machines, I would use the AirPort card, which can work...
Posted by MUGlover, on Nov 19, 2002 at 11:38 AM, in Mac Notebooks
My preference is to set Word to not allow fast... 398 Views / 5 Replies  
My preference is to set Word to not allow fast saves. This keeps saved files as small as they can be, which I think is more stable.

Disclaimer: I am not yet at 10.2 (only 10.1.5), and only...
Posted by MUGlover, on Sep 23, 2002 at 04:59 PM, in Applications
I went throught this learning experience last... 275 Views / 2 Replies  
I went throught this learning experience last week. I decided to send downloads to the Desktop instead of the folder I had designated. Now when I'm done reading the Acrobat files, I can trash them.
Posted by MUGlover, on Sep 23, 2002 at 04:55 PM, in Applications
The Enter key is used by some applications... 673 Views / 6 Replies  
The Enter key is used by some applications (apparently not by the one that produced the square). It is often the same as hitting Return. When it is not the same effect, it is useful for entering data...
Posted by MUGlover, on Aug 29, 2002 at 12:28 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I have bought an open box system, not... 376 Views / 3 Replies  
I have bought an open box system, not refurbished. The seller (a relocating call center for a computer dealer) identified missing parts and offered a 10-day warranty. Though I was at risk of having...
Posted by MUGlover, on Aug 5, 2002 at 03:28 PM, in Mac Notebooks
We got it just before the iBook's first... 183 Views / 9 Replies  
We got it just before the iBook's first anniversary (of the order date, not the shipping date, for those who waited). The Apple Store had a slightly reduced education price, because my wife (a...
Posted by MUGlover, on May 7, 2002 at 02:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
<Small percentage of problems> I... 317 Views / 11 Replies  
<Small percentage of problems>

I agree. My 500 MHz iBook has been going strong since May and it has only the one dead pixel (probably the SAME one Phoible noticed).

Turning away from the iBook...
Posted by MUGlover, on Mar 20, 2002 at 05:11 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I agree with the pro-12-inch comments above. If... 441 Views / 43 Replies  
I agree with the pro-12-inch comments above. If you want to make the screen look bigger, just move closer. Don't bump your nose!

The only advantage I can see for the 14-inch iBook is it does have...
Posted by MUGlover, on Feb 8, 2002 at 01:55 AM, in Mac Notebooks
U.S. Customs in Anchorage is the agency. They can... 657 Views / 3 Replies  
U.S. Customs in Anchorage is the agency. They can select any shipment for random inspection. Last May and June my iBook was in a shipment they delayed for about eight days. Hang in there.

They...
Posted by MUGlover, on Feb 8, 2002 at 01:47 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Though I have a 2.4 GHz phone, it does not... 221 Views / 5 Replies  
Though I have a 2.4 GHz phone, it does not interfere with AirPort operation, as many discrete frequencies can share the same band, as you indicated (channel 8 being one of these). No problem, thanks.
Posted by MUGlover, on Jan 3, 2002 at 06:09 PM, in Mac Notebooks
No problem with my Asante router with wireless... 221 Views / 5 Replies  
No problem with my Asante router with wireless card, though I have a cable modem, not DSL. The iBook works all over the house and on the porch, which is what we wanted. No interference issues though...
Posted by MUGlover, on Jan 3, 2002 at 01:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I got my iMic through the Apple Store. It is a... 197 Views / 4 Replies  
I got my iMic through the Apple Store. It is a USB device and I found the control panel to be helpful for regulating the input levels. Physically, you will need to connect the tape recorder's output...
Posted by MUGlover, on Dec 4, 2001 at 02:29 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I enjoy viewing the Mac displays both on my iBook... 205 Views / 7 Replies  
I enjoy viewing the Mac displays both on my iBook and my 17" blue and white display (looks like an iMac). I can understand the need to occasionally enlarge the big picture you see on the iBook.
...
Posted by MUGlover, on Nov 27, 2001 at 03:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
What do MUGs do? Why, anything you want, to quote... 536 Views / 47 Replies  
What do MUGs do? Why, anything you want, to quote the software salesman. I have found that they have a face-to-face element we cannot get in these forums (with all the advantages and disadvantages...
Posted by MUGlover, on Oct 19, 2001 at 04:56 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Competition is good. Today MacNN announced a... 358 Views / 15 Replies  
Competition is good. Today MacNN announced a similar product at
http://www.fueldesigninc.com/ibook/portector.jpg

It is spelled Portector. Price not specified.
Posted by MUGlover, on Sep 13, 2001 at 04:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The Griffin iMic is not a MIDI interface, but it... 180 Views / 1 Replies  
The Griffin iMic is not a MIDI interface, but it will meet your needs if you consider $35 inexpensive. There is a link to it from Accessories in the Apple Store. There are certainly others, such as...
Posted by MUGlover, on Sep 12, 2001 at 12:03 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Glad you got help kiwi/pom. Now, I need to... 261 Views / 5 Replies  
Glad you got help kiwi/pom. Now, I need to correct myself.

My son, the DVD expert, has returned from a three-week class. During study breaks the iBook played DVDs very well, BUT

with Virtual...
Posted by MUGlover, on Aug 11, 2001 at 03:48 PM, in Mac Notebooks
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