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Sticky: imitchellg5, your PowerBook looks somewhat... 1,078,106 Views / 4,110 Replies  
imitchellg5,

your PowerBook looks somewhat warped... Is it really that contorted or do the photos just let it seem to be so warped?

Kind regards, Lars
Posted by lars-man, on Jul 26, 2006 at 04:30 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Finally, an official statement from Apple? ... 6,059 Views / 81 Replies  
Finally, an official statement from Apple?

http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=303365

Kind regards, Lars
Posted by lars-man, on Jul 26, 2006 at 04:24 AM, in Mac Notebooks
If you get a MBP with a glossy display and you... 2,127 Views / 40 Replies  
If you get a MBP with a glossy display and you hook it to an external display, which is probably not glossy, that could be very irritating for your eyes. Because you always have to switch from a...
Posted by lars-man, on Jul 14, 2006 at 11:06 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I experienced the same problem, therefore I wrote... 654 Views / 2 Replies  
I experienced the same problem, therefore I wrote an email to Marcel Bresink, the developer of "Hardware Monitor". In his first reply, he said that the temperature sensor of the GPU does not always...
Posted by lars-man, on Jul 12, 2006 at 04:10 AM, in Mac Notebooks
But that might happen to desktop machines, too.... 822 Views / 7 Replies  
But that might happen to desktop machines, too. And usually, they don't have a battery as well... ;-)

Kind regards, Lars
Posted by lars-man, on Jun 30, 2006 at 04:41 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Not just the MacBook Pro suffers from this design... 1,674 Views / 22 Replies  
Not just the MacBook Pro suffers from this design mistake, even the PowerBooks do have the same problem. The best way to avoid this problem is to use headphones or you could try to turn of the left...
Posted by lars-man, on May 21, 2006 at 05:40 AM, in Mac Notebooks
But what happens, if Apple decides to replace... 1,980 Views / 25 Replies  
But what happens, if Apple decides to replace your machine with an entire new one? I don't think, that they're going to transfer the data for you, right? I guess, they advise you to back up your data...
Posted by lars-man, on May 11, 2006 at 04:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I doubt that Apple is going to sell graphic cards... 749 Views / 13 Replies  
I doubt that Apple is going to sell graphic cards for these old machines. They want you to buy a brand new Power Mac G5 and nothing else. Did Apple ever sell graphic cards separately? Can't...
Posted by lars-man, on Mar 11, 2006 at 07:29 PM, in Mac Desktops
That's not correct. I own a Gigabit Ethernet G4... 612 Views / 5 Replies  
That's not correct. I own a Gigabit Ethernet G4 and it came with an ATI Rage 128 Pro which already had VGA+ADC. The Radeon was available as a BTO option at this time. But there have been several...
Posted by lars-man, on Feb 3, 2006 at 02:29 PM, in Mac Desktops
Hi, I'd say that these are the L568 from... 467,471 Views / 1,145 Replies  
Hi,

I'd say that these are the L568 from EIZO because I have one of these and it looks like the ones on the picture. It's a 17" display with very good picture quality. But these could be the 19"...
Posted by lars-man, on Jan 20, 2006 at 11:26 AM, in Mac Desktops
Hi, I experienced the same problem some days... 492 Views / 5 Replies  
Hi,

I experienced the same problem some days ago. My Bluetooth icon in the menu bar was canceled with a wavy line. Opening the Bluetooth control panel in System Preferences in order to disable and...
Posted by lars-man, on Jan 13, 2006 at 11:16 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sorry, no experience, but I'm pretty sure that... 918 Views / 13 Replies  
Sorry, no experience, but I'm pretty sure that Virtual PC is not able to use more than one CPU. But getting a faster dual CPU upgrade should help anyway if you like to run more than one apps...
Posted by lars-man, on Jan 4, 2006 at 05:22 PM, in Mac Desktops
I activated the iTunes Visualizer and now... 524 Views / 5 Replies  
I activated the iTunes Visualizer and now Temperatur Monitor shows values round about 50-70┬░ C. Hmm, strange, but somehow it works ;-)

Regards, Lars
Posted by lars-man, on Dec 20, 2005 at 06:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
GPU temperature in new PowerBook 524 Views / 5 Replies  
Hello,

I'm sitting in front of a new 15" PowerBook (the model with the 1440x960 display). But when I have a look at the graphic chip's temperature I get a little bit nervous because Temperature...
Posted by lars-man, on Dec 20, 2005 at 05:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
ATI released a new version of their display... 32,367 Views / 314 Replies  
ATI released a new version of their display software today. With this new release support for the latest PowerBook models (5,8) was included. I don't know if anyone is brave enough to play around...
Posted by lars-man, on Dec 16, 2005 at 03:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
What about the performance of the PowerBook... 800 Views / 18 Replies  
What about the performance of the PowerBook compared to the G5? Do you think they're on par or is the PowerBook substantially slower (or even faster)?

Regards, Lars
Posted by lars-man, on Nov 30, 2005 at 03:23 PM, in Mac Notebooks
No. No. Perhaps, if I get the money ;-) (but... 338 Views / 6 Replies  
No. No. Perhaps, if I get the money ;-) (but obviously not in the near future...)



Oh, I didn't know that... But what about starting Dashboard and using the nice effect that comes up when you...
Posted by lars-man, on Nov 29, 2005 at 04:28 PM, in Mac Notebooks
What do you recommend? 128MB or 64MB graphics card? 338 Views / 6 Replies  
Hi,

I'm in the market for a new PowerBook. I could buy one of the new models with HD display but I'm afraid of getting one with display lines.

Another option is to get an "old" 1.67GHz model...
Posted by lars-man, on Nov 29, 2005 at 03:43 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hi *, I've been at a local Apple dealer here... 32,367 Views / 314 Replies  
Hi *,

I've been at a local Apple dealer here in Germany and had a look at the latest PowerBook models shown there (the one with HD displays). The 15" display looked quite good. I opened...
Posted by lars-man, on Nov 14, 2005 at 10:59 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Do you have any comparison to the previous 15"... 923 Views / 9 Replies  
Do you have any comparison to the previous 15" PowerBook, especially regarding the display's brightness? Is the new screen resolution still ok or do you think things are getting to small now? Did you...
Posted by lars-man, on Oct 20, 2005 at 04:38 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Getting a refurbished PowerBook - is AppleCare possible? 316 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi,

Apple offers some refurbished PowerBook G4, 1.67 GHz with a 20% discount right now. I'm asking if it is possible to get AppleCare for a refurbished PowerBook or doesn't Apple offer AppleCare...
Posted by lars-man, on Sep 26, 2005 at 08:34 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Hi *, I'm in the same boat. I'm considering... 768 Views / 15 Replies  
Hi *,

I'm in the same boat. I'm considering a purchase for long time now but could still not decide whether I should get a 15" PowerBook or a Dual G5 (2 GHz) - both do cost nearly the same here in...
Posted by lars-man, on Sep 15, 2005 at 04:32 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Performance of current PowerBooks 442 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi,

does anyone of you use Eclipse (or another similiar IDE) on your PowerBook? How does it feel performance wise on the latest PowerBook models? I'm asking because I'm thinking about replacing my...
Posted by lars-man, on Aug 31, 2005 at 11:25 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Favor: Powerbook compile test 695 Views / 16 Replies  
Try "make -j <number of jobs>" in order to create more jobs running simultaneously. If you try at least 2 jobs, both of your processor could compile the source code. That should speed up things a...
Posted by lars-man, on Apr 7, 2005 at 02:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Sonnet G4 CPU upgrade and fan noise 803 Views / 5 Replies  
No opinions?

Kind regards,
Lars
Posted by lars-man, on Feb 27, 2005 at 06:33 PM, in Mac Desktops
Sonnet G4 CPU upgrade and fan noise 803 Views / 5 Replies  
Hi,

im thinking about getting a Sonnet G4 CPU Upgrade with 1,2 GHz for my old Gigabit Ethernet G4 with 400 MHz and 960MB RAM and an old OEM Radeon video card. I'm still not really convinced...
Posted by lars-man, on Feb 25, 2005 at 04:55 AM, in Mac Desktops
Re: new powerbook for a seasoned linux guy 1,833 Views / 49 Replies  
What about symbolic links? Should work seamlessly.

If you want to move the user's home directories to a new location without using symbolic links, you have to reconfigure the path to the new...
Posted by lars-man, on Feb 15, 2005 at 11:54 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Test Results: GigaDesigns dual 1.4 GHz upgrade 905 Views / 13 Replies  
What about the fan? Does this upgrade still have one big fan (that is said to be noisy) or is it already the newer revision with two smaller fans?


Kind regards,
Lars
Posted by lars-man, on Aug 8, 2004 at 04:30 PM, in Mac Desktops
This is probably not such a good idea. What is... 482 Views / 7 Replies  
This is probably not such a good idea. What is going to happen if one of your scripts ends in an infinite loop and/or consumes a lot of CPU time or something like that? That could screw up your...
Posted by lars-man, on Jan 12, 2004 at 04:53 PM, in Mac OS X
Re: iLife apps : 3 apps free -- 2 apps $$$ 3,150 Views / 70 Replies  
Even if only iTunes would be available for free, it is ok. These apps are great and now, after some years, Apple wants to get back the costs for the development. iTunes has to be free because you...
Posted by lars-man, on Jan 6, 2004 at 05:50 PM, in Applications
Re: Searching for a string in text files 317 Views / 4 Replies  
Perhaps the option '-type' for the find command fits to your needs. Also the command file might be useful.

Kind regards, Lars
Posted by lars-man, on Nov 24, 2003 at 02:25 PM, in Mac OS X
Re: SAS and X11 454 Views / 1 Replies  
Same setup - same problem here. But in any other case the carriage return works as expected, for example if you just typed some lines of code and the press the carriage return it creates some blank...
Posted by lars-man, on Nov 20, 2003 at 04:20 PM, in Mac OS X
Re: Where is sendmail on 10.3? 564 Views / 8 Replies  
As far as I know Panther comes with postfix - a serious alternative for sendmail. Many people say postfix is easier to configure and even has a better performance than sendmail. But how to configure...
Posted by lars-man, on Nov 4, 2003 at 03:38 PM, in Mac OS X
Re: Apache Verison on Panther 312 Views / 1 Replies  
It's 1.3.28 - hope that helps...

Kind regards
Lars
Posted by lars-man, on Nov 3, 2003 at 04:27 PM, in Mac OS X
Hmm, sounds interesting. From where do you know... 504 Views / 8 Replies  
Hmm, sounds interesting. From where do you know that? Because up to 10.2 /etc/hosts was used only in Single User mode (as far as i know). If you wanted to add a host so that you could call a computer...
Posted by lars-man, on Nov 1, 2003 at 04:00 PM, in Mac OS X
Fortunately not. But I hope you won't bomb me now... 618 Views / 6 Replies  
Fortunately not. But I hope you won't bomb me now with spam ;)

Kind regards
Lars
Posted by lars-man, on Oct 31, 2003 at 12:27 PM, in Mac OS X
No not really ;) . I subscribed to some mailing... 618 Views / 6 Replies  
No not really ;) . I subscribed to some mailing lists and I configured mail to store the mails on the server so that I can access them wherever I want. I already read most of them with Mail under...
Posted by lars-man, on Oct 31, 2003 at 12:25 PM, in Mac OS X
Thanks for your help but I already found another... 618 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanks for your help but I already found another way to avoid this strange behaviour: just customize your applications menu in your x11.app and add the app you want (Gimp for example). If you use...
Posted by lars-man, on Oct 31, 2003 at 03:35 AM, in Mac OS X
Re: Fink and Panther Help? 528 Views / 4 Replies  
No, only fink-0.6 works with Panther. But there is no binary distribution available (they are working on it) so you would have to bootstrap it (compile the source). But it is very easy, just download...
Posted by lars-man, on Oct 30, 2003 at 06:26 PM, in Mac OS X
X11 and ExposÚ 618 Views / 6 Replies  
Hi all,

ok, Gimp is running fine now (see: http://larsi.macbay.de/gimp.jpg ). But now I have a question concerning X11 apps and ExposÚ. Because of requiring a running X11 server I have to launch the...
Posted by lars-man, on Oct 30, 2003 at 04:31 PM, in Mac OS X
I reinstalled VPC and run the update to 6.1,... 1,008 Views / 11 Replies  
I reinstalled VPC and run the update to 6.1, deleted my Preferences and it just runs fine again :-) I would even say it became a little bit faster now.

No problems anymore.

Lars
Posted by lars-man, on Oct 25, 2003 at 03:20 PM, in Applications
Re: Re: Virtual PC 6 and Panther 1,138 Views / 9 Replies  
Are you using "Virtual Switch" and W2k or how is your installation configured?

Lars
Posted by lars-man, on Oct 25, 2003 at 01:02 PM, in Mac OS X
Virtual PC 6 and Panther 1,008 Views / 11 Replies  
Hello,

Virtual PC 6 (and 6.1) and Panther drive me nuts :-( When I launch VPC (no matter wether 6 or 6.1) I get a dialog box where I have to enter my password "in order to complete installation"...
Posted by lars-man, on Oct 25, 2003 at 12:38 PM, in Applications
Virtual PC 6 and Panther 1,138 Views / 9 Replies  
Hello,

Virtual PC 6 (and 6.1) and Panther drive me nuts :-( When I launch VPC (no matter wether 6 or 6.1) I get a dialog box where I have to enter my password "in order to complete installation"...
Posted by lars-man, on Oct 25, 2003 at 12:23 PM, in Mac OS X
Re: Final Cut on Dual G5 eats Dual 1.4 G4 for lunch.... but that's it. 1,785 Views / 14 Replies  
AFAIK QuickTime is not able to benefit from dual processor systems, therefore the G5 is not so much faster. The odd behavior in your test could depend on the Altivec implementation in the G5 which is...
Posted by lars-man, on Oct 3, 2003 at 08:09 AM, in Mac Desktops
Intervie with Knoppix Developer 306 Views / 0 Replies  
Hello,

I don't know if this is the right place, but the german site http://www.ppcnux.de published an quite interesting interview with the developer of the Knoppix LiveCD for the Mac (Fabian...
Posted by lars-man, on Sep 20, 2003 at 08:00 PM, in Mac OS X
Re: Rent a XServe 917 Views / 6 Replies  
Hi,

have a look at this site: http://www.huynh.de/produkte/produkte-colocation.html (it's a german hoster). But as far as I can see, you have to bring your own server with you. They only offer the...
Posted by lars-man, on Aug 30, 2003 at 12:49 PM, in Mac Desktops
Re: my pmg5 1,307 Views / 11 Replies  
We want pictures ;-)

Which G5 did you get? The 1.6 GHz or 1.8 GHz? What about the performance in Mac OSX 10.2?
Posted by lars-man, on Aug 20, 2003 at 06:25 PM, in Mac Desktops
Hmm. I have got a G4/400 too. I replaced the two... 793 Views / 13 Replies  
Hmm. I have got a G4/400 too. I replaced the two fans (power supply and the big one cooling pci slots and cpu). Very quiet now - I can even sleep in this room :-) My G4 is running 24/7 at 28░ Celsius...
Posted by lars-man, on Aug 2, 2003 at 10:25 AM, in Mac Desktops
There is a little mistake. The first G4... 582 Views / 6 Replies  
There is a little mistake. The first G4 supporting ADC were those Gigabit Ethernet G4 (400MHz/2x450MHZ/2x500MHz), officially released in Summer 2000 on Macworld New York. Even the Cube was able to...
Posted by lars-man, on Feb 22, 2003 at 11:21 AM, in Mac Desktops
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