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Sad times. I, like others still find myself... 16,106 Views / 77 Replies  
Sad times. I, like others still find myself checking the site daily out of habit. Thanks to all the great staff who are hopefully going on to bigger & better things. RIP MacNN
Posted by kooBi, on Aug 8, 2016 at 05:52 AM, in Mac News
what JEB said 2,300 Views / 23 Replies  
what JEB said
Posted by kooBi, on Sep 24, 2014 at 03:00 AM, in Tech News
Why does the teaser on the front page lead to... 312 Views / 3 Replies  
Why does the teaser on the front page lead to this page (another teaser) so I have to click again to get to the actual article. Did microsoft design your website?
Posted by kooBi, on Nov 10, 2013 at 11:46 PM, in Tech News
Found it 369 Views / 1 Replies  
After some digging I managed to find a windows networking log file:

/private/var/log/samba/log.smbd

Which at least logs who connects, but not what they do. It's a start! I might try to modify...
Posted by kooBi, on Mar 16, 2005 at 05:01 AM, in Networking
Turn on logging of shared files 369 Views / 1 Replies  
I'm sharing files with friends' windows computers on our LAN, partly because I'm sometimes forced to use them and want to get stuff from my desktop on the other side of the building.

Is there any...
Posted by kooBi, on Mar 12, 2005 at 02:40 AM, in Networking
Scheduled startup weirdness 345 Views / 0 Replies  
I'm running OSX 10.3.5 and I can't disable scheduled startup. Even 'closing the lock' to prevent changes to the power saver pref pane doesn't work; as soon as I launch system prefs it's back to...
Posted by kooBi, on Sep 20, 2004 at 11:56 PM, in macOS
Re: How to Capture an online video stream? 16,865 Views / 24 Replies  
Using Safari, open the activity window (Command+A) and downloads window (Command+L). Find the link to the movie file in the activity window, copy & paste into the downloads window.

:)
Posted by kooBi, on Sep 1, 2004 at 01:54 AM, in macOS
That's interesting - I'm guessing we won't see an... 656 Views / 4 Replies  
That's interesting - I'm guessing we won't see an update from EndNote for quite a while yet. I guess I'll be on Office X until then!
Posted by kooBi, on Jun 1, 2004 at 02:17 AM, in Applications
EndNote 6 and MS Office 2004 656 Views / 4 Replies  
Has anyone tried installing EndNote 6 on MS Office 2004? I'm not going to upgrade to 2004 unless it works with EN6 and I'd appreciate hearing whether anyone's done it :)
Posted by kooBi, on Jun 1, 2004 at 12:46 AM, in Applications
Re: Preview in Panther 605 Views / 3 Replies  
One thing I sometimes do is scale the figure I want so that it takes up as much screen as possible, and then screen capture the figure (Cmd+Shift+4). This gives reasonable quality from what I've...
Posted by kooBi, on Nov 19, 2003 at 11:48 PM, in macOS
Top replies everyone, thanks a lot. And I really... 1,111 Views / 19 Replies  
Top replies everyone, thanks a lot. And I really like the sound of that strategy Brass. I'll write this stuff up as a paper once I've spoken to the Res. Comm. and found out what their real gripe with...
Posted by kooBi, on Nov 19, 2003 at 11:36 PM, in macOS
There are some nifty scripts for iPhoto though: ... 827 Views / 11 Replies  
There are some nifty scripts for iPhoto though:

http://www.apple.com/applescript/iphoto
Posted by kooBi, on Nov 19, 2003 at 04:09 AM, in Applications
Thanks utidjian, sometimes I wish we were their... 1,111 Views / 19 Replies  
Thanks utidjian, sometimes I wish we were their customers! That was my first thought - "Aren't these people here to serve us?" Seems to be a common mentality with some Uni committees - they are...
Posted by kooBi, on Nov 19, 2003 at 02:58 AM, in macOS
Thanks for the post. I've been following the... 1,111 Views / 19 Replies  
Thanks for the post. I've been following the virus thread closely (http://forums.macnn.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=188945) and that all makes good sense. I also use SMB to connect to the Windows...
Posted by kooBi, on Nov 19, 2003 at 02:20 AM, in macOS
Help: ammo against IT Committee 1,111 Views / 19 Replies  
Hi there,

Our Faculty is in the same boat as many worldwide I imagine. The five tech support people in the Faculty have recommended to the Resources Committee that Macs no longer be supported on...
Posted by kooBi, on Nov 19, 2003 at 01:26 AM, in macOS
Is that a good thing? I find iPhoto really slow... 771 Views / 5 Replies  
Is that a good thing? I find iPhoto really slow when I have more than a couple hundred photos - spinning disk city. It also seems to be overly restrictive; I know you can assign keywords to...
Posted by kooBi, on Nov 12, 2003 at 10:51 PM, in Applications
maybe they want to sell more units :D 1,656 Views / 24 Replies  
maybe they want to sell more units :D
Posted by kooBi, on Nov 11, 2003 at 09:21 AM, in macOS
Also, to immediately see what a long file is... 1,465 Views / 16 Replies  
Also, to immediately see what a long file is called in column view, you can hold down the option key and mouseover
Posted by kooBi, on Nov 11, 2003 at 09:01 AM, in macOS
He he - nup. I just wanted to try it out, didn't... 619 Views / 3 Replies  
He he - nup. I just wanted to try it out, didn't realise it would take 3 hrs to turn on, and then 3 hrs to turn off either! :p

Doesn't FV make your computer more secure on a network? I thought...
Posted by kooBi, on Nov 6, 2003 at 02:38 AM, in Applications
FileVault + iMovie = Jumpy playback 619 Views / 3 Replies  
Has anyone experienced this? After FileVault encrypting my home directory, clip playback in iMovie was really jumpy, stalling during playback etc.

I figured it was probably due to the 'on the...
Posted by kooBi, on Nov 6, 2003 at 02:04 AM, in Applications
Aha, tried it again and the sh2.05a# turned out... 404 Views / 2 Replies  
Aha, tried it again and the sh2.05a# turned out to be single-user mode after all. What, no localhost prompt? No friendly notice saying that if you want to make modifications to files, run
...
Posted by kooBi, on Sep 24, 2003 at 01:31 AM, in macOS
Can't boot into single-user mode - any tips? 404 Views / 2 Replies  
I'm experiencing difficulty in backing up my Local NetInfo database. I've tried doing it through NetInfo Manager, but get an error message even when root is enabled. (wonderful)

So I thought I'd...
Posted by kooBi, on Sep 24, 2003 at 01:08 AM, in macOS
Thanks, I tried that, but it didn't work :\ 515 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks, I tried that, but it didn't work :\
Posted by kooBi, on Sep 23, 2003 at 07:51 AM, in Applications
So is there a fix yet for the networking problem?... 16,233 Views / 151 Replies  
So is there a fix yet for the networking problem?

And if so, can someone please post a link :)
Posted by kooBi, on Sep 23, 2003 at 07:46 AM, in macOS
Replying to myself to try and get a bit of... 515 Views / 4 Replies  
Replying to myself to try and get a bit of coverage here... especially now that 10.2.8 is out, and I can't get it :(
Posted by kooBi, on Sep 23, 2003 at 01:13 AM, in Applications
Software Update Problem 515 Views / 4 Replies  
Hi all,

I've got a problem with Software Update. When I try to check for new updates (specifically the recent security update), I get the following error message:

Failed. Error occurred while...
Posted by kooBi, on Sep 22, 2003 at 03:11 AM, in Applications
Thanks 687 Views / 2 Replies  
Good tip. Haven't managed to get rid of them (I think they're actually called 'stuck' pixels or sthng) but I did change their colour! :)

Will keep trying.
Posted by kooBi, on Aug 27, 2003 at 11:53 PM, in Mac Desktops
Just got my new iMac... 687 Views / 2 Replies  
17", it's a beauty and soooooo much faster than my venerable iBook :cool:

BUT it has two (bright) dead pixels already! I was pretty sure there were none when I first started up :(
Posted by kooBi, on Aug 27, 2003 at 07:09 AM, in Mac Desktops
Why is the iMac slower than the eMac? 568 Views / 1 Replies  
I just can't get my head around that. I haven't had the opportunity to test it myself but people seem to have done so...

If the only difference is the display could it be that CRTs (eMac) are less...
Posted by kooBi, on Aug 25, 2003 at 07:35 AM, in Mac Desktops
I bought an iBook SE (366 MHz) in 2000 when I... 2,743 Views / 55 Replies  
I bought an iBook SE (366 MHz) in 2000 when I started Uni, and it's gone the distance really well. I'm now looking at getting the revised 15" (when it comes out) based primarily on the screen size -...
Posted by kooBi, on Jul 21, 2003 at 01:30 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I had the same problem with some of my archived... 531 Views / 3 Replies  
I had the same problem with some of my archived folders, which changed message read statuses to unread in some cases, and I then couldn't change them to read.

Still haven't fixed the problem, but...
Posted by kooBi, on Jun 25, 2003 at 12:30 AM, in Applications
Thanks... 592 Views / 7 Replies  
for the replies. Services makes a lot more sense now and might actually be of some service ;)
Posted by kooBi, on Jun 24, 2003 at 02:52 AM, in Applications
Services don't work 592 Views / 7 Replies  
Hi all,

This doesn't frustrate me as much as it annoys me. Services (AppName --> Services --> etc.) don't seem to work - they're all greyed out, or occasionally a handful will be active, depending...
Posted by kooBi, on Jun 23, 2003 at 01:16 AM, in Applications
I just tried what you might have done, and went... 469 Views / 3 Replies  
I just tried what you might have done, and went on a prefs trashing rampage. Deleted all iCal, iSync, Palm related prefs in ~/Library/ and in HD/Library/, as well as deleting ~/Application...
Posted by kooBi, on Jun 19, 2003 at 04:31 AM, in Applications
Re: iSync stopped Synchronizing Calendar 469 Views / 3 Replies  
I get a similar thing - address book syncs, but calendar fails - don't know why, and I've tried changing various settings... iStink doesn't seem to like Palm very much :(
Posted by kooBi, on Jun 18, 2003 at 06:48 AM, in Applications
Re: Any Scientists Here? 3,610 Views / 46 Replies  
A few things to make Word more bearable:

Under Tools --> AutoCorrect:

Select the "AutoFormat As You Type" pane: deselect all of the "Apply as you type" items (this will stop some of Word's...
Posted by kooBi, on Jun 18, 2003 at 06:32 AM, in Applications
This article at The Register seems relevant to... 1,542 Views / 25 Replies  
This article at The Register seems relevant to the present discussion:

http://212.100.234.54/content/4/31205.html

:thumbsup:
Posted by kooBi, on Jun 16, 2003 at 11:51 PM, in Applications
Ah, the benefits of being on the other side of... 1,542 Views / 25 Replies  
Ah, the benefits of being on the other side of the world - you come back to the office and everyone's had a discussion without you ;)

My main gripe, like I said originally, is that sites that used...
Posted by kooBi, on Jun 16, 2003 at 11:38 PM, in Applications
[SAFARI] Sick and tired of it 1,542 Views / 25 Replies  
Pathetic. After upgrading to Beta 2 (v74) I come across several pages a day that don't load properly. This latest build of Safari, at least to this user, seems to have taken a giant leap backward.
...
Posted by kooBi, on Jun 16, 2003 at 05:48 AM, in Applications
I'm also saving to buy the 17" iMac, based on a... 1,818 Views / 23 Replies  
I'm also saving to buy the 17" iMac, based on a promise I made to myself way back that as soon as the iMac hit 1GHz, I'd buy one. I'm aiming for the so-called 'ultimate' btw.

Because I buy on 3...
Posted by kooBi, on May 27, 2003 at 06:01 AM, in Mac Desktops
Fixed! 1,124 Views / 2 Replies  
I connected to the printer via the 'IP Printing' option and now there is no problem - go figure!

:rolleyes:
Posted by kooBi, on May 23, 2003 at 04:36 AM, in Networking
Network printing problem: 'languagelevel' error 1,124 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi,

I'm having trouble printing to a HP LaserJet 1200 shared over a LAN. Printer is config'd via using model-specific setup via Print Centre. Other printers on the network are fine (but they're a...
Posted by kooBi, on May 22, 2003 at 02:47 AM, in Networking
Thanks 477 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks for the advice. After enabling root in NetInfo manager I downloaded TinkerTool to allow the Finder to show hidden files (after trying sudo rmdir sw and finding out I couldn't delete the...
Posted by kooBi, on Jan 30, 2003 at 02:09 AM, in Applications
Fink off? 477 Views / 3 Replies  
Right, I've run out of disk space and it's time to get rid of all the superflous shite on my HD (Office, iApps, OS) and keep the good stuff (desktops, games, mp3s and, er... )

Seriously though,...
Posted by kooBi, on Jan 29, 2003 at 07:34 AM, in Applications
I deleted the prefs as I saw in another forum... 405 Views / 3 Replies  
I deleted the prefs as I saw in another forum discussion, and that seems to have worked.
Posted by kooBi, on Jan 17, 2003 at 01:46 AM, in macOS
Safari's cookies crumbled 405 Views / 3 Replies  
Bugger! I deleted a couple of cookies - just to see what it would do - and now Safari is broken. It almost launches, but then I get a message saying it's unexpectedly quit. So I reinstall it from the...
Posted by kooBi, on Jan 16, 2003 at 06:01 AM, in macOS
Custom Dictionaries in Word X et al. 283 Views / 1 Replies  
:mad:

It never ceases to amaze me how Word manages to screw you around so much. I don't know about the rest of you, but I've had it up to HERE with the "Custom Dictionary" function (and that's...
Posted by kooBi, on Mar 20, 2002 at 12:11 AM, in Applications
I agree: I'm running X.1 on a 366MHz iBook SE and... 512 Views / 23 Replies  
I agree: I'm running X.1 on a 366MHz iBook SE and terminal definitely launches faster than under X.04. And the background transparency is still there :)
Posted by kooBi, on Oct 8, 2001 at 11:59 PM, in macOS
Multitasking query 302 Views / 1 Replies  
G'day all,

I know that in Mac OS 9 applications have to be specially optimised for multiple processors. OSX, on the other hand, is designed to utilise this feature. My question is: are all...
Posted by kooBi, on Sep 18, 2001 at 05:48 AM, in macOS
That's a pretty stupid move by M$... are they... 411 Views / 20 Replies  
That's a pretty stupid move by M$... are they trying to convert M$ people over or what? Once we get DVD support, of course ;)
Posted by kooBi, on Jul 16, 2001 at 01:19 AM, in macOS
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