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It seems the problems only occur when the... 8,183 Views / 107 Replies  
It seems the problems only occur when the computer is updated to Panther *with the firewire drive still connected.*

I hope the data can be recovered--gabber, diskwarrior didn't work for me. Tell...
Posted by immsav, on Oct 27, 2003 at 01:12 PM, in macOS
Gabber, I've got the exact same problem as... 8,183 Views / 107 Replies  
Gabber, I've got the exact same problem as you--same "no volumes" message, OWC drive, and the drive has *everything* that was on my computer. For a lot of files, this drive was my only backup.

So...
Posted by immsav, on Oct 25, 2003 at 10:01 PM, in macOS
Thanks, Macola. I'll try this out Saturday. ... 570 Views / 9 Replies  
Thanks, Macola. I'll try this out Saturday.

-immsav
Posted by immsav, on Oct 16, 2003 at 09:57 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
The plot thickens (I hope). I've installed... 570 Views / 9 Replies  
The plot thickens (I hope).

I've installed DiskWarrior on my iBook, and it seems to recognize my Firewire disk as an unknown disk.

Unfortunately, DW says the "Directory cannot be rebuilt...
Posted by immsav, on Oct 15, 2003 at 06:58 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Okay, I restarted three times, and still nothing.... 570 Views / 9 Replies  
Okay, I restarted three times, and still nothing. Here at work, this old G3 can't see the drive either.

I guess the next step is Disk Warrior. Wish me luck!
Posted by immsav, on Oct 15, 2003 at 01:55 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I can at least *see* the drive in Disk Utility,... 570 Views / 9 Replies  
I can at least *see* the drive in Disk Utility, but all of the options in the First Aid pane are greyed out! It looks like I can erase the disk, but that would be a very, very bad idea.

I'll try...
Posted by immsav, on Oct 15, 2003 at 11:30 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Help! "...no volumes that Mac OS X can read" 570 Views / 9 Replies  
Is all of my work lost for good?

I backed up all of my applications and my users directory to an external firewire disk in preparation for a clean Panther install. (Stupidly, I admit) I then did...
Posted by immsav, on Oct 15, 2003 at 09:31 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Lost Backup! Help!!! 397 Views / 0 Replies  
Oh no!

I just finished dittoing my Applications, Users directories to an external firewire hard-drive, partly because I wanted a backup, and partly because I wanted to re-install Jaguar to get rid...
Posted by immsav, on Oct 14, 2003 at 11:25 PM, in macOS
CUPS + Acrobat, Illustrator = Problem? 373 Views / 1 Replies  
I can't seem to print from either Illustrator or Acrobat; the pages come out as garbled junk. My printer (an HP 2300L) hooked up to our file/print-server (Mandrake Linux box), and it's set up for...
Posted by immsav, on Aug 5, 2003 at 10:08 PM, in macOS
Mail.app Help, Please 563 Views / 2 Replies  
I accidentally deleted an email account in Mail.app, and now I've lost all of that account's email messages. Is there a way to retrieve these lost emails?

Thanks,

immsav
Posted by immsav, on Jul 18, 2003 at 11:31 AM, in Applications
Interns gone Wild!!! Help, Please 886 Views / 4 Replies  
So our new tech intern got fed up and stormed out of the building after deleting all of his work from his Mac. That's frustrating, but it's not a big problem because we have backup discs.

I'm...
Posted by immsav, on Jul 18, 2003 at 10:12 AM, in macOS
Win 2K -> CUPS -> iBook -> Printer? 433 Views / 1 Replies  
My iBook is the only computer set up (via USB) to the printer in our office, an HP 2300L laserjet. I just set up Abbey's Windows 2000 machine to use this printer on network location http://<IP of My...
Posted by immsav, on Jul 10, 2003 at 03:59 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
No dice. I used Disk Utility to erase the disk... 579 Views / 6 Replies  
No dice. I used Disk Utility to erase the disk to a clean MS-DOS partition, and I still can't use it on a Windows machine.

The Windows box recognizes the new hardware, and it even finds and...
Posted by immsav, on Jul 8, 2003 at 08:54 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Jacked Jumpdrive? 579 Views / 6 Replies  
After I screwed up my Jumpdrive (usb compact flash keychain) by unplugging it without ejecting it, I used Disk Utility to reformat the drive. Now it only works on Macs!

Does anyone know how I...
Posted by immsav, on Jul 7, 2003 at 03:10 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Thanks, Paul. Your solution worked out well,... 554 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks, Paul. Your solution worked out well, although I had to escape the brackets and slashes with backslashes--only those outside of the parentheses, though. Curious.

You definitely saved me a...
Posted by immsav, on Jun 20, 2003 at 04:28 PM, in macOS
Help Me Grep, Please 554 Views / 4 Replies  
I've got BBEdit open. I've got a webpage full of entries like this:

<strong>Anti-Slavery International</strong> - <a href="http://www.antislavery.org">http://www.antislavery.org</a>
–...
Posted by immsav, on Jun 19, 2003 at 03:00 PM, in macOS
Listserv Recommendation? 506 Views / 1 Replies  
I'm trying to set up a listserv for my company, but the MailMan software our host uses is really slow with signups and moderator tasks. Does anyone know of any better (free) listserv software or...
Posted by immsav, on Jun 3, 2003 at 05:04 PM, in Developer Center
Thanks for all of your replies. I think that a... 1,330 Views / 19 Replies  
Thanks for all of your replies. I think that a clean drive and a fresh install is the way to go; I'll appreciate the fresh start...

So my next important question is where can I find all of my...
Posted by immsav, on May 22, 2003 at 09:37 AM, in macOS
My name is J., and I want to get clean... 1,330 Views / 19 Replies  
So in a few days I'm making the move to the real world of work from the (um...) fake world of college, and I'm thinking about making a fresh start with my iBook. Specifically, I'm considering wiping...
Posted by immsav, on May 21, 2003 at 04:56 PM, in macOS
It was the Unix line-endings; it works now. ... 394 Views / 3 Replies  
It was the Unix line-endings; it works now. Thanks.

-JLP
Posted by immsav, on May 16, 2003 at 12:02 AM, in macOS
Quick Perl Help, Please 394 Views / 3 Replies  
I'm trying to learn Perl, but I can't get this simple script to work:

<script>
#!/usr/bin/perl -w

print "Hello World";
</script>

When I save it to my desktop as test.pl and try to run it...
Posted by immsav, on May 15, 2003 at 10:43 PM, in macOS
I'd like to know, too; how do you take off the... 1,061 Views / 17 Replies  
I'd like to know, too; how do you take off the key-caps?
Posted by immsav, on May 13, 2003 at 08:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Dilute 1 part vinegar with 2 parts water, and you... 887 Views / 16 Replies  
Dilute 1 part vinegar with 2 parts water, and you can clean the screen with no streaks. It works really well and it's cheap. Try it, you'll like it.
Posted by immsav, on May 12, 2003 at 12:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Appleman- I think that Applescript is what I'm... 447 Views / 4 Replies  
Appleman- I think that Applescript is what I'm looking for, but the only Commentator script I've found isn't for OS X!

Oh well....

Thanks, though
Posted by immsav, on May 3, 2003 at 01:37 PM, in macOS
Quick Comments 447 Views / 4 Replies  
Does anyone know of a quick way to add comments to files from within Finder? Something less keystroke-intensive than getting info, mousing to the comment triangle, and then entering the comments?
...
Posted by immsav, on May 2, 2003 at 08:45 PM, in macOS
Thanks, superblue. Synchronize! X looks like... 488 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks, superblue. Synchronize! X looks like it's just what I need!

--Jacob
Posted by immsav, on May 1, 2003 at 09:36 AM, in macOS
Backing up to Flash Drive? 488 Views / 3 Replies  
I just got a new toy, the Lexar 256MB Jumpdrive (pro, no less), a keyfob-sized beauty of compact flash goodness. Best of all, both Macs and PCs recognize the drive right away.

Now I can stop...
Posted by immsav, on Apr 30, 2003 at 05:36 PM, in macOS
Thanks again, Krusty. Does anyone else know how... 541 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks again, Krusty. Does anyone else know how to force a window to front?
Posted by immsav, on Apr 26, 2003 at 11:45 PM, in macOS
Hotkeys for Applescript? 451 Views / 3 Replies  
Is there a program that allows one to launch Applescripts via hotkeys (e.g., Cmd-Shift-G or Fn-D or whatever)?

Maybe this is built into Jaguar?

Thanks,

Jacob
Posted by immsav, on Apr 26, 2003 at 10:21 PM, in macOS
Thanks, Krusty. I just tried your second... 541 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks, Krusty.

I just tried your second Applescript, and it works great. (Safari takes over and pushes the Finder window to the back, but I can cope with that.)

Any tips on which sites or...
Posted by immsav, on Apr 26, 2003 at 08:29 PM, in macOS
Download File, Open Window? 541 Views / 5 Replies  
I've got to learn more Applescript!

Specifically, I'm trying to set up a "folder action" so that when I download a file from within Safari, my "downloads" folder automatically opens and comes to...
Posted by immsav, on Apr 26, 2003 at 05:43 PM, in macOS
Easy Linux Server? 800 Views / 1 Replies  
Okay, now that I've made the switch to an iBook, I'd like to convert my old (and slow--400 Mhz) PC to a fileserver.

Does anyone have any tips or advice for this procedure?

I've installed...
Posted by immsav, on Apr 21, 2003 at 12:40 AM, in macOS
Dry Dock? 937 Views / 9 Replies  
Okay, catchy subject line but not quite descriptive enought...

Does anyone know of a hack for the dock that will keep windows from sliding under it? I like to keep my dock pinned to the left side...
Posted by immsav, on Apr 20, 2003 at 08:24 PM, in macOS
I wasn't aware of the option-click option. That... 639 Views / 5 Replies  
I wasn't aware of the option-click option. That works fine!

Thanks all who responded.

--Jacob
Posted by immsav, on Apr 20, 2003 at 08:21 PM, in macOS
Triangular Applescript??? 639 Views / 5 Replies  
I'm new to Applescript (to Apple, really), and there might be a really simple way to do what I'm trying to do, but I haven't been able to figure it out or find it on the web:

When browsing with...
Posted by immsav, on Apr 20, 2003 at 04:54 PM, in macOS
Try removing the RAM 580 Views / 6 Replies  
I have a new iBook 800 with 3rd-party RAM, too, and I experienced sleep problems that sound similar to yours: the 'book would sometimes wake up from sleep, but more often than not, I would have to...
Posted by immsav, on Apr 10, 2003 at 12:21 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Troubleshooting Help with New 'Book? 449 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi,

I got my iBook--my first Apple--and so far it's been great.

A couple of issues have come up, though, and I thought I might ask you guys before I call Apple for help:

-My CD burner's...
Posted by immsav, on Mar 10, 2003 at 11:45 PM, in Mac Notebooks
CD Burn Speed--Check? 412 Views / 1 Replies  
I just opened the box to my brand-new iBook 800! What's the best way for me to make sure the burner writes at the full 16x? Should I just burn a bunch of data to a CD and time it? (Where's a fat,...
Posted by immsav, on Mar 3, 2003 at 11:27 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Applescript and Flash??? 619 Views / 1 Replies  
My iBook hasn't come in yet (yeah, I'm a switcher...), so I might be jumping the gun a little, but I'm wondering about Applescript and Flash:

I've found an awesome Flash movie...
Posted by immsav, on Mar 2, 2003 at 12:45 AM, in macOS
That's a very cool mod! I can't wait to do... 2,451 Views / 9 Replies  
That's a very cool mod! I can't wait to do something like this--as soon as my 'Book gets here!

Some questions:
- Did you glue the picture inside the lid, or just tape it there?
- Are the inside...
Posted by immsav, on Feb 28, 2003 at 10:58 AM, in Hardware Hacking
Sometimes you gotta push yourself... 1,137 Views / 20 Replies  
...so I did! I just ordered the iBook from Amazon; it should get here by Monday. Now, I've just got to get the extra RAM and an Airport card and I'll be in business.

Thanks everyone (even the...
Posted by immsav, on Feb 26, 2003 at 09:58 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Push Me, Please -- iBook 800 1,137 Views / 20 Replies  
Since MWSF I've had a burning itch to switch&reg;, and now that the itch has become a rash, I think it's best that I make a move before I get full blown Switcher's eczema.

I know I've posted about...
Posted by immsav, on Feb 26, 2003 at 08:02 PM, in Mac Notebooks
iBuy? 741 Views / 3 Replies  
The day before MWSF, I was ready to Switch&reg; (to an iBook 800); now I'm not so sure.

The iBook with maxed-out RAM still looks like a good notebook, but the new little Powerbook seems very...
Posted by immsav, on Feb 12, 2003 at 11:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
12s at Amazon? 521 Views / 1 Replies  
How long will it take for the 12" Powerbooks to be available at Amazon and other etailers?

I can purchase the new model now from Apple for $1699 (educational discount), but with the added expense...
Posted by immsav, on Jan 7, 2003 at 11:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Microsoft Base station 527 Views / 5 Replies  
Does anyone have experience using this Microsoft wireless base station with Macs?
...
Posted by immsav, on Dec 30, 2002 at 08:08 PM, in Networking
12" for Web Design? 616 Views / 5 Replies  
I'm about to "switch" to an iBook, but I'm not sure whether the 800/12" or 14" model is right for me.

I'll use the 'book for web design, mainly, and I'm a little concerned about screen real...
Posted by immsav, on Dec 21, 2002 at 04:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
 
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