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Travel... 1,734 Views / 13 Replies  
Week in Cali.
Posted by BostonMACOSX, on Apr 3, 2012 at 01:43 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iPad Rental Experince - Where to? 1,734 Views / 13 Replies  
So I'm wondering where I can do this with a reputable company...seems like a fly by night ones out there which I DON'T want to give my credit card to.
Thanks
Posted by BostonMACOSX, on Apr 3, 2012 at 01:10 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
RAID 5 Options and your experinces 621 Views / 2 Replies  
I'm starting to really ramp up a website that I run. I'm going to need some serious storage to go along with it. I'm talking TB of data. I eventually want to get a xserve raid however right not that...
Posted by BostonMACOSX, on May 18, 2007 at 07:38 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Feeding Quicktime Movies into iChat AV 327 Views / 0 Replies  
I'm wondering how you loop a Quicktime movie into iChat AV.
I want to have a loop video playing when someone connects to me.
There are two test sites "AIM names" appleu3test01 and 02 which have...
Posted by BostonMACOSX, on Feb 10, 2007 at 11:10 AM, in macOS
Quicktime Content Guide...How they do that? 437 Views / 1 Replies  
How did apple build their quicktime content guide.

FORMAT:
Photo - JPEG, 302 x 19, Millions
Photo - JPEG, 302 x 2, Millions
Photo - JPEG, 302 x 21, Millions
Animation, 302 x 300, Millions+...
Posted by BostonMACOSX, on May 11, 2006 at 04:11 PM, in macOS
Where Is My Mobile Os X? 761 Views / 8 Replies  
Well the title says it all.
I can have PALM and WINDOWS mobile.
where is my OS X mobile.
You can't tell me they developed Intel OS X without seeing a mobile strategy.

ORAGAMI vs. ?????
...
Posted by BostonMACOSX, on Mar 7, 2006 at 05:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Firefox and Java 395 Views / 0 Replies  
I think it was either 10.4.3 or 10.4.4 which destroyed Firefox's ability to use java. Just crashes on every page with java.
Safari was reporting that java was unavailable until I reinstalled the...
Posted by BostonMACOSX, on Jan 14, 2006 at 08:34 AM, in Applications
Should I get VoIP? What is your experince? 550 Views / 5 Replies  
hey all.

I'm thinking about ditching my landline Voice service for $50 a month and going with a 14.99 VoIP service.

Anyone have this and how does it work for you. It is hard to find goor...
Posted by BostonMACOSX, on Oct 2, 2005 at 06:51 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Mail Won't mark messages as read. 456 Views / 1 Replies  
Ok 10.4.2

I open mail read mail and then when I close mail and reopen or view my IMAP account or Gmail on another machine all of my read messages come up as unread.

Hmmmmm

Confirmed this...
Posted by BostonMACOSX, on Sep 30, 2005 at 04:27 PM, in Applications
Reply.... 867 Views / 7 Replies  
HT = Home Theater....
No my Mac is in one room and my Receiver in another so the USB to SPDIF is not a viable option.


Cheers
Posted by BostonMACOSX, on Aug 6, 2005 at 07:11 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
A little more info. 867 Views / 7 Replies  
I'm in two seperate rooms... ;)

Cheers
Posted by BostonMACOSX, on Aug 5, 2005 at 09:53 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Spdif 867 Views / 7 Replies  
OPtical SPDIF...into a Denon 1905
Posted by BostonMACOSX, on Aug 5, 2005 at 08:04 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
How do you get your audio to your HT? 867 Views / 7 Replies  
Subject says it all....

I'm looking for an inexpensive way to get my audio from my mac to my HT.

Shoot!!
Posted by BostonMACOSX, on Aug 4, 2005 at 10:33 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
replay 681 Views / 3 Replies  
where is this in the documentation....I printed out the pogramming guide.....
Posted by BostonMACOSX, on Jun 9, 2005 at 11:15 AM, in macOS
Weird Dashboard problem 681 Views / 3 Replies  
What Can't I scroll this box by clicking on the blue scroll handle and dragging? It drags the whole widget.

I'm posting the ZIP at

http://osxsurvey.bc.edu/widgeta.wdgt.zip

Can someone help?...
Posted by BostonMACOSX, on Jun 9, 2005 at 09:43 AM, in macOS
Shell SCript help.... 595 Views / 2 Replies  
I have a simple shell script that loops through a text file.
There is one value on each line I use to delete a specific folder.

The part I'm missing how to do it remove that line from the text...
Posted by BostonMACOSX, on May 24, 2005 at 02:23 PM, in macOS
Upgrades and UWIMAP and Postfix 345 Views / 0 Replies  
I have a nice Postfix and UWIMAP server and I'm really not looking to install them again.
If I choose to upgrade to Tiger will it destroy thses installs?

Just curious if anyone is in this...
Posted by BostonMACOSX, on May 4, 2005 at 11:07 PM, in macOS
RAID 5 and OS X? What are my options? 565 Views / 2 Replies  
I was wondering what my options were with PCI and RAID. It seems that there are a ton of products out there which handle RAID 0 and 1 but none that do 5?

Anyone? Newman?

Cheers
Robert
Posted by BostonMACOSX, on Mar 15, 2005 at 05:19 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
How to Authenticate via SMB to OSX Server shares 1,273 Views / 1 Replies  
When I get the authentication box I just type in the Username and password of the user on the OSX Server however it is asking for a Domain as well. What domain do I use. It is a standalone OS X file...
Posted by BostonMACOSX, on Oct 8, 2004 at 02:13 PM, in macOS
Locking out printers 366 Views / 0 Replies  
Is there anyway to password or otherwise protect a printer in OS X. I know I can create seperate user accounts and set up printers however I would really not like to do that.

Thanks
Posted by BostonMACOSX, on Aug 10, 2004 at 02:54 PM, in macOS
I've tried that.....it successes on machine where... 436 Views / 2 Replies  
I've tried that.....it successes on machine where you can send a packet but isn't returnable.
That is the error I'm finding with ping.

So lets say I ping tony.tony.tony no DNS machine off I get...
Posted by BostonMACOSX, on Jul 29, 2004 at 10:42 PM, in macOS
PING exit problem 436 Views / 2 Replies  
I'm trying to write a shell script with ping.
trouble is is that ping on OS X returns 0 with successful xmit and receive and also 0 with successful xmit and no receive and only returns 1 when the...
Posted by BostonMACOSX, on Jul 29, 2004 at 09:35 PM, in macOS
Hiding backup boot volume? Can you? 435 Views / 2 Replies  
I have two volumes.

One is a basic install of the OS to provide a backup boot volume I can use if I need to.
Is there a way to have it disappear off of the desktop when I log into the machine...
Posted by BostonMACOSX, on Jun 23, 2004 at 04:41 PM, in macOS
wife missed Survivor Help Please 641 Views / 8 Replies  
My wife accidentally missed survivor tonight.
Does anyone have the MPEG so that she could watch it.

Thanks
Posted by BostonMACOSX, on Mar 4, 2004 at 11:40 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Postfix and non-local sending 491 Views / 2 Replies  
I am hapily set up with Postfix running on Panther. However I would like to be able to specify one of my work machines the ability to send mail through my home server. Since I have a fixed DNS at...
Posted by BostonMACOSX, on Feb 11, 2004 at 11:44 AM, in macOS
Thanks 865 Views / 2 Replies  
I'm pouring through the libraries and the ony one i think that it is having trouble finding is one for crc32. Amy help appreciated.

Thanks very much
Posted by BostonMACOSX, on Jan 30, 2004 at 11:10 PM, in Developer Center
Beginning With GD and XCode C Program 865 Views / 2 Replies  
Below is the code I tried to use in Xcode to crease a simple routin with the GD.h header to output an image.

I consistently get:
ZeroLink: unknown symbol '_gdImageCreate'
from XCode.

I think...
Posted by BostonMACOSX, on Jan 30, 2004 at 08:45 PM, in Developer Center
I created a folder on an external drive, made a... 531 Views / 3 Replies  
I created a folder on an external drive, made a share for it and a non-real user and targeted the users home directory to this external folder. However when the log in with AFP or FTP they have the...
Posted by BostonMACOSX, on Oct 16, 2003 at 10:18 PM, in macOS
hiding the USERS share 531 Views / 3 Replies  
I was trying to hide the user share by removing the read priv which was given to everyone. However this prevents anyone from loggin in locally to the server. It says that the HOME directory has...
Posted by BostonMACOSX, on Oct 9, 2003 at 02:01 PM, in macOS
Mail.app and reply-to addresses. 387 Views / 0 Replies  
I run a small mail server and on it I have a couple of aliases which I use for various mailing lists etc etc.

My problem arrises when I reply to an incoming email with Mail.app. Although I add a...
Posted by BostonMACOSX, on Oct 8, 2003 at 11:45 AM, in macOS
I can get to the remote machine just can't get... 547 Views / 3 Replies  
I can get to the remote machine just can't get the information back to the local machine.
Posted by BostonMACOSX, on Oct 2, 2003 at 07:49 PM, in macOS
Remote information to local text file...how? 547 Views / 3 Replies  
quick question which I just can't figure out.
If I want to ssh to a foreign machine run ifconfig and grep out some of the information and then write it to a local text file i'm thinking:

ssh...
Posted by BostonMACOSX, on Oct 2, 2003 at 03:05 PM, in macOS
Ditto here 1,764 Views / 15 Replies  
I have the same problem with Word when the document is more than one page long and the source work file is of an older breed Office 98 5.1 etc etc.

Any Ideas?
Posted by BostonMACOSX, on Sep 30, 2003 at 11:09 AM, in Applications
OS X Server on FW Drive not booting 373 Views / 0 Replies  
Situation ...

External FW Drive. It has a 10.2.6 server install on it. It will boot a tower however will not boot a 15" PowerbookTi. (holding the option key on boot)

I'm not sure why it would...
Posted by BostonMACOSX, on Sep 9, 2003 at 05:44 PM, in macOS
Drop Folder Permissions 372 Views / 0 Replies  
It seems as if files dropped into a remote Drop Folder take on the same owner as the folder itself when files are dropped into it via Appleshare. How is this accomplished. Can it be done on other...
Posted by BostonMACOSX, on Jun 18, 2003 at 01:55 PM, in macOS
AFS/Unix file permissions 375 Views / 0 Replies  
When a user logs onto a share and drops in a file the file seems to take the ownership of the user who is dropping the file in thus making it useless to the user who owns the share folder. How do you...
Posted by BostonMACOSX, on Jun 17, 2003 at 10:28 PM, in macOS
Re: Re: Capturing ethernet addresses on remote machines 565 Views / 6 Replies  
Maybe I was clear enough. I don't want the IP address. I want the MAC hardware address for each computer. I want to SSH into the remote machine grab XX:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX and then write it to a text file...
Posted by BostonMACOSX, on May 20, 2003 at 10:24 AM, in macOS
Capturing ethernet addresses on remote machines 565 Views / 6 Replies  
To all:

I already know how to use ifconfig grep and such to capture the ethernet address to a text file in the format which I want. How would you accomplish this for a number of networked machines...
Posted by BostonMACOSX, on May 20, 2003 at 09:54 AM, in macOS
netinfo for User passsword change 443 Views / 1 Replies  
i'm wondering of an easy way to automate a password change for the admin accounts on a number of machines. I know that this is controlled in the NetInfo database, however I am unsure how to do this....
Posted by BostonMACOSX, on Apr 16, 2003 at 03:27 PM, in macOS
Quicktime Reg Question 401 Views / 1 Replies  
I'm wondering what file needs to be distributed to the non-admin accounts to licence Quicktime. It is legally licensed in my Admin account. Since this is a lab situation I would rather not have to...
Posted by BostonMACOSX, on Feb 20, 2003 at 12:28 PM, in macOS
is 10.2.4 a sloppy update? 918 Views / 6 Replies  
I've seen some complaints here and there with 10.2.1,.2,.3. Seems like i'm seeing a lot more from 10.2.4. Since I've got more going on my machine now I'm a little more hesitant to upgrade. Thoughts?
Posted by BostonMACOSX, on Feb 16, 2003 at 07:03 PM, in macOS
i know that...... but how does apple do... 1,019 Views / 10 Replies  
i know that......

but how does apple do this? I have iTunes set to be able to be launched and iMovie not but the permissions, owner and group are the same.

Ideas?
Posted by BostonMACOSX, on Feb 15, 2003 at 11:01 AM, in macOS
Maybe I should be more specific.... In system... 1,019 Views / 10 Replies  
Maybe I should be more specific.... In system Preferences there are accounts. in Accounts there is a button for non admin users where you can set what programs you want that person to run and not...
Posted by BostonMACOSX, on Feb 15, 2003 at 10:54 AM, in macOS
how does apple manage "Capabilities"? 1,019 Views / 10 Replies  
i posted this on the OSX General forums to no avail.

i'm wondering how does apple control the ability of the admin users to set Capabilities on what applications a non admin user can run and not...
Posted by BostonMACOSX, on Feb 14, 2003 at 09:12 PM, in macOS
"Capabilities" Where are they? 418 Views / 0 Replies  
I was wondering what the nuts and bolts behind the capabilities tab in the Accounts preference pane is. How do they allow and disallow users to use programs based on account.
Posted by BostonMACOSX, on Feb 13, 2003 at 10:24 AM, in macOS
thanks for all the help. One of the commands I... 1,761 Views / 12 Replies  
thanks for all the help. One of the commands I run remotely spits back a lot and takes some time to complete. Is there a way just to move on to the next computer after sending the command withough...
Posted by BostonMACOSX, on Feb 7, 2003 at 04:07 PM, in macOS
I don't have the first one. I have the second... 583 Views / 5 Replies  
I don't have the first one.
I have the second one though.

Interesting....
Posted by BostonMACOSX, on Feb 7, 2003 at 03:51 PM, in macOS
I don't see that file anywhere .....10.2.3 .... ... 583 Views / 5 Replies  
I don't see that file anywhere .....10.2.3 ....
I did a find / filename as root.
Posted by BostonMACOSX, on Feb 7, 2003 at 03:21 PM, in macOS
Where is the Energy Saver Preference file? 583 Views / 5 Replies  
Out of curiosity where is the energy saver preference file kept. It seems as if everytime I make an image for the machine the setting get wiped clean.

Thanks
BostonMACOSX
Posted by BostonMACOSX, on Feb 7, 2003 at 11:15 AM, in macOS
Creating FTP Drop Folders 495 Views / 1 Replies  
Scenario:

Top Level Folder: Permissions 0777 Owner:pete Group:petehomework

Folder inside has 0733 Owner:pete Group:petehomework.


When I logon as a member of petehomework group I can only...
Posted by BostonMACOSX, on Feb 3, 2003 at 12:34 PM, in macOS
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