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I did read Atlas Shrugged in high school, and was... 1,978 Views / 68 Replies  
I did read Atlas Shrugged in high school, and was very highly impressed back then 27 or so years ago, and was her greatest local champion. Since then however, the world has changed considerably. I've...
Posted by teszeract, on Nov 18, 2010 at 06:45 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I'd definitely try Firefox 3 beta with the Mac... 748 Views / 15 Replies  
I'd definitely try Firefox 3 beta with the Mac skin. I've gone from "I can't do without Firefox, but I hate it" to "Hey! Pretty snappy!".

Many of the extensions for the beta have not been updated,...
Posted by teszeract, on Jan 29, 2008 at 05:50 PM, in Applications
Leopard Comaptible/Incompatible Apps List? 290 Views / 0 Replies  
Is there a list somewhere that I did not see?

I am going to go for the upgrade from Tiger to Leopard, but I also want to get my ducks in a row. Thanks.
Posted by teszeract, on Jan 29, 2008 at 05:47 PM, in Applications
But on the whole, I am looking so forward to... 4,918 Views / 102 Replies  
But on the whole, I am looking so forward to resolution-independence because as I get older (happy 40th to me), all those tiny tiny pull out arrows on pallettes is making my arm ache with hits and...
Posted by teszeract, on Jun 19, 2007 at 06:14 PM, in macOS
Also, if there is no consensus that 12pt on... 4,918 Views / 102 Replies  
Also, if there is no consensus that 12pt on screen==12pt on paper, then at the very least 100% should mean something, no? BTW, I'm with the 12pt==12pt camp.
Posted by teszeract, on Jun 19, 2007 at 06:11 PM, in macOS
OT:... 4,918 Views / 102 Replies  
OT: http://www.aeroxp.org/board/index.php?showtopic=5205

for those interested.
Posted by teszeract, on Jun 19, 2007 at 06:10 PM, in macOS
Did you know that Leopard is going to run on... 129,698 Views / 2,183 Replies  
Did you know that Leopard is going to run on generic PCs? ie. non-Mac hardware. Shhh. But you heard it here first.
Posted by teszeract, on Apr 4, 2007 at 05:05 PM, in macOS
Thanks for the info. 723 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks for the info.
Posted by teszeract, on Mar 15, 2007 at 04:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Huh? some new system? -- I pasted the url and it... 689 Views / 7 Replies  
Huh? some new system? -- I pasted the url and it pulled in the page title?! wow.
Posted by teszeract, on Mar 14, 2007 at 06:34 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Old Address by Steve Jobs 689 Views / 7 Replies  
This might have been posted before, but I like his message so much (and I am not a fanboy either) that I thought I point a link for anyone who might care to read it.

'You've got to find what you...
Posted by teszeract, on Mar 14, 2007 at 06:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
PRAM battery for Pismo?? Apple say nada 723 Views / 4 Replies  
My Pismo (firewire G3 500mhz) pram battery is dead dead dead and Apple says that this machine si obsolete. Actually they used a more disparaging term that that but I cant remember what it was.

...
Posted by teszeract, on Mar 12, 2007 at 10:58 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hello The first thing that I do is have a... 1,176 Views / 13 Replies  
Hello

The first thing that I do is have a look at the Activity Monitor (Applications>Utilies>Activity monitor) to see what is causing the problem. Sort the list by CPU usage.

Second thing to do...
Posted by teszeract, on Feb 15, 2007 at 09:00 PM, in macOS
I have just tried with a second admin accoutn -... 4,584 Views / 62 Replies  
I have just tried with a second admin accoutn - it'll come up with the password box which you can dismiss with the enter key. Again - not recommended.
Posted by teszeract, on Feb 15, 2007 at 08:51 PM, in macOS
To be very insecure, you can remove the password... 4,584 Views / 62 Replies  
To be very insecure, you can remove the password from your user account. I'm not sure what will happen thereafter. Try at your own risk.
Posted by teszeract, on Feb 15, 2007 at 08:47 PM, in macOS
upgrading mysql... 351 Views / 0 Replies  
Hi


I have mysql 4.0.21 from Server Logistics installed. That's the last version that Server Logistics has Drupal, with which I want to experiment, wants a higher version. Seeing as how often I...
Posted by teszeract, on Jan 22, 2007 at 05:18 PM, in Applications
I forgot to answer some of your questions: I also... 1,139 Views / 36 Replies  
I forgot to answer some of your questions: I also have a Graphire, -- really dig it. And after 20+ years of drawing, there's a lot you have to get un-used to.
Posted by teszeract, on Aug 28, 2006 at 09:02 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I selected this one to post so I can make the... 1,139 Views / 36 Replies  
I selected this one to post so I can make the point that you have to treat it as a different medium. Draw slowly for starters, and then you'll soon be up to speed. Its not great for drawing straight...
Posted by teszeract, on Aug 28, 2006 at 08:58 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I thought I saw your name up there. It seems to... 835 Views / 14 Replies  
I thought I saw your name up there. It seems to be a theme with many submitters to have better organisational apps.
Posted by teszeract, on Aug 24, 2006 at 10:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: Did you enter MyDreamApp? 835 Views / 14 Replies  
Welcome to My Dream App. You're about to be involved in a revolution in the software industry: a no holds barred, totally transparent and ridiculously low barrier version of Macintosh shareware...
Posted by teszeract, on Aug 24, 2006 at 06:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
How silly of me not to mention that I meant USB... 1,951 Views / 7 Replies  
How silly of me not to mention that I meant USB printers.
Posted by teszeract, on Aug 22, 2006 at 09:00 PM, in Networking
Wireless Printing & OS X 1,951 Views / 7 Replies  
All the refs that I have come across make the point that you cannot print to wireless router/print server setups because of a limitiation in OS X and the print drivers supplied. And postscript is a...
Posted by teszeract, on Aug 22, 2006 at 07:57 PM, in Networking
First class joke. :thumbsup: 1,937 Views / 59 Replies  
First class joke.

:thumbsup:
Posted by teszeract, on Aug 16, 2006 at 04:34 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: Oh no. I used to really like Conan the Barbarian... 5,590 Views / 299 Replies  
Oh no. I used to really like Conan the Barbarian movie. It was the best role for Schwarzie ever.
Posted by teszeract, on Aug 9, 2006 at 05:37 AM, in Political/War Lounge
A British success story 522 Views / 1 Replies  
http://static.flickr.com/69/210789456_6de5072f79.jpg

Lord Macauley. What was set in motion all those years ago still bears its fruits today. Seemingly throughout the world. A fascinating man, this...
Posted by teszeract, on Aug 9, 2006 at 04:09 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Hiya Just a quick grab of some of my my... 712 Views / 5 Replies  
Hiya

Just a quick grab of some of my my reference links that I keep handy in voodooPad:

start here: php disabled? enable php | http://www.phpmac.com/articles.php?view=225
Posted by teszeract, on Aug 6, 2006 at 08:41 PM, in macOS
Enough. Really. Childish. Behaviour. ... 5,186 Views / 73 Replies  
Enough.
Really.
Childish.
Behaviour.

Ask and people will (or should) help. And speaking of help -- most applications' last menu item is "Help".
Posted by teszeract, on Jul 26, 2006 at 07:13 PM, in Mac Desktops
Indeed there is. I wouldn't consider an app that... 1,052 Views / 20 Replies  
Indeed there is. I wouldn't consider an app that did not have a trial period.

http://www.maxprog.com/downloads.html

Unfortunately the demo is limited to 100 entries. Liquid Ledger has the...
Posted by teszeract, on Jun 26, 2006 at 06:00 PM, in Applications
So, I've ruled out Liquid Ledger. Its incomplete... 1,052 Views / 20 Replies  
So, I've ruled out Liquid Ledger. Its incomplete for my money (CAD$75). No search or filtering, password protection, no budgeting, limited reports, no contextual menus. Which is a pity cause its...
Posted by teszeract, on Jun 25, 2006 at 03:07 PM, in Applications
I have made a little filemaker database. I carry... 1,332 Views / 23 Replies  
I have made a little filemaker database. I carry around with me on my ipod. It has password request on launch. At work, I have used this wonderful little tip that I saw on OSXHints. Create an...
Posted by teszeract, on Jun 21, 2006 at 04:05 PM, in macOS
Hi Please post information on your sleuting... 917 Views / 6 Replies  
Hi

Please post information on your sleuting for others to refer to for the future. Which logs, what entries to look for etc.
Thanks
Posted by teszeract, on Jun 21, 2006 at 03:59 PM, in macOS
Quicken does not have good international supprt... 1,052 Views / 20 Replies  
Quicken does not have good international supprt for one. Please google this because ... er .. because... um ... well, there's too much.
Posted by teszeract, on Jun 20, 2006 at 11:26 PM, in Applications
Oh, and I must add that so far, MS Money is the... 1,052 Views / 20 Replies  
Oh, and I must add that so far, MS Money is the gold standard for me. Virtual PC and Parallels are options, but wouldn't it be nice to do without Windows?
Posted by teszeract, on Jun 20, 2006 at 11:22 PM, in Applications
Aha. I'll point you in a few directions but I am... 1,052 Views / 20 Replies  
Aha. I'll point you in a few directions but I am also evaluating two final contenders myself.

But a quick recap of my research:

GnuCash - don't attempt unless you are a programmer, or...
Posted by teszeract, on Jun 20, 2006 at 11:20 PM, in Applications
Can either of you guys compare the sizes of the... 515 Views / 3 Replies  
Can either of you guys compare the sizes of the folders?
Posted by teszeract, on Jun 20, 2006 at 11:12 PM, in Applications
Linotype FontExplorerX: duplicating fonts! 515 Views / 3 Replies  
I thought that FEX was really great until until had a real close look. Pruning my company's 10 years worth of fonts to a cleaned collection was a long and arduous process. But it's done.

The last...
Posted by teszeract, on Jun 20, 2006 at 05:57 PM, in Applications
I did find one that purports to be Mac... 775 Views / 5 Replies  
I did find one that purports to be Mac compatible. I have not bought yet.
Posted by teszeract, on Jun 19, 2006 at 08:54 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeah. So it's easy to type your passwords. 1,647 Views / 48 Replies  
Yeah. So it's easy to type your passwords.
Posted by teszeract, on Jun 14, 2006 at 04:43 PM, in MacNN Lounge
USB wifi & Powerbook 775 Views / 5 Replies  
Do the older powerbooks (specifically the Pismo) have the same problem (broadcom/no broadcom chip) with the newer usb based 802.11g adapters as they do with the pcmcia cards?

With the PCM cards,...
Posted by teszeract, on Jun 11, 2006 at 08:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
unarmed robbery 564 Views / 0 Replies  
see link: http://www.newswire.co.nz/main/viewstory.aspx?storyid=310329&catid=32

I love living in NZ! Reminds me of a couple of other stories like the police chase wher the perps got away. "The...
Posted by teszeract, on Apr 4, 2006 at 04:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I've been away for quite a while and thought that... 956 Views / 22 Replies  
I've been away for quite a while and thought that maybe the place closed down. Good thing I waited.
Posted by teszeract, on Mar 27, 2006 at 06:22 PM, in MacNN Lounge
But I do like the pretty widgets. 5,361 Views / 74 Replies  
But I do like the pretty widgets.
Posted by teszeract, on Feb 18, 2006 at 06:19 AM, in macOS
Hmm. Must be just me; but on my iMac 2.0ghz the... 5,361 Views / 74 Replies  
Hmm. Must be just me; but on my iMac 2.0ghz the Finder seems to be a little Snapless. Double clix delay a teeny bit and switching apps seem to wonder about the idea first. Let me go repair...
Posted by teszeract, on Feb 18, 2006 at 06:18 AM, in macOS
Nice one 1,634 Views / 22 Replies  
Nice one
Posted by teszeract, on Feb 17, 2006 at 05:41 AM, in macOS
Use "back" & "next" with screensaver 480 Views / 5 Replies  
I've looked but cannot find a screensaver that does this, or method to add keyboard navigation to a slideshow screensaver. Anyone come across this?
Posted by teszeract, on Jan 29, 2006 at 09:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
What is preventing sleep? 428 Views / 1 Replies  
On prior occasions, quitting the button manager for the Canon scanner had cured insomnia on my iMac G5. But this time I cannot find out what is preventing sleep...

Is there a method for finding...
Posted by teszeract, on Nov 26, 2005 at 11:28 PM, in Applications
My dad sends me emails and then waits at the... 3,229 Views / 88 Replies  
My dad sends me emails and then waits at the computer all dialled-up. I must remember to tell him.
Posted by teszeract, on Nov 6, 2005 at 07:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
What is this? 683 Views / 6 Replies  
What is this?
Posted by teszeract, on Oct 12, 2005 at 06:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Where did 72dpi go? 683 Views / 6 Replies  
I'm talking with reference to the 9" Mac which showed you WYSIWYG at 72dpi. Now on my current 20" @ 1280x960, a 5cm square box in Freehand at 100% measures approximately 4.4cm with a physical ruler....
Posted by teszeract, on Oct 12, 2005 at 05:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Well summarised. 2,282 Views / 57 Replies  
Well summarised.
Posted by teszeract, on Oct 12, 2005 at 05:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
How could they? I have my new iMac for just 3... 5,331 Views / 163 Replies  
How could they? I have my new iMac for just 3 months!
Posted by teszeract, on Oct 12, 2005 at 03:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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