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Agreed. We're in a global crisis, and churches... 14,094 Views / 540 Replies  
Agreed. We're in a global crisis, and churches were not singled out. It should not have been a 5-4 vote. Per the 1st Amendment:

Relevant parts shown. People can still assemble, even in large...
Posted by reader50, on May 31, 2020 at 11:29 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I agree that with guns as expensive as they are,... 44,641 Views / 333 Replies  
I agree that with guns as expensive as they are, whites likely own more per-capita than blacks. So cops feel safer skipping politeness and going for max violence vs blacks. But taking away guns not...
Posted by reader50, on May 31, 2020 at 07:39 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I'm buying it that the looters are a distinct... 44,641 Views / 333 Replies  
I'm buying it that the looters are a distinct group from protesters, with minimal overlap. The protesters want policy changes, while the looters want to stir the pot. And/or score some cheap...
Posted by reader50, on May 31, 2020 at 03:57 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Recovery partitions do not show in Startup Disk... 204 Views / 7 Replies  
Recovery partitions do not show in Startup Disk pref pane. I do see them in the firmware boot selector.
Posted by reader50, on May 29, 2020 at 05:58 PM, in macOS
iPartition could clone the OS9 driver partition... 102 Views / 4 Replies  
iPartition could clone the OS9 driver partition across. Though you'd want it in the usual position at the beginning.

That said, I'd reformat and re-clone as the simplest choice.
Posted by reader50, on May 29, 2020 at 05:55 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Derek Chauvin (the knee-on-neck man) has been... 44,641 Views / 333 Replies  
Derek Chauvin (the knee-on-neck man) has been arrested...
Posted by reader50, on May 29, 2020 at 02:24 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I wouldn't want to be in those 4 (former)... 44,641 Views / 333 Replies  
I wouldn't want to be in those 4 (former) officers' shoes normally. But right now, especially not. Commit a convincing-looking murder. Do it on camera, from multiple angles. In front of a ton of...
Posted by reader50, on May 29, 2020 at 02:21 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I'm on Mojave, and "classic view" has been... 242 Views / 7 Replies  
I'm on Mojave, and "classic view" has been present for a long time. If you're on Catalina, then Apple may have sold us classic users down the river.
Posted by reader50, on May 28, 2020 at 05:55 PM, in Applications
To have the power to lie, without anyone pointing... 474 Views / 8 Replies  
To have the power to lie, without anyone pointing it out. And if someone does point out the lie, the liar the reporter must be slapped down.

Because only the King can always be right.
Posted by reader50, on May 28, 2020 at 04:32 PM, in Political/War Lounge
You're viewing with Organize by Conversation,... 242 Views / 7 Replies  
You're viewing with Organize by Conversation, which groups related emails. That's probably why the Received By column is missing, as groups have divergent arrival dates. I've avoided the...
Posted by reader50, on May 28, 2020 at 01:32 PM, in Applications
Doc, are you using an odd Mail view? I use the... 242 Views / 7 Replies  
Doc, are you using an odd Mail view? I use the classic view I'm used to, dating back to the PPC days. In the mails pane, I click on the column header for Date Received. It sorts just fine.

If...
Posted by reader50, on May 27, 2020 at 02:47 PM, in Applications
Based on incidents like this continuing to... 44,641 Views / 333 Replies  
Based on incidents like this continuing to happen, the most reasonable guess is they were happening all along. And police body cams haven't helped much, due to turn-offs and departments that only...
Posted by reader50, on May 27, 2020 at 12:12 AM, in Political/War Lounge
When I want recovery partitions for multiple OS... 204 Views / 7 Replies  
When I want recovery partitions for multiple OS versions on a single drive, I use iPartition to clone the recovery partition in question from a source drive.

Coriolis Systems...
Posted by reader50, on May 25, 2020 at 07:00 PM, in macOS
Here mostly. Apple has a feedback form used for... 444 Views / 12 Replies  
Here mostly. Apple has a feedback form used for bug reports. But no standard way to protest policies. I support the Right To Repair movement, and will vote for it should we get it on the ballot here...
Posted by reader50, on May 25, 2020 at 02:36 PM, in macOS
#4 MacBook with GMA 950 - can run up to Mountain... 231 Views / 11 Replies  
#4 MacBook with GMA 950 - can run up to Mountain Lion with graphics acceleration. Although ML shipped with only the 64-bit kernel, the first dev preview included the 32-bit kernel. So a hacked...
Posted by reader50, on May 25, 2020 at 04:03 AM, in Applications
You don't need Catalina for this. Advanced screen... 231 Views / 11 Replies  
You don't need Catalina for this. Advanced screen shots are definitely in Mojave (patcher (http://dosdude1.com/mojave/)) and might be in High Sierra (patcher (http://dosdude1.com/highsierra/)). High...
Posted by reader50, on May 24, 2020 at 11:16 PM, in Applications
The built-in options are substantial, though they... 231 Views / 11 Replies  
The built-in options are substantial, though they vary by macOS version. shift-command-5 for the screenshop app, where you can control what the keyboard shortcuts do.

In macOS, click on Help menu,...
Posted by reader50, on May 24, 2020 at 02:53 PM, in Applications
To have a broad range of data? Using this... 14,094 Views / 540 Replies  
To have a broad range of data? Using this reasoning, we should compare the US to only the closest analogue. Ignoring all the other countries. Good science studies everything.

I'm fine with...
Posted by reader50, on May 24, 2020 at 01:56 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I don't remember the "closest" part. I thought... 14,094 Views / 540 Replies  
I don't remember the "closest" part. I thought Oreo's been arguing S. Korea is a valid comparison, with focus on policy choices. Numerous news stories have mentioned the USA and SK got their first...
Posted by reader50, on May 24, 2020 at 12:39 PM, in Political/War Lounge
What I'm interested in is the US states that... 14,094 Views / 540 Replies  
What I'm interested in is the US states that reopened everything right away vs the cautious states. I was expecting spikes in the case rankings from the wide-open states.

Turns out it's more...
Posted by reader50, on May 23, 2020 at 03:36 PM, in Political/War Lounge
pmset is an OSX Terminal command. But the... 931 Views / 9 Replies  
pmset is an OSX Terminal command. But the settings it modifies might carry over to OS 9. For more info, Terminal -> man pmset

You could try stopping at OS 9.1 or try Mac OS 9 Lives! downloads...
Posted by reader50, on May 23, 2020 at 12:29 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
So you're at risk if you take a TV out of the... 44,641 Views / 333 Replies  
So you're at risk if you take a TV out of the store. And you're at risk if you bring a TV back into the store. Obviously the problem is local brick-and-mortar stores. Screw local employment, order...
Posted by reader50, on May 19, 2020 at 10:35 PM, in Political/War Lounge
We may be on the verge of swearing in President... 14,094 Views / 540 Replies  
We may be on the verge of swearing in President Pence. Trump is taking (https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/may/19/hydroxychloroquine-trump-and-covid-19-what-you-need-to-know) hydroxychloroquine...
Posted by reader50, on May 19, 2020 at 10:24 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Upon rechecking your model info, it was released... 444 Views / 12 Replies  
Upon rechecking your model info, it was released with Sierra 10.12.4. The logic board came out in 2015 with Yosemite 10.10.2

Apparently you can indeed install Sierra, or anything from 10.10.2...
Posted by reader50, on May 19, 2020 at 07:31 PM, in macOS
I complain frequently about Apple's removal of... 444 Views / 12 Replies  
I complain frequently about Apple's removal of upgrade options. And I'm not happy about how they're locking down the OS either. Like making it mandatory to sign graphics drivers, then refusing to...
Posted by reader50, on May 19, 2020 at 04:43 PM, in macOS
Apple has been eliminating internal expansion... 444 Views / 12 Replies  
Apple has been eliminating internal expansion options, or I'd have suggested an upgrade. If you post your exact MBA model, I can check if the SSD is a separate module, or soldered in place. But I'm...
Posted by reader50, on May 18, 2020 at 03:37 PM, in macOS
VNC is a remote-desktop service. You don't need... 458 Views / 12 Replies  
VNC is a remote-desktop service. You don't need this - if you downloaded something VNC-related, trash it.

VLC (https://www.videolan.org/) is an open-source video player. Famous for playing just...
Posted by reader50, on May 16, 2020 at 09:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Too bad this problem never happens with bank... 327 Views / 2 Replies  
Too bad this problem never happens with bank transfers.
Posted by reader50, on May 16, 2020 at 06:54 PM, in iOS Apps
Is it too late to return/trade your laptop for... 444 Views / 12 Replies  
Is it too late to return/trade your laptop for one with bigger storage?
Posted by reader50, on May 16, 2020 at 02:46 PM, in macOS
Mattben7, are you serious? Your Samsung 32"... 592 Views / 5 Replies  
Mattben7, are you serious? Your Samsung 32" starts at $600, beyond his budget. The other three are 1920x1080, inadequate for good photo work today. Much less the OP's mature video production. Your...
Posted by reader50, on May 15, 2020 at 12:54 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
In general, new Macs only support the OS at the... 444 Views / 12 Replies  
In general, new Macs only support the OS at the time they were released, plus later versions.

However, it's not an absolute rule. If the new Mac is just a spec bump (logic board unchanged) then it...
Posted by reader50, on May 14, 2020 at 04:22 PM, in macOS
In your business, color accuracy is critical.... 592 Views / 5 Replies  
In your business, color accuracy is critical. Skin tones have to be exactly right. Discerning viewers insist on it during close-ups of the action. You should consider upping your monitor budget -...
Posted by reader50, on May 14, 2020 at 01:13 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I'm getting shaggy too. But barbers are not open... 14,094 Views / 540 Replies  
I'm getting shaggy too. But barbers are not open in CA yet, and I've been thinking about the practicalities. They'll have to at least move the mask retaining straps to do a good job. Or ask you to...
Posted by reader50, on May 14, 2020 at 12:56 PM, in Political/War Lounge
You're losing space to the journal or something.... 539 Views / 3 Replies  
You're losing space to the journal or something. Result size is a constant ~128MB smaller than requested size. Simplest solution is to bump your requests by 128 MB, or 144 MB to add some safety...
Posted by reader50, on May 14, 2020 at 12:49 PM, in macOS
When you return next week to edit a spam link... 767 Views / 6 Replies  
When you return next week to edit a spam link into your post, we will be waiting for you.
Posted by reader50, on May 14, 2020 at 01:16 AM, in macOS
Having never bought a Microsoft product, I don't... 661 Views / 7 Replies  
Having never bought a Microsoft product, I don't have your answer.

But I do suggest you download the open-source LibreOffice (https://www.libreoffice.org/) in the meantime. It may not be a perfect...
Posted by reader50, on May 13, 2020 at 09:14 PM, in Applications
I agree, PS4 is a great game. 469 Views / 12 Replies  
I agree, PS4 is a great game.
Posted by reader50, on May 13, 2020 at 11:50 AM, in Gaming
Beware that if your current MBA model was... 444 Views / 12 Replies  
Beware that if your current MBA model was released after High Sierra came out, Sierra may not install. If you've managed to boot Sierra on your new MBA already, then never mind.

If you have Sierra...
Posted by reader50, on May 12, 2020 at 06:00 PM, in macOS
We can all rest easy about COVID-19. Trump has... 14,094 Views / 540 Replies  
We can all rest easy about COVID-19. Trump has declared victory...
Posted by reader50, on May 11, 2020 at 08:43 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Expiration date applies to sale eligibility.... 14,094 Views / 540 Replies  
Expiration date applies to sale eligibility. There's a built-in safety margin for consumer use, probably at least a week assuming refrigeration.
Posted by reader50, on May 11, 2020 at 04:34 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I'm still on Mojave, which makes it hard to offer... 621 Views / 13 Replies  
I'm still on Mojave, which makes it hard to offer Catalina-specific advice.
#5 Mojave also splits out VM to a separate partition.
#1 is probably the System partition for Catalina.

What bothers...
Posted by reader50, on May 11, 2020 at 03:21 PM, in macOS
He still moved at the end, so he didn't break the... 103,881 Views / 546 Replies  
He still moved at the end, so he didn't break the neck. But I'd want X-rays. He bent a steel tube that easily handled his full weight.
Posted by reader50, on May 10, 2020 at 11:43 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Frank's is good stuff. I'm mostly doing Cholula... 2,474 Views / 114 Replies  
Frank's is good stuff. I'm mostly doing Cholula and Tapatío today, but when those get old, I'll certainly do some Frank's Red Hot again.
Posted by reader50, on May 9, 2020 at 09:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
There are days when I wish Trump would get it. It... 14,094 Views / 540 Replies  
There are days when I wish Trump would get it. It would make him take it seriously while in the hospital. But realistically, I see few outcomes:

1) Trump recovers. Most do. After, he's even more...
Posted by reader50, on May 9, 2020 at 12:55 AM, in Political/War Lounge
On a low-profile USB flash drive, I was thinking... 621 Views / 13 Replies  
On a low-profile USB flash drive, I was thinking of something like this (https://www.newegg.com/samsung-model-muf-256ab-am-256gb/p/N82E16820147719). One that sticks out so little it could be left...
Posted by reader50, on May 7, 2020 at 03:20 PM, in macOS
Trump has consistently understated and... 14,094 Views / 540 Replies  
Trump has consistently understated and under-responded to COVID-19. His administration also killed...
Posted by reader50, on May 7, 2020 at 02:48 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Still using my Logitech MX518. They got it right... 641 Views / 6 Replies  
Still using my Logitech MX518. They got it right - why mess with perfection. Well OK, it's not wireless. Fine for my desktop, but less convenient for notebook users.

I don't have an actual...
Posted by reader50, on May 6, 2020 at 11:12 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Fox did. Then they sat on the Firefly name, so it... 14,614 Views / 100 Replies  
Fox did. Then they sat on the Firefly name, so it couldn't be used in the movie or comics. Then they did it to Whedon all over again on Dollhouse. Then cancelled Lucifer. It's kind of amazing Fox is...
Posted by reader50, on May 6, 2020 at 11:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
yes. note who edited the post last. :) 1,041 Views / 15 Replies  
yes. note who edited the post last. :)
Posted by reader50, on May 5, 2020 at 03:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
2nd port on modem will try to pull a 2nd IP... 1,448 Views / 13 Replies  
2nd port on modem will try to pull a 2nd IP address.

Log into the modem and check corrected/uncorrected totals. See if they've gone up rapidly on one or more channels. Logs can show if the modem...
Posted by reader50, on May 5, 2020 at 12:22 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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