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While a reasonable response from Apple's... 1,679 Views / 35 Replies  
While a reasonable response from Apple's financial perspective it leaves customers with unreasonable problems. My boss has already told me he doesn't want a 4 - 12 U Mac Pro in our data center YET...
Posted by egadsby, on Nov 8, 2010 at 04:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Tell Apple how you feel: 4,330 Views / 105 Replies  
Tell Apple how you feel!

Apple Please Do Not Discontinue The Xserve Product Line (http://www.ipetitions.com/petition/bringbackxserve/)
Posted by egadsby, on Nov 8, 2010 at 04:26 PM, in Mac Desktops
Apple is listening...if people become vocal enough 1,679 Views / 35 Replies  
Regrettably you may be right, but look at how Apple responded to Antennagate. If the customers bring it to that level Apple will have to come back with something in the way of an...
Posted by egadsby, on Nov 8, 2010 at 04:24 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The xserve and Mac OS X Server has always worked well for my edu 1,679 Views / 35 Replies  
I work at a small liberal arts college and we have some Xserve's and they work beautifully. More important Work Group Manager running on an older Xserve provides services to about 200 Mac's, with...
Posted by egadsby, on Nov 8, 2010 at 12:19 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I have not played BRÜTAL LEGEND but it looks... 1,460 Views / 45 Replies  
I have not played BRÜTAL LEGEND but it looks cool.

If you have 360 then M$ points are good if you have $20 left over...
Posted by egadsby, on Jan 10, 2010 at 07:08 PM, in Gaming
Thanks...that's a good place to start... 1,578 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks...that's a good place to start...
Posted by egadsby, on Jan 7, 2010 at 05:53 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
How to make Mac OS X 10.5.8 default to duplex printing...need help! 3,073 Views / 2 Replies  
We have a problem in our new building that’s been causing us a lot of pain. College policy dictates that all printers must default to duplex. We are running 10.5.8 and we can't seem to set this as...
Posted by egadsby, on Jan 7, 2010 at 05:41 PM, in macOS
BootPicker actually runs on top of the Mac OS X... 1,578 Views / 4 Replies  
BootPicker actually runs on top of the Mac OS X log-in Window...so Mac OS X is running. If you click the Mac OS X icon then BootPicker closes. If you chose the Windows Icon then the system restarts...
Posted by egadsby, on Jan 7, 2010 at 05:38 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Restating Boot Picker 1,578 Views / 4 Replies  
Dear Friends,

I maintain a duel boot lab. We use BootPicker so our students can pick the OS they want. My problem is this, once the Mac OS icon is clicked there is no easy way to go back to...
Posted by egadsby, on Jan 6, 2010 at 05:19 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Can not print to Window Printers in Mac OS X 10.5.2 lab 26,790 Views / 7 Replies  
Dear Friends,

I am hoping the community can help us with a problem that is stumping me. We have updated a few labs to Leopard with great success.

This weekend I updated a lab and now I can not...
Posted by egadsby, on Mar 23, 2008 at 09:40 PM, in macOS
Here is the answer... 22,583 Views / 2 Replies  
I was directed to this from the Apple Support Forums:

rEEit http://refit.sourceforge.net/


This does exactly what we need and seems to have a good many other features! Thanks!
Posted by egadsby, on Nov 16, 2006 at 09:48 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
BootCamp: How to get the boot menu at each start-up... 22,583 Views / 2 Replies  
Dear Friends,

BootCamp works for us as advertised. That said we would like the boot menu that lets the user chose which OS they want to appear on every restart. This would let us deploy computers...
Posted by egadsby, on Nov 15, 2006 at 05:59 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
The answer! Sort of... 2,677 Views / 4 Replies  
Right now we are not using a Mac OS X Server to managing the clients; with luck that will happen very soon. The systems are currently bound to Active Directory and that of course complicates things....
Posted by egadsby, on Apr 13, 2006 at 11:57 AM, in macOS
How to turn off Bonjour printer discovery 2,677 Views / 4 Replies  
Dear Friends,

We have some 10.4 systems in a lab that we want ONLY using specific printer queues. This means that we need to disable or turn off the Bonjour printer discovery aspect of the print...
Posted by egadsby, on Apr 11, 2006 at 01:35 PM, in macOS
Thank you for the offer, most likely I'm to busy.... 598 Views / 2 Replies  
Thank you for the offer, most likely I'm to busy. Just curious have you found anybody else to play with?
Posted by egadsby, on Feb 8, 2006 at 11:32 AM, in Gaming
Poll: I agree with The iMac Man that the question here... 1,799 Views / 25 Replies  
I agree with The iMac Man that the question here isn't clear. To make a dangerous assumption I'll attempt to put a little spin on this ball. If the question being asked is are "games becoming...
Posted by egadsby, on Feb 8, 2006 at 11:30 AM, in Gaming
SMB Print Queues In An Enterprise...For Multiple Users 418 Views / 0 Replies  
Dear Friends,

I am working in a higher ED IT shop that is primarily Windows based. In an attempt to implement a pay-for print system we need to have SMB based printing working on our Macs. Under...
Posted by egadsby, on Nov 9, 2005 at 12:05 PM, in Networking
SMB Printers Queues In An Enterprise...For Multiple Users 379 Views / 1 Replies  
Dear Friends,

I am working in a higher ED IT shop that is primarily Windows based. In an attempt to implement a pay-for print system we need to have SMB based printing working on our Macs. Under...
Posted by egadsby, on Nov 9, 2005 at 11:59 AM, in macOS
I have found that permissions repair is good... 1,385 Views / 42 Replies  
I have found that permissions repair is good "first step" in looking at the kind of lab problems I encounter at the college. About 1/2 the time it fixes the issue I'm looking at :cool:
Posted by egadsby, on Nov 9, 2005 at 11:56 AM, in macOS
Problems Customizing /System/Library/User Template 357 Views / 0 Replies  
We currently use Panther in our labs. We have been installing custom settings in /System/Library/User Template to create a custom user experience for each new local (mobile) user that is created when...
Posted by egadsby, on May 12, 2005 at 10:45 AM, in macOS
Changing the default permissions... 344 Views / 0 Replies  
Dear Friends,

Heres the scenario, I work in a video lab where they use several firewire hard drives to make it easy for users to move easily between G5s and iMacs.

The lab manager wants...
Posted by egadsby, on Apr 8, 2004 at 11:33 AM, in macOS
 
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