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I've gone through the same thing with the video... 8,275 Views / 263 Replies  
I've gone through the same thing with the video cables. I gave up ever seeing my touch output to my Bravia.

I've been considering a netbook with Ubuntu but to be honest I still like the Mac OS too...
Posted by Particle_Man, on Mar 23, 2009 at 01:56 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Accessing the Console in Doom3? 587 Views / 2 Replies  
According to the Cheats Section (http://www.apple.com/games/articles/2005/02/doom3/index2.html#cheats) on the Apple Doom3 (http://www.apple.com/games/articles/2005/02/doom3/) page all I need to do to...
Posted by Particle_Man, on Mar 29, 2005 at 04:30 PM, in Gaming
I've been looking forward to this program ever... 1,051 Views / 17 Replies  
I've been looking forward to this program ever since the guy showed it at Macworld. I'm am seriously disappointed that the screensaver version of it isn't free as was promised.
Posted by Particle_Man, on Sep 8, 2004 at 07:38 AM, in Applications
There's a few places around that are making... 918 Views / 7 Replies  
There's a few places around that are making replacement side doors out of clear plastic. That way you can run the system the way it's supposed to be run and it'll still look good.
Posted by Particle_Man, on Feb 7, 2004 at 09:46 AM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks for posting that and for putting the site... 1,781 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks for posting that and for putting the site up. It's the best gathering of all the MDD 400 overclock info out there.
Posted by Particle_Man, on Feb 4, 2004 at 11:11 AM, in Hardware Hacking
Poll: A checkbox poll would have been better if the... 1,719 Views / 23 Replies  
A checkbox poll would have been better if the poll software the board runs would have allowed it. I've got crystal white 500MHz and 800MHz iBooks. Kind of a bummer only being able to vote for one.
Posted by Particle_Man, on Jul 4, 2003 at 07:29 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I'd like to see a glow in the dark skin as well.... 2,353 Views / 37 Replies  
I'd like to see a glow in the dark skin as well. Something more industrial would also be cool.

I like the US Flag design as well as most of the flame ones. Both the Radioactive and Biohazard...
Posted by Particle_Man, on Jun 24, 2003 at 03:38 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I had the battery for my 500MHz iceBook replaced... 975 Views / 12 Replies  
I had the battery for my 500MHz iceBook replaced under warranty about 2 months ago. Just went to my local Mac shop and told them that I was getting less than an hour and a half on a battery that used...
Posted by Particle_Man, on Jun 24, 2003 at 03:32 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I can get 4 hours and 25 minutes with my screen... 904 Views / 7 Replies  
I can get 4 hours and 25 minutes with my screen brightness on the third bar in the popup graphic. I could probably get a bit more by spinning down the hard drive and turning off Airport but since I'm...
Posted by Particle_Man, on Jun 24, 2003 at 03:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Please Help - Find command crashing 10.2.6 Finder on Quicksilver 365 Views / 0 Replies  
I hit Command+F from the Finder to bring up the find dialog, Enter the info I want to search for, Hit return or click the Search button, and boom the Finder crashes and comes right back up.

I've...
Posted by Particle_Man, on Jun 24, 2003 at 02:06 PM, in macOS
What if the .xinitrc file isn't there? Can I just... 501 Views / 3 Replies  
What if the .xinitrc file isn't there? Can I just create it? Actually I know I could but making sure that the config file I want read is the one that gets read then becomes the hassle.

Home...
Posted by Particle_Man, on May 2, 2003 at 01:58 PM, in macOS
X11 Window Manager help 501 Views / 3 Replies  
Just got a new iBook and got X11 installed on it. Only problem is that it's using TWM instead of Quartz as the window manager and I can't remember what file to hack to change this. I've done it on my...
Posted by Particle_Man, on May 2, 2003 at 08:38 AM, in macOS
I just shorted the sense pins on the video card.... 853 Views / 15 Replies  
I just shorted the sense pins on the video card. I can't remember exactly which ones they are but two of the holes in the plug on the beige G3 actually tell the machine whether there's a monitor...
Posted by Particle_Man, on Mar 5, 2003 at 01:28 PM, in Mac Desktops
By "older macs" they usually mean Beige or Blue &... 786 Views / 11 Replies  
By "older macs" they usually mean Beige or Blue & White G3's. The Quicksilvers will support another hard drive on the same chain as the CD drive without a problem. I've run one that way quite often...
Posted by Particle_Man, on Feb 5, 2003 at 05:51 PM, in Mac Desktops
I love Logos™. I had more of them as a kid than I... 1,421 Views / 56 Replies  
I love Logos™. I had more of them as a kid than I knew what to do with. My brother and I collected them with almost obsessivley.

I hadn't really thought about playing with them once I got out of...
Posted by Particle_Man, on Jan 11, 2003 at 09:43 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Westnet ADSL in Perth Westewrn Australia ... 1,856 Views / 65 Replies  
Westnet ADSL in Perth Westewrn Australia

512kilobit down (about 60k/sec) and 128 kilobit up (about 16k/sec)

8 gigs of international traffic a month included, after that it's 6 cents a meg.
...
Posted by Particle_Man, on Nov 9, 2002 at 04:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You have James Cameron to blame for the organic... 1,648 Views / 55 Replies  
You have James Cameron to blame for the organic web shooters. He did a treatment of the script and that was his idea. Strangely enough it's about the only thing from his treatment that survived to...
Posted by Particle_Man, on Nov 9, 2002 at 03:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
a Dremel Mototool mid range iBook iPod... 1,822 Views / 73 Replies  
a Dremel Mototool

mid range iBook

iPod (even a 5 gig one woild make me happy)

Another 17" monitor for my G4 (already have the video card

PS2 with DVD remote, extra controller, Stuntman,...
Posted by Particle_Man, on Nov 9, 2002 at 02:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You have just given me the perfect idead for what... 265,481 Views / 1,576 Replies  
You have just given me the perfect idead for what to do with my side panels as soon as the warranty runsd out. Very similar to that but I think I'll do the Apple Logo the same color as the stripes....
Posted by Particle_Man, on Nov 9, 2002 at 02:01 PM, in Mac Desktops
I put a Zip 100 in there. Got it for $15 from a... 959 Views / 15 Replies  
I put a Zip 100 in there. Got it for $15 from a local retailer on a closeout sale. After getting the files off the old Zip disks I've hardly used it.
Posted by Particle_Man, on Oct 29, 2002 at 10:21 AM, in Mac Desktops
Yeah, I'm looking forward to 250,000. Got three... 415 Views / 7 Replies  
Yeah, I'm looking forward to 250,000. Got three machines crunching in the background full time and two laptops that are crunching when their on external power. I've been thinking about seeing if I...
Posted by Particle_Man, on Jun 19, 2002 at 02:47 PM, in Team MacNN
What's up with rc5? 415 Views / 7 Replies  
The stats page shows the current data as almost 72 hours old. I'm still getting work packets for all the machines I've got crunching so I'm assuming the project is still underway. Clicking on my...
Posted by Particle_Man, on Jun 17, 2002 at 02:47 PM, in Team MacNN
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Posted by Particle_Man, on May 31, 2002 at 12:12 AM, in MacNN Lounge
just wanna vote. Nice to see the board software... 1,875 Views / 104 Replies  
just wanna vote. Nice to see the board software supporting it.

&lt;oops too late. oh well&gt;

<small>[ 05-26-2002, 08:22 AM: Message edited by: Particle_Man ]</small>
Posted by Particle_Man, on May 26, 2002 at 08:20 AM, in macOS
oops, double post [ 05-23-2002: Message... 623 Views / 28 Replies  
oops, double post

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Posted by Particle_Man, on May 23, 2002 at 05:33 AM, in MacNN Lounge
oops, double post [ 05-23-2002: Message... 615 Views / 28 Replies  
oops, double post

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Posted by Particle_Man, on May 23, 2002 at 05:33 AM, in MacNN Lounge
oops, double post [ 05-23-2002: Message... 545 Views / 28 Replies  
oops, double post

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Posted by Particle_Man, on May 23, 2002 at 05:33 AM, in MacNN Lounge
oops, double post [ 05-23-2002: Message... 1,040 Views / 28 Replies  
oops, double post

[ 05-23-2002: Message edited by: Particle_Man ]
Posted by Particle_Man, on May 23, 2002 at 05:33 AM, in MacNN Lounge
oops, double post [ 05-23-2002: Message... 516 Views / 28 Replies  
oops, double post

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Posted by Particle_Man, on May 23, 2002 at 05:33 AM, in MacNN Lounge
If you want decent price in Perth go to... 615 Views / 28 Replies  
If you want decent price in Perth go to http://www.westnet.com.au and check out their DSL offerings under the Broadband section of the site. Best prices of anyone. I'm going with the $79 a month...
Posted by Particle_Man, on May 23, 2002 at 05:30 AM, in MacNN Lounge
If you want decent price in Perth go to... 1,040 Views / 28 Replies  
If you want decent price in Perth go to http://www.westnet.com.au and check out their DSL offerings under the Broadband section of the site. Best prices of anyone. I'm going with the $79 a month...
Posted by Particle_Man, on May 23, 2002 at 05:30 AM, in MacNN Lounge
If you want decent price in Perth go to... 623 Views / 28 Replies  
If you want decent price in Perth go to http://www.westnet.com.au and check out their DSL offerings under the Broadband section of the site. Best prices of anyone. I'm going with the $79 a month...
Posted by Particle_Man, on May 23, 2002 at 05:30 AM, in MacNN Lounge
If you want decent price in Perth go to... 516 Views / 28 Replies  
If you want decent price in Perth go to http://www.westnet.com.au and check out their DSL offerings under the Broadband section of the site. Best prices of anyone. I'm going with the $79 a month...
Posted by Particle_Man, on May 23, 2002 at 05:30 AM, in MacNN Lounge
If you want decent price in Perth go to... 545 Views / 28 Replies  
If you want decent price in Perth go to http://www.westnet.com.au and check out their DSL offerings under the Broadband section of the site. Best prices of anyone. I'm going with the $79 a month...
Posted by Particle_Man, on May 23, 2002 at 05:30 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Trust me when I tell you that reporting it to... 424 Views / 10 Replies  
Trust me when I tell you that reporting it to Bigpond won't do you a bit of good. Telstra (the owners of Bigpond) simply don't care.
Posted by Particle_Man, on May 21, 2002 at 01:29 AM, in macOS
My job over at Apple Addict forus is basically to... 533 Views / 17 Replies  
My job over at Apple Addict forus is basically to rip on Mouseboy (aka MB38). Maybe we should team up?
Posted by Particle_Man, on Apr 30, 2002 at 01:11 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I've bought a new G4 and iBook at AppleCentre... 533 Views / 17 Replies  
I've bought a new G4 and iBook at AppleCentre Joondalup in the last 4 months. The service there rocks and the owner and most the employees are WAMUG officers.
Posted by Particle_Man, on Apr 29, 2002 at 11:07 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yep, that's me, in the wheelchair, UT Master. 533 Views / 17 Replies  
Yep, that's me, in the wheelchair, UT Master.
Posted by Particle_Man, on Apr 29, 2002 at 05:33 AM, in MacNN Lounge
send him an email, maybe he'll let you and Raul... 533 Views / 17 Replies  
send him an email, maybe he'll let you and Raul join in a threesome. Perhaps you can be Grimace?
Posted by Particle_Man, on Apr 29, 2002 at 01:53 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Loser freak of the year? 533 Views / 17 Replies  
Originally posted by Beach Bunny Goddess at Appleaddict.com

" http://www.cybcon.com/~weitzeo/

I sure hope this is a joke! "
Posted by Particle_Man, on Apr 29, 2002 at 12:53 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I used to disable Foolproof on the local college... 562 Views / 14 Replies  
I used to disable Foolproof on the local college network so friends and I could play Marathon, Spectre, and Maze Wars. There were at least a dozen IIci's (that'll give you an idea how long ago it...
Posted by Particle_Man, on Aug 19, 2001 at 04:37 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I thought this was going to be a nice site when... 688 Views / 7 Replies  
I thought this was going to be a nice site when it started. Unfortunantly it hasn't turned out to be so. Down most the time and the forums not working since MacWorld.
Posted by Particle_Man, on Aug 19, 2001 at 04:17 AM, in Hardware Hacking
Who'd buy it? I would if only to run Half Life... 921 Views / 33 Replies  
Who'd buy it? I would if only to run Half Life finally on my Mac. :D

Is it possible? I'd have to say yes. The NT code base makes it possible.

Would Mac users complain? Loudly but at this point...
Posted by Particle_Man, on Aug 16, 2001 at 04:55 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Thanks for the Triangle Man vs. Particle Man... 641 Views / 24 Replies  
Thanks for the Triangle Man vs. Particle Man explanation. I actually chose this handle many years ago (going back to BBS's in the 80's) because of an interest in Particle Physics and FTL travel.
Posted by Particle_Man, on Jul 6, 2001 at 11:51 PM, in macOS
waffffffle, I've been wanting to do up my... 762 Views / 12 Replies  
waffffffle, I've been wanting to do up my Wallstreet II. Could you give me some more info on what you used to cover your Pismo? Maybe a couple pics as well? I've seen some really nice looking...
Posted by Particle_Man, on Jul 6, 2001 at 01:53 PM, in Hardware Hacking
What exactly do you mean Triangle Man? ... 641 Views / 24 Replies  
What exactly do you mean Triangle Man?

kfkel, I didn't mean to imply that you might have done anything dodgy to the Applescript. I'm sorry if it came across that way. I simply don't trust any Run...
Posted by Particle_Man, on Jul 6, 2001 at 01:35 PM, in macOS
OK, I've got it working but didn't use the... 641 Views / 24 Replies  
OK, I've got it working but didn't use the Applescripts. I hate Read Only Applescripts since I can't check the source code to make sure they don't do anything destructive. I got a modified copy of...
Posted by Particle_Man, on Jul 6, 2001 at 09:34 AM, in macOS
Completly transparent dock is here now!!! 641 Views / 24 Replies  
I haven't yet tried this but the link was up on versiontracker. Please respond here if it works.

Web page is at
Authors site (http://homepage.mac.com/kfkel)

The Versiontracker link is...
Posted by Particle_Man, on Jul 5, 2001 at 01:45 PM, in macOS
Most excellent it's working great now. Happy to... 1,152 Views / 51 Replies  
Most excellent it's working great now. Happy to help you work out the bugs :)
Posted by Particle_Man, on Jun 18, 2001 at 11:58 PM, in Applications
Thanks for the pointer to the link. That's just... 7,927 Views / 765 Replies  
Thanks for the pointer to the link. That's just increadible. Wonder if I can find one for my Wallstreet II anywhere.
Posted by Particle_Man, on Jun 18, 2001 at 09:11 AM, in macOS
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