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I had this problem with my MBP, and I traced it... 562 Views / 4 Replies  
I had this problem with my MBP, and I traced it down to a bad RAM stick. Received new RAM under warranty, and I've never had the problem again. It would happen to me once per week or so.

Hope that...
Posted by mudmonkey, on Sep 9, 2007 at 02:18 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I solved my own problem: I had recently... 3,448 Views / 11 Replies  
I solved my own problem: I had recently reinstalled Tiger and had used CASE-SENSITIVE HFS. Big mistake.

Many apps don't support case-sensitive (including Adobe). Ugh. After a complete reinstall,...
Posted by mudmonkey, on Jun 23, 2005 at 10:48 PM, in Gaming
I hate to dig up this old thread; however, I am... 3,448 Views / 11 Replies  
I hate to dig up this old thread; however, I am having a similar problem with my StarCraft 1.05 hybrid CD (PC/MAC).

I use the installer and update to 1.2; however, it always crashes with "There...
Posted by mudmonkey, on Jun 23, 2005 at 12:11 PM, in Gaming
Re: Re: Re: Any Scientists Here? 3,698 Views / 46 Replies  
Exactly. I did my M.Sc. thesis in Word. It got to over 100MB in filesize and eventually, I hit the bug of, "you inserted another figure. I will corrupt the file, but, generate no errors." I lost...
Posted by mudmonkey, on Feb 13, 2004 at 03:16 PM, in Applications
Mail Filter for .exe files 400 Views / 0 Replies  
Greetings all. I am trying to come up with a filter in Mail.app that marks as junk any mail message that contains an attachment of .exe type. I receive about 20-30 various .exe garbage a day (from...
Posted by mudmonkey, on Feb 11, 2004 at 01:26 PM, in Applications
Re: Re: Re: Why does .Mac mail have no bloody spam filters?! 1,123 Views / 26 Replies  
I agree. Also, what about just filters for pre-filing your mail? In other words, I want mail from a particular Subject: to go to a particular folder.

Yes, one could do this in Mail; however, the...
Posted by mudmonkey, on Feb 5, 2004 at 03:22 PM, in Applications
Re: Re: Re: Re: Office 2004 1,096 Views / 13 Replies  
Just curious, why do you say that Nisus Writer Express (a Cocoa, OS X native app) is terrible? I have tried it, and it seemed quite nice. The fact that it is Cocoa (and therefore honors my...
Posted by mudmonkey, on Feb 5, 2004 at 03:18 PM, in Applications
Re: PTI via ESPN.com on the Mac? Anyone?! 761 Views / 9 Replies  
TiVo is a wonderful thing. Quit paying for ESPN content and use it to pay for the TiVo service. Get home from work, and voila it is waiting for you to watch it.

I love PTI with my TiVo.
Posted by mudmonkey, on Feb 2, 2004 at 11:32 PM, in Applications
Re: Mac Tax Software? 1,025 Views / 17 Replies  
Has anyone tried the 2003 tax year editions, yet?

Reading over at Amazon, all of the reviews for TurboTax have been terrible (several instances of the program crashing and not being able to get...
Posted by mudmonkey, on Feb 2, 2004 at 01:50 PM, in Applications
Agreed. I did a number of repeating tests to... 59,516 Views / 937 Replies  
Agreed. I did a number of repeating tests to average out any times, and Safari 1.1 is over 3x faster loading pages than OW5 for me on my machine (PB G4 667).

The painful speed of OW5 is...
Posted by mudmonkey, on Feb 2, 2004 at 01:27 PM, in Applications
Re: vim key bindings in terminal 1,039 Views / 2 Replies  
You can bind keys in the "Window Settings..." -> "Keyboard" dialog of the terminal app. The downside is that these settings apply to that window (not just vim). I haven't tried to bind the...
Posted by mudmonkey, on Jan 14, 2004 at 03:34 PM, in macOS
Well, the betas came out before Panther, and... 6,146 Views / 45 Replies  
Well, the betas came out before Panther, and prebinding libraries generated from XL is broken in Panther.

There are other issues with the beta which, undoubtedly, are fixed in the release.
Posted by mudmonkey, on Jan 14, 2004 at 03:18 PM, in Applications
Re: Re: Re: IBM's XL Fortran and C/C++ compilers officially released. (No longer beta.) 6,146 Views / 45 Replies  
XL Fortran for AIX costs slightly over $2,100.

Let us all hope to all hopes that Apple helped fund the compiler development and will include it in the developer tools...

EDIT: Just looked up...
Posted by mudmonkey, on Jan 13, 2004 at 03:34 PM, in Applications
You beat me to it... I just found on Apple's... 641 Views / 3 Replies  
You beat me to it... I just found on Apple's site it is port 3689.

Works fine for me with Firewall on and port 3689 enabled.
Posted by mudmonkey, on Apr 30, 2003 at 09:53 PM, in Applications
Re: iTunes 4 sharing 641 Views / 3 Replies  
You probably have the firewall turned on for the powerbook. Try going into the Sharing System Preference, click the Firewall tab, and click stop. Now it should work. Once we know the port(s), you...
Posted by mudmonkey, on Apr 30, 2003 at 09:46 PM, in Applications
Re: Network printing worked once, never again 374 Views / 2 Replies  
I have the same problem with my Epson C80N.

Sadly, I have not found a solution.

No, turning the printer off and on isn't the problem. Tried it. Anyhow, all of the other computers (not on 10.2...
Posted by mudmonkey, on Sep 17, 2002 at 12:06 PM, in macOS
Anti-Aliased Medium - Best for LCD!?!? 1,152 Views / 17 Replies  
I have a Rev. B TiBook now running 10.2.

I set the "Text Smoothing" to "Medium (Best for Flat Panel)". I realize that much of anti-aliased is subjective, but, is it just me or does the "Light",...
Posted by mudmonkey, on Sep 9, 2002 at 10:37 PM, in macOS
Re: Re: Epson Stylus C80N (Epson-Appletalk) Strangeness 563 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks for the tip; however, CUPS is extremely rudimentary when it comes to print options. I need to set resolution, color matching, paper types, etc. differently almost every time I print. The...
Posted by mudmonkey, on Sep 8, 2002 at 06:19 PM, in macOS
Epson Stylus C80N (Epson-Appletalk) Strangeness 563 Views / 3 Replies  
Has anyone gotten an Epson-Appletalk printer to work in 10.2?

I have a Stylus C80N with a fixed IP address and Appletalk enabled. When I first installed 10.2, I went to print center, selected...
Posted by mudmonkey, on Sep 7, 2002 at 03:31 PM, in macOS
Great Tip! I hadn't noticed that. I am... 390 Views / 1 Replies  
Great Tip! I hadn't noticed that.

I am having one problem with the Keychain in 10.2 that maybe someone could help with. I have it such that the keychain locks when the machine goes to sleep.
...
Posted by mudmonkey, on Sep 7, 2002 at 03:25 PM, in macOS
Re: Wacom Graphire Tablet and 10.2 - Drivers wanted? 839 Views / 10 Replies  
I don't have Jaguar so I cannot answer your question directly. I have been wondering about this as well. People who have tested Ink, did you use a Wacom?

Waterman, try installing the 10.1 "beta"...
Posted by mudmonkey, on Aug 22, 2002 at 07:24 PM, in macOS
Very interesting. Thank you for the reference! ... 664 Views / 4 Replies  
Very interesting. Thank you for the reference! That answers most of the concerns.

Thanks.
Posted by mudmonkey, on Aug 17, 2002 at 05:40 PM, in macOS
Re: Re: GCC 3.2 released - Argh, new C++ ABI 664 Views / 4 Replies  
Thank you for the information. That is my problem, however, is that I am afraid that programs that are dynamically linked to system libraries (libstdc++, etc.) will have a problem...

I think that...
Posted by mudmonkey, on Aug 16, 2002 at 07:26 PM, in macOS
Re: Re: gnu emacs built from cvs 1,516 Views / 34 Replies  
That isn't actually a "vi-ism," but, rather a "unix-ism."

You can set two environment variables: EDITOR and VISUAL to be whichever you prefer:

so, (in csh):

setenv VISUAL /usr/bin/pico...
Posted by mudmonkey, on Aug 16, 2002 at 01:49 PM, in macOS
GCC 3.2 released - Argh, new C++ ABI 664 Views / 4 Replies  
From:

GCC 3.2 Changes (http://gcc.gnu.org/gcc-3.2/changes.html)

The C++ ABI from 3.1 to 3.2 has changed AGAIN! So, now for Jaguar, C++ programs have to be recompiled with 3.1, then, once we...
Posted by mudmonkey, on Aug 16, 2002 at 12:56 PM, in macOS
Aaaah, wonderful piracy. You are like the... 4,608 Views / 52 Replies  
Aaaah, wonderful piracy.

You are like the little Dutch Boy with his finger in the dike attempting to keep the ignorant fools from flooding and killing us all.

Thank you. I don't have your...
Posted by mudmonkey, on Aug 11, 2002 at 10:51 PM, in macOS
Re: 10.2's Java implementation is still disappointing 1,878 Views / 34 Replies  
You ought to see if it is the Java implementation's fault or the browser's by using appletviewer:

From the command line,

% appletviewer url-of-java-program

If it works well via appletviewer...
Posted by mudmonkey, on Aug 11, 2002 at 06:37 PM, in macOS
Still can't burn CD from iPod 930 Views / 3 Replies  
Well, now with iTunes 3 and iPod 1.2, they still won't seem to allow us to burn from iPod to CD.

I would prefer to not keep my iPod "base" machine in synch with the iPod, rather use the iPod to...
Posted by mudmonkey, on Aug 8, 2002 at 09:57 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Actually, you can switch emacs to vi-mode and... 1,516 Views / 34 Replies  
Actually, you can switch emacs to vi-mode and then, you can use the arcane vi syntax. I know, I know, I've heard every vi argument since 1986, so, it doesn't matter. The fact is, I use vi for most...
Posted by mudmonkey, on Aug 8, 2002 at 02:15 PM, in macOS
My guess is that the new ones are shipping with... 1,003 Views / 10 Replies  
My guess is that the new ones are shipping with 1.1 and that 1.2 will ship when iCal comes out since we can't use the calendar goodness without it...

That's just my guess.
Posted by mudmonkey, on Aug 5, 2002 at 05:09 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Does anyone know if XDarwin works? What... 2,550 Views / 45 Replies  
Does anyone know if XDarwin works?

What about fink and the binary installs of most fink packages?

These are things I am most reliant upon...

Thanks!
Posted by mudmonkey, on Aug 4, 2002 at 10:21 PM, in macOS
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</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">Originally posted by brien:
<strong>does...
Posted by mudmonkey, on Aug 1, 2002 at 06:32 PM, in macOS
Xserve archival options? 480 Views / 1 Replies  
Greetings, we are looking at getting an Xserve or two to remove a lot of processing from our Suns. The one problem I have with the Xserve is that you cannot get it with the Superdrive (or DVD-writer...
Posted by mudmonkey, on Aug 1, 2002 at 11:58 AM, in macOS
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</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">Originally posted by besson3c:...
Posted by mudmonkey, on Jul 30, 2002 at 05:52 PM, in macOS
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</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">Originally posted by besson3c:
<strong>I'm...
Posted by mudmonkey, on Jul 30, 2002 at 11:47 AM, in macOS
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva,... 1,170 Views / 76 Replies  
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">Originally posted by Brazuca:
<strong>Oh, and...
Posted by mudmonkey, on Jul 25, 2002 at 02:45 PM, in macOS
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva,... 1,170 Views / 76 Replies  
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">Originally posted by zazou:
<strong>
Braz, it...
Posted by mudmonkey, on Jul 25, 2002 at 01:49 PM, in macOS
It is hilarious how some people think of build... 339 Views / 2 Replies  
It is hilarious how some people think of build numbers as some sort of qualitative definition of what is to come.

Build numbers are NOT (read that again, NOT) assigned by some person arbitrarily....
Posted by mudmonkey, on Jul 25, 2002 at 01:41 PM, in macOS
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</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">Originally posted by ryarber:
<strong>Here is...
Posted by mudmonkey, on Jul 24, 2002 at 11:08 AM, in macOS
* More info in ‘About this Mac' YES, YES,... 512 Views / 30 Replies  
* More info in ‘About this Mac'

YES, YES, YES!!!! How long have we waited for this!?!? :) :)

Seriously, I am very excited for Jaguar. I've been working with UNIX systems since 1989 and...
Posted by mudmonkey, on Jul 23, 2002 at 02:42 PM, in macOS
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</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">Originally posted by BTP:
<strong>Where is the...
Posted by mudmonkey, on Jul 21, 2002 at 03:06 AM, in macOS
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</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">Originally posted by graffix:
<strong>JLL...
Posted by mudmonkey, on Jul 21, 2002 at 02:56 AM, in macOS
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</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">Originally posted by chris v:
<strong>I'm...
Posted by mudmonkey, on Jul 18, 2002 at 01:23 PM, in macOS
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva,... 659 Views / 36 Replies  
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">Originally posted by timmerk:
<strong>...
Posted by mudmonkey, on Jul 18, 2002 at 01:16 PM, in macOS
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva,... 406 Views / 6 Replies  
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">Originally posted by mitchell_pgh:...
Posted by mudmonkey, on Jul 17, 2002 at 11:49 PM, in macOS
Smart Playlists on iPod! 456 Views / 1 Replies  
Downloaded iTunes 3 today, hooked up my iPod, selecting the iPod and chose the New Smart Playlist... menu item. I then created an "advanced" playlist that displayed all songs added within the last...
Posted by mudmonkey, on Jul 17, 2002 at 11:47 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva,... 1,440 Views / 99 Replies  
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">Originally posted by Developer:
<strong>I...
Posted by mudmonkey, on Jul 17, 2002 at 03:58 PM, in macOS
(damn people who double post) :) ... 1,159 Views / 99 Replies  
(damn people who double post) :)

<small>[ 07-17-2002, 03:28 PM: Message edited by: mudmonkey ]</small>
Posted by mudmonkey, on Jul 17, 2002 at 03:27 PM, in macOS
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva,... 1,159 Views / 99 Replies  
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">Originally posted by spectre:
<strong>I think...
Posted by mudmonkey, on Jul 17, 2002 at 03:26 PM, in macOS
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva,... 814 Views / 13 Replies  
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">Originally posted by rcr:
<strong>Yes,...
Posted by mudmonkey, on Jul 17, 2002 at 12:51 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
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