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I don't know what's going on with the installer.... 30,921 Views / 242 Replies  
I don't know what's going on with the installer. I've got the paths right, and the permissions, and it always works fine on my computer. I'll figure that out another time.

Sorry about the mix up...
Posted by vertigociel, on Feb 19, 2008 at 04:09 PM, in GUI Customization
Updated! Since the circles are really unpopular,... 30,921 Views / 242 Replies  
Updated! Since the circles are really unpopular, I changed it to a gradient transition.

Preview:
http://dlpart.com/Evaporation/prog2.png



I've updated the installer...
Posted by vertigociel, on Feb 19, 2008 at 03:45 AM, in GUI Customization
I don't know why that warning pops up, but it... 30,921 Views / 242 Replies  
I don't know why that warning pops up, but it does for me too, even though the installer still works fine. It won't harm your computer, promise!



I might be updating it with a diamond shape, or...
Posted by vertigociel, on Feb 18, 2008 at 10:45 PM, in GUI Customization
I've noticed that the Force Quit dialogue that... 1,689 Views / 15 Replies  
I've noticed that the Force Quit dialogue that Command-Option-Escape brings up isn't that helpful, even when the process in question is user-owned. I usually go into Activity Monitor and force-quit...
Posted by vertigociel, on Feb 18, 2008 at 04:53 PM, in macOS
So, in the past few days I've made up my own... 30,921 Views / 242 Replies  
So, in the past few days I've made up my own supplement to the Leopard GUI. It replaces the Aqua scrollbars and progress bars with more iTunes style ones.

Here's a few pictures:...
Posted by vertigociel, on Feb 18, 2008 at 08:24 AM, in GUI Customization
Repeatedly Corrupted Partition 582 Views / 3 Replies  
I've been having a problem with my Western Digital MyBook Pro external drive recently, and I don't know if it's a partitioning problem that a clean wipe might solve, or a hard-drive problem.

The...
Posted by vertigociel, on Dec 12, 2007 at 05:54 PM, in macOS
From his description of how the app works on this... 2,725 Views / 13 Replies  
From his description of how the app works on this page (http://www.hawkwood.com/oldfolder/), it seems it just loads the specified folder's contents, and then extends the app's right-click dock menu...
Posted by vertigociel, on Nov 25, 2007 at 05:01 AM, in GUI Customization
Looks a little like this: ... 22,357 Views / 21 Replies  
Looks a little like this:
http://www.dlpart.com/dock/clear.jpg

A bit distracting, in my opinion.
Posted by vertigociel, on Nov 9, 2007 at 01:12 AM, in GUI Customization
In addition to the mods I posted here... 22,357 Views / 21 Replies  
In addition to the mods I posted here (http://forums.macnn.com/94/gui-customization/352627/leopard-dark-glass-dock-mod-new/#post3522481), I've come up with two new ones.

An abstract image with...
Posted by vertigociel, on Nov 7, 2007 at 09:33 PM, in GUI Customization
Here you go 828 Views / 8 Replies  
Here you go:
http://www.dlpart.com/icon/icon.png
Direct Link (http://www.dlpart.com/icon/icon.png).

Nothing fancy, just something I whipped up in around half an hour.
Free of charge. :)
Posted by vertigociel, on Nov 6, 2007 at 09:22 PM, in GUI Customization
I've been fooling around with those, as well.... 18,309 Views / 30 Replies  
I've been fooling around with those, as well. Seems reflections are drawn under the Dock, and their intensity can be completely controlled by changing the transparency of the S-curve images. So, by...
Posted by vertigociel, on Nov 1, 2007 at 07:49 PM, in GUI Customization
2000 is the command for a separator. I... 20,122 Views / 319 Replies  
2000 is the command for a separator.

I really wish I hadn't deleted my old Tiger backup now... although I'm beginning to suspect Apple took the hierarchical menu navigation system out all...
Posted by vertigociel, on Oct 31, 2007 at 05:15 AM, in macOS
Dock Mod 4,073 Views / 5 Replies  
I've put together a similar sort of thing myself, except it's black, and also allows you to change the reflectivity of the dock. I've also changed the running-applications indicators to make them...
Posted by vertigociel, on Oct 31, 2007 at 05:11 AM, in GUI Customization
I can't find any command that seems to do the... 20,122 Views / 319 Replies  
I can't find any command that seems to do the trick in the "folder" part of DockMenus.plist. It's possible Apple took the right-click navigation out completely. Do you have a Tiger version of...
Posted by vertigociel, on Oct 30, 2007 at 06:35 AM, in macOS
Interesting - I've been trying to enable List... 20,122 Views / 319 Replies  
Interesting - I've been trying to enable List view through the com.apple.dock.plist, but haven't been able to manage it. I've found the number to change to get automatic, fan, and grid view (0 is...
Posted by vertigociel, on Oct 30, 2007 at 05:53 AM, in macOS
Quicklook can display Quartz Composer files! With... 10,969 Views / 152 Replies  
Quicklook can display Quartz Composer files! With mouse input! That's so awesome!

Preview and Textedit both have the new Safari-style find-in-text. Really useful.

Also, go to the World Clock...
Posted by vertigociel, on Oct 30, 2007 at 03:42 AM, in macOS
It's one of the packages that Leopard extracts... 7,054 Views / 1 Replies  
It's one of the packages that Leopard extracts its files from. You can safely delete it and restart the install. They're normally deleted after installation is done, but your install probably failed...
Posted by vertigociel, on Oct 28, 2007 at 11:11 PM, in macOS
Black Dock 26,460 Views / 420 Replies  
I've been tooling around with the Dock's resources, and I've managed to change a few things.

First, I made the dock dark by darkening the Dock.app>Resources>scurve-x.png files. Then, I made the...
Posted by vertigociel, on Oct 28, 2007 at 08:57 PM, in macOS
Emptying trash (both regularly and securely) has... 48,709 Views / 363 Replies  
Emptying trash (both regularly and securely) has frozen on me quite often already. I've also been able to consistently crash finder by trying to unlock a certain locked file which would not delete.
...
Posted by vertigociel, on Oct 28, 2007 at 06:06 AM, in macOS
I'm in line at the Pioneer Place store in... 2,938 Views / 71 Replies  
I'm in line at the Pioneer Place store in Portland, OR. There's about 8 people in line, and it's only 4:00 on the dot. All the computers in the store already have it installed. It's my first time in...
Posted by vertigociel, on Oct 26, 2007 at 07:05 PM, in macOS
You could set up shortcut in Quicksilver to... 26,460 Views / 420 Replies  
You could set up shortcut in Quicksilver to launch it, which what I'll likely end up doing. Once again, Quicksilver makes my life that much easier!
Posted by vertigociel, on Oct 25, 2007 at 06:55 AM, in macOS
I'm pretty sure it doesn't do file revision, but... 130,104 Views / 2,183 Replies  
I'm pretty sure it doesn't do file revision, but I don't know for certain. However, you can set (to a limited extent) a more frequent time window for backups in a certain range. After a backup is out...
Posted by vertigociel, on Oct 9, 2007 at 07:09 PM, in macOS
I was on the iPhone/iTouch Dev Team's IRC server... 798 Views / 8 Replies  
I was on the iPhone/iTouch Dev Team's IRC server last night, and from what Niacin (the hacker who discovered how to use the TIFF overflow exploit) said, it's only a couple of days away at this point....
Posted by vertigociel, on Oct 9, 2007 at 07:02 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I encode my 16:9 videos at 640 x 352 pixels, 800... 15,435 Views / 17 Replies  
I encode my 16:9 videos at 640 x 352 pixels, 800 kbps, with H.264, and they look fantastic on my iPod Touch. All videos with 640 width will work - 640 by 480 for 4:3 videos, 640 by 272 for 2.35:1...
Posted by vertigociel, on Oct 5, 2007 at 02:57 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Actually, it is possible to do this, in a limited... 3,248 Views / 7 Replies  
Actually, it is possible to do this, in a limited fashion (from your computer to your iPod), and only over a subnet.

What you do is turn on "Personal Web Sharing" in the Sharing Preference Pane....
Posted by vertigociel, on Oct 4, 2007 at 05:40 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I can confirm that the iPod Touch does not have a... 1,862 Views / 10 Replies  
I can confirm that the iPod Touch does not have a recessed jack. My Etymotic ER-6i's work perfectly with it!
Posted by vertigociel, on Oct 4, 2007 at 05:29 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
It should be pretty trivial to write an applet... 778 Views / 8 Replies  
It should be pretty trivial to write an applet that takes the video stream, pushes out a still every second, and then puts that in an automatically refreshing html page, right? I know it's definitely...
Posted by vertigociel, on Oct 4, 2007 at 05:28 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I had the same issue as stevenclements, with only... 4,630 Views / 4 Replies  
I had the same issue as stevenclements, with only some songs in an album "inheriting" the cover art. What I did was copy the art from the first song, select all the songs, brought up the "Get Info"...
Posted by vertigociel, on Oct 1, 2007 at 04:11 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
There's no plans for an 802.11n enabled, since... 4,352 Views / 9 Replies  
There's no plans for an 802.11n enabled, since the hardware isn't there. It's impossible to add it through software. If it ever happens, it will be a new feature in the next-gen touch. It's not...
Posted by vertigociel, on Sep 27, 2007 at 07:07 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Wow, that's fantastic! I'm assuming it only works... 18,036 Views / 266 Replies  
Wow, that's fantastic! I'm assuming it only works over the subnet, but since I'm on my college's campus (and thus, the subnet) over 90% of the time, it's a great way to get past the 16GB limit. It...
Posted by vertigociel, on Sep 24, 2007 at 07:49 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
That has happened to me a couple of times. I just... 1,343 Views / 9 Replies  
That has happened to me a couple of times. I just try these three steps, in order.
1) Turn off Wi-Fi, turn it back on, and reconnect to the network.
2) If that doesn't work, turn the touch off...
Posted by vertigociel, on Sep 23, 2007 at 07:05 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Actually, I can recall this happening once, but... 18,036 Views / 266 Replies  
Actually, I can recall this happening once, but only as the result of a class-action lawsuit. The "Shuffle Songs" command as a main-menu level option was back-ported to the Third generation iPods...
Posted by vertigociel, on Sep 22, 2007 at 09:37 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I have an iTouch with a 9C737****** serial (week... 732 Views / 3 Replies  
I have an iTouch with a 9C737****** serial (week 37 model), and it has the screen problem. From the threads on Apple's discussion fora, it seems that it's mostly week 37 models that are affected...
Posted by vertigociel, on Sep 22, 2007 at 09:25 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I've been expecting this for a while. Two years... 1,672 Views / 36 Replies  
I've been expecting this for a while. Two years ago, all of Apple's consumer line products were white PVC plastic: iMac, iPod, iPod Nano, and Macbook - now only the Macbook remains. It's the logical...
Posted by vertigociel, on Sep 21, 2007 at 07:13 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Um, what I'm saying is that no one has been able... 1,349 Views / 4 Replies  
Um, what I'm saying is that no one has been able to do this on the iPod Touch yet. It's not exactly the same as the iPhone, in terms of hardware or software. What you linked to is an iPhone...
Posted by vertigociel, on Sep 15, 2007 at 07:11 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
While it's quite likely that the iPod Touch and... 1,349 Views / 4 Replies  
While it's quite likely that the iPod Touch and iPhone use the same binaries (Engadget claims a source inside Apple told them "they use the same d*** binaries"), the problem is there currently exists...
Posted by vertigociel, on Sep 15, 2007 at 05:28 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Don't get me wrong, I trade songs with other... 18,036 Views / 266 Replies  
Don't get me wrong, I trade songs with other people all the time - we take a look at each other's iPod or iTunes library - if we see something that piques our interest, we either check it out on...
Posted by vertigociel, on Sep 14, 2007 at 10:31 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
The Pioneer Square store is where I picked up my... 1,292 Views / 15 Replies  
The Pioneer Square store is where I picked up my 16GB Touch - they got a small shipment yesterday, and by the time I got there at 8:00 PM they were all out (I reserved mine earlier in the day). They...
Posted by vertigociel, on Sep 14, 2007 at 09:12 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Yeah, cause there are so many times I've seen... 18,036 Views / 266 Replies  
Yeah, cause there are so many times I've seen someone else with an iPod and thought "I'd love to listen to 30 second snippets of their songs over and over and over!"
Posted by vertigociel, on Sep 14, 2007 at 09:09 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
No way. It's just more or less a flat piece of... 18,036 Views / 266 Replies  
No way. It's just more or less a flat piece of plastic with a little notch in it for you to drop the iPod into. It fits the Touch like a glove, meaning the iPhone will be way too fat. It's a nice...
Posted by vertigociel, on Sep 14, 2007 at 01:58 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Yes, the sequence is always alphabetic by artist,... 1,350 Views / 16 Replies  
Yes, the sequence is always alphabetic by artist, no matter whether you enter it browsing by Artists, Songs, Albums, whichever. Podcasts do not show up in Cover Flow - they can only be accessed via...
Posted by vertigociel, on Sep 14, 2007 at 01:52 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
A few things I've noticed after a couple hours of... 1,350 Views / 16 Replies  
A few things I've noticed after a couple hours of use:

Coverflow is faster on this than on my computer! It must be really really optimized. Only rarely (when I'm scrolling as fast as I possibly...
Posted by vertigociel, on Sep 14, 2007 at 04:43 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
A quick update - during my first attempt to sync,... 1,350 Views / 16 Replies  
A quick update - during my first attempt to sync, about halfway through (1,300 of 2,700 songs), it popped up an error dialogue telling me "The iPod "Aoede" could not be synced, because the disk could...
Posted by vertigociel, on Sep 14, 2007 at 01:38 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iPod Touch Unboxing! 1,350 Views / 16 Replies  
Although there are a few unboxing galleries, I'm gonna post mine anyways!

http://www.dlpart.com/touch/2.jpg
http://www.dlpart.com/touch/3.jpg
http://www.dlpart.com/touch/4.jpg...
Posted by vertigociel, on Sep 14, 2007 at 12:32 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Me! 5,066 Views / 99 Replies  
I'm definitely picking one of these up. For the first time in four years, Apple has released an iPod that I want to upgrade to - I'm currently using a 15 GB 3rd Gen (I loathe the Clickwheel...
Posted by vertigociel, on Sep 9, 2007 at 02:48 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
As you can see in this photo... 1,148 Views / 13 Replies  
As you can see in this photo (http://www.engadget.com/photos/ipod-touch-first-hands-on/382906/), the headphone jack on the iPod Touch is flush with the edge of the device.
Posted by vertigociel, on Sep 7, 2007 at 01:01 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Except that not all iPhone owners are also Mac... 5,480 Views / 151 Replies  
Except that not all iPhone owners are also Mac owners. Why would they want another coaster?
Posted by vertigociel, on Sep 7, 2007 at 12:56 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I'm guessing that the iPod Touch uses the exact... 18,036 Views / 266 Replies  
I'm guessing that the iPod Touch uses the exact same ARM architecture as the iPhone (especially since they're selling at essentially the same price - trade the cost of GSM hardware for more flash...
Posted by vertigociel, on Sep 7, 2007 at 12:36 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
What's the big deal? 1,845 Views / 46 Replies  
Disclaimer: I did not buy an iPhone early, nor do I plan to now that the price has dropped.

Seriously, why all the stink about this?

It's not like Apple robbed the early adopters - they said...
Posted by vertigociel, on Sep 7, 2007 at 12:25 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I wasn't going to feed the trolls, but... 1.... 29,013 Views / 153 Replies  
I wasn't going to feed the trolls, but...

1. Which does not change the fact that it is shipping with a higher spec CPU.
2. No, it's not. This revision has a 20% faster system bus. The system bus...
Posted by vertigociel, on Aug 14, 2007 at 06:55 PM, in Mac Desktops
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