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similar issue with me. powerbook owner since 2003... 2,464 Views / 28 Replies  
similar issue with me. powerbook owner since 2003 .. nary a problem. out of the blue last week, my charger stopped working .. when i plug the adapter into the powerbook, it would briefly illuminate...
Posted by aquaslave, on Oct 15, 2005 at 06:22 PM, in Mac Notebooks
ahhh .. my favorite topic .. windows themes 1,663 Views / 30 Replies  
i became a convert about a year ago and am absolutely loving the mac scene. i purchased shapeshifter and have been playing with various themes on my powerbook. funny that just today i was thinking...
Posted by aquaslave, on Mar 22, 2005 at 10:07 PM, in GUI Customization
i just saw this thread (i must be slipping!!) ..... 829 Views / 9 Replies  
i just saw this thread (i must be slipping!!) .. and as usual this theme rocks :-)

if i "had" to gripe about something .. i will still say that the widgets (min/max/close) seem a little rough when...
Posted by aquaslave, on Mar 7, 2005 at 10:37 AM, in GUI Customization
can someone (mods) please change the name of this... 28,523 Views / 401 Replies  
can someone (mods) please change the name of this thread to reflect the theme name or something. it is driving me nuts to figure out what "My First Theme" might be about .. especially since it is now...
Posted by aquaslave, on Nov 4, 2004 at 09:58 AM, in GUI Customization
guys & gals, please ... similarities between... 28,523 Views / 401 Replies  
guys & gals, please ... similarities between themes is a topic that has already been bludgeoned to death in countless threads. It is something that is inevitable because every theme is a source of...
Posted by aquaslave, on Oct 19, 2004 at 11:38 AM, in GUI Customization
I should have mentioned R Peter Clarks' name in... 1,535 Views / 16 Replies  
I should have mentioned R Peter Clarks' name in my first post because MikeB paid homage to his talents in his credits. Excellent work!

@gautch: the *shiver* was due to your reference to the Mac in...
Posted by aquaslave, on Oct 14, 2004 at 04:45 PM, in GUI Customization
Multipass Carbon - by Mike Bryant 1,535 Views / 16 Replies  
A muted Shinobi meets Lutetium meets NEOS meets smoooooooth metal!!
Here is another beauty from the original author of Avenger (for Windows) : Multipas Carbon by Mike Bryant...
Posted by aquaslave, on Oct 14, 2004 at 03:28 PM, in GUI Customization
jeeeez .. the fact that i said "slowly replace"... 7,705 Views / 130 Replies  
jeeeez .. the fact that i said "slowly replace" has no value now ?:(

i did pump up macman4000 and lookit Avenger now :cool: - not that i claim to have anything to do with how beautiful it turned...
Posted by aquaslave, on Oct 1, 2004 at 10:38 PM, in GUI Customization
i'm liking nanovivid's glyphs a lot ... a variant... 3,043 Views / 44 Replies  
i'm liking nanovivid's glyphs a lot ... a variant with the new glyphs would be terrific.
Posted by aquaslave, on Oct 1, 2004 at 04:47 PM, in GUI Customization
this is one sexy theme ... i think it (when it... 7,705 Views / 130 Replies  
this is one sexy theme ... i think it (when it comes out) will slowly replace Avenger on my mac :D

thanks for all the good work you guys ... all i can do is use your themes :D
Posted by aquaslave, on Oct 1, 2004 at 04:41 PM, in GUI Customization
can someone please (pretty please) post some... 3,043 Views / 44 Replies  
can someone please (pretty please) post some screenshots ? I am at work and I dont think I can hold on until evening before I can see this beauty in action :D

Many thanks to macman4000 and of...
Posted by aquaslave, on Sep 29, 2004 at 10:39 AM, in GUI Customization
Congratulations and thanks !! I will download as... 13,557 Views / 242 Replies  
Congratulations and thanks !! I will download as soon as I get home.
Posted by aquaslave, on Sep 29, 2004 at 10:36 AM, in GUI Customization
handful of posts away from being relegated to the... 13,557 Views / 242 Replies  
handful of posts away from being relegated to the second page - and he saaaaaaves :D
Posted by aquaslave, on Sep 26, 2004 at 09:10 PM, in GUI Customization
exactly .. let us not confuse the software with... 2,733 Views / 54 Replies  
exactly .. let us not confuse the software with the GUI wrapped around it. when i posted earlier about this working well for a lot of people, i was referring to the fact that the GUI obviously does...
Posted by aquaslave, on Sep 24, 2004 at 11:16 AM, in GUI Customization
<rant> cmon guys .. no one is force-feeding you... 2,733 Views / 54 Replies  
<rant>
cmon guys .. no one is force-feeding you this new GUI. stop acting like privileged brats and do allow someone the freedom to develop something they like. you are more than free to ignore the...
Posted by aquaslave, on Sep 23, 2004 at 05:09 PM, in GUI Customization
i have an idea about the indeterminate progress... 13,557 Views / 242 Replies  
i have an idea about the indeterminate progress wheel ... how about we try and use the wait cursor (without the central "A") from the avenger set (link is a few posts up) ? i think that would look...
Posted by aquaslave, on Sep 22, 2004 at 11:00 AM, in GUI Customization
the titlebar widgets look really nice now. any... 13,557 Views / 242 Replies  
the titlebar widgets look really nice now. any chance of looking at a full-size screenie ?

i like the finder buttons too but (IMHO), they look a bit dull. i am not sure what you can do to liven it...
Posted by aquaslave, on Sep 21, 2004 at 10:27 PM, in GUI Customization
forgive my ignorance but can someone point out... 1,324 Views / 13 Replies  
forgive my ignorance but can someone point out some key differences between this mod and max's smog/graphite version - other than the charcoal color/texture? I am not on my mac at the moment so I...
Posted by aquaslave, on Sep 15, 2004 at 11:09 AM, in GUI Customization
first of all, a big thank you to macman4000 for... 13,557 Views / 242 Replies  
first of all, a big thank you to macman4000 for the effort in this port. it looks beautiful!

now for some comments(just my opinion):
1. the widgets still seem too rough to me. especially the...
Posted by aquaslave, on Sep 14, 2004 at 11:05 PM, in GUI Customization
:) *nudge* *nudge* ;) t'was dangerously close... 13,557 Views / 242 Replies  
:) *nudge* *nudge* ;)
t'was dangerously close to being pushed out to the second page. cant have that now, can we ? ;)
Posted by aquaslave, on Sep 11, 2004 at 11:22 PM, in GUI Customization
didnt' mean to put any pressure ... take as much... 13,557 Views / 242 Replies  
didnt' mean to put any pressure ... take as much time as you like. i just wanted to see this thread in the first page .. is all ;)
Posted by aquaslave, on Aug 24, 2004 at 08:46 PM, in GUI Customization
sorry for the bump .. but i just hate the idea of... 13,557 Views / 242 Replies  
sorry for the bump .. but i just hate the idea of this thread going awol from the first page :D

macman4000: u should get special recess from school just so u could finish this port :P
Posted by aquaslave, on Aug 24, 2004 at 04:42 PM, in GUI Customization
one of the amazing things about following this... 13,557 Views / 242 Replies  
one of the amazing things about following this port is the status report being provided by macman4000. except for the brief period when he was "away" (and you are never doing that again young man!),...
Posted by aquaslave, on Aug 16, 2004 at 10:50 PM, in GUI Customization
this is the part i dont like ... criticising... 13,557 Views / 242 Replies  
this is the part i dont like ... criticising something i love :cry:

anyway : i hope this is only me ... but do the widgets and the frames seem too rough ? i was looking at the original avenger...
Posted by aquaslave, on Aug 16, 2004 at 12:11 PM, in GUI Customization
can i be a beta tester too ? thanks 13,557 Views / 242 Replies  
can i be a beta tester too ?

thanks
Posted by aquaslave, on Aug 7, 2004 at 11:32 AM, in GUI Customization
i'd hate to see this go to the second page :-) ... 13,557 Views / 242 Replies  
i'd hate to see this go to the second page :-)
how is the port coming along macman4000?
Posted by aquaslave, on Jul 26, 2004 at 04:23 PM, in GUI Customization
macman4000 : is it just the screenshot or do the... 13,557 Views / 242 Replies  
macman4000 : is it just the screenshot or do the tabs look too square with gaps at the edges ? i think that does not go well with the other faintly rounded elements in the theme.

otherwise this...
Posted by aquaslave, on Jul 10, 2004 at 10:31 PM, in GUI Customization
@macman4000: i had posted a couple of... 13,557 Views / 242 Replies  
@macman4000:

i had posted a couple of suggestions in page one of this thread about the apple image. to repeat : can you use the user icon that Mike uses in the original style (right next to the...
Posted by aquaslave, on Jul 1, 2004 at 02:34 PM, in GUI Customization
awesome!! 13,557 Views / 242 Replies  
just awesome! i am so excited to finally have Avenger on mac too!! thanks to macman4000 and mike bryant.
Posted by aquaslave, on Jun 27, 2004 at 08:23 PM, in GUI Customization
macman4000: any chance we can have the same... 13,557 Views / 242 Replies  
macman4000: any chance we can have the same buttons as in the original avenger skin? i know the mouseover has a cool silvery finish over the black. can this be included as part of the animation ?
...
Posted by aquaslave, on Jun 25, 2004 at 10:41 PM, in GUI Customization
amazing work !! please let me know if you need... 13,557 Views / 242 Replies  
amazing work !! please let me know if you need beta testers (shameless plug: i did get the ball rolling on this one ;) !!)

*but*

ALL CREDIT goes to macman4000 and of course Mike Bryant (the...
Posted by aquaslave, on Jun 25, 2004 at 10:02 AM, in GUI Customization
wow! you are fast !!! and that looks great. ... 13,557 Views / 242 Replies  
wow! you are fast !!! and that looks great.

a suggestion for the apple logo : how about using the user icon that Mike has in the preview (to the left of his name in the Start menu) but instead of...
Posted by aquaslave, on Jun 24, 2004 at 02:39 PM, in GUI Customization
port help 13,557 Views / 242 Replies  
@MacMan4000: i have asked Mike Bryant if it would be okay for you to contact him for help with the port. He *might* be able to help out by providing the resources/images/pngs etc ... I will let you...
Posted by aquaslave, on Jun 24, 2004 at 11:04 AM, in GUI Customization
good news! permission granted! 13,557 Views / 242 Replies  
Mike has been kind enough to reply with his approval for a port of his Avenger theme. Here is the relevant text :

"That would be cool with me. If anyone wants to port it, Iíll gladly give...
Posted by aquaslave, on Jun 23, 2004 at 10:58 PM, in GUI Customization
requested permission from the original skin author - Mike Bryant 13,557 Views / 242 Replies  
f.y.i.

i sent out an email to Mike asking for permission to port this, should anyone be interested.

seriously, if you have a windows box lying around, apply this skin and you will notice how...
Posted by aquaslave, on Jun 23, 2004 at 02:37 PM, in GUI Customization
Avenger for Windows - port to Mac ? 13,557 Views / 242 Replies  
Hi All

I have been using the Avenger skin (by Mike Bryant)for windows for the longest time and it is a terrific skin. Here is a link to a preview :

Avenger by Mike Bryant...
Posted by aquaslave, on Jun 23, 2004 at 11:09 AM, in GUI Customization
wouldn't you know it ... just noticed a post by... 482 Views / 2 Replies  
wouldn't you know it ... just noticed a post by brazil announcing this. sorry about the double post ...
Posted by aquaslave, on Mar 5, 2004 at 01:25 PM, in GUI Customization
Neos 1.3.3 482 Views / 2 Replies  
Not sure if this was posted before (if it was i missed it, sorry). There is an update to NEOS available at Dsky's site - i could not get the details on the update (even with Babelfish) but it...
Posted by aquaslave, on Mar 5, 2004 at 01:16 PM, in GUI Customization
Sticky: hi all i have been looking at this thread... 523,076 Views / 1,153 Replies  
hi all

i have been looking at this thread for a while now and found only one (or maybe two) references to Jambags.com Binder for the powerbook.

Does anyone have this or been exposed to it? I...
Posted by aquaslave, on Feb 4, 2004 at 11:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: My 12" powerbook has suddenly started dying on me. 980 Views / 14 Replies  
Simon :

Thanks again for the links. Hopefully I will be able to pass on something in a year or so to other newbies :-)
Posted by aquaslave, on Feb 4, 2004 at 11:02 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Re: Re: Re: My 12" powerbook has suddenly started dying on me. 980 Views / 14 Replies  
Simon : thanks for the link. will keep that bookmarked from now on :-)
do you have any other useful links like that one for newbie switchers ? would love to keep all these handy so i can browse them...
Posted by aquaslave, on Feb 2, 2004 at 12:16 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Re: My 12" powerbook has suddenly started dying on me. 980 Views / 14 Replies  
this should finally show me up as a switcher !! what is a pmu and how do i reset it?

i do not have any usb devices attached to the powerbook.

thanks for your help guys. apple rocks.
Posted by aquaslave, on Feb 1, 2004 at 04:42 PM, in Mac Notebooks
i assume it has happened only once so far for you... 980 Views / 14 Replies  
i assume it has happened only once so far for you ? please let us know if it recurs or if you find out something about it.

thanks
Posted by aquaslave, on Jan 30, 2004 at 01:10 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Applecare 980 Views / 14 Replies  
thanks for the replies. my first thought was also about the battery but i know that it holds a full charge and when these incidents occurred, it was more than 90% charged.

it could be that the...
Posted by aquaslave, on Jan 29, 2004 at 10:09 PM, in Mac Notebooks
My 12" powerbook has suddenly started dying on me. 980 Views / 14 Replies  
Hi All

I bought my 12" powerbook last month and it has been running fine. Since yesterday, I have had it totally die on me twice. Both times was when I closed the lid and expected to see the...
Posted by aquaslave, on Jan 29, 2004 at 08:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
not true. the powerbook g4 ( 1 Ghz) comes with... 771 Views / 7 Replies  
not true. the powerbook g4 ( 1 Ghz) comes with stock 256MB (non-removable) with one "empty" slot available for upgrades. so the additional 512 MB shld bump up the mem to 768MB


<<edit>> Tek beat...
Posted by aquaslave, on Jan 25, 2004 at 01:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
 
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