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It would be nice if for some items Apple could... 1,261 Views / 18 Replies  
It would be nice if for some items Apple could create a plug-in architecture that was more robust. For example, a way to run haxies in a very protected environment. I'm not too knowledgeable about...
Posted by Hop Pocket, on Aug 28, 2004 at 08:57 PM, in macOS
Beautiful, that worked, and I'm now testing a... 822 Views / 2 Replies  
Beautiful, that worked, and I'm now testing a burn. Thanks!
Posted by Hop Pocket, on Jun 5, 2004 at 05:48 PM, in Mac Desktops
Adding internal DVD Burner (Lite-On) to G4 MDD 822 Views / 2 Replies  
I added a lite-on internal dvd+/-rw to my MDD, and I'm having a couple of issues.

First, the tray for the DVD burner is blocked when opening by the front of the computer case -- what's the best...
Posted by Hop Pocket, on Jun 5, 2004 at 04:47 PM, in Mac Desktops
One thing though -- OSX uses more buffering for... 4,490 Views / 67 Replies  
One thing though -- OSX uses more buffering for its window draws, which has the effect of minimizing flickering and tearing when dragging a window across the screen. On windows, drag a window across...
Posted by Hop Pocket, on Apr 8, 2004 at 02:30 PM, in macOS
Totally true. It's amazing how nice VLC is now... 4,490 Views / 67 Replies  
Totally true. It's amazing how nice VLC is now that they support OpenGL for playback. It is my understanding that this was not supported in previous versions.
Posted by Hop Pocket, on Apr 8, 2004 at 02:06 PM, in macOS
Don't forget how many top of the line macs were... 4,490 Views / 67 Replies  
Don't forget how many top of the line macs were made utter **** for a couple of years (in my opinion) by early OSX. I won't argue that OSX has not made improvements, but I think we are at a place...
Posted by Hop Pocket, on Apr 7, 2004 at 05:57 PM, in macOS
I'd say that's probably a little bit abnormal. ... 4,490 Views / 67 Replies  
I'd say that's probably a little bit abnormal. If you did do an upgrade, like a previous poster mentioned, I'd recommend reinstalling, preferrably a fresh install (erase your disk first), or an...
Posted by Hop Pocket, on Apr 7, 2004 at 04:16 PM, in macOS
Well, I really have few complaints about Panther... 4,490 Views / 67 Replies  
Well, I really have few complaints about Panther other than the bugs that have been around for a while and are still not fixed.

My iBook700 and G41.25 dual both have a lot of performance...
Posted by Hop Pocket, on Apr 7, 2004 at 02:47 PM, in macOS
I have this same problem, but it happens much... 397 Views / 2 Replies  
I have this same problem, but it happens much less under 10.3.3.
Posted by Hop Pocket, on Mar 21, 2004 at 06:41 PM, in macOS
Heh, ok, I can see that you do believe what you... 11,771 Views / 71 Replies  
Heh, ok, I can see that you do believe what you said, but I can't move away from the unmalleable, undeniable, solid as a rock truth that this is out of the grasp of the vast majority of mac users....
Posted by Hop Pocket, on Feb 25, 2004 at 08:41 AM, in macOS
You've got to be kidding me :stick: The... 11,771 Views / 71 Replies  
You've got to be kidding me :stick:

The average mac user paid an extra $1k or so to HAVE pretty pictures that zoom around and to not ever have to go to a command line. I'd dare say that a good...
Posted by Hop Pocket, on Feb 25, 2004 at 12:24 AM, in macOS
If it's the Finder for which you'll be upgrading,... 537 Views / 4 Replies  
If it's the Finder for which you'll be upgrading, I'd think twice. Panther apparently has ushered in a whole truckload of new bugs to replace the ones that they fixed in Jaguar.

It's my belief...
Posted by Hop Pocket, on Feb 24, 2004 at 11:57 PM, in macOS
Interesting, I had never heard that perspective. ... 1,979 Views / 57 Replies  
Interesting, I had never heard that perspective. But I'm typing this on a mac with the window all the way to the right. of course, that's because the more important big lebowski is playing to the...
Posted by Hop Pocket, on Feb 9, 2004 at 11:43 PM, in macOS
For those of you that have fink... 3,365 Views / 63 Replies  
For those of you that have fink (http://fink.sourceforge.net/) installed, and are looking for a good newsreader, check out Pan (http://fink.sourceforge.net/pdb/package.php/pan).

It's an...
Posted by Hop Pocket, on Feb 4, 2004 at 06:57 PM, in Applications
Gimme a break. Does it really bother you that... 2,533 Views / 70 Replies  
Gimme a break. Does it really bother you that much to reboot your machine? It is not as if these updates are coming every other hour.

Most people are really glad to have a Safari update that...
Posted by Hop Pocket, on Feb 3, 2004 at 08:37 AM, in macOS
Hey, thanks for the reply Ryan. I changed my... 441 Views / 2 Replies  
Hey, thanks for the reply Ryan. I changed my rules this morning to both "copy" instead of "move", and it is working beautifully. The only thing I'd like to change would be to not have those...
Posted by Hop Pocket, on Jan 23, 2004 at 03:46 PM, in Applications
Sharing a .mac email account with Mail.app 441 Views / 2 Replies  
I tried to search for this, but I kept getting timeouts, so sorry if this is a repeat.

I am subscribed to a cocoa-dev mail list, in which I might get ~100 emails a day. I have a mac at home, and...
Posted by Hop Pocket, on Jan 21, 2004 at 10:06 PM, in Applications
Poll: It would be a lot neater if I had anything which... 760 Views / 9 Replies  
It would be a lot neater if I had anything which needed to be secured. Because I don't work on a mac, I have never really used it.

And yeah, I heard that with the latest update, FileVault is safer...
Posted by Hop Pocket, on Jan 12, 2004 at 10:29 PM, in macOS
Hey Guys Thanks for your helpfulness. Well,... 963 Views / 18 Replies  
Hey Guys

Thanks for your helpfulness. Well, I guess in the last minor release or two it got fixed, b/c I tried it out and it worked!

This thread is now a happy thread.
Posted by Hop Pocket, on Jan 11, 2004 at 11:55 PM, in macOS
Actually I tried that, but right when i mousedown... 963 Views / 18 Replies  
Actually I tried that, but right when i mousedown it pops up the dialog box. Hence, the drag operation fails.
Posted by Hop Pocket, on Jan 11, 2004 at 08:22 PM, in macOS
No problem Craig, For me, if I delete an... 963 Views / 18 Replies  
No problem Craig,

For me, if I delete an item in the sidebar, when I try and drag it out, the first click I do on that item causes Finder to launch a modal window saying something to the effect of...
Posted by Hop Pocket, on Jan 11, 2004 at 12:36 PM, in macOS
I thought the OS9 Finder was more useful. I can't... 963 Views / 18 Replies  
I thought the OS9 Finder was more useful. I can't exactly put my finger on what, really. Maybe it was the overall refinement.

Panther Finder is still very buggy.

OSX Finder, WinXP Explorer,...
Posted by Hop Pocket, on Jan 11, 2004 at 11:22 AM, in macOS
Exposť has not really changed the way I use my mac... 1,324 Views / 27 Replies  
Exposť has not really changed the way I use my mac except for the Show Desktop lower right hand corner configuration. I find that insanely useful.

I am a slave to LaunchBar, which helps me manage...
Posted by Hop Pocket, on Jan 11, 2004 at 12:45 AM, in macOS
I've had this problem with Panther, and it bugs... 1,131 Views / 15 Replies  
I've had this problem with Panther, and it bugs the hell out of me. Here's to hoping that a seemingly simple problem (i.e. reporting disk free space consistently?) gets fixed by 10.4 at the latest!
Posted by Hop Pocket, on Dec 26, 2003 at 08:18 PM, in macOS
I saw that APE was mentioned in your crash log. ... 620 Views / 1 Replies  
I saw that APE was mentioned in your crash log. Try uninstalling APE and see if your problems persist, as a first line of attack.
Posted by Hop Pocket, on Dec 26, 2003 at 08:00 PM, in macOS
Sounds like it is something in your startup items... 729 Views / 4 Replies  
Sounds like it is something in your startup items possibly? Try removing items one by one and see if the problem goes away.
Posted by Hop Pocket, on Dec 24, 2003 at 09:53 AM, in macOS
Makes a good argument for putting Terminal.app in... 800 Views / 8 Replies  
Makes a good argument for putting Terminal.app in your Startup Items list.
Posted by Hop Pocket, on Dec 21, 2003 at 10:38 PM, in macOS
Heh, I was wondering the exact same thing. Nice. 785 Views / 6 Replies  
Heh, I was wondering the exact same thing. Nice.
Posted by Hop Pocket, on Dec 19, 2003 at 06:36 PM, in macOS
eevyl -- thanks for the legwork there. in a... 968 Views / 12 Replies  
eevyl -- thanks for the legwork there. in a strange way, nice to know others are also having the problem.
Posted by Hop Pocket, on Dec 17, 2003 at 02:25 PM, in macOS
Is your setup at all similar to mine? Maybe we... 968 Views / 12 Replies  
Is your setup at all similar to mine? Maybe we can find a common thread.
Posted by Hop Pocket, on Dec 17, 2003 at 01:03 PM, in macOS
Re: Re: Re: Re: Can anyone interpret this Finder crash log? 968 Views / 12 Replies  
Ah, ok. I feel slightly dumb :)
Posted by Hop Pocket, on Dec 17, 2003 at 01:02 PM, in macOS
Re: Re: Can anyone interpret this Finder crash log? 968 Views / 12 Replies  
Haha.. don't blame me. My machine apparently is very happy and is quite self motivated. Which is why this font problem is so bizarre.
Posted by Hop Pocket, on Dec 17, 2003 at 11:13 AM, in macOS
Thanks, that's a good place to start. I've not... 968 Views / 12 Replies  
Thanks, that's a good place to start. I've not tinkered with any fonts on the system to the best of my knowledge. Is there a known way to debug font rendering problems?
Posted by Hop Pocket, on Dec 17, 2003 at 10:57 AM, in macOS
Can anyone interpret this Finder crash log? 968 Views / 12 Replies  
I've got a problem where if I drag multiple items off my desktop, more often than not the entire Finder will crash and relaunch.

I'm using a g4 1.25 dual with 1.5 GB of RAM. I have Little Snitch...
Posted by Hop Pocket, on Dec 17, 2003 at 09:36 AM, in macOS
I have an iBook700, and it makes a WORLD of... 737 Views / 7 Replies  
I have an iBook700, and it makes a WORLD of difference. Get it. Also, tthe poster re: memory is absolutely correct.
Posted by Hop Pocket, on Dec 13, 2003 at 01:52 PM, in macOS
Wow. I have learned a lot in this thread. Thanks... 598 Views / 10 Replies  
Wow. I have learned a lot in this thread. Thanks to all!
Posted by Hop Pocket, on Nov 26, 2003 at 09:46 PM, in macOS
that's super! 663 Views / 14 Replies  
that's super!
Posted by Hop Pocket, on Nov 25, 2003 at 01:45 PM, in macOS
that was pretty impressive.. thanks for the link! 2,421 Views / 46 Replies  
that was pretty impressive.. thanks for the link!
Posted by Hop Pocket, on Nov 21, 2003 at 11:44 PM, in macOS
I've seen this exact same behavior. Just move one... 1,914 Views / 21 Replies  
I've seen this exact same behavior. Just move one or two of the windows around, and the Exposť algorithm will adjust.
Posted by Hop Pocket, on Nov 21, 2003 at 09:22 PM, in macOS
Whoops. Didn't know there was a GUI forum. 530 Views / 2 Replies  
Whoops. Didn't know there was a GUI forum.
Posted by Hop Pocket, on Nov 18, 2003 at 01:10 PM, in Applications
Heads up -- theming now available for OSX 530 Views / 2 Replies  
http://www.unsanity.com/haxies/shapeshifter/

Pretty neat. I'm waiting though until someone else tries it out :)
Posted by Hop Pocket, on Nov 18, 2003 at 12:40 PM, in Applications
Re: Re: Deleting iTunes music from Library simultaneously? 622 Views / 5 Replies  
This only happens when you are not deleting from the context of a playlist.
Posted by Hop Pocket, on Nov 15, 2003 at 07:30 PM, in Applications
ok 772 Views / 7 Replies  
ok
Posted by Hop Pocket, on Nov 15, 2003 at 07:15 PM, in macOS
I love Panther. On so many levels it has been a... 6,080 Views / 51 Replies  
I love Panther. On so many levels it has been a fantastic upgrade from Jaguar. My only complaint now is that I get a kernel panic every other week.. :/
Posted by Hop Pocket, on Nov 14, 2003 at 12:40 PM, in macOS
good to know. thanks :) 425 Views / 4 Replies  
good to know. thanks :)
Posted by Hop Pocket, on Nov 14, 2003 at 12:18 AM, in macOS
Perfect! Thank you so much. I thought I was... 425 Views / 4 Replies  
Perfect! Thank you so much. I thought I was going crazy.
Posted by Hop Pocket, on Nov 13, 2003 at 10:20 PM, in macOS
Weird permissions problem 425 Views / 4 Replies  
Hey

I have multiple uses that belong to a common group ('admin') in NetInfoManager.

However, when trying to set my permissions for a particular volume, I can't seem to set read/write...
Posted by Hop Pocket, on Nov 13, 2003 at 09:49 PM, in macOS
Friend of mine + iTunes / windows == WOW 731 Views / 2 Replies  
I had a really cool day at work the other day. I work on PCs but I bring in my iBook for iTunes, iChat, occasional non-work browsing , etc.

It's a small company.. only about 5 people. One of my...
Posted by Hop Pocket, on Nov 13, 2003 at 09:17 PM, in Applications
I would argue that windows XP users also do not... 808 Views / 15 Replies  
I would argue that windows XP users also do not have to 'clean up' their memory. It's a common myth that XP is crappy at memory management. That is not true.

However, I am super happy that OSX's...
Posted by Hop Pocket, on Nov 13, 2003 at 09:11 PM, in macOS
Re: anecdotal evidence 808 Views / 15 Replies  
I use XP as well, and it never gets sluggish such that a reboot must fix it. On both my OSX and XP installations, sometimes they both get sluggish. A simple log out and log back in fixes things on...
Posted by Hop Pocket, on Nov 13, 2003 at 09:08 PM, in macOS
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