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    finally got it!
    so anyway, i went to go pick out my xmas present today... dun dun dun.

    14" iBook
    512 RAM
    60GB HD
    1.33 GHz
    Airport Extreme

    blah blah blah.

    GREAT computer, im learning the OS X, slowly but surely but it is so much nicer than the PC laptop i cant even get over it. Awesome computer, im so happy with it. Just thought i'd share the good news!

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    witeshark's Avatar
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    Mar 09, 2004
    Miami FL
    G4 1Ghz OS X 10.4.7
    Congratz! My OS X hints, don't be intimidated! It's easy!
    cron tasks 1. Open Terminal (/Applications/Utilities).
    2. Type: sudo sh /etc/daily
    Note: Typing "daily" runs tasks normally scheduled for a daily interval. Type "monthly" or "weekly" in place of "daily" to runs tasks scheduled for those intervals.
    3. Press Return.
    4. Enter your Admin password when prompted, then press Return.
    5. Quit Terminal when the task is complete. weekly tasks usually require a longer time to run than monthly or daily.
    repair permissions. After every software update, and about every 2 weeks: close all apps and log totally off. Log on, go in Finder, Applications. Utilities, Disk Utility. After the message -getting disk information- select volume (below the hard drive name -upper left corner). Just highlight it. Now look to the lower two things are there near the middle, verify permissions, repair permissions. Click repair permissions

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    Member Since
    Nov 08, 2004
    Powerbook G4, ipod nano, ipod video and a whole lotta love
    What does this do?

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    Member Since
    Mar 09, 2004
    Aluminium Macbook 2.4 Ghz 4GB RAM, SSD 24" Samsung Display, iPhone 4, iPad 2
    These are maintanence tasks that can improve performance and fitch any glitches you may have...

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    How so? What are the glitches? How much performance increase?

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