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Texasmeat 10-20-2004 12:55 AM

Newbie question
 
Ok, I have been on my 733 quicksilver for about 3 days now and I am having a problem installing programs. Maybe it's just the windows-side of me making things too difficult, but when I install programs like bittorrent etc. Where do I install them to?Once I reboot there's a question mark in the dock and the program wont work. Is this a common problem for newbies? Also, how do I uninstall programs completely? Thanx, Todd

trpnmonkey41 10-20-2004 01:14 AM

Drag the programs to the Applications folder to install them. Drag them out of the Applications folder to the trash to erase them

baggss 10-20-2004 03:31 AM

In essence your making it hard by thinking about it from a Windows perspective.. The above post is correct. The AMAZING part is, it really IS that easy....

Texasmeat 10-20-2004 04:19 AM

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Yeah, I am really liking this new world. I have alot to learn for sure. I was wondering how you see what's running etc. like a "view processes" type command within os x? I tried to delete something the other day and could not empty trash because something was using the program. I looked and looked and eventually gave up.. Any tricks??

taylaner 10-20-2004 07:02 AM

applications > Utilities > Activity Monitor ( after clicking activity monitor if there is no window then apple +1 )

on the right upper corner choose all processes..


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