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Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-12-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,006
Posted By timinak
Smile :) You d'man Ian. That's what I have been doing....

:) You d'man Ian. That's what I have been doing. I've been busy with other stuff, but I seen the backups now being done every 12 hours. Go figure, 'cuz I set 86400 using the
defaults write and that...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 10-12-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,159
Posted By timinak
I seem to be getting nothing but sarcasm and...

I seem to be getting nothing but sarcasm and pushback.
Goodby
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 10-12-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,159
Posted By timinak
Please read my edited edition and I hope to get...

Please read my edited edition and I hope to get other responses here. I don't want to get an apple keyboard.
They'll take away my Happy Hacker Keyboard when they pry it from my cold dead...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 10-12-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,159
Posted By timinak
Standalone Numeric Keypads don't work on my OS X

I have a dual-booted OS X 10.7.5 and Ubuntu 12.04 2011 Mac Mini. All standalone numeric keypads (of which I have several) work on linux and none work on OS X. My research on Google suggest to do...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-11-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,006
Posted By timinak
Lightbulb [solved]

The time of 86400 is what I want for 24 hours. I have noted that the Time Machine is reporting what I take to be confusing info .... it just keep "putting off" the next scheduled time. I'm going to...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-11-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,006
Posted By timinak
Thank you for the reply. Although I am...

Thank you for the reply. Although I am comfortable with the command line - it did not appear that the following command
sudo defaults write /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/com.apple.backupd-auto...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-11-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,006
Posted By timinak
Time Machine - Daily backup only?

I have a 2011 mac mini with OS X 10.7.5
Time Machine runs hourly. I find that entirely unnecessary and my system slows down (but not catastrophically) when it is running. I can't find anyway to...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-04-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 603
Posted By timinak
[solved]

Heard, understood. And implemented! Thanks
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-04-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 603
Posted By timinak
:Cool: I had considered that myself. I think that...

:Cool: I had considered that myself. I think that is a good idea. I've got other drives here.
Thank you
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-04-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 603
Posted By timinak
Time Machine and Linux Dual-boot

I have a 2011 Mac Mini with OSX 10.7, 8 Gb Ram and 500 Gb hard drive with 114 Gb of usage. I have been using time machine, with an external HD which has 300 Gb total, 180 Gb used. Now I have...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-25-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 633
Posted By timinak
[solved]

Being fearful of screwing up the method that chscag refers to (I am a klutz, after all) I "consulted" with a fellow mac dual-booter on the local LUG. His recommendation was small HFS+ partition set...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-25-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 633
Posted By timinak
Thank you chscag, but I don't wish to use that...

Thank you chscag, but I don't wish to use that method. I had read those instructions before posting my question to this forum. I will proceed with a 10 Gb or so fat32 partition unless I hear a good...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-24-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 633
Posted By timinak
FAT32 partition for exchanging data between OS

I have installed ubuntu along-side of OSX 10.7 on a mac mini. I first resized my original partition to make room for ubuntu. Now I find that I may have a need for a small partition that is...
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 08-30-2012, 07:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 849
Posted By timinak
Question ogg to mp3 for kindle touch

I have a lot of ogg files on my 2011 Mac Mini that I have been transferring to a
Mach Speed Oasis (older music player) for listening. It appears that my kindle touch
will play mp3 files.

Is...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-21-2012, 02:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,411
Posted By timinak
Thumbs up I did also set up a cron job. And yes cron *is*...

I did also set up a cron job. And yes cron *is* easy to work with and the cron job *did* work.
Since cron is considered deprecated on mac that suggested to
me that at some point simple cron jobs...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-21-2012, 11:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,411
Posted By timinak
Thumbs up :o TextEdit? This vimmer would never touch that...

:o TextEdit? This vimmer would never touch that stuff! I restored the missing elements and then selectively removed them again. The removal of either will generate that error. Leaving them in gives...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-20-2012, 10:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,411
Posted By timinak
Following is terminal dump linus:~ tim$...

Following is terminal dump
linus:~ tim$ launchctl unload ~/Library/LaunchAgents/refresh_fetchmail.plist
launchctl: no plist was returned for: /Users/tim/Library/LaunchAgents/refresh_fetchmail.plist...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-20-2012, 09:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,411
Posted By timinak
Question :[ Duh! 1)I thought that Lingon did that.. ...

:[ Duh!
1)I thought that Lingon did that..
2)Can you tell me how to manually reload it and what to look for in system logs?
thanks
Tim
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-20-2012, 09:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,411
Posted By timinak
My, what a quick reply! Code for...

My, what a quick reply!
Code for ~/Library/LaunchAgents/refresh_fetchmail.plist follows:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<!DOCTYPE plist PUBLIC "-//Apple//DTD PLIST 1.0//EN"...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-20-2012, 08:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,411
Posted By timinak
Exclamation Lingon running job every 10 seconds!

I'm using Mac Lion 10.7.4 on a 2011 Mac Mini
I've just installed Lingon 3.
A screen capture of the settings can be seen at
http://www.akwebsoft.com/images/lingon_settings.png
As should be shown,...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-06-2012, 06:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,544
Posted By timinak
I'm sorry. I never did find a solution, just a...

I'm sorry. I never did find a solution, just a work-around. That, is to use the
Connect To Server dialogue from find and just put in the URI :
example 1 : Computer barbara, folder barbaras...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-26-2012, 01:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 904
Posted By timinak
Question What app is bound to apple menu->recent items

FYI: OSX Lion.
FYI: I have a script which clears recent items with app as the command line argument.
Example fhistory.sh -d Preview

References :...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-26-2011, 02:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,505
Posted By timinak
Safari->Preferences->General->'Save Download...

Safari->Preferences->General->'Save Download Files To' and
Safari->Preferences->General->'Remove Download List Items..'
thanks very much
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-25-2011, 12:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,505
Posted By timinak
Aah! Where are the settings to do that? thanks...

Aah! Where are the settings to do that?
thanks and Happy Holidays.
tj
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-24-2011, 07:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,505
Posted By timinak
;D Weren't those the days! Thanks.

;D Weren't those the days! Thanks.
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