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Forum: Apple Desktops 12-02-2006, 12:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,353
Posted By RChickenMan
heh, i appreciate the offer. I bought it from a...

heh, i appreciate the offer. I bought it from a university surplus auction, so no, there was never a modem to begin with. So you're saying the modem that comes with it is PCI interface?
Forum: Apple Desktops 11-29-2006, 11:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,353
Posted By RChickenMan
Considering there are people who can't even...

Considering there are people who can't even afford to feed their families, more than you would think. Not everyone can afford to live a lifestyle of luxury and must prioritize their wants and needs....
Forum: Apple Desktops 11-27-2006, 11:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,353
Posted By RChickenMan
PCI or USB Modem for PowerMac G4 Digital Audio

Can anyone provide a list of PCI or USB dial-up modems that are compatible with this powermac? PCI is preferable, but USB would work as well. When I first purchased it I knew of a bunch of websites...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-11-2006, 03:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,353
Posted By RChickenMan
Is it possible that you're using wired ethernet...

Is it possible that you're using wired ethernet on your imac, and wi-fi on the computers you are comparing it to? I know the numbers don't make sense; it would seem that even if you are getting...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-10-2006, 07:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,885
Posted By RChickenMan
I can't stand using an LCD at anything but the...

I can't stand using an LCD at anything but the native resolution.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-09-2006, 07:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 450
Posted By RChickenMan
Since you can ping the mac, i would say you just...

Since you can ping the mac, i would say you just need to get some settings straight on the pc. Try internet connection sharing. If that doesn't work (it did not for me) setup something called a...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 08-08-2006, 02:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,628
Posted By RChickenMan
That is what I expect as well. The preview was...

That is what I expect as well. The preview was worthless, but I still have high hopes for Leopard.
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 08-08-2006, 11:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,628
Posted By RChickenMan
I found it hilarious the way they bashed windows...

I found it hilarious the way they bashed windows vista for copying os x features, and then minutes later, they introduced "spaces," something which has been built into most linux distributions for...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 08-07-2006, 10:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,628
Posted By RChickenMan
Yeah I can't watch it either. Tried first on my...

Yeah I can't watch it either. Tried first on my pc and figured apple had specially designed the video to fail with the windows version of quicktime. No luck on the mac either, unfortunately...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-03-2006, 07:36 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,588
Posted By RChickenMan
I am aware of that possibility. That's the other...

I am aware of that possibility. That's the other 50%...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 08-02-2006, 05:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,142
Posted By RChickenMan
All of that stuff about fully discharging and...

All of that stuff about fully discharging and recharging every time applies only to NiMH batteries. It's really not such a big deal with lithium-ion batteries. The only advantage to completely...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-02-2006, 05:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,588
Posted By RChickenMan
Whenever I try to do anything involving the...

Whenever I try to do anything involving the network in windows explorer, I basically count on it freezing at some point. When you have problems with windows explorer, there is a 50% chance you're...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-02-2006, 05:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,588
Posted By RChickenMan
Konqueror has an up button that works when...

Konqueror has an up button that works when browsing the internet as well. So, say I were viewing this exact page, regardless of what page I was viewing previously, if I hit the up button, it would...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-02-2006, 01:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,588
Posted By RChickenMan
Finder confuses me. OS X is unix. Okay, fine,...

Finder confuses me. OS X is unix. Okay, fine, unix with some pretty colors. Same thing. In unix, the way to denote a "hidden" file is to precede the file name with a period. That's it. But, for some...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 08-01-2006, 02:04 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,068
Posted By RChickenMan
My "manual driving habits" carry over when I am...

My "manual driving habits" carry over when I am forced to use one of those vehicles which takes the fun out of driving (my stance on automatic transmissions- if i wanted to sit in a seat and not...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-31-2006, 01:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,586
Posted By RChickenMan
OS X allows MUCH more freedom in navigating the...

OS X allows MUCH more freedom in navigating the file system via drag-and-drop. In XP, I can easily drag a file to a location that is already open, or to somewhere such as my documents where there is...
Forum: Apple Desktops 07-30-2006, 10:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 484
Posted By RChickenMan
Easily, manually turning off a monitor connected with Apple Display Connector

I have a powermac g4 with an apple studio display connected with the ADC. There is a power button on the monitor, so of course the logical thing for the power button to do would be to toggle the...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-30-2006, 10:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,586
Posted By RChickenMan
One great drag and drop feature that is available...

One great drag and drop feature that is available in OS X and KDE but not windows- highlight some text, drag it into a finder (or konqueror in kde) window, and it will create a new text document in...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 07-28-2006, 12:49 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,068
Posted By RChickenMan
Can't go to bed at night unless all windows are...

Can't go to bed at night unless all windows are closed. OS X is very good for this habit, as I can leave things like my email client open, but without any actual windows open. I have a third party...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 07-27-2006, 02:41 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,068
Posted By RChickenMan
Reading this thread, I no longer feel alone! ...

Reading this thread, I no longer feel alone!

-Neutral Shifter-shaking
-Highlight random text while browsing the web
-I hate it when computers try to do anything themselves. The only exception is...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-24-2006, 01:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,651
Posted By RChickenMan
Read the instructions regarding this in the FAQ...

Read the instructions regarding this in the FAQ on the thunderbird website. It's very easy and straightforward, and best of all, the format and structure of the files is identical accross all three...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-18-2006, 07:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 977
Posted By RChickenMan
Just get a normal router. Buying an Apple one...

Just get a normal router. Buying an Apple one would be not be a financially advisable decision.
Forum: Apple Desktops 07-17-2006, 11:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 811
Posted By RChickenMan
Are you thinking of Virginia Tech's System X? ...

Are you thinking of Virginia Tech's System X?

http://www.tcf.vt.edu/systemX.html

We also have a facility called the Math Emporium with over 700 or so iMacs in one room. I'm pretty sure our...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-12-2006, 07:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,776
Posted By RChickenMan
I would recommend formatting the hard drive and...

I would recommend formatting the hard drive and re-installing OS X. Your hard drive will come pre-loaded with a myriad of crap (i.e. unecessary printer drivers, support for every language ever...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-10-2006, 06:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 590
Posted By RChickenMan
Would TransMac help? I use it to burn .img's on...

Would TransMac help? I use it to burn .img's on my pc (no burner on my mac). It is a program which reads mac volumes from windows.
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