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Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-09-2009, 06:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 8,867
Posted By NeilP
Add new place to Sys Prefs Time Zone Tab

I have 10.5.7 (10.5.8 downloading as I write this)

I want to add a place in the Time Zone tab, to create a city ( place) nearer to me than the current ones available.
The main reason is so that...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 06-01-2009, 04:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,607
Posted By NeilP
Or Syncmate SyncMate - Sync Mac OS X with...

Or Syncmate

SyncMate - Sync Mac OS X with Windows Mobile: iTunes, contacts, folders synchronization (http://mac.eltima.com/sync-mac.html)

both a free and expert (paid) version
Forum: Switcher Hangout 05-27-2009, 07:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 29,452
Posted By NeilP
imme, I think I know exactly what you mean. It...

imme, I think I know exactly what you mean. It is what I have been searching for too.

Yes I have seen the lniks above, but am at work on a PC at the moment so can not try them and comment on...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 05-02-2009, 01:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 45,355
Posted By NeilP
Not yet, but may have a play with it later out of...

Not yet, but may have a play with it later out of interest.
I now have finally got the Mac (8 week delivery). Have had it for a month

Had planned to use TM to NAS drive, but have now installed 3...
Forum: iPod Hardware and Accessories 04-12-2009, 09:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,609
Posted By NeilP
Well I too have the same problem, but I do not...

Well I too have the same problem, but I do not have random selected, it is definitely OFF.
I have not playlists.. it is playing from the top level music library
Click to play the first song in any...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-10-2009, 11:09 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 536
Posted By NeilP
Time Machine Not backing up one user

Time machine is not backing up any of my Home Folder files for ONE of my users.

I have two users, one of them gets backed up, the other does not.

I have a Mac Pro with all latest updates from...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-04-2009, 03:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 13,514
Posted By NeilP
Ok thanks I see there is options to Download...

Ok thanks

I see there is options to Download only, Install, or Install and keep.

If you choose Download they go in the usual downloads folder.

I am sure I did and Install and Keep, but they...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-31-2009, 01:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 13,514
Posted By NeilP
Where does 'Software Update' store the downloaded packages?

Question is all in the title really.

Where does 'Software Update' store the downloaded packages?

I would like to be able to copy them and retain them as stand alone installers.

Yes I know...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 02-28-2009, 11:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 700
Posted By NeilP
OK, cheers Welll they are both available as...

OK, cheers

Welll they are both available as 30 day trials anyway, so will have a play when my machine arrives...been waiting since 6 Jan
. supposed to be here Monday.
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 02-28-2009, 05:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 700
Posted By NeilP
Speed of Parallels and dual processors

I have seen a few threads where tests have shown Parallels to be the slowest of the bunch of different virtulal machine apps.

This has been put down to the fact that parallels only takes advantage...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-26-2009, 07:44 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 623
Posted By NeilP
Map k/board shortcut to button 3

Have been looking at ways to map keyboard shortcuts to mouse button three.

I have seen a bit of software that can do this, but was wondering if there was a command line, or edit of a config file...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 02-10-2009, 01:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,603
Posted By NeilP
Good to know that it can store the data...

Good to know that it can store the data externally,so that does give other possibilities.

Well, I do use a few online albums, and have a webserver here at home as well as the ftp server.
I...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 02-10-2009, 04:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,603
Posted By NeilP
iPhoto backup and web access to the backups

OK, here is the situation.May be a bit long winded, will be as brief as possible

We have two home machines;a PC(girlfriends)and a Ubuntu box(mine). Also two FreeNAS (FreeBSD based) NAS boxes in...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-20-2009, 02:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 13,554
Posted By NeilP
That would of been good, if they had use the ESC...

That would of been good, if they had use the ESC word rather than the symbol......or put the symbol on the keyboard
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-19-2009, 01:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 13,554
Posted By NeilP
Yes, I did mean what is the position of the key...

Yes, I did mean what is the position of the key on the keyboard, so it is in the traditional place. Thanks,

If you take the mouse cursor to the menu bar and view the three symbols used to Force...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-19-2009, 09:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 516
Posted By NeilP
I had heard that you can get rid of a lot of the...

I had heard that you can get rid of a lot of the driver files for extra hardware.....as long as you are not planning to add ne hardware.

Same goes for language packs, unused fonts etc......

The...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-19-2009, 09:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 13,554
Posted By NeilP
Force Quit Keyboard shortcut

On a mac Pro.
Tried to use Force Quit today in the apple store on a frozen iWeb window.

The chap in the shop could show me how to do it using the mouse and menu bar, and the dock, but no one...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-09-2009, 02:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,990
Posted By NeilP
Multiple Monitors.... multiple menu bars? - Mac...

Multiple Monitors.... multiple menu bars? - Mac Forums (http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=383465&highlight=menu+bar+on+two+screens)
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-09-2009, 02:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,990
Posted By NeilP
You could use that argument against moving from a...

You could use that argument against moving from a 14inch screen to a 19 inch or 19 to a 20 inch widescreen etc. If it is there it tends to get used. I started here with only one, then got given a...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-09-2009, 01:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,990
Posted By NeilP
Jaygray, Stephen, thanks for the positive input,...

Jaygray, Stephen, thanks for the positive input, those are the sort of things I am looking for, thanks Guys.


Suppose it depends how far you have to move the mouse :D

I regularly use keyboard...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-08-2009, 08:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,990
Posted By NeilP
Ah, I see thanks for the helpful input Kash. I...

Ah, I see thanks for the helpful input Kash.
I can use keyboard shortcuts too on Ubuntu Linux (and windows) but generally choose not too since the Graphical User Interface works well as its name...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-08-2009, 08:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,990
Posted By NeilP
Sawday...only 3 screens at present...g/f may want...

Sawday...only 3 screens at present...g/f may want 4th.
As for why 4 well I don't know, managing quite well with three, which you can easily useup. Imagine building/changing a web site. One screen...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-08-2009, 05:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,990
Posted By NeilP
But how many screens do you guys have? Image...

But how many screens do you guys have?

Image working on one screen with an app window over in one corner, but the menu bar at the top opposite side of a different screen.
I am running 3 screens...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-08-2009, 09:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,990
Posted By NeilP
shame, it is just so inconvienent. wonder if...

shame, it is just so inconvienent.
wonder if Apple are planning an improvement on that, give each window its own menu bar
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-08-2009, 06:30 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,415
Posted By NeilP
Address book profiles, two contact lists, two phones one address book

Will be setting up the new mac when it arrives, and want to just have just a single user. The g/f always gets very confused (usually when I am away on business) if I have left the current PC logged...
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