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Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 12-10-2013, 11:20 AM
Replies: 50
Sticky: The SSD Thread
Views: 7,399
Posted By Shikarnov
I convinced my boss to buy a Crucial M500 (480GB)...

I convinced my boss to buy a Crucial M500 (480GB) about six months ago for my aging 2010-Macbook Pro, and it's been nothing less than stellar. I'm not exaggerating when I say that the computer feels...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-11-2013, 11:10 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 518
Posted By Shikarnov
Cross-user Copy/Paste and Disk access

Hi all,

I routinely run two instances of Skype. One on my logged in account, and the other through an alternative account.


su alternativeUsername
<password>...
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 06-21-2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 719
Posted By Shikarnov
Menubar Audio Monitor?

Hello all,

This may be off topic for this forum, and if so I apologize. But with "Audio" in the title, I thought perhaps this was the place...

Anyway, I just bought a new wireless headset from...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-21-2013, 07:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 790
Posted By Shikarnov
245gb

245gb
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-21-2013, 04:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 790
Posted By Shikarnov
Slow shut down and reboot

Hi All,

My late-2010 Macbook Pro (17 inch, 2.8GHz, 8GB RAM, OSX 10.8.3) has been getting slower and slower. Just today I had to reboot, and the shutdown and restart process took more than 15...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 05-21-2013, 04:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 461
Posted By Shikarnov
Well, rebooting fixed the issue -- thank...

Well, rebooting fixed the issue -- thank goodness... But now my productivity has been derailed. Any ideas about what happened, and how to solve it for next time?

Thanks in advance for your...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 05-21-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 461
Posted By Shikarnov
Need help with keyboard issue

http://imageshack.us/a/img856/535/screenshot20130521at332.png

Can I get rid of the strange select0r. Unsure what o did to bring it. Probably an accidental keystroke.

Driving me mad.

oSX ten...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-01-2013, 11:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,212
Posted By Shikarnov
That did the trick. Thank you! For anybody...

That did the trick. Thank you!

For anybody else that edits the host file frequently, Using Vansmith's detail, I created an AppleScript with the following code, so I can keep an icon on my dock...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-01-2013, 09:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,212
Posted By Shikarnov
Mountain Lion Hosts File

Hi All,

First, please know I'm well aware of how to edit the Hosts file using Terminal... But what I really want to do is edit it using Smultron 4 (which I'd done in the past with Lion and Snow...
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 01-20-2013, 08:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 653
Posted By Shikarnov
A March release would put the iPads back on their...

A March release would put the iPads back on their original Springtime release schedule. According to Mac Buyer's Guide, We saw releases in April 2010, March 2011, and March 2012. When we unexpectedly...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 10-08-2012, 08:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 810
Posted By Shikarnov
No dice on Option-Command-Q. It still resumes...

No dice on Option-Command-Q. It still resumes (but thanks for the vocabulary tip).

The only thing that stops it is to individually close each window, choose not to save (repetitively), and after...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 10-07-2012, 10:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 810
Posted By Shikarnov
I think we might be on different versions of OSX....

I think we might be on different versions of OSX. I'm on 10.7.4. This is my General pane:

http://img39.imageshack.us/img39/45/screenshot20121007at100.png

As you can see, I don't have "Restore...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 10-07-2012, 07:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 810
Posted By Shikarnov
Stop Lion from Remembering Everything

Hi All,

One of the things which has been driving me absolutely nuts is Lion's memory. For example, I use TextEdit to keep some notes as my day proceeds along. At the end of the day, I CMD+Q to...
Forum: Web Design and Hosting 09-06-2012, 01:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 525
Posted By Shikarnov
Dedicated Web/Email Hosting

Hi All,

Does anybody have any advice on which dedicated host to go with? I'm looking for a usual LAMP setup to host Joomla and Wordpress sites, and provide email (POP and IMAP) to multiple...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 09-01-2012, 04:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 477
Posted By Shikarnov
270 views and 0 replies pretty much means I...

270 views and 0 replies pretty much means I should give up hope, doesn't it?
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-31-2012, 11:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 477
Posted By Shikarnov
Batch files

Hi All,

On Windows, I used to have clickable batch files to perform common tasks...

On OSX, something I do often in terminal is launch multiple instances of Skype by using another username...
...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-24-2012, 04:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 306
Posted By Shikarnov
This...

This (http://documentation.apple.com/en/finalcutpro/professionalformatsandworkflows/index.html#chapter=6%26section=2%26tasks=true) may be of some help to you.

Good luck,

Z
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-24-2012, 04:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,532
Posted By Shikarnov
The Master Genealogist runs on Windows, not on...

The Master Genealogist runs on Windows, not on OSX. Ergo, you'll need to do one of two things:

1 - Use Boot Camp (http://www.apple.com/support/bootcamp/) to partition your hard disk, install...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-22-2012, 11:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 565
Posted By Shikarnov
I believe FAT64/exFat is compatible with both OSX...

I believe FAT64/exFat is compatible with both OSX and Windows. Unless your drive is bigger than 128PB, you should be okay. :)
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-13-2012, 01:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 780
Posted By Shikarnov
Interesting about the Desktop icons... I keep a...

Interesting about the Desktop icons... I keep a ton of icons on my Desktop, but mostly in subfolders. I moved the whole kit and caboodle to a Documents subfolder, and will be interesting to see if my...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-12-2012, 04:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 448
Posted By Shikarnov
I'm not sure how to get the Apple-installed...

I'm not sure how to get the Apple-installed groups like Nature, Plants, and etc. But you can download a wide array of wallpapers from the Internet (I recommend high res 1920x1080, as OSX will scale...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-09-2012, 11:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 552
Posted By Shikarnov
What probably happened is that you had to...

What probably happened is that you had to download the update installer, and that's what's sitting on your Desktop now. When Flash installs itself, it's a bit like an octopus, sticking its tentacles...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-09-2012, 11:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,233
Posted By Shikarnov
You might also be able to defer a few dollars by...

You might also be able to defer a few dollars by buying from someplace like MacConnection (http://www.macconnection.com) instead of Apple directly. If they don't have an operation in your state, they...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-09-2012, 03:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 486
Posted By Shikarnov
As for maintenance, you'll keep your system in...

As for maintenance, you'll keep your system in top shape by running Onyx (http://www.titanium.free.fr/download.php) periodically. It's free.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-09-2012, 03:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 486
Posted By Shikarnov
Format > Style. Find and select "Normal" then...

Format > Style. Find and select "Normal" then click Modify. In the resulting window, choose the font you want, then check "Add to template." Click Okay, and Apply.
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