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Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-25-2006, 05:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 737
Posted By GLJones
Wonder if you could change the permission on the...

Wonder if you could change the permission on the trash so only an admin can empty it. That way, people can trash their files but they aren't really gone until the admin empties the trash. There...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-23-2006, 09:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,106
Posted By GLJones
Brasso is the best. I read a UK magazine that...

Brasso is the best. I read a UK magazine that tested all sorts of products and the brasso got out even key scratches.

Make sure you have a cloth that won't scratch.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-23-2006, 03:52 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,984
Posted By GLJones
I stand by my statement above. My Masters in...

I stand by my statement above.

My Masters in CS statement was not to be takes seriously. The most computer-able people I know are still in High School and are self-taught.

The point is...the...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-22-2006, 01:35 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,984
Posted By GLJones
Thanks topshot. As a person that used Windows...

Thanks topshot. As a person that used Windows exclusively until 2 years ago, I completely understand the mentality to defend what you use, even when the truth is staring you in the face. I am VERY...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-18-2006, 08:13 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,984
Posted By GLJones
Most of the people in this forum are more...

Most of the people in this forum are more 'techie' than the general population. You have to remember that 95% of computer users are more like your 80 year old grandmother than you.

Buy a TV,...
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 01-18-2006, 07:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,259
Posted By GLJones
On the up-side, they were never going to get a G5...

On the up-side, they were never going to get a G5 into a laptop. We get G5 speeds with the Intel in a laptop with less power consumption.

With that said, the Intel chip didn't do much for the...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-15-2006, 10:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 675
Posted By GLJones
The ONE thing that seems to fix 99.9% of Mac...

The ONE thing that seems to fix 99.9% of Mac problems like you described is Repairing Permissions.

Open Disk Utility (Applications > Utilities), select your harddrive and click the REPAIR...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 01-13-2006, 11:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,856
Posted By GLJones
Don't need one. Terminal (part of OSX) gives you...

Don't need one. Terminal (part of OSX) gives you access to the UNIX command line. I SSH from the line to my linux servers right there in Terminal. It does have a LOG ON TO SERVER in the menu that...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 01-13-2006, 11:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,101
Posted By GLJones
Get another Airport Express to act in place of...

Get another Airport Express to act in place of the Linksys. Then you can use them to expand your network and handle the printer and such. I have 3 in my house and have the printer on a satellite...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 07-27-2005, 10:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 561
Posted By GLJones
I can get the orbital TLD for this mission. I...

I can get the orbital TLD for this mission. I just don't know how to get it into Freefall. I can track it on the NASA j-Track websites but it looks much better in Freefall.

Jerry
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 07-27-2005, 09:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 561
Posted By GLJones
Anyone using Freefall to track Shuttle?

Is anyone using XtreamMac's Freefall to track the space shuttle? The shuttle does not seem to be part of the default list of satellites and I haven't figured out how to add it. I did get an account...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-11-2005, 08:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,391
Posted By GLJones
Use the Disk Utility to delete the disk, then you...

Use the Disk Utility to delete the disk, then you can reuse it. You can't remove one file at a time.

(If this is a DVD-RW) Otherwise, if you are trying to delete something on the harddrive,...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-13-2005, 10:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 40,281
Posted By GLJones
To enable the root user: Open NetInfo Manager,...

To enable the root user:
Open NetInfo Manager, located in Applications > Utilities.
Choose Security > Enable Root User and type a password for the root account. You may need to type an...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 03-29-2005, 03:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,261
Posted By GLJones
Forgot to mention, the ports must be open on both...

Forgot to mention, the ports must be open on both ends...you friend has to configure his too. In fact, if you have all Apple hardware on your end, then the problem is 99% on his end. All the...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 03-29-2005, 03:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,261
Posted By GLJones
This is a firewall port issue. The Apple site...

This is a firewall port issue. The Apple site has a good document on it about what ports need to be opened. If you have a linksys (or other) brand router (Wi-Fi hub, etc...) then you will need to...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-29-2005, 02:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 914
Posted By GLJones
I have found that if something else gets on the...

I have found that if something else gets on the pad, weird things can happen. My cat likes to drop a hair or two on the trackpad and I can see jumpiness and such. A har, eyelash, etc... can cause...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-11-2005, 08:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,600
Posted By GLJones
OSX Server - Internet Access Problem

We have an OSX server installed at work and it is accessable on the network. A computer connected to it and using the Internet through Internet sharing is also working fine.

Here is the...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-08-2005, 08:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,948
Posted By GLJones
Sounds like a firewall issue. Are you running...

Sounds like a firewall issue. Are you running the firewall in OS X? Try turning it off and see if that fixes it. If so, then to run the firewall, you will need to open the appropriate ports.
...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-27-2005, 06:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,127
Posted By GLJones
I got my Motorola RAZR phone connected to...

I got my Motorola RAZR phone connected to Cingular with the following settings in Internet Connect > Bluetooth

Phone Number: *99#
Account: WAP@CINGULARGPRS.COM
Password: CINGULAR1

Modem...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 01-20-2005, 07:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,102
Posted By GLJones
It will pop-up a window if you set a reminder on...

It will pop-up a window if you set a reminder on your events. It doesn't even need to be running.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-19-2005, 10:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,047
Posted By GLJones
Desktop Buttons Software - Where to find

I was at the Apple store today and they had a program called Desktop Buttons loaded on all the demo machines.

It places a group of buttons in a shaded oval in the middle of the desktop to launch...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-06-2005, 08:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 667
Posted By GLJones
We need more info...What Cell provider, what...

We need more info...What Cell provider, what phone do you have, etc....

I have Cingular with the new Motorola Razr phone. It took me 3 days to get it working but it's been great ever since.
...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 08-19-2004, 09:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,589
Posted By GLJones
I was using the Hilton HS Internet in Vegas last...

I was using the Hilton HS Internet in Vegas last week with no problems. The best thing was the Express logged it's MAC address with the DHCP server so we were able to connect with our 2 laptops and...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 07-21-2004, 11:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,184
Posted By GLJones
If your burning a data DVD, just drag the files...

If your burning a data DVD, just drag the files to the desktop icon for the disk. When you are ready to burn, just drag it to the trash (will look like a burn icon) and follow the steps presented.
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 07-21-2004, 10:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 899
Posted By GLJones
If your Apple Base Station is set to get the time...

If your Apple Base Station is set to get the time from a time server, turn that off. It causes the symptoms you describe when the time server is not reachable.
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