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Forum: OS X - Development and Darwin 07-28-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 216
Posted By danipoak
My last sentence was unclear. I meant to say I...

My last sentence was unclear. I meant to say I have an old version of MCNP but it works with a newer version of XQuartz.

I'm curious where you found the source code for it? It's export controlled...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 07-28-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 12,330
Posted By danipoak
It is much, much closer to the Windows version...

It is much, much closer to the Windows version which is great. I've only had it crash on me twice. Once during the preview release and once in the last week with the final release. I have noticed...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 07-28-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 12,330
Posted By danipoak
You are very lucky then because the internet is...

You are very lucky then because the internet is ripe with complaints about these kind of force quit problems. Office 2016 has been a leaps and bounds improvement on OSX but still not quite up to what...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-28-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 228
Posted By danipoak
Also Darktable (http://www.darktable.org/). Open...

Also Darktable (http://www.darktable.org/). Open source and free. I haven't tried it myself since I get the Adobe suite for free but it aims to replicate what Lightroom does. Affinity has been...
Forum: OS X - Development and Darwin 07-28-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 216
Posted By danipoak
A little update: I've been playing around with...

A little update: I've been playing around with uninstalling and reinstalling XQuartz to no avail. After some digging I found the version 2.7.8_rc1, the current version is 2.7.7, and installed that...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 07-28-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 12,330
Posted By danipoak
I found Office 2008 and 2011 to be buggy piles of...

I found Office 2008 and 2011 to be buggy piles of junk as far as software goes so you might temporarily solve a problem but more will inevitably pop up. If updating to newer software isn't an option...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 07-28-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 239
Posted By danipoak
+1 for 1Password.

+1 for 1Password.
Forum: OS X - Development and Darwin 07-28-2015, 12:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 216
Posted By danipoak
So first: I have been to the XQuartz site and I...

So first: I have been to the XQuartz site and I have the most up to date version of XQuartz so I'm not sure if there is anything else that can be offered from that site right now.

Second: The...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-27-2015, 08:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 209
Posted By danipoak
I am using a late 2008 MacBook pro as a college...

I am using a late 2008 MacBook pro as a college student (7 years old this fall). I do pretty heavy programming on it as well as photo editing as a side hobby and it more than suffices. It's starting...
Forum: OS X - Development and Darwin 07-27-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 216
Posted By danipoak
X11 (XQuartz) not being found

I don't know if this is the right section but it seemed to be where the most people who would understand my problem would be. I've installed a large physics simulation package and part of the...
Forum: iPad Hardware and Accessories 05-28-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 547
Posted By danipoak
I'm not an iOS user so I cannot say for certain...

I'm not an iOS user so I cannot say for certain but isn't Nokia HERE Maps available for iOS? Google leads me to believe it is. If that is the case then you can just download a map of whatever country...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-27-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 269
Posted By danipoak
I'm not an outlook user myself but I have been...

I'm not an outlook user myself but I have been using the 2016 Office Preview for a while now without a single crash. The guy at the desk next to me uses Outlook on the 2016 preview and says it has...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-31-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 632
Posted By danipoak
I had this problem once. One of two things fixed...

I had this problem once. One of two things fixed it and I cannot remember which. The first one is to try going into the mailbox menu and at the bottom is rebuild. The second option is to delete...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-28-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 214
Posted By danipoak
Changing file and directory permissions

I just installed a physics simulation package in OSX, one that I have installed and used on several other occasions. For some reason this time my username was not added to any of the write...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-23-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 672
Posted By danipoak
Always have your data in three locations to be...

Always have your data in three locations to be safe, one of which is off site. For many the setup is something like: 1. your boot drive 2. Time machine and 3. something like crashplan, backblaze,...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-22-2015, 10:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,057
Posted By danipoak
Tech Tools Pro is also $100. At this stage I'm...

Tech Tools Pro is also $100. At this stage I'm wondering if in fact my problems are the same as stated before about bad sectors and if I'm better off just buying a new hard drive just to see. Worst...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-22-2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,057
Posted By danipoak
This is interesting and thanks for updating. I...

This is interesting and thanks for updating. I did my upgrade to Yosemite at the same time I put in a larger SSD and setup a fusion array with the that was already installed. I wonder, can SSDs...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-21-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,057
Posted By danipoak
I'm late to the party but I'd like to chime in on...

I'm late to the party but I'd like to chime in on my experience. I have a late 2008 Pro 5,1 with 8gb ram, 240gb SSD and 500 gb hard drive. It ran Mavericks beautifully. Once I upgraded to Yosemite...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-21-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 432
Posted By danipoak
I do a fair bit of coding on a 15" 2008 Pro with...

I do a fair bit of coding on a 15" 2008 Pro with a Core2 Duo and it handles it just fine. I also using Lightroom extensively. I also own a 2011 11" Air with an i5 and it is able to handle it. If I...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-21-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 443
Posted By danipoak
I'm not sure I follow you. A 1TB drive should be...

I'm not sure I follow you. A 1TB drive should be just as fast as a 200GB drive so long as they are both the same RPM. I think with most macs though an SSD will likely make a bigger difference at...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-24-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 41,835
Posted By danipoak
I have had great success cleaning peoples adware...

I have had great success cleaning peoples adware of their computers with this program (http://www.thesafemac.com/arg/) starting with step 1. Adware is different than a virus.
Forum: Security Awareness 08-01-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,101
Posted By danipoak
Restoring from Time Machine will just put exactly...

Restoring from Time Machine will just put exactly what was on your system before back on. So if you really are that afraid that someone put a key logger on your system you would have to do an...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 08-01-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,820
Posted By danipoak
Unless you're going to use the Tor network for...

Unless you're going to use the Tor network for everything I really don't think this is avoidable. It's just the reality we live in now in that everything collects data. That being said there is...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-03-2014, 12:18 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,230
Posted By danipoak
Agreed. I'm decent with Python and have a...

Agreed. I'm decent with Python and have a working knowledge of C++ but have been struggling to get a small program written in Objective-C. I've been going through the book as well tonight and there...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-03-2014, 12:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 911
Posted By danipoak
Just wanted to add about making the install disk....

Just wanted to add about making the install disk. I'd avoid any command line, too easy to mess up. Follow the above guide about downloading Mavericks but stop there and use this program...
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