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Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-18-2011, 08:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,530
Posted By mufngruf
gee I had no idea this would be so complex.. I...

gee I had no idea this would be so complex..
I have a large imac.. it takes up my entire desk.. I would like to be able to replace it with a mac mini IF it will work as well (it has less ram and a...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-18-2011, 08:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,530
Posted By mufngruf
apparently it cannot...

apparently it cannot...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-18-2011, 08:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,530
Posted By mufngruf
Surely, the prefs and plists and such are not...

Surely, the prefs and plists and such are not kept in the applications folder but rather in the user root application support area?
Can File sync be configured to sync the user folder?
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-18-2011, 07:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,530
Posted By mufngruf
I thank you again for your time.. and yes I know...

I thank you again for your time.. and yes I know that there are applications which will back up individual files/folders etc... and I realise that I could set them up to do so..
but what I am...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-18-2011, 06:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,530
Posted By mufngruf
I already have the apps on both machines... I'm...

I already have the apps on both machines... I'm more concerned with keeping prefs and user files up to date which would include all the calender/address/mail stuff...

it would appear that there...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-18-2011, 06:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,530
Posted By mufngruf
basically, I want to keep the two macs as...

basically, I want to keep the two macs as identical as possible- so that one user folder is the same as the other..... including prefs and apps and data
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-18-2011, 02:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,530
Posted By mufngruf
Time machine for dummies question...

Firstly, I don't yet have a problem.. and secondly, I don't want a problem - hence the question.
I have researched as much of this as I can but only get more confused. I think it probably falls into...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 05-12-2011, 07:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 18,141
Posted By mufngruf
VERY HELPFUL - thanks a lot...

VERY HELPFUL - thanks a lot...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-08-2011, 02:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,093
Posted By mufngruf
t'riffic thanks muchly..

t'riffic thanks muchly..
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-08-2011, 01:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,093
Posted By mufngruf
Thanks folks - I decided to let techtool 5 run...

Thanks folks - I decided to let techtool 5 run overnight and also defragged the livin' daylights outta the drive.
That seems to have fixed it - for the moment.
But I DO think I'll follow your...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-07-2011, 11:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,093
Posted By mufngruf
Okeydokey - so I opened up System Prefs and went...

Okeydokey - so I opened up System Prefs and went to add a new user account. Then, of course, to unlock the prefs, I had to "type my password to allow system preferences to make changes.
and I did...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-07-2011, 10:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,093
Posted By mufngruf
Thanks but isn't that the creation of a new user...

Thanks but isn't that the creation of a new user account effectively the same as booting in safe mode?
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-07-2011, 08:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,093
Posted By mufngruf
"installer not responding" issue

well here's another fine mess...

more and more frequently, when I go to install an application, the Installer app kicks into gear and walks me through the steps to install (where and for which...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-02-2011, 05:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,882
Posted By mufngruf
apparently it's a hardware issue - I went back...

apparently it's a hardware issue - I went back and wiped the drive and reinstalled the tiger disks that came with the mini and still no audio. I suspect that the goon that did the drive upgrade...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-02-2011, 04:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,882
Posted By mufngruf
well thanks for that - but now I have a much...

well thanks for that - but now I have a much different problem. I have managed to upgrade to Snow leopard via a oartition/external combo - but now I have no audio... not even the option of audio....
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-02-2011, 01:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,882
Posted By mufngruf
Thanks for the help folks but, the question was, ...

Thanks for the help folks but, the question was,
"can I buy some kind of upgrade from Apple or do I have to buy a set of disks at full retail - and how much would they be? "
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-01-2011, 04:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,882
Posted By mufngruf
because I don't have the disks - except for those...

because I don't have the disks - except for those which work with my imac.. but won't work with the mini
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-01-2011, 03:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,882
Posted By mufngruf
upgrading macmini from tiger to leopard

so, I bought a used mini (1.83 core duo) running with 2GB of Ram and a newly installed 500~GB hard drive.... and tiger installation disks.
My imac leopard installation disks don't work... either...
Forum: Apple Desktops 04-12-2011, 02:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,559
Posted By mufngruf
Thanks for the tip.. is it safe to assume that...

Thanks for the tip.. is it safe to assume that after a certain period of time, this is no longer an issue?
And I'm always a little dubious about "pretty common"... while one can certainly find much...
Forum: Apple Desktops 04-12-2011, 02:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,559
Posted By mufngruf
Thanks Mike.. There are some OS9 apps I miss so...

Thanks Mike..
There are some OS9 apps I miss so I would set it up as a partitioned dual boot into Tiger and Leopard to be able to use them. And, I'm sure, as the prices continue to come down over...
Forum: Apple Desktops 04-11-2011, 04:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,559
Posted By mufngruf
Jeez - what cheerful reading... thanks tho'

Jeez - what cheerful reading... thanks tho'
Forum: Apple Desktops 04-11-2011, 02:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,559
Posted By mufngruf
Cool - that's better news...well we'll see soon...

Cool - that's better news...well we'll see soon then eh?
If/when I get the process done, I'll report back in and attempt to answer my own questions.
Forum: Apple Desktops 04-11-2011, 02:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,559
Posted By mufngruf
here's another quesion which may clarify things -...

here's another quesion which may clarify things - I'm not planning to get the G5 IMAC - but rather a G5 POWERMAC...
Most of the comments about overheating that I've found seem to apply to the G5...
Forum: Apple Desktops 04-11-2011, 01:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,559
Posted By mufngruf
well - I asked four questions... so far I have...

well - I asked four questions... so far I have been advised to not get a G5 because of heat build up issues, warned that I will not be able to run the latest OSX and it's apps and advised to get a...
Forum: Apple Desktops 04-11-2011, 01:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,559
Posted By mufngruf
Something else to bear in mind is that I notice...

Something else to bear in mind is that I notice that all of the warnings about overheating are coming from places like Texas and Arkansas...
I'm in northern England where the ambient temperature...
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