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Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-18-2011, 07:35 PM
Replies: 536
Views: 101,767
Posted By idlerat
Finder - Chrome - Skype - Textedit - iTunes -...

Finder - Chrome - Skype - Textedit - iTunes - Adium - Preview - VMWare - Photobooth - Flock - World Clock Deluxe - "Black Hole"[aka: trash]
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 07-17-2011, 09:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,066
Posted By idlerat
You can also change icons by ctrl+clicking it's...

You can also change icons by ctrl+clicking it's icon in finder, show package contents, resources and swap out the icon image[useful for stubborn apps like skype, but try it at your own risk, I have...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 07-17-2011, 06:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 309
Posted By idlerat
TweetMyMac ?

Just heard about this app, but while the test function works, actually using the app via twitter doesn't. Can't find a help or support page for the mac version, the linux page says it no longer works...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-07-2010, 09:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 9,293
Posted By idlerat
Are you adept at taking your machine apart? If...

Are you adept at taking your machine apart? If you think you can, you might want to take a look at a couple of things:

1. The fan itself. It may be clogged with dirt. (Also check the vents...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-07-2010, 08:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 9,293
Posted By idlerat
Nope, just forums like this one mostly. Some of...

Nope, just forums like this one mostly. Some of the sites I visit do have flash content, but I don't use it unless I have to as it increases the heat/fan activity even more and lags my browser.

Is...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-07-2010, 03:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 9,293
Posted By idlerat
I know it's a bit of a wall of text, but: I...

I know it's a bit of a wall of text, but:

I have smcfancontrol, but the running temperature is constantly that high. I was hoping for some kind of solution/to find out what might be up with it...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-07-2010, 10:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 9,293
Posted By idlerat
Unhappy white macbook overheating?

I have a white 13" macbook and while it's always run hot as it were, it's now getting to what I would consider to be worrying temperatures on a regular basis from "normal" use.

I installed...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-10-2009, 02:58 PM
Replies: 536
Views: 101,767
Posted By idlerat
Nah, it doesn't take long to get used to it and I...

Nah, it doesn't take long to get used to it and I don't have much in the dock, so it only takes a second to find things.

And random as they may seem, they're all logical for the app to me which...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-10-2009, 02:00 PM
Replies: 536
Views: 101,767
Posted By idlerat
I like custom icons :P ...

I like custom icons :P
http://www.mac-forums.com/forums/attachments/os-x-operating-system/11564d1257879559-post-your-dock-screenshots-idledock.png
L to R: Finder, TextWrangler, Thunderbird,...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 04-07-2009, 12:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 578
Posted By idlerat
Eeek. Spoke too soon! I tinkered with the router...

Eeek. Spoke too soon! I tinkered with the router settings, restarted my mac and now Windows connects normally(and Leopard has a better connection too)! Sorry, I don't now how to flag this for...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 04-07-2009, 11:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 578
Posted By idlerat
Unhappy internet issues with xp?

Please forgive me if I'm doing something stupid, it's been a long time since I've used Windows and I'm a bit lost ;p

I'm running Windows XP via VMware and it was all working well until a few days...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 11-06-2008, 11:24 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 757
Posted By idlerat
Colloquy problems?

ibook G4 running OS X 10.4.11

From what I can work out, it looks like colloquy is having difficulty communicating with the IRC server I want it to.

I'll be on IRC, chatting or idling and it'll...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 01-20-2008, 03:11 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 10,498
Posted By idlerat
^I have no excuse ;p o.0 I'm traumatised by...

^I have no excuse ;p

o.0 I'm traumatised by this, Please tell me it wasn't one of your friends!
Forum: Web Design and Hosting 01-20-2008, 02:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,922
Posted By idlerat
If it's just for you and some friends, I wouldn't...

If it's just for you and some friends, I wouldn't even bother with a domain, etc. ;p

The quickest/easiest option would be something like Invision or Proboards, both are free and hosted, so you...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-20-2008, 02:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 693
Posted By idlerat
Making unexpected noises...

Eep.

Recently, my ibook g4 has started making the "waking from sleep" noise(I don't know what it's actually called ;p Sounds like it's the hard drive bouncing into action or something?) at...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 01-12-2008, 08:13 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 603
Posted By idlerat
ichat's playing up...

ichat keeps logging me out, but worse than that it keeps logging me out and not telling me, so I'm there going "hello?" "poke" "where are you...." and I'm actually offline :Angry:

Logging out of...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 12-11-2007, 08:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 695
Posted By idlerat
Maybe your battery isn't the problem, could it be...

Maybe your battery isn't the problem, could it be your power cable? Before your battery died was the charging symbol showing up correctly when you had it on charge? Does the orange/green ring show up...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 12-11-2007, 08:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,312
Posted By idlerat
I'm 24 and I've got a DS Lite and I love it :3 ...

I'm 24 and I've got a DS Lite and I love it :3
There's loads of games on it that appeal to older players and over here there are a lot of retro games being released that I used to play on my old...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 12-11-2007, 08:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,256
Posted By idlerat
I'm sure I'm going to regret asking, but...what...

I'm sure I'm going to regret asking, but...what was the ad for? o.0

Adverts make me change channels, but the "knock off Nigel" ads amuse me, mind you as I don't buy ripped dvds, I don't think I'm...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 11-21-2007, 12:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,884
Posted By idlerat
You should, I would ;) Well, maybe not whine...

You should, I would ;) Well, maybe not whine about it, but I'd at least ask, it can't hurt, right?
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 11-21-2007, 07:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,078
Posted By idlerat
I had the same problem in Firefox and resetting...

I had the same problem in Firefox and resetting cookies worked(although it was a pain in the bum having to remember logins for everything, eheheh).

Have you updated it lately? My browsers usually...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 11-20-2007, 07:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 785
Posted By idlerat
I've never used a macbook pro, but when my ibook...

I've never used a macbook pro, but when my ibook goes to sleep with the lid open you have to press the standby button to bring it back to life, moving the mouse around doesn't do anything.

Could...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 11-19-2007, 06:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 603
Posted By idlerat
^Great thanks, that's really helpful :3 I think...

^Great thanks, that's really helpful :3 I think I'll splash out on it, hehe.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-18-2007, 11:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,830
Posted By idlerat
Did you check if it was one of the recalled...

Did you check if it was one of the recalled ones(I know it was ages ago, but personally I never bothered)?
https://support.apple.com/ibook_powerbook/batteryexchange/

To be honest though, it...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 11-17-2007, 05:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 603
Posted By idlerat
virtual pc?

I want to run windows on my mac, but it's an ibook g4(no intel chip), so my only option is windows virtual pc, but that's also the only one that doesn't have a trial and I don't want to spend...
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