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Forum: Movies and Video 11-23-2007, 06:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,080
Posted By cazabam
Macbook screens are indeed 16:10 aspect. You will...

Macbook screens are indeed 16:10 aspect. You will get a small black bar at the top and bottom of a 16:9 video, and to the left and right of a 4:3. Other aspect ratios will have similar bars in...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 08-30-2007, 02:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,284
Posted By cazabam
It entirely depends on why it thinks it needs IE....

It entirely depends on why it thinks it needs IE. Most of the time it's because the people who maintain the site are too lazy to check if it works on other things, but sometimes it's because ActiveX...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-30-2007, 02:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 447
Posted By cazabam
I use rsync for this, over a SSH tunnel. There...

I use rsync for this, over a SSH tunnel. There are loads of tutorials and some GUI programs to make it easier, but it's a good way of backup up over a network while only copying things that have...
Forum: Apple Desktops 08-28-2007, 02:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 15,959
Posted By cazabam
You can adjust all the default fonts with...

You can adjust all the default fonts with TinkerTool.
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 08-27-2007, 06:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 680
Posted By cazabam
tuaw.com...

tuaw.com (http://www.tuaw.com/2006/10/06/apple-store-concierge-on-your-own-mac/) have a couple of links, one for a legal (and cheap) Concierge-a-like, and another way to (most likely illegaly) get a...
Forum: Web Design and Hosting 08-27-2007, 06:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 881
Posted By cazabam
For Apache and PHP I use MAMP...

For Apache and PHP I use MAMP (http://www.mamp.info/en/index.php), which is a simple drag-and-drop way to install Apache 2, PHP 4 and 5 and MySQL. For RoR, check out Locomotive...
Forum: OS X - Development and Darwin 08-27-2007, 06:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 860
Posted By cazabam
You need to install the Developer Tools off your...

You need to install the Developer Tools off your installation disks. This will give you all the GNU tools for C, C++ and Objective C, Java, all the SDKs and the Xcode development environment.
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 08-26-2007, 05:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 471
Posted By cazabam
Sounds like you're holding down control while...

Sounds like you're holding down control while scrolling up with the mouse wheel/ball. This zooms the screen in and makes it scroll around when you move the mouse. To fix this, hold control and scroll...
Forum: Web Design and Hosting 08-26-2007, 04:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,566
Posted By cazabam
What makes you think you need a valid copy of...

What makes you think you need a valid copy of Windows to use Crossover? That's the exact opposite! Parallels and Bootcamp both actually do need Windows because they run the whole OS, but Crossover...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-26-2007, 09:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 931
Posted By cazabam
average CPU temp is generally between 30 and 55 C...

average CPU temp is generally between 30 and 55 C depending on what you're doing. If your fan comes on, it's generally because you're pushing it quite hard and it has turned on the fans preemptively....
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-26-2007, 09:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 514
Posted By cazabam
If you're in warranty, just contact Apple and get...

If you're in warranty, just contact Apple and get it fixed or take it to a store. It sounds like the battery is no good, because if it's reporting fully charged and won't power up it might be the...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-26-2007, 09:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 40,679
Posted By cazabam
You can use Musorg (http://peippo.eu/musorg/) to...

You can use Musorg (http://peippo.eu/musorg/) to change the ID3 tags before you import to iTunes to set the album name and, handily, set the 'Part of a Compilation' flag so when you import into...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-25-2007, 10:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 752
Posted By cazabam
Something to just check is that you don't have a...

Something to just check is that you don't have a runaway process. It's easy to assume something like a hardware upgrade has caused this, only to find that something has gone wappy and is eating 100%...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 07-28-2007, 05:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,143
Posted By cazabam
I agree. I have an account with no password and...

I agree. I have an account with no password and limited privileges called zzGuest so it always appears at the bottom of the fast user switching list. I just switch to that account if anyone wants to...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 07-20-2007, 04:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 515
Posted By cazabam
Absolutely right. The Neooffice folk always...

Absolutely right. The Neooffice folk always "charge" (read; request a donation) for pre-release versions. This is partially done to fund the project, and a partially to ensure that only people...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-19-2007, 05:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 559
Posted By cazabam
Sounds like something is chewing up cycles. Run...

Sounds like something is chewing up cycles. Run the scripts from Onyx as was suggested, but also use Activity Monitor to see if there is a process eating up a load of CPU cycles.
Forum: Apple Desktops 07-17-2007, 02:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 743
Posted By cazabam
Given that you can tell the mini to power off via...

Given that you can tell the mini to power off via software, I'm not sure what the problem is. Even if you run something full screen, press ctrl+eject and the 'shutdown' dialog will appear and just...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 07-13-2007, 02:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 16,455
Posted By cazabam
There is an uninstall utility included in the...

There is an uninstall utility included in the .dmg (or on the CD). There are additional instructions here: http://www.parallels.com/products/desktop/faq/1/

Look in the section about if the...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-13-2007, 02:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 789
Posted By cazabam
It should be OK. Not 100% sure but I think the...

It should be OK. Not 100% sure but I think the apple power bricks work anywhere. The keyboards aren't massively different. In fact, I prefer the US one because the \ and ` keys are in more sensible...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-13-2007, 02:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 17,704
Posted By cazabam
Have you got the battery update? Try the...

Have you got the battery update? Try the instructions here:

http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=305364

If that doesn't work, contact Apple. They'll probably give you a new battery.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-13-2007, 02:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 556
Posted By cazabam
Hold control and click the icon. When the little...

Hold control and click the icon. When the little menu appears, click 'Remove from dock'.
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 07-12-2007, 03:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,736
Posted By cazabam
Yes, quite right. Macs are personal computers,...

Yes, quite right. Macs are personal computers, but not Personal Computers :) I think the main reason 'PC' is used is because it is a catch all term for 'generic' computers. If you have a Mac, you...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 07-09-2007, 01:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,019
Posted By cazabam
The fact is it's simply not worth your time...

The fact is it's simply not worth your time trying to figure out if it's a scam or not. The chances of it not being a scam are so slim you may as well wait and find a buyer who will collect with...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 07-07-2007, 05:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 647
Posted By cazabam
As remain said, use cog. You can build and save...

As remain said, use cog. You can build and save playlists and it plays mostly everything.
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 07-07-2007, 05:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 15,911
Posted By cazabam
Use iPhotoBuddy. It lets you keep multiple...

Use iPhotoBuddy. It lets you keep multiple libraries so you can have one for your personal stuff, and one for other stuff. Alternatively, I like to use the 'show film rolls' view and keep all the...
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