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Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-17-2011, 06:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 813
Posted By Davanw
How about using a virtual machine as your sandbox?

How about using a virtual machine as your sandbox?
Forum: Switcher Hangout 04-18-2011, 05:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,049
Posted By Davanw
Can you ping the remote server in terminal?

Can you ping the remote server in terminal?
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-14-2011, 03:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 730
Posted By Davanw
I've been doing java dev in Eclipse using a...

I've been doing java dev in Eclipse using a Macbook Pro for a couple years now. No complaints.

If you ever need to go back to some .NET development, you can always run Windows in bootcamp or...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-10-2011, 11:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,423
Posted By Davanw
I can't calibrate the battery, as I cannot run it...

I can't calibrate the battery, as I cannot run it down completely (the computer won't stay turned on!)

The power info in System Profiler also looks quite normal.

I had already done a reset of...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-09-2011, 06:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,423
Posted By Davanw
Doesn't seem to be anything out of the ordinary: ...

Doesn't seem to be anything out of the ordinary:

http://www.framedfiction.com/posts/coconutbattery.png
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-09-2011, 05:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,423
Posted By Davanw
on battery power - turns itself off

Just yesterday my Macbook Pro (almost 3 years old now) started to turn itself off, somewhat consistently, when running off battery power.

I know the battery is charged. I even left it on the...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-22-2010, 04:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 846
Posted By Davanw
The best I could do was a program called...

The best I could do was a program called MouseZoom.

Comes close to Windows. But not quite.

After a few months I found I got used to the Mac way, and now I find it cumbersome using a Windows...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-15-2010, 11:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 10,187
Posted By Davanw
Tunneling? If you simply want to ssh into a...

Tunneling?

If you simply want to ssh into a remote computer:

ssh <ipaddress> -l <username>
Forum: iPad Hardware and Accessories 07-15-2010, 11:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,606
Posted By Davanw
Looks like a cracked LCD to me. I'm willing...

Looks like a cracked LCD to me.

I'm willing to bet they will call it abuse and deny any warranty coverage.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-15-2010, 11:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,046
Posted By Davanw
Right-click on the Applications folder on the...

Right-click on the Applications folder on the dock, and select LIST instead of GRID.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-05-2010, 04:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,708
Posted By Davanw
I disagree with that, but I guess it depends on...

I disagree with that, but I guess it depends on each person's unique situation.

On my corporate network, a 64kbps internet stream is less than 0.4 percent of my entire bandwidth, and will consume...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-05-2010, 12:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 338
Posted By Davanw
Regardless if it is completely distinct networks,...

Regardless if it is completely distinct networks, or separate subnets, the process to change from one to the other is going to be the same.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 06-29-2010, 10:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 570
Posted By Davanw
cookies enabled?

cookies enabled?
Forum: Switcher Hangout 06-29-2010, 10:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 521
Posted By Davanw
The Dell U2711 uses the same panel as the 27"...

The Dell U2711 uses the same panel as the 27" iMac. It costs a grand though. lol
Forum: Switcher Hangout 06-28-2010, 06:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,752
Posted By Davanw
I use FileZilla :)

I use FileZilla :)
Forum: Switcher Hangout 06-25-2010, 10:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,613
Posted By Davanw
If it is a Windows application, you can either: ...

If it is a Windows application, you can either:

1. Use Virtualization to run Windows on your mac
2. Use Bootcamp to run Windows on your mac
3. Try your luck with Wine to get it to run natively...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 06-24-2010, 12:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,473
Posted By Davanw
What is this dongle you speak of? Some kind of...

What is this dongle you speak of? Some kind of external network card?
Forum: Switcher Hangout 06-24-2010, 12:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 341
Posted By Davanw
Basically what this is saying is that it can't...

Basically what this is saying is that it can't free up a large enough block of hard drive space to create the Bootcamp partition. There are files on the hard drive that cannot be moved to make space...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-23-2010, 04:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 612
Posted By Davanw
Click the Apple at the top left, and choose About...

Click the Apple at the top left, and choose About This Mac

Then click on the More Info button

Go down under Network and click on Airport

Look for the line that says Supported PHY Modes
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-23-2010, 11:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,770
Posted By Davanw
For each application that is running in your menu...

For each application that is running in your menu bar, check it's preferences for something like "show in menu bar"

Also, in System Preferences, go to Accounts. Highlight your account and click...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-23-2010, 11:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 794
Posted By Davanw
When you reply to an email and it shows the...

When you reply to an email and it shows the quoted text with a blue bar... You can change this behaviour in preferences. Click on Composing. Uncheck "increase quote level".

If you don't want...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 06-23-2010, 11:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,447
Posted By Davanw
Looks like your computer was going to do some...

Looks like your computer was going to do some auto updates, but then it was canceled.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-22-2010, 01:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 415
Posted By Davanw
Only if your web browser has never EVER deleted...

Only if your web browser has never EVER deleted it's web browser history.


Which is doubtful.

So I'm going to say no, you do not have the information you are looking for on the computer.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 06-22-2010, 01:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 760
Posted By Davanw
Do you have a time machine backup?

Do you have a time machine backup?
Forum: Switcher Hangout 06-22-2010, 01:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,305
Posted By Davanw
But there is malicious software out there that...

But there is malicious software out there that targets and affects Mac computers. So the OP is right to be cautious.
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