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    Can I create a separate Rosetta Safari icon?

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    Can I create a separate Rosetta Safari icon?
    I'm 3 weeks into my iMac now and one complaint I keep hearing from my kids is that there isn't any Shockwave on it for their games. So my quick research tells me that Shockwave isn't universal yet and needs to be run under Rosetta. I turned Rosetta on for Safari and downloaded Shockwave and installed it, but I definitely noticed the slowdown in Safari.

    Is there any way I can create a separate version of Safari that always runs under Rosetta, but still have the native intel version as the default? I know its easy enough to turn Rosetta on, but if there's a way to put it on the dock it'll be easier still.

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    Can I create a separate Rosetta Safari icon?
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    Maybe if there's an AppleScript Command to turn on rosetta for any app, someone knowledgeable enough could script a little app that launches Safari in Rosetta mode.
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    Can I create a separate Rosetta Safari icon?
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    Get a PPC version of Safari from a PPC Mac and name it something like Safari PPC. Put them both in your Applications folder, the PPC version will run under Rosetta and the Intel native one will remain the default. If you don't have a PPC Mac let me know and I will send you a PPC version of Safari.

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    Can I create a separate Rosetta Safari icon?
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    Why didn't I think of that?

    But then .. you could also simply use Firefox for PPC of Camino. Easier to get.
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