Since 4/14/2012 1:54:29 AM, vilain2 has written 9 articles and participated in 2178 conversations. vilain2 signature: vilain2
Mail 6.3 connection woes128 (4/17/2013 5:57:33 PM) comp.sys.mac.system I just jumped from MacOS 10.6.8 to 10.8.3. I'm not an early adopter and
did a lot of research on what needed to be upgraded and working before I
took the jump.
For the most part, it went fine. Some MyS... Michael
forward delete on MBP keyboard537 (2/21/2013 4:04:22 AM) comp.sys.mac.system I have a Matias Pro which is a version of the original Mac 101 keyboard.
It has Forward Delete in a group above the arrow keys along with Help,
Home, Page Up, Page Down, and End.
How are these keys mappe... Michael
Weird wake from sleep988 (7/3/2012 8:35:24 AM) comp.sys.mac.system I never use sleep mode on my MacPro, so I'm unfamiliar with it. On my
older machines, with various upgrades to hardware, Sleep stopped working
so I just let the machine run with a screen saver.
I just g... Michael
.Mac to .iCloud migration9238 (7/1/2012 8:20:55 PM) comp.sys.mac.apps I manage an email listserv and about 10 people use .Mac or .Me (no
..MobleMe). Apple supposedly turned off .Mac yesterday, but email still
works. If I change an address from .mac.com to .icloud.com, it bo... Michael
Refurb MacBook Pro laptop from Apple3171 (7/1/2012 4:29:13 AM) comp.sys.mac.system After the new notebooks were announced, I noticed a couple posters here
mentioning they picked up a refurb'ed older MacBook with firewire,
optical drive, etc. that aren't on the newer models, including the ... Michael
iTunes 10.5.1 always asking for AppleID2153 (11/18/2011 9:05:47 AM) comp.sys.mac.system I've set the new iTunes to not automatically update or download anything yet every time I start iTunes, it connects to ax.init.itunes.apple.com:80 to 'check in' to the iTunes Store. If there are iTouch Apps... Michael
Lion and CIFS/SAMBA1100 (7/22/2011 11:19:42 PM) comp.sys.mac.apps I heard that Lion had to throw out the V2 GPL'ed SAMBA code because V4 is now V3 GPL. So it's not part of Lion. Does sharing with Windows networks still work? A week or so ago, someone from Europe posted t... Michael
Can't sleep on old G4 running 10.4.11867 (2/8/2010 6:37:08 PM) comp.sys.mac.system A friend asked me why her system won't sleep any more. This is a very sudden occurrence apparently. Every day, she wakes her system, reads email, browses the web, then puts the system back to sleep. It's a... Michael
Calendars145 (11/14/2013 7:59:50 AM) comp.sys.mac.apps Anybody knows a good calendar that can show events and to dos?
I used BusyCal but I don't want to shell out 49$ to upgrade to the new
version (2.x) with no discount for upgrading
FruitMenu Replacement for Bret&Bart144 (11/15/2013 6:47:19 PM) comp.sys.mac.system I'm looking for a replacement for FruitMenu, no longer being developed,
which works with 10.9. From the beginning of OS X, I have found its
interface next to unusable without FruitMenu, and it has never giv... fmoore(1432)
Disk images115 (11/18/2013 1:40:27 PM) comp.sys.mac.apps Does anybody know a simple and easy app to create disk images out pf
I have never understood how to use Disk Utility in this respect.
Amrosia Software Games147 (11/19/2013 1:22:09 AM) comp.sys.mac.apps
On updating to OS 10.9, both of my Ambrosia Software games gave me the
message that my license key was out of date and that I would have to
obtain a new key to continue using the games I purchased years ago... henry4573(8)
Guess what?197 (11/21/2013 7:29:25 AM) comp.sys.mac.apps Will water leak out from the cup?The answer is NO! How miraculous,aha?The product looks like tea set with holes, which is applied with pierced decoration. Want to have one? Click here:
Word and directories147 (11/21/2013 10:46:30 PM) comp.sys.mac.apps Since I upgraded to Mavericks, the Word 2011 Open dialog defaults to the
Documents directory no matter what directory I previously used to open a
doc. Is this behavior I can change? It used to remember what d... RonTheGuy686(82)
old laser printer question54 (11/23/2013 5:27:08 PM) comp.sys.mac.system I was recently given two old Apple LaserWriters. One is an NT, the
other a Personal 320. Neither have ethernet ports, just localTalk.
I can't use them. Does anyone know of anyplace I can give or donate ... starsabre(104)
PGP and Mavericks85 (11/26/2013 3:17:49 PM) comp.sys.mac.system The free version of PGP that I've been using for years to
encrypt/decrypt files I carry on a flash drive says it is incompatible
with Mavericks and won't run.
Work-arounds? Other encryption program I can... will4087(24)