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  1. Micah L

    "rm -P" on HFS+

    The -P option when using rm is supposed to overwrite files before they are deleted. The man page, however, has this to say: The -P option assumes that the underlying file system is a fixed-block file system. UFS is a fixed-block file system, LFS is not. In addition, only regular files are...
  2. Micah L

    Good text editor for XFree86

    I've been really impressed with the capabilities of XFree86 so far, but there is one thing I don't like. Xedit is just too boring. Does anyone know where I can find binaries or easy to compile source code for an intuitive text editor without any really fancy features?
  3. Micah L The first edits listed are those for MacOS X. They haven't added my startup string location stuff to that page yet, so if you're interested in learning about how to replace the text strings that fly by when OSX boots up, here are some...
  4. Micah L

    Problem with Apple's Installer app

    For some reason, whenever I try to use it to install a pkg file, I always get a message saying that the file requires 0 k of disk space, and I can't go any farther. If you need to know, I downloaded the stuff in OS9 (not Classic), since we had some trouble getting online in OSX.
  5. Micah L

    Settings take a long time to load

    Whenever I try to log in to change settings while I'm in the system prefs window, I get that little spinning circle cursor for 5-15 minutes until the window is opened. Also, when I try to use the Internet, Network, and Date & Tme prefs, the cursor stays like that until I force a quit. Anyone...