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  1. cybergoober

    [HOWTO] Change screenshot format in Tiger

    Screenshots in Tiger default to .png format. This can be changed now by opening a Terminal window and typing: for pdf defaults write com.apple.screencapture type pdf for jpg defaults write com.apple.screencapture type jpg for gif defaults write com.apple.screencapture type gif then log...
  2. cybergoober

    Shelf in Mac OS X? …

    Wow, guess you really do learn something new every day. Found this gem at the MacNN forums: linkage: http://forums.macnn.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=209609 That's the first I had heard of this Command-dragging from dock to move items. I can think of a few times this would have come in...
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    Perhaps the stupidest question ever…

    Or perhaps not. Q - When was the Macintosh introduced? From what I can ascertain the Macintosh was introduced January 1984. Is this not correct? There is a very interesting reason I ask this, which I will reveal in a little while… I just wanted to make sure I was correct before...
  4. cybergoober

    Test Software Update...

    Check Software Update. It says it improves Expose and Mail. I went ahead and installed it. I'm expecting some gentlemen in black suits and Ray-Bans any minute...
  5. cybergoober

    SystemSounds...

    Nothing major. No problems. Must be too bored. I just happened to be poking around /System yesterday and found: /System/Library/Components/CoreAudio.component/Contents/Resources/SystemSounds/finder/empty trash.aif and move to trash.aif I played these sounds and it occurred to me that I...
  6. cybergoober

    iPod Software 2.0 info... from Apple

    Hmm. Just ran across this little disturbing tidbit. Oh, well. I guess we'll just have to wait and see.
  7. cybergoober

    Super Dock!!

    :eek: :eek: :eek: :eek: Open your com.apple.dock.plist (~/Library/Preferences/com.apple.dock.plist) file in your favorite text editor. Scroll down almost to the end and you'll see a key "<real>xxx</real>" where xxx is the size in pixels. Apparently you can't go over 512. That one was set at...
  8. cybergoober

    Rogue process won't quit

    Tried to open a screenshot in Preview and it hung. So I hit CMD + OPT + ESC and force-quit Preview. Tried to open it again and it hung again. Tried to force-quit and now it won't die. I've tried with Process Viewer. Won't die. Even tried in the Terminal (sudo and regular) kill -9 10315 (10315 is...
  9. cybergoober

    Quick question about video cards

    Which do you guys think is the better card?
  10. cybergoober

    Have you guys seen this yet?

    http://www.versiontracker.com/moreinfo.fcgi?id=15377&showRatings=&db=macosx Looks like this guy is getting blasted pretty hard over there. Someone said he basically ripped off the source from Space.app and made it his own and is charging $20 for it. My question: Is this our whitesaint...
  11. cybergoober

    Zingg?

    Does anyone here know where I can find a copy of Zingg (contextual menu that lists what apps can open a file)? The link at versiontracker has been down forever. Can't connect to developer's site http://www.brockerhoff.net . Anyone here have a copy they can throw on an iDisk or something? TIA...
  12. cybergoober

    OS 10.1.3- Fink- Gnome????

    OK I wanted to try to install Gnome for my XDarwin setup. So, I went to the Terminal and typed: fink install bundle-gnome. It downloaded all the packages and compiled everything (took a month of Sundays). My question: Now what do I do? I would assume there is some kind of .inst or something...
  13. cybergoober

    Applications folder privileges problems?

    Apple has posted this Knowledge Base article with instructions on how to solve problems with privileges on the Applications folder. It includes a link to a download of and app that makes the changes to the folder for you. Hopefully this will help someone.
  14. cybergoober

    Woohoo!!!

    Just found out that we were approved to have the Mac OS X Server Essentials class next week. I already attended the Mac OS X Administration Basics and passed the exam. Class is Wed. thru Fri., so by the 28th or 29th I should have my ACTC!!!! schweet!!!! lata
  15. cybergoober

    WTF (iDisk)?!

    What is with all the crappy mp3s in our iDisks? Anyone know? Check it out: iDisk->Software->Mac OS XSoftware->Extras->FreePlay Music
  16. cybergoober

    WindowShade

    Swing by VersionTracker and check out Windowshade. It adds window shading to Carbon apps (makes Cocoa app windows transparent, you can adjust the level of transparency) pretty cool.
  17. cybergoober

    WindowShade

    Swing by VersionTracker and check out Windowshade. It adds window shading to Carbon apps (makes Cocoa app windows transparent, you can adjust the level of transparency) pretty cool.
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