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    yeah, the 'opt' key is your best friend. Note...

    yeah, the 'opt' key is your best friend. Note that in Display preference pane holding 'opt' makes the 'Detect Displays' button appear.

    Hold, 'opt' while clicking on the menu bar icons, e.g....
  2. Hey Randy, Sorry for the delay on this one....

    Hey Randy,

    Sorry for the delay on this one. Your 2012 iMac has an Ivy Bridge i5, whereas the 2014 Minis are using Haswell i5s. From what I've been gathering, single-core performance the Haswells...
  3. Really important to bear in mind with the new...

    Really important to bear in mind with the new 2014 Minis that the RAM is soldered on the motherboard like the retina MacBook Pros. So make sure he has sufficient RAM from the get go, or if necessary...
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    Just checking back in. I found the CDs, and...

    Just checking back in. I found the CDs, and located the OS 9 .dmg. The full OS 9 dmg is 370 MB, I opened it and the System Folder alone is 215 MB.

    For a bit of nostalgia the Applications folder...
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    Haven't been checking in, just seeing this now. ...

    Haven't been checking in, just seeing this now.

    I should have these -- I had to buy the CDs way back when I eBayed an MDD.

    May take some digging for the actual CDs, but I'm pretty sure I made...
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    Not the only way with the Mini. You need to...

    Not the only way with the Mini. You need to consider also the Mini with OS X Server (aka the Mini Server). Those come from the factory (stock or build to order) with two internal HDs. So you won't...
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    Try resetting the PRAM: Restart and hold:...

    Try resetting the PRAM:

    Restart and hold: cmd-opt-p-r until you hear a 2d startup chime. Thereafter release the keys and let the computer start up normally.
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    Sorry to hear about the problems. I'm one of...

    Sorry to hear about the problems.

    I'm one of those that had great success with R-Studio Mac, which recovered just about everything (file, folders, hierarchy, dates, etc) from a 1.5GB HD (HFS+...
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    A little late to the party, sorry. RoaringApps...

    A little late to the party, sorry.

    RoaringApps is still one of the better sites for checking compatibility:
    http://roaringapps.com/
    I think it got started with Snow Leopard or Lion, but they've...
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    About that Belkin hub. Here's the latest from...

    About that Belkin hub. Here's the latest from CES:
    http://www.belkin.com/us/pressreleases/8798255940668

    Product page has been updated too:...
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    I agree. Saved me and that 1.5 GB drive I...

    I agree. Saved me and that 1.5 GB drive I accidentally formatted.

    It's my first choice app. I think it's far superior to Data Rescue.
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    I vote for the AppleTV for TV too. I have one, I...

    I vote for the AppleTV for TV too. I have one, I got it to test Airplay with a iPad which works well. We use it for rentals, watching youtube, showing photo and videos from Macs and iDevices, etc.
    ...
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    Whoa, found one more 2-port TB, 1-slot expansion...

    I wantz it.. I wantz the precious…[/quote]

    Whoa, found one more 2-port TB, 1-slot expansion box, OWC's Helios: (sorry for linking a competitor Rick):...
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    Thanks for all that info Rick. On Magma's...

    Thanks for all that info Rick.


    On Magma's site (linked before) for their TB chassis; here's the link again:
    http://www.magma.com/thunderbolt-compatibility

    There are actually two 2-port cards...
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    Ok, a bit more research and I think I may have...

    Ok, a bit more research and I think I may have some *shipping* alternatives to Sonnet.

    mLogic has a 1-slot, 2 thunderbolt port, box called mLink:
    http://www.mlogic.com/products/mlink
    Lists for...
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    All 4 Echo boxes have a second thunderbolt port....

    All 4 Echo boxes have a second thunderbolt port.


    That makes it a freaking non-starter for eSATA.
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    Really, says here first quarter 2013:...

    Really, says here first quarter 2013:
    http://www.belkin.com/us/thunderbolt
    Then again before that it said fourth quarter 2012 for months, that is until shortly before the end of 2012. :rolleyes:
    ...
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    There was a site, where I first read about the...

    There was a site, where I first read about the tape hack, that included a more serious mod to get a G5 ADC card working in a G4. The site was techseekers.net, which you mind find referenced in old...
  19. Randy, Have you considered a mirrorless...

    Randy,

    Have you considered a mirrorless interchangeable lens camera, rather than a reflex/SLR or P&S?

    It's kind of a hot segment right now.

    The point and shoot market has been decimated by...
  20. Thread: End of an Era...

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    I guess backup utilities aren't such a hot topic....

    I guess backup utilities aren't such a hot topic. :D

    Question: Get Backup, is that the free version you used or the paid Pro version that had success where others failed?

    I'm still...
  21. Thread: End of an Era...

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    I actually witnessed the change over with the...

    I actually witnessed the change over with the Lion -> Mountian Lion release, when I was downloading on different computers. One moment it's donationware, the next day it's suddenly paid with trial...
  22. Thread: No target mode

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    Old PPC4 G4, is it a Quicksilver? What's the HD...

    Old PPC4 G4, is it a Quicksilver? What's the HD setup? All HD on PCI cards, any HD on the system buses?

    If I remember correctly with these old PPC macs, Firewire Target Disc mode only works on...
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    iCloud. :D Seriously that's why I upgraded to...

    iCloud. :D

    Seriously that's why I upgraded to Lion for shared contacts and calendars across 3 computers and 3 iPhones. It actually works. :p
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    I feel really stoopid. I found/figured out how...

    I feel really stoopid. I found/figured out how set all those LDAP authentication and binding polices, e.g. encrypted, block man-in-middle, bloking clear text passwords, etc. Apple provided a handy...
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    Even though VMware Fusion v4.1.3 didn't give me...

    Even though VMware Fusion v4.1.3 didn't give me handy version of 10.8 -- I used 10.7 64-bit -- from the drop menu, I went ahead and made a VM of Mountain Lion + Server.

    In this environment can't...
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