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Forum: Dell Mini 9 Discussion 12-16-2012, 10:24 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 64,858
Posted By Leeward
I still use mine daily (running OSX 10.6.8 on 64G...

I still use mine daily (running OSX 10.6.8 on 64G runcore), including travelling with it.
My 15" Macbookpro is too large for many things.

i'm not interested in a Ipad or tablet, since I want a...
Forum: General Mac OS X Discussion 12-13-2012, 03:48 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 9,216
Posted By Leeward
How do I change the Hardware UUID ?

Is there a way to change the Hardware UUID ?

I see that older hackintosh setups used PlatformUUID.kext.

This newer post that references Chameleon 2, says that a change was made in the...
Forum: Dell Mini 9 Discussion 04-13-2012, 04:57 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 64,858
Posted By Leeward
I use my mini9 every day for ebooks, marine...

I use my mini9 every day for ebooks, marine navigation, Skype, chat, maintenance log, email, web, videos etc.

I'm running OSX 10.6.7 (with virtual XP on Fusion for running Garmin software)

A...
Forum: Dell Mini 9 OS X Discussion 04-11-2012, 08:52 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 61,123
Posted By Leeward
I was inclined to agree with you. But the new...

I was inclined to agree with you. But the new Java for 10.6 update 7 security patch won't install on 10.6.7.
It's highly possible that security patch would work if you edit the .pkg so that it's...
Forum: Dell Mini 9 OS X Discussion 05-22-2011, 08:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,763
Posted By Leeward
My experiences based on my needs: We have...

My experiences based on my needs:

We have both 10v (hard drive) and Mini 9 (Runcore 64G SSD) running 10.6.7
Both have VirtualBox with XP installed, so we can run the few apps not available on...
Forum: Dell Mini 9 OS X Discussion 05-22-2011, 06:06 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 31,973
Posted By Leeward
Updated to 10.6.7 with the combo update…....

Updated to 10.6.7 with the combo update…. reinstalled NBI 351… mic no longer working…

Did this patch (as i had done successfully previously) and now it crashes on boot.


Update: Strange…...
Forum: General Mac OS X Discussion 05-20-2011, 06:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 25,662
Posted By Leeward
PCManiac.. thanks for the info.. I assumed "it"...

PCManiac.. thanks for the info.. I assumed "it" was in a dmg someplace.

Oscar… looking forward to your test results.



Background info… I have an old usb WD hard drive that I had previously...
Forum: General Mac OS X Discussion 05-20-2011, 12:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,639
Posted By Leeward
Thanks Oscar ! For some reason I kept thinking...

Thanks Oscar !
For some reason I kept thinking that 8.4 rc1 was newer. Maybe I saw it after I saw 351 ?
I even quickly looked at melkort's blog to see if I could confirm what was up.
Totally...
Forum: General Mac OS X Discussion 05-19-2011, 07:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,639
Posted By Leeward
Difference between NBI 351 and 8.4...

Can't seem to find this stated plainly in the threads…

I'm using NBI 351.

Since 8.4 rc1 is newer.. does that fully replace NI 351 or does NI 351 have something that 8.4 RC1 does not ?

Why...
Forum: General Mac OS X Discussion 05-19-2011, 05:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 25,662
Posted By Leeward
I must be missing something….

Using "Netbook bootmaker" installs "Netbook Installer" on a OSX Installer USB Partition, and enables it in the Utilities Menu.

Since "Netbook Installer ***231" doesn't have a corresponding...
Forum: Dell Mini 10v 12-07-2009, 06:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,760
Posted By Leeward
The 10v at Best Buy Canada is in line with the...

The 10v at Best Buy Canada is in line with the price of a new model at dell usa.

The Best Buy Canada 10v includes any colour you want, and a 6 cell battery for $369 CAD
That's 350 USD.

When...
Forum: Dell Mini 9 Discussion 12-06-2009, 10:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,118
Posted By Leeward
I have the same specs as you... mini 9, 2GB, 64...

I have the same specs as you... mini 9, 2GB, 64 runcore, leopard 10.5.8 and VirtualBox is currently working perfectly with the XP Home that came on the dell mini's restore disk.

Besides the vt-x...
Forum: Dell Mini 10v Mac OS X Discussion 12-06-2009, 11:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,191
Posted By Leeward
"With Fusion you can import your existing...

"With Fusion you can import your existing physical machine as a virtual machine into Mac running OSX."

I used VMware's tool to clone my existing XP Home while it was running!, and then imported it...
Forum: Dell Mini 9 Hardware and Upgrades 12-06-2009, 11:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,960
Posted By Leeward
I run Garmin mapsource via usb on virtualbox and...

I run Garmin mapsource via usb on virtualbox and it works.
so you likely won't have a problem
Forum: General Mac OS X Discussion 12-06-2009, 11:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,247
Posted By Leeward
Thumbs up I use Windows XP Home, on Sun Virtualbox on my...

I use Windows XP Home, on Sun Virtualbox on my Mini 9, so I can run: marine navigation software, garmin mapsource (for my handheld gps), and a bunch of other Windows only apps.
Works perfectly.

I...
Forum: General Mac OS X Discussion 12-05-2009, 12:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,658
Posted By Leeward
Handy gui .plist editor

Found this great tool that lets you search for plist 'domains' on OSX, and edit other plist files.

Handy for finding and editing things like....
"defaults write com.apple.SystemPreferences...
Forum: Dell Mini 10v Mac OS X Discussion 12-04-2009, 09:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,350
Posted By Leeward
easier bios update or downgrade ?

Looking at al the Bios related threads....

Would it be possible to create an archive of BIOS images for the various models, and package them into menu system ?

It should be fairly easy to...
Forum: Dell Mini 10v Mac OS X Discussion 12-02-2009, 05:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,846
Posted By Leeward
As far as I know, there is currently no way to...

As far as I know, there is currently no way to resize Garageband 09, so that it fits on a small screen. Changing screen scaling in the garageband plist doesn't work for some reason.
As mentioned in...
Forum: General Mac OS X Discussion 05-15-2009, 05:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,349
Posted By Leeward
I can't say if it is temp files causing the...

I can't say if it is temp files causing the problem but it could be part of the problem.

Re: Temp files:
OS X, being based on a unix type design creates, not only temp files.. but also log files...
Forum: General Mac OS X Discussion 05-11-2009, 02:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,562
Posted By Leeward
Re: Screen Rotation

How about simply using an ebook reader app that supports rotating it's own display only ?

FBReader is an ebook reader that is open source and runs on many platforms.
Here is a link to the OS X...
Forum: Dell Mini 9 Discussion 03-30-2009, 03:38 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,769
Posted By Leeward
Please Let Dell know your opinion !

As some of you may know, the Dell Mini DOES NOT support booting from an SD card, in the built in card reader.

This feature is available in the EeePC. Would you like to have it in your Mini 9 ?
...
Forum: Linux 03-30-2009, 02:29 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 48,148
Posted By Leeward
Re: Booting from SD card?

"seltaeb7"' what OS is running on your SSD ?
Do you have Linux on your SSD and another Linux on your SD card ?

Thanks,
Lee
Forum: Dell Mini 9 Discussion 03-29-2009, 10:23 PM
Replies: 48
Poll: OS Shootout
Views: 9,968
Posted By Leeward
Re: OS Shootout

That's really a pointless question without a qualifier....
Best for whom ? It depends on what you use it for.

"Different strokes for different folks", as they say
The OS flame wars I see are...
Forum: Dell Mini 9 Guides 03-29-2009, 09:28 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 352,669
Posted By Leeward
Re: Drivers for Dell Inspiron Mini 9 (910)

In addition to holmes said....

The only driver that is really critical to install FIRST is the chipset driver
EDIT: (Without it many of the other drivers won't see the integrated hardware...
Forum: Dell Mini 9 Hardware and Upgrades 03-29-2009, 02:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,470
Posted By Leeward
Re: Speaker upgrade

Good heads up !

To clarify it a bit...the software direct from SRS works for all audio output, not just the output from a single media player.

For those people who use SMPLAYER,KMPLAYER, VLC,...
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