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Forum: General Mac OS X Discussion 05-10-2010, 03:19 AM
Replies: 360
Views: 126,258
Posted By afishertx
Just upgraded mine over the weekend from a 10.5.7...

Just upgraded mine over the weekend from a 10.5.7 DellEFI install. This Mini has been running OSX since Nov '08 and the Type11 days, and finally decided to take the plunge to SL since it looked like...
Forum: Dell Mini 9 OS X Discussion 11-14-2009, 11:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,422
Posted By afishertx
I agree! I have been wondering that as well. ...

I agree! I have been wondering that as well. Just did a SL install for a friend on his 10V he got from the Dell outlet. I was pretty impressed with the NetBookInstaller 1 USB install method, and...
Forum: General Discussion 03-11-2009, 06:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,684
Posted By afishertx
Re: New Ipod Shuffle - Black or Silver

I bet that is one of the first aftermarket accessories for it. I do think it looks pretty neat. My first iPod was a 4GB mini. I thought I could never fill it up.....those were the days!
Forum: General Mac OS X Discussion 03-10-2009, 06:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,184
Posted By afishertx
Re: Apple Netbook?

But Snow Leopard might be. My understanding is that is designed to be less memory intensive and more user friendly on lower power units. We don't know if a full touch and handwriting interface has...
Forum: General Mac OS X Discussion 02-27-2009, 06:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,847
Posted By afishertx
Re: Switching between SSDs w/ different os on each

I still have the original 16GB Drive that came with my mini with XP and Office 2003 loaded on it. That was my original plan instead of trying to figure out a dual boot option. I have swapped them...
Forum: General Mac OS X Discussion 02-25-2009, 06:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,189
Posted By afishertx
Re: Safari 4.0 ?

I didn't have any problems with coverflow either. Haven't played with Safari 4 too much, but what I've seen, I like.
Forum: General Mac OS X Discussion 02-05-2009, 06:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,138
Posted By afishertx
Re: System config for Mini 9 OSX

I got the same refurb. Looked like new. only way I could tell was the not as fancy packaging and the "Thanks for Shopping the Dell Outlet" sticker on the bottom. Got my 64GB RunCore and 2GB Memory...
Forum: General Mac OS X Discussion 02-03-2009, 04:57 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 18,776
Posted By afishertx
Re: DellMiniBoot123 v8.0 ISO is here

Took the plunge last night after a fresh Time Machine backup. Nothing seems to have changed on my machine, which to me is a good thing, since I was very happy with the way it ran with the type 11...
Forum: General Mac OS X Discussion 01-30-2009, 02:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,546
Posted By afishertx
Re: should mac os be legal for other computers?

I don't think it is hypocracy. Apple is a hardware Company that happens to develop it's own OS to run specifically on it's own machines, whereas Microsoft is a software company that has to cater its...
Forum: General Mac OS X Discussion 01-29-2009, 05:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,744
Posted By afishertx
Re: Overly sensitive touchpad?

Don't have my mini right in front of me, but if I remember correctly, there is a way to adjust things like cursor speed and other trackpad settings in System Preferences. I know I adjusted my...
Forum: General Mac OS X Discussion 01-28-2009, 06:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,506
Posted By afishertx
Re: Open Office on OSX/mini9 ? ? ?

My misunderstanding. I missed that thread! I will have to give 3.0 a try. I did not realize that is was free of X11. I used to have an older version of Open Office on my old G3 iMac. Slow does...
Forum: General Mac OS X Discussion 01-28-2009, 03:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,506
Posted By afishertx
Re: Open Office on OSX/mini9 ? ? ?

I'm using NeoOffice, an Open Office variant designed specifically for OS X. Does not use X11, opens and edits all MS Office format files (have used word, excel, and powerpoint files so far), and...
Forum: General Mac OS X Discussion 01-27-2009, 01:45 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,043
Posted By afishertx
Re: Happy Trails to Everyone

Type 11 -

You will be missed ! Thanks for all that you have done. I don't want to speak for others, but I know that I would not be enjoying my Mini 9 with OS X without all the work that you have...
Forum: General Mac OS X Discussion 01-23-2009, 06:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,284
Posted By afishertx
Re: BIOS A04 seems to work with no issues

Allthough there appear to be no major issues, in my opinion, I would do the BIOS update while you have the Ubuntu in before the RunCore / OS X install.
Forum: General Mac OS X Discussion 01-19-2009, 03:54 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 83,538
Posted By afishertx
Re: Apple Stickers

I'd get one too. The sticker from my iPhone is just a wee bit big...
Forum: General Mac OS X Discussion 01-14-2009, 03:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,244
Posted By afishertx
Re: Is OSX on mini9 practical in real life???

If I am using mine for extended periods, I use a mouse, external display, and an old USB keyboard I had laying around from an old G3 iMac. (keys are already set up right!, plus I can connect the...
Forum: General Mac OS X Discussion 01-09-2009, 04:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,731
Posted By afishertx
Re: I've tried everything.... Can't boot from iso file

And I thought that I was the only one having that issue! It drove my crazy when I installed the first time.
Forum: General Mac OS X Discussion 01-08-2009, 06:36 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 83,538
Posted By afishertx
Re: Apple Stickers

Then how is it going to stick?[/quote]

I'm talking about just over the dell logo. not the whole apple sticker. of course, you'd leave some room for the it to stick.[/quote]

I just went to Hobby...
Forum: General Mac OS X Discussion 01-08-2009, 06:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,565
Posted By afishertx
Re: Mac OS install using Dell's Ext IDVD8PEB

I had no luck whatsoever with the USB powered DVD drive Dell bundled with the mini. It would boot of the ISO disk, but not recognize the Leopard retail disk. I ended up getting a huge monster...
Forum: General Mac OS X Discussion 01-05-2009, 03:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,457
Posted By afishertx
Re: DVD Player App Broken When No CD/DVD Drive Installed

If you want to play DVD's on your external drive, VLC has worked well for me. (and it's free too!)
Forum: General Mac OS X Discussion 01-03-2009, 12:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,400
Posted By afishertx
Re: external monitor/clamshell mode?

I learned that one the hard way yesterday. I was playing around with an external monitor attached doing some work in iPhoto. I Shut down the mini when I was done, but did not disconnect the VGA...
Forum: General Mac OS X Discussion 01-02-2009, 04:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,326
Posted By afishertx
Re: Question about Time Machine

Well I found the solution at Apple's website (Even though I didn't like it!) I was hoping there was a way to partition like boot camp so that existing data would not be erased, but alas - no. I...
Forum: General Mac OS X Discussion 01-02-2009, 02:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,326
Posted By afishertx
Question about Time Machine

Hey everyone -

Just wondering if anyone can answer a quick question for me. I have an iomega 250GB external drive that I want to use as a time machine drive for my Mini 9. I also use it to back...
Forum: General Mac OS X Discussion 01-01-2009, 05:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,087
Posted By afishertx
Re: Enable remote disc on Mini 9!!!!

Set up sharing on an iMac when I got home and ran the scipts on the mini and rebooted. Works like a champ!
Great find!
Forum: General Mac OS X Discussion 12-31-2008, 04:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,087
Posted By afishertx
Re: Enable remote disc on Mini 9!!!!

I was wondering if that was possible. I will definately give it a try when I get home. I take it that the script is typed into the mini 9. I've got two iMacs at the house, I'll see if I can set...
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