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Forum: Mac OS X Development 04-10-2010, 04:22 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 63,348
Posted By EldRick
"Fix" bluetooth doesn't

On my 10v, "Fix"ing bluetooth messes it up bigtime with 10.6.3 and RC1.

It winds up taking several minutes to re-enable bt after sleep, and sometimes bt is "Unavailable" until re-boot.

Not...
Forum: Mac OS X Development 03-30-2010, 06:19 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 63,348
Posted By EldRick
Thumbs up Another Clean upgrade

I upgraded my 10v to 10.6.3 today, clean as a whistle so far.

Ran 8.4.RC1 on the machine, rebooted, ran 10.6.3 Combo upgrade, rebooted, ran RC1 again just for drill and rebooted. It sleeps, wakes,...
Forum: Mac OS X Development 03-04-2010, 06:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,270
Posted By EldRick
Do not believe all the old remarks you read about...

Do not believe all the old remarks you read about this being a preference setting: in SL it was removed, and it is NOT in the Mouse/Trackpad/Universal Access System Prefs. any longer. Repeat NOT.
...
Forum: Mac OS X Development 03-02-2010, 04:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,270
Posted By EldRick
Entered in Wiki. Thanks for your attention.

Entered in Wiki. Thanks for your attention.
Forum: Mac OS X Development 03-01-2010, 11:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,270
Posted By EldRick
Request: mouse On = trackpad Off

I love my 10v with OS-X, but it drives me crazy when typing, because it seems impossible to avoid brushing the double-d***ed trackpad with a thumb, and whenever you do, it usually manages to select...
Forum: Dell Mini 10v Mac OS X Discussion 03-01-2010, 01:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,786
Posted By EldRick
My comment was with the Broadcom in my 10v...

My comment was with the Broadcom in my 10v updated to appear as an Airport Extreme.
Forum: Dell Mini 10v Mac OS X Discussion 02-22-2010, 04:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,786
Posted By EldRick
KisMAC runs OK on my 10v, but it switches its own...

KisMAC runs OK on my 10v, but it switches its own driver in when you start it up (why it asks for your password), and after I use it I have to Stop/Start Airport in Sys. Prefs. to get it working...
Forum: Dell Mini 10v 01-30-2010, 05:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,550
Posted By EldRick
You can also go to System Preferences / Keyboard,...

You can also go to System Preferences / Keyboard, and disable the CapsLock key entirely, or assign it to act like one of the modifier keys.
Forum: Mac OS X Development 01-27-2010, 07:03 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 64,501
Posted By EldRick
I had no luck creating the Ubuntu thumb-drive...

I had no luck creating the Ubuntu thumb-drive using 9.04, but 9.10 installed and worked OK for the 1510 card in my 10v. It's now an Airport Extreme a/b/g/n card.

BTW, for 10v, you need to go into...
Forum: General Mac OS X Discussion 01-23-2010, 10:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,592
Posted By EldRick
SuperDuper works better than others, and has a...

SuperDuper works better than others, and has a free download version that will create a bootable backup.
Forum: Dell Mini 10v Mac OS X Discussion 01-23-2010, 10:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,119
Posted By EldRick
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Dell Mini 10v Mac OS X Discussion 01-23-2010, 08:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,119
Posted By EldRick
Apply 10.6.2 updates?

Recent updates for 10.6.2 in the past month have included Bonjour and a Security update.

Any known problems with applying these on a 10v?
Forum: Dell Mini 10v Mac OS X Discussion 01-13-2010, 05:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 10,575
Posted By EldRick
Your hard disk may not make much noise, but it...

Your hard disk may not make much noise, but it certainly causes vibration of the Mini.

Here's another reason: unlike a SSD, it will probably break if you ever drop the system.

And other...
Forum: Dell Mini 10v 01-11-2010, 11:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 20,089
Posted By EldRick
A faster SSD might also help. At least on a 10v,...

A faster SSD might also help. At least on a 10v, there are many reasonably-priced fast options - the Intel 80GB drive has been as as low as $225.
Forum: Dell Mini 10v 01-11-2010, 05:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 960
Posted By EldRick
Wolfie - any chance of a picture of the two...

Wolfie - any chance of a picture of the two together?
Forum: Dell Mini 10v 01-09-2010, 06:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 960
Posted By EldRick
Well, the plug part doesn't stick out quite as...

Well, the plug part doesn't stick out quite as far, but the case looks like the same size. It at least offers a different option as to the direction that the wart sits on the outlet.
Forum: Dell Mini 10v 01-08-2010, 07:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 960
Posted By EldRick
I, too, would like to find a suitable adapter...

I, too, would like to find a suitable adapter that's about half the size of the Dell wall-wart - the charger for the 10v is HUGE for the power required.

It's way too big for the system, and...
Forum: Dell Mini 10v 01-08-2010, 07:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,303
Posted By EldRick
Ho hum!

Ho hum!
Forum: Dell Mini 10v Mac OS X Discussion 01-05-2010, 06:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,374
Posted By EldRick
My 280N, 2GB, with Bluetooth and wifi enabled...

My 280N, 2GB, with Bluetooth and wifi enabled takes 1:06 to power-on boot.
Forum: General Mac OS X Discussion 01-05-2010, 06:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,132
Posted By EldRick
Well, I got the 10v back 13 days after shipping...

Well, I got the 10v back 13 days after shipping it to them. The trackpad and keyboard were replaced, and the 2GB of memory I installed was still there. I had re-installed the XP hard drive to avoid...
Forum: Mac OS X Development 01-05-2010, 04:37 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 28,003
Posted By EldRick
Why would you want hibernation? On my Mac Mini it...

Why would you want hibernation? On my Mac Mini it takes longer to restart from hibernation than than it does to power-on and re-boot...
Forum: Dell Mini 10v Mac OS X Discussion 01-04-2010, 06:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 31,751
Posted By EldRick
USB wake allows an external mouse or keyboard to...

USB wake allows an external mouse or keyboard to wake the system from sleep.
Forum: Dell Mini 10v Mac OS X Discussion 01-04-2010, 06:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,374
Posted By EldRick
Hard drive or SSD would make the biggest...

Hard drive or SSD would make the biggest difference, as would a fragmented hard disk.
Forum: Dell Mini 10v 01-02-2010, 05:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 989
Posted By EldRick
I also don't care for the constant whine and...

I also don't care for the constant whine and vibration of the drive in a machine this lightweight - it's irritating. Try an SSD and get total quiet and better performance as well.

A couple of...
Forum: Dell Mini 10v Mac OS X Discussion 01-01-2010, 06:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,555
Posted By EldRick
Why would you need to re-run NBI? The SuperDuper...

Why would you need to re-run NBI? The SuperDuper copy is bootable and has exactly the same software and drivers that were on the hard drive.

I've backed up (and restored) my 10v using SD, and it...
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