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Re: Power Outages

comp.sys.mac.advocacy

Posted: 1 Hour 27 Minutes ago by: Andy Burnelli

You can tell iKooks _hate_ how crippled iOS always ends up proving to be. Your standard MO for when iOS is crippled is to claim that nobody wants to do what _every_ other consumer operating system easily does - except iOS. For example,

Re: Setting default start-up disk for starting with opt-startup (thread)

comp.sys.mac.system

Posted: 1 Day 14 Hours ago by: Your Name

System Preferences -> Startup Disk

Re: Setting default start-up disk for starting with opt-startup (thread)

comp.sys.mac.system

Posted: 1 Day 15 Hours ago by: nospam

apple menu > system preferences > startup disk preference panel

Setting default start-up disk for starting with opt-startup

comp.sys.mac.system

Posted: 1 Day 15 Hours ago by: Mel C

The title says is all. How do I re-set the default start-up disk for starting with the option key held down? I want to default-start without holding down the option key. Thanks.

Re: Just Wondering (thread)

comp.sys.mac.system

Posted: 1 Day 19 Hours ago by: RocketSurgeon

There are no trolls here. Pests, troubled souls, mission posters, flooders, yes, by the score.

Re: Just Wondering (thread)

comp.sys.mac.system

Posted: 1 Day 21 Hours ago by: David Ritz

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Re: Just Wondering (thread)

comp.sys.mac.system

Posted: 1 Day 23 Hours ago by: Doc O'Leary ,

This. My newsreader has a functional filter, so people like me are less annoyed by the trolls than they are by the people complaining about trolls. Both eventually earn a plonk if they can’t get back on topic.

Re: Just Wondering (thread)

comp.sys.mac.system

Posted: 2 Days ago by: Martin Ī¤rautmann

Embedding it will tell the users to add you to the killfile. Otherwise a killfile on all gmail.com-postings makes this group very readable.

Re: Just Wondering (thread)

comp.sys.mac.system

Posted: 2 Days 1 Hour ago by: gtr

Of course! It's better to start with a real question, because either way it will end up in a food fight. At least there might be a few initial posts that aren't eye-clawing hair-tearing lunacy.

Re: Just Wondering (thread)

comp.sys.mac.system

Posted: 2 Days 20 Hours ago by: Siri Cruise

Saracen pig! Spartan dog! Take this! And this! Roman cow! Russian snake! Spanish fly! Anglo-Saxon Hun!

Just Wondering

comp.sys.mac.system

Posted: 2 Days 20 Hours ago by: Wade Garrett

Is is OK to post a Mac system question all by itself? Or does it have to be embedded in an adolescent name-calling rant? Just askin'...

Re: Apple Already Testing USB-C for iPhone

comp.sys.mac.advocacy

Posted: 8 Days 11 Hours ago by: Alan

Do you know what "tautology" means...

Re: Apple Already Testing USB-C for iPhone

comp.sys.mac.advocacy

Posted: 8 Days 12 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

This is yet another clear indication of the rather low IQ of the iKooks. I used to wonder why the iKooks can't grasp even this, one of the most basic of concepts of standardization on cabling standards moving forward. I thought it was

Re: (OT) What makes some people iKooks anyway? (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 8 Days 19 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

I went from the IBM 1103 (I think that's what it was) to a much larger IBM mainframes to building my own 68701 microcontroller boards to the PDP11 and then to smaller sized DEC machines (e.g., vax) to Masscomp and then to SunOS and the

Re: (OT) What makes some people iKooks anyway? (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 8 Days 19 Hours ago by: nospam

it's very powerful, but non-trivial to configure and manage. it runs on a lot of hardware so it's easy to test out. take a look at the synology 6600ax, a new wifi 6 router which supports mesh (currently with another 6600, but soon to a

Re: An ADULT example of what the iKooks don't understand (thread)

uk.telecom.mobile

Posted: 8 Days 20 Hours ago by: *Hemidactylus*

Knowing nospam here you’re the idiot. I doubt you know yourself. If you did the shame alone would shut you up. [snip]

Re: (OT) What makes some people iKooks anyway? (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 8 Days 20 Hours ago by: *Hemidactylus*

[snip to importance] Speaking of BSD what’s the consensus on pfSense? Most routers are crappy commercial junk. What’s the ideal setup for routers and wifi access points? I already know of OpenWRT, but ain’t that the starting point

Re: (OT) What makes some people iKooks anyway? (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 8 Days 20 Hours ago by: *Hemidactylus*

[snip troll stuff] A shout out to Michelle Steiner who I actually remember from like 10 years ago. Rest from Arlen troll Apple basher deleted. Weird now I am pretty much iOS driven. Don’t need MacOS or Linux really, though I have much re

Re: (OT) What makes some people iKooks anyway? (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 9 Days 1 Hour ago by: Jerry

Why don't you tell them how you really feel?

Re: (OT) What makes some people iKooks anyway? (thread)

alt.comp.os.windows-10

Posted: 9 Days 14 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

I know you nospam, perhaps far better than you know yourself. What's interesting is decades ago I had heard about the flame wars between the Apple (usually Mac) aficionados and those on the Windows side, but I wasn't part of them (as I

Re: An ADULT example of what the iKooks don't understand about modern operating systems (thread)

uk.telecom.mobile

Posted: 9 Days 14 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

I know you nospam, perhaps far better than you know yourself. What's interesting is decades ago I had heard about the flame wars between the Apple (usually Mac) aficionados and those on the Windows side, but I wasn't part of them (as I

Re: Apple, Google & Microsoft want to kill the password with (thread)

comp.sys.mac.system

Posted: 17 Days ago by: Lewis

Everyone with the slightest sense wants passwords to die. I wish they would look at SQLR which seems to have solved every possible issue. Yes, FIDO is correct on this score, using BT for proximity verification has nothing whatsoever

Re: Apple, Google & Microsoft want to kill the password with Passkey (thread)

comp.sys.mac.system

Posted: 17 Days 12 Hours ago by: YK

Although, I'm not sure I feel about this, for $7.99, plus sales tax, I bought a ASUS USB Bluetooth module. It allows use of my Bluetooth earplugs and mouse with my desktop and a laptop that do no not have it built in. It works great. T

Apple, Google & Microsoft want to kill the password with Passkey standard

comp.sys.mac.system

Posted: 17 Days 15 Hours ago by: NewsKrawler

https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2022/05/apple-google-and-microsoft-want-bluetooth-proximity-to-replace-the-password/ Apple, Google & Microsoft want to kill the password with Passkey standard Apple, Google, and Microsoft are launching a "jo

Re: Can't prepare a DVD from iMovie file on Mac OS 10.5 Power Mac (thread)

comp.sys.mac.system

Posted: 18 Days 6 Hours ago by: Chris Schram

While comp.sys.mac.system continues to remain under siege by naughty toddlers, may I suggest you might get better results by posing your query to comp.sys.mac.vintage. (Followup-To set) There's hardly any traffic in that group, but enough

Can't prepare a DVD from iMovie file on Mac OS 10.5 Power Mac

comp.sys.mac.system

Posted: 19 Days 10 Hours ago by: Mel C

In 2009, using my DP 1.8 GHz Power Mac, I effortlessly prepared DVDs from iMovie. I can no longer do this. iMovie v 5.0.2 works perfectly but attempts to prepare a DVD cause iDVD 5.0.1 load and then crash. I have loaded a virgin Mac OS 5 s

Re: Spanish government iPhones infected by zero-click spyware

comp.sys.mac.advocacy

Posted: 19 Days 19 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

What adults will notice, nospam, is the fact remains a fact that only iOS uses a decidedly primitive stone-age monolithic release update mechanism. Earlier this year, researchers were frustrated by Apple not fixing huge bugs so they pub

Re: More Apple lies - this time Apple outright "fabricated" its M1 (thread)

comp.sys.mac.system

Posted: 20 Days 20 Hours ago by: Alan

Go away, Snit.

Re: stats 2022-04 (thread)

comp.sys.mac.system

Posted: 21 Days ago by: The Doctor

Depeer Google Groups now!

Re: More Apple lies - this time Apple outright "fabricated" its M1 (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 21 Days 11 Hours ago by: Alan

I wouldn't pay much attention to what Arlen says... He dishonestly compares the physical size of the M1 Ultra to an AMD Ryzen 3 chip... (All the while never mentioning that the M1 Ultra includes both RAM and a GPU: 'But there are rea

Re: iOS-Android-Features [157a] Screen Mirroring to Windows PCs (and macs & linux too!) (thread)

comp.mobile.ipad

Posted: 21 Days 14 Hours ago by: nospam

it's not well researched whatsoever, given that nearly all of it is totally wrong or at best, highly misleading so that it fits his apple-bashing trolling narrative. he is also uninterested in any corrections despite claiming that he doe

iOS-Android-Features [157a] Screen Mirroring to Windows PCs (and macs & linux too!)

comp.sys.mac.system

Posted: 21 Days 14 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

<https://tinyurl.com/iOS-Android-Features> Here is my update to help make Steve's well-researched document even better than it is, where I ask others to pitch in to correct and improve upon my notes below, in case I've erred myself in pr

Re: Torrent Apps on App Store?

comp.sys.mac.system

Posted: 21 Days 19 Hours ago by: Fishrrman

The "answer" is that Apple's software designers haven't gotten far enough in the "re-make of Mac OS into Mac iOS" yet to do so. Eventually... they probably will.

stats 2022-04

comp.sys.mac.system

Posted: 21 Days 20 Hours ago by: The Doctor

Group : comp.sys.mac.system Statistics : from 4/1/2022 to 4/30/2022 ***** Users with most messages ***** num| Name | Nb Msg | size | or. | % ----|------------------------------|--------|---------|-----|---------

Re: [iPhone 14] What's the only common consumer electronics that does (thread)

comp.sys.mac.advocacy

Posted: 21 Days 23 Hours ago by: Alan

Well that's just a lie. The article that compares the price of two very different phones? 'In other words: an iPhone 14 Max will be circa $200 cheaper than an iPhone 14 Pro Max. Now let's break this down. Currently, an iPhone 13 Pro

[iPhone 14] What's the only common consumer electronics that does NOT get better, faster, & cheaper over time?

comp.sys.mac.advocacy

Posted: 22 Days ago by: Andy Burnelli

I know the iKooks hate an _adult_ supervision... but it is what it is. QUESTION: What's the only common consumer electronics that does NOT get better, faster, & cheaper over time? ANSWER: The Apple iPhone Q: Why? A: Marketing.

Re: Why did Apple brazenly lie to its own app developers this week? (thread)

comp.sys.mac.advocacy

Posted: 22 Days 16 Hours ago by: John Robertson

What did Apple originally tell the developers in their first letter? And what's different in the second letter? Did the Apple policy change in between?

Re: Why did Apple brazenly lie to its own app developers this week? (thread)

comp.sys.mac.advocacy

Posted: 22 Days 16 Hours ago by: Alan

They didn't.

Why did Apple brazenly lie to its own app developers this week?

comp.sys.mac.advocacy

Posted: 22 Days 17 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Why did Apple brazenly lie to its own app developers this week? *Apple clarifies conditions for App Store app removal* <https://appleinsider.com/articles/22/04/30/apple-clarifies-conditions-for-app-store-app-removal-extends-update-deadlin

Re: Mac Studio performance (thread)

comp.sys.mac.system

Posted: 22 Days 21 Hours ago by: Alan

Saw this already...

Mac Studio performance

comp.sys.mac.system

Posted: 23 Days 5 Hours ago by: Lewis

The second chart here is hilarious. <http://hrtapps.com/blogs/20220427/> "Performance of the Mac Studio is actually off the chart here. Before it went off the chart, the Mac Studio’s 6-core performance caught up to the full 28-core perfo

Re: Torrent Apps on App Store?

comp.sys.mac.advocacy

Posted: 24 Days 15 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Just as Russia comes up with myriad excuses that are childish in nature but which _always_ try to deflect their crippling weaknesses, you do the same. Why can't you just face up to the fact that iOS is the _only_ one of the five common

Re: Torrent Apps on App Store?

comp.sys.mac.advocacy

Posted: 24 Days 16 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

FACT: There are a _lot_ of app functionalities which are impossible on iOS that are on _every_ other of the five common consumer operating systems... ASSESSMENT OF THAT FACT: The question we've asked is why does Apple cripple iOS but n

Re: Can you fully control your iOS phone from a Windows PC over USB like you can with Android?

comp.sys.mac.advocacy

Posted: 26 Days 4 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Vysor "can" connect both Android & iOS devices to Windows, Mac, Linux PCs. I tested another "free" solution to control iOS mirroring on Windows which has a convenient but only potential advantage that the same desktop works for both iOS

Re: Bypassing "Can't take screenshot due to security policy" (thread)

comp.mobile.android

Posted: 29 Days ago by: Andy Burnelli

I'm not ashamed to admit just a few days ago I was ignorant of the ease of not only bypassing all Android recording restrictions, but also of how well this FOSS software works to allow operation of Android on Windows over WiFi. You can

Re: Apple OS and OPEnssl 3 compability (thread)

comp.sys.mac.system

Posted: 29 Days 1 Hour ago by: Percival John Hackwo

OpenSSL V3 won't compile on my 10.13.6 Intel system. The code has some in-line machine-level instructions that aren't on my system and the make barfs. If I patch the compile to not do in-line assembly, it works fine. But I decided to not

Re: Apple OS and OPEnssl 3 compability (thread)

comp.sys.mac.system

Posted: 29 Days 2 Hours ago by: The Doctor

Easy. I switched one server over to openssl 3 and the email from MacOS , namely, El Kapitan, could not communicate with an OPEnssl 3-based e-mail server. Reason, the Internet Carrier, would not honour their email because their domain is

Re: How is this possible???? (thread)

comp.sys.mac.advocacy

Posted: 29 Days 6 Hours ago by: Lewis

Everything the Arlen says is at best 100% wrong, but mostly it is all 100% lies. The fact that Apple has kicked Intel's ass thoroughly and decisively makes the Arlen cry, so S/he/i has to lash out like the petulant toddler s/he/it is.

Re: Can you fully control your iOS phone from a Windows PC over USB like you can with Android?

comp.sys.mac.advocacy

Posted: 29 Days 10 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

In stark contrast to those disgusting responses on the child-like Apple newsgroups to any question about basic functionality on iOS, here are two related threads asked of the same questions on the _adult_ OS newsgroups: <http://groups.goo

Re: How is this possible???? (thread)

comp.sys.mac.advocacy

Posted: 29 Days 11 Hours ago by: Alan

Does TSMC design it? Yet Apple's chips are miles better than Samsung's Apple doesn't buy technology from ARM.

Re: Apple OS and OPEnssl 3 compability (thread)

comp.sys.mac.system

Posted: 29 Days 11 Hours ago by: David Ritz

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Re: How is this possible???? (thread)

comp.sys.mac.advocacy

Posted: 29 Days 14 Hours ago by: Andy Burnelli

Let's look at the facts and ignore the hyperbolic advertising Apple does. *TSMC SILICON!!!!!!!* The smartphone makers who don't bother to invest their R&D dollars in a foundry are held captive to using "someone else's fab", such as

Apple OS and OPEnssl 3 compability

comp.sys.mac.system

Posted: 29 Days 15 Hours ago by: The Doctor

Has Apple accommodated for OPenssl 3?

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