Articles posted on December 3rd, 2003

Panther: Still can’t log back in

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2003 • 1:36 am

As a follow-up to the previous item about difficulties with the login window in Panther, I disconnected all my USB devices from my G4 except for the mouse and keyboard. I restarted the machine. I logged in, holding the Shift key down, so that no startup items would get launched. I logged back out immediately. […]

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Panther’s Mail: Forgetting settings

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2003 • 1:34 am

So I have to restart my machine because of stupid iDisk problems. I restart it, relaunch Mail, and… nothing. No Mail Viewer window. I open a new Mail Viewer window and… all my view settings are gone! It’s all back to the default settings (columns, mailbox icon sizes, etc.) I am beginning to think that […]

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Panther: More on iDisk woes

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2003 • 1:31 am

So today I tried creating a “local copy” of my iDisk, hoping that it would improve the performance issues noted yesterday. This is done via the “.Mac” preference pane in System Preferences. The trouble is that my iDisk already contains about 30 MB worth of stuff. Of course, it’s all stuff for which I have […]

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Panther’s Mail: Weird looking mailbox icon

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2003 • 1:22 am

Today, while browsing my mailboxes in Mail, I noticed the following: Note the different-looking mailbox icon for the mailbox called “Technical Support”. I have no idea where this comes from. I wish we could apply label colours to mailbox icons in Mail, but as far as I know, it’s not possible.

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