Articles posted on December 16th, 2003

Panther Installer: Can’t it tell what kind of screen a laptop uses?

Tuesday, December 16th, 2003 • 6:57 am

It boggles the mind. I’ve just installed Panther on my PowerBook G4 and, by default, the “Font smoothing style” in the Appearance pane in System Preferences is set to… “Standard – best for CRT”. Surely Panther is able to tell that I’m installing it on a PowerBook and that the display is a flat panel. […]

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Mac OS X Installers: Selecting the volume on which you want to install

Tuesday, December 16th, 2003 • 4:48 am

Here is one that I’d really like to understand. In this day and age, if you want to keep your system software (and third-party software) up to date, you have to use the Mac OS X installer all the time. What I don’t understand is why, when it comes to selecting the volume on which […]

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Betalogue: Duplicate notification emails?

Tuesday, December 16th, 2003 • 3:57 am

This question is for Betalogue readers who have contributed comments to this blog and have checked the box to be notified by email of any replies to their own comments. Have you ever received two copies of the notification emails? Do you always get two copies? Do you never received two copies? This is the […]

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