Mac OS X Lion Server :: Running Different Slideshows On Separate Monitors?

May 30, 2012

I think I need a server I'm looking for something that can run different monitors with a different slide show on each monitor.

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Applications :: Separate Screensavers With Dual Monitors?

Jan 4, 2004

I did some looking for it, but couldn't find a thing.

I'm wondering if there is any way that two screensavers can run independently on two monitors. So, if there is, drop me a line.

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Mac Pro :: Dual Monitors - Separate Screen Saver Settings

May 8, 2012

I've got dual monitors up and running for the first time. With my workflow, I'll be working at one monitor for several hours and then the other for several hours. I'd like to have independent screen savers for each monitor so the one not being used won't get burn in, etc., but I don't see any way to do that.  

Perhaps I'm answering my own question here, but I would suppose that if I'm in extended mode (which I'll be doing) it's really just one big screen, so there isn't a way to tell the other screen to start running a screen saver....and if I'm mirroring, they're both doing exactly the same thing. Those pieces of logic tell me that I can't do what I want to do.  

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OS X V10.7 Lion :: Two Separate Time Machine Backups / Use To Create Two Separate Profiles On One New Computer

Mar 31, 2012

I have an iMac 27 (end of year 2009) I5.It has 1 TB internal and I want to replace it with a 2 TB internal. I have time machine backups on an external hard drive that has been connected via Firewire. I have another iMac (my son's)Imac 24 Intel Core 2 Duo that has it's own separate Time machine backup to it's own separate firewire connected external drive.Both machines are completely up to date with the latest version of Lion and all other necessary software updates.When the internal hardrive is replaced - I want to use my latest time machine backup to create one profile on the imac and then use my son's latest time machine back up for a second profile.The end goal being to have everything from my current set up ie: apps, documents, itunes, etc existing in one profile and everything in my son's current set up existing in the other profile.We can both be administrators for the time being as well.I should note even though we both have some of the same apps, we both also have other apps that the other does not.

My profile will be using about 900 gigs of total space.My son's profile will be using about 250 gigs of total space.This is temporary until the new iMac is released.Then I will want to transfer my profile to that leaving my son's intact on the iMac 27 I5.I realize that during the temporary period that Time Machine will be making backups of this entire two profile setup, which I am now understanding as I write this will create a new issue for me when I want to transfer only my profile to the new computer as well.But one bridge to cross at a time, I guess.I need to do this because we must bring his current computer to my father - as his iMac G5 is inoperable. We have been doing this round robin hand me down in our family since IMac DV special edition :-)

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iMac (27-inch Late 2009), Mac OS X (10.7.3)

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Jul 5, 2012

I have a 2008 MBP with 4gb of RAM. I upgraded via fresh install to Lion and ever since I've had this computer running literally 1/2 the speed it did on Snow Leopard.  I've tried Googling and done everything everyone was saying to do but no changes. I also noticed that no matter what I do, when I run disk utility and check permissions it comes back with files that have  problems but nothing I do will actually repair them.  I'd also like to know if there is any way to turn off the absolutely dumb full screen apps and mission control and launch pad stuff as i'm sure that all the extra graphics requirements has to be hurting my performance a bit.  I'm not sure what all the desktop developers have been smoking lately but last I checked a computer was not a phone and trying to mimic the interface is just dumb.  There is nothing useful about anything they've done in Lion that I can see.  It all looks cool but trying to use it on a daily basis it just stinks. Even the full-screen apps that I though would be cool stinks because it takes longer to swith from one to the other and you loose the top menu while in it which requires extra effort just to see what time it is. 

Info:
MBP - 4gb Ram post 2008, Mac OS X (10.6.5)

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OS X V10.7 :: Share Files To Desktop Of A Mini-server Running Lion?

Mar 12, 2012

Is is possible to share files to the desktop of a mini-server running Lion? I've done this for years with other operating systems with no trouble ... and when I drag files to other locations on the mini-server it works fine.

But when I try to drag a file to the desktop of the mini-server, I get asked for a password. I type in the password; it gets accepted. Then I get a dialog: "A newer version of do you want to replace...?" When I click "yes," I get another dialog:

Info:Mac mini, Mac OS X (10.7.2)

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Mac OS X Lion Server :: Average Number Of Users On A Mini Running?

May 2, 2012

I'm in IT at a shop that is 98% Mac based.  At this point in time, we would like to use Lion Server to provide Time Machine backups and software updates to our users.  The environment is as follows:  We are all using laptops, connecting to our network and the internet using wireless only.  The mini has an ethernet cable attached and wireless will not be enabled for it.  All Time Machine backups and software updates will be done wirelessly.  The backups will be mostly text files, although in some instances there will be large amounts of said files.  Of course I will limit and exclude certain folders and file types from backup and I would like to have the user do their first backup via firewire/thunderbolt so the largest amount of data will not be pushed over the air.  I'm currently running tests with a few users doing just Time Machine backups to the Mini and all is going well, but I'm curious as to how many people I will be able to place on one Mini before it becomes too much.  We have about 70 users now and could be close to 100 by the end of the year.  We are a company that will continue to grow too.  Anyone have thoughts or experience with a large user base doing backups to a Mini like this?  How many users could I fit on each Mini? Would I be better off just going for the Mac Pro?

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Mac mini, Mac OS X (10.7.3)

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MacBook Pro :: Create A Virtual Machine Of Lion OSx 10.7 Server On It Running 10.7?

Jun 27, 2012

I'd like to create a better disaster recovery plan. My thought was to create a virtual machine of Lion OSx 10.7 server on my MacBook Pro running 10.7. 

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MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.7.4)

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Mac Pro :: Boot Camp Running Windows 7 On Separate Drive?

Jan 10, 2011

is it possible to have a boot camp drive with windows 7 on a seprate drive on a mac pro?

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Mac Pro :: Running 3 Monitors With GTX 285 And GT 120, Which One Is Primary?

May 22, 2010

I'm running three Apple Cinema Displays... I have two cards installed, the GTX 285 in Slot-1 and the GT 120 in Slot-3, which card is primary when it comes to gaming etc?

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Mac OS X Lion Server :: Will It Work For PC Running Outlook 2010 Mail, Calendar And Contacts

Mar 27, 2012

Will lion server work for PC running outlook 2010 re mail, calendar & contacts?

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Hardware :: Running Two Size Monitors On Mac Pro

Jul 25, 2009

I have a Mac Pro and two different size monitors � 19� and 23�. The Mac Pro sees both monitors at the same time as expected. I wish to run the two different size monitors so that the menu bar AND the full desktop area appear on each monitor. If I select �mirror monitors� then the 23� (wide screen) reduces in size to match the 19� monitor (square desktop). What I want to do is to have BOTH monitors show the exact same thing - the Menu Bar and use all of the display area/desktop for each monitor. Other than purchase another new acer 23� monitor is there a way to get both monitors to appear as if they had been connected individually � each with menu and all desktop used? How can I make this happen?

Why do I want to do this? I have two different work stations approximately 20� apart but I am using the same Mac Pro for both work stations � using wireless mouse and wireless keyboard for the remote work station.

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PowerPC :: Need To Connect 3 Monitors Running At Same Time On G5?

Feb 18, 2008

I have a G5 with an Nvidia 7800GT graphics card. what are my options if i need to have 3 monitors running at the same time (currently I can only have 2).

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MacBook Pro :: Running 2 External Monitors On Unibody

Jan 16, 2009

I'm looking to run two extra screens off of my unibody 15" MBP while still using the screen on the notebook itself for intensive video-editing between FCP and the adobe series. I understand the maximum resolution the mini-dvi port can handle is 1920x1200--no problem. Now, does the maximum resolution change at all if I am running two external monitors (one using the mini DVI port and the other using a USB port via VGA/DVI adaptor to USB).

Can the graphics card handle running three screens at once along with FCP,After Effects, and Illustrator? Can the USB port also push 1920x1200? Or does the USB port on the MBP (I understand each adapter can have different capacities) have a different limit? Or is that 1920x1200 limit the maximum a sole mini-DVI cord can push? You might just say, hey buy a 30" ACD and use the usb/mini-dvi ports to run that at an even GREATER resolution. But alas, I cannot afford to do that yet.

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MacBook :: Running Dual External Monitors

Mar 15, 2009

I have a MacBook with the Mini-DVI to DVI adapter. I am wondering if it is possible to run dual external monitors.

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Mac Mini :: Running Dual 24" Monitors

Jun 25, 2010

I am new here, and have searched, but just needed to get some input. I currently have a Macbook, but want to get a Mac mini for the desk. I would like to run 2 of the inexpensive 24" monitors independently. All I use is iWork, heavy Internet, light movies, and rarely games (would like to try Starcraft 2), but mostly work stuff. Nothing intense.

What would be the earliest Mac mini that could handle this?

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Hardware :: What Adapters I Need To Run Dual Monitors On A Mac Mini Server

Apr 26, 2010

What adapters would I need to run dual monitors on a Mac Mini Server? They'd both be 1920x1080 or 1200.

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Jun 2, 2008

I admin a network of Macs that use a 10.3.9 based OS X Server machine as a backup server. There is an iDisk account the server uses for iDisk backups and once a month I run a manual full back to CD. Tonight, the CD backup failed to run since the boot volume was basically full. Upon further inspection, I learned the boot volume is 6GB on a 20GB drive. So, I'm looking to possibly replace the hard drive. I'm also considering replacing the entire server with more modern hardware but that's another discussion.If I were to replace the 20GB hard drive in the server now with say a 60GB (we're talking PATA/IDE here) what would be the best way of doing it? We're talking about the boot volume now so I would need to move the OS and MBR and everything to the new drive.

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Power Mac G5 :: Running Dual Monitors With Motion And Final Cut - Graphic Card?

Oct 23, 2007

[URL] Will this fit a PowerMac G5 1.6 ghz. I have a AGP port 8x. Do you think this is a good card if someone is running dual monitors with Motion and Final Cut

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Mac OS X (10.3.8)

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OS X Server :: Windows DNS Settings For Mac Server Running OD?

Dec 4, 2008

I will be setting up Mac Server to support Mac Users in our environment. We have the Windows DNS Server and I would like to know How could I setup my WIndoes DNS Server to support Mac Server that will run Open Directory.

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Hardware :: Can I Synch Two Separate ITunes On Two Separate PC's To A Single Airport Express?

May 14, 2009

My wife and I each have iPods and each have our own computers with our own iTunes libraries. We have a wireless router and want to play music from our computers to a hifi system. If I purchase an Airport Express, is it possible that my wife and I can both play music from our separate computers to the one Airport Express Base Station (obviously not at the same time)?

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OS X Technologies :: Can Use Auto-mator To Put Separate Files Into Separate Folder

May 14, 2012

Can I use Automator to put seperate files into seperate folder

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Automator, iOS 5.1.1

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Mac OS X Lion Server :: AD LDAP Connects To Lion Server But Does Not Show Users / Groups

Feb 19, 2012

I have a server in our DMZ that connects to Active Directory LDAP server (non-ssl over 389) but no objects actually show up in the directory editor. I get a green light in my Network Account Server, but queries against LDAP return no results. My end goal is to be able to dictate to Profile Manager what LDAP groups are allowed to enroll devices. I tested on our internal network on a test server and get the same results. Anyone have any luck connecting a Lion Server to LDAP and actually being able to view and utilize users and groups?

Info:
Mac mini, Mac OS X (10.7.3), Server

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OS X V10.7 Lion :: Installing It On A Separate Computer?

Apr 9, 2012

Downloaded OSX Lion to my laptop. I want to install it on my desktop directly because bandwidth is slow. Can't find OSX 11 installation file on the laptop. How do go about the transfer and install to the desktop

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OSX Lion, Mac OS X (10.7.3)

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Applications :: Adding More Than One Song In Slideshows

Jan 1, 2008

I'd like to be able to have more than one song per slideshow. Is that possible in iPhoto 06? What about 08?

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Applications :: Export Slideshows From IPhoto

Jan 29, 2009

Is there any way to save the slideshows from iPhoto 09 into a video format (.mov,.mp4 etc.) I think the new slideshows are brilliant and I would like to use them within keynote presentations but don't want to keep going in and out of presentation mode in keynote to click 'play slideshow' in iphoto and back again into the presentation

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Applications :: IPhoto Crashes On Slideshows?

Feb 3, 2009

Every time I hit the slideshow button on iPhoto '09, I get the spinning rainbow wheel and then the app will eventually crash. This is very frustrating. Is anyone else having this problem with the new iLife version as well? Can you test for me using a large photo album that this might be happening to other users too? I refuse to believe that my MBP can't handle it.

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OS X :: How To Create Slideshows Of Pictures In Finder

Jan 7, 2010

I want to create a full screen slideshow of my pictures (from the finder). Coverflow won't do full screen, and Quick Look doesn't work well. If I go full screen I can't skip to the next picture. I can highlight multiple pictures then open Quick Look to be able to scroll to scroll through them, but it's long and tedious. Say I want to just make a slideshow from a folder of pictures without having to highlight everything and open Quick Look, is there a quick way to do this?

I thought of using Front Row (I had never tried it before), but it's telling me Pictures (0) when I have lots of folders and pictures in my home folder. Does Front Row only use pictures imported in iPhoto (which I don't use?) In Front Row, when I click on "Sources", it brings me to "Alex's MacBook" (the name of my computer) but I can't go anywhere from there or even change it, if I click it goes back to the menu.

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OS X V10.7 Lion :: Set Up My Time Machine For 2 Separate Accounts On My IMac?

Mar 1, 2012

How do I set up my Time Machine for the 2 separate accounts on my iMac?

Info:iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2011), Mac OS X (10.7.3)

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OS X V10.7 Lion :: Can Have 2 Separate Address Books On Computer At Same Time

Apr 13, 2012

I would like to know if a single user can have 2 seperate address books on his computer at the same time? If so, how would one go about setting it up? I want to import it from my desktop to a laptop computer. Both are running Lion.

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MacBook Pro

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