Onyx and Yasu - which do you think is better/ what is your preference?

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by iCe Cube, Jul 6, 2005.

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    They are both GUI front ends to Unix utilities. For nearly two years, I have been an OnyX user. However, I have no concerns about Yasu. I like the fact that it allows the user to select every task from a single dialog box. OnyX unnecessarily compartmentalizes your selections. Also OnyX 1.6 is still in beta. OnyX is prettier. When OnyX 1.6 is out of beta, the two will be equally functional. Your choice will be based on personal taste. Nobody can tell you what you like except you. Tryout both, then choose.
     
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    I've never used OnyX, only Yasu, so I can't really answer fairly. If you're trying to decide which one you want to use, I don't think we can really recommend one over the other (like MisterMe said).
     
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    I don't use either since I am able to use the Terminal to accompish the same.
     
  5. iCe Cube thread starter macrumors regular

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    Oooooh, the Terminal. I will probably never be able to use that properly!

    I actually use Onyx at the moment and I have heard of Yasu as well. I might give it a shot to see what it is like
     
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    Onyx is not compatable with Tiger last I checked....
     
  7. iCe Cube thread starter macrumors regular

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    there is a beta version that is (1.6 or something)
     
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    Yes, OnyX 1.6 is still in beta.
     
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    Duff-Man says....I personally prefer TinkerTool System over the other two....oh yeah!
     
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    it is and has been for a few weeks now
     
  11. iCe Cube thread starter macrumors regular

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    I have just Tinkertool which gives me some hidden options (it has 'enable dock shadow' but that doesn't do anything for me) which are interesting. However, I can't repair permissions or cron myself with it though :rolleyes:
     
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    Duff-Man says...TinkerTool and TinkerTool System are two different programs....TinkerTool System does all the cron job stuff and lots more - just click on the link in my first post and read all the features. No, it ain't free but it works very well and the developer is very responsive to questions.....oh yeah!
     

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