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os 9

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    Trying to install Age Of Empires on OS 9.0

    I’m trying to install AoE2 on my old G3 running OS 9. All system requirements (as seen on the back of the game’s box) are met. Yet when I load the CD-Rom I get a .pkg file (which I should run according to the game’s manual). This .pkg file, however, appears as just a folder. When I open it it’s...
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    foxPEP & Classilla (Optimized Classilla prefs.js?)

    Hi everyone! This is now a WikiPost for other to update the thread and share your experiments easily. Please contribute if you can do so. Back when the last version of Classilla was 9.3.3, the only way to load this very site was to install foxPEP. Now that beta 9.3.4 is out, foxPEP is no longer...
  3. Appleuser201

    eMac Running Mac OS 9

    For some reason.. I just love the look of an eMac running OS 9. I imagine it would be quite snappy with that G4 processor, and make for a very good Classic Mac gaming machine as well as nostalgia machine. I don't own an eMac (yet) but if I did I would consider getting the original high end...
  4. Appleuser201

    A New Browser is needed for Mac OS 9

    Just saw a poll on this forum for what OS people use on their PPC Macs and about 25% voted that they use Mac OS 9 or earlier. The only browser available for that OS (that is most modern) is Classilla and the same is true for every version of OS X under 10.4. Wikipedia said the browser has not...
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    Can't write files larger than 5,006 bytes

    I normally update pages on my G3/OS 9.2.2 based web server by using file sharing from my G5/OSX 10.5.8. Today I tried to update a page by using my Mac Pro/OSX 10.6.8. The OS 9 volume mounts as usual and I can copy files from it but I can only write files with a total size of up to 5,006 bytes...
  6. Dharumanyo

    OS 9 Software

    I've been using OS 9 a lot lately, mostly on my PowerBook G3 (Lombard) and eMac, and I was wondering if anyone had some software recommendations. I have Classilla for a web browser, and I'm not sure for everything else. I was looking mostly for an IRC client, a torrent client, and an email...
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    Testing new OS from bootable external drive, how do I access Applications on my internal hard drive?

    I’m running an old Mac with an old OS (Mountain Lion) so I can continue to use Adobe CS5. I’d like to update to Mavericks, but want to check that CS5 programmes work with it. So I’ve made a bootable external drive with Mavericks, and started my Mac with it through Start Up Manager. It all works...
  8. bb426

    iMac G3 help!!

    Here’s my problem: while booted into OS X Tiger install disk (1/4), I cannot get Disk Utility to successfully recognize the new SSD I installed. It hangs with a spinning wheel. At times, it might display the manufacturer name of the SSD (OWC Mercury), but hangs still. I have to power the iMac...
  9. Salumbre

    Are there any Non-Airport, WPA2-compatible wireless options for OS 9?

    Basically, I scored a couple of older 'Books a few days back, and I am in retro heaven. With one caveat: I cannot connect to a modern secured WiFi network using the original Airport software. Something to do with the encryption protocol, I can't remember the details beyond WPA 1 and 2, but I...
  10. Gamer9430

    Project: Complete Collection of Mac OS Wallpapers (UPDATED!)

    Original Post: So this isn't exactly PowerPC related, but being that this involves PPCs and that this community usually is open to helping out with fun stuff like this, I figured I'd post this thread here. I've always thought that it would be awesome to have a complete collection of every...
  11. Slix

    Cro-Mag Rally Network Play?

    So, I've long been a fan of Cro-Mag Rally, ever since I played it back on our Grape iMac G3 when I was a little kid, and I've recently been wanting to load it up again and play on the local network with a few of my Macs so I could play with friends. The issue seems to be there's something going...
  12. AmazingHenry

    OS 9 on Power Mac G5?

    A while back I tried this guide on my iBook G4 to try to get it to boot into OS 9, but it didn't work because the iBook was newer than the one in the guide. But my PowerMac G5 is from about the same time, maybe older. Would it be possible to install OS 9 on the G5 using this method? I'm going to...
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    Updating from OS 7.1.2: Use ipsw?

    Confession time: I have never updated the OS on my iPhone 5S, which I bought new in November of 2013. I'm still running 7.1.2, which is what the phone came with. The phone was working fine until recently. Lately, though, Facebook has been quitting unexpectedly, and Spotify is having issues...
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    Anyone running OS 9 ... Can you help?

    Hi, all, I have a request. I have a file that is created using Quickbooks 4. It is running on a machine with OS 8.6 and I need to bring it into the new world of OS X. Now, there's no easy way to convert the file. One needs to convert the file to Quickbooks 5 first. My PowerMac is not updatable...
  15. sotosoul

    Mac OS 9 sleep of death issue on iBook G3 Clamshell

    Hello people! I own an iBook Clamshell from 1999 with dual boot Mac OS X 10.3 Panther and OS 9.2.2. Here's the issue: the iBook does not recover from sleep when in OS 9.2.2, but it does from OS X (although it takes some ~20 sec for the mouse to start moving...) So, is this related to the sleep...
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    Today a strange box appeared on my iPhone 6 running IOS 9.2.1 (13D20)

    '][/URL] Today a strange box appeared on my iPhone 6 running IOS 9.2.1 (13D20). It floats above all opened apps and screens and can be moved around. I have now idea where it came from. Do I need to restore? I really don’t want to loose all of my settings.
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    iBook G3 Corrupted OS X

    I have an iBook G3 with firewire and that is about all I can tell you. When I bought it off of ebay it came running Mac OS 9.2. Stupid me decided that I should take a copy of Mac OS X off of an iMac G3 and copy that to the HDD of the iBook. I then attempted to boot off of the OS X folder I put...