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  Topic: Simple MP3 player - Suggestions
Busta123

Replies: 9
Views: 2085

PostForum: General Software   Posted: Sun Jul 19, 2009 12:14 pm   Subject: Simple MP3 player - Suggestions
This iMac is six months old.

As I have ripped CDs and the library has grown the slower iTunes has got.

Persuade, as in unmount the TC and remount it.

Then start trying to play music in iTunes ...
  Topic: Simple MP3 player - Suggestions
Busta123

Replies: 9
Views: 2085

PostForum: General Software   Posted: Sun Jul 19, 2009 11:47 am   Subject: Simple MP3 player - Suggestions
The problem is that iTunes really drags it's butt with 500GB of Music on the TC.

I access the TC wirelessly.

When I run iTunes it spends 10 minutes 'checking the iTunes Library' then normally de ...
  Topic: Simple MP3 player - Suggestions
Busta123

Replies: 9
Views: 2085

PostForum: General Software   Posted: Sun Jul 19, 2009 11:32 am   Subject: Simple MP3 player - Suggestions
Tried that - sort of of works

I was kinda aiming higher, ie queue up music as well, so you could very quickly pick several songs and queue them up.

I really miss being able to do that on my PC a ...
  Topic: Simple MP3 player - Suggestions
Busta123

Replies: 9
Views: 2085

PostForum: General Software   Posted: Sun Jul 19, 2009 9:02 am   Subject: Simple MP3 player - Suggestions
Nah just tried Mac AMP Lite - no joy

Surely this has been done already and I cannot be the first person who wants to double click on a music file in Finder and have it play!!!!

the only one that ...
  Topic: Simple MP3 player - Suggestions
Busta123

Replies: 9
Views: 2085

PostForum: General Software   Posted: Sun Jul 19, 2009 8:15 am   Subject: Simple MP3 player - Suggestions
Guys

I have a 500GB music collection on a TC, well organised and labelled.

Sometimes i just want to double click on an MP3 and have it play or preferably add it to a queue it up for playing.

...
  Topic: Identical drives? HDD1 4,352 - HDD2 4,335 files
Busta123

Replies: 14
Views: 2808

PostForum: Mac Mini Troubleshooting   Posted: Sat Jul 11, 2009 3:08 am   Subject: Identical drives? HDD1 4,352 - HDD2 4,335 files
The CP worked very nicely indeed.

1 corrupted file, ST Voyager S4e19 - I find a replacement.

4,352 on the original drive 4,351 on the new drive.

Ha forget all the gui stuff the basic cp did i ...
  Topic: Identical drives? HDD1 4,352 - HDD2 4,335 files
Busta123

Replies: 14
Views: 2808

PostForum: Mac Mini Troubleshooting   Posted: Sat Jul 11, 2009 3:04 am   Subject: Identical drives? HDD1 4,352 - HDD2 4,335 files
Sleepyhead - many thanks and you are a gentleman for explaining this.

I figured that out and I still got hundreds if not not a 1,000 variations.

In the end I wiped the drive and used cp -R * to ...
  Topic: Identical drives? HDD1 4,352 - HDD2 4,335 files
Busta123

Replies: 14
Views: 2808

PostForum: Mac Mini Troubleshooting   Posted: Fri Jul 10, 2009 6:05 pm   Subject: Identical drives? HDD1 4,352 - HDD2 4,335 files
Sleepyhead - no joy got 100s if not 1000s of files

philiparcario - no good Super Duper and Carbon Copy Cloner won't touch FAT32 drives so I can't copy off it.

Also, this FAT32 drive has only ev ...
  Topic: Identical drives? HDD1 4,352 - HDD2 4,335 files
Busta123

Replies: 14
Views: 2808

PostForum: Mac Mini Troubleshooting   Posted: Thu Jul 09, 2009 1:23 pm   Subject: Thanks
read this then remembered I had a copy of Carbon Copy I could use.

So will just redo the copy using that.

Thanks again.

Mike


That some of the files were not copied could be due to permis ...
  Topic: Identical drives? HDD1 4,352 - HDD2 4,335 files
Busta123

Replies: 14
Views: 2808

PostForum: Mac Mini Troubleshooting   Posted: Thu Jul 09, 2009 2:27 am   Subject: Identical drives? HDD1 4,352 - HDD2 4,335 files
Only been on my Mini.

I originally set it up as a Fat32 so if I took it off the Mini I could attach it to my work XP box.

But then found out you cannot share a FAT32 drive over the LAN.

So he ...
  Topic: Identical drives? HDD1 4,352 - HDD2 4,335 files
Busta123

Replies: 14
Views: 2808

PostForum: Mac Mini Troubleshooting   Posted: Wed Jul 08, 2009 5:54 pm   Subject: Identical drives? HDD1 4,352 - HDD2 4,335 files
Straight Finder copy....

I have show hidden files.

Also 17 files 6GB is a lot of system files?

I seem to recall a command line tool df

Maybe I need to dig that out..

Thanks
  Topic: Identical drives? HDD1 4,352 - HDD2 4,335 files
Busta123

Replies: 14
Views: 2808

PostForum: Mac Mini Troubleshooting   Posted: Wed Jul 08, 2009 5:18 pm   Subject: Identical drives? HDD1 4,352 - HDD2 4,335 files
And one has

628,260,588,965 bytes (4,352 files) the original other
622,490,984,869 bytes (4,335 files) the new drive I want to replace the 1st drive with.

Both have a folder in root, TVSeries ...
  Topic: NAS Questions
Busta123

Replies: 12
Views: 4052

PostForum: Mac Mini HTPC   Posted: Fri Jan 30, 2009 4:52 am   Subject: NAS Questions
I run about 11TB at home on four NAS boxes all feeding the Mac Mini HT.

I am not at all interested in RAID, 99% of my data is video or audio, it is write once read rarely. So it is more important f ...
  Topic: iPhone Remote for Plex: Revisited
Busta123

Replies: 13
Views: 3849

PostForum: Mac Mini HTPC   Posted: Fri Jan 30, 2009 4:16 am   Subject: iPhone Remote for Plex: Revisited
OK fixed the problem

Looked at the keymapping file, you mention to blow it away before upgrading but I hadn't upgraded, at least that I remember. I blew the file away and Snatch started working.
...
  Topic: iPhone Remote for Plex: Revisited
Busta123

Replies: 13
Views: 3849

PostForum: Mac Mini HTPC   Posted: Thu Jan 29, 2009 5:50 pm   Subject: iPhone Remote for Plex: Revisited
mmmmm

So far so good...

But cannot get Snatch to record a Return {Enter} so cannot get it to select anything in Plex.

Apart from not being able to use it for actually starting or selecting an ...
 
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