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Jag's House Update Archives for the Year 2000

 


 

 

12/2/00

How to install Mac OS X Public Beta on a non G3 Mac.

12/7/00

Web browser matrix for 68k Macs.

12/8/00

Why use System 6?
Tips on salvaging old computers.. cool.
Another System 6 web page.
II in a Mac - Apple II emulator for 68k Macs. Works great.
Mount Image - mount disk images under system 6
JC Remote - remote file access under system 6.

12/10/00

Mac BBS information
A transparent Mac Portable

12/11/00

A Mac Plus with internal hard drive - not recommended!
Want to use a Griffen Tech PC to Mac Video adaptor?
Here are the settings.

12/12/00

Goodwill Computerworks' computer museum gets a right up in the local alternative newsweekly.

12/18/00

Cool hacks and humerous Macs.

12/20/00

Using Kaleidescope on B&W Macs.
Another page on using shareware and free software to beef up your old OS.
Is your computer male or female?
MILLIONS of Lisa Links

12/22/00

DeskPicture - alllows you to have desktop pics under system 6 and 7.

12/23/00

512k with OS 9 desktop.

11/1/00

Added Classic Mac Info Page

11/9/00

Surfing the web on Classic Macs through other computers (proxying)

11/11/00

SE easter egg

11/14/00

System 6 extensions and control panels

11/16/00

Added more software:

 11/17/00

great Mac FAQ from 1995.

quick and dirty Mac spec sheet

11/18/00

A red classic

using PC monitors on Mac IIsi , IIci

11/21/00

All about the early Mac OS by Andy Mesa

11/24/00

Added more programming links for 68k Macs.

List of apps that will run on older Macs

Mac 68k Games

MacFreeware

11/25/00

Networking 2 Macs with a Printer cable
Quick file sharing setup guide

11/28/00

More old Mac software, drivers, etc...
How To Use FreePPP and System 7.1

How To Open A Classic Mac
Adam Engst's Internet Startup Kit is free online
More info on networking Macs.
Download a tutorial on netowrking (HTML format)
AppleTalk ZOnes tutorial

11/29/00

Remember Dark Castle? Versdion 3 is due out next year.
Although it won't work on 68k Macs, rumour has it that the original versions will be included on the CD.

11/30/00

Apple's Larry Tesler shows off a Lisa and rare Newtons on TV.

11/31/00

What's the oldest program that will work on OS X?

10/4/00

vMac, a Mac Plus emulator for Macs and PeeCee's has been updatred and now includes full sound.

Freeware C+++ compilers

GNU CC (unsupported)

Harvest C

MacLynx is a text only browser that works on PPC and 68k Macs.

Added the Classic II page.

Added Macintosh page.

10/9/00

Using open Transport with 7.1

Where to get Spanish MAC OS

Apple Service Manuals

updated Mac Plus page

Apple video card matrix

10/13/00

Worldshare free internet is no longer free - $9.95 a month minimum. I'm still looking for other free net providers for 68k Macs with no proprietary software or banners.

10/14/00

Mac apps in Spanish

What's a system enabler?

Modem cable pinouts

10/17/00

Interesting article on upgrading Color Classics

Color Classic Club

How to turbocharge your Color Classic

10/24/00

Minimum requirements for Mac OS 7.1 - 7.6 including all about system enablers.

10/26/00

Added Color Classic page

10/31/00

Which OS is best for your Mac?

9/9/00

Put a PeeCee into an SE case?????

9/10/00

Plus Brite

Macs are trash

9/13/00

How to run Mac OS X public beta on a 68k Mac

9/19/00

Putting a cdrom drive into an SE/30 - not recommended, but interesting none the less...

8/6/00

Internet access with just an email account? Sure!

8/7/00

How to remove magic marker ink from classic Macs.

Great SE/30 repair page.

8/14/00

How to download mac files on a PeeCee. (PDF)

8/21/00

Backup options for older Macs.

Transfering files between older Macs and newer Macs.

8/23/00

Sad Mac error codes

Free bannerless website

8/26/00

Pyro is a great screen saver for older Macs

8/29/00

Mas OS system enablers and the systems they go with.

Color Classic Pages:

8/31/00

Running 8.1 on an 030 Mac. Although I don't know WHY you'd want to do this with 040 Macs running as low as $10 on eBay, it can be done.

7/2/00

Updated the How To Load Linux On An SE/30 page.

7/7/00

Digital cameras on 68k Macs

7/11/00

Color Classic FAQ

7/12/00

Repairing an SE/30 - great tutorial with lots of pics.

7/13/00

Neon translucent Color Classic II
Updated my
Mac collection page.

7/15/00

Added Creepy Castle - very cool animated black and white game that reminds me of Dark Castle

7/17/00

ABCNews.com interviews Jag about the lure of older Macs.

7/20/00

Freewwweb is no more - I knew it wouldn't last much longer with no stupid banners and proprietary software. Juno bought them out which means no more bannerless free internet for the Mac (PeeCee only!)

7/21/00

Added some of my computer generated art and weird stuff.
Worldshare has free internet for 68k Macs - Mac Plus or up. No banners, no proprietary software to download. (Requires minimum $10 donation to the charity of your choice, also requires filling out 1 survey a month. Not available in all cities). to the rescue.

7/22/00

Apps that will run in 68000 Macs

7/24/00

The original Macintosh white paper written by Jef Raskin in 1980. The is the original germination idea of the Macintosh.
The Making of the Macintosh by Stanford University - the whole story with pictures and input from the original Mac team.

Updated the Mac Plus, SE and Classic pages:

The Famous Mac Plus 
SE
Classic
SE/30

7/28/00

Ever heard of the Apple Paladin? Neither had I. It's a PowerBook/Fax machine that never saw the light of day.

6/6/00

US Robotics Dip Switch Settings For Macs
MacTalker - lets your Mac read text (even the Plus under System 6)

6/9/00

More software for older Macs
and more...

6/11/00

My Macs

6/11/00

Good sites for Mac beginners

6/14/00

Yet more shareware
and more - games

6/16/00

Sharing a web connection on older Macs (IP sharing) Thanks to Simon Kornblith

6/17/00

Download Mac Minix (it's now free!) and run it on your Plus or up, System 6 or up. No need to reformat your hard drive.

6/21/00

WindowShade - Gives you the popular window shade effect that came with 7.5 but it works under 6.x and up.

6/22/00

This has almost nothing to do with Macs, but I agree with almost every word. Generally I think Courtney Love is a media hungry, smart mouthed bitch, but now I see that she's got some brains too. You go girl!
Ram Guide for Macs

6/23/00

Great article on running an ENTIRE ISP on a PowerBook 170 and SE/30.
Installing Mac OS 7.5.3

6/28/00

Surf the web through another Mac - Mac Plus or up
I set up two Macs: (
Plus and Color Classic) as web servers at the same time.
NOTE: these servers are only up when I am online, typically 8 pm to 2 am CST.

5/1/00

Fixing a hard drive - a humorous little tutorial on how to OPEN a hard drive! Yes, I said *OPEN*. This of course can seriously damage the drive just by opening the air tight case. Any tiny peice of dust can render the drive unusable. Definately NOT recommended except in the most dire emergency.

5/3/00

Opera - another new browser for 68k and PPC Macs

5/5/00

Upgrading 7.1 -add Apple's Drag and Drop features to System 7.1
Thread Manager - Give 7.1 another 7.5 feature
CyberDog and OpenDoc - although disontinued and no longer supported by Apple, it's another alternative to bloatware browsers.
Maximum hard drive size for Mac OS 6, 7.x
Adding a 1.4 mb floppy to a Mac II
Mac II Easter Eggs - cool hidden tricks
New Poll - vote for your fave use of a classic Mac

5/7/00

Mac Emulators - run Mac OS on PeeCee's

5/8/00

WebThing - another 68k/PPC web browser is coming.

5/11/00

Classic Mac icons

5/14/00

Get Your System 6 Mac on the web

5/16/00

Old CD Rom Drivers 1.1mb

Mac Envy - profiles the hardware and software on your system. Runs under system 6 and 7x.

5/20/00

The Classic Mac Driver Museum Forum - find a long lost driver

5/22/00

ZTerm HOW-TO. Connect to Unix hosts or Macs adn PC's with this terminal emulation program.

5/24/00

Desktop Manager allows Apple CD ROM drive to work on an older Mac.

5/25/00

Sounds you can use for HyperCard stacks and other uses.

5/27/00

Get OS 6.08 here.
Sign the
Abandonware Petition to persuade the software companies to give away older apps for older Macs.
MacToolbox has some interesting stuff on older Macs...

4/26/00

Screensavers for very old Macs

4/23/00

Apple's video chart - what monitors work with what Macs.

4/21/00

Apple's Support Page for older products

4/19/00

WannaBe 1.0 - free text only browser.
Upgrade your Color Classic to a G3
Tips on using Eudora on older Macs

4/11/00

Clockchipping an LC II

4/10/00

Pawgo is a good stepping off point for users of black and white Macs. Most of these links were designed for Palm Pilots and otehr hand held devices.

4/6/00

Quick File Sharing Setup Guide
More apps and utilities for system 6
AOL Mac archive - lots of cools stuff - get it while you can, I have a feeling this old stuff won't be up much longer.

4/5/00

Games that will run under System 6

4/4/00

Secret About Box - more prototypes and behind the scenes Apple stuff.
The Apple Collection - most of these prototypes are bogus but interesting none the less.
More System 6 utilities.
System 6 INITS and Cdevs

4/3/00

Sue Korlan's Internet FAQ - tips and tricks on getting online and staying online
How To Turn System 6 Into System 7 With freeware

4/2/00

The Mothership - Lisa and clasic Mac stuff
Byte Magazine Cover of the 128 Mac.

3/30/00

Jag's Classic Mac Polls
View the results of the Favorite Classic Mac Poll

3/29/00

Mac OS Emulators for Linux:

http://www.ibrium.se/linux/mac_on_linux.html
http://www.ix.de/ix/artikel/E/9611064/artikel.shtml
http://MaceHQ.cjb.net/
http://www.vmac.org/
http://www.uni-mainz.de/~bauec002/BAMain.html
http://www.uni-mainz.de/~bauec002/B2Main.html

What's In the System Folder? - a brief tutorial for newbies.
Interesting comparison of Mac OS 1 and Mac OS 7.
Mac System software history form 1.0 to 8.6. Pretty interesting...

3/28/00

Low End Mac's Email Lists
Anybody read Japanese?

 3/21/00

Adobe Acrobat Reader 1.0 for System 6 Macs.

3/19/00

Networking your Mac to a Linux box with anull modem cable.
Timhiggins.com has some great info on sharing internet connections and networking of all kinds.

3/17/00

Very old mac related ads from the mid 80's.
Paper models of many early Macs - make your own...comes under the heading 'for people with way too much time on their hands'.

3/17/00

INIT/Cdev - an extensions manager for system 6

3/16/00

Jag's House Anonymous FTP - all the software on my entire site on one nice page

3/15/00

Interesting info on a Linux proxy server and an iMac.

3/14/00

Sites for text browsers and slow Macs

3/8/00

Using an Epson 740 printer on an 030 Mac (It's not supposed to work)
Classic Computer Rescue Squad - no buyers for your old stuff? These guys will take them!

3/7/00

Apple web site no longer accessible via MacTCP - you must use Open Transport (!!!^&*((*^!%!*&)

3/6/00

hfsutils allows PeeCee's to read Mac 1.4 meg floppies (NOT 800k) Download apps on a PeeCee and read them on a Mac.

3/4/00

Set your Mac's clock automatically via the web under system 6 and 7.

3/3/00

ConfigPPP vs. FreePPP
What's Wrong With Older Macs? - opinion

3/2/00

Donating Mac Pluses and SE's to schools and libraries
Using older versions of Netscape on your Mac.

3/1/00

PPP Guide - set up Mac PPP TCP quick and easy.

 

2/29/00

Mac Communications FAQ Part 1
Mac Communications FAQ Part 2
Mac Communications FAQ Part 3
Using a classic Mac as a file server
Info on Apple's version of Unix - A/UX
MacWindows.com - great site for integrating Macs and PeeCees.
A Mac Plus web server. Who needs Unix??
Usenet Macintosh FAQ's - everything under the sun. I use these quite often.
MachTen is a Unix distribution that runs NATIVELY (no need for an extra drive partition) on 68k and PPC Macs. I'm running it on my iMac and Centris 660AV. Includes AfterStep, a NextStep GUI clone.
Attempting to learn Debian Linux on a Mac SE/30 ?
Here's the book for you.

2/28/00

Added system 6 only page
HTML Pro - great little WYSIWYG HTML authorware that works on a 020 or up.
Sticky Click - gives you sticky menus under System 7
Inter News is a news reader that runs under System 6.
FREE Internet Mailserver from Qualcomm, makers of Eudora. - '020 or better, MacTCP OR Open
Transport. Connecting
Large Monitors To Older Macs
What You Can Do With An SE
Connecting LocalTalk Macs to an ethernet network
Startup disk for the HD20 SCSI hard drive - use this if you are setting up the drive for the first time.
DART - Converts disk images for older Macs - you'll need this to open up the software below.
Apple Tape backup utility for the Apple 40 meg tape backup drive.
Tape backup tips for classic Macs.
Tips on using a classic Mac for a file server.
Troubleshooting Mac networks - great info.
Basic Mac Troubleshooting techniques

 2/27/00

The Lisa Emulator Project - still in the development stages, but very very cool indeed.

2/22/00

Super Studio Session - Free MIDI software - Mac Plus or up.

2/21/00

Internet under System 6 - everything you need plus a tutorial.
M/IX - turn your PowerMac into an X server. Thought you may be interested in this if you are running Linux on a 68k or PPC Mac. You can telnet into the Linux PC or Mac and have another terminal window on your PPC Mac by running this program. Sound confusing? See their FAQ. Very cool!
Musashi - multiple accounts, Apple Scriptable, lots of other features (shareware fee $30)
Claris Emailer 1.1 - free, but no longer in production or supported. Needs System 7, 68020.
Tucows - a great site for Mac software (Windoze, Unix, Linux and any other OS ever made too)
TurboGopher - ftp client that works under System 6
PopMail II - system 6 (1 meg minimum) or System 7 (2 megs minimum)
Lots of cool Control Panels and Extensions for people with disabilities (I am not disabled and I use a lot of them) System 6 and 7.

2/20/00

My domain is finally up - jagshouse.com, spread the word!

2/11/00

Waaay cool info on how the Lisa GUI compares to OS X.

2/10/00

Every Mac Browser known to man -
DIY Mac Repairs - some great fixit links here.
The Unofficial PowerPro 601 Homepage - Dedicated to the DayStar card that brought PPC to the Quadra line.
The Unofficial Turbo 601 site - Homage to another DayStar card - the one that brought a blazing 601 processor to the II's (ci, si, vi & vx). Check the blow-by-blow of getting Mac OS 8.5 up & running on an upgraded '040.

2/9/00

Matti Haveri's FAQ's - 68000 FAQ, Internet FAQ for older Macs, more

2/7/00

How to run Lynx, a text only web browser on a black and white Mac.

2/6/00

Adam Engst's Internet Start Kit is now online (yes the whole thing). A little outdated but well worth it.
Star Gate - helps speed up the transfer of files between Macs and PeeCee's with a null modem cable.

2/3/00

Great modem help web site - included init strings, tips, software, drivers, and more.

2/2/00

Everymac.com has some verry interesting stuff on rare clones and strange hardware hacks. 

1/31/00

More old games

1/27/00

Mac Portqble FAQ - the first Apple laptop
PowerBook 100 info
PowerBook BlueBook
PowerBook Duo FAQ
Mac Networking Guide
Networking Macs
Network Software for older Macs

1/26/00

SheepShaver lets you run MacOS under Linux.
MacOnLinux is another MacOS 'emulator', but not really... check it out.
BeOS - cool OS from former Apple employees
MKLinux mailing list - PowerMacs
More MKLinux lists
Linux mailing list for 68k Macs - Mac II, SE/30, etc.. very cool
More 68k Mac Linux mailing lists
Linux PPC mailing list- for Linux on PowerMacs
MAX is Low End Macs Linux email digest - free.

1/18/00

16th Anniversary mac coming? I think this is a hoax. Interesting reading tho.

 

1/17/00

Mac 512 has their own domain.
Ram Charger review and screen shot. RC optimizes your memory so you can run more apps. Works on the Plus all the way up to G4 running 8.6.

1/15/00

The Save HyperCard Campaign gives us hope...

1/14/00

Simple Unix cheat sheet for Linux on Macs.

1/12/00

Ready, Set Go! is still alive and well. Early 80's Mac 512k desktop publishing program lives on, OS 9
compatible.

1/11/00

Low End Mac's MacInSchool site has some interesting reading regarding... Macs in schools.
Make your own
bronze SE/30.

1/10/00

Using a PeeCee to download Mac system software.

1/9/00

Using Apple's new iTools on a 68k Mac. Apple says you need OS 9 or above.

1/4/00

Upgrading A DOS Card With A Faster Chip
Installing a DOS card into a 68k Mac (not supported by Apple)

1/1/00

More free internet info including free web space.  


 

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