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Balthamos rated on 26 May 2011
[Version 7.3.0]

Allocinit (developer) commented on 28 Apr 2008
There are a few problems with the localizations at the moment, but they are getting resolved as we speak. A small localization/UI release will be coming ASAP. Sorry for the inconvenience.
[Version 1.6]

Balthamos tipped on 01 Jan 2008
For those of you having trouble installing SafariStand, here is a few tips to get it up and running:

These commands are run in (~/Applications/Utilities/)

[Taken from Allan Odgaard's post]
[Bracketed items in 'b' are my annotations, just so Allan doesn't get blamed for anything I might get wrong]

# remove all local input managers
# [b] You may need to sudo this, or you can do it yourself carefully. This an rm command, so always take care of what you type in.
rm -rf ~/Library/InputManagers

# set permissions properly on system wide input managers
sudo chmod -R go-w /Library/InputManagers
sudo chown -R root:admin /Library/InputManagers


These commands are to make sure that SIMBL gets loaded correctly. Of course, SIMBL needs to get configured properly in order for this plugin to load properly. There are links to all of this information through the SafariStand website; you just have to dig a little for it.
[Version 3.0L151]

Balthamos tipped on 17 Oct 2007
If you don't have Xcode, or are unfamiliar with programming, I have converted the application to Universal for you. All credit goes to the original developers of the program:
[Version 1.1]

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Balthamos replied on 17 Oct 2007
Sorry about the mixup. There was a conflict with the source files and the method of making a universal binary. I won't bore you with the details, but I fixed it so it is now truly universal. Same link.

Balthamos commented on 23 Oct 2007
Was there any error output in the console? While I don't have a MB to test out, I might be able to fix it to where it might work on your machine.

Balthamos commented on 24 Oct 2007
That number that is following the "status" logs is an error number. Right now, all that log is telling me is that there are errors. If the program runs without any error, the only message you should be getting is "NoiseGenerator::startAudio".

Balthamos commented on 24 Oct 2007
You wouldn't by any chance be using some other standard audio out other than the standard "Internal Speakers" or "Built-in Output" would you? If so, I would like someone else with a Macbook to confirm if it works or not using standard settings.

Balthamos reviewed on 17 Sep 2007
Works perfectly; exactly what I was looking for. Fluid interface, and easy to setup.
[Version 0.2]


Balthamos reviewed on 07 Sep 2007
Looked like a promising application. I'm assuming it works quite well on desktop machines, but this was driving me nuts on my MacBook Pro.

Every time the computer tried to wake up when it was closed (USB activity, Bluetooth keyboard wake, mouse wake), the computer would attempt to wake up, then fall asleep (like it normally would). Though when you tried to actually use it again (open lid) the screen would stay black and could only be fixed by a hard restart.

Same goes for trying to use clamshell mode; would just wake up, maybe put black pixels on the second screen, and fall asleep again. It exhibits the same problems as I described earlier.

Great concept and idea, but bad support for these types of situations. I would stay away if you are a laptop user.
[Version 1.0.3a]

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Balthamos replied on 11 Sep 2007
Sorry if it sounded like a personal attack; it really wasn't. I thought it would be most beneficial to post about it here so others wouldn't fall into the same hole I did and think it was an SMC error. If you want, you can email me and I can answer questions or test builds to help fix this problem.

Balthamos reviewed on 04 Sep 2007
Great application; works how I want it to. And if you want to use this application, but still have your computer lock when it sleeps, then I suggest using a utility like Utility Lock. Works quite well in conjunction with Aurora. Keep up the good work dev! Would like to see the standard OS X lock from sleep supported (jiggler, perhaps?).
[Version 3.3.4]

Allocinit (developer) commented on 17 Jun 2007
Just would like to keep you updated. I got my new MBP, and I solved the problem. It should be faster, and work on all Apple computers now. Also, the annoying "Less precise mode" will be taken off too (or "Type B" for you who remember it that way). Next release should be out this week.
[Version 0.95]


Balthamos reviewed on 27 May 2007
Another excellent application from Blacktree. Great for surfing at night when you don't want to light up the whole room. The only thing that I have trouble with is switching in and out of day/night mode. If you could mod + click the menu extra to switch, that would be pretty slick.

Also, if I am surfing and want to look at a picture or text (full color, standard settings), it would be nice if there was a way I could draw a box around that part of the screen, and it would temporarily open a "window" so that I could read the text/look at the picture, then when you click out of the box, it's all back to night mode (think how Preview handles it's crop box selection).
[Version 1.0.4]


Balthamos reviewed on 09 Apr 2007
Perfect. Does exactly what it says it does. No fake "black screen" stuff either. Just like when your display falls asleep normally.
[Version 1.5]

Balthamos had trouble on 20 Feb 2008
If you are having trouble getting the patch to install, just open TFT and click on Bnet. It will automatically download and install the patch.
[Version 1.2.1]

Balthamos had trouble on 27 Nov 2007
I'm running Leopard (10.5.1) on a MBP and I have been having sleep issues with Geektool running. Of course, I can close the lid and it will fall asleep, but if Geektool is running and I just let the Power Saving preferences take it's toll, it doesn't fall asleep.

If the refresh time on a GT entry is greater than the sleep time, the machine will fall asleep. But that kind of eliminates the whole purpose of the utility if I can only refresh every 10 minutes. Does anyone have a solution to this problem, or at least experience the same problem I'm having?
[Version 2.1.2]

Balthamos had trouble on 26 Nov 2006
I'm having trouble with my dual screen setup. When I have my buddy list on the left side on my right screen, it runs the "More Info" box to the other side of the screen. It should push the box to the right, just like it does on my main (left monitor).
[Version 1.4.7b1]

Balthamos had trouble on 10 Nov 2005
If you are getting slow FPS rates or otherwise bad performance, please see the link below.

[Version 2.5a]

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