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    Lion compatibility or <fail/>

    This is a running commentary of items found to fail or work in Lion

    Product: Caldigit FASTA-6GU3 eSATA6 and USB3 pcie board
    version: 1.0.3
    comment: Initial indications are that most functions are working well with driver 1.0.3 OSX 10.7 version
    version: 1.0.4
    comment: Seems stable under 10.7
    comment: system panic with driver implicated in backTrace on 10.7.2 developer seed version of August 6

    product: Lion disk utility
    version:12 (346)
    comment: disk utility gui version cannot verify or repair raid volumes
    work-around: use terminal
    for usage instructions: man diskutil
    1) identify disk by:diskutil list
    2) verify volume by:diskutil verifyVolume diskn
    3) repair volume by: sudo diskutil repairVolume diskn

    Product: Phase One Capture One
    version: 6.2.2
    comment: Most functions work well
    failure: Imports fail
    work-around: Use Adobe Bridge importer or just drag your files from the card and copy them into the folder of your choice
    failure: Shortcuts for tool selection do not work
    work-around-: select tools with your pointing device

    version: 6.3
    comment: Resolves Lion incompatibilities

    Product: NEC Spectraview II
    version: 1.1.07
    failure: Monitor LUTS calculated and stored correctly, but final step of saving new icc profile fails
    version: 1.1.08 saves profile as user profile only http://www.necdisplay.com/support-an...w-II/Downloads and is intended to resolve Lion compatibility issues

    Product: Sonos Desktop Controller
    version: 3.5
    failure: Not supported with Lion
    work-around: None - Sonos will have a new version "soon" and advise against upgrading

    Product: X-Rite i1Profiler
    version: 1.1.1
    failure: continuous process crashes every 10 seconds logged in module hasplmd
    work-around: None known. Profiles seem to be not affected by this continuous crashing behavior.
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    Re: Lion compatibility or <fail/>

    Hmm, your XML would not validate.

    In all seriousness though, this is the first OS X release where I feel the need to really hang back for a while. Looks like trouble. I appreciate those of you that are sacrificing systems to it.

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    Re: Lion compatibility or <fail/>

    what schema were you using? Sorry I omitted the outer wrappers.
    It should be fine now
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    Re: Lion compatibility or <fail/>

    OK, I stripped the xml since Terry claims that folks don't think in xml.
    I find this hard to believe but obeyed her wishes anyway
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    Re: Lion compatibility or <fail/>

    I do think it is clearer now. I'm so demanding and a little bit

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    Product: Sonos Desktop Controller
    version: 3.5
    failure: Not supported with Lion
    work-around: None - Sonos will have a new version "soon" and advise against upgrading

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    Re: Lion compatibility or <fail/>

    I see you're using a minimal YAML (no indents, but those are hard to show in HTML) now. It is more readable .

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    Re: Lion compatibility or <fail/>

    I *HATE* Lion so far. Stupid to redesign the UI so radically and not allow reversion to the old ways. And a handful of my legacy software does not work, notably Quicken, and apparantly there is no way to get any version to work right now.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jack Flesher View Post
    I *HATE* Lion so far. Stupid to redesign the UI so radically and not allow reversion to the old ways. And a handful of my legacy software does not work, notably Quicken, and apparantly there is no way to get any version to work right now.
    Quicken Essentials is compatible with Lion. For two of my clients, it does a better job than Quicken for Mac 2007, but of course it doesn't support all the latter's features.

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    Re: Lion compatibility or <fail/>

    I'm with you Jack. I'm so glad I sequestered it on its own internal drive.

    As this is a FAIL thread, I'll repeat what I mentioned on another thread about font issues with CS5 apps, especially Illustrator. Essentially, some fonts that are open and active are not being recognized in Illustrator under Lion. Total deal breaker for me.

    For the foreseeable future, there'll be the sound of crickets and tumbleweed coming from that Lion drive, I'm back to Snow where I belong.

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    Re: Lion compatibility or <fail/>

    Hah
    Well compatibility - everything I'm running, I've had no problems so far, no crashes, no incompatibility.

    Love the interface changes, mission control is excellent (except for the horrible icon).

    . . . . . am I doing something wrong?

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    Quote Originally Posted by jonoslack View Post
    Hah
    Well compatibility - everything I'm running, I've had no problems so far, no crashes, no incompatibility.

    Love the interface changes, mission control is excellent (except for the horrible icon).

    . . . . . am I doing something wrong?
    Whatever you are doing wrong I must have read the same instructions because I'm with you in liking it.

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    Re: Lion compatibility or <fail/>

    Quote Originally Posted by Godfrey View Post
    Quicken Essentials is compatible with Lion. For two of my clients, it does a better job than Quicken for Mac 2007, but of course it doesn't support all the latter's features.
    But you cannot migrate up to it from an older Quicken Mac -- and I had to purchase Essentials BEFORE I found that out! Granted, this is more a Quicken issue than a Lion issue, but still totally sucks for users.

    Launchpad is probably great for those of you that like the iPad UI -- I happen to not like it, and much preferred the old spaces and expose' UI's, which worked perfectly for me using the F keys -- I don't need any silly hand gestures on my touch pad. Oh, and speaking of silly, how about that new address book skin? Very professional. NOT! Unless maybe you're in the 3rd grade. Idiots...
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    Re: Lion compatibility or <fail/>

    Quote Originally Posted by Jack Flesher View Post
    But you cannot migrate up to it from an older Quicken Mac!
    Jack,
    It would be a good thing™[1] to migrate away from that stale program. Intuit has essentially abandoned the mac user years ago.
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    Bob, I am thinking that is the writing on the wall -- so the question is what do I use? Maybe it's time to move everything to Mint?
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    Re: Lion compatibility or <fail/>

    That is a good question.
    I am looking at that as well as moneydance as possibilities.
    I am hoping to finally kill off vmware for me.
    Quickbooks for mac is sort-of ok, but quicken is the pits.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jack Flesher View Post
    But you cannot migrate up to it from an older Quicken Mac -- and I had to purchase Essentials BEFORE I found that out! Granted, this is more a Quicken issue than a Lion issue, but still totally sucks for users. ...
    I did the migration from "Quicken for Mac 2007" to "Quicken Essentials" for them so I'm not sure what you mean. They provide instructions:

    http://quicken.intuit.com/support/ar...sion/7629.html

    The design of the address book and ical is over the top, i agree, but I like the new Mission Control much more than Spaces, etc. LaunchPad ... probably not get much use from me, but it is convenient for some. Full screen mode for Safari and Mail works very well when I'm on the 13" laptop screen, not so useful on the 27" display. I'm finding gestures quite useful and fluid overall. Still getting used to the inverted scrolling direction.

    I purged out PowerPC apps in Summer 2010 when I moved to Apple-Intel systems, so for me moving to Lion was simple.

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    Re: Lion compatibility or <fail/>

    Quote Originally Posted by Jack Flesher View Post
    Launchpad is probably great for those of you that like the iPad UI -- I happen to not like it, and much preferred the old spaces and expose' UI's, which worked perfectly for me using the F keys -- I don't need any silly hand gestures on my touch pad. Oh, and speaking of silly, how about that new address book skin? Very professional. NOT! Unless maybe you're in the 3rd grade. Idiots...
    HI Jack
    a little time with Mission Control should show you that it has all the benefits of spaces and expose rolled into one . . . with the added advantage of being able to create new spaces on the fly.
    Correction - idiocy check - sorry Jack, I was thinking of Mission Control and not Launchpad (which seems to me to be fairly unnecessary, but easy to ignore). Thank you Terry for the heads up

    Switch off the hand gestures then! but actually, I think that once they get into your 'muscle memory' they're intuitive and helpful. . . and you can still use your F keys

    I don't care whether the new skin of the calendar is professional or not . . . . I do think it's completely NAF though! each!
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    Agree about the naffness of iCal.

    I use Solar Accounts 3 here and that runs fine in Lion. [Note: Its a UK specific program so handles VAT etc].

    I'm generally pretty pleased with Lion now, though I have only tried it on the MBP 13" so far.
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    . . . . added to which, the new mail application is spiffing - love it (even if I haven't got used to it yet - like the scrolling change).

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    Re: Lion compatibility or <fail/>

    Quote Originally Posted by TEBnewyork View Post
    Whatever you are doing wrong I must have read the same instructions because I'm with you in liking it.
    Hi Terry
    A friend of mine defines good technology as :

    Not Irritating

    Apart from the skins for the calendar (don't mind the address book) I'm finding Lion to be completely 'not irritating'.

    Hi David
    never heard of that accounts system . .. we use Sage in VMware around here . . . although, the support team sent an email in Comic Sans, so their days could be numbered - by the way, VMWare is great on Lion, and on the new MBA it positively races along.

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    Re: Lion compatibility or <fail/>

    Quote Originally Posted by Godfrey View Post
    I did the migration from "Quicken for Mac 2007" to "Quicken Essentials" for them so I'm not sure what you mean. They provide instructions:

    http://quicken.intuit.com/support/ar...sion/7629.html
    Okay, I got it, but it was not that simple. A few pointers. First off, you need to convert the Quicken file to Essentials in Snow Leopard since the converter is not Lion compatible -- a wee little tip they do not explain very well. So if like me, you were starting from a new MBA with Lion and trying to migrate, you were basically screwed on Quicken. Once I loaded Essentials on my old machine still running Snow Leopard, I then was able to convert the old Quicken data file to Essentials format in Snow Leopard, then I could import it into Essentials on the Lion machine.

    Also note that you need to copy and paste this url as the auto link does not work in Safari: "http://quicken.intuit.com/support/articles/getting-started/upgrading-and-conversion/7629.html"

    Oh, and for what it's worth, Essentials looks and operates like a totally different piece of software than Quicken, and is pretty basic. But for my uses it should get through a few more years
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    Re: Lion compatibility or <fail/>

    Mission Control is okay and I'll learn to live with it, I just preferred using my hot key to show ALL open windows at one time, not just open windows in a single app at a time a-la MC...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jack Flesher View Post
    Okay, I got it, but it was not that simple. A few pointers. First off, you need to convert the Quicken file to Essentials in Snow Leopard since the converter is not Lion compatible -- a wee little tip they do not explain very well. So if like me, you were starting from a new MBA with Lion and trying to migrate, you were basically screwed on Quicken. Once I loaded Essentials on my old machine still running Snow Leopard, I then was able to convert the old Quicken data file to Essentials format in Snow Leopard, then I could import it into Essentials on the Lion machine.

    Also note that you need to copy and paste this url as the auto link does not work in Safari: "http://quicken.intuit.com/support/articles/getting-started/upgrading-and-conversion/7629.html"

    Oh, and for what it's worth, Essentials looks and operates like a totally different piece of software than Quicken, and is pretty basic. But for my uses it should get through a few more years
    Hmm. The auto link worked fine for me.

    The Quicken for Mac to Quicken Essentials migration instructions were written long before Lion came out and weren't targeting Lion migration. I did the transition for my clients in May or June to solve some other problems they were having, on the advice of support at Intuit.

    Yes, QE seems an entirely different application in the way it works, but it has proven to be much easier for my clients to use. The UI seems greatly improved. They are now able to get their bookkeeping done with fewer panic calls to me for assistance (I'm happy for them, even though it's costing me money...)

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    Hi David
    never heard of that accounts system . .. we use Sage in VMware around here . . . although, the support team sent an email in Comic Sans, so their days could be numbered - by the way, VMWare is great on Lion, and on the new MBA it positively races along.

    Hi Jono, I plumped for Solar Accounts 3 after many years of just using my own spreadsheets for bookkeeping.

    The attraction was that it was by a UK firm, was simple for the non accountant, was very reasonably priced (compared to Sage), had excellent support, had a free trial that let me actually use it before I bought it. Most importantly it was available for OS X as well as Windows.

    Incidentally if after trying the free demo you want to buy, go here for a 20% discount

    [I have no connection with them other than as a customer].

    I am fairly familiar with Sage as one of my customers uses that in Parallel Desktop on their Accounts Mac. [At least they didn't have to get a Windows PC to run it]. Yes Parallel Desktop works fine in Lion too.

    Glad the new MBA is doing so well. I'm also really enjoying the MBP since I fitted the SSD to it.

    Incidentally I have switched on FileVault 2 (whole disk encryption) on the MBP and TimeMachine works perfectly with it, a big improvement over the implementation of FileVault 1.
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    Re: Lion compatibility or <fail/>

    Quote Originally Posted by Jack Flesher View Post
    Mission Control is okay and I'll learn to live with it, I just preferred using my hot key to show ALL open windows at one time, not just open windows in a single app at a time a-la MC...
    HI Jack
    My mission control shows all open windows in that 'space' (with the option to change spaces) . . . but maybe that's what you mean?

    If you want to show all the open windows for an application at once, then i think you need to set a hot key or hot corner to Application Windows - which then shows you just that. Hope this helps.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jonoslack View Post
    Hi Terry
    A friend of mine defines good technology as :

    Not Irritating

    Apart from the skins for the calendar (don't mind the address book) I'm finding Lion to be completely 'not irritating'. ...
    that's been my experience. I have just two apps that require booting from my Snow Leopard backup disk because they use kexts which are not 64bit compatible (Olympus Updater 2) or require Rosetta (Xrite iMatch), and neither are used very frequently.

    The new iCal looks ugly, the Address Book silly, but eh? They work and I quickly ignore the silliness.

    After five days practice, I'm almost using the inverted scroller direction semi naturally. I just have to "not look" at the scroll indicators and keep my eyes on the document. :-)

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    Re: Lion compatibility or <fail/>

    Quote Originally Posted by Godfrey View Post

    After five days practice, I'm almost using the inverted scroller direction semi naturally. I just have to "not look" at the scroll indicators and keep my eyes on the document. :-)
    Ah! I admire you for persisting, I know it bugged you. I'm loving it . . . but I still make mistakes, notably in Windows 7 (yeah yeah, I know, but I do have to earn a living!). It's code snippets that do it for me - but I'll get there, and I still think they're right.

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    Found today that Google Earth doesn't seem to be terribly happy. It runs fine, but the mouse position for controlling the content view isn't being handled properly.

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    Re: Lion compatibility or <fail/>

    I switched to Lion as I thought that at some point I have to. Less problems than expected (don't print from that machine though).

    On the other side I don't see why we even need Lion. I think improved 10.6 would be good enough.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ustein View Post
    I switched to Lion as I thought that at some point I have to. Less problems than expected (don't print from that machine though).

    On the other side I don't see why we even need Lion. I think improved 10.6 would be good enough.
    I've made five client prints with the Epson R2400 from Lion in the past two days ... The printer operated flawlessly, the prints are perfect, consistent replicas of the original ones in the series. I wouldn't worry too much as long as your printer is supported.

    Lion is the "improved 10.6" that you speak of. ];-) Just finished reading the extensively geeky Ars Technica article about it. He dabbles into OS minutiae which is mostly inconsequential to the vast majority of end users, but points to a lot of the very serious and good work done to produce Lion. And to some of the future directions coming from Apple as well. I'm actually excited about the OS for the first time since 10.4 ...!

    Aside from silliness like the UI design of iCal and Address Book, I haven't found anything bad in Lion so far.

    Of course, I stopped using almost all PowerPC based applications a year ago and have been running the 64-bit kernel for six months now, so very little of what I use is no longer supported (and what little isn't supported I use infrequently enough that an old, small Snow Leopard boot up to run it is sufficient until it is properly updated).

    And I *almost* have the knack of the inverted scrolling down now.
    It's a brave new world... ;-)

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    Re: Lion compatibility or <fail/>

    Quote Originally Posted by ustein View Post
    On the other side I don't see why we even need Lion. I think improved 10.6 would be good enough.
    Didn't we say that about OS 7? (perhaps we were right?)

    . . . . the new mail application is great, being able to resize windows from all sides (microsoft patent must have run out), Mission Control, Full screen . . . . lots worth having I think.

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    Re: Lion compatibility or <fail/>

    Well I am finally over the "migration from hell" ... I would not advise migrating from hardware running Snow Leopard to anything new running Lion --- wayyyyy too many issues. My advice is to start fresh if you can, but if you must migrate, then upgrade the old machine to Lion first, fix the bits, then migrate.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jack Flesher View Post
    Well I am finally over the "migration from hell" ... I would not advise migrating from hardware running Snow Leopard to anything new running Lion --- wayyyyy too many issues. My advice is to start fresh if you can, but if you must migrate, then upgrade the old machine to Lion first, fix the bits, then migrate.
    Sorry to hear you've had such a difficult installation.

    My experience was quite different: I cloned my Snow Leopard 500G startup drive for backward retreat security and then installed Lion. Two applications needed to be updated, two others can't work at present so I deleted them ... they're on the backup if I need them.

    Done. I've had no headaches, no difficulties, other than the danged inverted scrolling and learning all the new stuff.

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    Re: Lion compatibility or <fail/>

    Quote Originally Posted by Godfrey View Post
    Sorry to hear you've had such a difficult installation.

    My experience was quite different: I cloned my Snow Leopard 500G startup drive for backward retreat security and then installed Lion. Two applications needed to be updated, two others can't work at present so I deleted them ... they're on the backup if I need them.

    Done. I've had no headaches, no difficulties, other than the danged inverted scrolling and learning all the new stuff.
    I think you are talking apples and oranges (excuse pun). He was going from Snow Leopard to a whole brand new computer with Lion. So, it wasn't simply a software upgrade but software + hardware change at the same time.

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    Re: Lion compatibility or <fail/>

    Quote Originally Posted by Jack Flesher View Post
    Well I am finally over the "migration from hell" ... I would not advise migrating from hardware running Snow Leopard to anything new running Lion --- wayyyyy too many issues. My advice is to start fresh if you can, but if you must migrate, then upgrade the old machine to Lion first, fix the bits, then migrate.
    Hi Jack
    I don't know if you've noticed, but there has just been a snow leopard update for those doing just that. Maybe they've sorted out those issues now.

    Truth be told, I also SHOULD have had real issues - I migrated using my time machine backup, and it randomly chose a backup nearly 2 months old!!!!
    Fortunately my data is held elsewhere (dropbox, external drives etc.) so it was only a case of updating a few programs and license numbers, all my emails, calendars, addresses are synchronised via mobile me anyway, so that wasn't an issue. For me, it took less than half an hour to get back where I was, but I can understand your pain if the same thing happened to you. I was just lucky (or did I make my own luck?)

    Hopefully now you can settle down and enjoy the real advantages.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TEBnewyork View Post
    I think you are talking apples and oranges (excuse pun). He was going from Snow Leopard to a whole brand new computer with Lion. So, it wasn't simply a software upgrade but software + hardware change at the same time.
    I didn't realize that, but then it shouldn't have been difficult in that case either, presuming that the older system was up to date with Mac OS X "Snow Leopard".

    The way I set this system up in the first place, moving from the G5 to the mini a year ago, was to set up the mini with Snow Leopard and my apps, then use the Migration Assistant to move my user account and shared information directories (not the applications). It worked very nicely overall.

    (When I moved from the mini to the MBP, both of them on Snow Leopard, I used SuperDuper! to clone the mini drive into the MBP so it was identical to what was on the mini. I only wiped and re-installed the OS on the mini when I sold it, hadn't had any reason to use it for six months.)

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    Re: Lion compatibility or <fail/>

    Quote Originally Posted by jonoslack View Post
    Hi Jack
    I don't know if you've noticed, but there has just been a snow leopard update for those doing just that. Maybe they've sorted out those issues now.
    It effing figures --- I am certain I was not the only early adopter that had issues, and no doubt the genius bars were flooded and why the rapid fixes. Seriously, I do know my way around an OS and have cloned and migrated many machines, yet I was scratching my head on about a dozen weird issues this time -- I will never, repeat NEVER, migrate to new hardware again unless/until the source is running the same OS. Anyway, I am all good now, but frankly a little [issed at the totally UN-apple way this one went.
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    >And I *almost* have the knack of the inverted scrolling down now.

    I reverted that.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ustein View Post
    >And I *almost* have the knack of the inverted scrolling down now.

    I reverted that.
    I did too at first. I needed good control of the mouse for setting up the system properly. But when you invert the mouse scroller direction, it's also linked to trackpad action on the laptop, then swiping from application to application in full screen view happens backwards. Unnerving.

    I like full screen mode when working on the laptop away from my desk ... it makes full use of the 13 inch display. So I decided to re-train my perspective and do it Apple's new way.

    My remark was a joke, really. I'm comfortable with the new inverted scroller actions now. I just don't look at the scrollbar position indicator when I'm scrolling and all works right.

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    Re: Lion compatibility or <fail/>

    Quote Originally Posted by Bob View Post
    That is a good question.
    I am looking at that as well as moneydance as possibilities.
    I am hoping to finally kill off vmware for me.
    Quickbooks for mac is sort-of ok, but quicken is the pits.
    -bob
    I decided to wait a bit before upgrading to 'Lion', so as to see if the sort of comments reported here would be reported!!

    Perhaps I'll wait a bit longer to after the first update!

    Bob, I use Moneydance with Snow Leopard and it works well but then I am just using it for the usual everyday home finance, credit card and investments tracking stuff. i don't need it for business accounts, VAT etc.
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    Re: Lion compatibility or <fail/>

    Quote Originally Posted by Jack View Post
    It effing figures --- I am certain I was not the only early adopter that had issues, and no doubt the genius bars were flooded and why the rapid fixes. Seriously, I do know my way around an OS and have cloned and migrated many machines, yet I was scratching my head on about a dozen weird issues this time -- I will never, repeat NEVER, migrate to new hardware again unless/until the source is running the same OS. Anyway, I am all good now, but frankly a little [issed at the totally UN-apple way this one went.
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    The early adopters have been running Lion since April LOL
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    Re: Lion compatibility or <fail/>

    I know there have been compatibility problems loading Nik Software products on Lion. Machines updated to Lion with Nik already installed were OK. It was Lion machines with new Nik installs.

    Lightroom and Aperture plugins are fine (per the website) and loaded up OK for me on new MacBook Air which came fresh with Lion.

    CS5 which was supposed to be the problematic compatibility problem also loaded up fine for me on the new MBA.

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    Re: Lion compatibility or <fail/>

    Quote Originally Posted by Bob View Post
    Jack,
    The early adopters have been running Lion since April LOL
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    February actually, but the ones around here only tried it for about 3 hours!

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    Re: Lion compatibility or <fail/>

    Quote Originally Posted by jonoslack View Post
    February actually, but the ones around here only tried it for about 3 hours!
    Oh, but it wasn't nearly complete until April LOL.
    I can understand the 3 hour point though ;-)

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    Re: Lion compatibility or <fail/>

    I was running some early Lion builds in January-March when I was working on an Apple contract gig, but there were enough issues using it with the tools I needed at that point in time to keep it from being my working platform.

    All of those issues have been eliminated now.

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    Re: Lion compatibility or <fail/>

    New version 1.1.08 of SpectraviewII now available and now Lion compatible.
    http://www.necdisplay.com/support-an...w-II/Downloads

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    Re: Lion compatibility or <fail/>

    Not photo related, but the external audio interface E-mu 0404 USB on my Mini isn't recognized any more under normal Lion. The drivers are 32-bit only, so in order to the E-mu to work, one has to force Lion to work in 32-bit mode. Any idea what kind of performance sacrifices I'll be doing then? Creative's OS X driver supply for audio interfaces isn't something to write home about.

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    Re: Lion compatibility or <fail/>

    diskutility gui version cannot verify or repair raid volumes
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    Re: Lion compatibility or <fail/>

    Quote Originally Posted by emr View Post
    Not photo related, but the external audio interface E-mu 0404 USB on my Mini isn't recognized any more under normal Lion. The drivers are 32-bit only, so in order to the E-mu to work, one has to force Lion to work in 32-bit mode. Any idea what kind of performance sacrifices I'll be doing then? Creative's OS X driver supply for audio interfaces isn't something to write home about.
    Your question piqued my curiosity, so I took a look on the Apple forums and found this exchange:

    https://discussions.apple.com/thread...art=0&tstart=0

    I then tested it with a temporary boot into the 32-bit kernel on my MBP13 with 8G RAM. Everything worked, I didn't find any problems, although there seemed to be some minor reduction in startup performance on applications.

    Now remember that my system is clean of all and any 32bit dependency components ... I have been running the 64-bit kernel for several months under Snow Leopard with no problems at all. So I can't say whether your E-mu 0404 USB drivers will be compatible.

    If you want to jump direct to the info on how to set things up, the Snow Leopard knowledge base articles seem to still be valid:
    http://support.apple.com/kb/ht3773
    http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3770
    They're listed in the forum link above too.

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