Mac OS X is an operating system from Apple Inc. It was the successor to Mac OS 9 and here the 'X' means 10. Mac OS X is based upon the NeXTSTEP and OpenStep OSes developed in the 1980s and 1990s by NeXT Inc., which Apple purchased in 1996.

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Rsync hard-links when modification times are different

I have a large remote directory A and local directory B that are nearly identical in content, though many of the modification times may have changed by copying files etc. I want to create a local ...
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Log File symbolic linked to /dev/null OK?

I have a vendor log file that repeatedly grows to hundreds of gigabytes in size. I've reported the bug a few times without resolution. Are there any issues with symbolic linking the file in question ...
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How to share /Volumes from a mac on nfs

I need to share the "/Volumes" directory and all it's mounted point to a linux client but it doesn't seems to work. I don't want to share every mount point on this mac because it's a workstation with ...
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Postgres doesn't shut down properly

Here is my original error: $ psql psql: could not connect to server: No such file or directory Is the server running locally and accepting connections on Unix domain socket "/tmp/.s.PGSQL.5432"? ...
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oSX 10.11 running on vmware player sudo mount error on mount() =-1 error on sudo [on hold]

I have oSX 10.11 running on vmware player and I am trying to make it full screen. I am following this tutorial here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=46GL3YW-r50 However I am having this error:
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samba on linux, osx client spawns a flood of panic actions

We are trying to set up a samba share using ubuntu (Version 4.3.9-Ubuntu). We are now using a very very basic config with one share defined. [homes] comment = Home Directories browseable = yes ...
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How to setup linux to retransmit TCP packets by reducing the packet size like OS X

On OS X I noticed that for packets which are not ACKed, the system retransmits them with reduced packet size. This can be seen in the image below. Is it possible to enable the same behavior in ...
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Getting “Can't create/write to file '/var/lib/mysql/is_writable'” using docker (inside vagrant on OS X)

I am trying to use docker-compose/docker inside a vagrant machine hosted on OS X. Running 'docker-compose up' always fails with mysqld: Can't create/write to file '/var/lib/mysql/is_writable' ...
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How do I split a tmux window into thirds? [migrated]

I like to use a tall terminal window on the right side of my monitor and I wonder if there's a nice way to divide it into even vertical thirds.
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Unable to access disk space in Windows [migrated]

I have installed Windows 10 in external HDD for my Mac Book and here is the steps followed. When I installed windows in bootcamp, I have selected only 30GB space and restored to external 1TB hard ...
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RDX Drives not ejecting on MAC OS X Server [migrated]

We are running retrospect on a mac OS X server on one of our clients which runs offsite backups on a daily rotation to RDX drives which the customer proceeds to take offsite. THe issue is that ...
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OSX clients showing incorrect owner on samba share

We currently have a NetApp SAN with a large volume set to NTFS security style, whose permissions are managed by our active directory server. This volume us then shared via a CIFS server built in the ...
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MAMP OS X: No such file or directory: Cannot create SSLMutex Configuration Failed [closed]

All of a sudden, I can't start Apache on MAMP v3.5 on OS X 10.11.3. Google searches show that people are having issues with certain directory permission, but my error log doesn't specify any directory ...
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How can I clear the DHCP GUI in OSX Server? Ghost clients in the building

I have a few client machines showing up in the network (not only in Server.app but also in various logs), which have "Computer Names" (Bonjour names in Apple-speak) which I don't recognize, but ...
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Ubuntu Anonymous Samba Share Now Not Accessible From OSX Machine

I have an OSX machine which has been connected as Guest to a Samba share on my Ubuntu machine. It's no longer connecting. When I click 'Connect to Server...' in Finder, and enter ...
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nginx frustrations on OSX when trying to run on port 80

This didn't work for some reason: server { listen 80; server_name localhost; location / { root html; index index.html index.htm; } ... } I got ...
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Mac Code Signing Certificate - Can't Renew

Got an alert on server that the certificate is going to expire. I click the "renew" button and it says Unknown Error. So I dig deeper and run the following on the command line sudo ...
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Manually sent ICMP redirect packets [closed]

I'm trying to sent a ICMP redirect to my router to add a new route, as I can not configure it from the portal, and have no access to it though telnet/ssh. The scenario is the next. LAN network ...
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Terminal line wrapping issues only with Docker/Kubernetes

I'm on OS-X and running either iTerm or the standard OS-X terminal. In either case if I start a Debian docker container like docker run --rm -ti mycontainer:latest I get a command line prompt and line ...
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Mac OS 10.10 users connecting smb shares can't be disconnected

So we have a bunch of windows file servers (2008 R2 and up) sharing up content using windows permissioning (SMB not AFP using Active Directory users). Sharing files across the network works ok until ...
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Ansible ignores it's configuration file (ansible.cfg), what could be the reason?

I'm running Vagrant 1.8.1 and ansible 1.8.4 on Mac OS. I've started 2 Ubuntu machines on vagrant: itais-MacBook-Pro:ansible-dir itaiganot$ ./dev/hosts --list | jq '.' { "web": [ "web" ], ...
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Nginx HTTPS traffic not working after El Capitan Upgrade

I'm running an HTTPS server on a Mac Mini. It was previously working fine, but after an upgrade to El Capitan from Mavericks, HTTPS traffic is no longer working. HTTP traffic works correctly, both ...
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Apache user directory refuses connection when I enable PHP module on OS X 10.11

I'm trying to configure the user director /Users/username/Sites in Apache. If I comment out the PHP LoadModule it works fine, and somehow PHP7 is even loaded. Problem is that I need to use PHP5, but ...
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Ubuntu 14 running Samba CPU Utilization 100%

I recently setup a virtual server running on Ubuntu 14.04 to take the place of a Mac server we were using for file sharing. The shared file directory probably has tens of thousands of files, and the ...
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How to debug lost connections

I'm having a problem between a computer running Filemaker Server and their clients: clients loose the connection often (3-4 times per day), even when the user is using it (so no disconnect on idle). ...
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Should /usr/local/bin be owned by root?

Package manager Homebrew (I'm on OS X, but I'm curious about Unix-based security in general, as it pertains to directory permissions) set the owner of /usr/local/bin to my user (it's root by default, ...
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Cannot Create Local Network User on Server 5 in OS X El Capitan

I upgraded a School Server running OS X 10.5.5 and Server 5 to OS X 10.11.3 and Server 5. After upgrading , all the local network users dissapeared and I dont see Local Network Users as an option in ...
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Puppet Duplicate declaration: Class

I'm bit new to puppet, but I'm not sure how this would become a duplicate declaration, can someone please give me some direction whether this is a correct usage of class passing params or not? Error: ...
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Cross Domain NTLM / Kerberos Auth with Chrome on Mac OS X / Linux

I'm trying to configure Chrome on my MacBook Pro to use kerberos to authenticate to web sites so I don't get prompted to enter my username and password constantly. I've added the AuthServerWhitelist ...
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Apache WebDAV: no authentification

I am trying to setup an Apache WebDAV server, however I am encountering problems presumably due to some misconfigurations. My underlying host is running Mac OS X Yosemite and Apache works fine, ...
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Let OS X ScreenSharing accept incoming connections only from a list of trusted IPs [closed]

As a security measure, is it possible to set up screen sharing on a remote Mac to accept connections only from a given list of IP addresses? (Of course I could set up a firewall to allow traffic on ...
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Need to restart PF under OSX till it gets effective

is anybody here familiar with the use of PF under OSX? I'm using PF in order to force all the traffic on my MacBook going thru a VPN. In order to do so, I'm using the following pf.conf: wifi=en0 ...
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Logging out of Screen Share bumps you into a local session

I noticed some scary behavior while testing Screen Sharing on macs. I have root logged in locally on an imac. I use Screen Sharing from a different mac, choosing to "Log In" such that it doesn't ...
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External drive not recognised and internal disk fills up.

I haven't been able to find anything on this in the interwebs - just guides to repair/fix external drives... In my case, when Mac OS tries to mount the external drive in question the internal disk ...
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Allowing non-admins to create share points on OS X

Is there any way to allow non-admin users to create share points in OS X? I need to allow a certain group of users to share connected drives with other machines owned by the same users without ...
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Mac OSX - SSHD partially broken after El Capitan Upgrade

I recently upgraded my firm's Mac Mini device to El Capitan from Yosemite, and encountered several issues during the upgrade. I've gotten most of them resolved but one that's still failing is the SSH ...
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Does Outlook 2016 for Mac support Exchange 2010(v14.0)?

Some Mac users have updated from Outlook 2011 to 2016 and now are having troubles connecting to an on premise Exchange server with their credentials. The error is "Authentication failed. Check your ...
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OS X 10.10 Mail.app - preferences resetting themselves

I cannot change the preferences for Mail... if I select a different setting, it instantly reverts to what it was before. ls -l Library/Mail/V2/MailData shows that I own all the plists, they're ...
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OSX how to drop packets randomly

I am testing the resilience of one of our streaming applications to handle packet losses. On linux machines I normally use iptables to randomly drop packets like this: iptables -A INPUT -m statistic ...
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Active Directory Authentication from the Internet [duplicate]

I need some help finding a good solution to this problem. I know AD just fine, but admittedly, I'm not an expert. And I know I don't want to expose it to the internet... I inherited a workforce at my ...
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Connection to postgresql hangs over SSH tunnel on OSX

Trying to connect to a remote PG server on OSX but it keeps timing out. First, I set up the tunnel: ssh -L 5433:serverip:5432 user@serverip Then in a separate terminal I attempt to connect to PG: ...
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OS X 10.10 hard-coded absolute paths to network home directory

We have our users home directories on NFS servers. In the past, when we used 10.7, this was just a little problematic... every now and then, either from someone logging in at two different machines ...
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Using PF under OSX but skipping local interface

I'm using PF under OSX to force the OS the make all external connections via a VPN to Ipredator. However, as soon as I start PF all local connections are blocked even though I thought I told PF to ...
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ActiveDirectory Samba4 SMBHome authentication error

I have a samba4 server up and running providing an ADC. One OS X machine joined this AD and is configured to use the UNC path for the home directory, but the login failed because automountd fails to ...
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How to set up automount from a Mac to a Linux server

I've been trying to solve a rather simple problem: my server runs Debian there is a user A on the server that belongs to a group G (both 1001) my client runs OSX there are users A and B on the ...
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Samba4 AD network homes for OS X

We are trying to setup a samba4 active directory to provide login and network home directories for OS X clients. We succeeded to setup the samba4 AD and join the domain with one OS X test client, ...
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Create a Linux-compatible image of a block device under OS X [closed]

I'd like to take an image of my OS X bootable USB drive that I can install to different, similarly-sized media if my Mac becomes non-operational. I'm not sure if Disk Utility to make anything but DMG ...
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Use a Mac to create a CSR for another server

I have a website hosted on Bluemix. I want to set up an SSL certificate, I am following this guide: https://developer.ibm.com/bluemix/2014/09/28/ssl-certificates-bluemix-custom-domains/ I placed an ...
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sudo mv fails with “Operation not permitted”

When I command on my MacOS: > sudo mv /usr/bin/php /usr/bin/php-52 I get the result: mv: rename /usr/bin/php to /usr/bin/php-52: Operation not permitted What can I do? Thanks!
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RDS Server 2012 R2 and OSX - Printer redirection

I have clients connecting with OSX 10.10 to a RD Server 2012 R2 with MS Remote Desktop App. Printer: Canon C3320 and HP LJ 500 The problem: All Word and PDF files are getting blown up to 20 MB and ...