The Macintosh or Mac is a series of several lines of personal computers designed, developed, and marketed by Apple Inc.

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How to connect a Mac laptop to a server via the serial port?

I'm a applications guy trying to set up a Dell c6100 server that doesn't boot. We'll have physical access tomorrow. The box has a serial connector for console access. We'll have a MAC laptop. Are ...
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Mac mini as linux server, no keyboard and usb boot [closed]

I am going to buy a mac mini (mid 2010 no server edition) and use it as linux server (i think i will use ubuntu server as distribution on it). I never had any mac so sorry if i ask some newbie/dummy ...
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Access to Local Server with external domain name

I have created a simple server in my office LAN. The server can be reached from outside the network: I have configured NAT on pppoe interface to route correctly the packets into the correct local IP. ...
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OSX 10.8 w/ OpenDirectory - Admin log in as user? and switch to Admin?

I now have a OSX 10.8 workstation environment where the clients are bound to OpenDirectory on an OSX 10.6 Server and their home directories are stored on another OSX server. Two questions: Is it ...
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In Mac OS ,Postgres after changing data folder location . Unable to start Postgres database . it doesnt give any error

I'm trying to use Postgres on a Mac. After changing the location of the data folder, postgres didnt start. It doesnt give any error message. I've copied the data folder from another location, and ...
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How to unbind Linux network interface from MAC address

I have some Fedora VMs setup ontop of VMWare. Sometimes, when software updates happen to VMWare, the VMs will get new MAC addresses. However, the default network configuration in Fedora is to bind an ...
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MS SQL 2008 - Can I use Windows Authentication to connect from a Mac

I have been using Navicat SQL on Mac (Snow Leopard) to connect to MS 2005 via "Basic Auth" and all is good. However the DB is now being migrated to MS 2008 and try as I might I cant get on via Windows ...
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git clone from iMac to MacBook Pro error

When cloning a git repository via ssh I get the following error: git clone ssh://user@iMacHost.local/Users/home/git/projects/Stock.git Cloning into 'Stock'... hdiutil: attach failed - No such file or ...
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Remote File Explorer for Mac [closed]

I have a couple employees that aren't experienced with the Linux shell. Is is possible for them, on their Macs, to be able to open a remote connection with our servers(with Finder or otherwise), ...
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Where can I find the offline installer of Google Chrome for the Mac? [closed]

..It's easy to find the offline installer for windows machines: http://support.google.com/installer/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=126299 However I need to install Chrome on a Mac which has no ...
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multiple postgresql installations in osx

I have multiple installations of postgres on my machine, and would like to narrow down to a single installation (macports flavor). I believe that OSX comes shipped with some sort of package, but I am ...
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Any folders or files I create in /var/run/ get deleted when restarting the mac

Any added files or folders in /var/run they are deleted when I restart my machine. Why is this happening? What should I do to ensure these files are not deleted (or are recreated) and how would I go ...
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Mac OSX IPTables equivavlent

Just wondering how I would accomplish the following IPtables rules under Mac OSX: iptables -A PREROUTING -t mangle -p udp --sport 7078 -J TOS --set-tos Maximize-Reliability iptables -A PREROUTING -t ...
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Mysqltuner, how to speed up optimize table? [closed]

I used mysql tuner and here are the statistics. The recommendation says to optimize tables. I have 96 GB of memory on the machine. Is there anyway I can speed up the optimization process? The tables ...
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Apple Remote Desktop (ARD) OS Specific package installation

Faced with the recent Java kerfuffle imposed by Apple's silent updates I am looking for a solution to install .pkg files specific to the OS version. Apple continues to provide Java updates for 10.6, ...
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Setting “say” alias for espeak on Ubuntu Linux

I'm trying to make a compatible "say" command on Linux. So far this works: alias say='echo "$1" | espeak -s 120 2>/dev/null' I'm adding this to /etc/bash.bashrc. Problem is, this say is called ...
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Mountain Lion: mysql stopped working after installing homebrew

So I had installed MySQL from a download. It was working fine. My socket file mysql.sock was located at /private/tmp After installing homebrew (don't know if it's directly related to homebrew) my ...
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Mac suddenly stopped connecting to websites [closed]

I had a mac that was connecting to the network just fine, and then today it still connected to the network, but when I tried to go to different sites, it just hung there saying "waiting for ...
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Require VPN for Network Connectivity on Mac OSX?

At the moment, all company resources are "protected" behind a Cisco VPN, and our OSX clients are configured to (on-demand) connect to the VPN. As the VPN sets the default route for the OSX client to ...
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Mac Mini stops accepting ssh connections from different network [closed]

I have a strange problem, and I am not very familiar with Mac OSX so I am coming here for help. I have two Mac Minis on a network 192.168.1.* Mac Mini 1 = 192.168.1.10 Mac Mini 2 = 192.168.1.11 My ...
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Samba is faster than NFS when accessing from Mac, any reason

Refer to this question (closed): Sharing folder from Linux to Mac, Samba or NFS?, most people suggested that NFS is faster and therefore I did a quick test: MacBook Pro / OSX Lion Ubuntu 12.04 ...
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ERROR 2002 MYSQL socket /tmp/mysql.sock

A have already read everything about this error but I coundn't solve the problem. ERROR 2002 (HY000): Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/tmp/mysql.sock' (38) I'm trying to install ...
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Mac OS X VPN Encryption Defaults

I need to connect one Mac (OS X 10.8.2) from our internal network to a site-to-site VPN and was asked to provide some information about our network and encryption settings. What are the OS X defaults ...
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Office 2011, Mac OS Lion, Excel creates temporary file on Windows server 2008, SMB share how to stop?

I have an issue with Macs and a windows SMB share, when using Excel 2011. If I open an excel document from the windows share it will create a "Ghost file" starting with ~$ then the full filename e.g ...
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Cisco SR520W-ADSL-K9 + Mac/iPad/iPhone = “The negotiation with the VPN server failed. Verify the server address and try reconnecting.”

I am seeing the following error when attempting to connect to an Cisco 520 Secure Router /w 802.11g SR520W-ADSL-K9 with Mac, iPad or iPhone clients "The negotiation with the VPN server failed. Verify ...
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manage mac network through an Windows Server [closed]

we decided to install an server here.. but few people in Brazil know to build an Mac Network, and when they know about it its very expesinve. so we did an Windows Network.. We are having some ...
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can't modify workgroup users mac OS X

We recently changed our file server host name to [something].local and installed XMAPP to run an intranet. The computer name remains the same. Everything works fine other than we can no longer manage ...
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Use a Mac (10.8) as a remote log server

I'm trying to use my Mac Mini server as a remote log server for our router. I set the router to forward the logs to the server but I'm not seeing the logs anywhere in the console app. Am I missing ...
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internal RAID (on PCIe 3.0) versus external Thunderbolt RAID like Pegasus R6

I want to build up a new server-config in a small SOHO environment for some virtual machines (VmWare Workstation), like Firewall/VPN or Win8-WS for external access, etc. Some VM’s will be heavily ...
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PHP Composer Not Working On Mac [closed]

I have installed a bitnami mac stack mainly because I require at least PHP 5.4.7 version for my project. However, I have run into an issue with composer. This is the error I get when I run: php ...
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Qemu on Mac instead of VirtualBox [closed]

Assuming I only want to use Linux as guest, are there any advantage in using Qemu instead of VB or other commercial solutions such as VM Fusion? I want to easy to ro tun Linux on my Mac without too ...
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While using an ntfs smb share for mac users, do symbolic links and extended attributes work?

We have a majority of mac users but we'd rather support their file sharing using a Windows server with an ntfs drive, or at least a Linux server with ext3. We've had trouble, much trouble, utilizing ...
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Mac OS X Client With Static DHCP Assignment Requests Wrong IP via Option 50

I have a number of Mac (and a few Linux) laptops getting DHCP from a Force10 layer 3 switch, the only DHCP server on the subnet. There's a global dynamic pool, and for each full-time employee's laptop ...
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Time Machine Server on Fedora [closed]

I was just wondering if anyone knew how to/or knew of a good guide to setting up mac Time Machine backup server on a fedora 17 machine. I recently ran into an issue with my HDD and lost all of my ...
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How to remove an OD network group from a mac local admin group?

I have added a network Group ("workgroup") to our local mac computers' "admin" group, so network users can admin local macs with the following command. dseditgroup -o edit -u localadmin -P -a ...
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How can I prevent Mac Mail from connecting via Exchange ActiveSync while still allowing my other devices?

Running Office365 Exchange for a corporation, I am unable to enforce any policy on Mac Mail when it's using an active sync connection. It actually does not show up as a device (I even looked at this ...
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Can't access mamp server with internal IP

Running MAMP 2.1.1 on my 10.7.2 OS X Mac Pro. I can access server if I choose a port (such as the default 8888) but changing it to port 80 causes it to not work, except with localhost. This used to ...
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Odd permissions issues on Windows Server 2008 R2 with Macs OS 10.6/.7/.8

*I have four macs that use a Windows Server 2008 R2 machine to share files as part of their workflow, each user has their own folder and completed jobs are dropped in an archive folder when complete. ...
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MAC address changes for every new network? [closed]

I was reading a book that stated that the MAC address (physical address) would change every hop but the IP address (logical address) would remain same in the image. Please help me understand it. ...
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MAC Address Changed?

I was wondering if the following MAC address is a valid one? 00:13:74:00:00:00 We have an automated network registration on the system whereby users can plug in their computers and register on the ...
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Mac OSX 10.7 server with 10.6.8 clients - old network accounts work, now ones created since May do not

I have a Mac OS 10.7 server, and a number of 10.6.8 clients in a school. For the last year and half, network accounts could log into the clients with no problem. There is a set of presets in ...
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is it possible to install java without the browser plugin?

I need java, but I don't want any browser to be able to access it. Is it possible to remove the whole applet/browser plugin code?
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Mac Websharing Off but Process Running [closed]

I have my mac setup to use php / mysql / apache via macports. Recently it has gone a bit pear shaped: it seems that the local mac versions of apache and mysql are running blocking the macports ...
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Issue with Mac RDP clients connecting to Server 2008 if change password at next logon checked

I have a weird issue I haven't been able to figure out (primarily because I don't have a Mac to play with). When a user is connecting into our Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2 servers with local user ...
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Open Directory authenticated bind succeeds, but creates incomplete record

I have about a dozen Macs running 10.6.7 or 10.6.8, which are all failing to bind properly to my new 10.7.4 Server OD. I can bind them just fine via Directory Utility or dsconfigldap, and it reports ...
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Solaris spoof mac impossible

I need to spoof the MAC address in Solaris 10, running in a ESXi VM. The MAC I need is outside the range permitted by vSphere. So I add an "ether" entry to /etc/hostname.e1000g0 so the file says ...
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Wake on Demand for Apache server in OS X 10.8 [closed]

Mac OS X Mountain Lion does not have a Web Sharing box in the Sharing system prefs menu. It is thoroughly discussed on the web that the Apache server is available, and that it can be turned on ...
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which git returns /usr/bin/git however there is not such path, how do I reinstall git correctly?

I managed to get git to stop working (Mac OSX Mountain Lion) When I type "git" it doesn't say command not found, just shows an empty line, Pressing enter again, exits, and does nothing (yes, I know ...
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Dynamic subdomains on Mac os x [closed]

Here is my ideal setup that I would like to figure out how to do: I have a domain professionally hosted: Example.net I have a subdomain, home.example.net that points to my Mac mini at home. I've ...
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Dynamic virtualhost causing “client denied by server configuration” error

I'm trying to configure a dynamic virtualhost on mac: NameVirtualHost *:80 <VirtualHost *:80> ServerName *.*.* ServerAlias *.*.*.* VirtualDocumentRoot "/Volumes/Work/webs/%2" ...