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

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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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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" ...
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Deploy Apple OSX images from a Windows Server?

We are mostly a Windows shop but more and more Macs are being used. Is there any software that would run on Windows Server 2008 R2 that could be used to image Apple computers?
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gitolite mac don't add new user to authorized_keys

I installed gitolite and every thing works fine for me as admin. But when I'd like to add add a new user the new user can't connect to the server. After I looked into the file authorized_keys I saw ...
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Apache unresponsive on OS X Mountain Lion after upgrade

I'm having trouble getting Apache set up on my MacBook in Mountain Lion after I upgraded from Leopard. I tried following these instructions. I have the LoadModule php5_module ...
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Fix SSH (client and server) on Mac OS X Mountain Lion

I have upgraded my Mac to Mountain Lion. Now that its complete I cannot SSH into any server for more than a few seconds, and I cannot receive any SSH connections. I can only assume something from the ...
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vhost file not bring recognised by apache

Hi sorry total noob to Apache and Macs here... feel the answer is really obvious but I've been looking for ages without success I have the following lines in ...
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Managing Hyper-V server(s) from a Mac?

I run a Hyper-V server running several Hyper-V VMs. I was wondering if there is any way for me to manage the Hyper-V server itself (just Hyper-V role, not the rest of the server box) and the ...
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Configure Mail server on Mac Snow Leopard

I trying to configure Mail server on Mac and I almost did it... I can login. I can successfully send/receive emails to/from another emails withing the SAME domain. I can successfully send emails to ...
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Mac Mini Server network connection issue

We have a Mac Mini connected to our network and are using it as our mail server which works fine. The issue is that we have a photocopier/scanner connected to the network and we can't send scan a ...
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Symbolically link all JPGs in a directory tree to a single directory [closed]

I have a series of directories, and images contained within: /Volumes/library/Originals/2012/2012-05-13 Event/filename.jpg /Volumes/library/Originals/2011/2011-03-11 Event/filename.jpg ...
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Prevent user from running certain commands

Does anyone know of a way to prevent a user from running certain commands? For example, I would like to prevent users from copying data to and from the server without going through our SVN repo. (svn ...
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Remote shutdown

Having a MAC OS X Server on a network for all windows computer,how to do the Remote Shutdown for another computer on the network. shutdown /m \\Computername /s /t 0 is not working
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How to activate XAMPP's apache and mysql for non-admin account on Mac OSX [closed]

I have Mac systems with os x10.6.8 and above. Installed XAMPP. Is there any way to START xampp's apache and mysql by non-amdin user or group? I searched alot but came up with no solutions. All i ...
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PHP Script Issue While Running

I have the following PHP script for in-app purchase verification for an iPhone app. However, the script (from chrismaddern) runs effectively on localhost (mac) and does not run or give any output on ...
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How can I setup webdav server using SSL on a Mac (Lion)?

How can I setup webdav server using SSL on a Mac (Lion)? Thanks in advance!
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stuffit compression on linux? [closed]

I have a stuffit archive (.bin). I only have access to linux, how do I uncompress it? File Roller claims the ability to uncompress the archive, but it is unable. Wikipedia lists two resources to ...
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MAC to IP binding in ASA 5510 / SG 300-52

I am trying to configure a Cisco ASA 5510 to assign specific IP-addresses to specific MACs. Firmware on my ASA is 8.2(5). I have used this feature in our previous device (Cisco SA-520W). I have also ...
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How do you read an Oracle .dmp file on a Mac?

I have a ~1GB .dmp file I'd like to get the data out of and I'm on a Mac. Is there any way to do this without either buying Oracle or finding a windows machine? Can you import .dmp files into ...
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Invalid domains in DNS don't work on mac/*nix like systems

At work we use domains like abc-01, which work fine on windows. Whilst developing mobile applications we already saw that this doesn't work on both iOS and android which we fixed for a few specific ...
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ExecCGI turned off in this directory

I'm trying to run a python cgi script on my Mac's web server. Everytime I visit the file @ localhost/site.py I get a 403 forbidden error. I'm looking in my Apache's error log, and it says: [Mon Jun ...
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Who can provide a mysql 4.0 on Mac OS? [closed]

I need a very old version of mysql(4.0.x) on my Mac OS for debugging and I know the file name format is: mysql-standard-4.0.X-apple-darwinX-powerpc.tar.gz I google some download links,but all ...
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Gmail outage only on one computer

Problem: Gmail (and only Gmail) quits working for a period of 5-10 mins only on one computer. Problem occurs several times daily Does not appear to be any "triggering event" - user is simply using ...