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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VPN and router pass-through

I have been having trouble with VPN on my router, so I thought that since it allowed VPN Pass-through, I would set up a VPN server on an Ubuntu box here, and pass through to that. I have set up PPTP, ...
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starting nginx on mac fails with 48: address already in use

I'm trying to start nginx on my Mac OS X using the command sudo nginx It fails with the following error nginx: [emerg] bind() to 0.0.0.0:8080 failed (48: Address already in use) nginx: [emerg] ...
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Apache fast-cgi and php-fpm failing to run php file?

I have been trying to switch my server from mod php to fastcgi set up on an apache server running on osx (as a development machine). My problem is that php-fpm doesn't seem to processing the files. ...
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How to customize mavericks' mac osx server apache configuration?

I have installed Mac OSX Mavericks Server and I would like to add some features to the Apache Server (gitolite, redmine, etc.) I've started with updating the httpd_server_app.conf file in ...
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How to add Postgres support to PHP installed by Homebrew?

I have already installed and configured new version of PHP with Homebrew, including MySQL support and XDebug. That works fine. However, I need to install the support for PostgreSQL as well. How can I ...
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Ubuntu on VirtualBox with bridged network cannot access the gateway or internet

I have set up a version of Ubuntu 12.04 under VirtualBox (version 4.1.18) using NAT and everything works fine (using DHCP of course). I am running OS X Lion 10.7.4. However, as soon as I switch the ...
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Mavericks - APN Active Directory Users not being pushed

We have hit a problem with our current AD -> OSX Server integration project. We have our OSX server (mavericks) connected to our AD domain and running open directory/profile manager. AD users can ...
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Cannot access internal network on OSX 10.6.6

Last week, I began having trouble connecting to our internal web servers. Usually, a refresh would take care of it or switching to a different wireless network, but as of yesterday, this wasn't ...
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nginx only downloads a file on a virtual host

I am trying to port my local environment on a mac to use nginx from the logs I first got [emerg] 9449#0: bind() to 0.0.0.0:80 failed (13: Permission denied) but running sudo nginx solved this now if ...
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cannot access a site from Mac OSX Lion but can from other machines on network?

SOLVED: The issue is with the hamachi client, hamachi is hi-jacking all of the 5.0.0.0/8 address block http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hamachi_(software)#Criticism ...
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Obtain an offline image of an Xserve disk

We have an Intel Xserve with Mac OS X 10.4. It seems to have been infected by a virus. We want to obtain the disk image without booting into the OS. Preferably, we would want to boot via a USB disk ...
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How to ssh localhost login without password [closed]

My os is OSX.When I do ssh localhost, always ask password to me.But I don't know password.How to login without password. ➜ ~ rm -rf ~/.ssh ➜ ~ ssh-keygen ➜ ~ ls -lstra ~/.ssh ...
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How to stop nginx on Mac OS X

I've installed and configured nginx server on my Mac from MacPorts sudo port install nginx Followed the recommendation from the port installation console and created the launchd startup item for ...
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Local DNS fails when another interface is connected

I have a LAN with a Linux server running BIND for addressing of local computers. When a workstation is connected to the local network (where there is no Internet access), I can successfully address ...
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Why can't I setup an SSHFS share? “OSXFUSE file system is not available” error

I'm trying to setup an SSHFS share from my local machine to a remote machine, but it is not working. I'm getting the error OSXFUSE file system is not available (see below). How to fix this?? FYI, my ...
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Can Mac OS X be run inside Docker?

Can Mac OS X be run inside Docker? If so, any suggestion as to how? And would it be running headless, or there would be a possibility to connect to the GUI remotely? Thanks, Simone
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How to install Python packages to (Homebrew) Ansible's site-packages folder

I have installed Ansible (v1.4.4) and Python (2.7.6) via Homebrew. I'm creating an Ansible playbook for setting up a local development machine on Mac (Mavericks). When I get to the step to import a ...
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Running Zenoss from VirtualBox in OSX - Login Fails

I downloaded the OSX version of Zenoss to trial it. Unpacking the .zip results in virtual hard drive files (.vdmk etc). I spun it up in a VirtualBox machine, and after a bunch of stuff loaded I'm ...
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MySQL character-set-server won't take effect

I'm trying to have my MySQL server use UTF8 as the default collation and character set. I am able to set everything except for the character_set_server which always takes 'latin1' as value. I have ...
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Windows laptops similar to macbook pro [closed]

My employer provides a macbook pro with core i7, 16GB ram and an SSD drive. It is an awesome laptop. I am able to run 2 VMs, glassfish, mysqld, IntelliJ IDEA at the same time. Is there a equivalent ...
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Accessing VirtualBox with libvirt from a guest

I have installed libvirt on OSX, and from outside a virtualbox I can access it using virsh no problem. However, I want to access it from inside a guest, and this is giving me the hopelessly useless ...
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How can I find the path to an executable in OSX

Is there a command I can use to easily find the path to an executable? I'm looking for identify on my local machine - something like pwd? pwd identify => /usr/local/bin/identify
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PHP-FPM user permissions after restart

For some reason after I restart php-fpm daemon, files that were generated using PHP (Twig templating cache) aren't accessible by PHP anymore. I think it's something to do with php-fpm user/group ...
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snoopexec with parent processes and full command path and args?

How would I coax the excellent execsnoop script into also providing full command path + args and the parent process pid + its name?
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How to log to a Mac with a user from a trusted domain?

I have a Mac (running OSX 10.9.2) that I have bound to an Active Directory domain I own (domain A). This domain has a two way transative trust to a 2nd domain (domain B). How do I specify the domain ...
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What should the permissions be on for PostgreSQL /data files?

I installed Postgres 9.3 from the osX binary. When I attempted to restart using pg_ctl restart, I received the following error: $ pg_ctl restart pg_ctl: could not open PID file ...
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Getting warnings while “make test” PHP on Mac OS X (MySQL PDO->prepare()) [closed]

Here are the results of "make test": ===================================================================== TEST RESULT SUMMARY --------------------------------------------------------------------- ...
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After kill -9 process won't disappear and port is still bound

We have a Java server application running on Mac OS X. Occasionally this application has become unresponsive, and we have resorted to killing it with kill -9. However, the process doesn't disappear; ...
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Problems compiling PHP make: *** [sapi/cli/php] Error 1

Here is the message I am getting: Undefined symbols for architecture x86_64: "_iconv_close", referenced from: _zif_iconv_substr in iconv.o _zif_iconv_mime_encode in iconv.o ...
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How can I prompt Mac clients connecting to RDS/Terminal Services to change password at first login?

This is my first implementation of Remote Desktop Services/Terminal Services; we are using it as a solution for Mac clients that need to run a piece of new Windows-only software. My question is about ...
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Is it possible to do Linux network namespaces (netns) on MacOS?

Context - I'm trying to get a docker cluster running on MacOSX. Part of the install process for getting docker running is to install pipework. Pipework relies on /var/run/netns My question is: Is ...
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Unknown 502 bad gateway a php page running on nginx php-fpm [closed]

I am having a hard time trying to understand why my php page doesn't load. It always ends up in a 502 error page. I'm on osx mountain lion with homebrew installed nginx and php-fpm with php 5.5.7 ...
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OSX 10.8 Server Wiki file and database location?

OSX 10.8.2 with the Server.app installed. Wiki server running. where do these files live? *so that I can customize the CSS as well as back everything up.) What databases so I need to backup and ...
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How to Access Apache Virtual Host from Cell Phone?

I'm developing a mobile web application using Django. Currently I can start the Django development server like this: python ./manage.py runserver <my-ip>:8000 When I do that, I'll get a ...
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Sharing files over network - accessing files on a Mac from a Win7 machine

This is one of those questions that has a million web sites explaining how simple it is, but for some reason I'm living in some edge case that is being difficult. First the details: Mac is running ...
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How to restart Nginx on Mac OS X?

I just installed Nginx on Mac OS X (thanks http://www.kevinworthington.com/nginx-mac-os-snow-leopard-2-minutes/), but how do I restart Nginx on Mac OS X? Thanks!
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Slow directory listing on remote ExtremeZ-IP/SMB windows file servers

I have Win2k8R2 file servers set up around the globe to distribute files using JAMF's Casper Suite to Mac OS X systems. However I've been noticing some very slow server responses lately. For example. ...
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Can MacOS VPN be configured via Puppet (or the command line)

I run Puppet on MacOS X. I want to configure the Cisco VPN client using Puppet. Is this possible? (Or ... if it can be done from the command line, I can figure out how to do it in Puppet).
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MacPorts: download outdated package and compile without installing them

I'm using MacPorts on some osx servers. I would like to be able to download outdated packages and compile them without installing the new binaries right now (when doing something like port upgrade ...
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How can I tell which config file Apache is using?

I'm trying to set up virtual hosts on Mac OS X. I've been modifying httpd.conf and restarting the server, but haven't had any luck in getting it to work. Furthermore, I notice that it's not serving ...
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strongSwan 4.5.2 with iOS and Mavericks, Connection Troubles

I am having trouble configuring strongSwan 4.5.2 to work with iOS 7 and OS X Mavericks. I have followed these two guides, but am still encountering problems. ...
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Cacti - Check plist file

I followed this guide to get Cacti up and running. http://10100.org/blog/how-to-install-cacti-on-osx-server-109 Everything is good up until I had to create cacti.plist to configure the poller. In ...
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zcat/gzcat works in linux, not on osx. general linux/osx compatibility

First the specific problem: In linux, I use zcat to list a .zip file. In osx, zcat seems to automatically append .Z to the file name. Various people suggest replacing zcat with gzcat; however, gzcat ...
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Mac OSX Server: svn via ssh command line and encrypted passwords

When I log into our mac mini server running OSX 10.6 via ssh and use svn I get the message: ATTENTION! Your password for authentication realm: can only be stored to disk unencrypted! You are ...
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How do I flush the DNS cache on Win, Mac, Linux computers?

How do I flush the DNS cache on Win, Mac, and Linux computers?
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Autoreconf configure error (Libiconv Not found)

I'm getting the following error while configure the autoreconf in terminal. i'm ran the code sh-3.2# autoreconf -ivf //This part rans fine. sh-3.2# ./configure ......... But i have installed ...
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Netatalk shared folder shows as readonly on OSX

I have a few Mac clients connected to a Linux server running Netatalk 3.1.1. The server is connected to an AD domain, the clients are currently not. Previously all users were connecting under a single ...
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What is a safe way to back up a sparsebundle that is exported via afpd?

I work with a number of OSX client machines that back up via TimeMachine to AFP shares on an Ubuntu Linux file server, exported by netatalk/afpd. These clients back up at arbitrary times of the day, ...
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Creating multiple Virtual Hosts in Apache the right way (macosx)

I got a strange problem trying to define multiple virtual hosts in Apache. This is my code for httpd.conf file: <VirtualHost *:8888> ServerName site1.local DocumentRoot ...
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How can I force a mac mobile account user to be logged out or locked out when their LDAP account is disabled?

I have a FREEIPA LDAP server and a Mavericks Client. I have bound my Mac to my ldap and created a mobile account. What I want is when someone is disabled it logs out the user or locks the screen.