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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Setup proxy with Apache 2.4 on Mac 10.8 [closed]

I have 1 application (Java) that running on my local machine (localhost:9000). I want to setup Apache as a front end proxy thus I used following configuration in the httpd.conf: <Directory /> ...
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php.ini does not update date.timezone

I have apache and php running on OSX. I have a simple page printing phpinfo(). <?php phpinfo(); In my php.ini, no matter what I write for date.timezone, phpinfo says Europe/Zurich (both Local ...
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Accidentally overwrote file instead of appending. Is there hope?

I accidentally did this: command > ~/.bash_profile Instead of command >> ~/.bash_profile I know, I'm an idiot. Is there a way to recover the old .bash_profile file? Thanks a lot for ...
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How Ubuntu 12.04 re-install handles /var on separate partition

To add some context to my question, the majority of my experience is with Mac OS X. The default installation process in modern versions of Mac OS X, for volumes on which Mac OS X is already installed, ...
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Ssh-add and contacting server unsuccessfully

I forgot how to do this procedure. I did on OSX 10.9.1 run ssh-keygen in my server moved the private-key id_rsa to my laptop's $HOME/.ssh/id_rsa, removed the private key id_rsa from my server ...
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How to correctly set up network names on Mountain Lion? [closed]

I am from a Linux background with a fair amount of Windows knowledge too but I find myself in the curious position of having to look after someone's macbook air. I am totally new to OSX. I would ...
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How to configure a CISCO ASA to support the OS X VPN Client

Given that OS X now supports (natively) CISCO IPSec VPN connections I am wondering what the requirements for the VPN configuration are on the remote end? I have evaluated a number of CISCO devices ...
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Apache not finding folder on File System; Appending “\xe2\x80\x9d” to end of File Paths

I have three Virtual Hosts running in apache2 on my personal Macintosh running OS X Mavericks and I have ran into a knot of confusion. They are configured in my httpd-vhosts.conf file as follows: ...
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SSH between macs in a local environment, full control on each?

I'm attempting to use my Mac Mini as my "central server" in my local environment and then I develop on it, it runs nginx, php-fpm, etc. Everything is working fine. But I wish to do capistrano ...
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Disable Execution of all files under directory OS X

Is it possible in OS X (Assume 10.7+) to disable execution of any file (even files in subdirectories) of a specified folder? I don't mean with chmod, but with some kind of security framework. Ideally ...
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Sporadic '.Xauthority not writable, changes will be ignored' going from OSX -> Linux

Every now and then when users SSH from their OS X (Snow Leopard) workstation to one of our Linux hosts they receive the message: /usr/bin/xauth: ~/.Xauthority not writable, changes will be ignored ...
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Connect two mac computers/servers using a tunnel or private VPN? [closed]

I've got software I need to run on two computers on two separate networks (one behind a nat). The software requires both sides to have a static ip address that doesnt change. I assume some sort of ...
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Add daemon account on OS X

I'm trying to manually install a daemon (Oracle Grid Engine) on my machine, and I would like it to run under an isolated account. What is the preferred way, using Directory Services, to add a "system" ...
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USB packet sniffing on Mac OS? [closed]

I want to sniff USB packets being sent from my Mac to a device. For various reasons I cannot use Linux or Windows, and I'm stuck with Mac OS. Can anyone recommend a packet sniffing method? I've tried ...
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nginx error_log reports “bind() to 0.0.0.0:80 failed (48: Address already in use)”

I recently installed nginx and PHP-FPM via MacPorts on OS X 10.9 Mavericks and although it works my main error_log continuously says port 80 is in use. 2013/10/25 11:27:36 [emerg] 4510#0: bind() to ...
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let Opera Mini (in Microemulator, on OS X) hit local network

I just set up Microemulator on OS X (Leopard) and am running Opera Mini 4.2, hoping to test a mobile website I'm developing. Opera Mini can hit public websites, but it can't to hit my test sites on ...
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OS X bootpd as dhcp server not giving out ip addresses

I'm experimenting with PXE lan-boot on my Mac OS 10.6; After some prolonged trouble shooting, I've gotten to the point where LaunchD is nicely running bootpd with the following options: <?xml ...
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netatalk upload progress feedback

Using netatalk, I'm facing something annoying for my customers: The upload progress in Mac osx is not updated and stays on the calculation progress: French capture meaning : 'Calculating remaining ...
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How to directly query authoritative DNS nameserver from command line, bypassing cached servers? [closed]

How can I directly query authoritative DNS nameserver from Linux and Mac OS X command line, bypassing cached servers? This is helpful when wanting to immediately verify newly-created DNS host names ...
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What could cause these “failed to authenticate” logs other than failed login attempts (OSX)?

I've found this in the Console logs: 10/03/10 3:53:58 PM SecurityAgent[156] User info context values set for tom 10/03/10 3:53:58 PM authorizationhost[154] Failed to authenticate user ...
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Add memberOf attribute to all users in OpenLDAP on OS X Lion Server Open Directory

Our school's website has the ability to pull user authentication from a LDAP source. They "support" and LDAP. Unfortunately, to pull group membership you must have a memberOf attribute in each users' ...
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OSX Account server running on Linux

We are a small startup company where we all work on Apple computers. I was wondering whether we could centralise the user accounts on a single server so anyone could log into their account from any of ...
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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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Failed To Install syslinux on USBDRIVE with Mac OS X

I am creating Ubuntu Server 13.10 Bootable USBDRIVE with command line using Mac OS X, In this i tried to install Syslinux on USBDRIVE by using syslinux command by following: xxx-Mac:~xxx$ sudo ...
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Is Imaging over wireless possible and/or feasible? PXE boot over Wireless?

I am looking to implement (if possible/feasible) the ability to image a PC and Mac via our wireless network. Is this actually possible? I have read multiple documents that newer Macbook Airs can do ...
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Painfully slow login to AD bound Mac OS X Leopard machine when off home network

Just looking for a little help with this problem that seems to trip a lot of people up and is causing me no end of grief. I have a number of fully patched OS X Leopard machines that are bound to my ...
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Should I install Ansible with python pip or homebrew on Mac OSX Mavericks? [closed]

I recently moved to using OSX to administrate my linux box, so I'm very new to using linux programs on OSX. I want to use Vagrant with Ansible to bootstrap my development environment, so I need to ...
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How to generate a signature with a launchd plist? [closed]

Is it possible to implement the following shell script completely as a launchd plist to generate a signature with timestamp in the StandardErrorPath / StandardErrorPath files? #!/bin/sh echo "Hi, ...
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A better “top” command for Mac OS X? [closed]

The top command on OS X is pretty crappy.. The one included with most Linux distros allows you to change the sort-by column using < and >, there is a coloured mode (by pressing the z key), and a ...
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Dynamic vhost giving 403 forbidden on OSX Apache

I have followed this guide and am trying to create dynamic vhosts on OSX by allowing foo.dev to direct to the web folder /foo. My difference being that I am using ~/Sites as my web folder instead of ...
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MS Dynamics CRM OSX Mavericks

I have some problem when try open MS Dynamics CRM on safari web browser. When opened this page I cannot see dashboard, I see blank page. The same situation is on Windows safari and safari on MAC OSX. ...
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Why are my Macs failing to authenticate to my SAMBA file sharing server?

I have recently set up a SAMBA file share. After going through a series of steps, I have finally been able to have most of my computers see this server. The primary requirements were: 1) it had to be ...
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Only localhost vhost works on Mountain Lion

I'm trying to run Apache on OS X Mountain Lion but can only get the virtual host 'localhost' to work. In /etc/hosts I have: 127.0.0.1 localhost magento.dev solas-lite.dev 255.255.255.255 ...
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Trying to delete a directory stored on a Windows server, from on a Mac, containing files created on the Mac, getting “Directory not empty”

I am trying to delete a directory stored on a Windows 2008 R2 server, mounted on a Mac as network home (10.8.5). The directory was created by Safari and stores temporary internet files. I need to be ...
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Sonicwall VPN client Mac OS?

I searched for an answer here before posting this question. But, very very curious to know whether someone knows how to connect to a SonicWall VPN from Mac OS (Lion)?
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How to add user to a group from terminal on Mountain Lion?

When I run sudo dscl . -append /Groups/com.apple.access_ssh GroupMembership $USERNAME I get append: Invalid Path <dscl_cmd> DS Error: -14009 (eDSUnknownNodeName)
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OSX 10.7 Directory Utility - Editing OpenLDAP

I am attempting to get Macs, running os 10.7.5 Lion, to authenticate using OpenLDAP running on Ubuntu 12.0.4 LTS. One of the things that I would love to be able to do is to use Apple's lovely ...
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Connecting to Mac OS X VNC with Kerberos authentication [closed]

I'm running Mac OS X Server with remote administration. Apple uses VNC with (I believe) Kerberos authentication. I do NOT use a VNC password, just the user-based authentication. I need to find a VNC ...
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macports boost, but need an old version of boost

I am not new to unix, but I am new to Mac OS. I have seen that its pretty easy to use macports to get/build the tip version of boost. But I need to get/build/install boost v1.41, not the latest ...
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How can I set path for non-interactive user authenticated using LDAP?

On a Mac running OSX 10.7.5, I need to set the PATH for non-interactive users who connect via ssh and are authenticated using LDAP. It's the same question that was asked (and answered) here: Updating ...
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Weird permissions getting set on directories after rsync

I've got a drive on a Mac (OSX 10.7.5) that I'm sharing on the LAN. In the system preferences, the share is set so System Administrator has Read & Write access, System Group has Read Only, and ...
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vmware-fusion: How Clones affects Windows Licenses [duplicate]

I am considering an upgrade to vmware-fusion 6. I would like to do the following: Install windows 7 as a Fusion VM, call it base, and leave it alone. Create a clone of base and install IE 7 Create ...
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Command line - query account type (local, network managed, mobile)

How can I query account type information. Things like who and users don't show this. Also tried things like dscacheutil -q user I'd like to know if a users account is a mobile account and I am doing ...
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After Mavericks upgrade problems with PHPStorm [closed]

I upgraded to Mac OS Mavericks and since then my PHPStorm caused problems. During typing inside the editor the CPU goes up to 400% and the typing lags. I didn't know what to do or what the reason is. ...
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How to make a Macintosh register a Hostname to the DHCP Server?

I have a MacBook running Snow Leopard in our company's internal network, which is basically a Windows domain network. Our TO department complains about my MacBook not specifying a name to the DHCP ...
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MYSQL #1045 error on mac os x 10.9 (with my password)

I was using ubuntu before i have bought my macbook pro. And today i started to use this computer. Now, I did everything to install php, apache and mysql like here: ...
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Enabled password auth on sshd, now keyboard-interactive auth hangs

OS X System 10.8 if that matters. I enabled password authentication for the built-in sshd, changing the setting for PasswordAuthentication thus: # To disable tunneled clear text passwords both ...
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Kill process that keeps restarting itself

I need some advice on how to completely kill the Jenkins process. It keeps restarting itself. On Mac OSX. $ps -eaf 216 1143 1 0 0:01.65 ?? 0:04.03 /usr/bin/java -jar ...
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Mosh : client stay with “without contact” message

I'm trying to use mosh in replacement of ssh but it doesn't work on my computer. On my Mac (Macos X LION), the client stay with this message and never connect : mosh: Connecting... (10 s without ...
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Trouble with name resolution when using programs like `gem` in shell

I have trouble with name resolution when using programs like gem in my shell within my office environment. Whenever a program needs to connect to a remote host, it fails to resolve the domain name, ...