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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How to Add color support to watch command

as the title says, I want to see colors in my watch command. ex: # enable colors when running javascript unittests with watch watch mocha # enable colors when doing `ls` watch ls -aG
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SonicOS Enhanced 5.8.1.2 L2TP VPN Authentication Failed

I have a SonicWall TZ 215 running SonicOS Enhanced 5.8.1.2-6o. I have configured the L2TP VPN using the default crypto suite ESP: 3DES/HMAC SHA1 (IKE). Proposals are as such: IKE (Phase 1) Proposal ...
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How can I specify nameserver's port number in osx? [duplicate]

In resolver manual, it said: The address may optionally have a trailing dot followed by a port number. For example, 10.0.0.17.55 specifies that the nameserver at 10.0.0.17 uses port 55. But it ...
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Windows 8 Client unable to open specific folder of SMB share from OSX Mountain Lion Server - every other share from same server is fine

After spending almost 3 days on this issue without any idea how to solve it or finding similar problems on serverfault and other communities, I guess I have to open a question. Here's the problem: We ...
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Teamcity buildagent on mac, environment variable not visible to Teamcity?

Having problems setting up a Mac as a buildagent for TeamCity. It works for basic builds, but I'm unable to meet build requirements for our main build. Unmet requirements shown in Teamcity: ...
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Local transparent proxy with ipfw and squid

I want to use a local transparent proxy to have a single place to enter the password to an office proxy. Basically, all the TCP packets sent to port 80 except the ones sent to specific subnet should ...
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automatically start and and selectively stop multiple instances of couchdb on osx

I have successfully installed couchdb via homebrew: % brew install couchdb ...and invoked mutiple instances as directed here: % OLD=/usr/local % NEW=/tmp/couchdb % mkdir -p $NEW/etc/couchdb/ % ...
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osx netstat show listen socket on port but lsof don't

Inside OSX(10.8.3) netstat show listen socket on port but lsof don't: > iMac:callsfreecalls-apple alex$ lsof -Pnl +M -i4|grep 5060 > iMac:callsfreecalls-apple alex$ sudo netstat -lntp udp|grep ...
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What ports need to be open for Calendar and Contacts services to facilitate calendar resources on Mac OSX Server 10.8

We use Mac OSX 10.8 with Server 2.2.1. When creating a calendar appointment on a client connected to the OSX server from within our local network (behind our firewall) we can select calendar ...
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Controlling rsync bandwidth usage by percentage of available bandwidth, in userspace?

I often use rsync on a OSX-based laptop to synchronise some files from it to a Linux server. The laptop can be connected to different networks with greatly varying bandwidths (office ethernet, wifi, ...
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OSX doesn't recognize certificate's signing authority

I have my own root certificate that I have imported into my OSX 'login' keychain and told it to trust across the board. I am now creating a certificate for S/MIME. I create the CSR in Keychain Access ...
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OSX launchctl list does not find my plist

I've created the file /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/com.rundeckd.plist with this content: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <!DOCTYPE plist PUBLIC "-//Apple Computer//DTD PLIST 1.0//EN" ...
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ssh-add Has No Effect

I'm trying to add password-less ssh access to my Mac OS X 10.8.3 that acts as a server. I've followed instructions like this: http://osxdaily.com/2012/05/25/how-to-set-up-a-password-less-ssh-login/ ...
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DNS Help for Small Business - Access Inside and Outside Network

In the process of setting up an internal server for the first time (Mac OSX 10.8) and trying to understand how to setup the DNS service and whether I even need to provide it myself. Today we have a ...
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Using authority-given .cer file to login on remote servers on OS X

A few months ago I bought a certificate from a popular certification authority (Certum). I used it to sign emails, but today the admin at my work asked me to connect to our main server via ssh. He ...
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SSH to Mac OS X 10.7

I am trying to SSH from my work computer (Ubuntu) to my home computer (OSX 10.7) that is behind a Belkin router and have so far been entirely unsuccessful. Here are the steps I have taken so far ...
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Local data consistency issues with Large Exchange Mailboxes, Apple Mail, Multiple Connections to same account

I have a longstanding situation with a client who has a tremendous amount of email. To make matters worse, the bulk of the message content and attachments are text files. So, we're talking about a lot ...
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XenServer xe CLI on OSX [closed]

Is there a port of the XenServer/XCP xe command-line tool to Mac OS X? Or, alternately, if this tool is open-source, what's the easiest way to get access to the source?
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Samba share not working for osx users, but fine for windows users?

Using webmin on a linux box I setup a few samba shares. I can access them fine using any windows machine, but when I connect to the server using osx, finder prompts me for a username and password then ...
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Disable ipv6 autoconfiguration on a specific interface in OSX

Is it possible, either via the command line or C code using the sysctl/fcntl/etc. APIs, to disable IPv6 router solicitations, router advertisement acceptance, etc. on OSX for a specific interface? It ...
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Syncrepl support in Mac OSx 10.8 OpenDirectory

From Ryan Faas's article Apple's OpenDirectory does support overlays but I can't seem to enable the syncprov or accesslog overlays. Adding following block to slapd_macosxserver.conf turns the server ...
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Adding a TXT DNS record to OS X Server

How would I add a TXT record to a DNS zone in OS X Server.app? There's an option for adding a Service Record that happens to have a Text field, but there's also a required Service Type field that I'm ...
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Nagios Check - Scripting

If I hard code the process I want to find and run script a Script A #!/bin/bash PROCESS=/System/Library/Frameworks/QuickLook.framework/Resources/quicklookd.app/Co number=$(ps aux | grep $PROCESS | ...
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VirtualDocumentRoot & localhost

Currently this is my httpd-vhosts.config file NameVirtualHost *:80 <VirtualHost *:80> VirtualDocumentRoot /Users/Gabri/Sites/%2/%1/build </VirtualHost> However I would like to have ...
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Granting access to a virtual machine?

I have an internal website running on IIS 6 that denies access to everyone except for a few select IP addresses. This is set by going to "Directory Security -> IP addressees and domain name ...
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pecl_http : Apache is unable to load http.so

I'm using MAMP 2.1.3 with Mac OS 10.8.3. I've just installed the pecl_http extension with Mac Ports + PECL. The http.so exists and is in (correctly set in php.ini) : ...
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Difference between ulimit, launchctl, sysctl?

When managing the limits of the operating system (specifically OSX), what is the difference and overlap between the functionality and history of these three tools: ulimit launchctl, launchd sysctl ...
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Web server not accessible to other systems on LAN

I'm trying to test a web site being served via nginx on my Mac. Things work just fine accessing the server on that same Mac, but when I try to get to it from a couple of Windows machines on the same ...
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launchd PathState usage

I am trying to use PathState to start and stop a daemon on Mac OSX. It start when I create a file called /var/cache/myjob/run. However when the file is removed, the daemon doesn't stop again. How do ...
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You are unable to log in to the user account “user_name” at this time

I have a Mountain Lion server and two Mountain Lion clients. I have two network users. From one of the clients I can log on using either of these two accounts, from the other I cannot log using ...
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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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Error when using Chef on OS X: “bash: chef-solo: command not found”

I have chef installed on my local machine: Mac OS X 10.8.3 I also have chef installed on a remote server: Ubuntu 12.10 x64 Server On the local machine, when I try to execute a command using ssh ...
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Apache2 mod_proxy modifies content-type for some reason

I am using a local proxy using apache2 to do some development work (OSX 10.8): SSLProxyEngine on ProxyPass /app https://my.server.org/app ProxyPass /web https://my.server.org/web Everything works ...
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Using both expanders in HP D2700

I am considering purchasing an HP D2700 for use with SSDs (Samsung Pro 840's), for use in realtime playback of high resolution images. The D2700 has two I/O modules (which I assume are the actual SAS ...
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Mac server architecture and synchronization

I'm currently for an reliable and robust solution to make a bidirectional synchronization for the file between two mac os x server (recent versions). The folder is a corporate architecture of ...
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saving issues osx 10.8 adobe photoshop on server smb

we get several saving issues while saving files in Adobe applications CS 6 (especially in Photoshop) on a Windows Server 2003 Share connected via SMB. Unfortunately the problems aren't able to be ...
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How to rsync to a server using ssh keys

I'm running on a Mac, and I want to set up a crontab to rsync from my VPS on a weekly basis to grab some backup archives. I'm using ssh keys (no passwords allowed on the VPS), and normally I can ssh ...
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Samba shares empty and not writeable when browsing OS X 10.8

When I mount a Samba share it works, but it doesn't show me any files, even though they exist on the server, I also cannot write files to the share either. The server is CentOS 6.4, running Samba. ...
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How do I write an rsync exclude for a directory tree with names containing spaces?

I'm trying to exclude a directory tree as part of an rsync command embedded in a bash script approximately like this: $OPTIONS="-rl --exclude 'Some Parent Directory/Another Directory'" rsync ...
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OSX 10.8.3 creating/editing files on Windows 7 share creates weird blocking account [closed]

I have a share on a Windows 7 machine that acts as a server. We have several people on Macs that need to create/modify files on this machine. When one of these people creates a file on the share ...
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Syncing Google Apps Directory Information to Mac Contacts over cardDAV

The Problem: Our company runs Google Apps. Some users prefer to run native applications on their laptops, such as Mac Mail, Mac Calendar, etc. If you are not logged in to Gmail, you will not be ...
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Permission denied (publickey) connecting Amazon EC2 via SSH

When I'm trying to connect via SSH. It was ok, but after some manipulations by me :-[ I've downloaded keypairs, copy to .ec2, chmod to 600, ssh-keygen -y -f ~/.ec2/gsg-keypair > ...
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dscl command failing to create user - mac [closed]

I am a mac user I created a user from the terminal using dscl (I am more familiar to linux and adduser command) It seemed to work but I can't find my newly created user under /Users, and the command ...
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mac os x equivaliant of append dns suffixes in windows [closed]

Trying to append dns suffixes in mac os x. In windows all I do is go to the advance adapter properties and select the Append these DNS suffixes (in order) and add the suffix domain.com and I can then ...
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MAC M Lion: Different PHP Versions:

When I run php -v from the terminal it gives me: PHP 5.4.12 (cli) (built: Mar 16 2013 21:46:23) Then once setting up localhost etc and then i run a phpinfo page I get: PHP Version 5.3.15 ...
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redirection based on domain name instead of file name

I have 10.8 Server with Filemaker Server 12 running two pages in Instant Web Publishing. The pages are accessible locally: http://192.168.168.42/fmi/iwp/cgi?-db=exampleONE&-loadframes ...
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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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Why does my hosts.deny not work on OSX 10.8? [closed]

For testing it I added these four lines to my /etc/hosts.deny file: # /etc/hosts.deny ssh-agent:ALL sshd:ALL   I waited some time and then I tried to gain ssh access to the loop-back IP address. ...
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Samba3 share for Windows, Linux and OSX is unreliable

Our companys NAS recently died and has now been replaced by a rackserver running Ubuntu. I installed samba3 which authenticates against our active directory. I defined a share for our graphics ...
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How does Mac OS X VPS work? [closed]

How do folks like Xcloud for example provide Mac OS X VPS service? Do they run VMWare with Mac OS X guest instances, or is there a native(if that even makes sense) hypervisor that runs on something ...