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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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 ...
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Not all .htaccess files are read

I have used MAMP and Ubuntu server for years but have recently tried to use the built-in Apache Server on Mac OS X 10.7.5. My problem is some of my .htaccess files are being read and some are not. I ...
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How to get “tail -f” working on a file located on a Windows share

I'm using a Mac and I have mounted a Windows network disk in my file system using "Connect to Server" in the Finder. In the terminal when i do tail -f on a log file located on said network disk, tail ...
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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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How can I run a Perl script in a different timezone?

I need to run a Perl script, but make it think that it is in a different timezone (GMT) than the server is configured to use normally. I would like to do this without modify the existing script, by ...
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Exim 4.69 denying outbound mail due to syntactically invalid EHLO (bizarre pseudo-MAC FQDN)

Since yesterday (new router, which I suspect is the root cause) a client's been having trouble sending email. Receiving is fine, just the outbound is constantly failing. Tailing Exim's mainlog, this ...
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Google Mail setup with Mountain Lion Server user accounts

In my office, we have 10 iMacs that are used by freelance graphic designers. Staff come and go so people will switch around and use different machines. Our company email is set up using Google Apps ...
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routing en0 to en1 (mac os x) [closed]

I am in Mac OS X, I have a raspberry(192.168.200.2) connected to en0 (192.168.200.1). I've my en1 with the network 192.168.1.0/24. I reach internet via this interface. All the goes to 192.168.200.1 ...
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SSH/SFTP connections fails silently on OSX 10.8.2 - ssh-agent issue

I'm trying to login to a remote machine with SSH or SFTP. when I try ssh u-indgo@ssh1.eu1.frbit.com the CLI just won't respond. I get an empty new line, in which I can type characters, but nothing ...
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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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Starting ffserver on macos - Permission Denied [closed]

I am trying to start ffserver on Snow leopard. dev:~ Shashank$ ffserver -d -f /usr/etc/ffserver.config I get this in my terminal. ffserver version 1.1.3 Copyright (c) 2000-2013 the FFmpeg ...
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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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Apache Suddenly won't start

So I've been working with several Virtual Hosts on OS X 10.8.2. I'm using the Apache2 installation and MySQL to run name-based virtual hosts. They have all been working perfectly fine until last ...
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MySQL server PID file could not be found

I can start mysql fine, /usr/local/mysql/support-files/mysql.server start Starting MySQL SUCCESS! But any mysql action after that I get the error: MySQL server PID file could not be found ...
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Granting user rights/privs in OSX

I have a normal user that I'd like to give the ability to install OS X updates, and Office updates. Please tell me this is a right that I can enable in /etc/authorization, or somewhere else? I don't ...
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MacOS not obeying AD “Logon Workstations” restriction

We have several labs with Macs and a generic Active Directory account specific to that lab. It was brought to my attention this morning that, even though we have those User accounts restricted to the ...
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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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Launchctl jobs automatically getting unloaded on snow leapord

We have launchctl jobs loaded on the snow leopard server. Somehow, every few days the jobs gets unloaded and this is causing our periodic jobs not to run. When I logon to the machine, the jobs show up ...
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Write issues on Linux Samba shares with OS X clients

Our web development company has a Linux server with a Samba share which employees use to develop websites. On the Samba share are numerous directories which serve as document roots for a webserver ...
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Multiple macbooks can't connect to company web server

We're having a very strange problem where 2 macbooks running osx 10.8.2 can't connect to our public facing server on any port. Attempting to ssh or navigate to the web server fails, but every other ...
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Mercurial storing metadata on OS X

I was searching for convenient incremental snapshot & rollback & show-what-changed solution for my OS X boxes, and ended with simple yet powerful idea — why not create Mercurial repository at ...
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sh dev/null Permission denied apache

I am using Mac osx Mountain Lion for development. I am trying to execute a shell command in php using the 'exec' function. At the end of my command I am putting the output to > /dev/null 2>dev/null ...
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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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How is DNS lookup configured for OSX Mountain Lion?

If I cat my resolv.conf, I see this message: # # Mac OS X Notice # # This file is not used by the host name and address resolution # or the DNS query routing mechanisms used by most processes on # ...