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 do I resolve a PHP error “Failed opening required” in a symlink context?

I am running Apache/PHP on MacOS X Lion 10.7.4. My directory structure is set up as so: /Users/achan/Sites/ lrwxrwx--- 1 achan staff 23B Apr 27 16:21 epwbst@ -> /Users/achan/dev/epwbst` ...
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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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OpenSwan (IPSEC) on Fedora 13 with Snow Leopard as a client

I recently installed OpenSwan on my Fedora 13 machine. I want to use it to connect with Mac OS X with L2TP over IPSEC, unfortunately I am already stuck on the IPSEC-negotation part. My server is ...
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firewall tool for OS X Mavericks (specifically for preventing brute force attacks) [migrated]

Here's the deal: Over the last few weeks, I've noticed a large number of authentication failures for both the sshd service and the screensharingd service on my Mac OS X Mavericks server (running ...
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Centos virtualbox proper configuration [on hold]

I'm trying to setup Centos 6.5 on Mac OSX so that: CentOS can use internet using NAT mode adapter 1 (eth0) Host (Mac OSX) can connect to Guest (CentOS) using static ip via Host Only mode adapter 2 ...
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SSH not working in mac os x

I am using OpenSSH_6.2p2, OSSLShim 0.9.8r 8 Dec 2011 on mac os x. I can't able to connect my LAN machines using SSH after connected VPN(fortinet). Below is the ssh debug trace. OpenSSH_6.2p2, ...
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How to delete a route on a specific interface?

When I start a VPN connection, a new default route is added on the utun0 interface: Destination Gateway Flags Refs Use Netif Expire default utun0 ...
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IPsec Xauth RSA - Debian 7 and Android 4.4 VPN (Always-ON) and Mac OS X 10.9.2 VPN (On Demand)

I successfully installed IPSec Xauth RSA using this instruction: http://jsharkey.org/blog/2012/09/22/deploying-a-pure-ipsec-pki-vpn-server-for-android-devices/ In brief: apt-get install ipsec-tools ...
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Script errors when run by launchd at startup, but not when run in Terminal

I'm attempting to create a RAM disk that loads the previous contents when the system starts up, and every six hours writes the contents to a disk image. Currently, when you run the script from the ...
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Commandline arguments in Mac OSX [migrated]

In linux I can do something like this: rm test.txt -f On Mac however, I get the following error: rm test -f rm: -f: No such file or directory Is there a way to fix this?
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Launchd job runs but then quits immediately

I wish to load and run a Lisp program in CCL in the background automatically when my Mac (OS 10.9) boots. I have a launchd plist that I've saved to /Library/LaunchDaemons, <?xml version="1.0" ...
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How to access LVM partitions on OS X?

I need to access ext3 partitions over an LVM logical volume in a SATA HD connected through USB2 to my iMac with OS X 10.6 . Is it possible to see LVM volumes from OS X? How? Disk Utility says that ...
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OSX Mavericks and Windows 7 missing files [closed]

I have in a local Mac mini server running Mavericks which is acting as a file server for two windows 7 clients The files on the server are mainly images and are shared via SMB. Whenever I try to view ...
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Ethernet takes too long to connect after system wake up (OS X) - how to diagnose this? [closed]

On all my OS X computers Ethernet takes a bit too long to connect after the system wakes up, usually 10-15 seconds, as opposed to 2-3 seconds for WiFi. The LED indicator on my Ethernet hub (edit: ...
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A single AD user can't log into a single Mac bound to the domain (DirectoryServices error). How can I resolve this?

On our campus, we have about 60 Macs joined to our Active Directory domain. Most users have no problems logging into Macs, as long as their accounts are configured correctly. However, we have one ...
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CentOS (5.1), iptables and nfs: unable to connect from client

I'm trying to successfully mount/connect to a NFS-share from my MacBook. It's running Mavericks and the server set up (remote, webserver) I believe is correct. When I perform showmount -e domain.com ...
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on SSH login, get message 'Could not chdir to home directory"

I am SSHing into a Mac OS X server running Tiger. When I log in I get put in the root directory and shown this message: Could not chdir to home directory : No such file or directory My $HOME ...
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Assigning Multiple IP Addresses to localhost OS X 10.6

I'm attempting to host multiple website locally with HTTPS enabled, but in order to do this I'd need to configure my local machine to use multiple IP address for localhost (I believe). Is there any ...
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Why is my OSX client having so much trouble connecting to our SMB server?

I'm asking this here because I think I'm more likely to find SMB/kerberos experts here than in Ask Different, which seems to be mostly related to OSX client issues. When I first connect to our SMB ...
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What NIS maps are needed for OSX 10.6 to authenticate?

What NIS maps are necessary for OSX 10.6 to authenticate? I have an ubuntu-sever sharing NIS, and from the OSX client, ypcat passwd, ypcat group and (as root) ypcat shadow.byname all work, and return ...
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Why is “echo” so much faster than “touch”? [migrated]

I'm trying to update the timestamp to the current time on all of the xml files in my directory (recursively). I'm using Mac OSX 10.8.5. On about 300,000 files, the following echo command takes 10 ...
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MySQL won't start in MAMP server

I had MAMP successfully running in one of the user, but since I have created a new user to separate things between two developers, its throwing tantrums. I am pretty new to Mac itself but managed to ...
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touch -d alternative in MAC OS X [migrated]

I need to change modification time of all my files in a folder 1 hour back (daylight saving issues with some software) The thing is that touch -m -r {} -d '-1 hour' Doesn't work on MAC OS X Any ...
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How to make a display port cable provide max resolution for Dell U2713HM with Mac Book Pro? [migrated]

I bought This Display Port Cable to use with Mac Book Pro OSX 10.9.X and Dell U2713HM monitor supporting resolution 2560X1440. The cable is giving me only 1080p resolution. I have restarted both the ...
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set up (VirtualBox + CentOS) with (nginx + PHP + MySql) on MacOS [migrated]

I'm trying to set up (Virtual Box + CentOS) with (nginx + PHP + MySql) on MacOS, the future I can coding on MacOS then throw file to the share folder with (Virtual Box + CentOS) and execute on ...
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My LTO-5 ultrium 3000 SAS external tape drive won't show up on my iMac [migrated]

OK, so here is my problem. I got a HP LTO-5 ultrium 3000 SAS external tape drive from my boss and he said to connect it to my new iMac but when I connect it, it doesn't show up on my computer. I'm ...
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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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Cant hit defined virtual host on default mac installation - Please help?

*Cant for the life of me figure out whats wrong here. Problem: Typing transitap.local yields in a 404 error. System: Mac OSX10.7 My /etc/hosts file: ## # Host Database # # localhost is used to ...
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Copying files from OSX to samba, force create mode not working

I have a problem whereby I have set up a samba share with these parrameters: [Design] path = "/sec/projects/design" writeable = yes browsable = yes valid users = @design force group = design force ...
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Windows Server 2008 and slow connecting to server with OS X

I'm setting up a new Windows Server 2008 x64 file server. For Windows workstations everything works as it's supposed to but for OS X workstations it takes more than 30 seconds to even connect to the ...
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Connecting with SMB from Mac to Windows server

I'm trying to connect from my Mac to a directory on a Windows server. Here is what I'm doing from the finder : menu Go->connect to server->smb://srv-fichiers1/Personnel/conujer I get an error ...
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Enabling `mod_rewrite` apache, permissions issues

In attempting to enable mod_rewrite on the Apache2 web server installed with Mac OSX 10.7.4. Following these instruction, ultimately using the configuration to host CakePHP applications, I run into ...
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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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Apache2 Segmentation Fault on Mac Ports after installing php5-openssl

After installing php5-openssl on my macbook with Mac Ports my apache2 gives me a segmenation fault. [notice] child pid 22432 exit signal Segmentation fault (11) Tough some websites work and others ...
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subversion issue on mac os x

This exists in my httpd.conf file: <Location /svn> DAV svn SVNParentPath /Users/iirp/Sites/svn Allow from all #AuthType Basic #AuthName "Subversion repository" #AuthUserFile ...
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nginx rewrite or internal redirection, primary script unknown

I am converting to nginx from apache. The application in question is as follows /contentlibrary_js /contentlibrary_js/app/index.php --> one page ajax app /contentlibrary_js/pagecreator/index.php --> ...
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Create a 'GitHub' style index page for files/folder on a fileserver [closed]

My workplace doesn't have a easy to use document management system, and I have no chance in building or installing one. Right now, people just throw files on a shared fileserver, where search doesn't ...
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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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Unable to bind OSX 10.9 to Active Directory 2008

I am struggling to bind OSX 10.9 to a 2008 r2 Active Directory. I can join the domain fine when I boot into Windows from the same machine. From OSX I can find the domain controller successfully and ...
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Ubuntu server PPTPD with OS X clients Problems

I'm trying to get a PPTP server running on a ubuntu server, but I've run into some issues with it. I followed this guide on how to set up pptpd on my server, and everything went smooth, but when I try ...
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Connecting VMFusion ( Windows 7 ) to my Macbook Pro but it's only a 1/4 of the way working [migrated]

I just recently upgraded to Maverick and Fusion 6. I have my NAT set to Share my Mac ( in Fusion ), and I see that my default gateway is properly setting my IP. When I hit that IP, I see my localhost ...
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How can I get Homebrew working under Mavericks? [migrated]

I had been doing most of my POSIX development on something other than my Mac after upgrading from Mountain Lion to Mavericks, and when I came back, Homebrew was not functioning at a smoke-test level. ...
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OS X Server with Open Directory and Network Configuration

I am trying to use a Mac Mini as an Open Directory domain, however it fails on the Open Directory Setup. The exact error from the log is a below: Server[308]: An error occurred while configuring ...
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WebDav issue with Mac OS X 10.5.3 onwards

We upgraded to Mac OS X 10.5.3 and getting problem when uploading files (PUT) to a webdav server (the server is Apache running on a Windows environment). When we drag and drop on to a webdav folder ...
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How to backup OS-specific files with rsync? (Mac OS X to Ubuntu Server)

I want to setup an automatic backup system using rsync to backup documents/source code from Mac OS X to Ubuntu Server. I have some documents written in Pages (iWork), and lastly when I tried to ...
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Mac Mini Server with Thunderbolt Drive as file share

I am looking at expanding my Mac Mini Server with a LaCie 10TB 5big Thunderbolt Series Hard Drive, I have received mixed messages about whether it is possible to use a Thunderbolt drive to setup ...
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OSX nslookup can resolve a lan hostname, but ping cannot? [closed]

I'm having an issue which recurs every few days, whereby ping cannot resolve a hostname on my LAN (but nslookup is able to). This is on OSX 10.9.2 (latest). The machine in this case is called ...
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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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Script to apply Simple Finder restrictions to Mac OS X user?

Is it possible to script (e.g. with AppleScript or bash shell script) applying the Simple Finder and an associated application whitelist to a local user account on Mac OS X? We are using Mac OS X ...
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How do I chmod ACLs to groups with spaces in the name on Mac OS X?

I'm trying to add an ACL for the group "Domain Users", but since it has spaces in the group name it isn't parsed correctly by chmod: $ chmod -R +a 'DOMAIN\Domain Users allow ...