Operating System by Apple, also called OS:X 10.6.x

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ScreenShare: command line and observe only

I have a wide TV screen that is attached to a Mac Mini. I am able to use this screen as a second screen using an application like ScreenRecycler. However, Sometimes I want to demonstrate what I am ...
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Snow Leopard: Optimization

I have bunch of questions: I have a Mac network, which has five Mac's. Right now, they are individually getting software updates. Is there a way to download the patches/security updates in a single ...
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MacPorts: installing packages systemwide

On Snow-Leopard, it seems that when I install a package, it requires to be "reinstalled" for every user. How do I do a system-wide install? Thanks!
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Gitosis on Mac OS X (Snow Leopard)

I have a Snow Leopard box, where I have gitosis installed (Warning: noob alert), added a git user and I am able to remotely login to the machine with ssh. Locally, I can 'clone' my created ...
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How to install DBD::mysql on OS X Server 10.6?

Trying to install DBD::mysql on OS X Server 10.6 (mac mini server). But I'm missing the mysql headers apparently. Since mysql is already part of OS X Server 10.6, I would like to NOT install anything ...
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Transparent proxying leaves sockets with SYN_RCVD in MacOS X 10.6 Snow Leopard (and maybe FreeBSD)

I'm trying to create a transparent proxy on my MacOS machine in order to port the sshuttle ssh-based transproxy VPN from Linux. I think I almost have it working, but sadly, almost is not 100%. Short ...
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Mapping drives on MacOSX (Leopard/Snow Leopard) permanently inside LAN

How do I "map" shared folders on a Mac, permanently? With map, I do not mean 'connect', but permanently add it to the system so it exists after reboot. Since workstations tend to shutdown, I wonder ...
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No rights to write on SMB mounted volume after updating on 10.6.3

After updating on 10.6.3 I suddenly have no rights to write an mounted volumes via SMB. I had no problems before and nothing has changed regarding to rights on the Windows Server. I can read and copy ...
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Mysql Error 2002 (HY000) on Snow Leopard

My boss update my computer to Snow Leopard, after the update we had a set back and deleted a few files/folders, since then is just nightmare after another one. I finally getting things back but I'm ...
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Snow Leopard NFS Server and no_root_squash

I want to export an NFS share from my Mac to a linux VMware, but I'm running into a problem with the export. Things work fine when I export as: /Users/garyrichardson/leap/nfs -rw 172.16.180.130 ...
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SSH_ORIGINAL_ENVIRONMENT error with Snow Leopard client to a gitosis server on Debian

I have a server running gitosis (installed from the package manager) on Debian Lenny. I am able to perform all operations from my linux mint laptop, but from my Mac running an up-to-date Snow Leopard ...
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Binary won't execute when run with a path. Eg >./program won't work but >program works fine

I'm getting some weird behaviour for a binary file I'm trying to run. I'm using Mac OSX snow leopard, and the binary itself is part of labkey software .. built from source. If I try to run the file ...
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Postfix aliases and duplicate e-mails, how to fix?

I have aliases set up in postfix, such as the following: all@mydomain.com: foo@mydomain.com, bar@mydomain.com ... When an email is sent to all@mydomain.com, and any of the recipients in that ...
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Cannot establish a network connect to VMWare Fusion VM

I am running Snow Leopard 10.6.2 (not the server edition) with VMWare Fusion 3.0.0 and I trying to get my Ubuntu 9.10 x86_64 VM working. I am using a bridged connection, and I have an internet ...
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How Can I Open Port 80 On Mac OS X Snow Leopard?

I recently upgraded to Snow Leopard, and I want to start using the included Apache web server. I activated web sharing, and went to http:/127.0.0.1/ in my web browser. Safari couldn't connect to the ...
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Inconsistent single-word DNS resolution in OS X (Snow Leopard)

DNS resolution appears to be inconsistent across OS X for no reason I can fathom. $ ping example PING example.co.uk (80.94.32.224): 56 data bytes 64 bytes from 80.94.32.224: icmp_seq=0 ttl=56 ...
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Mac creating files w/ wrong perms on samba share

In my group, which is very heterogeneous in terms of machines, we use a samba share to collaborate on files and such. In all but one case, it works as expected (or at least close enough). The one ...
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Can I create my own S/MIME certificate for email encryption?

I'm having a bit of an issue here. Bear with me as this may be a case of "not asking the right question". Background: Using Apple Mail. Want to encrypt/decrypt email but GPGMail (and apparently ...
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How to access webservers running on ports blocked on company's network?

Case: I have set up a Mac mini (Snow Leopard, not server edition) with the Atlassian suite (JIRA, Confluence, etc. running on port 8080, 8090...) at home. At work I cannot access web-sites running on ...
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Snow Leopard: MySQL doesn't start

I have updated to Snow Leopard and I removed mysql by following this post: http://forums.mysql.com/read.php?11,75256,255853#msg-255853 After that I have installed the mysql 64 bit community edition, ...
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Workaround SpamAssassin Y2K10 Bug (Mac OS X Server)

Bug Report: https://issues.apache.org/SpamAssassin/show_bug.cgi?id=6269 It turns out that SpamAssassin is adding a score of 3.2 (FH_DATE_PAST_20XX) to all email going through my mail server (Mac OS X ...
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Accessing server with .local address

I just setup a new Mac OS X Server, named it myserver.local. I have a couple websites that I'm running from it as a webserver and am trying to access the server as such: ...
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VirtualHost Forbidden

Hey guys, I'm running Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard with the default Apache 2 installation that it comes with and PHP 5 enabled. Anyways, I have configured a VirtualHost whose DocumentRoot is under ...
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Snow Leopard update Dec 09. Did anyone else lose their MySQL data?

Initially I had to re-install MySQL when I upgraded to Snow. I managed to get everything backed up to .csv file and was able to migrate to the new install. It worked fine! Earlier this week Mac issued ...
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Compiling SVN Perl bindings on Snow Leopard: tests fail

At my work, we have to build our Subversion environment from source since it is deployed on shared applications servers and all dependencies must be contained within the user's home directory. I've ...
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AD users in Snow Leopard with admin privileges

I've just authenticated my first Apple machine onto the active directory infrastructure. Yay! The only thing I'm having problems with is specifying that the AD user is an administrator, and able to ...
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(OS X 10.6) ERROR 2002 (HY000): Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/tmp/mysql.sock' (2)

I have recently installed Snow Leopard onto my Mac, and MySQL stopped working. I went into the terminal and used 'rm -r' on my old directory, and redownloaded the new version from the mysql website. ...
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Why does connecting to Snow Leopard from Vista using VNC hang every 5 mins or so?

There was a post discussing VNC hanging when connecting to OS X a few months back, but it was OS X 10.4, so I thought I'd see if someone has experience with our problem. We're trying to remotely ...
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MySQL lost after upgrading to Snow Leopard

Continuing a question started at StackOverflow - this was more of an administrative question. I made a silly mistake of upgrading Leopard a tad too soon. I thought I dumped my mysql files but the ...
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Snow Leopard Permissions in Shared Folders reset on saving file

I have several users who access their accounts on OSX through their windows machines over samba. As soon as they update/save a file, it sets the permissions to -rwxr----- which means no other users ...
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iPhone SDK image

I am hoping to do some iPhone development, but don't want to switch my base os to Snow Leopard. Does anyone know the most economical, flexible and successful way to do this? I am thinking: purchase ...
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Mac OS X Server: what's the difference between the server userIDs and locals userIDs? Are they distinct?

super newbie question apologies: I have bought a shiny new Mac mini with Snow Leopard Server pre-installed. I have 5 macs already in the house, and of course on each one there is already a login ID ...
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Mac OS X 10.6 issues connecting via vpn to Microsoft server

I am currently running Mac OS X Snow Leopard and trying to use the native vpn client to connect to our Microsoft vpn server. If I route all traffic via the vpn connection I am able to connect to our ...
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Will setting MySQL root password prevent it from autostarting?

I installed and set up MySQL on Snow Leopard, and created a Launch Deamon to start MySQL automatically (Got it from this tutorial). But the step to verify that it is working, doesn't work for me: ...
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Install gettext to Apache2 on Snow Leopard Server

I have my web server from Apple installed on my Mac OS X server, and now I want to add "gettext" and more to the server but how can I do it? I can't find php/ext/ folder, :/ and I don't know how I ...
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Mail server Mac OS X Snow leopard

I have a problem, I can't find at good tutorial how to setup my mail server. I only can get a user account with the "shortname" and my server's ip, address like nickname@10.0.1.100 :/ I need to bind ...
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How to make Mac OS X Snow Leopard Software Update to use a custom Mac OS X Snow Leopard Server

I have my Mac OS X 10.6 server, and iI have enabled software update, but now I need my Macbook Air and iMac to update from this server. I have tried to read about it, but I can't find it, I hope ...
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Permission issues with Samba and OS X

I'm having some serious permission issues with Mac client machines (OS X Snow Leopard) connected to a UNIX server (running CentOS) through Samba. No matter which permissions I set for a file on the ...
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E-mail groups in OS X Snow Leopard

I've been trying to figure out how to do simple e-mail distribution groups in OS X Server 10.6 now for a few hours and I can't seem to figure it out. Basically I want to be able to e-mail multiple ...
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Snow Leopard Compatible Drivers for Moschip MCS7720 USB-to-Serial Controller

We are using Cables Unlimited USB-2925 USB-to-Dual-DB9 serial cables, which use the Moschip MCS7720 controller. We have downloaded the newest driver from http://www.moschip.com/mcs7720.php, but that ...
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Mac OS X Server: Snow or not?

So I'm working for this small company that has 4-5 macs and 3-4 iphones they want to connect together (calendards, contacts, mail, etc). They already have a mini with 10.5.5 Server on it, but I'm ...
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Snow Leopard with Cisco VPN won't turn off split tunneling

I have noticed when connecting to my office via my MacBook Pro that I'm able to access both the office network and my home network, in other words split-tunneling is turned on. We have explicityly ...
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snow leopard (osx): sudo preserving environment

Greetings, I would like to preserve my aliases after sudoing on OSX: sudo -s . .profile Is it possible to achieve this on a SINGLE command line? - i.e. something like: sudo -s ; . .profile tks ...
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Vim keyboard remap on Snow Leopard (MacOs 10.6)

I want to have my external keyboard's HOME, END, PAGEDOWN and PAGEUP Working on Leopard's Terminal. So that I changed in Terminal > File > Preferences: Home: \033[H End: \033[F PageUp: \033[5~ ...
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Mod_rewrite (CakePHP routing functionality) forbidden after Snow Leopard upgrade

I am using the standard Apple-provided installations of PHP 5.3 and Apache 2 to do web development on a Mac Pro that I just upgraded to Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard). The upgrade went well enough, if I ...
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rsync xattr oddness between mac & linux?

Hullo all - I'm using rsync to back up from my mac to a fileserver runnning linux, and I see the following error: rsync -e ssh -vaxE --delete --ignore-errors 192.168.1.3:/bkup/mac/Users/dave/ ...
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Kernel panics with Snow Leopard with external Firewire hard drives

Basically seeing problems accessing external drives, SuperDuper backup slow and prone to crashing causing kernel panics, Virusbarrier ditto. See my answer seems to be a known firewire driver fault in ...
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Enabling external accounts on Snow Leopard

I have a mac running snow leopard and I would like to create an external account (i.e. one which resides on a usb drive and shows up on the login screen when the usb drive is inserted ) . I tried ...
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What options are available to perform whole disk encryption with Snow Leopard

We would like to encrypt the entire disk of a Snow Leopard workstation running some sensitive file, database and web services. PGP does not yet work for 10.6, and we cannot use FileVault as it is not ...
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Does Mac OS X Server incorporate all the capabilities of Mac OS X?

I'm thinking about purchasing a copy of Snow Leopard Server as I'm setting up a web/mail server pretty soon. I also want to dig into things that the server has to offer. I'm looking into maybe getting ...