I am running XAMPP which comes with a little "XAMPP Control" app that lets me start and stop Apache and MySQL by clicking a button. When I do that, I'm prompted by Lion for my admin password. Is there a way to skip this step? (On Windows, this is sort of like me asking "how can I run the XAMPP Control program in administrator mode?" --not sure if there's an analog for Mac.)
Mac OSX asks you for your password because XAMPP is trying to run the *nix command
a. Allow ALL
b. Allow ONLY the XAMPP command to be run with no password.
To use one of these solutions, do the following:
Note that on OSX Mavricks, you may have to add a % sign before the username (in
The thread Starting Xampp Control Panel without password lists two possible solutions :