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How do I connect via FTP to XAMPP (on Mac)?

I need to change CHMOD Permission issues on Localhost.

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You could use an FTP client like FileZilla:

...provided that FTP service is running on your instance if XAMPP and the ports are open.

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Yeah, you are supposed to connect with Username: Nobody, Password: xampp – Josh Dec 12 '12 at 4:28

You could just apply this trick and let wordpress use other means to download the plugins. This just worked for me.

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