launchctl is an interface to OS X' launchd system to load or unload daemons or agents.

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Setting environment variables in OS X for GUI applications

How does one set up environment variables in Mac OS X such that they are available for GUI applications without using ~/.MacOSX/environment.plist or Login Hooks (since these are deprecated)?
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How do I start nginx on port 80 at OS X login?

I installed Nginx using homebrew and after completing the installation the following message was displayed: In the interest of allowing you to run `nginx` without `sudo`, the default port is set to ...
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launchctl: Dubious ownership on file (skipping) (Mac OS X)

I installed mysql recently and added its start command in my .bash file. But when I tried running the command, that's when I encountered this error: launchctl: Dubious ownership on file ...
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launchd seems ignore StartCalendarInterval on Yosemite

I tried to update Homebrew on time with launchd. My plist file is presented here: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <!DOCTYPE plist PUBLIC "-//Apple//DTD PLIST 1.0//EN" ...