MAMP is a common acronym for Mac OS, Apache, MySQL and PHP. MAMP & MAMP Pro are applications distributed at http://www.mamp.info. Both MAMP & MAMP Pro are a GUI front end for managing Apache, MySQL and PHP. MAMP is free while MAMP Pro requires payment. MAMP is similar to XAMPP and WAMP.

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Error message: sudo: mysql_secure_installation: command not found

I'm trying to learn PHP and I'm just in the process of installing apache,msql and PHP. I'm on a mac osx 10.7.2 I downloaded: mysql-5.5.18-osx10.6-x86_64.dmg I'm now at the point of setting the ...
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MAMP PRO on Lion: why can't I see any changes in httpd-vhosts.conf?

After adding a local virtual host in MAMP PRO (os x lion) everything works as expected. Out of curiosity I had a look at httpd-vhosts.conf file placed in MAMP/conf/apache/extra and to my surprise this ...
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Why doesn't Apache start in MAMP?

I have installed MAMP on OSX and while MySQL is running, Apache doesn't start. Here are some screen shots I have to describe the situation. Also when I start the server (or before that) httpd is not ...
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Local virtualhost takes too long to load on MAMP

I have a virtualhost "myhost.local" configured in MAMP My hosts file: 127.0.0.1 localhost 127.0.0.1 myhost.local 255.255.255.255 broadcasthost #::1 localhost fe80::1%lo0 ...
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Cannot Start MySQL Server on Fresh MAMP Install

I'm using Mac OS X 10.6.2 on my Macbook Pro. I can get the apache server to start, but not the mysql server, on both the default apache and default MAMP ports. When I try to go to my start page, I ...
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Can't get MAMP Pro 2.0.5 to work

I've been using MAMP for years. Rarely had any issues. I'm currently running OSX 10.7.4. I just upgraded MAMP to v2.0.5 and bought/installed MAMP PRO... but I can't get it to work. I can still you ...
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Wordpress Permissions OS X & MAMP

I have installed several local versions of Wordpress for development purposes. After the install I can create posts, pages and edit admin options. However as soon as try to upload images which would ...
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Running MAMP and WAMP on the same thumbdrive?

Recently started working in a tech-agnostic shop, and I find myself switching between OSX and Windows machines with some frequency. I've got a great set of HTML tools I use in my local MAMP, and ...
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Cannot change default path to php on OS X Snow Leopard

I have installed MAMP on OS X Snow Leopard (10.6.8) and I want to change the default path for PHP. I tried both of the answers on this question, and on this question, and in this thread but when I'm ...
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MAMP Pro 2.0.3 doesn't work in OS X Lion

When I start MAMP Pro 2.0.3 on Mac OS X Lion I get the following error: Apache wasn't able to start. Please check log for more information. When I look at the Console it says: kernel: ...
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navigate with bash

I'm very new to working with the terminal on my macbook pro and am trying to understand how to navigate into certain directories with it. I can't seem to get out of my username directory. I'm trying ...
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Can't access localhost on my browsers

I've just installed mamp for the first time onto my mac and I'm trying to view some PHP files I've loaded into the htdocs section of mamp. When I type localhost into my browsers, it says it can't ...
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Navicat ignores MAMP PRO

I'm using Navicat Premium 10.1.1 and MAMP PRO 2.1.4. MAMP PRO is set to use the port 3306 for MySQL. When I try to create a new MySQL connection in Navicat, I set the hostname as localhost, port as ...
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Running an application with root (or admin) privilages

I want to run MAMP Pro as root (or admin) under Mac OS X. MAMP starts up an Apache server on port 80 and because it's a low port, it I have to type my password in every time I start it up or shut it ...
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Remove one of the two instances of MySQL?

Objective I want to get rid of one of the two instances of MySQL on my iMac. History A while back I installed one just to play around with it - but then I ended up installing a MAMP stack so that I ...
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Apache won't start on Mac OS X Lion/MAMP

I'm having a hard time getting Apache to start running via MAMP. I've been developing with MAMP for the past few months and all has worked fine. This morning, however, Apache has magically stopped ...
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Adding aditional versions of php in MAMP

On my production server the highest version of php i can run is 5.3.13. Looking at the preferences panel in MAMP(v2.1.3) i have two options for the php either 5.2.17 or 5.4.10. Is there an install ...
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/etc/hosts deleted on restart

Since yesterday, my /etc/hosts file disappears "magically" on restart. When I recreate it via sudo vim hosts everything works, but it's gone once I restart. I'm on Mac OSX 10.6.8, running MAMP 1.9.4 ...
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Apache undoes my change to User in httpd.conf

In order to make my MAMP environment be more like my work environment, I'm trying to change Apache to run under _www rather than <myusername>. I located the appropriate httpd.conf file in the ...
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Fully-independent MAMP stack on external drive?

More and more, I find myself needing a common environment between my work and home machines. Right now, I have two separate MAMP installs (one on each box), with the webroot symlinked to a folder on ...
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Launching MAMP using LaunchDaemon not working in Mavericks

I followed the instructions from this page: http://blog.dannykey.com/automatically-launch-mamp-on-start-up/ to try to get MAMP starting at system start-up without a user logging in. I did this before ...
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How can I get Homebrew and MAMP (Pro) to play nicely together?

I am using MAMP Pro for most of my local application development and am trying to install ruby , etc via homebrew however homebrew will give me the following warning: Warning: "config" scripts exist ...
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Local Server using Ubuntu to test web pages - MAMP Alternative

So I do a lot of web development and I have grown to like using local servers to do my web development. Normally I do web development using Mac OSX, I have a macbook pro. But I have recently installed ...
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Upgrading APC extension in MAMP

I'm trying to upgrade the APC extension in MAMP. I have got installed MacPorts and with the following command I've installed the autoconf: sudo port install autoconf Then I've executed this command: ...
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MAMP PRO can't be used by non-admin users

I have MAMP PRO set for a Mac's admin user. But other users want to use it too. How can it be done? When a normal user try to open MAMP PRO, it shows a message saying that it needs administrator ...
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MySQL not starting on Mac OSX Mountain Lion (no mysqld process running)

I'm really frustrated about a problem I have with MySQL on my Mac, it's been like two weeks since it just doesn't start, I even tried creating another user account in my mac, with the same results. ...
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Libpdf_php complaining about non thread safe binaries

I installed libpdf_php on MAMP v2.0 and after restarting Apache I get following error: [11-Jan-2013 11:48:21 UTC] PHP Warning: PHP Startup: pdf: Unable to initialize module Module compiled with ...
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Accessing local sites from IE10 Metro mode [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to test local sites in Metro IE10? I've just installed the Windows 8 Consumer Preview to test my websites in IE 10. I'm running the Win8CP in a virtual machine in ...
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MAMP set up under the administrator account does not start servers under user account

I set up MAMP under an administrator account on this Mac OS 10.6.6. That works fine. The Apache and MySql server start and php works. When I log on to a user account with administrator privileges ...
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Seeing MAMP site over LAN

I've googled. I've posted at the MAMP site. Still no luck. I have MAMP Pro running just fine. I go to another computer in the house and, not so good. When I go to ...
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Trying to access localhost mamp from iPad

I want to visit my localhost that is being served by mamp on my iPad to do some testing. All the places I looked online say just to visit ip:8888. This results in Safari showing a "server stopped ...
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XAMPP VS MAMP on Mac

I'm a XAMPP user ever since whether it's in Windows or Mac environment. But recently I saw MAMP from another user, I saw some cool features like you can associate a domain without coding it up. If ...
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Debug - How to Access virtual host from Virtual Box machine?

If I configure my virtual box with NAT I can access my localhost MAMP page with: 10.0.2.2 If I configure windows hosts file with: 10.0.2.2 mysite.dev I could then access that same information by ...
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MAMP PRO on OSX 10.7 Lion Does not shutdown properly

It seems that MAMP Pro is not allowing the OS to properly shut down. With MAMP Pro running, selecting Shutdown from the Apple menu results in the system sitting there, not doing anything. Then, ...
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How to view Mamp Pro on a Mac OS X 10.6 from a PC over a LAN

I've been trying to test my sites on IE on my PC sitting next to my Mac over the LAN. I have Mamp Pro set up with port: 80 Mysql: 3306 with a virtual file with: 127.0.0.1 mysite.dev On my Windows ...
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Share MAMP in virtual pc as well

I have a MAMP installation on my mac, and I use vmware fusion to run a virtual windows installation. I was wondering if there's a way to share the localhost i have in mac with the vmware windows ...
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How do I run a PHP script through SSH using MAMP?

I have a PHP socket script that I run from SSH on a remote dedicated server, but I want to try doing that using MAMP with SSH. I have MAMP configured and am running a remote web server on port 80. I ...
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Can a DNS domain name point to a folder on a server?

So I have a DNS domain name for my computer so that I can connect to it easily without remembering my IP address every time and it works great. I also have a website that is being hosted off my ...
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Turning on “E_ALL” (errors) in php.ini

I've turned on errors in php.ini by removing the ; in front of the comment on line 240 of php.ini (I'm using PHP 5.4.4). I'm using MAMP for my local server to set up a local environment, and I ...
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How do I set up a web server on my local intranet

I'm running a MAMP stack on my iMac and I want to be able to access this server on any computer in my local network. For now, I'm just forwarding localhost to port 80, but I'm pretty sure this makes ...
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I just installed MAMP. How do I access mysql through the terminal?

I'm trying to figure out how I can start using mysql through terminal since I'm not much of a fan for phpmyadmin. I read online where that told me to type this into terminal ...
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Username has changed on Mac OS X Lion

My username (the first thing you see on every line in the Terminal) has changed. It used to be my first name (Jonathan), but it has changed to the name of a freelance web project I'm currently working ...
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can I put files in hidden volume /home at the root level of macintosh HD

I am trying to reproduce the file structure of my VPS on my mac locally, so that it's easier for me to test websites in a local development environment to do this I would need have a /home folder at ...
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Lingering MAMP Files

I installed MAMP a while ago and didn't enjoy it very much, so I uninstalled it (moved from Applications to Trash). Today I discovered that there are still MAMP files on my machine, but I can't seem ...
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Mac - Allow user to run MAMP

Whenever I start or quit MAMP, Mac OS asks me for the root password. Thats annoying. How can I prevent that? I use only 1 account on my OS. I want MAMP to be controlled without asking for the ...
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Add log files to Console.app

I'd like to select MAMP logs (in /Applications/MAMP/logs/) from Console.app's "Log List". Is there a way to add arbitrary log files to Console.app's "Log List"? Maybe there's a .plist I can edit ...
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Can connect to a MAMP setup localhost with Mac, but PC doesn't connect

I have MAMP on my Mac, and I can access my locally hosted sites like so http://localhost:8888/wordpress/ When I switch to my PC on the same network, I can enter localhost but it will not connect to ...
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MAMP “localhost” doesn't work unlike 127.0.0.1

What to do to fix this? my etc/hosts file looks like this: 127.0.0.1 localhost and using terminal with command: file -b /etc/hosts i got ASCII English text, with CR line terminators but ...
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nginx proxy_pass and virtual hosts within LAN returns 404

I hope this makes sense. Basically, I have set up a local server on my MAC using nginx, with these rules for the proxy_pass: location /engine/rest { proxy_pass ...
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Can't use command line – “command not found” after editing PATH

I'm running OS X Mavericks and was trying to install MAMP PRO 2.2. I was trying to configure the PATH variable to have the PHP binaries of MAMP PRO. I added the following line on my ~/.bash_profile ...