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Allowing any MAC admin user to run MySQL server on startup

I recently installed MAMP on our server in order to launch a Wordpress site. Though everything is working fine I am not the computer's main user, something which results in long downtime when it has ...
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How do I modify the short username in OS X?

I have modified my username from Supreeth to Sagar R Kothari. But I feel that it's not applied in most of the places where it's used. The username Supreeth is found in each new project (e.g. project ...
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My main User directory is gone, how can I get it back?

If I open up my hard drive and navigate to Users, my main account is not there. How can I get it back? In retrospect I realize it has been gone for a while, but since it still appears in the Sidebar ...
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Which is the simplest way to exclude an user from a launchd agent?

I have some launchd plists that are now placed at the administrator per-user level, particularly inside: /Library/LaunchAgents /Library/LaunchDaemons I'd like to avoid that some of those services ...
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Why is the reported user “root” when a “normal user” executes “ps ux” on OS X? Is this normal behaviour?

I am running OS X 10.6.1 . When i am logged in as a normal user of group staff and do a ps ux it lists my ps ux command as being run by root: snies 181 0.0 0.3 2774328 12500 ?? S ...
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How do you manage the user groups that users are assoicated to in Mac OS X?

How do I add/remove users to user groups on Mac OS X 10.5? Like 'bonic_master' for instance.. and out of curiosity how do I create a user group?
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To change $USER in OS X's terminal

I would like an other way to change my current user than by GUI. It would be great that if you can change the user as fast as you can your login shell by chsh. How can you change the user in OS X's ...