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Configure a root directory in the ~/Sites directory

I'm building a web project with a very complicated and deeply nested directory structure. I'm looking for a way to set the parent directory of this project as the root in the sites folder so that I ...
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Can't reach apache document root from HOSTNAME.local on mavericks

I got some problems with reaching my local apache webserver from my MYHOSTNAME.local There's no problem when I visit localhost, but when I visit MYHOSTNAME.local I get a white page. It looks like ...
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MacBook Pro issue with local IP download over wifi

I am facing a strange situation on my macbook pro, with my wifi adapter: I'm serving a file via http (whatever server I use, I get the same problem: apache, node.js, ...): ...
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how to set a webcam on macosx so I can view it on another computer?

I am interested in setting a webcam server on a mac osx computer so that it can be accessed from a URL and be viewed streaming (not just snapshots of JPGs every a few seconds) -- is there anything ...
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How to reset the Apache web server password on Mac?

When I try to start the Apache web server on our Mac it asks for a password. I forgot the password and I know that I was the one who put the password on it because I'm the only person in our family ...
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How do I efficiently block advertisements on a Mac?

I'm currently trying to block most advertisements using a combination of AdBlock (for regexes) and the /etc/hosts file. However, trying to bypass the issue where blocked ads just show up as an error ...
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Starting built in Apache server in Mac OS X 10.9 (Mavericks)

I'd like to start my apache server on my Mac running OS X (10.9) Mavericks. Here is what I did: Goto terminal sudo apachectl start The server started without problem. But I got the following problem ...
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Redirect domain to subfolder

I have a domain name mydomain.com, but I want to redirect its traffic to mydomain.com/~myname/ on Apache 2.2. I tried to write redirect rule but it doesn't seem working. It's because when I access to ...
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Local Server Mac OSX 10.5

I'm using a legacy version of OSX (10.5) and want to find out how to develop locally using the built-in Apache server. I have turned on web sharing and am able to access the local website at: ...
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How to run php script (via web server) as different user under Mac OS X

I'm trying to call an executable from a PHP script that needs to be run as a different user (NOT root) than the web server normally runs as. I thought it should be sufficient to just set the setuid ...
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how to allow nginx in guest vm access shared folders in host os?

My setup I want to setup a ubuntu vm to act as a web server for development. Reason I want to have a development environment as close to the actual production environment as possible. Problem ...
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Unable to resolve computer name but able to resolve using ip address on my mac?

On my mac it resolve the computer-name or localhost or ipaddress of course. But i'm trying to use my phone to access the server setup on my machine but I can only resolve it using my mac's ip address ...
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Webserver process resistant to Ctrl+Z

I'm trying out different Python web-microframeworks, such as cherrypy and flask (under Mac OSX). When I end the process with CTRL+Z usually the processes lives on. Why does the shutdown signal not ...
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Connecting to virtual machine when no connection to internet

I'm having problems connecting to my local virtual machine if I'm off the internet. When I'm properly connected to the internet, I have no problem also connecting to my local server. Setup Host: ...
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1answer
407 views

Setting up a server on a Mac Mini with OS X Lion

I'm in the process of setting up my Mac Mini as a home server. For that reason I seek some guidance: I want to have a "Fileserver" meaning 2 different user accounts with read/write permissions to 1 ...
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Mac OS X - Web Sharing

I've enabled web sharing on my Mac OS X (via default Apache installation), and it gives me a web address that I (and supposedly other computers) can use to access my site. However, when I try to ...
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Please recommend a lightweight easily installable http server for OSX

I need an http server to serve up static content on localhost. It needs to meet the following conditions: easy to install, minimal configuration, just fire up from a directory and that's it ...
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347 views

Connecting to Macbook from local network fails

I want to set up a web server on my macbook (192.168.0.10) accessible from my iPhone (192.168.0.11). Both device are on the same network. The apache server is running on the macbook and accessible ...
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Super-lightweight server for ad redirecting

For most annoying ad sites I add mapping to 127.0.0.2 in /etc/hosts file and I use lighttpd binded to that ip to show empty page or empty image for requests (using regexp). Are there any alternatives, ...
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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 ...