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Mac OS X: Port 8001 blocked in XAMPP. No Firewall on, no ISP interference

I have been trying to setup a new site on localhost which needs to be accessed via a separate port, for example port 8001, 8080, etc. As long as it is unused, I can apply it in this case. I have ...
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How to resolve conflicts when two binaries have the same name

Running OS X (10.9), I have a program called 'HEAD' in /Applications/XAMPP/xamppfiles/bin/, which is related to libwww-perl. The OS also has an unrelated program called 'head' in /usr/bin/ Since the ...
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Mac Permissions Nightmare - XAMPP

I am making a conscience effort to use the terminal more on Mac and when I thought I understood permissions and accessing specific files and services I am more lost than ever. I recently installed ...
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XAMPP (Mac) Virtual host showing 403

I keep getting Access Forbidden Error 403 when I try running my installation of XAMPP on my MAC I am running the project outside of /Applications/XAMPP/htdocs. It's in my ...
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XAMPP Mac Virtual Host Configuration

I am not sure what I am missing but after updating my httpd.conf file by uncommenting the string to allow httpd-vhost.conf to allow httpd-vhost.conf and update httpd-vhost.conf update ...
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Understanding a Git repo

I recently inherited a project that was setup to use Git and bitbucket.org and I need some clarification on how the workflow moves. My setup is as follows: my Drupal site is stored on Bitbucket. I ...
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Can't unlock file in Mac OS

I'm trying to edit the my.cnf file in Applications/XAMPP/xamppfiles/etc but it is locked. So I tried unlocking it using cd /Applications/XAMPP/xamppfiles/etc sudo chflags nouchg my.cnf But it ...
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XAMPP won't start Apache on Mac OS

When I try starting Apache from the XAMPP control panel (Mac OSX Snow Leopard), I get the following error popup and Apache won't start: /Applications/XAMPP/xamppfiles/bin/apachectl: line 70: ulimit: ...
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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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Unable to update the root password for MySQL — my.cnf is protected

I'm unable to update the root password for MySQL. On MAC OSX my.cnf seems to be protected, even after using sudo open -t my.cnf it still doesn't allow saving of the config file. The message when ...
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How can I access my XAMPP vhosts from a test browsers running inside Virtual Box?

Currently I'm doing development using XAMPP on OSX Snow Leopard. For Windows IE testing I want to use Virtual Box. How can I configure Virtual Box to let me access my local machine and various Apache ...
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Launchd doesn't give apache (XAMPP) all priviledges at startup

I use Mac OS X and use Launchd to automatically start XAMPP. I have set the apache user set to be the same as my account name in httpd.conf User cwd Group nogroup Well, if I just let the computer ...
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How can I recover an XAMPP MySQL database from a Time Machine backup?

I have a Time Machine backup drive from a MacBook Pro machine I don’t have anymore (technically, I reformatted a while back). It contained a MySQL database installed, managed, and run by my XAMPP for ...
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I can't get XAMPP to start automatically in OS X

I can't get XAMPP to start when OS X boots. I've been researching this for some time but with no luck. XAMPP needs to be started as root, and I don't want to store the password for root in a script ...
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XAMPP on OS X: PHP can't create files because of permissions, but it should run as root

I run XAMPP (which starts PHP and apache) with this command: do shell script "sudo xampp start" password "******" with administrator privileges So I asume it has admin privileges, does PHP get ...
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Make XAMPP program directory writeable?

I'd like to be able to write to the XAMPP directory so that I can run PHP scripts from there rather than my "Sites" user folder. How can I do that? I'm using 1.7.3. Currently, if I try to write ...
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XAMPP FTP server error?

XAMPP 1.7.3 for Mac does not let me run the FTP component. XAMPP Cannot run FTP while another FTP server is using Port 21. I'm not running anything else FTP related. I'm on Mac OS X 10.6.4.
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XAMPP: Access Forbidden!

I just installed a fresh XAMPP on OSX. Apache runs and I can see the splash page. I open the httpd.conf and I set both places that point to htdocs to someplace else, which results in Apache showing ...
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XAMPPErrorDomain error 1 for changing MySQL data dirs

I tried to move my mysql data dir from one disk to another, I modified the datadir parameter in my.cnf, but when XAMPP, and more precisely, MySQL starts, this error is displayed and MySQL doesn't run. ...
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The same XAMPP config works on Windows, but not on Mac OS X

I've been using Xampp on Windows for some time now. I'm trying to set it up on Mac OS X also, so I copied all the configuration, but I can't get virtual hosts to work. 1- I included this in ...