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Tutorials, tips, hints, software, and howtos about Apple Mac OS X Unix operating system including MacBook Pro, MacAir, Mac Mini and server edition. ( rss feed )

Mac OS X: Set / Change $PATH Variable

I need to add dev tools (such as JDK and friends) to my PATH. How do I change $PATH variable in OS X 10.8.x? Where does $PATH get set in OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion?
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OS X Mountain Lion 10.8 Set Apache and PHP Web-Server

I am using Apple OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.4 on my Macbook pro. For my school project I need to write an app in PHP 5 and Apache. However, I am unable to find the Web Sharing option from the Sharing panel in System Preferences. How do I install Apache and PHP5 in OS X version 10.8.4? How do I enable HTTPD and test my web app?
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HowTo: Pronounce Mac OS X

I am a new Apple Macbook pro user. Is Mac OS X pronounced as "Mac OS E-X" or "Mac OS Ten"? How do you pronounce the Apple Mac os X? How do I find out OS X version using command line tool?
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HowTo: OS X Take a Screenshot On My Mac Desktop

I can use Shutter app in GNU/Linux to take a screenshot of a specific area, window, whole screen, or even of a website. How do I take a screenshot on my mac book pro/mini desktop using Mac OS X?
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Mac Os X: Find Out Wireless WI-Fi Connection Speed Rate

How do I see my current WI-FI (Wifi) connection speed in Apple Mac OS X?
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Mac OS X: Wake Up Servers Using Wake-on-LAN ( WOL ) Command Utility

I know how to send WOL command using Linux or FreeBSD wake command. But, how do I send Wake on LAN (WOL) frames to hosts on a local Ethernet network using Apple OS X Unix operating systems to wake up my servers or nas devices?
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Mac OS X: Install GCC Compiler with Xcode

I have Mac OS X Mountain Lion. I need to compile a few apps and Perl modules. I already installed Xcode from app store but I'm unable to find gcc compiler or make command. How do I install gcc on Mac OS X 10.8.x?
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I'm setting up server on an Amazon EC2 compute instance powered by Suse Enterprise Linux server. I am using the following command to login into the my EC2 compute from OS X/Ubuntu desktop:

ssh -i suse-ec2-server-jp.pem root@ec2-xx-yy-zzz-yyy.compute-1.amazonaws.com

I am getting the following error:
Permissions 0440 for 'suse-ec2-server-jp.pem' are too open.
It is recommended that your private key files are NOT accessible by others.
This private key will be ignored.
bad permissions: ignore key: suse-ec2-server-jp.pem

How do I fix this problem and login using ssh command?
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Linux / Unix: Find and Delete All Empty Directories & Files

How do I find out all empty files and directories on a Linux / Apple OS X / BSD / Unix-like operating systems and delete them in a single pass?
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Apple OS X: Remove a Symbolic Link (Symlink) Command

How do I remove a symlink under Apple Mac OS X using bash command line option?
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