Mac Moves to PHP 5.3.6 With Release of OS X Lion

With Apple‘s release of OS X Lion, the bundled version of PHP has been updated to PHP 5.3.6, the very latest production version of PHP. PHP 5.3 includes features like: namespaces, lambda funtions, late static binding, and a native mysql … Continue reading

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Mac OS X Lion: Useful Features, Compatibility, Upgrade Requirements, Install Time

Mac OS X 10.7, codenamed Lion was released on 20 July 2011. I’ve just upgraded my MacBook Air to Lion. Lion is … quite a lot of awesomeness bundled together. Useful Features of Lion Here’s some I love about Lion and … Continue reading

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Where are the Apache Configuration files on Mac? – httpd.conf

Here’s where to find httpd.conf on Mac. This is the httpd.conf location on Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard and Mac OS X 10.7 Lion. This article also shows how to make the httpd.conf directory visible in the Mac Finder. … Continue reading

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How to Change a Mac’s Name in Four Clicks

Changing a Mac’s name is easy. Here’s how to change a Mac’s computer name is four clicks. A Mac name change will affect the name that other computers see when they’re browsing the local network. I’ve tested this method on … Continue reading

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The Easiest Way to Take a Webpage Screenshot

Do want to take a screenshot of an entire webpage, not just the part the webpage that fits on screen? This article describes how to take a full webpage screenshot using free software. This method will take a screenshot of … Continue reading

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How to See Hidden Files on Linux, Mac and Unix

Files and directory names starting with a dot are treated as hidden files on operating systems derived from Unix. That means you won’t normally see these dot files in Mac OS X, Linux, FreeBSD or enterprise Unix. Linux includes Ubuntu, … Continue reading

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Httpd.conf’s Location on CentOS, Ubuntu, Red Hat, Mac and Others

Here’s where to find the Apache 2 web server configuration file httpd.conf The httpd.conf directory differs across Linux & Unix variants like CentOS, Mac OS X, Red Hat, Ubuntu and XAMPP Mac. This table lists the httpd.conf location for each … Continue reading

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