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Advantages of using MAMP stack over Mac's native Web Sharing and downloaded MySQL

I'm wondering what are the advantages of using a MAMP stack instead of Web Sharing provided with Mac natively and MySQL downloaded and installed manually? I can see how in some cases MAMP can have ...
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How can I increase command line memory_limit for PHP with MAMP PRO?

I've edited every single php.ini on my Mac (at least all the ones found by "locate") and still can't seem to increase the memory_limit directive for PHP. I'm using MAMP PRO and running PHP scripts in ...
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Install MAMP (not PRO) For PHP And Mail Sending

I first tried searching here at apple.stack but couldn't find a solution that seemed to work for me, so I'm trying my hand at posting a question. I already spent a few good hours trying to make it ...
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How do I enable PHP on Mountain Lion OS X 10.8?

Just upgraded to Mountain Lion, and wanted to make PHP work on the built-in version of Apache.
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Which php.ini file do I have to edit on Mountain Lion?

I recently upgraded to Mountain Lion and reconfigured my apache2 (https.conf) file in the terminal to load PHP and start automatically. My localhost/~username/phpinfo.php page comes up to show my ...
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How can I determine the compile-time options of PHP?

I'm trying to customize my php install, but I'm not that familiar with compiling programs from scratch. How can I tell determine what compile-time options were used for php? Specifically, I'm trying ...
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Is it possible to update the preinstalled versions of both MySQL and PHP in OS X?

I'm running 10.6.4 and PHP reports itself as version 5.3.2 (5.3.3 is available) and mySQL reports version 5.1.45 (5.1.51 is available) I know they are minor releases but is it possible to easily ...
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What permissions do I need to give for my server setup?

I am trying to have a server setup for my web app locally on my MacBook Pro. I have installed Apache, PHP successfully and checked out my web app's code to /var/www location. Now there's a script in ...
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Web Sharing Apache Localhost - Access permissions

I want to install phpMyAdmin on the native Apache webserver that is bundled with Mac OS X 10.6. I turned on Web Sharing in System Preferences. Yet, me fear is that my computer is granting access to ...
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PHP 5.4 Installation on Mountain Lion

I just installed Mountain Lion, and of course I've had to set up Xcode Command Line Tools, reinstall Git, and do other things to get up and running again for programming. Naturally, PHP was pushed ...
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Upgrading to PHP 5.4 using Mac Port

I tried following the excellent instructions on this gist to upgrade my Mac to PHP 5.4, but before I do, I need to know: Is there an easy way to find out which php extensions do I have installed ...
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how can i set up mamp or web sharing to show clients php application remotely?

I'm currently using mamp instead of web sharing and I'm trying to figure out the best approach to share php and mysql web application that I'm working on to clients. What is the best way to do this?
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Is it possible to remove all installed terminal applications and extensions back to native without doing a clean OSX install?

Basically I would like to know if it is possible to remove all php, apache, homebrew, mac ports etc. installs back to native without doing a clean install of the OS? If not is the best way to go ...
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phpMyAdmin 403 Forbidden Error after upgrade to Yosemite

I upgraded my Mac to Mac OS X Yosemite. I had a AMP stack installed via Homebrew on Mavericks and it worked fine. After upgrading to Yosemite, I have the following problems: when trying to load ...
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How can I uninstall PHP 5.4 and 5.5?

I'm new to PHP and Apache and I think I've messed some things up that I don't know how to fix. After following a tutorial I managed to update to PHP 5.5, and then started having problems. I went to ...
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How can I run a PHP script by dropping file on icon?

I have a php script that takes a filename as an argument. When I run it from a terminal window I type ./my_script.php file_to_process.txt It works great! What I would like to be able to do is to ...
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Setting PHP upload_max_filesize in Mountain Lion

I have edited /etc/php.ini and have inserted the following line of code to set the subject variable: upload_max_filesize = 20M However, within a Joomla website on this host, the PHP Information ...
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How do I install the GnuPG PHP extension?

I'm having trouble installing a PHP native extension: GnuPG. Here's what I've tried so far. First: sudo port install gpgme sudo pecl install gnupg Output from the second command ends like so: ...
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How to install memcache on Mavericks? (MAMP)

I have MAMP on my machine, and I would like to install memcache for php, because one of my project throws errors like Fatal error: Class 'Memcache' not found. I installed X-Code from appstore, and ...
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How can I shut down an unlisted php-fpm?

I have two installations of php on my machine. One came with apache and is a 5.3 version, and I'm trying to use a 5.4 version with nginx. I'd like to work on project using nginx, but I can't figure ...
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Better PHP syntax coloring for XCode, and support for short_open_tag [closed]

The syntax coloring definition for PHP in Xcode (as of 5.0) is pretty poor: probably some 30% of PHP keywords are missing from the definition and are not highlighted as such PHP blocks in the middle ...
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How can I upgrade my PHP 5.3.1 to 5.3.2 on XAMPP Mac OS X?

I've just installed XAMPP on Mac OS X Snow Leopard, and everything is running correctly and setup completely well. However, I want to install an open source project that requires PHP 5.3.2 or higher. ...
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How to make ffmpeg use correct libfreetype version?

I have a PHP application that uses ffmpeg with libfreetype. I installed both ffmpeg and libfreetype from macports. But I keep getting this error: 2013-08-30 14:44:21 - Generate poster - Create ...
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Why does my OS X still run older php even though I updated it?

I have just updated my system php in terminal via command line. I deleted the export path in .bash_profile as it was pointing to mamp but for some reason my php still says 5.3 not 5.4 when I run php ...
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Where can I find a list of MAMPs?

I'm looking for a MAMP packaging = Apache + MySQL + PHP bundled together for Mac OS X (which is my OS). Where can I find it? Is there an "official" site where I can download it from? [ I know that ...
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ASP & PHP Web Server on OS X

On Windows, I ran Xampp on port 80 for PHP/MySQL and IIS on port 8080 for ASP. For OS X, what's the best route to take... Should I just run Xampp for Mac for PHP/mySQL, or is there a better option ...
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Can't compile PHP 5.6.1 from source

I'm trying to compile PHP 5.6.1 on my MacBook Pro but I can't seem to get pass all the problems. I get stuck with the error message at make: clang: error: linker command failed with exit code 1 (use ...
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OS X PHP — dyld: Library not loaded: /usr/lib/libpq.5.dylib

What is the problem with my Mac's default PHP? Whenever I do php -version, it shows the following file missing information. How can I fix this problem?
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Make TextMate run php from a different binary, not the original php

I work with php and postgre, and since the stock php doesn't come with postgre I had to install a different php version. So I installed php5 from this website: http://php-osx.liip.ch It's a quick ...
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How to undo “sudo rm -rf /etc/apache2/other/+php-osx.conf”

After I did this: sudo unlink /usr/local/php5 sudo rm -rf /usr/local/php5-* To remove the supplemental configuration file that was installed with the updated PHP software, you may be able to remove ...
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Web development on PowerPC

I'm interested in LAMP stack and Nodejs stack for PowerPC (iMac g5). Do they exist for Mac OS X 10.5.6 PPC?
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Forbidden error setting up a PHP app on Mac OS X 10.6

I have enabled Web Sharing in OS X 10.6 and now I can access http://localhost/~myuser from the browser. Now I have copied this PHP app to my ~/Sites/the_app folder, but when I want to access it in ...
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How can I upgrade PHP on a jailbroken iPhone?

I have an iPod touch running iOS 4.0 and an iPad running iOS 4.3.1, both jailbroken. They have lighttpd and PHP installed, however PHP seems to be an old version that I need to upgrade to use a ...
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Set sublime text to read .asp files as .php files (with php syntax)

I have a few .asp files that I want to edit with Sublime Text, however, I always have to change the syntax to PHP under View -> Syntax -> PHP. Is there anyway that I can make Sublime Text ...
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Apache/PHP can't resolve localhost

After upgrading to Yosemite, I'm having an issue with Apache and PHP running locally. PHP can't find my local database server using localhost but it can if I specify 127.0.0.1 or test.dev (which ...
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Terminal “LoadModule” - command not found

I installed via homebrew the new php56 version. To activate it and use it I typed this in the Terminal: LoadModule php5_module /usr/local/opt/php56/libexec/apache2/libphp5.so But it says: ...
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Different file kinds for same kind(/type) of files

I am seeing this weird thing on Mac (OSX). I have a PHP project where the file kind of certain PHP is listed as PHP where as other listed as TextWrangler text document; although all PHP files are ...
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When will PHP 5.4 appear in default OS X installations?

I am wondering when PHP 5.4 will appear in default OS X installations, or as part of official Software Update. Does anyone have historical information on how late after release of PHP 5.2 that PHP ...
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PHP exec() with Mac ports issue

I'm running PHP 5.3 from Mac Ports. I'm seeing some odd behavior with "exec()" that I can't track down. Calling commands that are installed in system-standard directories work, but calling commands ...
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Setting the config for PHP 5.3.15 and above

I have PHP 5.3.15 running on my Mac (OS 10.8.2). I have Apache running with virtual hosts. Also, I've installed FreeTDS for connecting to MSSQL. I still need to configure the /php/ext/mssql to run ...
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Enabling Apache

I cannot find the web sharing option in the system preferences under "Sharing"(where the web sharing is supposed to be). I am using Mac Os x 10.9.4
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Change the user Apache runs as [closed]

Need help to create a new user to apache web server and assign root privileges to newly created user. Or how to login as root user in apache server because following php script showing you are logged ...
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How is $PATH created?

I am still relatively new to the workings of the Mac OS but have extensive knowledge of Linux. I updated my php on Mavericks using the php_osx and the instructions stated to use export ...
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Install Apache, PHP and MySQL on Mac w/o MacPorts?

For some reason I can't use MacPorts. So the question is if it's possible to install Apache, PHP and MySQL on Snow Leopard w/o using MacPorts? Please don't offer MAMP or other bundles. Thanks in ...
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“Natively” add emails to Mail by PHP pipe script

I found this awesome tutorial on how to send emails on localhost that will open your Mail showing you the email that was sent from PHP, however this is slightly annoying getting Mail to open when an ...
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Do i need the 32 bit or 64 bit version of Mysql for use with php 5.5

First time Mac user, I am just about to download MySQL for Mac, which version do I need for use with PHP 5.5? Apologies if this is a really simple question. Thanks
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Error installing unixodbc

I am trying to install php55 using brew, but when you start installing the dependency 'unixODBC' stops at the last line this is the message that shows ➜ ~ brew install -vu php55 ==> Installing ...
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Unable to enable PHP in OSX 10.8 mountain lion

I have enabled php according to PHP's instructions and uncommented, #LoadModule php5_module libexec/httpd/libphp5.so in /private/etc/apache2/httpd.conf. However the line, #AddModule mod_php5.c ...
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*AMP setup Impact on upgrading from Snow Leopard to Mountain Lion

I have Snow Leopard. I want to upgrade to Mountain Lion. I've setup PHP as mentioned here. Will upgrading to Lion affect my PHP setup or any other setup like MySQL for that matter ?
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How to restore PHP to the original configuration?

I did something wrong and now my PHP is not working anymore. I'm using OS X Lion. I can I restore it to the original configuration?