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You should make sure that in your /etc/apache2/users/username.conf you have the following: <Directory "/Users/username/Sites/"> Options Indexes MultiViews FollowSymlinks AllowOverride All Order allow,deny Allow from all </Directory> The FollowSymlinks and AllowOverride are essential here. While you are hinting at both in your ...


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The apple configurator doesn't currently have this option. The only workaround I've discovered so far is to register an exchange account with the iOS device using SSL. This forces the user to use a passcode, and disables the option to remove it. Now go into your exchange account settings on the iOS device, deselect "Use SSL" then go and disable the ...


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To disable password authentication you need to edit /etc/sshd_config. In Terminal: sudo vim /etc/sshd_config (or replace with your favourite editor) Look for the line: #ChallengeResponseAuthentication yes And change it to: ChallengeResponseAuthentication no That is, remove the # at the beginning, and change yes to no. All subsequent ssh logins ...


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iPhone Configuration Utility You can use Apple's free iPhone Configuration Utility on Mac or Windows to create custom .XML configuration profiles for the iPad and install them to iPads over USB. I do not know which specific parameters you will have access to configure. There is also a third-party MDM (Mobile Device Manager) server platform for rolling out ...


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Neither MacOSX nor iOS offer to change the OS theme. If you want to do this, you need to use third party software. What MacOSX does offer, is changing the color profile and calibrate it in System Preferences -> Displays -> Color -> Calibrate. I've played around with different options and found the option "Cool bluish white" to be much easier on the eye:


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To give a very short answer: No, this is not possible.


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The Apple Configurator was made for this exact reason: easy deployment of iOS devices in large numbers.


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This seems to be exactly what you are looking for: LaunchControl


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To restore from backup connect the iPhone to your computer wait for it to appear in iTunes right-click on the iPhone listed under Devices and select "Restore from backup..." select the backup you want to restore (there may be several) Restoring will only touch user-specific content and configurations.


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I'm running Snow Leopard and my iCal Get Info command allows me to change colors. Here's a screen capture where I can make this change. To reach this window, I highlight the exchange "Calendar" in the left hand sidebar of iCal and enter Cmd I. In my iCal setup, I have "Home" (orange) "Gmail" (blue)and "Exchange" (red). I can get info and change the ...


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One way to do this is to put the following command in ~/.profile: export PAGER="col -b | open -a /Applications/Safari.app -f" The PAGER environmental variable controls what program man uses to display man pages. the col command removes all of the backspace-formatting from the man page. The open command saves the output as a temporary text file and opens ...


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Correct. They're sadly slow to publish this info. Try this: http://www.mactech.com/articles/mactech/Vol.21/21.02/Security/index.html Cheers!


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The default is on Control-left Control-right. To customize, edit preferences/Keys and associate the escape code to some other hotkey of your choice


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Lingon (MAS link) It provides a nice GUI for creating daemons/agents, without writing plist file by yourself. You can also use it to delete daemons/agents that you don't want.


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On shell level, $PATH is set in /etc/profile by calling /usr/libexec/path_helper. To add your own paths, you can add files with a path in it to /etc/paths.d/: pse@Fourecks:~$ ll /etc/paths.d total 8 -rw-r--r-- 1 root wheel 13 Jul 22 07:02 50-X11 -rw-r--r-- 1 root wheel 12 Aug 13 14:12 TeX pse@Fourecks:~$ cat /etc/paths.d/TeX /usr/texbin That's the ...


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You can restore pretty much any iPhone backup onto any other iOS hardware. Should you have made some settings changes for hardware that is no longer there, those will sit there unchanged and hidden until you restore that backup back onto a device that can use that setting. You also don't have to worry about being hobbled - the software was designed to let ...


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Go to: Preferences -> View Tab Then uncheck the bottom item labelled "Show most recent message at the top"


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There is not a native way to do this in iOS, but there are many possibilities for workarounds. Here's one: Set up Boxcar and install the helper app on your iDevice. Create a rule in Boxcar telling the helper app to get a push notification every time a message is received at the forwarding address provided. If you need help with this, see this help article. ...


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If you connect it to a display that offers 1280 x 720 as a resolution, then it should give you that as an option. You need to test it with the display that you will be using at the conference, which is always a good idea.


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The chflags efficiently blocked InternetSharing from touching my configuration file, but caused a detected error: com.apple.InternetSharing[1976]: dhcp_config_create: Unknown error: -1 Hence bootpd didn't start at all. By studying the processes spawned by InternetSharing I finally build a way to circumvent this systematic and stupid overwriting of ...


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NTPd can be configured to get time from any host. Notably many use http://www.pool.ntp.org That IP is running a ntp server with accurate time; and a http server, the page is mostly invalid HTML with Google Ads. It doesn't look terribly nefarious, so I'd guess that something else is going on here. Check your configuration and see if it's set to use that IP ...


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I think there was a bug in Xcode 4.1 where the command line tools were not installed. I just ran the 4.1.1 delta installer from the App Store and things work just fine. Last login: Tue Sep 20 14:47:44 on ttys001 mac:~ mike$ which gcc /usr/bin/gcc mac:~ mike$ ls -l /usr/bin/gcc lrwxr-xr-x 1 root wheel 12 Sep 19 16:04 /usr/bin/gcc -> llvm-gcc-4.2 mac:~ ...


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Show hidden files in Finder. Then you can either fix the problem in TextEdit, or simply remove/rename the file. There is no default ~/.profile on Mac OS X, only a global /etc/profile (and you may also have a ~/.bash_profile).


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Feel free to copy one of the example files into the /etc directory or make your own. You won't have any problems until you ever want to have more than one version of mysql installed and running - then you can set up shell variables to keep things apart - but for the short run - one file in one place would be good. So let the Workbench make /etc/my.cnf and ...


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http://www.bruji.com/bwana/ is exactly what you're looking for.


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I do not know of a way of shortening the actual boot time: from power on to login dialog window. You might however be able to shorten your login time by removing items from your login items list. You can find the list of user login items here: System Preferences → Accounts → → Login items. Remove stuff that has been added there that you do not want. Use ...


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Answer is right here: To get internet in my school I have to use the schools http proxy server If the proxy supports only HTTP, it does only support HTTP. I don't think you forgot anything. Contact your school's IT if they have different addresses/logins for other protocols. If they don't — file a feature request.


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There are a few programs which can give you insight into file system usage while programs are running. There are a few good terminal ones like lsof, but I really like fseventer for its simple graphical interface and play/pause button. All you would do is run your program, run fseventer, and if you make a change to your preferences or configuration and it ...


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I ran into issues where my audio controls were disabled similar to what you describe. I can't be sure it's the same issue, but in my case, killing the Core Audio process fixed it. Open up Terminal and enter this command: sudo kill -9 `ps ax | grep 'coreaudio[a-z]' | awk '{print $1}'` You'll be prompted to enter your password, but that should find and ...



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