Tag Archives: mac

snow leopard firewall stealth connection attempts – SHIELDS UP!

have you noticed any weird firewall log messages since installing snow leopard? i keep seeing requests for ports 53(dns), 548(AFP), 88(Kerberos), 80(WWW) from weird ip addresses … strange thing is logs only started showing up since 29th, after installing snow leopard … i’m still not sure how any traffic would get through 2 routers (both […]

os x 10.6 (snow leopard) and macports

so a few glitches upgrading to snow leopard recently. a couple programs didn’t work and needed to be re-installed (nambu, parallels, etc), a few issues with macports … $ port –version dlopen(/opt/local/share/macports/Tcl/pextlib1.0/Pextlib.dylib, 10): no suitable image found. Did find: /opt/local/share/macports/Tcl/pextlib1.0/Pextlib.dylib: mach-o, but wrong architecture while executing “load /opt/local/share/macports/Tcl/pextlib1.0/Pextlib.dylib” (“package ifneeded Pextlib 1.0″ script) invoked from […]

choose your destiny!

impending upgrades loom … which side will you choose? Windows: Mac: via (marco.org & strelau.net)

upgrading to php 5.3 via macports

so i noticed macports already has php 5.3 only a week after its release. so why not give it a try. well here’s what happened …. Zend Debugger requires Zend Engine API version 220060519. The Zend Engine API version 220090626 which is installed, is newer. Contact Zend Technologies at http://www.zend.com/ for a later version of […]

installing drizzle db on os x

UPDATE: these instruction might not be good to follow for now since even though it compiled and installed things are not happy at the moment. $ /opt/local/bin/client/drizzletest drizzletest: Could not open connection ‘default’ after 500 attempts: 21 drizzle_state_connect:could not connect not ok also there is better info here maybe … should have done more research […]

mac os x leopard unix groups admin

well it looks like there is still no usermod command in leopard and they have gotten rid of the god awful netinfo manager.  the new commands use dscl (directory services client) for managing users and groups. its still a bit confusing and less straight forward than the normal unix commands , usermod, groupadd, etc.  list […]

LAMP (leopard, apache, mysql, php)

## Introduction instructions for setting up dynamic web server and services on mac os x (10.5, should be similar for 10.4) ## semi-quick semi-easy totally sweet setup (a wee bit of compile time, but its worth it … smoke em if you got em boys) 1. download and install macports from macports.org 1. make sure […]