Tag: osx

PHP Configuration for Leopard

Both Apache 2.2 and PHP 5 come with every installation of Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard. MySQL does not. There are a couple of tricks for installing and/or turning them on –and thereby attaining Development Happiness.

Time Machine Backups over WiFi

Leopard does not (yet?) backup to a disk attached to an Airport base station, to lots of people’s concern. But OS X version 10.5.1 will backup over the network – to another Mac. It works just fine over wired or wifi networks, so it works for MacBooks.

Online Backups

We’ve been testing online backup software here at el-Studio for a while now. Remarkable how the slipping of the little rubber band inside our tape drive – the one that connects the motor with the thingy that spins the tape – brings online backups to mind.