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.

Installing MySQL on Leopard

MySQL now provides compiled binaries for Mac OSX 10.5 Leopard. But the startup applet doesn’t work properly yet on Leopard.

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.

The iPhone Cometh

I bought my wife an iPhone. After her first day, Laura was changing the ringtone.