Enable Macos Root User

Here is how you enable the root user in macOS Big Sur and ealier macOS versions, the macOS root user is disabled by default. As an admin user launch System Preferences from the Apple Menu and go to the User and Groups pane, you will need to authenticate first by clicking on the padlock icon down the bottom left, then click on Login Options to see…

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Macos Apache Vhosts

Setting up Virtual Hosts in Apache on on macOS Big Sur is straight forward after you have your local Web Development environment up and running – get your web development up and running first including Apache, PHP and MySQL on macOS following this macOS Big Sur Apache/PHP/MySQL guide here if required. This guide will also…

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Mariadb Install Macos

MariaDB is an alternative to MySQL database which is more performant with a full open license, you can install it easily on macOS via Homebrew. The first step is to install Homebrew on your computer and possibly to remove any older MySQL database server versions. Once Homebrew is installed, on the command line: brew install…

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