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From "Vincent Bray" <>
Subject Re: Re: [users@httpd] Apache PC to Apple/Mac - Basic Questions
Date Sun, 30 Jul 2006 20:44:04 GMT
On 7/30/06, David Blomstrom <> wrote:
> If I type % sudo pico /etc/httpd/httpd.conf into Apple's Terminal, then
> press ENTER and get the following response:
> -bash: fg: %: no such job
> ...does that mean Apache isn't installed on my MacBook Pro after all?

You're not meant to type the '%' literally. That's there to symbolise
your command prompt :)

> I'm thinking of following the same route I took on my PC and just installing
> the software bundled from Apache Friends/XAMPP. But if I install XAMPP, and
> it turns out that Apache or PHP was already installed on my computer aftet
> all, would that create problems, or would the new installs simply over-write
> my current programs, whether they're the same upgrade versions or not?

I tend to avoid those packages but if they make your life easier then go for it.


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