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Fix for Item can’t be moved to Trash because…

OSX Trash Can

Deleting files on a Mac is one if the simplest tasks, or one would assume. Ever so often the error “Item can’t be moved to Trash because item can’t be deleted” shows up when attempting to move a file to the trash can.

The reason behind the message is that the file to be deleted is in use and the holding application won’t release it for moving. The easiest fix is to find out which application is holding the files locked ...

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Listed in Mac, Useful Stuff

Tags: Mac, OSX

How to install Apache PHP and MySQL on a Mac

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The following instructions guide you thru the installation of the latest LAMP Stack (Apache, PHP and MySQL) on MacOS X Snow Leopard.

Sure, there are pre-packaged solutions like MAMP and MAMP Pro, but if you want to know the inner workings of a LAMP stack, you want to do the installation and configuration yourself.

Let’s get started. Here are the steps to install Apache, MySQL and PHP on a Mac OS X

Download the installation image from MySQL website here. Then double-click to ...

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Listed in Mac, MySQL, Web Development

Tags: apache, Mac, MySQL, php, Snow Leopard