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Make WordPress' plug-in installation work on OS X hosts
Authored by: simbalala on Jun 17, '10 08:29:40AM

A better solution may be to temporarily change the webserver (Apache) user to your own user name.

For 10.5 (maybe others) the httpd.conf file is in...

private/etc/apache2

Simply change the: User www

to your user name. Restart Apache by turning web sharing off then on, then run the installers or whatever you need the web app to do then change the user name back.

Much simpler and cleaner solution in my opinion and less likely to cause other problems.



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