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Ampps For Mac – Update to 3.3 Manually Without Re-installing

Ampps for Mac

Ampps is a fantastic piece of software if you want to run a testing server but upgrading on the mac has always been pretty awkward. The first time I upgraded, back when I was a Mac newbie, I deleted all of my files by accident! Luckily I had created a backup first. The good news is Mac users can download and install the update from a compressed file so there is no need to install from the disk image again.

AMMPS For Mac – Changing the Apache Document Root

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Since getting a Mac I decided to use Ampps for all of my development and testing needs. Ampps, if you don’t already know is an alternative to Xampp, Mamp, Wamp and various other web servers. There is one thing I like to do with web server’s and that is to move the document root outside of the default path to prevent me deleting it and also to keep it backed up so here is a little tutorial on how to change the Apache document root in Ammps.

Access Your Email Through an Email Client

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Have you got more than one email account? Maybe you are fed up of having to access your email through a web interface or you just simply want to access all of your emails through one piece of software called an email client.

Thunderbird 3 Upgrade- Not Such a Smooth Ride!

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I have been using Thunderbird for the last 2 years and my configuration has always worked well even through the transition of switching from Windows to Linux. I have never had any trouble when updating versions of Firefox so I thought that I wouldn’t have many problems with Thunderbird either. Was it as plain sailing as what I originally thought?