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Month: January 2012

Magento PHP Extension “mcrypt” must be loaded – Mac OSX Lion

NOTE: Whilst this specifically resolves the probem, I’d suggest setting up a virtual environment for your development using a combination of VirtualBox and Vagrant. Ever try to setup Magento in a local dev. environment on your Mac? You might have encountered an error message: PHP extension “mcrypt” must be loaded Well we better load it then! This solution here worked…

Show hidden files on Mac OSX

Ever needed to show those hidden files in Finder? I’ve tested this successfully in both Snow Leopard and Lion. Throw these two lines in your ~/.bash_profile (if it doesn’t exist, just create it) Reload your .bash_profile. From within terminal: Type sf to show all hidden files Type hf to hide all typically hidden files