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Transform a Mac into an Open-Source Server

The Tutorial

MacPorts Installation

MacPorts is installed with a disk image containing a Universal binary for Mac OS X 10.4.x and requires valid TCL, curl and OpenSSL installations to function - all present by default on Mac OS X. Also required is the installation of Apple's Xcode programing suite, available as a separate installation from your OS X CDs or DVD, or preferably the latest version from Apple's Developer site:

If you are not running Mac OS X 10.4 or Apple's Xcode programming suite, refer to the Mac OS-X instructions in the menu at left.

To proceed with downloading and installing MacPorts itself, refer to the MacPorts instructions in the menu at left.

For those of you who prefer a GUI over the command line, Porticus is a Cocoa GUI for the MacPorts package manager. Please refer to the Porticus instructions in the menu at left.