How to Use The Mac OS X Hackers Toolbox by Phillip Wylie

When you think of an operating system to run pen testing tools on, you probably think of Linux and more specifically, BackTrack Linux. BackTrack Linux is a great option and one of the most common platforms for running pen testing tools. If you are a Mac user, then you would....

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john
john
4 years ago

great

Sebastian Maniak
Sebastian Maniak
7 years ago

having an issues with this “initdb /usr/local/var/postgres cp /usr/ local/Cellar/postgresql/9.1.4/homebrew.mxcl. postgresql.plist ~/Library/LaunchAgents/ launchctl load -w ~/Library/LaunchAgents/ homebrew.mxcl.postgresql.plist pg_ctl -D / usr/local/var/postgres -l /usr/local/var/ postgres/server.log start

I get this error

initdb /usr/local/var/postgres cp /usr/ local/Cellar/postgresql/9.1.4/homebrew.mxcl. postgresql.plist ~/Library/LaunchAgents/ launchctl load -w ~/Library/LaunchAgents/ homebrew.mxcl.postgresql.plist pg_ctl -D / usr/local/var/postgres -l /usr/local/var/ postgres/server.log start
initdb: invalid option — w
Try “initdb –help” for more information.

Anthony
Anthony
7 years ago

Hi, did anyone every get this all working ??:)

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7 years ago
Reply to  Anthony

Hi, eForensics Team here – this is quite an old piece, it first appeared in BSD Magazine (our sister publication) a few years back. Some issues might be just because progress happened and things don’t work the same way they did anymore (and that might give you an idea on where to look for solutions). We are looking into updating this material, though, and hopefully as soon as we do you’ll hear about it.

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