Using Terminal $ cd /Library/StartupItems $ sudo mkdir xampp $ cd xampp/ $ sudo nano xampp Enter the contents below: #!/bin/sh /Applications/XAMPP/xamppfiles/xampp start If you installed XAMPP elsewhere you will need to modify the path above. You can also start specific xampp apps for example, starting apache only by usingĀ /Applications/XAMPP/xamppfiles/xampp startapache instead.   $ sudo... Read more »...