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Why won't debug mode enable


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Trying to get an XenForo localhost server running on the Mac I bought yesterday, completely new to them BTW. Here's the issue. Debug mode is enabled, but I don't see the Development tab in the Admin control panel. This worked on my other installations. Using MAMP for web server if that's of relevance.


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Make sure that config.php file is the file used by XenForo. Try changing the database and reload the page to see if you get an error.


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@Brogan Tried, but it's still showing unexpected database error from when I tried changing the database name, but it's changed back to normal now. Could MAMP have a delay in processing this?