How to Install Ghost on a Mac OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion) With Macports

If you prefer to use a package managment system on Mac OS X, you can use Macports to download and install node.js an npm.

sudo port selfupdate
sudo port install nodejs
sudo port install npm

Download the latest Ghost

Do the following commands:

cd [where you put the Ghost folder]
sudo npm install --production
sudo npm start --production

go to http://localhost:2368/ghost/

Keeping Ghost Alive on a Mac

We have an article, Mac OS X launchd To Keep Ghost Alive that will show you how to use the launchd service to start Ghost.