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What does this icon that looks like an askew wireless symbol mean in Calendar?

I have iCal synced with Google Calendar and would like one of my accounts to also sync with iCal. In order to fix this problem I am trying to understand what the icon in two and three below mean. ...
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1answer
680 views

Sharing common folder in OS Mavericks and on Windows 8?

I have many PC with Windows 8.1 and a Mac with Mavericks. I have a folder on the Mac that is shared with the PC. "Share" folder which is shared over network . I want help regarding this : 1) I want ...
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1answer
183 views

Attempting to share a video in iMovie '13 results in error -50

I have updated to iMovie '13 (v10.01.0) and can no longer share my videos to Vimeo or export them. I get the following error message: Video rendering error: -50 Why is this happening and what ...
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1answer
99 views

Monitor if users accessed my Mac when sharing was open to all?

I had opened sharing to everyone on my Mac as a "temporary" experiment to exchange files with another Mac. I forgot, and later that night when I went to shut down, the Mac reported that 2 users were ...
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4answers
3k views

“Sharing only” account not visible in “Users & Groups” since Mavericks

Before upgrading to Mavericks, I had a "Sharing only" account called "Shared" with a password, which I used to allow other computers to connect to my Mac. However, since upgrading to Mavericks, this ...
2
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1answer
635 views

How to mount a shared folder as disk with `rwxr-xr-x` permissions?

I shared a folder from the host system (OSX) and use mount it in the guest system (OSX). But it is mounted only with rwx------ mode. I granted an rw access for the shared folder for a user in the ...
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2answers
2k views

How can I stream audio to multiple computers at the same time?

I'm trying to stream music to different computer's speakers simultaneously. Currently I'm doing this by physically timing the start of the song on each computer. Are there any built in utilities or ...
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0answers
29 views

Lack of sharing options

Im having some trouble using the new sharing features in Finder, Preview, etc. Having tried with many different file types (pictures, text, audio, video), it only ever lists Messages and Airdrop. Not ...
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2answers
3k views

Internet Sharing is grey out

My system is Lion 10.7.x My Internet Sharing is greyed out with: Internet Sharing: Off You cannot start Internet Sharing because you have not selected a port to share your connection. How ...
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1answer
243 views

How to share iOS Pages document that was created on Mac?

I recently created a Pages document on my Mac (OS X 10.8.2). I then opened it in Pages on my iPhone (iOS 6.1) to email it to someone. iCloud downloaded the document as expected when I opened Pages, ...
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8answers
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How to change computer name so terminal displays it in Mac OS X Mountain Lion? [duplicate]

When I setup my computer I named it "Scott's MacBook Pro". And so when I go to System preferences->Sharing, it says Scott's MacBook Pro there as my computer name. However, opening up a terminal gives ...
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0answers
986 views

Share External USB from OSX to Windows7

On sharing from Mac to Windows I get access denied. My setup: 1 - Windows 7/64 bit 6GB 2 - OSX 10.8 - Mac mini 8GB 2TB external USB drive formatted exFat Both machines are on the same ...
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1answer
1k views

Can't mount AFP and SMB shares through Finder but can manually mount via terminal

I have Mac OS X 10.6.8 on a laptop which cannot mount or connect to any shares, AFP or SMB, through Finder. I can, however, connect through terminal bash commands and is able to mount them this way; ...
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307 views

When “there is a user sharing this computer” shows during ShutDown, how to find out more info about it?

During a Mac's ShutDown, a window shows: Is there a way to find out more info, such as who the user is (username), the IP of that user, and machine name? The Terminal app can show some info by ...
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1answer
102 views

How to correctly share a folder?

I would like to share a folder within a small lan (5 client mac). I have a partition with a folder 'Office' inside. I would like to assign to all folders and files the same ownership ('UserOffice') ...
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3answers
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How do I block OS X's auto detection of shared drives?

I'm a little concerned that I have a bunch of drives from other people's computers showing up in Finder whenever I'm at a company site. I don't plan to access those at all. I have sharing disabled, ...
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1answer
1k views

How best to share a Mac-connected printer with Windows 7 PCs on a workgroup network?

I've currently got an old but decent non-network-capable laser printer connected to one of my Windows 7 PC's, and shared over the network (a plain Windows workgroup.) Other PCs in the house, my Mac ...
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1answer
2k views

Why does my iMac have one name under sharing, but then say 'new-host3.home' as well?

In Sharing, my iMac is called 'iMac Quad'. But right below it, its now saying new-host-3.home as well. This also appears that it would then be on two domains - .local and .home. How do I correct ...
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6answers
846 views

Is there an app that will let me drag/drop and copy/paste across two Macs?

I've got two Macs sitting right next to each other and I'm logged on to both of them. Is there some app that will allow me to drag and drop across the two of them? Specifically, I'm trying to share ...
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2answers
515 views

How to use and access web sharing with Mac OS X Lion?

I am new to Mac OS X, and I have a MacBook Pro. I am developing a web application with PHP and MySQL. I already installed XAMPP on my Mac. I discovered the option for hosting in System Preferences > ...
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5answers
4k views

AFP over the internet?

I'm using my MBP as a media server, and I'm connecting to it via my MBA through AFP (settings can be found in "File Sharing" tab in System Preferences). This works fine if I am connecting locally, ...
2
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1answer
358 views

GUI for managing automounting of fileshares?

I have a bunch of MP3 files on an SMB share. They play great if I use Finder's Connect to Server to mount the disk first, iTunes thinks they have names like /Volumes/musicshare/foo.mp3. But if I ...
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0answers
256 views

Why is file sharing missing from sharing preferences?

File sharing is not an option for me under 'sharing'. The image above illustrates the lack of file sharing, but I do have the following items: dvd or cd sharing screen sharing scanner sharing ...
2
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1answer
134 views

Create and distribute printers

Is there a way to create a printer on a machine. Then bundle up the Printer bundle and create an installer out of it for multiple users at a location. To avoid having to explain to each user how to ...
2
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2answers
168 views

Why does OS X prevent access to a folder if it ends with the word “.service”?

I am sharing a win 7 folder and trying to access it from Osx. Everything works but if the folder is named something ending with the words ".service" the folder is not accessible any more, the icon is ...
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1answer
2k views

Viewing dollar sign shares over Samba on OS X?

I love Finder's built-in "connect to server" functionality. It's great, if not a bit hidden! (Those of you that don't know about it, right-click the Finder icon in your dock and hit Connect to Server) ...
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3answers
983 views

Hiding home shares on file sharing computer

Due to my email backup software, I had to create 'real' users on my 10.6.6 install rather that create 'share only' users. Now when users connect to the shares, they see a full home folder as well as ...
5
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2answers
542 views

Web sharing, 404

On my MacBook (10.5.latest), I turned on "Web sharing" in the control panel. The built-in firewall is turned off. I have an index.html in my ~/name/Sites/ folder. It's publicly readable (a+r). I ...