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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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Can no longer ssh in to machine as git user after upgrading to Mavericks

I've got a server (just a mac mini) with two accounts: myRegularUser git (and some others) The git's home directory is in /Users/Shared/git. Since upgrading to Mavericks, I can't ssh into ...
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What setup to use with in a famliy with 2 (or 3) Persons?

I get all confused about all these different IDs I have and need to use the iOS devices/iTunes. I want to use our devices in the family the best way. We are three people: me -- currently the only ...
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Set default permissions to potential new files in shared folder

I am using my iTunes library for multiple users. It is located in the public folder called "Shared". Of course I want to have the ability to add files from every account to my iTunes library. But ...
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Can the Time Capsule share its files? [duplicate]

As I understand it from Apple, the Time Capsule can : Receive Time Machine backups from Macs over the air. Share over the air a USB drive connected to it. I have a question : Can I also use the ...
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Sharing Ipad between 2 Apple IDs, 2 computers

My wife and I share an ipad 2, ios7. We have separate PCs. Can we have separate Apple IDs and connect the ipad to each computer under the individual ids? Example, I connect and back up etc under my ...
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Photo Collection Collaboration

What I have is a very simple need, and I've not yet found a good solution. I have over 1.5 TB of photos stored on a shared server. I need to be able to tag the photos with keywords that are ...
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Mounting shares with Login Items at login, Finder windows popup

I have some shares that are mounted during login. I used Users & Groups' "Login Items" panel to do this. When I login, all of the shares pop up in their own Finder windows. How can I keep the ...
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How can a keyboard be shared with an iPad?

What are the ways for both an iMac and an iPad to share the same physical keyboard? If it's possible to share a regular Apple bluetooth keyboard between both devices without jailbreaking the iPad, I ...
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Library sharing suddenly stopped working

I have three Macs on the same local network, all running iTunes 11 (one running 11.0, the other two running 11.1). As of today, suddenly none of the computers' libraries appear on any of the others as ...
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How can I remove old SMB connections?

Whenever I start up my old Mac Mini, I get an error indicating that it can't connect to an SMB share that I set up a long time ago: So that this question is findable via Google, the text of this ...
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How do I get Mountain Lion Calendar to subscribe to iCloud calendar another user invited me to?

I have been sent an invitation to join another user's calendar. I have previously been sent calendars by this person and have had to view the source code of the e-mail where I found a URL that I ...
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Enable sshd with public-key authentication only [duplicate]

What is the correct way to enable sshd (I need ssh and sftp) on OS X (10.8) for authentication only with the public keys (PubkeyAuthentication)? In Sharing, Remote Login, there doesn't seem to be any ...
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Remove old user from Remote Login permissions list

On OS X 10.8 I deleted a user account which had Remote Login permissions. Now, in the Sharing tab of System Preferences, that user shows up as "Unknown User", and clicking the minus button won't ...
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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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Sharing a single Dropbox between multiple accounts on one Mac - possible?

This seems like it should be easy, but... My partner and I use a single Dropbox.com account to keep all of our joint projects synced up between our computers - and this has been working great for ...
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How to ensure that Mac in network always remains connected to local Mac?

I have a Mac on my LAN which we use it as server. From other Macs, we have to always connect it via Go -> Connect To Server. Is there a way by which I can have my Mac server always visible rather ...
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How does the “Copy” button work for iPad photos?

When I click "Share" on an iPad photo not in Camera Roll, there's a "Copy" option. It seems to do nothing, how can I get it to work? Ideally I want to copy a photo to the Camera Roll so I can save it ...
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Can apps purchased from one Apple ID be shared between multiple iTunes libraries?

We have a number of iDevices in the family, and each user has their own Apple ID. Also, each person has their own computer to sync apps and other content. If I purchase an app for my iPod, Can I ...
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Sharing and permission

How can I set sharing and permission on Mac os x to be -rwx for all? When I create file or folder it is read and write for me but for all others it is Read only. If there is more files just copied ...
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Air drop through Finder share button

I have never been able to send a file through the Air drop option inside the share button in Finder. I can use Air drop all right in its own window, but whenever I've wanted to do it through that ...
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How do I connect to my own shared folders on a Mac?

On my Windows 8 PC, I can go to the "Network" page to see all networked computers, including my own. On my Mac, on the "Network" page I can see all networked computers, EXCEPT my own. I'd like to be ...
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Odd permissions issues on Windows Share

I'm handling the IT for a Mac based design studio and they're having weird issues with files on a Windows Server 2008 R2 server. They should have complete access to everything, they can create, ...
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Mac 10.7.3 Web Sharing Won't Start

When I turn it on it says "starting" for a split second and then turns back off. I reinstalled Lion and it still happens. Trying to start it from the command line: cade:~> sudo launchctl load -w ...
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File Sharing Read & Write issue

I just ran into this odd behavior today while transferring files via the file sharing feature in Mac OS X. What happened was most of the files I transferred changed the Read & Write permissions ...
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Shared folder with same name

On our network we have 2 network drives both with a folder named 'Shared', //driveA/Shared and //driveB/Shared. When someone connects to //driveA/Shared, then connects to //driveB/Shared, the ...
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Who are the clients of my shared iTunes library?

Is it possible to see who is currently connected and listening to a shared iTunes library? Is it possible to see which songs they listen to and how many/often? It's not really important; I'm just ...
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Is picture location info retained when I share a photo?

When I send a picture to a friend (e.g. via Messages, Mail, or Tweet), is the location information in that photo preserved? In other words, can they see where I took that photo? What about when I use ...
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Send 1 bookmark from IOS to Mac w/o iCloud or Email

I do NOT want to sync all my bookmarks across all my devices via iCloud, etc. Far too many bookmarks on my Mac that don't need to be on iPad, etc. But sometimes I find a site on my IOS device & I ...
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How do I install software from a CD or DVD shared from a Windows 7 PC?

I have a MacBook Air and I'd like to install CD- and DVD-based software on it without having to purchase an external CD/DVD drive. I stumbled upon the CD & DVD sharing feature OS X supports but ...
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Sharing Google Calendar with wife so she can see it on iPhone

So I have two calendars that I share with my wife. One is normal (which she can see all details for) and the other (my counseling calendar) is for my therapy client schedule. I want her to be able to ...
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iCloud shared calendars won't stay in view only

I'm trying to share a calendar with my partner, and she is attempting to do likewise with me. The first issue is that when sharing a calendar you do not get to select a permissions level, which has ...
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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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Why can’t I share my Internet connection with another Mac?

I tried to share my Internet connection with another Mac but it failed. I could before I upgraded to Mountain Lion. I have a 3G USB modem that I use for Internet. I went to System Preferences → ...
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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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Mountain Lion 10.8.3 file sharing broken for particular named folder

I'm running Mountain Lion 10.8.3 on a 2012 Mac Mini. The Mini is headless and I'm using an iMac to do screen sharing for admin purposes. I'm trying to set up sharing of a particular folder on an ...
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Mac Osx 10.8.3 Shares Big problems

I'm tryng to share folders from an 10.8.3 imac to users in my LAN (using bot mac and windows) I'm having this problem: 1) Mac users can access the share using afp:// but when they create new ...
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How can I share an external hard drive with another Mac?

I have file sharing working between my iMac (10.8.3) and MacBook Pro (also 10.8.3), and I have an external "My BooK" drive (USB, MS DOS format) that I want to share. The iMac (where the external drive ...
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Does Facetime on Mountain Lion allow you to share your screen?

I am trying to figure out a way to share my screen with someone else. I wanted to see if Facetime had that feature or if there is another recommendation for screen sharing on Mountain Lion.
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What are the correct .Trashes Sharing & Permission settings?

I was trying to recover some files I accidentally deleted, so I followed this wikihow article. It makes you change the privileges for the .Trashes file, but then after says, "You can now reset the ...
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Iphone 5 and Ipads sharing photos

We have an Iphone 5 and 2 Ipads - the photo stream is currently set so that all photos taken on any of the three devices are all in one place. This is now becoming annoying as I don't want to see all ...
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Sharing itunes music between two computers

My girlfriend and I both use iTunes for our music. We have separate accounts and have iTunes on two different computers (she has a mac and I have a windows pc). I believe at one point people were able ...
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Import PDF files from laptop to iPad without network

We can use iTunes to import PDF files to Books application of iPad. However Books application has no PDF annotation capability. I have installed other PDF viewers on iPad (like Documents by Readdle, ...
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How do I maintain two different iOS devices on a single iMac

My wife and I share an iMac, and our iPhones keep populating with each other's apps. iTunes keeps trying to update my phone with my wife's apps and data. Is there a way to update the settings on the ...
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Looking for specific help with networking iTunes with Air and Home Theatre PC [duplicate]

Let me explain my set up. I have a home theater PC that houses all my music files (about 500 gigs worth of music) but right now it just works as a server in that regard since I play all the music ...
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One Apple ID being used for multiple phones. How to create a new Apple ID for one?

I have a question regarding using the same Apple ID for multiple phones. I have let my dad use my Apple ID to purchase apps and stuff, and now I realize that he uses my ID for iCloud, and all our ...
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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 ...
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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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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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Cannot access administrative share (c$) on a Windows 8 PC from Mountain Lion

I'm having an issue trying to access administrative shares on my Windows 8 PC from my MacBook Air running OSX 10.8.2. Here is the process, errors and background info: On the MacBook, Go menu > ...