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“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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Is there an app which allows sharing of an iPad screen to another iPad?

Is there an app that lets me share one iPad screen to another iPad when both are in the same location?
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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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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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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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Files copied from Windows to Mac have very limited permissions

I have a shared folder on my Windows 8 computer, and I connect to it on my Mac. When I copy a file from the Windows to Mac (while I'm on the Mac), the file has very limited permissions. "gary (Me)" ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to share a very large voice memo to Dropbox from iPod?

I am a college student and have recorded an interview for a speech assignment on my iPod. It is too large to email (about 24min). I have Dropbox on my iPod but when I try to "share" the voice memo, ...
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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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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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Sharing a Dropbox link directly to the clipboard, without having a browser pop open?

Is there any solution for retrieving a Dropbox share link to a file, that doesn't involve opening a browser? That puts it directly in the clipboard. (For sake of clarity, I'm referring to when you ...
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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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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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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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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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Open iBooks files in other PDF viewers in iPad

iBooks permits easy file sharing and import of Pdf files to iPad through iTunes, however it lacks annotation/highlighting. After import, I prefer to open PDF file with 3rd party PDF viewers like ...
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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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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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Trying to access remote FreeNAS AFP share halts system!

Trying to access a remote FreeNAS box, with AFP sharing set up. (AFP works fine over the LAN, just not over WAN.) From a remote location, if I go to Finder and Go>Connect to Server then enter ...
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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 > ...
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Parallels shared folders not working

I've followed the manual in setting up the shared folders on my Windows 7 installation under Parallels version 7.0.15106, but still I can not find my Mac folders in Windows explorer! I have tried both ...
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Disable warning: “There is a user sharing this computer.”

I have a Mac used as a test server and it restarts daily automatically. Occasionally we connect to it to grab files, but if we forget to disconnect, the Mac fails to restart because it waits for ...
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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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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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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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Two laptops authorized to play my iTunes library; what can each laptop see?

There are two computers authorized to play my iTunes library; one is my main laptop and I sync my iPhone and iPad to this. The second laptop is an old one which I gave to a friend when I upgraded. I ...
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Can I rescind the choice to share data about my iTunes library contents with Apple?

I installed the new iTunes 11 on my Mac and I accepted to share my iTunes library with Apple. There were some initial welcome screens and I opeted in when I started the new version of iTunes the first ...
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How to publish the Places map from Aperture with geotagged pictures?

So I have a set of pictures taken along the way of a road trip. They were taken with an iPhone so they're geotagged but we could be dealing with manually geotagged pics, doesn't matter. I want to ...
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Mac File Sharing with Windows 7

I haven't found any useful info about what to do when asked for a password whilst sharing files between Mac and Windows. My scenario: I have ONE user on my Mac (somebrit) and no one else, not even ...
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Setting Default Send-From Address on iPhone

If I take a photo using the camera app, and then want to share it by email, the default is to send from my icloud email address. I have my gmail set up on my phone using exchange, and that had always ...
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Changing my Game Center ID

If I am sharing an Apple ID with my son, can I change my Game Center name without messing up his games on his iPod?