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Is it a bad idea to have a shared Apple ID for purchases that also is used for iCloud?

There is lots of advice that suggests using a shared Apple ID for purchasing things (so that all devices using that Apple ID for purchasing can access those purchases) and to then use a separate Apple ...
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Sharing a iPhoto Library between users on the same computer

I tried to share my iPhoto library with putting it into my sharing folder. I changed the permissions, so the other users can use it. Now they can use it, but if they add new photos, i cannot edit ...
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What is a method for sharing an Aperture library?

As a group (work, family,...), you produce an Aperture library on your computer. Others (spouse, coworker...) in the group now want to access and edit this library from other computers. Any ...
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Configuring iPad Mail app & Gmail app with different accounts?

I prefer to use the Gmail app over the standard Mail app on my iPad for reading my personal Gmail (I delete a lot of mails, newsletters, etc., after reading and this is one tap in Gmail and several in ...
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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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Internet sharing through WiFi disconnects

I am currently using an iMac running Lion and am having problems sharing my internet through WiFi. The iMac is connected to the internet through ethernet and I share that connection through WiFi to ...
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Share connection over ethernet on jailbroken appletv

Would it be possible to have an (jailbroken) ATV2 share a WiFi connection over its Ethernet port? I'd say yes, but I can't seem to find any information about this. I found this helpful, yet not, ...
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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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Is there a way to add reminder item to shared list in iCal?

I'm trying to add a reminder to a shared list in iCal, but I do not see the list as an option in neither the "Get Info" window nor in the "Calendar" menu drop down list. This shared list was shared ...
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How can I show other people my Sites folder?

I did my first website today using iWeb and I placed it inside the sites folder. From what I understand, this should enable me to show other people my site with this address: ...
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Do iOS Contacts work with Prius car navigation systems?

According to the manual for my Prius, the contacts from a paired BT device, including an iPhone or iPad, should appear under the "Phonebook" tab in the car's navigation system, with entries containing ...
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How do I publish an ical calendar?

I am using a MacBook Pro running 'Lion'. I would like to make one of my calendars in 'ical' available to one person for at least reading. If that is not possible, I would like to publish the ...
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Security problem if Mac Os X file sharing permissions for “everybody” is set to read-only?

What does "everybody" exactly mean in File Sharing in the Sharing Preference Pane in Mac Os X. Sounds as if everybody in the local network could read my files without authentication if its set to ...
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iPad app recommendation for photo sharing

I recently bought an iPad 2 for my parents, and I'm looking for an app that allows me to share photos (JPEGs) on my Windows PC with them. I imagine myself dropping the images somwhere, and they can ...
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Share Web through another port

I have a webserver running on a MBA at port 4431 and I want to access through my local network. But web sharing uses port 80 by default and I can't access to my_mba_ip:4431 Can I add ports to web ...
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Sharing iTunes purchases

My daughter shares a mac with me and we often want the same songs but have separate iTunes accounts. How do we share our music so we don't pay twice for the song on the same computer?
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scp (secure copy) in lieu of vmware disk-sharing

Booting down the linux VM, removing the share, disabling sharing, followed by enabling sharing, adding the share, and booting up the linux Vm finally followed by reinstalling vmware tools do not ...
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Is it legal to use 2 authorized computers in different households?

I would like to share my music with my girlfriend. Can we share a single apple ID? What does the following really mean?: "Apple is the provider of the iTunes Service, which permits you to purchase ...
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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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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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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 ...
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How do I turn FTP sharing on in Lion?

I recently upgraded to Lion and I tried to FTP into it from another Mac, but I couldn't. I went to System Preferences>Sharing and could only find AFP and SMB sharing. How do I enable FTP sharing in ...
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Two computers. Three screens - one control?

I have a setup at home, where I have a laptop permanently connected to a screen, and another laptop that I take to work with me. Recently, I've started doing a lot of work using both machines at once ...
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Syncing iTunes between 2 accounts on the same computer

I have 2 accounts (home and work) on my MacBook, and would like have both accounts accessing the same iTunes library. I have some success by putting the iTunes Library in the public folder of my ...
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A programmatic method for disabling all sharing services?

I'm seeking a programmatic method for disabling all the sharing services on a Mac. My preference is for an AppleScript or a shell script. I'd like to have the services shown in the picture below ...
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Is there a way the be alerted of changes to a shared iCal calendar?

I've created a calendar in iCal that I share with colleagues, who I have given permission to edit. Everything works fine except that I see no way to receive alerts or notifications when they make ...
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Image Uploading to Web Service from iOS

I often want to make a picture available on the internet, without wanting it as part of my Twitter stream or Facebook account etc. For example, posting a screenshot to a thread on a forum or just to ...
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Can't make Home Sharing work on my iPad

I've got the latest iTunes on my Mac [10.2.1(1)], I've downloaded iOS4.3 to my iPad, so I've got all the software that should be necessary, right? My Apple I.D. and password have both been correctly ...
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How should I debug AFP issues?

I'm having some problems connecting to a Time Capsule's shared drive from a Macbook Air running OS X 10.7.2 Lion. I can connect to the share without problem from a Macbook Pro running OS X 10.6 Snow ...
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How do I share and play music in my office?

I would like to use my old Macbook that is hooked up to stereo equipment, as a media server to allow everybody in my office to play or upload music, jukebox style. The best case would be a web ...
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Subscribe to an Lion/iCal/iCloud calendar from a Google calendar

Trying to subscribe to a shared iCal/iCloud calendar from a colleagues Google Calendar. Is this possible? It was easy under MobileMe but I can't seem to get it working under iCloud.
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iTunes library for multiple machines

I have multiple machines with iTunes installed (mac and pc) and a Windows server with a file share hosting my music. I would like : All machines to use one data repository but still have the ...
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Can I share a .ipa file (iOS app) among multiple users?

Is it possible to share a .ipa file between iOS device users who have purchased the app? The reason is we do not want to download the app (especially if it has a large file size, like 1GB). For ...
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How can I keep songs unchecked?

I share an iTunes library on another computer in my house. If I uncheck songs so they don't play when I shuffle, the next time I share that library the songs are checked again. No one else re-checked ...
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Internet Sharing causes System Preferences to crash!

OK, every single time that I go to sharing in system preferences and click the internet box, it crashes and unexpectedly quits. I have no clue why this keeps happening, I have restarted my computer, ...
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Airport Extreme sharing 1TB disk

I just bought an Airport Extreme thinking it was easy to share a USB disk. I'm very disappointed that this is taking so much time and still not working. The disk is 1TB NTFS formatted. It works well ...
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How do I assure that all files from a shared HFS+ drives are always writable by all users?

I have a shared drive on a Mac and I keep having problems accessing different directories. For example, while logged on the server as root I create a new folder aaa on this drive. Now, I discover ...
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How can I leverage multiple iTunes libraries in a LAN to create an office jukebox?

Well, we all have Macs, we all have iTunes, and we want to be able to democratically enqueue songs on one of our Macs while being able to choose from everyone's iTunes libraries. Is there such a ...
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What kind of partition should I use for a shared network drive used mostly un Mac?

I have a 2TB external USB drive that I'm using to share things in my home network. Now the drive is connected to my Mac Mini, that is supposed to act like a file server. Currently the drive is ...
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Is there a way I can share a disk image as a remote DVD drive?

I would like to upgrade one of my laptops to Snow Leopard but the DVD drive doesn't work. So can I share a disk image to use it with Remote Mac OS X Install tool?
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Mount root of SMB Server

I have a Windows server that I want to backup all the Shares through a script automatically to my MacBook Pro running OSX 10.6.8. There is no common folder all the shares are in, they are just mounted ...
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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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Can't print from OS X 10.7 to shared printer on OS X 10.6

I have a network with 2 Mac OS X computers in it. When I try to print a text document from my upgraded OS X 10.7 to the shared printer on OS X 10.6, my print job gets stuck at the "job pending on ...
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Can I share iBooks with another device that is authorized for the purchasing account?

Is there a way to share iBooks with a device without connecting it to the machine running iTunes with the purchasing account? I know that it is possible to download iBooks to a device that uses a ...
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How do I set up iCloud for a family?

What is the right way to set up iCloud for a family? Assume that I want to share iTunes store account, have separate mail, contacts, bookmarks and notes, but have the possibility of sharing calendars ...
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Changed home directory of OSX Server user account, user disappeared, access remains

I'm dealing with my company's Mac Mini (with loads of data I cannot risk on an external drive, but cannot plug out because of below) running Mac OS X Server 10.6.4. My problem was that I needed to ...
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How to share my internet connection with my xbox 360 slim? (over an ethernet cable)

I have a Mac Mini with Snow Leopard (10.6.7). Now I want to share my internet connection with my Xbox 360 Slim. (Don't ask why I don't use the WLAN in my Xbox). I found a few tutorials but nothing ...
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Need to create a common workspace between two macs connected wirelessly in a network

I need to create a common development workspace between two macs connected in a wi-fi network. Sort of like a shared folder. But the problem using a shared folder is that there are a lot of ownership ...
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Scanner sharing service stops after logout. How do I make it always share?

I'm sharing a scanner from a Mid 2007 iMac (10.6.8, USB scanner over wired ethernet). I've enabled sharing on the local admin account and it all works well on the other Macs that are using the ...
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Can I use the Sites folder for whatever I want?

Not realizing that OS X creates a ~/Sites folder when you enable web sharing, I started putting my sites for MAMP within a ~/Sites directory, which did not exist on my new laptop. Is this ok, as long ...