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Why won't scanner show up for Scanner Sharing?

I have an HP ScanJet 4890 connected via USB to my desktop Mac Mini running Lion. Recently, HP finally! updated scanner drivers and my scanner is recognized and works on that machine (connected to a ...
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Sharing users between Mountain Lion and Snow Leopard — will this break user preferences?

I have ML and SL installed as dual boot OSes and want to share a user's home directory (on an external drive). I wonder, however, if I rather should use different users for each OS as ML might write ...
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Choosing native screen resolution aspect ratio when screen sharing

I have two Macs both running Lion: iMac (early 2009, iMac9,1 with NVIDIA GeForce GT 120) MacBook Air (Early 2011, first of the new shape 11.6") I often screen share using the Macbook Air as the ...
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Share file between Mac with password?

Like the title says, I want to share files between two Macs with password enabled. I've tried to disable the access of guest account and using the account with password. But it doesn't work, the ...
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Is it legal for other people (with different IDs) to share different apps,games and music with each other & if it is legal, is there a limit?

Say for example there's 3 people. Person 'A' has an app that person 'C' wants, while person 'A' has another app that person 'B'&'C' want. Can person 'A' transfer these apps without any memory ...
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What is the best option to keep Laptop and Desktop user account in Sync?

I have a Mac desktop that is not always on and a Mac laptop that is usually on the same network. I have a new Synology drive that is always on and I'm considering making use of the LDAP server on it ...
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Photo sharing with offline viewing for the iPad

I'm looking for a solution to easily share photos with family members around the world. I realise there are dozens of photo-sharing sites, but I'm looking for something that has native iPad ...
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Backgrounding iPhoto sharing via email

I just found out that when you share a picture in iPhoto via email, the email screen does not go away until the photo has been completely emailed. This means, if its a large photo that I am trying to ...
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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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How can I connect to one server using two user names - at the same time?

I am struggling to find a way to allow users to connect to two different shares on a server at the same time. It seems like it should be possible, but no matter what I try I am always forced to ...
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one computer, multiple iphones, multiple apple IDs

We have 2 iphones and 2 ipod touches and 3 separate apple logins. We manage all accounts on one computer by using multiple computer user logins. Note: this is how apple told us to set it up in the ...
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Sharing a folder with the terminal

I'm trying to find a command to make a shared folder with the terminal to integrate in a shell script. But i couldn't find anything for making a shared folder on a MAC OS X client. Can you guys help ...
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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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What's the best way to share and edit documents between iPhones with separate Apple IDs?

My wife and I both have iPhones, we also have separate Apple IDs, but we'd like to be able to share and edit documents. We've looked at a couple of options: Google Docs - Since it's lacking a native ...
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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 ...
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‘Web Sharing’ won't turn off

I'm trying to turn off the Web Sharing service from the Preferences panel, but everything I try, it just gets stuck on ‘Interrupting...’, with an orange icon, and it doesn't do anything. If I close ...
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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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Changing the range of addresses served to clients connected via Internet Sharing

Macbook Pro Running 10.7.4 attempting to share ethernet connection via Airport(Wi-Fi) and trying to serve 192.168.1.x addresses to connected clients. I've tried the guidance provided here and the ...
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Internet Sharing on Mac via LAN [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Internet Sharing is grey out My Mac is connected to internet using WiFi and its working fine. I want to share the internet connection via LAN but I am unable to select ...
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How to change the default language of Facebook share page on iPad?

Whenever I want to share something on Facebook using another app on iPad, the Facebook login page show in Chineese. I can change this by choosing English at the bottom of this login page but after I ...
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How to disable save as in Photoshop/Illustrator?

We have basic security applied to a shared folder so only the authorized user can access the resource. The folder contain Illustrator and Photoshop files. We would like to have a better authority ...
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Is there a way to share photos from one iTunes account with another?

I would like to share my photos that I have in my iTunes/iCloud account with another account. Ideally, I would like to be able to have anything that is in my photostream to be automatically sent to ...
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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 ...