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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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Calendar sharing with iCloud and MobileMe

There are 3 different people, each needing to publish their own calendar, and view/edit the other calendars. Each has an iMac or macbook, and iPhone. Person 1 has MobileMe and is unable to upgrade to ...
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1answer
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Connection to shared network server sometimes stuck connecting, needs restart to fix

Sometimes on OS X Yosemite my connection to a shared network server is stick connecting, while the server is available. OS X simply won't connect to it using Finder and the Connect As... button doesn'...
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Sharing iCal with someone else

I'm trying to share my iCal with someone. I've got as far as entering her email address in the box, ticked 'allow write' and it responds with 'The request to the server failed (error 2).' What is ...
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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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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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2 iPad users under one person

We recently ran into a problem. My husband is the main person on the account and I'm the secondary. He tried to change his Facebook sign in and my name pops up on his iPad and asks for a password. He ...
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How to automatically apply permissions to files added to a shared folder

I have a shared folder setup on a Mac Mini Server. It has permissions for our company group to read/write. When a mac user adds a file to the shared folder, it inherits the permissions of the folder ...
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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 Give Each User Separate Applications Folder

I just got a used Mac mini and am currently setting it up for me and my family to use. Before this, the only Mac in the house was my MacBook Pro and very rarely did anyone else use it, so I had the ...
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iPhone sharing question

My husband & I share an Apple ID. We want to continue sharing contacts and calendars. Can this be done if we use separate Apple ID s? We don't want to keep getting each others messages and ...
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share purchased movies with friends

Sometimes when I visit friends and don't have my Mac around I still would like to watch some of the movies I purchased on iTunes together with them. How do I do this? Can I share movies with others ...
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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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Set static network addresses for clients in OS X shared network

I'm trying to set up static network addresses for clients connected to my shared network from my Mac over Wi-Fi. (El Capitan 10.11.5) I was following this to set everything up: Configuring the ...
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Can't create hotspot using “Create Network…”

I want to create an access point using MacBook and investigate the traffic with Wireshark. But when I create it using "Create Network..." none of my devices such as an android phone see this access ...
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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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Scanner shared in Lion won't show up in El Capitan

There is some similar questions but I didn't find the answer and this case might be specific, I have a clue of the problem as long don't know how to solve it. I installed Lion in an old Mac Mini that ...
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Shared Calendars not available in Outlook 2011

Shared Calendars is not available in my Navigation Pane. I am trying to add colleagues calendars. I understand they should show up in a Shared Calendars Section in the Navigation Pane. But I don't ...
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Share calendar with non iOS user

How does one share their calendar with a non-Iphone/ios user? I've tried everything and it seems that all your downloads and accesses keep you chasing in circles.
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Can't view iCloud shared photo album on icloud.com

Yesterday, I created a new iCloud shared photo album from my Macbook and invited some people to this album. I can see the album from my iphone and of course from my macbook as well. However, when I ...
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1answer
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Photos Shared Album sort order

I want to use a shared album to combine photos taken on different cameras and by different people. I would like the photos to be sorted by the date/time they were shot. Instead, Apple is sorting by ...
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3answers
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How to refresh the shared list in the Finder's side panel?

In the left side of the Finder, under favorites and devices there is a shared list that contains computers and other devices on the network. I use the MacBook in two places, both with wifi. When I ...
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Share IOS app twice between Apple ID's

A while back, I got a friend to share an app with me which was no longer on the app store. He logged in to his Apple ID on my iPhone, went to 'Purchased', and downloaded the app for me(Which, ...
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Home sharing on iPhone: “You don't have permission to access the requested resource ”

I've configured Home sharing to work just fine on my iPad and Apple TV, however for some reason on my phone I get an error pop up saying "You don't have permission to access the requested resource" ...
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1answer
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Impossible to connect to shared folders from Windows XP to Mac OS X 10.10

I am trying to set up a Macbook running Yosemite 10.10.5 and a PC running Windows XP in order to share some folders on my home network. Briefly summarizing, I have defined a constant IP they will use ...
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Sharing a Serial Port With Another Mac

Is it possible to access a serial on one Mac from another? I have a Mac Mini that I use as a server. It has a USB to RS232 connector connect to an AV controller. I'm writing a web service to control ...
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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 Foxit....
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1answer
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Connect Windows 7 Laptop to Mac mini

I have a Mac mini and a Windows 7 laptop. I want to control the Mac mini through my Windows laptop. Is there any solution in a way that I don't have to hook up the Mac with a monitor, keyboard, and ...
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El Capitan: How do I stop connecting to another machine via my icloud account?

Since upgrading to 10.11, when I browse my network, I am automatically connected to my other machine as my iCloud/Apple account. This prevents me from accessing shares properly through the Bonjour ...
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Screen Sharing (and RD) selective connectivity

Problem: The MacBook Pro is not connecting via Screen Sharing (nor for both RD for Mac and Microsoft’s RD) to particular computers, but works connecting to other computers. Background: A set of Macs (...
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1answer
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Share link for a photo from icloud or photos app

There used to be a way to get a direct link to a photo in iCloud and share it. I was surprised to see this still isn't possible from the photos app so i went to the iCloud website and i still can't ...
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How to assign a network-unique name to the Public folder inside my home folder when viewed remotely

I have multiple Macs, all running El Capitain, and my login username on all of them is "Anon". When I have the Public folder from one machine mounted across a network on a different machine, that ...
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Can't connect to AFP shares with 10.10.4

I just updated the Mac Mini that I use as a file server to the 10.10.4 and the Server App to 4.1.3. After I updated I can't connect anymore to the AFP share that I see in the Finder sidebar on the ...
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How can I fix my built in Mac Screen Sharing App?

Screen sharing through the app has been shoddy at best for me since updating. I thought I had it figured out and now its not working this week. My device on the same network is a linux machine and ...
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Share single dropbox account between two user accounts

I have two user accounts on my MacBook, one for work and other personal. I would like to share the same dropbox account between both user accounts with read & write access. Currently I have access ...
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How to set default ownership of a shared folder?

How can I set default ownership of newly created files and directories of a shared folder to the original directory owner? The original intention is letting B read/write A's shared Google Drive ...
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Can't invite others to iCloud shared photo albums… “Invite People” button missing

Title says it. There is no "Invite People" link/button... What setting do I need to change? Yes, I've got iCloud setup. Do I have to upgrade to the new iCloud storage? Edit: more details: iPhone 5s....
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Sharing of Desktop

When I log on to my iMac computer the following appears under Finder: Sharing: Desktop 4jvelnh What does this mean and why does it appear. I am not aware of sharing anything with anyone.
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Windows File Sharing user checkbox uncheckable

I seem to be unable to complete the setup of sharing a folder via SMB. I have turned on file sharing and have checked 'Share files and folders using SMB' but I cannot choose a user account under the ...
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Can I view shared photo albums on the icould.com web interface?

I just switched to using the icloud photo library and I enjoy the possibility to view my photos on any computer via the icloud.com web interface. However, my shared albums do not appear there. Is that ...
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How can I share an iCloud photo album?

I just created three albums at iCloud.com that I'd like to give other people read access to. The information here describes only how to create a new shared album, but the albums I want to share have ...
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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, ...
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Do not want my iPad to sync w iPhone.

Why can I not stop sharing iCloud, as opposed to deleting it, which I believe will affect other device? For example, my apps r showing up on his phone, but his stuff is not coming to mine. If I delete ...
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iPhone: share with instagram

Sometimes when I take a photo I like to share it with friends and family, so I press the button that points up, which then leads to a screen where I can share the photo with facebook, flickr and ...
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Connection to Shared Diskstations

I have two Synology Diskstations. One of them (diskstation-8) is always connected to my mac pro. For some reason the other one (diskstation-5) is not and I need always to click on it when I want the ...
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How do I change iTunes country with family sharing and child accounts?

I've moved from the US to the UK and I'm trying to change my country in the App store on my iPad. I have family sharing setup, and a child account included in the family sharing. The problem is that ...
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How can I transfer a Large (450Mb) file between two Mountain Lion Macbook Pros?

I have two identical Macbook Pro Retina laptops. How can I transfer files between them? I have looked at the AirPort utility, but don't see a way to "create a new network" let alone make it ...
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How do I find Preferences in bittorrent or utorrent on a Mac?

I can't find Preferences in utorrent or bittorrent on my new MacBook Pro. How do I find Preferences on a Mac?
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Sharing a Photos library across multiple accounts

How can I share the same Photos library between multiple user accounts on the same machine I currently have my photos library on an external drive. "Ignore ownership on this volume" is set. The ...
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Shared Disk names not updating

I have a headless MacMini attached to my Time Capsule that has a series of firewire disks attached (I use it to store photographs, and it runs CCC to backup one disk to another with lots of redundancy)...