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Can I view Shared Albums in the iCloud Photos web interface?

You can’t as of December 2018:
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Command Line - Enable Remote Login and Remote Management

Modifying remote login and remote management settings is done with two different commands - both executed as root: systemsetup kickstart To enable remote login for members of the admin group enter:...
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Command Line - Enable Remote Login and Remote Management

Enabling SSH: $ sudo launchctl load -w /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/ssh.plist Disabling SSH: $ sudo launchctl unload /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/ssh.plist (the alternative, systemsetup is ...
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Unable to access files with File Sharing in Mac OS High Sierra

Gordan's got the issue: To connect to an APFS formatted volume you need to turn OFF sharing via AFP (forcing SMB connection) on the macOS devices you are trying to share. Open System Preferences (...
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"The operation couldn't be completed"/"Operation canceled" error message when saving to a Samba share via Files app

There does not seem to be any documentation from Apple on changes related to SMB in iOS/iPadOS 14.5. However, the following configuration change on the Samba server restores Files app functionality: ...
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Photos Shared Album sort order

You cannot reorder in iCloud. You can copy all the pictures to a new album and sort by date. You can then create a new shared album from that album and it will be sorted bt date since it is one upload....
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List and define SMB shares from command-line

On macOS open Terminal and type man sharing to review the manual page. You can use sharing -l to list AFP/SMB share info. You can add and remove shares using this command line tool. You can use the df ...
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How To Give Each User Separate Applications Folder

It is easy. If you download an app from the AppStore, the app will be installed in the /Applications folder by default, if you want to hide it from others, just move it to /Users/someone/...
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Can I not share external hard drives through my Macbook's standard file sharing system?

To add to @nohillside answer you can share a FAT32 formatted drive but not set permissions as the filesystem doesn't support it. If you want to control access to files on the USB by permissions then ...
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Why is my host name wrong at the Terminal prompt when connected to a public WiFi network?

Very simple easy solution ... sudo hostname [name-of-host] Enter hostname and see your new hostname set e.g. doolally:~ sjohnson$ sudo hostname AllTheRage doolally:~ sjohnson$ hostname AllTheRage ...
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Can I view Shared Albums in the iCloud Photos web interface?

You can make any Shared Album visible on the web as a public website: You can even share albums with friends and family who don't use iCloud. Just open a Shared Album that you created, go to the ...
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Sharing folders on iCloud with non-iCloud users Catalina

Sharing participants must have an iCloud account. Participants need an Apple ID to view or edit files in a shared folder. If you invite someone without an Apple ID, they'll be prompted to create ...
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How to stop my text messages from appearing on iPad

Create an independent Apple ID for him; as a minor he will have to be added m to your family group with Family Sharing, which will allow him to access most of what you have paid for and ask for ...
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Prevent File Sharing access with Apple ID

Joan, try this (it worked for me): Log in as a different user than the one you want to modify; also, make sure the account you want to modify is not logged in. Open the Users & Groups pane of ...
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How do I find Preferences in bittorrent or utorrent on a Mac?

Welcome to the world of the Mac! Unlike many other operating systems, most Mac OS X apps don't have a menu bar in the app itself but use the system-wide Menu Bar. When uTorrent app is in focus (...
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How do I find Preferences in bittorrent or utorrent on a Mac?

Almost universally on Mac [with very few exceptions] Cmd ⌘ , (command + comma) will open Preferences.
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How can I share a single page of the pdf or other documents in iOS?

The trick with "Print" on iOS On opened document click Share -> Print In Printer Options select Range and choose pages you need to share Now you need to scroll pages carousel to the ...
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How share folder in QEMU with plan9/virtfs between MacOS host and Linux guest?

As of March 2022, 9pfs is available in QEMU on macOS if you're using homebrew. My qemu-system-x86_64 command includes the following parameter: -virtfs local,path=/Users/gsf/Downloads,security_model=...
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Why doesn't Google Drive show up in the list of apps when sharing a photo?

I just had the same issue here in August 2018 on iOS 11.4. I am using the Apple-native Photos app and installed Google Drive two days ago, when I successfully was able to share from the Photos app ...
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Is it possible to add hosting to some image hosting in share menu?

You can use ImageShareUr which adds a share extension for uploading to Imgur. Choose More to enable the extension for the first use, then you can select an image and choose Share → Upload to Imgur ...
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Sharing & Permissions has two “everyone” entries, only for applications by Apple

This is a normal behavior of the Sharing & Permissions Info window in macOS systems protected by SIP. The three latter are the POSIX permissions: rwxr-xr-x@ 3 root wheel restricted 102 ...
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Internet Sharing Over Ethernet

Your first screenshot shows (I think) that you have configured Computer #1 with a manually entered IP address of 192.168.70.1. It's been a while since I played with this, but I dug into some of the ...
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Cannot connect to my SMB server on MacOS

I would use WireShark to capture the SMB2 packets and see what's happening. Install home-brew if needed - https://brew.sh Install wireshark brew cask install wireshark Get a capture to the IP address ...
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How to disable URL sharing

It's called Handoff & is part of Continuity, enabling seamless working between all your devices. As far as its underlying structure, Continuity uses Bluetooth, WiFi & internet connectivity, ...
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iOS 13 (and web interface): Cannot share an iCloud folder

iCloud folder sharing was included in some of the early iOS 13 beta releases but Apple removed that feature in Sept 2019. As of now, iOS 13.1.3 is publicly available stable version and Apple has not ...
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Can I not share external hard drives through my Macbook's standard file sharing system?

ExFAT/FAT32 don't support file/folder ownership, so you can't assign access rights or users to them (neither for local use nor for sharing).
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How do I bridge a wifi connection from MacOS

I assume your question is how to share the WiFi internet connection you have with other devices on a cabled network. You do this by opening System Prefences > Sharing and selecting Internet Sharing: ...
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How share folder in QEMU with plan9/virtfs between MacOS host and Linux guest?

As of July 2021, 9pfs and virtfs are not available in QEMU on macOS. An alternate method to share folders with read-write access from a macOS host to a Linux VM is to use sshfs. Read-write access ...
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