Chapter 15

Sharing Your Mac and Liking It

IN THIS CHAPTER

check Comprehending networks and file sharing

check Setting up file sharing

check Finding out about users

check Understanding access and permissions

check Sharing files, folders, and disks with other users

check Sharing remotely

check Changing your password

Have you ever wanted to grab a file from your Mac while you were halfway around the world or even around the corner or in the next room? If so, I have good news for you: It’s not difficult with macOS (believe it or not) even though computer networking in general has a well-deserved reputation for being complicated and nerve-wracking. The truth is that you won’t encounter anything scary or complicated about sharing files, folders, and disks (and printers, for that matter) among computers as long as the computers are ...

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