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Sharing Your Mac and Liking It

In This Chapter

arrow Comprehending networks and file sharing

arrow Setting up file sharing

arrow Finding out about users

arrow Understanding access and permissions

arrow Sharing files, folders, and disks with other users

arrow Sharing remotely

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 OS X (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 Macintoshes. And if some ...

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