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Take Control of Sharing Files in Leopard by Glenn Fleishman

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Chapter 8. Share Files

Turning on file sharing in Leopard requires only a few clicks in the Sharing preference pane. Although this section explains how to use the Sharing pane, you may wish to review the details about the service you are about to turn on first, either by flipping back to more general information in AFP, SMB or Samba, FTP, or Web, or by skipping ahead to more specific configuration details in Share with AFP, Share with Samba, Share with FTP and SFTP, and Share Files Over the Web.

Set Up File Sharing

Leopard has streamlined file sharing by consolidating most of the services, and by improving its explanations. Three items in the Sharing pane's Service list control the major file services:

  • File Sharing incorporates all three major forms ...

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