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Take Control of Sharing Files in Leopard by Glenn Fleishman

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Chapter 10. Access Shared Files

Now that you've had the chance to read about every conceivable way to share files, you can learn about the complementary action: accessing those shared files. Let's walk through mounting volumes or browsing for files on each of the major operating system versions, starting with Mac OS X.

Access Shared Volumes with a Mac

To mount a server from the Finder in Leopard, you can simply select it from the sidebar's Shared list. New in Leopard, the Shared section of the sidebar shows all discoverable servers on the local network—file servers that use Bonjour (all services shared by Macs) and NetBIOS (Samba on any platform) to announce their existence. After you select one of these servers, you can connect to it by clicking ...

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