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In OS X Lion there is the possibility of screen sharing. I wonder how to access my Mac from my iPad without installing anything on the Mac

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You can try enabling Screen Sharing (in the "Sharing" preference pane of the System Preferences app) on your Mac. This will start a VNC server on your local machine. You could then install a VNC Client on your iPad (Mocha Lite is a free one) and view/interact with your applications.

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excellent now it works, i did not realize that it would be a default VNC server from lion – flow Apr 9 '12 at 8:21

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