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Why does directory vanish when I do SSHFS? How to setup SSHFS share on Max OSX 10.9?

I'm running Max OSX 10.9.3 and I'm trying to setup an SSHFS file-share between my MacBook Pro and a remote file system. However, when I try to do it, it doesn't work. Strangely enough, it makes the ...
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Ensure network shares are constantly mounted

I have a Drobo connected to my network that serves up media to two Macs. Essentially this server acts as a Timemachine and file server for large media files. The frustrating part is that I need to ...
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Sharing external USB drive via Mac Mini with server.app randomly disconnecting

I've got a Mac mini running server and a few people connecting. This is working fine and no issues so far. I bought a sharkoon USB external 5 bay RAID box and connected to the server and setup shares. ...
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How can I sync ALL of my files between my Macs in the background?

I have multiple macs and I want to sync files between them. I don't want a designated "shared files" folder that I have to manually save things to -- I want my Documents, Desktop, Pictures, Downloads, ...
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Optimal way to share one external drive to multiple machines [duplicate]

I bought an external drive (WD "My Passport" 2Tb USB3.0) and am looking for the "right way" to share it between a PC and Mac. I am currently sharing a folder on the PC's HDD with my Mac over wifi ...
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Restoring lost group permissions on mac

Using mac's terrible file sharing prefs, I managed to goof up permissions on my Documents directory. My non-Documents directories have permissions like this: drwx------+ for . drwxr-xr-x+ for .. ...
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What problems are there sharing folders on Mac Snow Leopard with Windows 8?

I've happily shared folders from my Mac Mini to a Windows 7 PC for years. My Win7 Laptop can still see the shared folders on the Mac. This week, I upgraded my desktop to Windows 8. Now I can see the ...
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Permissions on newly created files and nested shared folders

On OS X Mountain Lion, I use two accounts (login users); one which is my primary account and the other which I created to share a Google Drive folder with the primary, since the latter also have an ...
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How to transfer files between mac users folder

I would like be able to copy files from one user profile to another. For example download photos to : /Users/user1/Desktop and then move than into /Users/user2/Pictures. Default Mac OS X setting do ...
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Files/Folders get weird names and become inaccessible on Samba share

Here is our current setup: Mac OS X 10.5.8 File server using Mac OS Extended (Journaled) file system. There is a share that is shared over AFP (For Mac desktops) and Samba for (Windows desktops). ...
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Cannot write to windows share ntfs folder from mac

I have a windows 7 shared folder, I can connect to windows 7 using smb protocol and can mount the drive on mac. I can get files from that shared folder but how to write/paste files from my mac to ...
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File store in mixed network [closed]

Technically what is the best option for a central file store in a Windows/MAC/Linux network? Experiences and views welcome too.
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How to config OS X File Sharing to bind to the second interface?

I have two interfaces: Wifi for the internet Ethernet for office intranet When I enable File Sharing, it defaults to share on the first interface. Is it possible to share on the second interface?
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Has anyone successfully run Sparkleshare on a Mac?

I have Sparkleshare running with a local gitolite server and several Ubuntu clients. Unfortunately I've had no luck with Macs. The file downloads and unzips, but fails to launch.
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how do we share files from Mac to Windows?

Is there anyway we can read the files in a Mac laptop using a Windows laptop? Like I have a movies folder in Mac and I want to view those movies in my Windows laptop (without having to transfer those ...
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Sharing files over wi-fi between Windows 7 and Mac OS X 10.6

Wondering what would be the best and fastest way to share large files over a wi-fi connection between a Windows 7 desktop and a Mac with OS X 10.6. Any ideas apart from the default folder sharing ...
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How to share files between Windows and MacOS with dual boot

I have MacOS snow leopard and Windows 7 installed on same hard drive(on a iMac). I want to have a folder that is shared between them where I can write data, not only read. Is this possible? On windows ...
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Mac and windows 7 file sharing specific user

I try to share a specific directory to my windows 7 computer, but I want it to use a specific user that I created on my mac to connect to it. I saw this tutorial: ...
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Enable “Trash” with Network Share over AFP

I have a OS X machine sharing an external drive (connected via firewire) to other Mac clients. All are running Snow Leopard and the protocol being used is AFP, FYI. When a user tries to delete a ...
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How do I share files between two Macs wirelessly?

How do I share files between two Macs wirelessly? This is the more general version of my other question...
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How do I share photos between two MacBook Pros wirelessly? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I share files between two Macs wirelessly? How do I share photos between two Macbook Pro laptops? I want to download photos from my other MacBook Pro; how do I ...
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Sharing folders between Windows 7 and Mac

I have a probelem in Windows 7. I just want to share folders on my Mac and I cannot see these folders. I work on a normal PC with Windows 7.
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How to crypt and share a directory on OS-X via NFS?

We have an osx desktop Environment with nfs shares and using linux/vm´s as nfs-clients We want to encrpyt the nfs-data/directories on our os-x machines. Is that possible? Apple´s File-Fault is using ...
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Remote file access (Mac)

I have a Mac mini at home that I can SSH into and access via VNC (over SSH). What's the best way to transfer files from the Mac mini to my local machine. I assume there is a way to do this in ...
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Configuring SMB shares in OS X

I'm at my wit's end trying to control SMB file sharing on my Mac. (OS X 10.5 Leopard). I want to do something fairly simple: share a particular (non-home, non-Public) folder over my my SMB/Windows ...
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Is there a way to find out if someone downloaded files from my Mac?

Problem: I was in a big meeting and logged in to a wlan with everyone else. Everyone had a Mac. Like 50 people or so. After the meeting I saw that in my sharing settings, my whole Mac HD was ...
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Mac OS X Remote/Shared Directory full path

I have an Ubuntu server and a Mac running Snow Leopard on the same network. From the Mac, I see the a shared directory "Server Name" that automatically shows up in my Finder with the Screen Sharing. ...
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Mac OSX - How can I enable sharing with windows machines?

I was looking at this link - http://macdevcenter.com/pub/a/mac/2003/03/18/samba.html?page=1#at The link says I should have SMB as an option in the services list in my Directory Utility. But I don't ...
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How do you access an external drive mounted on a Mac from Windows?

On My Mac Mini (Tiger), I've enabled personal file sharing and windows sharing. From Windows 7, I am able to connect to the Mini just fine and I can manipulate the files. However, I also have an ...
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File/printer sharing issues on network with multiple OSes

My workplace consists of computers running a variety of different operating systems, and I have been running into problems getting some of them to connect to a shared drive and printer over the ...
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How to make folder sharing work with Parallels and Fedora 11

I have a Parallels installed on my Mac and I have created a Fedora 11 Virtual Machine. Everything works fine, except that the file sharing between my Mac and the VM doesn't work. On Parallels doc, ...
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What's the fastest way to store/access large files?

I do a lot of video editing on my Mac and need a way to store very large (30 GB) files, and don't have room on my HD. A USB/Firewire external hard drive would work, but it seems way too slow for ...