Screen Sharing is the name of a Macintosh application for viewing a remote display. It is also a generic term for whenever one shares a screen to allow it to be viewed remotely on a separate computer.

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Max OSX 10.9 Mavericks Messages no longer has auto screen sharing?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b905lm4AeAU In the days of iChat you could allow a user to be allowed automatic access to screen sharing. This was great because I could access my parents' machine ...
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Update Mac Mini server without keyboard from Windows laptop

I recently bought a Mac Mini (3,1) server to use Xcode. I have a Dell laptop, an extra monitor, a USB mouse, but no spare keyboard besides the one in my laptop. The Mac Mini came with OS X 10.6.8, ...
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OSX firewall (ipfw?) to allow only specific hostname via VPN or Screensharing

I have an iMac with ScreenSharing enabled & VNC allowed. Remote users (over internet) can successfully connect via WIN (RealVNC) or Mac (ScreenSharing) to remote admin this machine. I would like ...
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How to remotely turn on screen sharing?

I recently tried to turn on Internet Sharing for my mac mini, and accidentally hit 'Remote Management' which turns off screen sharing! I have no peripherals - not even a display, but I do have a lot ...
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Monitor a computer DVI output inside windows using DVI Input Card

I have a nice Mac Mini G4 and i wanted to start building a server with it. I plugged it up and everything but it seems like my monitor DVI interface has issues and cannot output the image properly. I ...
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On windows 7 (at least) screen sharing from skype is distorted

Whenever I get screen sharing from my clients I see their screen distorted. Like is split in 8-10 fragments each showing a different part of the screen. When I share my screen everything is ok for ...
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Does software exist to “share” a virtual desktop?

Suppose my desktop has two or three monitors, and my coworker's computer also has two or three monitors. I thought it would really amazingly helpful for collaboration if one of each of our monitors ...
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Crossing networks with PC laptop and Mac Mini…Screen Sharing with Server Blindness?

I know there are ways to use VNC or TeamViewer to control a mac mini remotely. These solutions appear to involve the Mac Mini getting settled onto a network. Then--while it's connected to a ...
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Is there a pure peer to peer screen sharing app? [closed]

I run a meetup, and we would like to share the presenter's screen for the people in the back. However, wireless in the room doesn't always cooperate, and internet may not be available. Is there a ...
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VNC - How to share only certain part of screen?

Is there a VNC Server able to share only a certain region of the screen and not the whole one / single application?
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Share desktop in Windows Netmeeting

We are using "netmeeting" in XP home pc. But every time(Once in a day) we have to accept the call, share the desktop& set as automatically accept the calls(By going to that pc). Any alternate ...
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How to share my screen via WiFi? [duplicate]

Is there any software that allows sharing one's screen through WiFi? I am particularly interested in having that capability between PC and Mac computers. What this will allow is for any computer in ...
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Evaluating web-ex tool for software demonstration to remote audience

I have a bespoke Windows desktop application which I would like to demo to potential clients. The problem is that they are typically half way around the world (I'm in the UK, they are often in ...
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Viewing 2 monitors on 1 monitor

My boss has three monitors. 2 are connected to a PC, and one is an iMac running 10.7. He is running Windows on his iMac and has extended the desktops of all three of them, but he would like to view ...
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Windows: Screensharing over LAN

What is the best way to connect two computers, offline, to screenshare from one computer to the other with good quality and get as little of a delay as possible? What software should I use (has to be ...
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How can I view a live presentation on multiple devices during a large training session?

I'm trying to come up with some presentation solutions for an upcoming large training session. The presenter wants to setup a local WiFi network and share his presentation to anyone who would like ...
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Want to share an existing Mac OS desktop to several viewers over VNC

I want to give a demo to people remotely. I want them to be able to use any VNC client to view my current Mac desktop. Can I use the built-in screen sharing features to do that? I'm using Mountain ...
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What is causing spurious mouse wheel events using Magic Mouse in applications?

I recently switched to using an Apple Magic Mouse and have found that I am getting spurious mouse wheel events (mouse-5) when moving the mouse intermittently. I've seen this in Chicken of the VNC. ...
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How can I get Screen Sharing to perform well with heavy updates?

I am using Screen Sharing on the Macintosh OS X Lion to view a remote VNC server display. I have found that when I have a shell in emacs which has tons of text scrolling by, the Screen Sharing ...
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Mac Screen Sharing - see screen, but no login prompt

In the past I have been able to connect via screensharing (finder/go to server vnc://IP) to my i-Mac at work from my mac-mini just fine. However, when I tried today, I wasn't able to see the login ...
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How to grab Cmd-Tab on Macintosh instead of sending to Screen Sharing?

I am using the Screen Sharing application on a Macintosh running OS X Lion. I use Command-Tab to rotate between applications similarly to Alt-Tab on a Windows machine. However, when the Screen ...
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How to access Mac OS X screen sharing from outside my local network?

I have a setup of two Mac Mini, connected to a router with static IP. Mac Mini 1 (Local IP: 192.168.0.99) Mac Mini 2 (Local IP: 192.168.0.100) I use the built-in screen sharing for Mac OS X. When I ...
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Screen sharing only a portion of a screen?

First off, I understand that Stack Exchange sites aren't keen on "go find me this cuz im lazy" questions. This being said, I have tried numerous solutions, and spent several hours of my time searching ...
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OSX 10.7 Lion Screen Sharing, cannot Switch to virtual display from snow leopard 10.6 client

I installed Lion, and would like my other computers (macs and PCs) to connect to virtual displays on the mac pro. Preferably with the ability to stream sound and video through this session. I enabled ...
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How to get a mouse middle click event on a Macintosh?

I am using a MacBook Air running OS X 10.7 (Lion) with Screen Sharing application to view the display of a Linux box running Emacs. I need a mouse middle click. How can I generate a mouse-middle ...
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Share screen with multiple users

I am currently using Skype to share my screen with a single person. Is there a away to share your screen with more then a single user? It would be nice if it was via skype but this is not mandatory. ...
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Is there a screen sharing/remote desktop app for mac that lets you use a different host screen resolution?

Ok, there are tons and tons of questions about remote desktop for mac and they're all being closed as duplicates. I however am specifically looking for one that will let me use a different resolution ...
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How to connect Apple HDMI to HDMI Cable to IBM Laptop?

I just bought an Apple Digital TV Adapter. I have an iPad2. I know, to share my iPad screen, Just connect iPad to Adapter & then connect Adapter second end to Monitor/Screen. Now, My question is ...
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Labeled grid desktop wallpaper?

Summary: I'd like a desktop wallpaper that: is a grid has cells that are each and all labeled with ascending numbers (across) and letters (down), such that the top-left cell is A0 is larger than ...
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Can I set my MacBook Pro's resolution to a that of a 27" iMac and then screen share to that iMac?

The iMac is Thunderbolt and my MBP is not, so I can't use Target Display Mode, but I'd like to use the bigger screen. Can I make my MBP a larger-than-native resolution? Better yet, can I share a ...
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Stream computer screen to TV via network instead of a USB wireless link

I want to stream my computer screen (not just video or a limited amount of content) to my TV via the network. I know there are wireless devices that use USB to tranfer the screen to the TV. However, ...
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How to share only one window/application to other user in network?

I know VNC, windows remote control can share screen to others. Can I just share one window/application to my buddy and give control of this window/application to him? Same time, I still want to ...
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A good windows VNC server to work with OS X Screen Sharing

I have an iMac and a Windows 7 laptop at work now. I obviously want to work on iMac since it has a bigger screen, but I need to also be able to do stuff (like web site development),that can only be ...
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Stream screen contents over network

At work, we are thinking of getting a TV for presentation/showing things. I had the idea that we could connect a PC, to stream our screens (wirelessly) through it, to the TV (like inverse screen ...
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What is an easy way to share screen / voice chat on Linux?

Currently I'm using Arch Linux. I'm more used to Linux now, but for communication, I still have some problems: My main software which I use on Windows is Skype and TeamViewer to share screen / voice ...
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Searching (fast!) VNC client for Windows with Bonjour detection

I tried ScreenRecycler for my Macbook and accessed it successfully with VNC via my second Laptop (as connected to the same WLAN) and it works if i enter the IP address of the MB. However, i am ...
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A “view-only” mode in `screen`?

One of my favorite modes for screen is using the -x option, wherein multiple users can connect-to the same session (great for team troubleshooting and training purposes). However, it would be really ...
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Is it there a log file for screensharing (vnc) with the incoming connections?

I found out that I had screensharing (vnc) turned on, Im using snow leopard, where can I see a log with all the incoming connections? or a log saying when it was enabled?
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How to configure OS X Lion to automatically accept requests for ScreenSharing

Prior to OS X Lion, I could easily take control of my Mac Mini via ScreenSharing from one of the other Mac's on my home network. Now, with OS X Lion, there is an option to share the same screen or ...
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OS X Lion VNC no longer works

I enjoyed using VNC from my iPad to my Mac Pro running Snow Leopard without issues. Since upgrading to OS X Lion, I am no longer able to log in remotely. I can connect, but I now see the OS X login ...
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How to VNC to Mac OS X Lion?

How can we VNC to Mac OS X Lion to use screen sharing? RealVNC for Windows connects and shows a lock screen, but I cannot click or type a password. What clients will work now?
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enable VNC to run on an account different than the current account on mac

How can I make my MAC VNC server to which many windows based PCs can connect simultaneously with distributed access to resources. I want to share my MAC with multiple users using Windows, can I do ...
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How can I control my Mac remotely? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What's the best Remote Desktop Application? What's the typical way of managing a Mac remotely? Say I'm at home on a MacBook Pro, I'd like to be able to access my ...
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Snow Leopard screen sharing slow to connect

My snow leopard (10.6.7) suddenly refused to connect to another mac (snow leopard 10.6.4) through screen sharing. There is no change except the installation of the latest security update. If I ...
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How to connect to the native (non-VNC) Mac screen sharing from a Windows PC?

I have a Mac with screen sharing enabled through "Remote Management" and not through the "Screen Sharing" setting. I also disable regular VNC since it seems like pretty insecure and I'd like to rely ...
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How can I access my work Mac behind a firewall from my home Mac

I'm really hoping someone can answer this for me so I can telecommute... I want to be able to access my work Mac from my home Mac, or just be able to somehow access the network. I do web development ...
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Looking for free and secure peer-to-peer desktop sharing

I am looking for a desktop sharing solution that will allow me to show my desktop to a remote user. The system must be free secure (some reasonable encryption) peer-to-peer (i.e., does not require ...
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Microsoft SharedView crashes now with IE9 RTM, what is a good alternative?

I've been quite reliant on MS SharedView. I have found it to be faster than VNC, and also allows for highlighting of the other person's screen without needing to take control of the mouse and can be ...
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linux: How to sync two video players on two computers?

Two GNU/Linux computers are playing the same video with mplayer (or vlc or whatever). How to sync the pause/seeking/FFw between them. Like when I press pause on master computer, the other one is also ...
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Ubuntu: How to share desktop for remote pair programming

How to setup the environment for remote pair programming session on Ubuntu (10.10) securely over the internet? I think that, for our workflow, we need to share the screen, sharing terminal session or ...