Sharing your computer with the Sharing system preference


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Sharing your computer with the Sharing system preference

The Sharing System Preference is the gateway to opening your Mac to access from other computers both on local networks as well as across the Internet and it breaks out this way. At the very top of the window, you are going to see computer name. You can change your computer name and this is a good idea because people often leave the default name something like Joe Blow's computer and this name appears in such seemingly innocent sharing setups as iTunes and iPhoto sharing. And these are situations where you want to be a little bit anonymous so people aren't aware of the fact that you listen to a lot of Barry Manilow for example when you are in a coffee shop and you are trying to talk to other people.

If you press the Edit button, you have the opportunity to change your Mac's local name. This is a name that shows up when you're using Bonjour which is the 0 configuration networking protocol that Apple supports. So, if people want an easy way to get into your computer, you can add a ve...

Sharing your computer with the Sharing system preference
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Sharing your computer with the Sharing system preference provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Christopher Breen as part of the Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard Beyond the Basics

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