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Cant see Shared Macs over PPTP VPN (OS X)

I have setup a PPTP VPN using a DD-WRT router which is functioning fine. I can ping internet to external and external to internal. I have also tested file sharing over AFP and SMB with success. My ...
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“file is in use” using WebDAV with Finder

all. I'm trying to use WebDAV as a shared folder with Finder (OSX Mountain Lion), but I keep getting: Operation did not complete because file is in use — although no one is using the file. What ...
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Shared folder mounted on OSX: NFS, WebDAV or AFP?

We are trying to figure out how to best mount a network share on OSX machines (only). We went with WebDAV initially which does what expected but it's extremely sluggish. Also the Finder seesm to have ...
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Removing a process from launchd without restarting

I have a machine on which I do not want finder to run, so initially I made it unexecutable: sudo chmod -R a-x /System/Library/CoreServices/Finder.app But then realised that launchd was still trying ...
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OSX Get Info Exclude Hidden Files / Folders

We have a procedure where by users check files/folder count in a folder they receive to a document that is automatically generated and tells them the amount of documents etc that should be in the ...
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OS X: Finder error -36 when using SMB shares on a Samba server bound to AD

We're looking at deploying SMB homes on Debian (5.0.3) for our mac clients rather than purchasing four new Xserves. We've got our test servers built and functioning properly. Windows clients behave ...
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Permission denied when copying on a fileshare in Finder, but copying via command line works

I'm trying to copy files on a SMB fileshare. When I attempt to copy the files in Finder, I get the following error: The operation can’t be completed because you don’t have permission to access some ...
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how to activate “Cut [Command+X]” option in Mac?

I am new to OS X and one thing that is constantly bugging me is the fact that I cannot move any file in Finder. I have to copy the file and then delete the file at the source. Can anyone help me out ...
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How to block Finder's “Remember this password” on client computers?

I'm administering a cluster of Macs, with shared login. (The shared login thing wasn't my idea, but I've got to live with it.) We're running into problems where users connect to fileshares and click ...