Take Control of Screen Sharing in Lion

What hardware and software does this ebook discuss?

This ebook is about screen sharing between two Macs running Mac OS X 10.7 Lion, but it is also your go-to ebook about screen sharing with 10.6 Snow Leopard and 10.5 Leopard. For the iOS apps covered, you should be running iOS 3 or later.

You’ll learn how to:

  • Set up your Mac so that it can be controlled from your iPhone.
  • Start using screen sharing to help your confused uncle with his Mac.
  • Find and launch the built-in Screen Sharing application on your Mac.
  • Control an unattended Mac from far away.
  • Turn on Back to My Mac with MobileMe or iCloud.
  • Get set up and begin to share your screen through Skype.
  • Give a presentation to a remote location through iChat Theater.
  • Wake up a remote Mac in order to control it through screen sharing.
  • Copy text from one computer to another while sharing screens.
  • Put a shared screen in its own Full-Screen display in Lion.
  • Control a far-away Mac through screen sharing when another user is logged in to that same Mac with a different account.

Table of Contents

  • Read Me First
  • Introduction
  • Quick Start to Screen Sharing
  • What’s New in Lion
  • Learn the Basics of Screen Sharing
  • Share via iChat
  • Prepare to Share
  • Share via Bonjour
  • Share via a Direct Network Connection
  • Share via Back to My Mac
  • Share via Skype
  • Sharing Screens in iOS
  • Troubleshooting
  • About This Book
  • Copyright and Fine Print Featured Titles

Book Details

  • Paperback: 103 pages
  • Publisher: TidBITS Publishing, Inc. (February 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1615423966
  • ISBN-13:  978-1615423965
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