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Take Control of Screen Sharing in Snow Leopard by Glenn Fleishman

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Chapter 4. Prepare to Share

Three forms of screen sharing connections—Bonjour, Back to My Mac, and direct—all use Mac OS X's Screen Sharing program and thus share the same underlying basic controls. (Share via iChat is covered independently, p. 22.) The differences have to do with how each form connects. In this section, you will prepare to use the standard screen-sharing feature in Mac OS X by turning on and setting up the Screen Sharing service and by learning your way around in the Screen Sharing application. In subsequent sections, I explain the specifics of connecting and managing each method.

The Screen Sharing program, hidden away in /System/Library/CoreServices, handles, well, screen sharing, but typically you don't launch the program directly. ...

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