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Take Control of Screen Sharing in Snow Leopard by Glenn Fleishman

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Chapter 8. Share via Skype

Skype is best known as a way to make free "phone calls"—actually voice over IP or VoIP calls—between two people who each have the software installed on a computer. But Skype is much, much more, as the one-time division of eBay—now majority-owned by a group of private investors including Skype's original founders—has continually added more features.

Among the latest is screen sharing, with the capability to push your screen to a buddy for remote viewing, but not manipulation. This feature works only with people who have agreed to let you have access to them, the definition of a contact in Skype's parlance.

The standout feature of the Skype software is how it works across networks that otherwise seem to lock out remote access. ...

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