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Mastering macOS Server, Part 4: Setting up File Sharing and Wikis

This is the fourth in an ongoing series on The Rocket Yard describing how to use Apple’s macOS Server to provide services to users both inside and outside of a local network. Previous articles include: Part 1: Background and Setup Part 2: Serving a Small Business Part 3: Router Configuration and Open Directory Configuring File…
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More Ways to Remotely Access and Control a Mac

Recently, we published a how-to guide titled “Three ways to remotely access and control a Mac“. As the title suggests, we outlined three ways — Back to My Mac, Apple Remote Desktop, and Parallels Access — to access and...

How to Recover From a White...
From time to time, you may experience one of the more frustrating Mac glitches — a white screen during boot. Usually this rare bug happens after updating macOS to...

Back to My Mac icon Three Ways to Remotely Access and...
Have you ever been away from your home or office Mac and suddenly realized that you a) left it on when you meant to shut it down, b) tried to run...

Linux on a Recycled Mac: Trying...
A few weeks ago we ran an article about how to install Linux on a Mac, and it generated a lot of comments. One of the more common themes...

How To Free Up iOS Storage...
Anyone who listens to a lot of podcasts knows that pretty soon, those sound files that you’re listening to can start taking up a lot of space on your...

Install iOS 10.3.1 Immediately to Avoid...
The iOS 10.3.1 update that came out earlier this week might have seemed like “just another security and bug fix update”, but the security notes issued for the update provide...

Happy World Backup Day! How To...
Believe it or not, it’s already March 31 and that means it’s World Backup Day! World Backup Day is recognized every year and is a day for people to learn about...