MacMost Now 77: Leopard Screen Sharing

Gary Rosenzweig takes a look at screen sharing in Leopard: how to set it up and some uses.

Comments: 4 Responses to “MacMost Now 77: Leopard Screen Sharing”

    Jamie
    10 years ago

    HI, you seem to look like you know what you are doing, however, even after i enabled screen sharing in my system preferences i am unable to screen share, i can get the screen share to send, even to accept, however the connection only lasts for a min at most and i never actually am able to see my friends screen. Can you help?

      10 years ago

      So it works, but cuts off after a minute? I’d suspect the network — could be your router, modem (DSL, Cable, whatever) your ISP, your friends’ modem, their router. That’s where I would think the problem would lie. If it was a Mac problem, you’d never connect in the first place. Unfortunately, if that is the problem it might be difficult or impossible to fix. The connection between the two of your is just not robust enough to support a direct connection.

    Kris Shacklette
    10 years ago

    I have and Imac with snow Leopard, time machine and apple TV. Is there any way to set up screen sharing between my Imac and my Apple TV. I would love to play video from other places on my computer and show them on my TV.

      10 years ago

      Screen sharing would be between two Macs, it wouldn’t make sense for an AppleTV. But you can certainly turn on iTunes sharing on your iMac and then play videos on your Apple TV that are in your iTunes library on your Mac — provided they are in a format that the AppleTV uses.

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