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Troubleshooting Apple Networks

My home network has been plagued with incredibly frustrating problems with dropped connections and other weirdness that are hard to diagnose. I still haven’t solved it, but found two articles in Apple’s Knowledge Base that are finally pointing me in a better direction.

There is a lot of information there that isn’t obvious at at a glance, so be sure to expand all of the disclosure triangles.

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teleport

Teleport is exactly what I needed when I wasn’t even looking for something.

teleport:

teleport:
teleport lets you use a single mouse and keyboard to control several Macs. Simply reach an edge of your screen, and your mouse teleports to your nearby Mac, which also becomes controlled by your keyboard. The pasteboard can be synchronized, and you can even drag & drop files between your Macs.

With this installed on my personal MacBook (with second display) and my work-based MacBook Pro, I can easily work across all three displays as if they are one.

I haven’t tested yet, but I’ll bet I could line up several of the Macs in the house and turn my office into a war room!

(Via One Thing Well)