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Topic # 92648 3-Nov-2011 11:21 Send private message

Forgive me, never used a MAC, but I'd like to, my query may appear silly. 

Can a MAC Mini be connected to a laptop, to use the laptops screen easy enough?
And keyboard/trackpad (although I doubt that)

MAC Mini seems a cheaper although not cheap way to try it?

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  Reply # 540655 3-Nov-2011 11:26 Send private message

If the laptop supports running as just a monitor, then yes. But I've never seen a laptop do that.

Might be easier to just borrow a monitor and get a USB keyboard/mouse combo.




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  Reply # 540660 3-Nov-2011 11:37 Send private message

Yep, will do, I have a spare 22 LCD screen, would have been nice to "duo" the laptop. Tks for the reply

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  Reply # 540693 3-Nov-2011 12:54 Send private message

tdgeek: Can a MAC Mini be connected to a laptop, to use the laptops screen easy enough?
And keyboard/trackpad (although I doubt that) 


Yes, no problem. 10.4 and later have a built in VNC server for remote video, keyboard & mouse/trackpad use.

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