Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.
Buying anything on Amazon? Please use the Geekzone Amazon aff link.




21 posts

Geek

Subscriber

Topic # 139196 31-Jan-2014 00:34 Send private message

Hi. Using Mavericks, and trying to share particular folders (in particular movies and music) Was all fine until i decided to let iTunes organise my folders. I can share all others (TVShows, Ringtones, Audiobooks etc) which are all under the iTunes Media folder on the same external media, but when I try share the Movies or Music folder, nothing happens. No error, just doesn't add them to the list of shared folders. All other shares (using the same method to add), work fine, just nothing with these two particular folders. Movies (2.4TB) and Music (400GB). Any advice or guidance? Thanks in advance

Create new topic

gzt

4840 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 296

Subscriber

  Reply # 977822 31-Jan-2014 09:14 Send private message

No idea. Maybe check the ownership is still the same as other folders.

Watchmaker Wizard
2440 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 58

Subscriber

  Reply # 977837 31-Jan-2014 09:37 Send private message

I tried just right-clicking on the folders, viewing the info and ticking the "Shared Folder" box and it shared the folders ok, haven't tried from the System Prefs.






21 posts

Geek

Subscriber

  Reply # 982458 8-Feb-2014 21:44 Send private message

Hi, thanks for the responses. Ownership is the same, and I've tried sharing them from 'view info' as well. Let's me tick the box, but doesn't actually share the folder. Bizarre.

As previously, and suggestion or advice welcomed.

gzt

4840 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 296

Subscriber

  Reply # 982518 9-Feb-2014 06:25 Send private message

Maybe check those folders for differences with others, in terminal using "ls -le" under the iTunes media directory.

Create new topic




Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Windows 10 News - 22 Jan
Created by Regs, last reply by Brumfondl on 26-Jan-2015 22:27 (110 replies)
Pages... 6 7 8


Spark customers get Lightbox free for 12 months
Created by freitasm, last reply by nyquist on 25-Jan-2015 10:24 (128 replies)
Pages... 7 8 9


Police Speed Campaign - Summer 2014/2015
Created by nzkiwiman, last reply by joker97 on 26-Jan-2015 19:15 (83 replies)
Pages... 4 5 6


Help me choose a new wagon for the family (and me)
Created by Disrespective, last reply by Disrespective on 24-Jan-2015 12:24 (74 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


How (not) to run a hotel
Created by MikeAqua, last reply by BTR on 26-Jan-2015 16:06 (68 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


Negative gearing question?
Created by edwinprakash, last reply by logo on 23-Jan-2015 14:42 (69 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


Police above the law ?
Created by heylinb4nz, last reply by MikeAqua on 26-Jan-2015 14:27 (116 replies)
Pages... 6 7 8


Best place to buy mid-level laptop with SSD?
Created by SumnerBoy, last reply by joker97 on 26-Jan-2015 14:55 (62 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.