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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

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

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

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  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.



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  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.

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  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.

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