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View Silver Screen Media on Your Apple TV from another Disk

Want to watch movies via Silver Screen that aren't in your Movies folder? Just create an alias in your Movies directory and select that as your Media Directory in Silver Screen's preferences. It will even be automatically mounted if needed when the folder is browsed in Silver Screen. To make the alias, mount the server or other disk in the Finder, locate the folder containing the movies and Command-Option-drag the folder's icon into your Movies directory.

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Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk for 18-May-09

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Simple Mac friendly (PPTP) VPN appliance for SME? A TidBITS reader gets plenty of advice on setting up a VPN for his small business. (12 messages)

Using multiple keychains -- When Mac OS X doesn't seem to be honoring keychains properly, a Terminal command may be necessary to reset them. (5 messages)

Recent Macs and display rotation? Will a Mac with Nvidia graphics support a rotated display (viewed vertically instead of horizontally)? (1 message)

Restoring Mac OS 9 Desktop Click Behavior -- Readers suggest ways to make all Finder windows come to the front when any portion of the Finder is clicked. (5 messages)

GPS Accuracy Could Start Dropping in 2010 -- The iPhone 3G uses a combination of GPS, cellular tower signals, and Skyhook wireless data to determine one's location. For non-GPS devices like the iPod touch and original iPhone, how does one alert Skyhook to the location of Wi-Fi networks? (8 messages)

Mac OS 10.5.7, Snow Leopard and what to we need to Go Home Again -- Will the Mac OS X 10.5.7 combo update fully bring a Mac up to date after installing Mac OS X 10.5.0? (3 messages)

Cursor: Sudden Failure to Function -- Readers note a problem on two eMacs where the cursor simply stops working, requiring a restart. (4 messages)


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