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Synchronize the user folder between Macs via FileVault
Authored by: tpressman on Jun 16, '06 09:57:43AM
When I first installed Tiger, I noticed the menu extra called "HomeSync" in the /System/Core Services/Menu Extras folder.

If you navigate to this folder and double-click the menu extra, you'll see the little house icons in the menu bar and the list of items will show the sync status, an action to sync now and also the prefs... these prefs will eventually appear in the accounts preference pane.

I can only hope that this feature is fully implemented in Leopard... it was long touted at the beginning of Tiger's development and then dropped right before the final GM came around.

Image of Home Sync menu extra in action:

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Synchronize the user folder between Macs via FileVault
Authored by: tpressman on Jun 16, '06 10:01:41AM
Synchronize the user folder between Macs via FileVault
Authored by: ehemmete on Jun 16, '06 03:59:24PM

That is used when you have Mobile Accounts set up with an Open Directory Master on an OS X 10.4 server. With out the server, it doesn't do anything.



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Synchronize the user folder between Macs via FileVault
Authored by: inemo on Jun 16, '06 04:05:35PM

This is actually for when you are using a so called 'mobile account' which is basically an account where your home folder is stored on the OS X Server (separate machine running OS X Server) and its to allow you to sync your account without logging out.

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Remove Sync Now, Home Sync (Sync Home) menu
Authored by: noworryz on Nov 09, '06 11:26:11AM

If you've activated the Sync Now Menu or Sync Home Now Menu or Ink Menu or iChat Menu or VPN Menu by clicking on:

/System/Library/CoreServices/Menu Extras/HomeSync.menu or
/System/Library/CoreServices/Menu Extras/Sync.menu or
/System/Library/CoreServices/Menu Extras/Ink.menu or
/System/Library/CoreServices/Menu Extras/VPN.menu

you might not realize how to remove them, if you are used to enabling and disabling menus in System Preferences. Simply hold down the command key and drag them off the menu bar.

Keywords: disable remove sync menu, disable remove sync now menu, disable remove sync home now menu, disable remove home sync menu, disable remove ink menu, disable remove iChat menu, disable remove VPN menu



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