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SparkyCanada

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Feb 9, 2008
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Hello everyone.

I‘m trying to figure out how to use my laptop screen as a second monitor.

My laptop is Intel based running Mojave.

Current system is a Mac Mini M2 running Ventura - which is connected to a Dell 27” USBC monitor using the HDMI port.

Thanks for any assistance on this

Sparky
 
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MBAir2010

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Screen sharing in system preferences
just make sure the username password is accurate.


Mojave Rules!
 

ChrisA

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I think this is what I’m trying to accomplish.

Would a powered hub do this?

Thanks

Sparky
No. The data flows over the network. The network could be WiFi or Ethernet. Ethernet would be more reliable.

Apple also allows networking over point-to-point Thunderbolt but I've never used that.

A second display like this works OK for stuff that need not be fast. In my case, I'm writing software or working on 3D CAD. I can edit on the main screen and keep reference material on the second networked screen as there is some amount of lag.
 
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