Access Raspberry Pi Filesystem from Mac OSX using Netatalk AFP

This tutorial will explain how to browse your RPi Web Cam media folder from within Finder on MacOS.

    On your Raspberry Pi:

  1. Update packages and install netatalk
  2. sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt-get install netatalk
  3. Create a password for the www-data account
    sudo passwd www-data

    On your Mac:

  4. Open terminal and type the following
  5. open afp://<your-raspberrypi-ip>
  6. When the window pops up and asks for your username and password for the Raspberry Pi, enter www-data as the username, and the password you set above.
  7. You will now be able to browse the html folder and open video files from within media on your Mac.
  8. If the video file is opened in Preview, use the J K and L keys for the following:
    J = Press to reverse video. Press more than once to increase the speed.
    K = Play the video forward at normal speed.
    L = Fast forward the video. Press more than once to increase the speed.

 

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