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HT1198 Trouble with sharing iPhoto library among multiple users

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I followed the directions in this guide to share my iPhoto library between two accounts. However, it does not allow both users to open the library. One user gets a message that it is locked. I have ensured that the disk image and the library give everyone read/write access and that ownership of the volume is ignored. I've also ensured that the other user is logged out of iPhoto. However, I still get the error.

 

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1198?viewlocale=en_US

 

I am, however, able to share the iPhoto library if I don't use the disk image and if I just store the library in the Shared folder and by giving both users read/write access. However, I'm afraid that this will someday crash on me based on this article.

 

Does anyone have any experience with this??

MacBook Pro, OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.2)

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