With Apple’s SSD prices so high, you may for the first time have less internal storage in your new Mac than your old one. Tips to help you cope.
Summary of the hidden folders and files you’re most likely to encounter at the top level of a volume, and at the top level of your Home folder.
Having problems with preference files? Here’s a step by step guide to solving them, including a new version of PermissionScanner.
Repairing permissions on your Home folder is a blunt tool which could cause more problems. This tool looks through for potential problems, letting you fix them one file at a time.
Why we can’t repair system permissions, and some pitfalls and promise in the new technique of repairing permissions on the Home folder.
Apple has started recommending users to repair permissions – not generally, but in the Home folder. Here’s my experience, and a tool to make this easier.
We stopped repairing permissions, because of SIP. Now Apple recommends it for a wide range of problems – only this repairs them on your Home folder.
When should you create a new user, and how should you delete them?
How can I unhide my Home Library folder using a Terminal command?
Freshly installed OS X has clear ideas about what should go where. Does it really matter, or can […]