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Odds and Ends: PowerMac G5 2.5 GHz ship date; DiskUtil petition; more

Odds and Ends: PowerMac G5 2.5 GHz ship date; DiskUtil petition; more

By July 30, 2004

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How to check for and fix OS X boot drive errors

The boot drive's format and partition structure can be checked both in the OS X graphical interface and in the Terminal.

By October 1, 2013

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Tackle stubborn disk partitioning in OS X

If partitioning a drive with Disk Utility gives you unmount or resource busy errors, there may be workarounds you can use.

By August 1, 2013

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Prevent a partition from mounting in OS X

If you have a specific volume on your Mac that you would like to keep from being edited when attached, here's how to protect it.

By June 25, 2013

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Insignificant bug keeps encrypted disks unlocked after ejecting in OS X

While not the expected behavior, this bug is technically not a breach in security.

By June 14, 2013

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Options for checking free hard-drive space in OS X

Running low on disk space can greatly slow down your computer. Here are several ways to look this up on your system.

By August 30, 2013

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How to change an encrypted volume's password in OS X

While encrypting and decrypting a volume can be done on the fly, the option for changing its password is a bit hidden.

By May 28, 2013

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How to make a custom CoreStorage drive in OS X

The CoreStorage volume manager behind Apple's Fusion Drive can be used to create your own spanned volumes in any Mac running Lion or later.

By November 15, 2012

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How to set up an Eject All hot key in OS X

OS X requires that you manually eject all drives before disconnecting them, which can be a bit of a burden if you have multiple drives attached. Here's a way to simplify things a little.

By January 8, 2013

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How to encrypt one volume on a drive in OS X

If you want to share a drive but keep some files on it encrypted, you can easily do so with a couple of approaches in OS X.

By May 24, 2013