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deleting timemachine backups

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Have you ever wanted to clean up your Time Machine backup destination? With these two little command you can list all Backups your Time Machine did and delete those you don’t need any more.

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change permissions recursively

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Sometime you may need to execute a command recursively on certain type of object. For example you may need to change permissions to all files in the current directory and all subdirectories but not the directories. Therefore you can use the find utility.

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disable icloud as default save location

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disable icloud as default save location If you don’t want to use iCloud as your default location for saving document just enter the following command in a Terminal defaults write NSGlobalDomain NSDocumentSaveNewDocumentsToCloud -bool false

disable local timemachine snapshots

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to retrieve expensive disk space on your local SSD you can disable Time Machine’s local snapshot feature. But remember to keep your external backup up to date 😉

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