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When you create an image and you select Compressed, you are doing so at the sake of speed and read/write capability To access the data on a compressed image, you have to uncompress it first; that takes cycles (cpu time). Secondly, per Apple, the image is read only, not read/write so you will lose that capability as well. The "Compressed" format is great ...


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The errors with Safari are because -rwxr-xr-x should be lrwxr-xr-x where the l indicates symbolic link. I'm not sure how this is something to 'fix' from a permissions point of view as either something's a symbolic link or it's not. Repair Permissions has been removed in El Capitan so support for it with updated versions of Safari is likely to be overlooked. ...


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Answer to Posted Question When you enter the diskutil command to resize your boot partition disk0s2, the recovery partition disk0s3 will automatically be moved. You do not want to move this recovery partition to the end of the disk using a separate command. In other words, you are trying to do the wrong thing. See Merge partitions with Macintosh HD for the ...


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The partition disk2s5 has the wrong partition type. It should be 53746F72-6167-11AA-AA11-00306543ECAC instead of FFFFFFFF-FFFF-FFFF-FFFF-FFFFFFFFFFFF! To solve this boot to Macintosh HD (disk0s2/disk1), open Terminal and enter: to get an overview: diskutil list below I assume the external disk has the disk identifier disk2 sudo gpt -r show /dev/disk2 ...


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You should be able to resize the CoreStorage stack by booting to a second boot volume (e.g. Internet Recovery Mode) after modifying the partition table. Afterwards you have to re-add the partitions in the old boundaries but with proper types. Preparation: Restart to Internet Recovery Mode by pressing alt cmd R at startup. The prerequisites are the ...


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I erased the partition VBOX HARDDISK while naming it "UsableDisk" and rebooted the virtual machine. This time I could see "UsableDisk" as an option on "Install OS X" screen as shown above. Choosing it to install the the OS X resolved the issue. Took around 15 minutes for install to complete.


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The best way to handle an iPod Restore is to do it from iTunes. iTunes knows what it is & how to format it - it will even actually format differently depending on whether you have iTunes on a PC or Mac, to enable easier file handling afterwards. If it's a model with a lock switch at the top [red dot visible] switch the lock off first [white dot] - ...



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