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The solution where you disable certain data from being backed up in iCloud is not really a solution but merely a workaround. Unfortunately, the real solution would imply you paying for iCloud's yearly subscription charges. Alternatively, keep the Camera Roll under iCloud backup settings disabled as that eats lots of space and back up your iPhone to your PC ...
I just had this problem and now i think i fixed it. Just for your info i also tried deleting old pictures etc etc and it still says i cant take photos because not enough space (grrr) Solution: i just switched my phone off and turned it back on! This must be a bug....
I see some issues with your plan... Dropbox is a 'share once, download many' solution. Providing your own 'file-server' is a 'share every single time' plan. If your new connection is going to be 200Mb/s both ways & you also have a no-limit plan, then that may be all fair & good, but most domestic connections are 10:1 - that is, for every 10Mb ...
You can surely do this but please not that doing so will void your Apple warranty with the Airport Extreme. What you need to do is: Pull the HDD out of the Time Capsule (take it apart) Install the HDD in an enclosure or caddy Connect the enclosure to your Mac Use Disk Utility to create a 100GB partition Reinstall the HDD in your Airport Extreme and you ...
Occasionally a disk image will unmount but not release the space. If you are Terminal-fluent, kill diskimages-helper. Or reboot (cold, full-power-down reboot. Good time for software update too.)
I recommend you scan your Disk with 'Daisydisk' and locate the files that are eating up your Diskspace.
Did you emptied the trash after removing the image file (if it was removed in Finder). Check in About this MAC > Storage, if this 500 GB is not used by Backups. If it is, that means that it might be local snapshot of time Machine backup including this file. See http://support.apple.com/en-us/ht4878
Copy your home directory over to the other drive. Open up System Preferences then the Users & Groups pane. Click the padlock to unlock it Right-click on your name Change the Home Directory to point to your newly copied one on the other drive. NB. You might want to use a syncing program to do the copy, or create a different user to do the copy as after ...
To see which folders inside ~/Library use most of the space, run something like cd ~/Library; du -sm * | sort -rn | head -16 in Terminal which gives you the 16 folders using the most space. Specific cleanup actions afterwards depend on the folders found.
If you’ve deleted applications/programs, and they have leftovers in the Library/Application Support/ folder, then it is probably safe to clean out that program’s Library/Application Support/ subfolder. If, for example, I wanted to remove Firefox’s old data after uninstalling, I would go to Finder’s search box and type firefox. Make sure the search is set to ...
~/Library is where all your apps store their prefs, how you want them to work for you. It would generally be unwise to start playing in there without being certain of what you are doing.... That said, some apps can store large cache files in there, others may be folders for apps you long-since deleted - those would be safe candidates. 70GB is a pretty big ...
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