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No, but you can get the same effect as I use this app to keep my mac running for a back up at night time http://www.macupdate.com/app/mac/37991/nosleep
If your MacBook Air has flash storage, supports Power Nap and is connected to a power adapter at night, then it will back up to Time Machine when in sleep. If any of these criteria is not met, then the backup will not take place. A firmware update is required for the late-2010 MacBook Air to support Power Nap. Make sure that all updates are installed in the ...
To adjust Time Machine notification settings on Yosemite, first find the Notification Center database by running: cd `getconf DARWIN_USER_DIR`/com.apple.notificationcenter/db You'll end up in a directory containing a SQLite database called db. In this database's app_info table, set the flags value for _SYSTEM_CENTER_:com.apple.TMHelperAgent to 12609.
The Time Machine preference file seems to be corrupted. Open the Time Machine preferences and put the slider to OFF. Go to /Macintosh HD/ Library Preferences and drag to the Trash the file com.Apple.TimeMacine.plist and restart the machine. Open the Preferences, click Select Backup Disk and Use Disk. The backup will start and will take some time depending ...
I have the same issue since one of the mavericks updates, not necessarily the .0 version, not sure when exactly it started. I have this issue mostly with one folder: ~/Library/Preferences. I can fix the issue (see below), but 1-3 weeks later the issue is happening again with that folder. I think this folder might be hit often by the bug, cause the ...
Searching a TimeMachine backup is tricky - for one thing Spotlight has not indexed the backup (do not tell Spotlight to do this - you will be in for a world of hurt) Second, you are sort of correct about about TimeMachine being virtual. what it really is a hundreds of symlinks that link about in all kinds of crazy ways. Your best bet, is to mount the ...
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