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comment What is the difference between a “sparse disk image” and a “sparse bundle disk image”?
I don't agree with your answer (it might be out of date) because I think sparsebundles are just as efficient as sparse images, and possibly more so. Do you have a reference that they use more space? I don't see why they would. In fact, a test I just did shows them to be the same size and faster than both sparseimages and normal DMGs
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answered Portable encrypted USB stick
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comment What is the “rootless” feature in El Capitan, really?
@sas08: the answer is incomplete in that it addresses only only one of the many effects of SIP and thus is not useful. If the answer correctly answered the question What is the "Rootless" feature of El Capitan at a technical level? then I would remove my downvote.
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comment What is the “rootless” feature in El Capitan, really?
@J.J what about /dev/rdisk0 then? I would be surprised if there's no /dev entry which provides access to an actual device... I will have to set up a Mavericks VM and investigate this. I will post a separate question if I do so.
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comment What is the “rootless” feature in El Capitan, really?
@sas08 I am not saying that this answer doesn't contain useful information, only that it doesn't answer the question. It addresses only one small part of the question (lack of DTrace) and doesn't describe what SIP actually is.
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comment What is the “rootless” feature in El Capitan, really?
Also, I have downvoted this answer as it doesn't answer the question, namely: What is the "Rootless" feature of El Capitan at a technical level? Will sudo -s still work, and, if so, how will the experience of using a shell as root change?. This answer seems to talk only about DTrace
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comment What is the “rootless” feature in El Capitan, really?
You cant even check, for example, if disk encryption is actually working on your machine, since decryption is done by the kernel and theres now no way around that So I can't, for example, run dd if=/dev/disk0 count=2000 | strings? This seems to contradict the other answer
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comment I want to make an Apple ID, but someone has already used my email to create their own. How do I kick them out completely?
Yes, I totally agree, that's a much more secure system :-)
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comment I want to make an Apple ID, but someone has already used my email to create their own. How do I kick them out completely?
Interesting that you persuaded them by being able to reply from that address. Pretty much any email address can be set as the From: address on an email; the ability to send mail "from" an email has next to nothing to do with being able to receive email at that address.
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comment How to get the hand tool back in Preview.app in 10.8?
see @user70427's answer: you can get it back, hold down option + space
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