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I've got numerous OSes installed on my Macintosh laptop for certain reasons. So I'd like to be as lightweight in my OS X as possible. What are the consequences of
sudo rm -rf'ing the following application that are allegedly unmodifiable/deletable because it’s required by OS X?
I am not a photographer so I don't really need
Photos.app Maps.app "Image Capture.app" "Photo Booth.app"
For communication I use emails mainly and I much prefer mutt so I'd like to get rid of
Mail.app Messages.app Contacts.app
I use vim mainly (and atom & Xcode occasionally) so I'd also like to get rid of
TextEdit.app Notes.app "Utilities/Script Editor.app"
I also don't see myself ever using
Calculator.app Calendar.app Dashboard.app "DVD player.app" "Game Center.app" iBooks.app Reminders.app Stickies.app "Time Machine.app"
These are what I use OS X mainly for
- iOS development (sometimes)
- Web development: mainly to test browser compatibility
- Updating the firmware
So would I break anything important if I delete all the applications mentioned above?