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Remove all purgeable space? [duplicate]

well the issue is that I use to have ~20gb free in my disk, after updating and removing around 30gb a lot of things, I still have 20gb free in the disk and still says it only has ~20gb free in reality ...
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Delete Purgeable disk space [duplicate]

Is it still the case that Purgeable part is not under our control (to be deleted)? There are several posts (e.g., How do I clear the purgeable area on my disk?) on this, but no solution as it seems.
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How to remove purgeable spaze in Mojave [duplicate]

I'm having some problem with my mac (MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Late 2013)). I freed some spaces by deleting some folders but when I analyse mac HD I get the following: Available: 79.29 GB (44.52 ...
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macOS Mojave will not let me purge “purgeablefile” [duplicate]

I have a 1 TB drive. From Disk Utility, it shows 927.6 used, and 66.93 free, with a purgeable space of 424.15 GB I have followed several different documents floating around the Internet to turn off ...
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Disk utility free space doesn't match Apple > About this Mac > Storage [duplicate]

There's a difference of almost 6.14GB regarding how much free space both methods report. What's going on here? How much free space I actually have? (The mounted image is very small, non worries ...
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what is com.apple.coresymbolicationd in caches?

Doing some cleanup on my Macbook Air with 128 SSD looking for big files to reduce space used. I found something named com.apple.coresymbolicationd that is 1GB in the library/caches folder I don't ...
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How do you get system diagnostic files from macOS?

I am trying to debug a crashed (or hanging) app. How do I get the diagnostic files from the crash?
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9GB com.apple.coresymbolicationd file in Caches

I'm trying to free up disk space, and I came across this: I've read reports of a 600M file, or a 1GB file but never something like this. Is it safe to delete or does rebooting frequently help clear ...
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How to merge files after using split command from terminal?

I've split a large file with the split command from a Terminal and copied it from a USB-stick to my MacBook. This results in couple of files named 'xaa', 'xab', 'xac'. How do I merge them together ...
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How do I delete purgeable space detected by Disk Utility?

I am French so I apologize in advance for any possible language errors. I'm running macOS Mojave (version 10.14.2). Recently, I tried to run Bootcamp because I would like to install Windows. I went ...
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Why my macintosh hd hard drive has less capacity than it should?

Please look at this: and this: Why here is only 160 instead of 250? What is wrong? How can I reset this? I have tried to use Boot Camp Assistant to install windows on a partition with 80GB but ...
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How can I prevent files emptied out of the Trash from accumulating in “purgeable space”?

I'm having the same problem as the person who asked this question: I cleared a bunch of files out of my Trash and instead of getting free space on the volume, I got 30 gigs of "purgeable space". ...