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How to remove Apple System Apps

How can I delete Apple OS X application such as Photos, iPhoto, and others that I never use?
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How to mass delete your photos in your iPhone?

I cannot do it in the phone itself, neither in iPhoto. How can you delete all your photos in iPhone?
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I deleted my Bootcamp partition but can't resize my OS X partition

I didn't realize this would cause issues, but I used Disk Utility to delete my Bootcamp partition and then tried to resize my main partition to fill the disk. This causes an error and I searched for ...
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Can I delete unnecessary device simulators of Xcode?

I found that Xcode on my laptop consumes much of its storage, so I am trying to delete unnecessary files in Xcode. There are four directories under Application/Xcode.app/Contents/Developer/Platforms/....
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How do I remove or disable the Photos app in El Capitan?

When I try to drag Photos.app or certain other bundled system apps to the trash in El Capitan, I get the error “Photos.app” can’t be modified or deleted because it’s required by OS X. The solution ...
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How do I delete pictures of my iPhone which wont delete?

My iPhone 5 has an album which has been saved onto it through iTunes from another laptop, when I try and delete the album through iTunes it doesn't seem to give me the option to do so. If anyone could ...
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How do I delete a stubborn file in the Bin?

I have this file (see attached); And I cannot delete it. it doesn't exist... I have tried typing rm in the prompt then dragging the file on to it, I have gone to the actual location of the file and ...
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Easy way to permanently delete all photos and videos from iPad/iPhone

It seems really hard to me to permanently delete all photos and videos from iPad. I tried different solutions, like: Transferring them using iPhoto and then deleting them by iPhoto Using iTunes to ...
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Forward deleting (Macports/bash): Is there an alternative to Fn+Delete and Control+D?

As a more general version to this question, is there a way to forward-delete in a bash terminal that doesn't involve Fn+Delete or Control+D? Motivation: When using the Macports port command ...
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How do I delete files from a timemachine backup

So my mac was acting very slow and so I backed up all my files to an external hard drive using time machine and then proceeded to restart the entire mac. Now that I plug in my hard drive with my back ...
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Secure delete an erased file using same file

Okay, so I have a late 2013 model retina macbook pro. A couple a days ago i placed a sensitive file on the desktop, and later deleted it by emptying the trashcan. I then read that was not the way to ...
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Delete apps from Launchpad or from Finder?

Is there an advantage to delete apps from Launchpad (Hold one app like in iOS) vs from finder? And why some apps cannot be deleted from Launchpad?