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1 External SSD with OS and all files, used by 2 Macs, possible?

While external SSDs are really fast these days the performance won't be as good as the internal SSDs. What you're wanting to do isn't even necessary if you use iCloud drive. Just install the same apps ...
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1 External SSD with OS and all files, used by 2 Macs, possible?

I've done this with various versions of MacOS, and it works, but it's not a good idea. The best outcome was with a copy of 10.5 (Leopard). I've got some legacy software that won't run on anything but ...
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1 External SSD with OS and all files, used by 2 Macs, possible?

While this may be possible, I'm not sure that it would necessarily reduce the amount of "maintenance" that you need to do. Firstly, there are aspects of the Mac's security that make this ...
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Unable to erase brand new SSD with APFS

Please see the answer to my other question here New SSD only bootable via USB, not SATA Essentially, the SSD was not compatible with the Early 2011 MacBook Pro's SATA interface. Buy from a retailer ...
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New SSD only bootable via USB, not SATA

TL;DR; I used a 2TB Crucial BX500 2.5-inch SSD Clearly that KingSpec 4TB SATAIII SSD did was not compatible with the MacBook Pro (Early) 2011. It worked ok via USB but not internal SATA connection. ...
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