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It's assumed you mean an iCloud storage plan and not a storage plan sold/supported by your carrier (i.e. AT&T has Personal Cloud). iCloud storage is tied to your Apple ID, not to the device itself. So, all devices that you have signed into with your AppleID, will have access to that storage pool. Once you sign out, the device will no longer have access ...


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Other == Miscellaneous. It isn't a single category, it's everything left after the categorisable data has been accounted for. You will not find it all in one convenient pile in a corner of your drive, waiting patiently for you to consign it to the Trash. I would still consider the answers to How can I figure out what's slowly eating my HD space? would be ...


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The chunk size of your RAID array does not determine how much space on disk a single file uses. Therefore no space is actually wasted due to having a larger chunk size than optimal. The amount of space wasted is instead determined by the file system block size, which is independent of the RAID array chunk size. On macOS, you're typically looking at APFS, ...


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How can I determine the amount of wasted space on the drive that might be caused by this large block size? This is actually quite a difficult exercise and there's a whole discipline dedicated to architechting storage solutions. An answer here simply cannot do it justice. However, the main issue is this condition: The drive was originally to be used for ...


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You can download and install the Command Line Tools to save space. These tools are enough to compile your project to an executable binary: What is the Command Line Tools Package? The Command Line Tools Package is a small self-contained package available for download separately from Xcode and that allows you to do command line development in macOS. It ...


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For C/++ you only need the compiler (clang)/toolchain, which can be installed via commandline: xcode-select --install


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No You'd need to install Xcode only if you wish to build native apps for macOS, iOS/iPadOS, watchOS or tvOS. Compiling/Building C/C++ programs does not require you to have a full Xcode installation.


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It seems many things can be reported as "system". I found the simplest way to find out what was using up all the storage space was the following: make sure to have directory size showing in finder (In the menu bar, select View → Show View Options, then Check the box next to Calculate all sizes) then click in the finder menu Go and just put a ...


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