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All I did was wrote the image to USB Drive with dd command from the terminal and it booted like a charm. The command I used was: $ diskutil list $ cd /path/to/Install_OS_X_10.11_El_Capitan.iso $ sudo dd if=Install_OS_X_10.11_El_Capitan.iso of=/dev/disk2 bs=1m Replace disk2 with the appropriate drive listed in the output of the first command. For example, ...


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TL;DR: With a standard install of macOS it isn't possible to determine with any certainty whether data has been copied from the Mac onto an USB or network device This is one of those questions where it's "a duplicate but not a duplicate because the answer doesn't work for me." Here's a quick summary that addresses your question of whether or not you can ...


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Recently I ran into a similar problem. See Problem cloning the startup disk of a MacBook Pro running OS X 10.11.6 El Capitan . Keep an eye on how you cloned your system partition residing on the SSD. I guess your system partition is of type CoreStorage. If so, the recipe I figured out for cloning the startup disk may be useful to you.


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I don't know why this is the case, but the USB keyboard does work on boot but only if it's in the second USB port on the back of the iMac. It's the second from the center of the mac, so the third from the outside. Every other USB port doesn't work before the Mac has booted up. Confirmed with other USB devices as well, that port is the only functioning USB ...


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You needed to recreate a filesystem. You tried diskutil eraseVolume disk2 but this is invalid. See man diskutil or diskutil eraseVolume --help for details. Firstly you need to tell diskutil what filesystem (if any) to use and secondly while in some odd cases (RAID for example) you create a filesystem on the whole physical disk normally it is on the ...


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Unfortunately that type of data is not stored on the Mac by default.


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This is not likely to work. The Lightning port on Apple devices work in many ways like the mini-USB On-The-Go ports from older phones and USB-C ports on newer phones. This means it can act as a USB host or device, just the means by which an iPhone determines which mode it should be in is different than how devices with USB-OTG ports do. In USB device mode,...


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Use this adapter if it's a Thunderbolt device -> https://www.apple.com/shop/product/MMEL2AM/A/thunderbolt-3-usb-c-to-thunderbolt-2-adapter You will need a Thunderbolt cable as well. That should work for you, it's worked for me. If this is not a Thunderbolt device with a USB-C port, but is instead a USB 3.x device with a USB-C port then you need a ...


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There are USB 3.x male to male cables that should work for you. Here's one example. -> https://www.startech.com/Networking-IO/USB-PS2/usb-file-transfer-cable-windows-mac~USB3LINK I have not used such a cable myself but there are several such cables on the market and it appears that they all use the same chip inside. It sounds like they can be put in a "...


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