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Use free space on a Mac (with a SSD)

I have a MacBook Air with a 128GB SSD, I installed Yosemite on a second partition then removed it and now I have that: 50GB of free space and I can't find how to give it to Macintosh HD (the ...
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OSX partition smaller than 16 GB

I'm trying to create a new partition because I need a case-sensitive filesystem for web development. But the Disk Utility won't allow me to create one smaller than 16.84 GB. What am I doing wrong?
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Remove hidden content from EMTEC 16GB flash drive

I purchased an inexpensive EMTEC 16GB USB flash drive with the intent to using it for a myriad of purposes (initially, as a start-up to install Windows via Bootcamp) and have been unable to remove the ...
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unrecoverable root partition when used as a second hard drive

What I did with my Macbook, I removed DVD driver ant mounted my old macbook hard drive there. BTW, my old disk was split into 2 partitions: root and data. root partition is where system files and my ...
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How to make bigger Macintosh HD partition

I installed OS X Mavericks Server as a virtual machine to ESX. I'm doing some testing and now I need more space. Macintosh HD partition is 50 GB and I have expand it to 100 GB total in ESX but I need ...
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Unable to delete or re-partition internal drive using Disk Utility

When using Disk Utility, after booting onto the recovery partition, I can't... Re-partition Delete partitions Repair partitions
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Mac OS not allowing for disk partition

I tried adding a disk partition through Disk Utility on a Retina MBP under OS X 10.8.4. It was supposed to be a small, ~20 GB ExFAT partition on a 512 GB disk. For some reason, my disk was ...
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Not enough disk space when doing a SOAP request on mac osx

I'm on Mac osx, I'm sending a SOAP request and the response is: There is not enough space on the disk. <s:Envelope xmlns:s="http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/soap/envelope/"> <s:Body> ...
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Recover from botched full disk encryption using FileVault2

I decided to enable full disk encryption using FileVault2 in OSX Mountain Lion, but near the end of the encryption process, I get a message telling me that it failed, and that I should disable and ...
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Safe and fast way to move a partition to begining of disk?

How can I move a partition to beginning of the disk in a fast and safe way?
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How can I create a partition for OSX without erasing other partions on the disk?

I'm trying to install OS Lion on my desktop using uniBeast. I want OSX to be on the same disk as my Windows 7 installation, but the installer's disk utility won't let me create a new partition out of ...
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What does the Boot Camp Assistant do to my drive that I can't just do with Disk Utility?

What I understand is that Windows 7 will not install on GPT (GUID Partition Table) drives. Of course, all new Macs have their drives partitioned that way, and when you run the boot camp assistant, it ...
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Enlarging disk partition on Mac OS X

I have deleted the primary partition from my computer, and installed Mac OS Lion on a second. Now I want to enlarge the "Lion" partition, to make it fill the whole drive. I've been struggling to ...
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Disk Partition on Ubuntu

I have a 750 GB hard disk and GB RAM. I will setup LAMP on my system. Now my problem is, how I will make the disk partiton so that I will keep 300 GB for my localhost and the rest of memory will be ...
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Accidentally Repartitioned Hard Drive, Possibility of Restoration?

This was using OS X's Disk Utility. I accidentally repartitioned my 2nd Windows drive (to Mac OS Extended [Journaled] and GUID Partition Table). It seemed pretty immediate, so I'm assuming there was ...
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290 views

Magic Number of Linux partitions

I want to know the magic number of the current partitions and also the procedure of changing the magic number for the file system types.
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Disk Utility has been Shrinking disk for several hours on my MAC OS X 10.7 LION [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How long should it take for gparted to shrink a 44 GB partition down to 10 GB I was trying to make 2 partitions in my local drive of my macbook. Disk Utility has been ...
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Mac Disk Utility Undo volume scheme change

My sister made a mistake when trying to reformat a hard drive, and buggered up a hard drive with her work on it. She says it happened very quickly which leads me to believe she's actually just ...
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System Reserved partition no longer marked as System

I recently posted a question to Super User about accidentally marking my external HDD's partition as Active and how I could undo my accidental mistake. I followed the instructions provided and they ...
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How to partition a 220 GB disk drive for redhat linux 4.8

I'm installing RHEL 4.x to a hard disk that already has windows 7 enterprise installed. I would like to dual-boot both the OSes. The hard drive size is about 220 GB (of which windows 7 occupies about ...
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disk partition issue in XP

How to partition disk dynamically on Windows XP SP3 (32-bit)? Currently, I only have one drive C, and I want to divide it into Drive C, Drive D and Drive E without data lost.
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How to undo my parition in OSX?

I bought a new Macbook few days back and this is my first experience with MAC. The seller did a partition on my hard disk before giving it to me. I remember him going to 'Disk Utility' for performing ...
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Cannot resize OS X partition

I am trying to resize my existing Mac OS Extended partition on my Macbook to install Windows 7 (using steps similar to these), but when ever I go to apply the changes, I get this error: ...
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Upgrading to Snow Leopard without an Optical Drive

So I have carefully read Josh's answers on question 35108, Upgrade to Snow Leopard Without a CD Drive But when I am in Disk Utility, it says "This disk contains the startup volume and can't be ...