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How to compress 2 (apple) disk images of different backups of the same drive?

So I have backed up my Macintosh HD at different instances to DMG files. I would like to compress them but when I try to make an archive it simply compresses each image, without recognizing the ...
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Unable to open a dmg file error “file too large”

I created a dmg file of a 16 gb USB flashdrive a few weeks ago that was formatted fat32 and I am now unable to open the file. The file is only 804mb, but when I try and open it, I get an error window ...
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On a Mac that was originally shipped with Lion, how can I replace Mountain Lion with Lion?

My MacBook came with OS X Lion pre-installed. I then downloaded and installed Mountain Lion on the same partition for free, when it was launched. Now I need to install OS X Lion (10.7) in order to ...
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Suggestions? Password & Encrypted Read/Write File like a Mac (.dmg or .SparseBundle) also R/W on Windows, Ubuntu

For years I have used .dmg or .sparsebundle (Encrypted and Password Protected) to safely keep home directory backups on my Mac. Now, I am looking for a similar Full Permissions/Read/Write that ...
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Mac OS 10.7 DMG files don't pop up anymore?

Has anybody noticed that double-clicking on a DMG file no longer raises the mounted image to the front of all windows? It used to be that when you double-clicked a dmg file, it would pop-up but now ...
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How to mount a dmg file in Windows?

I need to mount a .dmg file on windows 7. These are the disk image container files as are commonly used with Apple's OSX. What applications/utilities will do this? I know Daemon tools won't.
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Tool to generate icons like the default dmg-icon with a custom icon on top in perspective

I'm looking for a tool or template which generates icons like this default one: With custom icons applied on top of it in the right perspective like here:
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How do I burn a .dmg DVD on my Windows PC, so that I can run it on my Mac? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to burn DMGs on a Windows PC? I downloaded a 4.6GB .dmg file on my Windows computer. What Windows program can burn this .dmg file to a DVD, so that I can ...
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How can I mount an AES-128 encrypted DMG file using the NTFS file system under Windows XP?

I found HFSExplorer, which can handle encrypted DMG files, but it only supports HFS, and the DMG I want to open is NTFS. I can't just use any image mounter since the DMG file is encrypted, and I don't ...
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Install Mac OS X Server from Apple's website

I just downloaded Mac OS X Server from Apple's developer website and have the DMG file in my downloads folder. I opened it, let the box pop up, and then it says that I need to restart my computer. I ...
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How to prevent HDIUTIL from opening a finder window when mounting a dmg?

When I mount a DMG image with hdiutil -noautoopen and try to suppress the finder window with any and all command line arguments to HDIUTIL it still open's a Finder window. There must be a way to ...
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DMG image containing Mac OS X 10.6.5 update not recognized

I want to update my Mac OS X 10.6.3 and want to use the manual package update (not Software Update) and I am having this problem for two days now. First I downloaded Mac OS X 10.6.5 Combo update and ...
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Restore damaged boot sector

After a series of unfortunate events, I have a clone of my laptop's hard drive as a .dmg file (created using dd). The dmg was built using the noerror option, which means that significant portions of ...
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DMG mounting warning message says “it may make computer less secure or cause other problems”

When I try to open a DMG file I get this: I'll just transcript the image: There may be a problem with this disk image. Are you sure you want to open it? Opening this disk image may make ...
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Mount Mac disk image (and sparse bundle) on Windows or Linux

Is it possible to mount the various disk image formats that Mac OS uses on other platforms? I suppose one problem would be that the file system in that image is usually HFS+. I am specifically ...
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Further compression of disk image files

Is there a way to further compress a disk image file created by the disk utility program on macs? I need to fit a 6.5G/5.5G image onto a 4.7G disk.
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Mac disk images: any real difference between 'master' and 'compressed'?

When creating a disk image (.cdr or .dmg) from a physical CD or DVD on Mac (using Disk Utility > New Image) one can choose between 'CD\DVD Master‘ and 'compressed'. Apart from the obvious fact that a ...
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DMG file editing in Ubuntu

I have a compressed dmg file in Ubuntu. I would like open this file and add 2 files to this system and create the compressed dmg file. I open to doing the same in Windows if its not possible on ...
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I'm unable to mount a DMG, getting a “no mountable filesystems” error

I downloaded a DMG of some commercial Mac software (CSSEdit) but I found that the DMG wouldn't mount. I tried another image from the same company, and then a number of images I had laying around from ...
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Mount a .DMG over the network?

Is it possible to mount a .DMG file that is on an SMB share on the network, or do I have to copy it locally first?