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Migration Assistant randomly missed some sub-folders

I migrated from a MacBook to a Mac Mini, both running OSX Mavericks. I had a folder /usr/local/ogre where some programming libraries were built. I've noticed on the new Mac after migration, some of ...
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A better solution for backing up and migrating windows users? [closed]

I'm currently working at a company that uses the "Windows Easy Transfer Utility" to move employees over to a new computer or office. I'm a mac user at home, and I think that the mac migration utility ...
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Syncing Multiple Macs using Time Capsule

Can I use one backup (.sparsebundle) and sync to other Macs? Can I migrate my files scheduled from my primary Mac to secondary Mac using Migration Assistant or other tools?
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Has anyone written a script to migrate linux users from one host to another ala the OSX migration assistant

I need to provide a newbie with a new machine but I don't have access to the old one -- only they do. Is there anything like Apple's Migration Assistant for Linux, specifically Fedora KDE, to move the ...
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Does USMT 5.0 require the HOST to see the Domain Controller and on the network?

I am scripting up a semi-automate migration process of 32bit Win XP user profiles/app settings/document to new 64 bit Windows 7 boxes using the USMT 5.0 tools (latest). I know all about the exclude ...
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Migrate to a new Mac does not recognize external HD

I bought a new Mac (Mini Late 2012). I have a Time Machine backup of the older computer (Macbook Unibody Late 2008) and I want to restore system configuration and apps. I open Migration Assistant, ...
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What folders can be copied with Mac OS X Migration Assistant

Is there a definitive list somewhere of all of the directories that can be copies by the OS X Migration Assistant? For example, I am unsure if it will copy only ~/Library/ or /Library/ as well (User ...
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Can I downgrade OS X Lion via Migration Assisstant?

I've been having a few little annoying issues with Lion that are irking me (choppy mouse, slow startup/shutdown, dead PowerPC apps). Thinking of going back to Snow Leopard, I don't want to have to ...
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What happens if I transfer an account with the same name as an existing account?

So here's the situation: I have a MacBook Pro that I may not be able to keep. I also have an iMac that I'll definitely be keeping. To make sure I don't lose any data I thought I would use the ...
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Are there any tools to migrate your files, applications, and settings to a new Windows computer?

I've decided to upgrade my laptop on a regular basis and one of my main concerns is recreating my entire Windows 7 environment every time I do this. I'm talking toolbar positions, login settings, ...
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How to transfer Google Chrome history to new machine

I moved to a new Mac using Migration Assistant and everything worked perfectly until I realized that I had no browsing history in Chrome (my bookmarks and auto-completion info transfered ok). So I ...
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How do I get rid of com.apple.launchd.peruser errors in my log?

I'm getting repeated errors in my console log that look (basically) like this: 10-09-29 10:06:08 AM com.apple.launchd[1] (com.apple.launchd.peruser.501[51581]) getpwuid("501") failed 10-09-29 ...
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Migrating SharePoint 2007 Task List To SharePoint 2010

I have a standard task list in SharePoint 2007, which is hosted by a third party. I cannot do an in-place upgrade on the 2007 instance. I have a locally hosted and running SharePoint 2010 instance. ...
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Migration assistant Mac applications

Hey guys, I was only wondering how the Migration assistant for mac works, specially when you transfer Applications. Does it "reinstall" them with my preferences? Or maybe it's like a fresh install? ...
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Apple migration assistant hangs at end

I'm trying to migrate one Mac mini to another. Both have Snow Leopard, and I'm migrating via ethernet. The process seems nearly complete, but it's been on a screen saying "Transferring your time zone ...
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No permission to see the files after using Migration Assistant in Snow Leopard

I have installed Snow Leopard in a separate partition in my machine. After verifying the installation was good, I went ahead to use Migration Assistant to restore my profiles and applications from the ...