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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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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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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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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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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? ...