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Install Lion partition on the latest iMac

I tried to create 3 partitions, one for the current OSX Mavericks, one for Lion and one for the installation dmg, but it seems that the Fusion drive doesn't allow me to create more than 2 partitions. ...
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VBoxManage: error: Cannot read the partition information from '/dev/disk0'

I'm trying to make a partition .vmdk file for Virtual Box. Basically I want to boot my bootcamp partition box up in Virtual Box. But I get the following error when I try to make the .vmdk file ...
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Bootcamp not letting me partition a drive for Windows 8

I have two HDDs in my iMac (OS 10.7.5 - Lion) both of which are partitioned as "Mac OS Extended (Journaled)" (according to Disk Utility). Here's the two drives: df -l -h Filesystem Size Used ...
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Leopard on a Lion Mac

I have a brand new Mac with OS X Lion on it. I would like to have a 200 gig partition with Leopard on it (I have the discs). When I insert the disc, upon bootup it just gives me a black screen with ...
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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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How to delete Lion's 200mb partition?

After I installed mac lion I have a 200mb partition in front of my main install. It's says it's a GPT (Protective Partition). I would really like to get rid of this. I hate having my disk ...
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Increase cloned Lion partition to larger hard drive

After cloning a 250GB hard drive of a Lion install to a 1TB hard drive, I am unable to increase the size of the partition. Is there a way to force the OS to refresh the size of the hard drive? I ...
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I really screwed the pooch last night and in preparation to sell my Macbook Air, I used GParted to blow out my partitions (I was running a Boot Camp Windows 7). Well, I must have been tired because I ...
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Non destructively enlarging HFS+ system partition

How can I enlarge my HFS+ system partition? I've tried GParted and other methods (the dragging scrubber is not available, even booting with installation DVD to ensure that the system partition is not ...
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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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Can you boot mac os x of a logical partition?

I currently have a win7 and ubuntu dual boot on my laptop (Sony VAIO) but want to add os x for a triple boot setup. Thanks to system reserved and hidden backup partitions I have long since run out of ...
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How to rescue Compact Flash card that has been corrupted by a bad formatting

I used my CompactFlash card as a boot drive to install Snow Leopard for my laptop a while ago. To do that I had to repartition it to HFS+ with a GUID partition table. When partitioning it back to ...
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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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How to encrypt ONLY a user's profile folder (e.g.: /User/sid) on Mac OS X Lion 10.7.2?

I wanted a way to encrypt my user folder e.g. (/User/sid/*) and have Mac OS X auto mount it based off my login credentials. Since that folder also contains profile info, I suspect it would need to be ...
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Moving Swapfile in Mac OS X Lion

I had previously consulted this thread when using snow leopard to move all swap to an SSD: Moving the swapfiles to a dedicated partition in Snow Leopard The information appears to be out of date at ...
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Renaming OSX Lion partitions and mountpoints

I replaced the original hard drive within my Macbook Pro with a ssd to gain in speed. I kept my hard drive as an external hard disk mounted at /Volumes/Macintosh HD (got this name automatically, no ...
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Can't see logical Windows NTFS partition in OS X

I have installed Mac OS X in my MacBook Pro. I have installed Windows 7 on the same machine but by creating a separate partition. Is there any way I can access files (like mp3 files or photos, ...
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Modifying from MBR to GUID partition for OSX Lion installation

Recently, Apple released OS X Lion and when I tried to install it on my mac machine, it gave me an error saying my machine partition table is not using GUID partition table. Instead, the current ...
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How do I resize a FileVault 2 encrypted partition?

Running Mac OS X Lion. My current setup is a 250 GB partition, encrypted by FileVault2, for Lion. Old Snow Leopard install is in second half, another 250 GB partition, unencrypted, of the same disk. ...