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What you called your "profile" is properly known as your "home directory". You can make a .zip compressed archive of any folder, including your home directory, by selecting it in the Finder and then selecting File > Compress "foldername". ("foldername" will be replaced by the name of whatever folder is currently ...


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There is a document from Microsoft dated in 2020 that sheds good light on this issue. Microsoft File, Folder naming conventions With respect in particular to using periods at the beginning of Files and Folders: 1] (you can) Use a period as a directory component in a path to represent the current directory, for example ".\temp.txt". For more ...


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I'd like not to see the list of up-to-date files/folders, I guess it's better to see just the list of files/folders that are going to be sent to the receiver and also the size of them. This is what will happen. Before you perform the synchronisation there will be the full set of files to transfer, and this is what --dry-run will show. After you have run a ...


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Here is an overview of the current options available in 2021 for verifying Time Machine backups. As of Mac OS 10.11, Time Machine computes file checksums and stores this information in the extended attributes of the snapshot files. You can verify these checksums using the tmutil verifychecksums command. The command will output any files with invalid or non-...


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