Clean Up Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite for Free
You are Welcome! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Find and Clean Up Manually from Garbage Your Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite for FREE.
The Process Make Use of an Amazing Command Line Tool for Unix-like Systems: NCurses Disk Usage.
The ncdu Installation Mac OS X Require the MacPorts and so also an XCode working Installation.
After Execution this Tool will Show Up a Directory List Ordered by Disk Usage Size that will Make your Garbage Collection a Summer Breeze ;)
Install MacPorts(Require Xcode) or HomeBrew
How to Install MacPorts on Mac 10.10 YosemiteGetting-Started with MacPorts
If Not Xcode the Simply Install HomeBrew for Mac OS XHomeBrew Installation
Open Terminal Window
(Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
Installing NCurses Disk Usage
sudo port install ncdu
bash && sudo brew install ncdu
NCurses Disk Usage Collection
You can also specify another Target Directory instead of root, but best to disconnect unworthy Disks before Collection…
After Navigate into Directories to Find Trashes
- Move Up-Down by Arrow Key
- Drill Up-Down by Enter Key (To Drill Up select the Top “../” Choice)
Take Note of the Garbages Directories Locations…
Instructions on Cleaning Up Space
- Be Sure that the Target is truly Garbage.
- Triple-Check your Command before Execution!
Deleting the Garbage
rm -rf /[path/2]/myGarbageDir/
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