[X4U] 14 Mac Tips

Randy B. Singer randy at macattorney.com
Thu Sep 19 20:15:13 PDT 2013

On Sep 19, 2013, at 7:48 AM, Zane H. Healy wrote:

> When trying to access the tips now, I get "Page not found". :-(

You can access the article here:

> I'd looked at this the other day, and learned about the purge command.  I was disappointed to see that it said it requires 10.7 or later, as I'm still on 10.6.8 (thanks to the Mac Mini I'm typing this on I'll be moving to 10.8.5 shortly so I can run Adobe CC).  Anyway on a whim I decided to try 'purge', and it worked.  So I was trying to make sure I'd read the list correctly, when I found it's MIA.
> For me the "purge" command is a *VERY BIG DEAL*!!!!  I wish I'd know about it long before this!

I don't recommend using the Purge command routinely.  See:




Randy B. Singer
Co-author of The Macintosh Bible (4th, 5th, and 6th editions)

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