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Command Control Power • Apple Tech Support & Business Talk

Jun 21, 2015

Recorded on June 9, 2015

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- Followup re: MacBook data migration, Sam's ditto command

- Jerry relays a question about Watchman Monitoring from a Chicago listener, and we discuss "white labeling" the product with your own company's branding, and the broader topic of branding in general.

- Jerry discusses his note-taking workflow and operations

- Jerry recommends the OWC Thunderbolt 2 Dock and Hub+ for USB-C

- Joe's MacBook migration recipe:

  • New Installation

  • Create Admin User / Turn Off Sleeping

  • Create Same Name User Folder > Clone User To User

  • Terminal = sudo chmod -RN /Users/username

  • sudo chown -R username /Users/username

  • Boot Off Recovery / Reset ACL's

  • Migration Assistant > Move Everything Else

- Sam's Recipe:

  • Terminal - Move User Folder:

  • sudo ditto -X -rsrc /Volumes/oldhomefolder /Users/newhomefolder