AppleDouble and related on NAS

Discussion in 'OS X Yosemite (10.10)' started by nlrela, Dec 16, 2014.

  1. nlrela, Dec 16, 2014
    Last edited: Dec 16, 2014

    nlrela macrumors member

    Jun 17, 2010
    Meanwhile I know how to delete folders and files like .AppleDouble, .AppleDB
    and .DS_Store from my NAS.

    As I use the NAS also with my Windows and Linux devices I prefer these files and folders not even to be created (I understand it might be necessary for a smooth working OSX, but on most of these directories I will have no frequent access with my mac and therefore I don't want these files.

    How can I learn Yosemite not to create such files on either network shares (NAS) or USB devices?

    P.s. want to know how to avoid the creation of .AppleDouble etc. For .DS_Store I do know the solution....
  2. snarfquest macrumors regular

    Jun 7, 2013
    defaults write DSDontWriteNetworkStores true

    Should have the desired effect.
  3. nlrela thread starter macrumors member

    Jun 17, 2010
    Unfortunately not, this works only for the DS_Store files ... this solution I do know ...

    I am looking for a solution of the.AppleDouble trouble

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