Can I change the shortname only?

Discussion in 'OS X Mountain Lion (10.8)' started by Gabri, Dec 6, 2012.

  1. Gabri macrumors member

    Aug 21, 2011
  2. robgendreau macrumors 68040

    Jul 13, 2008
    If you're "not sure" don't do it. It can change permissions and access to stuff that's probably pretty critical to you, so unless you understand the implications of the instructions you've cited I would leave it alone. Apple recommends the names match, and unless you know why you shouldn't change that.

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