Duplicate var folder (15+GB)

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by xjav, Mar 28, 2013.

  1. xjav macrumors newbie

    Mar 28, 2013
    I am trying to clean up almost full drive of my MacBook Pro and found that there is duplicate var folder (including sleepimage etc) and consumes over 15GB of disk space. One is located in /private/var and the other one in /var only. Is it necessary to have both? How to remove it?
  2. prisstratton macrumors 6502a


    Dec 20, 2011
    Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    /var is a symbolic link to /private/var, therefore it is not a duplicate and I would kindly suggest that you leave system directories alone.

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