New Disk Utility

Discussion in 'macOS' started by Wirenut, Jun 16, 2017.

  1. Wirenut macrumors regular

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    I just upgraded my Mac and I noticed that the Disk Utility is different. It no longer shows different colors for each type of file saved ont he disk, so I can't see how much is music or video, etc. Is there a way to change it so I could see those things ont he bar graph?

    Second, it now shows "Purgeable" on the bar graph, 11gigs in my case. So how do I purge that?
     
  2. KALLT macrumors 601

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    You can see detailed space usage under "About this Mac". What exactly is considered 'purgeable' is not entirely clear. Apple only describes it on a high level in this support article.
     
  3. Wirenut thread starter macrumors regular

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    Thanks.

    One thing that I noticed since upgrading the OS is that in Photos the picture thumbnails are blurry for a second while in the past they were all clear right away. That tells me that the OS is putting them in the cloud.
     
  4. Wirenut thread starter macrumors regular

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    I went to Manage and then used the Reduce Clutter option to delete some things. I am wondering if there is any way to see what I deleted? I am now worried that I may have deleted something important. Is there any log or something?
     
  5. Taz Mangus macrumors 68040

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    Are you doing any sort of backup of the computer? If not, you should think about that. Even better is doing at least 2 backups of the computer.
     
  6. Wirenut thread starter macrumors regular

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