Running Xcode off Thumb Drive

Discussion in 'MacBook Air' started by Will0827, Nov 16, 2012.

  1. Will0827 macrumors regular


    Aug 11, 2008
    Would it be possible to run xcode from my thumb drive, its the only other program i have installed on my machine and would need to clear up space to have just my music files on it for my djing program.
  2. shakeman0 macrumors 6502a


    Jul 20, 2009
    I don't really see any reason why it wouldn't work. I think you would have to uninstall Xcode and then reinstall it, but choose to have Xcode's dev directories, program files, etc on the flash drive. I would also definitely recommend either a USB 3.0 flash drive, or a thunderbolt external 7200rpm HDD or SSD.

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