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Mac OS X Disk Images

Create sparsebundle: hdiutil create -size $SIZE -fs HFS+J -Volname $VOLNAME -type SPARSEBUNDLE $VOLNAME_backup Convert to compressed sparsebundle: hdiutil convert $VOLNAME_backup.sparsebundle -format UDBZ -o $VOLNAME_backup_compressed.sparsebundle.dmg Mount read-only sparsebundle with read-write Shadow: hdiutil attach -owners on $VOLNAME_backup_compressed.sparsebundle.dmg -mount required -shadow Unmount: hdiutil detach $VOLNAME Commit changes in Shadow (can’t be done in-place; have to create new file): […]

Remove iWork ’09 via script

Found an applescript written by Yvan KOENIG to remove iWork ’09 from a machine. Have converted it to bash so it can more easily be deployed via ARD and as a pre-flight to the installation package in munki. #!/bin/sh rm -rf “/Library/com.apple.iWork09.Installer.plist” rm -rf “/Library/com.apple.iWork09.plist” rm -rf “/Library/Application Support/iWork ’09/” rm -rf “/Library/Receipts/iWork09Trial.pkg” rm -rf […]

[MACENTERPRISE] Managing Chrome: The Rough Guide

[Editor’s note: This isn’t mine– total props to Nick McSpadden, who posted it to the MacEnterprise mailing list! Thanks, Nick!]   Greetings! This is a sort of follow-up to my guide on managing Firefox, this time focusing on managing Google Chrome.  I’m working on current Chrome version 18 (which just today got updated to 19), and […]

Advanced Mac Configuration Topics

Found a great resource here; stole the page and put it here. Maybe will be adding to this and making it my Mac Admin knowledge repository…