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Hear all that, people? Don't take your freedoms for granted.
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iARDAs

You can partition in Disk Utility. Located in HD > Applications > Utilities.







I am glad for the freedoms we have in the USA although they continue to be whittled away... I am sad for iARDAs though that the regulation of freedom is that strict. It does not see right in the least. frown.gif
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I am trying to run a program called Metatrader. It is a required platform for my work. It ran perfectly fine until today. The thing is my government blocked twitter, youtube and disabled any DNS to be working besides the Turkish ISPs so I installed lots of stuff, VPNs etc and none worked so with the PC mentality I have, I just reformatted my Mac Mini.

I don't know about that software.

For browsing, you might try Tor. It's designed for this kind of thing.
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EDIT : This whole thing proved me that I need Time Machine right away. So I have a 600GB USB2.0 HDD and I want to partition it. 200GB for pictures and videos that will only be stored on that HDD and never on the mac mini and remaining 400GB as Time Machine as I believe I will never have more than 100GB of software on my mac mini.

So the question is how can I partition my external HDD (without deleting the contents if possible) and can I run time machine on the 2nd partition of that HDD.

The HDD is formatted on journal format.

You don't really need to separate your partitions for TM. You can designate your videos/pictures/etc. drive to be a TM drive. All of the TM stuff will just be stored in a folder on that drive. It's a pain in the ass to get rid of if you want to delete the TM folder, though.

Carbon Copy Cloner is my favorite cloning software for 1-to-1 backup copies. They started charging for it, though.
post #54 of 130
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Hear all that, people? Don't take your freedoms for granted.

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iARDAs

You can partition in Disk Utility. Located in HD > Applications > Utilities.







I am glad for the freedoms we have in the USA although they continue to be whittled away... I am sad for iARDAs though that the regulation of freedom is that strict. It does not see right in the least. frown.gif

Thanks and +rep.. I finally have the setup I want with Time Machine. biggrin.gif

Also yep, freedom is being raped over here. I wonder if we will ever get youtube or twitter back. The government has the right to shut down any website in 4 hours. Sux...
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I don't know about that software.

For browsing, you might try Tor. It's designed for this kind of thing.
You don't really need to separate your partitions for TM. You can designate your videos/pictures/etc. drive to be a TM drive. All of the TM stuff will just be stored in a folder on that drive. It's a pain in the ass to get rid of if you want to delete the TM folder, though.

Carbon Copy Cloner is my favorite cloning software for 1-to-1 backup copies. They started charging for it, though.

Well I actually saw on playonmac forums that few people started to randomly have this issue. How is it possible that a software just stops working. Weird.

I will look into Tor though.
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Guys I have a 16GB Flashdisk I need to format it to NTFS format to use it with a game capture device.

How can I do that with a MAC? Do I need a PC for that?
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Apple's disk utility can only format FAT (FAT16 I think). All FAT incl exFAT and FAT32 is read/write under OS X but NTFS volumes are read-only. There is experimental write support for NTFS that can be enabled but it's not supported.
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Look up Mac NTFS drivers. I haven't done it in a long, long time (because I never really needed it), but it worked when I did.
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The formatting into NFTS is tricky with a Mac. Most of the tools to do it you have to pay for.
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You need tuxera ntfs, it works great and costs about $20

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Thank you all for the responses guys. I just went to the office and formatted the external hdd to ntfs... All is good. I wish we could do this also on a MAC but I understand why not...
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