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How to free up system storage in macOS High Sierra

10 days ago   |   By Sweet Setup

Do you ever look at the amount of space used on your computer in High Sierra and know it's completely wrong, especially after you delete some old files? This has happened to me often.
Thanks to an Apple support forum , I found out you can do some terminal tricks to fix this. The problem relates to on-disk Time Machine backups, and how macOS stores them. macOS is supposed to deal with this automatically, but I like to speed up the process so I can have a better understanding of what is using my disc space.
In Spotlight, launch Terminal.app.
Copy and paste this command into Terminal: sudo...
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