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Myth
Authored by: Anonymous on Apr 06, '01 01:24:43PM

I have been using OSX since it's release, installed Dev Tools this morning. I am using a Blue and White G3 rev 1/350/288/6GB. Here are my results.

Launch Omniweb 4.0f3
Before: 25 sec.
After: 27 sec

Launch Mail
Before/After: 6 sec

Launch IE 5.1
Before: 15 sec
After: 14 sec

Open large PDF in Preview
Before/After: 5 sec

Launch Classic from Prefs panel
Before: 1:27
After: 1:36

Conclusion: No change, maybe a bit worse. Probably because my tiny 6GB drive is now even more fragmented. Is there an easy way to deinstall Dev Tools? -jl



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Myth
Authored by: kidred on Apr 07, '01 02:07:16AM

Yea, I would like to uninstall dev tools as well, maybe there is a file list of whats installed? I don't know if it's always been there, but I saw a developer folder either under users or at the root, is that it?



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It's easy
Authored by: Anonymous on Apr 09, '01 11:05:02PM

Here's how you install (most) of the Developer tools (including 200 MB of 'Documentation')

The GUI way (for the faint of heart):
Log in as the user you used in the installer. (I don't know if this will actually work). Go to Computer. Go into your OS X HD. Take Developer. Drag to trash. Empty trash.

The Terminal way:
type the following into a terminal window:
sudo rm -r /Developer
It will ask you for a password. Type in your password. DON'T PANIC if you can't see it as you type - that's supposed to happen. That's the closest the Terminal can come to giving you bullets.

Now it does throw some other stuff into /usr/local/bin and probably /usr/bin, but I don't know exactly what it installs. In any case, this stuff will never bother you, unless you really really really need a few extra megs of disk space.



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