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How to convert an HFS+ drive to EXT4 while retaining data? [closed]

Is there any direct way to convert an HFS+ drive to EXT4 and if so how? Was thinking maybe gParted? If not, I'll just copy contents off, reformat, copy back on. Just trying to avoid moving 2TB of ...
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Using rsync to copy from HFS+ to HFS+ on Linux

I have a small linux server. I have data on several HFS+ drives that I'd like to consolidate to another HFS+ drive. The drives will be connected to the server via a USB HDD dock. I'm running Ubuntu ...
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How to remove 'final blank space' for folder name and file name?

i've 600gb of data's from Mac Users, saved in a disk formatted in HFS+. A lot of folder and file name contain 'final spaces'. I don't know how users inserted them , but the result is that via Samba, a ...
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Recursively apply ACL permissions on Mac OS X (Server)?

For years I've used the strong-armed-duo of these two suckers... sudo chmod +a "localadmin allow read,write,append,execute,\ delete,readattr,writeattr,readextattr,writeextattr,\ ...
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How can I determine the specific file referenced by fs_usage, which is listed by block

I was investigating a problem on a Mac OS X 10.6.8 Server, where users were complaining of access slowdowns. Network throughput slowed to a crawl. It felt like the server was overburdened. System ...
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Backup HFS+ filesystem to linux server

I am the sysadmin for a small company with 3 Xserves running OSX 10.6.8 containing mission critical data that need to be backed up in an automated fashion. To accomplish this, we are going to deploy ...
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What is the progression of performance degradation on large RAID volumes as percentage used increases?

I understand that performance degrades with single disk volumes and small RAID volumes as the volumes fill up. Some admins say that they perceive slowdowns at 80% and use that as a general rule of ...
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NTFS (bootcamp) overwritten by HFS+ (time machine)

While setting up Time Machine over network for a Mac in the Office, I accidentally picked Bootcamp drive instead of the network drive as backup disk (the Mac is entirely set in Chinese, I was guessing ...
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Compress HFS+ volume on Linux machine

I'm using mkfs.hfsplus to create a HFS+ volume on Linux, but I want to compress it using Apple's UDIF format. It looks like I should be able to use bzip2 to do this, but I can't really tell how. Any ...
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Mac Fonts stored on Ext (Linux File System)

I currently have a PowerPC g5 running Mac OSx. I've network shared one of the external hard drives (which is mac formatted, hfs+ journalled i believe). I'm now upgrading this to an ubuntu computer, ...
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how to convert a case-insensitive FS to case-sensitive on MacOS X 10.6.1

I have a Snow Leopard with a case-insensitive file system. I wonder is there a way to convert the FS to case-sensitive without having to format and then reinstall the whole OS. In Linux there are ...
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Recovering information from a dead / dying HDD (HFS+)

I have a 2.5" SATA hard drive on an employee's MacBook which is in a lot of pain. I can hear it trying to read when I boot and it fails without an error. If I take this drive out and attach it to ...
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PHP auto-loading and OS X case insensitivity

So I develop PHP on a Mac, and OS X (HFS+) is case insensitive when it comes to file and folder names. This can cause issues with auto-loading PHP classes, because it uses the class name to search for ...
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Mount hybrid ISO (ISO 9660/HFS+) under Linux

I am trying to mount a HFS+ partition in hybrid .dmg file to a local folder. I found a HFS+ superblock in it (as per instructions in here) and tried to associate it with /dev/loop0 and then mount: ...
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How to resize a HFS+ Partition?

I am about to upgrade the hard disk of my MacBook. (From 60GB to 320GB, which I know is below the limit of 500GB). I was both able to install an OS X on the new drive and also to transfer the old ...
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Disable Journaling of Hfsplus Partition in Systems other than OSX?

Is it possible to disable hfsplus journaling for hfsplus partitions in systems other than using OSX's diskutil? My goal is to mount that partition writeable under ubuntu..
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How to check that all paths/files on a volume conform to EXT3, FAT32, and HFS+

I have a volume with files on it that will need to be copied between Mac, Linux, and Windows machines. I want to ensure that there are no surprises with: file size filename length filename character ...