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AppleOff 1.2: Living Dangerously

Following are dot files found on a typical OS X setup. Did you know about these files? Do you want them gone? Are you sure?

None of these are junk files - not a single one. But did you know that? And if they turned up in a list - if you had that opportunity - would you really know what to do?

Are you still sure you want to 'live dangerously'?

/.Trashes
/.vol
/Applications/Chess.app/Contents/Resources/English.lproj/.snd.snd
/Library/Fonts/.default.fcache
/Library/Perl/darwin/auto/Foundation/.packlist
/Library/Perl/darwin/auto/PerlObjCBridge/.packlist
/Library/Preferences/.GlobalPreferences.plist
/Library/Preferences/DirectoryService/.DSRunningSP1
/private/var/db/.AppleSetupDone
/private/var/db/.com.apple.iokit.graphics
/private/var/root/.CFUserTextEncoding
/private/var/root/.forward
/private/var/root/.nsmbrc
/private/var/root/Library/Preferences/.GlobalPreferences.plist
/System/Library/CoreServices/.disk_label
/System/Library/Fonts/.coveredCharCache
/System/Library/Fonts/.default.fcache
/System/Library/Perl/darwin/.packlist
/System/Library/Perl/darwin/auto/mod_perl/.packlist
/System/Library/Screen Savers/.Mac.slideSaver
/System/Library/User Template/English.lproj/.CFUserTextEncoding
/System/Library/User Template/English.lproj/Library/Preferences/.GlobalPreferences.plist

If you have the ADC tools installed, you can add ten more; if you have OS X 10.4 'Tiger' installed, you can add the Spotlight stores in root.

Note: these search results were obtained not by running AppleOff or any other AppleScript application but by using a far safer and simpler command line tool already installed by the creators of Unix.

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