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OS 10.4 - system folder/library folder


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OK...i've been cleaning out my macbook, and i just realized that (in finder, in the hard drive) i have the library folder, then i have the system folder WITH another library folder in it that takes up 1.43 gb (!). is that second "library" folder delete-able? or should i keep it? i wasnt sure if both library folders are the same or not.
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KEEP IT!!!! They are different folders.... One for the user accont one for the system.
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thanks! will do.
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There are three library folders: your own user's library, the drive's library and the system's library, and there's a pathway convention signifying which is which, for two of them, anyway.

If the pathway starts with a tilde, it signifies the user's library:

~/Library/Fonts/Egregious Super Condensed Extra Light.

The drive's library would be:

/Library/Fonts/Egregious Super Condensed Extra Light.

The system library generally is off-limits.
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