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    Dec 06, 2007
    eMac PowerPc G4 1.25 GHZ Processor, 1Gb Ram
    Running Maintenance Scripts???
    First of all, what is a maintenance script?
    second, how do I do it?


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    Member Since
    Jan 31, 2005
    question 1. They are scripts that run daily, weekly, and monthly, (as long as your mac is turned on) to help keep your machine running smoothly.

    Question 2. you can get a program like onyx or something if you want a GUI. If you are using the terminal you can type the following commands:

    In tiger:

    sudo /etc/daily
    sudo /etc/weekly
    sudo /etc/monthly

    or in leopard

    sudo periodic daily weekly monthly

    you will need to know the admin password and the weekly part will take a few minutes or m omre to complete, dont panic if it seems your machine is just sitting there.

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