I've tried force-quitting the Finder to no avail. More Less. Question marked as Solved User profile for user: In view options, both size and get all sizes need to be enabled. The former only shows file sizes. View answer in context. All replies Drop Down menu. Loading page content. I did have both checked but size still wasn't showing I guess it just took a long time to calculate.
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Reply Helpful Thread reply - more options Link to this Post. You turn that on and things start to get out of your control. I prefer Dropbox; at least I know that what I put there is what I'm backing up. Many many files and folders system hidden.
You can show and check your capacity. In Finder show hidden system: I recovered somewhere in the neighbourhood of 80 GB yesterday by running Onyx and removing OS X's file versions which causes a fair amount of bloat well beyond regular cache cleaning.
I had a similar problem - my folder usage was 20GB when I look at my user directory. Use muCommander as root sudo and check this folder again. In my case, The real culprit was 2. After deleting this files I immediately recovered around 50 GB of data. Hope this is of use to someone.
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Matas Matas 51 1 1 3. Have you emptied the Trash?
I'm willing to bet this is where the bulk of the data is. GeorgeGarside - Outside of using Single User mode when you first boot there is no way to delete your user account if it's the only account on the Mac. Beyond that it's impossible or at the least pretty foolproof to delete the user account that you're booted to. If there was a second admin user account you could login to the second account and delete your primary account, but not while logged in as yourself. Yes trash can is empty. Matas what do you want to do? Erica Henry Erica Henry 21 1.
I strongly advise you not to delete hidden files. There is a reason they are hidden. If you must see them in Finder, run the following in Terminal. So, I could not yet figure out why it happens, but, I could found out how to fix it. But after zooming in, disappointment followed: Another fundamentally essential useful feature gone. What is it that is gone? I thought quick folder sizing was supposed to be an APFS thing? I guess I didn't notice it wasn't integrated into that column. Such a waste. I use a PC at work and was stunned by this Crazy idea: TotalFinder enables this.
From your link: I will upvote any OS9 or earlier screenshot, no matter what. That's correct. You're not supposed to just press Command V though.
Calculate all sizes not showing folder sizes
Let's take a look at what I originally wrote. So now you try it again. I'll walk you through it. Select a file or folder. Press Command C. Now go to another folder of your choosing and hit Command Option V. Not Command V. No, that's wrong. Press Command Option V. The file or folder will move instead of being copied. It tends to be right in the middle of the Control and Command buttons.
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