What's the difference between copying a file and duplicating it in Mac OS X 10.3? Also, what does the terminal command "ditto" do? As far as I can tell, the only difference is in setting permissions?
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Bummer on the copy biz, I normally back up 2 dvd then, do a fresh install. I hate getting ghosting/overwrites. It is best to start fresh, partition with zeros, then reinstall, but nevermind.
If your permissionsa are stuffed, go to, applications/utilities/disk utilities/ click on your drive, then select verify permissions, …
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