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Dont. Use. MonoLingual.

by Jens-Christian Fischer. Average Reading Time: less than a minute.

Believe me, you don’t want to. At least, head the [warnings][1] about not removing the different architectures (specially if you are on an intel Mac). I just spent the best part of the night, reinstalling Mac OS X and piecing my setup together from various backups.

How I found out? [Ecto][2], a PowerPC program, crashed when I tried to post the last post. Monolingual had removed all traces of PowerPC executables and libraries from my system – including Rosetta…

[1]: http://www.tuaw.com/2006/06/01/monolingual/
[2]: http://ecto.kung-foo.tv/

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2 comments on ‘Dont. Use. MonoLingual.’

  1. Greg Donald says:

    I used it, worked great.. Deleted 1.5 GBs for me. That was months ago so I’m pretty sure I’m good to go.

    You probably didn’t scroll halfway down and check English. By default it is unchecked as I recall.

  2. Are you on OS X Intel? The good guys definitely remove too much… Beware.

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