Quick Tip: free up space in Mac OS X by removing printer drivers

If you’re looking to free up a little bit of space you can safely delete all of the printer drivers that come installed on your system by deleting all the folders in /Library/Printers.  Should free up about 3 GB of space.  Safe and effective.

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  1. Posted January 25, 2009 at 2:54 pm | Permalink

    On new Macs, I always do a fresh install of OS X, and customize the install by removing the printer drivers and all the language translations. Saves about 10GB.

  2. Posted January 25, 2009 at 2:58 pm | Permalink

    Sweet! That’s useful – thanks for the tip Josh.

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