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at June 29, 2009 03:48 by stiobhart

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// disable spotlight indexing

sudo mdutil -i off  

// enable spotlight indexing

sudo mdutil -i on

// delete existing spotlight indexes
sudo mdutil -E 

// some other options:  -s = display status, -v = verbose

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how to enable or disable spotlight disc indexing from the terminal. all the following work on root "/".  to specify another volume, put its path at end of the command

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OSX - enable disable spotlight indexing

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osx, terminal

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