Date of clone? 

  • Posted: 10 July 2013 04:58 PM

    Hi All
    I have a number of clones of my Mac Pro and I lose track of which one is the most recent (moron that I am!).

    Is there a way to see the date of when that clone was made/copied? Otherwise a way to see which is the most recent clone?
    best regards,

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    Posted: 12 July 2013 03:11 PM #1

    Hi Felix – you could try just looking at a File > Get Info of the disk to see if that indicates a modification date. Otherwise you might be digging deeper into files to see. I know the Finder’s preferences are updated pretty regularly, so looking at the modification date of /Users/[your username]/Library/Preferences/ should tell you.


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  • Posted: 13 July 2013 05:07 PM #2

    OMG! How could I have been such an idiot?! Yes just clicking on the get info revealed the dates of the backups! Perfect!
    Much appreciated