How to disable MobileBackups feature (TimeMachine local backups) on Mac OS X Lion

Some time ago I have installed Mac OS X 10.7 Lion on my laptop and surprisingly discover a new folder in the my directory - .MobileBackups. And its size began to grow every day.

After some googling I have found that this is a new feature of the TimeMachine.

I don't want to use it and I want to disable this new feature. I did not found any UI handlers to do that, but I found how to disable it with Terminal:

sudo tmutil disablelocal

After a reboot, the backups should then be gone.

Original: http://www.jan-muennich.de/lion-mobile-backup-lokale-time-machine-abschalten

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