sudo tmutil disablelocalThis will prompt for your password if you have an administrative account. Otherwise, you would need to change to an administrative account by using su <accountname> beforehand.
sudo tmutil enablelocalto turn TM backups back on. You should always keep current backups of your machine to be safe in the event of hardware failure, and/or data loss or corruption. You can read more about Time Machine, its configuration, use, and inner workings here (#30 tells all about local snapshots).
You're right, sorry. I've fixed it in the post above.U R my hero
The command was a little different but easy to find:
sudo tmutil disablelocal
sudo tmutil enablelocal