Ben Shi : notes

Disabling the Mac OSX Dashboard

I never liked the idea of widgets in Windows and I don’t intend to start liking them when I’m using OSX. In OSX widgets are kept separate from the desktop and only appear when you press fn+f12, to me this defeats the purpose of having widgets in the first place.

So I hear you ask, why not disable it? That’s exact what I did and here is how. To disable the dashboard, open up your terminal and type:

Then type the command below to push the change into effect.

To get back the dashboard just change YES to NO.

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