Thread: Help with terminal and dock
11-18-2010, 01:42 PM #1
Help with terminal and dock
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- Nov 17, 2010
What would be the command to remove an item from the dock in terminal? I use a command to add an item but I can't find anywhere that shows you how to remove one. Any help would be appreciated. also i'm using 10.4 and 10.5 machines.
11-18-2010, 01:57 PM #2
Can't help you specifically right now but each item in the dock is listed as a "persistent app" in com.apple.dock.plist in ~/Library/Preferences (Root > persistent-apps). I'm sure you could develop a defaults command to rid of a dock icon. Let me see if I can come up with one. Note though that this method would require you know the position of the dock icon (although you could search through the plist for it).
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