How to turn Dashboard off in Mac OS X


In The program folder open Utilities.  The launch Terminal.

Enter the line for the option you wish to take place.


To turn Dashboard off:

defaults write com.apple.dashboard mcx-disabled -boolean YES


To turn Dashboard on:

defaults write com.apple.dashboard mcx-disabled -boolean NO


You have to restart the Dock after making either change for it to take effect:

killall Dock

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