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Tuesday
Jul212015

Is Your Dock Out of Control? No Problem.

After a while even the most disciplined Mac user (like myself...ahem) can wind up with way too much stuff in their dock. Some software installs aliases in there by default. You may add things thinking (at the time) that it would be a good idea to have a launcher handy or you may delete items thinking you won't need them only to find out later you really miss them. Well, here's a one-line terminal command to perform a reset on your dock to turn back the clock to when you first got your Mac or first installed OS X:

defaults delete com.apple.dock; killall Dock

This command deletes your dock configuration and reverts to OS X's default. Voila! Your dock is like new again.

 

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