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#1 Robert Isbell

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Posted 18 November 2007 - 10:29 PM

I am helping someone and Dashboard is a real nuisance and I can not seem to locate a way to uninstall it permanently.

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Posted 18 November 2007 - 11:56 PM

I dont think you can actually uninstall it, but you can disable it.

http://www.santasw.com/

Download MainMenu and set it start up on login and diable Dashboard

Edited by TVT, 18 November 2007 - 11:59 PM.

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#3 Robert Isbell

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Posted 19 November 2007 - 12:59 AM

man, that'ss crappy way to do a OS, I'm going to take the disk and burn it and put Fedora Core on this machine, easier to use than osx. thanks for the info

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Posted 19 November 2007 - 08:26 AM

I'm going to take the disk and burn it and put Fedora Core on this machine


I'm sure whomever you are doing this for will be thrilled... :thumbsup:

#5 Robert Isbell

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Posted 19 November 2007 - 07:22 PM

I traded for the osx disk, it'll be m loss, not theirs. they need a responsive system and this has too much preloaded crap and no way to uninstall it. all the need is Pidgin, Firefox, Thunderbird, and OO. the rest of the stuff osx loads is useless and with no way to uninstall it as waste of space.

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Posted 19 November 2007 - 08:59 PM

Actually, I completely understand your frustration. It just reminds me of the phrase "throwing out the baby with the bathwater".

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Posted 20 November 2007 - 06:33 PM

she asked me something else, how come when she clicks the x in the upper left the program does not close out completely? I have not found a way to adjust it. she's going to wait for me to replace it with Fedora till next week, but wants it to work her way till then.

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Posted 20 November 2007 - 06:57 PM

The only ways to completely close most programs is to either use the "Quit" option in the applications drop-down menu, or to just simply press Apple+Q on the keyboard. A few simple applications completely close when you x out of them.
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Posted 20 November 2007 - 07:20 PM

thanks. I will let her know, I thought OSx was supposed to be better, so far it's less user friendly than Windows 1.0 was.

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Posted 20 November 2007 - 09:25 PM

If youve never used it before, it seems like hell. I remember the first time I used OSX. I hated it. It just takes getting used to.
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Posted 20 November 2007 - 10:13 PM

well, the lack of user control and confgurability is not something I'd get used to. I like being able to adjust things my way, I guess the mentality of jobs is that people that buy his stuff are not smart enough to adjust it or upgrade or fix it themselves.

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Posted 25 November 2007 - 05:53 AM

Umm... who's computer did you say this was?
Dashboard only takes up 80 KB of disk space. If you, she, whoever needs additional 80 KB of HDD space, I would suggest they upgrade the internal drive or buy a firewire external drive and load OSX to it without the bundled applications and run it from there.
Actually I think the mentality of Jobs is to irk people that buy his stuff that are not smart enough to adjust to OSX.




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