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Make audio CDs invisible Desktop
If you want to see data CDs, but are sick of the uninformative "Audio CD" icon and name wasting space, simply use the SetFile tool (see this hint). In the terminal, type:
sudo SetFile -a V /Volumes/"Audio CD"/
Now, any and all audio cd's will be invisible... but everything else, assuming you haven't named it "Audio CD", will appear.

[Editor's note: Changed 'su' to 'sudo' per the comment; I haven't tried this hack myself, but sudo should certainly work.]
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Authored by: bhines on Nov 02, '01 05:04:41AM

sudo is always preferable to su.

sudo setfile.. etc should work the same (have not tried it)

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Authored by: harpboy on Nov 02, '01 10:05:16PM

i am a newbie to this command line stuff so it took me ages to work out the command does not work unless you put quotes around "Audio CD"

setfile -a V /Volumes/"Audio CD"/

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sudo - HEY!!
Authored by: Brad Puett on Nov 03, '01 12:13:56AM

Hey, wait a minute harpboy ... that's supposed to be *my* job!! ;^)

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