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Automatically clean up Finder's Recent Folders menu
Authored by: e_whizz on Feb 25, '09 05:29:16AM

The finder writes this info back to the com.apple.finder.plist on logout only. Perhaps a cron job to clean this up on logout might be better (you don't need to hide your recent activity from yourself do you?)




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Automatically clean up Finder's Recent Folders menu
Authored by: asmeurer on Feb 26, '09 12:22:46PM

This would also avoid using AppleScript, which can be slow. Running an AppleScript every minute would probably significantly slow down a system.



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Automatically clean up Finder's Recent Folders menu
Authored by: etatoby on Dec 08, '12 06:16:42PM

"Would probably significantly slow down"? I call BS.

The time command tells me this script takes 65ms of CPU time to execute. Considering my CPU has 2 cores, by running this cron every minute I'm slowing down my system by about 0.05%.

I think most people would qualify that as negligible.



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