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10.4: A unix script to toggle the Dashboard on and off
Authored by: elmimmo on Aug 11, '05 06:25:15PM

And considering that Dashboard consumes absolutely no RAM or processor cycles if you never bring it to the front, one might want to disable it in order to…?



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10.4: A unix script to toggle the Dashboard on and off
Authored by: dotsandlines on Aug 11, '05 06:59:49PM

I don't have any performance problems with Dashboard, but I would like to be able to toggle all hot corners and expose function key definitions. There's a few Classic games I like to play, but I have to remember to turn them all off before I launch, or else I get chaos when I mouselook.

Is that sort of thing possible?



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10.4: A unix script to toggle the Dashboard on and off
Authored by: heggaton on Aug 12, '05 11:54:41PM

Try this for a scenario... Maybe someone (other than yourself) uses dashboard extensively. Now consider that some widgets do funny things like updating files in the background - even when you're not using dashboard.

Try to imagine a person who backs up their Library folder to CD/DVD. What happens when a file size changes after a file has been burnt' but before it's validated the burn? That's right! The burn fails!

So, considering that, maybe a user *might* want to disable dashboard. What do you think eh?



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