Hide or show Desktop Icons on MacOS

defaults write com.apple.finder CreateDesktop -bool false;killall Finder
Hides all Files and Folders on the MacOS Desktop. To show files and folders, type "true" instead of "false". "Finder" at the end is case sensitive, "finder" doesn’t work

By: vranx
2019-10-18 12:13:56

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