defaults write com.apple.Dock no-glass -boolean YES; killall Dock

Make the Mac OS X Dock 2D once more (10.5 and above only)

Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard) introduced a new, 3D, reflective Dock. For those of us who prefer the Dock to be a little less distracting, this command is the answer. The Dock will be rendered in the same style as when pinned to the left- or right-hand side of the screen. Replace YES with NO to restore the 3D Dock.

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By: Vulpine
2009-02-17 23:01:58

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