Stop .DS_Store files on Network Shares

Posted in OS X Tips on March 1st, 2010 by phoenixdigital

To stop Mac OSX from creating .DS_Store files to network drives run the following command.

  • Open Terminal.
  • Execute this command:
    defaults write com.apple.desktopservices DSDontWriteNetworkStores true
  • Either restart the computer or log out and back in to the user account.

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