Mac OS X: Remove or clean the recent places list of most common scenarios

Author Johnny Josefsson on October 25, 2014 | Print | Bookmark
Open a Terminal, run this command:
rm ~/Library/Preferences/*LSSharedFileList.plist

This will however inte clean out all of the list if they're not all specified *.plist:
rm ~/Library/Preferences/*.plist

or individually specified:
rm ~/Library/Preferences/com.pixelmatorteam.pixelmator.plist
rm ~/Library/Preferences/
rm ~/Library/Preferences/com.spotify.client.plist
rm ~/Library/Preferences/com.sublimetext.3.plist
rm ~/Library/Preferences/com.teamviewer.TeamViewer.plist
rm ~/Library/Preferences/com.teamviewer.teamviewer9.plist

defaults delete NSGlobalDomain NSNavRecentPlaces
defaults write -g NSNavRecentPlacesLimit -int 0

which removes the 'NSNavRecentPlaces' from the file:

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Category: Apple, OS X

Last updated on October 25, 2014 with 906 views