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disable dashboard or set your widgets free!

It requires a trip to the Terminal, in /Applications/Utilities, but it√¢‚?¨‚?¢s not too hard to do.Open Terminal, and then type this command, followed by the Return key: defaults write mcx-disabled -boolean YES This tells the system that you no longer wish to have Dashboard available…. You can do just that by opening Terminal again, and typing this command: defaults write mcx-disabled -boolean NO Macworld: Mac OS X Hints: Disable Dashboard If you’d like one of your Dashboard widgets to be available all the time, instead of only when you have activated Dashboard via F12, then activate the Dashboard dvelopment mode.