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How to disable OSX dock [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I remove the Dock in Mac OS X? After installing quicksilver I rarely need to use the OSX (snow leopard) dock. I would like to disable the OSX dock from showing ...
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How can I change the desktop color to black in Snow Leopard?

I'm trying to change the desktop color to black, but I can't seem to find how other than by creating a solid black image. In System Preferences -> Desktop & Screensaver, there are a few colors, ...
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Why can I sometimes not drag icons to a supposedly empty spot on my Mac OS X desktop?

I'm using align to grid. There's an icon. There's an empty space. I drag from icon to empty space. It bounces back to its original spot as though there were an icon in the empty space. But there's ...
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Why do my desktop icons resize themselves repeatedly?

I used ln -s (symbolic link) to link a folder to my Desktop on Mac OS X 10.6 to get Dropbox to sync it. I'm not sure if that's related to the symptom or not, but I did notice that shortly thereafter, ...
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Snow Leopard desktop - I want two files from two different applications open at the same time. Won't let me

I want two files open at once on the desktop. However when I click on one, it opens and the other minimizes. What can I do?
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Changing default shortcut for Spaces on a Macbook Pro with Snow Leapord?

I'm primarily a Linux user but my main home PC is a Macbook Pro with Snow Leopard. The concept of "Spaces" in a Mac is extremely important to how I utilize my development environments and I use this ...
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home and net drives appearing on Desktop

On my Desktop, there are two external drives that won't go away. They are named home and net. They are hidden drives, but I have hidden files set to show. Is there any way to get them to go away, and ...