Archive for November, 2014

Stop XQuartz from showing icon in the OSX dock and stop loading xterm on start

Edit /Applications/Utilities/ as root (ie, sudo vim in a terminal), and add the following key/value inside of <dict>:


…. and in your terminal run defaults write org.macosforge.xquartz.X11 app_to_run /usr/bin/true, and then restart XQuartz: the dock icon should be gone and it shouldn’t start xterm anymore.