How to disable dashboard osx snow leopard and newer

I dont use the osx widget dashboard. This post will show you how to disable dashboard osx. I had to look for a way to turn it off to save some resources and to stop the default widgets showing in my virtual desktop spaces while I was looking for another app.

Im not sure when it was introduced, but in el Capitan if you go to system preferences > mission control there is a dropdown for ‘Dashboard’ – you can set this to ‘off’ to disable the dashboard without having to enter the terminal commands below:

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