How to disable launchpad fade animation osx lion
This will show you how to disable the fade animation in osx lion
open terminal and type in the following commands
defaults write com.apple.dock springboard-show-duration -int 0 defaults write com.apple.dock springboard-hide-duration -int 0 killall Dock
the dock will restart and the launchpad animation will be gone!
to get the animation back, type the following
defaults delete com.apple.dock springboard-show-duration defaults delete com.apple.dock springboard-hide-duration killall Dock