Locking Desktop Preferences in OS X

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Locking Desktop Preferences in OS X

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Woops. Anyone who can tell m

Woops. Anyone who can tell me how?

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Which properties of the deskt

Which properties of the desktop do you want to lock down? What files can be put on the desktop? The desktop picture? The Dock?

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The Desktop picture. It's par

The Desktop picture. It's part of a prank on someone with very small ears.

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Navigate to hard drive/Users/

Navigate to hard drive/Users/user folder/Library/Preferences, then choose Get Info on com.apple.desktop.plist and check the "Locked" checkbox. The change takes effect immediately. Just unlock it when you want to be able to change the pic again.

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