OS X: Disable Notification Center
Published: 10-07-2013 | Author: Remy van Elst | Text only version of this article
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This snippet shows you how to disable the OS X Notification Center completely, the menu item and the sidebar. It also gives you the command to enable it again.
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To disable the Notification Center completely, enter the following command in a terminal:
launchctl unload -w /System/Library/LaunchAgents/com.apple.notificationcenterui.plist
Then kill the remains with fire:
killall -9 NotificationCenter
To enable it again:
launchctl load -w /System/Library/LaunchAgents/com.apple.notificationcenterui.plist
If that doesn't work, you can also move the Application and reboot:
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sudo mv /System/Library/CoreServices/Notification\ Center.app /System/Library/CoreServices/Notification\ Center\ Disabled.app