Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 10th Jan 2011 22:59 UTC
Mac OS X Now that the Mac App Store has been snuck installed onto your machine alongside Mac OS X 10.6.6, you might be wondering - is there some way to remove that monstrosity of an application from my Mac? While it's not officially supported, it does seem like Apple has taken this scenario into account.
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RE: No problem with Linux ...
by btrimby on Tue 11th Jan 2011 14:55 UTC in reply to "No problem with Linux ..."
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I'm not sure if you're trolling or not...

Anyway, Here's how I "got rid of*" the App Store after browsing it a few times.

1. Click-hold on the App Store icon that was deposited on my dock.
2. Drag it up until it turned into a little "paper ball"/"poof"
3. Let go.

* Obviously I didn't really remove it from my system, but if I did want to, I could drag it from the applications folder to the trash, and not need a keyboard shortcut. Though Thom's way is more thorough, I find it's easier to just get it out of my way.

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RE[2]: No problem with Linux ...
by pica on Tue 11th Jan 2011 15:45 in reply to "RE: No problem with Linux ..."
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Yes, explicitly dragging an application from the application directory into the bin is the way to go. And should IMHO be the only way to do it.

I have a friend using OS X since 10.3 and he often has the problem of suddenly vanishing applications. But the way he is using his computer is quite "unique". He clicks on everything that moves or opens. This sometimes yields into unwanted results.

Maybe, he better should get a system from Sirius Cybernetics Corporation ;-)

Because, for him, I am a computer expert per se, he thinks it is my duty to reinstall these applications. At the moment this is my only relation to OS X.


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RE[2]: No problem with Linux ...
by usr0 on Thu 13th Jan 2011 10:02 in reply to "RE: No problem with Linux ..."
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So you can remove only the shortcut (of any app) but not the actual app.

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