Lion upgrade notes

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Turn Off Window Animation

defaults write NSGlobalDomain NSAutomaticWindowAnimationsEnabled -bool FALSE

The new "Resume" feature set puts a big week up my arse

In System Preferences > General, there is a "Restore Windows" check box toward the bottom. Uncheck it:

Safari and Preview persist in reopening previous pages, so to turn this off, try the following:

defaults write ApplePersistenceIgnoreState -bool TRUE
defaults write ApplePersistenceIgnoreState -bool TRUE

Disable the “reopen windows when logging back in” option

Uncheck the check box you get when logging out and make it stick. (This works, although the checkbox will still appear to be checked. )

defaults write TALLogoutSavesState -bool false 
defaults write LoginwindowLaunchesRelaunchApps -bool false

More defaults commands

Since there are so many irritations in 10.7.X, this List of defaults commands may come in handy. I learned about deactivating the checkbox for the reopen when logging back in PITA from this page.

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