You can prevent users from burning CD/DVD media on your Mac. Enabling this command will result in the following message when trying to burn a CD or DVD: “The operation can’t be completed because you don’t have the necessary permission”.
Disable all window animations and the animation when opening the info window in Finder. Use the following OS X Terminal command:
The following command will show the cover flow frame rate (as frames per second) within the Finder alongside each filename when flipping through files.
Disable the menu option: ‘File ▸ Eject [volume]’ (cmd⌘ + E) in the Mac OS X Finder menubar.
Disable the menu option: ‘Empty trash’ and ‘Secure Empty trash’ in the Mac OS X Finder menubar and command + click trash contextual menu.
The rubber band effect in Mac OS X (10.7+) appears when you move the mouse up or down in a document and reach the end. The page will jump up and then back down. You can disable this feature with the following command:
The Go To Folder command is the most useful features in the OS X Finder. If you want to lock down a Mac a bit more than usual, you can disable the Go To Folder menu option and keyboard shortcut using a defaults write command: defaults write com.apple.finder ProhibitGoToFolder -bool true To make the command take effect, you need to restart the Finder. killall Finder Revert to the default setting: defaults write com.apple.finder ProhibitGoToFolder -bool false Restart Finder