MAC OS - Remove Dock Icon?

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    alejandror

    We have been able to remove an icon from the Dock in OS X El Capitan by using a modified version of the bash script from this post in the Apple forums:

    #Change name_of_app to the app you want to remove  
    dloc=$(defaults read com.apple.dock persistent-apps | grep _CFURLString\" | awk '/name_of_app/ {print NR-1}')  
    /usr/libexec/PlistBuddy -c "Delete persistent-apps:$dloc" ~/Library/Preferences/com.apple.dock.plist  
    killall Dock
    

    We had to subtract 1 to the index, as it seems to start counting on 0 but awk counts from 1. Could you check if it also works on previous version of OS X?

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