How to disable .DS_Store over network connections or USB volumes?

A very simple QOL tweak you run on your Mac to avoid .DS_Store files cluttering up your external file systems.

  1. Open Terminal
  2. Execute the following commands:

    defaults write com.apple.desktopservices DSDontWriteNetworkStores true
    defaults write com.apple.desktopservices DSDontWriteUSBStores true

  3. Reboot
2021-03-26

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