Add App to Dock in Big Sur

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Jeff Cooper

May 4, 2021, 8:49:49 AMMay 4
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Trying to add an icon to the dock in Big Sur. This worked fine in Mojave, but now does nothing except restart the dock; no icon gets added. I cannot find the command (if there is one) that lets Big Sur do this:

defaults write persistent-apps -array-add '<dict><key>tile-data</key><dict><key>file-data</key><dict><key>_CFURLString</key><string>/Applications/Vectorworks 2020/Vectorworks</string><key>_CFURLStringType</key><integer>0</integer></dict></dict></dict>';killall Dock

I assume there is one since MDM can add icons for whatever. Problem is installing Vectorworks which needs a lot of extra stuff done with libraries and settings, so it's easier to do with Munki than Mosyle.



Gregory Neagle

May 4, 2021, 8:52:13 AMMay 4
A reminder: the Munki-dev list is for the discussion of the development of Munki. 

Discussions of the use of Munki should happen on Munki-discuss. 

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