macOS Mojave: Disable the floating screenshot thumbnail (using defaults write)

A tweet that’s been making rounds this week is on how to disable macOS Mojave’s floating screenshot preview thumbnail (and remove that delay along with it).

Nice, but there’s also a way to do this from the CLI:

defaults write com.apple.screencapture show-thumbnail -bool FALSE
killall SystemUIServer

There, much better 😉

Happy Screenshotting! 📸

☝ I’ve also added this tweak to ./freshinstall, a tool which I built to automatically configure my MacBook (Preferences, Dotfiles, Installed Software, etc)

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