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In Elementary OS Luna, I was able to disable Plank by going into the dconf settings and removing Plank from the monitored-processes in org.pantheon.cerbere. I installed the newer Freya and now this won't work. How do I disable Plank?

Uninstalling Plank isn't really an option since IIRC it messes with other dependencies that I have of already installed.

P.S.: Yep, it removes elementary tweaks if I try to uninstall plank, which I don't want.

jonathan@jonathan-elementary:~$ sudo apt-get remove plank
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required:
  gtk3-engines-unico libgrip0 libtimezonemap1 plank-theme-pantheon sbsigntool
Use 'apt-get autoremove' to remove them.
The following packages will be REMOVED:
  elementary-tweaks plank
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 2 to remove and 32 not upgraded.
After this operation, 1,473 kB disk space will be freed.
  • I'm running the latest release, and this still works flawlessly. Can you describe the steps you perform to disable Plank? – Giulio Sant Sep 13 '15 at 11:48
  • What still works flawlessly? The config modification? – Jonathan Boudreau Sep 13 '15 at 16:04
  • Yes, removing plank from the monitored processes. – Giulio Sant Sep 13 '15 at 16:30
  • This is literally my monitored-processes config: ['wingpanel', 'slingshot-launcher --silent']. I reset my computer and the thing is still there. – Jonathan Boudreau Sep 13 '15 at 16:35
  • I dont' quite get what you mean by "I reset my computer". What you should simply do after modifying the string in Dconf is killing Plank with "killall plank". – Giulio Sant Sep 13 '15 at 20:12
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The configuration was changed from org.pantheon.cerbere to org.pantheon.desktop.cerbere:

http://bazaar.launchpad.net/~elementary-pantheon/cerbere/cerbere/revision/49

So I just modified the monitored-processes from there and I was able to disable Plank no problem.

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