How to avoid .DS_Store file creation?

If you are a MacOS user then you must have seen creation of .DS_Store file automatically inside folders which is sometimes quite annoying. .DS_Store files store folder level meta data information. However that is completely fine in MacOS. But there is a work around to avoid creation of .DS_Store files if you are annoyed of it. Specially if you are a developer and those .DS_Store files are created and commit to your git repositories.

Run following command

Restart your laptop.

In case you did not take steps to avoid creation of .DS_Store file and you already have git repositories have those files then you can also delete those files with some simple steps.

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