Listen, the Dashboard is pretty useless for most people, and I’m really tired of jumping too far back from workspace to workspace and landing in the dashboard when I want to land on my first desktop. Here’s how you can kill off Lion’s Dashboard (and re-enable it) if you’re as frustrated with it as I am these days.
Witch Dashboard is dead.
…And it’s back.
There you have it. If you want to kill it dead, the Dashboard is pretty easy to kill off by copying and pasting the information provided above into Terminal.app.