Google Software Updater fuckups

To disable the ksfetch (ks = keystone) daemon (which comes with google products) there are several ways to do this.

  1. Uninstall the Google Software Update Agent
        $ /Library/Google/GoogleSoftwareUpdate/GoogleSoftwareUpdate.bundle/Contents/Resources/ [--nuke]

    The --nuke parameter will also remove ksfetch related stuff.

  2. Set the checkInterval to the maximum (24h). Default is 5h (18000)
        $ defaults read checkInterval
        $ defaults write checkInterval 86400

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