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Is there any way to rename the Terminal app?

When I try to rename it by right-clicking it, that option is greyed out.

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    Why would you even want to do that? This smacks so much of an XY Problem – Tetsujin Nov 12 '16 at 18:07
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    open it, edit the info.plist, but ^ why would you even want to do that? I can understand renaming google chrome to, ram monster, but I see no reason for renaming the terminal app, do you just want to hide it? – OzzieSpin Nov 12 '16 at 20:45
  • Would creating an alias or symbolic link with another name work for you? – lhf Nov 13 '16 at 0:31
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Apple doesn't allow user to rename any app that comes with the O/S

  • Yes they do, just not via Finder. – Wowfunhappy Nov 13 '16 at 20:04
  • Part of the job of any responsible IT person (which I am) is to discourage people from doing things to their computers that might possibly screw things up. Sure if you want to turn off SIP, rename it in a command line and then turn SIP back on again. Yes that works. But Apple makes it difficult to do this for a reason. To keep people with good intentions from doing things to their computer that might break it. – Steve Chambers Dec 22 '18 at 17:02

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