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Setup new macOS


  1. Download Dropbox, find latest build from forum
  2. Install brew
    /usr/bin/ruby -e "$(curl -fsSL"
  3. essentials
    brew install aria2 aspell cmake colordiff coreutils \
      ctags exa exiftool fd gawk git gnu-sed gnupg2 htop imagemagick \
      ispell jpeg jq mycli ncdu openssl pcre pcre2 pv python3 qpdf \
      rsync the_silver_searcher rg tig tmux tree unrar vim watch xz z
    brew cask install postman v2rayu itsycal iterm2 sublime-text \
      firefox xee the-unarchiver alfred hammerspoon qlvideo
  4. git clone
  5. bash ~/Dropbox/bin/
  6. hammerspoon git clone
  7. itsycal, use datetime format: # d MMM H:mm:ss #
  8. git clone
  9. Install power fonts (iterm needs it)
    git clone --depth=1 ~/src/fonts
    cd ~/src/fonts && bash
  10. Install fzf, run:
    git clone --depth 1 ~/.fzf
  11. Download Sublime Text
    mkdir -p ~/.local/bin; ln -s "/Applications/Sublime" ~/.local/bin


  1. Keyboard ⇒ Modifier Keys ⇒ Caps Lock to ESC
  2. Accessibility ⇒ Pointer Control ⇒ Mouse & Trackpad ⇒ Trackpad Options ⇒ Enable dragging ⇒ with drag lock
  3. change input sources short cut: ^ Ctrl + ␣ Space

Must have macOS apps

app store



Nice to have macOS apps

macos/setup-new-macos.txt · Last modified: 2020-12-26 by dcai