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Setup new macOS


  1. Download dropbox
    bash ~/Dropbox/bin/
  2. Download iTerm2
  3. Download firefox
  4. itsycal use datetime format: # d MMM H:mm:ss #
  5. Download Sublime Text
    mkdir -p ~/.local/bin; ln -s "/Applications/Sublime" ~/.local/bin
  6. Install brew
    /usr/bin/ruby -e "$(curl -fsSL"
  7. Install power fonts (iterm needs it)
    git clone --depth=1 ~/src/fonts
    cd ~/src/fonts && bash
  8. Install fzf, run:
    git clone --depth 1 ~/.fzf
  9. Can use iterm2 now
  10. Just essentials, look this gist for more.
    brew install aria2 aspell cmake colordiff coreutils \
      ctags diff-so-fancy 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 xz z


  1. Keyboard ⇒ Modifier Keys ⇒ Caps Lock to ESC
  2. Accessibility ⇒ Mouse & Trackpad ⇒ Trackpad Options ⇒ Enable dragging ⇒ with drag lock
  3. change input sources short cut: ctrl-shift-space


brew tap d12frosted/emacs-plus
brew install emacs-plus
brew linkapps emacs-plus

power fonts

Must to have macOS apps

app store



Nice to have macOS apps

macos/setup-new-macos.txt · Last modified: 27 May 20 by dcai