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View Disable-Sonoma-Bloatware.sh
#!/bin/zsh
# WARNING! The script is meant to show how and what can be disabled. Don’t use it as it is, adapt it to your needs.
# Credit: Original idea and script disable.sh by pwnsdx https://gist.github.com/pwnsdx/d87b034c4c0210b988040ad2f85a68d3
# Disabling unwanted services on macOS Big Sur (11), macOS Monterey (12), macOS Ventura (13) and macOS Sonoma (14)
# Disabling SIP is required ("csrutil disable" from Terminal in Recovery)
# Modifications are written in /private/var/db/com.apple.xpc.launchd/ disabled.plist, disabled.501.plist
# To revert, delete /private/var/db/com.apple.xpc.launchd/ disabled.plist and disabled.501.plist and reboot; sudo rm -r /private/var/db/com.apple.xpc.launchd/*
# user
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b0gdanw / ESD to ISO on macOS.txt
Last active February 16, 2024 11:03
Converting ESD files to ISO images on macOS
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ESD to ISO on macOS
https://gist.github.com/b0gdanw/e36ea84828dbd19e03eff6158f1fc77c
Converting ESD files to ISO images on macOS
- download Parallels Desktop 18 for Mac Image from https://www.parallels.com/products/desktop/download/
- at the moment https://download.parallels.com/desktop/v18/18.2.0-53488/ParallelsDesktop-18.2.0-53488.dmg
- open/mount the dmg
- copy prl_esd2iso and libwimlib.1.dylib from /Volumes/Parallels\ Desktop\ 18/Parallels\ Desktop.app/Contents/ to /usr/local/bin/ and /usr/local/lib/
sudo ditto /Volumes/Parallels\ Desktop\ 18/Parallels\ Desktop.app/Contents/MacOS/prl_esd2iso /usr/local/bin/prl_esd2iso
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b0gdanw / Disable-Ventura-Bloatware.sh
Last active February 11, 2024 19:33
Disable Ventura Bloatware
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#!/bin/zsh
# Credit: Original idea and script disable.sh by pwnsdx https://gist.github.com/pwnsdx/d87b034c4c0210b988040ad2f85a68d3
# Disabling unwanted services on macOS Big Sur (11), macOS Monterey (12) and macOS Ventura (13)
# Disabling SIP is required ("csrutil disable" from Terminal in Recovery)
# Modifications are written in /private/var/db/com.apple.xpc.launchd/ disabled.plist, disabled.501.plist
# To revert, delete /private/var/db/com.apple.xpc.launchd/ disabled.plist and disabled.501.plist and reboot; sudo rm -r /private/var/db/com.apple.xpc.launchd/*
# user
View Get-InstallAssistant-pkg-links-from-Apple.sh
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b0gdanw / DisableBigSur.sh
Last active January 15, 2024 03:34
Disable Big Sur services
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#!/bin/zsh
#Credit: Original idea and script disable.sh by pwnsdx https://gist.github.com/pwnsdx/d87b034c4c0210b988040ad2f85a68d3
#Disabling unwanted services on macOS 11 Big Sur (11) and macOS Monterey (12)
#Disabling SIP is required ("csrutil disable" from Terminal in Recovery)
#Modifications are written in /private/var/db/com.apple.xpc.launchd/ disabled.plist and disabled.501.plist
# user
TODISABLE=()
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b0gdanw / Final Cut Pro Trial DMG
Last active February 2, 2024 04:49
Direct links for Final Cut Pro Trial DMGs
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Links from https://www.apple.com/final-cut-pro/trial/
Final Cut Pro release notes https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201237
What's new in Final Cut Pro https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT207877
Release history https://web.archive.org/web/20221121093911/https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Final_Cut_Pro_X#Release_history
Final Cut Pro 10.1.3
https://secure-appldnld.apple.com/Final_Cut_Pro_X/031-05296.20140814.VRR4r/FinalCutProTrial10.1.3.dmg
Final Cut Pro 10.1.4
https://secure-appldnld.apple.com/Final_Cut_Pro_X/031-02980.20141202.Jgt44/FinalCutProTrial10.1.4.dmg
View Windows32iTunes12.6.5.3inMojave.txt
Installing the Windows 32-bit version of iTunes 12.6.5.3 in Mojave using Wine
1. Install XQuartz - XQuartz-2.7.11.dmg from https://www.xquartz.org
2. Install only 32bit components of Wine Stable 5 winehq-stable-5.0.pkg from https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/macosx/download.html
3. Download Mono wine-mono-5.1.0-x86.msi from https://dl.winehq.org/wine/wine-mono/5.1.0/
and Gecko wine-gecko-2.47.1-x86.msi from https://wiki.winehq.org/Gecko
4. Launch /Applications/Wine Stable.app
5. In the Terminal window opened, install Mono & Gecko with
wine msiexec /i ~/Downloads/wine-gecko-2.47.1-x86.msi
wine msiexec /i ~/Downloads/wine-mono-5.1.0-x86.msi
6. Install iTunes 12.6.5.3 32-bit version for Windows from https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT208079 with
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b0gdanw / disable.sh
Last active February 22, 2024 12:51
Disable bunch of #$!@ in Catalina
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# Credit: pwnsdx https://gist.github.com/pwnsdx/1217727ca57de2dd2a372afdd7a0fc21; nebular https://gist.github.com/pwnsdx/d87b034c4c0210b988040ad2f85a68d3#gistcomment-3019082
# IMPORTANT: Don't forget to logout from your Apple ID in the settings before running it!
# IMPORTANT: You will need to disable SIP: Reboot to Recovery, in Terminal csrutil disable
# WARNING: It might disable things that you may not like. Please double check the services in the TODISABLE vars.
# Get active services: launchctl list | grep -v "\-\t0"
# Find a service: grep -lR [service] /System/Library/Launch* /Library/Launch* ~/Library/LaunchAgents
# List disabled services: launchctl print-disabled user/501 |grep true & launchctl print-disabled system |grep true
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b0gdanw / keybase.md
Created October 25, 2019 12:29
Keybase
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Keybase proof

I hereby claim:

  • I am b0gdanw on github.
  • I am bogdanw (https://keybase.io/bogdanw) on keybase.
  • I have a public key ASBV3CBAxrkGpuOk4i2vEKKsHdc5ySKl5czwuggGpVCEcAo

To claim this, I am signing this object:

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b0gdanw / GetSysInfo.scpt
Last active January 17, 2023 04:03
macOS Catalina - get current system information
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# https://macadmins.slack.com/archives/general/p1449604450017318
# https://gist.github.com/clburlison/db6aaf4a717eb8ef3545
# https://www.jamf.com/jamf-nation/feature-requests/5158/built-in-inventory-fields-for-os-x-macos-security-and-malware-protection-systems
# https://www.jamf.com/jamf-nation/discussions/19111/xprotect-status-extension-attribute
set MacOSName to do shell script "defaults read /System/Library/CoreServices/SystemVersion.plist ProductName"
set MacOSVers to do shell script "defaults read /System/Library/CoreServices/SystemVersion.plist ProductVersion"
set MacOSBuild to do shell script "defaults read /System/Library/CoreServices/SystemVersion.plist ProductBuildVersion"
set XProtectVers to do shell script "defaults read /Library/Apple/System/Library/CoreServices/XProtect.bundle/Contents/version.plist CFBundleShortVersionString"