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#!/bin/sh
# Some things taken from here
# https://github.com/mathiasbynens/dotfiles/blob/master/.osx
# Set the colours you can use
black='\033[0;30m'
white='\033[0;37m'
red='\033[0;31m'
green='\033[0;32m'
yellow='\033[0;33m'
blue='\033[0;34m'
magenta='\033[0;35m'
cyan='\033[0;36m'
# Reset text attributes to normal + without clearing screen.
alias Reset="tput sgr0"
# Color-echo.
# arg $1 = message
# arg $2 = Color
cecho() {
echo "${2}${1}"
Reset # Reset to normal.
return
}
# Ask for the administrator password upfront
sudo -v
# Keep-alive: update existing `sudo` time stamp until script has finished
while true; do sudo -n true; sleep 60; kill -0 "$$" || exit; done 2>/dev/null &
echo ""
cecho "##############################################" $white
cecho "# This script will make your  Mac awesome." $white
cecho "# Follow the prompts and you'll be fine." $white
cecho "#" $white
cecho "# ~ Happy Hacking ~" $white
cecho "#############################################" $white
echo ""
###############################################################################
# General UI/UX
###############################################################################
echo ""
echo "Hiding the Time Machine, Volume, User, and Bluetooth icons"
for domain in ~/Library/Preferences/ByHost/com.apple.systemuiserver.*; do
defaults write "${domain}" dontAutoLoad -array \
"/System/Library/CoreServices/Menu Extras/TimeMachine.menu" \
"/System/Library/CoreServices/Menu Extras/Volume.menu" \
"/System/Library/CoreServices/Menu Extras/User.menu"
done
echo ""
echo "Disabling OS X Gate Keeper"
echo "(You'll be able to install any app you want from here on, not just Mac App Store apps)"
sudo spctl --master-disable
sudo defaults write /var/db/SystemPolicy-prefs.plist enabled -string no
defaults write com.apple.LaunchServices LSQuarantine -bool false
echo ""
echo "Increasing the window resize speed for Cocoa applications"
defaults write NSGlobalDomain NSWindowResizeTime -float 0.001
echo ""
echo "Expanding the save panel by default"
defaults write NSGlobalDomain NSNavPanelExpandedStateForSaveMode -bool true
defaults write NSGlobalDomain PMPrintingExpandedStateForPrint -bool true
defaults write NSGlobalDomain PMPrintingExpandedStateForPrint2 -bool true
echo ""
echo "Automatically quit printer app once the print jobs complete"
defaults write com.apple.print.PrintingPrefs "Quit When Finished" -bool true
echo ""
echo "Disabling automatic termination of inactive apps"
defaults write NSGlobalDomain NSDisableAutomaticTermination -bool true
echo ""
echo "Saving to disk (not to iCloud) by default"
defaults write NSGlobalDomain NSDocumentSaveNewDocumentsToCloud -bool false
echo ""
echo "Reveal IP address, hostname, OS version, etc. when clicking the clock in the login window"
sudo defaults write /Library/Preferences/com.apple.loginwindow AdminHostInfo HostName
echo ""
echo "Check for software updates daily, not just once per week"
defaults write com.apple.SoftwareUpdate ScheduleFrequency -int 1
echo ""
echo "Remove duplicates in the “Open With” menu"
/System/Library/Frameworks/CoreServices.framework/Frameworks/LaunchServices.framework/Support/lsregister -kill -r -domain local -domain system -domain user
echo ""
echo "Disable smart quotes and smart dashes as they're annoying when typing code"
defaults write NSGlobalDomain NSAutomaticQuoteSubstitutionEnabled -bool false
defaults write NSGlobalDomain NSAutomaticDashSubstitutionEnabled -bool false
###############################################################################
# Trackpad, mouse, keyboard, Bluetooth accessories, and input
###############################################################################
echo ""
echo "Increasing sound quality for Bluetooth headphones/headsets"
defaults write com.apple.BluetoothAudioAgent "Apple Bitpool Min (editable)" -int 40
echo ""
echo "Enabling full keyboard access for all controls (e.g. enable Tab in modal dialogs)"
defaults write NSGlobalDomain AppleKeyboardUIMode -int 3
echo ""
echo "Disabling press-and-hold for keys in favor of a key repeat"
defaults write NSGlobalDomain ApplePressAndHoldEnabled -bool false
echo ""
echo "Setting a blazingly fast keyboard repeat rate (ain't nobody got time fo special chars while coding!)"
defaults write NSGlobalDomain KeyRepeat -int 0
echo ""
echo "Disabling auto-correct"
defaults write NSGlobalDomain NSAutomaticSpellingCorrectionEnabled -bool false
echo ""
echo "Setting trackpad & mouse speed to a reasonable number"
defaults write -g com.apple.trackpad.scaling 2
defaults write -g com.apple.mouse.scaling 2.5
echo ""
echo "Turn off keyboard illumination when computer is not used for 5 minutes"
defaults write com.apple.BezelServices kDimTime -int 300
###############################################################################
# Screen
###############################################################################
echo ""
echo "Requiring password immediately after sleep or screen saver begins"
defaults write com.apple.screensaver askForPassword -int 1
defaults write com.apple.screensaver askForPasswordDelay -int 0
echo ""
echo "Where do you want screenshots to be stored? (hit ENTER if you want ~/Desktop as default)"
read screenshot_location
if [ -z "$1" ]
then
echo ""
echo "Setting location to ~/Desktop"
defaults write com.apple.screencapture location -string "$HOME/Desktop"
else
echo ""
echo "Setting location to ~/$screenshot_location"
defaults write com.apple.screencapture location -string "$HOME/$screenshot_location"
fi
echo ""
echo "What format should screenshots be saved as? (hit ENTER for PNG, options: BMP, GIF, JPG, PDF, TIFF) "
read screenshot_format
if [ -z "$1" ]
then
echo ""
echo "Setting screenshot format to PNG"
defaults write com.apple.screencapture type -string "png"
else
echo ""
echo "Setting screenshot format to $screenshot_format"
defaults write com.apple.screencapture type -string "$screenshot_format"
fi
echo ""
echo "Enabling subpixel font rendering on non-Apple LCDs"
defaults write NSGlobalDomain AppleFontSmoothing -int 2
echo ""
echo "Enabling HiDPI display modes (requires restart)"
sudo defaults write /Library/Preferences/com.apple.windowserver DisplayResolutionEnabled -bool true
###############################################################################
# Finder
###############################################################################
echo ""
echo "Show hidden files in Finder by default?"
select yn in "Yes" "No"; do
case $yn in
Yes ) defaults write com.apple.Finder AppleShowAllFiles -bool true
break;;
No ) break;;
esac
done
echo ""
echo "Show dotfiles in Finder by default?"
select yn in "Yes" "No"; do
case $yn in
Yes ) defaults write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles TRUE
break;;
No ) break;;
esac
done
echo ""
echo "Showing all filename extensions in Finder by default"
defaults write NSGlobalDomain AppleShowAllExtensions -bool true
echo ""
echo "Showing status bar in Finder by default"
defaults write com.apple.finder ShowStatusBar -bool true
echo ""
echo "Allowing text selection in Quick Look/Preview in Finder by default"
defaults write com.apple.finder QLEnableTextSelection -bool true
echo ""
echo "Displaying full POSIX path as Finder window title"
defaults write com.apple.finder _FXShowPosixPathInTitle -bool true
echo ""
echo "Disabling the warning when changing a file extension"
defaults write com.apple.finder FXEnableExtensionChangeWarning -bool false
echo ""
echo "Use column view in all Finder windows by default"
defaults write com.apple.finder FXPreferredViewStyle Clmv
echo ""
echo "Avoiding the creation of .DS_Store files on network volumes"
defaults write com.apple.desktopservices DSDontWriteNetworkStores -bool true
echo ""
echo "Disabling disk image verification"
defaults write com.apple.frameworks.diskimages skip-verify -bool true
defaults write com.apple.frameworks.diskimages skip-verify-locked -bool true
defaults write com.apple.frameworks.diskimages skip-verify-remote -bool true
echo ""
echo "Enabling snap-to-grid for icons on the desktop and in other icon views"
/usr/libexec/PlistBuddy -c "Set :DesktopViewSettings:IconViewSettings:arrangeBy grid" ~/Library/Preferences/com.apple.finder.plist
/usr/libexec/PlistBuddy -c "Set :FK_StandardViewSettings:IconViewSettings:arrangeBy grid" ~/Library/Preferences/com.apple.finder.plist
/usr/libexec/PlistBuddy -c "Set :StandardViewSettings:IconViewSettings:arrangeBy grid" ~/Library/Preferences/com.apple.finder.plist
###############################################################################
# Dock & Mission Control
###############################################################################
echo ""
echo "Speeding up Mission Control animations and grouping windows by application"
defaults write com.apple.dock expose-animation-duration -float 0.1
defaults write com.apple.dock "expose-group-by-app" -bool true
###############################################################################
# Safari & WebKit
###############################################################################
echo ""
echo "Hiding Safari's bookmarks bar by default"
defaults write com.apple.Safari ShowFavoritesBar -bool false
echo ""
echo "Hiding Safari's sidebar in Top Sites"
defaults write com.apple.Safari ShowSidebarInTopSites -bool false
echo ""
echo "Disabling Safari's thumbnail cache for History and Top Sites"
defaults write com.apple.Safari DebugSnapshotsUpdatePolicy -int 2
echo ""
echo "Enabling Safari's debug menu"
defaults write com.apple.Safari IncludeInternalDebugMenu -bool true
echo ""
echo "Making Safari's search banners default to Contains instead of Starts With"
defaults write com.apple.Safari FindOnPageMatchesWordStartsOnly -bool false
echo ""
echo "Removing useless icons from Safari's bookmarks bar"
defaults write com.apple.Safari ProxiesInBookmarksBar "()"
echo ""
echo "Allow hitting the Backspace key to go to the previous page in history"
defaults write com.apple.Safari com.apple.Safari.ContentPageGroupIdentifier.WebKit2BackspaceKeyNavigationEnabled -bool true
echo ""
echo "Enabling the Develop menu and the Web Inspector in Safari"
defaults write com.apple.Safari IncludeDevelopMenu -bool true
defaults write com.apple.Safari WebKitDeveloperExtrasEnabledPreferenceKey -bool true
defaults write com.apple.Safari "com.apple.Safari.ContentPageGroupIdentifier.WebKit2DeveloperExtrasEnabled" -bool true
echo ""
echo "Adding a context menu item for showing the Web Inspector in web views"
defaults write NSGlobalDomain WebKitDeveloperExtras -bool true
###############################################################################
# Terminal
###############################################################################
echo ""
echo "Enabling UTF-8 ONLY in Terminal.app and setting the Pro theme by default"
defaults write com.apple.terminal StringEncodings -array 4
defaults write com.apple.Terminal "Default Window Settings" -string "Pro"
defaults write com.apple.Terminal "Startup Window Settings" -string "Pro"
###############################################################################
# Time Machine
###############################################################################
echo ""
echo "Preventing Time Machine from prompting to use new hard drives as backup volume"
defaults write com.apple.TimeMachine DoNotOfferNewDisksForBackup -bool true
echo ""
echo "Disabling local Time Machine backups"
hash tmutil &> /dev/null && sudo tmutil disablelocal
###############################################################################
# Messages #
###############################################################################
echo ""
echo "Disable smart quotes as it's annoying for messages that contain code"
defaults write com.apple.messageshelper.MessageController SOInputLineSettings -dict-add "automaticQuoteSubstitutionEnabled" -bool false
echo ""
echo "Disable continuous spell checking"
defaults write com.apple.messageshelper.MessageController SOInputLineSettings -dict-add "continuousSpellCheckingEnabled" -bool false
###############################################################################
# Personal Additions
###############################################################################
echo ""
echo "Disable the sudden motion sensor as it's not useful for SSDs"
sudo pmset -a sms 0
echo ""
echo "Disable annoying backswipe in Chrome"
defaults write com.google.Chrome AppleEnableSwipeNavigateWithScrolls -bool false
###############################################################################
# Kill affected applications
###############################################################################
echo ""
cecho "Done!" $white
echo ""
echo ""
cecho "###############################################################################" $white
echo ""
echo ""
cecho "Note that some of these changes require a logout/restart to take effect." $white
cecho "Killing some open applications in order to take effect." $white
echo ""
find ~/Library/Application\ Support/Dock -name "*.db" -maxdepth 1 -delete
for app in "Activity Monitor" "Address Book" "Calendar" "Contacts" "cfprefsd" \
"Dock" "Finder" "Mail" "Messages" "Safari" "SystemUIServer" \
"Terminal" "Transmission"; do
killall "${app}" > /dev/null 2>&1
done
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