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My instructions for setting up a new PC
  1. Turn on Bluetooth => Settings => Devices => Bluetooth
  2. Connect mouse and keyboard via Bluetooth.
  3. Download Power Toys => https://github.com/microsoft/PowerToys/releases/
  4. Remap keys: Win (Left) => Alt (Left); Alt (Left) => Ctrl (Left); Caps Lock => Win (Left)
  5. Fix trackpad scroll => Setting => Devices => Touchpad => Scrolling direction => Down motion scrolls down
  6. Install Dropbox => https://www.dropbox.com/install
  7. Install 1Password 4 => https://1password.com/downloads/windows/
  8. Install Linux => https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/wsl/install-win10#simplified-installation-for-windows-insiders
  9. Install Emacs => https://github.com/hubisan/emacs-wsl
  10. Show hidden folders => File Explorer => View => Hidden items
  11. Install Chocolatey => https://docs.chocolatey.org/en-us/choco/setup
  12. Install Xming => choco install Xming
  13. Launch Xming at startup => http://www.niladicpodcast.com/blog/2018/3/run-linux-gui-applications-on-windows-10/
  14. Use the WIndows home directory with WSL => https://jeremyskinner.co.uk/2018/07/27/sharing-home-directory-between-windows-and-wsl/
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