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Script to install stuff I want on a new OSX machine
#!/usr/bin/env bash
#
# Bootstrap script for setting up a new OSX machine
#
# This should be idempotent so it can be run multiple times.
#
# Some apps don't have a cask and so still need to be installed by hand. These
# include:
#
# - Twitter (app store)
# - Postgres.app (http://postgresapp.com/)
#
# Notes:
#
# - If installing full Xcode, it's better to install that first from the app
# store before running the bootstrap script. Otherwise, Homebrew can't access
# the Xcode libraries as the agreement hasn't been accepted yet.
#
# Reading:
#
# - http://lapwinglabs.com/blog/hacker-guide-to-setting-up-your-mac
# - https://gist.github.com/MatthewMueller/e22d9840f9ea2fee4716
# - https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=8402079
# - http://notes.jerzygangi.com/the-best-pgp-tutorial-for-mac-os-x-ever/
echo "Starting bootstrapping"
# Check for Homebrew, install if we don't have it
if test ! $(which brew); then
echo "Installing homebrew..."
ruby -e "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/master/install)"
fi
# Update homebrew recipes
brew update
# Install GNU core utilities (those that come with OS X are outdated)
brew tap homebrew/dupes
brew install coreutils
brew install gnu-sed --with-default-names
brew install gnu-tar --with-default-names
brew install gnu-indent --with-default-names
brew install gnu-which --with-default-names
brew install gnu-grep --with-default-names
# Install GNU `find`, `locate`, `updatedb`, and `xargs`, g-prefixed
brew install findutils
# Install Bash 4
brew install bash
PACKAGES=(
git
imagemagick
pipenv
pwgen
wget
)
echo "Installing packages..."
brew install ${PACKAGES[@]}
echo "Cleaning up..."
brew cleanup
echo "Installing cask..."
brew install caskroom/cask/brew-cask
CASKS=(
google-chrome
google-drive-file-stream
gpgtools
keepassxc
openscad
slack
spotify
tunnelblick
)
echo "Installing cask apps..."
brew cask install ${CASKS[@]}
echo "Installing fonts..."
brew tap caskroom/fonts
FONTS=(
font-inconsolidata
font-roboto
font-clear-sans
)
brew cask install ${FONTS[@]}
echo "Configuring OSX..."
# Set fast key repeat rate
defaults write NSGlobalDomain KeyRepeat -int 0
# Require password as soon as screensaver or sleep mode starts
defaults write com.apple.screensaver askForPassword -int 1
defaults write com.apple.screensaver askForPasswordDelay -int 0
# Show filename extensions by default
defaults write NSGlobalDomain AppleShowAllExtensions -bool true
echo "Creating folder structure..."
[[ ! -d Code ]] && mkdir Code
echo "Bootstrapping complete"
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