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Last active Aug 29, 2015
What would you like to do?
building a laptop from scratch

Rebuilding a laptop

  • make a time machine backup
  • restart computer
  • hold down CMD-R while booting, go into OS recovery
  • wipe drive with Disk Utility, if necessary
  • install OS from network
  • upgrade to Yosemite, or whatever, if necessary
  • enable full disk encryption
  • install XCode from Software Update
  • open XCode, go to Preferences -> Downloads, install command-line tools
  • ssh-keygen
  • register new SSH key on your github account
  • sudo mkdir -p /opt/boxen
  • sudo chown ${USER}:staff /opt/boxen
  • git clone /opt/boxen/repo
  • cd /opt/boxen/repo
  • ./script/boxen
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