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Sensible defaults for Mac OS X Lion

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# Enable full keyboard access for all controls (e.g. enable Tab in modal dialogs)
defaults write NSGlobalDomain AppleKeyboardUIMode -int 3
 
# Enable the 2D Dock
defaults write com.apple.dock no-glass -bool true
 
# Make Dock icons of hidden applications translucent
defaults write com.apple.dock showhidden -bool true
 
# Disable menu bar transparency
defaults write NSGlobalDomain AppleEnableMenuBarTransparency -bool false
 
# Always show scrollbars
defaults write NSGlobalDomain AppleShowScrollBars -string "Always"
 
# Expand save panel by default
defaults write NSGlobalDomain NSNavPanelExpandedStateForSaveMode -bool true
 
# Expand print panel by default
defaults write NSGlobalDomain PMPrintingExpandedStateForPrint -bool true
 
# Disable the “Are you sure you want to open this application?” dialog
defaults write com.apple.LaunchServices LSQuarantine -bool false
 
# Disable shadow in screenshots
defaults write com.apple.screencapture disable-shadow -bool true
 
# Enable highlight hover effect for the grid view of a stack (Dock)
defaults write com.apple.dock mouse-over-hilte-stack -bool true
 
# Enable spring loading for all Dock items
defaults write enable-spring-load-actions-on-all-items -bool true
 
# Show indicator lights for open applications in the Dock
defaults write com.apple.dock show-process-indicators -bool true
 
# Don’t animate opening applications from the Dock
defaults write com.apple.dock launchanim -bool false
 
# Disable press-and-hold for keys in favor of key repeat
defaults write NSGlobalDomain ApplePressAndHoldEnabled -bool false
 
# Disable auto-correct
defaults write NSGlobalDomain NSAutomaticSpellingCorrectionEnabled -bool false
 
# Disable window animations
defaults write NSGlobalDomain NSAutomaticWindowAnimationsEnabled -bool false
 
# Enable AirDrop over Ethernet and on unsupported Macs running Lion
defaults write com.apple.NetworkBrowser BrowseAllInterfaces -bool true
 
# Disable 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
 
# Automatically open a new Finder window when a volume is mounted
defaults write com.apple.frameworks.diskimages auto-open-ro-root -bool true
defaults write com.apple.frameworks.diskimages auto-open-rw-root -bool true
 
# Display full POSIX path as Finder window title
defaults write com.apple.finder _FXShowPosixPathInTitle -bool true
 
# Increase window resize speed for Cocoa applications
defaults write NSGlobalDomain NSWindowResizeTime -float 0.001
 
# Avoid creating .DS_Store files on network volumes
defaults write com.apple.desktopservices DSDontWriteNetworkStores -bool true
 
# Disable Safari’s thumbnail cache for History and Top Sites
defaults write com.apple.Safari DebugSnapshotsUpdatePolicy -int 2
 
# Enable Safari’s debug menu
defaults write com.apple.Safari IncludeDebugMenu -bool true
 
# Remove useless icons from Safari’s bookmarks bar
defaults write com.apple.Safari ProxiesInBookmarksBar "()"
 
# Disable send and reply animations in Mail.app
defaults write com.apple.Mail DisableReplyAnimations -bool true
defaults write com.apple.Mail DisableSendAnimations -bool true
 
# Disable Resume system-wide
defaults write NSGlobalDomain NSQuitAlwaysKeepsWindows -bool false
 
# Enable Dashboard dev mode (allows keeping widgets on the desktop)
defaults write com.apple.dashboard devmode -bool true
 
# Reset Launchpad
rm ~/Library/Application\ Support/Dock/*.db
 
# Show the ~/Library folder
chflags nohidden ~/Library
 
# Disable local Time Machine backups
sudo tmutil disablelocal
 
# Kill affected applications
for app in Safari Finder Dock Mail; do killall "$app"; done
 
# Fix for the ancient UTF-8 bug in QuickLook (http://mths.be/bbo)
echo "0x08000100:0" > ~/.CFUserTextEncoding

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