Fresh install - OSX

As a reminder to my future self, here is my personal recipe for new fresh install

Jan 01, 2021 · 302 words

As a reminder to my future self, here is my personal recipe for new fresh install. Yes it looks like holiday is a great time to update OSX to the new and shiny one.

Install OSX - then re-install OSX

Format the hard drive with Disk Utility between the 2 installs โŒ˜ + R on star tup

Get .dotfile and .ssh keys

From only you know where :-) and set right permissions

Sync iCloud

Pre-essential

Remap capslock and alt+tab

  1. Open System Preferences โ†’ Keyboard.
  2. Shortcuts, Keyboard, Move focus to next window set alt+tab
  3. On Keyboard, Click the Modifier Keys button in the bottom right-hand corner.
  4. Click the drop down box next to the hardware key that you’d like to remap, and select Escape.
  5. Click OK and close System Preferences.

In Mac App Store

Install Homebrew

/bin/bash -c "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/HEAD/install.sh)"

Add cask

brew tap homebrew/cask

Install softs

brew install --cask finicky
brew install --cask beaker-browser
brew install --cask homebrew/cask-versions/firefox-developer-edition
brew install --cask hazel
brew install --cask firefox
brew install --cask doxie
brew install --cask authy
brew install --cask nova
brew install --cask alfred
brew install --cask docker
brew install --cask transmit
brew install --cask vlc
brew install --cask sequel-pro
brew install tig
brew install --cask sitesucker
brew install --cask Transmission
brew install hugo
brew install woff2

Workflows

Install oh my zsh

sh -c "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.github.com/robbyrussell/oh-my-zsh/master/tools/install.sh)"