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Addy's dotfiles.

This repo contains my personal dotfiles and are heavily based on paul and mathias's.

Some differences

  • Browserstack shortcuts which will launch the service and automatically load up a specific OS/Browser pair with your URL. e.g win7ie8 "", ipad3 "", ipad3ios6 "",androidnexus "" etc. If you would prefer to work locally similarly use ipad3 "http://localhost:3000"
  • Dropbox via the command-line support dropbox upload {localFile} {remoteFile}, dropbox download {remoteFile} {localFile}, dropbox list etc.
  • Browser and npm aliases e.g chrome, safari, opera, firefox, chromium and others.
  • Launch all browsers with a specific URL browsers ""
  • My Sublime Text build files (Grunt, Yeoman, r.js, SASS, Less and a few others included)
  • @cowboy's GitHub Pull Request Helper

install the neccessary apps

My basic setup is captured in which adds homebrew, z, nave, etc.

private config

Toss it into a file called .extra which you do not commit to this repo and just keep in your ~/

I do something nice with my PATH there:

# PATH like a bawss
# ...

export PATH

Syntax highlighting

…is really important. even for these files.

add the below to this file: ~/Library/Application Support/Sublime Text 2/Packages/ShellScript/Shell-Unix-Generic.tmLanguage


Sensible OS X defaults

When setting up a new Mac, you may want to set some sensible OS X defaults:


Similar projects

I recommend getting a .jshintrc and .editorconfig defined for all your projects.

overview of files

Automatic config

  • .ackrc - for ack (better than grep)
  • .vimrc, .vim - vim config, obv.

shell environement

  • .aliases
  • .bash_profile
  • .bash_prompt
  • .bashrc
  • .exports
  • .functions
  • .extra - not included, explained above

manual run

  • - random apps i need installed
  • .osx - run on a fresh osx machine
  • .brew - homebrew intialization

git, brah

  • .git
  • .gitattributes
  • .gitconfig
  • .gitignore

  • .inputrc - config for bash readline


git clone && cd dotfiles && ./

To update later on, just run the sync again.

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