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Added initial OSX setup script

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+# Jakob Hilarius <>, 2012
+# Disable menu bar transparency
+defaults write NSGlobalDomain AppleEnableMenuBarTransparency -bool false
+# Show remaining battery time; hide percentage
+defaults write ShowPercent -string "NO"
+defaults write ShowTime -string "YES"
+# 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 LSQuarantine -bool false
+# Display ASCII control characters using caret notation in standard text views
+# Try e.g. `cd /tmp; unidecode "\x{0000}" > cc.txt; open -e cc.txt`
+defaults write NSGlobalDomain NSTextShowsControlCharacters -bool true
+# Disable opening and closing window animations
+defaults write NSGlobalDomain NSAutomaticWindowAnimationsEnabled -bool false
+# Increase window resize speed for Cocoa applications
+defaults write NSGlobalDomain NSWindowResizeTime -float 0.001
+# Disable Resume system-wide
+defaults write NSGlobalDomain NSQuitAlwaysKeepsWindows -bool false
+# Disable the “reopen windows when logging back in” option
+# This works, although the checkbox will still appear to be checked,
+# and the command needs to be entered again for every restart.
+defaults write TALLogoutSavesState -bool false
+defaults write LoginwindowLaunchesRelaunchApps -bool false
+# Fix for the ancient UTF-8 bug in QuickLook (
+# Commented out, as this is known to cause problems when saving files in Adobe Illustrator CS5 :(
+#echo "0x08000100:0" > ~/.CFUserTextEncoding
+# Enable full keyboard access for all controls (e.g. enable Tab in modal dialogs)
+defaults write NSGlobalDomain AppleKeyboardUIMode -int 3
+# Enable subpixel font rendering on non-Apple LCDs
+defaults write NSGlobalDomain AppleFontSmoothing -int 2
+# Disable press-and-hold for keys in favor of key repeat
+defaults write NSGlobalDomain ApplePressAndHoldEnabled -bool false
+# Set a blazingly fast keyboard repeat rate
+defaults write NSGlobalDomain KeyRepeat -int 0
+# Disable auto-correct
+#defaults write NSGlobalDomain NSAutomaticSpellingCorrectionEnabled -bool false
+# Enable tap to click (Trackpad) for this user and for the login screen
+defaults write Clicking -bool true
+defaults -currentHost write NSGlobalDomain -int 1
+defaults write NSGlobalDomain -int 1
+# Map bottom right Trackpad corner to right-click
+defaults write TrackpadCornerSecondaryClick -int 2
+defaults write TrackpadRightClick -bool true
+defaults -currentHost write NSGlobalDomain -int 1
+defaults -currentHost write NSGlobalDomain -bool true
+# Require password immediately after sleep or screen saver begins
+#defaults write askForPassword -int 1
+#defaults write askForPasswordDelay -int 0
+# Allow quitting Finder via ⌘ + Q; doing so will also hide desktop icons
+#defaults write QuitMenuItem -bool true
+# Disable window animations and Get Info animations in Finder
+defaults write DisableAllAnimations -bool true
+# Show all filename extensions in Finder
+defaults write NSGlobalDomain AppleShowAllExtensions -bool true
+# Show status bar in Finder
+defaults write ShowStatusBar -bool true
+# Allow text selection in Quick Look
+defaults write QLEnableTextSelection -bool true
+# Disable disk image verification
+defaults write skip-verify -bool true
+defaults write skip-verify-locked -bool true
+defaults write skip-verify-remote -bool true
+# Automatically open a new Finder window when a volume is mounted
+#defaults write auto-open-ro-root -bool true
+#defaults write auto-open-rw-root -bool true
+#defaults write OpenWindowForNewRemovableDisk -bool true
+# Display full POSIX path as Finder window title
+defaults write _FXShowPosixPathInTitle -bool true
+# Avoid creating .DS_Store files on network volumes
+defaults write DSDontWriteNetworkStores -bool true
+# Disable the warning when changing a file extension
+defaults write FXEnableExtensionChangeWarning -bool false
+# Show item info below desktop icons
+#/usr/libexec/PlistBuddy -c "Set :DesktopViewSettings:IconViewSettings:showItemInfo true" ~/Library/Preferences/
+# Enable snap-to-grid for desktop icons
+/usr/libexec/PlistBuddy -c "Set :DesktopViewSettings:IconViewSettings:arrangeBy grid" ~/Library/Preferences/
+# Disable the warning before emptying the Trash
+#defaults write WarnOnEmptyTrash -bool false
+# Empty Trash securely by default
+#defaults write EmptyTrashSecurely -bool true
+# Enable AirDrop over Ethernet and on unsupported Macs running Lion
+defaults write BrowseAllInterfaces -bool true
+# Show the ~/Library folder
+chflags nohidden ~/Library
+# Hot corners
+# Top left screen corner → Mission Control
+#defaults write wvous-tl-corner -int 2
+#defaults write wvous-tl-modifier -int 0
+# Top right screen corner → Desktop
+#defaults write wvous-tr-corner -int 4
+#defaults write wvous-tr-modifier -int 0
+# Bottom left screen corner → Start screen saver
+#defaults write wvous-bl-corner -int 5
+#defaults write wvous-bl-modifier -int 0
+# Enable highlight hover effect for the grid view of a stack (Dock)
+defaults write 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 show-process-indicators -bool true
+# Don’t animate opening applications from the Dock
+defaults write launchanim -bool false
+# Remove the auto-hiding Dock delay
+defaults write autohide-delay -float 0
+# Remove the animation when hiding/showing the Dock
+defaults write autohide-time-modifier -float 0
+# Enable the 2D Dock
+defaults write no-glass -bool true
+# Automatically hide and show the Dock
+#defaults write autohide -bool true
+# Make Dock icons of hidden applications translucent
+defaults write showhidden -bool true
+# Enable iTunes track notifications in the Dock
+defaults write itunes-notifications -bool true
+# Add a spacer to the left side of the Dock (where the applications are)
+#defaults write persistent-apps -array-add '{tile-data={}; tile-type="spacer-tile";}'
+# Add a spacer to the right side of the Dock (where the Trash is)
+#defaults write persistent-others -array-add '{tile-data={}; tile-type="spacer-tile";}'
+# Disable shadow in screenshots
+defaults write disable-shadow -bool true
+# Disable Safari’s thumbnail cache for History and Top Sites
+defaults write DebugSnapshotsUpdatePolicy -int 2
+# Enable Safari’s debug menu
+defaults write IncludeInternalDebugMenu -bool true
+# Make Safari’s search banners default to Contains instead of Starts With
+defaults write FindOnPageMatchesWordStartsOnly -bool false
+# Remove useless icons from Safari’s bookmarks bar
+defaults write ProxiesInBookmarksBar "()"
+# Add a context menu item for showing the Web Inspector in web views
+defaults write NSGlobalDomain WebKitDeveloperExtras -bool true
+# Enable the debug menu in Address Book
+#defaults write ABShowDebugMenu -bool true
+# Enable the debug menu in iCal
+#defaults write IncludeDebugMenu -bool true
+# Only use UTF-8 in
+defaults write StringEncodings -array 4
+# Enable “focus follows mouse” for and all X11 apps
+# This means you can hover over a window and start typing in it without clicking first
+#defaults write FocusFollowsMouse -bool true
+#defaults write org.x.X11 wm_ffm -bool true
+# Disable the Ping sidebar in iTunes
+defaults write disablePingSidebar -bool true
+# Disable all the other Ping stuff in iTunes
+defaults write disablePing -bool true
+# Make ⌘ + F focus the search input in iTunes
+defaults write NSUserKeyEquivalents -dict-add "Target Search Field" "@F"
+# Disable send and reply animations in
+defaults write DisableReplyAnimations -bool true
+defaults write DisableSendAnimations -bool true
+# Copy email addresses as `` instead of `Foo Bar <>` in
+defaults write AddressesIncludeNameOnPasteboard -bool false
+# Enable Dashboard dev mode (allows keeping widgets on the desktop)
+defaults write devmode -bool true
+# Reset Launchpad
+#[ -e ~/Library/Application\ Support/Dock/*.db ] && rm ~/Library/Application\ Support/Dock/*.db
+# Prevent Time Machine from prompting to use new hard drives as backup volume
+#defaults write DoNotOfferNewDisksForBackup -bool true
+# Disable local Time Machine backups
+#hash tmutil &> /dev/null && sudo tmutil disablelocal
+# Remove Dropbox’s green checkmark icons in Finder
+#[ -e "$file" ] && mv -f "$file" "$file.bak"
+#unset file
+# Kill affected applications
+#for app in Finder Dock Mail Safari iTunes iCal Address\ Book SystemUIServer; do killall "$app" > /dev/null 2>&1; done
+#echo "Done. Note that some of these changes require a logout/restart to take effect."
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