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#!/usr/bin/env bash
# Close any open System Preferences panes, to prevent them from overriding
# settings we’re about to change
osascript -e 'tell application "System Preferences" to quit'
# Ask for the administrator password upfront
sudo -v
# Keep-alive: update existing `sudo` time stamp until `.macos` has finished
while true; do sudo -n true; sleep 60; kill -0 "$$" || exit; done 2>/dev/null &
###############################################################################
# General UI/UX #
###############################################################################
# Disable the sound effects on boot
sudo nvram SystemAudioVolume=" "
# Increase window resize speed for Cocoa applications
defaults write NSGlobalDomain NSWindowResizeTime -float 0.001
# Expand save panel by default
defaults write NSGlobalDomain NSNavPanelExpandedStateForSaveMode -bool true
defaults write NSGlobalDomain NSNavPanelExpandedStateForSaveMode2 -bool true
# Save to disk (not to iCloud) by default
defaults write NSGlobalDomain NSDocumentSaveNewDocumentsToCloud -bool false
# Disable automatic termination of inactive apps
defaults write NSGlobalDomain NSDisableAutomaticTermination -bool true
# Disable the crash reporter
defaults write com.apple.CrashReporter DialogType -string "none"
###############################################################################
# Trackpad, mouse, keyboard, Bluetooth accessories, and input #
###############################################################################
# Disable auto-correct
defaults write NSGlobalDomain NSAutomaticSpellingCorrectionEnabled -bool false
# 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 1
defaults write NSGlobalDomain InitialKeyRepeat -int 10
###############################################################################
# Screen #
###############################################################################
# Save screenshots to the desktop
defaults write com.apple.screencapture location -string "${HOME}/Desktop"
# Save screenshots in PNG format (other options: BMP, GIF, JPG, PDF, TIFF)
defaults write com.apple.screencapture type -string "png"
# Disable shadow in screenshots
defaults write com.apple.screencapture disable-shadow -bool true
###############################################################################
# Finder #
###############################################################################
# Finder: allow quitting via ⌘ + Q; doing so will also hide desktop icons
defaults write com.apple.finder QuitMenuItem -bool true
# Finder: disable window animations and Get Info animations
defaults write com.apple.finder DisableAllAnimations -bool true
# Set Desktop as the default location for new Finder windows
# For other paths, use `PfLo` and `file:///full/path/here/`
defaults write com.apple.finder NewWindowTarget -string "PfDe"
# Show icons for hard drives, servers, and removable media on the desktop
defaults write com.apple.finder ShowExternalHardDrivesOnDesktop -bool true
defaults write com.apple.finder ShowHardDrivesOnDesktop -bool true
defaults write com.apple.finder ShowMountedServersOnDesktop -bool true
defaults write com.apple.finder ShowRemovableMediaOnDesktop -bool true
# Finder: show hidden files by default
defaults write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles -bool true
# Finder: show all filename extensions
defaults write NSGlobalDomain AppleShowAllExtensions -bool true
# Finder: show status bar
defaults write com.apple.finder ShowStatusBar -bool true
# Finder: show path bar
defaults write com.apple.finder ShowPathbar -bool true
# Display full POSIX path as Finder window title
defaults write com.apple.finder _FXShowPosixPathInTitle -bool true
# Keep folders on top when sorting by name
defaults write com.apple.finder _FXSortFoldersFirst -bool true
# When performing a search, search the current folder by default
defaults write com.apple.finder FXDefaultSearchScope -string "SCcf"
# Disable the warning when changing a file extension
defaults write com.apple.finder FXEnableExtensionChangeWarning -bool false
# Avoid creating .DS_Store files on network or USB volumes
defaults write com.apple.desktopservices DSDontWriteNetworkStores -bool true
defaults write com.apple.desktopservices DSDontWriteUSBStores -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
defaults write com.apple.finder OpenWindowForNewRemovableDisk -bool true
# Use list view in all Finder windows by default
# Four-letter codes for the other view modes: `icnv`, `clmv`, `glyv`
defaults write com.apple.finder FXPreferredViewStyle -string "Nlsv"
# Disable the warning before emptying the Trash
defaults write com.apple.finder WarnOnEmptyTrash -bool false
# Show the ~/Library folder
chflags nohidden ~/Library
# Show the /Volumes folder
sudo chflags nohidden /Volumes
# Expand the following File Info panes:
# “General”, “Open with”, and “Sharing & Permissions”
defaults write com.apple.finder FXInfoPanesExpanded -dict \
General -bool true \
OpenWith -bool true \
Privileges -bool true
###############################################################################
# Dock, Dashboard, and hot corners #
###############################################################################
# Enable highlight hover effect for the grid view of a stack (Dock)
defaults write com.apple.dock mouse-over-hilite-stack -bool true
# Change minimize/maximize window effect
defaults write com.apple.dock mineffect -string "scale"
# Minimize windows into their application’s icon
defaults write com.apple.dock minimize-to-application -bool true
# Enable spring loading for all Dock items
defaults write com.apple.dock 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
# Wipe all (default) app icons from the Dock
defaults write com.apple.dock persistent-apps -array
# Show only open applications in the Dock
#defaults write com.apple.dock static-only -bool true
# Don’t animate opening applications from the Dock
defaults write com.apple.dock launchanim -bool false
# Speed up Mission Control animations
defaults write com.apple.dock expose-animation-duration -float 0.1
# Don’t group windows by application in Mission Control
# (i.e. use the old Exposé behavior instead)
defaults write com.apple.dock expose-group-by-app -bool false
# Disable Dashboard
defaults write com.apple.dashboard mcx-disabled -bool true
# Don’t show Dashboard as a Space
defaults write com.apple.dock dashboard-in-overlay -bool true
# Don’t automatically rearrange Spaces based on most recent use
defaults write com.apple.dock mru-spaces -bool false
# Remove the auto-hiding Dock delay
defaults write com.apple.dock autohide-delay -float 0
# Remove the animation when hiding/showing the Dock
defaults write com.apple.dock autohide-time-modifier -float 0
# Automatically hide and show the Dock
defaults write com.apple.dock autohide -bool true
# Make Dock icons of hidden applications translucent
defaults write com.apple.dock showhidden -bool true
# Don’t show recent applications in Dock
defaults write com.apple.dock show-recents -bool false
# Disable bouncing
defaults write com.apple.dock no-bouncing -bool true
###############################################################################
# Safari & WebKit #
###############################################################################
# Privacy: don’t send search queries to Apple
defaults write com.apple.Safari UniversalSearchEnabled -bool false
defaults write com.apple.Safari SuppressSearchSuggestions -bool true
# Press Tab to highlight each item on a web page
defaults write com.apple.Safari WebKitTabToLinksPreferenceKey -bool true
defaults write com.apple.Safari com.apple.Safari.ContentPageGroupIdentifier.WebKit2TabsToLinks -bool true
# Show the full URL in the address bar (note: this still hides the scheme)
defaults write com.apple.Safari ShowFullURLInSmartSearchField -bool true
# Set Safari’s home page to `about:blank` for faster loading
defaults write com.apple.Safari HomePage -string "about:blank"
# Prevent Safari from opening ‘safe’ files automatically after downloading
defaults write com.apple.Safari AutoOpenSafeDownloads -bool false
# Allow hitting the Backspace key to go to the previous page in history
defaults write com.apple.Safari com.apple.Safari.ContentPageGroupIdentifier.WebKit2BackspaceKeyNavigationEnabled -bool true
# Hide Safari’s bookmarks bar by default
defaults write com.apple.Safari ShowFavoritesBar -bool false
# Hide Safari’s sidebar in Top Sites
defaults write com.apple.Safari ShowSidebarInTopSites -bool false
# 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 IncludeInternalDebugMenu -bool true
# Make Safari’s search banners default to Contains instead of Starts With
defaults write com.apple.Safari FindOnPageMatchesWordStartsOnly -bool false
# Remove useless icons from Safari’s bookmarks bar
defaults write com.apple.Safari ProxiesInBookmarksBar "()"
# Enable the Develop menu and the Web Inspector in Safari
defaults write com.apple.Safari IncludeDevelopMenu -bool true
defaults write com.apple.Safari WebKitDeveloperExtrasEnabledPreferenceKey -bool true
defaults write com.apple.Safari com.apple.Safari.ContentPageGroupIdentifier.WebKit2DeveloperExtrasEnabled -bool true
# Add a context menu item for showing the Web Inspector in web views
defaults write NSGlobalDomain WebKitDeveloperExtras -bool true
# Enable continuous spellchecking
defaults write com.apple.Safari WebContinuousSpellCheckingEnabled -bool true
# Disable auto-correct
defaults write com.apple.Safari WebAutomaticSpellingCorrectionEnabled -bool false
# Disable AutoFill
defaults write com.apple.Safari AutoFillFromAddressBook -bool false
defaults write com.apple.Safari AutoFillPasswords -bool false
defaults write com.apple.Safari AutoFillCreditCardData -bool false
defaults write com.apple.Safari AutoFillMiscellaneousForms -bool false
# Warn about fraudulent websites
defaults write com.apple.Safari WarnAboutFraudulentWebsites -bool true
# Disable plug-ins
defaults write com.apple.Safari WebKitPluginsEnabled -bool false
defaults write com.apple.Safari com.apple.Safari.ContentPageGroupIdentifier.WebKit2PluginsEnabled -bool false
# Disable Java
defaults write com.apple.Safari WebKitJavaEnabled -bool false
defaults write com.apple.Safari com.apple.Safari.ContentPageGroupIdentifier.WebKit2JavaEnabled -bool false
defaults write com.apple.Safari com.apple.Safari.ContentPageGroupIdentifier.WebKit2JavaEnabledForLocalFiles -bool false
# Block pop-up windows
defaults write com.apple.Safari WebKitJavaScriptCanOpenWindowsAutomatically -bool false
defaults write com.apple.Safari com.apple.Safari.ContentPageGroupIdentifier.WebKit2JavaScriptCanOpenWindowsAutomatically -bool false
# Enable “Do Not Track”
defaults write com.apple.Safari SendDoNotTrackHTTPHeader -bool true
# Update extensions automatically
defaults write com.apple.Safari InstallExtensionUpdatesAutomatically -bool true
###############################################################################
# Mail #
###############################################################################
# Disable send and reply animations in Mail.app
defaults write com.apple.mail DisableReplyAnimations -bool true
defaults write com.apple.mail DisableSendAnimations -bool true
# Copy email addresses as `foo@example.com` instead of `Foo Bar <foo@example.com>` in Mail.app
defaults write com.apple.mail AddressesIncludeNameOnPasteboard -bool false
# Add the keyboard shortcut ⌘ + Enter to send an email in Mail.app
defaults write com.apple.mail NSUserKeyEquivalents -dict-add "Send" "@\U21a9"
# Display emails in threaded mode, sorted by date (oldest at the top)
defaults write com.apple.mail DraftsViewerAttributes -dict-add "DisplayInThreadedMode" -string "yes"
defaults write com.apple.mail DraftsViewerAttributes -dict-add "SortedDescending" -string "yes"
defaults write com.apple.mail DraftsViewerAttributes -dict-add "SortOrder" -string "received-date"
# Disable inline attachments (just show the icons)
defaults write com.apple.mail DisableInlineAttachmentViewing -bool true
# Disable automatic spell checking
defaults write com.apple.mail SpellCheckingBehavior -string "NoSpellCheckingEnabled"
###############################################################################
# Terminal & iTerm 2 #
###############################################################################
# Disable the annoying line marks
defaults write com.apple.Terminal ShowLineMarks -int 0
# Install the Dracula theme for iTerm
open "${HOME}/dracula/Dracula.terminal"
###############################################################################
# Time Machine #
###############################################################################
# Prevent Time Machine from prompting to use new hard drives as backup volume
defaults write com.apple.TimeMachine DoNotOfferNewDisksForBackup -bool true
# Disable local Time Machine backups
hash tmutil &> /dev/null && sudo tmutil disablelocal
###############################################################################
# Activity Monitor #
###############################################################################
# Show the main window when launching Activity Monitor
defaults write com.apple.ActivityMonitor OpenMainWindow -bool true
# Visualize CPU usage in the Activity Monitor Dock icon
defaults write com.apple.ActivityMonitor IconType -int 5
# Show all processes in Activity Monitor
defaults write com.apple.ActivityMonitor ShowCategory -int 0
# Sort Activity Monitor results by CPU usage
defaults write com.apple.ActivityMonitor SortColumn -string "CPUUsage"
defaults write com.apple.ActivityMonitor SortDirection -int 0
###############################################################################
# Photos #
###############################################################################
# Prevent Photos from opening automatically when devices are plugged in
defaults -currentHost write com.apple.ImageCapture disableHotPlug -bool true
###############################################################################
# Kill affected applications #
###############################################################################
for app in "Activity Monitor" \
"Address Book" \
"Calendar" \
"cfprefsd" \
"Contacts" \
"Dock" \
"Finder" \
"Google Chrome Canary" \
"Google Chrome" \
"Mail" \
"Messages" \
"Opera" \
"Photos" \
"Safari" \
"SizeUp" \
"Spectacle" \
"SystemUIServer" \
"Terminal" \
"Transmission" \
"Tweetbot" \
"Twitter" \
"iCal"; do
killall "${app}" &> /dev/null
done
echo "Done. Note that some of these changes require a logout/restart to take effect."cho "Done. Note that some of these changes require a logout/restart to take effect."
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