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.osx: Enable access for assistive devices

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@@ -99,6 +99,12 @@ defaults write com.apple.BluetoothAudioAgent "Apple Bitpool Min (editable)" -int
# (e.g. enable Tab in modal dialogs)
defaults write NSGlobalDomain AppleKeyboardUIMode -int 3
+# Enable access for assistive devices
+echo -n 'a' | sudo tee /private/var/db/.AccessibilityAPIEnabled > /dev/null 2>&1
+sudo chmod 444 /private/var/db/.AccessibilityAPIEnabled
+# TODO: avoid GUI password prompt somehow (http://apple.stackexchange.com/q/60476/4408)
+#sudo osascript -e 'tell application "System Events" to set UI elements enabled to true'
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# Disable press-and-hold for keys in favor of key repeat
defaults write NSGlobalDomain ApplePressAndHoldEnabled -bool false

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