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#!/usr/bin/env bash
# ~/.osx — https://mths.be/osx
# Ask for the administrator password upfront
sudo -v
# Keep-alive: update existing `sudo` time stamp until `.osx` has finished
while true; do sudo -n true; sleep 60; kill -0 "$$" || exit; done 2>/dev/null &
###############################################################################
# General UI/UX #
###############################################################################
# Always show scrollbars
# defaults write NSGlobalDomain AppleShowScrollBars -string "Always"
# Possible values: `WhenScrolling`, `Automatic` and `Always`
# 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
# Expand print panel by default
defaults write NSGlobalDomain PMPrintingExpandedStateForPrint -bool true
defaults write NSGlobalDomain PMPrintingExpandedStateForPrint2 -bool true
# Save to disk (not to iCloud) by default
defaults write NSGlobalDomain NSDocumentSaveNewDocumentsToCloud -bool false
# Automatically quit printer app once the print jobs complete
defaults write com.apple.print.PrintingPrefs "Quit When Finished" -bool true
# Remove duplicates in the “Open With” menu (also see `lscleanup` alias)
# /System/Library/Frameworks/CoreServices.framework/Frameworks/LaunchServices.framework/Support/lsregister -kill -r -domain local -domain system -domain user
# 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
# Reveal IP address, hostname, OS version, etc. when clicking the clock
# in the login window
sudo defaults write /Library/Preferences/com.apple.loginwindow AdminHostInfo HostName
# Disable Notification Center and remove the menu bar icon
launchctl unload -w /System/Library/LaunchAgents/com.apple.notificationcenterui.plist 2> /dev/null
# Disable smart quotes as they’re annoying when typing code
defaults write NSGlobalDomain NSAutomaticQuoteSubstitutionEnabled -bool false
# Disable smart dashes as they’re annoying when typing code
defaults write NSGlobalDomain NSAutomaticDashSubstitutionEnabled -bool false
# Set a custom wallpaper image. `DefaultDesktop.jpg` is already a symlink, and
# all wallpapers are in `/Library/Desktop Pictures/`. The default is `Wave.jpg`.
#rm -rf ~/Library/Application Support/Dock/desktoppicture.db
#sudo rm -rf /System/Library/CoreServices/DefaultDesktop.jpg
#sudo ln -s /path/to/your/image /System/Library/CoreServices/DefaultDesktop.jpg
###############################################################################
# Trackpad, mouse, keyboard, Bluetooth accessories, and input #
###############################################################################
# Enable full keyboard access for all controls
# (e.g. enable Tab in modal dialogs)
defaults write NSGlobalDomain AppleKeyboardUIMode -int 3
# Use scroll gesture with the Ctrl (^) modifier key to zoom
# defaults write com.apple.universalaccess closeViewScrollWheelToggle -bool true
# defaults write com.apple.universalaccess HIDScrollZoomModifierMask -int 262144
# # Follow the keyboard focus while zoomed in
# defaults write com.apple.universalaccess closeViewZoomFollowsFocus -bool false
# # Zoom should use nearest neighbor instead of smoothing.
# defaults write com.apple.universalaccess 'closeViewSmoothImages' -bool false
###############################################################################
# Screen #
###############################################################################
# Save screenshots to the downloads folder
mkdir ~/Desktop/Screenshots
defaults write com.apple.screencapture location -string "${HOME}/Desktop/Screenshots"
# Save screenshots in PNG format (other options: BMP, GIF, JPG, PDF, TIFF)
defaults write com.apple.screencapture type -string "png"
# Hide all desktop icons because who need 'em'
# defaults write com.apple.finder CreateDesktop -bool false
# Disable shadow in screenshots
defaults write com.apple.screencapture disable-shadow -bool true
###############################################################################
# Finder #
###############################################################################
# Finder: disable window animations and Get Info animations
defaults write com.apple.finder DisableAllAnimations -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
# Finder: allow text selection in Quick Look
defaults write com.apple.finder QLEnableTextSelection -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
# Enable spring loading for directories
defaults write NSGlobalDomain com.apple.springing.enabled -bool true
# Remove the spring loading delay for directories
defaults write NSGlobalDomain com.apple.springing.delay -float 0
# Avoid creating .DS_Store files on network volumes
defaults write com.apple.desktopservices DSDontWriteNetworkStores -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
# Show item info near icons on the desktop and in other icon views
/usr/libexec/PlistBuddy -c "Set :DesktopViewSettings:IconViewSettings:showItemInfo true" ~/Library/Preferences/com.apple.finder.plist
/usr/libexec/PlistBuddy -c "Set :FK_StandardViewSettings:IconViewSettings:showItemInfo true" ~/Library/Preferences/com.apple.finder.plist
/usr/libexec/PlistBuddy -c "Set :StandardViewSettings:IconViewSettings:showItemInfo true" ~/Library/Preferences/com.apple.finder.plist
# Show item info to the right of the icons on the desktop
/usr/libexec/PlistBuddy -c "Set DesktopViewSettings:IconViewSettings:labelOnBottom false" ~/Library/Preferences/com.apple.finder.plist
# Enable snap-to-grid for icons on the desktop and in other icon views
/usr/libexec/PlistBuddy -c "Set :DesktopViewSettings:IconViewSettings:arrangeBy grid" ~/Library/Preferences/com.apple.finder.plist
/usr/libexec/PlistBuddy -c "Set :FK_StandardViewSettings:IconViewSettings:arrangeBy grid" ~/Library/Preferences/com.apple.finder.plist
/usr/libexec/PlistBuddy -c "Set :StandardViewSettings:IconViewSettings:arrangeBy grid" ~/Library/Preferences/com.apple.finder.plist
# Increase grid spacing for icons on the desktop and in other icon views
/usr/libexec/PlistBuddy -c "Set :DesktopViewSettings:IconViewSettings:gridSpacing 100" ~/Library/Preferences/com.apple.finder.plist
/usr/libexec/PlistBuddy -c "Set :FK_StandardViewSettings:IconViewSettings:gridSpacing 100" ~/Library/Preferences/com.apple.finder.plist
/usr/libexec/PlistBuddy -c "Set :StandardViewSettings:IconViewSettings:gridSpacing 100" ~/Library/Preferences/com.apple.finder.plist
# Increase the size of icons on the desktop and in other icon views
/usr/libexec/PlistBuddy -c "Set :DesktopViewSettings:IconViewSettings:iconSize 80" ~/Library/Preferences/com.apple.finder.plist
/usr/libexec/PlistBuddy -c "Set :FK_StandardViewSettings:IconViewSettings:iconSize 80" ~/Library/Preferences/com.apple.finder.plist
/usr/libexec/PlistBuddy -c "Set :StandardViewSettings:IconViewSettings:iconSize 80" ~/Library/Preferences/com.apple.finder.plist
# Use list view in all Finder windows by default
# Four-letter codes for the other view modes: `icnv`, `clmv`, `Flwv`
defaults write com.apple.finder FXPreferredViewStyle -string "Nlsv"
# Disable the warning before emptying the Trash
defaults write com.apple.finder WarnOnEmptyTrash -bool false
# Empty Trash securely by default
defaults write com.apple.finder EmptyTrashSecurely -bool true
# Enable AirDrop over Ethernet and on unsupported Macs running Lion
defaults write com.apple.NetworkBrowser BrowseAllInterfaces -bool true
# Show the ~/Library folder
chflags nohidden ~/Library
# Remove Dropbox’s green checkmark icons in Finder
file=/Applications/Dropbox.app/Contents/Resources/emblem-dropbox-uptodate.icns
[ -e "${file}" ] && mv -f "${file}" "${file}.bak"
# 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
# Set the icon size of Dock items to 36 pixels
defaults write com.apple.dock tilesize -int 36
# 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 false
# 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
# This is only really useful when setting up a new Mac, or if you don’t use
# the Dock to launch apps.
#defaults write com.apple.dock persistent-apps -array
# 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
# 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
# Hot corners
# Possible values:
# 0: no-op
# 2: Mission Control
# 3: Show application windows
# 4: Desktop
# 5: Start screen saver
# 6: Disable screen saver
# 7: Dashboard
# 10: Put display to sleep
# 11: Launchpad
# 12: Notification Center
# Top left screen corner → Sleep
defaults write com.apple.dock wvous-tl-corner -int 10
defaults write com.apple.dock wvous-tl-modifier -int 0
###############################################################################
# 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
# 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
##########
# Spaces #
##########
# Don’t automatically rearrange Spaces based on most recent use
defaults write com.apple.dock mru-spaces -bool false
# instead of sliding entire screen left/right, cross-fade... less jarring
defaults write com.apple.universalaccess reduceMotion -bool true
# App->Space stickyness
# re-export text plist with `defaults read ~/Library/Preferences/com.apple.spaces.plist > osx/spaces.plist`
defaults import ~/Library/Preferences/com.apple.spaces.plist prefs/osx/spaces.plist
###############################################################################
# Kill affected applications #
###############################################################################
for app in "Activity Monitor" "cfprefsd" "Dock" "Finder" "Safari" "SystemUIServer"; \
do
killall "${app}" > /dev/null 2>&1
done
echo "Done. Note that some of these changes require a logout/restart to take effect."