This is a tool for setting up a new Mac and keeping it up to date. It uses Homebrew to install formulas and applications (using Homebrew casks).
$ gem install mac_setup
Create a config file at
~/.mac_setup.yml and run
You can also specify the config file location:
$ mac_setup ~/path/to/config.yml
Config File Format
taps: - caskroom/fonts - homebrew/dupes - homebrew/versions formulas: - git - openssl - postgresql - redis - zsh casks: - google-chrome - slack launch_agents: - postgresql - redis
After checking out the repo, run
bin/setup to install dependencies. Then, run
rake spec to run the tests. You can also run
bin/console for an interactive prompt that will allow you to experiment. Run
bundle exec mac_setup to use the gem in this directory, ignoring other installed copies of this gem.
To install this gem onto your local machine, run
bundle exec rake install. To release a new version, update the version number in
version.rb, and then run
bundle exec rake release, which will create a git tag for the version, push git commits and tags, and push the
.gem file to rubygems.org.
Bug reports and pull requests are welcome on GitHub at https://github.com/mwean/mac_setup. This project is intended to be a safe, welcoming space for collaboration, and contributors are expected to adhere to the Contributor Covenant code of conduct.
The gem is available as open source under the terms of the MIT License.