Setting up my laptop with a single script
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Setting up a Mac with a single script

This script has been tested on OSX El Capitan.


Clone (You probably won't have git) Download and unzip this repository to an empty computer

$ curl -sL | tar xz

Go to the folder of the repository

$cd osx-setup-ansible



There is little interaction needed, you will need to input your password in order to install pip and ansible.


  1. basic-tools
  • Chrome
  • Spectacle
  • Dashlane
  1. comms
  • Slack
  • Skype
  1. dev-tools
  • iTerm2
  • Sublime (Adds a symlink to open files and folders with 'sublime' from the terminal)
  • VirtualBox
  • Vagrant
  1. git

This role installs git, sets the global config and adds some of my preferred alias to bash_profile. Set your email and name in /defaults/main for the global git config.

  1. entertainment
  • Spotify
  • Sonos
  1. productivity
  • Evernote
  • Alfred
  1. Lightroom

Future Work

  • Ask for the password manager preference, instead of defaulting it to Dashlane
  • Setting up the github sshkey
  • Source bash_profile once created
  • Setting up iTerm2 with my preferences