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Setting up a new Mac

Published August 1, 2021

    MacOS

    • When Possible Start from a fresh install

    • Log in to iCloud

    • Install

    • For Development

    • Configure

      • Mouse/Trackpad

        • Turn off natural direction
        • Turn off Force touch
      • Setup Key Repeat (Maybe just run the dotfiles)

        defaults write -g InitialKeyRepeat -int 10 # normal minimum is 15 (225 ms) defaults write -g KeyRepeat -int 1 # normal minimum is 2 (30 ms)

      • Or Just use TinkerTool

      • Show Battery

      • Hide Siri

    • Setting Up Dev Environment

      • iTerm2
      • Sublime Text
        • Get Preferences

    My dotfiles are available at https://github.com/brandonkboswell/dotfiles