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OSX Install March 2016

This is info from a new build of OSX in March 2016. Lots of stuff to install and configure. Eventually everything works out.

OSX Configuration

  • Turn on firewall
  • Create new account, set up
  • Delete original account
  • Set up keyboards and languages and shortcut CMD-Space
  • Dock (to right)
  • Turn off Dashboard and Mission Control
  • Set up screensaver
  • Mouse secondary click and tracking speed
  • Finder preferences
  • Install fonts (export/import with fontbook)
  • Copy .ssh certs/keys

Software Installation


  • Configure shell for .sh and get fish shell installed.
  • hmmm
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