Macbook Setup

  1. Increase Mouse Pointer Speed: I do this on all laptops to avoid pain associated to scrolling in my fingers.
System Preferences -> Trackpad -> Increase speed
System Preferences -> Trackpad -> Enable Point to Click
AllTrackpad preferences -> More Gestures -> Enable App Expose
Accessibility -> Mouse and Trackpad -> Trackpad Options -> Enable Dragging -> 3 Finger Drag
#Install Homebrew
/usr/bin/ruby -e "$(curl -fsSL"
# Add the variables to the path for brew
echo 'eval "$(/opt/homebrew/bin/brew shellenv)"' >> ~/.zprofile
eval "$(/opt/homebrew/bin/brew shellenv)"
brew install iterm2
brew install zsh
sh -c "$(curl -fsSL"
Download the installer, click install, drag to applications when it asks to.
Download Visual Studio Code, and drag it into applications.
Download and drag to applications
echo 'export PATH="/Applications/Sublime$PATH"' >> ~/.zprofile
Open Iterm -> Preferences -> Profiles -> Colors -> Color Presets -> Choose your favourite theme or download one from the internet
iTerm → Preferences → Profiles → Keys → Presets... → Natural Text Editing
git clone git://
cd autojump
./ or ./
Install manually and give access to the app in accessibility.
brew install openjdk@11
echo 'export PATH="/opt/homebrew/opt/openjdk@11/bin:$PATH"' >> ~/.zshrc
#Alias to edit the .zshrc file, which loads everytime a new terminal window is opened. 
alias zc="subl ~/.zshrc"
#Alias to reload source from .zshrc
alias zs="source ~/.zshrc"
#Alias to grep all aliases for a particular command.
#For example, alg git pull will give you all aliases related to git pull
alias alg="alias | grep"




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