Fresh Mac Install

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The basics for installing a Mac for development, todo: automate.

c compiler: Xcode (then open and chose to install command line tools) or https://github.com/kennethreitz/osx-gcc-installer/

Install Homebrew

fix permissions for homebrew: sudo chown -R whoami /usr/local

BREW

  • gist
  • wget
  • ssh-copy-id
  • nmap
  • zsh
  • mysql <– has some manual instructions
  • postgres
  • sqlite3
  • git
  • vim
  • tmux
  • ack
  • ctags
  • brew install macvim —override-system-vim —enable-clipboard
  • imagemagick
  • wkhtmltopdf (0.9.9)

OTHER

  • rvm or rbenv
  • dotfiles
  • passwords
  • Alfresco (Mac installer)

APPS

  • Postbox
  • SequalPro
  • Chrome
  • Flux
  • Gitx
  • HTTPClient
  • HTTPScope
  • iTerm2
  • LimeChat
  • RescueTime
  • ShitIt
  • Skitch
  • Skype
  • VirtualBox
  • HipChat
  • Propane
  • OpenOffice

Also see: http://robots.thoughtbot.com/post/27985816073/the-hitchhikers-guide-to-riding-a-mountain-lion

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