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Install Git on Mac OS X There are several ways to install Git on a Mac. In fact, if you've installed XCode (or it's Command Line Tools), Git may already be installed. To find out, open a terminal and enter git -version. $ git -version git version 2.7.0 (Apple Git-66). Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan Setup. GitHub Gist: instantly share code, notes, and snippets.

Install from App Store

  • Xcode - for command line tools required by Homebrew

Install from Third-Party Websites

Xcode Command Line Tools

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Need to be installed for all the fne stuff in the latest section

Xcode > Preferences > Downloads > Command Line Tools


Run Xcode and accept the license! Homebrew can not install properly until this occurs.

Install Homebrew

If this is not a fresh install of Homebrew, go ahead and purge the complete installation first:

Now install Homebrew

Install common libraries via Homebrew

Install Cask application manager

Install applications via Homebrew Cask

The following software is still in testing and not part of my default setup:

Install Chrome extensions

Some extensions are not pulled from your Google account, so re-install theam manully now:

Firefox profiles

TODO make sure the profiles are registered

After setting all the preferences, you need to reboot or at least restart Finder:

If you are curious, check this file for more possible settings.

Setup Github

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Ruby & Gems

Prepare a sandboxed ruby environment

within we install some gems

Vagrant and plugins

Install custom .dotfiles at the end, cause we utilize some of the previously installed packages

1. Run Software Update

Make sure everything is up to date.

2. Install Xcode and its 'Command Line Tools'

  1. Go to App Store and install Xcode.
  2. Open and accept the terms
  3. Then go to the terminal and install 'Command Line Tools':

Notice this only works for Mac OS X Mavericks (10.9). For earlier versions, continue to use the in-app download in Xcode.

3. Install Dotfiles

Visit my Dotfiles repo for instructions.


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4. Install Softwares

Many softwares can be installed through homebrew-cask which makes the process way simpler:

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Just make sure to move all apps from /opt/homebrew-cask/Caskroom/ to /Applications. And to remove all installations files from /Library/Caches/Homebrew.

What's included?


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  • VirtualBox for virtual machines
  • Dropbox for file syncing
  • Mou for markdown editing
  • Skype for international calls
  • Spotify for music streaming
  • uTorrent for torrent download

Unfortunately some apps aren't available through homebrew-cask, so you need to install it manually.

App Store
  • Codepoints for special chars
  • Cloud for file/link sharing
  • Dash for documentation lookup
  • Divvy for window management
  • Franz for messaging
  • Keynote for presentations
  • TweetDeck for tweet scheduling
  • Unarchiver for ZIP, RAR, etc
  • Adobe Suite for image editing
  • ScreenFlow for screencast recording

5. Generate SSH keys for GitHub

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Visit GitHub's official guide for instructions.

From that point on you're going to be able to do some git operations with GitHub o/

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6. Download IE test VMs for VirtualBox

These take a while to download, so maybe do it on a separate day as a background process.