mac setup
Posted by ark, ,

Last Updated: “Sat Nov 13 07:56:05 PST 2021”

This post will grow with all the stuff I change on a mac when I get it.

Other Shell Commands

pmset -g | grep hibernatemode # should be 3
pmset -g | grep standby # was 4200 I set it like this...
sudo pmset -a standbydelay 86400
sudo nvram SystemAudioVolume=%01

Other things to do

  • screensaver
    • turn on after 5 miuntes
    • hot corners - screen saver bottom right
    • Mission Control
      • When switching to an application, switch to a Space with open windows for the application
  • Language & Region
    • 24 hr time format
  • Security & Privacy
    • file vault on
    • firewall on
    • require password 5 seconds after sleep
  • keyboard
    • show input menu in menu bar
    • show keyboard and character viewer in menu bar
      • keyboard - shortcuts * remove all mission control * remove keyboard all ^F1…8 * All Applications “Paste and Match Style” ⌘V * Add Chrome shortcuts for my users Me/Work/Facebook & Extensions & About Google Chrome * remove all from Input Sources
      • Input Sources - add a russian keyboard
  • printers - add printer
  • sound
    • show in menu bar
  • keychain access
    • show in menu bar (for lock screen)

So far that’s it, but if I think of more I’ll add it here.

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