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Setup a new macbook

Published on Sep 14, 2021

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Posted under notes, macbook, setup, uses


  • Set system mode to dark mode
  • Trackpad and mouse
    • Set speed
    • Set tap to click on trackpad
    • Enable secondary click on both
  • Menubar
  • Finder
    • Remove tags from sidebar
    • Remove documents from shortcuts because I never use those
    • Always open in column view. Set to use groups by default.

Download utilities

Create accounts

  • Create a new apple account using the work e-mail address so it's separate from personal stuff

Dev specific


At somepoint, I'll write up a /uses list with all my peripherals and preferences.

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