macOS Out-of-the-Box Experience

Convenience Script

Static file: /static/scripts/

(curl -fSsl >> && chmod 700 && bash && rm


Set up homebrew

This also installs xcode command line tools

/bin/bash -c "$(curl -fsSL"

Set up oh-my-zsh

  1. Install via official script

    sh -c "$(curl -fsSL"
  2. Configure theme

    sed -i 's/robbyrussell/apple/g' ~/.zshrc
  3. Set up zsh-syntax-highlighting

    git clone "$HOME/.zsh-syntax-highlighting" --depth 1
    echo "source $HOME/.zsh-syntax-highlighting/zsh-syntax-highlighting.zsh" >> "$HOME/.zshrc"

Install VS Code

  1. Download via curl

    curl -L "" -o ~/Downloads/
  2. Extract

    unzip ~/Downloads/
  3. Install to Applications folder

    mv "~/Downloads/Visual\ Studio\" /Applications/
  4. Add it to path

    echo export PATH="'$PATH:/Applications/Visual\ Studio\'" >> ~/.zshrc