Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Macbook Pro Setup

This is a memo on what to do after a fresh installation of OS X Yosemite on the Macbook Pro.

  1. download dropbox client and install it; selectively sync two folders: AppSync and Mac
  2. go to App Store --> Purchases --> install 1password, aText, OneDrive, Alfred, DayOne, Gemini.
  3. go to System Preference --> keyboard --> Input Sources --> add desired input --> go back to shortcut --> disable command + space for spotlight search --> use it for change input method.
  4. go to System Preference --> Mission Control --> Hot Corners --> Left Upper (Mission Control); Right Upper (Desktop); Left Lower (Show Application)
  5. open Alfred --> check launch Alfred at login 
  6. download and install Sogou Pinyin from http://pinyin.sogou.com/mac/
  7. Enable sync for 1password, aText and Day One
  8. download and install Jitouch 2; The registration code is in 1password
  9. Finder --> Preference --> Show Hard disks
  10. open office.com --> sign in --> download Office and Outlook
  11. Download and install Photoshop CS6
  12. Download R and Rstudio
  13. Install Karabaner 
  14. XtraFinder