Using Git and the bootstrap script
I have a cloned version of the dotfile directory on my machine. To update
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I have no problem with putting the path under github - there’s no confidential stuff in there.
Add custom commands without creating a new fork
~/.extra exists, it will be sourced along with the other files. You can use this to add a few custom commands without the need to fork this entire repository, or to add commands you don’t want to commit to a public repository.
~/.extra looks something like this:
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You could also use
~/.extra to override settings, functions and aliases from my dotfiles repository. It’s probably better to fork this repository instead, though.
Sensible OS X defaults
When setting up a new Mac, you may want to set some sensible OS X defaults:
Install Homebrew formulae
When setting up a new Mac, you may want to install some common Homebrew formulae (after installing Homebrew, of course):
Install native apps with
You could also install native apps with