# Desktop Setup

# Wipe as New Mac

NOTE You may need to hardwire in a mouse and keyboard.

  1. Make sure everything is backed up. Then turn off the computer.
  2. Plug in the Installer USB drive. While holding option, start up the computer.
  3. Select the Bootable Drive option
  4. Select the Disk Utility Option, then Erase the drive named Macintosh HD.
  5. Close Disk Utility and select the Install macOS option. Follow the steps.
  6. Go on a walk.
  7. Set up the account, then check the software for updates. Update those.
  8. Go on another walk.

# Preferences

  • Set up default File when opening finder
    • Finder > Preferences > General > New Finder windows show: <select folder>
  • Set up folders to sort by date modified
    • Finder > View > Show View Options > Sort By; Date Modified, (button) Use as Defaults.
  • Set up where to save screenshots. Enter the following in the terminal
    • command + space type screensot. Options, change to Downloads.
  • Open Dock Preferences, turn off: Show recent applications in Dock
  • For using space for things like cancel, or replace, go to System Preferences > Keyboard > Shortcuts > Select the box that says Use keyboard navigation to move focus between controls
  • Reset the default wallpaper to Unsplash

# Applications

  • AdobeCreative Cloud
    • Acrobat
    • Illustrator
    • Indesign
    • Photoshop
    • Premiere
    • XD
  • Amphetamine
  • App Cleaner
  • Asana
  • Backup and Sync
  • Bitwarden
  • Box Drive
  • Firefox
  • Flycut
  • GitHub Desktop
  • Chrome
  • Handbrake
  • IconJar (Registered to jason.barnett@usu.edu)
  • Install Disk Creator
  • Kindle
  • Microsoft Office
    • Excel
    • OneNote
    • Outlook
    • PowerPoint
    • Word
  • Node & NPM
  • Opera
  • SiteSucker
  • Sketch
  • Slack
  • Trello
  • VS Code
  • VLC
  • Zoom

# Fonts

  • USU Fonts
  • CEHS Fonts
Last Updated: 10/21/2019, 9:57:45 AM