So I bought a MacBook Pro and wanted to start using Mac OS X as my primary OS. I’m used to Windows/Linux so I have some preferences as to behaviour. There are some things that are kind of annoying, many of which can be fixed. Also there are some tricks that make me more productive.
# Disable trackpad acceleration:
Makes mac faster and use less CPU/power:
System Preferences -> Accessibility -> Display -> Reduce transparency
Reduce stuttering in AirPlay Mirroring by disabling the extra wifi channel.
Make a script:
- Turn OFF wi-fi by selecting the wi-fi menu bar item and choosing “Turn Wi-Fi Off”
- Trash the following files:
- Remove iTunes Helper from Login Items to prevent auto launch on iPhone connect
- In iTunes, for iPhone, enable *Manually manage music and videos.
Add to the top of
auth sufficient pam_tid.so
Go to path: Cmd + Shift + G
cd .. Cmd + ↑
cd / “Run” file Cmd + ↓
Print screen: Cmd + Shift + 4 (press space to select window)
System Preferences -> Keyboard -> Shortcuts -> keyboard move focus to next window: Cmd+<