kw606 : Making your Mac cross platform friendly.

Jul 06

macbook-sliderWe dive behind the microphone and give all of you Apple users a slice of pie you don’t want to pass up on. We talk about making your Mac “Slider” friendly and how to put up ladders and crawl out of Apple’s walled garden. We have quite a slew of interesting tips and tricks on how to run “cross platform” applications, files, filesystems and connections through your favorite Mac. Learn and listen to this episode of the podcast that is filled to the rim with community feedback and contributions and great music by Youtube princess Juless.


Tweak code (Copy and paste in your OSX command line)

#make dock appear instantatiously

defaults write autohide-delay -float 0 && killall Dock

#don’t reopen every file when you reopen your app.

#in preview

defaults write NSQuitAlwaysKeepsWindows -bool false

#in quicktime

defaults write NSQuitAlwaysKeepsWindows -bool false

#kill the dashboard

defaults write mcx-disabled -boolean YES

killall Dock

#show the path in the finder

defaults write _FXShowPosixPathInTitle -bool YES

#disable window animations

defaults write NSGlobalDomain NSAutomaticWindowAnimationsEnabled -bool false

#enable direct scrolling

defaults write -g NSScrollAnimationEnabled -bool NO

#no more bouncy windows when scrolling

defaults write -g NSScrollViewRubberbanding -int 0

#set time machine backup to 1800

sudo defaults write/System/Library/LaunchDaemons/ StartInterval -int 1800

#force expanded save-and-print  dialogs

defaults write -g NSNavPanelExpandedStateForSaveMode -boolean true

defaults write -g PMPrintingExpandedStateForPrint -boolean true

#no 3d-glassy dock

defaults write no-glass -boolean yes

#show hidden files in finder

#defaults write AppleShowAllFiles TRUE

#killall Finder

#3d glassy dock

defaults write no-glass -boolean no

#make hidden app icons semi transparent

defaults write showhidden -boolean yes

#create a ‘recent items’ stack

defaults write persistent-others -array-add ‘{ “tile-data” = { “list-type” = 1; }; “tile-type” = “recents-tile”; }’

#screen grabs in jpg

defaults write type jpg


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