Brad Lucas

Programming, Clojure and other interests

Emacs For Mac

September 3, 2017

Setting up a new machine. Here is the Emacs I setup.

$ brew tap railwaycat/emacsmacport
$ brew update
$ brew install emacs-mac

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Setting App To Autostart On Mac

September 2, 2017


To configure your Mac to run an app on startup.

  • System Properties- Users & Groups - Login Items (tab)

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Installing Java On A Mac

September 1, 2017

Use brew:

$ brew update
$ brew cask install java

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View Hidden Files In Finder

August 31, 2017


enter stuff here

$ defaults write AppleShowAllFiles true
$ killall Finder

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Moving Thunderbird Setup To Another Machine

August 30, 2017

Setting up a new machine and wanting to move my Thuderbird profile to the new machine. Having setup the previous profile in a custom location under my $HOME directory makes this relatively simple. The trick is to find the profile.ini file used by Thunderbird and configure it on the new machine to point to the profile location.

On the mac look inside ~/Library/Thunderbird/.

There edit the profile.ini file.

Here is the before and after for me.

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