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I am looking for a command line solution to change Safari default stylesheet.

This can be configured manually by going to Safari > Preferences > Advanced > Style sheets.

Still, I need this in order to be able to reconfigure a system or deploy the settings.

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I've set a stylesheet in Safari and these are the changes that occurred in Safari's plist:

UserStyleSheetEnabled = 1;
UserStyleSheetLocationURLString = "~/Desktop/dsa.css";
WebKitUserStyleSheetEnabledPreferenceKey = 1;
WebKitUserStyleSheetLocationPreferenceKey = "~/Desktop/dsa.css";

Your command line would be:

defaults write com.apple.safari UserStyleSheetEnabled 1 && defaults write com.apple.safari UserStyleSheetLocationURLString "/path/to/css" && defaults write com.apple.safari WebKitUserStyleSheetEnabledPreferenceKey 1 && defaults write com.apple.safari WebKitUserStyleSheetLocationPreferenceKey "/path/to/css"
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Thanks a lot! I just integrated the solution to my my code github.com/bedouin/bedouin –  sorin Jul 12 '12 at 13:40

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