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Old 04-19-2005, 04:31 PM   #1
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Mac On Linux??


Anyone any ideas on how to install mac on linux? Ive followed there instructions but i cant seem to get it to work. Im using simply mepis and am hoping to use install mac osx. Just out of interest is mac on linux any good? Ive used pear pc but its painfull slow.
 
Old 04-19-2005, 05:16 PM   #2
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OKay.. MAC OSX is an operating system, just like linux and windows xp for instance. What you are asking is how to install windows xp/Mac osx on linux? Your question doesnt make any sense to me. It is not possible to install Mac on linux.
 
Old 04-19-2005, 06:05 PM   #3
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??

Mayble the OP is dislecix and meant "how to install linux on a mac".
That's my only guess.

To the OP, you can make linux LOOK like Mac, but you asking how to install and OS on a OS which isn't really possible.

EDIT:
*LIGHTBULB*
Maybe the OP means emulate Mac OS X?

FYI: PearPC is a PowerPC Arch Emulator

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Old 04-19-2005, 08:26 PM   #4
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OS X runs on FreeBSD, so I always figured you could run a Mac environment on a PC. Sure enough: http://www.maconlinux.org/
 
Old 04-20-2005, 11:48 AM   #5
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Running an environment is not the same as running an OS, the questions still does not make any sense.. what you are suggesting hpaldd, is to run some kind of a Mac emulator on linux.
 
Old 04-20-2005, 11:56 AM   #6
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I'm pointing out that there is a product called "Mac on Linux."

http://www.maconlinux.org/

The posted asked: "Anyone any ideas on how to install mac on linux?"
 
Old 04-20-2005, 11:58 AM   #7
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Yes thats right,but apparantly mac on linux only works on a mac not a PC. It doesnt emulate anything. Does anyone know how I can run the odd mac app on linux? Peer pc is a joke, It took the best part of 6 hrs to install

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Old 04-20-2005, 01:20 PM   #8
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dj9928, now I'm confused.

Who are you referring to as "there" in the sentense "Ive followed there instructions but i cant seem to get it to work."?

If you're not refering to the "Mac on Linux" folks, then to whom are you refering?

Granted BSD isn't exactly linux, but it's quite close. OS X runs on top of BSD, why isn't this sufficient?
 
Old 04-20-2005, 02:31 PM   #9
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Mac on Linux instructions on there site,I didnt realise that it was for power pc hence why it wouldnt work
 
Old 04-20-2005, 06:38 PM   #10
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No there is no easy way to do it. If this is an issue buy a Mac Mini.
 
Old 04-27-2005, 11:51 AM   #11
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OS X on x86 machines

How about puting OS X on a X86 machine? Looks like it might be possible soon. See the link below.

http://www.oreillynet.com/pub/wlg/235
 
  


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