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Old 08-12-2018, 11:04 AM   #16
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Thanks, that explains an awful lot. As it happens I made the live usb stick of Mavericks quite a while ago, and to correct the info on this thread should anyone find it, I used this link and did it this way: https://www.techrepublic.com/blog/ap...s-x-mavericks/

So I still don't understand why I can't make a bootable ISO from this, but maybe someone with more technical knowledge than me can explain what I am missing, thanks.
Those instructions result in a USB flash drive that is bootable on compatible Apple Macintosh computers. Are you testing your USB drive on a Mavericks-compatible Apple computer? (Roughly speaking, Macs manufactured between 2008-2014.) That is the only hardware fully capable of booting a Mavericks USB installer prepared using the instructions in your link. If your hardware is not on that compatibility list, then you are heading into "hackintosh" territory that is way beyond my expertise, sorry.

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Old 08-12-2018, 11:05 AM   #17
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No, the logic board on my mac died, I don't have a mac at the moment, that's why I was hoping I could get OSX working on virtualbox.
 
Old 08-12-2018, 11:34 AM   #18
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The tutorials for installing MacOS in VirtualBox on non-Apple hardware typically involve three basic steps: First, download a hacked MacOS disk image from a torrent site (one such popular hacked version of Mavericks was called "Niresh"). Second, create a new virtual machine, with the disk image from step 1 mounted in the storage options, and certain other settings configured just right to simulate Apple hardware. Third, start the virtual machine and run the installer; at this point the virtual machine thinks it's a "real Mac" and you're off to the races.
 
Old 11-04-2018, 05:15 PM   #19
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That's correct, it is read only and as a result, copying is not allowed either. Doing
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ls -l
gives the following:
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drwx------ 1 501 dialout   7 Jul 26  2017 Documents
drwx------ 1 501 dialout   5 Aug  8  2017 Music
Hola VPN Private Internet Access NordVPN
It's these folders in particular that I want, but they are both built in folders and as it is an hfs file system, I can't just chown the files to me or root, the only way currently is to change me to 501 and I'm not confident enough to do that currently

All I want to do is just copy those folders to a usb stick so I have them.

If anyone knows a kinda fool proof way to do this I would be interested
There is a well known online "hackintosh" network where you might have the capacity to locate some solid counsel.

Regardless, Mavericks is "end of life" and unsupported since 2016.

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