Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 26th May 2009 20:56 UTC
Mac OS X Getting Mac OS X up and running on a computer without an Apple label has always been a bit of a hassle. You needed customised Mac OS X disks, updates would ruin all your hard work, and there was lots of fiddling with EFI and the likes. Ever since the release of boot-132, this is no longer the case. Read on for how setting up a "Hack"intosh really is as easy as 1, 3, 2.
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You want to make it legal
by deathshadow on Wed 27th May 2009 20:34 UTC
deathshadow
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2005-07-12

This ain't it... If you read the EULA though, there IS a legal route.

From the EULA for OS X:
2. Permitted License Uses and Restrictions.
A. Single Use. This License allows you to install, use and run one (1) copy of the Apple Software on a single Apple-labeled computer at a time. You agree not to install, use or run the Apple Software on any non-Apple-labeled computer, or to enable others to do so.


In this sense labelled does not mean print a label and slap it on, but product branding. Solution? Take any old dead apple, slap new componants into it as an 'upgrade' - and boom. So much for the EULA.

Hence my Apple IIe I shoe-horned the guts from a usb blueberry imac keyboard into with a new bezel... running 10.5.6 leoptard.

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