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Triple Boot On MacIntel: Linux/MacOSX/Win

By linathael. Original by Lionel - 17/04/2006 19:04:10 CEST - Category: Mac Intel
Thanks to PH for this info:
I love the linux Gentoo distrib, so of course I could not resist when I have seen the following article:
http://wiki.onmac.net/index.php/Triple_Boot_via_BootCamp
And it works! The generic kernel works fine, other kernels might not work so far MacIntel components are fully identified.
That's it ,the triple boot is done: linux/mac OS/windows
We recommend that you backup all your data before starting such procedure. Indeed the new partition created during installation, via the terminal, might be a bit difficult for a newbie, and a simple typo mistake might have some serious consequences.

Aperture on a Mac mini Intel

By linathael. Original by Lionel - 17/04/2006 18:49:24 CEST - Category: Software
One of our reader, Pixel, has successfully installed and used Aperture 1.1 on his Mac mini Intel, officially not supported. Hereafter is the procedure:
1. Make a read-write disc image of the Aperture DVD (with read AND write access)
2. Mount the created image
3. Go to the Finder and use Apple/command + Shift + g and enter:
/Volumes/Aperture/Packages/Aperture.pkg/Contents/Resources/
then press Enter
4. Remove the InstallationCheck file, then repeat the Finder Apple/command + Shift + g, then enter: /Volumes/Aperture/Packages/ with Apple/command + Shift + g
then start Aperture.pkg and then if you want also Sampleprojects... installation of Aperture 1.0 starts
5. Open package content of 1.1 update and remove the VolumeCheck file in Contents/Resources
6. Make the update and now run Aperture and enter the SN
Of course, one should not expect miracles, but it might allow Mac mini Intel users to enjoy Aperture for some digital photo editing.

New Article : Sheep Shaver

By Greg. Original by Arthur - 17/04/2006 15:24:25 CEST - Category: Software
Thanx to Dexter for SheepShaver installation new tutorial.
SheepShaver is an Open Source PowerPC emulator that allows to run Mac OS Classic (from 7.5.2 to 9.0.4). Although this MacIntel version is still at the Beta stage, it can be foreseen as the replacement soft to PPC OSX's Classic on MacIntel.
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