[EdLUG] OSX sorry to be off topic

Edinburgh Linux Users Group edlug at lists.edlug.org.uk
Mon Jan 29 15:07:32 UTC 2018

My son just made a "HackinToy"  running Sierra on his AMD Ryzen 7, using a
patched USB stick and a spare SSD, so after two days of patches etc it
works and says its an "Unknown" Mac.

So its out there, and you can get it, keep looking ...


On 29 January 2018 at 13:31, Edinburgh Linux Users Group <
edlug at lists.edlug.org.uk> wrote:

> Hello all, and Happy New Year,
> I have been asked for help with an iMac of about 2005 vintage. It runs OSX
> version 10.5.8; hardware: Intel Core 2 Duo 2GB Ram, so capable of accepting
> later OS versions. The user's problem is that the most up to date Safari
> for that OS version now baulks at many websites. Flash Player and any
> reasonable modern browser fails to run or fails to cope with Flash-heavy
> sites.
> The installed OSX version will not communicate with Apple's Appstore (or
> whatever the damned thing is called. Although Apple no longer charge for OS
> upgrades, the only way to do so is by buying a DVD for £20 or more. Does
> anyone have access to a legal OSX 10.6 DVD which can start this machine on
> the upgrade path.
> Thanks in advance.
> Anand
> PS I dislike using the word "upgrade" in this context. It is marketing
> nonsense and not technically meaningful.
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