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This will work with the right toolkit (see links below) since the system software (Mac OS X) is almost hardware-agnostic, especially if you use a newer system than the original one. Actually some of the different MacBook Pro Mid 2010 models were sold with the same hard disks (the 500 GB serial ATA). The only thing you may have to adjust is the screen ...


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Try compiling it from source. Uninstall the binary. Download git from here Launch terminal Cd to your downloads folder (don't do this if you are using wget) Run tar -xvf git-2.1.2.tar.gz Cd into that folder ./configure; make; sudo make install If you'd like, remove that folder. If you have any errors, please post them here.


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If you go to the App Store and select "Purchases" tab while holding Option also called the alt you should be able to re-download the installer. Then it will show up in the Applications folder again.


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My guess from the details provided is that you don't need to apply any patches since Apple has patched bash as part of 10.9.5. If you really aren't on 10.9.5 yet, then keep reading... Here is what an Apple-patched as of October 8, 2014 Mac should show from terminal: mac:~ mike$ sw_vers ProductName: Mac OS X ProductVersion: 10.9.5 BuildVersion: 13F34 ...


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I shut down the computer, unplugged anything that was attached to it (peripherals, power cord, etc.), held down the power button for more than 10 seconds, plugged power cord, keyboard and mouse, turned the computer back on, waited for main screen, and inserted DVD. It took a while for it to read and install but finally got it to work. Got it from this post ...


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A new Mac will have trouble running previous releases. The older releases won't have necessary drivers for the newer hardware. However, there are two things that might make it possible: First, a newer machine might be using older hardware that the older OSX does support. Try it out. If you treat your new hardware as a non-Apple PC, you can follow various ...


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Think about it this way, OP. When Snow Leopard was released in 2009, it had no way to know how to "talk" to a 13" MacBook Pro Retina which would be released 4 years later. It doesn't know how to drive the video card, the network card, even the logic board to some extent. You would rightly expect kernel panics and other weirdness. That said, you can still ...


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It's not directly that Apple doesn't want you to do so, it's more that older OS versions are lacking the drivers etc. required for hardware which wasn't even known at the time the older OS was released. The most obvious example for this in your case is the Retina display (and the graphics driver required for it), there are probably a lot more parts including ...


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Go to the App Store app. Click purchases. Click Pause on the app. It should pause. Now search for the app again and it should say "Install". If you go to the purchases tap you should see that it restarted.


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@Thinkling You were so close...I'm currently running Mavericks 10.9.5 on my Blackbook 4,1 Early 2008. Here's how: Make a plain USB installer by using DiskMaker X, but after its complete, navigate on your new thumbdrive to: /System/Library/CoreServices/PlatformSupport.plist and completely delete that file. Boot holding option key, select your thumbdrive, ...


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it is mostly like the video speed or memory, i know there is a way to fake out the cpu speed in the open firmware that's how i install leopard on a old g3 lol good luck


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Did you format your whole drive, or just the Data Partition (usually called Macintosh HD) If you formatted your whole drive, holding down Command+R will take you to Internet Recovery (if your Mac has either had the EFI Firmware Upgrade for Internet Recovery or it's pre-installed on a relatively new Mac), or else do nothing, and flash a ? mark, indicating ...


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I have a sneaking suspicion that your installer is stuck in a bad boot cycle. You can try resetting your PRAM, which might shake it out of its fixation on connecting to Apple and enable you to boot to the recovery partition again. To reset your, first completely power off the system. Turn the power back on and then immediately press all four of ...


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What is your installation source? Are you installing via just the recovery partition? If so, it's technically installing over the internet. In other words, it's copying a ~5 GB installation via the internet. If you put Mavericks on a thumb drive, then your only limitation is the speed of your USB bus. I'd suggest pulling down the installer on another ...


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This is not common. I have never had this problem and I upgrade to every new version. I always create a bootable USB installer. Here are the instructions from Apple: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5856. This will let you check your disk and reformat. I always reformat so that I know everything is the way it is supposed to be, but it is a bit more time ...


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how about just sudo softwareupdate -i -a sudo reboot by the way, about the script you posted, try adding sudo in front of commands below: /usr/bin/touch /var/db/.SoftwareUpdateAtLogout /bin/chmod og-r /var/db/.SoftwareUpdateAtLogout /usr/libexec/PListBuddy -c "Add -RootInstallMode STRING YES" /var/db/.SoftwareUpdateOptions /usr/libexec/PListBuddy -c "Add ...


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You can't install lion from dvd or usb; 10.7 lion has to be installed from a HDD that has a partition that lets you goto internet recovery.(pressing cmd+alt+r) in your case you HDD is clean... you must now install os x 10.6.8 first (you can still buy the snow leopard dvd from the online store) and install lion from the app store afterwards. hope this helps ...


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There are 2 apps that I can think of that might do what you want, wile it is still unclear what you want. The first one is called the Pacifist and shows you a hierarchical (and searchable) list of every item contained therein in mavericks Installer package. The second one is used to install customized Mavericks called UniBeast and MuliBeast. Here are the ...



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