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There is no way to legitimately get the file without having access to a Mac, and a licensed copy of the OS via a purchase (unless you are a member of the Developer Program, for which you can expect to pay far more than the cost of the OS, what with it being free). But if you can blag some access time on a Mac, then you can download the OS from the Mac App ...


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If your host system is OS X, you can follow the instructions on: http://ntk.me/2012/09/07/os-x-on-os-x/ Requirement: - Install OS X.app purchased in Mac App Store - iesd VirtualBox Settings: - Operating System Version: Mac OS X (64 bit) - Base Memory: 2048 MB (larger is better) - Enable EFI In the lastest VirtualBox, all the default settings work well. ...


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You can create an account at www.battle.net and then tie your Warcraft 3 CD to your account. Once you have done this, you are free to download the client on Windows or Mac at any time. There's no need to buy different copies :)


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10.7 (Build 11A511) guest in VirtualBox 4.1 greater Whilst end user forums are currently limited to Mac OS X Server, not updated for Lion, there is discussion of Lion (not always Lion Server) in that context. With the most recent VirtualBox it is unnecessary to convert disk images; .dmg files are recognised. Depending on your approach, you might see: ...


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These instructions are for VirtualBox on Windows and Linux but they work well on OS X as well. Taken from here -- abridged and modified for OS X guest OS: Rip your original retail DVD of Snow Leopard in ISO format. In VirtualBox, create a new virtual machine. Name it as you want, but select "Mac OS X" as the operating system, and "Mac OS X Server" as the ...


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You can technically run Lion in a VM, but I really really really wouldn't recommend it. Here's why: You're basically entering the murky world of Hackintoshes Hackintoshes are inherently "hacky". The performance is rarely going to be as reliable as running OSX on mac hardware. You're violating Apple's EULA. If you really want to do it, here's a link, but ...


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There is no official way to run OS X on a virtual machine in Windows. The Apple EULA clearly states under section 2 B that you're allowed to: (iii) to install, use and run up to two (2) additional copies or instances of the Apple Software within virtual operating system environments on each Mac Computer you own or control that is already running the ...


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The answer above by @stuffe won't work on Mavericks. Apparently Apple has changed the format of the ESD image and it's no longer bootable. Looking around I've found a couple of pointers on how to do the necessary conversions to get the result as something you can boot a VM off. Depending on what's the purpose of the ISO file, if it's to reinstall a ...


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Using BetterTouchTool on the Mac host machine,use a application specific rule for the VirtualBox VM to map the swipe gesture to keyboard shortcuts to change desktops. To tie the rule to the VM and not the prefs app, issue ln -s /Applications/VirtualBox.app/Contents/Resources/VirtualBoxVM.app ~/Desktop/VBVM.app, to create an alias to the VM's app bundle on ...


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If this is a hobby and you are not planning on releasing any apps to the app store, and you can tolerate the slow performance and don't care about running on real devices, then don't worry about it. However, if you are creating a business the it is essential to run on real hardware. Any low end Mac (MacBook Air 11", is my current favorite) will blow away any ...


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For me it's the right ⌘ (Command) key. The left ⌘ does not work because this is set as the meta key in (my) VirtualBox.


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Having extensively used VMware Fusion (all the versions from 1 beta till 3.1), Parallels (from their first public release till 5.x -haven’t yet upgraded to 6) and a lot of VirtualBox versions (Although I stopped using it six months ago), I can say that for Windows both Parallels and VMware ran circles around VirtualBox in terms of features, compatibility and ...


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If I remember correctly, you should be able to install Ubuntu into Boot Camp, and then virtualize it using Parallels Desktop. Works great with Windows; most likely with Ubuntu as well.


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Set up Host-Only, Internal or Bridged Networking. Whenever you change the virtual machine's network configuration you need to inform the operating system within that virtual machine of that change. The easiest way is to simply reboot the virtual machine. Look up the virtual machine's IP-Adress using ip addr eth0. Verify basic connectivity using ping ...


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That is not normal - I have drwxrwxr-x+ 73 root admin 2482 24 Jun 09:28 Applications/ There is a option in Disk Utility.app to repair permissions which should change the Applications directory and others back.


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The only version of Mac OS X that can be legally virtualised is Mac OS X Server: http://www.virtualbox.org/manual/ch03.html#intro-macosxguests


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Yes it's possible. You don't need to install multiple virtualization software to run multiple virtualized systems. You can use one virtualization software (VMware, Parallels or VirtualBox for example) to run multiple virtual machines at the same time. You can edit the Virtual Machines. You can change the amount of memory and the number of cores used by ...


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Using a virtual disk in VMware you can avoid dedicating space to Windows 7 that is just free space, unlike a dual-boot where you'd have to allocate a partition that has all the free space you will ever need. (Probably true with other VM solutions, but I don't know.) While a VMware virtual disk does not auto-shrink, it starts out small (on the host disk) ...


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The GUI setting is under Preferences -> Input -> Virtual Machine:


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First, you need to buy Mountain Lion (if you haven't bought it already). Go to Apple's web store (not the App Store app), and search for "Mountain Lion", and pay $20 for it. Wait 3 days. Even though they're just emailing you a PDF with a license code, it's done manually (so I'm told), so it really does take 1-3 business days to get to you. In the App ...


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The same as given by stuffe. You can format your flash drive to ExFAT format which allows for access both on Windows and Mac. The file size restriction of FAT is not present on ExFAT.


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When you launch python interactively, it prints its version, and the name and version of the compiler that was used to compile it. In this case, Apple compiled the python executables using clang-500.0.68 (masquerading itself as GCC 4.2.1).


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It's not by default. If you have installed Guest Additions, then you can do this: Start the VM Go to Machine > Settings in the file menu. Go to the General tab, then Advanced. Set the Shared Clipboard setting to Disabled, Guest to Host, Host to Guest or Bidirectional.


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Have you attempted to empty the trash after removing the VM? Alternately, I believe that VirtualBox keeps its data at "~/VirtualBox VMs". Removing that folder may help you to reclaim drive space. Here's more info on TimeMachine's local snapshots. If you'd like to disable that feature, you can use these commands to perform that action: sudo tmutil ...


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Yes. You can put the VM in an encrypted sparse bundle. This way, the virtual machine can only be run if the image is mounted, and that requires a password. Open Disk Utility (found in /Applications/Utilities/). Select File → New → Disk Image from Folder… or press ⌘ cmd+⇧ shift+N. Select the folder that contains your virtual machine and press Image. Choose ...


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Once I ejected the hard drive from mac os, it was instantly recognized by the guest windows virtual machine.


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Tuning performance on one system stacked that deeply with layers of software is tricky - you will need to observe and measure: The game performing against Windows 7 so that you could see if Windows needs settings changes to run the game more effectively. The Windows OS running against the VirtualBox environment and seeing if VB settings can make windows ...


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This sets the host key to the right command key (VirtualBox 4.3.10): VBoxManage setextradata global GUI/Input/HostKeyCombination 54 The command will accept any value, but VirtualBox will not start if you supply an invalid value. 55 is the standard left command key, 61 is the right alt key. I found the values via educated guesses (aka "playing around").


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I would guess that you have not installed the guest additions in your guest system. Quoting from the manual: In the "Devices" menu in the virtual machine's menu bar, VirtualBox has a handy menu item named "Install guest additions", which mounts the Guest Additions ISO file inside your virtual machine. A Windows guest should then automatically ...


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VirtualBox is free so the downside to trying it is just your time. I did, and stayed with it. I primarily run XP but I did play with a couple of Linux flavors on it as well. Its seamless mode works well, showing only the application's windows on your OS X desktop among whatever other OS X stuff is there. I point my few remaining Windows apps to shared ...



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