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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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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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If your host system is OS X, you can follow the instructions on: http://ntk.me/2012/09/07/os-x-on-os-x/


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


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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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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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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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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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With 10.6 and a USB keyboard, the Fn keys pass through to the app; OS-X only intercepts the media functions. In your OS-X's Keyboard SysPrefs pane, is: Use F1, F2, etc. keys as standard function keys selected? With this selection, my (unshifted) F-keys pass straight through to my VBox VM. With it unselected, I need to use the Fn key to generate ...


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I haven't seen fixed disk support in Parallels Desktop. All my virtual machines has about 64Gb HDD, but space occupied is about 8-10 Gb. I have configuration "Automatically compress virtual disks" on (as default value).


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No as VirtualBox does not emulate the CPU but virtualizies it as described by Oracle. You would need to find Virtual PC or Bochs (I have used both in the past) or others in a list from www.macwindows.com However now getting an extra second hand intel box might well be the easiest thing to do and would definitely provide the faster solution.


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You can use hdiutil to create the disk image, then convert to a hybrid format: hdiutil create -srcdevice $device $diskname hdiutil makehybrid -o $diskname.iso -joliet -iso $diskname.dmg NOTE: this method does not require unmounting the device first.


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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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I also wanted to run ubuntu native on my iMac and could not figure it out for the longest time. I refused to use virtualization software. Took a look at ubuntu's website and the instructions it provides work the best for me. First make bootable Ubuntu USB Stick http://www.ubuntu.com/download/help/create-a-usb-stick-on-mac-osx Restart your computer. Hold ...


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Parallels has a specific setting to optimize its VMs for backup by Time Machine and prevent backing up unchanged data. To enable improved integration with Time Machine, please go to Virtual Machine Configuration, choose Options and hit Backup. Select "Optimize for Time Machine" in SmartGuard menu. Similarly, VMWare Fusion has some support for Time ...


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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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