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  • Download the latest rEFInd from http://www.rodsbooks.com/refind/
    The latest version (0.9.2) supports .png for icons, so no need to create .icns files.

  • Configure your icons and place them in the icons older. I have made a God fearing simplistic theme. If you use it may I suggest you keep the background as a reminder of to whom one day you will answer to! Download this theme (and the binaries)this theme (and the binaries). It's basically my rEFInd folder zipped.

  • Configure the refind.conf file to use manual boot stanzas. These are hardcoded (in the config file, much like a grub file in linux) options so the name of the volume of your OS X cannot be changed without changing the configuration file. If you fail at this and change the volume name without updating the .conf file, that particular boot option will not be bootable anymore. But since you'll have two OS X's you can force Apple's bootmenu with Alt at the startup, boot the other volume and fix the .conf file. The proper basic necessary configuration is as follows:

    scanfor external,optical,hdbios,biosexternal,manual
    
    menuentry "Mountain Lion" {
        icon \rEFInd\icons\ml.png
        volume "Mountain Lion"
        loader \System\Library\CoreServices\boot.efi
        graphics on
    }
    
    
    menuentry "Yosemite" {
        icon \rEFInd\icons\yoyo.png
        volume "Yosemite"
        loader \System\Library\CoreServices\boot.efi
        graphics on
    }
    
  • Download the latest rEFInd from http://www.rodsbooks.com/refind/
    The latest version (0.9.2) supports .png for icons, so no need to create .icns files.

  • Configure your icons and place them in the icons older. I have made a God fearing simplistic theme. If you use it may I suggest you keep the background as a reminder of to whom one day you will answer to! Download this theme (and the binaries). It's basically my rEFInd folder zipped.

  • Configure the refind.conf file to use manual boot stanzas. These are hardcoded (in the config file, much like a grub file in linux) options so the name of the volume of your OS X cannot be changed without changing the configuration file. If you fail at this and change the volume name without updating the .conf file, that particular boot option will not be bootable anymore. But since you'll have two OS X's you can force Apple's bootmenu with Alt at the startup, boot the other volume and fix the .conf file. The proper basic necessary configuration is as follows:

    scanfor external,optical,hdbios,biosexternal,manual
    
    menuentry "Mountain Lion" {
        icon \rEFInd\icons\ml.png
        volume "Mountain Lion"
        loader \System\Library\CoreServices\boot.efi
        graphics on
    }
    
    
    menuentry "Yosemite" {
        icon \rEFInd\icons\yoyo.png
        volume "Yosemite"
        loader \System\Library\CoreServices\boot.efi
        graphics on
    }
    
  • Download the latest rEFInd from http://www.rodsbooks.com/refind/
    The latest version (0.9.2) supports .png for icons, so no need to create .icns files.

  • Configure your icons and place them in the icons older. I have made a God fearing simplistic theme. If you use it may I suggest you keep the background as a reminder of to whom one day you will answer to! Download this theme (and the binaries). It's basically my rEFInd folder zipped.

  • Configure the refind.conf file to use manual boot stanzas. These are hardcoded (in the config file, much like a grub file in linux) options so the name of the volume of your OS X cannot be changed without changing the configuration file. If you fail at this and change the volume name without updating the .conf file, that particular boot option will not be bootable anymore. But since you'll have two OS X's you can force Apple's bootmenu with Alt at the startup, boot the other volume and fix the .conf file. The proper basic necessary configuration is as follows:

    scanfor external,optical,hdbios,biosexternal,manual
    
    menuentry "Mountain Lion" {
        icon \rEFInd\icons\ml.png
        volume "Mountain Lion"
        loader \System\Library\CoreServices\boot.efi
        graphics on
    }
    
    
    menuentry "Yosemite" {
        icon \rEFInd\icons\yoyo.png
        volume "Yosemite"
        loader \System\Library\CoreServices\boot.efi
        graphics on
    }
    
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But in the other hand if you are booting Yosemite ANDand El Capitan (without an older OS X version as 3rd boot) then you'll have to go to the rEFInd page and read how to install rEFInd in these OSs.

  • Download the latest rEFInd from http://www.rodsbooks.com/refind/
    The latest version (0.9.2) supports .png for icons, so no need to create .icns files.

  • Configure your icons and place them in the icons older. I have made a God fearing simplistic theme. If you use it may I suggest you keep the background as a reminder of to whom one day you will answer to! Download this theme (and the binaries). It's basically my rEFInd folder zipped.

  • Configure the refind.conf file to use manual boot stanzas. These are hardcoded (in the config file, much like a grub file in linux) options so the name of the volume of your OS X cannot be changed without changing the configuration file. If you fail at this and change the volume name without updating the .conf file, that particular boot option will not be bootable anymore. But since you'll have two OS X's you can force Apple's bootmenu with Alt at the startup, boot the other volume and fix the .conf file. The proper basic necessary configuration is as followfollows:

    scanfor external,optical,hdbios,biosexternal,manual
    
    menuentry "Mountain Lion" {
        icon \rEFInd\icons\ml.png
        volume "Mountain Lion"
        loader \System\Library\CoreServices\boot.efi
        graphics on
    }
    
    
    menuentry "Yosemite" {
        icon \rEFInd\icons\yoyo.png
        volume "Yosemite"
        loader \System\Library\CoreServices\boot.efi
        graphics on
    }
    

scanfor external,optical,hdbios,biosexternal,manual

menuentry "Mountain Lion" {
icon \rEFInd\icons\ml.png
volume "Mountain Lion"
loader \System\Library\CoreServices\boot.efi
graphics on
}

menuentry "Yosemite" {
icon \rEFInd\icons\yoyo.png
volume "Yosemite"
loader \System\Library\CoreServices\boot.efi
graphics on
}

menuentry "Name that Will Appear In The Boot Menu" {
icon \path\to\the\icon.png
volume "THIS IS THE EXACT NAME OF THE MAC VOLUME"
loader \System\Library\CoreServices\boot.efi
graphics on
}

menuentry "Name that Will Appear In The Boot Menu" {
    icon \path\to\the\icon.png
    volume "THIS IS THE EXACT NAME OF THE MAC VOLUME"
    loader \System\Library\CoreServices\boot.efi
    graphics on
}

Just a final note, AppStoreApp Store uses Spotlight indexes to identify apps, so before you launch AppStoreApp Store to update apps that are present on both OSXsOS Xs, be sure to unmount the Volume with the OSXOS X that is not running so the AppStoreAppS tore app can find the right one to update.

But in the other hand if you are booting Yosemite AND El Capitan (without an older OS X version as 3rd boot) then you'll have to go to the rEFInd page and read how to install rEFInd in these OSs.

  • Download the latest rEFInd from http://www.rodsbooks.com/refind/
    The latest version (0.9.2) supports .png for icons, so no need to create .icns files.

  • Configure your icons and place them in the icons older. I have made a God fearing simplistic theme. If you use it may I suggest you keep the background as a reminder of to whom one day you will answer to! Download this theme (and the binaries). It's basically my rEFInd folder zipped.

  • Configure the refind.conf file to use manual boot stanzas. These are hardcoded (in the config file, much like a grub file in linux) options so the name of the volume of your OS X cannot be changed without changing the configuration file. If you fail at this and change the volume name without updating the .conf file, that particular boot option will not be bootable anymore. But since you'll have two OS X's you can force Apple's bootmenu with Alt at the startup, boot the other volume and fix the .conf file. The proper basic necessary configuration is as follow:

scanfor external,optical,hdbios,biosexternal,manual

menuentry "Mountain Lion" {
icon \rEFInd\icons\ml.png
volume "Mountain Lion"
loader \System\Library\CoreServices\boot.efi
graphics on
}

menuentry "Yosemite" {
icon \rEFInd\icons\yoyo.png
volume "Yosemite"
loader \System\Library\CoreServices\boot.efi
graphics on
}

menuentry "Name that Will Appear In The Boot Menu" {
icon \path\to\the\icon.png
volume "THIS IS THE EXACT NAME OF THE MAC VOLUME"
loader \System\Library\CoreServices\boot.efi
graphics on
}

Just a final note, AppStore uses Spotlight indexes to identify apps, so before you launch AppStore to update apps that are present on both OSXs, be sure to unmount the Volume with the OSX that is not running so the AppStore app can find the right one to update.

But in the other hand if you are booting Yosemite and El Capitan (without an older OS X version as 3rd boot) then you'll have to go to the rEFInd page and read how to install rEFInd in these OSs.

  • Download the latest rEFInd from http://www.rodsbooks.com/refind/
    The latest version (0.9.2) supports .png for icons, so no need to create .icns files.

  • Configure your icons and place them in the icons older. I have made a God fearing simplistic theme. If you use it may I suggest you keep the background as a reminder of to whom one day you will answer to! Download this theme (and the binaries). It's basically my rEFInd folder zipped.

  • Configure the refind.conf file to use manual boot stanzas. These are hardcoded (in the config file, much like a grub file in linux) options so the name of the volume of your OS X cannot be changed without changing the configuration file. If you fail at this and change the volume name without updating the .conf file, that particular boot option will not be bootable anymore. But since you'll have two OS X's you can force Apple's bootmenu with Alt at the startup, boot the other volume and fix the .conf file. The proper basic necessary configuration is as follows:

    scanfor external,optical,hdbios,biosexternal,manual
    
    menuentry "Mountain Lion" {
        icon \rEFInd\icons\ml.png
        volume "Mountain Lion"
        loader \System\Library\CoreServices\boot.efi
        graphics on
    }
    
    
    menuentry "Yosemite" {
        icon \rEFInd\icons\yoyo.png
        volume "Yosemite"
        loader \System\Library\CoreServices\boot.efi
        graphics on
    }
    
menuentry "Name that Will Appear In The Boot Menu" {
    icon \path\to\the\icon.png
    volume "THIS IS THE EXACT NAME OF THE MAC VOLUME"
    loader \System\Library\CoreServices\boot.efi
    graphics on
}

Just a final note, App Store uses Spotlight indexes to identify apps, so before you launch App Store to update apps that are present on both OS Xs, be sure to unmount the Volume with the OS X that is not running so the AppS tore app can find the right one to update.

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Just a final note, AppStore uses Spotlight indexes to identify apps, so before you launch AppStore to update apps that are present on both OSXs, be sure to unmount the Volume with the OSX that is not running so the AppStore app can find the right one to update.


Just a final note, AppStore uses Spotlight indexes to identify apps, so before you launch AppStore to update apps that are present on both OSXs, be sure to unmount the Volume with the OSX that is not running so the AppStore app can find the right one to update.

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