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mac emmulator.

Postby mipcar on Mon Feb 09, 2009 9:55 pm

Not sure if this qualifies for the Newbie section but anyway. Being a glutton for punishment and even though I've barely scraped the surface of understanding Linux I am no wondering if there is a program that I can load which will give my system the appearance and behaviour of a Mac as I always want to get some feel for running a Mac type system.

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Re: mac emmulator.

Postby garda on Tue Feb 10, 2009 12:45 am

I reckon there are at least two Mac emulators available in the repositories: Basilisk and PearPC. The former emulates 68k Macs environment while the latter does PowerPC. I doubt you will be using Basilisk legally, though, as it requires a ROM image of a 68k machine in order to work. PearPC on the other hand, requires a full installation disc of any PPC-based OS X and still does not handle x86 versions. That said, PearPC is the most advanced Mac emulator available up to date -- at least as far as my knowledge is concerned. More information about it can be found at PearPC Wiki.
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Re: mac emmulator.

Postby rbanavara on Tue Feb 10, 2009 6:10 am

if you just want to change the look and feel to be like mac (doc / windows / the top bar), then search for mac4lin or bhagira (or bagira not sure on spelling). One of them is for KDE & the other for gnome.
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