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How long until we have next get hackintoshes?
Posted by: sekker
Date: December 12, 2020 01:31AM
Running MacOS on a raspberry pi?

Latest model can have 8 GB RAM.

Won’t be an M1, but if it could be installed, might be fun.
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Re: How long until we have next get hackintoshes?
Posted by: bhaveshp
Date: December 12, 2020 02:26AM
I've booted my RPi4 on this [twisteros.com]

Cute skin but not quite the real deal. This team has put together a pretty sweet distro with some included emulators and skins.

However I was able to run Sheepshaver / MacOS9 on the RPi4, again for fun only.
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Re: How long until we have next get hackintoshes?
Posted by: space-time
Date: December 12, 2020 07:32AM
I asked the same question at work where I am surrounded by software experts. I was told that even if someone manages to get to working, because the RPi does not have the same optimization as M1, I will be slow, so slow that it will not be of any practical use.
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Re: How long until we have next get hackintoshes?
Posted by: mattkime
Date: December 12, 2020 07:59AM
I suspect we've gotten further away from it as there's not a large industry creating similar chips at this point. Interesting times.



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Re: How long until we have next get hackintoshes?
Posted by: C(-)ris
Date: December 12, 2020 10:05AM
Unless Apple licenses that M1 chip(never going to happen) it won't work.



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Re: How long until we have next get hackintoshes?
Posted by: sekker
Date: December 12, 2020 12:49PM
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C(-)ris
Unless Apple licenses that M1 chip(never going to happen) it won't work.

Why? The T2 chip?



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Re: How long until we have next get hackintoshes?
Posted by: sekker
Date: December 12, 2020 12:50PM
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bhaveshp
I've booted my RPi4 on this [twisteros.com]

Cute skin but not quite the real deal. This team has put together a pretty sweet distro with some included emulators and skins.

However I was able to run Sheepshaver / MacOS9 on the RPi4, again for fun only.

I read about this - looks cool. Thanks for posting, does it run well?
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Re: How long until we have next get hackintoshes?
Posted by: bhaveshp
Date: December 12, 2020 01:37PM
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sekker
I read about this - looks cool. Thanks for posting, does it run well?

Yes, it runs fine. It is actually just RaspberryPi OS with a bundle of added skins & packages. I've been running it since June or so, though my use is mostly headless (PiVPN & Homebridge).

They added an easier update mechanism for their added packages in versions subsequent to my install, though the base OS updates with the usual commands.
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Re: How long until we have next get hackintoshes?
Posted by: space-time
Date: December 12, 2020 03:46PM
Yes, it runs fine. It is actually just RaspberryPi OS with a bundle of added skins & packages.

What do these packages do? I looked at FAQ and it was not obvious to me. In screenshots I saw some Netflix, Hulu and a few other things I never tried on my Raspberry Pi. I see the skins looks like Mac OS, Windows 10, Windows XP, Linux, etc. Is that the gist of it?



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Re: How long until we have next get hackintoshes?
Posted by: bhaveshp
Date: December 12, 2020 05:58PM
So in addition to the skins, they include retropie and dosbox to emulate old x86 games. For Netflix they also bundle in some media codec which allows protected media playback. All these aren’t in the default OS.
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Re: How long until we have next get hackintoshes?
Posted by: space-time
Date: December 12, 2020 06:23PM
Oh, thanks for the clarification. How to you like the MacOS skin?
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Re: How long until we have next get hackintoshes?
Posted by: sekker
Date: December 13, 2020 12:34AM
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space-time
Oh, thanks for the clarification. How to you like the MacOS skin?

We installed this evening. The MacOS skin is excellent. I might use it as my default for the pi.
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Re: How long until we have next get hackintoshes?
Posted by: bhaveshp
Date: December 13, 2020 02:18AM
Awesome!

It’s fun to try out the Windows themes as well.
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Re: How long until we have next get hackintoshes?
Posted by: sekker
Date: December 13, 2020 02:59PM
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bhaveshp
Awesome!

It’s fun to try out the Windows themes as well.

Only Windows 3.0. I've been forced to live those others at work, I do not need to experience them any more at home...!
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