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OSX Installation without Mac or Windows


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Petansa

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Alright mates, I've been kinda bored, so I've started a project to install OSX on my HP laptop (whether it works or not, I want to try it, it's a fun project). I am aware of the traditional ways to do it, and how to do it with Niresh; only problem is, I don't have a Mac, nor do I have a Windows PC. On my main PC I use Linux, and the HP laptop on which I want OSX is wiped and has no OS.

 

So I'm wondering, is it possible to install without Windows or a Mac? If so, how?

You don't need to tell me that installing OSX on a laptop is silly, as I said, it's a project that I suspect could be fun. 

Thanks in advance!



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I believe that having OSX to build an installer is a must. You can try using a OSX virtual machine to build an installer.



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Only other method I see working is installing Snow Leopard using Empire EFI 10.85 boot CD. I assume your laptop has a DVD drive and a CPU compatible with w/ SL.



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I don't see why you couldn't restore Niresh to a usb drive with Linux... After all, it's just a disc image. Otherwise I would try downloading one of those preinstalled VMware images off a torrent site with VMware player (you would need to use VMware unlocked first).





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