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  1. Hi guys, this thread is to show you a new and open source app, created by me, that I called TINU: The name means: TINU Is Not #####, the U refers to a popular software that is used to create Mac OS hackintosh installers (that for good reasons is banned on this forum), but the aim of the name is to explain that this app is a totally different thing from that software and works in a totally different way. This app basically is a graphical interface for the createinstallmedia executable that is inside the Mac OS installer apps, it is capable to create a Mac OS installer on a drive completely vanilla like what you do using the command line method, and also this method is recommended by apple itself. Allows you to create easily a macOS install media without messing around with command line stuff and without using disk utility, all you need to do is use the app and then install clover on the usb drive once TINU has finished or leave it as is you want to use it on a Mac. Features: - Simple to use UI that allows you to easily start the macOS install media creation process - It can work with every Mac OS installer app that has the createinstallmedia executable inside of it's resources folder (including also beta and newly released installers) - You can use any drive or partition you want that can be erased and is at least 7 GB of size - Works on Mac OS recovery, so you can create a macOS install media from a bootable macOS installer or from the macOs recovery - All vanilla, the macOS install medias created with this tool are 100% vanilla, just like you created them using the command line "createinstallmedia" method - Open source, you will know what this program does on your computer and also you can create your own version by downloading and playing with the source code - Does not requires to do anything of special first, just open the program - No need to go in disk utility first, TINU can format your drive for you - Uses recent and more modern APIs and SDKs and Swift 3 language - Transparent graphics style available (use alt + s on the keyboard or View->Use transparent style) - Works using the latest versions of macOS and will also support newer Mac installers out of the box without needing for an update Features that I'd like to add in the future: - Advanced section, to customize your macOS install media - Installer customization: Kernelcache/prelinkedknerel and boot files replacement (a feature that can be handy while dealing with old Macs or with beta installers when you need to mod or change the boot files some times) - Install clover and configure clover - Install kexts inside the kexts folder of clover - Clover drivers customization - Use custom dsdt in clover - integrated pre-made clover config templates database from a remote and open repository - Support for other languages, at least Italian Rquirements: - A computer that runs Mac OS X Yosemite or a more recent version (Mac OS X El Capitan is required to use TINU in a macOS recovery or installer) - A drive or a free partition of at least 7 GB that you want to turn into a macOS/Mac OS X installer - A copy of a macOS/Mac OS X installer app (Maveriks or newer versions are supported) in the /Applications folder or in the root of any storage drive in your machine (excepted the drive or volume you want to turn into your macOS install media) Note that this app is under the GNU GPL v3 license so any reuse of the source code must follow the license's terms TINU 1.1 Stable release: - Download available here: https://github.com/ITzTravelInTime/TINU/releases - Source code: https://github.com/ITzTravelInTime/TINU TINU 2.0 pre-release: - Source code: https://github.com/ITzTravelInTime/TINU/tree/development - Download available here: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/nvzss51qcieynve/TINU.zip Frequently asked questions about TINU: https://github.com/ITzTravelInTime/TINU/wiki/FAQs NOTE: if you have problems with your USB installer of 10.13.4 or newer version not being detected by clover you have to use the latest clover and if it still does not detectets your usb installer you have to remove the invivible file called .IAPhysicalMedia located into the root of the usb installer. This issue is caused by a changement in the apple's createinstallmedia, don't blame TINU for that, tinu does only uses the installer creation method from apple, which has been changed, causing this problem for hackintosh users, this issue should be resolved in the latest versions of clover which will no longer require that you do changements to let your usb dive to be detected, a setting to do this fix automatically in tinu is also comeing in a new pre-release of TINU 2 I leave also some screenshots as well
  2. Questo è il thread in italiano dedicato alla mia app TINU, l'app open source che ho creato per creare chiavetta di installazione di mac utilizzando il metodo "createinstallmedia". Il nome è l'acronimo di TINU Is Not U (Per le regole del forum devo censurare, ma la U si riferisce ad un programma che piu o meno svolge lo stesso scopo che che per buoni motivi è bandito su questo sito, il punto del metterlo nel nome sta nel sottolineare che la mia app è totalmente divera) L'app è pensata per essere molto semplice ed immediata da usare (con un interfaccia grafica progettata con criteri e metodi usati in ambito professionale per lo sviluppo di applicazioni utente) e per essere molto solida e stabile che funziona sempre al primo colpo (a differenza di altri tool che conosciamo ...) A livello funzionale quest'app non è altro che un interfaccia grafica per il metodo da terminale "createinstallmedia" che viene sfrutatto dalla stessa per creare la chiavetta, quindi le chiavette create con TINU sono chiavette al 100% vanilla come se le aveste create dal terminale, a questo l' applicazione aggiunge funzioni utili come la formattazione automatica della chiavetta USB che si sceglie di usare in formato Mac OS Extended (journaled) (detto anche HFS+) con mapatura di partizione GUID. Tra gli altri vantaggi troviamo il fatto che permette di creare chiavette utilizzando qualunque applicazione di mac che contiene l'eseguibile "createinstallmedia" inclusi installer delle beta ed installer appena rilasciati, e non richiede di fare cose particolari prima come formattare la chiavetta e cambiare lingua al sistema e puo utilizzare applicazioni di mac che si trovano in vaie directory nel sistema e non solo quelle sche stanno in applicazioni ed hanno un nome specifico (nota che l'applicazione di installazione di mac deve essere quella interacche pesa diversi gb e non quella da pochi mb che l'app store puo scaricare alcune volte e che contiene tutto quello che serve per permettere a createinstallmedia di funzionare) l'applicazione è completamente aprta ed open source e trovate qui alcuni link utili: - Scarica l'app: https://github.com/ITzTravelInTime/TINU/releases - Repo github di TINU: https://github.com/ITzTravelInTime/TINU - FAQs (in inglese): https://github.com/ITzTravelInTime/TINU/wiki/FAQs - Thread in inglese su tinu (English thread about TINU): http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/326959-tinu-the-macos-install-media-creation-tool-mac-app/ Qui invece ci sono un paio di guide (Anche se l'app è molto facile da usare): - Piccola guida su come usare TINU per un hackintosh: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fZOZOUt2ErM - Piccola guida su come usare TINU per creare cheiavette per Mac "originali": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fZOZOUt2ErM Attualemente è in fase di sviluppo una nuova versione di questa app che verrà rilasciata a breve e che include diverse novità e migliorie importanti. Per chi se lo chiede, il supporto a clover in TINU è pianificato per una versione futura, anche se dei protipi a livvello codice per renderlo possibile, sono gia stati sperimentati con successo. Spero che anche voi del forum italiano aprezzerete questa app come gli utenti del forum inglese, per idee e suggerimenti, siete liberi di esprimervi :-)
  3. Disk Warrior shot up a hardware error ("5, 1502" whatever that means) with my boot drive yesterday and now I'm wondering, in the process of replacing this drive (because hardware failure will be complete failure with hard drives), if there's a way to create a bootable installer thumb drive with NVIDIA's WebDrivers so I can actually see a screen. Also, I'm hoping that after a clean installation I can use my Time Machine backups to get my system back to where it was? TIA for your patience.
  4. BhooshanAJ

    USB doesn't boot.

    So, I have tired everything that I could. The usb doesn't boot. My computer goes straight to GRUB for my Windows/Fedora booting. My PC: Intel E7500 Intel DG35EC Mobo nVidia 9400 GT SATA Hard disks 6 GB DD2 800 Mhz RAM Tried so far: --- Transmac with : - Yosemite Disto - Vanilla Sierra - Vanilla El Capitan Pandora's Box - Using DMG - Using "Install Sierra App" downloaded from App Store. - Enoch Chamelon. Ares. Clover - All kinds of configuration for Legacy booting. boot flag -v, MacPwn Flash Driver Maker and then Clover. Restore method and then Clover. Tried the "one that cannot be named here" too. No go. Since I am running this stuff on a VMWare Sierra on Windows 8.1 Kexts I have tried. - FakeFMC.kext - NullCPUPowerManagement.kext - VoodooPS2Controller.kext(that ones for PS2 mouse. Don't ask why. I am obsessed with it.) MaLd0n's Clover folder had - USBInjectAll.kext - IntelMausiEthernet.kext - HDMIAudio.kext - AppleALC.kext Here are my BIOS settings. Any ideas people? I have seen people posting about their successful Hackintoshes on Yosemite and Lions etc on Machines similar to mine if not the same. So it can be done. It doesn't HAVE to be Sierra. I will be happy with Yose or El Cap too.
  5. With the release of El Capitan, the script to create a Bootable ISO for VMware of Mavericks and Yosemite does not seem to work anymore on the El Capitan official release. The ISO simply does not boot. Below is what I found that worked. Since I've been looking for this for a couple of days, I figured I'd share it. - Enjoy! #!/bin/bash # Mount the installer image hdiutil attach /Applications/Install\ OS\ X\ El\ Capitan.app/Contents/SharedSupport/InstallESD.dmg -noverify -nobrowse -mountpoint /Volumes/install_app # Create the ElCapitan Blank ISO Image of 7316mb with a Single Partition - Apple Partition Map hdiutil create -o /tmp/ElCapitan.cdr -size 7316m -layout SPUD -fs HFS+J # Mount the ElCapitan Blank ISO Image hdiutil attach /tmp/ElCapitan.cdr.dmg -noverify -nobrowse -mountpoint /Volumes/install_build # Restore the Base System into the ElCapitan Blank ISO Image asr restore -source /Volumes/install_app/BaseSystem.dmg -target /Volumes/install_build -noprompt -noverify -erase # Remove Package link and replace with actual files rm /Volumes/OS\ X\ Base\ System/System/Installation/Packages cp -rp /Volumes/install_app/Packages /Volumes/OS\ X\ Base\ System/System/Installation/ # Copy El Capitan installer dependencies cp -rp /Volumes/install_app/BaseSystem.chunklist /Volumes/OS\ X\ Base\ System/BaseSystem.chunklist cp -rp /Volumes/install_app/BaseSystem.dmg /Volumes/OS\ X\ Base\ System/BaseSystem.dmg # Unmount the installer image hdiutil detach /Volumes/install_app # Unmount the ElCapitan ISO Image hdiutil detach /Volumes/OS\ X\ Base\ System/ # Convert the ElCapitan ISO Image to ISO/CD master (Optional) hdiutil convert /tmp/ElCapitan.cdr.dmg -format UDTO -o /tmp/ElCapitan.iso # Rename the ElCapitan ISO Image and move it to the desktop mv /tmp/ElCapitan.iso.cdr ~/Desktop/ElCapitan.iso
  6. My Spectre X360 is set to UEFI mode. I made a UEFI Windows 10 bootable usb using Rufus, set to GPT for UEFI mode. My laptop doesn't see the usb when in UEFI mode. When I set to Legacy Mode, it is seen. I tried different flash drives. I tried manually formatting the flash drive. Nothing works. Any ideas?
  7. Prerequisites 1) Ensure your Mac is compatible with OS X Yosemite. These are the supported devices: iMac (Mid 2007 or newer) MacBook (Late 2008 Aluminium, or Early 2009 or newer) MacBook Pro (Mid/Late 2007 or newer) MacBook Air (Late 2008 or newer) Mac mini (Early 2009 or newer) Mac Pro (Early 2008 or newer) Xserve (Early 2009) 2) Back up important data and settings (photos, videos, music files, documents and the like) on your Mac to an external hard drive. You can do this by using the Time Machine feature in Mac OS X, or third-party software such as Carbon Copy Cloner. 3) Create a bootable USB flash drive with a storage size of at least 8GB. 4) Download OS X 10.10 Yosemite Final from the Mac App Store and save it to the Applications folder – its default location. How to Create Bootable USB Flash Drive First, create bootable USB flash drive. Here is how you do it: Plug in your USB drive into the computer and open Disk Utility (in Applications). Select the USB drive from the left sidebar and click on Erase tab. Choose Mac OS Extended (Journaled) in the format box and let the name be Untitled (default). Now click on Erase button and wait until the format process completes. ​ Then choose Partition tab and select 1 Partition from Partition Layout dropdown menu. Click on Option and ensure GUID Partition Table is selected as the partition scheme, with its name set to Untitled. ​ After downloading the OS X 10.10 Yosemite instakker from the Mac App Store, just quit the installer and set the downloaded file's name to Install OS X Yosemite.app. Launch the Terminal app (in Applications/Utilities) and type or paste the following command in, and then hit Enter: sudo /Applications/Install OS X Yosemite.app/Contents/Resources/createinstallmedia --volume /Volumes/Untitled --applicationpath /Applications/Install OS X Yosemite.app --nointeraction Note: The code above has missing double dashes in the quotes. Please replace a single "-" with "- -" when you enter the above command line in the terminal. This will create the bootable USB flash drive. This takes between 10-20 minutes. Do not interrupt the Terminal or eject the flash drive during the process. Once the process completes, you will see the message "Copy Complete. Done." The OS X Yosemite bootable USB flash drive will be ready for use and you can start the clean installation process. How to Clean Install OS X Yosemite on Your Mac Step 1: Ensure the bootable USB flash drive is plugged into your Mac and restart the computer. As soon as the start-up chime plays, press the Option key (Alt). Step 2: Choose the USB drive on the start-up drive selection screen and hit Enter/Return on the keyboard. Step 3: Wait until the Yosemite installer appears on screen. This could take a few seconds or minutes. Step 4: Click on Disk Utility and then hit Continue. Step 5: Click on Macintosh HD from the left hand-side pane and then hit Erase tab on the top-right portion of the window. Leave all the settings at their default values and then hit Erase button at the bottom right. This will wipe all files stored on your startup hard drive. Step 6: When the erasing process is complete, return to the first screen where you selected Disk Utility. Now click on Install OS X and then hit Continue. Step 7: Choose the Macintosh HD partition you erased in step 5 and then click Install. If you have followed all the steps correctly, your computer should now boot right into the newly installed operating system, OS X Yosemite, and you could cherish its stunning new UI. Create bootable Yosemite ISO 1- You need download Install OS X Yosemite.app 2- Run this script in Terminal: #!/bin/bash # Mount the installer image hdiutil attach /Applications/Install\ OS\ X\ Yosemite.app/Contents/SharedSupport/InstallESD.dmg -noverify -nobrowse -mountpoint /Volumes/install_app # Convert the boot image to a sparse bundle hdiutil convert /Volumes/install_app/BaseSystem.dmg -format UDSP -o /tmp/Yosemite # Increase the sparse bundle capacity to accommodate the packages hdiutil resize -size 8g /tmp/Yosemite.sparseimage # Mount the sparse bundle for package addition hdiutil attach /tmp/Yosemite.sparseimage -noverify -nobrowse -mountpoint /Volumes/install_build # Remove Package link and replace with actual files rm /Volumes/install_build/System/Installation/Packages cp -rp /Volumes/install_app/Packages /Volumes/install_build/System/Installation/ # Copy Yosemite installer dependencies cp -rp /Volumes/install_app/BaseSystem.chunklist /Volumes/install_build/BaseSystem.chunklist cp -rp /Volumes/install_app/BaseSystem.dmg /Volumes/install_build/BaseSystem.dmg # Unmount the installer image hdiutil detach /Volumes/install_app # Unmount the sparse bundle hdiutil detach /Volumes/install_build # Resize the partition in the sparse bundle to remove any free space hdiutil resize -size `hdiutil resize -limits /tmp/Yosemite.sparseimage | tail -n 1 | awk '{ print $1 }'`b /tmp/Yosemite.sparseimage # Convert the sparse bundle to ISO/CD master hdiutil convert /tmp/Yosemite.sparseimage -format UDTO -o /tmp/Yosemite # Remove the sparse bundle rm /tmp/Yosemite.sparseimage # Rename the ISO and move it to the desktop mv /tmp/Yosemite.cdr ~/Desktop/Yosemite.iso 3 - Burn the .ISO in Pendrive, and enjoy! Source: Ibtimes and AppleInsiderForum Credits for help: Duran Keeley
  8. I'm on OS X 10.9 and Bootcamp doesn't work on my hackintosh, says i have to update my bootrom to use the utility. I have another partition on the hard drive and I want to install windows on it, I have the ISO but no appropriate software or steps to make a bootable usb. Any help?
  9. All Credit's Go to Scellow Download-fritz and pjalm oh and sj without them we would be no where on 10.10 and thanks to you to slice netkas iMessage Fix How to make a bootable usb via windows using vmware https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OK6VTiyyQKo made it as simple as i could if there are any errors please post below thanks and i will edit this post http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/299309-newest-clover-release/ <newest clover v2 so new way of making a bootable 10.10 script for bootable usb https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B3y5hldpEFDYcFZSY1pEcEFDWXc/view?usp=sharing Usb Script for 10.9 os x https://www.sendspace.com/file/hqsj4f make sure your os x 10.10 is in your apps folder make sure your usb is named USB and the file is on your desktop open up term type sudo bash then drag create_usb.sh into term and hit enter and enter your password and let it run also last thing the newest image http://imgur.com/I088enI is of how to get iMessage and FaceTime and iCloud working also if you want out of the box network and sound then put your kexts in this folder http://i.imgur.com/XKTphmT.jpg and do what is shown in clover and for kicks and {censored} here is a sample of my config i use
  10. Hello I've followed guides for Snow Leopard and Lion but they're not working for me. When i do all the steps for preparing usb installation stick, the drive is not bootable (chamaleon, unibootx, chimera) are not recognising them. Is there anyone who will help me with that? For now I'm using Windows 7 and my netbook has 3GB RAM, unlocked Bios (AHCI support and overclocked FSP). About two weeks ago I've tried with iAtkos SL3, it hangs at the DSDT error (I don't remember whole sentence but it told me that there's no file)
  11. Hello folks!! I wanted to know how to create a penboot ubuntu to use on your PC? tried using unebootin app, but does not load. anyone have any suggestions?
  12. For the whole day i have been trying to install mac on this computer and so far everything has been going bad for me, I have managed to get mac working on a Virtual Machine so that much i can do sort of successfully The problems come when i try to make a bootable usb for osx, I've been using TransMac to mount the .iso and every time i try to boot from the usb i get a solid white line flashing, I know enough to know that this is bad so i boot back into windows and get the same message every time which is "You need to format this drive ect..." Im guessing that there is something wrong with partition on the usb itself? Ive formatted this usb severial times and then put mac on it again but always get the same result.. :c I only have 1 usb big enough aswell so... :c If anyone knows how to solve this simple bu very frustrating problem then please try and do so Thanks!
  13. AMD Athlon 64x2 dual core 5200+ 2.7Ghz 6GB RAM Realtek SB 5.1VX Sound Card (My onboard sound has konked off) ATI Radeon HD 5670 TP Link wireless network adapter I run Windows 7 Ultimate on a 1tb sata hdd, and have an unused 500gb sata hdd. I was able to install & run Kalyway 10.5.1 however it seemed dated, wifi worked, sound didnot, gfx card didnt & only onboard worked. Would I be able to install Osx Mavericks on this system? I do not have access to a mac, would I be able to make a bootable USB of Mavericks in windows (perhaps using transmac in windows to create a bootable osx usb)