Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2009/12/12

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Subject: [Leica] Mac on a netbook
From: jayanand at (Jayanand Govindaraj)
Date: Sun, 13 Dec 2009 08:46:13 +0530
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Well, I dont want Apple OS, either Windows for portability across machines
or Linux for a small footprint are better options for me.

On Sun, Dec 13, 2009 at 4:06 AM, Lawrence Zeitlin <lrzeitlin at>wrote:

> A computer geek friend of mine runs Mac OS 10.4 on an Asus netbook. He
> tells
> me the details for doing it can be found on google by looking up "OS X on a
> netbook" or "Mac on a netbook." It is strictly a non-Apple authorized
> procedure so if your netbook self destructs or explodes in a hail of
> transistors, you can't blame Apple. But so far nothing like that has
> happened.
> I've never tried it since I don't own a netbook and see little need to buy
> one as long as my 12" G4 Powerbook functions.
> Larry Z
> The one I got is an Acer Aspire One, with a 1.6 Ghz Atom processor, 2GB
> RAM, 250 GB hard disc and Windows 7.
> I have not done a lot with it yet, except to install Open Office,
> Lightroom, Firefox, Bullguard (my preferred antivirus software for
> Windows),
> iTunes etc. Seems reasonably fast for what I would use it for.
> Cheers,
> Nathan
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