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Old 11-06-2019, 12:19 PM   #249
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Originally Posted by SmajjL View Post
If i'm lucky and have the right components let's say, can I just buy the OS and try it/use it simply or is it not that simple?
Is it "allowed" by Apple if I succeed to install it on a non Mac if I bought the OS.
Mac-world is alien to me, sorry for my ignorance.
The OS is free. The license doesn't permit installing on anything else than Apple hardware, but you can run it virtualised without breaking the license, as long as you virtualise it on Apple hardware.

There is, however an open source version of it, called Darwin. Doesn't have the same gui, but it's pretty much the same under the hood.
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