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Old Mar 29, 2009, 10:43 AM   #1
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Can you jailbreak a Macbook Pro?

something similar to what you would do on the iPod/iPhone.
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Old Mar 29, 2009, 10:45 AM   #2
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In order to do what?

You can already do anything on a MBP.
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Old Mar 29, 2009, 10:45 AM   #3
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Yes you can jailbreak a Macbook Pro. Just install Linux.
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Old Mar 29, 2009, 10:46 AM   #4
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Old Mar 29, 2009, 10:46 AM   #5
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Huh? This is the first time a thread's OP has stumped me...
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Old Mar 29, 2009, 10:53 AM   #6
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This sounds like a Zen koan: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Koan
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Old Mar 29, 2009, 10:55 AM   #7
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Old Mar 29, 2009, 11:32 AM   #8
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Apple's computers are "free roaming" machines as far as software goes. As far as I know there isn't anything you can do to "jailbreak" the machine.
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Old Mar 29, 2009, 11:42 AM   #9
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Did everyone who read the main post get a weird confused look like I did? Or is that just me?
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Old Mar 29, 2009, 12:03 PM   #10
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confused enough to look at the thread lol, i think some people just hear a term, think its cool and repeat it lol.
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Old Mar 29, 2009, 12:06 PM   #11
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If one does not understand the concept of jailbreaking, one should not do it.
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Old Mar 29, 2009, 12:09 PM   #12
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lol, i thought this was a joke... what a waste of the internet. If you don't know, don't do!
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Old Mar 29, 2009, 12:09 PM   #13
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Ive already done it.
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Old Mar 29, 2009, 12:12 PM   #14
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ok, if this was meant to be a joke it didn't go down well.. you've just ended up looking a bit silly.
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Old Mar 29, 2009, 12:13 PM   #15
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Ive already done it.
What? Downloading pirated software for Mac?
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Old Mar 29, 2009, 12:16 PM   #16
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No, jailbreaking my iPod touch. This wasnt a joke
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Old Mar 29, 2009, 12:16 PM   #17
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Ive already done it.
haha, I'm confused now


Edit: nvm just saw post above me
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Old Mar 29, 2009, 12:17 PM   #18
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I think this might be related to the OP's other thread

Told Apple store rep that I wont be paying for my software.
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Old Mar 29, 2009, 12:17 PM   #19
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Huh? This is too weird of a question for me. The OP has to be under 15
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Old Mar 29, 2009, 12:22 PM   #20
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something similar to what you would do on the iPod/iPhone.
jailbreaking means that you can now install whatever you want on a closed system. In essence you have root access where you're not supposed to have it. A Mac is just a computer, you have full permission to do anything on it, so there's no need to jailbreak it... duh.

the closest thing to "jailbreaking" would be to use the sudo command... so just go get a book and learn how to use sudo.

although I would prefer it if the under educated would be B&.
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Old Mar 29, 2009, 12:25 PM   #21
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I think this might be related to the OP's other thread

Told Apple store rep that I wont be paying for my software.
Ah now it makes sense - he's just bought a Mac and wants to know how you get free software on it.
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