Can you jailbreak a Macbook Pro?

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    something similar to what you would do on the iPod/iPhone.
     
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    In order to do what?

    You can already do anything on a MBP.
     
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    Yes you can jailbreak a Macbook Pro. Just install Linux. ;)
     
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    Bootcamp?
     
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    Huh? This is the first time a thread's OP has stumped me...
     
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    Your MBP isn't behind bars unlike his naughty iPhone cousin :confused: :p :D
     
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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. :confused:
     
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    Did everyone who read the main post get a weird confused look like I did? Or is that just me? :confused:
     
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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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    If one does not understand the concept of jailbreaking, one should not do it.
     
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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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    Ive already done it.
     
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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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    What? Downloading pirated software for Mac?
     
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    No, jailbreaking my iPod touch. This wasnt a joke
     
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    niuniu

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    haha, I'm confused now :eek:


    Edit: nvm just saw post above me
     
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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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    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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