Can you jailbreak a Macbook Pro?

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  1. AppleNewYork macrumors member

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    something similar to what you would do on the iPod/iPhone.
     
  2. r.j.s Moderator emeritus

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    In order to do what?

    You can already do anything on a MBP.
     
  3. KingYaba macrumors 68040

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    Yes you can jailbreak a Macbook Pro. Just install Linux. ;)
     
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    Huh? This is the first time a thread's OP has stumped me...
     
  5. niuniu macrumors 68020

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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.
     
  9. alphaod macrumors Core

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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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    ok, if this was meant to be a joke it didn't go down well.. you've just ended up looking a bit silly.
     
  13. Pika macrumors 68000

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    What? Downloading pirated software for Mac?
     
  14. AppleNewYork thread starter macrumors member

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    No, jailbreaking my iPod touch. This wasnt a joke
     
  15. niuniu macrumors 68020

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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
     
  18. TuffLuffJimmy macrumors G3

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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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