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  1. B S Magnet

    MacBookPro4,1 neofetch GPU reporting, uh, confusion?

    I’m sure there’s probably a simple technical explanation behind this which I haven’t yet found on MR or elsewhere. Maybe the resident GPU experts on here — ahem, @Amethyst1 — might have some insight. Why would neofetch report a MacBookPro4,1’s GPU not as a GeForce 8600M GT, but as… an Intel HD...
  2. X

    Retail demo software 10.5, 10.6, 10.7

    Hey everyone, I’m currently seeking old Mac OS 10.5 to 10.7 demo software, users or backups of those. Could these files may still exist in the Apple asw? If you have something or you know where I’ll be able too get this software please write me a message.
  3. J

    Frequent Kernel Panics, Sudden Restarts, Etc.

    I have a 2009 pre-unibody Macbook (Macbook 5,2) running OSX 10.6 (Snow Leopard). I understand that a machine this old might be tricky (or not worth it) to repair, but I'd like to take a stab at it if possible. In the last week or so, it has been suffering from intermittent but frequent system...
  4. H

    MP 1,1-5,1 Need help restoring Snow Leopard to Mac Pro Six Core Westmere 2010

    Hello Everyone! I am music composer working in TV and film. I'm writing the music for a documentary and want to use some legacy software which needs to run on Snow Leopard 10.6.8 I bought a second hand Mac Pro westmere 2010 which originally shipped with OS 10.6.4 I rather foolishly thought it...
  5. B S Magnet

    Resolved Was there a phantom MacBook Pro being used for the Trackpad gesture video clips in Snow Leopard?

    I don’t know of a MacBook Pro with a trackpad that large with a button that thin. The first attached clip comes from the 10.6.8 version of Trackpad prefPane, but several more like this can be found in the 10.5.8 version of the same (like the second clip). I’m speculating when I ask whether...
  6. B S Magnet

    Add emoji (“backmoji”) support to Snow Leopard (as well as Leopard & Tiger)

    Whilst looking for ways to get some level of basic emoji support for the Clouded Leopard project (Snow Leopard for PowerPC), I learnt of a nifty way to integrate a basic, early emoji support for Snow Leopard, Leopard, and even Tiger. This workaround for what I guess amounts to backmojis can be...
  7. I

    Discord on Snow Leopard

    Hello, I’m running a Late 08 Macbook (Polycarbonate) with Snow Leopard on it. I’ve tried so many browsers and I can’t find one with discord working perfectly, Chrome hogs RAM and doesn’t load server icons, and all mozilla based browsers are stupidly slow. I downgraded from Lion which I used...
  8. JohnAJ

    Restore Leopard-like Exposé in Snow Leopard

    When Snow Leopard was released, a lot of people (myself included) were upset that Apple changed the behavior of Exposé. Before Snow Leopard, Exposé arranged the windows in their original arrangement, with their relative sizes retained. This made it easy to find windows quickly, making Exposé the...
  9. wicknix

    Web browsers for early Intel Macs

    Finding web browsers that are still usable on today’s web can be a chore for older versions of OS X. The following is a list of known, up-to-date (or relatively up-to-date) and maintained web browsers, e-mail clients, and FTP clients, for Intel Macs with at least Snow Leopard support, then Lion...
  10. E

    Help - Can Snow Leopard run on a 2015 Mac using Parallels 16?

    I have a 2014 MacBook Pro and want to use PPC software that is on a 2007 Mac. It needs to run on Snow Leopard as it is only compatible with Power PC. The software is Quicken for Mac 2007 and it is the version that is only runs on PPC. Is it possible to use Parallels 16 to run the software...
  11. C

    2007 Macbook A1181 not booting after powered USB insertion that lead to initial shutdown

    I was using my 2007 Macbook and I (foolishly) tried inserting a random 12V/3AMP AC adaptor into a cheap USB Hub I have whilst it was plugged into my macbook and then my macbook immediately shut off and hasn't booted back up. I've tried removing battery and resetting the SMC, the magsafe...
  12. K

    fix 'disk cannot be partitioned because some files can not be moved' with an install DVD - which one to buy

    Hello! I want to create a partition for installing Ubuntu on my old Mac Book Pro OS X 10.5.8. Unfortunately I got stuck in bootcamp trying to create that partition, because of en error caused by some files that can not be moved. There are numerous helpful threads about it that I read (problem...
  13. B S Magnet

    InstantOff.prefPane

    This probably belongs under the Snow Leopard PPC project thread, given its appearance on the 10A96 Server build of Snow Leopard: Might anyone here who’s been around back-end development of Macs going back to 2008 be familiar with what the (ultimately unused) preference pane called...
  14. S

    How can I keep using Tumblr on Snow Leopard?

    Since the latest Tumblr update in July, I have no longer been able to view my Tumblr dashboard. Basically it only loads for a few seconds and then the screen goes blank. Apparently that's because the version of Firefox I'm using is no longer supported, but in order to update it I'd have to...
  15. robertcoogan

    VMware Fusion will not launch Snow Leopard install for VM

    I have a copy of my Snow Leopard install DVD on ISO (I used PowerISO under Windows 10 in BootCamp to rip it). When I try to launch it in VMware Fusion 11, Fusion says that it doesn't recognize the OS as Mac OS X Server. I have looked this up, and I still have no idea why it would say this, other...
  16. amagichnich

    Leopard Webkit on Snow Leopard

    I know, not PPC and it has been asked before but never answered. Apparently the LWK tweaks don't seem to work on SL's "current" version 5.1.10 of Safari. Does anyone know why LWK works on 10.5 (and partly Tiger) but not on 10.6? I known for current browsers there is ArcticFox and combined with...
  17. Carl Jón Denbow

    MacBook Air Late 2010, with Snow Leopard & WinXP Bootcamp, upgrade possibilities

    I've just installed snow leopard on a Late 2010 MBA with 4 gig RAM. I did this so that I could install WinXP in Bootcamp. Now my question: what's the newest OS that I can update to that will preserve my WinXP bootcamp? Thanks for any information you can provide. -- Carl
  18. Princess Cake

    10.6.8 Snow Leopard about to lose YouTube access...

    Right now on Snow Leopard (yes, some of us still use it) there is one viable web browser- Arctic-Fox https://github.com/wicknix/Arctic-Fox/wiki and YouTube is now starting to warn people using it that it'll soon no longer be supported. Now, I don't know about you all but losing YouTube really...
  19. H

    Resolved Screen Turns Off After Boot Screen

    Hi, I just bought a Mac Pro 5.1. Single Processor Xeon 2.8 Ghz and ATI Radeon HD 5770. The computer came with Snow Leopard installed so my next step was to begin the upgrade process to at least High Sierra until I buy a Metal compatible GPU. The problem I came up with was that I foolishly...
  20. trifle

    imac 6,1 and OSX 10.11

    Hardware: iMac 6,1 24", A1200, manufactured after 23-Jan-2007 2.1 GHz Core2 Duo T7300 Nvidia GeForce 7300GT Hardware upgrades: Cloned 250 GB disk to 640 GB disk (using Linux dd) Upgraded memory to 2x2GB PC5300 DDR2 RAM Software upgrades: OSX 10.6.2 -> 10.6.8 Reading...