Boot Mac OS X & Windows from Ubuntu

Discussion in 'macOS' started by HeroBiX, Aug 23, 2011.

  1. HeroBiX macrumors member

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    I wonder if it's able on my MacBook to be able to install Ubuntu and then be able to boot Windows or Mac OS X inside ubuntu?
     
  2. ScoobyMcDoo macrumors 65816

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    I think it's possible. I'm pretty sure VirtuaBox has a way to run OSX as a VM.

    Personally, I run OSX as my host OS, then run Linux and Windoze as VMs.
     
  3. HeroBiX thread starter macrumors member

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    that I know is possible, but I would like to have Ubuntu first, since the whole computer will be safer from hacking/slashing/backing and horses and so on =)
     
  4. dusk007 macrumors 68040

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    But the drivers for OSX are pretty good.
    The drivers for Ubuntu are available at best and not even that at the worst. Thus it really is the better idea running OSX and the other stuff on top of it.

    What are you so afraid of hacking anyway. OSX is as secure if you use it sensibly and but the safe guards in place. It is both Unix thus in essence the same.
     
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