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I have an old ibook g3 running linux

is there a way I can run mac apps on it
is there a program like wine but for mac apps

I don't have the hdd space to dual book mac and linux
Edited by 3dfxvoodoo - 6/5/11 at 12:11pm
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I know of none.
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Not that I would recommend something illegal like Hackintosh, but usually one would use a VM like VirtualBox or VMWare in order to run another OS along with its Applications...

If you catch my drift...
Edited by Jimi - 6/5/11 at 4:23pm
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Not that I would recommend something illegal like Hackintosh, but usually one would use a VM like VirtualBox or VMWare in order to run another OS along with its Applications...

If you catch my drift...
well my old g3 ibook (made by apple)
is to slow for a vm

also I have ran the mac version of bittorrent on linux before
and I know cli apps will work in linux at times

I just want to play games like Diablo when I'm on the go
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well my old g3 ibook (made by apple)
is to slow for a vm

also I have ran the mac version of bittorrent on linux before
and I know cli apps will work in linux at times

I just want to play games like Diablo when I'm on the go
diablo has a windows client, so whats wrong with wine?
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diablo has a windows client, so whats wrong with wine?

we been there before, remember
the g3 cpu is ppc not x86

people seem to forget that
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we been there before, remember
the g3 cpu is ppc not x86

people seem to forget that
Yes... I had thought about it for moment but I remember I looked this up recently so I wasn't going to make the mistake he did.

Upon looking at other options, you can do virtually nothing (legally) to really accomplish this task.

However I found some hope, although the project has stagnated (last update 2007), and it is specifically for "Virtualizing Mac in PowerPC based linux devices". However, I don't think it will be compatible with the current kernel as it is now... but it is worth a shot.
http://mac-on-linux.sourceforge.net/news.php
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