Ubuntu 18.04.4 on older Apple hardware

db iamsudo at gmail.com
Sun Apr 5 15:55:32 UTC 2020

On 5 Apr 2020, at 14:00, macports-users-request at lists.macports.org wrote:
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> Date: Sun, 5 Apr 2020 01:21:40 -0700
> From: Ken Cunningham <ken.cunningham.webuse at gmail.com>
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> Subject: Ubuntu 18.04.4 on older Apple hardware
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> Although many here, including me, are focused on bringing current software to older Apple hardware within the constraints of the software capabilities last available on that OS version, there is another alternative; to install a current version of linux, such as Ubuntu, on those systems. I spent some time doing that on an older MacBook 2,1 today, and I was pleasantly surprised at the success, in the end.
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Did you try a current version of macOS on top of ESXi? I'd be curious if anyone has tested this setup and how is the performance.

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