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|Freeware VM VirtualBox 4.2.16 Update:|
The v4.2.16 change notes for VirtualBox include 2 bugfixes related to OS X. One is just uninstall related but the other notes "Autostart: fixed VM startup on OS X".
(Several months ago a reader reported on problems running Snow Leopard Server in Virtualbox (v4.2.10 then) on an OS X 10.8.x Mac. (Using SLS for its Rosetta support to allow running older PPC code apps.) I'm curious if any updates since then have helped or any solution found. A reply to that post said SLS worked fine under Parallels 8.)
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Wednesday July 3rd, 2013 News Archive
- Mid-2013 13" MacBook Air review
- CTO 2013 11" MacBook Air impressive performer
- Napoleon: Total War Gold Edition for Mac released
- Yazsoft Playback v1.8.14
- Cloud Backups: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly
- (Apple forums thread) External Blu-Ray Drive Max Speed Issue
- Apple's new Special Projects VP reignites iWatch & iTV speculation
- Vine (app) adds privacy settings, video shooting tools and 're-vining'
- Samsung SmartView iOS App v3.0.0
- Transmit 4.4.1
- New/Updated Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Docs:
- Do I need to register my Apple product?
- About AirPort base station firmware updates
- About Time Machine's 'local snapshots' on Mac notebooks
- About OS X Recovery
- What to do before selling or giving away your Mac
- How to identify Mac mini models
- Vintage and obsolete products
- iPhone: Wireless carrier support and features
- Boot Camp: Windows installation boots to black screen with blinking cursor
- Other News/Reviews/Tech/OT:
- Samsung buys Boxee
- Review: 1.2TB Fusion-io ioDrive2 MLC Application Accelerator
- How Vulnerable Is Industrial Control? You Might Be Surprised
- SanDisk Acquires SMART Storage Systems for $307M
- Boston U. sues Apple for patent infringement
- Inventor of computer mouse dies at 88
- Spy On Yourself, Everyone Else Is
- Review: Marine/Boating Speakers
- A/V for the Great Outdoors
- Repairing Bad Memories
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