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How to Run Ubuntu Linux on Apple Silicon Mac

Jul 8, 2024 - Leave a Comment

Want to try running Ubuntu Linux on your Apple Silicon Mac? You can do that easily, running Ubuntu right alongside MacOS, and without having to deal with any partitioning, installation headaches, dual booting, or loss of the Mac operating system itself. This is possible with the help of virtual machines, which allow you to run … Read More

Fix “A software update is required to install macOS in a virtual machine” Error on Mac

Jun 20, 2024 - Leave a Comment
Fix the Software update required to install macOS in virtual machine error

Some Mac users who are attempting to install MacOS Sequoia beta into a virtual machine may run into an error message that states “A software update is required to install macOS in a virtual machine.”

Can’t Upgrade a Sonoma VM to MacOS Sequoia Beta? Try This

Jun 12, 2024 - 2 Comments
MacOS Sequoia in a VM upgraded from MacOS Sonoma

If you already have a MacOS Sonoma virtual machine setup in UTM, Parallels, VMWare, VirtualBuddy, or otherwise, you may be interested in upgrading the MacOS Sonoma VM to a MacOS Sequoia Beta VM. One simple way to accomplish this, one might think, is to use a developer Apple ID within your Virtual Machine, and install … Read More

How to Boot Into MacOS Recovery in UTM on Apple Silicon Mac

Jan 17, 2024 - 1 Comment
Recovery Mode booted in UTM on Apple Silicon Mac

If you’ve installed macOS Sonoma into a UTM virtual machine you may get into a situation where you’d either like to restore the VM from a Time Machine backup, or even reinstall Sonoma in the VM, or perform other actions on the virtual machine from Recovery Mode. But, as you likely have noticed by now, … Read More

How to Install macOS Sonoma in a Virtual Machine with UTM

Jan 9, 2024 - 8 Comments
How to install macOS Sonoma in a virtual machine with UTM

You can install and run macOS Sonoma in a virtual machine, for free, with the use of UTM. UTM runs on Macs, iPhones, and iPads, but we’re going to focus specifically on installing macOS Sonoma in a UTM virtual machine running on a Mac. Yes this means you can run a virtualized macOS Sonoma installation … Read More

Experiment & Explore Fedora Linux on Mac with UTM

Dec 30, 2023 - 1 Comment
Run Linux on a Mac with UTM

Running Linux on a Mac can be a big ordeal, but not with virtualization. By using UTM, you can run Linux in a virtual machine atop MacOS, contained entirely within an app. This allows you to explore and experiment with Linux, without having to go through any complex installation process or setup, it’s just a … Read More

How to Install MacOS Sonoma Beta in a Virtual Machine with UTM

Jul 26, 2023 - 20 Comments
MacOS Sonoma beta in a virtual machine with UTM

One way to test out MacOS Sonoma beta but without installing it directly on a Mac is to install the Sonoma beta into a virtual machine instead. There are several different ways to do this, but for this particular article we will show you how you can setup and install MacOS Sonoma beta in a … Read More

How to Install Windows 11 Without an Internet Connection

Jan 8, 2023 - 9 Comments
Setup Windows 11 ARM

If you have attempted to install Windows 11 lately, whether on a virtual machine like VirtualBox, Parallels, VMWare, UTM, dual boot / Boot Camp setup on a Mac, or even natively on PC hardware, you may have encountered an issue where installation requires an internet connection to be able to complete. This can be range … Read More

How to Run Windows 11 on M1/M2/M3 Mac, for Free

Apr 14, 2022 - 54 Comments

If you want to run Windows 11 on your M1, M2, or M3 Mac, you can now do that, and perhaps best of all, you can run Windows 11 in a virtual machine on the M-series Mac entirely for free. We’ll be covering how to install, setup, and run Windows 11 ARM on any Apple … Read More

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