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 To start, you need to have some files in your BasiliskII folder: To start, you need to have some files in your BasiliskII folder:
  
-  - The **BasiliskII application**,​ the actual emulator.+  - The **BasiliskII application**,​ the actual emulator.\\ (**Retina screen:** If your Mac has a Retina screen, make sure that BasiliskII will run in low resolution mode. In the Finder: Select the BasiliskII icon, choose Get Info from the File menu, and place a checkmark next to "Open in Low Resolution"​.)
   - The **BasiliskIIGUI application**,​ to be used for setting up and configuring BasiliskII.   - The **BasiliskIIGUI application**,​ to be used for setting up and configuring BasiliskII.
   - A **floppy disk image** to boot the Mac.  Download it [[http://​www.open.ou.nl/​hsp/​downloads/​DiskTools_MacOS80.image.zip|here]]. ​ Unzip the file, and lock it. Select "Get Info" and check the “Locked” box. **Use only this floppy image**. System 7/7.5 floppy images will make you run into problems later during the installation process, because they don't allow the shared folder to appear on the desktop, see below. ​   - A **floppy disk image** to boot the Mac.  Download it [[http://​www.open.ou.nl/​hsp/​downloads/​DiskTools_MacOS80.image.zip|here]]. ​ Unzip the file, and lock it. Select "Get Info" and check the “Locked” box. **Use only this floppy image**. System 7/7.5 floppy images will make you run into problems later during the installation process, because they don't allow the shared folder to appear on the desktop, see below. ​
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   - A **keycodes file**. ​ The keycodes file is not necessary if you are using a US English QWERTY keyboard layout.   - A **keycodes file**. ​ The keycodes file is not necessary if you are using a US English QWERTY keyboard layout.
   - A **folder shared between OSX and BasiliskII**. ​ From within BasiliskII you will have access to a folder on the Mac OS X side. That folder will appear on the BasiliskII desktop as a disk named “Unix”. Files copied or saved in BasiliskII to the “Unix” disk will appear in the shared folder on the Mac OS X side and files placed in the shared folder on the Mac OS X side will appear in the “Unix” disk in BasiliskII. Before you start configuring BasiliskII, create a folder that can serve as shared folder. The folder can be anywhere it is convenient for you and it can have any name you like. **However**,​ this manual assumes that a shared folder in the BasiliskII folder called “Shared” is available. ​ Prepare for installation of MacOS by creating the Shared folder in your BasiliskII folder. ​ Then download the [[http://​www.emaculation.com/​basilisk/​os753/​|19 installer parts for System 7.5.3]] from Apple and place them in the folder. \\ Take a look at the file names. If the first is named with a ”.smi” extension and the others with a ”.part” extension, you can skip the next step of double-clicking all files individually. Double-clicking the files will unpack them, leaving you with the double amount of files in the folder. When finished, remove the files not named with the "​.smi"​ or "​.part"​ extensions. ​   - A **folder shared between OSX and BasiliskII**. ​ From within BasiliskII you will have access to a folder on the Mac OS X side. That folder will appear on the BasiliskII desktop as a disk named “Unix”. Files copied or saved in BasiliskII to the “Unix” disk will appear in the shared folder on the Mac OS X side and files placed in the shared folder on the Mac OS X side will appear in the “Unix” disk in BasiliskII. Before you start configuring BasiliskII, create a folder that can serve as shared folder. The folder can be anywhere it is convenient for you and it can have any name you like. **However**,​ this manual assumes that a shared folder in the BasiliskII folder called “Shared” is available. ​ Prepare for installation of MacOS by creating the Shared folder in your BasiliskII folder. ​ Then download the [[http://​www.emaculation.com/​basilisk/​os753/​|19 installer parts for System 7.5.3]] from Apple and place them in the folder. \\ Take a look at the file names. If the first is named with a ”.smi” extension and the others with a ”.part” extension, you can skip the next step of double-clicking all files individually. Double-clicking the files will unpack them, leaving you with the double amount of files in the folder. When finished, remove the files not named with the "​.smi"​ or "​.part"​ extensions. ​
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 ====Running BasiliskIIGUI==== ====Running BasiliskIIGUI====
 When the files needed are in the Basilisk II folder and when you have created a shared folder, you can start configuring Basilisk II:  When the files needed are in the Basilisk II folder and when you have created a shared folder, you can start configuring Basilisk II: 
basiliskii_osx_setup.txt · Last modified: 2016/03/29 04:39 by ronald_p._regensburg
 
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