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Download and install macOS in a VM

Download and install macOS in a VM

Launch sosumi from the terminal to monitor initial launch setup. Subsequent launches can be done via the desktop icon.

This will boot to the macOS recovery system.


  • Launch Disk Utility and format the main hard disk before launching the installer
  • Based on work at
  • Does not contain macOS, but downloads an installer image
  • Initially launches with VM memory set to 2GiB
  • Uses an editable launch script in ~/snap/sosumi/common/launch
  • Launches in a fixed resolution window
  • Bundles qemu-virgil to provide the VM
  • May be slow
  • Patches welcome :)

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Last updated
4 March 2020

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