You are looking at RC4 of Chameleon (bootloader) with Snow Leopard, Windows 7, and Ubuntu.

Thats right - the little $160 netbook now triple-boots. Why? Because. There isn't a real practical reason why I need it to do all three operating systems outside of I enjoyed the challenge (and education) of getting it to do that. So now I will be able to navigate and educate myself more on OS X and Ubuntu (its been well over 7 years since I've had a machine running linux).

Without the external DVD-ROM Chris got me for X-mas, I wouldn't have been able to accomplish this so quickly. My biggest hurdle was getting a bootable USB stick, since you can't boot an orig Snow Leopard DVD off of non-Apple hardware. You need some tweaks to get it to work.

So what has been a project off and on (mostly on these last two weeks) for well over a month has finally come to a close.

The next step, of course, will be to get the serial cable and USB/serial adapter to run some awesome roomba hack software. Gonna get that little vacuum to play some FF MIDI music.

And once the cheap Mac Mini I ordered off of ebay arrives I'm hoping to turn that into a sexy media server/private (& offline) WoW server. Because honestly, I just always thought it would be cool to do a WoW server...though I dont actually want to play with anyone on it....


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