Tag Archives: m1

How to reinstall MacOS on M1 MacBook wiping previous admin

I’ve run into an issue when I gave my older MacBook with M1 chip to my wife. Even after reinstalling MacOS with a proper user for her and restoring from Time Machine, her admin account was not really the admin of that laptop. She was unable to create new users (MacOs failed to set a …

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Heroes 3 on MacOS with M1 Apple Silicon

Initial installation 1. You need Parallels Desktop with M1 support — https://www.parallels.com/ru/products/desktop/trial/ 2. Also you need an insider account on Microsoft web site to download win 11 for arm — https://insider.windows.com/ru-ru/ 3. Then you need to download Win 11 for arm — https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windowsinsiderpreviewARM64 4. Download Heroes 3 Hota on the internet (many links are there). …

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Run virtual machine Ubuntu/Windows on m1 macos

There is a program called UTM based on QEMU and developed for m1 MacBook virtualization. At least Ubuntu Server is working fine for me. https://mac.getutm.app/guide/. More info on this — https://eshop.macsales.com/blog/72081-utm-virtual-machine-on-m1-mac/

Debugging go app in Jetbrains Goland on m1

First download a proper version of GoLand here — select .dmg (MacOS Apple Silicon) here (direct link — https://www.jetbrains.com/go/download/download-thanks.html?type=eap&platform=macM1&build=211.6556.11&code=GO). Then make sure you are using arm version of go (go version go1.16.2 darwin/arm64). If not, download and install arm version of golang (like «go1.16.2.darwin-arm64.pkg») from the list here — https://golang.org/dl/. Now it should work. With …

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Run Steam on MacBook with m1 chip (apple silicon)

You need to install Crossover. Then you need to install Steam there. Good video explaining the process of installing Steam on Apple Silicon chips: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3TdCV7fn2CA Here is the list of supported games — https://applesilicongames.com/