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gibMacOS Tutorial ~ How to Download macOS Directly from Apple

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Can easily download Big Sur the issues is making the USB installer. continuous error.
 
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it has already been mentioned on github
ok but once the installer is in the Applications Folder, how do you make a bootable USB? all the commands and createinstallmedia stuff does NOT work
 
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I just wanted to chime in with how useful this guide has been for me. My only real Mac is a 2010 15” MBP, I rescued it from the trash after a beverage was spilled over it. After a complete rebuild I got High Sierra installed and it’s been enough for my needs. Discovering this guide has been extremely helpful. I have Mojave, Catalina and Big Sur installers ready for building USB. And so far I have two builds with fresh installations of Mojave thanks to this guide. Awesome!
 
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Which method can i use to download Mavericks installer app in my scenario?

- i have a Macbook Pro with Mavericks already installed.
- i dont have in my appstore account mavericks to find it for download.
 

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Which method can i use to download Mavericks installer app in my scenario?

- i have a Macbook Pro with Mavericks already installed.
- i dont have in my appstore account mavericks to find it for download.
If you downloaded it previously with the same Apple ID it should be listed under your purchased tab.

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If you bought it with the OS X Mavericks pre-installed on your MBP it won't be there. Apple never sold Mavericks on DVD or USB so there's no other way to get it that I know of.
 

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If you downloaded it previously with the same Apple ID it should be listed under your purchased tab.

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If you bought it with the OS X Mavericks pre-installed on your MBP it won't be there. Apple never sold Mavericks on DVD or USB so there's no other way to get it that I know of.

Yes, I think all Apple offer for Mavericks is the 10.9.5 Combo update.

Is there no Restore option on a MacBook Pro? Sadly I have never owned a MBP.

Why not just upgrade a small step? This should appear in the OPs Mac App Store?
 
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Hi,
I love how stupidly easy this looks but I can't even properly open gibMacOS.command...

I just get this:
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/Users/SMAXXL 1/Downloads/gibMacOS-master/gibMacOS.command", line 553, in <module>
g = gibMacOS()
File "/Users/SMAXXL 1/Downloads/gibMacOS-master/gibMacOS.command", line 7, in __init__
self.d = downloader.Downloader()
File "/Users/SMAXXL 1/Downloads/gibMacOS-master/Scripts/downloader.py", line 18, in __init__
cafile = ssl.get_default_verify_paths().openssl_cafile
AttributeError: 'module' object has no attribute 'get_default_verify_paths'
logout

Any clue why?
 

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I love how stupidly easy this looks but I can't even properly open gibMacOS.command...
What version of macOS or OS X are you using ?
 
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What version of macOS or OS X are you using ?
10.10.2
-But where does it even mention minimum system specs, I was under the impression this was made for older systems to be able to download?
 

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That is new enough.
But where does it even mention minimum system specs, I was under the impression this was made for older systems to be able to download?
Some people use older versions of OS X like Snow Leopard and then the Python version is too old for the script to run properly. That's why I asked. Are you right (ctrl) clicking on the file and then selecting open ?
 
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