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which osx best for FG? need advise

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which osx best for FG? need advise

Postby naplesAPF » Thu Sep 20, 2018 5:00 am

My Mac spec is Currently OSX Version 10.6.8
MacMini (Mid 2010 Model: Macmini 4,1)
2 .4 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo
Memory 8 GB 1067 MHz DDR3
Graphics NVIDA GenForce 320M
Currently running Flight Gear Version 3.2 (=the highest compatible version for this OX S)

Am upgrading system to new one above version 10.6.8. Currently am running Flight Gear Version 3.2 (*=This is the highest compatible FG version that works with the OS X system currently running on my Mac mini.)
I've read here that some versions of FG do not run well, or at all, with certain Mac OS x system versions. Am afraid to install a new OS X that may not run FG. Thus

My question:
Need anyones advise Which Mac OS X would be the best system to choose for FG? Which would run FG the best?
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Re: which osx best for FG? need advise

Postby wkitty42 » Fri Sep 21, 2018 9:43 pm

i thought i'd share this tidbit from the developers' mailing list...

James Turner wrote:FlightGear is available for download on macOS, versions from 10.7 and upwards are supported, on Intel-based desktop and portable Macs. You can also build FlightGear yourself on Mac, using the freely available Xcode tools from Mac, and some additional libraries.
"You get more air close to the ground," said Angalo. "I read that in a book. You get lots of air low down, and not much when you go up."
"Why not?" said Gurder.
"Dunno. It's frightened of heights, I guess."
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