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Asus X99-Pro Motherboard and OS X Yosemite (Hackintosh)

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Let me start off by stating that this is NOT a how-to for installing a Apple's OS X on an ASUS X99-Pro motherboard. A how-to is way beyond the scope of what this blog post is capable of. I am writing this as a informational log of the tasty morsels I have collected over the past few weeks. With that being said... LET'S GO!

The motherboard in question is ASUS's X99-Pro. This fine slab of PCB provides a 2011-v3 CPU socket complimented by Intel's X99 chipset. My particular board is paired with an Intel i7 5820K processor. Other compatible CPUs differ in clock speed, number of cores and the amount of cache. I chose the "low end" 2011-v3 chip due to budget and personal computational need.

The ASUS X99-Pro motherboard has a number of features which I found really nifty and at the time seemed desirable. Of them we have onboard WiFi a/b/g/n/ac & Bluetooth v4.0, 8 DDR4 quad channel RAM slots, a nice sounding Realtek ALC1150 audio codec and a plethora of USB 3.0 po…

Variety 0.5.0 Wallpaper Changer for Fedora 21

I looked and looked for a Fedora 21 release of the wallpaper changer, Variety. I found a couple of prebuilt Fedora 20 RPMs but nothing for 21. What I did find was a SRPM. Honestly, I had no idea what to do with a SRPM. This is where my friend Google came into play. I found out how to build the SRPM and ended up with a working RPM of Variety.

You can download the Variety RPM from my Google Drive.

New Dolphin Emu RPM for Fedora 21 - git build 4.0 5474

I updated the RPM of Dolphin Emu for Fedora 21. For those who aren't sure what Dolphin is... well, it's a Nintendo Gamecube/Tri-Force/Wii emulator for really fast computers.

You can download it form my Google Drive.