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Upgrading a VM from macOS 10.12 Sierra to macOS 10.13 High Sierra in VirtualBox

For testing purposes, I have a VM in VirtualBox currently runnning macOS 10.12 Sierra. Now that macOS 10.13 High Sierra is in Beta, I wanted to upgrade my VM to this new release. However, this proved to be difficult with the usual ways. This blog post will describe how to upgrade a Sierra VM to High Sierra.

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X-Chat Aqua for Mac OS X

X-Chat Aqua is a very nice IRC client for Mac OS X, but the latest version for download on their website is way out of date and a few years old.

X-Chat Aqua screenshot

X-Chat Aqua screenshot

A while ago libc volunteered to import the old CVS into a new SVN repository and started development on it again. So the version in SVN is now based on xchat 2.8.x, but there are still no binaries available.

Therefore I just put together my own build and I am also offering it as a download for everyone. The application bundle contains an Universal binary for both PowerPC and x86, while I was only able to test them on Leopard.

Additionally, I also replaced the default X-Chat icon with a modern one provided by Ryan Fernandez.

Download X-Chat Aqua: xchataqua-2009-01-21.tar.gz