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In a previous article, I have shown you how to install OS X El Capitan GM (golden master) or other Beta version without developer account. As I sometime still need Windows-based program such as Mikrotik Winbox, I need to have WINE (Windows Emulator) on my Mac. In this post I would like to guide you how to install Wine on OS X El Capitan. At the time of this writing, the latest version of OS X is OS X 10.11 El Capitan GM (Golden Master).

  1. Download file - OS X El Capitan 10.11.4.iso.
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Download El Capitan and install fresh the Mac OS without upgrading current Mac OS version. The second method of installations is the clean install method. It basically erases the entire content of your chosen drive and installs a fresh, smooth version of the new operating system which is download El Capitan Mac OS X in this case.

UPDATE: If you also want to install Microsoft Visio on Mac, you can follow our post how to install Visio on Mac running OS X El Capitan.

Requirements

1. Latest version of OS X El Capitan (Golden Master build at this time of this writing)
2. Latest version of Xcode (Xcode 7.0 GM, you can download it from https://imzdl.com/osx.html if you are not a registered Apple developer.
3. Homebrew package manager for OS X. We will install Wine using Homebrew package manager.

I assume that you have done installing point 1 and 2 in the requirements above. So we just go to install Homebrew package manager.

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Install Homebrew

Run the script below to install Homebrew:

Once it is installed, run the below command to install Wine.

Install WINE using Homebrew

The format to install package using brew is “brew install package_name”:

To run a Windows program, use “wine /path/to/program.exe”.

Example below is to run Mikrotik Winbox using wine

Hopefully this post is helpful for anyone who want to install wine on OS X El Capitan.

Yes, upgrade from OS X El Capitan to macOS Mojave is absolutely possible. Check the below solution to upgrade from El Capitan to directly Mojave without facing any data loss problems.


Step 1: First Check your System Compatibility:-

First and foremost, make sure your Mac is compatible with macOS Mojave. In general, most Macs from 2012 or newer are compatible. Here's a list of Macs that can run macOS Mojave:-


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1.1)MacBook (Early 2015 or newer)

1.2)MacBook Air (Mid 2012 or newer)

1.3)MacBook Pro (Mid 2012 or newer)

1.4)Mac mini (Late 2012 or newer)

1.5)iMac (Late 2012 or newer)

1.6)iMac Pro (2017)

1.7)Mac Pro (Late 2013, plus mid-2010 and mid-2012 models with recommended Metal-capable GPU)


Step 2: Take Mac Data Backup

Before downloading any major update to your Mac operating system, it is very important to backup your data. The best way to ensure a smooth transition from an older operating system to Mojave is with Time Machine. If you don't already have a backup plan in place, there are a few options you can check out.


Step 3: Download and install macOS Mojave

Apple has made it very easier to simply download and install Mojave, even if you are running an older operating system. If your Mac is running El Capitan, Sierra, or High Sierra, here's how to download macOS Mojave.

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3.1)First, click on the Apple icon in the upper left corner of your screen.

3.2)Click on App Store.

3.3)Click on the Featured.

3.4)Click on macOS Mojave in the Mac App Store.

3.5)Click on Download under the Mojave icon.

3.6)Wait for macOS Mojave to finish downloading.

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3.7)Click Install to begin the installation process.

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After following the above steps, you will be able to upgrade your operating system from Mac OS X El Capitan to macOS Mojave.

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