My partner let me take her 10-year-old MacBook Air after getting a newer laptop for herself. I’ve refurbished it for some basic use (email, web browsing, conference calls, writing/development) by installing a new battery and SSD.

I had to install MacOS from internet recovery, and because of the age of the laptop, it started with Lion.

I admit some of the decision to do this was idle curiosity. My eight-year-old personal laptop, a 15" Retina MacBook Pro, doesn’t have a… https://matienzo.org/2022/067/mba/

@despens I should find a way to get this into the recovery image.

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