Who said you need to dust off $1200 to work on Mac? If you want, you can install it on your computer too. Yes, it wont give you the same experience, but you would be atleast working on Macintosh OS.
DiskMaker X (formerly Lion DiskMaker) is an application built with AppleScript that you can use with many versions of OS X/macOS to build a bootable drive from OS X/macOS installer program (the one you download from the App Store). As soon as you launch the application, it tries to find the OS X Install program with Spotlight. Apple Mac OS X Lion is now available to general public. The Mac OS X 10.7 Lion is available for installation only from the Mac App Store. This guide will teach you how to create a bootable USB Flash drive of Mac OS X Lion 10.7 and install Lion from USB, rather than downloading it from Mac App Store on each and every Mac computer you own.
I have come up with a step by step guide to install Mac OS X Lion on computer using USB without much of fuss. In this tutorial, we would be using a nifty tool, UniBeast which would make the whole installation business simple.
Pre – requisites
Create Bootable USB Drive
Setup Your Computer
Prepare The Hard Disk With Lion OS
Well, you need not follow these steps if your computer is already running on Snow Leopard. Below are the steps to prepare the installation pen drive:
NOTE: This will erase data from the hard disk completely
Go Ahead And Install Mac OS X Lion
When the installer prompts you to choose the location for installation drive, choose LION that you have created, follow the instructions and let the installation complete.
First Time Booting
That is it! We are all set now. Now you can start your computer and find that it is running on Mac OS X Lion. This is the complete step by step guide to install Mac OS X Lion on computer.