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pimpdaddypiggy
May 3rd, 2008, 08:39 PM
Hello, this is my third experience with ubuntu and none of them have been good. I have had to wipe my drive multiple times and i am a little uncertain about the following install option that i have decided to attempt.

I downloaded a program called Q which is available from
http://www.kju-app.org/
Install works fine up too a certain point where I get a message ( screen shot attached ) and then I don't know what to do. It is not a disk burning problem as "Q" doesn't require a disk and can install off .iso files.


Included is the screen shot of the coding I get and my hardware overview
Hardware Overview:

Model Name: iMac
Model Identifier: iMac5,1
Processor Name: Intel Core 2 Duo
Processor Speed: 2 GHz
Number Of Processors: 1
Total Number Of Cores: 2
L2 Cache: 4 MB
Memory: 1 GB
Bus Speed: 667 MHz
Boot ROM Version: IM51.0090.B09
SMC Version: 1.8f2
Serial Number: ****************
Any help A.S.A.P. is appreciated

SunnyRabbiera
May 3rd, 2008, 08:43 PM
well thats a disk image installer (the format used for mac OS)
what is this application used for?
It doesnt say much on its front page.

pimpdaddypiggy
May 3rd, 2008, 08:57 PM
The application allows you emulate operating systems with out dual booting. It does this through a Guest pc system

Edit: i know dual booting isn't emulation

SunnyRabbiera
May 3rd, 2008, 09:06 PM
ah, like a virtualmachine, well in that case we have our own virtual machine softwares here.
have you tried virtualbox?
Qemu?
there are dozens of soultions for you.
what are you looking to emulate might I ask?

pimpdaddypiggy
May 3rd, 2008, 09:14 PM
Well the overall objective of my installing of ubuntu is to run steam and then team fortress 2 on my mac,(displayed above) if there is a simpler way to do this through osx please share

SunnyRabbiera
May 3rd, 2008, 09:17 PM
ah, have you tried wine for that?
I know wine causes some people issues but I am unsure if you tried it or not.

pimpdaddypiggy
May 3rd, 2008, 09:19 PM
I wasn't aware that there was a stable version of wine available thank you i will try that and report back in a little while.:)

SunnyRabbiera
May 3rd, 2008, 09:22 PM
well wine can be a bit jittery granted.
I am unsure if its got those kinds of bugs worked out or not, I dont use wine for games so I cant help you there.
still if you need a virtual machine, I know of a few that might help you.
The best one I have toyed with is virtualbox, as its given me the least amount of issues concerning.
Good luck in any case.

pimpdaddypiggy
May 3rd, 2008, 09:26 PM
I am feeling very confused about this, it seems that wine for my mac would still be in production

SunnyRabbiera
May 3rd, 2008, 09:29 PM
you mean emulating windows apps in OSX right?
there is another matter, you may have to settle for crossover for OSX if I get the gist of what you are saying