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    Installing Ubuntu along side OSX

    Can someone please link me to the thread which explains how to install Ubuntu without wiping out OSX?

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    Re: Installing Ubuntu along side OSX

    Quote Originally Posted by Sick_of_present_tech View Post
    Can someone please link me to the thread which explains how to install Ubuntu without wiping out OSX?
    What mac type and version do you have?

    basically, you resize your mac partition with one of several methods, then install ubuntu to the free space. I can link you to more detailed info after you post what mac you have.

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    Re: Installing Ubuntu along side OSX

    Quote Originally Posted by cyberdork33 View Post
    What mac type and version do you have?

    basically, you resize your mac partition with one of several methods, then install ubuntu to the free space. I can link you to more detailed info after you post what mac you have.
    I am on an intel mac 1.8 gigahertz duocore. OSX 4.11 installed. 9 gigabytes free disc space.

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    Re: Installing Ubuntu along side OSX

    Quote Originally Posted by Sick_of_present_tech View Post
    I am on an intel mac 1.8 gigahertz duocore. OSX 4.11 installed. 9 gigabytes free disc space.
    but what mac.... macbook? macbook pro? mac pro? imac?

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    Re: Installing Ubuntu along side OSX

    I would also like to know the answer to this. I have an iBook (1.2 GHz PowerPC) G4 running Mac OS 10.4.11

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    Re: Installing Ubuntu along side OSX

    Quote Originally Posted by Termagant View Post
    I would also like to know the answer to this. I have an iBook (1.2 GHz PowerPC) G4 running Mac OS 10.4.11
    You are in a completely different boat. Try checking the threads for PPC users stickied in the forum.

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    Re: Installing Ubuntu along side OSX

    Quote Originally Posted by cyberdork33 View Post
    but what mac.... macbook? macbook pro? mac pro? imac?
    Sorry, an intel Imac.

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    Re: Installing Ubuntu along side OSX

    Quote Originally Posted by Sick_of_present_tech View Post
    Sorry, an intel Imac.
    See if this gives you what you're looking for

    https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MacBook

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    Re: Installing Ubuntu along side OSX

    Quote Originally Posted by cyberdork33 View Post
    What mac type and version do you have?

    basically, you resize your mac partition with one of several methods, then install ubuntu to the free space. I can link you to more detailed info after you post what mac you have.
    It says installation instructions for macbook? Is it the same as on an Imac?
    Last edited by Sick_of_present_tech; April 29th, 2008 at 06:33 AM.

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    Re: Installing Ubuntu along side OSX

    Intel iMac in help.ubuntu.com. I found this guide helpful first time I dualbooted ubuntu with os x on my mac mini.

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