Solved Linux operating system on my Mac 10.5.8

April 12, 2015 at 09:04:50
Specs: Windows 7
How to install Linux on Mac 10.5.8? We tried but it could not work, any suggestion? It seemed the Mac sĀ“did not read the Linux installation USB (showing "no bios"). Thanks!

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April 12, 2015 at 10:47:24
Answer #1 is the safest way of doing this, but if you want a native install have a look at: http://lifehacker.com/5934942/how-t...


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April 12, 2015 at 09:55:21
Here a possible alternative solution at no risk for your Mac environment and enabling you to run Mac OS and Linux concurrently: Take a look at

https://www.virtualbox.org/


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April 12, 2015 at 10:08:21
Is this an Intel Mac or a PPC one? Please tell us the model and year. In any case, I don't think you can boot from USB on a Mac of that age.

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April 12, 2015 at 10:27:46
MacbookPro5.1, Intel core 2 duo (bought in 2009).
Hearing from you, thanks a lot!
Can you tell if it is possible to install Linux in this Mac and how?

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April 12, 2015 at 10:47:24
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Answer #1 is the safest way of doing this, but if you want a native install have a look at: http://lifehacker.com/5934942/how-t...

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