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schweb
02-26-2011, 02:22 PM
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Nikolauss
06-07-2011, 10:36 AM
As There is no information on other options to purchase Lion as the Appstore, I'm wondering will there still be the old DVD option of purchase from the shop? And if there is the family pack available (for up to 5 Macs)?

mrplow
06-07-2011, 10:42 AM
No need for a family pack any more. The same install can be used on up to 5 Macs using the same iTunes account.

So its $29.99 in the US or 20.99 in the UK for up to 5 machines

No word yet on physical media. I doubt we'll see a retail pack.

<opinion and guesswork starts>
At best I suspect you'll be able to create some kind of boot disc with a pre-loader (like the installer currently uses to access disk tools etc). From here you'll get an option to download and install or restore from backup/partition.
<opinion and guesswork ends>

schweb
06-07-2011, 11:37 AM
Guys, please keep discussions not on the topic of the original post in their own new threads.