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iMac G5 (powerPC) 2ghz, 2GB ram, OS question


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I currently have an iMac g5 (specs in title). It's running Tiger 10.4.11. I have a boxed version of Leopard 10.5 that I am going to install. I want to know will it run? Also I need to know what is the highest Mac OS I can run on it and the best way to obtain it.
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Leopard specs are listed here:

Mac OS X 10.5 - Technical Specifications

Here are the specs for Snow Leopard:

Apple - Mac OS X Snow Leopard - Technical specifications

I am guessing you could load Leopard and update it, but couldn't go any farther. I am sure someone will chime in if I am wrong.
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The link assures me thaT 10.5 will run. there are quite a few upgrades, does anyone know which is the highest one that I can run?

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I'm running 10.5 on a dual 1.8ghz with 5gigs of ram and it runs great. I run Lightroom 2 and CS3 and while it's not exactly a speed demon it's still a productive machine.
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Just run software update till there's no more updates. (iThink 10.5.8 was the last OS update)
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Yes OS X.5.8. Just install Leopard and download the combo updater and run that for the very best results:-

http://support.apple.com/downloads/M...8_Combo_Update

Leopard will run very nicely with the 2GB memory.
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