New To Mac-Forums?

Welcome to our community! Join the discussion today by registering your FREE account. If you have any problems with the registration process, please contact us!

Get your questions answered by community gurus • Advice and insight from world-class Apple enthusiasts • Exclusive access to members-only contests, giveaways and deals

Join today!

 
Start a Discussion
 

Mac-Forums Brief

Subscribe to Mac-Forums Brief to receive special offers from Mac-Forums partners and sponsors

Join the conversation RSS
OS X - Operating System General OS operation information and support

Where to buy OS X 10.5?


Post Reply New Thread Subscribe

 
Thread Tools
PewPewShoot

 
Member Since: Nov 21, 2011
Posts: 3
PewPewShoot is on a distinguished road

PewPewShoot is offline
I'm planning on getting a new MacBook soon but I don't want Lion. I actually won't be buying a new MacBook unless I can get my hands on Leopard... That's how intense my pure hatred of Lion is. There's plenty of reasons, but I'm not here to discuss those! I'd just like to know where I can buy a new version of Leopard at. Not Snow Leopard, not Lion... Leopard.
QUOTE Thanks
gsahli

 
Member Since: Dec 11, 2010
Posts: 1,130
gsahli is a jewel in the roughgsahli is a jewel in the roughgsahli is a jewel in the rough

gsahli is offline
eBay
Don't forget to get a retail version DVD, black and purple with silver X across it.
QUOTE Thanks
louishen

 
louishen's Avatar
 
Member Since: Oct 22, 2007
Location: London
Posts: 8,948
louishen has a brilliant futurelouishen has a brilliant futurelouishen has a brilliant futurelouishen has a brilliant futurelouishen has a brilliant futurelouishen has a brilliant futurelouishen has a brilliant futurelouishen has a brilliant futurelouishen has a brilliant futurelouishen has a brilliant futurelouishen has a brilliant future
Mac Specs: Mac Mini Core i7 2012 | White 2009 MacBook 2 Ghz | 733 Mhz G4 Quicksilver

louishen is offline
I dont know why you hate Snow leopard so much. The only place you can buy copies now is from ebay. Leopard prices have come down but are still pricy, Snow Leopard is still setting around the $30 mark.

So if you want to pay more, buy Leopard, Snow Leopard is cheaper, and as an operating system is pretty identical to Leopard

Member of the Month September 2008 & August 2012 | Found advice useful? – use the rep system
QUOTE Thanks
Lifeisabeach

 
Lifeisabeach's Avatar
 
Member Since: Sep 30, 2007
Location: Wilmington, NC
Posts: 7,013
Lifeisabeach has a reputation beyond reputeLifeisabeach has a reputation beyond reputeLifeisabeach has a reputation beyond reputeLifeisabeach has a reputation beyond reputeLifeisabeach has a reputation beyond reputeLifeisabeach has a reputation beyond reputeLifeisabeach has a reputation beyond reputeLifeisabeach has a reputation beyond reputeLifeisabeach has a reputation beyond reputeLifeisabeach has a reputation beyond reputeLifeisabeach has a reputation beyond repute
Mac Specs: iMac i3 (mid-2010) + OS 10.9; TV 3; iPhone 5S; iPad 4

Lifeisabeach is offline
Uh… I hate to break this to you, but if you get a new MacBook, it's not likely that you will even be able to run Leopard due to lack of driver support for the new hardware. You probably can't even run Snow Leopard since the MacBook Pros were refreshed after Lion was released.
QUOTE Thanks
PewPewShoot

 
Member Since: Nov 21, 2011
Posts: 3
PewPewShoot is on a distinguished road

PewPewShoot is offline
Quote:
Originally Posted by lifeisabeach View Post
Uh… I hate to break this to you, but if you get a new MacBook, it's not likely that you will even be able to run Leopard due to lack of driver support for the new hardware. You probably can't even run Snow Leopard since the MacBook Pros were refreshed after Lion was released.
Oh heck, really? The people at our little 'Authorized Apple Dealer' store told me I could... Not sure why I trusted them, considering this wouldn't be the first time they've completely messed me over. Yikes. Thank you for letting me know before I went out and bought one, though. I'll definitely do some more research now. Sigh!

Quote:
Originally Posted by louishen1330032
I dont know why you hate Snow leopard so much. The only place you can buy copies now is from ebay. Leopard prices have come down but are still pricy, Snow Leopard is still setting around the $30 mark.

So if you want to pay more, buy Leopard, Snow Leopard is cheaper, and as an operating system is pretty identical to Leopard
I dislike Snow Leopard's 'organized' Exposé. Other than that, it's great. I'd just rather use Leopard since a few of my apps are old and don't offer upgrades for Snow Leopard.
QUOTE Thanks
chscag

 
chscag's Avatar
 
Member Since: Jan 23, 2008
Location: Fort Worth, Texas
Posts: 40,970
chscag has a reputation beyond reputechscag has a reputation beyond reputechscag has a reputation beyond reputechscag has a reputation beyond reputechscag has a reputation beyond reputechscag has a reputation beyond reputechscag has a reputation beyond reputechscag has a reputation beyond reputechscag has a reputation beyond reputechscag has a reputation beyond reputechscag has a reputation beyond repute
Mac Specs: 27" iMac i5, 3.2 GHz, iPad 3, iPhone 5c, 3 iPods, Yosemite

chscag is offline
As lifeisabeach stated, a new MacBook Pro means running Lion. No way around it since Leopard nor Snow Leopard will install. Suggest you look for a used model before the 2010 issue if you want to run Leopard.
QUOTE Thanks
PewPewShoot

 
Member Since: Nov 21, 2011
Posts: 3
PewPewShoot is on a distinguished road

PewPewShoot is offline
Quote:
Originally Posted by chscag View Post
As lifeisabeach stated, a new MacBook Pro means running Lion. No way around it since Leopard nor Snow Leopard will install. Suggest you look for a used model before the 2010 issue if you want to run Leopard.
Ah, thank you very much! That's quite sad. I'm glad I didn't spend my money on a new model already... I'm disappointed that the people at the 'Apple' store didn't even give me the correct information. Ah, well.

Thank you all very much for the help!
QUOTE Thanks

Post Reply New Thread Subscribe


« Trying to install HP LaserJet... | Mac and Adobe CS5 Text Tool »
Thread Tools

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts
BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:13 AM.

Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
X

Welcome to Mac-Forums.com

Create your username to jump into the discussion!

New members like you have made this community the ultimate source for your Mac since 2003!


(4 digit year)

Already a member?