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Ubuntu on iMac ?


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I would like to try Ununtu on my iMac running 10.56 Leopard.
How do I do it? Thanks for any input . Van
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I would like to try Ununtu on my iMac running 10.56 Leopard. How do I do it? Thanks for any input . Van
The following LINK is for installing Ubuntu on a MacBook but the instructions and illustrations are the same for an iMac. I recommend installing the latest Ubuntu version.

Before you even attempt to install Ubuntu, make absolute sure you have a backup of your HDD. Use either SuperDuper or Carbon Copy Cloner. Time Machine is not suitable for making a bootable copy of your hard drive which is what you'll need if you run into trouble.

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Thanks for the info,I think I'll install it on my PC for a trial run.
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