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    Tiger (iMac version) on Powermac G5 dual?!!
    Hi everyone,

    I purchased my Powermac G5 2.5 dual about a year ago which as you all know, shipped with Panther. Recently I purchased an iMac G5 for home use and it shipped with Tiger. My question is: can I install the "iMac version" (that's what it says on the installation DVD) of Tiger on my office Powermac G5 2.5 Dual? A friend of mine, that I consider computer/mac savvy, says that I can´t because the OS is hardware dependant! But then again I haven´t found anything online that says anything about different versions of Tiger!

    Any thoughts?

    Thanx in advance.

    Briss

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    Tiger (iMac version) on Powermac G5 dual?!!
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    Legally no, you cannot do that. Each license for Tiger is only able to be installed on one machine. You can always buy another Tiger license for your Power Mac.
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    RE: Tiger (iMac version) on Powermac G5 dual?!!
    Hi Schweb,

    Sure thing, won´t even try. Btw, do you think that I'll gain significant performance on a Powermac G5 dual by upgrading to Tiger? I use Adobe CS 1, mainly Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator.

    Thanx

    Briss

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    Tiger (iMac version) on Powermac G5 dual?!!
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    You might. In my experience each release of OS X has shown performance improvements. I'd be surprised if you don't at all.
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