Mac os for powerbook g4

Any G4 PowerBook can run Mac OS x "Tiger"; to run Mac OS x To run OS you probably need a minimum of 1GB RAM. NIOTE.
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Powerbook G4 Update/Upgrade

To start the conversation again, simply ask a new question. Are there any solution for me and this old Powerbook G4. Posted on Jan 6, 8: Jan 6, 9: You must have original retail install disks.

Apple no longer sells these disks, so expect to pay a premium for them. Accept NO burned disks--they are always pirated copies and, beyond that, seldom work to install the OS on Macs of that vintage.


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Retail disks for OS Which OS version to buy depends on the sub-model of the PowerBook. To run OS No powerbook can run and Mac OS version higher than Page content loaded.

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So, there's no way to do that for a person who lives in Brazil for an example, here in Brazil we don't have support for Vintage's Mac, and there's no retail store available to purchase a disc. I was imagining someone have the original discs make a copy and share to me over a link. Jan 7, 5: As Allan Jones indicated, an appropriate Apple install disc will have to be purchased.

Install OSX 10.5 Leopard on Powerbook G4 (a1138) with a USB drive! WITH 10.5 LEOPARD IMAGE

Generally speaking, an Ubuntu PowerPC live CD can be a good way of establishing whether a G3 or G4 Mac is working, and it may even be used to examine and possibly read files from an existing hard drive. You could Install Leopard Mac OS X You should be able to upgrade to Leopard Leopard is the last that will work with the PowerPC procs, though. I've installed Mac OS X In some areas it is much faster than By clicking "Post Your Answer", you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of service , privacy policy and cookie policy , and that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.

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