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  1. MohawkAngel

    MohawkAngel New Member

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    I want to install Mac Leopard OSX on an old Power Mac G4 will it fit? Also I wanna know if the mac installation CD contain all languages on one installation DVD or you have to get french dvd for french, english dvd for english installation ?

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    Leopard still supports the PPC, however a G4 wouldn't be the best CPU to run it on. I would suggest using Tiger (10.4.11 is the latest version).
     
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    What do you mean by PPC ? Its the frst time I install a Mac Osx. Someone gave me that computer so. Also I have the .DMG unique file of the Leopard 10.6.3 in my computer using windows so how must I burn it to be sure that the dvd will be read properly by the mac computer ? Do I just burn the .DMG directly on a dvd and at startup mac computer will read it ?
     
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    PPC is PowerPC CPU. That PowerMac is a PowerPC G4 (i.e. 4th generation). Leopard was really designed to run on the PowerPC G5.

    With regards to the DMG, download a program that supports DMGs and then burn it to a DVD (if your PowerMac has a DVD drive, that is!).
     
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    I have a spare dvd reader i will plug on the power mac but the burner is on this windows 7 computer. Should i have to open the .dmg like Winrar or winzip do with windows or i take the .DMG and dump it right into the dvd ?
     
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    No, you have to burn it to the disc with a proper burning utility. Just dumping it on the disc won't work.
     
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    I used TransMac. 15 days free trial but even a newbie like me in Mac could do it with this program.
     
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