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Install Linux via bootcamp and then run it?
You know I could, however I do not know if I have bootcamp/parallels installed or purchased. I can't check right now as someone is conducting an online meeting in my office. I'll check in a couple hours.

*edit* I checked and parallels only does Windows OS's... And I don't have another corporate license for a Windows install let alone an actual install disc in my office. We do imaging mostly so having a physical install disc is kinda rare.

Thoughts?
Edited by NITRO1250 - 3/30/11 at 7:35am
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Install windows on the mac
post #43 of 49
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Install windows on the mac
I only have imaging tools which basically means it is only set up for specific hardware types. I don't have an additional license unfortunately
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post #44 of 49
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Are there any virtual OS tools for the Mac to install Linux on? I know I would get a little less PPD, but it can't be much worse than what I'm getting right now, right?
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post #45 of 49
you can't use vmware to install linux?
post #46 of 49
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Originally Posted by NITRO1250 View Post
You know I could, however I do not know if I have bootcamp/parallels installed or purchased. I can't check right now as someone is conducting an online meeting in my office. I'll check in a couple hours.

*edit* I checked and parallels only does Windows OS's... And I don't have another corporate license for a Windows install let alone an actual install disc in my office. We do imaging mostly so having a physical install disc is kinda rare.

Thoughts?
Bootcamp is free, Linux is free.
Download Linux
Burn to disk
Insert into mac
Open bootcamp
Follow instructions

Install
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post #47 of 49
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you can't use vmware to install linux?
I was under the asumption that the mac version (fusion) could only do Windows installations...
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post #48 of 49
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Great news guys! I did some digging after the trainer left this morning and I have parallels on the Mac. There is already a prior XP install so I'm gonna try to recover it, but if I can't, I think I have XP installer discs in my office I can use which would totally rock! Better folding here I come! (hopefully lol)
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post #49 of 49
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Oh fudge! 12,119 ppd with XP in a VM. Best 4 hours getting the VM set up on a Mac.
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