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Old 01-12-2006, 01:41 PM   #1
liscyberchick
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Removing Linux... (only for the moment)


I have just bought an older verison imac. (350Mhz processor, 512Mb ram, 7gb HDD)

At the moment, it has linux (ubunto) running on it.

But i think i would like to remove linux (just for the moment) and re-install OS X Panther. Can anyone help me in this process... And do I need a firware upgrade before I do this?

I am a VERY basic mac + Linux user, so i need slow and simple instructions.

Thanks for your help )
 
Old 01-12-2006, 02:06 PM   #2
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You can dual boot if you want to, i.e.: have both OS X and Ubuntu running on it if you like. If you want to get rid of Ubuntu, wipe the hard drive clean, erase it, OS X will probably give you this option when you boot from the CD-rom drive with OS X in it.
 
Old 01-12-2006, 03:25 PM   #3
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One note is that when you put in the OS X cd and go to reinstall your system, you should be sure to leave enough free space for linux on the partition. For example, if you have an 100 GB hard disk, you may want to use 50GB for OS X and leave 50 GB empty for your linux install later on (there's actually a lot more exotic partitioning schemes, but that's a pretty basic one).
 
Old 01-13-2006, 02:55 AM   #4
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thanks for the info guys.

Do I need a firmware upgrade before I do all this?
 
Old 01-13-2006, 05:45 PM   #5
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I don't think so.
 
  


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