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Old 01-06-2007, 09:16 AM   #1
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linux distros compatible with macintel machines?

Which distros of Linux (if any) are compatible with MacIntel machines?

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Old 01-06-2007, 03:54 PM   #2
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Go to and click on "Distributions" on the left side of the page, on the next page there are three drop-down menus to help you get a distro that will work.
In the first menu, choose your preferred language, in the category menu choose whatever (main stream, Debian based, Red Hat based) I suggest Red Hat based but you can go with any selection here, in the platform menu choose Intel compatible and click go. Choose any one of the distributions that show up on the next page.
Generally your computer is no different than any other Intel arch., the Mac part only has to do with the Operating System it came with.
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Muchas Gracias, amigo.
Old 01-10-2007, 05:47 PM   #4
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Originally Posted by greggc15
Which distros of Linux (if any) are compatible with MacIntel machines?
Please be careful. There was a report last year, to the effect, that the EFI boot of the new Mactel machines is not very nice. Many people have reduced their machines to a useless non-operational piece of garbage, attempting to install XP to the new Mactel. The situation may have improved over time. This is just a precautionary post. Please be carefull.



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