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Old 03-27-2018, 02:22 PM   #1
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Installing on a macbookpro 5.5


I was looking into installing elementary on my macbook pro I went on the elementary os website. It states to use Etcher to install elementary.

I am confused I thought I needed a efi bootloader? What is the best way to install?


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What hardware has your macbook pro?
 
Old 03-27-2018, 04:06 PM   #3
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Its a mid 2009 macbookpro 5.5 specs are below

https://support.apple.com/kb/sp579?locale=en_US

Mine has 8Gb ram though.
 
Old 03-28-2018, 10:41 AM   #4
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The EFI partition is created and the bootloader is installed during the install process.
 
Old 03-29-2018, 08:29 AM   #5
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Must be a special installation, I use Linux was going to try that. But Mint needed a additional bootloader I was reseaching that
than read an article on elementary os.

After I rechecked my mac I discovered its a mid 2009 not late 2009.

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