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Old Feb 16, 2012, 03:06 PM   #1
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PowerBook G4 run OS X 10.5 ?

Hello guys, just question
Can my old PowerBook G4 500 MHz and 512 MB SD RAM run os x 10.5 ?
I have os x 10.4 but apple not support now ! And many programs not work !
Cheers guys !
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Old Feb 16, 2012, 03:24 PM   #2
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Hello guys, just question
Can my old PowerBook G4 500 MHz and 512 MB SD RAM run os x 10.5 ?
I have os x 10.4 but apple not support now ! And many programs not work !
Cheers guys !
Using Leopard Assist you can install 10.5, but it doesn't run very well. I'd keep running Tiger and live with slightly older apps
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Old Feb 16, 2012, 03:30 PM   #3
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Hello guys, just question
Can my old PowerBook G4 500 MHz and 512 MB SD RAM run os x 10.5 ?
I have os x 10.4 but apple not support now ! And many programs not work !
Cheers guys !
That is the last thing I'd do..I know your missing out on some stuff but the computer will no longer be pleasant to use once done
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Exactly what apps are you trying to use that arnt supported in Tiger?
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Old Feb 16, 2012, 04:31 PM   #5
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Exactly what apps are you trying to use that arnt supported in Tiger?
for example i dont have last version of flash player, my utube videos is not good only works in 240, and example googl chrome
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Old Feb 16, 2012, 04:32 PM   #6
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for example i dont have last version of flash player, my utube videos is not good only works in 240, and example googl chrome
Flash and YouTube will never play well on that machine sadly. And Chrome doesnt support PowerPC Macs anyway.
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Flash and YouTube will never play well on that machine sadly. And Chrome doesnt support PowerPC Macs anyway.
Took the words straight out my mouth!
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Flash and YouTube will never play well on that machine sadly. And Chrome doesnt support PowerPC Macs anyway.

ok i find solutions i download some program named MacTubes and i can play video in near HD with quick time amzing

Can u give me link of last mozilla firefox supported by mac os x 10.4 ppc ?
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ok i find solutions i download some program named MacTubes and i can play video in near HD with quick time amzing

Can u give me link of last mozilla firefox supported by mac os x 10.4 ppc ?
Try TenFourFox, it's a build of Firefox specifically for your PPC cpu.

http://www.floodgap.com/software/tenfourfox/

You would want the 7400 version for your Mac, the link is at the bottom of the page under "G4".
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as other have said best to use tenfourfox...

however if your interested i believe the last firefox version to work with ppc was 2.0.0.20 (i use it on my older clamshell)

ftp://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/firefox/re....20/mac/en-US/

you may also like camino? (i like the feature of built in turning off flash and ads)

http://caminobrowser.org/
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