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Old Dec 2, 2009, 05:41 PM   #1
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How to dual boot ubuntu and snow leopard

i'm wondering how to do a dual boot on my macbook g5 with ubuntu and snow leopard iv tried using refit but it made my mac act all funny and it wouldnt run proberally so im wondering is there any other way of making this dual boot happen?? thnx in adance 4 ur help
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Old Dec 2, 2009, 05:44 PM   #2
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Partition your startup drive and install Ubuntu on the new partition.
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Old Dec 2, 2009, 06:06 PM   #3
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Thnx I'll give tht a go n c hw I get on
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Old Dec 3, 2009, 02:36 AM   #4
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Oki partioning my hdd worked only problem I've got now is gettin ubuntu 2 recgonise my wifi or my sound
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Old Dec 3, 2009, 02:51 AM   #5
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QUOTE=darkwave103;8904044]i'm wondering how to do a dual boot on my macbook g5 with ubuntu and snow leopard iv tried using refit but it made my mac act all funny and it wouldnt run proberally so im wondering is there any other way of making this dual boot happen?? thnx in adance 4 ur help [/QUOTE]

Where'd you get a G5 MacBook?

And one that will run Snow Leopard no less!
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Old Dec 3, 2009, 03:40 AM   #6
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I dnt know alot bout comps but my bf who does was under the impression tht it woz a g5 I mite b rong though as iv sed b4 I'm no tht gr8 wov comps this is the 1st of me doin a dual boot so I'm a noob at all this
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