How to dual boot ubuntu and snow leopard

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by darkwave103, Dec 2, 2009.

  1. macrumors newbie

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    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 :confused: 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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    miles01110

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    Partition your startup drive and install Ubuntu on the new partition.
     
  3. thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Thnx I'll give tht a go n c hw I get on :)
     
  4. thread starter macrumors newbie

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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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    Darth.Titan

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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 :confused: 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! ;)
     
  6. thread starter macrumors newbie

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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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