Installing linux

Discussion in 'Mac Pro' started by Macmadant, Feb 22, 2006.

  1. Macmadant macrumors 6502a

    Jun 4, 2005
    hi everyone,

    i have just downloaded ubunta linux, i was wandering if i installed this on one of my harddrives would it make it unuasble with my mac for ever or can i wipe it and use it again after, also will it show up on my desktop with linux installed ?
  2. livingfortoday macrumors 68030

    Nov 17, 2004
    The Msp
    You can always wipe the drive later and reuse it with your Mac. I can't say for sure if your Mac will recognize it when you're in the Mac OS, though mine has recognized drives with Windows installed, so it might see it.

    But again, yes, you can erase and reuse the drive later if you want.

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