Can i install Xp or Linux in the newer macbooks?

Discussion in 'MacBook' started by coolquasar, Oct 18, 2008.

  1. coolquasar macrumors member

    Aug 9, 2008

    I am plannin to buy the newer version of the macbook, prbably the $1299 one.

    But my mom prefers to work on XP.
    So is it the same way as before to install XP on the newer macbooks?

    And, to fullfill my programmin needs, i wud also prefer to install Linux along side with Mac n XP. Will i be able to install Linux n triple boot Mac/XP/Linux?

    If at all i can install linux, cud u please specify some good tutorial links for it?

  2. dukebound85 macrumors P6


    Jul 17, 2005
    5045 feet above sea level
    you can use bootcamp to install windows

    i dont know about tri-boot but you can also use like virtualbox, which is a free alternative to vmware or parallesl and run linux insde osx
  3. coolquasar thread starter macrumors member

    Aug 9, 2008
    Thanx...i was jus chkin the virtualbox...

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