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You can use Unetbootin to copy the Linux ISO to 1.2GB partition(disk4s3). If I were you though I would first rewrite the partition type as GPT instead of APM by running: diskutil partitionDisk disk4 GPT fat32 Linux 10% ExFat d2 10% ExFat d3 80% Then select the Linux partition on disk4 in UNetbootin to be the destination for the ISO copy.


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Even if your OS X is dammaged and the recovery partition is missing, by using the Cmd+R when you power on your Mac, if it's connected to Internet (with Ethernet), it will download the recovery partition by itself.


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I've created bootable DVDs (DVD+R DL, specifically) for Mavericks, Yosemite, and El Capitan, and used them without any problems to install on various MacBook Pros. Thus, the OS X installer can't require write access to the installer's volume (as of 10.11.x anyway). Creating an El Capitan installation DVD is slightly different than previous, but a user ...


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No, you can't just copy the files from one to another drive and assume that the new drive will install El Capitan. There is a special command to create such an install drive, called createinstallmedia which runs in Terminal Download the OS X installer from the Mac App Store. Quit the installer if it opens automatically after downloading. The installer will ...


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You say the only difference between the two models is the size of the drive. This is an incredibly naïve statement. Although, I have not checked in depth, it would be a safe bet next model differs in hardware beyond the drive size. Let's look at the chronology. OS X 10.9 is released on November 22, 2013 MacBookPro11,1 is either a Late 2013 or Mid 2014 ...


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Your Mac Pro (MacPro4,1) officially neither supports Windows 10 nor booting from USB thumb drives. The only Mac Pro model supporting Windows 10 installed with Boot Camp Assistant according to Apple is the Mac Pro (Late 2013).


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You don't need to do anything in particular. AFAIK, the fact that it was the boot drive should not affect it in any way. Just be careful to not boot accidentally from it when you startup your computer.



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