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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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