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It's a great big "Maybe". The installer will likely decline, but it will really depend on the hardware and drivers the hardware needs. Here's what you do: Get an external drive. USB > 8Gb will work. Plug this drive into a Mavericks-compatible machine and install Mavericks on the external. Now plug it into the new Mini. Reboot holding the Option key, wait ...


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Apparently you should not drag the app to the launchpad, instead, drag the app to the application folder (open a finder window), or just do a $ cp /from /to. So the process is: Open DMG (it mounts) Drag .app (and possibly other files) to your "Applications" folder Unmount/Eject the DMG Ctrl+click (right-click) to "open" so you can approve the app


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You could copy/paste it. Might be simpler if you can't see the Apps folder right at that moment. It will stay in the paste buffer so long as the .dmg is still mounted, unless overwritten by another copy action. Frankly, it would be far more effort than it's worth to try automate that process, for any given .dmg with random content.


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No, not possible. It can be possible when the a mac was delivered before with Mavericks. But the 7,1 was delivered with Yosemite from the beginning.


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Install the OS on to each of the components of the "DIY Fusion Drive" if the system can install and boot from each, you have ruled out a hardware problem with either of the components.


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This may not be the answer you are looking for but I thought I'd boot it out there just in case. Assuming you have sufficient RAM (6 - 8GB) it might be easier to install Ubuntu (or any Linux dist.) in a virtual Machine. Parallels and VMWare Fusion are the two big commercial virtualization apps, but I have found that the free (and frequently updated) ...


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No, the only options available are Immediately or After 15 minutes.



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