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How about: On the Ubuntu machine, make a ZIP file of the installation package. Copy this file across to the Mac, using your existing sharing setup. Expand it on the Mac and run it.
If her MacBook was shipped with Lion, you couldn't be able to boot with a Snow Leopard stick. Apple Knowledge Base states that you shouldn't use earlier versions of OS X: Note: You should not use a version of Mac OS X that is earlier ("older") than the version your Mac shipped with. If this is the case, you have to create a bootable Lion stick.
It may also tell you that jpeg was not installed with --universal. You can just do: brew rm jpeg ...and then: brew install jpeg --universal to re-install it universally. Not sure if there are other dependencies or not...But that's one that I got.
I know it's an hold post but I didn't found solution anywhere so I post mine here. Apperently your Macbook (and my Macbook too ;) ) can't boot with the software in the live CD of Snow Leopard. What I did is that I took an external HDD, an old Macbook (not the pro) and install SL on the HDD. The important step is to boot the HDD FIRST ON THE OLD MAC and do ...
An "Extras" folder inside a DMG file has no particular significance, it is just a subfolder distributed with the disk image and could just as well go by any other name. Therefor there is no generic answer to your question. In the case of your example DiffMerge, the "Extras" folder contains a Readme.txt with suggested instructions on how to install these ...
Now, scala29 is obsolete. You need to install scala 2.9 or scala2.10: sudo port install scala2.9
Start in single-user mode (like that other guy said). It'll say "If you wish to make modifications to files:" and give you two lines of commands. Type the second one, or type the first one for a File System Check, then press Enter. Then, if you want to delete a file (let's call it "brokenfile"), type (without quotes): "rm brokenfile", then press Enter.
From Ubuntu: This is due to a bug (of sorts) in the package used to create the Ubuntu ISOs Since 11.10, Ubuntu ISOs have been "hybrid", meaning that the ISO can also be written bit-for-bit to a USB device to make it a working Live-USB, without having to use StartUp Disk Creator, UNetBootin, etc. Note that this "hybrid" is different from the OS X/Disk ...
You WILL need to reformat the smaller partition from NTFS to HFS+ before booting to the installer but otherwise it's pretty straight forward. When you boot to the installer / recovery partition you will eventually be prompted to select the installation destination, choosing the smaller partition will tell the installer to install 10.8 on that partition ...
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