I've been waiting for a little over an hour for it to install. I am using a PowerMac G5 dual-core with leopard.

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    what is a "while" 5min or 30 minutes or 3 hours ?
    – Ruskes
    Jul 25, 2015 at 0:34
  • About a little over an hour...
    – nerd7473
    Jul 25, 2015 at 0:40
  • It still says installing 1 item, configuring installation
    – nerd7473
    Jul 25, 2015 at 1:12
  • Should I leave it on until it is done? But I hasn't moved in a bit almost 2 hours now
    – nerd7473
    Jul 25, 2015 at 1:25
  • wait another hour or 2, maybe it gets unstuck before you kill the install process, since that can not so funny results.
    – Ruskes
    Jul 25, 2015 at 1:47

2 Answers 2


Not long to start the install. Open the log file and look for progress. Command-L and then Command-3 shows all details.

  • I fixed the issue... my mac can't do the combo update to OS X leopard 10.5.8 system doesn't support it...
    – nerd7473
    Jul 25, 2015 at 16:26

It all depends on your internet speed, such as a slow 3mbps (megabits, not megabytes per second) or a fast 40mbps. You can calculate the time it should take by dividing your connection speed (in megabits) by 8 (8 bits in a byte), then dividing your download size (in megabytes) by that number. I use an iPhone app called Ookla Speedtest, it's free, but ad-supported and seems to work well.

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