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Questions tagged [leopard]

Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard, the sixth release of Mac OS X.

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Mac App To Make External HDD Bootable

Instead of using DiskMaker, is there another app to make Mac OS X 10.4 or 10.5 (ppc) bootable without creating a bootable usb? I want to copy all the contents of the Mac OS X Install DVD straight to ...
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PowerBook G4 Blue screen at startup

I have a Powerbook G4 that, on startup, shows an annoying blue screen, and after a few seconds, flashes black and flash blue again with a cursor. I can't reset PRAM or NVRAM or boot in Verbose or ...
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PowerMac G5 stuck with full fan in OF, no boot devices

I'm working on a PowerMac9,1 (Late 2004 PowerMac G5 with single core) that refuses to recognize any external boot devices on the option/alt boot manager screen, including Debian and the Mac OS X ...
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Undo sudo nvram boot-args=“-s” without terminal

I couldn't boot into single-user mode on my iMac 2007 with Mac OS X 10.5, so I forced it to do so with sudo nvram boot-args="-s". However, now my Mac won't boot and sits there with the spinning icon ...
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Unable to reinstall Mac OSX without an Apple ID that I don't know

I was recently given a retired MacBook pro from my work. It's a 2009 A1278, originally shipped With OSX Leopard 10.5.7. When I try to reinstall, it asks me for an Apple ID. Nobody around the office ...
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Disk Utility “First Aid” says “Problems were found with the partition map which might prevent booting” after clean install

My Mac Mini (Mac Mini 3,1 at OS 10.11.6) shows this after a "successful" run of First Aid from Disk Utility on the internal HD (i.e. not just the main volume, the entire HD) "Problems were found with ...
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Can't boot Apple Hardware Test with correct install disk that has AHT

I just restored my HD from a Time Machine backup and afterward my AHT won't work, despite the fact that I have the original install disk (10.5 Leopard, disk #2 that says it has AHT on it). AHT worked ...
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opened malicious attachment from scam email- what to do?

My mother-in-law bit on a fake email ("Your USPS package...") sent to her AOL account and opened the attachment with her iMac. She's on 10.5. She called us shortly after she realized that the ...
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Why aren't my bootable OS X installer flash drives working (or working unreliably)?

I recently purchased some Staples USB 2.0 27987 8GB flash drives to create some bootable OS X installers. I have found them to be unreliable. The problem: Lag on boot. After I tell the boot loader ...
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How can I create a bootable Snow Leopard/Leopard flash drive in the NEW disk utility in macOS Sierra?

I would like to create a bootable USB flash drive for Leopard. I have a Leopard disc. My mac is running macOS Sierra. I know that you could do this before Disk Utility was redesigned. Is it still ...
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How to fix system.log filling up with servermgrd "Record of type dsRecTypeStandard:Config named 'ServicesInformation101004'?

Record of type dsRecTypeStandard:Config ... already exists in /Local/Default I passed by a Mac OS X Leopard server (10.5.8) that is no longer accessible via SSH neither ARD. CPU load is maxing out ...
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Running Sierra and Leopard on MacBook Air

I just bought a new MacBook Air and want to know if I can partition the drive and add Leopard (10.5.8) so I can run my older music software. The issue for me both the cost and I like the older ...
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Basic questions about DMG and copying Mac OS Install CD as a backup

I have a Mac OS X Install DVD (Leopard 10.5.6). How do I store a copy of this Leopard Install DVD to my PC Laptop? I want to have it as a backup. My MacBook won't boot so I will need to reinstall ...
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Reinstall Safari version 5

Apologies in advance if any of the details seem incorrect, I am helping my friends dad and am not a mac user myself. Background to problem: His System: Mac OS X v10.5.8 Original Browser: Safari v5 ...
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Cannot Create a User Account on Mac OS X 10.5.8 Leopard

I am having trouble with iMac running OS X 10.5.8. I used to be all the time in the administrator account (mine) but I forgot my password so I did the reboot thing. Now it sends me to the Create ...
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Upgrade from Leopard (10.5.8) to El Capitan (10.11) without passing through Snow Leopard (10.6.8)

I have an iMac(Early 2009) running Leopard (10.5.8). Now I want to upgrade my OS to El Capitan (10.11). The situation is this one: ✔ my iMac version is listed under the upgradable devices ✘ MacOSX ...
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OS X Leopard Safari shows questionmark?

The Safari icon indicates a question mark. And, it wont let me go to internet etc. How do I find the Safari app and activate it?
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OSX 10.5.8: spurious “cannot be copied because there is not enough free space”

I'm trying to rehabilitate my G5 tower OSX 10.5.8 two HD in the bays. The problem: Both the boot disk (1TB) and the second disk (300GB) have a lot of space on them. The 1TB has 800GB free, the ...
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What version of OS X originally shipped on my mac?

The short version: Is there a way to find the original operating system that shipped with my mac from within the operating system itself? The long version: I am trying to identify the version of OS ...
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Should I install Opera 12 or OmniWeb browser for my (dated) iMac OSX 10.5.8?

Greetings: I've been reading the helpful comments regarding what browser is compatible with a dated OS. My Safari browser is 5.0.6. I'm going to paste my query here. I posted it on another Mac forum ...
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Unable to carry out Software Update on OS X 10.5.8

I have tried to carry out a Software Update on a Mac running OS X 10.5.8. My first problem is that I am unable to find the Mac App Store on this computer (whether by using the search function or ...
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Printer connected to Mac only works if other Mac is turned on

I have an old iMac G5 with Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard) and a Canon PIXMA MG5350 printer. It prints without a problem on the old G5. I think the printer is connected via bluetooth. And now I also have an ...
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Add permanent Allow rule to Firewall without “Allow signed content…”

I'm working on an OS X 10.5 PowerMac machine. I want to add a permanent Allow rule for an updated OpenSSH server located at /usr/local/sbin/sshd. I have a firewall rule for it in the Firewall App, but ...
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What is the user name associated with the Guest Account?

I'm trying to clamp down SSH access to a OS X 10.5 machine. Its a PowerMac used for testing software under the PowerPC. SSH servers have a "Deny" configuration option that allows us to explicitly ...
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Permanently disable Apple's OpenSSH?

I have an older OS X 10.5 PowerMac (PowerPC) that needs to be online for testing software under the processor. It needs to be online because others want to use it for testing, too. I've updated ...
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mac pro G5 boot issue- Leopard and Yellow Dog 6.2 installed

Heres a killer. My Mac Pro g5 was running Leopard, fully updated, quite fine. But, since Im an idiot tinkerer who loves linux as mich as Mac, I decided to stupidly install YDL. Now, it ran flawlessly ...
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2006 macbook give me flashing folder with question mark without disk

I am currently using a early 2006 macbook running on os x 10.5 and I am facing the flashing folder when turning it on. I have tried holding command & c and etc but nothing happens when I hold ...
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How long does it normally take for a 700MB update to install?

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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GnuPG for Apple's Leopard 10.5.x

I have a Macbook that was given to me by my friend while I save up money for a replacement keyboard on another laptop that run's linux. My question is where can I find a working URL for downloading ...
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Unable to reach Startup Manager or any boot options on OSX Leopard

I have 5 year old 17" MacBook Pro running Snow Leopard that, without any warning, is suddenly unable to locate its startup disk. I've tried every possible boot key combo, but only zapping NVRAM works, ...
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Folder/File Name “Truncation” or “Wrapping”

I have been trying to find a solution for a very very long time on how to have the longer names of my folders and files to drop down to a 2nd line when viewing in the "Grid" Icon view in the My Finder ...
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Can OS X 10.5.8 be installed on a 2.3 GHz Intel Core i7 Mac Mini?

Can OS X 10.5.8 be installed on a 2.3 GHz Intel Core i7 Mac Mini in order to upgrade to OS X 10.6.3 server? (The Goal: to quit 10.8 Server in order to use Rosetta software again)
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Old Mac OS X, cannot get admin access, boot safe or single-user mode, nor reinstall

I have inherited an old Mac OS X 10.5.8 + original install DVD. Model: Power Mac G4 Identifier: PowerMac3,6 Processor: PowerPC G4 (3.2) DVD: Mac OS X Leopard Install DVD Version 10.5 I'm trying to ...
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SSD and PPC with Leopard 10.5.8

G5 quad core PPC with an SSD in it. Should I continue looking for 'trim enabling' software? It doesn't seem to exist. Does the PPC architecture have a built in feature that manages SSD space?
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Stuck on blue screen after running “rm *” in /

I accidentally executed rm * on / and since then I am unable to see my desktop. All I see is a blue screen with spinning gear. Irony is I somehow missed my OS and other CDs too that came with my Mac. ...
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Leopard in VMWare Fusion

I have an essential PPC OS X app. I want to use Leopard (10.5) in a Virtual Machine (Fusion). I have the ISO but when I attempt to install, it says that its not supported. Any workaround to this?
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Migrate OS X using Migration Assistant and Time Machine - not enough space

I desparately need to migrate from Mac OS X 10.5.8 running on a rather old Mac Pro to 10.10 running on a new Mac Mini. To achieve this, I was planning on using the Migration Assistant (MA) tool with a ...
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Sandvox: Only reachable within local network

I have several Mac Minis using several OS (10.7.2-Intel Core 2 Duo, 10.8.5-Intel Core i5, 10.5.8-Power PC, 10.9.5-Intel Core i5, 10.6.8-Intel Core 2 Duo). I am using serving pages from all and built ...
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Citizen Erased: My Mac deleted my user account! Please help

The last time I used my user account I was browsing the net and sending an email with the built in Mail app. But I accidentally unplugged the Mac and when it came back, my user account wasn't on the ...
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Will a modern Time Capsule work with 10.5?

While at home for the holidays, I noticed that the old iMac is probably on its last legs. I'd like to get a Time Capsule so that the documents are backed up when the time comes. However, the thought ...
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Mac os x 10.5.8 Can't download Flash Player!

I am having issues installing Adobe Flash Player on my 10.5.8 Mac. I uninstalled the previous version. My understanding understand is that i need an older version of flash player as this is an older ...
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What's the best OSX for my 2007 3.1 MacBook 2.2Ghz Intel Core 2 Dual, 1GB RAM, currently using OS X 10.5.8?

My ol' clunker is doing very well considering its age, but I would like to upgrade its OSX to see if it runs a bit faster, and also because I can't run the latest versions of some applications on OS X ...
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How to restore to Leopard/Snow Leopard from Lion without any disk?

My friend has a Mid 2010 Macbook pro with Mac OS X Lion installed on it. She wants to restore it (as in format/erase and get a fresh start). However she does not have any disks. When trying to ...
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Java 7 on PowerPc

I have several powermac G4 computers running leopard, and would like to use them as a test environment for my Java 7 based applications. I have looked online a bit but could not find any way to ...
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Upgrading from Leopard to Mavericks

I have an iMac from 2008 that is currently running Leopard and I would like to upgrade to Mavericks. What ways are there to upgrade, while spending the least amount of money. Also, are there any ...
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Can my early 2008 MacBook run Mavericks?

I have an early 2008 MacBook with a 2.4 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo and 4 GB of 667 MHz DDR2 RAM running OS X 10.5.8. Can I upgrade to OS X Mavericks? I realize that my early 2008 MacBook isn't on the list, ...
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How to get XCode commandline tools for Leopard in 2014

It's been several years since Leopard, but today I found myself looking for the XCode commandline tools that would run on it. Specifically, version 3.1, as that is the last version that would run on ...
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itunes software update ignore isn't working

I have OSX 10.5.6 and iTunes 10.4.1 on my laptop. I turned off the software update for iTunes, but every time I click on a song, I get a notification that says iTunes requires Safari 4.0.3 or ...
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Installing Mavericks

I am installing Mavericks on a 2009 Macbook Pro with an Intel Core 2 Duo using the instructions outlines in this macworld article: The quick and techie way. So I have a mavericks install drive, but ...
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USB external SuperDrive

I'm working off an older system, 10.5.8 and want to upgrade,but it won't let me without getting the 10.6.3 disc upgrade,now the problem with that is the internal cd drive won't work anymore and has a ...