Questions tagged [tiger]

For questions about the Mac OS X 10.4 release, also known as Tiger.

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How to install 10.4 on a partition on a Macbook Pro that was been upgraded to 10.6.8

10.4 was the original OS. I have software that wouldn't run on 10.6.8 which I didn't realize until after I'd upgraded to 10.6.8. I made a partition but restart/"option" won't recognize it. How can ...
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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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Can't connect my iMac G3 on Wi-Fi using Ralink RT2870 Wi-Fi USB stick

I'm trying to get my old iMac G3 with Mac OS X 10.4.11 to the Internet. I have a Wi-Fi USB stick, its model number is Sitecom WL-344. Its chipset must be Ralink RT2870 according to some Google search. ...
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Certain users cannot connect to Apple Server through AFP

I'm running into some issues with an Apple server running Server OS 10.4.11. There are 43 users in the workgroup manager, all with access to a RAID-server on that machine. Recently, a few of the users ...
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Downgrading a new Mac to OS X Tiger?

I have a kinda odd question. In theory, would it be possible for a new Mac (Lets say a fancy new MBP) to downgrade from macOS High Sierra to a OS X 10.4.11 Tiger Intel build? If so, what would be the ...
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How to reinitialize i-mac 2007 OS X 10.4

i am trying to reset the i-mac from 2007 OS X 10.4. with command plus R or alt. These commands are not working, the computer restarts and do let me get to disc utility. Is there something i can do ? ...
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How to clean install Mac OS X on an iMac G5 with new HDD?

I have bought an old iMac G5 (A1145, iSight 20") from a friend and there was no OS installed on it. So now I want to make a clean/new OS X installation. I created an install USB (with Tiger 10.4.6) ...
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How to boot from ISO without USB stick or DVD on Mac OS X 10.4.11 Tiger

I would like to know a way to boot from an ISO disk image on my iMac running MacOS X Tiger. I DON'T want to use a USB stick or a DVD. Is this possible?
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Folder popup grid on Tiger dock?

So, I have many Macintoshes, as such I am running various copies of macOS. One of my favourite changes to the dock in recent versions has been the additional options for handling folders that have ...
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Installing Mac OS X 10.3/10.4 from USB

I have a PowerMac G4 (AGP) with a working copy of Mac OS 9.2, and a corrupted copy of OS X 10.3. I would like to either reinstall Panther, or upgrade to Tiger. The catch is that for several reasons I ...
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iTunes accidentally deleted on iMac G5 with OS X 10.4.11 - how to install iTunes?

I accidentally deleted iTunes on my old iMac G5 running Mac OS X Tiger 10.4.11. It is not in the trash, and I would really like to get it back. I tried getting the latest version of iTunes available ...
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How can I install Mac OS 10.4 (Tiger) on a Mac without a DVD drive?

I have an iMac G3 that does not have a DVD drive, which was gifted to me along with install media for Mac OS 10.0-10.4. When I received it, it had Mac OS 10.4 on it, but I have since wiped the hard ...
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2006 iMac will not respond to standard command to restore or anything

I have a 2006 iMac and a backup and would like to restore the to the original install. However, it can't be upgraded, its too old, so finding software is impossible. Tried the Mac OS X Tiger system ...
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PPC emulator to run Tiger

This might seem like an odd request: There are some classic and early OSX apps which I really enjoyed using and I would like to revive. Is there an emulator which can run the versions of MacOSX Tiger ...
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Clean wipe iMac running 10.4.11 OS X?

We recently bought a used iMac, (iMac7,1 running Mac OS X 10.4.11 Build 8S2167), from a garage sale. When I plugged it in I saw that the previous owner didn't factory reset it. He left his admin ...
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Using the space bar as a shortcut in finder to preview audio files

I recently was given an old MacBook (Late 2007) running 10.4 from a family member. I'm using it basically as a backup for my studio computer. It's going to contain only the apps included in 10.7 and 1 ...
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How to run a Tiger 10.4.11 virtual machine?

I need to access some .omf files, which were originally created in an old version of AVID DV. As far as I know, this software only ran on Tiger PPC Macs. The PowerMac PPC G5 I originally used is on it'...
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OSX 10.4.11 Intel Macbook pro

I am using Camino on OSX 10.4.11, this combination still works well. I am able to use yahoo mail and youtube. I get constant requests to update Flash player. There does not appear to be an ...
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Running Mac OS Tiger on Yosemite

How to run Mac OS Tiger on modern Mac? There’s a lot ways to launch Linux and Windows, but not an old Mac OS X. I’ve googled a lot and gave up to find a working solution. I need this to run specific ...
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PowerBook G4 (No Intel) running OS X 10.4.11 (Tiger) doesn't react to clicks from the touchpad or mouse …

My PowerBook G4 (without Intel) running OS X 10.4.11 (Tiger) doesn't react to clicks from the touchpad or mouse ... any ideas why? and what to do? Is it a Software or Hardware issue? Don't have a OS X ...
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iBook G4r system installation

I have an iBook G4, HDD wiped clean. I attempted to install Tiger from the disk. It got a bit into the install and it shutdown, so it did not complete the install. Also, it will not power up now so ...
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How can I run Windows Software .exe on a PowerBook G4?

I have an old PowerBook G4 12" with 1,25 GHz and 786 MB RAM, actually MacOS X 10.4.11 is installed. I'd like to give it to my son, but he likes (among others) to use learning games/software, which ...
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Late 2006 iMac without OS: How do I boot to reinstall?

I was given a late 2006 iMac with the hard drives erased and no OS loaded. The iMac boots to flashing folder. I purchased a Mac OS Tiger Install DVD but it is not bootable. I also have a Mac OS ...
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updating an old mac OS X 10.4

skype informed me that they no longer support OS X 10.4 Is it possible to update my computer or should I trash it. the processor is Dual 800 MHz powerPC G4 , 2MB SDRAM , Start up disc macintosh HD, ...
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Bash on OS X 10.4 ftp server

I am running OS X 10.4 on a G4 using Rumpus software for a FTP server. I keep reading I do not have to worry about Bash Bug if I am not running a web server or other services. does my FTP server ...
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Any way to update OSX 10.4's Bash version?

I'm running Bash version 2.05b.0(1)-release (powerpc-apple-darwin8.0) on a PowerMac (non-Intel) G5. I often connect to the internet, but not as a server and I believe my version of Bash is vulnerable ...
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How can I upgrade my OS X 10.4.11 to Snow Leopard and then Mavericks?

I am on iMac PowerPC with OS X 10.4.11 Can I upgrade to Snow Leopard and then to Mavericks? If so, how?
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How do I get Samba volume to mount automatically at bootup?

I have a windows share that I can mount via Connect to Server (⌘K in the finder) smb://USERNAME:PASSWORD@SERVER/SHARENAME It there a way to have this volume mount automatically at bootup?
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Power Mac G4 Cube not booting

I've got an old Power Mac G4 Cube I'm trying to get working. So far I've installed both 10.3 and 10.4. Both have installed successfully, but will not boot from the installed system. The system shows ...
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Tiger to Mavericks? [duplicate]

I'm running Mac OS X 10.4.11 on a 2007 MacBook. I want to upgrade to Mavericks, but I can't do so without using the Mac App Store to download the upgrade. Tiger doesn't have the Mac App Store. How can ...
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Can you partition the HD of a G3 iMac for OS 9 and OS X?

I have an old Tangerine iMac G3 in nice condition, I installed a clean copy of OS 9 on it and I can run the "iMac Demo Summer 1998" interactive demo which is neat. I'd like to install OS X (Tiger) on ...
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Securely wipe all user data from iBook G4 / OSX 10.4?

I have unearthed an old working iBook G4 which I'd like to clean and then give away. I don't have a copy of 10.4 on hand to install. And I'm not terribly interested in wiping the installed ...
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Best lightweight browser for OS X 10.4.11 iBook G4

I have an iBook G4 running OS X 10.4.11 and I really would like to watch youtube videos, but it is very choppy and generally impossible to watch! I've read over this thread: http://forums.macrumors....
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Two-fingered right click on iBook G4 OS X Tiger PPC

I have a PPC iBook G4 and really would like to be able to have the two-fingered click to secondary-click functionality. I did a lot of googling, but nothing really came up, mostly stuff for other ...
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Changing icon of app using CandyBar failing on OS X 10.4.11 Tiger

So I'm using OS X 10.4.11 Tiger on Power PC (old iBook G4 - gift/joke for Christmas) and I installed and am happily using CandyBar to customize the icons. However, I want to customize the icon for ...
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Change the default Icons OS X 10.4.11 Tiger

So, I really would like to change my icon set on my iBook G4, but I really have no clue how to do it! I have the icons (I believe all are in either .png or .ico), but I have little/no experience on ...
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Do I need to upgrade to get iTunes 10, or can OS X 10.4.11 run it?

So, I have an old iBook G4 running OS X 10.4.11 (It was a gift for Christmas.) and when I went to download some of my iTunes purchases to my computer, I got this (Basically, it didn't say "What's New ...
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Install Xcode in OS X Tiger 10.4.11

So I'm attempting to install Xcode on OS X Tiger on my iBook G4 (It was a gift.) I needed Xcode because I was trying to install MacPorts so that I could easily install software, namely git. However, ...
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How to transfer photos from OS X Tiger to iPad iOS 7

My mom got an iPad Air as a birthday present. She has been using an iBook G4 running 10.4.11 until now. I am trying to migrate her photos from the iBook (iPhoto) to the iPad. Is there any easy way ...
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Black screen after failed restore - G5

I tried to restore a G5, something went wrong and now I have this at startup: dyld: library not loaded: /usr/liblibconv.2.dylib Referenced from /bin/sh Reason: Incompatible library version: sh ...
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Bad idea to boot Tiger?

Are there any possible ill consequences from booting my 2007 MacBook Pro (runs 10.8.3) into 10.4.11? According to Apple it's supported. I just want to run Diablo 2. I found an old backup of my ...
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file transfer from Tiger (10.4.11) to Mountain Lion (10.8)

Will Migration Assistant let me transfer my files from my old Mac running Tiger 10.4.11 to Mountain Lion? I've read that it does not support moving files from 10.4 to Mountain Lion and didn't know if ...
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Which OS X is the fastest for my old MacBook? [closed]

I am going to do a clean install of OS X on my old MacBook (Late 2008), but the computer will only be needed for: tabbed web browsing (Safari/Chrome), word processing (Office/iWork), and maybe some ...
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autossh not behaving as expected

I am trying to use autossh, like so: autossh -f -i id_rsa -D 8080 user@myserver.com However, on both an PPC Tiger eMac and a Mountain Lion MacBook Pro, I just get presented with the argument and ...
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How do I get LibreOffice 4.0 running on an iBook G4?

My brother just got an iBook G4 running 10.4.2 (Tiger), and we were trying to get LibreOffice 4.0 (the latest version) installed. The machine insists that the LibreOffice package is damaged or ...
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Does Tiger have one install CD for both architectures?

I'm eyeing an unopened set of 2 tiger install DVDs on eBay. When they were originally shipped, did 10.4 DVDs support both Intel and PPC on the same disk?
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Macbook keeps ejecting OSX install disks

I have this 15 inch Macbook Pro (Mid 2007) with OSX Tiger 10.4.11. I am trying to upgrade OSX to Snow Leopard (10.6) but all CDs and DVDs keep getting ejected without my doing anything. How can I ...
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hdiutil not finishing (UDRW)

I'm trying to convert a .iso to a .img using server:~ user$ hdiutil convert -format UDRW -o ~/Downloads/ubuntu-12.04-alternate-powerpc.dmg ~/Downloads/ubuntu-12.04-alternate-powerpc.iso Usage: ...
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How to upgrade a mac from 10.4?

An old MacBook still running 10.4 just showed up. Unfortunately, 10.4 isn't new enough to run the software it needs to run, so I'm trying to figure out how to upgrade it something newer. The usual ...
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Where can i get tiger os 10.4.x?

I have an old iMac G5 and want to install the original OS on it but can't seem to find the original disks. Is there a good source to legitimately obtain copies of older Apple operating systems?