[EdLUG] OSX sorry to be off topic

Edinburgh Linux Users Group edlug at lists.edlug.org.uk
Tue Jan 30 14:19:25 UTC 2018

I have a boxed set of OS10.6 (Snow Leopard) which I will bring along to 
Edlug on Thursday.  I will be going to the PyData meetup at the Data Lab 
first so will be along a little late.

Joe Barnett.

On 29/01/18 13:31, Edinburgh Linux Users Group wrote:
> Hello all, and Happy New Year,
> I have been asked for help with an iMac of about 2005 vintage. It runs 
> OSX version 10.5.8; hardware: Intel Core 2 Duo 2GB Ram, so capable of 
> accepting later OS versions. The user's problem is that the most up to 
> date Safari for that OS version now baulks at many websites. Flash 
> Player and any reasonable modern browser fails to run or fails to cope 
> with Flash-heavy sites.
> The installed OSX version will not communicate with Apple's Appstore 
> (or whatever the damned thing is called. Although Apple no longer 
> charge for OS upgrades, the only way to do so is by buying a DVD for 
> £20 or more. Does anyone have access to a legal OSX 10.6 DVD which can 
> start this machine on the upgrade path.
> Thanks in advance.
> Anand
> PS I dislike using the word "upgrade" in this context. It is marketing 
> nonsense and not technically meaningful.

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