[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.
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.
> PS I dislike using the word "upgrade" in this context. It is marketing
> nonsense and not technically meaningful.
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