|written by Malkom on May 18, 2011 23:43|
|I wonder if you good people of ABB have found a live-cd distribution of Linux that runs on a Intel iMac and gives you decent development tools or, better yet, one that installs onto a USB key that runs on a Intel iMac.|
|I can't say I have seen anything of such a purpose. As for USB, I've noticed that for some reason, no distributions load off the USB port.|
|written by Kristos on May 20, 2011 15:41|
|How about download Ubuntu and install the image to a USB key, then boot your computer off of the USB key? I do that all the time with my PC.|
|written by Malkom on May 20, 2011 15:58|
|Well, I got it working with Wubi over Windows on my iMac, so no need of that.|
|Excuse my ignorance here if I'm wrong, I avoided Macs all my life simply on ethics and moral principle. |
But do they have some sort of BIOS that you can access?
I remember when I wanted to load linux on my netbook, which lacks a CD drive. I had to set the thumb drive as the primary hard drive in the BIOS.
It was a funky way of doing it but it seemed to have worked.
|written by Malkom on May 21, 2011 03:49|
|I don't know. But I luckily don't have to deal with that as I got it working via Wubi. Now it works perfectly, just like I'd installed it onto a PC. Problem solved! |