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Having trouble restoring Mac OS X system software

Please help me restore Mac OS on my wife's MacBook! I am pulling my hair out. [more inside]
posted by Dr. Wu on Apr 11, 2012 - 13 answers

 

Save mail, clean install

I'd like to do a clean install on my iMac 24" with Leopard. I have routine backups with Time Machine and a recent CarbonCopy of the hard drive. After the clean install, the only information I want to access is my saved emails. How can I save or access or import old emails?
posted by midwestmainer on Oct 9, 2010 - 1 answer

Re-installing OSX and copying files over from a backup without employing Migration Assistant

Question about re-installing OSX and copying files over from a backup—but without using Migration Assistant. [more inside]
posted by blueberry on Aug 27, 2010 - 4 answers

Is it just me, or is installing many applications on Mac OS X fairly newbie unfriendly?

Is it just me, or is installing installerless applications on Mac OS X fairly newbie unfriendly? [more inside]
posted by realpseudonym on Jan 29, 2009 - 24 answers

How do I install a disk image using Boot Camp?

Can I convert/install a VMWare Fusion image onto a Boot Camp partition? Or alternatively, can I copy/install a drive image onto a Boot Camp partition? [more inside]
posted by EatenByAGrue on Feb 27, 2008 - 3 answers

Configure Readline with wrong directory. Oops.

Configured Readline with the prefix 'ur/local' on OSX. Then installed Ruby in /usr/local, but with Readline. Would like to put everything in the proper place without damaging anything, so what do I do now? [more inside]
posted by djgh on Jul 23, 2007 - 5 answers

Installing Xubuntu on an iBook SE with a broken CD drive: possible?

Installing Xubuntu on an iBook SE with a broken CD drive: possible? [more inside]
posted by jack_mo on Aug 1, 2006 - 9 answers

OSX installation artifacts

If you can answer questions about OSX 10.4 installation, please help! [more inside]
posted by renderthis on Sep 24, 2005 - 5 answers

Mac OSX Install

Is there a way to make a Mac OS X (Panther) install CD from a pair of eMac Software Install and Restore DVDs or install the operating system over a network on a computer that lacks a DVD drive? [more inside]
posted by boost ventilator on Aug 8, 2004 - 3 answers

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