Mac question

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  1. exscentric

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    Okay all you mac lovers, I just picked up a G3 266 198 meg laptop mac. What is the best system for it? (That will run really well on it.) Thanks in advance. Have 7 in the garage, didn't like 9 on the older laptop so other suggestions?
     
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    If your lappy is equipped with Firewire, you can try squeezing OS X on the system. It won't be fast, but it will look purty. :)

    You will need at least 256MB RAM though.
     
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    thanks.

    Finally found a bit of info on apple's site, the thing has max of 198 but do list os 10.2.8 or earlier so may look for a copy of that one.

    Would like to get 10 so I can have a better idea what the mac is like. Probably won't be a main puter so speed won't be a big issue.
     
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    My husband says that 9 would run the best but you can get 10.2 to run adequately on it.
     
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    (tell your husband hey! :wavey:)
     
  6. exscentric

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    Thanks all, ordered 10 and 8 so should be covered for sure.
     
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    You can dual boot if you need too.
    Which version of 10 did you get?
    10.2 is probably the last supported one.
     
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    I picked up 10.0.3 and 8.1. I just wanted to try 10 to see what it is like and will snoop 8 for awhile as well. Have a couple of older units that will run 8 as well that now have 7.1 on them. All on ebay as was the computer so cheap :thumbs:
     

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