* Mac computer with an Intel, PowerPC G5, or PowerPC G4 (867MHz or faster) processor
minimum system requirements
* 512MB of memory (I say 1.5GB for PPC at least, 2-3GB minimum for IntelMacs)
* DVD drive for installation
* 9GB of available disk space (I say 30GB at least)
Classic/OS9 Apps no longer supported.
Trouble is Apple no longer sells it, check eBay & such for the Retail version, not the Gray Discs...
thanks Niel, so it is possible this way?Getting the DVD...is this the last update i can apply to my system? or can i go Snow Leopard instead?
Once you install Leopard 10.5; you can use System Update to go to the last version of Leopard available for you: OS X 10.5.8.
Snow Leopard requires an Intel CPU and will not work with the old PowerPC architecture.
You may find Leopard a bit pricey on eBay/Amazon, since the discontinuation of its sale by Apple. If you live in an Urban area, you might check out Mac Users Groups, Craigslist, etc. for some hobbiest who is willing to sell his OS X Leopard Install DVD for a reasonable price. Be sure it looks like this:
and is NOT one of the Machine-Specific DVDs that will only install on a specific model Mac and looks like this: