3 Replies Latest reply: Oct 2, 2012 10:26 AM by Limnos
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My system is running on Mac OS X 10.4.11 and I need to upgrade because at this point there are many other programs that I would like to download and I can't on the current system.  What do I need to do to upgrade?  What upgrade would be available to me?


Current Hardware Overview:


  Machine Name:          iBook G4

  Machine Model:          PowerBook6,7

  CPU Type:          PowerPC G4 (1.5)

  Number Of CPUs:          1

  CPU Speed:          1.33 GHz

  L2 Cache (per CPU):          512 KB

  Memory:          768 MB

  Bus Speed:          133 MHz

  Boot ROM Version:          4.9.3f0

  Serial Number:          4H63706EV3B

  Sudden Motion Sensor:

  State:          Enabled

  Version:          1.0

iBook, Mac OS X (10.4.11)
Solved by Klaus1 on Oct 2, 2012 7:58 AM Solved

A PPC Mac like your G4 can only run Leopard 10.5.8. It is no longer available from Apple so you will have o look on eBay or Amazon for a black retail install disk.


All newer versions of OS X require an Intel mac.

Reply by Limnos on Oct 2, 2012 10:26 AM Helpful

Texas Mac Man, Leopard disc sources - https://discussions.apple.com/thread/3636662


"a brody" post about upgrading to Leopard - https://discussions.apple.com/thread/3373795

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