Re: Installing Debian on iMac
- Date: Sun, 5 May 2019 19:27:41 -0400
- From: Dan Ritter <dsr@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Installing Debian on iMac
John Hammack wrote:
> iMac: iMac (24-inch, early 2009), Processor 3.06 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo, Mem 8GB 1067 MHz DDR3, OS X El Capitan ver 10.11.6.
> Objective: Install Debian and software development tools (compilers, interpreters, and support applications for software development.)
> Progress: I have searched the internet and have not found instructions I could follow through to completion.
> Experience: Before retirement (1995) I was doing software development on a Hewlett Packard Unix System ((HPUX). I was then comfortable with the Unix system, BASH and all.
> Excuse: I am now living in The Villages FL and with all these old folks there is no one here with which I can discuss OS’s etc.
This shouldn't be hard. It's an Intel PC with an EFI boot
system. Installing from a Debian netinstall CD
should work pretty well. Directions in general at
Feel free to ask more questions here, it's the right place.