[Wolves] Installing Linux on a 8 year old mac book

Alex Willmer alex at moreati.org.uk
Mon Feb 22 20:35:21 UTC 2016

On 22 February 2016 at 19:16, Barry W <baza41 at gmail.com> wrote:
> OK. How easy or otherwise would it be to install linux (I'm thinking
> Debian) on my old mac book?

Probably quite easy, just burn a install disc, then boot from it by
holding down c during power up. Be aware if it's 8 years old then the
CPU may be a Core Duo, that means 32-bit only - no x86_64. See

At 8 years old, even Macbooks have pretty good drivers on Linux. To be
sure try it with a live CD/DVD e.g. https://www.debian.org/CD/live/
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