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#815705 - 12th Aug 2013 10:51am Apple Mac upgrade to Lion
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Hi, I have a mac mini intel running Snow Leopard and need to upgrade to OSX Lion to run iCLoud. Apple only supply the latest OS Mountain Lion, which won't work on my mac. It will run Lion but you can no longer download the older OS from Apple. Does anyone have a Lion install on DVD or usb drive, or a Lion Install disk image I could use to make the upgrade?

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#815740 - 12th Aug 2013 3:13pm Re: Apple Mac upgrade to Lion [Re: montyz]
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There are a torrent (cough-cough) of them online.

I got mountain lion from there.

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#815741 - 12th Aug 2013 3:14pm Re: Apple Mac upgrade to Lion [Re: montyz]
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If I were you, id stick with Snow Leopard, its their best OS.

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#815742 - 12th Aug 2013 3:15pm Re: Apple Mac upgrade to Lion [Re: montyz]
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#815749 - 12th Aug 2013 4:06pm Re: Apple Mac upgrade to Lion [Re: montyz]
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Thanks Deano; I think I'll clone my SL partition and try upgrading with a downloaded Lion dmg. If it all goes pear-shaped, or my other apps won't work with Lion, I'll still have my original SL installation. The icloud web workaround is a bit too flaky for my liking.

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#815972 - 13th Aug 2013 9:04am Re: Apple Mac upgrade to Lion [Re: montyz]
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Lion has a lot of issues, you sure mountain lion wont work?

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#815973 - 13th Aug 2013 9:06am Re: Apple Mac upgrade to Lion [Re: montyz]
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To be honest, I dont even think Icloud is worth having. If you have an iphone or Ipad, you can tell Iphoto to collate them for you. Depends why you need it. I use mountain lion but wish id kept snow leopard. Its not worth the upgrade in my opinion.

If you can get it free then its worth a shot though.

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#815996 - 13th Aug 2013 10:57am Re: Apple Mac upgrade to Lion [Re: DeanoBirko]
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Downloaded Lion dmg (ahem, free) last night, restored to install partition and and successfully upgraded my cloned SL. Will keep my original Snow Leopard partition until I'm happy Lion will do all I need. Seems to be fine so far, all my apps work with it, I think. Not yet installed iCloud... It's not for me, it's for the missus and the boy who both have iPhones. Our mac mini only has Core2Duo 1.83Ghz and max 3gb ram, it won't run ML (according to Apple). Thanks for all your advice. I think it's worth upgrading to Lion; it was a prompt to upgrade my ram and put in a new 500GB hard drive as the original 80gb was nearly full. Also I will be able to run more up-to-date versions of Safari, Firefox etc and some other apps .

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#816025 - 13th Aug 2013 1:18pm Re: Apple Mac upgrade to Lion [Re: montyz]
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You can only sync one Icloud per user I think, so you will need to make sure they login using their own username.

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