On February 14, 2006, an initial "hack" of and again patches were released within two weeks that allowed users to install most of this update on non-Apple computers, although this did not include the updated kernel in 10.4.6.
In June, the hackers released the 10.4.7 update for non-Apple computers using the 10.4.4 kernel.
operating system on non-Apple personal computers with x86 architecture on x86-64 processors.
The effort started soon after the June 2005 Worldwide Developers Conference announcement that Apple would be moving its personal computers from Power PC to Intel microprocessors.
From Snow Leopard, Lion, and Mountain Lion, you'll be able to upgrade to Mavericks in one click—no stepped upgrading required.
If you have an i Mac or Mac Book Pro from 2007 or later, you should be fine, although people with older machines may want to first clean up and optimize their machines slightly, especially if they've become sluggish over the years.
Plug your USB drive into Mac OS X, and open Disk Utility (located in the Utilities folder in the Applications folder).
It's impressive to see these kinds of improvements at the software level.
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I recommend running a cleanup utility, such as CCleaner, which is free and what I use at home. Even better, if you see any programs in the updates list that you don't use any more, uninstall them.
You might also verify or repair the disk (Applications Disk Utilities). Okay, if I can't convince you to back up your entire machine, how about just backing up your most important data? It's more efficient to do a little clean up before you install the new OS than after.
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