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So I have an old G3 imac with mac os 9.2 and mac os 10.1.5 installed on it. I would like to use this computer to make a bootable ubuntu usb stick. However when I followed the instructions for using terminal in os x,it did not work.I dont know if the computer is just too old. I am new to linux. Is there any way that I can use this computer to create a bootable usb?

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Have you followed the instruction on ubuntu.com? Can you tell us which steps didn't work? –  slashcrack Feb 23 '13 at 21:42

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I believe that this thread has the answer you are looking for:

can't make bootable usb on mac

Looks pretty straight forward.

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You should give up on OS 9 and make it on a friends windows/Linux computer. I have tries OS 9 on an imac G3 and it is a lost cause for any modern applications.

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