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Re: Installing Debian On A 2011 iMac

On Thu, Oct 04, 2018 at 04:04:48AM -0700, Keifer Bly wrote:
> Hello, so I have a 2011 iMac that I am considering installing Debian Linux
> on. I am considering doing this because I cannot update Mac OS on this
> computer anymore  (when I try to install Mojave I get an error message
> saying "could not be installed on this computer, they probably do not
> support the hardware anymore). As new versions of Mac OS are no longer
> supported on this computer, would it be possible to install Debian Linux as
> the default OS on this machine (and would it be update able for a long time
> in the future)? I checked this page here:
> https://wiki.debian.org/InstallingDebianOn/Apple but could not conclude if
> this would work on this hardware. Here is the computer in questions
> hardware specifications generated using System Profiler, I can send more if
> needed but did not want to put my computer serial number publicly on the
> list. Thanks in advance.

Yes, this will work pretty well.

If you use bluetooth-connected keyboard and mouse, you should
expect them to require battery changes / recharges more
frequently. That's about it.


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