Take the 2-minute tour ×
Super User is a question and answer site for computer enthusiasts and power users. It's 100% free, no registration required.

How do I upgrade from Mac OS X v10.5.8 to 10.6.4 ?

I have a Mac mini with Mac OS X v10.5.8. Now I want to upgrade it to Mac OS X v10.6.4. How can I do that?

Do I really need an original Mac OS X DVD? Or is it possible to download a Mac OS X disc image and upgrade it?

share|improve this question

migrated from stackoverflow.com Sep 16 '10 at 11:12

This question came from our site for professional and enthusiast programmers.

    
Don't forget to mark an answer as "accepted" to help other users who find your question. –  xdumaine Oct 19 '10 at 20:09
add comment

2 Answers

Actually the upgrade is only $29 if you're upgrading from Leopard (10.5.xx) Information about OS X 10.6 can be found here

Apple has not offered any option to download the upgrade.

share|improve this answer
add comment

Upgrading from Leopard (10.5) to Snow Leopard (10.6) is an upgrade for which you have to purchase the DVD. (It's a bit cheaper than the previous upgrades as far as I remember.)

share|improve this answer
add comment

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.