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I just downloaded Mac OS X Server from Apple's developer website and have the DMG file in my downloads folder. I opened it, let the box pop up, and then it says that I need to restart my computer. I did this, and nothing happens when it starts back up. How do I install this? Do I need to burn it to a disk? If so, how should I do this? Thanks for your help!

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migrated from Apr 17 '11 at 2:20

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This is not a programming question. But yes, you should put that on a disk (dmg is a disk image). Use your macs disk utility to burn it. You're basically opening up a disk by mounting (opening) that dmg file. It's as though you put in a dvd. When you reboot your machine from that option it has no dvd in the drive and boots normally. If you had it on a disk you could hold the c key and boot from the disk to install.

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Thanks! Sorry, didn't realize that this was for programming specifically, but I appreciate your help anyway! – Jack H. Apr 17 '11 at 2:15

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