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Artificially blocked from upgrading to mountain lion

I have an older Mac Pro running Lion 10.7.5 and I'd like to upgrade to Mountain Lion given that the machine is probably too old to run Mavericks. According to the specs my computer meets the ...
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cant install osx 10.8 - error “the disk is used for time machine” - its my main HD

Im trying to upgrade to 10.8 from 10.7.5 on my "13-inch macbook, aluminum late 2008", when i run the install i click agree on the T&C, and then i get to select the HD i want to install it on (but ...
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How to upgrade from OS X 10.6.8 to Mountain Lion?

My Mac died and I needed to reinstall. I tried to restore from my Time Machine backup, but that also crashes for me (no idea why). So I've reinstalled OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard) and ran all the updates, ...
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Upgrading MacBook Aluminium to Mountain Lion. Fully supported? Or will it slow down?

I have a MacBook Aluminium late 2008 version: 2GHz Intel Core 2 Duo, 2 GB 1067MHz DD3. Since Apple doens't provide updates for my mac anymore and other important apps (like Firefox) does the same, ...
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Install mountain lion by using the .dmg from installer app

I already have a Mountain Lion Installer app, downloaded from Apple Store. Now, I would like to install ML on another machine I own. I didn't want to download it again, so I copied the .app to the ...
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Can I make a bootable copy of one drive onto another, smaller drive?

I'm wanting to make a bootable copy of my Mac's hard drive in preparation for the upgrade to Mountain Lion. My Mac's hard drive is 320GB; I have an external hard drive that is 250GB. Is there a way to ...
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Upgrade to Mountain Lion

I was wondering if upgrading from Lion 10.7.4 to Mountain Lion 10.8 would wipe out all of my dependencies in /etc and others; I ask because I have quite a few RoR projects each with different gem ...