Saturday, June 23, 2012

Re: [Avid-L2] Re: Lion install

 

John it's available from Apple. I downloaded it last week. Just search OS 10.7.3 download. That was what I searched and got it. Also Marianna posted a link to it too over in the Avid forums a bit ago.

On Jun 23, 2012, at 8:52 PM, "johnrobmoore" <bigfish@pacbell.net> wrote:

> So my google attempts seem to be lacking here. Is it really true there is no way to get an earlier version of lion? In my case 10.7.3 or earlier so I can at least attempt to follow the current Avid qualified OS. In the past there were ways to get legacy Quicktime versions and I assume OS's. I've googled legacy and 10.7.3 but so far no luck. This seems like a much bigger pain than it should be.
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> --- In Avid-L2@yahoogroups.com, RT <huipro@...> wrote:
> >
> > On the subject - 10.7.4 is the flavor of the day at Apple store now.
> >
> > Is there any way to get 10.7.3 downloaded? I have a couple Symphonies
> > to build.
> >
> > RT
> >
> >
> > RT wrote:
> >
> > >
> > >
> > > I concur w/ DD. You need SL in order to "officially" purchase Lion at
> > > the App store.
> > >
> > > To make that easier, Apple sent me a FREE SL installer disk recently, in
> > > the hopes that I'll use it to log on and purchase Lion.
> > >
> > > Real nice of them.
> > >
> > > RT
> > >
> > > Dennis Degan wrote:
> > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > I previously wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > You can do this IF you have Snow Leopard installed. The 10.7
> > > > installer requires SL for the Lion upgrade to run.
> > > >
> > > > On Jun 13, 2012, at 7:16 PM, Job ter Burg (L2B) wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > No, it does not require Snow Leopard per se. The point of the
> > > > clean install is that you don't build on the previous OS.
> > > > > There's a trick that lets you create a bootable Lion install DVD.
> > > > >
> > > >
> > > http://macs.about.com/od/macoperatingsystems/qt/Create-A-Bootable-Copy-Of-Os-X-Lion.htm
> > > >
> > > > I say:
> > > >
> > > > Oh, yeah. I forgot about that bootable DVD. I even have one. ;)
> > > > However, if you try to run the Lion installer APPLICATION, Snow
> > > > Leopard is required. You could still be doing a clean install; it's
> > > > just that the Lion installer application looks for SL before it will
> > > > run:
> > > >
> > > <http://macs.about.com/od/macoperatingsystems/qt/Mac-Os-X-Lion-Preview-Mac-Os-X-Lion-Minimum-Requirements.htm
> > >
> > > >
> > > > >
> > > > Near the bottom of the page:
> > > > "Because the Lion OS can only be purchased from the Mac App Store,
> > > > you'll need to have Snow Leopard running on your Mac. Snow Leopard is
> > > > the minimum requirement for running the Mac App Store application. If
> > > > you haven't upgraded to Snow Leopard, you should do so now, while the
> > > > product is still readily available."
> > > >
> > > > Dennis Degan, Video Editor-Consultant-Knowledge Bank
> > > > NBC Today Show, New York
> > > >
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