How to install OS X on an iBook G3 Clamshell

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This is Part III of a series I made on the iBook G3 clamshell. In this part, I walk you through installing OS X Panther, and downloading the combo update to bring it up to 10.3.9


Felix Padilla says:

have you ever though about doing a tutorial on how to install OSX on a PC?

xXshinichiconanXx3 says:

To bad you can not do anything with Mac OS X Panther in these days :/
I did a clean install on my old 17" Power Book G4 and it is so much snappier and much lighter on the cpu than Leopard. But even with Leopard you can only do very basic stuff and very slow, so installing anything else than leopard makes this machine unusable which is a shame !.

ShermanWare says:

Alt title: How to install Mac OS X 10.3 Panther on an iBook G3 Clamshell

The Cheese Gamer says:

how much RAM can an indigo dark blue ibook g3 have max? please reply

HockeyCrab says:

Would this work on the desktop G3?

Andrew Stubbert says:

I'm in houston

KG Vegas says:

I have an iBook G3 Clamshell (BlueBerry incase anyone was wondering) Its running OS 8.6 (I have all the original manuals/install/reinstall discs for OS 8.6) Where could I BUY a Mac OS X 10.3 Panther installation disc? (I am new to this and don't know if there are any differences between the discs.) PLEASE HELP.

EDIT: I am also missing the bezel cover for the Disc drive. (I believe 'The 8-bit guy' had a model with the same issue. Drive still works, but isn't as flashy without the bezel.)

Zhou leopard says:

why would you run mac os x panther 10.3 but the i book you have could run mac os x tiger 10.4

zach “techy guru” schwanke says:

can you use snow leopard on a powermac g4? desktop

ClassicNintendoDude says:

does it have to be the clamshell version? lol

Nathan Jennings says:

Word processing, web browsing, email, listening to MP3s, watching MPs and DVDs… These uses for computers have been around since the late 1990s. All the newer and flashier stuff is mostly just for companies to get in our wallets multiple times over.

Spencer Arnold says:

The visual difference between Mac OS 9 and Mac OS X are astounding.

Robloxs Xtremeguy says:

"I don't need these other things taking up the space"
unchecks 2 options which take up less than a gigabyte

Elias Ștefănescu says:

could you make a video from how to downgrade from os x yosemite to mavericks

Elias Ștefănescu says:

will you lose your data?

Luis Benzant-Ozoria says:

hey my optical drive door will not close can you make a video on how to fix it or just tell me how @the8-bitguy

NeXt says:

c'è qualche italiano?

saturn7822 says:

okay, i have one of these just sitting here with the default operating system ( i think), im looking to upgrade it so i can use it for making apps or itunes or even games, is it possible i can upgrade it to preform like a new ( or better) one?

Chris Pajarillo says:

How would you change the boot drive in Mac OS 9?

Zane Vakharia says:

Does this work for os x 10.2?

marjan1968 says:

OS X sounds Oh Sex

atarixle says:

What about all the updates that came after 10.3.9? Speaking of several Java Updates (the downloadable most current update is worth nothinh without the former Java-Updates), also AirPort (which is the only one that updates by hand and gives access to WPA networks), and I guess there was an update to Safari if I remember right …

Branden Adkison says:

It actually worked! I have a tone of clamshells. 

Yo ugly boy alex (that little nigga alex) says:

What is the latest version of Mac OS X a iMacG4 can run ???

bagelmaster8 says:

What do I do if my CD drive is completely broken? Can I install from a flash drive?
Maybe I could go to an Apple store or something?

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