I have a late 2006 intel imac running osx lion (10.75) off an external usb drive (the internal drive is dead). I have followed the instructions to create a bootable usb drive with etch but it is not recognized on startup. I then reverted to plan b as suggested in the mac installation instructions and burned the iso to a dvd. This was not recognized either. My computer does not have enough free resources to use a virtual machine. Note, I am not trying to dual boot. I want to erase my hard drive and replace osx with Elementary OS. Does anyone have any suggestions? Thanks!
Yes, it is possible to install Elementary os Loki as long as the 2006 MacBook runs a 64bits Mac OS. For Example I installed it using a dvd myself. if you have a dvd that you or someone burnt Elementary os loki or a usb with Elementary os loki. Put in the dvd/usb, turn off the macbook. Turn the macbook on, and hold the option key ... 'till you see a white screen. Start elementary Deskyop without installing and play with the OS before you decide to install
Elementary os is fun on Macbook.