what os runs on a mac a1283

My hard drive crashed and i can't find the disk to reinstall what o/s should i purchase for my mini server. It is used as a desktop not as a server?

  • Asked about:  Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard

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  • Answer

    Provided you have a DVD drive for the installation, the US$29 Snow Leopard DVD will work. (Even if you wanted to put Lion on, you still need to have Snow Leopard installed first.)

    After installing, use "Software Update..." (under the Apple Menu) to bring Snow Leopard up to OS10.6.8.