can you upgrade from osx 10.5.8 to OSX Lion

OS X Lion (10.7)

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    Not by using this method. You must be running 10.6.6 Snow Leopard to be able to run Lion by using this method. This method is a redeemable code for the Mac App Store to where the OS will begin to download immediately.

    To get Snow Leopard, you must purchase it the DVD (search "OS X Snow Leopard") from the Apple online store, install it, and then return to this page to buy the Lion upgrade. Please make sure your Mac is able to run Lion before purchasing any software.

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  • You will need to purchase OS X Snow Leopard in order to gain access to the Mac App Store and use your code.

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  • I think you have to upgrade to Mac OS X Snow Leopard 10.6 first before you can upgrade to OS X Lion 10.7
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  • No. The System Requirements mention at least 10.6.6 (check article description).

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