To get into Linux, users first boot the Mac into Windows XP, which in turn activates other software, including LILO, from which they can choose to run the open-source OS.
OnMac.net was established in January by Colin Nederkoorn, a Houston, Texas man who solicited donations for a prize to be awarded for the first Mac-Windows dual-boot solution for an Intel Macintosh computer.
In mid-March, three weeks before Apple released its beta of Boot Camp, Nederkoorn announced a solution, and awarded about $14,000 to a pair of California developers.
Even though OnMac.net's work was superseded by Boot Camp, Nederkoorn said he was interested in maintaining the site
The instructions on how to triple-boot an Intel Mac can be read on the OnMac.net site. The process has been tested on a MacBook Pro, Apple's Intel-based portable, but not on the Mac mini or iMac models.