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Distribution: none by the moment Windows XP and a Windows 2000 pc
best linux for a Apple IBOOK G4 1GHZ / 1.2gig ram
i'm new here , and new to want to try linux too !!
i have recently buy an ibook g4 , work perfectly but has 10.5.8 leopard on it , and i think it was too heavy for that. so i want to try a version of linux on that ,that could handle the airport card on it and go easyly on the internet , view videos , read dvd , do some multimedia too ect .
so if you want to help me , please guide me to a simple version to install.
do you think i can burn an iso file on a usb stick , and boot my ibook with that ?? i know i can boot on a cd-rom , but i dont know if usb work to boot
Tu peux installer Gentoo si tu veux t'ammuser, mais c'est assez complexe pour un debutant. Il y a encore des ancienne version d'Ubuntu qui supporte les G4 de maniere unofficiels. Il n'y a plus beaucoup de support pour ces manchine de nos jour.
You can install Gentoo if you want some old school fun, but as complex as it is normally, it is even more on these pastic toys. There is some old unofficial ubuntu build that came after Ubuntu officially stopped supported G4's laptops but most popular distributions stopped supporting G4 long time ago. The market was never that big and it is quite hard to make all the tests necessary to support conventional software on unconventional hardware.