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Old 12-28-2007, 05:24 PM   #1
Utsukushii Akumu
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Decent Distro for PPC G3 mac 128mb of ram


As the title says I'm looking for a decent Distro that won't use too much processing power or RAM on my PPC G3 iBook. 500MHZ, 128MB of RAM, and a 10 gig HD.
 
Old 12-28-2007, 06:08 PM   #2
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Cross Linux from Scratch
 
Old 12-29-2007, 09:31 AM   #3
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On my PPC G3 128Mb of RAM I run Xubuntu PPC. Use the Alternate disk to install- it used 64Mb AND NOT the live CD - it needs 192 Mb.
 
Old 05-24-2008, 11:25 PM   #4
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I do alternative or net installs on my g3's. i will install the basic debian system without x and then go back and add xorg, xdm, fluxbox and the usual x apps. You can be more surgical about what apps to install. I have done that on a 3 gig drive, but stored data externally.
 
  


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