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Old 08-06-2004, 09:43 AM   #1
jimmy.r
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Linux on iBook?


Hi.

I'm very new to all things Linux, but I have decided I want to give it a try. From what I have gathered it is possible to run some distributions on iBooks.
The thing is though that I have not figured out which distro is the best, or will be good for me. Or exactly which distros that will work att all for that matter.

Some info on my computer (if that matters):

Computer model: iBook
CPU: PowerPC 750 (1.12)
CPU's: 1
CPU-speed: 700 MHz
L2-cache (per CPU): 512 K
RAM: 384 MB
Bus speed: 100 MHz
Boot ROM-version: 4.3.6f3
Harddrive: 40GB

Any suggestions?
 
Old 08-06-2004, 09:48 AM   #2
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I don't know much about iBook specs, but SuSE has a PPC version and I can recommend it as a good, fully-featured distribution.
 
Old 08-07-2004, 07:31 AM   #3
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Thanks.
I'll check that out.

Anyone else with other suggestions/experience?
 
Old 08-07-2004, 01:38 PM   #4
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yellowdog

Try Yellowdog linux....
 
Old 08-07-2004, 02:10 PM   #5
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im not sure about iBook

but the Mac OS X is unix based if that helps
 
  


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