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Old 01-17-2011, 08:10 PM   #1
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What would be a good version of a debian based linux for a new user to linux to put on an apple g4?
 
Old 01-17-2011, 08:21 PM   #2
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Debian itself, or Linux Mint. Not sure if they work on that hardware though.
 
Old 01-17-2011, 08:30 PM   #3
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I'm not familiar with Apple products but Ubuntu might be a good choice since you are new to Linux.
 
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Assuming the G4 is not one of the intel-Macs(last time I used a Mac it was a gen 1) you want the ppc version(I think).
 
Old 01-18-2011, 06:08 AM   #5
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Thanx for all the replies. It is actially you my brother who is a linux virgin. I did finally find the ubuntu lucid desktop live cd for mac and sent the link to him.

http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/ports/releases/lucid/release/
 
  


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