LinuxQuestions.org
Help answer threads with 0 replies.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 01-17-2008, 10:04 PM   #1
rubenzall
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Jan 2008
Posts: 1

Rep: Reputation: 0
Question need to get ISO for Mac OSX (10.5.1) how? where?


Ok, brand new to Linux just was introduced to it via one of our tech guys at work and was VERY impressed. I'm a graphic designer and the have an older Mac at home that I thought I'd try out Linux on. I'm wanting to get Linux Mint to run on my powerPC Dual 867Mhz G4 tower it only has 512 of RAM but I have plenty of HD space at least 50gb.

I understand that I need to get my ISO first but have no idea where to get it, if anyone could provide a link that would be great. Once I get this far I have a tutorial I found on this site but any tips would be appreciated. I only intend to surf email etc from this machine till I decide I like it then I'll want to install it on my Mac intel laptop.s

Thanks!
 
Old 01-17-2008, 11:46 PM   #2
Emerson
LQ Guru
 
Registered: Nov 2004
Location: Saint Amant, Acadiana
Distribution: Gentoo ~arch
Posts: 5,872

Rep: Reputation: Disabled
Welcome to LQ!

I regret I've to say Linux Mint will not run on PPC platform, only x86 seems to be supported:
http://iso.linuxquestions.org/linux-...inux-mint-3.0/

You do not need Mac OSX ISO's for Linux install.

Go to http://distrowatch.com/ and pick yourself a distro that runs on PPC, there are a few.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
mac osx leopard Polanski Linux - Software 1 11-03-2007 02:12 AM
Mac OSX-Like Linux? Launchpad_72 Linux - Newbie 18 07-17-2007 01:25 AM
Mac OSX Server craterburnsyou Linux - Networking 5 05-24-2005 01:00 AM
Mac OSX friekman Linux - Newbie 2 08-14-2003 09:56 PM
Mac OSX 10.2 jpc82 Linux - General 14 12-03-2002 11:22 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:00 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration