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I am new to this community and somewhat new to Linux. I am interested in installing Linux on my old iBook G4. I was hoping you guys could recommend a good PowerPC compatible distro. I've seen several distro names out there but I'm having a hard time finding places online to download them. Any help would be appreciated.
The alternate install image allows you to perform certain specialist installations of Lubuntu. It provides for the following situations:
setting up automated deployments;
upgrading from older installations without network access;
LVM and/or RAID partitioning;
installs on systems with less than about 384MiB of RAM (although note that low-memory systems may not be able to run a full desktop environment reasonably).
In the event that you encounter a bug using the alternate installer, please file a bug on the debian-installer package.
There are four images available, each for a different type of computer:
If you go to distrowatch.com, navigate to the Search page, and search for powerpc architecture, you'll find entries for Ubuntu, Debian, Fedora, Lubuntu, Gentoo, Yellow Dog, and some specialised ones, all with links to the pages where you can learn about them and get downloads. I'd avoid Gentoo, unless you have a lot of time on your hands, but the others should be fine.