LinuxQuestions.org
Support LQ: Use code LQ3 and save $3 on Domain Registration
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 06-13-2006, 04:09 PM   #1
Robert Litt
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: May 2006
Posts: 15

Rep: Reputation: 0
Teacher can't make Ubuntu install and work on imacs


I am making a 6th grade computer lab out of recycled machines. I have a couple of imacs made in 2001 mixed in with the PCs. I installed Dapper 6 for macs on them and they are slower than slow! I have been trying to install Xubuntu on them through disk and through network and no can do!!! Help! I have been to all the wiki and help sites, following all directions.

We are having an enormously good time with our Ubuntu PCs, doing edutainment, open office impress, writer and calculation as well as internet research with a network configured recycled printer.

How to use a pile of imacsa I got doing the same?
 
Old 06-13-2006, 10:26 PM   #2
Caeda
Senior Member
 
Registered: Jul 2003
Location: Indiana
Distribution: Suse 6.0+, Mandrake 5.0-10.0, Redhat 6.0-9.0, Gentoo 1.2+, Gnoppix, Knoppix, Sabayon, Ubuntu 5.04+
Posts: 1,811

Rep: Reputation: 45
Following everything but the system requirements apparently?
The imac's dont anywhere near meet the requirments for ubuntu 6 to run smoothly. They're gonna chug at it.
Why? you may ask...
Because then, and for quite a number of years, they really did suck. They were pretty, and also pretty underpowered and lacking a bit on the ram and hard drive areas too.

Try an older distro for the imacs and you should be fine. It's either that or find someone who'll sell you 512 ram for each of them.
 
  


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
Teacher needs to put printer on network-Ubuntu Robert Litt Linux - Newbie 6 05-18-2006 09:25 PM
configure, make and make install commands don't work for me Fenster Fedora 8 08-18-2004 11:58 AM
'make' and 'make install' commands dont work on my system? ginda Linux - Newbie 9 04-18-2004 12:17 PM
./configure , make and make install does not work mobassir Linux - Software 7 07-30-2003 10:20 AM
./configure - make - make install can't work ?!? JZL240I-U Linux - General 14 05-05-2003 04:21 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:18 AM.

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