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Old 06-08-2008, 02:40 PM   #1
jrpryor
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What is the best download for running Windows/LINUX on a MAC Powerbook G4?


I am preparing to load an application that will allow me to run LINUX and/or Windows on my MAC. I have no experience in this area and want to get the best application.
 
Old 06-08-2008, 06:34 PM   #2
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Unless you mean a CPU emulator (which I doubt you do on a G4), there is no way to run Windows on a PPC machine. You can only run Windows on an Intel machine, as the new Macs are essentially no different than a run of the mill PC.

Linux can be run on PPC however, though the pickings are getting rather slim anymore, as long term support for PPC is understandably murky at this point. The best choice would probably be Yellow Dog, but Debian or Gentoo would also work well.
 
  


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