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Old 11-11-2005, 04:24 PM   #1
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PPC server distro?

I'm looking for a good distro for my powermac G4. It's going to be used as a nat router. I've tried FC4 bt it has some really serious bugs. (It still should have been a beta) I've also tried Ubuntu but that didn't have what I wanted. I want to have X installed but most of the time I don't want to run it so a distro with configuration tools for console would be nice.
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Debian or YellowDog or Gentooo will run on a PPC and all are configurable.
Old 11-14-2005, 12:12 PM   #3
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NetBSD also makes a great nat-ing router/firewall

It's not Linux, and will take a little getting used to, but it's certainly worth it.

That said, Gentoo or Debian are good choices too.. if it's not a very fast box.. Gentoo might be discouraging as it will take quite a while to compile everything from source.


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