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Linux - Laptop and Netbook Having a problem installing or configuring Linux on your laptop? Need help running Linux on your netbook? This forum is for you. This forum is for any topics relating to Linux and either traditional laptops or netbooks (such as the Asus EEE PC, Everex CloudBook or MSI Wind).

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Old 11-24-2004, 02:24 AM   #1
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converting a PPC from windows to Linux


I had read in a magazine that it was possible, Is it and if so how do I go about doing it?

I have a toshiba e400

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Old 11-24-2004, 05:09 AM   #2
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Windows on a PowerPC? PowerPC CPU in a Toshiba? I must be missing something here, like "PPC" meaning something else than PowerPC.


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Old 11-24-2004, 06:38 AM   #3
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Yes it's possible

Yes it is possible try to google to find info about it or go to SourceForge.net to locate the relevant project.


Hakan, PPC doesn't mean PowerPC but Palmtop PC like the iPaq. These
are currently sold with Pocket PC 2002/3 Microsoft software pre-installed.
i.e pocket outlook, word and excel.

There is a project that loads a pocket linux version on these devices, that
is also supported by HP.

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