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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 01-29-2005, 05:57 PM   #1
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Powerbook 180


I just got a free Apple Powerbook 180.

I has Mac OS 7 on it.

Its a cool looking machine, and I'd hate to throw it away. Anyone know if its possible to install linux on it?
 
Old 02-16-2005, 05:41 AM   #2
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you can install Yellowdog Linux, it is easily follow the steps......
 
Old 02-16-2005, 09:36 AM   #3
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I think the 180 is an Old World machine, I would poke around the YDL site for a while checking for hardware compatability, offhand I think they've ditched old world.

If this thing runs on an m68k, Debian still has a port to that:

http://www.debian.org/ports/m68k/

And of course, NetBSD will run on just about anything.

Cheers,

Finegan
 
  


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