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Old 01-05-2002, 07:47 PM   #1
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Question allright, got a mac-what next?

hello out there, seems like these are the first steps into a foreign world...allthough since I`m using MacOSX,mhmm...haha whatever-since BeOS is not compatibel on G3/G4-boards I would like to try out linux.
My try-out slave is a iMac400mHz DV. Could you please tell me where I get a version which suits me? And pleazzzzzz don`t ever tell me :"ya stupid-buy youself a wintel!" Just cause I make a sidestep doesn`t mean I`m gonna get a bloody (yuk,yuk,yuk)PC!!!:-) just joking.tia
Old 01-05-2002, 10:52 PM   #2
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LOL I love Macs. The only distribution I can think of that runs on a mac is YellowDog? That's what i'd look into....
Old 01-05-2002, 11:52 PM   #3
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We don't care what hardware you run linux on, just that you've seen the light
Have a look at distro watch, they have a PPC section and TuxPPC is a site dedicated to linux on macs.
Old 01-06-2002, 12:06 AM   #4
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cool-ta very much:-)!!

yep, that`s all I wanted to know and no I(!) don`t care which machine keeps me away from a much needed rest ...haha if you`re fed up from distro wars (sounds like an 80ties film on drugs which got even worse...) how `bout learning from me: I`ve got excellent stories about mac vs. pc...just in case your thing could get boring...cheers
Old 01-07-2002, 05:10 AM   #5
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yes, i had this idea for quite some time now...
why not take advantage of the awesome power of the RISC architecture? that would rock I think getting a PowerPC and then getting a good PPC distro. I don't want mandrake PPC, and the only other one PPC distro I know about is SUSE PPC, so i think that would be a mos def combination, PPC and linux. Are there any oher PPC distros than mandrake and SUSE? I mean ive been a faithful intel user for many many many years and have always frowned upon the OSses used on APPLE/MAC, but since linux came with PPC distro's, why not use the faster and more advanced graphical processing power of the powerpc in combination with my all time favorite OS? I would however still always keep my intel because all the games i like to play require intel processors. but as far as musical and graphical and poweruse goes, for me soon it will be PowerPC all the way!!!


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