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Old 10-24-2003, 12:57 AM   #1
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Linux on a powermac G4 question

i want to put Linux on my Powermac G4, but dont know where to start, and was wondering if anyone could help me. also i dont know where to download from, none of the websites iv tried seem to work so if someone could suggest a website that would be nice.

thanx in advance for your help
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yellowdoglinux is a ppc-only distribution that's quite easy to install and configure:

if you are a bit more experienced with linux or if you are looking for a more optimised system you should check out debain ( I've got it running on a pretty old imac without any problems.


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