Re: [linux-392] Best Linux distro for PPC

From: Dan
Sent on: Friday, February 8, 2008 11:09 PM
I've used yellow dog on a G4 ibook as well. I had an easy time
installing and ran trouble free.

For all linux on ppc see: http://www.pengui...­

Slightly unrelated, check out yellow dog on a sony ps3
http://www.terras...­
 
On Fri,[masked] at 22:31 -0500, Matthew Jording wrote:
> I installed yellow dog on a G4 a year or so ago... kinda an outdated
> distro. I know fedora and ubuntu both have ppc versions I haven't
> heard the best results from ubuntu on a macbook
> 
> On Feb 8,[masked]:02 PM, Jon Stanley <[address removed]> wrote:
> > On Feb 8,[masked]:20 PM, Matthew Jording <[address removed]> wrote:
> > > I am about to install linux on an old macbook and ship it out to family.
> > >
> > > Does anyone have a favorite distro for the PPC?
> >
> > <plug>
> > Fedora
> > </plug>
> >
> > Seriously, there's Fedora, Yellow Dog, and that's all that I can think
> > of off the top of my head :).  I'm sure there's more.  I think that
> > CentOS has a PPC build too, but probably not good for a desktop, since
> > it is CentOS :).  (nothing against CentOS on a server, I use that and
> > love it).
> >
> >
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