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

From: Matthew J.
Sent on: Saturday, February 9, 2008 12:40 PM
Thanks Asif. I think that the advantages of open source on a remotely
administrated network is extraordinary. Standards and my own
familiarity with linux make supporting them that much easier. I am
going to go with Fedora. I'll let everyone know how it works out.

On Feb 9,[masked]:27 PM, Asif Youssuff <[address removed]> wrote:
> Matthew Jording 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?
> >
> This is probably going to come off as crazy... but why not just upgrade
> the RAM if necessary and go with an install of OS X?
> You get Flash support, it runs quicker than Linux, and the family gets
> to run mainstream software.
> I'm running ppc linux (debian unstable) on a Power Mac G4, and I wish I
> wasn't sometimes... the slowness (which was bearable on OS X) is really
> annoying.
> Just my 2 cents.
> -Asif
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