[GLLUG] Linux on an iMac

Jo Dillon jo@groupinfo.com
Mon, 11 Nov 2002 09:21:46 -0500

On Mon, Nov 11, 2002 at 09:12:03AM -0500, Michael T. Watters II wrote:
> You may want to check out Yellow Dog Linux, www.yellowdoglinux.com or 
> Debian has a PPC port.  A good site I found for Linux on Macs is 
> www.ibooklinux.net.

  There is or was also a distro simply called PPCLinux. I think I had
better luck with Yellow Dog when I put Linux on an iMac, but since
that was two years ago now it's probably not a valid datapoint...
> On 2002.11.08 15:02 Jeff Vanderlaan wrote:
> > Can anyone make some suggestion on the best distro to run on an iMac?
> > It's a 400MHz G3, 128MB RAM, ATI Rage 128 with 8MB of video memory.
> > I've been trying Mandrake 8.2 PPC, but I am having some problems
> > (primarily with X).  Any help is appreciated.

  What kind of X problems, out of curiosity? I have Rage 128 programming
specs ;)