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That Guy Jul 17, 2008, 12:38am EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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I have a Apple Powerbook. It's either 300 or 333 MHZ G3 processor. I would like to install Linux on it, but can't seem to find a version of linux that will work on it. Does anyone here know of any? Thanks.


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Dr. Peaceful Jul 17, 2008, 01:08am EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: Need help! Linux on Powerbook
Try Yellow Dog.

BoT Jul 17, 2008, 02:03am EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: Need help! Linux on Powerbook
i would check here
http://www.linux.org/
under distributions

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Adam Kolak Jul 17, 2008, 02:12am EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: Need help! Linux on Powerbook
You need to find a Linux distribution that supports IBM PowerPC (type of CPUs in old Apple Macintosh computers) architecture not Intel x86. Many do have PowerPC versions including Ubuntu, but it sounds like yours is quite outdated so you need to find something low in system resources and PowerPC native.


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