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11th June 2004, 10:44 AM
so i have fedora on dual-boot on my dell.

i also have a piece of crap ibook tangerine which i have absolutly no purpose for.

is there any distro in the world that would work on it?

its specs:
333mhz processor
32mb ram(can upgrade up to 1gb)
OS 8.6

11th June 2004, 10:46 AM
well mandrake have PPC version. fedora PPC is on development, or try yellowdog PPC linux

11th June 2004, 10:55 AM
would i have to upgrade any of the hardware?

11th June 2004, 11:06 AM
you dont have to, disable services you dont need after installation such as SSH Daemon and etc. it's gonna be fine with your current specs

11th June 2004, 11:22 AM
looks like i need to have the Mac OS cd, which i dont.

11th June 2004, 11:23 AM
ill look into this tho, i need something to do with that machine. Though, i hoped to make it a macromedia box, but that reguires OS 9.1 or higher plus more power, which costs money. Damn 9% tuition increases(back to back years with 9%).

11th June 2004, 01:14 PM
You don't need Mac OS with Yellow Dog. I installed it on an old Blue and White G3 a few weeks ago just fine.

11th June 2004, 01:21 PM
There is a fedora PPC version in development.


12th June 2004, 11:38 AM
ill try the fedora PPC, what files must i download? and will i boot the discs like I would iso on a PC?

16th June 2004, 01:38 PM
no hurry, but i really dont know which of those files to download to run on the ibook, and whether or not i burn them to cds as i did the i386 disks

17th June 2004, 10:45 AM
is there a faq someplace that will let me know what files to download? im ready to test the ppc as soon as i know.