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Run linux on a mac

Discussion in 'Mac - General discussion' started by MasterRE, Feb 17, 2007.

  1. MasterRE

    MasterRE Member

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    Would it be possible to run a linux distro. on a power mac G5?
    any input is welcome.
     
  2. tabletpc

    tabletpc Guest

    yes yellowdog linux

    its free and it even runs on ps3

    but it downloads via bittorrent the manufacturer decided it would be the best way to distrubute the free linux distro

    bad news

    it doesn't run on intel based g5's
     
  3. trigga71

    trigga71 Regular member

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    yes there are many distors that run on macs,you need PPC distros.

    @tabletpc: there are no intel based G5's. There called Mac Pros
    @MasterRE: What do you do? looks like you got a nice setup
     
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  4. MasterRE

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    It's just my personal computers, I bought the Mac just because I was getting tired of Windows and wanted to try something different. I have slowly upgraded componets when I have gotten some spending money.
     
  5. trigga71

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    Well you made a great switch.
     
  6. tabletpc

    tabletpc Guest

    yea nice to have you here in the afterdawn mac section

     

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