[SATLUG] What distro to install on a G3

Travis Runty trunty at gmail.com
Sat Feb 9 13:43:18 CST 2008


Oops, please excuse me Mary, I believe I misunderstood your question (my
mind instantly jumped to linux distros as it usually does...lol)

On Feb 9, 2008 1:15 PM, Brad Knowles <brad at shub-internet.org> wrote:

> I think Jaguar may be the latest version you can install on machines
> that old, and you may not even be able to get that.
>
> Check on Apple's website to see what the newest version of MacOS is
> available for that platform.
>
> --
> Brad Knowles <brad at shub-Internet.org>
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
> On Feb 9, 2008, at 12:33 PM, Mary Yatti <yatinhat at yahoo.com> wrote:
>
> > I have a dozen donated G3 towers (blue/white) that I'd
> > like to fix to donate out for special needs kids.
> > I've been able to download Mac games on some of them.
> > A few of them have admin passwords and I can't install
> > anything so would like to do a clean install.  For
> > older computers...they rock.
> >
> > I have Microsoft Office 2004 for Macs..I'd like to
> > install that for one child.  I don't think Ubuntu
> > would work here.
> >
> > Someone mentioned Ubuntu, I think OS 10 Leopard is
> > overkill.  I've been googling, but don't have a lot of
> > time right now.  So I thought I'd ask the group's
> > input...as one of the kids calls daily.
> >
> > Mary :)
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