[SATLUG] What distro to install on a G3

Jeremy Mann jeremymann at gmail.com
Sat Feb 9 14:33:55 CST 2008


Mary, I've been using Slackintosh for awhile now on a dual G4. The
developer uses an old iBook G3 to build packages ;) If he can run it,
you can. I tried to install Ubuntu PPC but I could never get it to
boot off the CD.

On Feb 9, 2008 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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