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What linux will run a powermac g4?


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I have a powermac g4 and wanted to make it into a server and was wondering what linux would run on a powermac g4?
I would like the best linux that can run a powermac g4.

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There are several Linux distros that will run on a PPC. Probably best to hit up the Ubuntu forum and find out which version is best to use. (Ubuntu does have a server version but I'm not certain whether it will run on a PPC.)

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Yellow Dog linux is the only recent one I can find. You need a DVD ROM drive to install it though. There are no more CD sizes ones I can find.

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Reviving a Power Mac G4 with Ubuntu Server Helpful Linux Tidbits

this guy did just what you want to do and documented it step by step.

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