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    which linux for G4 Powermac
    hello all;

    i have a G4 powermac with no os.

    cant afford one right now, was thinking of using free linux to see if machine

    even works, got it off craigslist.

    ubuntu 8 needed drivers for cdrom and u9 kept freezing machine.

    any ideas would be great.

    cheers!

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    If no Ubuntu versions work, I would suggest trying OpenSUSE or FreeBSD/OpenBSD. Unfortunately drivers can be hard to find, but I'm sure they're out there, especially for a G4 PowerMac.
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