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    Question Best Alternative OS for Mac ?
    Hi ! I just got an old PowerBook 1400cs from a friend. I'm wondering what to do with it. I heard it was possible to run alternate OSes on old Macs, like the BeOS, or maybe AmigaOS. Anyone have heard anything precise about that ? And what about Linux ? and NeXt ?
    I know some ppl here will find it strange that I want to run anything else than the MacOS, but I don't really need this machine, I only want to experiment with it. And MacOS 7 is a bit too restrictive for me


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    Feb 25, 2003
    Tropical Island, Jealous?
    MacPro 3.0Ghz 16GB RAM, 4x256 Vid, 30''cinema display
    I suggest yellowDog Linux if its possible to run on that.

    Otherwise OS6 is pretty cool for being old..

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    Hamilton College
    20" iMac C2D 2.16ghz, 13" MacBook 2.0ghz, 60gb iPod vid, 1gb nano
    i dont know much bout the other OS's but you can run up to 9.1 on that machine

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