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RE: Does Fedora core 3 run on Mac PowerPC G3?



On Mon, 2005-04-11 at 23:06 -0500, Sam Williams wrote:
> -----Original Message-----
> From: fedora-list-bounces redhat com [mailto:fedora-list-bounces redhat com]
> On Behalf Of Charles Li
> Sent: Monday, April 11, 2005 1:21 PM
> To: fedora-list redhat com
> Subject: Does Fedora core 3 run on Mac PowerPC G3?
> 
> > Hi,
> > I recently got a bunch of Mac G3.  Just wonder what I 
> > can do with them.
> > 
> > Thanks,
> > Charles Li
> 
> Charles,
> 
> Don't know about Fedora Core but Mac OS X runs on them.  OS X is based on
> FreeBSD, is compatible with all Mac peripherals and even has good phone
> support.  It is a real operating system.  The GUI is a bit cute for me
> sometimes but open terminal and you're in ..IX.
----
duh...

BSD - well sort of anyway - they have crippled some of it, X works
poorly and of course, software, well it's proprietary.

The question was about installing Linux - indeed it's possible, Gentoo
and some others have had ppc installers as well and of course, yellowdog
has always been about Red Hat packaging on ppc

Craig


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