new computer

anthony baldwin anthonybaldwin at optonline.net
Mon Dec 4 03:19:29 UTC 2006


Tez wrote:

>Jeff Yowell wrote:
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>>Somebody I want to be a "they" or one of the ones with the "general
>>feeling."  I think I'll be rich and powerful then.
>>
>>I have Ubuntu running on a PowerBook G4 and everything works. 
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>>The whole idea behind Linux is that it is platform independent. 
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>Yes, Linux is platform independent, it'll run on pretty much anything. I
>was just saying what I've heard and asking if it was true. I don't have
>a Mac so I don't know.
>But it is true that packages like w32codecs (and maybe flash, I don't
>know) don't work on the Mac hardware, but, as I say, I don't have a Mac,
>so I don't know.
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>Tez
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Flash works fine on a mac.
I used to have a nifty little iBook, ran OSX mostly, ran lotso FOSS with 
fink,
but also ran Gentoo on it for a bit (what was I thinking?!).
That little machine was awesome...wish I still had it...it was stolen.

tony




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