Kubuntu for PPC Computers
g.lip at gmx.com
Wed May 20 06:27:27 UTC 2009
Goh Lip wrote:
> Irena & Richard Jenkins wrote:
>> Further to my earlier bleat about this, I can confirm that version 9.04 really
>> rocks!! Am delighted with all those who worked so hard to port 9.04 across to
>> the ppc. Great stuff!!
> G'day, glad to hear this. I had some time back installed Kubuntu on a
> PPC Mac book myself; I purchased the Mac just to open and convert Mac
> files that my customers sent; nothing else. Windows, which my production
> uses, ie for running my industrial machines, are incompatible with Mac
> files and had to use Windows based specialized programs (some of which
> costs lots more than the PC's themselves). The production floor kept
> throwing out the PC's so I had quite a number of "broken" PC's to play
> about. I just had to cannibalize them to make them running again.
> Linux... like they say, the rest is history.
> So, when Mac made their files compatible, OSX 8 (6?, not those FreeUSD's
> Jaguar or Leopard thing, my memory's not so good, but I think it is the
> only thing to go....) it also became history.
> But I am surprised, do they still make Kubuntu's for PPC? Where did you
> get them from? Not that I still have PPC's lying around, but it's good
> to know.
> Goh Lip
> Never be haughty to the humble;
> never be humble to the haughty.
> ---Jefferson Davies
found the website where we could get the Jaunty PPC's. It's good to know
that it is still available for PPC's. Thought that was discontinued.
Anyway, had a number of good working PC's thrown back not because of
hardware problems but software 'blue screens of death'. But had to
replace immediately to keep the production going.
Following one's desires leads to bitterness.
But suppressing one's desires also leads to bitterness.
- Chinese saying
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