PPC g4 nVidia and nouveau white flag!!!!

Phill Whiteside PhillW at PhillW.net
Sun Jul 6 00:39:09 UTC 2014

the .1 release is due to released on Thursday 24th July. The call to
testing will come pretty shortly :)



On 6 July 2014 01:30, Fritz Hudnut <este.el.paz at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi!!
>> There is a version for PPC... just not an Alpha release... it is a daily
>> rolling release.
>> It is rather elusive to find, so here you go:
>> http://iso.qa.ubuntu.com/qatracker/milestones/317/builds/70586/downloads
>> It changes everyday so you need to md5sum it THAT DAY.
>> And zsync comes in really handy for these pre-release times.
>> You can test it one day, then zsync it a few days later so it is up to
>> date with the current iso,
>> and you aren't downloading the entire thing again.  It also helps if
>> your md5sum is wrong.  Usually zsyncing fixes it right up (actually it
>> always has in my experience).
>> The problem with Apple hardware, is that most GNU developers dislike the
>> crushing proprietary nature of Apple.  So, very few of them use it, or
>> develop for it.  Though, the (older) newer intel macs are fairly well
>> supported, but Nvidia drivers are always a pain... though that should be
>> changing sometime.
>> @Luca, did you ever try using proprietary Nvidia drivers?  Sorry I can't
>> remember.  They may not even exist for your model.  And I agree with
>> @Fritz, 12.04 is the best viable solution right now, until Debian irons
>> out at very least the hw-detect bug (the no sound problem Fritz is
>> talking about)
> @Israel:
> Thanks for that link . . . right now I've been waiting for the 14.04.1
> update for possible install testing on my old iBook . . . haven't check
> recently, a couple weeks back it was still just 14.04 . . . has the .1
> happened yet?
> F/e.e.p.
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