Alpha 1 released! (no ppc or . . . .
israeldahl at gmail.com
Fri Jun 27 21:26:57 UTC 2014
I downloaded the PPC alpha and will test it on two computers. One as a
live Environment, and one I will install it, and post my results here,
and on the qa tracker
On 06/27/2014 10:44 AM, Fritz Hudnut wrote:
> I think we have chatted in the past and you offered help to me a few
> years back when I was first getting into linux and trying to get
> something running on my ppc iMac . . . . But, just a short comment,
> it was only a few days ago that you first posted about needing ppc
> testers here . . . although I'm personally thinking that 14.04 will be
> the bleeding edge for my two ppc units . . . even if I had the time to
> test out an alpha one . . . it takes time to actually do that . . . .
> It seems like Lubuntu has taken or has been given the task of
> providing a ppc friendly product . . . so part of "priming the pump"
> might be to move forward with the image--if you build it they will
> come . . . .
> There are numbers of ppc people still out there, they might not be
> hanging out here . . . . It was somewhat amusing to see perhaps
> Israel's response to one of my comments or questions about ppc . . .
> as simply, "PPC is a mess" . . . and that is somewhat correct from
> what I've found; it's certainly not "plug n play" . . . . I'm looking
> specifically at the fact that the NV driver is no longer included, and
> now it seems that the radeon driver needs special handling . . . .
> Meaning even more time is required to run a test, etc . . . reducing
> the number of people who have time to do that.
> To get more potential people involved, and you may have done this,
> but, you should also at least post a thread on the Apple Users
> sub-forum, and possibly some of the PPC people there would be
> available to test stuff and report back . . . . Rsavage and others
> have posted a number of "Testers wanted for xxx PPC" on that forum;
> although I haven't stopped by there recently . . . due to time
> constraints. Thanks if you are helping to keep Lubuntu PPC friendly.
> On Fri, Jun 27, 2014 at 5:00 AM,
> <lubuntu-users-request at lists.ubuntu.com
> <mailto:lubuntu-users-request at lists.ubuntu.com>> wrote:
> Message: 6
> Date: Thu, 26 Jun 2014 18:51:11 +0000
> From: ? <carsrcoffins23 at yahoo.com <mailto:carsrcoffins23 at yahoo.com>>
> Subject: Lubuntu Utopic Unicorn 14.10 Alpha 1 released! (no ppc or
> Release notes are here:
> Note there are no ppc or amd64+mac images because no one with suitable
> hardware bothered to test. Please do so with the dailies and record
> your results on the ISO QA tracker so we can squash any obvious bugs
> and be ready for Alpha 2 testing in July:
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