Linux DAW on powerpc (was "pulse?")

Khashayar Naderehvandi khashayar.lists at
Sun Jan 25 12:59:52 GMT 2009

> You're completely off the mark with Ubuntu ppc. It's already done, and
> works, maintained as a community project. Package selection is large (as
> large as any other ubuntu from what i can see), and one can install from
> source without a hassle. I have RG 1.7.3svn running on my G4 a.k.a. UBUNTU
> HARDY PPC, as well as ardour 2, AND ardour 3. All installed from source
> without any extra pain or hassle. (Only missing the RT kernel)
This sounds interesting.
I have an old iBook G4 with 768M of ram, running as a sort of server
currently. Would you recommend that machine as a Linux DAW instead? I
always thought it would be too slow for that sort of thing.


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