Ubuntu PPC

Daniel Stone daniel.stone at canonical.com
Thu Sep 16 10:55:40 UTC 2004


On Thu, Sep 16, 2004 at 06:48:24PM +0800, Matthew PROUSE wrote:
> I have just discovered Ubuntu courtesy of OSNews. It looks very interesting. I 
> have an old clamshell Apple iBook (G3 366, 320MB RAM, 6GB HDD); currently the 
> machine is running XFCE4+Debian Sarge PPC.
> 
> What is the status of the PPC build of Ubuntu? Is it as stable, compatible or 
> iBook friendly as Debian PPC; or would it be better to wait for a future 
> release?

It works fine; many Warty team membes have Powerbooks in particular.
PowerBooks, iBooks, and PowerMacs are known to work fine -- it even
works ou of the box on G5 Xserves!

PowerPC is certainly no second-class citizen to us.

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Daniel Stone                                        <daniel.stone at canonical.com>
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