Please Help, I'm begging you: new Powerbook install problem 5.10

Peter Lieverdink ubuntu at
Mon Nov 7 02:26:29 UTC 2005

On Mon, 2005-11-07 at 10:19 +0900, Jan Moren wrote:
> sön 2005-11-06 klockan 20:00 -0500 skrev Eric Dunbar:
> > It's kind of like buying a Porsche and driving on a 20 km/h
> > street, you're going to lose out on the advantages of a new machine,
> > without gaining the benefits inherent in a Porsche (don't give me the
> > nonsense of "it runs faster" b/c on a fast G4 you're not going to
> > notice a whit of difference)! </flippant remark>

Well, on a 1.4GHz G4 with 1GB ram you do notice a rather large
difference. Linux runs faster faster than OSX. Have you tried too, or
are you just guessing?

Perhaps people who buy Apple hardware and run Linux aren't happy to
shell out additional money for Microsoft Office and various other
payware things. I know I'm not. You may have noticed there is no native for Mac (and where I live, there is no decently-priced 12" x86

- P.
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