Noob Question

NoOp glgxg at
Fri May 9 19:31:57 UTC 2008

On 05/09/2008 06:40 AM, Derek Broughton wrote:
> Alfonso Maschio wrote:
>> Thaks for asking Derek, but i only find the ubuntu-users list. Can u pass
>> me the Ubuntu-Sparc mailing list? Thaks a lot.
>> I put noob because i think that instaling in x86 Architecture is as easy
>> to in Sparc, But i can see that is not.
> Sorry, I wasn't even aware that Ubuntu _could_ be installed in Sparc.

Previous to Hardy. Older versions have been moved to[1]:


PowerPC and SPARC moved to


      The PowerPC and SPARC architectures no longer receive commercial
support from Canonical for new releases of Ubuntu (PowerPC as of 7.04,
SPARC as of 8.04), and accordingly these architectures have been moved
to Users of these architectures should take care to
update /etc/apt/sources.list. Old sources.list entries looked like this
(perhaps using <country> rather than

deb gutsy main restricted
deb gutsy-security main restricted

      while new entries should look like this:

 deb hardy main restricted
 deb hardy-security main restricted
SPARC server install CD
    For Sun UltraSPARC computers, including those based on the multicore
UltraSPARC T1 ("Niagara") processors.

This might be helpful - Threads in Forum : Sun Sparc Users

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