initial edgy plans

Harold Johnson harold.johnson at
Tue Jun 6 05:19:11 UTC 2006


I don't know why, but the Xubuntu installation failed almost immediately on
my G3.  I'll try it again sometime and provide more details.  It's possible
I would have been more involved in testing prior to the release, but I
received my CD-ROM drive just this week and was unable to install until now.


On 6/5/06, Jani Monoses <jani.monoses at> wrote:
> On 6/6/06, Harold Johnson <harold.johnson at> wrote:
> >
> > Can we please support installation on older PowerPCs on the next
> > Xubuntu, such as OldWorld Macs like the PowerBook G3?  Regular ol' Ubuntu
> > even allows this using BootX; why not Xubuntu?  I'm disappointed that I'm
> > not able to install Xubuntu from the CD as I am able to do with Ubuntu.  I
> > suppose I should have pushed for this much sooner...
> >
> So Ubuntu Dapper installs on such machines but Xubuntu does not? That is
> weird since we share the base system and
> installer.
> Jani
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