[ILUG] Linux on iMac?
lbedford at lbedford.org
Tue Jan 8 16:37:14 GMT 2002
On Tue, Jan 08, 2002 at 04:32:32PM +0000, Paul Kelly came forth with:
> Ferren MacIntyre wrote:
> >All this discussion about Macs suggests that someone actually has Linux
> >running on one.
> >Any recommendations for an iMac-tolerant distro?
> I got YellowDog 2.1 running on a PowerBook G4. The display was a bit of
> a struggle, but that's always the way with laptops in general and new
> ATI chipsets in particular (XFree86 from CVS required for me).
> An iMac should be no trouble at all to it and all of its hardware should
> be supported out-of-the box. Even the modem that's not a software modem
> (grumble, moan).
> If Liam was around I'm sure he would suggest Debian, but you probably
> want 'unstable' ISOs rather than the current release 2.2r4.
for Mac's, unless you are used to Debian, I'd probably suggest *eugh* *spit*
Suse.. it seems to work well...
or maybe Mandrake.. I know nothing about Yellow Dog (apart from it being
kinda old and out of date.. and based on RPM).
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